Tommy the Great wrote:never played the total war games
Tommy The Great wrote:i generally prefer the classic RTS games of building a base/city building up your troops etc
Spiffing wrote:not enough time in the world to do it justice.
I still haven't quite forgiven you for recommending me MTW2.
kendo wrote:thumbs down.
tedious campaign play.
slow AI processing (cup of coffee between turns).
stupid (illogical) immersion ruining research tree.
clickfest of micro management.
dull sea battles.
no right click to 'speed up' units along their paths.
Unless you like the 17th century, avoid.
Save your money, and buy Sid Meier's PIRATES.
(which is actually FUN to play).
They obviously put a sh1tload of work into the graphics department.
And the units are all impressively historically accurate.
BUT.... the new engine sucks.
imho, MTW2 looks and plays better.
ElementImage wrote:I was expecting deep, tactical naval combat but got something a bit more complicated than Sid's "Pirates"
ElementImage wrote:However, I do love the colonial and Napoleonic battle tactics.
ElementImage wrote:I think they made a lot of good decisions with the research, but I didn't like the decentralized nature of it. Nor did I like the fact that your scholars would be forced into endless duels with the AI.
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