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Total War Warhammer II or Not?
« on: March 15, 2019, 02:19:02 PM »
Generally I love the Total War games....I am a veteran going way back to the first Shogun.

I have Total War Warhammer I and frankly it is not my favorite among the series. I even invested in some of the DLC and that did not really make it better for me.

Now I see that Total War Warhammer II is on sale at Steam.  I almost hit the purchase button. 

But before I do...I want to ask my fellow grogs...is it worth it?  Is it so much better than Total War Warhammer I that it makes sense to buy?

 
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Re: Total War Warhammer II or Not?
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2019, 02:35:56 PM »
Hm. If you already have TW1, TW2 does have an advantage that neither one has alone: you can mega-campaign both maps and all the factions (both playable and non-playable) together.

Is that, or TW2 by itself, going to overcome your problems with TW1? My educated guess is, probably not. It's more of the same but different, so to speak.
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Re: Total War Warhammer II or Not?
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2019, 02:21:53 AM »
What Mr. Pratt said.

If TWW1 didnt really do it for you then I guess if the allure of being able to play the monster map with 2 and 1 combined, isnít doing it for you either, there is no sense in buying 2.
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Re: Total War Warhammer II or Not?
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2019, 09:18:23 AM »
Thanks for the advice guys
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Re: Total War Warhammer II or Not?
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2019, 10:41:22 AM »
I did not care for WH1 either, but for some reason I like WH2 better. Rome2 is still my favorite. I just wish it had some of the UI changes from later games.
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Re: Total War Warhammer II or Not?
« Reply #5 on: March 16, 2019, 12:52:04 PM »
I am like you, Tank...and a bit like solops...I have been playing since Shogun (2000).

At first, TW: Warhammer did not grab me either until I put in dozens of hours and then, finally, I played Norsca...that faction clicked with me and I really enjoyed it.

I did not enjoy the Vampire Counts faction as much as I expected to.

When I am in a fantasy mood, I enjoy the game. Even then, though, some of the units are really too 'out there' for me. Shogun 2 is still my favorite of the series, followed probably by Rome 2 and all its iterations, followed by the Warhammer games.

I am still looking forward to playing a Dwarves campaign (Warhammer I), a Dark Elves campaign (Warhammer II), and a Mortal Empires campaign as The Empire. I have a feeling I will enjoy the Mortal Empires campaign as The Empire the best as it is not too 'out there.'
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