Dawn of Man – Tips & Tricks

Tips & Tricks

-Gather berries and fruits during summer and save longer lasting resources such as cured meat, dry fish and grain for winter.



-Avoid targetinh healthy adult animals when hunting in the early game, as they are hard to kill and might fight back.



-Use work areas in conjunction with resource limits to automate your settlement as much as possible.



-Do not expand too fast if you do not have the infrastructure to feed your people.



-Domestic animals need to be fed and given water in winter. Avoid having too many if you can not maintain them.



-In paleolithic hunter-gatherer socities, conflict was rare as the human populations were sparse. From the neolithic onward, though, you really need to be prepared for battle.



-It’s hard to achieve large populations in early eras. Only with farming and other technologies you will be able to sustain a large settlement.



-Make sure that when winter comes you have plenty of non-perishable, food in storage, otherwise starvation will be a serious problem.



-Getting someone to go to rivers, lakes, or wells to collect and store water is way more efficient than having your people go drink away from town everytime.



-Double-right click on the terrain to get a selected human to sprint to the location.



-Pivot the camera around a poiny by pressing both pand and rotate keys at the same time.



-In standard difficulty, raider technology will match your current era, so be careful before advancing too quickly.



-In hardcore difficulty, attackers will advance their technology at their own pace, so you should not take too long to progress through the eras.



-You can tell your people to go rest or shelter by selecting them and clicking on a structure.



-When people get hurt there is a chance they might catch an infection, which could be fatal.



-You can give commands to your people by selecting them and right clicking on the terrain or on an object.



-You can command your people to sprint to a location by selecting them and double right-clicking on the terrain.



-You can quicksave the game by pressing F9.



-Double click on a plant, being or building to select all nearby entities.



-You can press the return key to move the camera back to town.



-You can hold the H and I keys while dragging the mouse to select people with hunting or fighting tools only.


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