How To Play

How to Play TOTAL WAR: ROME II - The Basics
The great thing about Total War: ROME II is that there are a multitude of strategic ways to play the game and not just one. This wiki will cover all of the basics you will need as a brand-new Total War player.
Alongside this wiki, there are plenty more in-game tutorials to help get you started. Access this anytime in-game by clicking the Encyclopedia button. To get the best out of your campaign, be sure to play through the Prologue which is a tutorial campaign that is designed to teach you how to play Total War: ROME II.

  • Getting Started
    • Choosing Your Faction
    • Basic Movement Controls
    • Researching Technology
    • Advanced Movement Controls