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File: 4f5d8f733d8e3e9⋯.png (324.71 KB, 512x384, 4:3, ascbgcopy-7.png)

a79a03 No.13358467

So now that Empire at War now has multiplayer again, would anons be up for playing?

1db19a No.13358728

it does?


85cac2 No.13358765

Was about to suggest everyone download Thrawns Revenge on the workshop until I noticed the subject and image.

Note that land battles are currently kind of fucked and the New Republic is a bit OP in space.


940bef No.13359605

>>13358728

Recently got updated by Petroglyph

>>13358765

To be honest I think Awakening of the Rebellion mod may be far more fun to play considering it actually is pretty good provided you don't play against the assine cheating AI I don't mind making an AI difficult but when they get dozens of free ships per minute it does kind of suck the fun out of things


7b18bc No.13359846

How does Thrawn fit into the new canon?


c8ef1f No.13359851

>>13359846

They shoehorned him into one of their cartoons


6841b9 No.13363210

>>13359846

I thought he doesn't even exist but I could be wrong.


e92c1c No.13363312

>>13359846

Met a fate worse than decanonization


fe3604 No.13363622

>>13362403

No.

Age of Mythology is.

>Progstagma?


d65590 No.13363647

File: b4a3c1fbd50530b⋯.gif (261.28 KB, 814x294, 407:147, n1IGjFV.gif)

Requesting that Cybran ACU MS Paint meme photograph because me and my friends have gotten back into it.

Lot of fun so far, though they're new and don't know how to deal with gunship spam. They're current meta is

>No shields

>All T2 Arty

>Final destination


b3d571 No.13364184

>>13359846

You don't want to know.


267051 No.13364271

File: 3c065731165efa2⋯.jpg (32.66 KB, 720x587, 720:587, 3c065731165efa2ef30642ac18….jpg)

Oh yes, gibbe the videogames.


5e9257 No.13364312

File: 9f7a697060458b5⋯.png (33.54 KB, 493x402, 493:402, 1290316054972.png)

Has someone made userpatch compatible with the HD expansions?


3f78fb No.13364327

File: 9bd001885c9340a⋯.gif (666.58 KB, 171x255, 57:85, 1421802313936-3.gif)

>Empire at War ground battles


07fcd2 No.13364946

>>13364327

whats so bad about ground battles?


20db45 No.13365069

>>13364946

they're slow, shitty blobfests. it's kinda hard to explain why they suck but i think it has a lot to do with the fact that the space portion of the game is really well thought out and fun, and the ground battles are barely tolerable in comparison and simply require more/better units vs actual strategy


032fc3 No.13365102

File: a4c5dcf359de7f6⋯.jpg (173.18 KB, 1360x768, 85:48, 20170903211310_1.jpg)

>>13364946

If you're playing Empire, you just need to spam ground units and anti-air for the inevitable large force of Speeders the rebels always have. It's the same battle every time, and it's dull as fuck.


f34370 No.13365217

>>13365102

>pic

I know what that's from. I can't think of the name off the top of my head, but I do know it. That is the most vapid, unfun, boring shitfest of an MMO I have ever played in my entire life. There is no doubt in my mind that every person who plays that is a low-functioning autist. I'd rather stick my dick in a blender then even download that garbage back onto my computer ever again. Fuck I cannot put into words how shit of a "game" that is. Kill yourself for taking a screencap of it, too.

On another note, if Empire at War does actually have multiplayer again anyone wanna schedule a match or something? Also if we're actually going to I recommend the Republic at War mod.


e54f28 No.13365233

>>13363647

Used to love playing that game. Sadly the two people I always played with won't touch it again. One is going through an all rts games are terrible phase, and the other will ONLY play sup com 2 despite how fucking terrible it is…


032fc3 No.13365265

>>13365217

Actually it's a screenshot from Empire at War: Trek Wars mod


f34370 No.13365295

File: e648743281db782⋯.jpg (6.49 KB, 250x210, 25:21, just.jpg)


46f2fc No.13365302

>>13358467

>Nobody plays space antifa

>Nobody plays space goys

>Everyone plays Empire

Calling it.


032fc3 No.13365331

File: ed9d64c887e76f6⋯.jpg (119.87 KB, 1360x768, 85:48, 20170903205105_1.jpg)

>>13365295

Would love to recommend it, the units are very well made. But unfortunately the Federation are utterly OP and break the game.


b3d571 No.13365359

>>13365069

Grounds Battles would have been better if they managed to get it to work where you could have Space and Land Battles on at the same time. And the ground maps were big enough to accommodate Star Destroyers which at one point could take part in Ground Battles as a unit but it just made Empire insanely OP


fe6916 No.13366764

File: cde538c6a92ec78⋯.jpg (136.62 KB, 642x504, 107:84, nxw57334efaf2ca7.jpg)

Any real niggas here who play Rebellion?


29c5e3 No.13366805

>>13366764

I remember the game but almost nothing about it. I should pick it up again. Maybe read a tips and tricks guide since I'm clearly not hardcore like you still playing that shit decades later.


fe6916 No.13366820

>>13366805

lol I'm not hardcore at all, just remembered the game and wondered if anyone else did too. I've only played it MP once. The SP AI is pretty easy to beat and not that fun to play against.


