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There will be four options on the main screen when the game loads.

Campaign

This will give the option to host or join a friend's campaign or start up the single player campaign game, as well as loading up a previous game.

Multiplayer

This allows the player to access the online play feature, choosing between Skirmish, a one off standard game, and Conquest, a territory control game. Clicking this opens up a new page with a window, with further options.

Browse Servers – This allows the player to look through all the servers online, and choose which one they want to join.

Favourites – This allows the player to look through the servers which they have added as a favourite.

Friends – This allows the player to look through the servers their friends are currently playing on.

History – This allows the player to look through the last ten servers they played on.

Each server listed has properties the player can view.

Name – The name of the server.

Map – The current map playing on the server.

Players – The amount of players on the server, and the total slots available (for example 21/32).

Latency – Your ping if you were to join the server.

Password – A padlock symbol to show if the server is password protected.

There are two buttons.

Join – When a server is selected, this connects the player to that server.

Favourite – When a server is selected, this adds that server to their favourites tab.

Settings

This allows the player to customize their settings, including the controls, video settings, audio settings and multiplayer settings. Clicking this opens up a new page, with further options.

Controls – This shows the current controls, and allows the player to customize each and every key, to improve their gaming experience. Letting the player feel comfortable is key.

Video – This opens up a window, with several options available;

Resolution

Aspect Ratio Resolution
4:3 640x480
800x600
1024x768
5:4 640x512
1280×1024
1800x1440
16:9 1280x720
1360x768
1680x1050

Display Mode
This lets the player decide whether to play in full-screen or in a window.

Advanced Video Settings
This lets the player customise their graphics settings.

Option Settings
Model Detail Low
Medium
High
Texture Detail Low
Medium
High
Shader Detail Low
Medium
High
Water Detail Low
Medium
High
Shadow Detail Low
Medium
High
High Dynamic Range (HDR) On
Off
Brightness Slider (zero to one hundred)

Audio Settings
This opens a new window with further settings.

Game Volume – A slider to choose how loud in-game is.

Sound Effects Volume – A slider to choose how loud or quiet the sounds effects play.

Speaker Configuration – This allows the player to choose between Headphones, 2 Speakers, 4 Speakers, 5.1 Speakers and 7.1 Speakers.

Voice – This allows the player to choose how loud their microphone transmits their voice to other players in-game, and how loud the receiving volume of the other player's voice communication is.

Multiplayer Settings

This opens a further window with further options. New characters can be created, or old ones edited or selected to use in multiplayer. The character creation and editing options are below.

Gender – Choose male or female.

Warband – Choose from which of the six Warbands you would like to play in.

Armour – Customise armour.

Name –Change online name.

Select – Choose that character to use for multiplayer.

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Exit Game

Clicking this closes the game.

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