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Age of Empires Online Beta Key Giveaway Continues

Update: Thanks for all the interest in the giveaway, but our supply of beta keys is finally exhausted. Our Age of Empires Online beta key giveaway from yesterday continues, as we still have a lot of keys to the online real-time strategy game to offer. Once again, if you want a key, simply reply to this tread expressing your interest. Again, participation in this operates through Games for Windows LIVE. Update: Thanks for all the interest in the giveaway, but our supply of beta keys is finally exhausted.

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15. Re: Age of Empires Online Beta Key Giveaway Continues Apr 27, 2011, 12:47 m00t
 
Already have a key, but for folks on the fence: It's pretty fun. Two modes, city management which you build your tech tree, resource, gear and shop buildings, get quests, and generally play a super-lite sim city. Then quests send you to a battle mode where you play AoE for a bit (10 - 25 minutes for most of the early quests) with the technology you unlocked in the first mode available to you. You still have to advance ages in the battle mode (though some quests start you in Age 2). You equip gear to unit types and buildings in the city phase which provide bonuses in the combat phase. There is a fixed quest chain with repeatable and challenge quests added about 1/3 of the way through. Note only the Greek civ is available atm.

The largest deficiency so far is co-op. The 2nd player starts with effectively nothing and spends most of the game catching up to player 1. I *think* the 2nd player gets double xp from kills to compensate, but you have to get the killing blow, no shared xp. Also there are loot caches on the map which go to whomever picks them up, so if your player 1 friend is a bit rude they might grab them before you have any major units. That's really the worst I can say about it. If you liked AoE, you'll probably like this.
 
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