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Empire Earth II

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Empire Earth II
Empire Earth II cover
Developers
Mad Doc Software
Publishers
Sierra Entertainment
Engines
Gamebryo
Release dates
Windows April 26, 2005
Empire Earth II guide at StrategyWiki
Empire Earth II at Wikipedia
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Key points

The Empire Earth II - Unofficial Patch fixes many of the game's problems.
GameSpy online server browser has stopped working due to GameSpy services being shut down.

General information

Empire Earth II Forum
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GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SecuROM 7 DRM.
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Gold Edition - Includes the expansion pack The Art of Supremacy
Windows
Green Man Gaming
DRM details are not known
Gold Edition - Includes the expansion pack The Art of Supremacy
Windows

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
The Art of Supremacy
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Skip intro videos[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Open myconfig.cfg.
  3. Add s_skipIntro = 1.

Patches[edit]

Patches can be found here. Remember to download the right version for your game localization.

Empire Earth II - Unofficial Patch[edit]

The Empire Earth II - Unofficial Patch fixes many of the game's problems.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Sierra\Empire Earth II\

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Empire Earth II\savegame_SP

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video settings[edit]

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Music and sound.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Polish
Local retail version only.
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Online play
GameSpy servers have been shut down. Use Empire Earth II - Unofficial Patch.

Issues fixed[edit]

Game minimizes after loading screen and will not run[edit]

Affects Windows 8 and later.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Multiplayer GameSpy

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 98, ME, 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 1.5 GHz or equivalent
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.5 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce3 with Hardware T&L
64 MB of VRAM

References