Local mod custom graphics not showing in game

:arrow_forward: GAME INFORMATION

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  • GAME BUILD #: latest build
  • GAME PLATFORM: Steam / Microsoft Store (both)
  • OPERATING SYSTEM: Windows 10 / Windows 8 / Windows 11

:arrow_forward: ISSUE EXPERIENCED


local mod - units with custom graphics (not part of official AOE sld/smx graphics) not showing in single player game. however the same mod (via MS’s mod server) will show the graphic in single player game.

:arrow_forward: FREQUENCY OF ISSUE

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  • 100% of the time / matches I play (ALWAYS)

:arrow_forward: ############ STEPS

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Here’s the steps to reproduce the issue:

  1. subscribe to a mod with custom graphics
  2. (example https://www.ageofempires.com/mods/details/15373/)
  3. play it, build a building/units with custom graphic make sure it shows in single player game
  4. exit game, copy the mod into local mod folder, remove the json file
  5. load up the game and play the mod that is in local mod folder this time
  6. repeat the same step to build building/units with custom graphics
  7. graphics do not show

:arrow_forward: EXPECTED RESULT

:point_down: What was SUPPOSED to happen if the bug you encountered were not present?

graphics show properly