Easy one: Why do you love Warzone 2100?

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Easy one: Why do you love Warzone 2100?

Post by NoQ » 13 Nov 2011, 07:21

Just curious. If Warzone 2100 is close to the only game you play, why do you love it so much? If you have other games that you like as much as Warzone 2100, what still makes Warzone 2100 special? (:

Because ... you know ... there are a lot of "better" games around. They have impressing grahics engines. They have ... less bugs ... probably. They have a nice network code with fancy dedicated servers that make you out of all this port forwarding hell :dontknow:

I think we could probably understand each one better if we knew why do we still love Warzone 2100.

My story is pretty simple. Even though i never knew of Warzone 2100 when it first came out, I found Warzone 2100 in linux repositories, and it turned out to be one of the most addicting games available natively for linux; i'm not that much into new fancy games, so i didn't feel a need to keep windows around just to play games; Warzone 2100 was just what i needed. Later, i became kind of grateful to Warzone 2100, for it was the first game i learned deeply enough to master map making ... not the tasteless "noob's dream" or "SimCity 2100" map making, but something closer to what the original creators of the game ... hell, the whole "landscape design" thing opened up for me in this little game :) Well that's how i am (:

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Re: Easy one: Why do you love Warzone 2100?

Post by Shadow Wolf TJC » 13 Nov 2011, 20:02

Personally, ever since I played this game on the PlayStation, I've yet to see another rts game that allowed you to design your own units like that. In fact, I'd like to see this game get the Supreme Commander treatment: a (spiritual) sequel with more refined gameplay (and more modern graphics). The unit designing mechanic seems comparable to (though nowhere nearly as in-depth or flexible as) the Master of Orion series's ship designing mechanic.
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Re: Easy one: Why do you love Warzone 2100?

Post by Saberuneko » 14 Nov 2011, 01:30

Simply because it's hard to find something soo good and similar.
Also, it has that "something" that makes you love the game.

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Re: Easy one: Why do you love Warzone 2100?

Post by DarkStarMercenary » 17 Nov 2011, 02:55

I have the Playstation version and used to have the demo of it on ps1.. Bad thing is i lent it to a friend who now is deceased God rest his soul. But on the Demo sample pack from Playstation Magazine there was a code in the game where you can access God Mode and access all factions research and power. However if you did too much on the map the game would freeze :/.

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Re: Easy one: Why do you love Warzone 2100?

Post by zany » 17 Nov 2011, 09:27

I like the old warzone not the new one that can't run correctly :annoyed:

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Re: Easy one: Why do you love Warzone 2100?

Post by lav_coyote25 » 19 Nov 2011, 01:48

zany wrote:I like the old warzone not the new one that can't run correctly :annoyed:

what os and type of machine you running there.

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Re: Easy one: Why do you love Warzone 2100?

Post by mynameismethos » 25 Nov 2011, 08:16

NoQ wrote:Just curious. If Warzone 2100 is close to the only game you play, why do you love it so much? If you have other games that you like as much as Warzone 2100, what still makes Warzone 2100 special? (:

Because ... you know ... there are a lot of "better" games around. They have impressing grahics engines. They have ... less bugs ... probably. They have a nice network code with fancy dedicated servers that make you out of all this port forwarding hell :dontknow:

I think we could probably understand each one better if we knew why do we still love Warzone 2100.

My story is pretty simple. Even though i never knew of Warzone 2100 when it first came out, I found Warzone 2100 in linux repositories, and it turned out to be one of the most addicting games available natively for linux; i'm not that much into new fancy games, so i didn't feel a need to keep windows around just to play games; Warzone 2100 was just what i needed. Later, i became kind of grateful to Warzone 2100, for it was the first game i learned deeply enough to master map making ... not the tasteless "noob's dream" or "SimCity 2100" map making, but something closer to what the original creators of the game ... hell, the whole "landscape design" thing opened up for me in this little game :) Well that's how i am (:
personally i love this game because you are playing a game with that 90's nostalgia and i like the feature of building your own units it makes the game play more challenging in some way .i think the graphics are cool i am not a guy that judges games by their visual appeasing capabilities cough: call of duty cough: just for their replay value. i think what makes warzone 2100 special is that the customized units and extensive tech tree where away ahead of its time.
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Re: Easy one: Why do you love Warzone 2100?

Post by roarke » 08 Dec 2011, 20:01

I love it because it remains faithful to its origins and it is in a way like TA.

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Re: Easy one: Why do you love Warzone 2100?

Post by Kih-ap-hiih » 27 Dec 2011, 13:29

I love it for some reasons.
-learned to play campaigns is one :wink:

And for my taste, C&C games came closest to this powerful game.

Research new technique options, exists only on Warzone2100. A lot :!:

And now After a year (not played), when I installed new version of game, I get surprised first, with advanced 1.5 kills on info, when I select viper mashinegun. :D

A big thanks to all, who made game playable well. :)

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Re: Easy one: Why do you love Warzone 2100?

Post by aubergine » 16 Jan 2012, 06:15

There's several things that I like about WZ:

* Love it's "desolate" feel - a lot of more modern games seem to "pretty", WZ feels like you actually are in a post-nuke warzone
* Love the research tree, all the different units, base structures, etc., and how they all have a part to play
* Love VTOLs, artillery, missiles
* Love the emphasis on radars

Even now I still feel that there are loads of new tactics and gameplay styles for me to experiment with. I love the way that as the game progresses, your old units and defences become outdated - it means that in each and every game (I tend to play single player) there is a sense of evolution across many areas of gameplay.

On the campaign, I loved the fact that for a long time you play with very few and basic units, sort of creeping around carefully picking off the enemy.
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Re: Easy one: Why do you love Warzone 2100?

Post by Virus- A » 16 Jan 2012, 22:41

Usually I like wz2100 Because They Are Strategies and intelligence, When I win I tell myself That I'm smart lol :P :P ----- :arrow: especially intelligence is what I like :wink: :wink: :wink:
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