Now I enjoy RTS, I am tired of the build build build, spawn, spawn, spawn, attack attack attack that almost every RTS out there seems to have. Sure you have some strategy, but really you could train a monkey to play WC3 well.
I want a game that is a throw back to the original Myth: The Fallen Lords games, games that give you 20 soldiers and said use strategy and cunning to kill these 500 zombies and it was so, you would bait them, you would lay down bombs, and flanking the enemy and using surprise tactics had an effect on the outcome of the game. Also your formations had an effect, it was like a constant game of trying to find what formation would work the best against your enemy, if they were a tight woven pack box them in, use dwarves to take out there middle. Scattered? Well that was just asking for a trow to tear through, there we a thousand different ways to engage in combat, you could break your squad into two formations, one to distract there soldiers and die with honor while you took another force to pick off there archers.
Some of my fondest memories were "If I had a trow" I probably spent 100+ hours playing that map over and over and over.
I remember hiding reinforcement zombies in the water and have them pop out to flank the enemy, I remember having to leave archers near your Dwarves cause you just knew a force of goblins would be trying to take them out, I remember the day I found out you could use (Those lightning casting guys) to rain down Moltov Cocktails from your dwarves, I remember when an enemy snuck his Trow around the back of my army and took half of them out before I could realize what was happening, I remember having that lone archer run flow blown through my ranks to fire that one flaming arrow into a dwarf laying mines BOOM, I remember sending that one suicide dwarf into there ranks to clear out the riff raff.
I remember having to retreat because the enemy had terrain advantage and I knew I wouldn't have a chance, do you ever retreat in WC3? **** no, you send in the forces you got to die then start building more, BAH.
Are there any games like Myth still out there? Or should I just re-purchase that? Does anyone still play it?