Originally Posted by SgtOx
I truely agree. I have had no use for my Barracks, Archery, etc. All I do is buy merc units because with the loot ability, money is not hard to come by. Perhaps also, dont' allow mercs to level...hire them for a mission if you need more troops for a particular misson, and then disband them at the end of the mission.
I have a combination of both player created and merc units. The player created ones have more hitpoints and do more damage, unless this was just a bug