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BlueStacks’ Beginners Guide to Playing Stormshot

Posted by: BlueStacks Content Team

Many people have already begun to play Stormshot and most of them are having fun with the new adventure that they’re getting themselves into. However, we can’t help but notice that there are some players who are having a tough time understanding how the game is played or the general points that they need to achieve when they begin playing this game. That’s why we’re making this beginners’ guide to give new players a better idea of what they need to look out for when playing the game.

BlueStacks’ Beginners Guide to Playing Stormshot

Real-time strategy games are pretty straightforward in their design in that players have one ultimate goal which is to survive until the end stages of the server. In this genre, players need to manage their estate and fight battles, either as the aggressor or defender, to preserve their standing in the world. Many challenges are thrown your way, but with the help of proper knowledge about what to do and what to prioritize, there’s a good chance that you’ll become a top player as well.

Economic Structure

Economics is an important point in real-time strategy games with resource management being the lifeblood that allows your estate to sustain itself and survive. Maintaining a thriving economy is the biggest and most important point that players need to understand when playing games like Stormshot because it is what mostly makes or breaks the game for the player. Once a player runs out of resources and has no means to produce more, they are essentially dead because it leaves your estate unable to progress.

BlueStacks’ Beginners Guide to Playing Stormshot

There are many ways to improve your economic structure, but we plan on talking about that in detail in a future article. For now, players need to understand that they need to find different ways they can gather or produce more resources to make sure that they get a decent start to the game. Players will know that they have a thriving economy when they notice that their estate almost never runs out of resources whenever they need to complete an important task.

Military Might

Military might is the second most important factor that beginners need to consider in Stormshot. Real-time strategy games can be brutal in terms of their PvP features with the top players fighting tooth and nail when it comes to securing supremacy over a specific domain. While top players have the means to replenish their armies and just keep fighting on, middle and lower-ranked players are fighting for survival with their armies necessary for them to defend their estates and secure important resources that they’ll need.

BlueStacks’ Beginners Guide to Playing Stormshot

The army is used for a variety of things other than simply attacking other players and destroying their estates. As you may already know, there are also PvE opponents in Stormshot such as zombies that carry important loot that is necessary to upgrade your own estate. That’s why it’s important for players to train massive armies so that they can afford to send soldiers out to fight while also having enough troops to defend their own estate so that it’s not left vulnerable to a surprise attack.

Your Estate and the Kingdom

A player’s estate is their identity in Stormshot. The game introduces players to a very small estate that barely has any resources and structures, which they’ll need to progressively improve by constructing new buildings and unlocking new areas of the map. In this estate, players will do most of their tasks and can even choose to design it so that it fits their aesthetic preference. Only the player has access to their own estate, but other players can choose to reinforce or attack it with their armies.

BlueStacks’ Beginners Guide to Playing Stormshot

The kingdom is basically like an overworld where all players in a specific server are located. Aside from other players, it’s also home to different nodes such as resource plots and AI enemies like zombies. Players can interact with the different nodes but players can affect them in any other way that doesn’t involve attacking or occupying nodes. There are also major nodes that act as landmarks where huge groups of players (usually in alliances) will have to contest for absolute control.

Quests and Campaigns

Quests act as a checklist that players need to follow to develop their estate and understand the different gameplay mechanics in Stormshot. While it’s effective in giving a hands-on approach to what players need to do, it doesn’t really give a good explanation of why to do those tasks. That’s why we made a beginner’s guide to help players understand it more. The reason why quests are so important is that they give valuable rewards that players will definitely need in the early stages of the game.

BlueStacks’ Beginners Guide to Playing Stormshot

Campaigns, on the other hand, are puzzles that don’t really offer any real relevance to the game aside from giving players an alternative game mode that they can enjoy and play to earn valuable rewards. Most of the shooting puzzles don’t really offer any challenge and don’t exactly have any penalty in case the player fails to do them correctly. Regardless, they are necessary to progress through your main quest. If you’re having a tough time on these, we recommend that you Install Stormshot on BlueStacks to give you a better platform to complete them.

Kingdom Power

Kingdom power is the general modifier to show how much your estate has progressed. Most mobile games have this factor included to determine how powerful a specific player has become and that also applies in Stormshot since this value is used to estimate a player’s structure levels and the amount and quality of soldiers they have in their estate. Both economic and military sectors are counted since they are what determine if a player has the ability to fight difficult opponents.

BlueStacks’ Beginners Guide to Playing Stormshot

It’s important to keep in mind that kingdom power is publicly shown when a player clicks on other players’ estates, so this is what stronger players use to determine which players to attack. It’s a good idea to raise your own power rating to prevent other players from choosing you as their next target before they send their armies to attack you unprovoked. To do that, all you need to do is keep yourself busy upgrading your estate and training a lot of soldiers!

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