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Age Of Empires II Gold Edition

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A Timeless Classic RTS Game that Delivers Convincing Gaming Experience

By Ivy Paloma

On Tuesday, June 17, 2014

The Gold edition of Age of Empires 2 is an incredible game for all enthusiasts of this kind. The gameplay is versatile enough for the beginners and all the way to the expert gamers. It also has tutorial missions for you to get familiarize on how the game rolls out and then continued by a variety of single player mission that will check your abilities to its limit.

What is admirable about this game is that, it has brilliant storylines in the conquest mode. You can select a decent cultures and variety different military units. This game is very entertaining and exciting if you like RTS game. There are many ways to win not just by killing your enemies.

If you are seeking for a classic Real-time strategy game then look no further, Age of Empires II Gold Edition brings on almost everything. The graphics are somewhat lacking, but the gameplay is more than enough to make AoE II Golden Edition fantastic!

Pros

  • It is very entertaining and exciting
  • It has an exceptional storyline

Cons

  • The graphic is too outdated
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Play and Enjoy This Fine Strategy Game Offline or Even Online

By Reinalei Jamir

On Tuesday, June 10, 2014

AOE II Gold Edition is an amazing RTS game. It is a massive step up from its predecessor. Most of the gamers also compare this game to “Civilization." For me, AOE II is more about building up your armies and lots of combat unlike “Civilization” where players can beat up their enemies peacefully as they choose.

What I like about this RTS game is that it has a lot of playing options that makes this game more pleasurable. I am not stuck with the same routine. I can play multiplayer mode over the Internet or LAN. I can also play single-player mode where I can choose a map where I want to play. The sounds works fine for me. It does not have any irritating background music which is a plus for me. The graphics looks remarkable, too.

All in all, AOE II Gold Edition is an excellent game and very addictive as well. It will keep you glued to your PC.

Pros

  • It has a nice graphic layout
  • It has a multiplayer mode

Cons

  • The game is too outdated
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Be a legendary leader and march into battle with this strategy game

By Rose Sincro

On Wednesday, June 18, 2014

I just love strategy games. One of my favorites is Age Of Empires II Gold Edition. This game is set during the Middle Ages, and you can choose from different civilizations and conquerors. For the conquerors, your choices are the Huns, Koreans, Mayans, Aztecs and Spanish. There are also 13 civilizations namely Saracens, Japanese, Goths, Turks, Britons, Byzantines, Mongols, Teutons, Chinese, Celts, Franks, Persians and Vikings. You can also select between single player and multiplayer mode depending on your preference. The goal of this strategy game is quite simple. You need to assemble and train an army then fight the enemies. But first, you have to accumulate various resources. Each civilization has their positive and negative points. This is where you need to strategize in order to win. You can also have alliances with other players to strengthen your army further. Some characters in the game are taken from history such as Genghis Khan, Joan of Arc and many others which makes it more enticing to play. Age Of Empires II is also divided into different time periods which offer more diversity to the game.

Pros

  • An expansion pack is available
  • Select different civilizations to play with

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  • Game may appear boring for others
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

For what are you going to use the program?
  • Distraction, amusement, passing time, having fun, avoid getting bored, distract from work, get better, exercise my brain, i don't know anymore

  • Play with that andd gonna crash your empire! Muh Abayan Pasri"s Villlage! I'll crush his village and his castle for my worth gold and stone!

  • i want to be able to play the game so that i can put off my real responsibilities like college and blissfully waste my days away doing what i love

  • To play Age of Empires. That is the only reason. I am really bored af right now and writing this is stupid and Im just righting so i can get rid of characters

  • on windows 10 for entertainment purpose as this is one of the most addictive games that i have ever played . Age of empires hohohoohoh hahaha

What similar programs have you used?
  • Age Of Mythology Age Of Empires and hllo how are you are the softwares similar to this one that i have downloded my friend who is asking mr to type a lot

  • age of empires gold edition i have plaid very much its very nice game i really like it if any more editions will be here on net i will defiantly play

  • what I like most are the applications and games program has in addition to its graphics and how fast your download of colors besides and popo

  • none, i don't know why, but i guess i never felt the urge before to look up these sites, and really dig in to download some awseome game like age of empires 2

What do you like most about this program?
  • It's free to download. That is what makes it the greatest thing on this green earth of the Most High Creator, the being we all know and love as God.

