Age of Empires is an epic real-time strategy game spanning 10,000 years, in which players are the guiding spirit in the evolution of small stone age tribes. Starting with minimal resources, players are challenged to build their tribes into great civilizations.Gamers can choose from one of several ways to win the game, including: world domination by conquering enemy civilizations, exploration of the known world and economic victory through the accumulation of wealth. Age of Empires was developed by Ensemble Studios and features the expertise of Bruce Shelley, co-designer of the hit strategy game Civilization.

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UPatch HD 1.1


The new version is here - UPatch HD 1.1 Release 3 includes several new features and many improvements. If you already have one of the previous 1.1 releases, just install the new version over it to update your game.

>>>>>>>>> For more information about UPatch HD and all of its features - visit the official site.

One of the most important additions in Release 3 is the new mouse control option (enabled by default). Previously the game did not detect right-clicks properly when moving the mouse rapidly, which prevented commands to be quickly issued one after another. It was also problematic for higher-end (gaming) devices, since they are more sensitive. The new option eliminates this problem.

Multiple commands are properly accepted and executed.


The new version also introduces the new Idle Military Units hotkey - you can now press "," (comma) to cycle through your idle military units. Several other hotkeys were added as well, for example Granary, Storage Pit, Market and Government Center can now be selected and cycled through with Ctrl+ hotkeys.

The number of possible unit groups is doubled in Release 3 - you can now use the numpad keys on your keyboard to create/select unit groups 10-19 and they will all show their group number when selected (including the previously missing number for group 0).

New unit groups available.

New options are available (Launcher - Settings - Advanced) - you can now have Time/Population and Player Scores shown automatically at game start. Many other improvements, some bug fixes and optimizations are also present (the full list is on the site).

The new release contains some important updates on the modding system as well, like the ability to create entirely new tilesets (architecture/interface styles). All the details are in the modding section of the site.

For more information - visit the official site.
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UPatch HD 1.1 - Release 2

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Indian Era

Indian Era

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A Upatch HD mod.. It deals with Indian Empires...

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Lost Empires Patch 1.4.1

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This patch changes Mauryans bonus and edits there tech.tree to enable chariots.

Lost Empires Initial Release 1.4

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Lost Empires Full Version 2 comments

The mod features 4 civilization, (Mauryans, Celtics, Atlanteans & Etruscans)new units. (Light Cavalry, Crossbowman, Heavy Camel Rider & New Heroes) At...

UPatch HD 1.1 - Release 3

UPatch HD 1.1 - Release 3

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UPatch HD 1.1 Release 3. Please check the requirements on the official site before installing.

.slp to .bmp converter by Joseph Knight

.slp to .bmp converter by Joseph Knight

Other 2 comments

A utility to convert AoE graphics files called SLPs to regular BMPs and back.

Speed Editor by Phill Phree

Speed Editor by Phill Phree

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If you are a map designer you'll probably need this utility. With it you can speed up the game so you can see if your PER/AI files (of computer AI) work...

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Kandara
Kandara

I love this expansion!
I remember when i played it alot on my childhood, and i still play it!

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First off, for those of you who don't know, this is not Age of Empires. This is Age of Empires: The Rise of Rome, the expansion pack... not the original. Oh, and this was not released Oct 14th 1997, the original was released Oct 15th 1997 in North America, this one was released Oct 31 1998. I added the original, Age of Empires on here, it's waiting to be accepted.

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feillyne StaffSubscriber
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That was supposed to be both. (The complete edition.)

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kjfytfkytfyt
kjfytfkytfyt

both is called Age of Empires Gold Edition, which btw i have :) So if this is supposed to be a page for both, the name needs to be changed.

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DEAD_FiSH
DEAD_FiSH

I loved this game as kid and I love it till this very date.
Unfortunately I lost my CD. :(

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Gothii_Imperator
Gothii_Imperator

Man, they sure know how to make games. We may be waiting for AoE4 but they never ever skip on the music, AoE1 had the best in my opinion, anyone else have a fave AoE game's music? if so then theres one reason to go play this game tight now.

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Siege_Chopper
Siege_Chopper

One of the bestest PC games ever!

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AirborneSn1p3r
AirborneSn1p3r

one of my first, my first being east front, loved it. but i gota laugh at what some of the guys in the game say some stuff sounds cina dirty...

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OrangeNero
OrangeNero

roggan?

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OrangeNero

erectus?

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habbadagus.

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Sukatah! :D

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