Age of Empires 2: The Age of Kings (Often called just Age of Empires 2) is a RTS published by Microsoft in 1999, being the second in the Age of Empires series.

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Can the original Age of Empires II be played online thru GameRanger with the HD version on Steam? [duplicate]

So my question is if the original Age of Empires 2 can be played online with steam HD version of the same game through the Game Ranger software, not through steam? http://www.gameranger.com
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How to play Multiplayer in Age of Empires II?

How to play Multiplayer game in Age of Empires II: Age of King? With an application or from the game?
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How to enter triggers in map editor?

I started playing AoE after a long time, and now I'm creating a custom map.I want to specify the conditions for victory in my own way. I don't know how exactly to create custom objectives,but I ...
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Age of Empires 2 Direct Draw Compatibility issue

This has happened to a number of my favourite games now and its infuriating! Is there a way I can make my GForce graphics card compatible with DirectDraw to run AOE 2 on my new windows 8.1 machine? ...
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Can I get relics back from AI players?

I like to play with a computer ally so I can trade for gold, but he takes all the relics. I know it's possible to wall them, but is there a way to get the relic back after the AI has taken it? It ...
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What are the base Line of Sight values for units in Age of Empires 2?

I've been searching the internet for a chart or even a wiki with either compiled unit info or various individual information about units in AoE2 (either AoK or AoC expansion, preferably the latter) ...
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Does Spies provide Line of sight for my Ally with Cartography?

According to the Wiki, Spies is a technology which allows a player to see their enemies' Line of Sight. And Cartography: allows a player to share their allies' Line of Sight. In this ...
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Is there any way to play AOE2 without a CD legally?

I can't seem to find anything online that would suggest I can play this game legally without a CD. Not to mention, the CD I own has a chunk of it missing (it still plays fine and installs fine), and ...
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How do you counter a mangudai and paladin combo?

I am fairly new to Aoe2 . I just started playing multi-player game mode with my friend and he always takes me out in imperial age with Elite mangudai and a Paladin combo. He also micro-manages these ...
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Is there a way to attack-move in Age of Empires II: HD?

I've just bought Age of Empires II: HD, and have been running through the tutorial missions to re-skill up (it's been a while since I played the original). On the last map of the tutorial I built up a ...
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Can the original Age of Empires II be played online with the HD version on Steam?

My friend has an original copy of the game and was wondering if he could play online with me if I buy the HD version on Steam.
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Modify Hotkey for Age of Empires 2

I will probably purchase the remastered edition of Age of Empires 2 when it launches on April 9th on Steam, but at this time I do not have my original copy of the game so I cannot test this feature... ...
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My mouse doesn't show up during gameplay

I am playing Age of Empires on Windows 8, through my Mac with Parallels, and I am thinking that it is either a problem with Windows 8 or Parallels because it didn't happen on my home computer running ...
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Age of Empires II: Problems saving in the Scenario Editor

I have found an extremely annoying problem with the scenario editor in Age of Empires II. When I open a previously saved map in the editor, I sometimes discover that the last minutes or hours of work ...
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AOE 2 Windows recorded game on Mac?

I owned a PC during my college days and have a whole collection of recorded games (around 1000 games) played during that period. Now I own a mac and would really like to watch those games again, since ...
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What are the differences between the difficulty levels in the Campaign and Skirmish modes?

What are the differences between the Standard, Moderate and Hard difficulty levels in the Campaign mode? What about between Easiest, Standard, Moderate, Hard, and Hardest in the Standard/Multiplayer ...
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What triggers a battle event in timeline?

In Age of Empires 2, what is the trigger for drawing a battle event in the Achievements timeline? It seems to be very far from actual happenings, but I just can't get what is a "battle" for the AOE2 ...
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How do I play Age of Empires 2: Age of Kings multiplayer with a mac and a pc?

I'm not sure what the problem is. I just can't find any games or connect to them. It works between two macs. There was a similar question claiming that it does work but not stating how.
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Is Age of Empires II: The Conquerors playable on Ubuntu?

