Now Open

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April 18, 2018

Conquer a fresh new game world today on ‘Europe 5’ and win mighty Card Packs in our Facebook giveaway!

New World Open

Due to popular demand we have opened a new European map for you to explore, conquer and control. A total of 33 different kingdoms await you, reconstructed from the real-world map of Europe and waiting to be seized by your mighty armies, strategic eye and silver tongue. Settle near your home town, forge unbreakable alliances with close neighbours and set out to establish your rule over of the lands of Europe one throne at a time!

 

 

Facebook Giveaway

To celebrate today’s launch, we are also giving away the below bundle of prizes to 50 lucky Stronghold Kingdoms players:

  • 10 Random Card Packs
  • 5 Super Random Packs
  • 5 Ultimate Random Packs
  • 1 Premium Token (30-Day)

To enter simply follow these instructions:

  1. Go to the official Stronghold Kingdoms Facebook page
  2. Like and Share the ‘Europe 5 Now Live’ announcement by clicking ‘Share’
  3. Comment on the post (Remember to include your Kingdoms username!)
  4. Return on Monday April 30 to see if you’re a winner!

50 lucky players will be chosen at random after the competition ends at 10:00 am GMT on Monday April 30. The winners will be announced later that day and the prizes added to their accounts automatically.

Good Luck!

New Rule Set

March 28, 2018

With new game worlds coming soon, today’s community-driven update tweaks honour costs, lowers raze requirements and adds new Mac features! more...

New Rule Set

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March 28, 2018

With new game worlds coming soon, today’s community-driven update tweaks honour costs, lowers raze requirements and adds new Mac features!

Increased opportunities for small Lords to flourish, greater balance in the political landscape and new strategic challenges for veteran warlords. These were our goals with the gameplay changes made during our transition to the newer Era system and today we continue to refine the Era rule set. Implementing your most requested changes surfaced in the official Kingdoms forum and on social media, today’s Era Worlds Update is a direct response to your feedback.

Era Worlds

  • Reduced Rank Required to Raze – Can’t wait for the joy of finally wiping a pesky village from the map? Now you can begin razing as soon as you’re ranked as Earl! By reducing the required rank down from Prince, we are giving players access to a full range of combat options much earlier in their play experience.
  • Increased Honour Costs for Ransacking – Community feedback suggests ransacking on current Era worlds is too powerful to allow for a balanced combat experience. As a result we have adjusted the honour costs required to launch a ransacking attack on fellow players.
  • Reduced Parish Building Costs – A well-developed capital village is the backbone of any flourishing parish, so we have reduced the amount of flags required to construct new guilds and structures.
  • Adjusted Glory Race Goals – Houses will now need to obtain 25% additional Glory to complete a round on EU worlds and DOUBLE the previous amount to complete a round on Global Conflict and Global Realm words. All other Era worlds’ races remain unchanged.

Mac Version

Lords and Ladies who reign over their kingdom from a Mac have received a completely new client and user interface! Based on the iOS version of Stronghold Kingdoms, the new Mac version offers a slick design, intuitive menus and much faster implementation of future updates to the game!

New Worlds (Coming Soon)

We would like to thank all the players who have made this update possible by sharing their thoughts, feedback and suggestions on our official Stronghold Kingdoms forum. Rest assured we have much more planned for you this year including Global Realm 3, Europe 5 and more. Prepare to explore new worlds, wage war across new world types and check out the upcoming Events System! You’ll need the practice, Sire. As some say our greatest nemesis could be plotting his return…

Coming Soon

February 13, 2018

A completely new interface will soon be available on Mac, along with features from the mobile version! more...

Coming Soon

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February 13, 2018

A completely new interface will soon be available on Mac, along with features from the mobile version!

During the development of Stronghold Kingdoms for iOS and Android we were able to make a range of improvements to the game’s systems, functionality and interface. Now it’s time to bring these improvements to Mac, offering players the same experience as their friends and foes on mobile.

