Questions tagged [dune-2]

Dune II was one of the first real-time strategy games, developed by Westwood Studios and based on the Dune film and books. A 2000 remake (*Dune 2000*) updated the game with new graphics and interface improvements.

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Do Sonic tanks cause Friendly Fire?

The Atreides Special Unit, the Sonic tank fires a wave of sound forward which damages all units in its wake. Can this unit cause widespread damage to my own base and my own units like the rocket tanks?...
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Detonating a spice bloom in the middle of a spice field. Gain or Loss?

In Dune2, detonating a solitary spice bloom surrounded by sand will yield a spice field. Sometimes one can find a bloom in the middle of a spice field. In order to maximize credits, should I attempt ...
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What's an effective use of the ornithopter?

Atreides and Ordos can both build the Ornithopter starting from mission 7 onwards. The unit requires that I build a HI-Tech factory and upgrade it, after which the flyer can be bought for the same ...
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List of unit statistics?

Can someone please provide a list of unit statistics from Dune 2? Including things such as: Health Attack power Armor (and how it works) Range The ones I've found online are useless as they are ...
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How do I kill the sandworm?

In 'Dune : The Battle for Arrakis' for Sega Genesis, a sandworm seems to randomly come and eat units that stay too long on the sand. They also seem to have a health bar and can be targeted and shot at....
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Where to Download .PAK Files for Dune Legacy

I just installed Dune Legacy on Ubuntu and got a message saying that I need to download and properly save several .PAK files from the original Dune II game. I have never owned Dune II, so I do not ...
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Why do you need to shoot your own sonic tanks?

In this Dune 2 speedrun, the player builds sonic tanks and sends them to destroy the enemy base. Before sending each tank, he exposes it to friendly fire until it gets a certain amount of damage. He ...
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Dune 2 Legacy - difficulty

I am playing the campaign of Dune Legacy v. 0.96.4, but I have problem with the difficulty. First time I started without changing any settings and couldn't pass the 5th mission. I switched the ...
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