5daebc No.13366907

Can you guys share some screenshots of older (90s, maybe early 2k) RTS games? I remember back in the Red Alert/Tiberian Sun days I played a rts game, but I have no idea what it was called.


fe6916 No.13366929

>>13366907

There were tons of Dune/C&C/WC clones around that time, got any more information on the game you are looking for?


c8ef1f No.13366977

Anyone try that Divinity RTS? The campaign reminds me of Empire at War.


abea8f No.13369201

>>13365302

Imperial Civil War :^)


49abe0 No.13369224

>>13365069

The AI, at least in galactic conquest, also routinely plays in the most obnoxious manner possible with stuff like artillery unit spam or making the entire garrison on a planet snowspeeders and then not engaging you with them. Sometimes it would feel like you're playing against someone online trying to fuck with you by wasting your time.


abea8f No.13369251

>>13369224

I actually did that with a Squadron of TIE Defenders in a space battle funny enough when playing online Galactic Conquest. I actually won the battle just by hit and running everything till nothing but his capital ships were left at which point he retreated.


f334d1 No.13369346

Okay anons I need to make a confession. Fetch me a Priest for I recently bought 8-Bit Armies, Hordes and Invaders cause they were on sale.

I actually thought it was pretty good all things considered but definitely not worth full price. Multiverse mode is fun but could do with more options


f52e8d No.13371961

YouTube embed. Click thumbnail to play.

Total WaWa 2 High Elf campaign gameplay.

I like Indypride's commentary so I'm linking his analysis


cd50f3 No.13373922

File: 81330912dcb9133⋯.jpg (35.16 KB, 750x825, 10:11, hitler-wat.jpg)

What's your favorite Spring mod? Mine is 1944.

https://springrts.com/wiki/Games


f03415 No.13374964

>>13373922

The ones that worked before Spring Devs fucked the game up so pathfinding became broke among other things.


a7b2b2 No.13375032

File: 9249373c28e68c3⋯.jpg (369.29 KB, 1680x1050, 8:5, 3.jpg)

Tell me anons, do you play Sins of a Solar Empire? If yes, what's your favourite faction - TEC, Vasari or Advent?


644f07 No.13375041

>>13375032

The one with the Wormholes.

Zoom Zoom and such.

It is quite the nice arcadey game with and against friends.


0aa790 No.13375052

File: 279f4e451070af9⋯.jpg (293.36 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, 2012-03-01_00004.jpg)

File: 979938b8f53c679⋯.jpg (458.28 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, tec_titan_3.jpg)

File: 2b6a72845e9577e⋯.jpg (351.62 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, Titan-PirateBase.jpg)

>>13375032

TEC Rebels 4 lyfe

>dat giant railgun titan

>dat moneygain from sieging planets


a7b2b2 No.13375059

File: da2c7e00845f113⋯.jpg (41.23 KB, 550x378, 275:189, Sins_GD_02c.jpg)

>>13375052

But how about them space forts?


0aa790 No.13375063

File: 63c8c64702621d0⋯.jpg (229.21 KB, 1600x900, 16:9, 14267101786421592064_scree….jpg)

>>13375059

Too much of a money and resource sink

Could be better spent on more ships to attack and besiege


a049a0 No.13375085

>>13375032

>>13375052

>>13375059

Both TEC and Vasari were the shit. Althought Varari rebels not that much

Advent are shit, I thing we can agree on that.


c0d838 No.13375147

>>13375032

TEC all day erryday fellow merchant.


bb6762 No.13375160

File: 186477d6ecb48b8⋯.png (810.05 KB, 1360x768, 85:48, Eradica.png)

>>13375032

May the Unity watch over us.


f34370 No.13375167

>>13375032

Advent. I prefer their capital ships, and that wormhole star-linking portal thing is a god-send on large maps. I also prefer their star-to-star bombardment weapon. The TEC's sucks ass, you'd have to build multiple to actually take out a single shitty planet. The Vasari's are decent, but only if they shoot it in a culture-contested area. Advent one is amazing, it's a shock immediate-attack weapon that works well with the aggressive playstyle you should play them with. The Advent tech trees are a bit worse than the TEC's, granted, but no where near the shittyness of the Vasari. Also, Advent starbases can move, and, although they cost more to upgrade fully the level you can take each type of upgrade to is much deeper, leading to being able to specialize starbases much better.


bb6762 No.13375174

File: 74ceef85519537e⋯.jpg (222.09 KB, 1024x748, 256:187, latest.jpg)

>>13375167

Think you're getting Vasari and Advent mixed up. Vasari have the wormhole and moving starbases, Advent have mainly culture weapons and fighter drones.


f34370 No.13375187

File: ea1af355858ef84⋯.jpg (13.81 KB, 250x278, 125:139, 7c0479ebeff21c03f2adeb8bff….jpg)

>>13375174

Fugg

Again I mixed two things up in the same thread


a7b2b2 No.13375613

>>13375187

Happens to all of us, don't get too upset.


5aa158 No.13376957

None of you faggot played the Alliance mod? Awesome mod adding basically all the extended universe units, heroes vehicles etc

I was talking to the mod's developer a few months' ago and he mentioned adding the Legacy era.

I should redownload all of that and keep fucking the Alliance in the ass again


d11e54 No.13377337

>>13373922

Does Spring 1944 have working AI? I might give getting Spring to work another go if so.


eef03b No.13380741

>>13377337

Some do, most don't.


05b93d No.13383275

File: 5c3ba81688a7916⋯.png (412.43 KB, 940x527, 940:527, RIP.png)

>tfw still waiting for Yuuzhan Vong at War

Only a few months left until 2018.


8e5c14 No.13386102

What do you prefer, infantry or cavalry?

I'm always been an infantry kind guy, but I must admit I favor tanks in modern/sci-fi games.

And heavy cavalry are usually OP in medieval games.


aa377a No.13386145

Is the Thrawn trilogy any good?


f34370 No.13386242

>>13386102

I prefer a nice long, solid, deep infantry line to some cav to skirmish with. In a lot of the Total War games, as retarded as it is to say out-loud, I feel like I've developed a personal doctrine of sort. In more modern games I enjoy a more defensive play but with lots and lots of heavy artillery.


500f17 No.13386294

Help me, /v/, I need to play medieval RTS game with swords and magic, like Warcraft III. But I already played that, while it is great, I just want more.


