For me it's always the games that make you feel completely isolated. Wandering the Von Braun, piecing together what happened to all of the crew members. Granted you have "Polito" talking to you on occasion, but you're basically completely alone on a drifting space craft. The Avatar in Pagan. You're in a strange world surrounded by people who don't trust you, many want you dead, and you have to basically destroy their whole way of life in order to get back to your own world. Veil of Darkness you're an outsider in a small Romania-esque mountain village after your plane crashes. All of the citizens are downtrodden and controlled by the local alpha-vampire (if that's what you call the head vampire ) It things like this that REALLY pull me into a game. There are other games that have a similar setting, but without the distrust of citizens, mystery, isolation, etc. they have a slightly different impact on me. They put my brain on edge less, and I get into a different mental state. I'm guessing Wasteland 2 would be a good fit for me. I'm thinking of trying it out soon.