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What is STRONGHOLD ?
To put it simply it's just a fancy name for a custom tailored server rentals. Our goal is to separate "gameworld" server rentals - ie when you rent server with 50-200 slots and choose one of the maps ( okay for now we have only one map available - COLORADO ), and "small worlds" - something more intimate for you, your friends, clan, etc to make this mini world your own home base.


How I can rent Stronghold ?
When you click PLAY GAME, you'll see two buttons - MY SERVERS and MY STRONGHOLDS. On My Strongholds screen you'll see all available stronghold maps. There you'll be able to choose map, duration ( 1,3,6,12 months ) and number of slots ( 15,30,45 ). Survivor and Legend packages comes with 1 and 6 months of hosting for 15 slots. Discount will be applied automatically first time you rent stronghold server.


What are those maps ?
They're much smaller maps - typically around 3-4 square kilometers in size with 1-2 "settlements" per map. Those "settlements" are planned to act as home base - for either single player or group of players. There're zombies spawned on outskirts of the map - so they're generally not a threat on those maps. But ! you can lure them into settlement.

Is there any loot on Stronghold maps ?
There're few loot spawn locations, but loot is slightly different from what you'll get on main gameworld maps - very basic food items plus some unique "building" materials "local" to this stronghold map. We want to encourage players that runs different stronghold maps to barter with other players, eschanging building "blocks" that can be used to modify your map.


What can I do on the Stronghold map
Short answer - whaterver you want. Lure other players into traps and kill then. Create a farm, farm food and sell it to other players. Create "safe heaven" for other players to just hang out. It's all basically restricted by your imagination.

Can I create my own business using Stronghold map ?
Wow ! Didn't thought about it, but technically yes nothing prevent you from doing that.

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Edited by Kolmain - 10/5/12 at 2:50pm
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so it's going to have micro-transactions? mad.gif
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so it's going to have micro-transactions? mad.gif

I don't mind micro-transactions here. Everything you can buy with real $ you can find ingame, and as soon as you die you lose it anyway. So you can spend $5-$10 decking out your character but as soon as you die (in hardcore) well then rolleyes.gif
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Cheaper than I thought, I guess Dayz Standalone pricing plan had something to do with it.
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Cheaper than I thought, I guess Dayz Standalone pricing plan had something to do with it.

It was always priced at $30 and pre-orders were promised to be less than that wth.gif
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$20 doesn't sound bad, but I still need convincing as to why I should bother with this game.
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Been keeping up with this since they mentioned the game day one, but I mean pay first to be able to play the alpha build? Looks like everything is going to pay to play the beta???? Miss when beta's we're free...Who knows next you'll have to pay to play demos??
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Been keeping up with this since they mentioned the game day one, but I mean pay first to be able to play the alpha build? Looks like everything is going to pay to play the beta???? Miss when beta's we're free...Who knows next you'll have to pay to play demos??

No that is for Launch promotions, after the beta, just like any other pre-order.
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This game looks like it will get quite expensive to play over time...
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Just going to get the $20 one, ima just wait a bit and see if I should buy it or not though
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