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Re: From the Forum question for issue 80

Post by DanWelsh86 » Thu Jul 22, 2010 3:22 pm

TheDude18 wrote:After a lot of pondering I’ve plumped for Transport Tycoon. If I could get it to work with my current PC I’d still be playing it now.

Other titles which were a close call - Rollercoaster Tycoon, Age of Empires, Red Alert and Z.
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Re: From the Forum question for issue 80

Post by forestville » Thu Jul 22, 2010 11:10 pm

Populous 2 on the amiga 500. This was an amazing game, creating choas on your opponents land, especially with the black plague where there was vultures circling your opponents villages. Also liked razing volcanos any where on the game map.

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Re: From the Forum question for issue 80

Post by hydr0x » Fri Jul 23, 2010 7:00 am

DanWelsh86 wrote:
TheDude18 wrote:After a lot of pondering I’ve plumped for Transport Tycoon. If I could get it to work with my current PC I’d still be playing it now.

Other titles which were a close call - Rollercoaster Tycoon, Age of Empires, Red Alert and Z.
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Re: From the Forum question for issue 80

Post by slacey1070 » Fri Jul 23, 2010 7:18 am

I always had something of a soft spot for Battle Isle on the Amiga - especially when playing it in two player mode. Sadly, I can't remember the ins & outs of it now, but I remember spending a long weekend lock in combat with a mate of mine.... didn't they realise a WWI version soon after?

Rollercoaster Tycoon was & is fantastic - spent many hours building complex theme parks, but the crowning moment was always putting paying guests on incomplete designs & seeing the cars fly off the end....
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Re: From the Forum question for issue 80

Post by thompson9980 » Fri Jul 23, 2010 7:48 pm

Never got into the genre. Does Evolution Dino Dudes count?.............Probably not.
Sim City?......No?


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Re: From the Forum question for issue 80

Post by martin_lovick » Sun Jul 25, 2010 6:00 pm

civilisation without question..

that settlers of catan board game is a good crack with a few mates as well
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Re: From the Forum question for issue 80

Post by dubchaser » Mon Jul 26, 2010 7:24 pm

Ooh ooh ohh. POPULOUS for the Sega Mega Drive. About the only strategy I've ever loved.
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Re: From the Forum question for issue 80

Post by Katzkatz » Mon Jul 26, 2010 8:47 pm

forestville wrote:Populous 2 on the amiga 500. This was an amazing game, creating choas on your opponents land, especially with the black plague where there was vultures circling your opponents villages. Also liked razing volcanos any where on the game map.

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Re: From the Forum question for issue 80

Post by The Master » Tue Jul 27, 2010 1:46 am

Aside from Gorf, my whole life is a strategy game. I think I win :D
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Re: From the Forum question for issue 80

Post by Thulsadoom » Tue Jul 27, 2010 9:26 am

Rebelstar on Speccy! Chaos would be 2nd choice. They straddled that fine line between a massive spread of possible options and possibilities, whilst still being quick and easy to get into. How many modern turn-based strategy games can say they don't need the player to play the game for less than 6 months solid with at least 6 hrs a day, just to get to 'beginner' level? :lol:
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Re: From the Forum question for issue 80

Post by uglifruit » Wed Jul 28, 2010 11:19 pm

Commandos (PC), cos I liked caring when the individuals in my team died. Similarly Rebelstar II (Speccy) - surely THE BEST non-licensed Aliens tie in.
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Re: From the Forum question for issue 80

Post by Tapey297 » Mon Aug 02, 2010 1:22 pm

Megalomania. Used to love this and the cheesy dance track inspired by the game!

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Re: From the Forum question for issue 80

Post by kelp7 » Tue Aug 03, 2010 8:38 pm

I would go with Laser Squad (on the Amstrad CPC), the gradual increase in the claustrophobic feeling as you entered the buildings and closed in on your enemies can't be beaten.
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Re: From the Forum question for issue 80

Post by imaxeroker85 » Wed Aug 04, 2010 11:40 am

Lord Of The Rings Tactics (PSP) the only Stragedy game i can stomach, and i love it to bits.
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Re: From the Forum question for issue 80

Post by Gabe » Wed Aug 25, 2010 10:27 pm

I know it's too late for the mag, but Cossacks was a pretty good RTS if I remember correctly - lots of scenarios, farily large all-encompassing campaign, lots of troops to play with. Never played the second game though.

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