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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 5 / 5 stars

History with a very good twist.

Hell this would just be good as just the story, but channel 4 managed to make an amazing game that told it! Awesome, awesome, awesome!

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Rated 5 / 5 stars


yeah why cant we give it an 11/10 or maybe even higher

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Rated 5 / 5 stars


i want to rate it up to 11 but 10 is the limit lol its a very cool game one of my favorites :) i wish someday their will be more nation/raise to choose from..this is game that really ROCKS !!

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Rated 5 / 5 stars


dude this is a pretty sweet game , trust me
its 1 of those games that never get old :)

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

very kool

only thing that I have to say thats bad is there should be a story based on the individual countries but other then that great theme, artwork, sound effects well worth a ten

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