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RTS with Hero System?

07-02-2009, 12:56 PM
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RTS with Hero System?

I'm looking for a great RTS game with a Hero System where the hero levels and learns spells, etc. like in Warcraft. Is there any good one out now? Also, is there a Hero system in Robocalypse and C&C that's coming up (hopefully soon)?
I'm on the fence on buying RoLE because of the mixed reviews, but I just want to know how many hours can u get out of it?
07-02-2009, 01:03 PM
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I have no idea as to an answer to your question, but it's fun to see how far the AppStore has come. Only a few months ago, people ask if there are any RTSs, period. Now we're asking for specific features in an RTS.

That's pretty cool

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07-02-2009, 01:11 PM
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I think the hero just makes the game more personal because everyone will make a unique hero with unique stats/abilities and it just adds more customization and I love that. Do u hav Rise of the Lost Empires? I'm on the fence about buying it, do u know how many hours it lasts?
07-02-2009, 01:12 PM
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Yeah as far as I am concerned there is nothing like that currently. Quantum Collapse has like.. 2 hero units, one of them being specific to one level, that is KIND of like what you are talking about, but not really. But thats about the closest thing at the moment. It'll be cool when someone makes sort of a Warcraft 3-esque type game.

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07-02-2009, 01:14 PM
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I think the hero just makes the game more personal because everyone will make a unique hero with unique stats/abilities and it just adds more customization and I love that. Do u hav Rise of the Lost Empires? I'm on the fence about buying it, do u know how many hours it lasts?
I heard Rise of the Lost Empires is more squad based vs. building and resource management like a real RTS. I don't have it, but I have read a bit in the forum for it and it doesn't sound as good as it could be. But then again I havn't played it, so this is based solely on what I have read about it.

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07-02-2009, 01:17 PM
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Yeah as far as I am concerned there is nothing like that currently. Quantum Collapse has like.. 2 hero units, one of them being specific to one level, that is KIND of like what you are talking about, but not really. But thats about the closest thing at the moment. It'll be cool when someone makes sort of a Warcraft 3-esque type game.
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I heard Rise of the Lost Empires is more squad based vs. building and resource management like a real RTS. I don't have it, but I have read a bit in the forum for it and it doesn't sound as good as it could be. But then again I havn't played it, so this is based solely on what I have read about it.
Thanks, I also wish there is some sort of a Warcraft 3-esque type game, mayb in the near future. Do u know if Robocalypse and C&C will have a hero system?
07-02-2009, 01:25 PM
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Thanks, I also wish there is some sort of a Warcraft 3-esque type game, mayb in the near future. Do u know if Robocalypse and C&C will have a hero system?
I havn't read anything on Robocalyspe yet, but I can almost assure you C & C won't. They don't usually (can't think of one in the series that has a Hero Unit). But they usually have like Super-Units and stuff like that, but again, nothing like the WC3 system of customizable Hero Skills and spells and the like. I think we may be waiting for some time

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07-02-2009, 01:47 PM
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So how many hours does Rise of Lost Empires last? I think I'll like it cuz im not such a harcore RTS gamer, but I just need to know if it lasts long enough for its price to be reasonable. And I know it has no skirmish, but oh well.
07-02-2009, 01:56 PM
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So how many hours does Rise of Lost Empires last? I think I'll like it cuz im not such a harcore RTS gamer, but I just need to know if it lasts long enough for its price to be reasonable. And I know it has no skirmish, but oh well.
It should last about 2-3 hours, but I strongly suggest you try the lite version first to see if you like it. It's definitely more for the casual gamer, but you may or may not find it offers the RTS experience you're looking for.
07-02-2009, 01:58 PM
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It should last about 2-3 hours, but I strongly suggest you try the lite version first to see if you like it. It's definitely more for the casual gamer, but you may or may not find it offers the RTS experience you're looking for.
Hmmm, that's very short. So BigAlbie would u say it's worth it for the money? Sidenote: I'm more of a casual gamer.