Age of Wonders III

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Age of Wonders III
Age of Wonders III cover
Triumph Studios
Release dates
Windows March 31, 2014
OS X April 14, 2015
Linux April 14, 2015
Age of Wonders
Age of Wonders 1999
Age of Wonders II: The Wizard's Throne 2002
Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic 2003
Age of Wonders III 2014

General information Community Discussions for game series Support Page
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Deluxe Edition DLC
Golden Realms Expansion
Eternal Lords Expansion

Essential improvements[edit]

Improved performance[edit]

Performance is drastically increased if the game is installed on a faster drive, such as an SSD.[citation needed]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\AoW3\Profiles\<user-id>\
macOS (OS X) ~/AoW3/
Linux ~/.local/share/AoW3/
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\AoW3\Profiles\<user-id>\SAVES\
macOS (OS X) ~/AoW3/
Linux ~/.local/share/AoW3/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Anti-aliasing (AA)[edit]

Nvidia Inspector Force AA and AO[1]
  1. Set Antialiasing compatibility to 0x084112C5
  2. Set the anti-aliasing quality and sampling in the Antialiasing section.
  3. Set AO settings.
  4. Apply

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Music, Effects, Ambiance, Speech, Units, Events, Interface.
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio CC Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
8 Hot seat
LAN play
8 Versus, Co-op
Requires a Triumph Account and initial internet access for authentication.[2]
Online play
8 Requires a Triumph Account.

Issues fixed[edit]

Game's not launching[edit]

Delete configuration files[citation needed]
  1. Go to %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\AoW3\Profiles\<user-id>\
  2. Delete <user-id>.APD and <user-id>.APS.

No music out of combat[edit]

Enter combat and finish the battle[citation needed]

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7, 8 Vista, 7, 8
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 @ 2.4 Ghz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ @2.6 Ghz Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.4 Ghz or AMD Phenom X4 9900 @ 2.6 Ghz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 GB 10 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia 8800 / ATI Radeon HD 3870 with 512MB or integrated Intel HD 3000 with 3GB system RAM
512 MB of VRAM
Nvidia Geforce 460 1GB or AMD Radeon HD 6850 1GB


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