Originally Posted by tjdavis78
What about a walkthrough for the Daemonwood level?
I have beaten this level many times, but never with gold.
I'm not going to write out the full guide, but I found that the fastest way to finish this level is:
1. Get two Wizard's Guilds, a Library, a Marketplace and 8 wizards; don't get any Warriors' Guilds; research spells in the Library and keep your wizards alive with invisibility (since you start with tons of cash)
2. Once most of your wizards are level 5 and can use Fireball, use the Explore spell with cheap (200-300) attack flags on all the Daemonwoods; at this time, build a Warrior's Guild on the southwest to block off the castle and train 1 or 2 warriors.
If you find that your wizards aren't leveling fast enough, have them destroy the Troll's nest and Spiders' den on the northeast of your base.
This should get you done in <25 days, which is a guaranteed gold.