Stronghold 2 Tutorials

Combatting Crime in Stronghold 2

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/article/339-combatting-crime-in-stronghold-2 3rd May 2020 - Crime is a new concept in Stronghold 2 which has been introduced. It appears to have been completely removed in later installments of the series, prob …

Adding Custom Messages & Briefings

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/article/283-adding-custom-messages-briefings 6th Apr 2018 - The Custom Map Messages and Briefings Toolkit will allow you to add your own in-game messages and briefings to your Stronghold 2 maps. The only downsi …

Making Minimaps in Stronghold 2

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/article/246-making-minimaps-in-stronghold-2 17th Mar 2016 - I have made this short tutorial about how to make a minimap for Stronghold 2. Here is shown how one can do it with Fraps and Gimp, but once one sees h …

Stronghold 2 AI Editor

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/article/245-stronghold-2-ai-editor 3rd Mar 2016 - The Stronghold 2 AI editor is a Java application, which is designed to alter the .aic files in the game. It also allows you view and edit how the AI w …

Customising Load Screens

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/article/207-customising-load-screens 20th Oct 2015 - Are you tired of looking at the same load screens all of the time in Stronghold 2? Well, fear not! Now you have the ability to change them for good! T …

How to make proper siege maps

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/article/205-how-to-make-proper-siege-maps 1st Sep 2015 - There have been rumours on how to create proper siege maps, but no proper tutorials. I'd like to write this guide for that purpose. If you have any qu …

Editing DDS Files

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/article/203-editing-dds-files 8th Aug 2015 - This tutorial is an attempt to show you how to edit DDS files. It's a simpler and more up-to-date version of Doomsword's tutorial at Stronghold Heaven …

Changing the Default Keep Type

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/article/166-changing-the-default-keep-type 19th Feb 2015 - Since I know a lot of people have wanted to change their keep from the default square keep, I have found a way to do it. Remember to backup your files …

Managing Popularity

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/article/81-managing-popularity 31st Mar 2014 - Popularity is probably the most important single thing in Stronghold 2. You need to know how to control it, the things that increase/decrease it, but …

Complete Guide to Generating Honour

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/article/80-complete-guide-to-generating-honour 24th Mar 2014 - Honour is one of the most vital elements of the game in Stronghold 2. Nearly everything you do in the game requires honour and generally it can only b …