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Playing on Mac using Wine (No Bootcamp, No VM)
by [Vergil] Aeneas
A complete guide to running AoE II HD on Mac using Wine (without running Windows), meant for the average Steam user to be able to follow easily. Includes lots of fixes and procedures that I either found online or discovered myself, even from ideas left in...
Age of Empires II: HD Edition Cheat Codes
by [VA] Sight
To enter in these cheat codes, press Enter, then type in the following codes for the desired effects....
Goths Guide - Zero To Hero
by ZeroEmpires
A video guide on how to play with the Goths. Beginner friendly and easy to understand!...
Tech Tree lies and secrets (AoF updated)
by [INoV]Harald Hardrada
What the Tech Tree hides you......
AoC Advanced Noob Guide-v2.6
by [LTP]PsychoMantis_
Advanced Guide to Economic Builds and Strategy, Overall Guide to AoC Random Map So you have decided that you are not going to be able to learn AoC in a couple weeks?......READ THIS ...
Simple Dark Age Build Order
by Turkman
Sick of falling behind in the early game? This guide will help you increase your level of play throughout the Dark Age and get you into Fedual Age in fighting shape....
1000 Victory - All civilisations
by Arken
In this guide I'll explain how to get the '1000 Victory' acheivement for each civilisation with one simple and easy method. In the process of going for those achievements you'll also unlock some others along the way. Update: Anytime, Anywhere doesn't w...
Getting Started with AoE II HD
by Kelevandos
This short guide will help you understand the basics of the game and quickly dive into the world of Age of Empires II HD! It covers the basic strategies in the early game and other important aspects, like civilization differences and winning the game....
Dark Age Guide - Zero To Hero
by ZeroEmpires
A video guide on how to play with the Dark Age, preparing to set yourself up for a Dark Age Rush, Fast Castle or Fast Feudal. The fourth video in a series covering all civilizations. Beginner friendly and easy to understand!...
Civilization Bonuses: Unique Units and How to Counter Them [Part I]
by The Inquisitor
This guide covers the stats and capabilities of all Unique Units in the original Age of Kings and Conqueror's Expansion, how to counter them, and each Civilizations' respective Bonuses....
Cheat Codes
by pc is for casuals
All the cheat codes you will ever need for Age of Empires II. Quickly access all of these codes by using Steam's in-game overlay (shift+tab). This guide contains all Age of Empires II cheats and their effects in-game....
Civilisation Choices for New Players
by zrut
The basic favorite civilisations, as well as some tips and why each civ is popular or easy to play....
Britons Guide - Zero To Hero
by ZeroEmpires
A video guide on how to play with the Britons, the second video in a series covering all civilizations. Beginner friendly and easy to understand!...
Defending the Rush
by TheGunGuy
This guide will tell how to defend against the pesky Flush (Feudal Rush), how to determine when the enemy is rushing and what they are rushing with, and how to defend against that. Also i will include other basic Random match tips to help with your game. ...
Byzantines Guide - Zero To Hero
by ZeroEmpires
A video guide on how to play with the Byzantines, the third video in a series covering all civilizations. Beginner friendly and easy to understand!...
AoE2HD Civilization Bonuses Guide
by Cat-Poker
Because the tech tree in game is messed up on certain resolutions, I have decided to post a guide to the various civilizations bonuses. Based on the Wiki Article ...
Tutorial AOE2 para ser más competitivo en el multiplayer
by Solo Sol
Hola amigos, he decidido crear un tips n tricks para ayudar a los jugadores novatos a mejorar su juego para poder ser más competitivos y presentar batalla. Para ello, es necesario conocer una serie de aspectos que voy a ir detallando, y practicar, pr...
Comprehensive Attack Bonus List
by Jupsto
Noticing existing attack bonus guides have innacuracies or are not fully complete, I am attempting a full comprehensive list. I am testing most, but not every single value. Existing values are generally assumed to be correct existing sources agree. Let me...
Aztecs Guide - Zero To Hero
by ZeroEmpires
A video guide on how to play with the Aztecs, the first video in a series covering all civilizations. Beginner friendly and easy to understand!...
AoE2 HD OZ Clan Hotkey List (Condensed)
by Maximus Dexius
This is a 1 and a half page PDF I created to have all the hotkeys you will need in the game available to you for quick reference, simply print off in Colour and Stick it up next to your sceen. YOU WILL BE AMAZED HOW QUICKLY YOU WILL RELY ON THESE HOTKEYS...
Cheat Codes (Age Of Empires II: HD Edition)
by Saturn
Im gonna show you a bunch of cheat codes which you can use in Age of Empires II. Just in cause you wish to get yourself 10.000 resources or summon a penguin to aid in battle....
Map Gallery
by X2
A reference gallery showing four random images of each map type included with the game. Two images from 6 player FFA games and two from 3v3 Team Together games. Great for selecting which random map script to play on. Includes notes describing any speci...
The Scrush (Scout Rush)
by TheGunGuy
This strategy is indeed a powerful one, being used around the world for years by even the best of AoE players. The aim of this tactic is to harass the enemy with scouts forcing them to hide their villagers, effectively making their economy useless. After ...
Research Times
by Los Pollos Wombatos
Ever wonder how long it takes for one of your upgrades to fully research? Here's a guide with that info!...
A Guide to Booming Efficiently via a FC Strategy
by keyboardz
A followup to the Fast Castle, this is designed to increase your efficiency when looking to advance to Imperial with a decent time and stable economy....
Fast Castle (To Knights or Boom)
by TheGunGuy
This Guide will tell you how to get a Fast Castle (Between 16:30 to 17:00) with either enough resources to boom, or make a few knights to harass. Very good read, please tell me if you have any critiques with this build, or if something isnt explained well...
Ozhara's Modding Guide for AoE 2 HD
by Ozhara
This Guide describes how to publish a workshop mod for AoE, where to find graphic and sound files and how they work, as well as how to mod them. If you think the guide is missing something important or a point isn't that clear - just tell me and I'll a...
Building, Unit & Technology Chart
by X2
Age of Empires 2 came with a great, fold-out chart showing which buildings, units and technologies could be researched by which civilizations. However, that chart did not include The Conquerors e...
Civilization Bonuses: Unique Units and How to Counter Them [Part II]
by The Inquisitor
Like the guide before, this covers the stats and capabilities of all Unique Units in the Forgotten Empires Expansion, how to counter them, and each new Civilizations' respective Bonuses. In addition, there will be a list of the added techs for each civ, a...
Forest Nothing
by Raybingo
Forest Nothing is a map full of trees, without any other resource such as food (boars, berries, deers etc), gold or stone mines. In the beginning there is not even enough space to build a single house. Each player starts with the Town Center and 3 village...
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