FAQ

I’m having installation problems with Age of Empires II: Forgotten Empires?
What is Age of Empires II: Forgotten Empires?
How much does it cost?
When will it be released?
What are the system requirements for Age of Empires II: Forgotten Empires?
What platforms will the game be available on?
What are the new civilizations?
Will there be new campaigns?

I’m having installation problems with Age of Empires II: Forgotten Empires?

Please check out the frequent problems here.

How much does it cost?

It’s free! Donations are optional.

When will it be released?

December 2012.

What are the system requirements for Age of Empires II: Forgotten Empires?

A Windows XP/Vista/7/8 PC with an internet connection (for future updates).

What platforms will the game be available on?

Only Windows (XP and up) will be officially supported.

What are the new civilizations?

Italians, Incas, Magyars, Slavs and Indians.

Will there be new campaigns?

Yes, more than you’d think!

255 thoughts on “FAQ

  1. I just found out about the Forgotten Empires expansion and I downloaded the version 2.2 update (having never downloaded the previous patches), The game appears to have all the new characters, buildings, techs., etc. However, I only have 1 new campaign (Alaric) and the campaign ends at “The Sack of Rome” level. Shouldn’t I have more new campaigns? and shouldn’t there be more levels for the Alaric Campaign? If so, how can I fix these problems? Thanks for the support.

  2. when i click on the history book there’s only the civilization name but their history is empty … another problem: when i point my mouse on any reasarch its name only appears but their describtion doesnt appears in that black box… what can i do to solve this problem ?? ( sorry for my bad english )

  3. Hey,
    I love Age of Empires Forgotten.

    But there is a huge Bug in the game, I dont know why but we (me and a friend) could play this game onlay with 125 pop or less and after around one hour (or less) the game doesn’t work anymore.

    Its just so laggy, guess 1 Frame or so. We both have very good inet connections and low pings. And our PC are modern High-End PCs… Its nearly every game the same: first hour = no problem, than lagg. we didnt use to have this problem BEFORE the Upgrade “Forgotten Empires”.

    We play on gameranger and voobly, its always the same fu**** bug. Is it the AI that makes the enemies movement calculations that complex? Can’t imagine that.

    Any suggestions how to solve this LAG Problem?

    • An AI can cause lag if its code contains a particular attack command (attack-now), especially if it uses that command repeatedly. I am fairly certain that Barbarian, The Horde, Crusade and The Khanate use alternative methods of attacking. However, both the Standard AI and Principality use attack-now in order to launch attacks.

      In fact, looking at Principality’s code right now, I can see that it would be using the attack-now command about every 1-2 seconds when it has military superiority over an enemy.

      Which AI have you been playing against? Keep in mind that the “Computer” option randomly picks one of the AIs. Does the lag start when the AI begins sending its army to attack you?

      Having lots of trebuchets in the game can also cause lag, but I suspect your issue is AI related.

  4. In the campaign menu of the forgotten empires which is the custom camapigns I can only see the campaign of Alaric the goth why. I just installed the game yesterday. Will new campaigns will come after I finish the first campaign???

  5. Hi, I’m having a problem when I create my campaigns the walls and sometimes towncenters dissapear when I play them…it has never happened with the other Age 2…help?! could it be one of the triggers?

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