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Was thinking about getting Minecraft.. After they wouldn't accept my card for reason im now cosidering getting something different, something along the lines of C&C. Looking for a RTS, easy enough to get into, good community so i don't have to wait hours to get into a game.

Any suggestions?

Forgot to mention, obviously my Rig needs to be able to run it.

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Minecraft is more of an RPG.

Your rig can run just about any game out there.
Have you tried Supreme Commander 2 or Starcraft 2?
    
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The obvious answer here is SC2. There are less obvious answers, though for them I care not.
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Yh i know MineCraft is, looks like a fun game too. Just lucky i was unable to purchase the game as im pretty sure i would prefer a good RTS.

StarCraft 2 is one of the games i have been looking at. Whats the learning Curve like?
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I'd say Starcraft II.

The C&C games have gone to crap.

If you don't care about base-building, go Dawn of War II. Focuses more on actual battle strategy.
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EA has ruined C&C so my advice is stay away from that but Supreme Commander 2, Age of Empire III, Company of Heros,World in COnflict, Sins of a Solar Empire, and Starcraft 2 are some great fun.
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Starcraft II is a pretty good game, really the only one that comes to mind to me that was released in the past year. Dawn of War 2 is quite the good game, though it is sort of an action rpg rts type hybrid that isn't for everyone. I do wish I could get myself around to playing the 2nd and third expansions for that game though I tend to rather enjoy playing it in co-op rather then solo (the campaign) and haven't had much luck to find anyone to play it with in a while.

C&C3 is probably the last good RTS game from that series though it is starting to get up there in the age category. I'd love to see some new RTS games hit the shelves, though doesn't seem to be the case.

Age of Empires 3 is a rather good RTS as well, the expansions add in some extra factions which do lead to different types of game play, however for me I love my British for AoE3
post #8 of 28
Well you said you're looking for an RTS, and considering SC2, so it's probably a good choice.

Just be aware of the online requirements.
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I would suggest a Total War game, specifically Rome if your into that time period
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C&C Red Alert 2. :> If you want something newer, everyone seems to absolutely love SC II
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