How to edit startup file values to skip intro

I would like to make a mod which skips the intro video.
In game.cfg there is a value //noIntroCinematics which when I uncomment it skips the intro cinematics (but multiplayer is not possible anymore).
However if I try to create a mod with this it nothing happens. I did the following:

  1. create a folder in the mods -> local folder with the mod name
  2. There I created a startup folder and in this folder I put the updated game.cfg

Any hints how to make this work? I never did a mod so I have no idea if it works like that but looking at other mods it should :slight_smile:

I just experimented with this and you can do it easily… but then you can’t play online :frowning:

Did you do it exactly like I tried above with a mod and it worked for you or directly in the steam file?

But then I couldn’t join any games.

I got the noIntroCinematics to work by creating a user.cfg file under C:\Users\Games\Age of Empires 3 DE\Startup

Thanks @EaglemutOP


What you did worked fine for me, I put it to C:\Users\USERNAME\Games\Age of Empires 3 DE\76561198086350485\Startup

I was able to join a lobby in casual and I was also able to start a ranked game. I am using the steam version btw :slight_smile:

Yeah that works. You just can’t edit a cfg file within the install folder.

The intro videos can be skipped with a launch option:

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