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Nov 2, 2005, 09:42 PM
Does anyone know when Age of the Empires 3 will be available for OS X??? Thanks.
Nov 2, 2005, 09:44 PM
That would be pretty sweet if/when they make a port. Age of Empires II was awesome!
Nov 2, 2005, 10:11 PM
Unfortunately, it will likely never be ported to the Mac because it uses the havoc physics engine (which isn't available on the Mac).
Nov 2, 2005, 11:27 PM
its probably my most missed game
on the mac
Nov 3, 2005, 01:12 AM
What he said, Havoc engine not going to happen.
Empire Earth is not AOEIII
Nov 3, 2005, 01:35 AM
but both Empire Earth and AoE are SWEEEEEET games
i lost many hours with both franchises
Nov 3, 2005, 09:10 PM
Thanks for the info, leave it to Microcrash to incorporate the havoc physics engine...
Nov 3, 2005, 10:25 PM
i played the demo of AOE III when i had my windows comp still around a few weeks ago, and i must say it wasn't that great. Yea it looked dam good, but it just wasn't fun. Id take AOE II over III any day. Just my opinion.
Nov 3, 2005, 11:02 PM
The graphics look stunnning indeed. What specifically is lacking in AE III. Thanks.
Nov 6, 2005, 10:06 PM
i had the demo, and one thing i noticed right off was the mouse scrolling was VERY jumpy. You had to throw your mouse on the edge of the screen to move it. I dont really know how to explain it but it just wasn't that fun. I didn't get the feeling that i had a huge army and or navy and could destroy any thing in my path.
The demo maps went very big, and the home city idea is good, but i dont really like it. The icons for buildings, and units are kinda confusing. What i thought i was training didn't come out what i thought it would be, and didn't seem very powerful. A devision of archers in AOE II was the best offense i know of, but a devision of musketeers didn't seem that powerful.
I think its out now isn't it? If so it should be out for macs soon, will have to play the final release demo to see if i like it better. I think its personal opinion for this one.