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Age Of Empires Ii Hd Edition!!! Apr. 5th, 2013 @ 02:16 AM Reply

anyone else getting the game? If you get it now before april 9th you can start playing it today. This is on Steam.

Let's hope they learned from their mistakes. I 100% support this game. Time to play this all summer!

...Also, a couple friends of mine and I are thinking of creating a forum for it.


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Response to Age Of Empires Ii Hd Edition!!! Apr. 5th, 2013 @ 02:36 AM Reply

At 4/5/13 02:16 AM, Sequenced wrote: Let's hope they learned from their mistakes. I 100% support this game. Time to play this all summer!

What mistakes?

You know they haven't actually remade any of the textures or anything? It's just AoE II with higher resolution options available by default.

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Response to Age Of Empires Ii Hd Edition!!! Apr. 5th, 2013 @ 02:40 AM Reply

At 4/5/13 02:36 AM, Jolly wrote: You know they haven't actually remade any of the textures or anything? It's just AoE II with higher resolution options available by default.

That's all they needed to do Age of Empires II is already a perfect game.


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Response to Age Of Empires Ii Hd Edition!!! Apr. 5th, 2013 @ 02:53 AM Reply

At 4/5/13 02:40 AM, malachi117 wrote:
At 4/5/13 02:36 AM, Jolly wrote: You know they haven't actually remade any of the textures or anything? It's just AoE II with higher resolution options available by default.
That's all they needed to do Age of Empires II is already a perfect game.

the "HD" part of the name is a bit misleading though.

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Response to Age Of Empires Ii Hd Edition!!! Apr. 5th, 2013 @ 05:22 AM Reply

At 4/5/13 02:53 AM, Jolly wrote: the "HD" part of the name is a bit misleading though.

How so? All it really means is that it can be played fluently on modern HD (widescreen) display devices.

Would you rather it be remade in the AOE 3 engine as well?

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Response to Age Of Empires Ii Hd Edition!!! Apr. 5th, 2013 @ 09:24 AM Reply

At 4/5/13 02:40 AM, malachi117 wrote:
At 4/5/13 02:36 AM, Jolly wrote: You know they haven't actually remade any of the textures or anything? It's just AoE II with higher resolution options available by default.
That's all they needed to do Age of Empires II is already a perfect game.

play Empire Earth and you will regret wasting your time with Age of Empires, furthermore, you will see AOE as EE's retarded cousin


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Response to Age Of Empires Ii Hd Edition!!! Apr. 5th, 2013 @ 09:24 AM Reply

At 4/5/13 02:40 AM, malachi117 wrote:
At 4/5/13 02:36 AM, Jolly wrote: You know they haven't actually remade any of the textures or anything? It's just AoE II with higher resolution options available by default.
That's all they needed to do Age of Empires II is already a perfect game.

Very much this. The mistake they made was cutting off their online multiplayer support.

Also, they revamped it so that it can run on modern day systems.


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Response to Age Of Empires Ii Hd Edition!!! Apr. 5th, 2013 @ 09:25 AM Reply

p.d: ( empire earth 1 )


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Response to Age Of Empires Ii Hd Edition!!! Apr. 5th, 2013 @ 10:12 AM Reply

At 4/5/13 09:24 AM, kakalxlax wrote:
play Empire Earth and you will regret wasting your time with Age of Empires, furthermore, you will see AOE as EE's retarded cousin

still prefer AoE after watching a couple gameplays. This is an AoE thread. Not trying to convince people that EE is "better".


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Response to Age Of Empires Ii Hd Edition!!! Apr. 5th, 2013 @ 10:53 AM Reply

I saw it on Steam and was wondering why it was so popular. The game looks kinda fun, though, but I don't think I'll get it.


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Response to Age Of Empires Ii Hd Edition!!! Apr. 5th, 2013 @ 11:14 AM Reply

At 4/5/13 09:24 AM, kakalxlax wrote:
play Empire Earth and you will regret wasting your time with Age of Empires, furthermore, you will see AOE as EE's retarded cousin

Empire Earth was just a race to the Tech age, that's no fun. One of AoEIII big mistakes was adding guns.


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Response to Age Of Empires Ii Hd Edition!!! Apr. 5th, 2013 @ 11:42 AM Reply

we're the top sell on steam now sweeeeeeeeeet


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Response to Age Of Empires Ii Hd Edition!!! Apr. 5th, 2013 @ 12:03 PM Reply

i made a video for it : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwqkcqFEta8

I know it's horrible quality MY B


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Response to Age Of Empires Ii Hd Edition!!! Apr. 5th, 2013 @ 01:38 PM Reply

i've been thinking about preordering this all week because i used to play the shit out of aoe2/aom with my brothers back in da day

i think the only selling point of aoe 2, well the only selling point to me personally, would be the multiplayer. i heard it's got steam server support, workshop support and even some new elo ranking system. it sounds p neat

i'm just scared that the multiplayer will still have the same recurrent problems of a laggy brazillian guy lagging out the game for everyone else. i am also deeply concerned as to what will happen to the multiplayer over a few weeks post release when the hype of aoe 2 on steam dies down

so uh, anyone played a multiplayer games yet, the latency good? the game should be available to preorder guys now


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Response to Age Of Empires Ii Hd Edition!!! Apr. 5th, 2013 @ 02:03 PM Reply

At 4/5/13 01:38 PM, Crink wrote:
so uh, anyone played a multiplayer games yet, the latency good? the game should be available to preorder guys now

online is going to be laggy for a few days but the game will run fine.


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Response to Age Of Empires Ii Hd Edition!!! Apr. 5th, 2013 @ 02:33 PM Reply

No. I prefer Age of Empires III or Age of Mythology. I care not that it's definition is higher.


