Long ago, the galaxy had known peace. Paradise was ruled with the hand of science, and the hand was that of the galactic governing body known as the Core. Ironically, it was the Core's ultimate victory, the victory over death itself, that brought about the downfall of its paradise and started the war that would decimate a million worlds. The immortality process, known as "patterning," involved the electronic duplication of brain matrices, allowing the transfer of consciousness into durable machines. Effectively it meant immortality, and the Core decreed the process mandatory for all citizens in order to ensure their safety. However, there were many citizens unwilling to toss aside their bodies so casually, many indeed who regarded patterning as an atrocity. They fled to the outer edges of the galaxy, forming a resistance movement that became known as the Arm. War began, though it was never officially declared by either side.

Review RSS Feed MrElusive603 says
10 MrElusive603

Feb 27th, 2011 3 people agree 0 people don't

This is only for those who can appreciate old games and look past the dated visuals. If you can't, go play something else because this game won't be for you.

Plenty of unit variety, a thriving modding community, an excellent soundtrack and many more things make Total Annihilation a truly fantastic RTS of it's time. This game, in my personal opinion, is better than a lot of modern RTS games.

You can purchase this game, complete with The Core Contingency and Battle Tactics expansion packs, via digital download on Impulse for £7.99 GBP or $12.87 USD. It works fine on Win7/Vista :)

Shelby123456789 says
10 Shelby123456789

Apr 10th, 2014 0 people agree 0 people don't

This game is by far the best RTS game I have ever played and maybe RTS of all time.
Something about this game just keeps making me want to play it more than any other game.
With almost 100 mods already made for it and more being developed even 16 years after its release, then that just says that there is definitely something special about it.
I give it a 10/10.
It is awesome.

dennich says
10 dennich

Nov 9th, 2013 0 people agree 0 people don't

Still the best RTS ever!

kisdalton says
10 kisdalton

Oct 24th, 2013 0 people agree 0 people don't

Total Annihilation ranks No. 3. on my top 10 games of my life. A must play for strategy and wargaming fans. The mods that are made for the game (even today, 16 years after its release) keep the game fresh and interresting to play. 10/10.

Deuce_Savage says
10 Deuce_Savage

Oct 20th, 2013 0 people agree 0 people don't

Da greatest!

TaShadan says
8 TaShadan

May 19th, 2013 0 people agree 0 people don't

Best RTS after Starcraft Broodwar. Only downside is the stupid pathfinding AI. TA Zero is the best mod for TA.

marc3825 says
10 marc3825

Oct 10th, 2012 0 people agree 0 people don't

After all this years, still an amazing str with 2 equilibrate team, lots of differents unit, great community and lots of mod to imrpove the game, I suggest you to look for TA Escalation mod.

g2mXagent says
10 g2mXagent

Aug 26th, 2012 0 people agree 0 people don't

Epochal real-time strategy game!

creeper.ssp says
10 creeper.ssp

May 7th, 2012 0 people agree 0 people don't

One of the best RTS game ever.

HTRK74JR says
10 HTRK74JR

Mar 1st, 2012 0 people agree 0 people don't

best game ever. once had a match last 3 months because the ai's defenses and mine were so freaking strong.

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