A Stronghold 3 Interview with Simon Bradbury

Stronghold Heaven writes: "ecently Stronghold Heaven staff put some of your questions to Simon Bradbury of FireFly. Here is that interview:

Hello my name is Simon Bradbury - Designer on Stronghold 3

It goes without saying; all of us at Stronghold Heaven are looking forward to exciting improvements to everyone's favourite castle RTS series, Firefly Studio's Stronghold/Crusader series. You have discussed before how building your own engine took away valuable time from focusing on the game itself. Now you are using the Trinigy Vision Engine that Settler's 7 used. Were there other options for you or was this an easy decision?

It was an easy decision to use Trinity's Vision engine - they are an up and coming engine and so have both lots to prove and are also small enough that we gets lot of their time for bug fixing and the extra features we need.

Physics implementation as well as advanced lighting will be delightful updates, will there be any other tech advances that will be utilized such as 3D vision, crossfire/SLI support or multi-core optimization?"

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kookie4799d ago

I saw the game on gamersgate, and i thought that this is not announced.

iWishTifaWasReal4799d ago

wooo Stronghold series is still alive.


My Dealings with Excruciatingly Bad Games

John of GAMElitist.com - "I’ve been burned a few times when buying games. It happened more often when I was a kid. There were times where I spent around $20 on a game and ended up playing a slideshow or a very underdeveloped game that only hooked me because of its fantastic box art."

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shodan744335d ago

Great article. The worst game purchase I ever made was that horrible Street Fighter: The Movie game when the PlayStation first launched. It was my first ever console - a leap forward in possibility - and I could have had WipEout, or Tekken. Nope. Shitty, awful Street Fighter: The Movie it was. Uggh.


Stronghold 3: Gold Edition Arrives on Mac

Firefly Studios and 7Sixty have confirmed that the Mac version of Stronghold 3: Gold Edition is now available. The Mac version of Stronghold 3: Gold Edition has been developed by Mac specialists Virtual Programming, it will feature all the content contained in its PC counterpart alongside cross-platform multiplayer with PC users.

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Stronghold 3 Update Rebalances Economic Systems

FireFly Studios has released a new update for castle construction simulator Stronghold 3, which owners of the game can now download on Steam. This update rebalances the economic systems and makes a number of other tweaks and fixes.

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