Live the life of a medieval lord online in Stronghold Kingdoms, the world’s first Castle MMO. Farm peacefully, engage in political mind games or lay siege to sworn enemies.
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Mixed (122 reviews) - 40% of the 122 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Mixed (6,488 reviews) - 68% of the 6,488 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Feb 27, 2012

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April 14

New Game World

'Global Conflict 2' Now Live

World Launch

Stronghold Kingdoms' largest game world yet, Global Conflict 2 features fresh gameplay in the form of a grander scale and renewed emphasis on PvP combat. Fundamental to Kingdoms' design, PvP is the focus of this new world. Global Conflict returns to the game's roots as an online battle of wits, nerve and resources between Lords and Ladies.

Players must strategize amongst themselves to take and hold everything from small islands and city states to huge countries and entire continents. Experience true grand strategy by taking one of 151 different countries in this new, massively expanded playable game world!

Giveaway

To celebrate today’s launch we are also giving away the below bundle of in-game prizes to 151 lucky Stronghold Kingdoms players, one for each country on the new world map!

  • 10 Random Card Packs
  • 5 Super Random Packs
  • 5 Ultimate Random Packs
  • 1 Premium Token (30-Day)

To enter simply follow these instructions:

  1. Go to Stronghold Kingdoms on Facebook
  2. Share the ‘Global Conflict 2 Now Live’ news post by clicking ‘Share’
  3. Comment on the post (Remember to include your Kingdoms username!)
  4. Like the post by clicking ‘Like’

151 winning players will be chosen at random after the competition ends at 09:00am GMT on Thursday April 21st. These lucky players will be revealed and their prizes given a day later on Friday, April 22nd.

Please Note: To join Global Conflict 2 players will need to log in, click on the blue 'Select World' button, find Global Conflict 2 in the list of available game worlds and click 'Join'.

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February 4

Island Warfare

Ships, Changing Sea Conditions and a New World Map
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5g6SaiYGK30
Island Warfare

  • New 'Island Warfare' game world with changing sea conditions
  • Movement between islands effected by tail winds, rough seas, violent storms and more!
  • Battle across 38 islands, 18 provinces and 99 counties.

Turn the oceans red by waging war across 38 tropical islands with new, changing sea conditions! Players must fight for a single kingly throne avoiding rough seas and the occasional hurricane as they attack, scout and trade across a medieval archipelago.

Conditions change daily with tail winds, rough seas and violent storms either slowing or accelerating the progress of attacks, trade ships and scouting parties as they move between islands. Attacking forces may catch a strong tailwind and obliterate their enemies in the blink of an eye. Traders can double their earnings in a single day by all casting off while conditions are favorable. Scouts on the other hand could be so heavily delayed by storms at sea that, upon returning home, find their actions have sparked a conflict that has destroyed their home!

Old strategies, routines and timed attacks will be rethought as players adjust to the changing pace of this new game world and fight for control of the high seas. Lords must plan ahead to discover new tactics to take and hold individual islands, with control of the seas decided to some extent by the strategic positions taken at this early stage in the game world. Remember that sea conditions are distinct from existing in-game weather events and won't influence village popularity, with their effects limited to movement speed.


Please Note: To join the new 'Island Warfare' game world players will need to log in, click on the red 'Select Special Worlds' button followed by 'Island Warfare 1'.

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Reviews

“One of my favorite MMORTS titles”
Engadget (Quick Look)

“A rich massively multiplayer strategy game”
GameWatcher (Review)

“Stronghold Kingdoms captures the feel of the medieval era”
MMO Play (Review)

Just Updated

Now Available: 'Global Conflict 2'


151 countries are ripe for the taking in our largest ever game world! Find a quiet tropical coast on which to farm peacefully, trade your way to building an industrial empire, talk your way onto the throne with a silver tongue or spend every waking hour waging world war. Global Conflict 2 is your chance to take part in true grand strategy and rule over your very own Kingdom.

Whether you or your House hope to dominate a small island, city state or entire countries these new lands are now yours for the taking. So bring your greatest warriors, spies and traders! Don’t miss out on the opportunity to claim Global Conflict 2 for your own!

Please Note: To join 'Global Conflict 2' players will need to log in, click on the blue 'Select World' button followed by 'Global Conflict 2'.

