Lead one of the most powerful civilizations of the Middle Ages to greatness. Raise your armies. Forge alliances. Grow a thriving market economy. Build wonders to stand the test of time. There are many paths to power, but only one civilization will reign supreme.
LEAD ONE OF 13 CIVILIZATIONS
n Age of Empires II, you can command any one of 13 mighty civilizations. These include the Franks, Japanese, Byzantines, Vikings, Mongols, Celts and more. Each civilization has unique attributes, strengths and weaknesses, buildings and technologies, as well as a unique combat unit based on its historical counterpart. Be sure to try them all to find the civilization that best suits your playing style.
Join forces with other civilizations. Establish trading blocs. Create a global strategy of conquest and survival.
GROW A THRIVING MARKET ECONOMY
A market-based economy lets you open up new avenues of trade with your allies and create new methods of conquering your enemies. Build a rich empire by building markets, buying and selling resources, and establishing new trade routes.
Lead with cunning and might. Train your people to be infantry, knights, throwing axemen, cavalry, archers and more. Control all your military's strategy and tactics in intense real-time battles. Create formations, coordinate attacks, flank your enemy's infantry, siege their castles and more.
BUILD WONDERS TO STAND THE TEST OF TIME
Can you build the Cathedral at Chartres? Charlemagne's Palace? The Hagia Sophia at Constantinople? Keep it standing long enough and you can win the game.
INCLUDES THE CONQUERORS EXPANSION
Five new civilizations, four new historical campaigns, eleven new units, different maps, and a whole bunch of new features.
G3/350 or faster (500MHz required for on-line play), Mac OS 8.6 or higher (Cabonized for OS X), Rage 128 or better video card, 128MB RAM, and 750MB free hard disk space.
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