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8 Craziest Unique Techs with 256x Tech Mod

Published on Jul 24, 2018 248,515 views

What if you could research any technology 256 times, which civilizations' unique techs would be the best? Ideally it should be cheap, quick to research, and have an unexpectedly good cumulative effect. Here's my top 8!

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Game: Age of Empires 2 HD with Forgotten Empires, African Kingdoms, and Rise the Rajas expansions

  • OOM- 32
    OOM- 32 9 months ago TACTICAL NUKE INCOMING
  • L L
    L L 9 months ago
  • Benjamin Carlini
    Benjamin Carlini 9 months ago prepare for nuclear attack
  • John Apple
    John Apple 9 months ago Mine men art mission failed! I will get you next time! I shall abdicate
  • Dark Paladin
    Dark Paladin 9 months ago Enemy Nuke Incoming. IT'S OVER!
  • Ed L.
    Ed L. 9 months ago E=MC2 trooper
  • Simon Nielsen
    Simon Nielsen 9 months ago NUCLEAR LAUCH DETECTED
  • Kovad6
    Kovad6 9 months ago Ghandi likes this post.
  • DD zero
    DD zero 9 months ago a Giant Ball Of Fury are coming on a castle, The Giant Ball Of Fury hit the castle, but the castle can't withstand it power, the castle has been devastated so does the entire kingdom
  • SliQster
    SliQster 9 months ago *Nuclear launch detected!"
  • Gibby
    Gibby 9 months ago (edited) gets shot cross map by arrow
  • bill withers
    bill withers 8 months ago Out of curiousity, would the Khmer double ballista tech multiply each time like Berzerkergang? Could you end up with heavy scorps firing the medieval equivalent of calliope barrages?
  • Shiny Umbreon 667
    Shiny Umbreon 667 2 months ago STRATEGIC LAUNCH DETECTED
  • Holahola01
    Holahola01 9 months ago rams teleport to you TC Rams: "nothing personnel, kid"
  • James Georgi
    James Georgi 9 months ago Was looking for this comment!
  • Rico
    Rico 9 months ago more like: omae wa mo shindeiru
  • Kha 'Zix
    Kha 'Zix 9 months ago Something inbound.. at raming speed
  • Shade
    Shade 9 months ago an army of rams? ha, how quaint!
  • Popcornio
    Popcornio 8 months ago NANI?!
  • TheVerrm
    TheVerrm 6 months ago I think this is the perfect way to win ;) so fast to assemble and execute ;)
  • Alackofcaring
    Alackofcaring 4 months ago EUROBEAT INTENSIFIES
  • Schuhey
    Schuhey 4 months ago @Alackofcaring DEJAVU!
  • Sebastian Arena
    Sebastian Arena 4 months ago I am just gonna slide into your town center real quick.
  • un tizio su youtube
    un tizio su youtube 1 month ago XD
  • Alex P
    Alex P 9 months ago Ethiopians have ICBMs. As if onagers were not rage-inducing enough.
  • kiri
    kiri 9 months ago better plot than black panther
  • Raptor Jesus
    Raptor Jesus 9 months ago Explains why they never got taken over by any European powers.
  • pedro silva
    pedro silva 9 months ago Zeriu Claudiu mussolini intensifies derp
  • Sam
    Sam 7 months ago oh my god I just made a guy rage in a diplo game when I launched ICBMs at Turkey when he attacked my bro red
  • Sam
    Sam 7 months ago I had +98 range and over 100 stacks of torsion engines, all of turkey died in one blast
  • Xeno The Turtle
    Xeno The Turtle 6 months ago Well, they also have instantly created shotel warriors, if you think about their other tech...
  • AzureB1te Music
    AzureB1te Music 5 months ago Not working in the version I have tho. The radius is big but it only does the an ok ammount of damage. I researched Chemistry and siage engineers too but it still doesn't one shoot tc,castles and high hp buildings. Any tips? Did I miss any techs?
