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post #11 of 19
Wait!... EA was listening!? Where were they during SimCity's alpha/beta?
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An opinon can't be wrong......
We made an exception for yours. thumb.gif

(FTFY, btw)
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post #12 of 19
All I can say is good. I had alpha access and only tried to play one time. It was pretty horrible. I do realize it was alpha and things could have changed. But they didn't start off well. Having them cancel it kind of sucks because I always loved C&C. Hopefully the next iteration will be better.
Edited by DigitalSavior - 10/29/13 at 5:57pm
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post #13 of 19
My favorites were Dune II, Warcraft 1 & 2, Total Annihilation and the early Command and Conquers.

As soon as EA got a hold of the C&C series we started seeing things like nukes. Hey, first to get the nukes wins. doh.gif Then Supreme Commander included timed events and I was ok, I'm out.
 
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post #14 of 19

It's for the best. C&C Generals deserves a proper sequel with a nice single player campaign. I hope they ditch the F2P model.

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It's for the best. C&C Generals deserves a proper sequel with a nice single player campaign. I hope they ditch the F2P model.

Lets not forget about moddability as well, it ultimately made Generals popular due to its ease of customization and user made original content.

I believe it being developed in the Frostbite engine is what made the fan base go downhill....Especially in the modding community.
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Lets not forget about moddability as well, it ultimately made Generals popular due to its ease of customization and user made original content.

I believe it being developed in the Frostbite engine is what made the fan base go downhill....Especially in the modding community.

I still play the mods. It's easily my favorite RTS game ever, even above SC2 and Planetary Annihilation.

Also, I'm rather happy about this. Better to kill the game off before it can do any more damage to the terrible reputation of C&C. Seriously, all they need to do is update the engine to something moddable, make a new world editor, and literally copy Zero Hour while taking a bit of inspiration from all the mods.
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post #17 of 19
The game would have probably sucked since it was F2P even if they did release it. Anyway.... EA shouldn't even bother with the series, they completed ruined it over the last few years and C&C4 was just an insult to the series.
    
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post #18 of 19
As long as EA owns it Command and Conquer is dead as a doornail. EA only ships games they think have huge upside and they don't think traditional RTS has the potential for huge upside.

I didn't play the alpha of this f2p abomination but the things I heard were terrifying.
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post #19 of 19
Ive been in the alpha for several months...while the game wasnt the greatest....it was largely done.

I mean they could straight up release it now and it would still probably be more finished than some games that werent f2p were :/

Seems like such a waste of money to scrap it at this point.
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