The Battle View

This is the view you will see just before battle commences.

Map View including position of your units, enemy units and position and extent of your view Speed Slider (Left = Normal speed. Drag right to speed up) Army Formation icon Right-click to create a full formation with your whole army Unit Flags (Includes standard/general's ^ -standard symbol, unit type and number of troops)

The Icon Menu Bar See

Commanding Your Army section on p.40

The Icon Menu Bar See

Commanding Your Army section on p.40

Time Limit - For the attacker, there is a time limit in battles (Appears here once the battle begins)

Click and drag to enlarge Map View

Group Formations Control Panel -Click to create group formations

Time Limit - For the attacker, there is a time limit in battles (Appears here once the battle begins)

Selected Unit (Standard bobs when selected and the Unit flag is depressed and highlighted white)

Kill Meter - When battle commences, more than 50% green indicates that your army has the upper hand. More than 50% red indicates that the enemy are currently triumphing

To command your units using the Icon Menu Bar, first select the unit/s you wish to command, then click on the relevant icon.

For a full explanation of command terminology, see the Commanding your Army section on p.40

Cursor Help

When you point the cursor at icons and units, you get a quick description alongside the cursor.

Red text - Enemy information

White text - Your units' information.

• This text gives you a good idea of how individual units are fairing in battle so don't neglect it.

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