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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 Main Menu - Viewing terrain map of medieval Europe.
Crusader Kings II Windows Game start - First in-game tip.
Crusader Kings II Windows Loading screen - Different background and tips in every load.
Crusader Kings II Windows Scenario selection - Choose scenario and lead character.

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

Eurogamer.dk Windows Feb 22, 2012 9 out of 10 90
newbreview.com Windows Feb 24, 2012 4.5 out of 5 90
Gamers Daily News Windows Feb 17, 2012 9 out of 10 90
Eurogamer.it Windows Feb 24, 2012 9 out of 10 90
Destructoid Windows Feb 17, 2012 9 out of 10 90
GameAspect.com Windows Mar 08, 2012 8.5 out of 10 85
Hooked Gamers Windows Feb 22, 2012 8.1 out of 10 81
GameStar (Germany) Windows Feb 17, 2012 80 out of 100 80
Games Radar Windows Feb 27, 2012 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Family Friendly Gaming Windows 2012 76 out of 100 76


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