Age of Empires Online (PC) achievements

Age of Empires Online (PC)

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There are 55 Age of Empires Online (PC) achievements (9 without DLC) worth 4,157 (1,455)

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Warned You About the Sun in Age of Empires Online (PC)

Warned You About the Sun75 (25)

Build the Hubris of Icarus in your Capital City.

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Achievement Guide for Warned You About the Sun

Shadow 00 Fox
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Shadow 00 Fox
Achievement won on 05 Jan 14
TA Score for this game: 4,157
Posted on 01 January 14 at 23:09, Edited on 03 March 14 at 00:33
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This solution involves using two tricks to get unlimited consumables!! You'll love it guaranteed!! This is the least time involved method to get Crete materials.

This Crete wonder costs 60 of each material. ***And make sure you build all the wonders in only one of your capital cities, it doesn't work if you build them in different capital cities, as "Gifts of Minos" won't pop!
Alright, on to it!! The new and improved method that uses a few tricks which you are going to LOVE, which will allow you to AFK almost the entire quest! These have not been patched, and probably won't be patched before the game is closed down July 1st, 2014, however, please don't broadcast them publicly. I do not know whether you can get banned from the game for using these, so you're warned! I have used them VERY successfully for almost everything I've done in Age of Empires PC.
Time estimates: You will need a total of 180 materials, without going into details, that's approximately 12+ hours. And, instead of paying attention the whole time, your total time involved, not counting moving the screen once halfway through so you don't get timed out, your actual time 'playing' is about 45 minutes total, not counting loadings screens, etc. Like it yet? Read on wink
**I have used variations methods for Crete, and finally settled on this one, for all my Crete waves. Elite Crete is slightly different and harder and requires you to pay attention almost the whole time, so I almost don't recommend you do that mission unless you want the loot. Also, Elite Crete and the regular 30 waves Crete are better in coop. smile
And, just to give you a time idea, I just set myself a new record for a Crete 30 waves mission. 2 minutes, 20 seconds, to get the quest ready to go, and I can afk the rest of it! The quest usually takes about 40-41 minutes each time, and there is no way to speed it up unfortunately.
I do it using two "Priest of the Empire" and one "Militia of the Empire", both Empire Point items. "Priests" costs.. 150EP? And "Militia" costs 175EP? Those are mandatory, and you will want them for anything else you do in the game too.
Also, just make sure Games for Windows Live doesn't time you out, as it will log you out after 30 minutes of 'inactivity'. (I've heard that you can queue up a trade cart and put something on the space bar with the trade cart selected, and the screen moving following the trade cart will keep it 'active').
And, the method! Here's how I actually do it, and then I'll explain how to use the tricks at the end!
Select the map Mortsalo Gorge, 30 waves, difficulty easy, levels 5-10. As soon as the map starts, spawn some Priests, and send 4 straight north, 3 straight east. Send your scout on waypoints to the left, north, north-north-east, and east spawns to scout it out, then leave him at the east spawn. Also, delete your villagers and priestess. Spawn 2nd set of priests ASAP, and send 3 west, 3 northeast, and 1 more to the east. And finally, spawn 1 "Militia of the Empire". Send the Hippikons to the NNE spawn, the archers to the west spawn, and the spearmen to the east spawn. Try to position them just in front of your priests if you can.
For your priests placement, you'll want to learn exactly where the enemies spawn physically, as they are the same everytime, and for the East, North, and West spawns, you want to have your priests just within conversion range, but not much closer. For the North-North-East spawn, you want your priests on the spawn, as that's the only seige spawn, and that will prevent catapults killing your priests.
Alright! That's it! Just sit back and watch your priests convert 200 population... and as soon as you lose a unit, they'll add another keeping it at 200 population! laugh
The tricks! There are two consumable tricks; one for placeable or boosting consumables, and one for unit spawn consumables.
Placeable or boosting consumables: Quick storehouse; Bandit Fortress; Armada of the Empire; Strength of the Empire; etc. (any building, boat, and unit ability consumables)
Unit spawn consumables: Priests of the Empire, Militia of the Empire, Resources of the Empire, etc. (any non-boat and resource consumables)
To get FREE placeable or boosting consumables, simply click three times where the mouse is greyed out, and you get it for free when you click when the mouse is yellow!
Unit spawn consumables are just slightly more involved.
1. Choose any placeable or boosting consumable like "Gold Mine", etc, and put that in one of your hotkey slots.
2. Put the unit spawn consumable in your other slot of choice.
3. Scroll to the edge of the map, I always did bottom left or bottom right, press the hotkey for the placeable consumable and click in the black area outside the map.
4. Press the hotkey for the unit spawn consumable, move your mouse back over the map, and click when it shows yellow.
That should do it! :-)
That's all there is to it! Once you learn how to do this, you can use these tricks on anything in age of Empires, and the game will suddenly open up new ways to have fun!

Big thanks to JMJimmy for having a faster and easier method for unlimited town center consumables!!
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