Rise of Nations

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Rise of Nations

Postby pesgores » Mon May 25, 2009 6:34 am

It's a cool game, but I can't seem to find any fansite about it with good maps and scenarios.

Also, discuss.
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Postby Rody » Mon May 25, 2009 12:18 pm

I used too many nukes in this game, carpet bombing with nukes = angry pc for rendering all that crap.


(basically I had researched artificial intelligence, and put all of my missile silos on infinite cue, launched missile, pauzed the game, launched another. rinse repeat.)
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Postby IVhorseman » Mon May 25, 2009 2:34 pm

One of my friends has been trying to get me to be as into Rise of Nations as he is, and he still considers it one of the best all-time strategy games ever made, in league with Company of Heroes and Dawn of War 2. I heard rumours from him though that Big Huge Games got bought by Relic, and a way awesome game is supposedly in the works.

I thought RON was okay, but there was still too much for me to wrap my head around, and I'd need to play a lot before i got good. I did really enjoy that every country had regular updates throughout the course of history, like the Aztecs and Iroquois.
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Postby Elmagnifico » Tue May 26, 2009 12:04 am

It's ok, but the computers are using Rody's carpet-nuking strategy, and I am getting TIRED of it. Plus, the scenarios suck.
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Postby ahp77 » Wed May 27, 2009 5:46 pm

So then, who likes RoL? I like that it won't take 2-3 yrs. to figure out good strategies for each race.
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Postby Stormzen » Thu May 28, 2009 7:24 pm

I never really got into RoN or RoL. But my brother did. Carpet nukes ftw.
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Postby dcl32 » Fri Aug 07, 2009 9:27 pm

ehh it was ok. i did a few weeks ago have a craving to play it for some odd reason. yeah but i pretty much stick to newer rts games. although the old Age of Empire games were awesome
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Postby benkim123 » Sat Aug 08, 2009 7:05 am

Your rank title should be "necro".
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