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Microsoft Age of Empires II: The Conquerors Expansion 1.0B is an update of Age of Empires II: The Conquerors Expansion 1.0 that includes several enhancements and bug fixes.
A. Version Compatibility B. Balance Changes C. Enhancements D. Bug Fixes E. Uninstalling The Conquerors Expansion 1.0B
A. Version Compatibility
If you are playing a multiplayer game, all players must be using the same version of Age of Empires II: The Conquerors Expansion. For example, you cannot play a multiplayer game between The Conquerors Expansion 1.0 and The Conquerors 1.0B update. Recorded games can only be played using the same version of The Conquerors Expansion that was used to record the game. For example, you cannot play a Conquerors Expansion 1.0 recorded game using The Conquerors Expansion 1.0B update. To play a Conquerors Expansion 1.0 recorded game after installing the Conquerors Expansion 1.0B update, you must temporarily revert to The Conquerors Expansion 1.0. To play a Conquerors Expansion 1.0 recorded game: 1. In the Program Files\Microsoft Games\Age of Empires II folder (or wherever you installed the game), create a Conquerors folder. 2. Copy the following files from your Conquerors 1.0 disc to the new Conquerors folder: 0* 00000409.016 1* 00000409.256 2* CLCD16.DLL 3* CLCD32.DLL 4* CLOKSPL.EXE 5* DPLAYERX.DLL
B. 28* Cavalry Archers now have equal range to Heavy Cavalry Archers. 14* Japanese infantry get 25% attack speed bonus starting in the Feudal Age. Fire rate for Conquistadors and Elite Conquistadors is also improved. 19* Turtle Ship artwork is changed to be more realistic.0 using the new shortcut. 29* Scout Cavalry get +2 attack in the Feudal Age. 21* Spanish Hand Cannoneer and Bombard Cannons fire 15% faster.DLL 7* AGE2_X1. Tarkans.EXE 8* AGE2_X1. 12* Franks now get the Halberd technology. 20* War Wagon and Elite War Wagon range is reduced. 30* Galleys now take 60 seconds to produce (War Galleys & Galleons still take 45 seconds). 23* Camels are now as quick to train as spearmen. Galley-line ships. 13* Goth infantry cost 25% less starting in the Feudal Age. .6* DRVMGT. then play The Conquerors Expansion 1. Galley-line ships. with the Start In folder set to Program Files\Microsoft Games\Age of Empires II. and Samurai is significantly reduced. 4. Longboats. 10* Byzantines get free Town Watch. 11* Chinese start with 50 less food (for a total of -200 food).0 recorded game. 15* Koreans – 16* Shinkichon increases Onager range by +1 instead of +2. 24* Viking Berserks now move as fast as pikemen. 25* Celtic Woad Raiders now move faster (they run faster than Eagle Warriors who lack Squires).EXE. 27* Training time for Teutonic Knights. 18* Korean villager LOS increased by +1. Create a shortcut to Program Files\Microsoft Games\Age of Empires II\Conquerors\Age2_X1. 31* Fireships & Fast Fireships have additional armor vs. 26* Bombard Cannons cause +80 additional damage to buildings. Units 22* All archery range units (except Hand Cannoneers) now do +1 additional damage to Spearman-line units. 33* Korean War Wagon cost increased to 120 wood 60 gold. 17* Turtle Ships have Heated Shot and additional armor vs.ICD 3. Start The Conquerors Expansion 1. 32* Fireships cause additional damage vs. Turtle Ships. Balance Changes Civilizations 9* Aztecs get free Loom.
38* Treadmill Crane. 37* Palisade walls get +3 additional Pierce armor. 42* Heated Shot now increases tower attack and Castle attack vs. Enhancements 44* 45* 46* 47* 48* Open ground is always green on the mini map.5 times faster except for castles. if you play Regicide on ES@Pilgrims_v2. C. Fortified Wall. Villagers construct buildings 2. all buildings work 2. ships. select "Turbo Random Map" from the Game Type menu in either single player or multiplayer mode. If you have 7-8 players on ES@Pilgrims_v2. trade ships & carts. Also. Selects randomly between a number of different map types. Guard Tower.0 times faster. villagers). and you are not told what kind of map you are playing on.5 times faster and carry 2. towers.Buildings 34* 35* Castles now take longer to build. 41* Parthian Shot increases Cavalry Archer and Mangudai attack vs. Turbo Random Map -. rams).5 times faster except when building econ units (fishing boats. & wonders. and Keep have had their stone cost replaced with wood or food. To play this new Turbo style. Farms can be queued to 40. Now these technologies only cost food & wood. Blind Random Map – Multiplayer only. go to Map Style and click "Custom. you do not receive a starting castle. If you play Regicide on ES@Metropolis_v2. Technologies 36* Loom provides +1 additional Pierce armor.In this mode. To select one. so a map type that is quite different may hinder the computer opponents’ typical skill level. Hoardings.5 times as many resources. even on snow or sand terrain. 39* Theocracy only costs 200 gold. Bombard Towers now do piercing damage instead of normal damage (the major effect is vs." Note that these maps are NOT guaranteed to work effectively vs. spearman-line units. Custom Random Maps -. some players may instantly 49* . you get three kings and three castles. Resources Fish traps now provide food at a faster rate. a computer opponent or for certain game types. Architecture.New ES Custom Maps are in the patch. Masonry. 40* Shipwright now also decreases ship build time. All trade units work 2. All economic units gather 2. The computer opponents assume that all Custom maps are Coastal. Black Forest is no longer an option if you select Random Map or Land Random. 43* Capped Ram & Battering Ram upgrades no longer cost gold.
