Press [Enter] to display the chat window and type one of following codes to activate the corresponding cheat function. Note: The codes can not be enabled in a multi-player game unless the host selects "Allow Cheats" check box when the game is set-up.
1000 stone rock on
1000 wood lumberjack
1000 gold robin hood
1000 food cheese steak jimmy's
Full map marco
No shadows polo
Fast building aegis
Control animals natural wonders
Instant victory i r winner
Instant loss resign
Tall, fast moving, useless villager1 i love the monkey head
Shelby Cobra car with twin machine guns1 how do you turn this on
Kill indicated opponent torpedo
Destroy all opponents black death
Saboteur unit to smithereens
1. This code may not be enabled in campaigns.
Cheat mode (command line):
Start the game with one of the following command line parameters to activate the corresponding cheat function.
Effect Command line parameter
800 x 600 screen resolution 800
1024 x 768 screen resolution 1024
1280 x 1024 screen resolution 1280
Auto save game autompsave
Fix display problems with some video cards Mfill
Fix SoundBlaster AWE freezes Msync
Disable all music. NoMusic
Standard mouse pointer NormalMouse
Disable all sounds except during FMV sequences NoSound
No pre-game FMV sequences NoStartup
Disable all terrain sounds NoTerrainSound
Cheat mode (alternate):
Enter one of the following codes during game play to activate the corresponding cheat function.
Build immutable structure [Ctrl] + P
Alternate resource menu [Ctrl] + T
Fast construction [Ctrl] + Q
View ending sequence [Ctrl] + C
Cheat mode (demo):
Press [Enter] to display the chat window and type one of following codes to activate the corresponding cheat function.
1000 food pepperoni pizza
1000 gold coinage
1000 stone quarry
1000 wood woodstock
Animal control gaia
Full map reveal map
Instant building steroids
No fog of war no fog
Hint: Fast resources:
Use the following trick to rapidly enter the cheat codes and get resources quickly. For wood, press [Enter], type lumberjack, highlight the word, then press [Ctrl] + C to copy it. Press [Enter] to activate the cheat. Press [Enter] again, then press [Ctrl] + V to paste the word on the screen for activation. Repeat to get resources quickly. This may be used with the rock on, robin hood, cheese stack jimmy's, and to smithereens codes.
Hint: More bases advantage:
To have a better chance of winning, you might want to build more than one base. Enlarge the base you start out with, making it completely fortified with at least two castles. Then, send a scout cavalry, or some other fast moving unit, to the opposite side of the map from your base. After you have checked the area and confirmed that it is safe, send a villager to build a castle at that location and fortify that base. This is very helpful if your enemy knows where one of your bases are located, especially during online play.