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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Release Date: Feb 27, 2012

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July 28

New Game World

'Domination 3' Now Live

World Launch

It's time to rise up and crush your enemies, establishing dominion over the British Isles and eradicating any Lord bold enough to cross your path! With a tighter focus on PvP combat, the new Domination 3 game world is yours for the taking. You and your allies have 180 days to rise to the top and reap the rewards. Quickly gain control of the kingdom and stop any counterattacks dead in their tracks!

At the end of its 180 day lifespan this game world will close forever, with those deemed worthy generously rewarded for their strategic cunning. At this point prizes will be distributed to the winning Lords and Ladies, as well as those who qualify as runner-up players. In addition, members of the winning House will be immortalized on the official Kingdoms website as part of the Hall of Legends! With no Glory Rounds the winning House will be determined by the total Glory generated during 180 days of brutal warfare.

How to Join - To join the Domination 3 game world players will need to log in, click on the blue 'Select World' button, find Domination 3 under 'Available Worlds' and click 'Join'.

Prizes

Winner - Player in the Winning House OR in the Top 10 of a Leaderboard:

  • 1 Platinum Card Pack
  • 15 Random Packs
  • 15 Super Random Packs
  • 15 Ultimate Random Packs

Runner-Up - Player who reached the rank of Crown Prince or above:

  • 15 Random Packs
  • 10 Super Random Packs
  • 5 Ultimate Random Packs

Please Note - Players who qualify for both of the above prize packs will only be given the 'Winner' prizes. All prizes will be distributed at the end of the game world in 180 days.

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June 16

The Future of Kingdoms

Endgame, New Features and Cross-Play

The Sixth Age

Effective immediately the Lords and Ladies of World 4 will now play using the new rule set:

  1. The cost to recruit troops in capitals has been halved.
  2. Movement speed has increased for Armies and Scouts.
  3. Monk movement speed has been doubled.
  4. Weapons can now be found in stashes.
  5. Weapons can once again be bought and sold at markets.
  6. The max size for a faction is now 10 players.
  7. One million Glory Points are required to win each Glory Round.

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The Final Age

With the Sixth Age update now live it's time to announce our plans for the future of Stronghold Kingdoms! Once the Sixth Age Glory Race comes to an end on a world, said world will then enter its Final Age. In this age a single House of players must conquer and capture all Royal Towers, a new PvE target on the world map, before the House Marshall decides whether or not to press ‘The Button’ and close their world forever! Select players are then rewarded with ‘Royal Loot’ prize tiers, based on their rank and position at world end.

  • Royal Towers – New randomly-generated PvE targets spawn on the map.
  • New Rules – Towers rebuild once captured by a captain, but cannot be reinforced.
  • Player-Led – House Marshall who controls all towers can end the game world.
  • Massive Loot – Ending the world guarantees the winning house epic rewards.

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The Future

New features and updates are in active development:

  • New Features – Exciting gameplay changes are planned for Kingdoms in the form of future feature updates.
  • Events System – A new in-game events system will offer global PvE and PvP challenges for all players, with rewards for those who rise to the challenge.
  • iOS and Android – Our redesigned mobile version of Kingdoms is set for a late summer release on iOS and Android devices.
  • New Worlds – Extra worlds and world types will be introduced to gradually replace those closed by winning Houses.

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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: The Sixth Age


Extra armaments and lightning-fast sieges! After the political reformation, expanded military schools and abundant treasure castles that characterised Fifth Age gameplay, the Sixth Age will force players to completely change gear. By increasing the pace of Kingdoms’ bread and butter gameplay, such as launching attacks and monking, the Sixth Age means to prepare you for the challenges to come…

You will need to keep your allies close and eyes open as you carve out a path for your medieval empire in this new age. Weapons are plentiful, diplomacy is limited and attacks are swift, so stay vigilant! Old enemies and new rivals may emerge as we prepare for the Kingdoms endgame.

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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Keegandalf
30.4 hrs
Posted: August 25
This game is a wonderful idea that sadly, like so many online games, suffers from the many a**holes you will encounter while playing. All I wanted was to have a peaceful little game embedded in the hierarchical structure of medieval government; what I got was about two weeks of early game fun before the lord that I had given so many resources to and who had sworn to protect me decided to wipe me off the map for sport. So probably a realistic simulation of being a weak lord under the rule of a mad king.

3/10, but it's free so give it a try (just don't get too attached)
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Boardwalk
8,452.1 hrs
Posted: August 24
Read Me. This game starts out slow reseach is everything.

