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Age of Wonders 3, commonly abbreviated to AoW3, is the third installment in the fantasy TBS series Age of Wonders. The series is developed by Triumph Studios, a Dutch game development studios based in Delft, the Netherlands. Although it contains all elements of the X4 genre, the series mainly focuses on warfare.

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Age of wonders 3 show direction the unit is facing in combat more clearly

is there a setting or a mod that shows clearly with an arrow or something in which direction the enemy units are facing? Maybe it's me but sometimes it's difficult to tell from the visuals alone the ...
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how to make a halfling manticore rider?

I've found the Halfling Manticore Rider in the Tome of Wonders. It's the only t4 halfling unit I could find. However I cannot find what must be done to actually make the unit. What chain of buildings ...
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Does taking a quest from Giants incur some penalty with Dragons in one's domain (and vice versa)?

The quest says I need do kill some of these arrogant lizards. I guess it shouldn't make lizards dwelling in my domain too happy, right? :)
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Why is my Hero (not Leader) surviving when s/he falls in battle and I win the battle?

I am playing Age of Wonders 3 for the first time and I am in normal difficulty on the second mission, Promised Lands, of the campaign. I'm taking my time with it and trying to understand all the ...
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How can I get the "Ruled by a lord" happiness bonus modifier

I'm playing an AOW3 random game as High Elf. Every time I check the happiness of an enemy I see a "Ruled by a lord" modifier which adds +100 to all of their units. I've read in the game contents ...
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how to load previously made leader

Age of wonders 3 has a ton of customization options for the leader. And in the previous version I was always able to save it and load my previously saved customization. There is a checkbox to save ...
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How do I disable this grid?

My cat walked across my keyboard, I've no idea what buttons he hit, but this grid overlay has appeared and I haven't been able to get rid of it! Does anyone know the shortcut to remove it? AOW3 doesn'...
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Does class and specialization affect starting locations?

It seems to be understood that choosing a race impacts the probability of starting locations/climate, but does the same thing happen with your class and specialization? My friend plays an Air Master ...
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Are there any additional missions after completing both campaigns?

After completing both Commonwealth and Elven Court campaigns, are there any additional missions? It seems like Merlin and the shadowborn still have a part to play in the story. I've completed both ...
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What are Devout units?

On my current play through my Hero can be upgraded with a skill "Dirty Half Dozen", this causes all the units in the Hero's party to obtain +3 damage versus Devout units. Now, I'm wondering, what are ...
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What are the differences between the different shot types?

I've noticed that on most ranged attacks they will have a description listed as either "Straight Shot" or "Arced Shot". I'm not sure how these two shot types differ on a mechanics level. I've also ...
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How Legendary is a Legendary Treasure Site

When running around on the map I keep finding "Treasure Sites". For example a Ziggurat or a Forbidden Sanctum. I know that you can only use a single army stack to conquer the monsters that await you ...
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How can I see what tier a unit is when producing it?

Once I've created a new recruit for my army I can see what tier he is. But some upgrades in the cities are for specific tiered units (for example a building that gives all tier 1 and 2 units an extra ...
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