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Age of Empires 3

I’m really bad at strategy games, even though I play a lot. Could you tell me some of the tips you have?

Games Guru: I’ll start by giving you some basic information that applies to any Age of Empires: Learn to level up quickly. Above all else, you need workers to advance your civilization, and you need food for workers. So the moment the game starts, tell your town center to start training workers and send the workers you have to gather food. As new workers arrive, have them build houses so you can train more workers, gather wood so you can build houses and buildings, and gather food. Build your force up to 15 or even 20 workers because the faster you gather food and build shelters, the faster you can move to the next level. You will need to find your right balance—but a few things hold true:

  • Don’t worry about gathering gold until your civilization has evolved the first time.
  • Send soldiers and workers out. Find more resources, explore the map, claim territory, KNOW WHERE YOUR ENEMIES ARE HIDDEN!
  • The best players can max out the entire technology tree in well under 15 minutes. Master the skills you need so you can level up and attack quickly.

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11 Comments on Age of Empires 3

  1. darth bane // August 8, 2007 at 7:41 am // Reply

    sorry bill but thats only in age of empirs 1!

  2. try typing “fill this basket”. it gives you ten gold. or maybe that’s on one of the older versions, i can never remember…

    • that must be for an older version,for this one it is “give me liberty or give me gold” or maybe the last word is coin,I’m not sure

  3. i really loved this game. i cheated by editing my home city file to level 100

  4. legofreak1000 // July 4, 2007 at 8:47 am // Reply

    the expansion pack is awsome!!!!!

  5. Great Britain Guy // June 28, 2007 at 1:23 pm // Reply

    If you’re the british you need lots of people on wood

  6. Yea it does have something to do with the piece of wood.Get a about 4 villagers from the farm next to your fort.Take them over to the pile of wood.Drag a box around them and right click on the pieces of wood.They will start picking them up and making a fire with them! Theres you answer.

  7. try: “BIG DADDY”

    u get a rocket launcher car

  8. robo cup winner // June 21, 2007 at 9:08 pm // Reply

    THEY MADE A 3 :0 i never knew that i have all them 1 and 2 i got to buy this or i dont have all them.

  9. MY friend has It, and next time I am going to ask him if I CAN PLAY!!!!

    PS: I have never played but looks prety awsome.


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