Based on the 4 seasons in a year.Food is often scarce and there aren't a lot of natural defenses.rms -. 53* ES@Graveyards_V2.rms -.rms -. The following maps are included. Everything.Multiplayer only.Single player version of Sherwood Forest. Imperial Age Houses now have normal house armor.shtml.com/aoeiix/docs/rms. each team must defend its own hunk of ice and snow against frequent enemy raids.Everything is random. lots of wolves. Bug Fixes 65* 66* 67* 68* Male Mayan farmers are now as good as females. but beware of the guardians! 57* ES@Pilgrims_v2.rms -. gold and stone might be at normal levels. 63* ES@Team_Glaciers_V2. this has led to a bumper crop of deer. go to http://www. The map is loaded with fish.rms -. 62* ES@Shipwreck_V2. 60* ES@Sherwood_Forest_V2.ensemblestudios.Start on a tropical island with your enemies.In the frozen north.Each player's town is surrounded by a narrow body of water with several land bridges for access and moats narrow enough for ranged units to fire across. D.rms -. you have to scout (with a random number of Scouts.rms -. 51* ES@Capricious_V2.Villagers shepherd their flocks while avoiding rampaging wild animals. yet you can walk freely through them. From the moment the game starts.rms -.rms -. Starting trees will always be the same. 54* ES@Metropolis_V2. boars. Find the three relics at the base of the volcano in the center. Summer map.rms -. For full descriptions. but your two Scouts can cover a lot of ground.rms -. Start out with some familiar heroes. of course) to figure out whether you are on an island. or inside a clearing of trees. .rms -. no Scout. three sets of villagers.rms -.Your starting island may be small.resign.rms -.A few bruised villagers and their waterlogged sheep stranded on a desert island. 52* ES@Dingos_V2. Use your hunting wolf to scout the terrain or for sneak attacks on your enemy’s villagers. but there is a whole new world to discover! Hop in your Transport and race your enemies to the new world! 58* ES@Prairie_V2. Villagers now walk around farms normally if stopped and started again (the infamous "Farm bug"). 61* ES@Sherwood_Heroes_V2.Control weed-choked graveyards packed with scary trees and abandoned buildings that conceal resources and ancient relics. or Autumn map. a mainland.A network of canals creates a spider web effect as they try to connect every player's starting town. Spring map. in short supply. three Scouts and three sets of resources! 55* ES@Moats_V2.rms -. or in abundance. 59* ES@Seasons_V2. though strangely.Starting food. 56* ES@Paradise_Island_V2. Your town is surrounded by forests. with a 25% chance of loading up a Winter map. Bad weather makes ships and walls rare. and berries.Control three Town Centers. Lots of sheep. 64* ES@The_Unknown_V2. 50* ES@Canals_V2. Monks no longer heal garrisoned units.
relics. but then they keep attacking for some time afterwards. The Pilgrims map now starts off with a Lumber Camp instead of a Town Center. This map was also revised with many small adjustments to resources. siege. Uninstalling The Conquerors Expansion 1. The Unknown map no longer starts players surrounded by wood. On Nomad maps. choose Programs -> Microsoft Games -> Age of Empires II – The Conquerors Expansion> Uninstall Age of Empires II – The Conquerors Expansion . Computer opponents now build lumber camps next to bamboo.0B update and revert to The Conquerors Expansion 1. Teuton Monk Resistance now works properly. Male hunters no longer get +1 LOS. Huns.0 disc. even if that opponent’s score drops. In ParadiseIsland. Install version 1. 2. Persians. War Wagons no longer get unintended bonus damage vs. Town centers now always take damage from Bombard Towers.0B update To uninstall The Conquerors Expansion 1. they initially attack that opponent. and terrain. That is. Chinese. Teuton Town Centers now get their attack bonus.69* Computer opponents no longer always switch to attack the opponent with the highest score. players are no longer automatically defeated after launch of regicide games. .0 from the Age of Empires II: The Conquerors Expansion 1. so researching Faith is beneficial to them. and Mayans now get the correct starting resources. it is recommended that you choose No. When Setup asks if you want to delete all user-created files. From the Start menu. 70* 71* 72* 73* 74* 75* 76* 77* 78* 79* 80* E. The Team Glaciers map no longer starts players on ice terrain. Extra villagers and resources have been added to player islands as well.0: 1.
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