1

I recently purchased Age of Empires 2 (HD), and perhaps the first thing I noticed which is different to the original disk game, is that the AI seems incapable of mobilising troops in formation as the player can.

This makes for a very poor attack as the AI forces reach my defences in a 'trickle', making them extremely easy too deal with.

My questions are:

  • Is this an isolated problem? As I have found no other mention of this online.
  • How could this possibly be fixed?

Platform data (If for whatever reason relevant):

  • windows 7
  • 4GB RAM
  • Intel i5
0

You're not alone; I've noticed this a lot as well. This is just a quirk of the AI in HD Edition. The AI doesn't know how to select formations (since it doesn't have a mouse to do so), so it is much easier for it to select units one at a time to move them. Unfortunately what this means is that attacks are much easier to pick off since it's easier to focus on one unit at a time. My suggestion would be to either try using the Conquerors AI, or to download some AI mods from the Steam Workshop or Age of Empires 2 Heaven (these are manual downloads but are usually pretty easy to install).

| improve this answer | |

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.