Besides a large box and a Steam download code for Age of Empires IV, what would you like to see in a potential Age of Empires IV Collectors Edition? If there is something you would like to see included in such a release which is not listed, please leave a comment.
Age of Empires IV Collectors Edition Wishlist
Signed Thank You Letter from World’s Edge
Craig Mullins Art Hardback Book
Print Unit Counters Chart
Print Technology Tree(s)
Digital Soundtrack 16-bit 44.1KHz FLAC
Soundtrack CD Set Signed by Composer Mikolai Stroinski
Age of Empires IV Poster 18" x 24" or larger
Release Civilization Posters 8 1/2" x 11" or larger
Enamel Pins for Release Civilizations
Full Color Bandanas for Release Civilizations
Stickers for Release Civilizations
Game Accurate Trebuchet Mechanical Model
Game Accurate Unique Unit Figurine
Making of Age of Empires IV Bluray or Digital Download
Print Game Manual
Physical Copy DVD or USB Flash Drive
For clarification, signing of items would be awesome but not required for inclusion of an item.
I know this is Age 4 discussion, but I really hope for some retroactive work specially for Age 2, the last printed thing I can think of is the conquerors expansion manual, since then 6 new expansions, new mechanics, campaigns ,releases … etc
Craig Mullins artbook isn’t just something we deserve, but something he deserves as well.
And for last, the manual can perfectly be ilustrated as well.
Digital edition is the way to go if you want to support the artist in the art and sound department also. I am kinda waiting on buying it because I need to know what monuments and coat of arms are (if they’re game-changing items then heck no… I am out).
I’m a classic collector, so poster + print technology tree and/or manual (if this still exists today lol) + hardback artbook + HQ soundtrack + figurine (or various little ones, like Civilization V Collector’s Edition) would be already great. And a keychain, why not.
The trebuchet would be insanely awesome, but I simply doubt they would include such a mesmerizing thing.
A DVD “The Making of Age of Empires IV” in the same style that we had for the past titles would be really great. An insider’s look in Relic’s and World’s Edge studios including interviews with the team members and behind the scenes look at how the game was made.
Perhaps that will also shed some light on things that look strange right now.
Yes, a nice quality print of a medieval map of the world, maybe a copy of the Catalan Atlas changed a bit maybe with AoE4 related stuff. It was the first advanced map of the known world. I dont think they need a license to make use of it. If not, a map in the medieval mapmaking style of the time (there be dragons, nice hand-drawn art etc)
Apart from maybe generalising a bit more in instances like these, I dont think so - maybe add (signed) to make sure its optional and as mentioned, I like steelbooks. But your options were very well thought out imo