Learning SupCom

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This page is inteded to help you learn how to play Forged Alliance. The game has many different aspects and game types so information on the game has been split into various sections for your convenience. For information on the client and not the game, please visit the Main Page

Basic Tutorial

The Strategy of Supreme Commander

Supreme Commander: A guide for normal people

To Scale Olympus

An Unofficial Forged Alliance Guide

Eco Video Tutorial


The guides in this wiki are split into different sections, and are constantly being worked

Intoduction and Basic Game Mechanics

This is intended for players new to Supreme Commander, but if you are a returning player this could be useful as it provides a sound knowledge base and encourages good habits.

Beginner's Guide to Forged Alliance

In depth 1v1 Guide

This section covers everything you need to know about playing ladder matches and 1v1 games.

Teamgame information and Builds

Reference materials and detailed game mechanics

This section is for specific information on units, game mechanics and other facts and numbers which are usefull to know when playing Forged Alliance.

Video Tutorials.png Tutorial Videos


Playlist of tutorials created by Colonel Sheppard - link here. As you can notice some of the videos are not mentioned below, that is because they are outdated also here you can find some new ones that aren't in that playlist. What you can find there:

Game Mechanics

Unit Presentation

Advanced Tutorials


Build Orders

Specific Units

Replay Analysis

It's always the same, you lost a game and you are asking yourself: Why? Why have I lost? You are looking at the replay again and again, but there is no answer ...

FAF offers two options:

Other Help

Zock Lessons

One of the top Supreme Commander players offering lessons. More information here.


Here is a[forums.faforever.com/forums/download/file.php?id=1620 download] to some educational replays which cover various topic, ranging from game basics to information on specific units, and micro.