05b93d No.13386368


4fc133 No.13386493

>>13386294

Heroes of Annihilated Empires

or

8-Bit Hordes

:^)


000000 No.13386564

Empire at War is pretty cool, but I wish the battles were in full 3D.

>>13365331

>hardly anybody in these threads ever mentions Starfleet Command

/v/, I am disappoint.


b983fb No.13386568

>>13386294

Rise of Legends

Glest

Majesty

Spellforce


4fc133 No.13386575

>>13386564

Why would the RTS Thread mention Starfleet Command? This isn't a Space Thread. or /strek/ thread


000000 No.13386578

>>13386575

A huge number of the games mentioned in this thread have space battles. Too bad Starfleet Command is also 2D. It probably has the most in-depth ship management system of any game series.


4fc133 No.13386613

>>13386578

A) It's still not an RTS you retarded faggot.

B) You haven't played Klingon Academy


500f17 No.13386637

File: 4fe88d3084083fa⋯.jpg (176.26 KB, 1280x720, 16:9, PA.jpg)

Is this game still shit? Is it worth the pirate with the expansion?


47be9c No.13386640

>>13386637

it's still shit


8e5c14 No.13386711

>>13386242

Yeah, in TW, I do prefer having a solid infantry line backed with some heavy cavalry as hammer/anvil.

Modern combat is the same, heavy infantry (if available) supported by heavy tanks. But I think I prefer putting infantries into transport that can fire from their firing port, that shit is wack.


000000 No.13386738

>>13386613

Should we have a separate real-time tactical thread, then? I don't think there are enough people here to populate both an RTS and RTT thread.


a7b2b2 No.13386772

>>13386493

Eh, Heroes of Annihilated Empires is closer to Cossacks. Plus it has sci-fi elements.


f65b11 No.13386894

>>13386738

I would hardly call Starfleet Command an RTT, it's more akin to a warship sim. Startrek Armada is more this thread.


542a4f No.13387678

File: b4fe477d803d639⋯.png (2.95 MB, 2292x1253, 2292:1253, pyramidhead.png)

>>13375032

The Borg. There's nothing more pathetic than being defeated by a collection of cubes, spheres and other assorted geometric figures


b3d571 No.13387685

>>13387678

Could be worse, could be defeated by the Swedish


869a26 No.13389951

Should I play Supreme Commander vanilla first or can I just skip ahead to Forged Alliance?


2873f3 No.13390079

File: 9b114959878f4d5⋯.jpg (91.98 KB, 410x410, 1:1, I accept it.jpg)

>have to buy Empire at War a third time.


05b93d No.13390088

File: d0bfd3354ec3fc1⋯.jpg (13.85 KB, 609x586, 609:586, ZOOM ENHANCE.jpg)

>>13390079

>tfw I only bought it twice

>years ago


587c0e No.13390363

>>13389951

For single player it's probably best to start with the original. The expansion campaign sort of throws you in at the deep end and assumes you can handle yourself whereas the vanilla campaign gradually introduces things much like your usual RTS single player campaign.

That said, there's some rather significant balance changes between SupCom and FA (and even between singleplayer FA and multiplayer FA) so don't expect to learn anything transferable to multiplayer about build orders and such.


4452bd No.13390538

File: 440f49d8c17a9bb⋯.jpg (152.45 KB, 1191x670, 1191:670, doubledongs.jpg)

>>13358467

Picture from the cockpit


a746c8 No.13394047

File: 0bab50cd925877f⋯.jpg (335.79 KB, 894x894, 1:1, d0bfd3354ec3fc1aa725fed91e….jpg)

>>13390079

>>13390088

>buying videogames


a7b2b2 No.13394133

File: 1419340fe91f1a5⋯.png (113.63 KB, 644x598, 14:13, v16ki2csqvwy.png)

>>13394047

> buying


36c2a5 No.13394392

Might make a room for Empire at War tonight if anons would be down for it?


8cdd40 No.13394444

File: 2374b92dbccebfd⋯.png (24.38 KB, 600x700, 6:7, 1399207053216.png)

>>13394133

>that picture


f34370 No.13394473

>>13394392

Sounds good to me. Sooner is better than later, though. Should we settle on a mod or is vanilla good enough?


a7b2b2 No.13394492

File: 2e8bd219ea89a67⋯.jpg (35.57 KB, 600x350, 12:7, 7a84dc8ef2aa560b6a390bb0a5….jpg)

>>13394444

> those quads

And another thing: anyone tried Ashes of the Singularity?


abea8f No.13395203

>>13394492

Yeah, and unless you get Esclation it's not worth it. Just misses the mark so much to the point it feels like an alpha of a better game. It's a game crying out for air transports as it's far too slow, being a Supreme Commander wannabee but just not.


415d0c No.13398099

>>13394473

probably vanilla cause despite imbalances it's a lot more balanced than most of the Mods which are often overglorified ship viewers.


0dbce9 No.13398678

Empire at War match tonight anons. Vanilla only for starters. Later there can be mods.


abea8f No.13400257

Server should be up: "Infinity FoC"

Password "infv"


e673b9 No.13400319

>keep forgetting the fucking thing crashes when I alt tab

Fuck

Come on you niggers time for vidya


c9652c No.13400337

File: 971f563b77b83cf⋯.jpg (299.89 KB, 1920x1018, 960:509, 20170902224619_1.jpg)

File: dc0cc7bf3d7b421⋯.jpg (287.4 KB, 1920x1018, 960:509, 20170902224734_1.jpg)

>>13375032

KILL ALL COVVIES


cb2fbf No.13400367

What RTS game should I start with, when wanting to get into the genre?


c9652c No.13400396

File: 92dc96bfa14916b⋯.png (165.57 KB, 252x297, 28:33, Age_of_Empires_II_-_The_Ag….png)

File: 6e481fb9f5efc20⋯.jpg (56.49 KB, 400x500, 4:5, 51ZSRSZ3A3L.jpg)

>>13400367

The same we all did


abea8f No.13400405

>Petroglyph "The game werks now online!"

