Stronghold Crusader Extreme is a PC strategy game which is set in the period of Crusades, during the Medieval Ages.
This is the updated version of Stronghold: Crusader, a video game which allows you to recreate the historical facts of the medieval crusades. Besides, while playing it, you can choose between real or fictional characters.
Compared to its previous edition, it includes remarkable features. Stronghold Crusader Extreme allows to create an army up to 10,000 units, new buildings and missions.
These facts allows you to count with useful elements while fighting against your enemies such as request reinforcement from your own army, set up a field hospital or call the engineering team. In addition, this PC game allows you to play by yourself against the computer but also spend a good time with your friends, as it supports a multiplayer online mode with a maximum of seven opponents.
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Stronghold Crusader Extreme Features
The main features of this game are listed below:
- Tactical powers to confront your enemies: Arrow Volley, Field Hospital, Reinforcements, Engineers, Macemen, Call for Knights and Rock Volley
- A bunch of enemies to fight against: The Rat, Saladin, Sheriff, Sultan, Lionheart, Nizar, The Snake, Marshall, among others
- Many different troops to play with: Archers, Crossbowmen, Pikeman, Swordsmen, Laddermenm, Assassins, Fire Throwers, etc.
- 20 playable missions and maps for single and multiplayer modes
- New buildings
- Extreme Mode which confronts more units (up to 10000 units)
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Stronghold Crusader Extreme is a PC game which has integrated many new features to loyally reproduce the facts which took place between the 11th and 13th centuries. The gameplay has been improved as well as the general game details.
You can only play the first levels
- 20 different new missions
- Single and multiplayer modes
- Special tactic powers
- Full of action
- You can enrich the game with free patches
- Some users think that graphics look a bit dated