In 1995, the original Command & Conquer helped define the real-time strategy genre. The franchise then continued to innovate for the next 10 years with cutting-edge visuals, epic storylines, and complex missions. This is RTS gold and you`ll be pleased to know that not only will it run very well on your netbook, but it is also now free!! Yup, gratis to download and play (details below)
RollerCoaster Tycoon: Deluxe the first game in the RCT franchise that inspired many competitors. This edition is the original game with all of it’s expansions preloaded. The game gives you per set scenarios to work with where you go from building an park from scratch or assuming ownership of an established amusement park and are given an goal to obtain within a certain time frame. The feature that made this game famous is it’s ride track editor where you can build custom versions of rides to suit your park. This game works well on a netbook the GOG.com edition has been optimized to work on modern windows versions and is a must have for anyone who wishes to build there own roller coasters or likes sim games in general.
The deluxe pack comes with additional expansion packs, which makes for a pretty complete package. This game has a bit of a cult following and it possibly one of the best strategy management games you can get on your Netbook!
Gizmo reports on a hardcore sci-fi game… Allegiance is a multiplayer only space sim, originally developed and published by Microsoft, that has since been made free and taken over by a dedicated community. A hybrid of spaceship shooters and strategy, it heavily emphasizes teamwork. “Best game no one Played” was the award it was given, and for a reason….. Continue Reading
Ryan Amalfitano points out this splendid looking RTS. Impossible Creatures is an RTS game with a unique twist: All of your units are created by you personally. The Creature Creator allows the player to combine two animals from a pretty long list and tailor them to whatever they may need, then take them into the fight against opponents. It has a semi-long campaign and online support, as well as a free expansion pack and a variety of mods developed by the fan base. Continue Reading
This is a great game if you like futuristic aliens and monsters battling each other. The game runs so beautifully on a netbook with high details and terrain. The game also comes with an expansion and online play. You won’t want to miss out on this game! Have fun ;D Famemonster2 Continue Reading
Reddwarffreak likes his dungeons! Actually, I remember getting into this game when it first came out, I thought it was pretty amazing!
Dungeon Keeper 2 is a strategy game developed by Bullfrog Productions and published by Electronic Arts in 1999 for Microsoft Windows. It was released in Europe and North America in June 1999. It was the sequel to Peter Molyneux’s Dungeon Keeper and predecessor to the canceled Dungeon Keeper 3. Molyneux did not have an active role in the creation of the Dungeon Keeper 2, though many of his ideas lived on from the previous game. Continue Reading