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This article is about the the building in Age of Empires III. For the similar building in other games of the series, see House.
House
House Icon
Economical
First AppearanceAge of Empires III
Cost100 Wood
Age AvailableDiscovery Age
Base Hit Points1200
UseProvides population
CivilizationsAztecs and Europeans
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The House returns in Age of Empires III with the same characteristics as those in Age of Mythology. Each House supports ten population and have a build limit of twenty. In contrast to Age of Empires II, Houses are specifically available to European and Aztec civilizations.

VariationsEdit

In addition to the individual designs for each civilization, there are four additional architectural variations corresponding to the compass rose, known as House (West), House (Medium) and House (East). The special Manor House (unique to the British) spawns a new Settler every time one is built.

Note: All houses can have their hitpoints improved by using the appropriate "Improved Buildings" card for that civilization.
See British Manors for further information.
See Spanish Colonial Estancias for an alternative to using houses in the Fortress Age.

For the Native American and Asian equivalents:

See Iroquois Longhouses.
See Sioux Teepees.
See Japanese Shrines.
See Chinese Villages.
See Indian House.

History Edit

Europeans Edit

"Houses in the New World displayed varying styles, from the Cape-style houses of New England to the claim shanties in the West to the ranch houses in Texas and Mexico. Often the house style reflected the cultural heritage of the people who settled the land.

Of course, Native Americans also had a wide variety of housing, including the tipis of the Plains tribes and the wattle-and- daub houses of the Cherokee.
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Aztecs Edit

"Houses in the New World displayed varying styles, from the Cape-style houses of New England to the claim shanties in the West to the ranch houses of Texas and Mexico. Often the house style reflected the cultural heritage of the people who settled the land.

For life in their relatively dry climate, the Aztec built their homes as simple structures made from adobe (a mixture of water and dirt), with a thatched roof.
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Gallery Edit

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