<Everyone dsyncs and loses connectiong to match

wew


abea8f No.13400407

>>13400405

and then the game crashed


e673b9 No.13400430

>>13400407

>>13400405

Based Petroglyph

Lets try this shit with 4 people

Ill host

Server name will be the same


24bc95 No.13400435

>>13400396

Prostagma?


e673b9 No.13400439

We could also try a threeway


abea8f No.13400444

>>13400430

Will join in a minute, need a drink after that.


c9652c No.13400482

File: 9c354cb9fec1d76⋯.jpg (22.16 KB, 346x222, 173:111, greekvillies.jpg)


e673b9 No.13400576

Nice match, no lag due to BRs

Ill do another in an hour or so


abea8f No.13400579

File: f77b8a774a3421b⋯.png (192 KB, 320x320, 1:1, Kv54ODQp.png)

>Finally get into EAW match

>Forced to play Rebelfags

>Guy I am with says "I don't know how to play"

>MFW

Was fun but that was a 2vs1, the fag didn't even move any of his units till halfway through the match. Again?


abea8f No.13400603

>>13400576

By the way your match is still up supposedly, another bug.


e673b9 No.13400863

>>13400603

Amazing

Also, back now if any of you fags want another round


1415db No.13400872

>>13400579

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abea8f No.13400887

>>13400863

Shit did I miss the server?


e673b9 No.13401047

>>13400887

Get in nig


a7b2b2 No.13401232

So, anyone here cautiously optimistic about Iron Harvest?


3f78fb No.13401292

>>13401232

>on consoles


e673b9 No.13401641

File: 4e49d482bfc42af⋯.png (879.07 KB, 957x900, 319:300, 3b9.png)

>>13401232

>Consoles

Its dead and shit and so is Ancestors


cf6ccc No.13401661

>>13366764

fleet combat was so simple yet feelt so good


2420b9 No.13401670

File: d5f49c9392ecf59⋯.jpg (48.58 KB, 474x450, 79:75, ShiggyHan.jpg)

Is this the new space thread?


fe6916 No.13401902

>>13386294

Kohan is cool and very unique.


05b93d No.13401957

>>13401670

no this is the RTS thread, space thread is at >>13375518


22e1c7 No.13402051

>>13400367

Start with Dune II and other DOS-era RTS.

Cossacks and Warcraft III are also good starter RTS.


d8a85a No.13403988

I have an urge to play C&C again, just don't want to play Nod commando missions again though.


a7b2b2 No.13403995

>>13403988

Then use cheats to blaze through them.


5d906a No.13407450

>>13358467

After that attempt last night I can safely suggest that we don't try it, not till more patching is done. Doesn't even have working passwords for servers and if someone joins using a different mod/version of the game they will crash the entire server when you start a match.


a746c8 No.13408366

>>13403988

Wanna play multiplayer then? I haven't played C&C95 in so long, i remember it was just tank and engiespam though, but even that was way more fun than some newer RTS games.


74aed9 No.13412039

>Have 4 harvesters going

>Still struggling for resources

I forgot how bad the economy was in C&C Tiberian Sun I remember being worse with having 8 and still not getting enough


47be9c No.13412834

>>13412039

no it's fine, you're probably just not being efficient with your cash, you do know that if you sell your tech buildings you keep the tech till you loose the production buildings right?


635bda No.13412907

So, what are some fun rts games for Linux? or has good wine compatibility


0582c2 No.13413932

>>13412039

Everything is hilariously expensive in TS. A simple infantry squad of like 10 riflemen and 4 grenadiers is something around 2100-2300 credits, meaning around two harvesting trips regardless if green or blue tiberium. It doesn't help that they're also slow as fuck when moving and unloading the tiberium into your refineries so to keep an active economy you have to spend a ridiculeous amount of resources into getting 3-4 refineries online as soon as possible.


6c2a5c No.13414147

>>13412907

NetPanzer.


36c2a5 No.13414287

File: 9dc2e2a0e71c933⋯.webm (3.03 MB, 800x450, 16:9, China vs ISIS.webm)

Why do people say C&C Generals was bad again?


0c4a2b No.13414361

File: 64a846378218d25⋯.jpg (375.29 KB, 1280x960, 4:3, 15433488309854142464_scree….jpg)

>>13414287

Constant desynchs in multiplayer, the infamous Scud bug, memory leak problem

I´d still play it over any RTS game that has been released in the last couple of years however


47be9c No.13414981

>>13414287

it's bad for afew reasons but it is a fun game even then, the balance being off the charts is the top reason why it's not a good rts. introducing unit cap into C&C and "abilities" that aren't deniable outside of destroying the CC was cancer. the fact that the meta was stale the moment it came out really spoke for its self.


a7b2b2 No.13415002

>>13414361

>>13414981

Also, we've got a serious case of "life imitates art imitates life" - ISIS is basically GLA. Now we just need to wait for China to start nuking German cities full of terrorists and for US to withdraw from Europe.


47be9c No.13415035

>>13415002

that's what C&C is in a sense as tib dawn was based upon the gulf conflict I think


cc3dc9 No.13415148

I want to play Age of Empires. Which games suck and which doesn't? I have also heard that the definitive edition suck. Help me again, /v/, which game is the best and which are more alive that I should invest my time in it in case I want to play it with other anons?


00d0c8 No.13416162

>>13415148

AOE I and II are worth playing, HD edition runs like horseshit, AOM is also worth playing and again avoid the remaster. AOE III is very odd. It certainly does not deserve as much hate as it gets but it could have been far better thought out.


cc3dc9 No.13416499

>>13416162

>HD edition runs like horseshit

Could you please elaborate (mainly for AoE 1). What about other definitive editions? Also, I am guessing most people believe that 4 will suck because it is CURRENT YEAR + 2?


