How to Make Ruins and Fire by Yellek
The following instructions are for adding ruins and fire to maps.
1. Build castle
This basic setup includes 2 territories, and 3 attacking units. Ensure territories are so small nothing can be built! (It keeps animation to a minimum.) Make sure red has no territory or estate.
2. Assign yourself one of the small territories
3. Save map and play.
4. Attack buildings
5. Be ready to pause and move units
Attack until almost destroyed! Then pause! Give units move command.
6. Pause and move units
Keep 1 unit behind.
7. Attack until you have ruins
8. Watch meter
9. Pause and move
10. All done attacking
Disband units, save, and exit game. Copy save game to map folder, and rename with a .s2m file extension. Delete save game.
11. Reload and edit map
Place pitch ditch, 2 fire wagons, and stocks (for a reference point).
13. Save map and play
14. Start fire!
15. Pause and save
16. Save and exit Stronghold 2.
Copy save game to map folder, renaming it with a .s2m file extension. Delete save game.