First of all, you must know that it is a sequel to Generation of Chaos. Therefore, there are lot of similarities between the two games. However, it has some new characters, settings, turn-based planning, follow-up strategies and real-time battles.
If you have played Generation of Chaos, you will not face any big issue in understanding the new version. On the other hand, if you are playing Aedis Eclipse for the first time, you must know how it works. There are around 40 different commanders in the game. You select your own commander to kill your rivals in the battlefield. In addition, the commanders belong to three different worlds and you can select any of them as your player.
Being a commander, you will have your own army made up of gladiators, wizards, insects and demons. You will have to fight with the evil forces to win the battles in the game. You must know that there are many variables like time of day, weather, terrain and type which can influence your game.
You can move from one world in the game to another by shifting your players. Since, it is a strategy-based game; you will have to solve a lot of riddles to make your way into the next stages.