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How to defend against an opponent

Defending is never a comfortable situation to be placed in; screw up and your economy is right there to be damaged and you have lost the game. Nevertheless, there are circumstances in which being in the defending position is to your advantage, provided you know how to defend.

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Arabia

Of all the maps available in Age of Empires 2, Arabia is the most popular. In the competitive scene, Arabia is consistently the starting map of nearly every tournament map pool, and Arabia has never left the Ranked Map Pool since Definitive Edition launched. Many new players struggle playing Arabia. Arabia fundamentally encourages players to be aggressive, and a passive player will usually fall behind.

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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 intermediate, and uses early Feudal pressure.

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Lithuanians

One of the new civilizations released in “The Last Khans” was the Lithuanians, an interesting civilization to say the least, and threatening when played to

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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

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Mayan Plume-&-Boom

This build lets a Mayan player fast castle and immediately place a castle and a second town center, with production of plumed archers and a

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Huns

The Huns. One of every players favorite civilizations to play at one point of time in Age of Empires 2, although this civilization is also

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Fast Castle into Boom

The Fast Castle into Boom, one of the best beginner build orders that can be recommended on closed maps where

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Counter Guide

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