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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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25 Comments on Age of Empires 3

  1. to Commadner Fox565: ME TO!

  2. Commander Fox565 // December 13, 2008 at 12:27 pm // Reply

    My dad has the “Age of Empires 2′ game.

  3. Age III Is great because of the campaine. You get to experince diffrent levals. It is fun

  4. a few more tips for this game

    1 factories give the fastest stock (food gold wood)

    2 try to surround yourself with walls, but put in gates so you can att, but then retreat

    3 put the fort at the gate you use the most

    4 don’t worry about outposts really near the city, put them in the wall at the main defense line

    5 don’t forget to att from the sea, you can destroy buildings fast with some ships

  5. This game is a lot better with the expansion AoE 3 war chiefs

  6. This game has the same basic idea as Warcraft

  7. To Runescape,

    You can’t build that many towers though.

  8. I have a way to win w/out cheats: build loads of cannon towers (just out of range of your opponents town) then build 5-10 in range of the town the enemy will litteraly wipe itself out trying to destroy those 20-30 towers 🙂

  9. games

  10. get sins of a solar empire its great

  11. organ guns are awsome

  12. Thanks guys, for the cheats!

  13. TO HOMER:


  14. How cool are the dutch with cool ships?

  15. To cooley,

    What difficulty level do you play on?

  16. I can only survive without cheat codes for so long

  17. cheat codes. bring them here. NOW!(sarcastic!!!!);)

  18. whataburger3 // February 28, 2008 at 6:00 pm // Reply

    it rocks it like rules

  19. I have all 3 of them and all ther expations the 1st one has best gameplay, the 2nd one is the worst and the 3rd one has the best graphs.

  20. Any one heard of Sid Meier’s CIvilization III. That game is awsome!

  21. aoe III is way better than aoe II

  22. So who LOVES the new asian dynasties version?

  23. To A random person,

    I agree, but I still have a place in my heart for Age of Empires II the Counquers expansion for it was the first strategy game I ever played.

  24. A random person // December 11, 2007 at 6:42 pm // Reply

    I love this game better than the 1st oneand the second one its the best strategy game i played

  25. ninjadude1001 // October 1, 2007 at 7:35 pm // Reply

    yeah I totally watn Age of Mythology

    but Aoe3 is good too

    its so fun

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