Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

AoE may refer to any of the following:

1. Abbreviation for Age of Empires, AoE is a series of RTS games developed by Microsoft. See our Age of Empires overview for further information.

aoe definition2. Short for Area of Effect, AoE is a spell type found in RPG games that affect a wide area on the ground where everything within that area takes damage/healing. AoE can also be a direct attack/heal on multiple targets surrounding the player casting it. AoD, which stands for Area of Damage, is another common name for AoE.

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