In a land torn asunder by incessant warfare, it is time to assemble your own band of hardened warriors and enter the fray. Lead your men into battle, expand your realm, and claim the ultimate prize: the throne of Calradia!
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Release Date: Mar 31, 2010

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Includes 5 items: Mount & Blade, Mount & Blade: Warband, Mount & Blade: Warband - Napoleonic Wars, Mount & Blade: Warband - Viking Conquest Reforged Edition, Mount & Blade: With Fire & Sword

 

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April 4

Viking Conquest Reforged Edition source and 2.023 patch

2.023 Patch for Viking Conquest Reforged Edition is now live!





Along with the mod, we are releasing the source code for modders to use, along with addition assets. Links and terms of use for these, can be found over on the Viking Conquest Downloads Page.

For the server hosters and non-Steam users, you can get the latest version from the Viking Conquest Downloads Page.


Changelog 2.023


Fix rescue slave from village scene
Fix port attack stutter
Remove testing trigger
Fix duplicate ship getting renamed
Add more landing points for faster Norse invasions
Rearrange adventurers' AI trigger to avoid unnecessary AI interruptions (bouncing around at sea)
Change all ti_on_hit to FIRST test if inflicted agent is active (battle red text)
Return to "update all notes" for faction relation changes
Fix suspected critical constant for alliance system
Add check for bad party to script_party_set_ai_state (red text)
Fix wrong dialog option for Trainer in player's refuge.
Fix and document missing prisoners.
Fix refuge dialogs.
Fix refuge training. Limit it to produce only up to L3 troops and have it stop automatically.
Allow refuge items to be refreshed. Have them be from the player culture.
Include attachments when inflicting damage to party from siege event.
Avoid problems by prohibiting companions from being captured by player.
Fix quest dialogs, results.
Update game notes regarding shield taunt.
Take dead player's troops out of scripted mode (frozen skirmishers).
Show when player is mercenary on character report.
Track and test for last town to pay siege tribute (to avoid paying again).
Avoid spawning recruitable dog during village quests.
Move troops and ships from demolished camp.
Alter price adjustment formulas to avoid player from making money just by buying/selling a single item over and over again.
Add script_encounter_calculate_fit to "Charge Villagers" so player gets full party.
Restructure torture dialogs.
Except bandit lairs from icon changes.
Routed parties get ship icons.
Marchoc's polearm skill fixed.
Siege tributes posibilities balanced.
Now you can named only 7 ships, the rest will be random names.

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December 22, 2015

Viking Conquest Reforged Edition 2.021 Patch Released

# Fixes

- Fixed some scene problems.
- Fixed quest not being cancelled when faction is destroyed.
- Fixed being able to access the storage chest in any town.
- Fixed endless pilgrims.
- Fixed issue with wedding scene.
- Fixed Berserker shield size.
- Fixed deterioration in Kingdom Relation.
- Fixed mistakes in Ancient Troop names.
- Fixed Wrong Text for Readingum
- Fixed young faces on old npcs.
- Fixed Player Dopplegangers.
- Other minor fixes.

# New

- By popular demand, the dog is immortal now.

# Balance

- Bandits party strength tuned.
- Faction relations rebalanced.
- Cirren Ceaster Siege reworked.
- Siege Simulation Kill Ratios adjusted.

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Modules on Steam Workshop

You can now download, rate and get automatic updates to mods on the Steam Workshop! Go to the Mount&Blade Warband Workshop to try out the mods there. This is still a new feature so please let us know what you think and give us your suggestions, in our discussions forum.

