Strategy? What strategy?
Look no further and find out all about the standard Age of Empires 2 strategies popularised over the decades.
Archer Build Order
The straight archer build will allow you to harass an opponents wood and wall lines and allow you to begin massing archers to make a critical ball of crossbowmen.
19 Pop Scouts into Skirmishers
Scouts are a standard build order to learn, but often you find yourself making scouts and being countered by an opponent’s spearman.
Unique Unit Counter Guide
Each civilization in AoE2 has its unique unit with their own strengths and counters. Learn about the unit and their counter using our guide.
Of all the maps available in Age of Empires 2, Arabia is the most popular. Find out more about this popular map, its meta, and what to expect going in.
16 Population Mongol Scout Rush
With this build order, you will be able to have an 8 minute Feudal time and begin producing scouts. This build is of an advanced difficulty and utilises early Feudal…
All we know about AOE2 Battle Royale
Battle Royale for Age of Empires 2 Definitive Edition follows a similar theme to other battle royale games, but with its own tasteful and in-character flair.
18 population Mongol Scout Rush
The 18 population Mongol scout rush is one of the fastest rushes in the game, capable of derailing your opponent before they have even reached the Feudal Age. For that…
This build lets a Mayan player fast castle and immediately place a castle and a second town center, with steady production of Plumed Archers and a third town center being…
The Huns. One of every player’s favorite civilization to play at one point of time in Age of Empires 2, although this civilization is also quite strong in competitive play,…
Fast Castle into Boom
The Fast Castle into Boom, one of the best beginner build orders for closed maps. Learn the build for a 15 minute fast castle into a 3 town-center boom.
Age of Empires 2 is a complex game where each military unit has a role to play in battle; each military unit is a counter for another unit and may…