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I was playing campaign mode, and it says that you don't have to pay the troops' upkeep if they're garrisoned. I'd really like the money, but the problem is, I can't figure out how to do this. I'm looking for some button, but I just don't see it. A picture would be helpful, but not necessary.

Also, is there some catch to this? Do you need some building, can only a certain number of units be garrisoned, can you not move them anymore afterwards, etc.?

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You garrison troops by simply moving them into a settlement. It depends on the unit for free upkeep whether it can produce them. Castles cannot do it for free.

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Okay, I think I get it then. If troops are in a town, and the town can make troops of that type, then they're garrisoned, and I don't have to pay upkeep? – Ullallulloo Sep 21 '10 at 16:46
Yup that is correct. – Tornal Sep 22 '10 at 14:26
The most common way this works is with militia, which makes it cheaper to defend your towns properly. I believe the garrisoned units also show up as a different background color (blue instead of gray). – C. Ross Jan 14 '11 at 16:29

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