Concentrating on the late medieval period, Age of Chivalry: Hegemony replaces or significantly alters each of the civilizations in the original game, while also adding a number of new ones, allowing the player to control Central and Western European states. Many new units and technologies have been added and gameplay dynamics have been changed considerably in this complete overhaul of Age of Empires II.

Play as Austria, Bavaria, Bohemia, Brandenburg, Brittany, Burgundy, Denmark, England, Flanders, Florence, France, Friesland, Genoa, Guelders, Helvetia, Hungary, Li├Ęge, Milan, Naples, the Papal States, Poland, Savoy, Saxony, Scotland, Venice, or Wales. Fight against your friends or the AI through random maps or on newly crafted real world maps of Central Europe, Western Europe, Northern Italy or the Low Countries, or play through the unique historical eight-scenario campaign. Explore a whole new medieval period in Age of Chivalry: Hegemony!

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13 comments by Happertesch on Apr 20th, 2015

The three new countries made available in the new beta, the Papal States, Naples and Hungary, will add to the large number of European countries that were already playable in Age of Chivalry: Hegemony.

They not only come with their own technologies, units and policy decisions, but even have unique features. Gain florins for every building you destroy as Hungary, invest in Jubilee Years as the Papal States to gain florins, or quickly train up an army of knights straight from your stables as Naples. Each also has a wide array of policy decisions to choose from, to shape your country while you play.

Age of Chivalry: Hegemony map

Other countries have also seen changes. Not only are there new technologies and units, but new graphics have been sprinkled throughout, both for units and buildings, and some castles now even have original, progressing construction graphics.

A new version of the AI is included not only supporting the new countries, but also reconfiguring the original ones. The AI now uses more varied troop combinations and strategies and utilises new technologies.

The Lateran Palace

Furthermore, the Age of Chivalry campaign has been updated. The scenarios have been combed through for bugs and rebalanced where necessary, and an additional scenario has been added, created especially by Julius999, depicting the 1379 Chioggia War between Venice and Genoa!

Medieval Florence

N.B. This is still a beta version. Not all intended graphics have been completed: some of the new countries don't have original graphics for their monument or history files yet (to be fixed in an upcoming update), and future versions will also add more new unit and building graphics!

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Age of Chivalry: Hegemony v1.99

Age of Chivalry: Hegemony v1.99

May 10, 2015 Full Version 6 comments

This beta release adds three further new countries to Age of Chivalry: the Papal States, Naples, and Hungary, bringing the total to 26 countries. These...

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LemonSour Jul 28 2015, 9:45pm says:

Will you ever convert this mod to the HD version?

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Happertesch Creator
Happertesch 17hours 15mins ago replied:

No, the features of Age of Chivalry are unfortunately not compatible with HD, which limits certain ways of editing the game. You need the original game to play this mod.

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RandomZombi3 Jul 13 2015, 11:52pm says:

Just wanted to pop by and say how much I love this mod. When I went searching for AoE 2 mods, this was literally the EXACT type of mod I wanted. Keep up the awesome work (:

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Happertesch Jul 23 2015, 5:05pm replied:

Thank you!

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dwddwd Jul 8 2015, 10:50am says:

I've got a problem. When I play on skirmish the enemy's don't want building anything. Viligares just explore the area and nothing more. It's not depends from their lvl?? How I can fix that??

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Happertesch Jul 13 2015, 3:14pm replied:

What map are you playing on and what's the difficulty level you're using? The AI should definitely do more than that. Also, are you using the standard AI?

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dwddwd Jul 20 2015, 6:34am replied:

I solved the problem.

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Gorgaeusis Jul 4 2015, 7:26am replied:

It's just for original AoE 2.

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derder1167 Jul 2 2015, 6:59pm says:

Hi I would like to know if you are supposed to be able to play without a disc (because I cannot), and how do you add custom maps to the game, because I have the gold edition and the maps wont appear in the map selection (custom/standard/real).

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Happertesch Jul 3 2015, 4:52am replied:

Hi! The installation takes account of your regular settings - if your version of AoK requires you to play with a CD, it will still require it after installing AoCH, but if it doesn't require it, it won't need a CD after installation either. There is one known bug with this: if you install the c patch over a version of AoK:TC that already has the patch pre-installed (like the Gold and Collector's Editions) then the double installation of the c patch will require you to use a CD. Perhaps this is what happened with you. You should only install the c patch prior to installing Age of Chivalry if your version doesn't already have it installed.

To the second point, you need to put them in your Age of Empires II\Games\Age of Chivalry\Script.RM\ folder. Custom scenarios and campaigns should go into Age of Empires II\Games\Age of Chivalry\Scenario. You will also find a screenshot and savegame folder here. Hope this helps!

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