Stronghold (Series) Alternatives

    Stronghold is described as 'Crusader is a RTS game from the series from Stronghold'. There are more than 25 games similar to Stronghold for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Steam and Wine. The best alternative is 0 A.D., which is both free and Open Source. Other Stronghold like games are Age of Empires (Paid), Warcraft III (Paid), OpenRA (Free, Open Source) and CaesarIA (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 5, 2021

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      0 A.D. is a free, open-source, cross-platform real-time strategy (RTS) game of ancient warfare. In short, it is a historically-based war/economy game that allows players to relive or rewrite the history of Western civilizations, focusing on the years between 500 B.C. and 500 A.D.
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      Most users think 0 A.D. is a great alternative to Stronghold.
    1. Age of Empires is an epic real-time strategy game spanning 10,000 years, in which players are the guiding spirit in the evolution of small stone age tribes. Starting with minimal resources, players are challenged to build their tribes into great civilizations. Represent entire series of Age of Empires games including Age of Empires (1997), Age of Empires II (1999), Age of Empires III (2005) and Age of Empires Online (2011).
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      Set a generation before the events of the original Warcraft began, Warcraft II is a real-time strategy game by Blizzard Entertainment. Cunning, sinister, and seemingly unstoppable, the demonic Burning Legion prepare to launch their long-awaited assault on the mortal world.
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      OpenRA is an open-source reimplementation of Westwood’s Command and Conquer Red Alert game engine, updated to use the hardware acceleration of modern video cards using OpenGL.
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    2. CaesarIA is an open source remake of Caesar III game released by Impressions Games in 1998, it aims to expand the possibilities of the classical city-building simulators and to add new features showing the city life. Now the game work with Windows, Linux, Mac, Haiku and Android.
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      Free (as in freedom) open-source RTS Age of Empires engine. Written from scratch in C++, Python, Cython, Qt/QML, OpenGL/GLSL, Vulkan, ...
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    3. Age of Mythology is based on building towns, gathering resources, creating armies, and ultimately destroying enemy units and buildings. In this way, players are able to defeat and conquer rival towns and civilizations.
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      age of mythology is somewhat diffrent from stronghold but if you like stronghold so much that you're looking for an alternative for it i know for a fact that you will enjoy age of mythology just as much if not more than stronghold!
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    4. In this city-building strategy game, you control a group of exiled travelers who decide to restart their lives in a new land. They have only the clothes on their backs and a cart filled with supplies from their homeland.
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      Besiege is a physics based building game in which you construct medieval siege engines and lay waste to immense fortresses and peaceful hamlets.
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      MegaGlest is an open source 3D-real-time strategy game, where you control the armies of one of seven different factions: Tech, Magic, Egyptians, Indians, Norsemen Persian or Romans.
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