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Age of Empires (aka AoE) is a history based real-time strategy computer game. The game allows the user to act as the leader of an ancient civilization by advancing it through the technology ages.

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Is it possible to change the resolution from outside the game in Age of Empires 1?

I would like to change the screen resolution in Age of Empires 1. Is it possible to do so from outside the game?
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How can I set the Scout Ships to automatically attack nearby?

In Age of Empires 1 is there any way to configure the Scout Ships so that they automatically attack any Fishing Boats that are nearby? By default they seem to stand idle. Fishing Boats: Scout ...
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Is it possible to rename a player in Age of Empires 1?

I would like to change the name of a player that I use in the campaign mode in Age of Empires I: is there any way to do so?
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Age of Empires 1 + Windows 7 SP1 = “Could not initialize graphics system. Make sure that your video card and driver are compatible with DirectDraw”"

I installed Age of Empires I on Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate. After the installation whenever I tried to run the game (Empires.exe) I get the following error right at the beginning: Could not ...
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Is unit speech on Age Of Empires made up?

The unit speech in Age of Empires seems like a made-up one, a kind of "Simlish" (warning TV Tropes). Is it completely made up, or was it somewhat based on a language? Some of the responses sound ...
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Age of empires scrolling patch will not run on full screen size [closed]

Aoe collectors edition patch v1.4 to cure game scrolling by itself works fine, but only on reduced screen size. Any ideas how to make monitor screen run full size please.
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Does anyone know which Age of Empires map this is?

I remember playing some AoE I map and I cannot remember which one it is. I think it could be from RoR expansion but I am not sure. Scenario is like this: You start in bottom left as blue team and you ...
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Age of Empires Online Launcher does not start

The Online Launcher for Age of Empires Online seems to be stuck. I cannot click Play Is this normal? It only works when I start the launcher as administrator.
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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.