If you are a mod maker and you are wondering how to get your mod(s) on the workshop, then take a look at our instruction thread: http://forums.taleworlds.com/index.php/topic,307509.0.html

About This Game

In a land torn asunder by incessant warfare, it is time to assemble your own band of hardened warriors and enter the fray. Lead your men into battle, expand your realm, and claim the ultimate prize: the throne of Calradia!
Mount & Blade: Warband is the eagerly anticipated stand alone expansion pack for the game that brought medieval battlefields to life with its realistic mounted combat and detailed fighting system.
  • Graphical overhaul: Support added for HDR, FSAA, depth of field, soft particles, tone mapping, and many other effects
  • New models with greater detail and high-quality textures
  • Multiplayer battles with up to 64 players. Multiplayer modes include Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, Capture the Flag, Conquest, Battle, and Siege
  • A campaign allowing you to become the ruler of a faction and convince lords to become your vassals
  • The ability to upgrade your companions to vassals by granting them lands
  • The ability to marry a lady of the realm for romance or cold political gain. Try to win a lady’s heart through poetry or bravery
  • Improved mechanics for soldier morale: Soldiers will break and run away if their morale gets too low
  • Pick any projectile off the battlefield for use as additional munitions
  • New motion-captured combat animations
  • Numerous improvements to the combat system: Your shield will still stop arrows even if you are not actively defending
  • The ability to play multiplayer matches on random maps as well as hand-designed ones
  • Multiplayer equipment system: Earn money by fighting opponents or accomplishing goals
  • The ability to use most throwing weapons in close combat: Switch to using a javelin as a short spear when the enemy gets close
  • Spend gold on more powerful equipment, using a carefully balanced system that will make combat more exciting without giving too much of an advantage to the leading team

System Requirements

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Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows® XP
    • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 2.0 GHz or AMD 2.5 GHz
    • Memory: 512MB RAM
    • Graphics: 3D graphics card with 64MB RAM
    • Hard Drive: 100 MB available space
    • Sound: Standard audio
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows XP or greater
    • Processor: Intel Core Duo 2.0 GHz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 3600+
    • Memory: 1GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200, ATI Radeon 9600, or better
    • Hard Drive: 100MB available space
    • Sound: Standard audio
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X version Mavericks 10.9, or later.
    • Processor: Intel Mac
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 8600M / ATi Radeon 2400 or better
    • Hard Drive: 1 GB available space
    • Sound: Standard audio
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Steam OS
    • Processor: Intel Core Duo 2.0 GHz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 3600+
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 6600GT / ATi Radeon 2400 or better
    • Hard Drive: 1 GB available space
    • Sound: Standard audio
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Adolf Hipster CSGOPoints.com
( 17.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
Pros:
-Actually get to fight with your men
-Combat is awesome
-You can do whatever the hell you want
-Mods are epic
-A lot of other stuff that I'm too lazy to type
Cons:
-Giving orders is a little difficult, but it's realistic.
-Swadia
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That Guy On The Bus
( 371.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
Well... here we are. The end of the line. And just what do I have to say to you? I VILL DRINK FRUM YOUR SKULL!
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gobr78
( 112.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
its the best game of this sort
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magic hjalti
Posted: May 27
Start new game REPEAT
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Lemon Lime Minties
( 123.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
Welcome to Mount and Blade, where you spend your first 30 minutes getting rekt by naked bandits until your army is powerful enoguh to defeat them. Pledge allegiance to a king, and spend yet another 30 minutes getting rekt by Lords. Found a new Kingdom, and get ground to a paste by angry Nords/Swadians/Rhodoks/sarrandids/Vaegirs/Khergits. Then get rekt by naked bandits as you rebuild your army.
The cycle of life.
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Srbosjek
Posted: May 27
It's better then most AAA titles released novadays
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Darksidekittens
( 474.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
One of my favorie games of all time plenty of replay value when you add all the mods and there are tond to choose from.

