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My favourite RTS game

Filed under: Software and Technology by Hari
Posted on Sat, Jan 27, 2007 at 10:01 IST (last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 21:29 IST)

Have you ever heard of Seven Kingdoms? Chances are, you haven't. It's not a particularly popular game and I guess most mainstream Real Time Strategy gaming fans wouldn't have heard of it. It's a fairly old game and its graphics aren't really flash, but till date I've not found a single RTS game that matches Seven Kingdoms in terms of sheer depth and playability. It's truly a unique game in this genre. Here are some of the reasons why I keep coming back to Seven Kingdoms ahead of so many other more recent RTS games with flashier graphics.

Seven Kingdoms is a rare gem in an otherwise formulaic RTS gaming scenario. If you are tired of the modern RTS genre with its primitive economic system, lack of dynamic alliances and trading/diplomacy, do pick up this game. You're sure to get it fairly cheap somewhere.

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  1. My favorite game of all time was kind of like a RTS but was labeled as a Strategy RPG. It was DragonForce on the Sega Saturn. I remember countless hours and nights, missing college classes just to play that game. I kept my Saturn for years just to keep that game and a few other rare RPG games I had until I realized I was never going to play them again so I sold the whole lot and actually made a decent profit from the sale(s).But yeah, not familiar with DragonForce, check it out here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dragon_Force

    Comment by drew (visitor) on Sun, Jan 28, 2007 @ 09:34 IST #
  2. Sounds like a fun game, Drew. Sadly they don't make great games like these any more.Sad to say, but the popular taste in RPG and RTS gaming leaves a lot to be desired. Naturally the market for really in-depth strategy gaming is quite poor. The best games are often not the popular ones.Do try out Seven Kingdoms if you get the opportunity. It looks like you might enjoy it as much as I do.

    Comment by hari (blog owner) on Sun, Jan 28, 2007 @ 10:14 IST #
  3. Try HITMAN series games HARI.. hope u will lik tht also!

    Comment by LogeshTamilSelvan (visitor) on Mon, Jan 29, 2007 @ 18:30 IST #
  4. Hitman series eh? I'll look at it. Thanks Logesh! :mrgreen:

    Comment by hari (blog owner) on Tue, Jan 30, 2007 @ 09:23 IST #

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