A rebalance of AOE ROR with 32 new civs, 8 new units, resource trading, harder AI, and much more. Requires Upatch HD 1.1 R4. To install: unzip file into your AOE directory/Mods folder and load in Upatch's mod manager. Installing Upatch will make the mods folder in your AOE directory.

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5thegacy Version 1.68


Version 1.68 will include the following changes; although, some of them may change before the update.
(coming December 27th)

Added new doodads to scenario editor.
Added some new "TO"s to scenario editor.
Added Lookout Tower (requires Granary and the Tool Age).
Added Night Watch technology (available at Granary).
Added Tundra terrain.
Changed the Aquarius map type to Tundra.
Remastered "the Reign of the Hittites" original campaign.
Added "the Xiongnu" and "the Winter Campaign" scenarios.

Assyria can now research Hipposandal; Assyrian "Cavalry" do +2 damage to Swordsmen.
Hittie can now research Armored Elephants; they can no longer research Chain Mail for Infantry.
Lowered Phoenicia's Elephant bonus to -20% resources from -25%.
Sumeria: Removed Heavy Camel Riders.
Persia: Removed Legions and Heavy Horse Archers; added Artisanship and Ballistics.
Israel can now research Metallurgy.
Trojan "Cavalry" now gain +25% Hp instead of +20%.
Parthia can now research Fanaticism and Legions; they can no longer research Afterlife or Jihad.
Removed Woodcutting and Farm bonuses from the Han civilization.
Xiongnu can now research Logistics.
Dravids can now research Greek Fire; removed Melee Armor bonus for Chariots.
Lowered Van Lang Swordsman cost to 40/45/50/50 Wood, respectively.
Illyrian Privateers now cost 20% less, instead of 10%.
Numidia can no longer research Longsword.

Increased Food cost of "Cavalry" units to 75, instead of 60.
Lowered "CamelRider" bonus vs Elephants back to +5 from +6.
"HeavyInfantry": Increased benefit from Metallurgy by +1 (total of +5).
HeavyInfantry: Increased Attack to 14 from 13.
Elite Infantry: Increased Attack to 17 from 15.
Centurions: Increased Attack to 25 from 22.
War Elephants: Increased Attack to 16 from 15.
Armored Elephants: Increased Attack to 19 from 18, and increased Melee Armor to 4 from 3.
Scythe Chariots now gain +1 Pierce Armor from Metallurgy.
Walls, respectively, now take 12, 16, and 20 seconds to build.

Made revisions to the AIs' strategies (they don't train as many early units now).
Persian Triremes should now always benefit from their Fire Rate bonus.
Fixed Player 7 causing crashes in Scenario Editor (Phoenica's graphics set was changed back to "Greco").
Fixed Rocks and Waterfalls so they do not appear on the minimap.
Armored Elephant and Howdah Archer upgrades now cost 900 Food and 1200 Gold.
Siegecraft now makes Villagers deal 5 damage to Towers and 10 damage to Walls, regardless of Jihad.
Fixed Palmyrene Explorers so they don't get an Armor bonus.
Improved the AI in the Iron Age.
"Asiatic" Temples now have stone bases that match Roads and Plazas.
The Lost map type no longer spawns "nomad" Lions.
Jihad now makes Farmers only carry 2 Food, regardless of upgrades and bonuses.
Fixed Composite Bowman "shadow techs" for the Dravids and the Kushites.
Improved the number of Fish resource spawns on the Honshu map type.
Made some improvements to the Sa Huynh scenario.

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I think this is a very good mod of AOE ROR. However, some civ and other things are absolutely joke!
For Example:
1; Zhou villager cost 40 food and 5 wood, their economy in the Stone and Tool Age grow very slow.
No Aristocracy means their Centurion is trash, not useful
2; Jomon Villager cost 40 wood instead of 50 food for what??
Like Zhou, Jomon can't grow fast in the Stone and Tool Age.
+1 pierce armor for Improved Bowman is not a big advantaged
3; Slow down attack animation of the War Elephant for what??
They're slow, and easy to convert by the priest, and they are expensive, can't use in Bronze Age!
4; Farm auto re-seed is a must, just like AOE:DE.
5; Why we can't upgrade Composite Bowman in Bronze Age! They are slow, weak HP compare to Chariot Archer
6; Cyrenean is very good civ which have big advantage in Stone and Tool Age, but can't research The Wheel means their villager are slow/
Hoplite cost wood instead of gold, but can't upgrade to Centurion????
Improved Bowman can't upgrade to Composite Bowman for what!
7. I think you should try to research a little bit about civ history, or just play Total War: Rome for more information.
They are so many factions!

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Add more options to build some more pyramids for egypt or at least cancel the time line when i build wonders

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Proseon5 Creator

You can change the Victory Condition before you start a match.
Setting it to "Conquest" will disable the Wonder timer.

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Proseon5 Creator

Don't forget to check out the "addons" tab for the downloadable soundtrack

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how to download this? i copy paste and it isnt working

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the latest version 5thLegacy v1.62 here Moddb.com

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i did copy past into Age of Empires: The Rise of Rome folder didnt work

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Proseon5 Creator

after installing Upatch HD, you have to place the folder into
the "mods" folder. Launch the Upatch HD launcher and load the mod using the "mod manager".

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please read my PM :(
and there is no "mods" folder...

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Does this AOE ROR mod work with the Definitive Edition of the game on steam? I want to play with more difficult AI that isn't broken

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Proseon5 Creator

To the best of my knowledge, 5thLegacy does not work in Definitive Edition.

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