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Discussion in 'Warcraft 3' started by Mentosman24, Aug 21, 2002.

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Which do you prefer?

  1. Warcraft 3

    6 vote(s)
    28.6%
  2. Starcraft

    7 vote(s)
    33.3%
  3. Equally/Neither

    5 vote(s)
    23.8%
  4. I suck at/hate RTS

    3 vote(s)
    14.3%
  1. Mentosman24

    Mentosman24 Peasant

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    I've been playing Warcraft 3 a lot the last few days. After watching a few replays, I realize that all my opponent does is rush me, every time. Getting their hero to lvl 4 or 5, trying to take me out once, and if unsuccessful, they'll do it again with lots of siege equipment and twice the number of troops...

    Looking back, I personally find Starcraft/BW to be much more entertaining. The total units was 200 allowed, versus only 90 in WC3. And also in WC3 most of your units will cost 2+ food, and heroes cost 5 each.

    With only so many units allowed, your food allowance seems to max out real quick, and what do you do then? Attack ASAP. I never liked rushing in other games I played, and I still don't like it. I won't be playing WC3 very often, maybe a few clan games once in a while...
     
  2. Strader

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    That's pretty much the same experience I had when playing against most Terran players in SC, minus the hero that is.

    btw Our gaming nights don't seem to see rushing all that much, so join in sometime and throw a few ranged weapons our way!

    The heroes are what make the game worth playing. If it wasn't for heroes I would most likely pick SC over WC3.
     
  3. Mentosman24

    Mentosman24 Peasant

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    I feel that too much emphasis is placed on leveling your character, than having a real strategy...
     
  4. Rhys

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    my impression of WC3 as a human with paladin hero

    -build some towers
    -kill some gnolls and trolls, level up your hero a couple times
    -build more towers
    -your **** is being attacked!
    -****, didn't build enough towers
    -hit 1-1 to jump to your army, send them to the hot spot
    -push push D for divine shield, tab, tab, push d for defend, tab, tab
    -wait and watch for dying footmen, apply T for healing to those who turn red
    -repair everything, rest
    -build more towers

    i dunno i guess i need to switch races. the campaign is cool, enjoying that so far, but the vs computer custom games are really not all that interesting. i.e. i don't see much room for real strategy or tactics beyond "how fast can i switch heroes and launch spells"
     
  5. SuperStar

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    StarCraft?

    StarCraft happens to be my pick. WarCraft3 is good but the limits sucks and the best way to win to rush like crazy! Starcraft samething applys but nothing repeats as much... Maybe the War3 exp. Well fix things...
     
  6. Beeble

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    I could sit down and play alot more starcraft than warcraft 3... But I do see some good points in Warcraft 3:

    -UMS maps are more involved than starcraft's UMS could have been.

    -Heros present new strategic options.

    -It's a new Blizzard game.

    I can't think of anything else off the top of my head. But I do like Warcraft 3.
     
  7. SuperStar

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    POO-FACE!

    Just for the record i wasnt putting down War3 and I am not saying that someone said i was ;)
     
  8. Strader

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    Leveling your hero for new moves... Researching psionic storm.. what's the diff??

    I agree though. Starcraft is more strategic than WC3 but WC3 is just as fun IMO.
     
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    Starcraft had many equally viable methods of winning for each race. With terran you could:
    M&M
    Tanks & wraiths
    Ghosts &wraiths
    Battle cruisers & science vessels
    offensive bunker :D
    etc...

    There were so many different ways. Now let's compare that to war 3 for humans:

    Gryphons
    Knights

    Hmmmmm...
     
  10. mrdoomsday

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    well since my non-uber non-l337 comptar couldnt run WC3 in a million years im going for SC............its the game of the year atleast in '98 it was...i think
     
  11. Beeble

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    The first step is confessing your problems.
     
  12. Mentosman24

    Mentosman24 Peasant

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    If WC3 is any indication for what WoW is going to be like in any way, shape or form... :cry:
     
  13. Beeble

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    I know it...
     
  14. kraahl

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    Mine can, iMac/350 192MB RAM but not that good.
     
  15. Beeble

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    It's quite easy to assume it cant when you are 150 mhz below the minimum requirement...
     
  16. mrdoomsday

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    wll i think mine is 333mhz.... so i wont even bother trying :)
     
  17. Beeble

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    Smart move. :D
     
  18. Haite

    Haite Forum Moderator

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    Warcraft hasn't had time for strategy gurus to attack it. Wait a year 'till there's a Warcraft version of starcraft.org
     
  19. Beeble

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    Yah, although I do like making my own strats as of now, I'm not all about rushing...
     
  20. Strader

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    I think the real problem with WC3 is that the units have too little in the way of weaknesses. SC had units that simply owned certain types and you had to change unit types to counter. I really don't see that nearly so often in WC3. Course like Haite said, they really haven't fully developed strats yet.
     

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