9a4318 No.13420676

We need a loli C&C mod


47b4ff No.13421231

>>13416499

Definitive Editions are going to be the same game with new textures, just another cashgrab from Microsoft.


a7b2b2 No.13421241

>>13420676

What for and how would that even work?


c3a72f No.13421252

File: 735f278972db1e4⋯.png (49.61 KB, 590x1000, 59:100, 168628.png)

>>13421241

By giving your life for Master Loli


a7b2b2 No.13421291

>>13421252

Meh, I'd rather give my life for Mistress Ara. Or make some other dumb bastard give his life.


f9e354 No.13430321

File: 6c5c2e22136d255⋯.jpg (118.35 KB, 640x762, 320:381, 1016072956-00.jpg)

File: bb5483b051c67c4⋯.jpg (85.11 KB, 640x750, 64:75, 1070516456-00.jpg)

File: 747337c1019167e⋯.jpg (95.4 KB, 640x797, 640:797, 1099567508-00.jpg)

File: eb055fe20edc044⋯.jpg (39.28 KB, 296x354, 148:177, Sacrifice_by_Interplay_-_b….jpg)

I'll just leave these here like I always do. Most people don't talk about them though.


c29503 No.13430353

File: b826a7074e21d8b⋯.png (42.28 KB, 846x592, 423:296, b826a7074e21d8b85cce288ece….png)

I only really played C&C, starcraft and warcraft, some AoE. What are some great RTS games I'm missing out on and can't afford to neglect a minute longer? Any good WW2 ones?


47be9c No.13430989

>>13430321

three out of four aren't really RTS is why


503bad No.13431002

>>13430321

Only one we haven't had a dedicated thread on was Sacrifice.


a7b2b2 No.13431048

>>13430353

Cossacks and its fantasy cousin Heroes of Annihilated Empires, Empire Earth 1 and 2, Company of Heroes, Homeworld and Star Wars: Empire at War. I expect others to add up to this list.


1e0035 No.13431080

File: b76e0ec9dc267a7⋯.png (463.19 KB, 629x468, 629:468, aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa.png)

>>13364327

>Empire at War auto-resolve


206968 No.13431083

File: 48ad338ce08110c⋯.jpg (404.13 KB, 1600x900, 16:9, 13283454825669853184_scree….jpg)

File: d77bb8c20a15a49⋯.jpg (328.51 KB, 1280x960, 4:3, 9439504231561166848_screen….jpg)

File: a3eba3815a70366⋯.jpg (390.38 KB, 1280x960, 4:3, 15433488309854142464_scree….jpg)

>>13430353

Cossacks,American Conquest, World in Conflict, RUSE, Supreme Commander with Forged Alliance (stay away from SupCom2), the early Dawn of War games and Lambda Wars (even though its more of a multiplayer experience)

>good WW2

Blitzkrieg, Sudden Strike, Axis & Allies, Men of War games and I remember Rush for Berlin being a pretty decent game


4864c6 No.13432403

File: 6ca98f3eeb7cc6f⋯.png (703.83 KB, 500x653, 500:653, what are you doing guys.png)

>>13430353

Not RTS, strictly speaking, but the Total War series has some awesome real time battles mixed with a turn-based strategic map. Only the earlier ones are really great though. Specifically Rome 1, Medieval 1 & 2, and Shogun 1 (though you might skip it if you're a fag and can't stomach older graphics). Shogun 2 is also fun but not of the same caliber as previous titles with the possible exception of the Fall of the Samurai DLC which has some pretty good gunpowder warfare going on. Total Warhammer gets an honorable mention for being pretty decent in spite of being made by modern devs.

Avoid Rome 2 like the plague. Dip your feet into Empire Total War if you dare (The Napoleon expansion is kind of nice though). I haven't played Attila but I hear it's somewhat better than Rome 2.

But yeah, start with Medieval 2 and Rome 1. Those two also have the best mods.

>>13431048

>Heroes of Annihilated Empires

Sad how it's obviously unfinished and will never get a sequel. It had a pretty good setting and the mechanics were refreshing. Plus I love high quality 2D spritework.

Good taste overall, anon.

>>13431083

>American Conquest

Now there's a name I haven't heard in a long time.


dc2118 No.13433071

File: ee3a87385f58200⋯.jpg (26.55 KB, 500x436, 125:109, very fast dog.jpg)

>>13431083

>>13431048

>>13432403

Thanks a bunch anons. I'm going to check these out, probably starting with Medieval 2 and Cossacks because they look pretty damn fun.


47be9c No.13434368

File: 49405854ba7c722⋯.jpg (128.02 KB, 1024x768, 4:3, Factions.jpg)

sequel never

remaster never

why even live never


abea8f No.13440330

>>13434368

Shekels that's why


2f3631 No.13442572

>>13430321

I absolutely love Sacrifice. Got it from the pirate bay a while ago and have to say that it still stands out as one of the best RTS titles.

Man, good memories. Back when studios actually made risks. Any more recent games use similar mechanics?


b5e98b No.13453301

File: 46ad8c016550a66⋯.jpg (389.16 KB, 1680x1050, 8:5, kingdoms 2017-09-19 14-39-….jpg)

Bump with something semi-rts related


41713d No.13453315

>>13434368

Being able to play it again without problems never.


