What are Operations/OPS?
Ops are one way to earn experience, cash and in some cases special Units that help you complete other Ops. Ops can be done in various zones around the world. All Ops have requirements in terms of Supplies, Commander Count, Units and Level. Additional Zones and Ops are unlocked as you reach specific levels. On completing all the Phases of Ops in a Zone, you gain Tactical points which can be used to increase power of GROUND, AIR or NAVAL Units.
How to Battle other players?
You gain experience and cash by battling other players. Each battle takes away some of your health too. You must have a minimum amount of health and 1 AMMO point to engage in Battle. The outcome of a Battle depends on your Commander Count, their distribution and the kind of Units they are commanding. In a Battle, whether attacking or defending, the game automatically equips each assigned Commander with 1 each of a best Units of every Class from ARMY, AIR FORCE, NAVY and SPECIALS that you have deployed. Each 1 Commander gets to command at max. 10 Units of each Class in ARMY, AIRFORCE, NAVY and SPECIAL UNITS. If you have CAPTAINS, they will enhance your power by taking extra units in each Class of a particular category of Units. The max. number of CAPTAINS you can have is (your level *3) for each category of UNITs, Army, Airforce, Navy and Specials. The max. number of Commanders that can be engaged in battle is equal to your level.
What is StrikeList?
You can order Strikes on other players. These players get listed in StrikeList so that other players can claim the promised commission. A Strike order is claimed only when the opponent's military is 'decimated' during a battle i.e. the opponent's health becomes 0. StrikeList is a good way to seek revenge. Only players in your level range will be able to place you in Strikelist and vice versa.
What is Rival List?
Another way to seek revenge on players who have defeated you is to get back at them via Rival list. This list keeps track of opponents who have defeated you. You get to attack them back, regardless of their level, but just as many times as they had beaten you.
What is Unit and Class?
There under 4 categories of Units (Army, Air Force, Navy and Special) that are used when attacking or defending against militaries of other players. Each category has specific Class of units. In a Battle, best in each Class of Units in every category is used.
Example: In Ground inventory category, Machine gunner is best for defense but Scout sniper is best for attack. You need to deploy both if you want both attack and defense to be strong. Follow the same pattern in all the categories and you will be stronger player. Some units are 'Destruct Units' that get destroyed during wars. More powerful Units become available as you go up in level. Some Units called Pillage cannot be bought and can only be gained by doing Ops.
Whar are Captains?
Add additional attack and defense powers to your battle capabilities. Each kind of Captain comes with certain attack and defense power and can command certain number of additional units. This supplements the attacking capabilities of your military. The max. number of Captain that can be used in an attack is equal to your level*3.
What are Outpost?
Add additional attack and defense powers to your battle capabilities. Commanders need to be assigned to Outpost. Max. commanders is equal to your level. Best outpost of each Class is picked in battles.
What are Federation?
Here you can fight the enemies of various Federation Captains. Fighting together you gain that Captain and overtime stand to make them stronger as they Rank Up. Feds unlock at various level in various fronts. After level 10 of a Fed, the next level of Fed unlocks after every 5 levels.
How to run Economy?
Here a player can invest his cash in various properties in order to gain more cash. The money coming in from Properties in at a set rate is known as Income. The price of these properties increase as you buy more and more of them.
What is Upkeep?
Some Units have Upkeep. This upkeep is the cash automatically deducted from your Income every cycle. If you do not have enough income to cover your upkeep costs, income goes negative and equivalent amount of money is deducted from cash in hand.
What is Treasury for?
You can deposit your in-hand cash into the bank for safe keeping. There is a 10% charge for depositing money in the Treasury. This Cash is always safe from other player as they cannot take it from you in a battles. There is no charge for withdrawing money to buy Properties or Units.
What is Repairs?
Go to Repairs to instantly recover the fighting capabilities of all of your Units. The cost for this service is deducted directly from the Treasury and not in-hand open cash.
What are Military Drills?
MILITARY gives you special power-ups that improve your performance during a Battle. They give Power-ups (equivalent to 25 SKILL POINTS)
What are Drone Hits?
The game awards you DRONE CODES as daily rewards, as gifts from other members, for completing achievements and for fighting with FEDS. These Drone Codes are used to initiate Hits on various NPC items. Based what you hit, a cash reward is given out.