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Discussion in 'Games' started by davvi36, Nov 13, 2012.

  1. davvi36

    davvi36 Jedi Youngling

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    Nov 1, 2012
    Does anybody still play Empire at War? I just realised that it's already 6 years old!

    I don't play it too often anymore, but if I play it I never play FOC (I hate the consortium - it completely unbalances the game!) I also seldomly play online, if so usually with a friend or my brother.
    Or I use the "Awakening of the Rebellion" mod.
     
  2. Zeta1127

    Zeta1127 Jedi Master star 5

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    Sep 2, 2012
    I still play it occasionally, mainly with the Phoenix Rising mod for FoC.
     
  3. Darth_Kiryan

    Darth_Kiryan Jedi Master star 4

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    Mar 13, 2009
    does that at all make the game any better, because FoC was rather....well, lacking and overbloated.
     
  4. Zeta1127

    Zeta1127 Jedi Master star 5

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    I would like to think so, there is no Consortium, so it puts the focus back on the GCW.
     
  5. Darth_Kiryan

    Darth_Kiryan Jedi Master star 4

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    Mar 13, 2009
    Interesting. Might have to check this out.
     
  6. DarthMak

    DarthMak Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    I still prefer Galactic Battlegrounds. I was so excited about the movie camera feature of EaW, but it seemed silly that it would show you areas where nothing was going on.
     
  7. davvi36

    davvi36 Jedi Youngling

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    you can always skip ahead to the next scene..

    i never tried galactic battlegrounds, but it's just a star-wars-version of age of empires, isn't it?
     
  8. Zeta1127

    Zeta1127 Jedi Master star 5

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    Sep 2, 2012
    That's correct, but I like Galactic Battlegrounds too.
     
  9. aguywithabiggun

    aguywithabiggun Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Love EaW. But Battlefront 2 takes most of my SW gaming time
     
  10. GenAntilles

    GenAntilles Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    I mostly play it with the Thrawn's Revenge mod. Love the latest version of it. You can play as the Empire, New Republic, Empire of the Hand, Penastar Alignment, Dushkan League. And tons of EU characters for heroes for each side. My only regret is there is no diplomacy feature for this game. Would like to be able to ally with or declare a ceasefire, make it more realistic. But it would likely be impossible to implement in the game.
     
  11. Zeta1127

    Zeta1127 Jedi Master star 5

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    Sep 2, 2012
    I don't like Thrawn's Revenge as much as I like Phoenix Rising, but its probably a better choice for me since all of the computers I have access to are older ones.
     
  12. davvi36

    davvi36 Jedi Youngling

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    Nov 1, 2012
    these mods sound good. gotta try them out sometime.
     
  13. The Man Who Sold the Moon

    The Man Who Sold the Moon Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Nov 19, 2012
    There are Yevetha ships?
     
  14. Jedi Master Kenobi

    Jedi Master Kenobi Jedi Youngling

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    Nov 17, 2012
    Galactic Battlegrounds is my absolute fave!!! I may have to spend tomorrow playing that!!


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  15. Spazmatron

    Spazmatron Jedi Padawan star 3

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    Sep 19, 2012
    I do!

    Got the Republic At War mod...

    man its awesome.
     
  16. son_of_skywalker03

    son_of_skywalker03 Jedi Master star 4

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    Dec 7, 2003
    I'll pop it in every once in awhile. Haven't done so with any mods in awhile. Not especially since I got my latest computer only a month or so ago.
     
  17. RC-1991

    RC-1991 Jedi Master star 4

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    Like Zeta mentioned, Phoenix Rising is an excellent mod, and personally I enjoy Thrawn's Revenge.

    Republic at War is fun, and actually has an aggressive AI, but puts some of the install files in the main game folders, which causes other mods to not work (particularly Phoenix Rising).
     
  18. JackG

    JackG Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Yes! The Yevetha are normally wiped out by the Empire of the Hand by the time I have the resources to get them in the version I play. :(
     
  19. RC-1991

    RC-1991 Jedi Master star 4

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    Granted, they don't have much more than the Intimidator and some thrustships. And the thrustships are laughably killable.
     
  20. GenAntilles

    GenAntilles Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    I like playing as the Hand, only wish they had something like a hypervelocity gun or ion canon, would be nice to be able to properly defend my strategic worlds with more than just my fleets.

    Also someone get Zahn to write a book where the Hand has their own Super Star Destroyer, please. :p