What beginns as a tranquil castle builder may probably end up in the flood of innumerable invaders. While it is not difficult to keep a dozen of light Arabian forces away from your buildings, suddenly about eight European contingents appear at the same time! And you suffer grave restrictions conernings measures of defence such as moats and pitch ditches. It's like balance falling head over heels down the other side.
The only way to take a stand here is to let your economy explode including weapons production.
The eco requests consist of huge numbers and affect many parts of Stronghold production lines, and this fits to the need of training a big army.
The landscape turned out not that nice, the area being flat, oasis and swamp unmotivated.