  • Xeno The Turtle
    Xeno The Turtle 5 months ago @AzureB1te Music It also happened to me, so... try to research torsion engines a few more times, maybe 20 to 30 more
  • AzureB1te Music
    AzureB1te Music 5 months ago Marco Couto I researched it 256 times it did damage the whole village but it didn't one shot anything
  • Xeno The Turtle
    Xeno The Turtle 5 months ago @AzureB1te Music weird... might b a glitch or something, it worked for me in the current version of the mod
  • shamanazakura
    shamanazakura 4 months ago @AzureB1te Music Did you research Siege engineers 256 times as well?
  • nakul raut
    nakul raut 2 months ago How to research more than once ?????
  • Xeno The Turtle
    Xeno The Turtle 2 months ago @nakul raut do you have the mod? Like, you have to select it before you start the game, in the area where you'd place the version of the game you want to play (original, expansions)
  • nakul raut
    nakul raut 2 months ago @Xeno The Turtle no sir i dont have one how can i get it ? I play conquerors expansion and age of the kings
  • Xeno The Turtle
    Xeno The Turtle 2 months ago @nakul raut theres an link in the description... just go there and subscribe
  • elPatrixF
    elPatrixF 9 months ago Ethiopian ICBM reminds me a lot of Gandhi from Civilization
  • No need to worry about my username
    No need to worry about my username 9 months ago "Gandhi has completed the Manhattan Project"
  • Brain Pains
    Brain Pains 9 months ago (edited) Gandhi has 12 Uranium Gandhi has completed the Manhattan Project Gandhi has declared war on You ohno
  • Ismail Montazir
    Ismail Montazir 9 months ago Whats ICBM ?
  • Brain Pains
    Brain Pains 9 months ago Intercontinental Ballistic Missile, or Nuke for the everyday man.
  • Ismail Montazir
    Ismail Montazir 9 months ago Professor Bearington ahhh thx man : D
  • FloosWorld
    FloosWorld 9 months ago Also used as a Cheat code in the first Age of Empires resulting in Ballistas with 99+1 range
  • Ronny Böhme
    Ronny Böhme 9 months ago InterContinental Ballistic Missile
  • jort93z
    jort93z 8 months ago (edited) i guess ICBM's don't strictly have to be nuclear. ICBM's could just have a warhead made from from TNT as well. though, it really only makes sense if it is a nuclear weapon.
  • Phalanx
    Phalanx 8 months ago @jort93z icbm with firecrackers and party balloons. Shit yea!
  • Phalanx
    Phalanx 8 months ago @jort93z icbm with firecrackers and party balloons. Shit yea!
  • Aleksander Enrique Stasiw Orozco
    Aleksander Enrique Stasiw Orozco 4 months ago Nuclear Ghandi Is the most powerfull human ever, he can destroy all, except Shrek.
  • Animarthur !
    Animarthur ! 2 weeks ago I like to play as Bismarck and I get nuclear very often so there is no nuke Gandhi only me,nuclear bismarck(algo dont mess with my panzers)
  • Animarthur !
    Animarthur ! 2 weeks ago Uranium isnt really needed to build nukes on civ. (Neither rise of nations,c&c's temple of nod and others)
  • Ghelloz
    Ghelloz 9 months ago They never expected ethiopian inquisition.
  • Fauzi Rinaldie
    Fauzi Rinaldie 9 months ago Ghelloz *nukes
  • Ahkrin 'Descol
    Ahkrin 'Descol 6 months ago Nobody expects the Ethiopian Inquisition, with their chief weapon of onagers and catapults.
  • Филипп Виноградов
    Филипп Виноградов 6 months ago @Ahkrin 'Descol I wish that Ethiopian onagres leave sickly cyan spots where their shots land. And any unit that stes into affected area will instantly die by exploding into sickly cyan ludicrous gibs.
  • LocalHeretic 1127
    LocalHeretic 1127 2 months ago exterminatus!
  • Abiyasa Musyafa
    Abiyasa Musyafa 9 months ago Breaking news: Onager nuke technology found by Ethiopians civ.
  • RX9 Wilms
    RX9 Wilms 9 months ago Abiyasa Musyafa that would bei a cool show
  • Rafael Mesquita
    Rafael Mesquita 8 months ago Abiyasa you are here, the world is really small
  • Abiyasa Musyafa
    Abiyasa Musyafa 8 months ago @Rafael Mesquita Heyy yeah I know you :D I'm often playing around Age of Empires and Battlefield videos on YouTube
  • Rafael Mesquita
    Rafael Mesquita 8 months ago @Abiyasa Musyafa Great, I have been out of the facebook for now, are you modelling?