01933b No.13454186

File: 33c75fadfba7a9c⋯.webm (5.12 MB, 640x360, 16:9, dawn-of-war-2-we-need-mor….webm)

This thread needs more ==DAKKA==


cda5f1 No.13455543

>>13453301

Is this a Gothic Mod?


b5e98b No.13455633

File: a28ee8b47f30774⋯.jpg (272.16 KB, 1680x1050, 8:5, kingdoms 2017-09-19 13-23-….jpg)

>>13455543

Yeah

The russian continuation of the german original mod to be exact, but its basically unplayable thanks to it always crashing around turn 40-50 for random reasons and the guy who uploaded it to moddb offers no help whatsoever to find out whats causing this

>workings on my machine

>redownload and reinstall mod

>check my forum playthrough where 90% of the screenshots are broken

etc

Still offers some great improvements over the orig. mod


a7b2b2 No.13455661

>>13455633

I wonder if this wouldn't have happened if the devs shaved their tools with modders.


b5e98b No.13455842

File: 673058af3f5a096⋯.jpg (292.14 KB, 1680x1050, 8:5, kingdoms 2017-09-19 21-18-….jpg)

>>13455661

You mean CA or the guys behind the original Gothic mod?

The original Gothic mod has been dead for 5 or so years so I doubt that the people behind that could have helped

I blame the russians and their overuse of pointless script events that it always crashes


75a645 No.13457302

Could someone recommend me a story heavy RTS that will run on my old ass laptop? I've been replaying Warcraft 3 and it is pretty good.


caab68 No.13457355

>>13457302

Homeworld.


4ae87d No.13457365

>>13457302

If you're repaying WC3, try some single player campaigns. I recommend these ones.

https://www.hiveworkshop.com/threads/curse-of-the-forsaken-v2-1.228049/

https://www.hiveworkshop.com/threads/rise-of-the-blood-elves-v3-0.245153/

Some crazy bastard actually put the first two expansions, Burning Crusade and Wrath of the Lich King as campaigns. They follow mostly what happens I think, but they're good missions and reasonably balanced.


75a645 No.13458790

>>13457355

I have to admit that I have never played Homeworld. I am going to change that today.

>>13457365

Thanks for these mate.


c4359a No.13458828

File: 81fe153b3423f9c⋯.jpg (479.81 KB, 1680x1050, 8:5, kingdoms 2017-09-13 21-03-….jpg)

>>13457302

Warzone 2100

older C&C games

KKND

Original War

Starcraft

Stronghold

American Conquest

Warhammer: Mark of Chaos

Act of War

Dungeon Keeper

Populous: The Beginning


d59f77 No.13459784

Besides homeworld, is there any other 3D RTS?


d8d181 No.13459834

>>13459784

Nexus: the Jupiter Incident is a space RTT but very worth playing for the cool space opera story.


a7b2b2 No.13460626

>>13459834

Also Conquest: Frontier Wars.


19d1ca No.13460974

I saw that crusader kings 2 was on sale on steam, and I remember that someone on /v/ recommended it to me when I asked for a game with overly complex, medieval politics.

The reviews say that the base game is good but there's too much damn DLC and the game is frustrating for it.

Is it that bad, and is there something else to fill the void?


01933b No.13461571

>>13460974

I only play RTS games and know nothing about grand strategy. Anyways here is the correct thread >>13437022

>>13457365

Thank you so much for these. I played wc3 custom campaign named "Chosen ones" or something similar and it was really good. Have to play these while waiting for that wc4 announcement at blizzcon.


2113ac No.13465358

>>13459834

Tried the first mission of that, it's a little different but I think I'll like it.

>>13460626

Two problems I had were the hero ships are as durable as shredded paper and you really need to mass your ships in order to push forward. Still pretty good.


267051 No.13465374

File: 6272d7fc29a0b42⋯.png (221.92 KB, 796x670, 398:335, feelsnigga.png)

>>13458828

Patrician taste anon.


01933b No.13465812

File: b840fb909051a50⋯.png (1.73 MB, 1920x1080, 16:9, imperatus titan in UA.png)

Adeptus Mechanicus march!


856f2c No.13469487

File: 63ef56ed7833b59⋯.jpg (54.47 KB, 600x595, 120:119, howhorrifying.jpg)

>>13365233

>will only play sup com 2

just why


856f2c No.13469498

>>13375032

TEC. Man do I love this game. It straddles the line between arcadey RTS and 4X perfectly. The other factions are pretty great to though, in their own ways.


9c9b1d No.13469661

YouTube embed. Click thumbnail to play.

>>13375032

What do you fags think of the enhanced 4X mod? Anyone here give it a try?

http://www.moddb.com/mods/enhanced-4x-mod


05b93d No.13469821

File: 41085d3cdb057a9⋯.png (1.2 MB, 1920x1200, 8:5, 204880_20170924034917_1.png)

>>13469661

Pretty great, play as Loyalist TEC and put 3 Argonevs around every planet. I usually play with Interregnum enabled.


9c9b1d No.13469837

>>13469821

>Loyalist TEC

My fucking nigga.


d2ccbf No.13469911

>>13363210

He was made canon in season 3 of Rebels, the portrayal isnt terrible either (though the show has gotten worse each new season.)

If (((ezra))) kills him off, Disney will have a fucking shitshow on their hands. The smart move would be to keep him around for now, milk the whales and kill him off once interest subsides.


ef0a9e No.13470352

File: 2832ffe37e203ca⋯.jpg (170.89 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, maxresdefault.jpg)

>>13459834

Played for a bit. It's pretty good. No major problems till I hit the shielded enemies. Those small vessels don't pose a problem but they repair their shields so god damn fast.

When it was just the Angelwing verses those I had some trouble but after I've gotten a few ships, set two to break shields and wait basically. Convoy mission was a nightmare because you have one support against 6 of those plus a carrier. Got really lucky basically.

But yeah, it's a fun little game.


37f1fa No.13470399

>>13387678

Underrated post.

