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Re: Fantasy General 2
« Reply #60 on: August 28, 2019, 08:11:20 AM »
Ugh. Good points, Jarhead. In my excitement over the title, I certainly didn't see those red flags. Day one purchase just became "some day in the future maybe" purchase.

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Re: Fantasy General 2
« Reply #61 on: August 28, 2019, 08:19:30 AM »
Yeah, I shouldn't say "I'm out". I should say, "I'll wait until it's deeply discounted in a Summer or Christmas sale".
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Re: Fantasy General 2
« Reply #62 on: August 28, 2019, 09:07:51 AM »
Too bad. I was hoping. A fantasy world version of Empires: Field of Glory was more what I was dreaming of.  :dreamer:
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Re: Fantasy General 2
« Reply #63 on: August 28, 2019, 09:09:59 AM »
Too bad. I was hoping. A fantasy world version of Empires: Field of Glory was more what I was dreaming of.  :dreamer:

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Re: Fantasy General 2
« Reply #64 on: August 28, 2019, 10:07:07 AM »
Guys...don't get too down on it. What I have played so far of the campaign is very good. Its definitely got those classic addictive qualities. However, I am disappointed about the limited content as previously mentioned and I knew those were things you would all want to know about, as I too, thought there would be more there and at least a sandbox empire building component. It just isn't that kind of a game though.
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Re: Fantasy General 2
« Reply #65 on: August 28, 2019, 10:57:44 AM »
I still need to dive deeper and play a Mortal Empires campaign of Warhammer: Total War. That will scratch the itch for a while.
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Re: Fantasy General 2
« Reply #66 on: August 28, 2019, 11:18:04 AM »
Yeah, I shouldn't say "I'm out". I should say, "I'll wait until it's deeply discounted in a Summer or Christmas sale".

The only thing I buy on day of release is new Order of Battle campaigns.  They seem to work out of the box and are not too pricey.  Everything else I wait for people to play it for at least a month - and usually wait longer and get it on sale.

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Re: Fantasy General 2
« Reply #67 on: August 28, 2019, 12:02:47 PM »
Too bad. I was hoping. A fantasy world version of Empires: Field of Glory was more what I was dreaming of.  :dreamer:

That's sort of Sovereignty (from Matrix). Which I've heard is a buggy mess, although I haven't played it personally enough to find out. It's an ambitious game, but it isn't exactly a sandbox because it doesn't have a random map (so far as I recall). I think in principle it compares well to FoGEmp.

There are plenty of fantasy sandbox 4x games now, and Matrix is going to work on remaking the original Master of Magic, so that's coming.

Fantasy General was always Panzer General, and that is NOT a sandbox game, NOR a version of FoGEmp (which the TW:Warhammer games fill pretty well). Matrix has plenty of WW2-ish Panzer General inheritors, including a direct remake, and including a version for freaking Wahammer40K (i.e. Armageddon). If FantGen2 is like that, there's a reason.
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Re: Fantasy General 2
« Reply #68 on: August 28, 2019, 01:02:32 PM »
Don’t forget the hollowed pixels of Age of Wonders II and III.
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Re: Fantasy General 2
« Reply #69 on: August 28, 2019, 01:31:49 PM »

There are plenty of fantasy sandbox 4x games now, and Matrix is going to work on remaking the original Master of Magic, so that's coming.

Don’t forget the hollowed pixels of Age of Wonders II and III.

They are indeed among the number of plenty of fantasy sandbox 4x games now.  O:-)
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Re: Fantasy General 2
« Reply #70 on: August 28, 2019, 01:49:14 PM »
Deity Empires is well designed although I think the AI is lacking.

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Re: Fantasy General 2
« Reply #71 on: August 28, 2019, 05:36:37 PM »
I was thinking, 'Fantasy' Bactria might be able to win a game.  ::)
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Re: Fantasy General 2
« Reply #72 on: August 28, 2019, 06:59:22 PM »
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Re: Fantasy General 2
« Reply #73 on: August 29, 2019, 03:13:15 AM »
I was thinking, 'Fantasy' Bactria might be able to win a game.  ::)

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Re: Fantasy General 2
« Reply #74 on: August 29, 2019, 08:36:20 AM »
Well, I did say, 'fantasy'.  :hide:
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