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  • 22% (5)
    Age of Empires 3
  • 0% (0)
    Sudden Strike 3
  • 9% (2)
    Rise of Nations
  • 40% (9)
    Civilizations 4
  • 27% (6)
    Other (please suggest)
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post #1 of 23
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Well during the holiday season I will be bringing my laptop along and I want a game that can keep me occupied while I am waiting on long hours of traviling.

So I think an RTS will do me the best since they are usually the longest.

So RTS games I have right now are C&C 3, COH w/ opposing fronts, WIC, and Supreme Commander.

I know I am getting C&C RA3 since my mom asked me to get it

I am wanting to play Age of Empries.

My limit is no more than 40 dollars.

**Update**
Specs of laptop are

T5800 2.0GHz
4GB of RAM
9600M GT
Edited by Strike Eagle 007 - 12/18/08 at 10:25am
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post #2 of 23
Not sure of your laptop specs, so assuming you have intel graphics civ 4 is a good game that will run nicely on a laptop, its not really an rts though its a turn based strategy game, but it does have unlimited replay value.
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post #3 of 23
you can always play the classic StarCraft. warhammer 40k Dawn of War is fun too.
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Better put the specs of my laptop

T5800 2.0Ghz
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post #5 of 23
Age of Empires III is my favorite RTS of all time (never played I or II, though, so I can't compare). It's really well balanced, and the civilizations are both similar (so if you learn one you can adapt relatively easy to the others) but very original and distinct (the differences between civilizations aren't just resource gather rates or military bonuses, but cooler ones--and the unique units are great fun usually).
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post #6 of 23
Civ4 is an awesome game.
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I have never played it but only heard good things about it - Sins of a solar empire
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Cataclysmo View Post
I have never played it but only heard good things about it - Sins of a solar empire
Yes, awesome game, I love it to death.
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I have never played it but only heard good things about it - Sins of a solar empire
I heard that it was only multiplayer is that true???
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post #10 of 23
I think it has single player too. I heard that games can take up to 7+ hours so It should keep you occupied for a while.
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