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Old July 17, 2009, 09:22 AM
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Default Empire: Total War $30 @ Best Buy (Exclusive Edition)

I have been a VERY harsh critic of this game but this is a hot price for the hard copy:

Video Games & Toys: PC Games: Empire: Total War (PC) - Best Buy Exclusive | Best Buy Canada Web Store

It comes with an additional "exclusive to the Best Buy version" unit.
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Old July 17, 2009, 09:48 AM
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Nice find. If you missed the Steam sale a few weeks ago this is a must.
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Old July 17, 2009, 10:34 AM
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You may see popularity of this game in multiplayer. Very few people are there.
I remember the times of Medieval TW multiplayer. That was huge.
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Old July 17, 2009, 11:12 AM
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I think the main reason for not many people being online with this game is its instability on the majority of GPU drivers out there. I am using the 182-series from Nvidia which are months and months old.
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How is the game itself, I love gaming but more of an FPS (CS:S,L4d), or WarCraft 3/DOTA type of gamer
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Its ALOT slower than any of those games you mentioned.
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You can try the demo on steam before you buy. I wasn't impressed
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The game is actually alright, but it's HUUUGE.
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Was playing with Spain this week and the usual thing happened: world war about 10 turns in. Naturally, since you have to keep alliances for your own good you're dragged along. Nothing like having tiny little Louisiana declare war on me which naturally drags along France (they are a protectorate of France). It got quickly annoying and I am now playing CoH again.
 


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