in age of empires ii, fortified walls do not shoot at enemies. however, the reinforced stone is difficult to breach without siege weapons. ---- gate ---- gates allow your units to pass through walls. you can build gates over existing walls, and you can lock or unlock your gates.
the advanced wall jump is more helpful than you may realize. it can expedite your climbing, making the task a little easier and faster. aside from that though, there are ledges that can only be reached by the advanced wall jump. to perform it, run up a wall as normal, then immediately jump to either the left or right.
you set posts into the ground, vertically, then plank behind them. this creates a wall with texture and shadow lines with nice hollows between the posts for plantings or grass. and, because there’s so much post buried in the earth, a wall like this is solid state and resists moving, even if the soil on the hill you’re holding back is mobile.
walkthrough by shockinblue. there is a sign post nearby. east - hyland capital lady lake west - arodite forest you can climb the rock next to this sign and get a 'discovery' of lady lake in the background. cross the water, check the stone monument. talk to the guy learning against the retaining wall to hear something about a murder in
a dry-stack stone retaining wall not only holds back the earth, it adds beauty to a landscape. how to build a short retaining wall this 2' retaining wall is a great architectural element that also serves a purpose -- to keep dirt from a sloping yard from going into the driveway.
either way, once you've left aeris' house, it's time to go to wall market. once you reach the market, go back to the weapon shop in the upper area. talk to the man on the left, and he'll sell you a set of batteries for 300 gil. buy them, then leave. if you go north, you'll see a bunch of kids running off to the east.
use catwalk to climb vertical walls and cliffs to reach places that were previously inaccessible. to use catwalk you must be in the presence of a kabegami statue. when you are near a statue, just place your brush over the statue and you should see purple smoke emit from your brush. the first set of beads you get and every other one
to build a retaining wall, begin by planning and marking out where you want your wall to be. dig a trench, then tamp down the soil and lay a base layer of rock dust. lay the foundation on this base and use a rubber mallet to level the blocks.
i did not included a drain pipe behind my wall and i did not use cement to fill the holes for my support posts. please let me know if you have any questions about the build. retaining wall