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2 years ago#21
^I have warhammer 40k but it instantly turned me ff since it wasnt a simulation of the board game.
2 years ago#22
1. Command & Conquer series - Sure I may not like EA very much, but at least all the games are good except the C&C 4. Despite what they said, Generals is a good game, it is just people think it don't deserve a C&C name on it.

2. Starcraft - Boring but addicting type.

3. Age of Empires - Unique gameplay, the pioneer of the multi resources game. As good as advertised, too bad Ensemble closed down so we probably won't be seeing Age of Empires 4 anytime soon.
2 years ago#23
Warhammer is #1 for me. Dawn of War 2 was one of my favorite RTSes of all time, and Dawn of War 1 was pretty stellar in its own right.

Warcraft is #2. It was close with Warhammer. Warcraft 2 was one of the first RTSes I ever played, and the first I ever played online (via Heat, I think). Warcraft 3 is, imo, Blizzard's best RTS.

Sins of a Solar Empire, #3. A 4x-lite, with huge, epic battles.

Supreme Command is #4. Huge scale, and a large variety of tactics and strategies are available. More options than a lot of competing games.

Honorable Mention: "Other"- Warlords Battlecry series. I spent a ton of time in all three games, growing up. Never played much multiplayer, just the skirmish mode and the campaign. Pity the AI was so terrible.


Other poll options:
-Command & Conquer, never really played them much, never really got into them.
-Age of Empires, I played them a lot when I was younger, but they never quite left the same impression on me as other games.
-Starcraft, SC1 was great for its time, but doesn't hold up as well these days. I found SC2 to be a pretty huge disappointment, with its focus on e-sports, and its lack of innovation or genre-advancement. It was SC1 slightly refined, and that's not what I was looking for anymore.
-Battle for Middle Earth, never played it.
-Company of Heroes is objectively one of the best RTSes around, I think, but I just could never get into the WWII setting. I'd definitely love to see more RTSes model themselves after these games though.
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2 years ago#24
Anno 2070
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2 years ago#25
Other: Myth series - Myth 2 Soulblighter.
2 years ago#26
WOAH! where did all the battle for middle earth votes come from?

EDIT: if its so popular which is better the normal #2 or witch king?
2 years ago#27
The poll got it right with Starcraft but Warcraft, especially Warcraft 3, should be in second place
2 years ago#28
I'm honestly surprised that I am the only person who has put anything about Myth 2 in either of the topics.
2 years ago#29
dioxxys posted...
^I have warhammer 40k but it instantly turned me ff since it wasnt a simulation of the board game.


Try Warhammer 40K: Chaos Gate from the 90s. It's exactly like the board game. Yes, I have well over $1000 invest in miniatures and have played hundreds of times, but not competitively.
2 years ago#30
Sacrifice, which sadly isn't a series.
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