I am a very experianced player who cards very heavly in this game. I have 4 years play time and some of you may know me who currently play this game. My in game name is Boardwalk you can find me on Global 1 for now. I have played many maps over the years and destroyed many enemy and also have been destroyed its a war game.

These are the two play styles people have in this game. Farmers and Fighters and you will know what you are if you play the game long enough to find out. You will see a village near you and for some reason you will just want to destroy it for no reason. That is how you will know if you are a fighter in this game. As for a farmer I have no clue that is going on in that head so please feel free to let me know what you get out of the game just growing apples for all the farmers who play currently.

The people who buy cards are yes rather dominant but research is everything in this game meaning your researching tree needs to be full to really start to play the game and there are many tricks to be dominant on the map other then just cards. Acivity level just like any other game is just as important. Catching and shutting down attacks sometimes daily becomes the norm for a active warzone.

Now the game offers a rare 50% sale of crowns the ingame currency I gain another 10% because of a card bundle I bought a while back. This means I gain %60 more crowns when I buy them myself I wait for that sale.

You will go spend a few bucks to play a priemium token when no sale is going and waist that hard earned money on a game you will never really learn. Then you will be destroyed by a player like me and cry on this forum about how its a pay to win game only. As in any game people cry when they get destroyed and this is where you will see them all coming first to post that bad experiance.

What about the glory of the game most will never expericance? Like landing in a new land destroying everyone in it and taking out the old king and making it a place for yourself. A place you rule and everyone else looks to you for leadership.

Now if you want to pay to win and bend the will of everyone around you this is the game for you. If you like to devestate peoples hard work in one night by smashing them with that big wallet this is the game for you.

I still enjoy to log into this game years after playing it has grown on me. Once you have mastered the game and are not broke in real life its really fun and still not easy. You poor non paying gamers look out for me if you decided to play I will be near you with a moutain of cards just waiting to wreck that trash castle you thought would hold up well just so I can read that post on here of how its pay to win. Makes my day really.
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SleipnirDK
5,290.5 hrs
Posted: August 24
Semi okay game.

Purely mouse controlled witch will make your mouse finger / arm numb from time to time.

The biggest turndown is the GM / staff, on EU1 server that are all german, and the germans playing are being vastly favored above others, and when you get into a war with German players, they will get you banned thru their GM contacts, this ruin the gameplay for many and make the game wery one sided, either you are german and win, or you are from anywhere else and then you lose.

Corruption at its finest!

Do not play this game! it will take your money, and you feel great, untill some german player deside to attack you, and then its gameover, if you resist him, he will eventually get you banned, and then take all your villages for himself.
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king_libya
10.0 hrs
Posted: August 22
3/10
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Oscar_Mayer_Wiener_Exe
0.1 hrs
Posted: August 22
Roses are red violets are blue Free to play is free to play , But p2p is nice too
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bulubuloa
1,139.1 hrs
Posted: August 21
Terrible game play capitalize on fan of the old Stronghold, and maximum ultilization of pay-to-win mechanic.
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dadore001
5.9 hrs
Posted: August 21
If you want a:
FREE 2 Play
LONG term game (months to years)
check your villages a few times a day
slowly build up villages to large towns
design large castles to defend
attack AI, and defend from AI attacks
do quests & complete a research tree
trade resources & grow wealth
this is a GREAT F2P game to do that.
You can PAY to farm, but all you will do is grow / level up faster.