>>13375052

That space shotgun is the reason I play them exclusively, although the other races have more unqiue game mechanics.


e54f28 No.13472028

>>13469487

From what I remember him saying:

>Matches are "faster" and thereby better

>You can use/get more exp. units per match

>Easier to learn/play

>The new setup for mass/energy is "better"

>Everything to do with the "Research" bits

>Repeat how great unit upgrades/Research is

None of this or really anything negative about the game is up for debate either. He will just say I'm being a fanboy for the first game.


e78e8f No.13472055

>>13458828

Sauce on mod?


261643 No.13472074

I enjoyed the prequel trilogy more than the original trilogy.

The OT aged like shit. The universe feels empty and the acting is cheesy.

Say anything you want about the overblown CGI, but at least the universe in the PT feels packed and full of life, politics and events.


f67b65 No.13472633

File: fdb3fcee1802304⋯.jpg (319.71 KB, 1680x1050, 8:5, kingdoms 2017-09-13 21-07-….jpg)

>>13472055

Gothic Total War: Chronicles of Myrtana


c41f8e No.13475434

you niggas play anything on springlobby?


503bad No.13476110

>>13475434

No. We tried once. It was terrible.


709c76 No.13480242

File: 4b93936bfc5ba9c⋯.webm (3.26 MB, 1280x720, 16:9, World in Conflict Magnum ….webm)


f334d1 No.13481257

>>13480242

WiC night when?


e5b084 No.13481641

>>13386102

My own personal doctrine of strategy is basically Blitz/S&A. Thus I tend to build more cavs/tanks and supplement them with infantry and siege/arty/aircraft.


2593b8 No.13481665

File: ba9021cd5a630f5⋯.png (192.28 KB, 1262x820, 631:410, Skeletonsman.png)

I just started playing Warlords:Battlecry 3 recently. Looks like a fun game so far. Any tips on playing as the undead?


49abe0 No.13481893

>>13386102

I can't really be truly satisfied with anything unless I've got some form of elite infantry I can eventually deploy. I'd take a faction with amazing infantry and decent cavalry over something with decent infantry and amazing cavalry any day. This mostly applies to any setting, although stuff with really good tanks sometimes makes me reconsider.


e853d7 No.13482271

>>13481665

I recommend playing in Battlecry 2 - better balanced around titans and towers.


4864c6 No.13485308

File: c0730d399f2c255⋯.jpg (400.28 KB, 1280x1024, 5:4, ermor.jpg)

>>13481665

It's been a while, but from what I recall the undead make more use of small groups of elite units instead of spamming as you would expect. Liches can raise the dead for a time, so if there are enough casualties in a battle your liches can create reinforcements all by themselves. Doom knights are absurdly tough, but slow. The ghost dudes (shadows?) are a good source of elemental damage early on, and since they drain XP can become absurdly powerful if you're lucky or if you babysit them.

If you have a necromancer hero (and you should) then spamming is still a viable option once your mana regen goes up to a respectable level with research (or raw stats). Necromancers can also summon zombies to work in the mines (they don't despawn once inside) which is a damn good economic boost early on. Death Knights are cool as well and can learn necromancy later on but aren't as strong magically since they don't learn arcane magic. Stick to the necromancer if you really want to fuck shit up.

Most undead units are weak to crushing but resistant to piercing damage, with the exception of higher tier units like doom knights and vampires. This makes you vulnerable to stuff like catapults. In particular dark dwarves will fuck you up with their golems. I don't remember how I dealt with them, probably spam skeletons or towers since they deal lightning damage. I think some golems were weak to lightning.

Have fun, anon! It's a nice game. Kind of a shame devs don't do good RTS with persistent heroes anymore.

Pic semi-related. Not RTS but best necromancy.

>>13482271

I never did play Battlecry 2. Regardless of balance, how much content (races, classes, campaign) does it have compared to 3?


89b500 No.13485395

>>13469911

Rebels was never good.


61b265 No.13485672

YouTube embed. Click thumbnail to play.

>>13430321

Emperor Battle for Dune was the shit. I sometimes have conversations about it with people in other RTS threads.


e1b34a No.13491621

File: 68d1643f8d3d54c⋯.jpg (443.28 KB, 1280x960, 4:3, 11688652113394532352_scree….jpg)


492292 No.13491709

>>13485672

I remember dropping the Devastators into the enemy base. Good times.


c9e12e No.13496668

>>13363647

>They're current meta is

>No shields

>All T2 Arty

>Final destination

sounds great. dont interfere with that. the best part of rts is being bad and playing with others who are bad.


549f01 No.13496703

>>13400435

Voulome


549f01 No.13496714

So, how shit is AOEIV going to be? worse then III? They havent shown shit, so yeah. At least i guess it's good they're trying to make RTS's again.


931812 No.13497754

File: c070e421e5ac50b⋯.jpg (397.02 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, kingdoms 2017-09-30 11-47-….jpg)

File: 7c19625c90ff640⋯.jpg (371.06 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, kingdoms 2017-09-30 11-47-….jpg)

>>13496714

As you said, we have yet to see any gameplay so its hard to form an informed opinion, but seeing how its made by Relic and published by Micro$hit its going to be ass thats only available on Win10 store


e7abf8 No.13497890

>>13485308

Anyone think of Chad Spearmen when they see that image?


145b66 No.13499621

>>13400367

>>13430353

Rise of Nations. It requires a quite smaller amount of micromanagement than the classics while still being on par with them in terms of gameplay. Then you can move on to the Age of Empires/Mythology series. All of those have been revamped in the last years and have a lot of mods accompanying the new versions so you can now enjoy them with a lot better graphics, more civs and improved gameplay.

>>13430353

>Any good WW2 ones?

I really liked the original Company of Heroes. Just make sure you play it patched because the first versions had really shitty fun-killing glitches and bugs.


