The Stronghold Series From Past To Present


Real-time strategy game series the stronghold of the world’s most prestigious, loyal player base has been in existence for almost a quarter of a century. A large number of soldiers for the defense of the castle, and on the screen in real time to be able to fight with features like featured series, has undergone major changes in the past 20 years. If desired, a new game Stronghold: Warlords let’s take a brief look at the history of the series prior.

1) Stronghold (2001)

Life out of the game series devoted to Firefly Studios stronghold of the term sound very different RTS, as in the economy, infrastructure, resource management game with elements such as the center was put into a matter of conquest. Medieval Britain that I have done the last in-game map editor and scenario with the builder was, too, and 1.5 million in sales made.

2) Stronghold: Crusader (2002)

In terms of followers Stronghold, Crusader still the best game of the series accepted, and the third was in the process of the Crusades. Place yourself in the Middle East medieval Saladin and Richard I. King of England, there were naturally in the game that determines. Only 100 thousand selling game in the United States, applauded by the authorities.

3) Stronghold 2 (2005)

Based moves with enhanced graphics and artificial intelligence that makes it one of the leading construction, fully three-dimensional world with the passing has been very impressive. Build majestic castles and defend them on the screen, the conquest of dozens of soldiers participate in developing more successful than ever before thanks to the dynamics of the game were represented.

4) Stronghold Legends (2006)

Entering a different path through the fourth game of the series Firefly, the stories of the rulers of Legends players the opportunity to play different recognized. The selected soldiers in the line of monarchs, equipment, items such as the location was also differentiated. Monarchs, King Arthur, Vlad the Impaler, and was Sigurd.

5) Stronghold: Crusader Extreme (2008)

The extreme version of the second game of the series, which is a differentiated, new enemies, and fighting with unusual features such as maps, as it comes with 10 thousand soldiers had. However, the level of difficulty of construction is high, the improvement in graphics and sound that will not be for reasons such as he didn’t get very good grades from critics.

6) Stronghold 3 (2011)

Stronghold 2 is a continuation of this scenario had two separate game mode. The first scenario mode, players to make progress in the direction of the soldiers, the second scenario mode, source and is expected to engage in the management of the economy. Havok physics engine, because it uses the demolition of the castle modes such as Skirmish and the lack of scenes that can successfully visualize the game kingmaker has upset the followers of the series. In this case, was reflected in the score of the game.

7) Stronghold Crusader II (2014)

Fully three-dimensional game engine and is prepared with a modern look-winning series in the last game of Crusader II, players also has divided critics. Players undue hardship says that you have, within a few minutes, he was complaining about the enemy before it has the possibility of development to your door. Some critics meant that the age of the game behind. Had to say the opposite of all this, but in the end dying in Stronghold Crusader II time strategy games by taking the average scores are settled between. Hopefully, Firefly makes a great return to the game will be released in 2021.