To unlock more buildings and units you will have to promote your hero which means granting him a new title. For this you will have to click on the button just above the minimap. There you’ll see which requirements the new title has, e.g. a certain amount of settlers, your castle at a specific level and a sufficient amount of a certain good. If you fulfil them you can then click the appropriate button and your hero as well as your settlers are happy.. im having the same problem, you can use a low resolution and get a better zoom level but at 1080p the zoom sucks.. The Settlers: Rise of an Empire Gold Edition . All Discussions Screenshots Artwork Broadcasts Videos News Guides Reviews. The Settlers: Rise of an Empire Gold Edition > General Discussions > Topic Details. impreza7. Feb 23, 2014 @ 6:09am The lack of zoom out ruins it So my choices are either play with awful resolution or not be able to zoom out past the tops of the trees wow. $13 down the .