WAR... if you want any kind of chance to at least survive, much less thrive during a conflict, you have to pay, and pay a LOT. And just like real war, everyone can expect innocent casualties (those patient, quiet, and Free2Play farmers I mentioned above).
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DaemosZythaer
137.4 hrs
Posted: August 20
If you enjoy timer based games and game world politics this will be a very fun game for you. It can get quite intense. Watch a youtube video or two on how to start off well. I would only reccomend starting on a new world or one that is only a few weeks old at most. There just won't be any place for a new person in a game where everyone else is maxed out. I've had a lot of fun with it years ago pre steam and i'm playing it again and I can't seem to stop.
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PunkShoes
0.7 hrs
Posted: August 19
I'm not going to lie, this would be an awesome little empire builder but it's transparently a free to play, pay to be competitive game. If you don't intend on spending money I wish you the best of luck as it is hopeless to try and advance if you don't spend money. It's actually pretty fun but hopefully you'll realize early that it's best to just move on.
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The Theorist
473.6 hrs
Posted: August 17
Alright so you want to play Stronghold Kingdoms.
Let me run you through it.
1.) Get random placed in a ruski region. Purple house controls the region. K you got this.
2.) Build castles and buy the thirty day premium token just because benefits, buy nothing else.
3.) Build a faction of elite and close friends. Defeat any neutrals that cross your path.
4.) Scout a castle and explain to owner that you are revamping your castle.
5.) Get gangbanged by many ruskies that suddenly decide you are a threat after you have aided in building up their parish and are stronger than any one person near you.
6.) Defend yourself against the gangbanging. 10/10 your castle wasn't ♥♥♥♥♥ and your women weren't pillaged.
7.) You've been in the game for several months by now, so you see your defeat coming. Get gang banged again by about 3 ruskies of the prince status. Your castle has been ♥♥♥♥♥. Your women pillaged.
8.) By looking over the reports you realize you activated the ruskies trap card. Pay2Win activated. Enemy armies replenished as soon as your castle defeats them. Your castle is taken.
9.) ''You're village has been lost! Select manual or automatic to start again.''
10.) Nope.

There you've experienced Stronghold Kingdoms in case you wanted to play for slightly free with the premium token as a bonus.
If you want to pay2win this isn't your playthrough. Your playthrough was on the ruskies side.
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
2.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 13
Pay to win is an understatement. Even most games that are pay to win you can atleast enjoy without spending money. This game is more like a pay to play game. Everything requires premium tokens. What a waste of potential.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
473.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 17
Alright so you want to play Stronghold Kingdoms.
Let me run you through it.
1.) Get random placed in a ruski region. Purple house controls the region. K you got this.
2.) Build castles and buy the thirty day premium token just because benefits, buy nothing else.
3.) Build a faction of elite and close friends. Defeat any neutrals that cross your path.
4.) Scout a castle and explain to owner that you are revamping your castle.
5.) Get gangbanged by many ruskies that suddenly decide you are a threat after you have aided in building up their parish and are stronger than any one person near you.
6.) Defend yourself against the gangbanging. 10/10 your castle wasn't ♥♥♥♥♥ and your women weren't pillaged.
7.) You've been in the game for several months by now, so you see your defeat coming. Get gang banged again by about 3 ruskies of the prince status. Your castle has been ♥♥♥♥♥. Your women pillaged.
8.) By looking over the reports you realize you activated the ruskies trap card. Pay2Win activated. Enemy armies replenished as soon as your castle defeats them. Your castle is taken.
9.) ''You're village has been lost! Select manual or automatic to start again.''
10.) Nope.

There you've experienced Stronghold Kingdoms in case you wanted to play for slightly free with the premium token as a bonus.
If you want to pay2win this isn't your playthrough. Your playthrough was on the ruskies side.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: August 19
I'm not going to lie, this would be an awesome little empire builder but it's transparently a free to play, pay to be competitive game. If you don't intend on spending money I wish you the best of luck as it is hopeless to try and advance if you don't spend money. It's actually pretty fun but hopefully you'll realize early that it's best to just move on.
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1,889 of 2,136 people (88%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
1,815.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 25, 2013
I played this game for awhile on multiple worlds, and while it was sort of fun while it lasted, in the end the game isn't worth it.

The game is nothing but a "Pay to Win" game.
Whether it's buying more cards or buying Premium Tokens, both give very big unfair advantages.

To even keep up with many other players in the worlds, you will need to spend bunch of actual money to progress, otherwise you will lose fast.

Despite my game time, i give this a "Not Reccomended" to save you the 100's upon 1000's of hours you would waste on it, only for some pay to win person to raze or capture all your villages, thus making you start all over.

I should have said this before, but this is basically a Facebook Game, on Steam.
Many people are correct for saying that too.

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Review Update:
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Also, i'd like to add unless you join a brand new world the moment it's active, it will be extremely hard to get far on it.

You can use cards you aquired from other worlds in the new world, which is 1 way people stock up to get very far in new worlds.
And, usually within the first 48 to 72 hours, people will be already Rank 14 to 16 (or higher), and start taking over major parts of the world, making factions, join big houses, and conquer large areas.

Then if they move to your area, some may bully you to give up your Parish(es), or may even capture/raze your villages, just to clear you out so you don't vote for somebody else.
(The above happened to me a few times on multiple worlds.)