Can't wait till Mount & Blade II hits!!
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fluffgadang
( 5.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
Although I only played this game when it was free on the weekend, I knew it was a fun game. It just somewhat does something that other games like this don't, and that's what makes it stand out. Who cares about the eagle? The gameplay is amazing, doesn't require the greatest computer, and is definitely worth it's price. 123/42. Good game.
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Monk
( 125.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
Great game. I am looking foeward to bannerlord.
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Fidel
( 665.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
10/10 would became imperor in 395789 mods again
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Eric Da Penguin
( 644.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
This game has alot of possible diffrent play styles. By example you can have a smaller army of better soldiers of a larger army of weaker solidiers, you could have diffrent mixes of archers, mele units or (my personal favorite) cavalry. to say the least this game could be played for so long because of all the diffrent things you could do. This is the first game i ever bought on steam and I dont regret buying it one bit.
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Cabazete
Posted: May 26
We are all complaining f@gs in the negative section so dont pay attention to us and buy the game...
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S4udz
( 170.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
helpful review
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FloridaBlaze
( 11.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
Product received for free
The best part of this game is when you use the console to make all your followers max level and attack the strongest armies in all the land.

...

You're my prisoner now. HAHAHA!
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PanWojox
( 16.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
Product received for free
Wspaniała gra!!! Polecam !
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Bendogg
( 191.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
This is one of my favourite games to play because it has everything from all of my favourite genres combined can't wait for the second one!!
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The knight who say's NI
( 451.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
Well i think this game is owesome! but only the singleplayer its fun a lot.
the multiplayer a lot of things need to change but still good :D
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.113
( 880.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
It is still good, even after all these years.. The modding community is amazing, with incredibly beautiful mods like sands of faith, the amazing brytenwalda mod and soon a new update is coming for Warsword conquest, the warhammer fantasy battles mod which was fun already but the next patch which has a release date coming at 27th of may, has me more hyped than total war: warhammer does, just to mention a few.

Highly recommend this game.
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hoppi164
( 194.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
Bought game on really cheap sale.
"Eh, it's probably going to be ♥♥♥♥, but i'll hear it out"
> Many days later
> "Crap, i have an exam"
> "No Hoppi164, that was yesterday"

10/10 would fail uni for this game.
Beware the addiction.
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146 of 160 people (91%) found this review helpful
159 people found this review funny
Recommended
467.7 hrs on record
Posted: April 28
Lost my social life, good grades and girlfriend cuz of this game
Jk didnt have that anyway 10/10
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115 of 133 people (86%) found this review helpful
139 people found this review funny
Recommended
36.9 hrs on record
Posted: April 30
>Playing M&B at 02:00
>Trying to win a tournament
>Hit a female char
>She moan
>Parents hear and scream to me
>Stop watching porn now

10/10 Would make my parents think i'm addicted to masturbation again
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89 of 105 people (85%) found this review helpful
112 people found this review funny
Recommended
1,855.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 3
Not worth 1856 hours.
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62 of 74 people (84%) found this review helpful
93 people found this review funny
Recommended
1,126.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 6
Meh, it was okay.

Needs more replayability.
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54 of 67 people (81%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Recommended
89.6 hrs on record
Posted: April 27
Mount & Blade: Warband is RPG in which you need to become barbarian or vassal of your king.One of your jobs is to create new country and/or expand your realm ,explore world of Calradia.

Gameplay
At beggining of game you have option to choose one of 6 Factions each faction have special perks and locations like Southeast of map and Horse-archers.
You can choose as well if your start is rich or not and what abilities you want to have aka throwing weapons and archery or even barbarian road.

Audio
Soundtracks make me feel like im watching lord of the rings =w=
^ no kidding
^ok a lil bit XD

Graphic

They are not bad and not good more like average with medium quality as for the year it was developed in .

Verdict - 7/10

Thing that make me stick still to this game are mods and still unfinished roads.

