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So has anybody here tried out Age of Empires Online? I signed up and I'm confused by it and there isn't much info on the web about how it works.

As far as I can tell the only Online thing about it is you sign into GFW Live and have a chat screen while you play single player...? And the campaign seems to be full of tutorials that you can't skip, so I got too bored to continue and see if anything good comes up. And no skirmish mode?

I just don't know what this game is trying to accomplish. I heard "Age of Empires Online" and expected it to be more MMO-style, like one massively-gigantic persistent world where all the players build and fight. But I haven't seen anything multiplayer about it.
post #2 of 13
I too would like to hear what fellow OCN's think about this game. Age of Empires 2 was just about the best thing since sliced bread. If this is anything like that it'd be awesome!!
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It's about time they came out with another AoE; I've been playing AoE 3 for quite a few years now. I'm interested to see what this game is like and how the gameplay compares to previous games.
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I am interested aswell. If someone has tried it chime in!
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GUYS!

I need to know how to fix this. I installed AOE Online, then updated everything. Then when i click Play, nothing happens. The menu just closes and Spartan does not launch. Just nothing. I click Play, the AOE Online menu closes and nothing happens.

I tried it on my Core 2 Duo Win Vista PC and my AMD dual core laptop Win 7 and it works.

However, i cannot get it to work on my Win Xp. Ideas guys?
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Maybe it doesnt work on XP?
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Try installing/reinstalling this: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/960554

errm... http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322389

XP users only ^^
Edited by un1b4ll - 8/22/11 at 8:13am
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Try installing/reinstalling this: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/960554

errm... http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322389

XP users only ^^
Did this countless times. Still the same problem.
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post #9 of 13
maybe this game is designed to run on the newer oss. I mean the original AOE2 wouldnt run properly on vista or 7. I too would like to see if anyone has played this yet, for some reason I saw it onsale at ebgames the other day (preordering bf3 )
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maybe this game is designed to run on the newer oss. I mean the original AOE2 wouldnt run properly on vista or 7. I too would like to see if anyone has played this yet, for some reason I saw it onsale at ebgames the other day (preordering bf3 )
I play AoE II all the time on 64-bit Windows 7
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