Age of Empires: Online

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Age of Empires: Online

Postby ArchAngel » Thu Apr 26, 2012 6:00 pm

I know we talked a little bit about this on the AoE thread, but I thought it best to open up a new discussion for this game specifically.

For those who don't know about the game, it's an free-to-play/freemium rts where you can build up your choice ancient civilization.
http://ageofempiresonline.com/
Check it out.


Now, that we all know about it now, anybody playing it?
What are your thoughts and how do you think it holds up the mantle of the past AoE games?

And more importantly, what's your screenname?

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Re: Age of Empires: Online

Postby Side_Kik » Sun Apr 13, 2014 8:56 pm

My brother has played this before. I play some of the original Age Of Empires but have never tried doing it online. I think it would definitely be something new to try.

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Re: Age of Empires: Online

Postby kramke12 » Fri May 16, 2014 2:13 am

I cant remember if this costs money or not.....

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Re: Age of Empires: Online

Postby ArchAngel » Fri May 16, 2014 2:42 pm

It's freemium.
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Re: Age of Empires: Online

Postby TDog9631 » Fri May 16, 2014 9:04 pm

Uhhhhhh didn't they shut this game down?
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Re: Age of Empires: Online

Postby ArchAngel » Fri May 16, 2014 9:07 pm

Where did you hear that?
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Re: Age of Empires: Online

Postby LAVA89 » Wed May 21, 2014 2:08 pm

Uhhhhhh didn't they shut this game down?
Not yet, in July-- you know, after I already shelled some money out for it :P

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Re: Age of Empires: Online

Postby ArchAngel » Wed May 21, 2014 2:39 pm

Alright, well, that's for Games for Windows Live, so we'll see what happens to AoE:O.
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Re: Age of Empires: Online

Postby LAVA89 » Thu May 22, 2014 2:03 am

Alright, well, that's for Games for Windows Live, so we'll see what happens to AoE:O.
This is from the AOE:O support page:
Games for Windows Live will be discontinued on July 1, 2014. Although it is available through Steam, Age of Empires Online requires features of the Games for Windows Live service. You can continue to enjoy all the features of Age of Empires Online as the service will remain 100% operational until July 1, 2014 when the server will shut down.

The gist I got from this is that AOE:O won't be around until July 1st. They don't even have a store page on Steam anymore.
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Re: Age of Empires: Online

Postby ArchAngel » Thu May 22, 2014 2:41 pm

Good point.
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Re: Age of Empires: Online

Postby [email protected] » Wed Jun 25, 2014 3:05 am

One of my friends oldest brother used to play this game, he said it was fun, and annoying at times. :)

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Re: Age of Empires: Online

Postby USMC_Marksman » Thu Jul 02, 2015 1:49 am

I have played the game a couple times. All though i do not care for the fact that the computers seem to have infinite population. :lol:


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