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BTW I just got Dawn Of War II this morning from a friend... so yea.

Play that. smile.gif

Its not the same as Starcraft or C&C, since you lead 4 squads and really don't build structures.
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I tried starcraft 2, and just can't get into it. I can't take any of it seriously, from blizzard's graphical style to their hokey and obviously foreign concept of american "cowboys" to having to memorize a million freaking units and what they do in order to get started...

Try supreme commander 2 if you are into more of a sci-fi setting. (Supcom and forged alliance are HARD, but awesome as well.) Very well designed UI and the units make a lot of sense.
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I tried starcraft 2, and just can't get into it. I can't take any of it seriously, from blizzard's graphical style to their hokey and obviously foreign concept of american "cowboys" to having to memorize a million freaking units and what they do in order to get started...

Try supreme commander 2 if you are into more of a sci-fi setting. (Supcom and forged alliance are HARD, but awesome as well.) Very well designed UI and the units make a lot of sense.
if you just focus on one race it isnt really that hard.
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Company of Heroes!

Action, tactics, not too much micro management, but opportunities for it if you enjoy it, and the resource management is simple.

Also, who doesn't love whooping the Nazis?
    
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There is only one, or rather 2 now, Starcraft w/ Broodwar and Starcraft 2.
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if you just focus on one race it isnt really that hard.
Meh, I was playing the campaign and got to the part where you're doing the visions from the crystal the protoss dude gave you, and he was going on in his weird reverse-reverb voice about "come my protoss brethren, we must collect the 4 crystals of generic terrible fantasy video game writing!" and kinda just couldn't take it any more.

And I realize that the campaign in RTSes is pretty pointless, but it's a good intro and a good way to get a feel for all the different races.
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Starcraft is the most competitive and strategical RTS there is.
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Shogun II!
The review looks promising but I hear its hard to juggle pleasing other clans as well as your own clans upgrades. Something like you can't conquer too fast or take your time.
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Old School:
Total Annihilation + Core Contingency and Battle Tactics.

If you play, you will learn where my avatar and name comes from.


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I tried starcraft 2, and just can't get into it. I can't take any of it seriously, from blizzard's graphical style to their hokey and obviously foreign concept of american "cowboys" to having to memorize a million freaking units and what they do in order to get started...

Try supreme commander 2 if you are into more of a sci-fi setting. (Supcom and forged alliance are HARD, but awesome as well.) Very well designed UI and the units make a lot of sense.
Are you kidding me? Supcom games have WAY more units than Starcraft. Every game of Supcom I've played has ended with me being decimated by some experimental unti I've never seen before.
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