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No i'm just saying if he plays Starcraft 2 he won't grasp the beauty of RTS's.
I guess if you want him slowly work his way up to the best.
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I guess if you want him slowly work his way up to the best.
As with everything, 'best' is subjective and will be based on ability and enjoyment, to name just a few variables
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and the Total War series is great (Empire, Shogun 2, Napoleon)
Empire Total War is a pain in my ass. I try to build my cities, I try to negotiate peace with other countries, and while I'm juggling all this crap, another country comes in and takes over completely by surprise. Then I go bankrupt. Actually in my last game I managed not to go bankrupt, but then the Ottoman Empire ruined me.
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As with everything, 'best' is subjective and will be based on ability and enjoyment, to name just a few variables
Some opinions are just wrong .
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Some opinions are just wrong .
Thats an interesting opinion

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Empire Total War is a pain in my ass. I try to build my cities, I try to negotiate peace with other countries, and while I'm juggling all this crap, another country comes in and takes over completely by surprise. Then I go bankrupt. Actually in my last game I managed not to go bankrupt, but then the Ottoman Empire ruined me.
Have to agree there,,, I couldnt get into it either.
Edited by Sethy666 - 6/1/11 at 9:51pm
post #46 of 98
Start with Starcraft 1, then Warcraft 3, then try Age of Empires 2, Command and Conquer 3 and Company of Heroes

Starcraft 2 is pretty much Starcraft 1 in 3D just crappier.
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Thats an interesting opinion
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Are Rome Total War or Shogun II anything like Empire total war? In the sense that Empire was too much to handle for me. There was too much to handle at once which is why I just couldn't get into it. As for 90% who told me Starcraft it seems decent but all it shows in the GT review are squads of robots attacking bases, its kinda like watching tower defense.
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If it hasn't already been suggested:

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Start with Starcraft 1, then Warcraft 3, then try Age of Empires 2, Command and Conquer 3 and Company of Heroes

Starcraft 2 is pretty much Starcraft 1 in 3D just crappier.
See my previous posts about my BW days. SCII is just as good, in fact TvZ specifically is more brilliant than any BW match up IMO.

I do play at a much higher level than most people so I see things a little more clearly .
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