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Because it's full of bugs and crashes all the time. The little they have improved (basically added steam multilayer and upped the resolution support) nowhere near justifies the price they are charging.
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Originally Posted by Sannakji View Post

If you don't know what the point is, this game is not for you. Simply move on.

Played two games last night. So so good to be back!

This!

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Originally Posted by Arni90 View Post

Population cap in the HD release is 500
It's just too bad it has framerate issues on a lot of systems, it's simply unacceptable for a game this old to run at 5 fps.

I had fps issues until I realized my 680 was down-clocked (running at 324mhz). Once I forced it to run at max clocks the problem went away.

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Because it's full of bugs and crashes all the time. The little they have improved (basically added steam multilayer and upped the resolution support) nowhere near justifies the price they are charging.

I haven't had a single crash in AOE II: HD and I've played about 10 games. If you don't like the graphic you can swap them out to your liking. There was a HD texture pack that was available hours after the game was released.


I can easily justify the $20 they are charging for this game.

-When someones chooses to rage quit the "continue game" option now works
-Ability to add and remove mods using the workshop (I don't have to browse aok heaven, download files, and copy them back and forth each time i want to play a different mod)
-The ability to join friends with out 3rd party software or a VPN. Lets be honset most of us already have steam installed.
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Originally Posted by XxG3nexX View Post

This!
I had fps issues until I realized my 680 was down-clocked (running at 324mhz). Once I forced it to run at max clocks the problem went away.
I haven't had a single crash in AOE II: HD and I've played about 10 games. If you don't like the graphic you can swap them out to your liking. There was a HD texture pack that was available hours after the game was released.


I can easily justify the $20 they are charging for this game.

-When someones chooses to rage quit the "continue game" option now works
-Ability to add and remove mods using the workshop (I don't have to browse aok heaven, download files, and copy them back and forth each time i want to play a different mod)
-The ability to join friends with out 3rd party software or a VPN. Lets be honset most of us already have steam installed.
Yep, not a single crash here either.
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No crash so far, have only been replaying campaigns but the game runs pretty smooth.

Agincourt on max difficulty is so much fun biggrin.gif I am such a Longbow abuser biggrin.gif
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I'll be getting this for sure.
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I'm loving it. Feels so good to be playing this game again.

The only issue I've had is that if you create your own map in the editor, the population cap seems to remain at 200 even if you put in 500.
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Ive been playing this game since sunday and it is no better then hd mod with changed water.... the textures are the original and everything just looks stretched
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Works perfectly.
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The only thing that I can think of that matches this move would be to make a custom texture pack for minecraft and resell the game like that.

I fail to see how this makes the game "better" than it used to be?
     
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Where is the enhanced Starcraft Brood War?

This actually looks pretty epic - I remember playing this a very long time ago.

How about AOE 1 - hunting for gazelles and elephants lol

$20 is worth is for sure!
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