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The Settlers 7

Rome Total War
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c&c generals zero hour and the various mods (rise of the reds, shockwave, contra, etc.). even though it's 2003...it's such a fun modern combat rts game that i still play it to this day.
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Me and my brother have been on a heavy Red Alert 2:YR binge the past week or so. Such a great game. Installed RA3 the other day, just to see if the patches made it playable, and dear god does that game still suck ass.

I was in your situation this past summer. Really wanted a new RTS to play that was also simple and fast paced like RA. Bought SC2(wayyy to slow for me), SupCom(too complicated), WiC(just meh), Theatre of War(too slow) and Red Alert 3(such a catastrophic failure). Finally went back to RA2. Lots better and cheaper this way.
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company of heroes is fire and so is dawn of war 2.
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Thread Starter 
ive found a game called Civilization V if i can get a hold of it ill check it out
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Originally Posted by zoneuk View Post
Ive got warhammer dawn of war with another pc is it any good ?
should I start with that or just get DOW 2
DoW 2 is a lot different than the first, theres little to no micromanagement and people tend to hate/ love that about number 2. 2 is also a lot more "action" based and is a pretty fun alternative to your normal RTS. Original DoW + expansions are amazing fun so I wouldn't recommend passing them up, you can get DoW gold which (I think) has all the expansions for less than $10 these days (check gogamer, it goes for 90 cents on their 48 hours madness sales).

Also if you really like AoE you might not like the pacing of Civ V, its turned based and a lot slower than AoE (I got the Civ IV complete pack during the steam sale for $7 and while its a great game I prefer the fast paced micromanagement of AoE 3).
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Civilization V

Ive been having a LOT of fun with it. Damn hard but I'm still trying to figure out the mechanics. I do ok until about 1500AD but then fall in a heap...
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Civ 5 isn't an RTS but is one of my favorite games. If price is an issue Civ 4 is considered to be the better game by many, until Civ 5 gets patched and expansions add more complexity.
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