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Top 5 Community Strongholds

To celebrate the recent release of Stronghold 2: Steam Edition and the game’s new Steam Workshop support we have picked our top five community strongholds! From impenetrable designs and castles plucked from the pages of your favourite fantasy novel to faithful recreations of historic castles and entire cities, the Stronghold community does not disappoint.

For 15 years maps, castles and landscapes have been created in our various map editors that we never thought possible. Players have created entire functioning cities, faithfully recreated battlefields from Game of Thrones, challenged fellow players with near perfect defences and more. Here we collect our picks for the most varied designs, all of which still technically fall into the category of ‘castle’!

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Stronghold 2 – Original Vs Steam

Our FREE Steam Edition upgrade for Stronghold 2 is almost here! With just a week to go before the long awaited re-release arrives on October 5, we take a closer look at the game’s visual enhancements with a side-by-side graphical comparison. Thanks to enhanced visuals, widescreen support and a reworked user interface, you can now keep better track of your pitiful subjects, observe a greater area of the battlefield and watch closely as medieval life unfolds within your castle walls. Perhaps now those lazy peasants will think twice about stealing from the granary! Continue reading

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New Video – Devs Read Steam Reviews

Watch as Firefly reacts to your Stronghold, Space Colony, CivCity: Rome and Stronghold Kingdoms Steam reviews! In the second episode of our ‘Devs Read Steam Reviews’ video series we go in search of the most weird and wonderful user reviews, plucked from the darkest corners of Steam and thrust into the harsh light of day for all to see. Watch our developers read and react to the most entertaining, ridiculous and innuendo-filled user reviews Steam has ever seen.

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New MetaMorph Trailer

We’re gearing up for the Early Access release of our new tactical dungeon-crawler by releasing the game’s first character trailer! ‘Meet the Rabbit’ introduces MetaMorph’s main character, a ferocious anthropomorphic warrior rabbit with a split personality and the ability to morph between the physical forms of fallen heroes. She’s a dual-wielding, lightning fast sword dancer and also happens to be our leading lady. So check out the new gameplay, let us know what you think in the comments and don’t forget to wishlist MetaMorph: Dungeon Creatures on Steam!

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Crusade for SpecialEffect

On September 29th Firefly Studios will ‘Crusade for SpecialEffect’! For 24 hours all proceeds from our fan-favourite Crusader games will be donated to this amazing charity. That means 100% of Steam revenue from Stronghold Crusader HD, Stronghold Crusader 2 and all associated DLC will be used to help fund SpecialEffect’s ongoing quest for inclusiveness and accessibility in gaming. In addition to this day-long pledge, we will also be giving away Crusader-related freebies on the day and doing everything we can to spread the word of OneSpecialDay!

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New Android Gameplay

Paul and Nick do battle in our latest video release! ‘iOS vs Android’ shows both platforms running side by side in real time, giving you a first look at gameplay from the Android version of the game as an added bonus. Situated in the same parish, our two developers come together in an attempt to build and besiege their way to glory in just 15 minutes. Be sure to watch the video in its entirety for village building, castle construction, world map gameplay and a dramatic siege or two!

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Firefly Runs London 10k (Again!)

On Sunday our UI artist ran the annual London 10k dressed as Zelda from The Legend of Zelda, complete with wig and flowing dress! Followed by three very green Links, one even armed with an imitation foam sword and shield, our 3D artist chronicled the journey through central London in the link below. Continue reading

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Stronghold Update – New HD Patch

A free update has been released for Stronghold HD and Stronghold Crusader HD. The new 1.4 patch adds support for new resolutions, localized campaign maps and a few long overdue bug fixes! The new patch for both HD Stronghold games was released earlier this morning as an automatic update on Steam and will be followed by additional patches for our games, Steam Edition upgrades and new Stronghold games on PC and mobile.

Don’t have the games on Steam? Follow these links to download the latest non-Steam updates for Stronghold HD and Stronghold Crusader HD!

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Coming Soon – Stronghold 2: Steam Edition!

The good news? Stronghold 2 is coming to Steam independent of the Stronghold Collection. Even better news? The game is being re-released with new content as a free upgrade for existing owners on Steam! Stronghold 2: Steam Edition will come with full Steam integration and restored multiplayer, as well as new content created specifically for this version of the game. Continue reading

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MetaMorph: Dungeon Creatures Announced

Welcome to MetaMorph, an original title from Firefly Studios’ new ‘Firefly Labs’ team releasing this year on Early Access. A strategic dungeon crawler that rewards character switching, elemental counters and crowd control, MetaMorph challenges you to best a series of increasingly difficult dungeons filled with fire imps, vengeful wisps and hulking golems. These things are all trying to kill you. Good luck!

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