Real Time Strategy or Turn Based?

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Re: Real Time Strategy or Turn Based?

Postby cappyys » Mon May 20, 2013 9:37 pm

I am a new member, but I do like RTS games...a lot more exciting.

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Re: Real Time Strategy or Turn Based?

Postby blind illusion » Wed Dec 18, 2013 4:31 am

A mix is always cool but RTS is funnest

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Re: Real Time Strategy or Turn Based?

Postby TDog9631 » Fri Jan 10, 2014 11:10 pm

I'm better at turn-based, but I like both. Although my strategy in RTS tends to be "amass massive army, swarm the enemy, blow everything up."
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Re: Real Time Strategy or Turn Based?

Postby Redbobster » Thu May 01, 2014 4:54 am

some may say that turned based is more strategic and requires more skill and therefore makes it more fun but there are a few RTS games out there that are really hard and need a strategy to win like supreme commander two and evolution RTS. I like RTS because its just more action and you have to think fast which adds more of a challenge.

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Re: Real Time Strategy or Turn Based?

Postby Angrus » Wed Jun 29, 2016 5:42 am

I quite like turn-based (ever since Ogre Battle 64 for the N64)... RTS are cool, but I always feel like I could have done more... whereas with a turn-based game, you have all the time you need to strategize your best possible strategy if you want.

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Re: Real Time Strategy or Turn Based?

Postby sittingDUCK006 » Thu Jun 30, 2016 2:50 am

I like RTS but i also like turn based strategy. Depends on the game and friends im playing with.

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Re: Real Time Strategy or Turn Based?

Postby ZappierVirus » Tue Aug 30, 2016 12:13 am

I lean to turn based, but it depends on the game.

I like how Tower Defense games are a mix of RTS and TB. The "turns" are the times you build and improve defenses, while the RTS part is the waves.
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Re: Real Time Strategy or Turn Based?

Postby s4sutler100 » Sun Mar 05, 2017 7:04 am

Turn Based
Gives me time to manage my options.

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Re: Real Time Strategy or Turn Based?

Postby kiujazi » Mon Mar 27, 2017 9:28 pm

It depends on the game. I enjoy a lot of both. For RTS I have stuff like Dawn of War, Starcraft and Battle for Middle Earth 2. While Turn based games are pretty much endless.

Both have their pros and cons. Turn based offer a lot of time to sit and think (at the same time single player RTS games usually do as well thanks to a pause button) while RTS games are about having a general strategy, implementing it, and just working on the fly with your resources.

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Re: Real Time Strategy or Turn Based?

Postby Odazz » Tue Mar 27, 2018 2:59 pm

For me it depends on the mood I am in, but I generally prefer TBS because it allows for more thought behind every action and if you mess up it's on you, not on a misclick or a tap of a wrong hotkey. Yes they are lower risk overall because of the amount of information readily available but they are more chess like so a newer player can still beat a more experienced player if they outsmart them but in an RTS there's no way a newplayer will ever match an experienced players skill simply because of APM.


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