Banished Wiki

Learn the basics of the game, including camera movement, constructing basic buildings, assigning workers to jobs, and starting a new town.

Camera Controls[]

You can move the camera around by pressing W, A, S and D. You can also move the mouse to the edges of the screen to move the camera.

You can rotate the view by pressing Q and E. Alternately, you can rotate the view by holding the middle mouse button down and dragging the mouse left and right.

You can zoom the camera in and out by pressing Insert and Delete, or by scrolling the mouse wheel.

Change the pitch of the camera by pressing Page Up and Page Down.