"In addition to Research, there are structures which you must build. Once built you need to add in the workers for that structure (if required) and the structure will begin producing, protecting or take you to a place of such power... or such a great... I'm talking about Monuments! More on that later" He looks at you with bright eyes, which reflect his powerful emotions for Monuments; he wants to tell you, but you sense his restraint.
He walks forward, raising his ancient hands and bringing them down slowly. Around you and him the landscape begins to change. In front of you there are four parts of different buildings.
"I don't show you the full reality because reality can be changed with ones state of mind. I don't expect you to understand."
Ul'rursh moves forward, weaving between the buildings and motioning as required "There are four types of Buildings: Public Structures that consist of structures which will help in the advancement of your settlement; Production (Structures) that will produce the much needed resources for your growing settlement such as Wood, Textiles, Stone, Food and Marble; Military & Defence (Structures) that help to protect your settlement and provide the necessary armies to expand your military dominance; And lastly, Monuments. What can I say? Monuments offer you immense and unmatched power. They boost your humble beginnings and bring you into the fold of the giants, whether you can compete with them though is another question." You can tell he has left a lot of information and history out, just so that he can get his job done and leave as soon as possible. As much as Ul'rursh would love to talk of the past, he is in a hurry and this tour is pretty lengthy.
"I didn't show you a part of these buildings for nothing, so stay still!" He looks annoyed as he senses your lack of attention and dwindling interest.
"Construction" he continues "is where you will erect structures to expand the influence of your settlement, whether this be through military dominance or trade and commerce." he suggests indifferently.
"Construction works in the same way as Research: Each structure has a cost which must be met. In addition you must have enough FREE land to satisfy the acreage requirements of the construction projects."
"Each construction project requires certain amount of Build Points (BPs) to be generated by your employed Builders to bring it to completion. Your builders produce BPs at each End Turn phase, so you must make sure to assign some builders to the construction projects so that they may bring it to completion."
Pointing at the different buildings "This will be the basic of any build you erect. Over time your land will increase and so will your settlement's need for an ever-greater quantity of structures. As the projects become grander in scale and as your settlement grows so will the amount of BPs you need to generate to complete a project. Be prepared and ensure you have adequate Construction Sites and Builders."
The aging warrior casts his eyes to the darkening clouds above and mutters inaudibly, before reverting back to your company.
"Come young soul, let us talk a little about the subject of turns."