A computer game with optional PvP (battle.net) abilities. Highly addictive. It has regular levels (will take you a few years to beat them all unless you play regularly) and also extended 'Dark Portal' levels. You can choose to play as Humans or Orcs. The Dark Portal levels regularly feature NPCs, while these only appear from time-to-time on the basic levels.
Available are custom maps, which allow you to play only one level of any given situation. Some even let you upgrade for free! If you have Map Editor, you can create and use your own maps.
Until you get far enough in the game, it can be really boring. However, once you get the hang of armies and using Death Knights, Mages, etc, it is very easy to enjoy.
Went on sale for about $35 CN three years ago. Is now considered sadly outdated.
I am so old school that I do not play normal computer games; I play Warcraft II.
by Ama August 05, 2006
The best real-time strategy pc game ever created.
Hey dude, let's play a game of WarCraft II, the best real-time strategy game ever!
by [24-7]Guan Yu May 09, 2005
The game that revolutioned RTS gaming and was the foundation of Blizzard's success.
x vx x @ old gow/ef/high
by CallMeMurder July 01, 2005
A game made from Blizzard Entertainment, based entirely on the 'Warcraft Orcs and Humans' game, that made best seller when it was first released. This game, while being a sequel itself, has since spawned 1 more sequel, as well as a MMORPG called World of Warcraft.
I was playing Warcraft II on battle.net yesterday and got my orc beat up. :(
by Tagban April 13, 2005

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