World Map Errors, Invisible Villages, Scouts or Army Disappears
Posted by Lord Alacrity (Firefly) on 09 May 2016 12:33 PM

This information may be helpful for such problems:


  1. Please log out of the game and close it fully.
  2. Locate and delete the appropriate “VillageDataxxx.dat” file corresponding to the world you are playing on.  xxx refers to the World code. A full list of world codes is at the bottom of the page. e.g. English World 1 = VillageData100.dat

These files are located in the following folders (Hidden files/folders will need to be visible *):

Windows XP

C:\Documents and Settings\User\Application Data\Firefly Studios\Stronghold Kingdoms

Windows Vista/7/8/10

C:\Users\[USERNAME]\AppData (hidden folder)\Roaming\Firefly Studios\Stronghold Kingdoms

If SHK was installed for All Users:

C:\User\Default\AppData\Roaming\Firefly Studios\Stronghold Kingdoms


* To make Hidden Files and Folders visible

Windows XP

Open My Computer, click on Tools in the top menu open Folder Options and within the View tab you will see Hidden files and folders, select "Show hidden files and folders".

Windows Vista/7/8/10

From the Start Menu Choose Computer/C: (or letter your drive is called) Then on the menu bar click on Organise/Folders And Search Options/View And within this view tab you will see Hidden Files and Folders, select "Show Hidden Files And Folders"


World Codes:

  World 1 World 2 World 3 World 4 World 5 World 6 World 7 World 8 World 9
English 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108
US 900 901 902            
Europe 700 701 702            
Global Conflict 1200 1201              
Island Warfare 1300                
German 200 201 202 203          
French 300 301              
Russian 400 401 402 403 404        
Spanish 500                
Polish 600 601              
Turkish 800                
Italian 1000                
Latin America 1100                
Rise of the Wolf 3500                


Special thanks to Voltair! 

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