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May 26, 2010 | 10:53 AM EDT
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In the 1066 game you get to control the English, Viking or Norman armies. The aim of the game is to defeat your enemy's army by killing or scaring off as many of them as possible! The game puts you into the thick of the action, giving you direct control over every arrow barrage, cavalry charge and defensive stand. Taunts, chants and the presence of a strong leader will all prove crucial to winning the day.

A multiplayer option also offers the chance to test your mettle against friends.

If the game is running slowly for you, try right clicking and changing the quality to 'medium' or 'low'. This should help improve performance.

For full instructions, click on the 'How to Play' section of the game.
Moving and Attacking the Enemy
Selecting the 'Move' command allows you to select a new position for your unit. The highlighted area indicates your unit's range of movement. Different units can move different distances.
The Battle Unfolds
Once you have selected your commands, hit the 'EXECUTE COMMANDS' button and all the actions are played out in the Battle View. You will need to keep your wits about you, as you will be thrown into different mini-games which will determine the outcome of the round.
Click and drag your mouse on the battlefield to select the power and angle of your archer attack - then let go to rain arrow down on your enemy.
When two opposing units are next to each other, combat will occur. Hit the cursor keys at the right time to inflict brutal damage on your enemy.
Type the insult as quickly as possible to rally your troops and scare your enemy into submission.
When a unit is charging tap the space-bar as quickly as possible to build up power and smash through your enemy.
The morale of your army is incredibly important in the game, so keep a close eye on the ARMY MORALE in the info panel. Keeping your morale high and reducing that of your enemy will be the key to victory.



Rated 4.5 / 5 stars


only thing you could improve would be more types of soldiers

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

Educational and fun!!!

This a complete strategy game. I recomend out flanking the enemy's main troops. Then, take out their archers with yours. Keep your king uni out of battle if you can, losing him means losing a lot of morale. Use the king for taunting the enemy.

By the way... The norman taunts remind me of Monty Python and the Holy Grail.

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

And my hat is off to you sir.

i just keep playing... its been so long since there was a game i could just sit and play for hours. well done.

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Rated 5 / 5 stars


Shit man, it was un-goover-able? And I thought un-move-able was bad...I feel for you. I really do.


Rated 5 / 5 stars


you should take off the morale because i always lose because of it cause it gets to low so all my troops just run away and the english kill all my archers and i always lose