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User Info: Ningishzida

3 years ago#1
Which is the best Total War game? - Results (116 votes)
Shogun: Total War (2000)
1.72% (2 votes)
Medieval: Total War (2002)
2.59% (3 votes)
Rome: Total War (2004)
26.72% (31 votes)
Medieval II: Total War (2006)
20.69% (24 votes)
Empire: Total War (2009)
3.45% (4 votes)
Napoleon: Total War (2010)
3.45% (4 votes)
Total War: Shogun 2 (2011)
34.48% (40 votes)
Total War: Rome II (2013)
6.9% (8 votes)
This poll is now closed.

User Info: Freedan12

3 years ago#2
Medieval II

Rome was fun, but Medieval II was so much more enjoyable from a game play point of view. More units, more tactics and the ability to "discover" the new world before 1492!!
Shogun 2 was a disappointment, all the units were lack luster and it turned into arrows ftw tactics.
Really wanted to like Rome 2, but damn, everything that made Rome total war great was missing from Rome 2.

User Info: Bigj089

3 years ago#3
I never played Medieval or Rome II but out of the others I've played I'd have to say Medieval II.
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User Info: Ningishzida

3 years ago#4
I thought Rome was the most polished, but I got into Medieval 2 more because I could relate to England and France more readily than to "Seleucids" and "Carthaginians". Plus gunpowder only takes like 100 turns (200 days, I think) to kick in, and I like things that go BOOM.

User Info: chandl34

3 years ago#5
I stopped at Rome. That was my favorite. Does Medieval 2 fix the siege exploits Rome had? Medieval 1's crusades were stupidly over-powered.
... even on Earth Mode.

User Info: Ningishzida

3 years ago#6
You got me thinking there, I've been playing Warband so much I forgot how Medieval 2's sieges even played out, or looked like lol

Basically, sieges were cannon-dominated. Crusades let you get too much power, too quickly. And cavalry, especially French, enables the faceroll.

User Info: chandl34

3 years ago#7
In Rome 1, you could ruin the enemies' siege just by sallying forth and not doing anything. The battle would start and the enemy wouldn't have any of the siege equipment they've built. It made it so you could always get reinforcements there in time.
... even on Earth Mode.

User Info: Ningishzida

3 years ago#8
I honestly can't remember, the only thing I remember about MTW2 sieges was sending in a spy who can open the castle gate and using cannon bombardment for making short work of structural defenses (walls), which also killed all the guys on the wall, obviously. It was just OP.

The motivation of this poll topic is to get me playing this series again, instead of Warband all the time. This series has what Warband doesn't, and vice versa.

User Info: -5xad0w-

3 years ago#9
Kind of hard to vote with nostalgia goggles on. :/

Shogun 2 was very good though.

So much so that I didn't get into Rome II.
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User Info: CELTEKK

3 years ago#10
Shogun 2 has the best battles as far as strategy goes.
In fact, Shogun 2 might be the best title in its genre.
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