Membership Benefits

If you're still undecided about whether or not to join and become a member of our global Stronghold community, read on below to discover some of the great benefits of getting involved.


Registration is completely free with no strings attached, and we do not provide advertisements or other intrusive forms of tracking. Stronghold Nation is a not-for-profit community and this will never change. We will always keep our content suitable for audiences of all ages and do not allow swearing or obscene language on our site.


We do not sell information to any third party and fully understandand the level of privacy intrusion on many modern websites. This website is very different and we will never behave in this way.



By registering an account you will be able to change how the site looks based on a number of themes we have installed. You will be able to change how the forums look and feel as well, along with how many topics and items are displayed per page.


You will also be able to personalise your account by subscribing to individual downloads, download sections, entire forums, threads and more to be instantly notified of new acitivty, updates and replies! You will be able to choose from our gallery of avatars, use gravatar, or even upload an avatar of your own choice! Your avatar image will be displayed next to your username alongside every comment you post, topic you create and everywhere you go on the site!


You will also be able to change your own personal information, including password, at any time as well as adding two-factor authentication to secure your account.



As a registered member you will be able to participate in community discussions, competitions, ask questions on our friendly forum and even form groups with other members by creating or joining your own interest-based Clubs. With this feature you will never run out of content to enjoy and watch which can go far deeper than in the forums themselves. We have a number of Clubs relating to interests such as History, SH2 Lord of the Rings Mods, and more. By becoming a member, you will also have access to join in as many competitions as you would like, with each and every competition winner awarded a virtual trophy in our Trophy Room!


You will be able to start and join personal conversations with your friends, and will even have your own quota for uploading images directly into forum discussions. As a member, you will be part of the largest and fastest-growing Stronghold community around the world, with access to dedicated experts not just in the field of Stronghold, but also other areas such as History.


Downloads & resources

As a member you will be able to upload your own content to our community, whether that be articles, tutorials, walkthroughs, gallery images, or even things such as downloads - what's clear is that you will be fully free to enjoy and immerse yourself within our friendly community environment.


Stronghold Nation has strict rules of conduct which are followed at all times. You can find out more by reading our terms and conditions and Community rules.


To register, click here to set up your account. Within a few short minutes, you can get started with everything above!


Oh, and welcome to the community!