1b8c35 No.13499739

Is the "8-bit" series as mechanically strong as any Command & Conquer game or is it just some simplified shit?


f97ac4 No.13499955

>>13400337

That mod is so underrated. The balance and gameplay differences between the Humans and Covenent are fun as fuck. Covenent rule the early and mid game, have an absolute buttfuck of shields on all of their ships, and can expand far quicker than the humans can — humans meanwhile have way stronger economy, and get over their early game weakness to absolutely dominate the late-mid and endgame with MAC canons that do two buttfucks of damage for every one buttfuck of shields.


abea8f No.13499990

>>13499739

It's like a budget C&C. It plays fine and actually isn't that bad it just doesn't have the charm.


49abe0 No.13501706

>>13499621

Is the HD version of AoE2 good then?


abea8f No.13503833

>>13501706

It runs like ass.


4864c6 No.13504496

>>13501706

Get AoE2 + Conquerors, then download the Forgotten Empires mod. Not only does it add a few more civs and rebalance the game a bit, but it also makes it run at 60 fps so it looks silky smooth.


24a659 No.13508799

File: 414620f6ff982b2⋯.jpg (253.1 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, ToothAndTail 2017-09-13 10….jpg)


a8a503 No.13508802

>>13508799

How does this shit play? I can't find a youtube video I can stomach that shows actual gameplay. Is there base building? Is there upgrades? It looks like you mostly walk around and wave a flag.


f5cc59 No.13508812

File: c20f8960600e6f8⋯.jpg (379.1 KB, 1920x1200, 8:5, dangerously_Furry.jpg)

>>13508799

Looks dangerously furry


24a659 No.13508835

File: 73d2f1586ee9e11⋯.jpg (243.73 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, ToothAndTail 2017-09-13 10….jpg)

>>13508802

>How does this shit play?

Like a game made for tablets and controllers

You only need Mouse+WASD+spacebar

Here is a walkthrough with no commentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fa4fBtuJch4

>base building

Only 2 defensive buildings+your recruitment buildings (that recruit as soon as the required food is available) and your food production building that requires building (actually its more like requisitioning) fields

>walk around and wave a flag

basically yeah


a1283d No.13508851

>>13508812

It's more vore then furry.


a8a503 No.13508873

>>13508835

And someone had the gall to call it RTS


191138 No.13510782

Is there a way to make American Conquest's UI slightly bigger?


536b6c No.13510809

File: 8410aa2d0d52d03⋯.png (238.9 KB, 257x464, 257:464, backwoods cigars.png)

>>13508799

>>13508835

>pixel art

>gradients

Furry shit aside, this looks revolting. I want indie hackfrauds to stop trying to mix oil with water.


6fbec0 No.13510936

File: 3c041aeda367944⋯.jpg (74.56 KB, 467x350, 467:350, 7aa70176-3473-41e2-8e2a-65….jpg)

>>13363647

>no shields

How do they deal with literally any aircraft beyond T1 bombers and the Jester then?


756bce No.13510970

>>13510809

a crispy, crunchy, peanut buttery backwoods


515751 No.13515013

File: de0d379cc36a356⋯.jpg (227.2 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, Sins of a Solar Empire Reb….jpg)

>>13510782

AFAIK no


c81649 No.13515429

>>13508799

>>13508835

>>13510809

This shit would have been much better had it not been designed for console retards. Even then it'll probably be merely mediocre on par of 8-Bit Army instead of being outright bad as it is now. Furry shit aside, anyway.


191138 No.13515978

Just finished the tutorial campaign in American Conquest. So far so good albeit I find the combat rather chaotic but maybe that was just because enemy's base was really close to mine in the last mission.


515751 No.13516048

File: 0aa6dbf9b4b384b⋯.jpg (229.62 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, Sins of a Solar Empire Reb….jpg)

>>13515978

>combat rather chaotic

Get used to it

Native factions dont really benefit from formations so their morale is just all over the place when you get a good musket volley in or flank them with your cav

Also taking any larger building is a bitch without cannons


0ea22d No.13516241

File: 1a8082008a82fc8⋯.jpg (462.04 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, 20170910023506_1.jpg)

Any of you guys try the Empire at War Remake Mod? Its pretty good though balance is a little funky lasers should do more damage. Very pretty to


f9e354 No.13516243

File: b99251d75f86b85⋯.jpg (70.61 KB, 500x641, 500:641, Warzone 2100.jpg)


b3d571 No.13517045

Got back into playing Generals again with some mods. Feel like a few are overrated.

Play Rise of the Reds Mod:

Clearly designed by Autistic Krauts

>Lots of polish and fine tuned content added

>Generally well balanced

<Clearly designed around multiplayer

<No Generals Challenge as Generals removed

<AI cheats and doesn't need resources, difficulty is frustrating instead of hard

<Rather dull

Play Contra Mod:

Clearly designed by Slav's high on cocaine

>Each General feels completely unique

>Changes gameplay significantly

>Lots of fun shit

>AI is significantly improved and challenging without cheating

<Significant balance issues

<Game makes it rather too easy to defend


593d7d No.13517093

File: 41369dfb41b9233⋯.jpg (115.72 KB, 1280x720, 16:9, maxresdefault.jpg)

>>13517045

Should try Shockwave. It's like Generals+ and is a bit more balanced. Contra is pretty fun with friends, even if some are over powered.


b3d571 No.13517169

>>13517093

Earlier versions of Shockwave were honestly better. More unique units and base armies got a lot more love.


b3d571 No.13517179

>>13517169

Oh and forgot to mention, ability to actually play the Single Player Campaign using the mod.


6acfd4 No.13521131

File: 40ebf2e3175be3f⋯.jpg (238.02 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, Sins of a Solar Empire Reb….jpg)


989400 No.13521293

>>13504496

Mind spoonfeeding me, anon-sama?


de5b9e No.13525854

File: 5ad33f2622cbc92⋯.jpg (267.75 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, Sins of a Solar Empire Reb….jpg)


a79a03 No.13529689

I wish the Star Wars mod for Generals got finished. It actually had some good features in it.




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