Age of Empires II Cheat Codes

Age of Empires II comes with some classic cheat codes that are ingrained in our common memory. But how do you turn them on?

Resource Cheat Codes

robin hood 10000 gold
cheese steak jimmy’s 10000 food
lumberjack 10000 wood
rock on 10000 stone
rowshep 100000 of every resource
ninjalui 100000 of every resource
ninjaconnor 100000 of every resource
  • The “cheese steak jimmy’s” cheat is aptly named after a restaurant near Ensemble Studios where the crew used to go for lunch a lot.
  • “Robin Hood” is named after the legendary archer from the 1300’s. He stole from the rich to give to the poor. His existence is still highly debated.
  • The super-cheats are even more obscure and are all named after babies that were born during the development of Age of Empires II HD: The Forgotten.

Cobra Cars in Age of Empires II

Unit Cheat Codes

Probably the most fun Age of Empires II Cheat Codes to play around with!

how do you turn this on Cobra CarCobra Car Icon in Age of Empires II
to smithereens SaboteurPetard Icon in Age of Empires II
furious the monkey boy Furious the Monkey BoyFurious the Monkey Boy Icon in Age of Empires II
i love the monkey head VMDLVMDL Icon in Age of Empires II
i don’t exist PenguinPenguin Icon in Age of Empires II
alpaca simulator Alfred the AlpacaAlfred the Alpaca Icon in Age of Empires II
catzor SharkatzorSharkatzor Icon in Age of Empires II
photon man Photon ManPhoton Man Icon in Age of Empires II
  • Cobra Car is modeled after a Shelby Cobra. One of the original artists really liked this car.
  • VMDL is named after “Villager Male Dave Lewis”. In the original game he was a low-res naked villager, which allegedly is based on a true story from an office party at Ensemble Studios.
  • The Penguin is a tribute to the anonymous driving force behind the UserPatch project. They