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yea i got it and i dont think it lived up to its fullest ..... i think its a bust
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Bust.... after an hour I wanted to shoot myself. $50 for a Star Wars logo beer coaster. What a waste.
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i rather enjoy the space battles, even though they get cluttered at times, but the land battles are absolutely HORRID
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My roommate seems to like it, he says there's a major problem with Online play,but I'm not a huge fan of RTS's anyway
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yup so i call it a bust as of right now , i am the bust man look for my fourms
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Whats wrong with it?

What else did you expect from it? If you played the demo you should have known what you where going to get.

If your a C&CG or ZH fan, then your opinion really isn't valid, because guess what, this game isn't ZH.

The game has a good balance system (if you know how to work it) and the learning curve isn't steep. And while the game may lack slightly in rewarding more skilled players, it surely offers a good amount of strategies
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post #7 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by NeueZiel
If your a C&CG or ZH fan, then your opinion really isn't valid, because guess what, this game isn't ZH.
Tut tut, all opinions are valid. Some are just more valid that others.

I get what your saying, don't compare apples to oranges. (Even though I can't figure out what ZH stands for...guess I'm out of the RTS loop.) I am surprised to see these negative opinions about SW:EaW though, the reviews have all been quite positive. I mean, it has to at least be better than Force Commander, right?!?
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post #8 of 19
It reminds me of pax imperium... That was a good game. I could do without the land battles though. Space stuff is fun. There gets to be way too much to manage after a while though.
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post #9 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by VulcanDragon
Tut tut, all opinions are valid. Some are just more valid that others.

I get what your saying, don't compare apples to oranges. (Even though I can't figure out what ZH stands for...guess I'm out of the RTS loop.) I am surprised to see these negative opinions about SW:EaW though, the reviews have all been quite positive. I mean, it has to at least be better than Force Commander, right?!?
C&CG Zero Hour is what I meant.

It just seems that alot of arguments I heard are from people who have a strong biased to ZH. So their opinions may not be completely valid, if they are die hard ZH fans, because many people expect games to be remakes of ZH that run on the same engine and they whine if something doesn't play how they like it.

Force Commander did suck, same goes for all previous attempts at SW RTS games, Galactic battlegrounds was nothing more than AoE2 with starwars skins.
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AoE3 owns.
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