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File: 4f5d8f733d8e3e9⋯.png (324.71 KB, 512x384, 4:3, ascbgcopy-7.png)

a79a03 No.13358467

So now that Empire at War now has multiplayer again, would anons be up for playing?

1db19a No.13358728

it does?

85cac2 No.13358765

Was about to suggest everyone download Thrawns Revenge on the workshop until I noticed the subject and image.

Note that land battles are currently kind of fucked and the New Republic is a bit OP in space.

940bef No.13359605


Recently got updated by Petroglyph


To be honest I think Awakening of the Rebellion mod may be far more fun to play considering it actually is pretty good provided you don't play against the assine cheating AI I don't mind making an AI difficult but when they get dozens of free ships per minute it does kind of suck the fun out of things

7b18bc No.13359846

How does Thrawn fit into the new canon?

c8ef1f No.13359851


They shoehorned him into one of their cartoons

6841b9 No.13363210


I thought he doesn't even exist but I could be wrong.

e92c1c No.13363312


Met a fate worse than decanonization

fe3604 No.13363622



Age of Mythology is.


d65590 No.13363647

File: b4a3c1fbd50530b⋯.gif (261.28 KB, 814x294, 407:147, n1IGjFV.gif)

Requesting that Cybran ACU MS Paint meme photograph because me and my friends have gotten back into it.

Lot of fun so far, though they're new and don't know how to deal with gunship spam. They're current meta is

>No shields

>All T2 Arty

>Final destination

b3d571 No.13364184


You don't want to know.

267051 No.13364271

File: 3c065731165efa2⋯.jpg (32.66 KB, 720x587, 720:587, 3c065731165efa2ef30642ac18….jpg)

Oh yes, gibbe the videogames.

5e9257 No.13364312

File: 9f7a697060458b5⋯.png (33.54 KB, 493x402, 493:402, 1290316054972.png)

Has someone made userpatch compatible with the HD expansions?

3f78fb No.13364327

File: 9bd001885c9340a⋯.gif (666.58 KB, 171x255, 57:85, 1421802313936-3.gif)

>Empire at War ground battles

07fcd2 No.13364946


whats so bad about ground battles?

20db45 No.13365069


they're slow, shitty blobfests. it's kinda hard to explain why they suck but i think it has a lot to do with the fact that the space portion of the game is really well thought out and fun, and the ground battles are barely tolerable in comparison and simply require more/better units vs actual strategy

032fc3 No.13365102

File: a4c5dcf359de7f6⋯.jpg (173.18 KB, 1360x768, 85:48, 20170903211310_1.jpg)


If you're playing Empire, you just need to spam ground units and anti-air for the inevitable large force of Speeders the rebels always have. It's the same battle every time, and it's dull as fuck.

f34370 No.13365217



I know what that's from. I can't think of the name off the top of my head, but I do know it. That is the most vapid, unfun, boring shitfest of an MMO I have ever played in my entire life. There is no doubt in my mind that every person who plays that is a low-functioning autist. I'd rather stick my dick in a blender then even download that garbage back onto my computer ever again. Fuck I cannot put into words how shit of a "game" that is. Kill yourself for taking a screencap of it, too.

On another note, if Empire at War does actually have multiplayer again anyone wanna schedule a match or something? Also if we're actually going to I recommend the Republic at War mod.

e54f28 No.13365233


Used to love playing that game. Sadly the two people I always played with won't touch it again. One is going through an all rts games are terrible phase, and the other will ONLY play sup com 2 despite how fucking terrible it is…

032fc3 No.13365265


Actually it's a screenshot from Empire at War: Trek Wars mod

f34370 No.13365295

File: e648743281db782⋯.jpg (6.49 KB, 250x210, 25:21, just.jpg)

46f2fc No.13365302


>Nobody plays space antifa

>Nobody plays space goys

>Everyone plays Empire

Calling it.

032fc3 No.13365331

File: ed9d64c887e76f6⋯.jpg (119.87 KB, 1360x768, 85:48, 20170903205105_1.jpg)


Would love to recommend it, the units are very well made. But unfortunately the Federation are utterly OP and break the game.

b3d571 No.13365359


Grounds Battles would have been better if they managed to get it to work where you could have Space and Land Battles on at the same time. And the ground maps were big enough to accommodate Star Destroyers which at one point could take part in Ground Battles as a unit but it just made Empire insanely OP

fe6916 No.13366764

File: cde538c6a92ec78⋯.jpg (136.62 KB, 642x504, 107:84, nxw57334efaf2ca7.jpg)

Any real niggas here who play Rebellion?

29c5e3 No.13366805


I remember the game but almost nothing about it. I should pick it up again. Maybe read a tips and tricks guide since I'm clearly not hardcore like you still playing that shit decades later.

fe6916 No.13366820


lol I'm not hardcore at all, just remembered the game and wondered if anyone else did too. I've only played it MP once. The SP AI is pretty easy to beat and not that fun to play against.

5daebc No.13366907

Can you guys share some screenshots of older (90s, maybe early 2k) RTS games? I remember back in the Red Alert/Tiberian Sun days I played a rts game, but I have no idea what it was called.

fe6916 No.13366929


There were tons of Dune/C&C/WC clones around that time, got any more information on the game you are looking for?

c8ef1f No.13366977

Anyone try that Divinity RTS? The campaign reminds me of Empire at War.

abea8f No.13369201


Imperial Civil War :^)

49abe0 No.13369224


The AI, at least in galactic conquest, also routinely plays in the most obnoxious manner possible with stuff like artillery unit spam or making the entire garrison on a planet snowspeeders and then not engaging you with them. Sometimes it would feel like you're playing against someone online trying to fuck with you by wasting your time.

abea8f No.13369251


I actually did that with a Squadron of TIE Defenders in a space battle funny enough when playing online Galactic Conquest. I actually won the battle just by hit and running everything till nothing but his capital ships were left at which point he retreated.

f334d1 No.13369346

Okay anons I need to make a confession. Fetch me a Priest for I recently bought 8-Bit Armies, Hordes and Invaders cause they were on sale.

I actually thought it was pretty good all things considered but definitely not worth full price. Multiverse mode is fun but could do with more options

f52e8d No.13371961

YouTube embed. Click thumbnail to play.

Total WaWa 2 High Elf campaign gameplay.

I like Indypride's commentary so I'm linking his analysis

cd50f3 No.13373922

File: 81330912dcb9133⋯.jpg (35.16 KB, 750x825, 10:11, hitler-wat.jpg)

What's your favorite Spring mod? Mine is 1944.


f03415 No.13374964


The ones that worked before Spring Devs fucked the game up so pathfinding became broke among other things.

a7b2b2 No.13375032

File: 9249373c28e68c3⋯.jpg (369.29 KB, 1680x1050, 8:5, 3.jpg)

Tell me anons, do you play Sins of a Solar Empire? If yes, what's your favourite faction - TEC, Vasari or Advent?

644f07 No.13375041


The one with the Wormholes.

Zoom Zoom and such.

It is quite the nice arcadey game with and against friends.

