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DinoBirdofDoom’s Age of Empires “Pillow Talk”

We come across a lot of different types of AoE fan creations, but I think I can say with probability bordering on certainty that we have never shared a piece of fan art that featured talking pillows. Apparently, or at least according to this comic by DinoBirdDoom, pillows like to win by hiding their very […]

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The Howitzer

Hey history fans! It’s time for us to discuss another unit in the AoE series. Last week, we wrote about the Hussar, and this time, we talk about the Howitzer, an upgrade to the Mortar in AoE III that we featured before. This upgrade offers a hit point and damage boost and, like the Mortar, […]

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The Hussar

Welcome back to another blog in our biweekly “History throughout the Ages” series. After talking about the Mortar last time, we received a suggestion by Jamie Wall, who wrote that we should share a blog on The Hussar. We’re always glad to hear your feedback, so here’s our Hussar blog, as requested. The Hussar is […]

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The Mortar

Hello history fans! It’s time for our biweekly History throughout the Ages blog. Last time, we talked about the Petard, and today it’s time for the Mortar. The Mortar, which can be found in AoE III, is an artillery unit that can be created from the Artillery Foundry in the Industrial Age. Mortars are great […]

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The Petard

It’s history time! In our previous History throughout the Ages blog, we talked about the Hersir. This time, we are highlighting the Petard. The Petard can be found in AoE II and AoE III. In AoE II, it is trainable from the Castle in Castle Age, and its main use as a fast siege unit […]

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The Caravel

Hello Age fans. It’s history blog time again! This week’s featured unit is a naval vessel from AoE II HD and AoE III namely, the Portuguese Caravel, a warship that can be trained in the Castle Age in AoE II HD: The African Kingdoms from the Dock and which shoots bolts. Caravels in The African […]

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Age of Empires 3 Server Upgrade Begins Monday, 3/14!

Land Ho! It’s finally time for the long-awaited Age of Empires 3 server upgrade! Last month, we asked our awesome Age 3 community to help us test the new servers, and boy did you ever come through! We got tons of great data that helped us make sure that the new hardware was up to snuff, and now […]

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DISAEGUAL’s AoE-Themed Party

We were pretty excited to find out that there had been an AoE-themed party in Italy. Here are some of the photos that DISAEGUAL shared from the event (photos courtesy of DISAEGUAL and Simone Ferraro, links included). Which costume would you have chosen?

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The Strelet

Thank you to everyone who voted in our poll and let us know which unit to feature in today’s history blog. Your AoE III unit of choice was the Strelet (plural: Streltsy), which is a cheap and weak Russian unit available from the Blockhouse, Fort, and Galleon in Colonial Age. The advantage of using the […]

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ESOCommunity Winter Tournament Grand Finals This Sunday

There’s nothing like a good high-pressure match of Age III to end the month! Community members over at ESOCommunity.net have organized their yearly Winter Tournament, and you can catch the final nail-biting matchup LIVE on Twitch on Sunday, Feb 28, 2016 at 11:00 AM PST (19:00 GMT). Check it out on the official ESOCommunity Twitch channel […]

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