20 offline games for those with weak PCs!

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Want good offline games but your PC is more humble? So see 20 games to play without internet for those who have a weak PC. The list is divided into AAA and indie games, which run fine on low spec computers and notebooks, as long as the settings are at the minimum and, in some cases, medium.

To clarify:

  • The first 10 titles run on PCs with 4GB of RAM down. You will also notice that most of them take up less than 20 GB of storage, so they are light. Overall they are considered weak PC games, so don't just look at the graphics card!
  • The other 10 are games that run on PCs with less than 512 MB of RAM, in case your PC doesn't have enough power for games that require more than that.

1.Untitled Goose Game



Untitled Goose Game is a VERY weird game, but it's a lot of fun. You control a very tough goose, which must attack everything and everyone, to fulfill missions. It's a light game that runs on almost any PC and can give you good hours of exploration in a partially open world.

Minimum requirements:

  • Operational system: Windows 7
  • Processor: Intel Core i3-2115C 2.0GHz / AMD Athlon II X3 455
  • Video card: AMD Radeon R5 340 (OEM) ou NVIDIA GeForce GT 740
  • RAM memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Storage: 15 GB
  • DirectX: 11 Compatible Graphics Card

2. Arkham City



In Arkham City you have one of the best Batman games. The plot, the combat system and the depth of the characters are incredible, which has earned the game many positive reviews. Despite being considered a AAA game, it runs with good slack on more humble PCs.

Minimum requirements:

  • Operational system: Windows XP / Vista / 7
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz or AMD Athlon X2 4800+
  • Video card: ATI 3850HD 512 MB or NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT 512MB ou Intel HD Graphics 2000
  • RAM memory: 2 GB with 512 MB dedicated
  • Storage: 17 GB

3. Into the Breach

Into the Breach is a very simple turn-based strategy game that pits you against waves of enemies in different scenarios. Despite the old look, the combat system is modern and offers good options for those who like games of the genre and for those who played classics like Final Fantasy Tactics.

Minimum requirements:

  • Operational system: Windows Vista / 7/8/10
  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 2.00GHz
  • Video card: Intel HD 3000 or higher
  • RAM memory: 1 GB
  • Storage: 300 MB

4. West of Loathing


This graphic adventure in the Wild West features strong RPG elements, demonic cows, killer clowns and other elements that make the plot a unique plot. In fact, the game is essential for those who like funny stories and jokes all the time. And don't be fooled by the black and white look, this is a game with very nice graphics.


Minimum requirements:

  • Operational system: Windows XP
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E7400
  • Video card: NVIDIA GeForce 7200 GS
  • RAM memory: 2 GB with 512 MB dedicated
  • Storage: 2 GB

5. Stardew Valley

Stardew Valley is a CaptainVideoGames classic precisely because it has everything a game of the genre needs. Inspired by Harvest Moon, he knew how to bring an exclusive vision of what it is to build a farm from scratch and take it to full success with a lot of hard work and sweat on his face.

Minimum requirements:

  • Operational system: Windows 7 or higher
  • Processor: 2 GHz or higher
  • Video card: NVIDIA GeForce 7200 GS
  • RAM memory: 2 GB
  • Storage: 500 MB

6.Cuphead

Cuphead is a unique game in visuals and even in gameplay. The backgrounds and cartoon-style characters from the 30s make you feel like you're in an animation. The frenetic pace requires you to have a LOT of reflexes and a lot of training to do well and reach the end without dying so much.


Minimum requirements:

  • Operational system: Windows 7 or higher
  • Processor: Intel Core2 Duo E8400, 3.0GHz ou AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+, 3.0GHz
  • Video card: Geforce 9600 GT ou AMD HD 3870 512MB
  • RAM memory: 2 GB
  • Storage: 20 GB

7. Orcs Must Die 2


Orcs Must Die 2 is a hybrid of tower defense and action, with a very intense pace, as there are dozens and dozens of waves of orcs. You can burn them, electrocute them, freeze them, mash them, and even dissolve these creatures in acid. Combat is quite varied, so it appeals to many types of players.

Minimum requirements:

  • Operational system: Windows XP or higher
  • Processor: 2 GHz Dual Core
  • Video card: NVIDIA GeForce 6800 or ATI Radeon x1950
  • RAM memory: 2 GB
  • Storage: 9 GB

8.Darkest Dungeon

This 2D side-scrolling features a gothic touch, reminiscent of the best horror narratives in Literature. It has psychological mechanisms that affect the evolution of your characters throughout the gameplay according to their performance. It's quite a difficult game, which can make it boring, but adding some fun mods can solve the problem.

Minimum requirements:

  • Operational system: Windows XP or higher
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E8400
  • Video card: OpenGL 3.2+ Compliant
  • RAM memory: 2 GB
  • Storage: 2 GB

9.Shadowrun: Dragonfall

Another turn-based game, but highlighted by the narrative. The plot will immerse you in a political plot, as you meet and converse with NPCs and other characters. It's really worth it, especially if you're a fan of apocalyptic games, like Fallout.

Minimum requirements:

  • Operational system: Windows XP or higher
  • Processor: 1,4 GHz or higher processor
  • Video card: DirectX compatible 3D card with at least 256 MB of dedicated memory
  • RAM memory: 2 GB
  • Storage: 2 GB

10. 80 Days

Inspired by the adventures written by Jules Verne, 80 Days has you traveling to dozens of countries in 80 days. It's a text-based game, but it gives the players the power of choice, who has to control important aspects such as financial resources. You have the world in your hands, so be careful with every decision you make on your adventures.

