• Cheats

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    cheat deploy Deploys the currently selected unit(s), if they are deploying units
    cheat damage (damage(o[,who]|select)[+|-]damage )Adjust damage to object
    cheat explore (explore[normal|explored|all])Change game explore config
    cheat safeCreates a lot of machine guns around every human capital
    cheat defeat (who)Defeat nation
    cheat achieveDisplay achievements
    cheat nukeDrop a Nuke at mouse position
    cheat birdDrop a Wild Bird at Mouse
    cheat finish (finish)Finishes selected building(s) or next item in queue
    cheat ally (who)Force alliance with nation
    cheat meet (who)Force encounter with nation
    cheat unmeet (who)Force encounter-off with nation
    cheat peace (who)Force peace with nation
    cheat war (who)Force war with nation
    cheat resource (resource[who][goodtype|all][+/-][amount])Give/take away resources
    cheat insert (insert[#]typename[who=RED][x,y])Insert unit or building at mouse loc
    cheat add (add[#]typename[who=RED][x,y])Insert unit or building at mouse loc
    cheat die (die[o[,who]|select])Kill object or all selected
    cheat age ([age]who)move to certain age
    cheat packPacks the currently selected unit(s), if they are packing units
    cheat pause (0-1)Pause Game
    cheat sandboxSets all players to human
    cheat diff (0-5)Sets difficulty
    cheat ai (on/off/debug)Sets the AI
    cheat ranges (1|0)Show combat ranges
    cheat age (age[age][who])Show or change age
    cheat library (library[level][who])Show or change all library tech levels for nation
    cheat civic (civic[level][who])Show or change civic level for nation
    cheat commerce (commerce[level][who])Show or change commerce level for nation
    cheat military (military[level][who])Show or change military
    cheat military (military[level][who])Show or change military level for nation
    cheat science (science[level][who])Show or change science level for nation
    cheat tech (who)[tech|all](on/off)Show or change technology
    cheat bbox (1|0)Toggle bounding box mode
    cheat reveal (reveal[1|0])Toggle reveal map
    cheat human (who)Turn off computer control
    cheat computer (who)Turn on computer control
    cheat victory (who)Victory for nation

    Contributed By: balder.

  • Faster Research and More Resources

    When you're playing a quick battle or a campaign, press enter to bring up the chat and type in: cheat keys on. Then press enter. No dialog box should come up. Now just press the following buttons to get exactly what you want.

    Alt+F5+1000 to each resource
    Alt+F9speeds up creation on selected building

    Contributed By: Yengeon.


  • Editing units

    Doing this can allow you to change stats of units.

    First find your rise of nations folder. then go to the ''data'' folder. Find the file called ''unitrules''. right-click on it and go to properties. be sure to select only archive and disable read-only. open this document using preferable mircosoft word. Then be sure to read the information. Next you can edit any unit. Be sure not to change the names of the units this can cause errors

    Contributed By: makotech222.

  • Increase population limit

    PART I -- Find your Rise Of Nations folder in your Microsoft games directory in the program files folder in your C drive. Go into the data folder, and look for rules.xml, right-click the file and select open in notepad. Press Ctrl+F, and type in <POP_CAP> to search for it. From here you can edit the desired population limit entries in quotation marks. Also, search for and edit <MAX_POP_LIMIT> value and type in the same number that you entered for the last entry in the pop cap field.

    PART II -- Then press Ctrl+F, and search poplimits. Edit each category to the desired population cap you would like. Then type in the desired population limits in the data brackets under each category.

    For example, the end result would be:

    <POP_CAP entry0=''2500'' entry1=''5000'' entry2=''7500'' entry3=''10000'' entry4=''12500'' entry5=''15000'' entry6=''17500'' entry7=''90000 pop cap''/>


    <MAX_POP_LIMIT value=''90000 pop cap''/>


    <CATEGORIES id=''poplimits'' title=''Population:''>
    <CATEGORY name=''5000''>
    <DATA>5000 </DATA>

    Contributed By: The New Blueguy.

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