Age of Empires 3 is a wonderful game we love and admire, however, to many of us it felt somewhat confining with numerous annoying restrictions and limitations put down by the game developers. Personally, I always wanted something more... unchained. The idea of removing restrictions and unleashing the game's full potential to provide the best Age of Empires 3 experience to date, as well as modernizing the game to answer today's standards is the very foundation upon which the mod has been built.

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Age of Empires 3 is a wonderful game we love and admire, however, to many of us it felt somewhat confining with numerous annoying restrictions and limitations put down by the game developers. Personally, I always wanted something more... unchained. The idea of removing restrictions and unleashing the game's full potential to provide the best Age of Empires 3 experience to date, as well as modernizing the game to answer today's standards is the very foundation upon which the mod has been built.

Age of Empires 3: Unleashed


AoE3 Unleashed Temple Battle

- Population costs reconsidered:
Every unit now costs as much population as humans there are in a single unit. This allows for much bigger battles with more units, while keeping the need to build houses. Wage a new type of full-scale war!

- Population limit extended:
At some point we've all thought 200 population cap is needlessly limiting and unrealistically small. Age of Empires 3: Unleashed bumps up the limit up to 250, which is the game's hardcoded limit.

- Fortifications improved:
AoE 3 never provided enough freedom in building defenses. Tower limits, weak walls, you name it. Now, forget it, as Age of Empires 3: Unleashed introduces brand new wall upgrades to turn your bland wooden fence into mighty Fort Walls. Build an impregnable fortress of your dreams, with any civilization, even natives! (For the fort walls to face the right direction you have build walls in a clockwise fashion around your first town center)

AoE3 Unleashed Forst Defense

- Build limits removed:
Ever wanted a huge fleet to dominate the sea? Or an impenetrable line of towers to guard your colonists? Maybe a powerful economy to support a warmonger ally? Game limits have been either completely removed or increased to the point where it's basically unlimited (for game engine reasons). Build huge!

- Player colors reworked:
Vanilla Age of Empires 3 player colors feel way too cartoony and shiny. But worry not - Age of Empires 3: Unleashed replaces the old colors with new, refined for a more realistic feel and features an all time favorite - Black.

AoE3 Unleashed Colour Faction Ch

- Firearm sounds replaced:
Ever been disappointed by musket or even heavy cannon shooting sounds packing no punch? If so, rejoice, as Age of Empires 3: Unleashed completely replaces vanilla unimpressive sound effects with completely new, realistic ones. Experience a real battle!

- Customized unit textures and models:
AoE 3, to our regret, never provided distinct unit skins for each of the rank upgrades. Age of Empires 3: Unleashed changes this once and for all, by introducing over a dozen of unique, hand made unit textures and models to correspond to your troop's Imperial status. Many lower rank upgrades now feature a unique look as well, explore!

AoE3 Unleashed Winter Army

- HD quality flags:
Home city flags have been redone in HD. From Natives to Revolutionaries, represent the Empire of your choice with a quality never witnessed before!

- AI redesigned:
To make the most out of the singleplayer experience Age of Empires 3: Unleashed introduces new Artificial Intelligence able to shatter the standards of computer opponents in gaming industry! Lightweight and optimized, the new AI is capable of building walls to protect itself and launch attacks so devastating, few will be able to survive and tell the tale.

- Sioux walls addition:
Ever wondered why people of the plains couldn't figure out how to build walls? I did. Now it changes, as Age of Empires 3: Unleashed allows Sioux to build proper defenses to fend even the most determined assaults.

- Building rotation enabled!

AoE3 Unleashed Ships Updated

- Homecity enhancement:
All newly created homecities start right at level 40 with 39 cards available to unlock. Take all the cards!

Deck size extended

- Deck size extended:
From now on, Age of Empires 3: Unleashed extends the deck size limit up to 25 (hardcoded vanilla limit) regardless of the homecity level, allowing for a more versatile gameplay. Build an Ultimate deck!

- Town defenses improved:
Vanilla castles, forts and towers could not answer for their name! This changes in Age of Empires 3: Unleashed - defensive structure hitpoints increased by 50% and firerate doubled! Fortifications are now stronger than ever!

Pirates attacking an Island Fort

- Fort and factory limits are now gone:
Ever been annoyed by being able to send a factory card, but not being able to use it because of some unreasonable arbitrary limit? Tolerate this no more - Age of Empires 3: Unleashed allows you to build as many factories and forts as you are able!

