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Article ID: 817458 - Last Review: September 29, 2011 - Revision: 5.0

SUMMARY

This informational article describes how to save and restore a multiplayer game in Age of Mythology.

MORE INFORMATION

To save a multiplayer game in Age of Mythology, follow these steps:
  1. When you are playing a multiplayer game, click the Scroll icon in the upper-right corner of the game screen to see the in-game menu.
  2. Click Save.
  3. In the Save and Exit dialog box, click Save and Exit.
Note The game is saved in the drive:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Age of Mythology\savegame folder, where drive is the drive where Windows is installed. The game is saved as a file with a name similar to the following: MPAutoSaveMM\DD\YYYY.sav. You must have this file name to reload the game.

To restore a saved online multiplayer game, follow these steps:
  1. Start Age of Mythology, and then click Multiplayer.
  2. Click Online.
  3. In the Online Login dialog box, type your name and password for the Ensemble Studios Online (ESO) server, and then click OK.
  4. Click Advanced Setup.
  5. Click Host.
  6. In the Host a Multiplayer Game dialog box, type the name of your saved game in the Game Name box.

    Note The game name was automatically assigned as the file name when you saved the game. Look in the drive:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Age of Mythology\savegame folder to determine the name of your game.
  7. Click Private.
  8. Adjust the number of players, and then click OK.
  9. Under Game Type, click Restore Game.
  10. In the Open File dialog box, click the game that you want to load, and then click Open.
To restore a LAN/direct IP multiplayer game, follow these steps:
  1. Start Age of Mythology, and then click Multiplayer.
  2. Click LAN/Direct IP.
  3. In the LAN/Direct IP Login dialog box, type your nickname, and then click OK.
  4. Click Host.
  5. Under Game Type, click Restore Game.
  6. In the Open File dialog box, click the game that you want to load, and then click Open.

    Note The game name was automatically assigned as the file name when you saved the game. Look in the drive:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Age of Mythology\savegame folder to determine the name of your game.

REFERENCES

For additional information about multiplayer games in Age of Mythology, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
331406  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/331406/ ) Age of Mythology: Known Multiplayer Issues
331410  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/331410/ ) Age of Mythology: Network Ports Required for Multiplayer Games

APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Age of Mythology
  • Microsoft Age of Mythology Gold
  • Microsoft Age of Mythology: The Titans
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