About This Game



Live the life of a medieval lord in Stronghold Kingdoms, the world’s first persistent castle MMO. A unique PC Strategy game, Stronghold Kingdoms brings together online interactivity and community, with a richly-depicted medieval world and thousands of real world players.

Besiege the castle that’s never been taken, overthrow ruthless tyrants, bankroll your faction’s war effort, pillage your neighbour’s resources, peacefully raise cattle or do it all! A range of stats, rankings and achievements gives every player something to aim for, from ‘Banquet King’ and ‘Peacebringer’ to 'Besieger of the Month' and ‘Lionheart'! Factions, elections, liege lords and their vassals all provide a real sense of structured community, with many different ways to chat with other players, discuss strategies and build allegiances.



While an impregnable castle should be at the heart of any lord or lady's domain, you can also specialise with a vast research tree. Starting as a humble peasant, each promotion brings with it valuable research points to spend on trading, diplomacy, warfare, farming, religion and more. Be aware though, as your power grows so does your responsibility. Your vassals and parishioners will look to you for guidance and leadership. You may find yourself fighting for the crown itself!



  • Build Your Online Stronghold - Crush the invading hordes with impenetrable castle defences. Then launch a counterattack!
  • Plot the Perfect Village - Plan your village layout, arrange buildings for maximum productivity and watch it come to life.
  • Explore a Vast Research Tree - Are you a farmer, trader, diplomat or warlord? Research new technology to specialise and gain the edge.
  • Fight For Your Faction - Join a faction, attack its enemies and return triumphant with their captured banners!
  • Play for Free! - Stronghold Kingdoms is free to play with no subscription or upfront payment required.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP SP2, Windows Vista SP1 or Windows 7/8/10 (Windows Update Recommended)
    • Processor: 1GHz or Faster
    • Memory: 512Mb RAM for Windows XP (1GB for Windows Vista & 7)
    • Hard Disk Space: 150 Mb of Hard Drive Space
    • Video Card: DirectX 9 Compatible Graphics Card
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Recent:
Mixed (122 reviews)
Overall:
Mixed (6,488 reviews)
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TheNightShade5
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 23
Product received for free
When I try to see my village it has a black screen and a error that says the textures have not loaded, also I tried re downloading the game but it doesn't work! I really want to play this game. It has potential.
Helpful? Yes No Funny
FRIday
( 692.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 21
Pay to win, waste of time and money, you cant reach anything without paying a lot for crowns.
Helpful? Yes No Funny
CarminTheCat
( 17.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 21
It's A great Game but the only thing I don't like is the tokens that are limited and that it is pay to win on one side of the game but it's a Great Game and you should get it
Helpful? Yes No Funny
Priceyy
( 773.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 19
Only played a little bit but it seems ok.