I recommend this game to every RPG Lover ~ Rich
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33 of 37 people (89%) found this review helpful
12 people found this review funny
38 of 46 people (83%) found this review helpful
24 people found this review funny
Recommended
455.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 5
>Be me
>Playing Brytenwalda mod
>♥♥♥♥ this ♥♥♥♥ fam I can't get an army together
>Decide to go pick on some villagers
>13 of them
>Absolutely slaughter these villagers 1 on 13
>Sell their ♥♥♥♥ to a merchant
>Go to mead hall
>Sell peasant prisoners
>Hire some mercenaries
>kill some villagers
>Sell villager ♥♥♥♥
>Sell villagers
>Hire mercenaries
>Repeat
>Eventually amass an army of 400 mercenaries
>Literally by selling farmers to ransom brokers
>Spread out into klilling bandits and ♥♥♥♥
>Make ♥♥♥♥tons killing bandits then selling them
>Eventually begin to get bombed with Vassalship requests from random kings I have never met
>wtf.jpeg
>Check my fame
>Literally just a few points shy of a few kings
>Accept vassalship
>♥♥♥♥ with caravans
>My reputation is so decent that people I've never met are randomly devoted to me
>Mfw I got here by hiring mercs from killing villagers
>All the lords in my faction like me
>Get them to lay siege to a city then gather lord's support into giving it to me
>Defect from my faction and bring over a lot of the lords
>Give them the conquered land I have so much of
>Fight some mod-special bandits
>30 vs 400
>They ♥♥♥♥ing wiped me to 350
>Idea.jpeg
>Capture as many of these special bandits as I possibly can
>Take them to lair the mod let me build
>Hire a ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ to keep moral up
>Hire these prisoners to my party
>Throw into garrison
>Moral boost
>Repeat
>Literally able to march 200 of these ♥♥♥♥ers into a battle and insta-win
>Fight some random rival lord
>Horse got javelined to ♥♥♥♥ and died
>Backing up and blocking the enemy
>Men are coming to me right now
>Look at the Reports section of the screen
>"You have stumbled and fallen"
>Get instantly mobbed by infantry
>♥♥♥♥ing destroyed
>Cannot command my elite bandit unit
>They get ♥♥♥♥ed
>The last doctor I had in my party ♥♥♥♥ed right off and I was currently looking for another
>No wound treatment
>Cannot command rest of battle
>Absolutely wiped
>Lose all my mercenaries and elite bandits

ten outta ten would lose 60 hours of progress again because of bad footwork.
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54 of 74 people (73%) found this review helpful
67 people found this review funny
Recommended
252.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 11
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23 of 24 people (96%) found this review helpful
15 people found this review funny
Recommended
849.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 12
My father hates games, as he sees it as a waste of time. After he saw how I improved my English playing online, graduated from English and now working overseas as an English teacher, he forces my brothers to play this game online.
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20 of 21 people (95%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
2,217.4 hrs on record
Posted: May 13
With over 2,000 hours played. This game has brought me more friends then Ive ever made in real life. Thats kinda sad, but its the truth. From NW DLC to PW To single player mods.... This game has been "The Game" For me. Joining regs and getting on TS to admining PW servers to spending hours on Viking conquest. Tbh Mount And Blade has kinda saved gaming for me in a way. If it wasent for the joy of playing this game and meeting awesome people online I would have most likely given up gaming along time ago. There's a long list of people that Ive met playing Mount And Blade. And the overwheling majority are on my good side. Anyways, thought Id wright a review after 2k hours.
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17 of 18 people (94%) found this review helpful
7 people found this review funny
Recommended
698.2 hrs on record
Posted: April 30
It's a very well rounded game, for being built in a shack by some Turks.

It's also how I ruined my social life.

