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Stronghold (PC-98)

100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
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Mixing the gameplay of Civilization and similar games into real-time and with a 3D view, players must build up a small village in the Dungeons and Dragons fantasy universe into a Stronghold. How much micro-management you wish to do is up to you; the computer can take care of much of it.

You recruit and train Fighters, Thieves, Clerics and Magic Users to venture out and claim more land and resources, which include removing hostile forces. Take control of food supply and the production and management of buildings including castles, markets and magic schools.

Your victory condition is based on your alignment: Lawful players must advance to the rank of Emperor, Chaotic players must destroy all enemy strongholds, and Neutral players must do both!


Stronghold PC-98 Pretty macabre...
Stronghold PC-98 Wow, real 3D!
Stronghold PC-98 A tower and a couple of nice family houses... that's all we need
Stronghold PC-98 Zoomed-out map

Alternate Titles

  • "Stronghold: Kingdom Simulator" -- Tag-lined title

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Topic # Posts Last Post
Wrong GOG link 1 Simon Dor
Feb 22, 2014


Although some may consider them overly simplistic compared to Advanced Dungeons&Dragons rules, Stronghold performs well with the bare bones Dungeons&Dragons rules. That's the reason why there's only three alignments and demi-humans' sole 'jobs' are their 'race'.
Cor 13 (171951) added Stronghold (PC-98) on Jul 08, 2010
Other platforms contributed by Tony Van (2688) and Terok Nor (19114)