We are not talking enough about taunts

Are there in game taunts? I know this is not as important as many other issues but still… We have heard nothing about taunts. I feel that this is an important feature for the fun and memes. In all the more serious issues let’s make sure we remind the devs of some easy quality of life items like a robust taunt system.

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Pretty sure we’ll have plenty of taunts from 13 years old trash talking gamers. So your recommendation won’t be necessarily.

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I meant the ability to type a number causing an audio file to play. 1, yes: 2, no etc

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It is also very useful to give the AI commands, in AOE2DE it works really well.

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At the least you need taunts 1, 2, and 11 from AoE2. At the minimum.

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I won’t be surprised at all if taunts are cut from the game.

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Couldnt agree more with OP. Taunts NEED to be in the game. They are not only such an AoE thing but also such a useful thing (they arent just used for fun). And it’s just so easy to add them, they just need to pay some voice actors and do some minimal programming to integrate them into the game. Heck, just use the ones from previous AoE games if you cant be bothered to pay some voice actors.
They are an absolute must!

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All hail king of the losers!

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Taunts are useful! I even text my brothers “14” when I want to team game with them and they respond with 1 or 2. However, taunt spam in lobbies etc is a bit cancer. So yes taunts, but with some limitations (like a taunt cooldown or something)

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I strongly assume there will be. If they want us to interact with AI in the campaigns more (and I BELIEVE they said that at some point) there need to be taunts, if only to make the AI do what you want it to do, or “chat” with it.

You don’t need taunts for that.
In AoE3 for example you have a menu for AI commands instead.

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thats true, but basicallly the same amount of work apart from voiceovers.

I would really want 11 and 105 from aoe2 in aoe4 lol
YOU CAN RESIGN AGAIN 1111111111

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You sit on the computer all day, play! You know nothing of hard life! :grin:

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To be honest I would like a taunt system for units. It would actually make historical sense. For example, if you approach enemy knights and you press a key to insult their honour and they feel compelled to chase you ignoring the other player orders. Many RPGs and also WC3 have this mechanic which would make sense and could add some interesting interactions with the micro…

The real question is will there be wolololo

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Wololol is already in the game even if not as a taunt but as the sound for mass conversions as well have seen in the trailer :muscle::muscle:

Major loss of wind from my sails. Me and my buddy practically speak in AoE taunt language now LOL! For real. 1. 2. 11. 13. 15, for crying out loud. How can I wololo, now? It’s an ancient tradition at this point. I’m going to have to put out a missing person alert for AOE Taunts, at this point. It’s criminal.

Let your voice be heard, people! We need taunts back!

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Some of my favorite lines:
Long time no siege!
Raiding party!

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Hi @JoeBOT151 and @VossTheRam, Taunts are coming post-launch.

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