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The Romans are a playable civilization in Age of Empires: The Rise of Rome. The Romans control the empire from modern day Italy in the city of Rome, which was once one of the largest cities in the world. At its highest point, their empire extended across large parts of Europe, some of North Africa and Asia Minor.

The Romans in the game are primarily an offensive civilization but they also work well under defensive strategies due to their cheaper cost of constructing buildings and fortifications. Due to their availability to powerful Iron Age Technologies, they are a formidable fighting machine in most games since they produce some of the finest Infantry from the Barracks....(more...)

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Fun facts about the Age of Empires series and the Age of Empires Series Wiki

  • ...that Age of Empires is the first of its kind in the realm of real-time strategy (RTS) games?
  • ...that Age of Empires: The Age of Kings is the only game in the series that is played on the Nintendo DS?
  • ...that the Age of Empires Series Wiki is one of the oldest gaming wikis on Wikia still active?
  • ...that ever since the 10th anniversary of its founding in September 2015, the Age of Empires Wiki became the top 500 out of 5000 most active wikis? We have grown since then and is currently ranked at the top 5% percentile!
  • ...that currently all the maintenance of ELO and ELO 2 and supervision of Age of Empires and Age of Mythology series is run by Robot Entertainment, one of the companies formed after Ensemble Studios disbanded?

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  • Narve

    Discussions module

    March 16, 2018 by Narve

    A wikia staff member has contacted me and wondered if we wanted to migrate our forums to the new Discussions module. According to him, "Discussions support desktop and mobile posts, feature an upvote system, and support multiple boards of different topics. They are also tied into our Community Apps…

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  • UnofficialGameExpert78

    Hello everyone,

    Now that I am a moderator, I would like to present a few ideas for image consistency.

    On Age of Empires II building articles, there is always an image showing all architecture sets. I'm pretty sure everyone knows that, since Age of Empires articles are like that as well. Now, a while …

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  • UnofficialGameExpert78

    Hello everyone,

    In case you didn't know, X~Calibur95 has decided to quit this wiki. I would like to say a few things about him.

    He was very helpful to this wiki. He made lots of edits and helped to initiate the possibility of fanon being on this wiki. He helped to mentor me when I made templates, and…

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  • X~Calibur95

    Hi all, after having a discussion here, I have started to realize the potential of having Fanon to be included into this site. A lot of the previous complaints of including Fanon is the possibility of mixing up official & user generated content. This is why I previously favor having fanmade materia…

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