  • Abiyasa Musyafa
    Abiyasa Musyafa 8 months ago @Rafael Mesquita I don't do 3D quite often anymore since about 2 months. Because I'm coming back to school. But when I do, I post them on my Artstation, and Instagram in a bit personal way. I'm not on Facebook anymore as well since about a year. And sometimes I also in Twitter for random stuff.
  • Cosmic Live
    Cosmic Live 9 months ago Don't spam health increasing techs... your units'/buildings' health will suddenly turn negativ and they will die instantly.
  • Joshua Hart
    Joshua Hart 8 months ago Related to this, making villagers too fast will mess up their pathing, and researching siege engineers too many times will break the ram's building attack bonus
  • --
    -- 4 months ago Thus we should make a 256 bit version of aoe2 happen?
  • Franco Venica
    Franco Venica 9 months ago Oh! another one, the Celtic technology that makes towers and castles fire faster. There is a point were you are fire a beam of arrows
  • King_Oskar
    King_Oskar 9 months ago Franco Venica Essentialy it becomes "Get off my lawn" tech, it's so funny to pull that off in-game.
  • JoBikotch
    JoBikotch 9 months ago If you're playing maps like forest nothing, especially if there's a king involved, the teuton tech is also great. Build a few castles, research fletching like crazy and spread in some of the teuton unique tech and you can play the new game "Castle sniper" :D
  • Nathan Gamble
    Nathan Gamble 9 months ago +JoBikotch As explained in the video, the teuton tech is completely useless. It's cheaper to build a load of extra blacksmiths for more fletching.
  • Daniel Kemnitz
    Daniel Kemnitz 9 months ago JoBikotch someone has been watching T90 lately ;)
  • JoBikotch
    JoBikotch 9 months ago Damn, you got me! :D
  • Zachary Taylor
    Zachary Taylor 9 months ago I think Spirit actually missed a nuance there. In most versions of this mod, conscription increases castle research speed. This means that with just one castle, you can get the unique techs many times. Even though fletching costs less, it might not be worth the space and attention required to spam blacksmiths.
  • Ao Chen
    Ao Chen 4 months ago Towers and castles with mounted machine guns.
  • Kern
    Kern 3 months ago @Zachary Taylor How about the resources required?
  • Zachary Taylor
    Zachary Taylor 3 months ago @Kern resources usually aren't a problem late game with this mod, depending on the exact version and the map. It probably makes sense to start with fletching at the blacksmith, spam crenelations midgame, and switch back to fletching if you run low.
  • Antônio Gabriel Zeni Landim
    Antônio Gabriel Zeni Landim 9 months ago 7:48 We knew the world would not be the same. A few people laughed, a few people cried. Most people were silent. I remembered the line from the Hindu scripture, the Bhagavad Gita; Vishnu is trying to persuade the Prince that he should do his duty and, to impress him, takes on his multi-armed form and says, 'Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.' I suppose we all thought that, one way or another.
  • it is not me
    it is not me 4 months ago Antônio Gabriel Zeni Landim robert oppenhiemers speech boi
  • LocalHeretic 1127
    LocalHeretic 1127 2 months ago Good old "oppie". The only nuclear scientist who could recite from the ancient Hindu epics.
  • EyeOfEld
    EyeOfEld 4 weeks ago Now we are all sons of bitches.
  • Timster
    Timster 9 months ago If you research masonry too much your buildings get destroyed because they have negative hp Too much speed also makes unitd uncontrollable. They just teleport into nothing. Even places they shluldnt be able to go to
  • Antonio Vallejo
    Antonio Vallejo 9 months ago Timster so you are telling me (about speed techs) that the physics on aoe2 its on point like time-space travel with high speed
  • Xác Ướp
    Xác Ướp 9 months ago they gotta go fast
  • Xác Ướp
    Xác Ướp 9 months ago (edited) they go too fast they overshot their destination then they have to go back, rinse and repeat, they just teleport back and forth
  • zoley88
    zoley88 9 months ago I think buildings get destroyed because stack overflow.