Minimum requirements:

  • Operational system: Windows XP or higher
  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 1.8GHz / AMD Athlon XP 1700+
  • Video card: AMD Radeon X600 Series or NVIDIA GeForce 210
  • RAM memory: 1 GB
  • Storage: 500 MB

11. Doom

Doom is a classic that should be played by anyone who enjoys first-person shooters, as he was one of the pioneers of the genre. In it, you face demons to go through the scenarios and levels, using a very varied arsenal. Also, even though it's a single player game, it was one of the first of its kind to allow network multiplayer.

Minimum requirements:

  • Operational system: Windows 95 or higher
  • Processor: Pentium / Athlon with minimum 66 MHz or higher
  • Video card: Tseng ET4000 or superior
  • RAM memory: 8 MB
  • Storage: 100 MB

12.Quake

Quake has the same feel as Doom. In fact, they follow the same premise: a first-person shooter in which the player faces demons. There are 28 phases, which are divided into 4 "episodes". One of the things that stood out the most in Quake was its soundtrack, which has heavy rock tones and inspires the player in his killing spree.

Minimum requirements:

  • Operational system: Windows 95 or higher
  • Processor: Intel Pentium(R) 75 MHz
  • Video card: AMD Radeon Xpress 1200 Series, NVIDIA GeForce 6200 LE or higher
  • RAM memory: 16 MB
  • Storage: 80 MB

13. Half life

Half-Life from the beginning was successful for being bold. You take control of a physicist who must escape from an underground laboratory after mistakes with experiments involving teleportation. The player will carry out missions that involve combat and puzzle solving. There are no stages, but the chapters do exist and their names appear on the screen as the player progresses.

Minimum requirements:

  • Operational system: Windows XP or higher
  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 1.6GHz / AMD Athlon MP
  • Video card: AMD Radeon HD 2350 Pro, NVIDIA GeForce 9100 or higher
  • RAM memory: 256 MB
  • Storage: 2 GB

14. Myst

A complex game with multiple endings where you explore the island of Myst. Once there, you can open portals to other worlds and universes, where you will discover clues about characters and the game's plot. It's a bit of an adventure, with a lot of survival elements.

Minimum requirements:

  • Operational system: Windows XP or higher
  • Processor: Intel Pentium III / AMD Athlon MP
  • Video card: AMD Radeon Xpress 1200 Series, NVIDIA GeForce 6200 LE or higher
  • RAM memory: 32 MB
  • Storage: 32 MB

15. The Sims 2

The Sims 2 is one of the best in the franchise, having made a very good leap in terms of graphics compared to the first game. It runs well on any current PC as it requires almost no RAM. And with a simple graphics card you can already have your life with your Sim on the highest chart!

Minimum requirements:

  • Operational system: Windows XP or higher
  • Processor: Intel Pentium III / AMD Athlon MP
  • Video card: AMD Radeon 7000 64mb, NVIDIA GeForce 6200 LE or higher
  • RAM memory: 512 MB
  • Storage: 3.5 GB

16. Grim fandango

Grim Fandango is inspired by Aztec culture, taking place on the Day of the Dead. Your mission is precisely to face the world of the dead and solve problems of corruption that are occurring in the lower dimension. In addition, the protagonist must save his beloved from the clutches of enemies from the underworld.

Minimum requirements:

  • Operational system: Windows XP or higher
  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 2.0GHz / AMD Athlon XP 1500+
  • Video card: AMD Radeon X1200 128mb, NVIDIA GeForce 6100 ou superior
  • RAM memory: 128 MB
  • Storage: 100 MB

17. Duke Nukem 3D

Duke Nukem 3D resembles Quake and Doom. The biggest difference is that here you face aliens, not demons. Nukem is a very charismatic character, a tough womanizer who loves to make jokes. It's a fun game not only for the action, but for the apocalyptic setting very well built.

Minimum requirements:

  • Operational system: Windows XP or higher
  • Processor: Intel Pentium III / AMD Athlon MP
  • Video card: AMD Radeon Xpress 1200 Series, NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 or higher
  • RAM memory: 256 MB
  • Storage: 130 MB

18. Age of Empires

Age of Empires is a masterpiece of strategy games. The first edition is pretty good, despite offering fewer gameplay features. Today you can find it remastered, but still demanding little from the PC. An essential game for fans of games of this style.

Minimum requirements:

  • Operational system: Windows 95 or higher
  • Processor: Intel Pentium III / AMD Athlon MP
  • Video card: AMD Radeon Xpress 1200 Series, NVIDIA GeForce 6200 LE or higher
  • RAM memory: 16 MB
  • Storage: 130 MB

19. Carmageddon

Carmageddon is controversial because it's a racing game where you get a lot of points when you run over people and when you hit other cars. It's worth the experience because it's frenetic, intense and you can play locally with friends without needing any internet.

Minimum requirements:

  • Operational system: Windows XP or higher
  • Processor: Intel Pentium
  • Video card: AMD Radeon Xpress 1200 Series, NVIDIA GeForce 6200 LE or higher
  • RAM memory: 32 MB
  • Storage: 20 MB

20.Sim City 2000

One of the first city building simulators, SimCity 2000 brings an isometric perspective, with several objectives to be accomplished. It's a very difficult game, as you have to deal with many issues and problems, which, if not managed well, can lead the city to collapse.

Minimum requirements:

  • Operational system: Windows XP or higher
  • Processor: Intel Pentium III / AMD Athlon XP 1500+
  • Video card: AMD Radeon X1270 or NVIDIA GeForce 6200
  • RAM memory: 32 MB
  • Storage: 50 MB

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