[Bug] Tariq 5 Intercepting Transport Exploit From HD Still Works

Game Version:

  • Build (34223)
  • Platform (Steam)


Having a unit here let’s you capture your transport of villagers early. This causes the AIs to never activate. This existed in HD as well.

Reproduction Steps:

  1. Kill three Monasteries
  2. Have a unit to capture this transport
  3. Unload villagers
  4. Task villagers to wood
  5. Build a farm with all five villagers to drop off wood
  6. Build up without worry

Have a unit here:

See that enemy scores don’t really change but you can build up:

This is normally what happens if you play the mission as intended, see the score:

Fix would probably just be having the player start with zero wood.

We just released an update that may resolve this. Check it out and let us know if there are still any issues. The full list of updates can be found here:

Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition — Update 34699

Tested on current build 35209. Not fixed.

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