Age of Empires II

This is the place for video games!
User avatar
Aero
Palom
Palom
Posts: 4621
Joined: Fri Mar 28, 2014 2:51 pm
Flair: Pirate economy
Chat Username: aero

Age of Empires II

Postby Aero » Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:21 pm

Age of Empires is a very tricky strategy game. I've studied the game, did the math, and looked at the data to hone my skills and want to play some big games. Who here plays this?

User avatar
Aristo
Larry Koopa
Larry Koopa
Posts: 2359
Joined: Sun May 25, 2014 7:01 am
Flair: they/them/don't refer to me
Chat Username: Aristo

Re: Age of Empires II

Postby Aristo » Thu Jul 20, 2017 9:58 pm

Panda and I just talked today about how nice and immersive this game's soundtrack is. As someone who is a fan of both strategy and simulation games, I definitely recommend Age of Empires II, even though I'm not very good at it, haha.
ImageImageImageImageImageImage

User avatar
BTB
Lakitu
Lakitu
Posts: 424
Joined: Sun Jan 26, 2014 4:24 am
Current Project: smoking weed and killing motherfuckas on xbox
Chat Username: btb

Re: Age of Empires II

Postby BTB » Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:01 pm

age of empires 2 is incredible. ive played it for about my entire life, and its still interesting and exciting every time i play. even better is that the hd edition still gets updates and rebalances, and has added a ton of new content and civilizations to play with. multiplayer is easy, though a little hard to play with people who have bad internet, and its very fun to fight your friends, ally together to fight a big enemy, and betray ace. i'd recommend to just about anybody, lots of people who usually aren't fans of strategy games enjoy it. it's very easy to learn how to play and enjoy yourself while doing it.

it's 20 bucks on steam, but it goes on sale regularly. check it out!!
Image

MistakesWereMade
Boom Boom
Boom Boom
Posts: 1652
Joined: Tue Dec 31, 2013 4:13 pm
Contact:

Re: Age of Empires II

Postby MistakesWereMade » Sat Jul 22, 2017 2:16 am

dont pick vikings on land

User avatar
Aero
Palom
Palom
Posts: 4621
Joined: Fri Mar 28, 2014 2:51 pm
Flair: Pirate economy
Chat Username: aero

Re: Age of Empires II

Postby Aero » Sat Jul 22, 2017 3:50 am


User avatar
Danny
Mario
Mario
Posts: 4038
Joined: Fri Dec 20, 2013 1:12 pm
Chat Username: Syndrilevosse#3884

Re: Age of Empires II

Postby Danny » Sat Jul 22, 2017 4:44 am

If you're not playing Goths you're doing it wrong.
I used to be 8bitmushroom but not anymore.
If you need to get in contact with me, message me on Discord, or find me at SMW Central's Discord server where I moderate.

User avatar
Aero
Palom
Palom
Posts: 4621
Joined: Fri Mar 28, 2014 2:51 pm
Flair: Pirate economy
Chat Username: aero

Re: Age of Empires II

Postby Aero » Sat Jul 22, 2017 5:53 am

I don't know about the Goths, they're not true American bros and pros like the Huns or the Mayans. Japanese Samurai put up a big fight, but nothing beats Mayans plumed Archers. Cuts through BTB's big dumb Teutonic Knights like butter.

User avatar
BTB
Lakitu
Lakitu
Posts: 424
Joined: Sun Jan 26, 2014 4:24 am
Current Project: smoking weed and killing motherfuckas on xbox
Chat Username: btb

Re: Age of Empires II

Postby BTB » Sat Jul 22, 2017 3:32 pm

have you ever beat my teutons with the mayans? have you ever even played as the mayans? have you ever beat me?
Image

User avatar
Aero
Palom
Palom
Posts: 4621
Joined: Fri Mar 28, 2014 2:51 pm
Flair: Pirate economy
Chat Username: aero

Re: Age of Empires II

Postby Aero » Sat Jul 22, 2017 4:17 pm

I haven't beaten you but we make a very good team.

User avatar
FireyPaperMario
Peach
Peach
Posts: 5840
Joined: Sat Sep 27, 2014 1:39 pm
Flair: 90's kid born in late 1993 ^_^
Current Project: SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive GFXs
Chat Username: Shin FireyPaperMario
Contact:

Re: Age of Empires II

Postby FireyPaperMario » Sat Jul 22, 2017 4:35 pm

Hmm... I would play it if my laptop wasn't so shitty!

User avatar
BTB
Lakitu
Lakitu
Posts: 424
Joined: Sun Jan 26, 2014 4:24 am
Current Project: smoking weed and killing motherfuckas on xbox
Chat Username: btb

Re: Age of Empires II

Postby BTB » Sat Jul 22, 2017 4:37 pm

MarioRPGExpert93 wrote:Hmm... I would play it if my laptop wasn't so shitty!
Actually the game is from 1999, so you might be able to play! There might be some settings you'll need to turn off that came with the HD edition though.
Image

User avatar
Danny
Mario
Mario
Posts: 4038
Joined: Fri Dec 20, 2013 1:12 pm
Chat Username: Syndrilevosse#3884

Re: Age of Empires II

Postby Danny » Sat Jul 22, 2017 7:34 pm

Aero wrote:I don't know about the Goths, they're not true American bros and pros like the Huns or the Mayans. Japanese Samurai put up a big fight, but nothing beats Mayans plumed Archers. Cuts through BTB's big dumb Teutonic Knights like butter.
Goth Huskarls beat out the weak Mayan archers with their invincibility to all arrows. You have yet to face the wrath of the Goths.
I used to be 8bitmushroom but not anymore.
If you need to get in contact with me, message me on Discord, or find me at SMW Central's Discord server where I moderate.

MistakesWereMade
Boom Boom
Boom Boom
Posts: 1652
Joined: Tue Dec 31, 2013 4:13 pm
Contact:

Re: Age of Empires II

Postby MistakesWereMade » Wed Jul 26, 2017 2:51 am

BTB wrote:have you ever beat my teutons with the mayans? have you ever even played as the mayans? have you ever beat me?
yes

User avatar
BTB
Lakitu
Lakitu
Posts: 424
Joined: Sun Jan 26, 2014 4:24 am
Current Project: smoking weed and killing motherfuckas on xbox
Chat Username: btb

Re: Age of Empires II

Postby BTB » Wed Jul 26, 2017 5:51 pm

didnt have a very good time with the goths. they can build infantry quick enough, but it seems theyd only really be good against beginners who you could easily pick off without worrying about your own town. not being able to put up those walls is a BIG disadvantage.
Image

User avatar
Danny
Mario
Mario
Posts: 4038
Joined: Fri Dec 20, 2013 1:12 pm
Chat Username: Syndrilevosse#3884

Re: Age of Empires II

Postby Danny » Wed Jul 26, 2017 7:23 pm

Layer your palisade walls at least 2 or 3 times and use houses as padding. If you play on the defensive early game or at least bully your opponents enough you can survive easily into the late game. Focus on flank attacks with huskarls. If you aren't defending yourself properly against rogue Aztec or Teuton infantry, you will get annihilated, but that's your own fault for not giving yourself good defense. Generally speaking Goths are not good for the dark age rush but you can defend yourself from it easily. The only time the Goths really lack is when naval combat is involved, but there are a lot of civs that befall from that anyway.
I used to be 8bitmushroom but not anymore.
If you need to get in contact with me, message me on Discord, or find me at SMW Central's Discord server where I moderate.


Return to “Video Games”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 10 guests