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AoE2: Command Line Parameters

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Parameter
NoStartup
800
1024
1280
Mfill
NormalMouse
NoSound
NoTerrainSound
NoMusic
Msync

Description
Skips all cinematic sequences before the game starts.
Sets the screen resolution for the game to 800 x 600 pixels.
Sets the screen resolution for the game to 1024 x 768 pixels.
Sets the screen resolution for the game to 1280 x 1024 pixels.
Fixes horizontal line display issues and black screen areas that may occur with some video adapter configurations.
Replaces the custom mouse pointer with a standard mouse pointer.
Turns off all sounds, except those played in cinematics.
Turns off all terrain sounds.
Turns off all music.
Fixes a problem where the computer stops responding with some SoundBlaster AWE configurations.

  1. Right-click Start, and then click Open or Open All Users.
  2. Double-click the Programs folder.
  3. Double-click the Microsoft Games folder.
  4. Double-click the Age Of Empires II folder.
  5. Right-click the Age Of Empires II shortcut icon, and then click Properties.
  6. Click the Shortcut tab.
  7. In the Target box, press END, press the SPACEBAR, and then type the parameter that you want to use. If you want to use an additional parameter, press the SPACEBAR, and then type the next parameter.
  8. Click Apply or OK.
  9. Note Command Line Parameters will only work for games played off of Voobly, as it uses a different path to launch
  1. "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Age of Empires II\empires2.exe" nostartup 800 mfill normalmouse nosound noterrainsound nomusic msync
  2. NOTE: Parameters are not case-sensitive.


Last updated on 18 February 2014 - 1:17 pm by kitt
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