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..is one of the best games workshop video games I've ever played. It was handled really well, aside from a slightly lower grade of graphics, which was removed when zoomed out. I haven't been able to try the expansions, but now with Imperial Guard, Tau, and Necrons, it looks even more promising. Also, each expansion added units to previous armies, the latest giving marines Grey Knight squads.

Older great games as well are Final Liberation, an amazing and old epic 40,000 game. Also there was Chaos Gate. While being turn based, the visuals were stunning at the time and gameplay/combat was done fairly well. Limited grenades, clips, and resources at all made it a real tooth-and-nail game til you could retrieve more items off the fallen. Then there was the time you find suits of terminator armor hidden beneath a destroyed marine firebase, and added them to your arsenal. And the scary moment when a Khorne Beserker rushed a lonesome marine, and you twitched, waiting to get off just one more shot before that chainaxe....

I'm think i'm going to go play it now....

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The first expansion made it even more amazing, and the second expansion (which is actually everything combined and can be played without DoW) is simply succulent.

You absolutely cannot be into 40k with a semi-decent computer and not own Dark Crusade. It's that simple.

If a fourth installment appears which I'm confident it will, it'll be time for Tyranids to appear. Golly goodness that will rock! Oh and hopefully SM and Chaos will get some bikes! :)
 

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Someone of influence should REALLY take a look at the Gears of War engine for a 40k shooter. The bulky bodies already fit the Space Marines m.o., and the smaller ones fit most others. It wouldn't be incredibly difficult for a programmer to do said conversion, as most just needs rendering. All the elements for a wonderful game are there. I would think most weapons would be standard per character used, with different types of grenades or alien weaponry through the stage to be retrieved. Just thinking of this got me pumped, ninja-style.

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I love DOW. When it comes to computer games, I'm primarily a strategy man (turn-based and real-time). At the moment, my 3 main games are Dark Crusade, Medieval II, and Company of Heroes.

DC is great. I beat it as the Tau, and only have the Eldar and Tau left in my IG campaign. Then I plan on doing CSM.

It says alot when I can have a game like CoH (which is also made by relic, and has the whole "capture strategic points" thing. Oh, and it's simply AMAZING!) and still play DC.
 

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I was looking at that moments ago in Game. Looks really good.

Shame my computer runs on rat power though...
>> Dont buy M.O.K dude, buy some more rats to run your pc instead :D
 

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I used to play DOW, by used to I mean I still own and like the game I just haven't played it lately. Great graphics and physics.
 

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i own dawn of war winter asault and number 1 but i lent out my number 1 to a friend and he lost it so looks like i need to buy it again i plan on getting dark crusad but i can only play them when i go to my granparents house in wich i usually play online once i finish the campaing and i pwn as eldar or chaos i have to play up at grannie cause my computer cannot run anything 6GB (bout 2GB left hahah) 500mhz 128mb RAM shit graphics card shit siund card and worst of all dial up internet once i get my new computer and laptop both will have dawn of war and broadband woot
 

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perhaps but unlikly i dont plan on puncuation anytime soon and the spellcheck dnt work on my computer for sum reason
 

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If a fourth installment appears which I'm confident it will, it'll be time for Tyranids to appear. Golly goodness that will rock! Oh and hopefully SM and Chaos will get some bikes!
Not gonna happen. I remember seeing an interview with one of the dev for the game and they said that Nids and bikes/bike-type things are beyond the capabilites to handle. Now if they make a full sequal with a new engine....

perhaps but unlikly i dont plan on puncuation anytime soon and the spellcheck dnt work on my computer for sum reason
If that is the case, why bother visiting forums? Or at the very least why bother posting? Adding a period now and again really isn't that hard.
 

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I've enjoyed the heck out of DoW. I've showed the intro Movie to so many people to explain what this 40k thing is about (albeit the game and the tabletop are different...it does a good job at garnering interest).

I enjoyed playing SM, IG and Tau. Found the Orcs confusing, and never really got around to playing Necrons. Eldar were okay...got spanked with them for the most part.

Ran it on my laptop...which recently died. My desktop system won't run it very well...so it's time to start assembling a new one.
 

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If I ever get my copy of Dark Crusade back from my friend to reinstall it on my new machine, you can certainly count me in for some 'net games. I'm pretty ruthless with Eldar.
 

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i would love to play online with you guys as soon as i get myself a beter computer and hopefully broadband

i will have it in a few months and my name will be Frowney:( but until then i shall have to wait

i usually play eldar or chaos but i would like to try out the necrons and possibly tau maybe we could make a clan

the almighty heresy-online clan :eek:
 
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