Crusader Kings II

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Crusader Kings II is a character-driven real-time grand strategy game where the player can start between 1066 and 1337 and play until 1453. The goal is to choose a Christian lord and make sure the dynasty survives as you play a succession of the lords descendants through the games time-span.

The player thrives to gain Prestige for every successive character played and expanding the feudal domain. In the game the player encounters courtiers and vassals that each have their own agendas, as well as fights the Moor, the Heathen and the Heretic and defends against the Mongol Horde. The game supports multiplayer for up to 32 other players.


Crusader Kings II Windows Scenario selection - Choose scenario and lead character.
Crusader Kings II Windows The setup screen before launching the game. Enable DLC and choose mods.
Crusader Kings II Windows Game start - First in-game tip.
Crusader Kings II Windows Loading screen - Different background and tips in every load.

Alternate Titles

  • "Crusader Kings II: Mroczne Wieki" -- Polish title

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Game Watcher Windows Feb 13, 2012 9.5 out of 10 95
Vandal Online Windows Feb 28, 2012 9 out of 10 90 Windows Feb 29, 2012 9 out of 10 90
Cheat Code Central Windows Feb 14, 2012 4.3 out of 5 86
Impulse Gamer Windows Feb, 2012 8.2 out of 10 82
IGN Windows Mar 05, 2012 8 out of 10 80
Games Radar Windows Feb 27, 2012 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Thunderbolt Games Windows Jan 24, 2013 8 out of 10 80
Softpedia Linux Feb 07, 2013 8 out of 10 80
Family Friendly Gaming Windows 2012 76 out of 100 76


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