Game disappears (random times but consistently happening)

Game Version: AOE II DE

  • Build: Most recent as of 4/18/20
  • Platform: Steam
  • Operating System: Windows 10
  • Gamertag: nerdloid


The game randomly disappears. I don’t receive an error message. It’s happened consistently at any point in the game, whether hosting or joining an online game. Happens in local game play against BOTS as well.

Reproduction Steps:

Here’s how to reproduce the problem:

I simply have no idea how to reproduce.


Here is a twitch clip of it happening today. This is the 3rd time during the stream. I can dig up more clips if needed. But, it simply disappears back to my desktop. No error message.

What other information can I supply to help figure this out? Note I’ve tried all steps listed on the website linked below.