Besiege castles and raid villages in Chivalry: Medieval Warfare, a fast-paced medieval first person slasher with a focus on multiplayer battles
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Mostly Positive (1,084 reviews) - 76% of the 1,084 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Very Positive (41,798 reviews) - 84% of the 41,798 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Oct 16, 2012

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July 13

Chivalry Community Brabble #15

Once upon a midsummer Brabble! This time: A variety of videos, custom Lego, epic screenshots, and Kung Fu Feydrid!


A special announcement from the Melee Gaming Association!

MGA presents Sunset at Midnight: A Charity Farewell to Chivalry: Medieval Warfare
12:00AM - 11:59PM, August 19th, 2016
24 hours of events in NA, Europe and Australia
Charitable contributions given to Child's Play
Info coming soon at /r/chiv and!


Comprehensive Guide to Chivalry
Happy Gloom has produced an introductory guide to Chivalry to assist our new players in learning the game

Mason Army of Legomen via Rafael

Chivalrous Dubstep!
A music video from Carlnin

Mason Eagle
The Mason’s reach extends to the real world! Artwork via Strawberry Fields

4 Brothers
Agathathian Brothers! Incredible artwork found by Ice Copper

Crossover Art

These submissions for Terraria and Chivalry Crossover didn’t make the finals, but they’re still epic!

Artwork by Bito my Mito

Artwork by Jahn#11451

Artwork by Sir Galahad the pure

Chivalry meets...Subnautica?!
An aquatic warrior by Sir Galahad the pure

Horde Mode? Giant Slayers?
Either way, we love it! Artwork posted on Steam by 餓者髑髏, created by @Mr_Werewolf_art

Chivalry Bingo!
How many of these can you find in your Chivalry matches? Bingo by /u/MasterofDuck on reddit.

A beautiful screenshot by Soul

King Fury!
King Feydrid takes matters into his own hands...and feet! Artwork by $upeBuB

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July 5

Chivalry: Medieval Warfare Patch 47.5 - Hotfix!

This patch addresses the following fixes.


  • Fixed some texture LOD settings that could have been causing incorrect visibility of world objects


Castle Assault / King's Garden
  • Making barriers work properly (not stick in the way after the objective is completed). The barriers added in the previous patch were not implemented correctly and would often bug out, additional protection has been added to ensure they work as intended.

    Drunken Bazaar
  • Fixed the collision on the optional side bridge

Please expect our servers to be down for a time while they are updated

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"I’m rather enamoured by the unique flavour of online combat presented by Chivalry. It’s fresh and fun, and like the very best games is easy to get into yet incredibly hard to master."
90/100 - Ausgamers

“I saw my body slump to the floor, some distance away and then the hammer-bastard was standing over me, attempting to play croquet with what remained of my face.”
Rock Paper Shotgun

Custom Maps and Modding Support!

Full Controller Support!

Just Updated

About This Game

Besiege castles and raid villages in Chivalry: Medieval Warfare is a first-person slasher with a focus on multi-player. Featuring competitive online combat that seeks to capture the experience of truly being on a medieval battlefield. Inspired from the intensity and epicness of swordfighting movies such as 300, Gladiator and Braveheart, Chivalry: Medieval Warfare aims to bring that experience to the hands of a gamer.

The game is skill-based and controls like an FPS, but instead of guns and grenades, players are given swords, shields, maces, battleaxes and longbows. Set in a fictional, yet gritty and realistic world, players will fight in fast paced online battles besieging castles, raiding medieval villages and fighting for glory in the arena with up to 32 players.

Key Features:

  • Deep melee combat system provides players with a huge range of responsive combat options
  • Adjust your attacks and blocks in real time with the mouse for precise and full control of the action
  • Wield an arsenal of up to 60 brutal weapons ranging from broad swords and battle axes to longbows and javelins
  • Dynamic objective system brings team tactics and strategy to the forefront as players batter down gates, raid villages and assassinate enemy royalty to achieve victory.
  • Use a variety of siege weapons ranging from catapults, boiling oil, ballista, battering rams and more
  • Vast, lush environments that transport the player to a gritty and immersive medieval world.
  • Offline play options that allow players to gain familiarity with the controls and gameplay before being thrust into the action.