Also, the game has an "Inactive" system. Info below (Copied from wiki)

A village will be automatically abandoned when a player hasn't played or is dormant for a specific period of time; this time is dependant upon which rank they have reached.
The higher the rank, the longer it takes for the village to become abandoned.
If a premium token is in play at the time of going inactive, the player's account (and therefore, their village) will remain active until the premium token runs out.

More Info on days here: http://help.strongholdkingdoms.com/index.php/FAQ:Your_village#What_happens_with_inactive_players.3F

So basically, depending on your rank, if you don't sign on after xx many of days (whether you forget, internet is down, computer is broken, etc.), ALL VILLAGES you have in that world will be deleted.
Now, you will keep your same rank along with all you researched, but you will have to start over with only 1 village.

And even if you restart, there is a low chance you can be placed in the same area you were previously located.

And people that downvote this Review, are most likely the "Pay to Win" or "Bully" people I mentioned. Don't let them sucker you into thinking it's not pay to win.

They most likely want more people to attack, so they can gain honour faster as well as maybe get free villages that you did the work setting up, but they take the rest.


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Review Update 2:
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To the people that either "question" why I played over 1,800+ hours in a game to not recommend it, ask yourself this:

"Do you count all the hours you play of an MMO (game) you play?"
The answer most likely is no.

Playing one of those, can also EASILY add 100's upon 1000's of hours too.
Keep in mind, the gametime spans across about 1½ years.

This game has MANY different worlds.
I originally started in World 5 where I met people and joined a guild, we tried to also start in new worlds as they opened.

To keep it short, in World 6 when it opened up, there were many trolls, House members (H10 and H16) took over the area, capturing villages including mine, without warning.

Me along with alot of other people gave up on that world, as there was not really any way to keep progressing.
Many of them go far due to they gained rank fast with saved up cards.

World 7 didn't go any better when introduced.
Within 48 to 72 hours the Leaders of the House, had already been Rank 19+ .
I think they had like 6+ villages by then.
This was a combindation of "Pay to Win" and they were beta world 7 players, whose rank didn't get reset.

By the time World 8 started, i didn't even bother to try for it, since i knew the outcome would be the same as World 6 and 7.

World 5 was fine for awhile, but then House 1 went for World Wide Domination (which they succeeded).
Again they bullied everybody to vote for them so they could take our Country and County.
Most of the house leaders was in the Top 100, insanely high rank/stats/villages/troops/production/etc.

Even after the World got sent to the "2nd Age", it didn't make a different.
They just regrouped (under a new house i think) and took over the world again.

I didn't even stick around to find out what happened next.
I heard in "3rd Age" it happened again.

It was like "what's the point of playing anymore?"
No matter what you try, you can't win when the enemy guilds have like 3x the villages you have (and that's PER Guild Member).
They most likely have dozens upon 100's of Vasseled Armies.
Each Vasseled Army = 500 Troops.

As quoting the computer Joshua from WarGames, "The only winning move is not to play" which is sadly very true.
Don't waste the time and frustration i did trying to play this game.

And I just ignore all trolls STILL Questioning on gametime.
Had i played like 10 hours, they would b!tch because i didn't play long enough.
But I have over 1,800 and now that's considered "too much"?

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Reasons it's Pay to Win
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Source Info: http://help.strongholdkingdoms.com/index.php/FAQ:Premium_Account

You can spend money to buy Premium Tokens and Card Packs in the game.
Card Packs (depending on what pack it is) will give you 5 random cards per pack.

Premium Tokens let you do things that you can't do unless you buy one.
(The following are for when online)
First is Building Queue. This lets you in EACH village set it up to add 4 more buildings to a queue to be built next. Default it's only 1 building at a time, so you will have to be on to place the next building without a token.
In the beginning it's not that big of deal, but later in the game when buildings take hours upon hours, it GREATLY helps.

Move Builds - This is by far the 2nd biggest reason. The ability to MOVE your buildings you place anytime you want. By default you can't move then. If you place a building in the wrong spot, tough.
You have to delete it, wait like 5 to ?? minutes (depends if you are deleting other buildings also) just to build it again, wasting resources.

Research Queue - This is the biggest reason. In the beginning it won't that big of deal, but later in game when you're higher rank, research time takes longer and longer.
Prince Rank, it took me up to 18 HOURS+ for each research.
By default, you can only research 1 thing, no queue. This adds 4 more to the queue to auto research.
Research plays a key role in the game, so that's why it's important.
(Troop health, what units you unlock, what you can build for castle, food, etc.)

