Total War: Warhammer is a turn based strategy game with empire building and real time aspects. The game is set in the Warhammer fantasy world featuring heroes monsters and magical creatures.
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Pro Tons of replayability
Thanks to the different factions available in the game, the player has a lot of choice as to how they would like to play, which gives a lot of replayability. There are five different campaigns available (four in the game and one as DLC) that each has its own faction to control and set story, which will take quite a bit of time to each be experience to their complete endings.
Pro Great setting
Being based around the Warhammer tabletop fantasy world allows for an in depth game with tons lore behind it. Fighting off vampires and zombies are just some of the things to be found in the game.
Pro Gives players the ability to customize their generals and heroes
TW:W gives players the chance to customize the abilities of their chosen legendary lord, generals and even heroes through a detailed skill tree. Skills vary from individual character skills usable in battles (such as spells) to passive skills which influence army movement in the campaign map.
Con Only four factions are available in the base game
There are only four factions are available without DLCs (The Empire, Vampire Counts, Greenskins and Dwarfes). Other playable races and factions are currently being released periodically as DLCs.
Con Maps can feel constrained
Due to the compartmentalizing of factions and which land they can take over means that the games maps can feel smaller than they appear since only certain sections can be played on.