Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition Common Gameplay Related Terms

Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition Common Gameplay Related Terms 1 - steamsplay.com
Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition Common Gameplay Related Terms 1 - steamsplay.com

This guide is aimed towards new players who don’t know what AoE 2 players mean when they talk about DauT castles, being housed etc.
 
 
The guide is incomplete and new terms will be added over time.
 
 

Common gameplay related terms

TermMeaning
Being housedBeing at your current population cap. To increase it, you have to build houses
LamingDeliberately hurting your opponent’s economy, especially in the early stages of a game by e.g. stealing/killing their sheep
RaxBarracks
DauT castleA castle getting destroyed that either unfinished or freshly built. Named after pro player DauT.
xx into yyThe strategy/build order you follow that includes the usage of two unit types, e.g. Scouts into Knights
Being idleUnits/Production buildings not being tasked to do anything at the moment
TrushTower rush – a strategy typically used by Koreans which consists of sending your villagers towards the enemy and building towers inside the base
xx-lineA base unit + its upgrades. E.g. the Archer or militia line
Quick wallAs the name suggests, quickly building up walls to keep enemy units away.
LuringUsing a villager to lure a wild animal to the Town Center
Trash unitA unit that costs no gold thus being a good option in late game
Stop microOrdering villagers to quickly drop their resources into the nearest building and immediately start to work again

 
 
 

Common used taunts

Taunts are numbers you put into the ingame chat that trigger an audio message. They can be also found across forums.
 
 

TauntMeaning
1Yes
2No
11Laughter. Adding multiple 1’s is the equivalent to ROFL or LOL
14Start the game already. Also used with a question mark to ask whether someone’s up for a game
105You can resign again

 
 
 

Misc. terms

TermMeaning
LELLow Elo Legend, usually players below 1000 Elo, also an ongoing series by T90
ThxDEUsed when AoE 2 DE isn’t working (again)
Hun warTwo players playing against each other with huns

 
 

Written by FloosWorld

 
 
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