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I'm able to get Shogun 2 for 20 dollars, and I would like to know if this is a good game for someone who haven't played a RTS in a long while.

I see it's a good, from a RTS game standpoint with the professional and fan reviews giving good scores across the board.
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It takes a little time to learn but I can definately recommend it
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I'm able to get Shogun 2 for 20 dollars
Where

The game does have multiple difficulty levels so even a new player can do well in easy mode. It also has a tutorial you could try to get the basics down.
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I wouldn't call any Total War games RTS (resource gathering/base building).

I would say they are more on the turn-based/strategy category. The demo was a blast and I do plan on getting it when I have the $$$. Where did you find it for $20 btw?
    
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Shogun 2 is fun, but I get rolled in multiplayer every time.
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I have never really got into the TW series, I just don't kinda like the system. I'll rather play games like StarCraft 2 and Civilization V/IV.
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You have to start somewhere. I started with the first TW game, Shogun TW. Since then I've had no problem getting into Medieval, Rome, Medieval 2 and Empire TW.
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do it if you can. the game is really fun and once you learn the hang of it really addictive

i paid $50 on release day and have clocked 19 hours so far. it's been worth every cent (i'm a huge TW fan though)
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post #10 of 27
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Originally Posted by [-Snake-] View Post
I wouldn't call any Total War games RTS (resource gathering/base building).

I would say they are more on the turn-based/strategy category. The demo was a blast and I do plan on getting it when I have the $$$. Where did you find it for $20 btw?
Umm..

RTS = Real-Time Strategy.
That's pretty much exactly what the Total War series is about.
Including Shogun 2
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