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August 8th, 2013, 18:00
Originally Posted by DArtagnan View Post
The thing of it is that each approach has its own unique advantages and disadvantages.

Turn-based almost inevitably means more control (and more detail in terms of the tactical arsenal) - and real-time inevitably means less time spent waiting and a more natural flow of gameplay.

It all comes down to what matters most to each individual player.

To some people, turn-based does indeed feel like an eternal borefest - and we have to accept that.

Personally, I tend to enjoy both ways when done well - but I'd probably lean towards turn-based in singleplayer games and real-time in multiplayer games.
I mostly agree with you. I have however been able to enjoy a few TB games in multiplayer with friends (HOMMIII - hotseat & Civ3,4,5 - times MP).

Playing with friends can be great as you can shout at them to move faster
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