How will you rule the world? Conquer enemy civilizations? Discover the world's secrets? Accumulate wealth? As the guiding spirit of a Stone Age tribe, follow one of these paths to build the greatest civilization on earth.
Age of Empires: Choose your favorite form of world domination.
- Compete against opponents for the limited resources used to build and manage your civilization into a powerful empire.
- Direct a research path that leads to the economic, military or naval technologies best used to achieve game goals.
- Choose from multiple gameplay options including more than 40 preset scenarios, individual campaigns or randomly generated games.
- Build powerful armies from dozens of military units including warships, chariots and war elephants.
- Challenge a sophisticated and adjustable artificial intelligence for endless replay value.
- Conquer or cooperate with up to eight Mac players via LAN or Internet.
- Command one of twelve ancient civilizations - from Egyptian to Greek - all with unique attributes based on their historical counterparts.