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@zuntrax zuntrax released this Jun 27, 2019 · 58 commits to master since this release

Screenshot of openage on Win10-x64


This is more of a tech demo than a playable game. Expect all kinds of breakage. YOLO.
Please give feedback for potential problems in our Matrix channel or on reddit.
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So much progress..


  • Event-driven gamestate preparations
  • Link to nyan library
  • New renderer implementation (partial)
  • Convert African Kingdoms data (up to HD version 4.3)
  • Cache files for asset loading
  • Modding API specification (v0.2)
  • Out-of-source tree builds
  • Windows MSVC builds and Windows 64-Bit installer

Visible changes

  • Scrolling only when windows is in focus
  • Middle part of the lower UI
  • Pop space (old gamestate)
  • Market resource prices (old gamestate)
  • Building costs and resource amounts (old gamestate)


  1. Download and check hash
  2. Install
  3. Set a new environment variable AGE2DIR to the path of your Age2-directory. You could also add that in the openage.bat-file, if you like.
    NOTE: We support Age2-Versions until HD4.3 and old AoC 1.0c, if you have the last Steam-Version read below.
  4. Double-click openage.bat
  5. Wait for the conversion of the assets
  6. Enjoy

How to set AoE2HD to Version 4.3

  1. Make a backup of your existing Age2HD-folder
    NOTE: Standard path is C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Age2HD
  2. Open Steam library
  3. Right-click on "Age of Empires II: HD Edition" and click on Properties
  4. Go to Betas
  5. Choose Patch43
  6. Close the window and wait for the download to finish
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