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User Info: lolamericans

lolamericans
7 months ago#1
last rts game i played was red alert 2 which was a decade ago, but i did try the demo for total war shogun and my god that was a nightmare, i cant remember if there was a difficulty setting, i think there was and i picked the easiest one and still got my ass kicked. these total war games look so fun though especially the tw warhammer games, so is there total war game for a loser like me?
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User Info: Jonbazookaboz

Jonbazookaboz
7 months ago#2
Shogun. The sega one. Its a great starting point and always on steam sales. They dont get any easier im afraid
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User Info: sherudons

sherudons
7 months ago#3
Honestly warhammer is one is a lot more punishing and adds too much to keep track of if you are new to it, magic, hero's, ect.

I'd say shogun 2 as well, best showing for the series for visceral fun and would work as a learner for warhammer.
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User Info: Bossdog421

Bossdog421
7 months ago#4
I'd say warhammer. It's the most fun i've had with a total war game ever. I wasn't really a big fan of the total war series, I am a fan of warhammer though.
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User Info: -5xad0w-

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7 months ago#5
I also say Shogun 2.

Starting with the Rise of the Samurai expansion might be a little more forgiving since it features fewer unit types IIRC. (Fall of the Samurai being the opposite)
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User Info: NeilJWD

NeilJWD
7 months ago#6
Rome. Simple, cheap, enthralling.
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User Info: loader963

loader963
7 months ago#7
Whichever time period you are more interested in. The formula and design is similar despite that. My favorites are the medieval and Rome ones.
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User Info: GBGGuy

GBGGuy
7 months ago#8
I'd say Warhammer, it has a lot of tutorials available online and the campaign gameplay is fairly simplified.

But honestly, pick whatever game you like, there is no Total War game that is noob-friendly.
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User Info: Jules Rules

Jules Rules
7 months ago#9
The original Rome. Selfishly because it was my first and honestly, I think it's a good starter. Just go from there to the next games in the series after that.
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User Info: sfcalimari

sfcalimari
7 months ago#10
Rome 1 will teach you the basic bones of how to control stuff and deal with your economy, but it's super basic and easy...which might be a good thing. Shogun 2 is the best one but it can be tricky and the AI can be ruthless.
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