Brings the triumph and turmoil of some of history's greatest Asian civilizations to stunning life. Wielding the symbolic power of immense Wonders of the world, lead the armies of China, India or Japan in a struggle for dominance against the European powers, or against each other. Crush opponents with ranks of new military units, such as the Chinese Flame Thrower, the Indian Siege Elephant, or the fierce Japanese Shogun. Or play the role of master diplomat, and befriend your allies at the Consulate, biding your time and building a force of foreign weaponry that will topple your enemies. In Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties, players use the might of the East to bring the world to its knees.
An AI that uses more mills, plantations, farms, rice paddies, and builds more interesting combinations and ships more cards, especially lategame unit shipments.
This AI is an improvement of The Helot Major AI, and works to improve general gameplay and for several civilizations to improve btOffenseDefense and food/cash crop buildings.
The AI for Japan still isn't competitive, but now it sends units from the homecity to compensate. Also uses Natives.
German AI now always builds two layers of walls, and is a little less agressive. Builds a mix of units, and now uses Natives.
Spanish AI now uses natives.
AI now trains 4 units types rather than 3.
British AI trains more Hussars and Dragoons
Indian AI trains more Abstract Ranged Infantry and Howdahs
Chinese AI now builds much more fun amount of Cavalry, Infantry and Consulate mix.
Russian AI is more fun to play against.
AIs use less Falconets, (thus more skirmishers) and more artillery in general.
Ottoman AI uses more Infantry and Hussars
Some AIs ship Heavy Cannon, some like the British ship Rockets.
Backup included of original AI Files!