Stronghold Map design

Hades Terrain

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/article/228-hades-terrain 24th Nov 2015 - In the Stronghold 1 and Stronghold Crusader map editors, it is possible to make land lower than the minimum height. This trick was discovered by Stron …

Floods

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/article/227-floods 24th Nov 2015 - Floods are one of many natural disasters you can use in your maps to be destructive. They can destroy large numbers of buildings, roads, and even comp …

Eye Candy Churches

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/article/209-eye-candy-churches 24th Oct 2015 - Stronghold 1 has wonderful structures, but you are limited with structure type. This is true of the 3 kinds of Religious structures the game provides. …

Making Dead Trees

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/article/204-making-dead-trees 9th Aug 2015 - In Stronghold 1, you can use the "Tree Fungus" event in order to create droughts, and add dead trees to your maps. However, it's actually one of the m …

Constructing Construction Sites

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/article/202-constructing-construction-sites 28th Jul 2015 - Have you ever wanted to create a construction site in Stronghold? Perhaps it will be a tower, church or even something as simple as a stone building. …

Customisable Wall Towers

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/article/201-customisable-wall-towers 28th Jul 2015 - A stone Keep built on minimum height, surrounded by walls and towers is not structurally very complex. However, if you build the castle on multiple he …

The Arch of Talos

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/article/200-the-arch-of-talos 27th Jul 2015 - In ancient Rome, Emperors had Triumphal arches named after them, such as Trajan's column, or Hadrian's Arch. This Arch is named after Talos of Strongh …

Creating Secret Passages

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/article/199-creating-secret-passages 27th Jul 2015 - The ability to create secret passages, and cave entrances, may well be based on a programming error in the game. This is because rock faces which are …

Advanced Wooden Gatehouses

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/article/196-advanced-wooden-gatehouses 6th Jul 2015 - Using a small wooden gate may not be the best idea for defence, but it's certainly the best idea for stunning scenery on a map. However, in order to d …

Adding Wooden Barricades

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/article/165-adding-wooden-barricades 14th Feb 2015 - It is very possible in Stronghold 1 to create wooden barricades, and you can create them just as easily to your own personal taste. First of all, this …