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Warcraft: Orcs & Humans

Real Time Strategy (RTS), Strategy

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Interplay Entertainment, Blizzard Entertainment, Electronic Arts Victor

November 23, 1994, December 31, 1994, December 31, 1995

DOS, Mac



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Requires Patience: The game’s pacing might be slow for those who prefer fast-paced Real Time Strategy (RTS) games.

Bugs and Glitches: Some players have reported bugs that can disrupt the Warcraft: Orcs & Humans experience.

High Difficulty: The steep difficulty curve in Warcraft: Orcs & Humans can be daunting for new players.

Why To Avoid

Innovative Mechanics: Warcraft: Orcs & Humans introduces new and innovative mechanics in the Real Time Strategy (RTS) genre.

Compelling Storyline: The narrative in Warcraft: Orcs & Humans is deeply engaging, making it a must-play for Real Time Strategy (RTS) fans.

Community Driven: The game has a strong community, which enhances the multiplayer experience.

Why To Play

Warcraft: Orcs & Humans is the first game in the Warcraft series developed by Blizzard Entertainment. The Orcish hordes are summoned through the dark portal to the peaceful human Kingdom of Azeroth. When the two races meet each other, a terrible war ensues. Only one race can dominate the land.

Players can choose to play as either the Humans or the Orcs. There are 12 scenarios for each race with mostly a single objective: destroy the enemy.

As with most RTS games of the same era, a lot of time is spent collecting resources and building structures to make/upgrade different types of units.



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