Submitted by: Matthew Blackall
To put army men on to your ships, you need to select
them and hold your finger down on the (Ctrl) key then
select a ship. But remember keep your finger on the
(Ctrl) until they are on.
Hold [Ctrl] + [Shift] + [Alt] + W during game play.
A prompt will appear at the bottom left corner of the
screen. Type 2061 and press [Enter] at the prompt.
Then, press A then press [Enter] to enable cheat mode.
Shift + M - Money
Shift + Z - Bricks
Shift + K - Cannon
Shift + H - Wood
Shift + T - Tools
gold - Gold
fastgame - All Building
First enable the cheat mode:
Then type in Ctrl + Alt + Shift + W again and
then type in a number from 02 to 24. Then press
Enter and A. Each time you press A, you will get
5 tons of the number. If you want another item,
just type in another number and press enter and A.
Note: This procedure involves editing a game file; create a
backup copy of the file before proceeding. Use a text editor
to edit the "game.dat" file in the game directory. Locate the
line "Volume: -750, 0, -5??" and change it to "Volume: -750, 0, -581".
Note: The "750" value may vary from game to game.
Enter Columbus and give yourself a yellow flag for $10,000.
Information in this section was contributed by ckaiser1.
When you buy something and your income is red or low, save
the game. Load it again and you will have your money back.
Submitted by: nightraider
Free traders will bring you tools, which are necessary for
early growth, so set your warehouse to buy tools when the
You can save valuable farmland by relying almost entirely
on fishing huts to feed your people; build lots of them and
make sure you can spare the carts to transport building
You can crank your tax rate up to the maximum as long as
you keep your citizens supplied with the luxuries they want.