The Town Hall is a building in the computer game Warcraft II from Blizzard Entertainment. It is the most important building in the game, because it's where you can produce peasants (builder/resource gatherers). These then bring the harvested resources, gold and lumber, to the Town Hall for processing.
So the Town Hall usually is the first building you construct in a Warcraft II game. It can be upgraded to a Keep, which in turn can be upgraded to a Castle. Upgrading increases the hit points of the structure and causes a bonus to gold mining.
The orcish equivalent is the Great Hall.
"Town Hall" is also a general term for any structure of that kind in a Blizzard game.
These are the
in Warcraft II
, and the
. This generalized
term allows for statements like "Make sure your Town Hall is protected from all sides". That's an important piece of advice for both Warcraft II
, by the way.
A similar generalization is "Peon" for builder/resource gatherer units.