Empires of Sand is a unique combination of tower defense and city management where you take a role as an Egyptian stronghold and manage resources and fight off Seth’s horde of monsters whereby you have to build up your fortress and power up your troops as you become the best pharaoh in all of Egypt land.
At the beginning of the game, after the tutorial has told you everything, you are free to tackle the third level at any difficulty you want.
For the first time, select Easy mode until you get some upgrades in
And in Normal mode, the enemies comes at you in large quantities, so that yo have to upgrade your towers to come to higher level as they will dealt with in the enemy waves.
The main point of playing this game is upgrade everything
Thus, you should upgraded either your Archer or Magic tower first
Remember not to spend your starting stone on a city center upgrade because it takes a long time to get stone back from your one quarry.
Instead, upgrade one your attack towers as this will help you immensely when you first start out, as noted above.
Furthermore, you must upgrade your quarries as well
Stone is your most precious resource as you will need it to upgrade your city center, your attack towers, and build new towers.
Gold is not as necessary, as you can only spend it on unlocking new creatures in the barracks, unlocking spells in the temple and upgrading your quarries.
In line with this, you should always upgrade quarries whenever you can because you will be using a lot of stone there.
Enemies will have either two types of resistances which are physical and magical.
Arrow towers are good for enemies without physical resistance
And, magic towers are good for enemies without magical resistances.
So place these towers closing to your barracks towers, which summons guards to fight for you.
Enemies will automatically engage the guards, that will allow you to rain down on them.
According to this, placing the barracks towers within range of the attack towers will be necessary
Meanwhile, you can also change the position of the guards to further strengthen your defense.
Tapping the gold medal at the top left will show you a list of achievements you can accomplish.
Every of them offers you a reward, and some of these rewards are pretty hefty
Therefore, you have try to do them if you can as they are great for extra gold and stone.
Anyway, you have to manually go back into the achievements and accept the reward once you complete them, as they are not added automatically to your resources.
On the other side, you must also complete the missions to rack up your gold
Everyday, you will get a daily mission and these missions are worth 500 gold and stone.
In addition, during PvP batte, time your creatures with the neutral creatures
When fighting against another player, you should see a crypt in the middle of the map as this sends an equal amount of neutral creatures towards you and your rival.
In accordance with this, you have to send your creatures in line with the the neutral creatures, so that your opponent has to deal with an extra large force