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polizei11
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Lafayette
Member since May 2009
1012 posts

Age of Empires 2 HD

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Who is pumped for this?!? Going to be epic. Reliving so many old memories.


leRev
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Member since Mar 2013
335 posts

re: Age of Empires 2 HD
Nice. I grew up on that game. Can't wait to get my nostalgia on.


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weaglebeagle
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Alabama
Member since Jan 2011
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re: Age of Empires 2 HD
I already pre-ordered it.


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Turkey_Creek_Tiger
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Member since Dec 2012
12341 posts

re: Age of Empires 2 HD
Why cant they put it on a console?


TigerMyth36
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River Ridge
Member since Nov 2005
30893 posts

re: Age of Empires 2 HD
What did they upgrade? The graphics look the same so why call it HD?


sbr2
Member since Apr 2011
13591 posts

re: Age of Empires 2 HD
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Why cant they put it on a console?


RTS games and controllers have a dubious relationship.


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OMLandshark
Ole Miss Fan
Member since Apr 2009
43128 posts

re: Age of Empires 2 HD
frick yes. Best RTS game of all time.

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platform for Windows operating systems only


25: Smite me!


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kballa6
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Houston
Member since Mar 2009
2616 posts

re: Age of Empires 2 HD
Can. Not. Wait. Brings back memories of high school Computer Architecture class. The intelligent people would build our computer in a couple of classes and then play this the rest of the time.


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Aristotle
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Ancient Greece
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Tayday
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Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Mar 2011
5377 posts

re: Age of Empires 2 HD
Zomg


Bravescd14
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Huntsville
Member since Nov 2009
403 posts

re: Age of Empires 2 HD
meh


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taylork37
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The social pipeline
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12008 posts

re: Age of Empires 2 HD
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What did they upgrade? The graphics look the same so why call it HD?


geauxtigers87
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NOLA
Member since Mar 2011
11054 posts

re: Age of Empires 2 HD
preordered pumped for it


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leRev
UNO Fan
Member since Mar 2013
335 posts

re: Age of Empires 2 HD
Was on my phone earlier. Just saw the video. Looks the exact same. Not buying anymore.


dcrews
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Baton Rouge
Member since Feb 2011
10174 posts

re: Age of Empires 2 HD
There are slight differences in the graphics, not drastic but noticeable. Also can be ran at higher resolutions which is a plus. Not to mention having steam as the multiplayer platform is great.

Were some of you expecting completely revamped graphics for a game made over a decade ago? (Aka Age of Empires 3) It's a classic with slight modifications and will have a much easier multiplayer platform to use. Not a bad deal for $17.
This post was edited on 3/12 at 6:20 pm


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dcrews
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Baton Rouge
Member since Feb 2011
10174 posts

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sgallo3
USA Fan
Dorne
Member since Sep 2008
15862 posts

re: Age of Empires 2 HD
at least forgotten empires mod (which came out in january) added a few civs and techs.

this does none of that and the graphics upgrade is very slight

Forgotten Empires:
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Free
5 brand new civilizations
30 new technologies
9 new units
1000 population limit
11 new maps
1 new building
2 new architecture sets
20 new scenario editor objects
? new campaigns
new AI with selectable personalities
Full unlimited resolutions (Widescreen included)


Age of Empires 2 HD
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$20
updated graphics

This post was edited on 3/13 at 8:37 pm


Cs
Member since Aug 2008
4272 posts

re: Age of Empires 2 HD
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Age of Empires 2 HD


- Subtle enhancements to the graphics (ie, smoother animations)

- HD support - 1920 x 1080 (proper UI scaling)

- Multiple monitor support.

- Steamworks support - leaderboards, Steam saves, achievements, and matchmaking.


BugAC
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Oct 2007
21708 posts

re: Age of Empires 2 HD
The 2nd AOE is great, but the first can't be replicated. It was my favorite, IMO. Probably because of nostalgia for me.

But i've spent countless hours on both of those games as a kid.

Image: http://www.microsoft.com/games/empires/img/screenshots/Screen06.jpg


theronswanson
House built with my hands
Member since Feb 2012
1205 posts

re: Age of Empires 2 HD
can't fricking wait


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