I will buy this game again for $40 if they completely use a new engine and get rid of lag for 500 pop games. 4000 units in a game in 2021 shouldn't be laggy. I'd pay that much just to get rid of lag. Oh yes, $10 more to get rid of arabia.
Things we can include
microtransactions for skins -units, buildings
Create MOBA mode and induct CBA as official moba format
Live tournaments like TI
UI mods, Data mods etc can be free + paid
Single player campaigns
New player training and build order campaigns that attracts new players
I think it is a matter of delivery. I can't explain it here in words, (maybe an audio or video would do more justice). Try to understand. the same joke can be delivered by different people in different ways and it will be consumed by the audience differently. IMO, that weird gimmick was fun. but...
AOE is a game of variety. the standard settings like 1 v 1 arabia RM can go drown in a blackhole for all i care. WE have had too much of pigeonholing in one set of settings.
Also my comment WAS funny :P
you just explained how the other maps require strategies other than what we do in arabia and also added to my point that Arabia is just encroaching on everything else. And thank you for that quote. Its good to know Viper has a different pov. He always was carrying the torch for us.
So you are saying that it is definitely a choice that every top streamer plays only arabia? Even if we have serengeti, alpine, valley and other open land maps? But still They like "only" arabia? Every single one of them?
And not because arabia has been pigeonholed into the map that gets the...