In the past maintaining and updating the Mac client has been problematic, as supporting three different platforms can cause production bottlenecks for a small team. As a result we have decided to reconfigure the Mac client to use Unity just like the mobile version. By updating our Mac version of Kingdoms to Unity, Mac users will be guaranteed to receive game updates simultaneously with mobile and PC players. While historically there has been a slight delay on new updates for Mac, now new features will be available instantly! The newer Unity version should also provide improved stability and is designed to future-proof Kingdoms on Mac so it can be supported for as long as there are Lords and Ladies vying for power!

This upgrade also means Mac users will be able to play using the newer controls and user interface found on iOS and Android. This is a completely new way to play Kingdoms and even includes new features added to the mobile version since launch. We hope you enjoy the streamlined look and feel of our Kingdoms on Mac and look forward to the update appearing very soon.

Events System & Giveaway

January 18, 2018

Win mighty card packs, find out more about the next major gameplay update and hear your questions answered in our community Q&A! more...

Events System & Giveaway

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January 18, 2018

Win mighty card packs, find out more about the next major gameplay update and hear your questions answered in our community Q&A!


Click the image above to watch the video!

New Gameplay
Looking for new challenges, Sire? Then we have just the right treat waiting for you! The first large gameplay update for Stronghold Kingdoms in 2018 will feature a brand-new competition system to reward players of all ranks for their skills and resilience. In our newest community video, Stronghold Kingdoms’ Lead Programmer Matt Smith reveals the mysterious new event system and shares what players can soon look forward to across all worlds and platforms!

Community Q&A
Following the last Stronghold Kingdoms Q&A video, you have sent us many more questions about the game, its development and our future plans – and they haven’t gone unanswered! In today’s video, Matt answers your most pressing questions sent to us through Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and the Stronghold Kingdoms forum. Are new types or worlds planned? Or more quests? Watch the video to find out!

Giveaway
Sire, over 500,000 Lords and Ladies have downloaded Stronghold Kingdoms for mobile warfare! This calls for a celebration – and a giveaway with powerful prizes for 10 lucky winners:

  • 5 Random Packs
  • 1 Super Random
  • 1 Ultimate Random
  • 1 7-Day token

How can you be one of the 10 winners? Nick will tell you at the end of the video! Click the image at the top of this post, watch it until the end, and enter the competition to win your card packs and premium tokens.

On Thursday January 25 at 3 pm GMT, 10 winners will be selected at random to receive the above prizes. The prizes will be sent out to the winners in form of a redeemable Stronghold Kingdoms code.

Good luck!

Winners Revealed

December 18, 2017

Are you one of 50 lucky players to receive mighty prizes in the Global Conflict 3 Launch Giveaway? Here are the winners! more...

Winners Revealed

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December 18, 2017

Are you one of 50 lucky players to receive mighty prizes in the Global Conflict 3 Launch Giveaway? Here are the winners!

 

Congratulations to the following winners:

 

Robin Hood-s, CamiZulu, Masterfak3603, mahiiconn, DVNT, BlackJustXO, LordPerses, LaRegalade, ForzaMilan2, Lizard King, tpot79, _-_LordGod_-_, Jamethal, Lord Pepis, HeJIenbIu32, Coco Rabado, robindubuisson17, nacy, R lothbrok, Brinthus9916, CaptainAlex, SiawoshR, xiberian, Dimon_bzz, Tallguy181, pajs88, CampeR_, DarkDaemon, pttchef, lLichie90xldakab, Gajanus, Mr_Flynnstone, Sattick, haldaried, SmokePurpp, Steensito, SteamZeus, Darkoron, ARIFINKNIGHT, orick93, Poseidon63, mehmetuqur, l2accoon, galicya, Warlock IV, Panicz Home, FreeZerBurN, XxMRaD517xX, Sussuly, alderus

 

The winners have been picked at random from the pool of participants of our Facebook Giveaway and have been rewarded with the prizes:

  • 10 Random Packs
  • 5 Super Random Packs
  • 5 Ultimate Random Packs
  • 1 30-day Premium Token

You’ve not joined GC 3 yet? Log in now to be among the first to settle and start your rise to power  in one of the 151 real world countries  present in GC 3!

