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Wait what happened wirh Relic?!

Maybe they are getting ready for the impending THQ crash? If THQ lost the Warhammer franchise completely I really don't expect them to live much longer.
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thats the only prob with the dawn of war games is that they were too small scale =/

I was hoping they would be more like Company of Heros or Age of Empires style.

Too bad teh Warhammer Online game wasnt as popular, it really was a superior game to wow and a proper successor to DAOC, the PVP was amazing
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post #13 of 25
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Wait what happened wirh Relic?!

In this case, Warhammer means the Fantasy variant of the table top game, the one with Dwarves and Lizard Men, as appose to Warhammer 40K, the one with Space Marines and Tyranids.

Relic is still responsible for the Warhammer 40K Video Games, as I understand.
I don't know what they are currently working on, as I believe that they cancelled their MMO.
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What I read
"I have no idea how crappy CA has become since they went with Sega"
They've left two games unfinished on a horrible engine.

I think its due to the time period in setting the last games were not good. Shogun 2 for example actually had a pretty good ai however the japanese setting left the units dull (everyone used samurai), Im not sure what you mean by unfinished. Im quite excited for Rome, alot of diversity in the units and the whole of europe and the middleast returns to conquer.
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thats the only prob with the dawn of war games is that they were too small scale =/
I was hoping they would be more like Company of Heros or Age of Empires style.
Too bad teh Warhammer Online game wasnt as popular, it really was a superior game to wow and a proper successor to DAOC, the PVP was amazing

Warhammer Online has alot of problems, game was laggy, and the engine was so unoptimized that it could not support these huge RVR battles Mythic was talking about, the game was also severely imbalanced. I did play it on launch tho so that might have had something to do with it.

Also yea I agree the DOW games are on too small of a scale, particularly DOW 2. I felt they tried to make it to much like COH; it was basically COH with 40k units. I was hoping for something like DOW1 or better yet supreme commander.
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so its only warhammer and nothing 40K?
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so its only warhammer and nothing 40K?

After reading more thoroughly it say's it's for the "Warhammer® universe of fantasy battles." So Relic and THQ are keeping the 40k line for now I guess.
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Warhammer Online has alot of problems, game was laggy, and the engine was so unoptimized that it could not support these huge RVR battles Mythic was talking about, the game was also severely imbalanced. I did play it on launch tho so that might have had something to do with it.
Also yea I agree the DOW games are on too small of a scale, particularly DOW 2. I felt they tried to make it to much like COH; it was basically COH with 40k units. I was hoping for something like DOW1 or better yet supreme commander.

well, I too was on live head start and betas for a year before hand, and continued playing for 2 years total.

Personally, I had no problems with the game even when I was running my old Opteron 165 dual core with 2GB Ram and 8800GTS 640MB

But I had massive slowdowns once we hit the 100 player son screen mark even with Spell visuals off.

When I built the i7 Rig I had only a cheapo 3gb kit and same 8800GTS 640 MB GPU, the little bit of extra ram and severe CPU upgrade was a Night and day difference with the game, but I would get back to the limitation of the GPU at around 150-200 players on screen.

When I finally got the Mushkin Kit installed and the GTX 275 I was running Large Scale Server raids All day long on saturdays, litterally. And Max I could get to befor slowing down was 400 Players on screen battling a Keep.

Granted, My GPU's of choice were better suited for these sort of games,
640MB 320-bit GDDR3
and
896MB 448-bit DDR3

they let me funnel much more textures quickly at those numbers of players.

My wife and I miss Warhammer online very much.


Sorry for the rant!

I definitely agree, a real old school RTS is what Warhammer 40k Needed
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After reading more thoroughly it say's it's for the "Warhammer® universe of fantasy battles." So Relic and THQ are keeping the 40k line for now I guess.
Hopefully that means DoW3 soon. And yea the 40K mmo was canceled and transformed into a sp game (I think).
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