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April Wololo Wednesday Contest and March Winners

4/1/2015

Good afternoon from Age of Empires HQ in Microsoft Studios! It’s the first Wednesday of the month, which means it’s time for a new edition of our monthly contest, Wololo Wednesday. Last month, we asked you to redesign the box … Continue reading

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Community Highlight – Eastday’s Age of Empires II Attila

3/31/2015

Welcome back Community Highlight readers! We’ve been highlighting a lot of different fan content styles over the past few weeks, and it’s great to see that your creativity has no bounds.This week’s featured image is a sketch by deviantART user … Continue reading

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Age of Empires: Castle Siege Patch 1.6.1 Notes

3/30/2015

No, you didn’t read that wrong! This is 1.6.1! This is scheduled to be released tomorrow, March 31, 2015. This patch was created to help alleviate some of the economic issues in regards to resources like Stone (but including all … Continue reading

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History Throughout the Ages – The Paladin

3/27/2015

Hello Age fans! Welcome back to another blog in our “History throughout the Ages” series. This week, we are highlighting the Paladin. The Paladin is a unit unique to Age of Empires II that only the Byzantines, Celts, Franks, Huns, … Continue reading

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Last Chance to Participate in March Wololo Wednesday!

3/24/2015

Attention, warriors! Do you want your chance to win fabulous Age of Empires prizes? Of course you do! However, time is running out, so open Photoshop or a fresh box of colored pencils and redesign your favorite Age of Empires … Continue reading

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Community Highlight – Avenger404’s Elite Skirmisher

3/24/2015

Hello Community Highlight fans! It’s time for more fan art. This week we have another image from a player that has been featured before, namely Avenger404. Avenger404 was highlighted last year for his drawing of a Teutonic Knight. This week’s … Continue reading

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State of Castle Siege: Post-Patch 1.6

3/23/2015

Now that you all have your hands on Patch 1.6, let’s talk about what’s coming next. Patch 1.6 Release Postmortem The release of Patch 1.6 was rocky, due to our disconnection error. We worked with Azure very closely to fix … Continue reading

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Community Highlight – Yoshio’s Favorite Age of Empires Nation

3/17/2015

Hello Community Highlight fans! I’m here to show you some more great fan content from around the web. This week’s find comes from deviantArt user BabyYoshio, who was featured in another blog in December of last year, in which he … Continue reading

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Community Highlight – Age of Empires: Castle Siege in Minecraft by Dudeist Priest

3/16/2015

Welcome to a special video Community Highlight! No, I’m not Garmonbozia81, but I came across a fan creation so awesome that I had to jump in and borrow one of her features. I’m excited to present to you a strikingly … Continue reading

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History Throughout the Ages – The Conquistador

3/13/2015

Hello everyone! Welcome back to another blog in our “History throughout the Ages” series. This week’s blog topic is based on a request that we received on Facebook by one of our most active community members, rhrmn, who asked us … Continue reading

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