But the Sega-owned studio in the United Kingdom did its homework, and in the newest game, it came up with a campaign game that pits four Warhammer factions against each other in a race for a single-minded task: Conducting five rituals to gain control of the Great Vortex, a magical maelstrom at the center of the strategic map.
I loved the challenge of defending the crumbling Roman empire against the hordes of barbarians closing in from all directions in that game.
But I found the basic story and tutorial to easy enough to follow.
And you can also dive into a given battle scene and fight a battle in full 3D.
You can also choose to skip the battle and take a gamble on an automatically resolved battle.
The woods are great for hiding ambushing troops, and high ground makes your archers into a force to be reckoned with.