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Guest Blog – Longbows, Skeletons and Learning How to Shoot

4/17/2015

Hello and welcome back to another history blog. “Didn’t you just post a history blog last week?” you might ask. That’s true, but this week’s blog is being shared a week early because it was not written by me, but … Continue reading

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Community Highlight – Unoscuantostrazos’s AoE Knight

4/14/2015

Hello AoE fans. Thanks for joining us for another fan art feature. After sharing AoE art in all sorts of different forms, we have an actual AoE photo for you this week. DeviantART user Unoscuantostrazos posted a photo of someone … Continue reading

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History Throughout the Ages – The Samurai

4/10/2015

Hello AoE and history fans. It’s time for any blog in our “History throughout the Ages” series. This week’s blog topic was suggested by Yonat. Thanks for sharing your topic ideas! Samurai can be found both in AoE II and … Continue reading

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Age of Empires: Castle Siege Patch 1.6.2 Notes

4/10/2015

Greetings, Age of Empires: Castle Siege players! We’re releasing a small update today to address a bug and several community concerns. Bug Fix The bug that was drastically reducing the amount of loot available when attacking a lower-level opponent has been … Continue reading

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Age of Empires II: HD Edition – Patch 3.9 and the Path Forward

4/8/2015

It’s hard to believe, but tomorrow will mark the two year anniversary since the release of Age of Empires II: HD Edition on Steam. In those two years, players have created over 10,000 items in the Steam Workshop, and spent … Continue reading

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Community Highlight – Miss Rayman’s Tech Tree Fan Art

4/7/2015

Hello AoE fan art fans! Welcome to another iteration of our Community Highlight series. This week’s featured image was found on Twitter and comes from Miss Rayman who drew some of the icons from the AoE II tech tree. Take … Continue reading

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State of Castle Siege: Post-Patch 1.6.1

4/3/2015

Patch 1.6.1 was released on April 1, 2015.  We’ve heard a lot of great feedback from the community about what is and isn’t working with it. That feedback is hugely valuable to us, and we definitely encourage you to keep … Continue reading

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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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