In glorious 3D

The recent earth-shattering (and server-crashing) news of Age of Empires III being in the advanced stages of development made me tackle the technicalities of encouraging the prequel to run on (through) my DSL. It was worth every bit of geekish tinkering.
Meet me on ye who dare (ask for Lord_Wumpus).

Interesting bucket of mixed emotions on the forums. Mainly the 3D extravanganza has a few people worried (me – and certainly my trusted laptop – included).