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Ozhara's guide to graphic objects (slp/dat)
by Ozhara
This guide is thought to help you modding slp files by showing you the used naming conditions....
Revert to Patch 3.9 from Patch 4.0
by DoctorWillSeeYouNow
Entire patch 4.0 had various bugs and frame lock to 30fps (this is to solve the desync problem but it performs lag and shuttering for me even I play in a Single Player game). This Guide just take 3 Easy Steps and some time to re-download your aoe2hd....
Scripting AI for: Age of Empires II
by Ducksayswut
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...
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....
Ozhara's Modding Guide for AoE 2 HD
by Ozhara
This Guide describes how to install/uninstall mods, publish your own 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 ...
Defensive Win
by DryvBy
A great way to win using walls, towers, and minimum forces. Great for team matches....
Age of Empires II: HD Edition Cheat Codes
by ☼ ✥ Rubix Cube ✔ ♦
To enter in these cheat codes, press Enter, then type in the following codes for the desired effects....
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....
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 ...
Guide for Fast Castle on Black Forest (Revised 1/29/14)
by keyboardz
A basic guide to executing a Fast Castle strategy on closed maps such as Black Forest (BF)....