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Old 16 Jan 17, 05:07
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You might like to try the original Medieval Total War with the Viking Invasion add on. There is even a free XL version you can download, which adds new territories and factions (https://steamcommunity.com/app/34526...0046873941980/).

Along with AoE II, Red Alert 2 and, the original Neverwinter Night's (NWN), it's one of the few games that I still play (too much) today.

The original NWN is still the best overall roleplay game imho, simply due to all the free additional modules its members have created for download. Many are far superior to the original 'premium' commercial NWN products.
I'm still stuck on Fallout Los Vegas. It's just pretty.
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Didn't care for AoE III, the format just didn't work for me. I might revisit it some day.
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Didn't care for AoE III, the format just didn't work for me. I might revisit it some day.
Same here. Despite some issues AoE II was superior.

Unfortunately, I don't seem to be able to re install it
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Same here. Despite some issues AoE II was superior.

Unfortunately, I don't seem to be able to re install it
What do you like in II over III?
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My problem with III is that the POV is too damn close.
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Same here. Despite some issues AoE II was superior.

Unfortunately, I don't seem to be able to re install it
Did you try installing in compatibility mode?
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You might try installing as Administrator, Nick.
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