Frequently asked questions
Q: How do I get a highscore?
A: The highscore will be calculated and saved at the end of a mission. The points are calculated by adding up the value of your ressources and buildings.
Q: What is "alternative control" in the settings menu?
A: Alternative control stands for two different options of moving the selector over the map. The first variant will move the selector from field to field horizontally. No fields are left out when moving the selector. The second variant will move the selector in bigger steps horizontally. Every second tile is left out when moving.
Q: Where can I check the mission goals after having started a mission?
A: You can check the mission goals in the harbour. Select the icon showing the bubble.
Q: Why are there three icons with just one number in the upkeep screen sometimes?
A: These icons are counted as one resource group: "Food". As soon as the upkeep is due, one of these resources will be removed from the castle storage.
Q: Some of the Townies have symbols above their heads. What do they mean?
A: These symbols are indicating the resource this Townie is carrying at the moment. A red flag means that this Townie is carrying more than one resource to supply a building.
Q: Sometimes there's an "!" or a symbol "!" at the bottom left border of the screen. What does this mean?
A: This symbol indicates an important message. Press the left display key to read this message.
Q: I can't activate the production in a buidling. Why?
A: You probably do not have enough resources in the harbour storage for the upkeep of this building. In this case the building is set to sleep mode and can only be activated when you have enough resources in the harbour stock again.
Q: Why can't I buy and sell all resources in the harbour?
A: You can buy and sell various goods in the harbour depending on the level of the harbour. The higher the level of the harbour the more goods can be traded.
Q: Why can't I trade water, gold and tobacco at the indian village?
A: The indians do not want any ressources they have plenty of on their own. However, the Indians are happy to share these ressorces with you depending on the level of the village, if you give them something they cannot produce on their own.
Q: Sometimes in the help menu of a building is a needed resource for the production shown in red. But i have enough of these resource in my harbour stock. Why?
A: The resource has to be brought from the harbour to the building. As soon as the needed resource is at the building the number changes to white and the building can start the production.
Q: In Mission 2 i should build a farm to complete the mission but in the build menu i can't choose the farm to be build. Why?
A: In the Mission goals there is also mentioned that 5 lumber and 5 wood is needed for the farm. When the lumber and the wood is in the harbour stock the farm can be built.