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    Need new strategy game

    Recommendations anyone?

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    If you haven't played Europa Universalis you might try it. Review at http://www.cgonline.com/reviews/europauniv-01-r2.html

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    Anything from the Age Of Empires series, AOE: TC is the newest.

    Empire earth should be out soon.

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    All good games. Europa Universalis II is out now I think.

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    Originally posted by Outlaw69:
    All good games. Europa Universalis II is out now I think.

    Well, not quite yet. I think saw at the same site where the review is that relesedate is November.

    Anyway, others RTS that are excellent are Ground Control and Battlezone 2.

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    I wouldnt recommend Ground Control or Battlezone 2, those were very bad IMO, I'd grab Red Alert 2, Tzar, Kohan: Immortal Sovereigns, or Startopia, those are all very good games.

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    I loved Ground Control, I just wish I could get the addon pack down here instead of paying AU$60 to get it from the UK. It's a very different type of game though - no traditional resource management and a much bigger emphasis on tactics. Maybe call it Real Time Tactical instead of RTS.

    I played the Sacrifice demo the other day and that looked interesting too. Again, it's RTS with a twist.
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    You could also give Earth 2150 a try or the latest from Westwood Emperor-Battle for Dune.
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    Originally posted by Tuttle:
    I loved Ground Control, I just wish I could get the addon pack down here instead of paying AU$60 to get it from the UK. It's a very different type of game though - no traditional resource management and a much bigger emphasis on tactics. Maybe call it Real Time Tactical instead of RTS.

    I played the Sacrifice demo the other day and that looked interesting too. Again, it's RTS with a twist.
    You can download a lot of maps at http://www.gccenter.com/downloads/mapindex.phtml even the free map packs from Massive.

    I bought Sacrifice some time ago, I loved the demo, but I haven't had time to play it yet...

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    The type of game I am after is one like StarCraft or Total Annihilation, where the emphasis is more on battle than resource management (although resources always come into a stratefy game)

    Thanks for the replies, I'm now looking into Ground Control and Earth 2150

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    I've never seen anything to beat Jeff Waynes War of the Worlds myself, best strat I ever played by a very long way 'cause its not constrained by the usual mission structure which has plagued the RTS genre since Dune II - Battle for Arakis. Plus its fun to show those martian scum what a 12" naval gun can do

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    Yeah, I liked that game, music was good too
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