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
|Being housed||Being at your current population cap. To increase it, you have to build houses|
|Laming||Deliberately hurting your opponent’s economy, especially in the early stages of a game by e.g. stealing/killing their sheep|
|DauT castle||A castle getting destroyed that either unfinished or freshly built. Named after pro player DauT.|
|xx into yy||The strategy/build order you follow that includes the usage of two unit types, e.g. Scouts into Knights|
|Being idle||Units/Production buildings not being tasked to do anything at the moment|
|Trush||Tower rush – a strategy typically used by Koreans which consists of sending your villagers towards the enemy and building towers inside the base|
|xx-line||A base unit + its upgrades. E.g. the Archer or militia line|
|Quick wall||As the name suggests, quickly building up walls to keep enemy units away.|
|Luring||Using a villager to lure a wild animal to the Town Center|
|Trash unit||A unit that costs no gold thus being a good option in late game|
|Stop micro||Ordering 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.
|11||Laughter. Adding multiple 1’s is the equivalent to ROFL or LOL|
|14||Start the game already. Also used with a question mark to ask whether someone’s up for a game|
|105||You can resign again|
|LEL||Low Elo Legend, usually players below 1000 Elo, also an ongoing series by T90|
|ThxDE||Used when AoE 2 DE isn’t working (again)|
|Hun war||Two players playing against each other with huns|
Hope you enjoy the post for Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition Common Gameplay Related Terms, If you think we should update the post or something is wrong please let us know via comment and we will fix it how fast as possible! Thank you and have a great day!
- Check All Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition Posts List