  • gaming strategy game is amazing for me and i play whith my friends for all the time and we love age of ampizers since i was 14 years let me downlod it please

  • simple easy to play fun, that was one of the first games i really played properly on pc .love the city take over option and being able to have a navy

  • This program is free wich means I don't have to buy it again after it was deleted from my computer when it crashed three years ago jkfgkfkgkfkf

  • Nostalgia, I loved playing this as a kid and want to try out if this works on the latest software that I now have installed on my laptop. Looking forward to it!

This game is a real-time strategy game for PC in which you have different cultures to select from with the aim to overcome your opponents. This version includes all the features from the original game and also new improvements with this expansion.

This game represents a walk through history, learning about historical characters and battles. It allows you to choose between 13 different civilizations and make them evolve from the falling of Rome to the Middle Ages, adding new discoveries and conquering the resources of your enemies.

Gameplay

Once the download completes, you will see that this game is in the usual style of these kinds of games. First of all you have a main building, which depending on your civilization, represents the center of your power. Use your villagers to gather resources and build new constructions to create new technology and a fearsome army to fight against your opponents.

Each civilization in this game has unique units with their strong and weak points. These features determine your strategy and style of playing. Take advantage of your army and overcome your enemies with surprise attacks. You can also play with diplomacy by offering truces and negotiating alliances.

Game modes

You have 2 different game modes that will entice you to spend hours and hours playing. The campaign mode is for a single player. In this mode you will play as Genghis Khan, Saladin or Joan of Arc, amongst other historical characters. You need to accomplish the objectives of the different scenarios to fulfill the campaigns completely.

In the multiplayer mode you will be able to play against different users or against the AI in certain stages. You can also create a random map and play different modes like deathmatch, in which you need to overcome all the players or regicide, in which you need to eliminate your rival’s monarch.

Alternatives

For example, you have two interesting alternatives to this game. Stronghold is a good option to keep an eye on, as it is a strategy game based on real historical events. Empire Earth III, on the other hand, adds a little fiction to the game style and will lead you into the future.

Age Of Empires II Gold Edition Features

The main features of this game are listed below:

  • It contains Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings and Age of Empires II: The Conquerors expansion pack
  • It is set in the Middle Age with 13 civilizations (Britons, Byzantines, Teutons, Mongols, Chinese, Persians, Japanese, Celts, Goths, Franks, Saracens, Vikings and Turks) and five from the Conquerors (the Aztecs, Mayans, Koreans, Spanish and Huns)
  • Single player and multiplayer modes (up to 8 players)
  • 4 periods of time: Dark Age, the Feudal Age, the Castle Age and the Imperial Age
  • Some missions are based on historical events
  • Different types of units: archers, cavalry, siege weapons, infantry and naval units from the Age of Kings; and 12 more from the Conquerors (War Wagon, Jaguar Warrior, Tarkan, Missionary, Turtle Ship or Genitour)
  • Map editor to create new locations and missions
  • The Conquerors includes four more single player campaigns: Attila’s rise to power, Montezuma’s battles, the adventures of El Cid and Battles of the Conquerors, with single scenarios based on real battles (Lepanto, Yamazaki, Hastings, etc.)
  • New maps to play (Arena, Ghost Lake, Scandinavia, Yucatán, etc.)
  • Improved AI

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Conclusion

This game is a good strategy game which has made it's way into the classics of the genre. The diversity of civilizations and units are the main strong points, along with the gameplay which will keep you playing for hours.

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Pros
  • Includes expansion improvements
  • Diversity
  • Multiplayer
  • You can enrich the game with free patches
Cons
  • May be dated