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Which of the following RTS series has the best RTS game?

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2 years ago#1
Please select the series that includes your favorite RTS game! - Results (268 votes)
(1) Age of Empires
16.04% (43 votes)
43
(2) Battle for Middle Earth
9.7% (26 votes)
26
(3) Command and Conquer
17.54% (47 votes)
47
(4) Company of Heroes
5.22% (14 votes)
14
(5) Sins of a Solar Empire
3.36% (9 votes)
9
(6) Starcraft
22.76% (61 votes)
61
(7) Supreme Commander
4.48% (12 votes)
12
(8) Warcraft
11.19% (30 votes)
30
(9) Warhammer
3.73% (10 votes)
10
(10) Other (Please post your favorite RTS game!)
5.97% (16 votes)
16
This poll is now closed.
After you vote make sure to include in your post which game from the series you picked is your favorite!

PS - thanks to iscareu13 for putting these poll options together for me!


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2 years ago#2
Age of Empires II
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2 years ago#3
StarCraft always was, and always will be the best RTS on the market.

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2 years ago#4
StarCraft 1 will always be my favorite.
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2 years ago#5
Battle For Middle Earth 2 + expansion have become my favorites, although C&C is classic as well.
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2 years ago#6
I had to vote for Warcraft (Warcraft 3 specifically). So many memories of playing that with friends.

Command and Conquer, Starcraft, and Age of Empires are all in my top 5 RTS series though.
2 years ago#7
Age of Empires.
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2 years ago#8
I reiterate my preference for SupCom, and by extension it's predecessor TA.

To this day I don't think any other RTS has radar and artillery mechanics that match that of TA/SupCom... so satisfying to turtle up, rush T3 radar (or stealth spy planes) and big guns, then pound the enemy base into submission!
2 years ago#9
UberLurker posted...
I reiterate my preference for SupCom, and by extension it's predecessor TA.

To this day I don't think any other RTS has radar and artillery mechanics that match that of TA/SupCom... so satisfying to turtle up, rush T3 radar (or stealth spy planes) and big guns, then pound the enemy base into submission!


I hate games when you can turtle up for the whole game and win.
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2 years ago#10
Most of those games are good don't get me wrong, but only a few of them hold a candle to Starcraft. It just has the best game feel of any RTS, and that's before you consider that it has extremely memorable units with differing functions, one of the few good RTS storylines, and the best multiplayer experience with so much custom map variety you can find entire others games in them. Only R:TW comes close to it but its not an option on the list.

Supreme commander just felt so bland an uninspired; it lacked art. The large scale was great but I prefer TW games for large scale combat.

CoH I have played a bit of and it has some great concepts but your troops just aren't deadly enough for it to feel like a real war. They seem to have like a 90-95% miss rate which really puts me off.

Sins of a solar empire is more like a 4x game mashed into an RTS so I don't feel its as directly comparable. Personally I don't like it too much, the little bit of it I did play it felt pretty generic. I managed to put 90+ hours in Sword of the Stars, another 4x space strategy but more like TW with turn based campaign portions and I liked that game much better.
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