System Requirements

Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz or AMD Athlon X2 2.7 GHz (a dual-core CPU is required)
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: ATI Radeon 3870 or higher, Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT or higher. 512MB VRAM.
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 7 GB HD space
    • Other Requirements: Broadband Internet connection
    • Supported controls:: Keyboard + Mouse, or Xbox 360 controller, Xbox One controller, or compatible XInput controller
    Minimum recommended:
    • OS: OS X 10.9.5
    • Processor: Intel Core i7, 2.5 GHz
    • GPU: Nvidia Geforce 750M
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Hard Drive: 7 GB HD space
    • OS: Steam OS. (However, other distros with Steam installed should run the game just fine.)
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.6 GHz or AMD Athlon X2 2.8 GHz (a dual-core CPU is required)
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 4850, or Nvidia GeForce 9800 GT or equivalent. (With respective proprietary drivers). 512MB VRAM.
    • Hard Drive: 7 GB HD space
    • Other Requirements: Steam client + runtime environment. If using open source drivers, S2TC is required to approximate S3TC texture support.
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Mostly Positive (1,084 reviews)
Very Positive (41,798 reviews)
Recently Posted
( 2.8 hrs on record )
Posted: July 23
I ♥♥♥♥ing love this game, it's so stupidly brutal but it can be ruined by team killers since (from what I have seen) there is no option to make it so friendlies can't hurt you, I guess it adds to the realism? I picked this up for 2 quid and it is definitley a worthy purchase, I just need more time to play it,
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( 4.3 hrs on record )
Posted: July 23
Deus vult.
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( 5.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 23
Lag + complicated commands.
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The Dark Soul (#TeamPyro)
( 49.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 23
Medieval FPHS
Wide range of weapons
Wide range of outfits to wear into combat (Not including wedding dresses)
Funny lines
Realistic combat lines
Realistic combat
Many map to coat in blood

Community is full of ♥♥♥♥♥
No campaign
Melee combat can be one-sided depending on skill level

For the blue and gold!
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Nightmare Djinn
( 70.5 hrs on record )
Posted: July 23
Chivalry: Medieval Warfare is a game that is actually really, really fun, if you know what you're doing and sometimes even when you don't know jack ♥♥♥♥. The community is USUALLY helpful and will give you pointers of what to do (in my experience) but they still won't go easy on you. Of course, there are salty players as well, as can be expected in a comptetive multiplayer game.

So, what's it like for a beginner in the game of Chivalry? Well... Confusing. You go in as a wee baby, unsure of where to go or what to do. You think you can get in and know exactly what to do and be an expert. Stick them with the pointy end of the sword, right? You go in to a high-level room and get demolished by a man clad in massive armour and wielding a maul, simply because he ducked and you didn't realize that the game features a unique mechanic that allows you to speed up or slow down your attacks by moving your mouse a certain way during the attack.

Like I said, you will be torn apart. You will rage. You will get better. It just takes time. Do not go in thinking this will be a cakewalk. Do not go in thinking you will be the best player immediately after looking at the controls for five seconds and completing the training mission.

I don't play this game anymore, though, and my recommendation is empty because of this, I know. But, this is a very good game. If you need any more info, just watch someone on YouTube play it and see how much fun they have. Look at all the community who enjoy it. If you weren't into medieval martial arts, you just might be into them once you get this game.

Overall rating for the game: 8/10

The game is not perfect, it has flaws. Sometimes, you come across a person who simply acts like a ballerina, and you're left wondering how the hell they killed you if literally the only thing they were doing were spinning around with a Zweihender. Mordhau intends to fix that, and, in all honesty, I would wait for that to release rather than just redownload this game (I did not delete it intentionally. My computer crashed and I had to reset everything. Had it not crashed, I would still probably be playing it today, I just don't want to redownload it again.)

