The real author of this map is Goku, who asked me to post his maps on it. So, I post his maps ^^ But, this map isn't really realized by Goku. He retouched a map originally based on Stronghold Crusader.
So, don't judge a bood by his cover. Goku don't search the beauty of a map, but the playability. I played against it on this map, and it was very thrilling. Every Player has some outposts to defend. But I really suggest you to do not rest ourself on the outposts ; you can create a city, and so you can create other troops than those given by the outposts. But, in fact, if you want to win, you must be more strategic than your enemy.
Moreover, there isn't a story. About the instructions, well please don't use the stone power. Try to make assaults against the enemies withtout destroying the outposts with the stone power. Don't forget, even if you produce more Gold than your enemy, if you don't use your head, you'll probably lose.
Recommended for Multi, even if you can play against a IA, but this might be really too easy...