Knowledgebase: Stronghold 3 > Technical
After hitting the play option nothing happens.
Posted by Lord Diligent (Firefly), Last modified by Lord Friendly (Firefly) on 17 May 2016 04:45 PM

Verifying your game cache via Steam. Select Stronghold 3 and right click on 'Properties', 'Local Files', 'Verify Integrity of Game Cache'.

Check your connection with Steam and ensure the connection is working correctly.

Run the secondary installers required by this game :

1. Exit Steam entirely.

2. Browse to your Stronghold 3 installation folder (Usually C:\Program files\Steam\Steamapps\common\stronghold3\)

Run the following installers:

...\Steamapps\common\stronghold3\resources\directx \DXSETUP.exe
...\Steamapps\common\stronghold3\resources\dotNetF x40\dotNetFx_Full_x86_x64.exe
...\Steamapps\common\stronghold3\resources\redist\ vcredist_x86.exe
...\Steamapps\common\stronghold3\resources\redist\ vcredist_2008_x86.exe

Restart Windows and run the game.

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