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Real time or turned-based?

Discussion in 'All About Tech' started by Under a Stone, Jul 23, 2004.

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Which one?

  1. Real-time

    8 vote(s)
    50.0%
  2. Turned-based

    8 vote(s)
    50.0%
  1. Under a Stone

    Under a Stone Member

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    Which one of these in strategy gaming do you prefer?
     
  2. Korsrol

    Korsrol Slave to the Dark

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    Turn based

    Reason: Rounds last longer, gives me a better chance of playing well (as im not on a PC 24/7 :p )
     
  3. Theredintheskyisours

    Theredintheskyisours It is ours you know.

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    I actually prefer when they are put together like the Total War games. But if it came down to it, I'd prefer RTS better. I love Cossacks and American Conquest.
     
  4. dezar

    dezar God of woop-ass

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    Real-time
     
  5. Aecliptica

    Aecliptica NOT FRANCOIS

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    turn based role playing startegy games for me
     
  6. Infinity Cubed

    Infinity Cubed Prophecy Of Imminent Doom

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    Real time.

    The only reason I like Legend Of Zelda better than Final Fantasy or Golden Sun is because you can battle enemies without getting pulled into a battle screen, and there aren't any goddamn random battles. (Yes, technically the Legend Of Zelda series is in real time.) I don't like turn based combat. It's just too boring, and it doesn't have the feel of real fighting. :D
     
  7. Voice of God

    Voice of God Harmless Bum

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    Turn-based. I need time to think. Also RTS tends to be too much of a hassle all the time, you're always too busy in them.
     
  8. Grinch

    Grinch LIK ONG!!!LMAO!!111!!!.

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    Why the hell do you care?
    Hell, if most of you are still unsure, play all of the forms. I don't believe one beats the other in terms of what the game is. WarCraft excels at RTS, Command and Conquer, Dune on the Gensis, Megadrive, was thought by many to be one of the first RTSs. Real time, is "Action/ Adventure", which Zelda, Diablo, Seiken Densetsu, Alundra, Landstalker, all perfected (Super Famicom, PC, PS1, Megadrive.) so pick those up or find those if you're interested. Turn Based makes up the rest, Dragon Quest, FF, Chrono Triggger, Lufia, Tales of Phantasia, Breath of Fire, Treasure Hunter G, etc for all. And strategy? There's some titles such as Bahamut Lagoon (SF) the Front Mission series (SF, PS1), Ogre Battle, Tactics Ogre which were great just for example. It all depends on what you favor. Hopefully, I've given you some kind of thought. ;)
     
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    well I like both but I like RTS more.
    The Total war series provides the best from both worlds.
     
  10. DeLi

    DeLi New Metal Member

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    turn-based is real strategy....real-time is action-strategy i think...
     
  11. DE

    DE vote bnp

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    In RPGs I like turn-based, but we're talking about strategy games. I much prefer RTSs, like C&C and Rise of Nations.
     
  12. Tanith

    Tanith Halo Fetus

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    RTS > TBS

    Real Time makes it so much more immersive and absorbing, whereas Turn Based seems all too boring to me.
     
  13. DE

    DE vote bnp

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    Except in RPG games. I like to be able to think when I'm casting a spell or something, although KotOR's combat system fucking owned, sort of a combination of turn based and real-time.

    I hate TBS games though. I like to turtle and build huge base and then laugh at my opponent's crappy attempts to get me.
     
  14. Tanith

    Tanith Halo Fetus

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    Some turn-based RPGs are good, like Fallout, which rocks.

    However, i'm more of a fan of real-time RPGs, like Baldur's Gate, Neverwinter Nights and Torment.
     
  15. The Serpent King

    The Serpent King Servant in heaven

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  16. Tye

    Tye The Necromancer!

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    turn based like the 'might and magic' and also the 'heroes of might and magic' series are great. Baldur's gate 1 and 2 for PC (not the horrible playstation version) have both realtime and turn based. I also think that Baldur's Gate 2 is probably the best game ever made.
     
  17. Arch

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    I like real time, because I don't have the patience to wait for turns. :)
     

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