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Men Of War - STEAM sale for $8.75 - Game Any Good?

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I was wondering if this game was any good, esp. considering the price or are there better alternatives in games like Company of Heroes, etc.?

How is the multiplayer? Is it realistic?
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Men of War,

Girls of Shopping

What the hell is this game? XD
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I bought this game in a sale not to long back and hated it, to be fair I never gave it more than 20 mins so it might get better but I doubt it. never played it multi player though.

Edit: sorry, that didn't really explain much. I found the controls really awkward and unnatural, the graphics were poor, gameplay was slow and not very exiting and the little bit of voice I experienced was awful.
Edited by pyra - 12/21/10 at 4:19pm
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I have played both CoH and MoW, CoH is far more realistic and addicting. Not worth 8.75 IMO.
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Looks like a cheap Company of heroes, which is on sale too and absolutely worth it!
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Thanks guys. While the game may be priced far cheaper than usual that still doesn't mean I need to blow my money and time on it. Not to mention we have one sale a day on STEAM for how long? I am sure there are better buys. Again, thanks for steering me clear.

+rep
Edited by RoddimusPrime - 12/21/10 at 4:28pm
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the men of war series are fantastic, and are a much more realistic representation of ww2 than coh. Soldier have inventory and ammo, you can pick up dropped weapons grenades etc. Tanks can take all sorts of damage, and vehicles can be abandoned by crews. You can take extra fuel from a damaged tank and carry them to your fully repaired.

Tank combat is probably as true to real life as you can get without it being a ww2 tank simulator. Angle of attack the tank shell being fired, distance, what part they hit is all taken into account, pentrations can hit ammo, or crew members, disable the tracks, or the turrets. You can do basic repairs to a tank, but dont expect to fix everything, and disabled tank is fantastic to repair and turn back on the enemy. Dont forget to check the storage on the tank, might be an mg42 or other goodies inside that you can give to your troops.

Fantastic game, just may or may not be up your alley. COH is also a fantastic game, men of war kind of got overshadowed.

I think you were to early in your reps.

http://www.metacritic.com/game/pc/men-of-war

its a love it or hate it game. If you are an armchair patton. This is the game for you.
Edited by Vhati - 12/21/10 at 4:49pm
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I know nothing about MoW, but I will look at it

CoHo in now free to play. Google company of Heroes online. You get the whole first game to pay again with some streamlining and improvements. Then you can play online I guess
 
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I was wondering if this game was any good, esp. considering the price or are there better alternatives in games like Company of Heroes, etc.?

How is the multiplayer? Is it realistic?
Crap...crap.........megacrap

Go to McDonalds...buy a #1 with small everything. I promise you it will take you longer to eat the food than it will for you to throw the game into a fire pit.
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Just bought it..it's the proper sequel to Soldiers:Heroes of WWII ...fun little squad management game with direct control firing. Me and my friend had a blast playing coop in SHOWWII a few years ago when it originally came out. I think this is a fair deal at $8.75 for game and expansion
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