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
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)
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...
Building, Unit & Technology Chart
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 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...
Age of Empires II Best Live-Streamers and YouTube channels
The list of the most popular and quality Age of Empires II live-streamers
The list of the most active YouTube channels with Age of Empires II videos and records
Guide to Playing Arena
In this guide learn all the tricks and strategies for arena to turn yourself from a 1500 to an 1800! The author has been playing Age of Empires II for many years before it came out on Steam and is here to share his expertise! He will outline many strategi...
The Forgotten new cheat codes
New cheat codes introduced in The Forgotten expansion....
A Simple Strategy: Rushing
Constantly getting overwhelmed before you get to the Feudal Age? Sick of opponents who think rushing is a good strategy?
Ever wonder how those jackasses manage to pull off a successful flush? Ever wonder how to counter said jackasses' flush?
THIS IS T...
All About Scouts
The scout is a unit that has been used extensively since the 1.0c update with its bonus attack power. Scout openings are extremely common in most 1v1 maps types. This guide will show you how to use them, how to counter them, and show you the extreme situa...
How to play on 1x1 Arabia
This is a simple guide on what to do on 1x1 arabia, if you want to become a better player this might be important for you....
Complete AOC Guide For Beginners [Updated Weekly]
by [KoT] Khalee§i
This is our channel I and a friend have created to help those beginners just coming back to the game. We will be going over everything from basic startup and luring boars, to advanced Micro and Imperial Battle. Everything will be gone over comprehensively...
Age of the Teutons: A Titanic Teutonic Guide
by Malus Tepes
This guide is an Extensive Guide meant to cover several things about the Teutons, one of the strongest civilizations and arguably best Defensive Civilization as well. This guide will cover Several topics:
Dark Age Play
Feudal Age Play
Guide for Fast Castle on Black Forest (Revised 1/29/14)
A basic guide to executing a Fast Castle strategy on closed maps such as Black Forest (BF)....
Age of Empires II: HD Edition Cheat Codes
by Omar Saxe-Augustus Lowe
To enter in these cheat codes, press Enter, then type in the following codes for the desired effects....
Scripting AI for: Age of Empires II
The goal of this guide is to introduce you to the basics of scripting AI for Age of Kings and allow you to start playing with your own code as soon as possible. By the end of this tutorial you should have the knowledge and resources to write and run an AI...
Celts Guide - Zero To Hero
A video guide on how to play with the Celts. The fifth video in a series covering all civilizations. Beginner friendly and easy to understand!...
Basic tips for how to play multiplayer with an agressive mindset. It is more focused on one on one, but is applicable to any scale game or single player....
Skip Launcher & Intro Videos
More fixes available at SteamFix ....
Excalibur VIII - A Beginners Guide to MCB
Excalibur VIII is a Mini Castle Blood(MCB) Custom Scenario map that relies on teamwork and strategy. This guide is to introduce new players to Mini Castle Blood(MCB) and give you the basic information about the units and general game play. Mini Castle Blo...
All About Drushing
A long and informative video on everything you need to know to be able to use a Drush (Dark Age Rush) to you andvantage.
In this video I will be explaining, when to Drush, how to Drush and why to Drush....
Which units move fastest
Check the list from fastest to slowest moving units in the game...
AoE2 HD Updated Hotkeys
A full list of all the useful hotkeys in Age of Empires II HD, in a nice image form. Available as a printable page as well.
To save the image, click on it and then click on the URL at the top if the display box. You can then right click and save the im...
Unit Strength's and Weaknesses
by [DoD] 30 god 30
Ever wanted to know which unit beats what?...
Chaos Blood - An advanced rookie guide
This is an advanced guide for the custom scenario Chaos Blood. It is being hosted several times every day. Often people resign because they don't know what to do, or how to do it effectivly. After reading this advanced guide you will not only be able to p...
Playing on Mac using Wine (No Bootcamp, No VM)
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. However, some users may still run into problems. Includes lots of fixes and procedures that I either found onl...
The Persian D-O-U-C-H-E- Dark Age Rush - L_Clan_Tormenta
Here's a strategy that can't decide whether it's very evil or very lame. It's the Dark Age Rush, or if you prefer, the D-O-U-C-H-E - since it literally cleans out your opponent.
This rush is executed with Persians at 7min, using the increased TC HP of ...
Mods and You! Lesson One
by › twitch.tv/angrydraco
Many issues relating to using custom mods, and why not all are the same....
How to unbug a lobby (Scenario Trick)
Whenever your RM lobby is bugged by some player whose ELO doesn't display near his nickname and so he becomes unkickable, instead of rehosting with all its downsides you can follow these simple steps to get your lobby fresh new like you...