I. Introduction
Since longer time the Modding Project The Ancient Age is already in development. Its objective is to implement 5 antique cultures with the AoE3 Engine and Structure. These are: Carthaginians, Celts, Hellenes, Persians and Romans

The Team consists on the one hand of beginners and on the other hand of people with experience in modding. The underlying idea of the team set is to teach beginners one or more aspects of modding with the final aim to integrate them effectively into the project.

The project itself is english. The team works in a closed member area on ne.elpea.net, the Official Napoleonic Era Homepage. Our first release will be an Alpha-Version that contains playable Romans and Hellenes.

III. Features
5 completely new cultures with new units, among others Tactical Units like Spies, Assassins or Officers, new Economic Units like Scholars, Slaves, female and male citizens. Longer ages show the true advantages and disadvantages of cultures and demand from players more strategic and flexible thinking.

We are willed to create a more ambitious 1st and 5th Age. The 'Campaign' feature (similar to 'Revolution') makes it possible to change the usual managment of a town to a more intensive organization of a professional army. A new, more realistic counter-system, new random maps, User Interface und Homecity Design are other features that we'll try to realize as well.

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0 comments by TilanusCommodor on Apr 20th, 2010

Heya folks!

the mighty polls decided! I will unlock ESO2 in the next version, so you guys can also play on the AoE3 online platform. Don't forget to put an "TAA" in your game titles!

For all the ones who lost their ESO2 account or can't connect to ESO2 for any reason: Stay tuned! You can still play via Hamachi and/or GameRanger. Also check our forum on ne.elpea.net for Hamachi networks or other instructions.

Second announcement: We will most probably also release TAA for MAC. I don't know if each PC version will have a MAC brother version though, since I can't organize them on my own as PC user. The greater versions will surely be available in MAC for sure, I will fight for that! ^^

I don't have any files to upload now, I will release and upload them as soon as I get them.

Concerning the next version: I don't know myself when it'll be there. I plan to give you "finished" Romans, that means a fix basic structure, more HC cards, more unit textures, maybe already a few unit sounds, I'll see how much my team and I are able to provide.

The Hellenes will also experience lots of structural additions, I'm currently having trouble finding an appropriate helmet for Hoplitai (anyone?). A second Hellenic AI will be added too, so you guys can play 2vs2! ^^

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TAA Alpha Release 0.1!

TAA Alpha Release 0.1!

Apr 5, 2010 Demo 17 comments

Alpha release of The Ancient Age! Version 0.1 is up for you. Check it out. :)

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Guest Oct 20 2014, 10:59am says:

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Guest Dec 1 2013, 8:52am says:

Is this mod died?
The mod is really good.

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microsoftman404 Aug 15 2013, 4:45pm says:

I really want this mod to be as good as the Napoleonic Era. Because what's cooler than playing in the ancient age? It's like playing AoE II with better graphics! Oh, and please add the Barbarians, Celts, Carthage and Egypt when you can :)

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W0rldEmperor Oct 24 2013, 9:36am replied:

Cough...Cough...AOEII is about Medieval times.

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AppiusClaudius Jun 14 2013, 11:38am says:

Damn i just have the normal Age of empires 3 :(, won t be able to play it until buy asian dinasties

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made2kill Sep 21 2013, 1:48am replied:

download it from torrent

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KuyaNexus Nov 16 2012, 11:17am says:

Any Updates?

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mandosrex Sep 18 2012, 3:42pm says:

Gonna be fun when all those custom textures will crash.....

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Killer3041 Jun 11 2012, 10:12am says:

This mod has a lot of errors. you need the sound for Romans (People and the units), you need the sound for Hellenes (people and units), you need the sound for Persians (people and units) and units (Persians units not Indian units). an you need to make Carthaginians and Celts as civilization.

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TilanusCommodor Creator
TilanusCommodor Sep 2 2012, 10:01am replied:

And you need to respect that this is just an alpha release and not even beta. ;)

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moddlord1 Oct 8 2012, 9:20pm replied:

waz up! but after 2 years of your last version do you still work on this mod or is it dead?

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