Old Guard: The Horse Archer

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We are pleased to announce that the nimble Horse Archer, one of the most powerful units found in the original Stronghold Crusader, will be making his return in Stronghold Crusader 2. Please enjoy this new speed painting, which ends with the 3D model rendered in all its glory!As you know the Horse Archer’s special ability will be one of many featured in Crusader 2 at launch. The mighty Sassanid Knight can counter the Horse Archer’s speed with his charge, while the Sassanid Knight can in turn be taken out by the Pikeman, who can dig in and enter a defensive stance with bonus damage against charging units. This interplay between the different specialised troop types will form a key part of Crusader 2 gameplay, setting it apart from its predecessor without breaking the mould.