0aa790 No.13375052

File: 279f4e451070af9⋯.jpg (293.36 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, 2012-03-01_00004.jpg)

File: 979938b8f53c679⋯.jpg (458.28 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, tec_titan_3.jpg)

File: 2b6a72845e9577e⋯.jpg (351.62 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, Titan-PirateBase.jpg)


TEC Rebels 4 lyfe

>dat giant railgun titan

>dat moneygain from sieging planets

a7b2b2 No.13375059

File: da2c7e00845f113⋯.jpg (41.23 KB, 550x378, 275:189, Sins_GD_02c.jpg)


But how about them space forts?

0aa790 No.13375063

File: 63c8c64702621d0⋯.jpg (229.21 KB, 1600x900, 16:9, 14267101786421592064_scree….jpg)


Too much of a money and resource sink

Could be better spent on more ships to attack and besiege

a049a0 No.13375085




Both TEC and Vasari were the shit. Althought Varari rebels not that much

Advent are shit, I thing we can agree on that.

c0d838 No.13375147


TEC all day erryday fellow merchant.

bb6762 No.13375160

File: 186477d6ecb48b8⋯.png (810.05 KB, 1360x768, 85:48, Eradica.png)


May the Unity watch over us.

f34370 No.13375167


Advent. I prefer their capital ships, and that wormhole star-linking portal thing is a god-send on large maps. I also prefer their star-to-star bombardment weapon. The TEC's sucks ass, you'd have to build multiple to actually take out a single shitty planet. The Vasari's are decent, but only if they shoot it in a culture-contested area. Advent one is amazing, it's a shock immediate-attack weapon that works well with the aggressive playstyle you should play them with. The Advent tech trees are a bit worse than the TEC's, granted, but no where near the shittyness of the Vasari. Also, Advent starbases can move, and, although they cost more to upgrade fully the level you can take each type of upgrade to is much deeper, leading to being able to specialize starbases much better.

bb6762 No.13375174

File: 74ceef85519537e⋯.jpg (222.09 KB, 1024x748, 256:187, latest.jpg)


Think you're getting Vasari and Advent mixed up. Vasari have the wormhole and moving starbases, Advent have mainly culture weapons and fighter drones.

f34370 No.13375187

File: ea1af355858ef84⋯.jpg (13.81 KB, 250x278, 125:139, 7c0479ebeff21c03f2adeb8bff….jpg)



Again I mixed two things up in the same thread

a7b2b2 No.13375613


Happens to all of us, don't get too upset.

5aa158 No.13376957

None of you faggot played the Alliance mod? Awesome mod adding basically all the extended universe units, heroes vehicles etc

I was talking to the mod's developer a few months' ago and he mentioned adding the Legacy era.

I should redownload all of that and keep fucking the Alliance in the ass again

d11e54 No.13377337


Does Spring 1944 have working AI? I might give getting Spring to work another go if so.

eef03b No.13380741


Some do, most don't.

05b93d No.13383275

File: 5c3ba81688a7916⋯.png (412.43 KB, 940x527, 940:527, RIP.png)

>tfw still waiting for Yuuzhan Vong at War

Only a few months left until 2018.

8e5c14 No.13386102

What do you prefer, infantry or cavalry?

I'm always been an infantry kind guy, but I must admit I favor tanks in modern/sci-fi games.

And heavy cavalry are usually OP in medieval games.

aa377a No.13386145

Is the Thrawn trilogy any good?

f34370 No.13386242


I prefer a nice long, solid, deep infantry line to some cav to skirmish with. In a lot of the Total War games, as retarded as it is to say out-loud, I feel like I've developed a personal doctrine of sort. In more modern games I enjoy a more defensive play but with lots and lots of heavy artillery.

500f17 No.13386294

Help me, /v/, I need to play medieval RTS game with swords and magic, like Warcraft III. But I already played that, while it is great, I just want more.

05b93d No.13386368

4fc133 No.13386493


Heroes of Annihilated Empires


8-Bit Hordes


954641 No.13386564

Empire at War is pretty cool, but I wish the battles were in full 3D.


>hardly anybody in these threads ever mentions Starfleet Command

/v/, I am disappoint.

b983fb No.13386568


Rise of Legends




4fc133 No.13386575


Why would the RTS Thread mention Starfleet Command? This isn't a Space Thread. or /strek/ thread

954641 No.13386578


A huge number of the games mentioned in this thread have space battles. Too bad Starfleet Command is also 2D. It probably has the most in-depth ship management system of any game series.

4fc133 No.13386613


A) It's still not an RTS you retarded faggot.

B) You haven't played Klingon Academy

500f17 No.13386637

File: 4fe88d3084083fa⋯.jpg (176.26 KB, 1280x720, 16:9, PA.jpg)

Is this game still shit? Is it worth the pirate with the expansion?

47be9c No.13386640


it's still shit

8e5c14 No.13386711


Yeah, in TW, I do prefer having a solid infantry line backed with some heavy cavalry as hammer/anvil.

Modern combat is the same, heavy infantry (if available) supported by heavy tanks. But I think I prefer putting infantries into transport that can fire from their firing port, that shit is wack.

954641 No.13386738


Should we have a separate real-time tactical thread, then? I don't think there are enough people here to populate both an RTS and RTT thread.

a7b2b2 No.13386772


Eh, Heroes of Annihilated Empires is closer to Cossacks. Plus it has sci-fi elements.

f65b11 No.13386894


I would hardly call Starfleet Command an RTT, it's more akin to a warship sim. Startrek Armada is more this thread.

542a4f No.13387678

File: b4fe477d803d639⋯.png (2.95 MB, 2292x1253, 2292:1253, pyramidhead.png)


The Borg. There's nothing more pathetic than being defeated by a collection of cubes, spheres and other assorted geometric figures

b3d571 No.13387685


Could be worse, could be defeated by the Swedish

869a26 No.13389951

Should I play Supreme Commander vanilla first or can I just skip ahead to Forged Alliance?

2873f3 No.13390079

File: 9b114959878f4d5⋯.jpg (91.98 KB, 410x410, 1:1, I accept it.jpg)

>have to buy Empire at War a third time.

05b93d No.13390088

File: d0bfd3354ec3fc1⋯.jpg (13.85 KB, 609x586, 609:586, ZOOM ENHANCE.jpg)


>tfw I only bought it twice

>years ago

587c0e No.13390363


For single player it's probably best to start with the original. The expansion campaign sort of throws you in at the deep end and assumes you can handle yourself whereas the vanilla campaign gradually introduces things much like your usual RTS single player campaign.

That said, there's some rather significant balance changes between SupCom and FA (and even between singleplayer FA and multiplayer FA) so don't expect to learn anything transferable to multiplayer about build orders and such.

4452bd No.13390538

File: 440f49d8c17a9bb⋯.jpg (152.45 KB, 1191x670, 1191:670, doubledongs.jpg)


Picture from the cockpit

a746c8 No.13394047

File: 0bab50cd925877f⋯.jpg (335.79 KB, 894x894, 1:1, d0bfd3354ec3fc1aa725fed91e….jpg)



>buying videogames

a7b2b2 No.13394133

File: 1419340fe91f1a5⋯.png (113.63 KB, 644x598, 14:13, v16ki2csqvwy.png)


> buying

36c2a5 No.13394392

Might make a room for Empire at War tonight if anons would be down for it?

