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History Throughout The Ages – The Halberdier

8/29/2014


This blog reaches you magically through a time machine, as when you read this blog, the whole Age of Empires team will be out of the office and working at PAX Prime to support the Age of Empires: Castle Siege … Continue reading

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Community Highlight – Midhart’s Osiris

8/26/2014


Welcome back to another Community Highlight. This week’s feature is a really cool image by Instagram user @midhart, who was kind enough to give us permission to share her Osiris drawing. I love the modern take on this minor god … Continue reading

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Age of Empires at PAX Prime 2014

8/25/2014

Age of Empires at PAX Prime 2014

Greetings from Age of Empires HQ in Redmond! We’re happy to announce that the Age of Empires franchise will once again have a presence at PAX Prime! From this Friday, August 29th through Monday, September 1st, come up to the … Continue reading

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Introducing Age of Empires: Castle Siege

8/25/2014


Microsoft Studios and Smoking Gun Interactive are pleased to announce Age of Empires: Castle Siege! Are you an Empire-Building Prodigy? A Siege Genius? A Tactical Mastermind? Then “Join the Siege”. New to Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8, Age of … Continue reading

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Castles of Legend: The Legacy of Edinburgh Castle

8/23/2014


Welcome to Castle Siege! To celebrate the launch of Age of Empires®: Castle Siege, I have decided to research some real life history and share it with you.  Since one of the goals of this game is to build a … Continue reading

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Community Highlight – ♥Ada Wong♥’s “The Byzantine City”

8/19/2014


Welcome back to another Community Highlight. This week’s featured image is a creation that I found on Steam. User ♥Ada Wong♥ posted several images from AoE II HD in the Artwork section of the game’s Community Hub, including the below image … Continue reading

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History Throughout The Ages – The Berserker

8/15/2014


Welcome back to another “History throughout the Ages” blog. This week, we’re featuring a unique Norse unit, the Berserker. I don’t know about you, but whenever I hear the word Berserker, the words “wild” and “aggressive” come to mind, probably … Continue reading

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PANE ROMANO – Why don’t we call it aubergine? Almost everyone else does!

8/14/2014

PANE ROMANO – Why don’t we call it aubergine? Almost everyone else does!

For this week’s PANE ROMANO, it seems we’re still on a vegetable kick. The more I research various vegetables, the more interesting facts I find. So, today, I thought we’d take a look at another one of my favorites – … Continue reading

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Community Highlight – Raver1357′s Atlantean Titan

8/12/2014


Welcome back Community Highlight readers! We found another great piece of fan art that we wanted to share with you. The AoM players among you will probably recognize an Atlantean Titan from a mile away. But what about a “ponyfied” … Continue reading

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Map Your Route to Albion Contest

8/12/2014


Greetings from Age of Empires HQ! Our friends across the pond at Lionhead recently announced Fable Anniversary, and it’s coming to Steam one month from today! To help celebrate, we’re partnering up to hold a special mapmaking contest. We want … Continue reading

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