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Response to Age Of Empires Ii Hd Edition!!! Apr. 5th, 2013 @ 03:04 PM Reply

At 4/5/13 02:33 PM, satanbrain wrote: No. I prefer Age of Empires III or Age of Mythology. I care not that it's definition is higher.

they are both a simpler version than this..

in other news. online play is fine. not laggy atm.


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Response to Age Of Empires Ii Hd Edition!!! Apr. 5th, 2013 @ 03:34 PM Reply

At 4/5/13 10:12 AM, Sequenced wrote:
At 4/5/13 09:24 AM, kakalxlax wrote:
play Empire Earth and you will regret wasting your time with Age of Empires, furthermore, you will see AOE as EE's retarded cousin
still prefer AoE after watching a couple gameplays. This is an AoE thread. Not trying to convince people that EE is "better".

a gameplay wont tell you all, download the game (you can do it for free do to expired license (the company closed or was absorbed or whatever))

At 4/5/13 11:14 AM, malachi117 wrote:
Empire Earth was just a race to the Tech age, that's no fun. One of AoEIII big mistakes was adding guns.

there are 14 eras in EE1, (15 with the expansion i dont like to use), you can set the starting and ending ages (for example start in renaissance and end in WW2)


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Response to Age Of Empires Ii Hd Edition!!! Apr. 5th, 2013 @ 03:52 PM Reply

If you don't have AoE 2 already then it would be a good idea to get it. However if you already have it then you could just install Forgotten Empires since it will fix resolution and computer ai.

Btw, you can still play online with gameranger, voobly, tunngle or the nice little feature that already exists in-game known as direct connect.

If you already have it, don't buy it.

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Response to Age Of Empires Ii Hd Edition!!! Apr. 5th, 2013 @ 03:59 PM Reply

At 4/5/13 11:14 AM, malachi117 wrote: Empire Earth was just a race to the Tech age, that's no fun. One of AoEIII big mistakes was adding guns.

Age of Empires II also had guns. I think it was just the Byzantine empire though.

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Response to Age Of Empires Ii Hd Edition!!! Apr. 5th, 2013 @ 04:05 PM Reply

At 4/5/13 03:52 PM, Kytraal wrote: If you don't have AoE 2 already then it would be a good idea to get it. However if you already have it then you could just install Forgotten Empires since it will fix resolution and computer ai.

Btw, you can still play online with gameranger, voobly, tunngle

People will be using steam now..


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Response to Age Of Empires Ii Hd Edition!!! Apr. 5th, 2013 @ 04:08 PM Reply

At 4/5/13 04:05 PM, Sequenced wrote: People will be using steam now..

Yeah but direct connect is just as good

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Response to Age Of Empires Ii Hd Edition!!! Apr. 5th, 2013 @ 10:28 PM Reply

At 4/5/13 03:04 PM, Sequenced wrote:
At 4/5/13 02:33 PM, satanbrain wrote: No. I prefer Age of Empires III or Age of Mythology. I care not that it's definition is higher.
they are both a simpler version than this..

Simpler? I rather say "better".


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Response to Age Of Empires Ii Hd Edition!!! Apr. 6th, 2013 @ 02:50 PM Reply

won my second 2v2 today. epic.


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Response to Age Of Empires Ii Hd Edition!!! Apr. 6th, 2013 @ 03:25 PM Reply

Time to play with the chinese once again !
China will conquer everything !


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Response to Age Of Empires Ii Hd Edition!!! Apr. 7th, 2013 @ 06:08 PM Reply

so i bit the bullet today and bought the hd edition but i'm thoroughly disappointed

the framerate is less than smooth, the camera is choppy when attempting to scroll through the map, the online is also laggy as fuck, that's if you can even get into a lobby without getting insta dropped, because everyone appears to have 400 ping

i thought it was just me at first but i've poked around the INTERNET and found a lot of people also are affected by these issues

for an apparent update for modern systems, they seem to have done an appalling job. the only discernible differences between this and the game released in 1999 is the fact they've removed lan, made it adopt your native resolution (you can't even change resolutions), changed the water and replace the previous meat icon for food with that of corn

wtf man. and they even have the audacity to charge $18 for it.


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Response to Age Of Empires Ii Hd Edition!!! Apr. 7th, 2013 @ 08:55 PM Reply

At 4/7/13 06:08 PM, Crink wrote:

wtf man. and they even have the audacity to charge $18 for it.

this is the pre-release. the official release is on april 9th so yeah there are still bugs to be fixed. that's the whole reason why they made the pre release, to see if it runs smooth or not. That's why they have time to fix it.


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Response to Age Of Empires Ii Hd Edition!!! Apr. 7th, 2013 @ 11:04 PM Reply

At 4/7/13 08:55 PM, Sequenced wrote:
At 4/7/13 06:08 PM, Crink wrote:

wtf man. and they even have the audacity to charge $18 for it.
this is the pre-release. the official release is on april 9th so yeah there are still bugs to be fixed. that's the whole reason why they made the pre release, to see if it runs smooth or not. That's why they have time to fix it.

dude, they released it 4 days early as a pre-order bonus. i hardly think that counts are a suitable period to bug test

perhaps they could have, gee i don't know

tested it in the month preceding april 5th?


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Response to Age Of Empires Ii Hd Edition!!! Apr. 8th, 2013 @ 10:02 PM Reply

in other news: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VaZ-KbphGIs

recorded an epic game the otherday.


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Response to Age Of Empires Ii Hd Edition!!! Apr. 8th, 2013 @ 11:59 PM Reply

No new textures? With a bit of computer savviness you can get the old AOE2 to run at wide screen and HD, if that's all they added then I'm very disappointed and won't be buying it. With new textures and/or a revamped online mode I would buy it.


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