Spotlight: Get up to 90% off at GOG's big fall sale on over 700 DRM-free games!

FireFly Studios' Stronghold Crusader (Windows)

Published by
Developed by
Released
Platform
79
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.8
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.
Not an American user?

Description

Firefly Studios' Stronghold Crusader is the standalone expansion pack to the 2001 Stronghold. In Stronghold Crusader the player can play as either the legendary Richard the Lionheart or the formidable Saladin. A mix of real-time strategy and city-building games, the game's desert setting requires strategies adapted to the environment and its lack of water. There are 50 skirmish missions to be fought in sequence. The 25 units include assassins, archers and fire throwers, and (in something of an anachronism) allow for suicidal charges.

As with the original Stronghold, Stronghold Crusader includes a scenario and map editor. Multiplayer with up to 8 players is available via LAN or over the Internet.

Screenshots

FireFly Studios' Stronghold Crusader Windows By pressing the right mouse button, you can use 4 options. Variating from "Lower Ground" to "Zoom Options"
FireFly Studios' Stronghold Crusader Windows Each peasant in the game has something to say to you.
FireFly Studios' Stronghold Crusader Windows In the Crusader Play menu, you can select to play either a skirmish game, or a Crusader Trail.
FireFly Studios' Stronghold Crusader Windows The barracks is the European Unit recruit building.

Alternate Titles

  • "Twierdza: Krzy┼╝owiec" -- Polish title

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

A fun real-time castle building game. Tony Maki (12) 3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars

The Press Says

Level Dec, 2002 89 out of 100 89
PC Games (Germany) Oct 21, 2002 85 out of 100 85
ActionTrip Oct 04, 2002 85 out of 100 85
Power Unlimited Dec, 2002 84 out of 100 84
IGN Oct 08, 2002 8.4 out of 10 84
Armchair Empire, The Dec 15, 2002 8 out of 10 80
GameSpy Nov 03, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Dec, 2002 77 out of 100 77
Factornews Oct 29, 2002 7 out of 10 70
PCG Nov, 2002 7 out of 10 70

Forums

There are currently no topics for this game.


Trivia

Extras

The Bonus CDs were provided to individual retailers for an incentive to consumers to purchase that specific chain's version. Notable figures Sheriff of Nottingham, King Phillip and Emperor Frederick were provided as detailed AI opponents - along with their unique castles for the player to skirmish with.


Related Web Sites

Lady_of_Magick (246) added FireFly Studios' Stronghold Crusader (Windows) on Oct 22, 2002