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How good are you? There is only one way to find out. I like the Korean civilization artwork a lot -- nice animation on the war cart. You will notice that there are minor tweaks to the user interface but not much of a change at first glance. Audio is right on track -- the new civilizations have great sounds just like the original game.
I generally turn down the music in most games, but not this one. The one thing I would like to see is the sounds as wav files on the CD so I could assign them as system sounds on my computer. I would really like to have original clean clips. I recommend the full install for best performance. My review copy did not come with a "Quick Reference Card" but I have been told that the retail version does. This is my favorite part of documentation for all the Age of Empires games.
It gives you a quick look at the technology trees and what you need to build to get the stuff you need to become a "King. Is there a better alternative? Not at all. Age of Empires is the definitive real-time strategy series. Regardless of which civilization you choose to play, each will exhibit traits, weaponry and research proclivities based on the historical record.
One highlight of the game there are many , features buildings that are upgraded pursuant to advancement through the four ages: Dark, Feudal, Castle and Imperial. These structures, shown amazingly to scale with astounding details, eventually build to magnificent showcases that dazzle the eye. Individual units a vast number exist can be periodically upgraded as well along with the effectiveness of purpose for which they serve. Level headed and decisive management of requirements, resources, research and goals are essential in AOEII:AOK and can seem daunting at times in the flurry of real-time activity.
To help novices conquer the learning curve necessary in the game, a short campaign-based tutorial is provided that guides William Wallace through his attempts to thwart the British troops of Henry Longshanks as they try to bully the Scots into submission.
Additionally, the manual contains an exhaustive "tips" page for beginners not familiar or experienced with real-time strategy games. The actual movement of your forces on-screen couldn't be simpler, especially with the point-and-click interface and shortcut keys that, once learned, make manipulation of the many aspects of gameplay a breeze.
The selection process of grouping like units together could be difficult but isn't, due to the intelligent visual depiction of groups that allow for a fast winnowing-out process. In fact, several methods are provided for selecting individual units as well and establishing a rallying point a flag that can be situated just about anywhere on the game map.
Developer Ensemble Studios. Publisher Microsoft Studios. Engine Genie Engine. Contact Send Message. Homepage Microsoft. Release date Released Game watch Follow. Community Rating. Average 9. Genre Real Time Strategy. Theme Medieval. Overview User Reviews Specs. Including one standard multiplayer game King of the Hill on a Yucatan Map , one single player campaign scenario Montezuma One , and two civilizations Mayan and Aztec , the trial version showcases the amazing gameplay available in the full retail version.
What do you need to know about free software? Publisher's Description. User Reviews. Gamers are encouraged to join in for a fun day of multiplayer battles.