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Strategy Guide and Game Docs

This is the enhanced version of the current Strategy Guide and Game Docs. It features a search capability and a structured index for the game menus and rules. The index for the overlordships, fiefs, player characters and Strategy Guide will be completed as soon as possible.  We are also working on the appearance of this site. Please report any problems with this web to HYWDuncan.

This is a Help file in the format of a web page, like any other you encounter when using the World Wide Web. Just click the left mouse button when the cursor is on any highlighted word or phrase, and you will be taken to a new subject. If you are new to HYW, click on QUICK START . If you are entering a new game, click on Preliminaries . Otherwise, click on any of the items above.

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Structured Index

This index is arranged by subject type

Guide to Menus
Guide to Rules
Guide to Strategy and Tips
Player Characters, Overlordships and Fiefs

Alphabetical Index

We are building an index of the game rules and strategy guide information organized alphabetically. We are doing it a bit at a time, so let me (jfdunnigan@aol.com) know via email if you see anything you want or any errors that need to be fixed. We will keep working on the index and the Strategy Guide forever and ever.

Anathema (players throwing players out of the game)
Archbishops (and special tax)
Army Maintenance
Army Management 
Army Status
Call To Arms
Camping ("buring days")
Combat, and How to Prevail on the Battlefield    
Court Functions
Dirty Deeds Described    
Dirty Deeds, and Combat Options  
Disband Army
English Strategy 
Family Matters
Fief Details (including data on all fiefs at game start)
Fief Management    
Fief Management Menu
Fief Rebellion, Quell
Fief, Examine
Financial Activity 
Fleet, Assemble
French Strategy 
Game Update
Glossary of Terms      
Herald Functions 
Heresy, How to Create Your Own    
Historical Background
Household Affairs 
Interactive Court
Keep Level      
Kings and Crown Princes    
Law and Order
Location (where you are)
Lock Out Option
Loyalty of a fief and how to deal with it        
Manager, remove as manager of a fief, or quit if you are the manager
Menus for the Text Interface
Muster Out
Official Acts 
Overlord Titles (stripping and transfer) 
Personal Affairs 
Pillages and Related Mayhem (including probability tables)    
Player Position Data
Population of the Kingdoms
Recruit In Current Fief
Siege, How to      
Skill Information
Skills and Characteristics
Soldier, Transfer
Soldiers, Pick Up Responding To Call To Arms
Soldiers, Pick Up Transferred Soldiers
Standing Order
Strategy Tips    
Surplus (profit from your fief)        
Travel, Text Menu 
Winning the Game        

Hundred Years War (HYW) Game Documentation, as of March 1998. Editor and Principal Author: Jim Dunnigan. Research and Contributing Author: Al Nofi. Game Software Design and Engineering: Dan Masterson. Contributing Editor: Kate von Mayr. Editor Emeritus: Dennis Stalzle.