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RTS similar to Starcraft

04-02-2010, 09:45 AM
#1
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RTS similar to Starcraft

Does anyone know of any RTS games for iPhone that are similar to Starcraft?

I've tried Uniwar and Biodefense.

Currently playing: Battleheart
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04-02-2010, 10:31 AM
#2
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Not really but...

Warfare Inc.
ok but the graphics are really really lacking

Command & Conquer
try the free lite version and see for yourself

Rise of Lost Empires
no multiplayer, more like warcraft

Robocalypse
no individual character control is the real bummer on this one
i think there is a lite version

Red Conquest
vector based rts, pretty complicated but has a cult following
this is going on sale in a week i believe so wait on it if you want it

Space Station Frontier
new and pretty rad, just picked it up for .99c
kind of like a TD and RTS combined.

04-02-2010, 10:36 AM
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http://forums.toucharcade.com/showthread.php?t=40503

you can prob still get in beta if you pm cuz they just testing online battles w/ friends, i can't try cuz i don't have partner to test with >.< unless sum1 wants to be my partner

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04-02-2010, 10:41 AM
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Battle for Wesnoth is on top of my list, I own all the others mentionned but they don't compare in size and depth. It's the most "hardcore" of the bunch.

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04-02-2010, 10:45 AM
#5
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Originally Posted by MrSpud View Post
Battle for Wesnoth is on top of my list, I own all the others mentionned but they don't compare in size and depth. It's the most "hardcore" of the bunch.
agreed, but battle for wesnoth is a tbs not an rts.

To answer the original question there aren't really any starcraft-like rts's out there. The best one imo is red conquest but we are still lacking an epic-level rts on the appstore.
04-02-2010, 10:47 AM
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I also meant to say... Uniwar is a TBS too.. not an RTS.
04-02-2010, 10:53 AM
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agreed, but battle for wesnoth is a tbs not an rts.
Ah yes, true, still a great game. It would be quite the game if it was!

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04-02-2010, 04:25 PM
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I know the graphics are weak, but Warfare Inc isn't a bad option. I actually look at it as more similar to an old school Command and Conquer game. The neat thing is that it has custom levels designed by the community that you can download and play. There are at least 200+ levels to download and play through.

I picked it up for buck (I think its two bucks now) and its definitely worth it if you enjoy an RTS. It's not at the level of Starcraft, and may not be as good as Red Conquest (I haven't played it yet) but I think its a good option.

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