You have a demo to learn to play. Anyway,is simple. You need to have a good army to combat with other forces. But an army needs resources. In houses are the workers. Make more workers to get food and gold. With these elements you can make soldiers or powerful weapons. Build archers or upgrade armory and defense walls. Make towers to be the first scout against enemies .
There are many levels to play and you will enjoy it. The design is improved and the music is good.