Is it possible to play Age of Empires II: The Conquerors on Ubuntu?
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Why are my AI enemies surrendering all the time?

I recently started to play AoE2 again and tried to play some random maps against AI opponents. I set the difficulty to "Moderate" (3 of 5) and started the game. But every time after exactly 5:01 min ...
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Age of Empires The Conquerors Windows 7 error

I'm trying to play the Conquerors on Windows 7 but I get the following error: Age of Empires II Expansion has stopped working The Age Of Kings runs just fine
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Can you play Age of Empires 2 multiplayer between PC and Mac?

My brother and I have a PC and a Mac, and we want to play Age of Empires 2. Is the multiplayer compatible between the two?
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Timeout issue on LAN Multiplayer with Age of Empires II: The Conquerors on Windows 7

I'm attempting to connect to me and my brother's computer to play our old Age of Empires II The conquerors through our LAN connection. The thing is sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. Almost ...
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Why does Age of Empires II think my disc isn't valid on one computer only?

I have the Age of Empires II Gold Edition which contains both Age of Empires II and the Conquerors discs. I have lost the Conquerors disc, so I am trying to play just Age of Empires II. However, on my ...
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Age of Empires (1+2) online?

Can I still play Age of Empires 1 or 2 online? The GameSpy room for AOE 1 is always empty.
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Can I play AOE 2 over LAN, cross-platform, between Mac and Windows?

A few friends and I want to play some AOE over the weekend. I have a MacBook Air, and they have PC's running Windows XP. They are all able to connect to a single host using the "Local Area Network" ...
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Voobly Rating points

I'm playing Age of Empires 2: The Conquerors at Voobly but neither I receive Rating points nor "Win" or "Loss" points. Why is this happening?
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The Age of Empires II Scrolling Bug

The scrolling bug in Age of Empires II is rather well-known. It has been mentioned at Gaming, too. The problem is that, in-game, the view constantly scrolls to the left and upwards. And the game is ...
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Age of Empires 2 score system

Age of Empires 2 has a score system where it gives each player a certain number of points based on all the various aspects like military, economy etc. I was wondering if anyone would have a more ...
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Windows 7 & Age of Empires II: works but not quite? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The Age of Empires II Scrolling Bug I'm trying to install Age of Empires II on Windows 7. The graphics are so so, but when I enter a tutorial, the map keeps panning ...
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How do I play Age of Empires multiplayer on Windows 7?

AOE on my windows machine is unable to detect games setup by my peers (Windows 7) on the same network (LAN) or on the internet. Is there something I should be doing (patch, fix) to join others ...
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How can I beat all the 4 enemies in “Golden Horde” by Serjik Waters in Golden Horde?

I have been playing this game, where I had beaten 1/4 enemies in the game. But after that an orange enemy is very difficult to defeat and the other 2 are very strong, so when I concentrate on 1 the ...
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Age of Empires 2: Age of Kings - Network Playability Issues

I play Age of Kings (AOE 2) on my home LAN. It runs ridiculously slow/choppy. Both of the machines are well beyond the minimum requirements for the game to run, and my router is a fairly new Linksys ...
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Online Playing for Age of Empires - Conquerors

I am looking for a place to play AOE 2 TC online - something like Battle.NET. I used to play in Game Zone, but I think this game is no longer supported. Any ideas?
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Counter for Korean War Wagon

I have been playing Age of Empires - Conquerors for more than 6 years. We used to compete each other using LAN. What we generally experience is, with population limit of 100 or more, the Korean war ...
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What are the cheat codes for Age of Empires 2?

I recall there one being 'beefsteakjimmies' but that's the only one I can remember. What are all of the codes and what do they give you in the game?
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What are the different custom scenarios for Age Of Empires 2?

I've been a member of GameRanger for a while, and I am familiar with RM - Random Map, and CBA - Castle Blood Auto, but I have noticed other game types such as Path Blood and Michi. Can you give me a ...