You play Sword of Aragon on two different levels. The first level, with it’s World Map and City Status screens, is a ledger of economic, political, social and military affairs of a medieval era fantasy barony. At this level, you control the many facets of governing a peasant populace. The next level involves defending your lands and conquering other realms on a Tactical Battle map, pitting your own legions against those of various adversaries.
This rulebook is divided into five main sections and also includes several appendices. System start-up instructions are followed by instructions for the World Map/Main Menu. The Tactical Battle Menu is then described. The Playing Sword of Aragon section reveals hints for playing the game. The last section The History of Aladda, details the history of Aragon and of your home city, Aladda