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Age of Empires 2 Multiplayer

Playing Age of Empires 2 Multiplayer has never been easier and there’s more players than ever. There are two main places where the majority of AoE2 fans will find themselves when looking for a multiplayer match. They are Age Of Empires 2 HD and Voobly. In this...

Interview with TaToH/Rob3rStinson!

Thanks to TetraPak for doing this interview, we have seen a lot of games from TaToH recently and he’s always a lot of fun to watch! -Zak Introduction: Hello WololoWarriors, I asked TaToH whether he would be interested in doing an interview with me and happily he...

Wolf Rushing on a Gold Rush Map

Today’s article will be much shorter, and is inspired by the casting of a match between Chris and Halen by ZeroEmpires This strategy is worthwhile in 1v1 or team games, and is guaranteed to catch your opponent off-guard. It involves taking advantage of the large...

Life of an AoC Unit

The other day while I was playing a game of AoC, like you do, a thought passed through my mind – what would life be like for an AoC unit? For example: A villager. A villager could have quite a boring life in an AoC game, if all he/she did was collect resources...

5 Surprising Facts About AoE2

Age of Empires 2 is a simple but complicated game. There are many secrets that a simple glance at the technology tree doesn’t actually tell you. This article will hopefully expose some things that the tech tree doesn’t tell you. Without further ado I...

Custom Random Maps That You Should Try

Bored of playing the same old Arabia/Black Forest/Nomad maps? Fancy something a little different? Then you should give Custom Random Map Scripts (RMS) a try! The great thing about these maps is that are generated in the same way that the standard maps are, so each...

Age of Empires 4 – On The Horizon?

Microsoft have recently formed a new game studio: Decisive Games, promised to bring the next installment to a beloved strategy game franchise. But will it be Age of Empires 4 and what other possibilities could there be? In their recent Job Posting Microsoft state that...

A New AoEHD Lobby

It’s common knowledge that the AoEHD in-game lobby browser isn’t the best, you need to manually refresh the list, AoF and AoEHD lobbies are separated and there’s no global chat either. Among many other things, the AoEHD lobby browser is certainly...

History of Civilizations: The Britons

The Britons are a Western European civilization in Age of Empires II. They represent the English during the High Middle Ages. Britons were the people who spoke the Insular Celtic language known as Common Brittonic. They lived in Great Britain during the Iron Age,...

Westeros, War of the Five Kings

With diplomatic themed games becoming more and more popular, today I bring you a scenario that combines the diplomatic game element with one of the most popular TV series’ on at the moment (Game of Thrones); Westeros, War of the Five Kings. Currently ranked 5th...

How to speak AOE

Language is a thing of beauty and Age of Empires comes equipped with its own style of communication. Like any language if you’re not fluent in it, it can seem very confusing. Do you find yourself baffled by a garble of random letters, words and numbers that pop...

History of Civilizations: The Aztecs

The Aztecs, who probably originated as a nomadic tribe in northern Mexico, arrived in Mesoamerica around the beginning of the 13th century. From their magnificent capital city, Tenochtitlan, the Aztecs emerged as the dominant force in central Mexico, developing an...

Twelve Days of AoE

I know this is a little late as Christmas passed a while ago now, but I opened my Twitch inbox earlier to stumble across this gem sent to me by the Twitch user: Onemillionandone. An Age of Empires 2 style rendition of the Twelve Days of Christmas! I thought it was...

Appsolute Nonsense – AoE World Domination

It’s been a while since the announcement trailer for Age of Empires: World Domination and I’ve been following the progress of the development closely as well as gauging the reactions of the community to the project. Put simply, it doesn’t look...

Interview With Promi – New AI’s

Introduction: Hey, my name is Marius Beck, i’m 20 years old and together with Archon i’m the AI scripter for the official Age of Empires 2 HD AI. I started AI scripting for Age of Empires 2 in 2010 when i first found out about strong custom AIs. I have...

Inside AoF [Interview] – Project Leader Cysion

You can pick up AoF on Steam here. Introduction: Heya, my name is Bert Beeckman and I started the whole Age of Empires II: The Forgotten project 2 years ago. Born and raised in Belgium, I moved to Germany in 2012 to work for Nintendo. 2 years later I moved again to...

The Nile River – Scenario

Top of the Steam Workshop charts this week is a custom scenario map for AoF called: The Nile River. As the name suggests it’s a map which is set in Egypt on the banks of the river Nile, with the river itself running through the center of the map and splitting...

Inside AoF – Graphic Design With Yan

In the first of many interviews to be posted on zeroempires.net we’ll be talking to someone who most of you probably don’t know, yet has done so much for the game we all love! If you want to ask Yan anything then head over to the forums and post your...

The Home of The Wololo Warriors!

Hello my fellow Warriors (and Warlords 😉 )! Welcome to your new home on the internet, a place for Wololo Warriors to unite and get involved in the vibrant community. This is the place to keep up to date with everything happening in the world of ZeroEmpires,...

Age of Empires Online Is Gone… So What Next?

With the end of the Age of Empires Online and the recent re-releases of Age of Empires, Age of Mythology and even Rise of Nations on Steam it begs the question of: what next? It seems to me that given the huge success of Age of Empires HD and The Forgotten that the...