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Old 08-24-04, 09:18 AM   #13
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I think it's pretty awesome. It doesn't play exactly like those billiant movies they have been feeding us for the past year but it's pretty darn close. Rome will kick the RTS boundary a mile.
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Yah, they've raised the bar again. Aside from a few minor sound glitches (skipping on speech) everything looked and played super-smooth. I liked the surround-sound effects ... I got a little thrill hearing the trumpeting of elephants coming from behind me. Kick this one up to the top of the list.
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It ran slow on my system until I turned off high quality shadows. It runs nice now.
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I just gave the demo another whirl on the hard difficulty and the game is simply fantastic. During my first play my girlfriend was watching Melrose Place so I couldnt really crank the volume to hear the absolutely spectacular sound effects.
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