Archive 12.2007

aoe3hiGames Wallpaper Contest

If you're looking for something to do to help pass the time before Christmas, iGames has it going on. Not only is the team at iGames running a $3000 tournament this weekend, but they have also announced a desktop wallpaper contest with $500 in prizes for the winners! The contest is open to fans in the US and Canada, but be sure to read the official rules for steps on how to enter. Good luck!


The deadline for entries in the wallpaper contest has been extended to January 11th.

Wallpaper Contest Rules | 12/19/07

updateCyclohexane's Quick Reference Guides

Cyclohexane has compiled statistics for units, buildings, technologies, and more for Age III, The WarChiefs, and now The Asian Dynasties. If you're interested in comparing and analyzing the hard game stats, you'll want to check these out. You can find our more in this forum post.


Oh it's on!iGames Holiday Tournament

The iGames team is setting up a tournament that will run over the December 22 - 23 weekend, with a prize purse of $3000! The 1v1 tournament is open to players in Canada and the USA who are 14 years of age or older and the top 16 players will be in the money. Best of luck everyone!

iGames Tournament | 12/10/07

aoe_originalAge of Empires Image Contest Winners

Many thanks to all of you who sent in entries for our image contest to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Age of Empires! There were a number of screenshots and images that brought back some great memories, as well as some great original creations. Here are the names of the chosen few who have won prizes, and by clicking on their name you can view their image entry:

First Place: The Vandhaal

Honorable Mentions:



L.van Beek



Dynasties Box ArtWin Asian Dynasties

The folks at are giving away Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties to a resourceful Age fan! All you need to do is hunt down a number of comic books and you could be battling in Asia. For more information on how to enter, see their contest page. The deadline is December 17, so get to it!

Wizard Universe Contest | 12/06/07

The Asian DynastiesAge Auction For Charity

The Age Auction is now live on eBay for those interested in bidding on a batch of Age of Empires games and shwag, signed by members of Ensemble Studios. The proceeds from the sale of the auction to the Child's Play Charity! The auction will end on December 14th, so best of luck everyone. Let's raise some money for a great cause!

Age Auction | Child's Play | Penny Arcade | 12/04/07

workESO Server Maintenance 12/4

The ESO servers are going to be taken offline for regularly scheduled maintenance on 12/4 at 1:00pm GMT (7:00am CST). Server down time is expected to be approximately 2 hours.

Thank you for your patience as we strive to improve your online experience.