The aim of the game is to defeat your enemy’s army by killing or scaring off as many of them as possible. There is a battle map in the game which displays where your troops and your enemy’s troops are on the battlefield. It is also where you issue commands to your units. The battle map is split into a grid system of 5 rows and 30 columns, this represents the battlefield. The game is played out in rounds, which are split into two phases. Each round starts with the Select Commands phase, where orders are issued. It is followed by the Executing Commands phase where the action is played out.