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Month: October 2021

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Warlords’ Halloween Update!

Complete a new time-limited Halloween survival mission! Available until November 2nd 2021, players must defend their castle from increasingly difficult waves of mythical AI invasion. After this date the mission will disappear… However both the Jiangshi and Terracotta Warriors will remain available as selectable AI Invasions in Free Build mode, making them permanent additions to the Stronghold: Warlords base game.

Inspired by tales from the crypt, Chinese folklore and history, our new Halloween update is now live! Erect your defences and prepare for a supernatural slaughter, as you brave our terrifying new mission and fresh enemy units in the form of the Jiangshi and Terracotta Warrior. Customise your castle and ready your army for magic and malice unseen since the days of Stronghold Legends! Warlords now features a time limited challenge in the form of our new survival mission featuring new enemy units, with these horrors permanently added to the game’s Free Build mode as spooky AI invasions. Continue reading

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Romans: AoC – The Centurion!

Romans: Age of Caesar returns this week with one of our more adventurous ideas… The Centurion Drinking Challenge! Watch as Programmer Nikolay attempts to drink 100 shots of Guinness as he talks about all the things he likes about our new co-op city builder Romans: Age of Caesar, which is out now in Open Beta!

As Nikolay wolfs down his shots of Irish elixir, you learn about everything there is to know about Romans. From the co-op city building to the robust Senate system, you’ll be treated to a range of exciting aspects of the gameplay featured in our new MMO RTS, whilst also seeing Nikolay enjoy his favourite alcoholic drink! What’s not too like.

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New Skirmish Trail Update

We have just released Stronghold: Warlords version 1.7! Out now on Steam and GOG, our second Skirmish Trail Update introduces 15 additional Skirmish Trail missions, a new unit on the form of the fiery Thunderbomb Thrower, the powerful Wolf Warlord and three multiplayer map remakes inspired by your comments and the original Stronghold: Crusader.

Our second skirmish trail was designed with player feedback in mind. We have increased the challenge and total mission count, while still providing multiple difficulty settings and of course the legendary chicken, which combined should allow all players to see it through. These new Trail missions feature all added Stronghold: Warlords content to date, including 2 new AI opponents, new warlords, units and maps. We hope you enjoy the new trail and let us know what you think, either in the comments below or on Discord, to help inform the design of future skirmish content.

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Romans Explained – Episode #2

Build Rome together! A co-op MMORTS from a team of veteran city builder developers, Romans: Age of Caesar is the latest historical strategy game from Stronghold developers Firefly Studios. Today we continue our explainer series with a brief dive into the complex world of Roman’s endgame, The Senate.

Based on the fascinating Ancient political senate system of the Roman Empire and Republic, Romans: Age of Caesar aims to provide players with a virtual backstabbing experience of moving up the political ladder, gaining power and wealth allies and enemies alike will envy.

Combining this with the array of Roman Gods, Romans: Age of Caesar will engage upstarts and established democrats alike with an ever changing playing field of backroom deals, devious plots and of course, a healthy amount of treachery that would make the Ancient playwrights of old blush.