"Hunting has been good along the Nile for hundreds of years but growing numbers of hunters have depleted the wild game. Edible plants are alternative food sources that can supplement or complement hunting. Hunters have reported berry bushes across the river to the east. Find these forage sites and collect food from them. Establish a significant village in this area by building a Granary, Storage Pit, and Dock."

In-game campaign description
Scenario information
Game EmpiresIcon Age of Empires
Campaign Ascent of Egypt Learning Campaign
Civilization Egyptians
Color Blue
Course of campaign
Scenario no. 2
Previous Hunting
Next Discoveries
Foraging is the second scenario of the Ascent of Egypt Learning Campaign in Age of Empires. Just like its predecessor, this scenario focuses on teaching the player the overall concept of the game.

In this case, the scenario focuses on developing a village in the Stone Age and the important components on gathering wood and foraging for food.

Scenario instructions Edit

Objectives Edit

Strategy Edit

This scenario is very simple. Simply gather enough wood to build these structures mentioned at the objectives part of the scenario. It takes 340 wood to build these structures altogether. Although there are many Berry Bushes found on the map, gathering food from them is not required, though, the more Villagers a player has, the faster the scenario can be accomplished.

Historical outcome Edit

"The ancient Nile River flooded each year, covering the lands along its course with a fresh layer of silt. These lands were very productive and the Nile Valley was an excellent place to gather wild plant foods. The early Egyptians learned to gather plant foods to supplement their hunting. These new food sources led to even greater population density and the Egyptians grew stronger."

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