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, Liège, Milan, 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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28 comments by Happertesch on Jan 20th, 2014

After a considerable time in production, the long ago promised new version of Age of Chivalry: Hegemony has finally arrived! It adds five new countries - Florence, Milan, Venice, Liège, and Brandenburg - each with unique features and distinctive character.

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Command Italian Condottieri and Liègeois Haidroits, Brandenburger Junkers or Venetian Stradiots. Construct magnificent monuments, such as the church of St Mark of Venice, the Duomo of Florence or the St Lambert cathedral of Liège.

Florentine Guild Hall

Take a stand when advancing your country through the centuries: as Milan, will you favour the Lombard League or the rise of the Visconti Signoria? As Venice, will you look to the sea or the land? As Liège, will you side with the rebellious citizenry or the ruling bishops? Or read about each country in the history section.


The eighteen original countries have not been neglected, either. Many units have new graphics and many more building graphics have been added while some old graphics have been improved. Some countries have been rebalanced after much testing and a new AI is now included which poses much more of a challenge than the old AI ever did. Furthermore, many new objects have been included for scenario designers to use.

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You can download the new version HERE!
This is a beta version. All suggestions are welcome to further improve Age of Chivalry!

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Age of Chivalry: Hegemony v1.97 beta

Age of Chivalry: Hegemony v1.97 beta

Jan 20, 2014 Full Version 31 comments

This release adds five brand new countries to Age of Chivalry: Hegemony. Florence, Milan, Venice, Liège and Brandenburg are each unique new additions...

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The_ironclad_general May 3 2014, 8:54pm says:

Great mod I love so much about it, the new buildings, policy choices new units and how gold is now silver mines (was always ticked off how people would use straight gold as the currency)and especially the bigger population cap. aside from the ais skirmisher/arbalester spamming (I think you should dull down the skirmisher range, if only so archers don't have almost the same range) I love its aggressiveness and how even on standard it doesn't relent. I also have a question to ask, I was playing in the map editor and theres plenty of troops like chataphracts, war elephants, Norman dismounted knights, janissaries, glulam's etc and im just wondering if those are for extra Nations like Egypt, Seljuk/ottoman turks you are going to add or if they would become useable for the current nations like the mercenary troops.this is easily One of the greatest mods for anygame ive used especially since it makes me have a new love for such a great game.

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r1paatatess May 22 2014, 5:53am replied:

hey friends any help here please ?

i have downloaded age of chivalry and every thing is ok but every time i try to install it it pops up and error saying
" setup aoc was unable to open executable "
and nothing happens after that :(
please help me i tried doing everything !!

help :'( !

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Happertesch May 16 2014, 3:53pm replied:

Glad to hear you're enjoying Age of Chivalry! Those units are just for use in the scenario editor, so you can use them in your own scenarios or campaigns. I had the graphics at hand (they were made by the amazing Jorgito, who made this unit mod: and it seemed a waste not to use them! But as they don't fit in the unit rosters of the countries in the game they're editor-only. I'm also not planning on adding any further countries to the mod.

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aarongodinez Apr 24 2014, 3:25pm says:

I know the mod works smoothly on the retail 2000 version. But, does it work with the steam HD version too??

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Happertesch Creator
Happertesch May 16 2014, 3:49pm replied:

No, it only works with the non-HD version.

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Maximilian_I Jul 11 2014, 6:59pm replied:

What would be the point? HD is worse: more bugs and worse performance. It also doesn't look any better.

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Achmad01 Mar 15 2014, 10:25am says:

I like your so much, It makes me feel new experience when playing aoe II. But I think you should make a custom skin for all troops and i think you should change some house skin in 14th century.

sorry for my bad english

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Happertesch Mar 30 2014, 7:41am replied:

The AI is still being worked on, in the next release it should be easier on lower difficulty levels.

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