But seriously though,
Alright game to play in the background while you are playing other games. However as most of the reviews say, be ready to either pay to win or spend huge amounts of time to accomplish the same amount.
Helpful? Yes No Funny
Wolf
( 1.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 18
Product received for free
Do you like waiting to place a farm?
Do you like waiting to get a peasent to work on that farm?
Do you like waiting to attack something?
Do you like P2W?
***Then this is the game for you!***
Helpful? Yes No Funny
Kakapoo1
( 170.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 18
Why is it not available on mac??
Helpful? Yes No Funny
Comikazee
( 487.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 18
Product received for free
You would think after 400+ hours in a "FREE" game you might be in the Mid teir or at least be able to compete. Nope. From the start I refused to pay for even the slightest item or in game perk and after a couple years, thats right years, of on again off again play I am just barely able to maintain a decent village. It's not fun. The most fun I had was the initial few hours of gameplay and now I play out of nothing more than habit. This is not a game. This is a thinly disuised money maker for the developer. That is okay in a sense so long as its fun but it stopped being a game along time ago. If you have a couple hundred dollars you are willing to burn there are better games to throw cash at. I can't recomend this game to anyone other than a rich imbecile that likes playing out power struggles that he knows he can't lose.
Helpful? Yes No Funny
migon.invest
( 4,559.9 hrs on record )
Posted: May 14
I have problem with directx
Helpful? Yes No Funny
Vivek/ZIemowit
( 332.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 13
Played for a long time, however terrible P2W destroy's the whole concept. Wallet warriors will win, noone else. No matter how good You are.
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gfodale
( 1,334.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 10
Product received for free
Dealing with other players is expected. Dealing with AI respawns before the damage has been repaired from the last one that took forever to defeat, since they get to play by different rules, gets far too tiresome to bother with. It's been a problem for several years, and as such I doubt it will be fixed. ( It was a problem when I was on originally, and was still a problem when I tried it again, recently.) They work really really hard to take the fun out of the game. Whod'a thunk it?
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ItsWeirdoTime
( 50.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 10
crap i got addicted not sure why in truth did loads work to have all taken away as i slept not much i could do
Helpful? Yes No Funny
Mitrin
( 239.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 7
Product received for free
Great game for the right crowd. MMO RPG.
Helpful? Yes No Funny
Dude! | CSGOFPS.COM
( 10.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 7
This game is simply AMAZING, although it is P2P (Pay to play), not that you can't play without paying but if you pay for crowns you can buy premium tokens and cards. Premium tokens are so so but cards are really really essential, you get free ones depending on your rank, but premium tokens are really good helpers. Another thing, this game is 24/7. You can't play every now and then. If you want to havea fuctionning gameplay, you have to play it at least 4+ hours a day.
Helpful? Yes No Funny
-DI- zxcaven12345
( 224.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 7
It is always raining in atlantic canada
10/10 for realism
Helpful? Yes No Funny
oldeizerssen
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 7
What the... UI of the game looks like it's running on Windows 95. Gave it a chance, ended with erorrs and game crashed. GG
Helpful? Yes No Funny
x iNiT WiCkEd x
( 762.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 6
very addictive!!!!
Helpful? Yes No Funny
Chaosoul
( 163.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 6
PROS
+Trading/Merchants/Constantly evolving economy
+Fun watching replays of your Troops Battle
+Sieges
+AI
+Build your Villages and Castles
+Factions and Global War
+Real Map of the World to Battle On
+Strategy/Planning your Attacks

CONS
-Pay 2 Win/Pay 2 Play
-If your not Premium, you have ALOT of restrictions...
-Pay 2 Win Cards.
-Very Slow paced Game
-You can easily be wiped out by a Pay 2 Win Player or a Group/Faction
-Be Randomly attacked at any Time (Day or Night irl) and have most or all of your resources stolen... or even just losing your Village/Castle all together.
-Researching/Unlocking is a very... very... very slow process
-No Real Time Battles, can't strategize while in a Battle, AI does it for you.
-Can't attack Merchants/Traders/Scouts/Monks/Anything that is traveling on the Map.
-Can't intercept and attack enemy armies before they reach your Castle.
Helpful? Yes No Funny
Jinjer
( 108.4 hrs on record )
Posted: May 1
Big NO to this game,

not just because it's Pay 2 Win, but because there are so many abusive ways that players use to try to win the game and the developers do nothing about it although these actions are against their rules. (Why hurt cheaters as long as they pay?)

No matter how you try to start the game, no matter how you choose your playstyle, someone destroys you with the help of his alt accounts (which is illegal according to the game rules, but who cares about cheating as long as they buy crowns?)

Best case scenario, you start totally neutral in a newly opened server, you try to be nice to other people, you're not behind, everything is ok for now, you help other players, join the faction that is stronger, communicate with others.
Some guy makes an alt account, spawns in your parish, starts to build up and after 5 days he starts ransacking you (which means with each attack you lose atleast 1 building), You're probably thinking "so what? defend!! build a castle", now here's the problem, after only 10 days of play, without paying hundrends of dollars you can't be that strong to build a great castle and rank up fast at the same time,
you either choose to play the honour path which leaves your castle vulnerable, or you play turtle, which again leaves you with a small amount of resources which is not exactly enough to build a castle that can defend agianst a troll who attacks with 80 peasants, his 80 peasants just need to destroy your wall and stay in the white line for 5 seconds, Nothing at that level of play can prevent upgraded peasants from entering the white area of your castle. and you're done, atleast one of your buildings is destroyed, now imagine losing a building every hour, 24 buildings per day, you're absolutely done. You lose all your buildings and you don't even know what to do except to start over. The funny thing is the honour cost to attack trolls is so high that neither you nor your allies can attack them without losing 90% of your honour (obviously no one helps you because of the honour cost). And even if you attack! he will just wait a day or two and then starts attacking again, even if you raze and destroy him, he will just respwan again and starts building and attacking once again. And meanwhile his main account is dominating and you're wondering if it's better to move to another parish or continue here!!

