Looking for a more action-oriented strategy game.

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  1. Devante
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    Devante Crescent fresh at best.

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    What's a good strategy game that doesn't require so much (if any) hunting/gathering/building?

    One that focuses more on the battles?

    And one that preferably takes place during 18th century-ish Europe, Napoleonic era.



    I want to command a bunch of armies but I don't want to do the building and all that.
    Maybe a tiny bit of building is OK.

    Thanks for any advice!
     
  2. Satangel

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    Maybe Advance Wars and Advance Wars Days of Ruin.
    Or Fire Emblem for the GBA.
     
  3. Sir-Fritz

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    Warcraft 3's campaign doesnt have many "deathmatch" style levels and are mostly fairly action orientated.
     
  4. Devante
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    Devante Crescent fresh at best.

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    Thanks for the suggestions.

    Anything for PC/Mac that's 18th century-ish?
     
  5. CPhantom

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    An ancient game from the 90's here...but Myth: The Fallen Lords!

    It was made by Bungie back in it's youth, before it was bought out by Micro$oft for making halo.


    no building in it at all, just straight up fighting.
     
  6. UltraMagnus

    UltraMagnus hic sunt dracones

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    sword of the stars is fun, but about as opposite to 18th century as you can get......

    talking about older games, there is warhammer: dark omen, no building etc at all in it, hard as hell though
     
  7. Elritha

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    Company of Heroes.

    Not 18th century, but it is more action oriented.
     
  8. superkrm

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    try any title with total war in it

    medieval total war

    rome total war

    then theres
    XIII Century; Death or Glory
    maybe too early
     
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