Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos


Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos

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Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos is one of the best selling and most popular computer games of all times. It is sometimes referred to as RoC or WC3 or War3. Blizzard Entertainment, the American video game developer, launched this game on 3rd July,2002. This “Game of the year“ title winner belongs to Warcraft series of games,  released in 1994.It is named so because it is the third game set in the Warcraft Universe.


Background
The fictional world of Azeroth is the playground of this game. There was a devil force called Burning Legion long back before the events of the game. The main objective of the Burning Legion was to obliterate Azeroth. A tribe called the Orcs was instigated by  Burning Legion to attack Azeroth. The fight went on for years. Now the aim of the protagonist is to defeat  Burning Legion.

How to play Warcraft III:Reign of Chaos
The game of Warcraft III is played on wide plains and fields, featured by rivers, mountains, lakes, and cliffs. The terrain is masked with an impenetrable dark cover in campaign mode. The cover is removed from the explored terrains. The areas which are out of sight are covered blanketed with fog of war. There are three objectives of the players playing the game.
1. To build settlements to acquire resources.
2. To guard against other rivals.
3. To prepare units to explore the terrain and attack competitors.
Food,lumber and gold are the three main resource to be acquired in this game. To construct units and buildings, lumber and gold are needed. Food is required for maintaining the units,controlled by the player.
New Features
A new feature of creeps, belligerent to all players, is introduced in this game. The creeps are commanded by the computers. Creeps’ main job is to protect strategic areas like gold mines or neutral buildings. Another interesting feature of this game is day and night cycle. Most of the creeps nap at night. This feature makes scouting during the night much safer. It also reduces the line of sight for most of the units.

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