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### #42smitty1276  Members

Posted 03 May 2009 - 07:20 PM

THe original Romance of the Three Kingdoms was awesome at the time. I don't know if its the "best ever" but it definitely set my expectations for that turn-based war strategy/empire-building genre.

### #43Azenrain  Members

Posted 04 May 2009 - 12:54 AM

X-com ufo defense was a definite fave, while Archon was probably my FIRST fave video game turn based strategy :).

### #44pundit  Members

Posted 04 May 2009 - 12:57 AM

xcom & jagged alliance 2!

### #45Telastyn  Members

Posted 04 May 2009 - 04:21 AM

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Original post by Pluvious
Quote:
 Original post by TelastynAge of Wonders was okay, but certain bits were unbalanced. And the whole 'no random map generation' bit. It's only the most vital feature of any 4x game...

I know Age of Wonders Shadow Magic did have a random map generator though.

Ah, sweet. Wish I knew that when the game was modern.

### #46ID Merlin  Members

Posted 06 May 2009 - 02:40 PM

I'm definitely NOT unbiased, but quite a few people thought Sword of Aragon was revolutionary, and inspired many other games that came afterward.

### #47therookie  Members

Posted 16 May 2009 - 09:06 PM

Wargames2.0 is a Wargame that you can control every aspect of a country from tax,production,building, ETC.you can also join an alliance or fight solo.I have played a lot of turn based strategy games and i like this the best

wargames2

[Edited by - therookie on May 17, 2009 5:06:57 AM]

### #48Stardog  Members

Posted 17 May 2009 - 07:50 AM

Vandal Hearts II -

### #49domhnall4h  Members

Posted 17 May 2009 - 09:49 AM

I had Vandal Hearts II. Can't find it now to save my life though, and had forgotten the name of it. One of the frustrating things about it though was that the game did not target the creatures. It targeted locations. So if you had one guy attack something, and it moved to attack him, they'd each go to the square that their respective targets had started the round in, rather than follow each other. I quit because of this; I spent 30 minuets chasing one boss around in a circle before giving up. My other characters had been knocked out.

If you do that one, please make sure that the game knows to target UNITS, not locations on the grid!

### #50nuvm  Members

Posted 17 May 2009 - 02:05 PM

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Original post by GuyWithBeard
Quote:
 Original post by DarkHorizonTafl predates Chess by over 1000 years, but isn't nearly as popular. Other forms predate it, too.

Shameless plug :)

Keep on plugging! Any chance you could add networked multiplayer?

(sorry for the OT, but it's quite fun :)

### #51ohnam  Members

Posted 18 May 2009 - 10:01 AM

Xcom by far. Even tho I loved chess the mechanics in Xcom were superb.

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