OS Neutral Is there any online games like age of empires? Or anything fun and multiplayer

Discussion in 'Mac and PC Games' started by aliensarecool, Oct 28, 2012.

  1. macrumors 6502a


    Feb 25, 2012
    Need something to do when I need to kill time lol
  2. macrumors 603


    Jun 30, 2008
    Try an awesome game called App store, kills time and you can find what you want.
  3. thread starter macrumors 6502a


    Feb 25, 2012
    I don't have to try every game. That's why I asked..
  4. macrumors member

    Oct 8, 2011
    Starcraft II is RTS, fun, and Multiplayer. So I guess that qualifies ?
  5. macrumors member


    Mar 24, 2011
    This. Age of Empires II was my favorite strategy game for years - now it's StarCraft II. You could play that game FOREVER. The campaign is actually pretty good too.
  6. macrumors 65816



    Call of duty black ops is pretty cool.
  7. macrumors 6502

    Sep 19, 2012
    do you remember age of mythology. I used to love that game.
  8. macrumors 6502

    Aug 20, 2012
    Austin Tx
    Age of Mythology is in my top 5 for sure! LOVED that game. Way more fun than Age of Empires for me, even though it played exactly the same. Unfortunately, it was never ported to the Mac properly if I remember correctly.

    I second Starcraft II for a great RTS. If you want something a little more slow paced, but still in the vein of the Age series, you could try Star Wars: Empire at War. Playing Boba Fett in space combat NEVER gets old!
  9. macrumors member


    Sep 25, 2012
    Lyon, France
    You can also try company of heroes.

    It is campaign only (the mac version anyway) but is IMO the best strategy game you can get (ok, the best, tied with Starcraft 2).

  10. macrumors member

    Oct 29, 2012
    I see everyone has already recommended star craft! :D
  11. macrumors newbie

    Jul 31, 2012
    Someone ported Age of Mythology and added Gold to the end so it works on Lion and above. It's on a well known torrent site if you want it.
  12. macrumors member

    Sep 28, 2011
    I am also a big SCII fan. A few points to note, however:

    • There is an expansion coming out soon (currently in beta), after which the price of the original game ("Wings of Liberty") should drop.
    • The multiplayer RTS element is demanding. It is not in any way like a turn based strategy game. Serious time commitment is required if you want to move up the multiplayer rankings.
    • If you get into it there is planned third installment to look forward to!

    If you are less interested in working on your APM and want a relaxed MMO, WoW is always a safe bet. It increasingly caters to casual players.

    EVE Online is probably also worth a mention if you want an MMO with a strong community.

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