8cdd40 No.13394444

File: 2374b92dbccebfd⋯.png (24.38 KB, 600x700, 6:7, 1399207053216.png)


>that picture

f34370 No.13394473


Sounds good to me. Sooner is better than later, though. Should we settle on a mod or is vanilla good enough?

a7b2b2 No.13394492

File: 2e8bd219ea89a67⋯.jpg (35.57 KB, 600x350, 12:7, 7a84dc8ef2aa560b6a390bb0a5….jpg)


> those quads

And another thing: anyone tried Ashes of the Singularity?

abea8f No.13395203


Yeah, and unless you get Esclation it's not worth it. Just misses the mark so much to the point it feels like an alpha of a better game. It's a game crying out for air transports as it's far too slow, being a Supreme Commander wannabee but just not.

415d0c No.13398099


probably vanilla cause despite imbalances it's a lot more balanced than most of the Mods which are often overglorified ship viewers.

0dbce9 No.13398678

Empire at War match tonight anons. Vanilla only for starters. Later there can be mods.

abea8f No.13400257

Server should be up: "Infinity FoC"

Password "infv"

e673b9 No.13400319

>keep forgetting the fucking thing crashes when I alt tab


Come on you niggers time for vidya

c9652c No.13400337

File: 971f563b77b83cf⋯.jpg (299.89 KB, 1920x1018, 960:509, 20170902224619_1.jpg)

File: dc0cc7bf3d7b421⋯.jpg (287.4 KB, 1920x1018, 960:509, 20170902224734_1.jpg)



cb2fbf No.13400367

What RTS game should I start with, when wanting to get into the genre?

c9652c No.13400396

File: 92dc96bfa14916b⋯.png (165.57 KB, 252x297, 28:33, Age_of_Empires_II_-_The_Ag….png)

File: 6e481fb9f5efc20⋯.jpg (56.49 KB, 400x500, 4:5, 51ZSRSZ3A3L.jpg)


The same we all did

abea8f No.13400405

>Petroglyph "The game werks now online!"

<Everyone dsyncs and loses connectiong to match


abea8f No.13400407


and then the game crashed

e673b9 No.13400430



Based Petroglyph

Lets try this shit with 4 people

Ill host

Server name will be the same

24bc95 No.13400435



e673b9 No.13400439

We could also try a threeway

abea8f No.13400444


Will join in a minute, need a drink after that.

c9652c No.13400482

File: 9c354cb9fec1d76⋯.jpg (22.16 KB, 346x222, 173:111, greekvillies.jpg)

e673b9 No.13400576

Nice match, no lag due to BRs

Ill do another in an hour or so

abea8f No.13400579

File: f77b8a774a3421b⋯.png (192 KB, 320x320, 1:1, Kv54ODQp.png)

>Finally get into EAW match

>Forced to play Rebelfags

>Guy I am with says "I don't know how to play"


Was fun but that was a 2vs1, the fag didn't even move any of his units till halfway through the match. Again?

abea8f No.13400603


By the way your match is still up supposedly, another bug.

e673b9 No.13400863



Also, back now if any of you fags want another round

1415db No.13400872


















abea8f No.13400887


Shit did I miss the server?

e673b9 No.13401047


Get in nig

a7b2b2 No.13401232

So, anyone here cautiously optimistic about Iron Harvest?

3f78fb No.13401292


>on consoles

e673b9 No.13401641

File: 4e49d482bfc42af⋯.png (879.07 KB, 957x900, 319:300, 3b9.png)



Its dead and shit and so is Ancestors

cf6ccc No.13401661


fleet combat was so simple yet feelt so good

2420b9 No.13401670

File: d5f49c9392ecf59⋯.jpg (48.58 KB, 474x450, 79:75, ShiggyHan.jpg)

Is this the new space thread?

fe6916 No.13401902


Kohan is cool and very unique.

05b93d No.13401957


no this is the RTS thread, space thread is at >>13375518

22e1c7 No.13402051


Start with Dune II and other DOS-era RTS.

Cossacks and Warcraft III are also good starter RTS.

d8a85a No.13403988

I have an urge to play C&C again, just don't want to play Nod commando missions again though.

a7b2b2 No.13403995


Then use cheats to blaze through them.

5d906a No.13407450


After that attempt last night I can safely suggest that we don't try it, not till more patching is done. Doesn't even have working passwords for servers and if someone joins using a different mod/version of the game they will crash the entire server when you start a match.

a746c8 No.13408366


Wanna play multiplayer then? I haven't played C&C95 in so long, i remember it was just tank and engiespam though, but even that was way more fun than some newer RTS games.

74aed9 No.13412039

>Have 4 harvesters going

>Still struggling for resources

I forgot how bad the economy was in C&C Tiberian Sun I remember being worse with having 8 and still not getting enough

47be9c No.13412834


no it's fine, you're probably just not being efficient with your cash, you do know that if you sell your tech buildings you keep the tech till you loose the production buildings right?

635bda No.13412907

So, what are some fun rts games for Linux? or has good wine compatibility

0582c2 No.13413932


Everything is hilariously expensive in TS. A simple infantry squad of like 10 riflemen and 4 grenadiers is something around 2100-2300 credits, meaning around two harvesting trips regardless if green or blue tiberium. It doesn't help that they're also slow as fuck when moving and unloading the tiberium into your refineries so to keep an active economy you have to spend a ridiculeous amount of resources into getting 3-4 refineries online as soon as possible.

6c2a5c No.13414147



36c2a5 No.13414287

File: 9dc2e2a0e71c933⋯.webm (3.03 MB, 800x450, 16:9, China vs ISIS.webm)

Why do people say C&C Generals was bad again?

0c4a2b No.13414361

File: 64a846378218d25⋯.jpg (375.29 KB, 1280x960, 4:3, 15433488309854142464_scree….jpg)


Constant desynchs in multiplayer, the infamous Scud bug, memory leak problem

I´d still play it over any RTS game that has been released in the last couple of years however

47be9c No.13414981


it's bad for afew reasons but it is a fun game even then, the balance being off the charts is the top reason why it's not a good rts. introducing unit cap into C&C and "abilities" that aren't deniable outside of destroying the CC was cancer. the fact that the meta was stale the moment it came out really spoke for its self.

a7b2b2 No.13415002



Also, we've got a serious case of "life imitates art imitates life" - ISIS is basically GLA. Now we just need to wait for China to start nuking German cities full of terrorists and for US to withdraw from Europe.

47be9c No.13415035


that's what C&C is in a sense as tib dawn was based upon the gulf conflict I think

cc3dc9 No.13415148

I want to play Age of Empires. Which games suck and which doesn't? I have also heard that the definitive edition suck. Help me again, /v/, which game is the best and which are more alive that I should invest my time in it in case I want to play it with other anons?

00d0c8 No.13416162


AOE I and II are worth playing, HD edition runs like horseshit, AOM is also worth playing and again avoid the remaster. AOE III is very odd. It certainly does not deserve as much hate as it gets but it could have been far better thought out.

cc3dc9 No.13416499


>HD edition runs like horseshit

Could you please elaborate (mainly for AoE 1). What about other definitive editions? Also, I am guessing most people believe that 4 will suck because it is CURRENT YEAR + 2?