Anyways, this game is worth the money, simple as that

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El amigo nachete
( 24.3 hrs on record )
Posted: July 23
Perfect game to buy a 4-pack, a lot of fun if you play with friends
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( 14.7 hrs on record )
Posted: July 23
Really fun game!

its a really fun game and its really cool that you can do MMO fights in special servers with 50v50 people because 12v12 can sometimes be really boring if you just cant find the enemies, i also like the FFA but the spawns are sometimes really neat and you get backstabbed a lot, its also a fun game to play with a party with like 3 people or more in a small arena, i also like the different classes and the physics in the game. the graphics are not the really best graphics, but who cares! you can smack someone's arms and legs and even their head of. the logo's and different clothing patterns are really fun to use but it really sucks that you have to pay for different weapon skins. and helmets and stuff.

but overal its a really satisfying game! and fun to play.
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( 76.5 hrs on record )
Posted: July 23
I decided to jump onto my first multiplayer game after becoming confident in my bot-destroying abilities.

My objective was to defend a village and its inhabitants from the Mason Order.

One person in particular that I remember vividly was a Mason Vanguard who I engaged in a duel after seeing him defeat one of my allies. I ran up to him with my longsword in hand (well, both of my hands) while his back was turned. He was preparing to bring his massive two-handed sword down to butcher another hopeless peasant.

He accidentially managed to hit me with a reverse overhead despite not knowing that I was behind him. Unfortunately, my loud yell of pain got his attention. I managed to get a few strikes in, but the first blow I took did a lot of damage and I fell on the battlefield. I watched with my dying breath as he started performing squats on my face while saying that he liked me.

Suddenly, his head exploded as an Agathian Knight struck him from behind with his maul. The dead Mason Vanguard fell on top of my corpse. As my respawning timer ended, the last thing I saw of that engagement was my comrade teabagging where our opponent's head would have been if it had not exploded, which unfortunately was also where my surprisingly still intact face was.

9,001/420 would become a victim of necrophilia again
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Guy Fieri
( 101.6 hrs on record )
Posted: July 22
First off, before i write this review i would like to say that i truly love this game. the feel of you and 15 other complete strangers duking it out on a level playing field is excilerating and i dont feel there is another game that offers quite the same thing. the feel of the game from the graphics and voice overs is amazing and i feel the atmosphere of this game is perfect.

however this game is lacking many things, so much so that i believe that it is beyond repair. First off, the game lacks a matchmaking system which means that right after lvl 15 when u cant play on noob servers anymore yuour going to get slaughtered almost immeadetly on any server you go on. I also feel like the lack of a COMPETITIVE game mode with a ranking/elo system really hinders this game's growth a lot. Most of the reason why i like games like cs go and league of legends is becuase of the competitive-ness and balanced gameplay which this game has niether.\

My second problem with this game is that it is a ♥♥♥♥♥ to run. I have a mediocre computer and i have to run on the lowest setting and still get bad fps lag. Ik that this is also a fault on my end but you shouldnt have to have a super computer to run games.

The communication within teams could also use some tweaks. the addition of a voice chat would make things a lot more fun imo and make for a more enjoyable expeirience

My last problem with this game is all the little bugs and exploits that higher level chivalrists use to kill whoever is not using thos bugs. the "balance team" that runs chivalry has decided they are going to keep the exploits which leads to toxic and wonky gameplay which is sheer lazyness on their part. perhaps the only reason why chivalry doesnt have a large competitive scene is becuase the devs dont give a crap about the game except for making skins.

Overall I loved this game for the longest time but until some of these changes are changed, i think ill play other more balanced games
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King Tarzan
( 349.9 hrs on record )
Posted: July 22
Best teamkilling simulator I've ever played.
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233 of 287 people (81%) found this review helpful
60 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
176.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 24
Chivalry is actually pretty enjoyable when you first start playing. After a certain point, however, you realize that the game is broken beyond reason. When you're past level 15, you'll no longer be able to play in low level servers. It means you'll be stuck with 1500 hour tryhards who'll make use of every possible broken mechanic, glitch and bug in the game to dominate you. Apparently, instead of fixing their game, the developers decided to "include" everything broken in the game as part of its core mechanics. Because they are too busy developing another equally broken sequel. They are still updating the game regularly, but the patches mostly include community made cosmetic skins which are sold by real money. Not much bugfixing and never the most important stuff.

What's worse is that the game has one of the most toxic communities I have ever seen. Whenever you try to point out the game's flaws, you will be mocked. You will be insulted. They will tell you to "git gud" at glitching or stop playing. You will be teamkilled by cancerous trolls that never gets votekicked and in retaliation, start a votekick against you.