Coming Soon

December 4, 2017


A new Global Conflict Era world is opening this week for thousands of aspiring Lords and Ladies across all platforms! more...

Coming Soon

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December 4, 2017


A new Global Conflict Era world is opening this week for thousands of aspiring Lords and Ladies across all platforms!

Sire, what would you do if the world was yours for the taking? Would you rage war across the globe and slay your enemies without due process, or would you live the peaceful life as a farmer on some remote island? You have until December 7 to decide!

With a map of 151 real world countries, Global Conflict 3 is one of the largest and most expansive world maps in Stronghold Kingdoms. Players from PC, Mac, iOS and Android will unite, compete and fight together for the throne of their home countries on this global battlefield! Will you manage to fight your way to the top under the new Era World gameplay rules?

Get ready and plan out your strategy before the Global Conflict 3 launch on Thursday December 7th at 3 pm. You may also want to keep an eye out for the client and Facebook news for a chance to win mighty card packs in celebration of next week’s launch!

Now Live

December 1, 2017


Log in daily to win Card Packs in the advent calendar or jump into your favourite world and scout festive resources! more...

Now Live

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December 1, 2017


Log in daily to win Card Packs in the advent calendar or jump into your favourite world and scout festive resources!

As the days become colder and night sets in early Lords and Ladies can finally rejoice, because Christmas has come to Stronghold Kingdoms! Dive into a winter wonderland, scour the earth for precious treasures and plunder the new Kingdoms Advent Calendar for Card Packs and Premium Tokens.

Advent Calendar
Who needs chocolate or an overpriced phone when you can bask in free strategy cards and the resulting screams of terror from neighboring villages! Log in daily for your chance to win a Stronghold Kingdoms Card Pack (including Super and Ultimate Random Packs!) or a 7-Day Premium Token.

Here’s how it works:
1. Log into Stronghold Kingdoms once a day.
2. Click on one of nine Advent Calendar doors.
3. Try a different door if you don’t win the first time.
4. Come back tomorrow and do the same!

Christmas Scout Stashes
What’s that laying in the beautiful snow? Sire, those are presents! Be the first to uncover these festive resource stashes and with a little luck you could find a Wheel Spin inside. After these presents have been opened the stash will revert to its original form be it Wood, Meat or Ale. So if you have no luck in the daily calendar, be sure to send out the Scouts before your neighbors do!

While the Advent Calendar will vanish on December 26th, both the snowy landscapes and special present resource stashes will remain until January 1st. Your chances of winning may depend on luck, but with two chances daily and a guaranteed prize on Christmas Day not a single farmer, trader or warlord should enter the new year empty handed!

Happy Holidays

Veteran Level Update

November 16, 2017

Veteran Level Update

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November 16, 2017

Get up to 32 free cards per week with the new Veteran level rewards!

There’s two types of Lords in these Kingdoms: those who joyfully collect their free Veteran cards and those who’ve just logged in for the very first time. And because we know how much you love the free cards, we’ve decided to give you even more by increasing the number of free cards you can collect per week! In addition, mobile players can now custom design their UI for easier use on individual devices.

 

What do you have to do to get more cards? Rank up! This newest Stronghold Kingdoms update boosts the Veteran rewards for ALL levels, giving both new and experienced players more strategy cards on a daily basis. To climb up the Veteran card levels, all you have to do is play the game and achieve important milestones in every player’s journey. You’ve ranked up to a Yokel? You get a free card each day! You’ve ranked up to Squire? Then you will receive up to 32 free cards per week!

