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I actually played a fair amount of Civilization V (might have been IV actually) once and quite enjoyed it. Maybe I just needed to give Empire Total War more of a chance.
After playing Civ V, Civ IV seems like a bad joke. I like the game but it seems like everything is handed to your opponents and you're left flopping around like a fish out of water. The Barbarians seem like they're working with them and do everything they can to keep you in the stone ages. At least with Civ V, everyone is on the same footing. They have to start their Civs in the same manner you do. Many times in Civ IV I ran into their scouts and fighters immediately. Even though their cities were on the other side of the map. Almost like the sent them up in rockets and their scouts parachuted into my location. I don't have Civ V yet but as soon as it's on sale again I'm gonna jump all over it.

I did play Shogun 2 and it was very good. Graphics were awesome controls were intuitively easy and it was quite fun. So when that comes down further I'll be getting that too.

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One thing to consider is your interest in the historical period. If you prefer your soldiers have axes and arrows instead of guns and cannons then you know not to buy empire/napoleon.
I'm down with all forms of decimation on a grand virtual scale as long as the game itself is well done and fun. I want my wholesale fantasy slaughter to enjoyable first and foremost. But then again, don't we all?
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I'm down with all forms of decimation on a grand virtual scale as long as the game itself is well done and fun. I want my wholesale fantasy slaughter to enjoyable first and foremost. But then again, don't we all?

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There are demos for most TW games, try them before you buy, if your going to buy $10 or more worth just get the whole pack for $17.

I played the Medieval 2 and Rome demos over and over so I decided to get the pack, you definately get your money worth if you like the gameplay style.

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So... Should I jump on Napoleon or Medieval?

Really considering Medieval more as I like the time period and the LOTR mod. But both look great... How's the multiplayer on them?
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So... Should I jump on Napoleon or Medieval?

Really considering Medieval more as I like the time period and the LOTR mod. But both look great... How's the multiplayer on them?
I've heard that both are great, Napoleon will have the better graphics etc. as it's the newer game, depends if you mind about that.

I'd just pick whichever time period you prefer.

Also, this sale/discussion is making me want to give Empire or Napoleon a proper go. They'd probably run better too, now that I have a much faster CPU.
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That'll do pig... that'll do...
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Daily Deal.

Trine - £4.25
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Daily Deal.

Trine - £4.25
Trine looks interesting and different, gonna look at a few more reviews when I get home from school but will probably pick this one up.
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