That's exactly how it is here in Brazil too. "bla bla bla" and "mimimi" are different.
Back to topic: Would be nice to get the insight of some expert players here. I think on lower levels eagles can sometimes be real hard to counter.
Awesome work with the maps and everything else. A lot of creative and new stuff.
My impressions here are mainly focused on the visuals and not on gameplay.
First thing remarkable to me is how Atacama looks beautiful with the mountains on the edges.
I also find these trees much more realistic...
I agree with some of the disappointment regarding the graphics.
From my view, a large part of the "cartoonish" look of it derives from oversaturation and unbalances in color and lighting aspects.
Just to get an idea, this first image is taken directly from the game as it is now, and the second...
I think that shouldn't be too hard. You could go to SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\AoE2DE\resources\_common\drs\graphics and there you will find the graphics files for the game.
There will be 4 graphic files for each herdable unit, for example a_herd_goose_walkA_x1.smx is the file for the goose...
I'd say in most cases the expert would win.
The last aoe2 game I played was a 2v2 two weeks ago. My teammate was Hasan and he was constantly 2.5 vils behind everyone because he was afk when the game started. By mid-feudal he was getting ahead of his opponent (15xx) and carried from there.