9a4318 No.13420676

We need a loli C&C mod

47b4ff No.13421231


Definitive Editions are going to be the same game with new textures, just another cashgrab from Microsoft.

a7b2b2 No.13421241


What for and how would that even work?

c3a72f No.13421252

File: 735f278972db1e4⋯.png (49.61 KB, 590x1000, 59:100, 168628.png)


By giving your life for Master Loli

a7b2b2 No.13421291


Meh, I'd rather give my life for Mistress Ara. Or make some other dumb bastard give his life.

f9e354 No.13430321

File: 6c5c2e22136d255⋯.jpg (118.35 KB, 640x762, 320:381, 1016072956-00.jpg)

File: bb5483b051c67c4⋯.jpg (85.11 KB, 640x750, 64:75, 1070516456-00.jpg)

File: 747337c1019167e⋯.jpg (95.4 KB, 640x797, 640:797, 1099567508-00.jpg)

File: eb055fe20edc044⋯.jpg (39.28 KB, 296x354, 148:177, Sacrifice_by_Interplay_-_b….jpg)

I'll just leave these here like I always do. Most people don't talk about them though.

c29503 No.13430353

File: b826a7074e21d8b⋯.png (42.28 KB, 846x592, 423:296, b826a7074e21d8b85cce288ece….png)

I only really played C&C, starcraft and warcraft, some AoE. What are some great RTS games I'm missing out on and can't afford to neglect a minute longer? Any good WW2 ones?

47be9c No.13430989


three out of four aren't really RTS is why

503bad No.13431002


Only one we haven't had a dedicated thread on was Sacrifice.

a7b2b2 No.13431048


Cossacks and its fantasy cousin Heroes of Annihilated Empires, Empire Earth 1 and 2, Company of Heroes, Homeworld and Star Wars: Empire at War. I expect others to add up to this list.

1e0035 No.13431080

File: b76e0ec9dc267a7⋯.png (463.19 KB, 629x468, 629:468, aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa.png)


>Empire at War auto-resolve

206968 No.13431083

File: 48ad338ce08110c⋯.jpg (404.13 KB, 1600x900, 16:9, 13283454825669853184_scree….jpg)

File: d77bb8c20a15a49⋯.jpg (328.51 KB, 1280x960, 4:3, 9439504231561166848_screen….jpg)

File: a3eba3815a70366⋯.jpg (390.38 KB, 1280x960, 4:3, 15433488309854142464_scree….jpg)


Cossacks,American Conquest, World in Conflict, RUSE, Supreme Commander with Forged Alliance (stay away from SupCom2), the early Dawn of War games and Lambda Wars (even though its more of a multiplayer experience)

>good WW2

Blitzkrieg, Sudden Strike, Axis & Allies, Men of War games and I remember Rush for Berlin being a pretty decent game

4864c6 No.13432403

File: 6ca98f3eeb7cc6f⋯.png (703.83 KB, 500x653, 500:653, what are you doing guys.png)


Not RTS, strictly speaking, but the Total War series has some awesome real time battles mixed with a turn-based strategic map. Only the earlier ones are really great though. Specifically Rome 1, Medieval 1 & 2, and Shogun 1 (though you might skip it if you're a fag and can't stomach older graphics). Shogun 2 is also fun but not of the same caliber as previous titles with the possible exception of the Fall of the Samurai DLC which has some pretty good gunpowder warfare going on. Total Warhammer gets an honorable mention for being pretty decent in spite of being made by modern devs.

Avoid Rome 2 like the plague. Dip your feet into Empire Total War if you dare (The Napoleon expansion is kind of nice though). I haven't played Attila but I hear it's somewhat better than Rome 2.

But yeah, start with Medieval 2 and Rome 1. Those two also have the best mods.


>Heroes of Annihilated Empires

Sad how it's obviously unfinished and will never get a sequel. It had a pretty good setting and the mechanics were refreshing. Plus I love high quality 2D spritework.

Good taste overall, anon.


>American Conquest

Now there's a name I haven't heard in a long time.

dc2118 No.13433071

File: ee3a87385f58200⋯.jpg (26.55 KB, 500x436, 125:109, very fast dog.jpg)




Thanks a bunch anons. I'm going to check these out, probably starting with Medieval 2 and Cossacks because they look pretty damn fun.

47be9c No.13434368

File: 49405854ba7c722⋯.jpg (128.02 KB, 1024x768, 4:3, Factions.jpg)

sequel never

remaster never

why even live never

abea8f No.13440330


Shekels that's why

2f3631 No.13442572


I absolutely love Sacrifice. Got it from the pirate bay a while ago and have to say that it still stands out as one of the best RTS titles.

Man, good memories. Back when studios actually made risks. Any more recent games use similar mechanics?

b5e98b No.13453301

File: 46ad8c016550a66⋯.jpg (389.16 KB, 1680x1050, 8:5, kingdoms 2017-09-19 14-39-….jpg)

Bump with something semi-rts related

41713d No.13453315


Being able to play it again without problems never.

01933b No.13454186

File: 33c75fadfba7a9c⋯.webm (5.12 MB, 640x360, 16:9, dawn-of-war-2-we-need-mor….webm)

This thread needs more ==DAKKA==

cda5f1 No.13455543


Is this a Gothic Mod?

b5e98b No.13455633

File: a28ee8b47f30774⋯.jpg (272.16 KB, 1680x1050, 8:5, kingdoms 2017-09-19 13-23-….jpg)



The russian continuation of the german original mod to be exact, but its basically unplayable thanks to it always crashing around turn 40-50 for random reasons and the guy who uploaded it to moddb offers no help whatsoever to find out whats causing this

>workings on my machine

>redownload and reinstall mod

>check my forum playthrough where 90% of the screenshots are broken


Still offers some great improvements over the orig. mod

a7b2b2 No.13455661


I wonder if this wouldn't have happened if the devs shaved their tools with modders.

b5e98b No.13455842

File: 673058af3f5a096⋯.jpg (292.14 KB, 1680x1050, 8:5, kingdoms 2017-09-19 21-18-….jpg)


You mean CA or the guys behind the original Gothic mod?

The original Gothic mod has been dead for 5 or so years so I doubt that the people behind that could have helped

I blame the russians and their overuse of pointless script events that it always crashes

75a645 No.13457302

Could someone recommend me a story heavy RTS that will run on my old ass laptop? I've been replaying Warcraft 3 and it is pretty good.

caab68 No.13457355



4ae87d No.13457365


If you're repaying WC3, try some single player campaigns. I recommend these ones.



Some crazy bastard actually put the first two expansions, Burning Crusade and Wrath of the Lich King as campaigns. They follow mostly what happens I think, but they're good missions and reasonably balanced.

75a645 No.13458790


I have to admit that I have never played Homeworld. I am going to change that today.


Thanks for these mate.

c4359a No.13458828

File: 81fe153b3423f9c⋯.jpg (479.81 KB, 1680x1050, 8:5, kingdoms 2017-09-13 21-03-….jpg)


Warzone 2100

older C&C games


Original War



American Conquest

Warhammer: Mark of Chaos

Act of War

Dungeon Keeper

Populous: The Beginning

d59f77 No.13459784

Besides homeworld, is there any other 3D RTS?

d8d181 No.13459834


Nexus: the Jupiter Incident is a space RTT but very worth playing for the cool space opera story.

a7b2b2 No.13460626


Also Conquest: Frontier Wars.

19d1ca No.13460974

I saw that crusader kings 2 was on sale on steam, and I remember that someone on /v/ recommended it to me when I asked for a game with overly complex, medieval politics.

