Age of Empires III

Age of Empires III picks up where Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings® left off, as players become one of eight European powers exploring, colonizing, and conquering the New World. Age of Empires III...

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Age of Empires III Fire Pit Stats

Flammifer from AOE3Heaven has whipped up some intresting statistics about the firepit from the newly released, Warchiefs demo. Throughout his article, he outlines what each dance does, how much an additional settler effects the output, and the rate in which the dance provides. He then explains how you should use the firepit while playing the game. Gif...

 

Age of Empires III Scenario Design

My guide for beginners in Scenario Design is done, Not the best detailed but covers the most basic things to get started. Also look at Blue Dragons trigger guide (very helpful), And for gods sake, Vote! :D I might improve my guide when I have time. Please send all your Scenario Design questions to me and they might get answered in a guide. P_lizzy_9@h...

 

Age of Empires III Interview with Bruce Shelley at WT

Working-Title has news on a interview they had with Bruce Shelley, rumoured to be one of the worlds best game designers. "We put a lot of effort into the physics and graphic effects of ‘Age 3’, but that was not done at the expense of game play and game play innovation. We believe strongly that games must be different at both the high level (new topic, ne...

 

Age of Empires III Greg Street on the AoE3 Current State

Greg Street talks about the status of the game and what they're working on. ESO stability is our number one priority right now, as it has been for some time. That work is primarily done by programmers, with a lot of testers in Redmond as well. That allows designers and artists to continue work on things like the Christmas map and a balance patch. It is...

 

Age of Empires III AoE3 in Washington Post

The Washington Post contained an article about gaming. It also included Age of Empires 3. "Some games feature academic content. Spinach-pushing parents can buy games that teach algebra or engineering, and "America's Army," a game with some 6 million players, includes an opportunity to learn how to be a medic. Even the rampantly entertaining "Age of Empires I...

 

Age of Empires III Age of Empires III Q&A on gameSlave

The Age of Empires III Q&A on gameSlave talks with Greg Street about the RTS sequel: "We might add some additional formations or stances. The data structure would accept new formations pretty easily, but the user-interface to create such a formation would be a challenge. Changing combat at that root level can have really deep effects on the game balance thou...

 

Age of Empires III 1.02 Patch FAQ

An FAQ has been released for the new 1.02 patch. It covers everything from installation problems to troubleshooting. Definately take a look if you're having a problem. Q. Do I need to install the 1.01 patch first? No you do not. You should be able to do a fresh installation from disk, then patch directly to 1.02. Q. How much free space does the...

 

Age of Empires III ES_Vega Interview

AgeofEmpires.se sat down with Brian "ES_Vega" Dellinger for an interview. Dellinger is part of Ensemble's balance team. This interview discusses quite a few aspects about Age of Empires III and Ensemble itsself. "Ever since the game shipped we have been discussing a balance patch of course. Thats our job! :) We have discussed possible changes, we have looked...

 

Age of Empires III Hail the King - AoE3 #1 in sales

Looks like Age of Empires hit #1 during it's first week! Great news for the possibility of new games/expansions. According to the NPD Group Age of Empires 3 rocketed up to number 1 in sales during its first week on the shelves and has stayed in orbit at number 1 for the following 2 weeks. Age of Empires 3 has been at the top spot for 3 weeks! The limited...