 

These are the updated rewards for each Veteran card level:

Level 1: 1 card per week —> 3 cards per week

Level 2: 2 cards per week —> 7 cards per week

Level 3: 3 cards per week —> 9 cards per week

Level 4: 4 cards per week —> 14 cards per week

Level 5: 5 cards per week —> 16 cards per week

Level 6: 6 cards per week —> 18 cards per week

Level 7: 7 cards per week —> 20 cards per week

Level 8: 8 cards per week —> 22 cards per week

Level 9: 10 cards per week —> 28 cards per week

Level 10: 14 cards per week —> 32 cards per week

 

 

This update also comes with several fixes and changes to the mobile version of Stronghold Kingdoms. To help new players find their way around their village more easily, a new information panel has been added to village buildings, giving quick insights into the basic game mechanics. Alongside improved controls for donating to capital buildings, we have given mobile players a more flexible and customisable interface. Your screen is small? No worries, you can now set the size of the user interface at your own desire. You want the world map to indicate whether a player is an ally or enemy? You can now mark them and never run the risk of moving into the wrong neighbourhood!

 

The complete mobile update notes are published in the official Stronghold Kingdoms Forum

 

Android 30.139.1097
iOS 1.0.699

Winners Revealed

October 26, 2017

Winners Revealed

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October 26, 2017

Are you one of 50 lucky players to receive mighty prizes in the Welt 5 Launch Giveaway? Here are the winners!

Congratulations to the following winners:

Dwlawton, Ganja princess, KoritAZ, death blades, buddah73, AnDrEee, Kris5lfc, RoxigG, farming212, Thekekevv, master_crinas, LordMurzik, Spoolmeister, Gregorix02, CaptainAlex, Master Paladin Def, phonib1a, krev, hasobree15, Stanisslaus-Tubi, serega_nk, kristanbul5lfc, lakutus, S_m_a_i_L, Tencenttexan, moymoy73, -Aleksey, baoden212, Rogue521, unit_inc, Armtoe775, Ammar qureshi, Vladik Kelborm, IizUandUizMe, KaptKang, KoritAZ, MateoFaLcoNe, camerooner, DOA_7Spicy McHaggis, peacethroughwisdom, Lord_Vulsak, Eliel0911, damiaoo, _Mapper_, Thunderfingers, Barret30, Woody1044, cath8702, borus1980, Jhgusy, iftekhar, Nelly04, KoakingII, devgrux

The winners have been picked at random from the pool of participants of our Facebook Giveaway and have been rewarded with the prizes:

  • 10 Random Packs
  • 5 Super Random Packs
  • 5 Ultimate Random Packs
  • 1 30-day Premium Token

As Lords and Ladies place their humble huts across the lavish lands of Germany and its neighboring regions…

 

New Game World

October 19, 2017

New Game World

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October 19, 2017

The first German Era World opens its gates next week on Thursday Oct 26th, with the chance to win card packs and premium on Facebook!

Next week Welt 5 welcomes thousands of brave warlords to claim its soil and conquer its four Kingdoms under the new Era World gameplay rule set. Begin as a humble Village Idiot and plan your path to power in Germany, Austria, Switzerland the Czech Republic! Whether you’re a master diplomat, skilled trader or a ruthless fighter, reaching the top will require a strategic understanding of the new Era mechanics. Introduced to encourage a faster-paced competitive experience for new players and veterans alike, Era World rules add a strategic layer completely new to German game worlds.

Click Here for Era World Changes!

Welt 5 will be available from 2pm GMT on October 26th for players across all platforms, pitting players on PC, Mac, Android and iOS against each other on a level playing field. Defend your newly-claimed Welt 5 territory from your phone, tablet, desktop or laptop!

Following the recent launch of Stronghold Kingdoms on iOS and Android, the Kingdoms team is now once again focused on new gameplay updates, world types and quality of life improvements across all platforms. Welt 5 is the first of many new game worlds to be released alongside updates with the aim of keeping the gameplay fresh and exciting going into 2018 and beyond.

Don’t forget to keep an eye out for the launch announcement on Facebook, which will offer a chance for you to win mighty card packs and tokens!

Out Now

October 5, 2017

Out Now

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October 5, 2017

Now available with Steam multiplayer, enhanced visuals, new maps, achievements, trading cards and more!

