In Age of Empires, the Government Center is a civilian building, at which many technologies can be researched. It allows you to build more than one Town Center. The technologies found in this building are needed to develop advanced upgrades that are often essential in winning a map, especially in deathmatches. To build the government center, the market must be built beforehand.
- Nobility - Increases HP of Cavalry, Chariots and Horse Archers.
- Architecture - Decreases build time and increases building and wall HP.
- Writing - Shares line of Sight with allies.