King of Crusader Strongholds

Contains adsIn-app purchases
4.51K reviews
Content rating
Everyone 10+
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About this game

Unique mix of wave tower defense, war strategy, idle game, and kingdom management warrior game - all created by me as a single developer.


You are a medieval knight, serving your king as a mercenary. Impressed by your victorious battles and leadership skills, the king offers you a chance of a lifetime - sail on a crusader ship to a new island and start a settlement there.

You will be in charge of both the settlement’s military and economy. Your goal is to build up the crusader settlement, profit from trade and farming, and then use the income to improve your army and defenses. Strong walls manned by archers and ballistas will help you withstand constant enemy attacks. To defend your settlement, you will need to train your army, upgrade equipment, and research new unit types to grow your empire.

Then, once your economy is up and running and your crusader army grows in size and power, it’s time to go on the offensive and start expanding your stronghold. Attack enemy outposts, conquer their walls, and turn them into a new source of income for your growing colony and warrior empire.

Welcome, future ⚔️ King of Crusader Strongholds! ⚔️ Your first task is to build up your small village on the coast of an unexplored island. Starting with just a simple wooden fence and a modest fort, you need to grow your defences and train your crusader soldiers to be able to defend yourself against endless waves of enemies.

To be able to withstand constant enemy attacks, you will have to:

• Train your soldiers from simple peasants to experienced warriors
• Build up defences and strenghten your stronghold's walls
• Place skilled archers and terrifying ballistas on your walls
• Use your blacksmith to get better swords and armors
• Craft more powerful bows and sharper arrows
• Clash for survival against hordes of powerful enemies
• Defeat epic bosses who will try to destroy your village

As your power grows, you will soon have the opportunity to take the initiative from your enemies and go on the offensive. ⚔️ Start conquering small neighbouring outposts - take them, build up their economy, and start earning passive idle income even when offline! ⏳

Together with trading ships, skilled merchants, farmers, and profits from repelled enemies, you will soon be able to build up even better defences, expand your network of money-making outposts, earn more money farming valuable crops, and conquer and unite the whole island under your just rule.

King of Crusader Strongholds features:

• 70+ enemy unit types with unique stats and skills
• Boss levels with giant enemies
• 40+ enemy outposts to conquer and develop your economy
• Beautiful pixel art game map and characters
• Idle income and trade progress works even when you are offline
• Your own village, trading ship, merchants, blacksmith, farm
• Upgradable soldiers, knights, archers, and fast horsemen at your service
• Walls which can grow from simple wooden fence to a massive stone castle wall
• Archers who can be placed on your walls to improve passive defence
• Ballistas to boost your defensive efforts
• Merchants and trading ships as source of income
• Bank which automates collecting gold from your outpost colonies
• Skilled blacksmith to improve your gear, armor, swords, and sharper arrows
• ...and more fun stuff being added with each future update!

About me

My name is Vojtech, I'm a solo game developer based in the Czech Republic and I created this game without any external funding - big thanks to everyone who provided valuable feedback and support! ❤️

New content is constantly being added to King of Crusader Strongholds to provide more depth and a smoother experience - please send me your feedback and suggestions so that I can improve the game even further and support its future development and new projects. Thank you for playing!
Updated on
Sep 27, 2022

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4.51K reviews
Matt Neilly
July 19, 2022
Solid little game. Ads aren't crazy or anything so I got to actually enjoy it. Just enough of a challenge to keep pace but it's really not a hard game. Took me about a week to finish between going to work and what-not. If it doesn't get infested with ads as new content comes in I will definitely continue playing.
46 people found this review helpful
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Dragan Gelevski
September 29, 2022
Pretty cool game. Really enjoyed it. The unprompted ads are not that annoying and the incentivesed ads are well worth it. There is clear progression and there was no brick wall where you feel like you absolutely must pay to progress. Its not winnable in one week so you feel like it's too easy. Overall good, but a bit buggy. Had an issue multiple times where a black screen pops up for an ad and then no reward, not even the base one that you waited for hours. Hope it gets fixed. 🦙
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Chris C
September 29, 2022
I wanted to like this game, I tried, but I couldn't. 1: Way TOO many ads. 2:Play an ad for autobattle. It's not really autobattle. You can't step away as there's an ad basically after every loss and most wins that have to manually press something. It's pointless. 3:The game becomes EXTREMELY repetitive. #1 and #2 irked me the most and made the game quite unenjoyable.
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What's new

- Fixed melee units wandering off during conquest
- Twitching units (horsemen at double-speed) fixed
- Wall archers no longer keep firing animation after successful defence (or after wave retreat)
- Defensive structures show maximum building levels, ballista max. increased to level 15
- Clarified how ballista upgrades work
- Blacksmith effects better explained
- Short castle building tutorial added
- Added visual indication of which villages are ready to be upgraded
- Fixed notifications crash