Age of Empires II

Updated: 06/27/2017 by Computer Hope

Age of Empires II overview

Age of Empires 2Type: Strategy
ESRB Rating: Teen
Release Date: 09/30/1999
Developer: Ensemble Studios
Publisher: Microsoft

Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings is the sequel to the popular original Age of Empires. The game takes place in the Middle Ages and you can control one of 13 different civilizations and hundreds of different units, battling in various locations.

Age of Empires is an excellent strategy game in single player, as well as multiplayer.

System Requirements: Microsoft Windows - Apple - Linux

Windows System Requirements
Operating System: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT 4
Processor: Intel Pentium 166 MHz
Memory: 32 MB RAM
Graphics Card: SVGA graphics w/ 2 MB Video RAM, 256-colors capable, 800 x 600 resolution
Sound Card: Sound Blaster compatible sound card
Hard Drive Space: 300 MB
Controls: Keyboard & Mouse
Multiplayer: 28.8 Kbps modem or TCP/IP compatible network card


The following cheat codes are activated by pressing the Enter key, typing the code, and pressing Enter again:

  • cheese steak jimmy's - Get 1000 food
  • robin hood - Get 1000 gold
  • rock on - Get 1000 stone
  • lumberjack - Get 1000 wood
  • marco - See the entire map
  • polo - Turn off Fog of War
  • aegis - Buildings complete instantly
  • black death - Kill all opponents
  • i r winner - Win the campaign
  • natural wonders - Control the animals (Lose control of people)

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