The reviews say that the base game is good but there's too much damn DLC and the game is frustrating for it.

Is it that bad, and is there something else to fill the void?

01933b No.13461571


I only play RTS games and know nothing about grand strategy. Anyways here is the correct thread >>13437022


Thank you so much for these. I played wc3 custom campaign named "Chosen ones" or something similar and it was really good. Have to play these while waiting for that wc4 announcement at blizzcon.

2113ac No.13465358


Tried the first mission of that, it's a little different but I think I'll like it.


Two problems I had were the hero ships are as durable as shredded paper and you really need to mass your ships in order to push forward. Still pretty good.

267051 No.13465374

File: 6272d7fc29a0b42⋯.png (221.92 KB, 796x670, 398:335, feelsnigga.png)


Patrician taste anon.

01933b No.13465812

File: b840fb909051a50⋯.png (1.73 MB, 1920x1080, 16:9, imperatus titan in UA.png)

Adeptus Mechanicus march!

856f2c No.13469487

File: 63ef56ed7833b59⋯.jpg (54.47 KB, 600x595, 120:119, howhorrifying.jpg)


>will only play sup com 2

just why

856f2c No.13469498


TEC. Man do I love this game. It straddles the line between arcadey RTS and 4X perfectly. The other factions are pretty great to though, in their own ways.

9c9b1d No.13469661

YouTube embed. Click thumbnail to play.


What do you fags think of the enhanced 4X mod? Anyone here give it a try?


05b93d No.13469821

File: 41085d3cdb057a9⋯.png (1.2 MB, 1920x1200, 8:5, 204880_20170924034917_1.png)


Pretty great, play as Loyalist TEC and put 3 Argonevs around every planet. I usually play with Interregnum enabled.

9c9b1d No.13469837


>Loyalist TEC

My fucking nigga.

d2ccbf No.13469911


He was made canon in season 3 of Rebels, the portrayal isnt terrible either (though the show has gotten worse each new season.)

If (((ezra))) kills him off, Disney will have a fucking shitshow on their hands. The smart move would be to keep him around for now, milk the whales and kill him off once interest subsides.

ef0a9e No.13470352

File: 2832ffe37e203ca⋯.jpg (170.89 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, maxresdefault.jpg)


Played for a bit. It's pretty good. No major problems till I hit the shielded enemies. Those small vessels don't pose a problem but they repair their shields so god damn fast.

When it was just the Angelwing verses those I had some trouble but after I've gotten a few ships, set two to break shields and wait basically. Convoy mission was a nightmare because you have one support against 6 of those plus a carrier. Got really lucky basically.

But yeah, it's a fun little game.

37f1fa No.13470399


Underrated post.


That space shotgun is the reason I play them exclusively, although the other races have more unqiue game mechanics.

e54f28 No.13472028


From what I remember him saying:

>Matches are "faster" and thereby better

>You can use/get more exp. units per match

>Easier to learn/play

>The new setup for mass/energy is "better"

>Everything to do with the "Research" bits

>Repeat how great unit upgrades/Research is

None of this or really anything negative about the game is up for debate either. He will just say I'm being a fanboy for the first game.

e78e8f No.13472055


Sauce on mod?

261643 No.13472074

I enjoyed the prequel trilogy more than the original trilogy.

The OT aged like shit. The universe feels empty and the acting is cheesy.

Say anything you want about the overblown CGI, but at least the universe in the PT feels packed and full of life, politics and events.

f67b65 No.13472633

File: fdb3fcee1802304⋯.jpg (319.71 KB, 1680x1050, 8:5, kingdoms 2017-09-13 21-07-….jpg)


Gothic Total War: Chronicles of Myrtana

c41f8e No.13475434

you niggas play anything on springlobby?

503bad No.13476110


No. We tried once. It was terrible.

709c76 No.13480242

File: 4b93936bfc5ba9c⋯.webm (3.26 MB, 1280x720, 16:9, World in Conflict Magnum ….webm)

f334d1 No.13481257


WiC night when?

e5b084 No.13481641


My own personal doctrine of strategy is basically Blitz/S&A. Thus I tend to build more cavs/tanks and supplement them with infantry and siege/arty/aircraft.

2593b8 No.13481665

File: ba9021cd5a630f5⋯.png (192.28 KB, 1262x820, 631:410, Skeletonsman.png)

I just started playing Warlords:Battlecry 3 recently. Looks like a fun game so far. Any tips on playing as the undead?

49abe0 No.13481893


I can't really be truly satisfied with anything unless I've got some form of elite infantry I can eventually deploy. I'd take a faction with amazing infantry and decent cavalry over something with decent infantry and amazing cavalry any day. This mostly applies to any setting, although stuff with really good tanks sometimes makes me reconsider.

e853d7 No.13482271


I recommend playing in Battlecry 2 - better balanced around titans and towers.

4864c6 No.13485308

File: c0730d399f2c255⋯.jpg (400.28 KB, 1280x1024, 5:4, ermor.jpg)


It's been a while, but from what I recall the undead make more use of small groups of elite units instead of spamming as you would expect. Liches can raise the dead for a time, so if there are enough casualties in a battle your liches can create reinforcements all by themselves. Doom knights are absurdly tough, but slow. The ghost dudes (shadows?) are a good source of elemental damage early on, and since they drain XP can become absurdly powerful if you're lucky or if you babysit them.

If you have a necromancer hero (and you should) then spamming is still a viable option once your mana regen goes up to a respectable level with research (or raw stats). Necromancers can also summon zombies to work in the mines (they don't despawn once inside) which is a damn good economic boost early on. Death Knights are cool as well and can learn necromancy later on but aren't as strong magically since they don't learn arcane magic. Stick to the necromancer if you really want to fuck shit up.

Most undead units are weak to crushing but resistant to piercing damage, with the exception of higher tier units like doom knights and vampires. This makes you vulnerable to stuff like catapults. In particular dark dwarves will fuck you up with their golems. I don't remember how I dealt with them, probably spam skeletons or towers since they deal lightning damage. I think some golems were weak to lightning.

Have fun, anon! It's a nice game. Kind of a shame devs don't do good RTS with persistent heroes anymore.

Pic semi-related. Not RTS but best necromancy.


I never did play Battlecry 2. Regardless of balance, how much content (races, classes, campaign) does it have compared to 3?

89b500 No.13485395


Rebels was never good.

61b265 No.13485672

YouTube embed. Click thumbnail to play.


Emperor Battle for Dune was the shit. I sometimes have conversations about it with people in other RTS threads.

e1b34a No.13491621

File: 68d1643f8d3d54c⋯.jpg (443.28 KB, 1280x960, 4:3, 11688652113394532352_scree….jpg)

492292 No.13491709


I remember dropping the Devastators into the enemy base. Good times.

c9e12e No.13496668


>They're current meta is

>No shields

>All T2 Arty

>Final destination

sounds great. dont interfere with that. the best part of rts is being bad and playing with others who are bad.

549f01 No.13496703



549f01 No.13496714

So, how shit is AOEIV going to be? worse then III? They havent shown shit, so yeah. At least i guess it's good they're trying to make RTS's again.

