Written by  :  jeremy strope (171)
Written on  :  May 11, 2001
Rating  :  4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars

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A must buy for fans of the original.

The Good

Like its predecessor, this add-on takes the hands-off approach with your characters. It breathes new life into the RTS genre. It's always fun watching your characters go out and kill the big boss all without any input from you. Of course they're just as likely to run away screaming as soon as they see the enemy, but it's still a lot of fun to play. Also you actually start to care about your heroes due to the fact that once they get to high levels they're hard to replace. The character's are also funny. The voice-overs are hilarious the first few times you hear them. The scenario's are fun and a lot more challenging. They bring a lot of new enemies and buildings that you have to get used to. Some of the new building are very useful too. Hmm what else? there's a scenario creator to make your own scenario included, so if your not happy with the included one's, make your own. The game is a whole lot of fun and i recommend it highly.

The Bad

The new scenarios are almost too hard. The graphics aren't quite up to the level of games such as AoE II, but they do the job. Gameplay can start to become repetitive after a while. Not having control over your heroes can kill you sometimes, especially when your in a lot of trouble and they won't help the situation.

The Bottom Line

One of the most original and fun RTS games on the market.