A 2005 real-time strategy game developed by Microsoft Corporation's Ensemble Studios, and the forth "Age of" game

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Defense against Artillery Spam?

Situation: It's been a few months since I've last played so I'm a bit rusty I remember my favorite strategy was a resource boom (made easy by Portugal's free Covered Wagons increasing Settler ...
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Running all expansions in AOE 3 from a single exe

I am unable to play any campaign or to load any home city from The Warchiefs in The Asian Dynasties and vice versa. The main AOE 3 game is also unable to load any of the two expansions. Both ...
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Can't connect to game

I have two friends who play Age of Empires III and we've been meaning to play a game together. However, we've been running into some weird problems. I cannot connect to any game that involves one of ...
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Does settler improvement cards affect settler wagon?

I play as Germans and in my deck, I want to add these two cards: Textile Mill and Royal Mint, both increases coin gather rate of villagers. Will settler wagon gather rate also be improved if I add ...
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How do I run Age of Empires three on ubuntu?

I've been trying to play this game for awhile now but when it opens it asks for the l3codecx.ax why is this and how do i get around it?
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Is there a way to get data out of Age of Empires 3's view postgame?

It's been a while since I started playing Age of Empires 3 online. Is there a way to get the timelines (and other data found in the postgame, such as resource gathering, experience...) out of the game ...
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Can the French create 2 forts?

In the original Age of Empire 3, can the French create 2 forts or 2 factories ? If yes, How ?
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What is the optimal economy layout for a no rush game in Age of Empires 3?

I always have trouble organizing my settlers in a no rush game to gather resources. So let me make a scenario. Let's say I'm playing as the french who have a max villager pop of 70, how many should I ...
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When should one use the Revolution age in AOE 3?

In Age of Empires 3, one can revolt from their home city (for a non asian civilization) in the industrial age. This converts all villagers into fighters. While factories and banks keep producing ...
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Age of empire 3 complete edition: Can we play both expansion at the same time?

So i installed age of empire 3 complete edition, but when i launch the game, I can either "play Age of empire 3 complete edition", "Age of empire 3 : The war chiefs" or "Age of empire 3 : The asian ...
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In Age of Empires 3, what is a good build order for the British?

I'm trying to improve my AOE3 skills with the British. What are some good build orders that play to their strengths? i.e. a rush tactic? or a tanking tactic?
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What are the counters in AOE 3?

Out of the units that can be built in the Barracks, Stables, and Artillery Foundry, which unit is good against which? I'm talking about these units: Hussar Dragoon/Ruyter Pikeman Skirmisher ...
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AOE3: Multiplayer Game Through LAN lags [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Age Of Empires III : Lag in Multiplayer game ( LAN ) Hi all, I am trying to play Age Of Empires 3 through LAN between my PC and Laptop. My PC and Laptop is connected ...
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Fast infantry training

Which civilization is having most upgrades for speed up infantry training (reducing training time)?Example: researches, cards, unique upgrades, etc.
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Multiplayer LAN problem with AOE3 - The Asian Dynasties

Till yesterday I was playing AOE3 in multiplayer LAN with my brother ( LAN through WIFI ) and it was perfectly smooth. Today I installed The Asian Dynasties expansion pack on both the systems and I ...
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Whats a good number of villagers to aim for having in Age of Empires 3?

When playing both Campain and Skirmish, the Computer(s) always seem to have at least 10 villagers on food garthering alone, and they always seem to have lot more doing just about everything. I tend ...
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When playing Age of Empires 3 on Windows 7, how do I get the screen to appear in the center?

I just installed AOE 3 on my Windows 7 x64 Ultimate box, which has an i5 processor and a radeon 3850. I have installed the latest AOE 3 patch (1.14). My video driver, claims windows, is up to date. ...
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Can't join Age of Empires III games

I recently purchased a copy of Age of Empires 3 but I have been unable to get it to connect to my friend's game via Tunngle or Hamachi. The strange thing is that I am able to see his game, but when I ...
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Age Of Empires III : Lag in Multiplayer game ( LAN )

I am trying to play AOE3 in LAN. My Desktop and Laptop are connected to a modem through ethernet cable. Desktop Config: 1 GB RAM Intel P4 Processor (1.66 GHz) 512MB NVIDIA Windows XP Laptop ...
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Age of Empires 3 Direct3d error

I play AoE3 fine on my laptop, using my 1080p as my primary screen at home (at 1920x1080) however when I try to run it at school (again on my laptop), I get an error stating: Initialization Failed ...
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Checking your unit stats in Age of Empires 3

How do I check the stats for my own units (hitpoints, attack etc)? For the other teams just clicking on their unit gives the stats. For my units I can see only the commands. How can I see their stats? ...
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Villager's don't move on to the next livestock after gathering food

I built a livestock pen in AOE3 in the hopes of not having to chase around the wild animals when hunting since the sheep and cattle just sit there and let you kill them. Unfortunately my settlers do ...