Control your tribe with the mouse. Make them build houses, docks, farms, and temples. Advance your civilization through time by learning new skills . The game allows for the player to advance through the ages expample.stone age,tool age, bronze age. If the player would rather get away from the historical aspect, the gameoffers a random terrain generator and a custom scenario builder.
The game has four resources: food, obtained by hunting, farming, or fishing; wood, which has to be logged by hand; stone, which has to be mined; and gold, which can either be mined or obtained through trade with other players
As a real-time war game, Age naturally revolves around gathering resources and producing units.