Step into a thrilling medieval world filled with vast castles and epic warfare. The Stronghold Collection combines five medieval RTS games from the Stronghold series on one convenient disc: Stronghold, Stronghold 2, Stronghold Crusader, Stronghold Crusader Extreme and Stronghold Legends. Create and defend your own impressive stronghold as you rely on your wits and might to help you survive and triumph in tumultuous times.
Explore all the excitement and dangers of the medieval period in these five compelling games. Survey your domain and maintain unity in the kingdom in Stronghold and Stronghold 2. Experience the Crusades as Richard the Lionheart or Saladin, Sultan of Syria, in Stronghold Crusader, and take the Crusading intensity to the next level in Stronghold Crusader Extreme. Finally, in Stronghold Legends, you'll have the opportunity to take on the roles of an array of legendary characters, including King Arthur and Vlad Dracul.
Includes five games from the Stronghold series on one disc
Experience the medieval-style excitement of surveying castle life, hosting jousting festivals and feasts and even conducting public executions to keep the peasantry in line
Thwart the barons' ambitions and unite them under the king in Stronghold 2
Lead four campaigns as either Richard the Lionheart or Saladin, Sultan of Syria, in Stronghold Crusader
Conquer 20 new missions, new buildings and larger armies of 10,000 troops in Stronghold Crusader Extreme
Take on the roles of legendary characters like King Arthur in Camelot, Siegfried and Dietrich in the German ice campaign and Vlad Dracul in Transylvania in Stronghold Legends
Delve into the world of the classic castle simulation Stronghold
Minimum PC System RequirementsPC Processor Speed1.6GHzPC Operating SystemWindows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7PC System Memory512MB RAMPC Hard Drive Space4GBPC Video64MB NVIDIA GeForce 3 or ATI RADEON 8500 video cardPC Sound CardDirectX 7-compatible sound cardPC Drive Type and SpeedDVD-ROM
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