  • Sir Thepi
    Sir Thepi 9 months ago Pretty sure it's just an integer overflow. A stack overflow could get pretty dangerous if it doesn't just crash the game.
  • Kestrel
    Kestrel 8 months ago I didn't belive this post until battering ram suddenly teleported into my room, bashed my cat to oblivion and teleported into the window, desintegrating my wall molecule by molecule.
  • BewegteBilderrahmen
    BewegteBilderrahmen 6 months ago Build up speed for 12h to go into parallel universes
  • Duke of Lorraine
    Duke of Lorraine 9 months ago You cannot exceed the speed of light. Unless you are, wait for it...
  • Luis Sosa
    Luis Sosa 9 months ago ...the Mongols!!
  • nikolapekovicarr
    nikolapekovicarr 9 months ago WE'RE THE EXCEPTION!
  • Garaf
    Garaf 9 months ago Ramming speed!!
  • Sharnoy
    Sharnoy 9 months ago Speed ramming!
  • Vincent Celeste
    Vincent Celeste 9 months ago I slay the excpetion for they are no longer the exception!!!!
  • John Apple
    John Apple 9 months ago The Spanish Inquisition! (Hey-ee-yehey theme plays)
  • Liberals Get the Bullet Too
    Liberals Get the Bullet Too 7 months ago A Higgs-Boson particle?
  • Blood Panthera
    Blood Panthera 9 months ago So many Spirit of the Law videos one after the other is also quite a crazy unique tech.
  • Rofeo Nazaripasha
    Rofeo Nazaripasha 9 months ago Blood Panthera how spirit of the law turn on those tech mods???
  • qwer asdf
    qwer asdf 9 months ago the next burst of videos will come in 3 months, so enjoy it while you still can
  • A Diablo Player
    A Diablo Player 9 months ago Before I watch the vod, I am expecting Ethiopian siege onagers here.
  • Alex Lee
    Alex Lee 9 months ago and Farimba...
  • Yizhen Ji
    Yizhen Ji 9 months ago A Diablo Player Get the ‘Ontage!
  • A Diablo Player
    A Diablo Player 9 months ago And It got number 1 spot!!!
  • Yizhen Ji
    Yizhen Ji 9 months ago A Diablo Player Indeed 😂 More ‘Ontages!
  • Ash Monkey
    Ash Monkey 9 months ago why farimba when forging does the same for all melee units and is cheaper.@A Diablo Player and you were completely right :)
  • Yizhen Ji
    Yizhen Ji 9 months ago Josef Fritzl Since Malians don’t get Blast Furnance
  • J N B
    J N B 9 months ago Not so effective beacause every units are endlessly armored.... I know, I tried it... Let see what the video has to say!
  • J N B
    J N B 9 months ago Oh yeah... I forgot all the chemistries upgrades and siege enginnering, thats why it wasnt so effective... Thx SoL!
  • Bob The Top
    Bob The Top 9 months ago A Diablo Player oh lol that true
  • Gibran Henrique de Souza
    Gibran Henrique de Souza 9 months ago SOTL, please make a video showing the 256x tech mod's bugs when you start at pos imperial age.
  • Antoni Klimaszyk
    Antoni Klimaszyk 9 months ago Gibran Henrique de Souza +1
  • Sarude Danstorm
    Sarude Danstorm 9 months ago What are these bugs? I have yet to play on post imperial with this mod
  • Gibran Henrique de Souza
    Gibran Henrique de Souza 9 months ago I haven't played yet but some people told me the computer can't compute 256x the updates because the code, so buildings have negative hit points and can't be constructed and villagers can't catch any resource.
  • Sleepy Alchemist
    Sleepy Alchemist 9 months ago One more glitch is at 32x Siege Engineers, Siege Onagers and Heavy Scorpions one shot everything, regardless of HP, armour. Chemistry has no effect on this. 1 Heavy Scorpion bolt is enough to kill 1 Siege Ram, or 7k HP castle, or 512 pierce armour villagers.
