Age of empires ii gold edition brings age of empires ii: the age of kings and age of empires ii: the conquerors expansion pack together into one compelling package, including bonus content:...
Age of empires ii gold edition brings age of empires ii: the age of kings and age of empires ii: the conquerors expansion pack together into one compelling package, including bonus content: a random map compilation plus 3 recorded games to learn from the masters!in age of empires ii the age of kings - sequel to the award-winning age of empires - you have 1000 years to lead your people through the middle ages to greatness. Control one of the most powerful civilizations of the time. Decide whether to conquer the world through military might, rule through commerce and diplomacy, or seize power by means of intrigue and regicide. There are many paths to power but only one civilization will reign supreme. choose the path to greatness - will it be an economic path created out of craftsmanship, trade, and technology? or a military route of siege and naval warfare? command one of 13 civilizations - including the franks, japanese, byzantines, vikings, mongols, and celts. Each has unique attributes, units, buildings, and technologies based on its historical counterpart. battle alongside heroes of the day - who will fight for victory under your flag? with historically- based campaigns it could be joan of arc, william wallace, genghis khan, saladin, or barbarossa. conquer a worthy opponent over the msn gamingzone, lan or modem. Or a nearly human artificial intelligence opponent in single player mode. new and bigger lands - with the random map generator you will always have new lands to explore and conquer, no matter how many times you play. create your own scenarios - the map editor allows you to build your own massive campaigns. lead swiftly and with ease - production queues, gathering points and customizable hotkeys make it fast and simple to manage your forces and plan battles. new heroes to discover. New worlds to conquer. created by the developers of the award-winning best selling strategy game, age of empires ii: the age of kings. expand your empire and rule the world. Experience the adventure of the spanish conquistadors as they enter the exotic lands of the aztecs, or relive the destructive force of attila's hoards of pillaging huns. features: 11 new units: including the huns' tarkan, the korean war wagon and turtle ship, plus the aztecs' plumed archer 26 new technologies: one for each civilization, including chinese rocketry and british yeoman new game types: experience new challenges with wonder race', defend the wonder' and king of the hill' real world maps: based on geographical locations such as britain, france, and italy command allied computer players: use chat commands to order allies to attack, tribute resources, and build an economy or military smart villagers: villagers work smarter, build walls more intelligently, and gather resources automatically after constructing a drop-off building. farms automatically replant: queue farms so they replant after being harvested battering rams: units can garrison inside battering rams for protection, or to increase the ram's speed when attacking foes. system requirements: microsoft windows 95/98/nt/2000/xp pentium 166 or higher processor 32 mb of ram 200 mb of available hard-disk with additional 100 mb of hard disk space for swap file quad-speed or faster cd-rom drive super vga monitor supporting 800 x 600 resolution local bus video card that supports 800x600 256 color resolution and 2mb of video memory windows compatible sound card