|Introduced in||The Age of Kings|
|Research time||55 seconds|
|Effect||Monk and Missionary conversion range +3 and line of sight +3|
Block Printing is a technology in Age of Empires II that can be researched at the Monastery once the Imperial Age is reached. Once researched, it increases both the conversion range of Monks and Missionaries by +3 and their Line of Sight.
Civilization bonuses Edit
The Forgotten Edit
- Incas: Cannot research Block Printing.
The African Kingdoms Edit
- Incas: Block Printing added to the technology tree.
- Despite being a Chinese invention, they do not have access to Block Printing for balancing purposes.
Block printing, an old Chinese invention, made possible the printing press, one of the great inventions of the Middle Ages. This made possible the wide dissemination and easy storage of information on an amazing scale that continues to accelerate today. The first book printed was the Christian Bible. The important texts of other religions soon followed.
|Fervor | Sanctity | Redemption | Atonement | Heresy | Herbal Medicine | Illumination | Faith | Block Printing | Theocracy|