Mail ServerYou can send Messages to other players via the Mail Server.
To send Messages to your Friends and Allies, Click "Mail" on the user menu.
In the "Mail" window you'll find messages received from the General, your Friends, your Enemies, and your Allies. Here you will also find messages you have sent to other Commanders.
To write a new message, click "Compose Message." You can choose whom to write to in the two tabs marked - "Friends" and "Clan".
To write a Message to a friend, choose your Friend from the list, then type the text in the special Window. Next, click "Send."
You can also send Messages to your Clanmates. Choose the "Clan" tab and choose the Clan Ranks which will receive your message. Next, click "Send to All."
To be able to exchange messages with other players, go to your Map, place your cursor over the player's Sector and click the "Envelope" icon.
Once you've done that, enter your message text and simply send it.
You can also open the "Blacklist" tab to view the Commanders you've blocked.
If you want to stop receiving communication from other users, add them to your "Blacklist". Messages from users on your "Blacklist" will be automatically deleted. To "Blacklist" another player, open your "Mail" window and click the "Block user" button.
ChatYou can send messages to other online players in real-time using the game's Chat function. To use Chat, click on the "Chat" button on the right side of your Friends Panel. You can interact with other Commanders from the Chat interface by clicking on another Commander's name and choosing a desired action (Open Profile, Send Letter, Blacklist, Add to Contacts) from the pop-up menu. To send a chat message simply enter text and click the "Send" button.
There are 2 chat tabs: Regional Chat (where you can converse with other Commanders running on your Frequency) and Clan Chat (where you can plan coordinated attacks, resolve clan business, plan attacks, etc.).
UTC ClockUNIVERSAL TACTICAL CHRONOMETER (UTC Clock) will help you coordinate your movements with other Commanders. To use this feature:
Place your cursor over the green analog clock icon mounted on the top-left corner of your Friends/Chat bar. NOTE: All advisors reports will still be tagged with your local time.
RankingTo view your Ranking against the other players, click «Rankings» from the user menu.
Global Ranking displays your position against all the users that play «Total Domination».
The Friends Ranking shows your position among all your Friends that play «Total Domination».
Rankings are divided into Hall of Fame, Winners, and Current Ranking according to level of importance.
Hall of Fame displays the names of all players to ever place in the Weekly Rankings.
Winners displays names of players who took top positions last week.
Current Ranking shows the current players relative positions.
There are 6 types of Rankings:
Offense - ranks the players who defeated the largest number of enemy Troops while attacking other Sectors. Defense – ranks the players who defeated the largest number of enemy Troops while defending their own Sectors. Raid - ranks players who seized the largest amount of Resources when raiding other Sectors. Invasion – ranks players who invaded the highest number of Sectors. Infestations - ranks players by who has successfully engaged the most offensive or defensive Infestations. Tribute - ranks players who have seized the greatest amount of Resources while Invading other Sectors.
ExperienceYou get Experience Points for defeating Enemy's Troops, researching Technologies, constructing and upgrading buildings.
Once you've got required number of Experience Points, you level up. Each new level gets you Crystals.
To find out how many Experience Points you get for researching Technologies and constructing buildings, open Technology window in Tech Tree or view info about the building in «Construction».
Experience progress bar is on the top menu.
Your level also shows your progress in the game.
Other players can see your level when they go to your Sector.
You can see other players' levels if you go to their Sectors.
MapTo go to the Map, click «Map» from the User menu.
To go home, click «Home» from the Map or Sector menu, or click twice on your Sector or user picture in your Friend List.
You can scroll across the Map in 3 ways:
1. Click and drag the Map with your mouse. (Sliding mode).
2. Use the arrows on the bottom menu.
3. Enter coordinates in the bottom right corner of the Map and click «Go».
All Sectors have corresponding x coordinates (number on the left side of the screen) and y coordinates (number at the bottom of the screen).
Place your mouse over any player's Sector and you will see the coordinates below its name.
Icons depicting the locations of Troops, as well as lines showing their routes, are displayed on the Map.
While on the Map, you will be able to see connecting lines that link the departure and arrival points of a dispatched group of Troops. The line will show the direction of travel, as well as the Troops' exact location. These lines will only be visible when the Map is in "x1" zoom.
All Troops travelling to and from Tapsites, Deposits, Sectors, Emitters, and Clan HQs will be displayed, as well as your Troops heading to and from Infestations (other Commanders' Troops will not be shown in this case).
Lines showing Troop routes are color-coded:
- Orange lines show that your Troops are travelling to a location in order to perform an offensive action.
- Green lines show that your Troops are travelling to a location in order to perform a defensive action
- Gray lines show that your Troops are returning to your Sector
- Blue lines show Troops belonging other Commanders
When you click on a line showing your own Troops (orange, green, or gray), you can view the quantity of Troops dispatched, their arrival time, their speed, the distance to the destination point, and their mission (Raid, Reinforcement, Tapsite Capture etc.)
If you click on a blue line (showing other Commanders' Troops) you will only be able to see the Commander who sent the Troops, the target, and the coordinates of both parties.
Editing Sector and PerimeterTo edit your Sector and Parade Ground, do the following:
1. Position the cursor over your «Sector» to enable the «Edit» button.
2. Click «Edit».
3. Move or rotate objects however you like. Click the objects to rotate and drag them. Some objects can only move along the outside defensive perimeter (e.g. defensive buildings such as Walls) and cannot be installed inside the Sector. Some objects can be installed both on the outside and inside the Sector.
4. After you've finished editing your Sector, click «Save».
While editing your Sector's perimeter items, remember that there are 2 levels - lower (Walls, Towers and Gates) and upper (Gun Turrets, Missile Turrets etc.). Remember that Gun Turrets, Missile Turrets and Sensors can only be installed on Towers and Gates.
SettingsYou can control the Settings from the upper right corner of the screen.
The Full Screen button enables full screen mode.
Playing in full screen mode is the best way to enjoy the «Total Domination» gameplay experience.
Sliding the Map button enables/disables click-and-drag Map sliding.
The Music button enables/disables music in the game, and the Sound button enables/disables event and game sounds.
ProfileYou can access detailed information on other Commanders by accessing their profile. You can open a Commander's Profile by:
1. Clicking on the player's profile photo and selecting the "Open Profile" option in the drop-down menu.
2.Click on the "Chat" button, then click on the Commander's name and select the "Open Profile" option.
3. Go to the Commander's Sector, and click "Open Profile" next to its Commander's name.
A Commander's Profile provides info on:
-general information about the player - designation, Champion Name and coordinates, user name, and current Level;
- Rewards - general info about his accomplishments on the battlefield;
- any Clan the Commander is currently a member of - by clicking on the Clan's logo you will be able to view it's description and terms;
- player's Offense, Defense, Raid and Infestation points.
AchievementsClick the "Achievements" button in the top left-hand corner of the screen to view your Medals. Construct and upgrade Buildings, collect Resource containers and Resources, or Research Technologies to gain more Medals and Crystals. Use the Hints next to each type of Medal to find out how you can earn one. Place your cursor over the question mark to read them. Open "Profile" from your Friend List to view their Medals.