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dobberhd
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LAN Coop Suggestions?

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My brother and kids are coming over for some LAN gaming for the long holiday.

Any LAN coop game suggestions? Should be at least 4 player and maybe up to 6.

We will definitely be playing ARK, but it would be nice to have a change of pace. My son thinks we should do Rainbow Six Seige, but I'm hoping someone has a few suggestions before I buy a bunch of copies.

Thanks.

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Insurgency. The new one is awesome (Sandstorm) but you can get Insurgency for cheap (under $4) and verify you like the model:



It's the most heavily played game at the LAN party I attend. Yes, you read that correctly.

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Four players is easy. Six is tougher. Siege is fun, although it would be played via a remote server. The cooperative elements are not terribly well developed, and it can be unforgiving for new players, but I've put in a lot of hours and it can be a lot of fun, especially with teamwork and communication. Some others that come to mind to check into:

~Strange Brigade (it doesn't have staying power that lasts for months, but is great for a few days of play)
~Borderlands. 2 is better than 1 in this regard. 3 is great, but still full priced.
~Dungeon Defenders (light and fun)
~Warhammer: Vermintide 2 (again, unforgiving if they're not experienced gamers)
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Some more:

~Torchlight 2 (Diablo-esque)
~Killing Floor (action shooter)

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Lovers in a Dangerous Space Time (seriously, ignore the name the and sugar-coated aesthetic, this is one of the best co-op games I’ve played)

Trine 2 or Trine 4. (Trine 4 definitely supports 4 player, Trine 2 might only be three players. Do not purchase Trine 3.)

Castle Crashers (Crude humor but a very fun brawler)

Monaco (not a huge fan of the art style but a really fun stealth co-op)

Ultimate Chicken Horse (Not co-op but a blast with 4 players)

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Thanks for all the suggestions. I do have a couple of those in my steam library unplayed. So I'll try some out and see if it is worth purchasing more copies.

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The original Rainbow Six series was a great time before it got all Ubied up.

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The R6 games were staples at the LAN parties for years, and then they pretty much disappeared. It wasn't until Insurgency was released that we found a true successor. I cannot emphasize enough how great that game is.

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Some have mentioned these before:

- Castle Crashers
- Divekick (!!): This is hilarious
- Fighters like: Injustice 2, Street Fighter, etc etc etc
- Any of the Trines (1, 2, 3, 4)
- Any of the Lego games
- The Worms series
- The Magicka series
- Diablo 3
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Is Artemis still a thing? I'd still like to try that someday.
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