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BPGE #7 – Dune II: The Building Of A Dynasty

We start off this week with the most important real-time strategy game to exist. Developed by Westwood Studios, Dune II literally defined the RTS genre as we know it. Basic game elements like resource gathering and tech trees all originated from this game. As much as it did define the genre, the game still feels quite antiquated twenty years later. To play a much more modern RTS, we need to move forward by three years and take a look at Command & Conquer. I highly recommend watching both games one after another to truly see how much Westwood influenced RTS games as we know them. If you wish to give it a try, read on for more information on Dune II. Continue reading BPGE #7 – Dune II: The Building Of A Dynasty