Age of Empires/Cheats
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Age of Empires is the first in the series of well-known games.
General Cheats[edit | edit source]
While playing a game, press [Enter] and type one of following codes to activate the corresponding cheat function:
RESULT CHEAT CODE
- Instant building
- Win scenario
- home run
- Kill player
- kill[player's position 1-8]
- Rocket launcher car
- Everyone dies
- Resign game
- Full map
- reveal map
- 1000 food
- pepperoni pizza
- 1000 gold
- 1000 wood
- 1000 stone
- Remove Fog of War
- no fog
- Transform villagers [Note 1]
- Laser gunner [Note 2]
- photon man
- Animal control
- Juggernauts may move on land
- flying dutchman
- Increased catapult range and effect
- big bertha
- Priest 600 hit points, speed 6
- Increased ballista range
- Catapults fire peasants [Note 3]
- jack be nimble
- Stealth archer, dressed as tree when still
- dark rain
- Turn horse archers into black riders
- black rider
- Nuclear missile trooper
- e=mc2 trooper
- Commit suicide
- hari kari
Note 1: After enabling this cheat, move one of the villagers into an opponent. He or she will transform into a Black Rider after death. The Black Rider will transform into a Heavy Catapult after it dies.
Note 2: Enable this code after establishing your Empire and clicking on the center of a town.
Note 3: Enable this code after a catapult is selected.
Fast Resources[edit | edit source]
Use the following trick to rapidly enter the cheat codes and get resources quickly. For wood, press [Enter], type woodstock, highlight the word, then press [Ctrl] + C to copy it. Press [Enter] to activate the cheat. Press [Enter] again, then press [Ctrl] + V to paste the word on the screen for activation. Repeat to get resources quickly. This may be used with the quarry, coinage, pepperoni pizza, and photon man codes.
Dragons instead of Birds[edit | edit source]
Press enter, and type 'king Arthur'. All the birds, hawks and eagles, will become dragons. The only way you'll be able to tell they were birds, is by their shadow.
Baby Prez[edit | edit source]
If you enter "power" you will get a baby that rides a tricycle and that shoots a gun out the front.