People use alt accounts to attack, trade, to vote, any form of cheat you can imagine,
and after all this you realize you've wasted your time over a game that kicks you back to day 1 every time you feel great about yourself... And they still need your money! otherwise you're back to square one...

No! Please Don't Play This Game...
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
19 of 24 people (79%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
577.4 hrs on record
Posted: April 27
The community for this game is terrible, and the gameplay is completely pay to win.
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12 of 15 people (80%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
1,768.1 hrs on record
Posted: April 29
this is definitely the mother of all pay 2 win games...

it's that much p2w that you could basically say that it's actually pay 2 play while free 2 play translates into free 2 exist, free 2 get farmed, free 2 get outdone on pretty much every aspect of the game by paying players.

so... don't (want to) pay - don't play.
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 18
Product received for free
Do you like waiting to place a farm?
Do you like waiting to get a peasent to work on that farm?
Do you like waiting to attack something?
Do you like P2W?
***Then this is the game for you!***
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
7 of 10 people (70%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
163.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 6
PROS
+Trading/Merchants/Constantly evolving economy
+Fun watching replays of your Troops Battle
+Sieges
+AI
+Build your Villages and Castles
+Factions and Global War
+Real Map of the World to Battle On
+Strategy/Planning your Attacks

CONS
-Pay 2 Win/Pay 2 Play
-If your not Premium, you have ALOT of restrictions...
-Pay 2 Win Cards.
-Very Slow paced Game
-You can easily be wiped out by a Pay 2 Win Player or a Group/Faction
-Be Randomly attacked at any Time (Day or Night irl) and have most or all of your resources stolen... or even just losing your Village/Castle all together.
-Researching/Unlocking is a very... very... very slow process
-No Real Time Battles, can't strategize while in a Battle, AI does it for you.
-Can't attack Merchants/Traders/Scouts/Monks/Anything that is traveling on the Map.
-Can't intercept and attack enemy armies before they reach your Castle.
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
332.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 13
Played for a long time, however terrible P2W destroy's the whole concept. Wallet warriors will win, noone else. No matter how good You are.
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6 of 9 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
10.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 7
This game is simply AMAZING, although it is P2P (Pay to play), not that you can't play without paying but if you pay for crowns you can buy premium tokens and cards. Premium tokens are so so but cards are really really essential, you get free ones depending on your rank, but premium tokens are really good helpers. Another thing, this game is 24/7. You can't play every now and then. If you want to havea fuctionning gameplay, you have to play it at least 4+ hours a day.
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5 of 8 people (63%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
108.4 hrs on record
Posted: May 1
Big NO to this game,

not just because it's Pay 2 Win, but because there are so many abusive ways that players use to try to win the game and the developers do nothing about it although these actions are against their rules. (Why hurt cheaters as long as they pay?)

No matter how you try to start the game, no matter how you choose your playstyle, someone destroys you with the help of his alt accounts (which is illegal according to the game rules, but who cares about cheating as long as they buy crowns?)

Best case scenario, you start totally neutral in a newly opened server, you try to be nice to other people, you're not behind, everything is ok for now, you help other players, join the faction that is stronger, communicate with others.
Some guy makes an alt account, spawns in your parish, starts to build up and after 5 days he starts ransacking you (which means with each attack you lose atleast 1 building), You're probably thinking "so what? defend!! build a castle", now here's the problem, after only 10 days of play, without paying hundrends of dollars you can't be that strong to build a great castle and rank up fast at the same time,
you either choose to play the honour path which leaves your castle vulnerable, or you play turtle, which again leaves you with a small amount of resources which is not exactly enough to build a castle that can defend agianst a troll who attacks with 80 peasants, his 80 peasants just need to destroy your wall and stay in the white line for 5 seconds, Nothing at that level of play can prevent upgraded peasants from entering the white area of your castle. and you're done, atleast one of your buildings is destroyed, now imagine losing a building every hour, 24 buildings per day, you're absolutely done. You lose all your buildings and you don't even know what to do except to start over. The funny thing is the honour cost to attack trolls is so high that neither you nor your allies can attack them without losing 90% of your honour (obviously no one helps you because of the honour cost). And even if you attack! he will just wait a day or two and then starts attacking again, even if you raze and destroy him, he will just respwan again and starts building and attacking once again. And meanwhile his main account is dominating and you're wondering if it's better to move to another parish or continue here!!

