actually if i read the article right ageia is giving developers the license!! and making the money off the cards.
yes dual processors are becoming popular but games are getting much much more complex.
i have been jumping around the game forums and alot of people are complaining they want better ai and bigger maps and more players per map.
and if you go to the age 3 web forums there is a thread called ask sandy a developer and this was asked,
16) will there be much much much larger maps in the expansion pack
A – only if we find out suddenly that everyone’s computers are much much much more powerful. Unlike my answers, the map sizes were not chosen arbitrarily
i will take a seperate card!!!!!