931812 No.13497754

File: c070e421e5ac50b⋯.jpg (397.02 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, kingdoms 2017-09-30 11-47-….jpg)

File: 7c19625c90ff640⋯.jpg (371.06 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, kingdoms 2017-09-30 11-47-….jpg)


As you said, we have yet to see any gameplay so its hard to form an informed opinion, but seeing how its made by Relic and published by Micro$hit its going to be ass thats only available on Win10 store

e7abf8 No.13497890


Anyone think of Chad Spearmen when they see that image?

145b66 No.13499621



Rise of Nations. It requires a quite smaller amount of micromanagement than the classics while still being on par with them in terms of gameplay. Then you can move on to the Age of Empires/Mythology series. All of those have been revamped in the last years and have a lot of mods accompanying the new versions so you can now enjoy them with a lot better graphics, more civs and improved gameplay.


>Any good WW2 ones?

I really liked the original Company of Heroes. Just make sure you play it patched because the first versions had really shitty fun-killing glitches and bugs.

1b8c35 No.13499739

Is the "8-bit" series as mechanically strong as any Command & Conquer game or is it just some simplified shit?

f97ac4 No.13499955


That mod is so underrated. The balance and gameplay differences between the Humans and Covenent are fun as fuck. Covenent rule the early and mid game, have an absolute buttfuck of shields on all of their ships, and can expand far quicker than the humans can — humans meanwhile have way stronger economy, and get over their early game weakness to absolutely dominate the late-mid and endgame with MAC canons that do two buttfucks of damage for every one buttfuck of shields.

abea8f No.13499990


It's like a budget C&C. It plays fine and actually isn't that bad it just doesn't have the charm.

49abe0 No.13501706


Is the HD version of AoE2 good then?

abea8f No.13503833


It runs like ass.

4864c6 No.13504496


Get AoE2 + Conquerors, then download the Forgotten Empires mod. Not only does it add a few more civs and rebalance the game a bit, but it also makes it run at 60 fps so it looks silky smooth.

24a659 No.13508799

File: 414620f6ff982b2⋯.jpg (253.1 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, ToothAndTail 2017-09-13 10….jpg)

a8a503 No.13508802


How does this shit play? I can't find a youtube video I can stomach that shows actual gameplay. Is there base building? Is there upgrades? It looks like you mostly walk around and wave a flag.

f5cc59 No.13508812

File: c20f8960600e6f8⋯.jpg (379.1 KB, 1920x1200, 8:5, dangerously_Furry.jpg)


Looks dangerously furry

24a659 No.13508835

File: 73d2f1586ee9e11⋯.jpg (243.73 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, ToothAndTail 2017-09-13 10….jpg)


>How does this shit play?

Like a game made for tablets and controllers

You only need Mouse+WASD+spacebar

Here is a walkthrough with no commentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fa4fBtuJch4

>base building

Only 2 defensive buildings+your recruitment buildings (that recruit as soon as the required food is available) and your food production building that requires building (actually its more like requisitioning) fields

>walk around and wave a flag

basically yeah

a1283d No.13508851


It's more vore then furry.

a8a503 No.13508873


And someone had the gall to call it RTS

191138 No.13510782

Is there a way to make American Conquest's UI slightly bigger?

536b6c No.13510809

File: 8410aa2d0d52d03⋯.png (238.9 KB, 257x464, 257:464, backwoods cigars.png)



>pixel art


Furry shit aside, this looks revolting. I want indie hackfrauds to stop trying to mix oil with water.

6fbec0 No.13510936

File: 3c041aeda367944⋯.jpg (74.56 KB, 467x350, 467:350, 7aa70176-3473-41e2-8e2a-65….jpg)


>no shields

How do they deal with literally any aircraft beyond T1 bombers and the Jester then?

756bce No.13510970


a crispy, crunchy, peanut buttery backwoods

515751 No.13515013

File: de0d379cc36a356⋯.jpg (227.2 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, Sins of a Solar Empire Reb….jpg)



c81649 No.13515429




This shit would have been much better had it not been designed for console retards. Even then it'll probably be merely mediocre on par of 8-Bit Army instead of being outright bad as it is now. Furry shit aside, anyway.

191138 No.13515978

Just finished the tutorial campaign in American Conquest. So far so good albeit I find the combat rather chaotic but maybe that was just because enemy's base was really close to mine in the last mission.

515751 No.13516048

File: 0aa6dbf9b4b384b⋯.jpg (229.62 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, Sins of a Solar Empire Reb….jpg)


>combat rather chaotic

Get used to it

Native factions dont really benefit from formations so their morale is just all over the place when you get a good musket volley in or flank them with your cav

Also taking any larger building is a bitch without cannons

0ea22d No.13516241

File: 1a8082008a82fc8⋯.jpg (462.04 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, 20170910023506_1.jpg)

Any of you guys try the Empire at War Remake Mod? Its pretty good though balance is a little funky lasers should do more damage. Very pretty to

f9e354 No.13516243

File: b99251d75f86b85⋯.jpg (70.61 KB, 500x641, 500:641, Warzone 2100.jpg)

b3d571 No.13517045

Got back into playing Generals again with some mods. Feel like a few are overrated.

Play Rise of the Reds Mod:

Clearly designed by Autistic Krauts

>Lots of polish and fine tuned content added

>Generally well balanced

<Clearly designed around multiplayer

<No Generals Challenge as Generals removed

<AI cheats and doesn't need resources, difficulty is frustrating instead of hard

<Rather dull

Play Contra Mod:

Clearly designed by Slav's high on cocaine

>Each General feels completely unique

>Changes gameplay significantly

>Lots of fun shit

>AI is significantly improved and challenging without cheating

<Significant balance issues

<Game makes it rather too easy to defend

593d7d No.13517093

File: 41369dfb41b9233⋯.jpg (115.72 KB, 1280x720, 16:9, maxresdefault.jpg)


Should try Shockwave. It's like Generals+ and is a bit more balanced. Contra is pretty fun with friends, even if some are over powered.

b3d571 No.13517169


Earlier versions of Shockwave were honestly better. More unique units and base armies got a lot more love.

b3d571 No.13517179


Oh and forgot to mention, ability to actually play the Single Player Campaign using the mod.

6acfd4 No.13521131

File: 40ebf2e3175be3f⋯.jpg (238.02 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, Sins of a Solar Empire Reb….jpg)

989400 No.13521293


Mind spoonfeeding me, anon-sama?

de5b9e No.13525854

File: 5ad33f2622cbc92⋯.jpg (267.75 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, Sins of a Solar Empire Reb….jpg)

a79a03 No.13529689

I wish the Star Wars mod for Generals got finished. It actually had some good features in it.

c2553f No.13534249

File: 37f26feedc7e67a⋯.jpg (162.51 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, Sins of a Solar Empire Reb….jpg)

Are there anymore RTS games that are getting released this year?

besides Spellforce 3

339944 No.13534457


Nothing good.

c3e58c No.13534771


So for Emperor, you can still play multiplayer with a torrented copy if you have something set up like Hamachi or Tunngle right?

