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Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Strategy
Publisher: Microsoft
Developer: Ensemble Studios

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'Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2006 @ 9:17 a.m. PDT

AoE III: The WarChiefs will allow you to lead one of three Native American civilizations to expand their empire and fight for control of the Americas, as well as new gameplay elements and content including new civilizations, a new single player campaign, Home City enhancements and additional maps and units.

Get the Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs demo off WP (520mb)

Welcome to Microsoft Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs Trial version!

This file contains information to help you install the Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs Trial. It includes late-breaking information not included in the in-game Help.

A. Installing Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs Trial

To install Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs Trial you must have administrator rights on your computer and your computer must be running Microsoft Windows XP.

To install Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs Trial

- Double click the Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs Trial self extracting Setup executable. Click Install, and then follow the on-screen prompts.

B. Starting Age of Empires III Trial

To start Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs Trial

On the Start menu, point to Programs, point to Microsoft Games, point to Age of Empires III, and then click Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs Trial.

C. Getting Help

You can find information about Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs Trial in the in-game Help.

To display in-game Help

Pause your pointer over any button or interface item in the game to view rollover help text. You can also right-click on any unit portrait or improvement icon in the game to view detailed Help.

D. Shortcut Keys

The following keys can be very helpful during gameplay.

Building Build Quick Select
Fort or Fire Pit F CTRL+F
Mill or Farm I CTRL+I
Native Embassy J CTRL+J
Nobles' Hut N CTRL+N
Stable or Corral S CTRL+S
Teepee U CTRL+U
War Hut W CTRL+W
Saloon X CTRL+X
Wall -

BACKSPACE Toggles Stealth
Z+Right Click Attack Move

E. DirectX Troubleshooting

DirectX 9c or later must be installed on your computer before you can play Age of Empires III : The WarChiefs Trial. If you do not have DirectX 9c installed on your computer and you chose not to install DirectX 9c when you installed Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs Trial, you will not be able to play Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs Trial. Install DirectX 9c by re-installing Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs Trial, or download the software from Microsoft Windows Update ().

If Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs Trial installed DirectX 9c but could not update your video drivers to be compatible with DirectX 9c, when you restart your computer you will receive the message "Age of Empires III could not initialize DirectX. Make sure that DirectX 9c or higher is installed and contact your hardware manufacturer for a video driver update." To fix this problem, either get updated video drivers from Microsoft Windows Update (), your video adapter manufacturer, or install DirectX in safe mode, which will replace the video drivers.

If you experience sound or video problems using DirectX, go to for the latest troubleshooting information.

You should also check with your video or sound card manufacturer for the latest DirectX-compatible drivers.

F. Video Troubleshooting

Latest Drivers - Make sure that you have the latest drivers from your video card manufacturer or check Windows Update () for the latest drivers. Users of motherboards with non-Intel chipsets should upgrade to the latest miniport drivers available from their motherboard manufacturer.

DirectX - If you experience video problems using DirectX, connect to the DirectX Web site for the latest troubleshooting information at.

G. Audio Troubleshooting

DirectX - If you experience audio problems using DirectX, connect to the DirectX Web site for the latest troubleshooting information, as explained in DirectX Troubleshooting. If this occurs, make sure that you have the latest drivers from your sound card manufacturer or check Windows Update () for the latest drivers.

H. Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs Information

- For more information about Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs, visit our Web site at: http://www.ageofempires3.com/.


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