Age of Empires II: The Conquerors (W32)

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Age of Empires II: The Conquerors
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Platform: Windows 32
Year: 2000
Developer: Ensemble Studios
Buy: Amazon
For other games in this series, see Age of Empires.

Age of Empires II: The Conquerors was the expansion pack for Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings (W32). New features in the expansion pack included a smarter villager AI, the ability to automatically replenish farms once they were exhausted, ships moving in formations, ram garrisoning and smarter siege weapons. Other additions were maps based on real world locations, the ability to make custom random maps, a few new map types and four new campaigns. There were also new game types added: King of the Hill, Wonder Race, Defend the Wonder and Last Man Standing.

It also introduced two new world civilizations with a new architecture style, in addition to three other civilizations that were added. In an attempt to make the civilizations differ more from one another, each civilization also received an unique technology.


Screenshots

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The title screen.

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Pre-game campaign story screen.

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A little village.

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Capture those towns.

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History of the Spanish.

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A castle under siege.

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Time to retreat.


Music

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All the music (save for Droppin' tha Trou and The Bovinian Derivative) in the game has been created using a Boss DSS-330 synthesizer and an E-mu ESI-32 sampler, and finally the mixing and editing was done in SoundForge. The songs were produced in CD audio quality, but there was also a separate MIDI track produced in Cakewalk which was used in the demo version of the game. Also, because the game uses CD audio you can actually just put the CD into your CD player to listen to it. Just skip the first track which is the program.

All song titles have been confirmed by Stephen Rippy. Both the CD and the MIDI songs have been recorded, with the 1st track being the CD quality music and the 2nd track the MIDI songs.

Recording

#

Title

Composer

Arranger

Length

Size

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101 Quest for Jam Stephen Rippy Stephen Rippy 1:01
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102 Pork Parts Stephen Rippy Stephen Rippy 3:06
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103 The Monkey Book Stephen Rippy Stephen Rippy 3:30
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104 Tide Me Over Warm 'em Ups Kevin McMullan Kevin McMullan 2:51
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105 Voodoodoodoo Stephen Rippy Stephen Rippy 2:55
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106 The Bovinian Derivative Kevin McMullan Kevin McMullan 3:09
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107 Case in Point: Paste Stephen Rippy Stephen Rippy 2:58
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108 Seamus & Chamois Kevin McMullan Kevin McMullan 3:24
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109 Shookies in the Bank Kevin McMullan Kevin McMullan 3:09
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110 Basura! Basura! Stephen Rippy Stephen Rippy 2:42
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111 Neep Ninny-Bod (Mix 2) Stephen Rippy Stephen Rippy 3:16
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112 Uluzah Stephen Rippy Stephen Rippy 0:54
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113 Carne y Helado Stephen Rippy Stephen Rippy 1:19
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114 Rich Corinthian Leather Stephen Rippy Stephen Rippy 0:46
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115 Droppin' tha Trou Stephen Rippy, Kevin McMullan Stephen Rippy, Kevin McMullan 3:57
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201 Quest for Butter Stephen Rippy Stephen Rippy 1:00
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202 Case in Point: Paste Stephen Rippy Stephen Rippy 2:56
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203 Bass Bag (Single Mix) Stephen Rippy Stephen Rippy 3:10
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204 I Will Beat on Your Behind Stephen Rippy Stephen Rippy 2:53
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205 Operation: Monkey Stephen Rippy Stephen Rippy 3:17
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206 Machina del Diablo Stephen Rippy Stephen Rippy 3:00
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207 Ride, Lawrence, Ride! Stephen Rippy Stephen Rippy 2:36
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208 T Station Stephen Rippy Stephen Rippy 3:08
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209 Neep Ninny-Bod Stephen Rippy Stephen Rippy 3:04
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210 Uluzah Stephen Rippy Stephen Rippy 0:41
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211 Rich Corinthian Leather Stephen Rippy Stephen Rippy 0:43
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Credits

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Albums

Ages Compilation

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2000-10-30


Game Rip

Format

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Size

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Download 58 KB

The soundtrack is CD audio on the game disc. However it has been combined into a single track with the tracks slightly overlapping each other in order to save space. Because of this the tracks have been ripped from the soundtracks where they are completely separate; they were ripped using EAC. The MIDI soundtrack is located in the .\sound\midi folder of the demo version and was converted with dBpoweramp Music Converter.

CD audio is too large to store in it's raw format, besides, the recording sounds almost the same as the rip and as such only MIDI files are included. The MIDI is type 1.

Releases

  USA.svg   USA
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Title: Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings
Platform: Windows 32
Released: 2000-08-25
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation
  Germany.svg   Germany
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Title: Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings
Platform: Windows 32
Released: 2000-09-01
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation
  UK.svg   UK
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Title: Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings
Platform: Windows 32
Released: 2000-09-??
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation

Links


Age of Empires
Age of Empires Platform - W32.png • Platform - MAC.png • Platform - PPC.png
Age of Empires: The Rise of Rome Platform - W32.png
Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings Platform - W32.png • Platform - PS2.png • Platform - MAC.png • Platform - EXEN.png • Platform - J2ME.png • Platform - IMOD.png
Age of Empires II: The Conquerors Platform - W32.png
Age of Empires: The Age of Kings (NDS) Platform - NDS.png
Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs Platform - W32.png • Platform - MAC.png
Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties Platform - W32.png • Platform - MAC.png
Age of Empires Online Platform - W32.png
Notable Songs Open • Quest for Butter
Notable Personnel Stephen Rippy • David Rippy
Notable Companies Ensemble Studios • Microsoft