Posted: April 14
This game is quite possibly the easiest and most addicting of the Paradox grand strategy titles to get into.Audio
- The base audio that comes with this game really captures the mood of the time, with additional themed soundtracks you can purchase for a small sum. Even the effects really add to the game with relevant sounds notifying you of births, tithes collected, war declarations, etc.Environment
- You put yourself into the role of a ruler ranging from the 8th - 15th century AD with a map ranging from the Indian subcontinent to Iceland, Ghana to the Steppes of Asia. Though this range is smaller than with other Paradox titles, with unique mechanics like the tribal system, the Indian caste system, and such there is a great feeling of variation depending on where you start in the map.Replay Value
- With thousands of characters to choose from (or you can choose to make your own), tens of religions, cultures, and various ruling styles the replayability in this game is endless.Shill factor
- The list of DLC that comes with this game is daunting, however most of it is cosmetic. The refreshing thing with Crusader Kings 2 is that with each large patch (such as the one which introduced India) all players will benefit from free content regardless of whether they want to dole out more dosh for DLC.
It's a fun game, especially if you enjoy a bit of roleplay. Go buy it and ♥♥♥♥ around as a duke, well worth the cost.