During this year at E3 Firefly Studios showed a reveal trailer for Stronghold Warlords. The Stronghold games are castle building real time strategy games set in the medieval times. Firefly Studios has produced Stronghold games since the original Stronghold back in 2001. Since the early 2000 there has been many stronghold games usually based in the European region, however a few exceptions do exist. Occasionally Firefly Studios will push their boundaries and explore new concepts in terms of their production. As of E3 though Firefly unveiled Stronghold Warlords based around the Asian cultures and war.
What to expect:
Visually Stronghold Warlords looks stunning and properly presents the aesthetics of being in Asian countries. The nations within Warlords will include:
The Imperial Warlords of China
The Shogun of Japan
The Great Khans of Mongolia
Other nations such as Korea and the Vietnamese are rumored to be in the game as well. Each nation will have its own set of percs that can be upgraded through your game play that will give you a strategic advantage. Not much has been released about the different structures and differences of each nation. Although knowing the Stronghold games you will need to build a thriving castle managing your citizens and economy along with your military efforts out on the front lines.
What we do know:
The nations will have their special soldiers unique to them alone which will be fueled by the citizens. Each warlord under your command boosts your strategic prowess with unique perks, characteristics and upgradeable abilities. Put them to work for your industry, fortifying borders, forging weapons or team up for a pincer attack! Each campaign mission, skirmish game and multiplayer battle means a fresh set of warlords to command and new strategic depth to discover. In Warlords you take command of Mongol hordes, imperial warriors and samurai clansmen as you lay siege to Japanese castles and fortified Chinese cities. Besiege historical warlords using new gunpowder-fuelled siege weapons, classic units and a completely new way to play Stronghold.
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And for a little extra here is the video that was played at E3 2019.