- Revolutions Unleashed:
Revolutionary civilizations now receive a massive boost to the speed they receive shipments at, enabling you to crush Imperialistic old world powers with might and determination never witnessed before!

Revolution

- Native limits doubled:
Minor native settlements have been altered to provide double the number of warriors they usually do, turning them into most valuable asset on the battlefield. Unleash the native assault!

Numerous both vanilla and mod bugs (like Dutch villager limit) have been fixed providing an even smoother gameplay.

Age of Empires 3: Unleashed


Epic battles await!

Installation instructions:

Make sure you're installing the mod on the clean and unmodded and preferably on a freshly installed Age of Empires 3: The Asian Dynasties. If in doubt - delete and reinstall the game.

Download the mod archive and extract its contents into your Age of Empires 3/bin folder, where the agey.exe file is, click overwrite when prompted. To start simply launch agey.exe or, if you're using steam, launch "The Asian Dynasties".

Do make a backup of the game folder in case you'll want to get back to vanilla, because the mod overwrites "The Asian Dynasties" expansion.

If you face any issues getting the mod to work, consider reading a detailed installation guide => Moddb.com
If even that doesn't help, please describe your issue in the comments of the Detailed installation guide. Issues related to installation process will be answered only there.

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Age of Empires 3: Unleashed detailed installation guide

Age of Empires 3: Unleashed detailed installation guide

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You have downloaded the mod archive and wonder where do you exctact it to? This little guide should answer most, if not all, of your questions.

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RomRomRya Creator
RomRomRya

A small update has been released, hopefully fixing the "proto and techtree files not being recognized" issue affecting some people. If you were having issues getting the mod to work - try again now.

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Guest
Guest

Well I am having problems. I have AoE3 on both my stationary computer & laptop (Steam on stationary, local installation on my laptop). And I have tried to install on both. On Steam in to the Bin folder, and replace/overwrite all on my laptop in to the generic AoE3 folder. But I am not being able to get the 250 pop limit thing nor the ability to construct the cool walls (though I do get the color change and Black being added).

I have played both Japanese and French. Using The Asian Dynasties.

I have reinstalled the game twice on stationary and once on the laptop and I still can't get this to work, and I have downloaded the mod again each time, in case the download earlier was corrupt.

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RomRomRya Creator
RomRomRya

Check hussar pop requirement or outpost build limits.
If they are the same as vanilla - you have installed the mod wrong.
I have tested the mod on both steam and disk versions, everything works.
Again, when extracting the files to the game folder - make sure not only to merge folders, but to overwrite as well (apparently great number of people have an issue with the last step).

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Guest

I just reinstalled the mod again, in my Steam bin folder. I even manually most files in the bin folder that had the same name as one of your files, before I pasted it, in case that was the problem. (I did this with all files in all folders except the art folder, cause that had too many files for me to sift through manually). When I copy pasted the Art folder it said there are 3 files that have the same name, I told the paste thing to "replace the files with same name blabla".

I started the game and again I got the color thing to work, but can't get over 200 pop, and outpost build limit is 7.

Not sure why it's not working. Does Steam still retrieve some files from the copy of my original Bin folder, instead of the main Bin folder, where I now have your files? Or is there another folder on the computer in another directory where Steam picks the files from? Doubtful, I have searched my computer for all AOE3 folders, and only one I have is the Steam one.

Also the only folders I had in my original Bin > Art folder were "Patch" and UI". Am I also supposted to have "Buildings" and "units" there, that you make me install?

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RomRomRya Creator
RomRomRya

For purposes of the mod you have to use your main steam game install location, no special subfolders or anything. The installation path should look like "D:\Steam\SteamApps\common\Age Of Empires 3\bin". If you want to be able to get back to vanilla without redownloading the game - create a backup of the original.

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Guest

Hi, i have a problem, the mod doesnt seem to work. I have different colours and sound, but i cant have more than 200 population and other things. Any idea where can the problem be?

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RomRomRya Creator
RomRomRya

Yes, it seems you have merged the folders, but did not overwrite anything. Simply try to reinstall the mod again and this time select the "overwrite" option when copying files from the archive.

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matiaris
matiaris

Wait are you roman form discord?

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RomRomRya Creator
RomRomRya

Yes, I am.

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matiaris
matiaris

Great Work Dude!

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