Age of Empires 2 is an awesome game, here are two add-ons which address some annoying elements in competitive play.
Do you remember the last time you had a hole in your wall? Yes then “Alignment Grid” is for you:
It displays a grid on the map which makes spotting holes between buildings and the first wall piece an easy task.
Sometimes it is difficult to target specific trees with your mouse due to the fact that they are fairly huge.
“Ozhara’s Default Pussywood Pack” shrinks them to acceptable sizes so that micromanaging your woodcutters becomes less frustrating.
Together it may look like this: