Stronghold: Crusader – ReadmeSection 1 - Useful web addressesSection 2 - Keyboard Commands (additional information)Section 3 – Mini map iconsSection 4 – Extra features or changes in the gameSection 5 - Setting Up Your IdentitySection 1. Useful web addresseshttp://www.fireflyworlds.comhttp://www.take2games.co.ukhttp://www.stronghold-game.comhttp://stronghold.godgames.com/crusader/Section 2 - Keyboard CommandsBookmarking Locations - CTRL + ALT + 0 to 9: Pressing CTRL & ALT & 0 to 9creates a bookmark of the current location on the map. Press ALT and the appropriatenumber to return to this location.Select Units of Same Type - Double-click on a troop to select all units of the sametype visible on screen.Cycle through Bookmarks: - Mouse Wheel down.Troop Assembly Points (Barracks & Mercenary Post) – 1 to 7. You can createassembly points for each troop type in the barracks panel & mercenary post. Open thebarracks (B) then press 1 - 7 and you will be able to place a flag. The troop you createfrom the building will walk to the flag. You can set assembly points for otherbuildings types such as the engineers post , tunnelers guild and cathedral.Speeding Up The Credits – Cursor Down, SHIFT & Cursor Down.Section 3 – Mini map icons(Displayed on the edge of the mini-map)Circle – The Keep is enclosed.Exclamation mark (!) – An event is occurring. You can click on the ‘!’ to go to thelocation the event is happening.Shield – This shows the identity of the person who is speaking to you.Section 4 – Extra features or changes in the game
The Assassins are invisible to your enemies and can only be seen when they havebeen spotted by the enemy’s troops. An ‘!’ will appear above the assassins heads toshow you they have been seen.When playing a multiplayer game the host will be shown with a star next to theirname.You can trade commodities with your allies. To do this, go to the allies screen theninto the send or request goods section (click on the talk to allies button).Within the send or request goods screen, click on a good type (i.e. wood) then clickon the amount buttons along the bottom to specify the quantity you wish to send orreceive. You can clear this amount, by pressing the thumbs down icon.The sound options include an additional option, which is Genie speech. This will turnoff general Genie speech in the game, such as the greatest lord speech, as well as theScribe’s game paused and game running speech.The multiplayer host screen includes some extra play options. These are:‘No cow throwing’ – Cows cannot be launched from trebuchets or catapults.‘No dogs’ – Caged war dogs cannot be used.‘No rush’ – This option allows for a timed amount of peacetime before any playerscan attack each other or build troops.With the custom scenario editor you can create castle builder, crusader and customscenario maps. Custom scenario maps allow you to create either an economic orinvasion map type with their own set of events.Skirmish masters screen – This screen lists the maps you have played in either aCrusader custom game or the Crusader trail. You can sort the names by score, name,amount of time played or date. You can also click on the map name and view furtherinformation about it. Right clicking on the map name allows you to delete it. Thescores are saved out to the skmasters.dat file. You can have up to 250 gamesdisplayed on this screen.Lord Strengths – Different computer Lords have different strengths. This is shown bythe colored dots above the Lords’ heads. The blue dots are shown for a strongeropponent and the yellow dots are displayed for a weaker one. They can have as manyas five dots over their heads. A player’s Lord has an average strength so no dots aredisplayed.5. Setting Up Your IdentityYou can choose which type of Lord you wish to play within game. You can choosefrom either a Crusader Lord or Arabic Lord. This does not affect which units you canbuild but the Lord type will affect your starting troops.You also choose from the portrait you wish to show when you hover over the mouseover sections of your castle (this picture will also be shown to other users in the fullgames, multiplayer mode). You can create your own portrait, if you load the
faces.bmp (located in the root of the game folder) file into a paint package. You willnotice we have left two free slots for your own portrait. The size for this portraitshould be 64 x 64 pixels.