Welcome to the ultimate unofficial game guide for this game. The Total War games are quite complex and challenging. They can also be very unpredictable and even though you cannot consider every possibility in advance, the following tips should help the beginning player to develop their own style. For new players the game explains itself better than any other Total War to date, through detailed tooltips and sensible campaign introduction tutorials. It is a complicated game, however, and some systems can pop up and disrupt your campaign out of nowhere. I've addressed a few of these elements below with brand new players in mind.