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Extended Editor

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Kastor AoE III Extended Editor
Readme
December 2005

A Project of the European Age Designers

This file contains information for the setup of the AoE III Extended Editor and new hotkeys.

Content
A. Setup of the Extended Editor
B. Editorfeatures
C. Gamefeatures
D. Multiplayer
E. Hotkey
F. Known Problemes
G. Credits


A. Setup of the Extended Editor

To install this modification, just copy the files in the following folders:

… \My Games\Age of Empires 3\Scenario

· supascreen.cam

… \Microsoft Games\Age of Empires III\Startup

· user.con

... \Microsoft Games\Age of Empires III\Data

· uieditormenu.xml.xmb
· uimainnew.xml.xmb

It could be that you have already some of these files, you have to override them.


B. Editorfeatures

The Extended Editor of Age of Empires III contains new and already know features from Age of Mythology: The Titans.

Main Features:

· You can move units by holding Mouse 3 like in AoM: TT.

· The blackmap and fog aren’t shown after playtesting the game.

Features of the second toolbar:

· Unlock Camera button

· Normal View button

· Pitch dropdownmenu

· Far Zoom dropdownmenu

· Blackmap On/Off and Fog On/Off buttons

Features of the titlebar:

· You can Pitch units up and down by using the feature Position Units.

· With Camera Cut (thanks to reyk) you can save and load different views and camera cuts

· Under View/ are several new features: Unlock Camera, Normal View, Blackmap On/Off und Fog On/Off.

· Options/Gameplayoptions and Options/History are now integrated for changing graphic options and investigate the history.

· With Options/Windowmode activated. and Options/Fullscreenmode activated. you can play in fullscreen oder windowmode

· There are several other functions for expert users: Console, XS Debugger, AI Debugger .


C. Gamefeatures

This Patch implements new features for the gameplay in single and multiplayer.

Main Features:

· You can rotate buildings when you build them.

· Through hotkeys, you can units guard an area and patrol.


D. Multiplayer

You can play online with this mod. There aren’t known problems with that.


E. Hotkeys

The following hotkeys are useful in editor and ingame.

MAIN KEYS (Editor)
MOUSE 3 – Position Object

POSITION OBJECT
CTRL+UP - Pitch unit up
CTRL+DOWN - Pitch unit down

CAMERA PITCH
CTRL+ALT+C – Free view
CTRL+UP – Pitch up
CTRL+DOWN – Pitch down

UNIT COMMANDS
G – Guard
P – Patrol

MISC thanks to lord_chYper
MOUSEWHEEL – Rotate buildings


F. Known Problems

· Console – Using this feature could affect problems or game errors.


G. Credits

· Programming, design and text by Alexander Flegler alias Kastor.

· Parts of the code are from AoMPlayer/Grün and Reyk’s Editormod for Age of Mythology.

· More information (german) about the Extended Editor:
http://www.age-scripts.de/aomd and http://www.age-community.net
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Siewart
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5.0
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Creativity0.0
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Rating: 4,5 (=5 :P )
Good mod, makes the editor a lot better :)

Additional Comments:
best mod I found here ;)
Selim
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5.0
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Rating: 5
An exellent and useful mod. Finally I can actually take good screen shots. Also I found the patrol and guard commands to be very useful.

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Added:12/24/05
Updated:12/27/05