People use alt accounts to attack, trade, to vote, any form of cheat you can imagine,
and after all this you realize you've wasted your time over a game that kicks you back to day 1 every time you feel great about yourself... And they still need your money! otherwise you're back to square one...

No! Please Don't Play This Game...
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
692.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 21
Pay to win, waste of time and money, you cant reach anything without paying a lot for crowns.
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
487.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 18
Product received for free
You would think after 400+ hours in a "FREE" game you might be in the Mid teir or at least be able to compete. Nope. From the start I refused to pay for even the slightest item or in game perk and after a couple years, thats right years, of on again off again play I am just barely able to maintain a decent village. It's not fun. The most fun I had was the initial few hours of gameplay and now I play out of nothing more than habit. This is not a game. This is a thinly disuised money maker for the developer. That is okay in a sense so long as its fun but it stopped being a game along time ago. If you have a couple hundred dollars you are willing to burn there are better games to throw cash at. I can't recomend this game to anyone other than a rich imbecile that likes playing out power struggles that he knows he can't lose.
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15 of 18 people (83%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
296.5 hrs on record
Posted: April 8
I love this game. Building your own mini empire across several settlements, setting up trade routes between them, sending out hordes of units to assault other people's castles are all fun, and getting big enough to be tipped into a faction and start politicking is also fun. People are on 24/7, building and plotting each other's demise, and it inspires an incredible sense of dedication to checking in over the course of the day and making it a part of your life. Things happen slowly, but the decisions you make are always interesting.

That said, the game has two hard currencies: time and money. The more you're on, and the more your allies are on, the more you can strategize and wage a 24/7 war against whoever. There is a way to build an efficient and collaborative war machine, and doing things besides playing this game are not it. Even if you do dedicate your waking existence to the game--and there are definitely enough people who do so that it matters--you can still be outspent by people with really deep pockets that are filled with real world currency, who spend it on thigns that give them free resources, production boosts, and movement boosts. I don't think it's possible for a faction that is 100% dedicated but doesn't spend a dime to overcome a faction that is 100% dedicated and has a few people spending $10. If anyone reading this knows otherwise, I'd love to hear about it.

So I'm split. The game is great fun, but only until you run into a group of players who have more time and real world money than you. Once that happens, they crush the ♥♥♥♥ out of you and take your settlement and all of the buildings and resources you accumulated. Once you lose all settlements, it's back to square one. You're given a fresh hamlet to build up and inevitably have raided, and it becomes clear that all you're doing is producing a series of feeder farms for the upper echelons. And that's cool and all, but I get enough of this kind of ♥♥♥♥ in the real world.
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18 of 24 people (75%) found this review helpful
9 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
6.0 hrs on record
Posted: April 16
Remember that RTS we made a while back? Yeah?
LIked it?
What did you think was missing? ♥♥♥♥ you! It's a browser game now!
All the cool kids are doing it, so why not?

Welcome to StrongholdVille, it's like any other "come play my lord" simulator except it uses an old game's models instead of ones that actually took time.
Will you enjoy it? It's a matter of personal preference.
Do you like waiting 5 hours for a house to be built?
Do you like waiting a day to get enough resources to build the house that will take 5 hours to build?
Do you like researching the tech tree for 2 hours to get enough space to gather enough resources to build a house?
Do you like running out of tech tree points for the tech tree that will get you enough space for the resources required to build a house?
Do you like getting raided by premium players who paid irl $$$ to finish the tech tree, to get the resources, to buy the buildings, to make an army with last level ♥♥♥♥ knights, wiht diamond hard ♥♥♥♥♥?

If you answered "no" to any of these, then I ask you to refrain from this game, because that's all you're going to do. Click on tech tree, click on building, wait.

They claim a "world conquest" mode, but don't bet on it, it's the same ♥♥♥♥♥♥ map, except the towns have foreign names now. Osaka or Johannesburg, it all looks like medieval britain, from the itnerface, to the units, to the cities, to the voice acting.

