Indsendt: 19. april
I came into this game not knowing what to expect. I had $10.00 and this game seemed interesting. After buying the game and installing it, I started a character and played. I really enjoyed pillaging villages, stealing their stuff, and recruiting their people, just so we could go pillage and fight some more. Before I knew it I had amassed an army of 28 people. I played so much that I had amassed an army of 55, with 35 prisoners (including one lord). I sieged some castles and became a rebellious tyrant who guided an army of rescued farmers and peasants who became knights. We fought and fought until we owned quite a bit of land. I ruled over an army, and it felt good to be king. A ruthless, cruel, and destructive overlord. But an overlord nonetheless. But in my adventure I learned quite a bit of information.
-Always go to war with armies of less than your own
-Always be ready for dissapointment
-Never get off of your horse
-Don't be a jerk to armies of more than your own, you will be utterly destroyed and imprisoned.
-Force peasants to give you items, sell the expensive ones, then buy some villagers.
-Up your charisma a lot and add to your Leadership and Prisoner Management skills a lot, too.
-Don't be a softie, be a ruthless tyrant who stomps on everyone, the latter being much more fun.
-Be the king that you always wanted to be. It's your destiny, your choice. That is why M&B is so much fun.
My only problem with the game is how the gameplay can get tedious and boring at times. Once you've become the king and put some hours into the game, there isn't much left to do. But this can be solved by modding. I recommend getting some mods at Nexus, so the game won't get too boring.
Nonetheless, it is a great game and I recommend picking it up. I have not played Warband but if you are willing to pay $20.00 for a better looking, expanded version of the original, get Warband instead. You won't be dissapointed. 9/10.