Kingdoms Giveaway Winners Announced

Thank you to everyone who participated in the launch celebration of Stronghold 2: Steam Edition! We have selected 50 lucky winners to receive these mighty ingame prizes:

• 5 x Random Card Packs
• 5 x Super Random Packs
• 5 x Ultimate Random Packs
• 1 x 30-day Premium Token

Congratulations to the following winners:
Flobepro, PrinceMishga, Lervel, xXDzonI54Xx, RaizenGeki66, hitino, SeriousHawk, ntoniosago, Pardus88, Louie99, Spider first, homagium, Duster_log, MrVerrine, Funny217, The Machinest, Matze1982, ZekeNox, thekutch, herszt120, Crusis5, Mârcy89, Miguel6758, Andrey001, Pampet, danki59, Imperro, inka Lord, The Mad Werewolf, BuGoR58, AleksaKingdoms, JensenAcklesTR, Evilpap1212, redcoatM, Lobo77, Petronus, Salahddine07, emperor paul, gregc75, korda666, Yucai, Davemac2222, Shynro, DarkHobbit, tehnprod, Julius_Caesar, CandyCaned5, 66kacper, McFeegle & kargster021

If you are one of the lucky winners, the prizes have automatically been added to your account.

 

Launch Discount

Out now with 15% OFF on Steam, Stronghold 2: Steam Edition updates the classic castle sim with full Steam multiplayer, achievements, visual enhancements, a new map pack, digital art book, soundtrack and trading cards! This new version also updates Stronghold 2 with full Steam Workshop support, allowing to you easily create and share custom maps with friends. Recreate iconic real-life castles, battlegrounds from medieval history and scenes from your favourite fantasy epic!

Already own Stronghold 2 on Steam? Then simply launch the Steam client and enjoy the additional features after updating to the new version for FREE!

Android Launch

August 31, 2017

Android Launch

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August 31, 2017

Download now from Google Play, get 30% extra Crowns in our 48 hour launch sale and win $30 of Card Packs and Premium on Facebook!

Android Release

We are proud to have finally released Kingdoms on Google Play! As promised the Android version arrives more or less alongside iOS, with a two week gap between releases to provide a little breathing room. This has allowed us to make sure each launch goes as smoothly as possible and we do appreciate your patience with this minor delay. This version of the game is compatible with devices running Android 5.0 (Lollipop) or later.

 

Making Of Video

Get an insider look at our recent ‘high-budget’ live-action mobile launch trailer, celebrating the release of Stronghold Kingdoms on mobile! One brave Firefly donned a 50kg suit of armour before taking to the streets of London to help promote the mobile launch on iOS and Android. Find out how we got it on in the first place, exactly where we embarrassed ourselves and just how many takes it took to produce the final product!

 

Beta Status

When downloading Kingdoms on Android you will notice that the app icon currently has a ‘Beta’ label across it. This is because we feel the Android build isn’t quite up to the same standard as iOS with regards to optimisation on select devices. The relatively few devices on iOS and our small team are a few reasons for this, but we also started Android development later. Development actually began after iOS was announced, as a direct response to requests from players asking for Android support. The Android love was clear from that moment on and we eventually decided it would be better to release a playable build alongside iOS than to delay the release a second time.

If you’d like to know more our ‘iOS vs Android’ video released at the start of this month should give you an idea of how each version plays at launch. While we are aware there is still some work to be done you can expect frequent updates to the app with your feedback in mind. We hope you enjoy Kingdoms on Android and look forward to new features and worlds in the near future!

 

Launch Giveaway

Want to celebrate by winning free stuff? Here’s how to enter our launch giveaway:

  1. Share the Android launch post on Facebook.
  2. Comment on the post with your Stronghold Kingdoms username.
  3. Check back on Monday September 4th to see if you’re a winner!

 

Flash Sale

Players who purchase Crowns before September 2nd will be awarded 30% extra as part of our Android launch Flash Sale! Simply select your payment method of choice, Crown packet and whether you want to send these as a gift.

This offer is now active and will last until the weekend, when the clocks in Stronghold Kingdoms strike midnight on Saturday morning. Buy before 00:00 GMT on September 2nd to claim your extra Crowns!