I know AI players will get a large starting resource boost, but does the AI actually get any smarter? And are there other differences?
Just asking because I tried 1v1 on hardest just for a change of pace and besides the fact the AI Castles around while I hit Feudal, I can't see much of a difference in the way they attack from what I see in hard.
it all honesty hard computers are harder than hardest.
its weird, but true. If you can beat the initial rush of a hardest computer then you won, they dont formulate much of an attack at any point after that. However a hard computer while they dont rush as fast they formulate better later stage attacks
Yeah, hard computers are more difficult than harest computers. I do not believe that easy to hard computers cheat, and personally I always play against hard computers. Hard computers will manage their military and economy fairly similar to the way that a human player will. Their advantage over a human is that they can give orders to every unit at once. For example, they can have archers retreat a bit and then take a shot when being attacked. All of the computers have a flaw though that they will only gather resources from their town and immediate surrounding areas and will not relocate when they run out. Hardest computers cheat by gaining (assumingly periodic) resources, but do not produce many vils nor gather many resources. Thus, if you can withstand their early rushes (up to about 1 hour) then they will quickly fall apart, because your economy will be much better than their cheating.
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