Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War

From Before I Play
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  • Go here to learn about the difficulty. In short, normal is easy and hard is normal. Pick whatever you feel comfortable with.
  • This player guide explains mechanics, features and other useful information.
  • Save regularly. Winter Assault expansion can be challenging in late-game. And the meta-campaigns in Dark Crusade and Soul Storm won't hold your hand. Even on normal difficulty.
  • Use hotkeys when applicable for faster control of your units and returning back to your bases. To spend on upgrades and recruit new troops. You never know, the difference between a few seconds can be vital to survive.
  • The mini-map is your trusty friend. Always check it to see anything out of the ordinary.
  • If low on resources. You may need to capture a strategic point and build more generators. Having no resources to build troops and research upgrades is a snowball to defeat when you can’t retaliate against waves of attacks.
  • Overwhelming numbers isn't always the solution, check which units are effective against other types.