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Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition is a 2019 remaster of Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings. It was developed by Forgotten Empires. Among other improvements it supports 4K and adds new civilisations and an additional campaign. Use this tag for questions specific to the Definitive Edition.

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How do I start a regicide game?

I'm playing Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition, and in the event "Women of History," the last challenge is to "Play a Regicide game." I know that a regicide game is a game in ...
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AOE2 DE: How to disable debug information?

Some time ago I somehow enabled debug information in AOE2 DE, which is displayed in top left corner all the time (including main menu, etc.). This information sadly cannot be disabled by pressing F5 / ...
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How do conversions with multiple monks selected work?

In AoE2: DE, I'm unclear with what happens when I have a group of monks selected and I try to convert an enemy unit. My monks appear to all get exhausted after a conversion attempt. Do they have a ...
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What amount of resources do you get back for aborting a currently building damaged building?

If someone damages a building that is currently being built, and you cancel it say at 1% health, do you get back full resources? I know aborting a building that isn't damaged gives back full resources,...
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How to tell the number of wins with any given civ?

In Age of Empires II DE there are special icons for when you win 10 and 100 times with any given civilization. Is it possible to see how many wins you have with each civ towards the icons without ...
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Villagers sometimes kill the wrong sheep

Context: During the Feudal start, I've lined up my sheep under my TC, and shift-clicked through them to kill and collect them in order. Sometimes one or two of my villagers will ignore the command ...
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What's the difference between Age of Empires II: HD and Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition on Steam?

My friends and I are looking to play Age of Empires 2. Problem is, there are two Steam versions: Age of Empires II: HD (2013) Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition (2019?) Some of us have one, and ...
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Can someone with AoE II: HD edition play multiplayer with someone who has AoE II: definitive edition?

My Friend on steam has the HD edition of AoE II but I have the definitive edition, is the multiplayer too different or is there a way we can play against each other?
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Problems with Multiplayer in Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition

I downloaded Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition on Steam and wanted to play online with friends, but every time I click the Multiplayer button, AoE says "Signing into Multiplayer Services", and ...
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