Also my swastika coat of arms has been removed by the moderators, ♥♥♥♥ you, it's an ancient hindu symbol.
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16 of 22 people (73%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
437.9 hrs on record
Posted: April 16
play for free and get rekt
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10 of 12 people (83%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
373.4 hrs on record
Posted: April 16
Had a good time playing it, but it is way pay to win and gets very boring after a while.
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
2,819.0 hrs on record
Posted: April 15
Not recommended because it's pay to win. You can buy strategy cards which can boost your production, or instantly replenish your army, or instantly let you finish your research, or instantly lets you place buildings, etc. Paying players can rank up in minutes what non paying members would take months. The top players have spend thousands of dollars on this game. You will see these players in multiple servers, all joining together and taking the fun out of this game. SHK would be more fun and equal if it wasn't for these strategy cards. The devs needs to release a server without them.

Yes, I have played this game for months, why? Because I also had fun. You start peasant, with 1 town and no research, almost no gold and you rank up to crown prince with 15+ cities, a huge army and millions in gold. You can become a farmer and build and sell a huge amount of supplies, become a fighter and attack enemy players, or become a monker and use the power of faith to take out your enemies. You can all do it in this game.

As you rank you rank up you get to research new types of food, weapons, merchants, new unit types, buildings, or increase speed/capacity of existing units/production facilities. Your villages (and later villages) will start to grow, allowing you to sell more stuff and get richer. You will start by attacking and scouting wolf lairs, and as you grow stronger, with more advanced and stronger unit types, you can attack enemy castles.

Castle attacking is very basic. Just place your army and send the attack. It will then take several minuts to hours (depending on the distance) for your army to arrive. Battles are automatic and you will only see a battle report after the battle is finished. AI pathfinding can be a bit weird.

Players can play together and form factions. Several factions can join a house. Houses can form alliances and fight for control over the map. Sounds fun, but in most servers super alliances are quickly formed and then everyone farms, there is no fighting for control of the map. New players should join a new server, because older servers are pretty much dead and AI is too difficult to attack.
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: April 9
To me, there's no game here. Its just pay to win tripe. I was bored out of my find very quickly waiting for research to be completed. It just has a general lack of gameplay.
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9 of 12 people (75%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
1,196.7 hrs on record
Posted: February 26
Pay to win, community consists of 50y/o dudes who are on disability and play all day, takes forever to do anything, impossible to pvp as a free to play, and forces you to pay for premium if you want to become powerful.

♥♥♥♥ game, i want my 1000+ hours of my life back.
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6 of 8 people (75%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: April 16
pay to win dont play
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7 of 10 people (70%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
60.3 hrs on record
Posted: April 21
Unless you're ready to dump your life savings into this game to even compete with low tier players then honestly I'd just look past it. I've only spent 60 hours on the game but really i've seen all there is to see from a free players perspective. I joined a peaceful house and got two decently sized cities especially for being free to play only to one day wake up to both being absolutely ravaged by a random player who had probably sunk paychecks into the game.

TL;DR no money = no fun
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
53.8 hrs on record
Posted: March 2
This does not deserve to have Stronghold in the title
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
1,176.6 hrs on record
Posted: March 24
Although this is one of my favorite games, I would to WARN everyone about Stronghold.Kingdoms association with Steam, whereby, if there is a glitch in the system, and you incur an error (especially a financial error regarding purchase of "crowns " via Steam, NONE OF THE COMPANIES WILL TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ERROR AND WILL KEEP POINTING FINGERS TO THE OTHER FOR THE RESOLUTION OF THE ERROR, WHILE YOU ARE OUT OF MONEY AND WITHOUT ANY APPARENT RECOURSE... At least STEAM will talk to you, whereas STRONGHOLD KINGDOMS WILL DELETE YOUR TICKET AND PRETEND THAT THE ISSUE DOES NOT EXIST, AFTER ITS LAST ENTRY WASHING ITS HANDS OFF THE ERROR.
THIS SITUATIOIN IS SO DISGUSTING AND OFFENSIVE, THAT I AM CONSIDERING THE PURSUIT OF LEGAL VENUES, IN SPITE OF THE VERY SMALL VALUE OF MY LOSS (USD 5.00). IT IS A MATTER OF PRINCIPLE, FOR I SHALL NOT PERMIT TO BE EMBAZZELED AND FOOLED BY TWO POWERFUL ORGANIZATIONS WHO PAY LITTLE OR NO ATTENTION ON YOUR VALUE, ON YOUR CHARACTER AND HONOR. BE VERY CAREFUL!!!! I SUGGEST YOU AVOID SPENDING ANY MONEY ON STRONGHOLD.KINGDOM'S CROWNS
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