How to Play Age of Empires II on Android with Exagear Windows Emulator
Age of Empires II is one of the most popular and classic real-time strategy games of all time. It was released in 1999 for Windows PC and has been remastered several times since then. But what if you want to play it on your Android device Is it possible
The answer is yes, thanks to Exagear Windows Emulator. Exagear is an app that allows you to run Windows applications and games on Android devices. It uses a virtual machine technology that emulates the x86 architecture and supports DirectX and OpenGL graphics. With Exagear, you can play Age of Empires II on your Android phone or tablet with full functionality and performance.
In this article, we will show you how to install and configure Exagear Windows Emulator and Age of Empires II on your Android device. You will need the following things:
An Android device with at least 2 GB of RAM and 4 GB of free storage space.
A copy of Age of Empires II: HD Edition or Age of Empires II: The Conquerors Expansion for Windows PC. You can buy them from Steam or other online stores.
A USB cable or a cloud service to transfer the game files from your PC to your Android device.
Exagear Windows Emulator app from Google Play Store or Exagear website.
Winetricks.sh script from Exagear website.
Once you have everything ready, follow these steps:
Install Exagear Windows Emulator app on your Android device and launch it.
Tap on the \"+\" icon at the bottom right corner and select \"Create new container\".
Name your container as \"Age of Empires II\" and choose \"Windows XP\" as the operating system. Tap on \"Create\".
Wait for the container to be created and initialized. This may take a few minutes.
Tap on the container name and select \"Manage container\".
Tap on the \"Files\" icon at the top right corner and select \"Import files\".
Browse to the folder where you have the game files on your PC or cloud service and select them. You will need the following files: AoE2HD.exe, AoK HD.exe, Launcher.exe, language_x1.dll, language_x1_p1.dll, empires2_x1.dat, empires2_x1_p1.dat, gamedata_x1.drs, gamedata_x1_p1.drs, sounds_x1.drs, sounds_x1_p1.drs, interfac.drs, interfac_x1.drs, graphics.drs, graphics_x1.drs. You can find them in the game installation folder on your PC, usually under C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Steam\\steamapps\\common\\Age2HD\\resources\\_common\\dat\\.
Wait for the files to be imported into the container. This may take a while depending on the size of the files and your connection speed.
Tap on the \"Back\" button at the top left corner until you return to the main screen of Exagear.
Tap on the container name and select \"Run executable\".
Browse to the folder where you imported the game files and select AoE2HD.exe or AoK HD.exe, depending on which version of the game you want to play.
The game will launch in a windowed mode. You can adjust the resolution and other settings from the game options menu.
To play multiplayer mode, you will need to install Directplay component using Winetricks.sh script. Download the script from Exagear website and import it into the container using the same method aa16f39245