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  •  07-11-2006, 11:46 PM 239341
    Doug.38PR Doug.38PR is not online. Last active: 07/11/2006, 11:39 PM
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    Subject: Keeping your men in place
    Hello all.
    I am new to this forum and new to AOE III. I've had the game since Christmas but have had difficulty playing it as my computer is a little slow for it yet can get by okay until the map starts filling up with people (then the lagging REALLY gets impossible).

    I have a question: When you assemble an army, how do you get your men to stay in place holding their position? For example, if an enemy villager runs by your army, two foot soldiers nearest him take off after him chasing him across the map and away from the army unless you grab them with your curser and tell them to come back. This was a major flaw in the original AOE several years ago, a flaw that AOE II solved by giving you command settings that you use to set your men to attack anything that moves, defend, stand your ground, etc. I find no such commands on AOE III. I am very new to the game, so am I missing something? I looked through the instruction manuel and didn't find anything related to my question.


    Thank y'all for any help you can provide.
  •  07-12-2006, 7:44 AM 239458 in reply to 239341
    ES_Swinger ES_Swinger is not online. Last active: 09/20/2009, 8:46 AM
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    Subject: Keeping your men in place
    Make sure your game is fully patched - there is a stand ground button in one of the later patches.
  •  07-27-2012, 9:48 PM 963237 in reply to 239341
    yuanm32 yuanm32 is not online. Last active: 07-27-2012, 9:56 PM
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    Subject: Re: Keeping your men in place
    none

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  •  07-28-2012, 3:20 AM 963244 in reply to 239341
    duck_invasion duck_invasion is not online. Last active: 03-31-2013, 2:08 PM
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    Subject: Re: Keeping your men in place
    The advanced unit positionds came with one of the patches. In order to be abled to use them you should change your settings. Just go to options and there's somewhere a circle where you can activate advanced unit positions. Once you have done that, you should be abled to get your units in a advanced formation by first selecting that unit and click on the position you want.
  •  07-28-2012, 3:29 AM 963245 in reply to 963244
    duck_invasion duck_invasion is not online. Last active: 03-31-2013, 2:08 PM
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    Subject: Re: Keeping your men in place

    You might watch this video;

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UlFzDQDWuPQ&list=UUzoE9HJaUQCTo5sUs5XCL1A&index=10&feature=plpp_video

    Its made by Interjection and shows some of the basic options (advanced units positions are also in the vid.).

  •  07-28-2012, 3:52 AM 963246 in reply to 963245
    Taunty Taunty is not online. Last active: 10-07-2013, 5:36 PM
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    Subject: Re: Keeping your men in place

    Ummmm.....

    I don't think it is useful to some1 who hasn't posted 4 6 years lol....... 


    StormComing:

    great, post your horse porn for all to see

  •  07-28-2012, 5:42 AM 963250 in reply to 963246
    duck_invasion duck_invasion is not online. Last active: 03-31-2013, 2:08 PM
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    Subject: Re: Keeping your men in place
    Taunty:

    Ummmm.....

    I don't think it is useful to some1 who hasn't posted 4 6 years lol....... 

    It will help him more as saying that something that might be helpful isnt helpful..

  •  07-28-2012, 11:35 AM 963265 in reply to 963250
    jayve98 jayve98 is not online. Last active: 09-07-2014, 8:59 PM
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    Subject: Re: Keeping your men in place
    this thread was made 6 years ago. i think he probably figured it out by now.

    dcdonnie4:

    The more costeffective army can win vs a more expensive (better unit) because they can just keep throwing them at the other player.

  •  07-29-2012, 3:24 AM 963325 in reply to 963265
    duck_invasion duck_invasion is not online. Last active: 03-31-2013, 2:08 PM
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    Subject: Re: Keeping your men in place

    Sorry didnt notice that ;P

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