49abe0 No.13539200


Thanks for the recomendation. I'm really impressed by just how well it runs with the forgotten empires mod.

abb4ff No.13544716

File: dd57e00a4ae97b8⋯.jpg (257.59 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, Sins of a Solar Empire Reb….jpg)

dee346 No.13545058


looked like shit so I never got it

4792c3 No.13546305

C&C Gamenight When?

dd0981 No.13550414

File: 82e629b6a56b9d7⋯.jpg (282.78 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, Sins of a Solar Empire Reb….jpg)

f95d3c No.13550449


>furries infesting my /v/

How long will it take you faggots to subvert /pol/ to such degree that fursuit threads will exist on a recurrent basis? Just curios, I want to know when to start saving for a gun to escape this shillfest.

415d0c No.13550795


>Shitting on Liru

Leave, burn your computer, take a shit on the fire, jump out your window and never come back.

a8d40c No.13556053

YouTube embed. Click thumbnail to play.

>Playstation4 and Xbone

It'll be shit, right? I'm really afraid it'll be so.

f03415 No.13556085


Yup then again R.U.S.E. turned out to be good

2f8561 No.13556632

File: 4fa48b6c1f962e7⋯.jpg (151.22 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, SuddenStrike4 2017-08-12 1….jpg)


If Sudden Strike 4 is anything to go by, then yes


and how long has it been since RUSE came out?

abea8f No.13559911


R.U.S.E. came out seven years ago, and the last RTS I can think of that was good.

abea8f No.13562496

File: 33e8edec9d78599⋯.jpg (150.56 KB, 1024x529, 1024:529, gla_technicals_in_action_b….jpg)

So fags if anons were to setup a gamenight what RTS should we play?

It needs to be "free" easy to setup and host and "fun"

WZ2100? A C&C game? Does 0 A.D. have multiplayer?

fcc1e7 No.13564275


A few things with with E:BFD.

Speed scales with CPU cyckles so it runs on insane speed on todays machines, buildings made of paper mache and pin point accurate death hand. Previous titles death hand was powerful but inacurate.

Other than that it was good.

d0259b No.13564434


>Clearly designed by Autistic Krauts

>Clearly designed around multiplayer

>Rather dull

LOL. All valid points that I addressed to the mod creator on his forum. But nope, can't have any criticism in the hugbox.

>Threads get locked and deleted

>Continues to circle jerk with the other forum elitists about how his mod is gods gift to the world

>Last update almost a year ago

Then you have contra.

>Actually fun

>Doesn't take itself to seriously

>Last update Oct. 1, 2017

abea8f No.13566751


Shockwave Productions used to be good, key point used to. Don't know what happened, maybe a new dev took over? But one of the key things is that they refused to add shit like the Abrams Tank to the game cause it signalled a lack of imagination. Now they have tons of "real" units in Shockwave combined with ports from C&C3.

16baa5 No.13567159


But Dubsman, Starcraft 2 was also good. From the mechanical standpoint, that is. The plot was thoroughly dissected and sometimes improved via custom campaigns.

59b4b4 No.13567235


C&C games are all 8 players max and all work on game ranger so im not sure if thats a good choice for gamenight

339944 No.13567236


cncnet works better

59b4b4 No.13567239


But does it work on a pirate?

339944 No.13567263


I think it does

5c7935 No.13569587

File: 58b83f268d6d643⋯.png (21.35 KB, 800x800, 1:1, logo_supcom.png)


Yeah it's pretty good. We're getting better too which is also nice, especially when people remember that shields are a thing that can in fact be built.


They don't. We're all playing coop and the one thing that makes them so mad is the one single t1 bomber that just continually passes over and denies t1 flak installations and mass extractors. They just don't know what to do.

Nobody builds air unless it's to rush gunships except for me. It's pathetic and also hilarious.

ef4d99 No.13571946

YouTube embed. Click thumbnail to play.

Whatever happened to Command & Conquer?

Also whats a newish modern-day RTS?

469c08 No.13572128


>Whatever happened to C&C?


>Also what's a newish modern-day RTS?

Nothing worth playing

5570ea No.13576004


>tfw you unironically like Rome 2

It was shit at the launch and Attila is better but I don't get this "avoid like the plague" stuff about it now that the emperor edition came out.

46f22c No.13576897


> Nothing worth playing

I disagree. Dungeons 3 came out and it looks okay.

cb2fbf No.13578920


Are there any mods for the original AOE that I should use?

90f621 No.13582971

Who else /Age of Empires 3/ here? It's unironically a great RTS, and there's an active community that hosts cash-prize tournaments.

e7f1e5 No.13583371

File: 7b81a75ce00a2ea⋯.png (159.09 KB, 740x609, 740:609, SoaSE pirates.png)

File: b914005abee719c⋯.png (347.12 KB, 1200x558, 200:93, SoaSE Advent.png)

File: 6e80ea3a592b1e4⋯.jpg (429.99 KB, 1822x1080, 911:540, SoaSE Coronata v Ragnarov.jpg)


Don't think I have a clear favorite, really. Maybe TEC because Marza Dreadnought missile spam is so fucking lovely to watch. Advent and Vasari have the more mechanically fun titans, though.

>tfw SoaSE recently got a performance patch

>tfw everything Ironclad/Stardock has tried since Sins has crashed and burned

>tfw that fairly recent employee reddit post that SoaSE 2 was a possibility since it's been their most successful IP

>tfw tiny glimmer of hope for a multithreaded Sins 2 with faction campaigns


I wonder if it'll see a resurgence in popularity after AoE4 drops and is the new most hated bastard of the series.




36c2a5 No.13583557


>2nd image

I am tempted to make an Advent calendar for December.

61c588 No.13583631



Old C&C games, the types cncnet supports, has no drm or unlock/activation codes and are freeware asides from RA2 which already gets patched through the multiplayer client anyway even if you pirated it because said codes only worked for the old and now defunct WOL and XWIS multiplay services, which cncnet bypasses anyways because it's a glorified LAN-mode VPN hack. They just don't provide RA2 or Renegade through their website because legal reasons, doesn't mean they don't support pirate copies.

f950cc No.13583857


I'll play with you senpai

I gave up on supcom the day I launched the browser and was shocked to find 7 servers up at once. However, I could feel my hope eroding bit by bit as I opened each one and saw the red 1 Mod Enabled, 2 Build Restrictions text under the map, in every server.

I got to the last, an Ian's Cross, there was no Build Restrictions or 1 Mod Enabled, there was no Easy AI taking up all but one of the slots, there was no NR20 setting.

Then the host started saying something in cyrillic. It was then that I knew my fate was cast.

No, FAF is no better, it has been many moons since I saw a game on FAF that wasn't gap of rohan and or Thermopylae.

f950cc No.13583873


I'm really disappointed that no one has made a stupid

>Virgin Vanhere

>Chad Herdsman


I'm trying to make Chud Hirdsmen in my dwarf fortress human embark, a squad with no shields, light armour, a battle axe, and a short sword. They're probably going to get pincushioned just like in dom4.

e65fc2 No.13586539

The more I play spellforce the more shit I realize it is. The main campaign was a fucking blast until it shit itself at the end. The first expansion starts out really fucking bad and then eventually just becomes mediocre. It follows a pattern where I clear the levels out way too fast and am underleveled, so I have to leave the game on overnight with my units grinding XP until I hit the soft cap. The hero creation is really cool and there are a lot of interesting spells, too bad it's basically pointless, because your army gets way too big for your caster to make an impact. It's a huge pile of wasted potential.

