* ''YMMV/AgeOfEmpiresI'' (the first game)
* ''[[AwesomeMusic/AgeOfEmpires Awesome Music - AOE]]''
* ''[[ThatOneLevel/AgeOfEmpires That One Level - AOE]]''
* CompleteMonster: [[VideoGame/AgeOfEmpiresIII Sheriff William "Billy" Holme]] & [[VideoGame/AgeOfMythology Gargarensis]]. See those pages for more details.
--> I need wood! I need wood! I need wood! I need wood! I need wood! I need wood! I need wood!
--> You're being attacked!
--> Ah ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha... HA!
--> Start the game already! Start the game already! (though this one is on purpose)
* OnlyTheCreatorDoesItRight: ''Age of Empires Online'' was frequently accused of this, despite the development team involving a lot of ex-Ensemble staff. Played straight with the HD version of ''AOE2'' and its expansions.
* TearJerker: The sound the elephants make when they die.