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Dune 2 Online

Dune II: The Building of a Dynasty birthed an entire genre of video games. It wasn’t the first real-time-strategy game, but it standardized the formula and set the foundations that future titles such as Command and Conquer, Starcraft, and even RTS/role-playing hybrid Defense of the Ancients were built upon. Why the history lesson, and what does this have to do with Web.AppStorm? You can now play the RTS progenitor online, in your web browser.

Dune 2 Online faithfully reproduces the groundbreaking classic, which remains just as addictive as it always was. Some aspects of the game have aged terribly, but judging from my time with the port it’s far more accessible than the typical RTS on the market today. Now let’s go over what made it great in 1992, and how well it transitions to the browser in 2012.

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