Village Overview - Never used it. It's just more of a convenience to see each village production/stats.

(The following will activate once every two (2) to four (4) hours when you're not logged in.)
Auto Trading - Game will auto trade food to your parish, depending on the % you set it to.
Auto Scouting - Auto Sends out scouts to stashes for you.
Auto Attack - Auto Attack targets (Wolves, Bandit Camps, AI, etc).
Auto Recruiting - Lets you recruit troops automatically (assuming you have gold and enough weapons).

Crowns (In-Game Currency, costs actual money)
http://help.strongholdkingdoms.com/index.php/Firefly_Crowns

You can read about crowns in the above link. (Hit Review Limit again so can't go into detail.)
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383 of 402 people (95%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
2,529.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 21, 2014
This is one of the best online strategy games with a great combination of strategy, tactics and politics, but (and this is where I agree with so many of the other reviews) the balance of the game is so extraordinarily in favor of the buying-system it is basically unplayable without spending a lot of money.

The problem is that there is no limit on the usage of the cards in the game. The more cards you have, the more troops you have, the faster they move and the stronger they are. You win by spending money -period-
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282 of 309 people (91%) found this review helpful
49 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
397.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 21, 2015
Ah, Bothold Kingdoms.
Because people play using bots and dual accounts so I made a funny! :D
Okay whatever, I fire myself! I have fired myself.

Stronghold is like a lot of pay2win/free2play games built on the shoulders of a franchise that used to be great.
The original games were about you building a castle while surviving all sorts of nasty things trying to rip your castle down and harm your villagers.

Kingdoms takes that concept to the next level! Now you have to defend against other humans trying to attack you and you get to attack them too! It's great fun. Yeah that's right, I said fun.
Where it falls apart is that as is the norm for games of these types everything takes a very long time to build or do...Unless you are willing to pay cash money.
Paying gives you an insane advantage over your fellow human players...At first! You see these games are played out in 'seasons' and seasons are about 4 months so if you don't join the choo-choo train immediately at the start of the season then the boundries have been drawn, alliances between players made and attacking anybody will get your castle DESTROYED!

So the thing you want to do in a PvP game, which is participate in PvP, you can't do because when your castle is destroyed it can take you either lots of months and the season will be over or cost you lots of real life cash so pick your poison.
Outside of the PvP you get to build your kingdom. That's, fun? I guess? You get to pick where a garden goes? And you get to plant some quarries? Yay? Yeah the city building is shallow and boring but you will spend most of your time doing that firstly because you need too since you need the resources to actually build your castle and secondly because you very rarely get to attack players due to them all banding together to rub out anyone who opposes their rulership.

While that is true to history there are plenty of better games that are historically accurate and FUN. The PvP gimmick is fun when you get to partake in it but the rest of the experience is boring or financially costly.

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741 of 880 people (84%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
318.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 27, 2013
I liked this game until it became VERY clear that you won't win against anything unless you buy buy and buy more cards then the other guy.
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195 of 211 people (92%) found this review helpful
16 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
1,436.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 27, 2014
Don't bother playing it. After many hours, I can tell you that the game consist of angry people fighting for some make believe position and will destroy even the smallest of villages to harrass those who do not want to join their make believe group.

Also, it is a pay to win.
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188 of 204 people (92%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
239.2 hrs on record
Posted: April 17, 2015
Just three words: pay to win.
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154 of 161 people (96%) found this review helpful
31 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
997.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 7, 2015
After more than 400 hours on steam and at least 500 hours out of steam, I can write a review.

This is one of the most interesting games I've ever played. I hate it and love it at the same time.

Community is friendly towards new players, especially when you find someone from your country. They are willing to help, by giving you resources, tips on how to defend, what troops to use etc. Gameplay is good, a bit slow at start, but good.

But, I still cannot recommend it, because it is P2W game. People who buy cards and tokens will absolutely destroy all others. Freeroamers can survive for some time if they work together, but eventually they'll crack. I was in an really good and friendly faction where no one was buying cards, and we held for some time. Then we declared war on p2w guys. We had sent about 50 timed attacks on one village and we lost, because he was using cards to defend. After that they just devastated our faction.

Apart from that, game is really addictive and fun, but P2W aspect ruined it. Yes I am still playing it, and I can't tell you why, because I don't know myself.

Don't let this game to eat your soul, you will lose it forever.
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