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 Exclusive Interview with Oscar Santos

An interview with Oscar "Yamrak" Santos, the Lead Producer for the Live Team of Ensemble Studios. Here is a quote: GameReplays: Hello Oscar, we are very glad that you were able to set some time aside for GameReplays.org and the rest of the Age of Empires community. We know you are a producer and you seem to be one of the "higher ups" in the Ensemble St...

 

Age of Empires III GameReplays Interviews Wacko

Ensemble Studios balance tester Donnie "WaCkO" Thompson sat down for a chat with the folks over at GameReplays.org. Naturally game balance for The Asian Dynasties was a major focus of the interview, but so too is his job and how he managed to end up at Ensemble Studios. The GameReplays team has also added to their impressive collection of guides with the...

 

Age of Empires III New China Q&A with Reynolds

Gamespot has released an interview with Brian Reynolds about the Chinese civilization in Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties. Here is a quote: GS: Give us a sense of what the Chinese forces will be like, and how the nation's unique history and culture informed their design. BR: The most important feature of the Chinese military is the banner army,...

 

Age of Empires III Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties Updated Q&A - Details on India

Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties Updated Q&A - Details on India. Here is an excerpt: GameSpot: Give us an overview of India as a faction. How is it unique, and what are its greatest weaknesses and strengths? Brian Reynolds: India is quite a unique "civ," both for its military and for its economy. Paying wood instead of food to commission vil...

 

Age of Empires III 1up Interview with Brian Reynolds

1up has released an interview with Brian Reynolds, developer of Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties. The interview has some funny moments, this is a must-read! Here is an excerpt: GFW: Campaign and mapwise, does the entire game take place in Asia, or is there still some New World activity? What happens to Native Americans in this expansion? I mean, ar...

 

Age of Empires III Gamespot Dynasties Interview - Japan

Gamespot has once again interviewed Big Huge Games and Brian Reynolds about the Asian Dynasties. This time the subject of the article is the new civilization Japan. Here is an excerpt: GS: Give us an overview of the Japanese faction. What are the faction's major strengths and weaknesses? What unique features or abilities does it bring to the table? B...

 

Age of Empires III IGN Dynasties Interview

IGN has interviewed Brian Reynolds about the Asian Dyansties expansion pack! It is mainly about the Indian civilization. There are also some new screenshots released, which will soon be uploaded as future potd's. Here is an excerpt from the interview: IGNPC: How would you describe the overall character of the Indians? How do they play? How do their str...

 

Age of Empires III Gamespot Dynasties Interview

Gamespot has some BIG HUGE NEWS! Big Huge Games, helping to develop Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties, has conducted an interview with Gamespot, revealing the first details of the expansion! The lead developer at BHG, Brian Reynolds, is pleased to tell us some of the exciting new content in AoE3: TAD. Here is a quote from the interview: GS: We under...

 

Age of Empires III Ensemble Studios HALO WARS update

Alright, Halo Wars isn't part of the Age series, but it's being created by Ensemble Studios. If you're looking for a game by Ensemble for the console, this might just be your game! Check ou this interview: Thunder: You are the Lead Designer on Halo Wars...what exactly do you do? Graeme: Being the lead designer on a project at Ensemble is all about...

 

Age of Empires III AOE3File's Interviews RF_Gandalf!

AOE3File's latest edition to the exclusive interviews section and this time it's with one of the famous developers of all time! Read on to find out who it is and all about him! AOE3Files Interviews pftq. Interviewer: Riot_ Interview Date: Sunday 5th November 2006 Quickie Facts: Nickname: RF_Gandalf Age: 51 Job/Rank: Map Developer Location: PA W...

 

Age of Empires III AOE3Files Interviews pftq!

AOE3File's latest edition is exclusive interviews with many map and mod developers. We are aiming to bring you as many as we can possible do each month. Having said that, we have our first one ready to read! Check it out, theres some neat stuff mentioned in the interview with pftq AOE3Files Interviews pftq. Interviewer: Riot_ Interview Date: Sunday 5th...

 

Age of Empires III Liquid Fire Studios LotR: LTA Project Interview

I've conducted an interview with the members of the soon to be released Lord of the Rings: Legends of the Third Age Campaign/Modpack at Liquid Fire Studios (yes, I'm also a member). Here it is, for your enjoyment: What was the original motive for making Lord of the Rings: LTA? EaZy: At the time the project began (late 2003) AoM was still relativly new,...

 

Age of Empires III Interview with Kevin Holme

I came across an interview with Kevin "The Sheriff" Holme, an extremely skilled Real-Time Strategy players, and one of the very best Age of Empires gamers in the world. I thought you might find this interesting. Below is an excerpt, but you can read the full article HERE. What's the hardest part of your job? I think the hardest part of my job is trying...

 

Age of Empires III New Interview with Lead Designer Greg Street

A new interview with Greg Street, the lead designer of Age of Empires 3 has been released. How do you go about designing a game like Age of Empires III and how long does the whole process take? GTS: The whole process takes three years, but it should take two. At ES, we really like to iterate a lot. We'll come up a design that's pretty good, but we'll...