  • Ole Wilms
    Ole Wilms 3 weeks ago you cant, all buildings are gone
  • GameloverEnjoyer
    GameloverEnjoyer 9 months ago Torsion Engine = Black Death (referring to the cheat code)
  • Promit Dutta
    Promit Dutta 9 months ago GameloverEnjoyer ayy lmao
  • Krzysztof Milański
    Krzysztof Milański 9 months ago (edited) Well... that explains how they've beaten Italians...
  • Deepanshu Khattar Dk
    Deepanshu Khattar Dk 9 months ago Viper vs spirit of the law
  • Canadian Ninja
    Canadian Ninja 9 months ago 11.
  • Léo-Paul Sévin
    Léo-Paul Sévin 9 months ago 14
  • Pablo Almenara
    Pablo Almenara 9 months ago 14
  • Asamia
    Asamia 9 months ago Of course viper win.. Even sotl know that.. Sotl is kind of person that like to analyze thing.. But not as good at playing aoe2.. HR lacks experience too...... And viper... Well it's viper.. What do you expect
  • n n
    n n 9 months ago 11
  • Divaldo Rocha
    Divaldo Rocha 9 months ago For every win for viper 1 min of idle time!!! hahaha
  • PressA2Die
    PressA2Die 9 months ago In a youtube content war? Sorry viper but Spirit can't be beat there
  • Matt Bush
    Matt Bush 9 months ago 14
  • ChiTown Flavor
    ChiTown Flavor 9 months ago 2
  • Matt Bush
    Matt Bush 9 months ago 1
  • Ez dixwarim
    Ez dixwarim 9 months ago Actually in this specific mod in a 8 player ffa everything is possible, I could easily see SOTL win this tbh.
  • yu yang
    yu yang 9 months ago Deepanshu Khattar Dk give viper a hero (lose it and lose the game) and let's see how it will going
  • Lame Gamer
    Lame Gamer 4 months ago SoTL wins, duh:p
  • Catriel Marignac Lionti
    Catriel Marignac Lionti 4 months ago 11
  • Desh 282
    Desh 282 9 months ago The last one made me laugh soooo hard 😂😂😂😂
  • JRed
    JRed 9 months ago (edited) E T H I O P I A N S
  • Mahamood Shah
    Mahamood Shah 9 months ago Ethiopian nuclear launch detected... 🤣😎
  • cm srinivas yadav
    cm srinivas yadav 9 months ago JRed Age of Empires DM player with these techs researched OP!!
  • Gusanoman
    Gusanoman 9 months ago What about Spanish Inquisition? Would it make monks convert intantly?
  • King_Oskar
    King_Oskar 9 months ago If it speeds up the conversion by a certain percentage each time, then after 10 researches it would be possible to convert everything instanly.
  • Gusanoman
    Gusanoman 9 months ago That could be pretty awesome with Theocracy. I don't know if top 8 but at least an honorable mention.
  • Hgmidd
    Hgmidd 9 months ago It's pretty sick. Especially because you can use block printing to increase the range, and then the tech that increases faith regeneration, if you have enough gold you can basically convert everything from long range. But you would probably need a sick Spanish trade line to pull that off, but it should be possible in theory. I tried it once but got owned by a guy who made castles with hella fletching. I converted some of his vills super fast and then died.
  • Gonzalo Salomon
    Gonzalo Salomon 9 months ago Hgmidd do redemption then convert his stuff. Too bad castles cant be converted
  • Yan
    Yan 9 months ago Unfortunately faith outpaces it by an absurd amount. 5 faith later and even maxed inquisition takes forever to convert
  • Hgmidd
    Hgmidd 9 months ago Gonzalo Salomon, I had redemption, the thing is all he had were castles and vills. That basically hard counters the monk strategy 11.
  • Zachary Taylor
    Zachary Taylor 9 months ago It does; I have tried it against the computer. But converting is micro intensive, easily countered by faith + heresy, and doesn't work well against large armies.
  • Ez dixwarim
    Ez dixwarim 9 months ago What use is fast conversion if units approach ridiculously fast? :D
  • Nubia Anima
    Nubia Anima 2 months ago @Ez dixwarim Conversion from where they can't see