Newer players realize these problems and stop playing the game sooner or later. So, the servers are full of these glitch♥♥♥♥♥ "experts" who are competing in their own ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ contest about who glitches the best. Since the game doesn't give you a "casual player" space, you'll be stuck in this mess until your growing mental illness prevents you from gaming, or you'll die of cancer.

If you buy this game, there are only 2 outcomes:
1. You'll hate its guts and regret paying even a single dollar for it. You'll most likely uninstall it and never look back.
2. You'll bite and become a glitchmongering cancerous ballerina yourself. You will look down on every reasonable person who realize that the game is a broken, pathetic piece of human feces. You will masturbate on other people's misery.
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63 of 97 people (65%) found this review helpful
58 people found this review funny
27.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 24
Joined a game and got penetrated by a javelin 10/10
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26 of 34 people (76%) found this review helpful
14 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
14.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 28
Spin to win. That's the maxim of soldiers from ye olde times.

Once I learned of this truth I became a Beyblade master.

I also didn't know that knights were made out of paper.

I learned a lot from Chivalry.

Chivalry: Let it Rip.

Edit: Don't forget to crouch. That's important.
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20 of 26 people (77%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
14.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 13
For the first 15 levels of the game, it's fun. Everyone is new (Except the ones that make a new account so they can grief the lower level players) and the playstyles are pretty straight forward.
After level 15, you are forced into the "Standard" servers where everyone is using any gimic they can find. Rips the fun out of mechanics and makes it slightly infuriating.
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11 of 12 people (92%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
100.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 29
I could arguably recommend this, but there are cons that limit the new player's funtime experience. As a veteran player of Age of Chivalry, I found this game a nice graphic retouching of the original, but I find it frustrating in places like getting kicked for your ping jumping up for a second, or the toxicity of this game's community.

Many of them have criticised the swing mechanic and how players abuse it to make them look like spinning helicopter ballerinas. Truth is that it's actually very easy to counter these reverse-overheads and speed-ups. It's only because after a while you can see where you'd put your block when they do these moves. In other words they become very predictable.

NOW however this does not make it fun for the new player at all once they are kicked out of the low rank servers where they must deal with it. New players would have to put real dedication into it and master blocking these helicopter swings. Making the value of this game decrease dramatically due to it's fun value being lowered by this.

So in conclusion... Get it or not? Get Age of Chivalry first, it's free and has similar gameplay, you're also able to determine if Chivalry is right for you, but the community of Chivalry might drive you away though if you question this swinging mechanic so either turn off chat completely or stick to AoC. THERE ARE RARE CASES OF THE BALLERINAS NOT BEING IN A GAME, so you might be lucky to find such a game, especially if you're a new guy.

I will be playing this though, just because I'm used to the swing mechanic's exploitation being used on me, so it's not a big deal, but like I said it might not make it fun for the new player. (I to this day remain a pure fighter, never abused the swing mechanic.)
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11 of 14 people (79%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
179.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 28
I love this game so please fix it. It has been this way as long as I can remember, the devs have not abondoned us by proving through the use of microtransactions and a DLC. We know your there, so please fix the combat exploits of overhead swings especially. Anything would be a great start. Will fix this review if it ever gets fixed
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
854.0 hrs on record
Posted: July 9
Just wait for Mordhau.
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
32.8 hrs on record
Posted: July 3
10/10 - best crappy team kill simulator I've ever played. FOR THE ORDER!!!
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
723.9 hrs on record
Posted: July 21
Broken, almost dead game where u can destroy heads. 10/10 would and will play again. Also come hither
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7 of 9 people (78%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
486.8 hrs on record
Posted: July 4
Some have bought this game to be a Crab.
The Crab Lord honor's their sacrafice.

Read "The Way of The Crab (Deadliest Warrior)" Guide today
And you shall see...
...The salty waves of the ocean lie forth to bring The Rise of The Way.

IGN 10/10 - Like Skyrim, with crabs.

Gamespot 7.9/10 - Nothing beats being a crab.
The Crab Lord Rates: 10/10

Buy it now!

Become a crab today. v<"=">v (There is also a guide for standard Chiv.)
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