4864c6 No.13587020

File: 6326b68a2d45857⋯.png (144.35 KB, 1083x1628, 1083:1628, UndeadSociety.png)


It's just a dissapointing game for me. There's no reason to not just stay with Rome 1 other than the better graphics.


A proper Sins sequel is supposedly in the works. I dearly hope it's not shit.


SupCom unofficial gamenight when?


Exactly. I love the idea of Spellforce, but wasted potential sums it up quite nicely.

Also, post best RTS for necromancy. Pic sort of related.

f42120 No.13589326

File: ba678d75c885cc5⋯.jpg (70.6 KB, 819x525, 39:25, 113.jpg)

Guess what showed up in my e-mail today.

540453 No.13589602

File: d4c6e84be95db77⋯.jpg (191.27 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, Sins of a Solar Empire Reb….jpg)


Does that imply they are going to remake CoH1 or make a new CoH game alltogether? I seriously hope they dont do either of those options

Is the DLC you get/got something new or just a random one?

b4eaa6 No.13589650


>we have announced age of empires 4

Wat ? It's not them, right ?

f65b11 No.13589734

b4eaa6 No.13589756


Since when does fucking relic have rights over AoE ?

f65b11 No.13589760


Microsoft contracted Relic to develop the game.

f42120 No.13589775


The survey asked what kind of new fections and theatres (as in, African and Pacific theatre) you would like to see. Also, I was of alert due to things like "would you like to see card-based mode where you can mix Axis and Allied units?" and "Do you prefer dynamic campaign over linear one?" and "Which graphics style do you prefer - CoH 1, CoH 2, both or neither?"Make of these questions what you like.

As for the DLC - either I've yet to receive one or I just need to reinstall CoH 2 for it to register properly.

I would post survey's screenshots but Surveymonkey only allows to go through it once.

b4eaa6 No.13589796


Microsoft must be truly retarded. These guys shat on dawn of war, and they are giving them age of empires.

1e7acd No.13589991






I wish this shit was not my kryptonite, I never finished this game.

3b87c0 No.13590914


Original war.

Earth series (Earth 2140, Earth 2150*3, Earth 2160). Long time since I played not entirely sure if story heavy, though there is a story.

3b87c0 No.13590921


depending on how old your laptop is Earth 2160 might be too demanding.

a1283d No.13591061


If they make a new game I hoe it won't be as shit as 2.

542a4f No.13596480


>The survey asked what kind of new fections and theatres (as in, African and Pacific theatre) you would like to see

Any option for Vietnam?

5a6e01 No.13596922


Nope. Only 4 options for WW2 were African front, Pacific, back to Western European front or Eastern European. As for the timeframe, however, there was a mention of "modern warfare".

2d5522 No.13599723


>More balanced

For the most part, I guess, but vanilla China is bullshit. They have everything and lack nothing. And I started noticing a pattern when Rise of the Reds players were complaining that Russia is OP in that mod, made by the same people.

I think the modders are commie sympathizers.

2bd9a8 No.13601732

I like the new Age of Empires 2 DLCs

Am I autistic?

579f74 No.13601775


>African Kangz

>they're all OP civs

yes, you are

so am I

c6b40b No.13602888


sauce on pic?

fbafe7 No.13602904


>They could have made something great with COH2 and never went passed 1943

>Instead they had to shoehorn 4 years of war into a game which results in none of the factions making sense

Seriously if Relic were not retarded they would have ended COH2 at the Battle of Kursk, then added in a North Africa Campaign and maybe Pacific.


There is one thing I dislike about Shockwave and it comes from specifically making maps. Cause of the new generals it's pretty much impossible to add in a lot of custom scripts to skirmish mode They got rid of the Civilian player ffs so making things like unmanned units, buildings that drain water levels and allow you to access new areas or even custom AI forces fighting it out in a city is impossible.

33f652 No.13602905

File: 8bca290f5a29c5f⋯.png (344.54 KB, 500x560, 25:28, 1471953348254.png)


>Age Of Empires IV


0df55b No.13602939


Imagine the retards at microsoft:

>Wow these guys ruined dawn of war

>better hire them to make aoe4

fbafe7 No.13602949


Well Microsoft gave Mechwarrior to PGI so they don't have the best track record. PGI sounds like GDI, who are a Global Kike Initiative, is that coincidence I wonder?

2a8567 No.13602963



Would fire Archangels across the whole length of the map again.

804c5e No.13602977

I was playing Soulstorm today and man jetbikes are the most fun thing ever. Whoever decided to make a low cost, 1 supply, anti-infantry, decap point, small collision vehicle was a good idea was so right and yet so wrong.

0df55b No.13602991


Which versions did you play ? Some of the initial vesions of soulstorm have for example:

>sisters of battle transport vehicle(first one)

>1 limit cost

>75 requisition

>some low energy cost

You could get up to 20 of these. And they are stronger than single squads.

I can only hope they nerfed a lot of stuff in some of the later versions.

cccc33 No.13603768


A few years ago I played with some friends that insisted on some crappy mod (can't remember the name).

Had a bunch of new units and other crap they liked but as soon as I saw the increased suply cap (I think it was 20 times what you normally have) my first thought was "What's the stupidest thing you can make with this?"

So I took the DE and mass-spammed jetbikes.

For shits and giggles, really, it was annoying as fuck to them because I broke them down in 5 groups that had like 30 bikes each.

So a DE motorgang would speed through their base, shoot up the place and do pretty much nothing since they're not that strong and when they were down to 15-20 bikes, I'd move them out because that's the one thing they're good at: being fast as fuck.

Couple that with shouting "THE MIDNIGHT GANG RIDES" everytime one of the bike squads attacked made for a very fun game.

For me at least, lmao.

fbafe7 No.13604188

Dawm of MOBA is having a free weekend. Forget it existed to be honest

0df55b No.13604315


>bb-but ur just fanboys

>how dare you compare it to the previous 2 dawns of war

bf94b5 No.13604501


Retrospectively, AoE3 deserves a real shot. I played it a bit somewhat recently and it was actually pretty fun, and the experience told me the game was just too ambitious at the time.

The ESOC patches seem pretty terrible, though. They seem too responsive to what people think is good or bad, and that's bad philosophy as a general rule.

>This unit is ruining the meta! Nerf it.

>This unit just now started being a problem for no reason at all! Nerf it.

>Things seem okay now but no one's using this other unit, I wonder why? Buff it.

>Oh fuck, now no one can use yet another unit for no reason at all! Buff it.

>This unit is ruining the meta! Nerf it.

Rinse and repeat, the death-knell of complex RTS. Central planning don't real.

0df55b No.13604543


That card shit in aoe3 had no place there and should not be tolerated at all.

2bd9a8 No.13605895


Do you have a favorite? Mine's the Malay

2fac0d No.13606877

Is WC3 still worth getting for multiplayer?

579f74 No.13607226


Didn't mean to imply I've played them. I mostly just watch SotL and TheViper here and there.

But of all the new civs, I'd agree with you on the Malay. The fish trap gimmick (especially if you're on a map with tiny ponds by your base) and 2h sword trash spam are just too fun. 2h swords have of the coolest unit models in the game, and access to fully upped arbs, skirms, halbs and BBC lets you be pretty flexible in supporting it.

5588ec No.13607600



People still play AoE3? Competitively too?

cc6523 No.13610389


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