I highly reccomend it.
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12 of 12 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
2,388.4 hrs on record
Posted: May 20
Mount and Blade: Warband and all of the its expansions and mods has brought me some of the most enjoying moments I have ever had in a videogame. From the brutal medieval battles of class Warband to the 19th century warfare that is Napoleonic Wars, the game never failed to keep me coming back to the battlegrounds for more. This is mostly due to its easy to learn, but hard to master combat system, and its various game modes, factions, classes, and maps. There are six different factions: Swadia, Nords, Sarranid Sultanate, Khergit Khanate, Rhodoks, and Vaegirs. Each faction specializes in their own respective areas. Swadia have very strong heavy cavalry, Nords specialize in having the strongest infantry with the best shields and massive two handed axes that cut through enemy shields and armor like butter. The Sarranid Sultanate is a nice blend of both cavalry and light archers, the Khergit Khanate are the only faction to be affective with horse archers which can be a nightmare to fight if they aren’t approached properly. Rhodoks are renowned for their sharp spearmen and crossbows and the Vaegirs are master archers with pinpoint accuracy even at the greatest distances. The three different classes offer many tactical options and deciding what you yourself want to specialize in along with the rest of your party can be quite thought provoking at times.
Single player is a pure joy to play through and being that it is an open world RPG sandbox that you can play around in, you will find that there is a ton of replay value here. Whether it’s the level up system that can be quite overwhelming at first, the pros and cons of the different factions, or the people you meet along the way and the relationships that you form with them, you will always find a reason to hit that “Start a new game” button and play again, but in a completely different way.
Multiplayer is also quite in depth and a very dedicated community has formed around it. You will be able to find both casual and competitive players who still play regularly. Multiplayer consists of eight different game modes: Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, Battle, Capture the Flag, Fight and Destroy, Conquest, Siege, and Duel.
-Deathmatch has you thrown into immediate chaotic action against other players in an all out brawl where it’s every man and woman for themselves. Actions happen very quickly, damage is high and health is quite low so at any moment anyone could die regardless of how skilled they are. It is a great game mode if you don’t have a lot of time to play, but just want to get in some quick instant action against players of varying skill levels.
-Team Deathmatch is very similar to Deathmatch in that you are thrown right into the thick of the action with no objective, but to kill the enemy at all costs. The difference here is that you have a team to work with and so does the enemy. Coordination is key here unless you are lucky enough to have a few players on your team that are experienced and can cleave through the enemy players.
-Battle is similar to Team Deathmatch except for the fact that in battle you only get one life per round which adds great tension to each round individually. At first having one life per round can be quite frustrating especially when you’re one of the first people to die before any of the main fighting begins, but overtime you will more than likely grow to like this one life based game mode as it makes you play more carefully and tactfully than you would in Deathmatch or Team Deathmatch.
-Capture the Flag is quite standard, it’s the same as any other Capture the Flag really. You and the enemy team each have your own flags and your goal is to retrieve their flag and bring it back to your base without letting them get yours. Short, sweet and to the point.
-Fight and Destroy has two teams put against each other, one faction will be tasked with defending valuable objectives while the other team attacks those objectives in an attempt to destroy them.
-Conquest is a real test of a team’s ability to work as a unit. In this game mode each team has to capture and hold key points on the map for a set amount of time while they fight it out with a limited number of lives.
-Siege is the ultimate test of a team’s tactical capabilities on the battlefield. This is easily the most difficult game mode when there are 60+ players on a siege server. One team plays as the defenders who attempt to hold a keep of massive proportions, while the other team plays as the attackers who raid the castle to try and capture it within a set period of time. It is easily the most brutal, bloody, nonsensical and downright gritty game mode that Mount and Blade Warband has to offer. Players of all skill levels participate in sieges and even if one team has veterans it will not guarantee them victory, because there is greater strength in numbers and coordination than one elite player going solo and killing as many people as he can. This game mode comes down to pure team work and pushing enemy fortifications in the right way as the attackers and defending those fortifications as the defenders. Often times classes play a major role in this game mode as every class has its own role to fulfill. For defense inept archers can generally mean instant spelled defeat if their infantry are not solid and. For offense having poor infantry who don’t do coordinated pushes as a group will also end up losing more than half the time. As attackers Siege has the many factors and rules that come into play with how you need to approach the enemy fortress to win and if you don’t follow said parameters then you’re going to die. . . A lot. Overall though it is still my 2nd favorite game mode and I have spent a great deal of time playing it with friends and flying solo from time to time.
-Duel is in my opinion the most personal and most in depth game mode that Mount and Blade Warband has to offer and I quite frankly find it to be the best. In duel you fight another player in a one on one fight with any weapon of your choice and any class of your choice, but typically it’s infantry with a one-handed weapon, two-handed weapon or a polearm with no shield. Whether you are dueling for honor, fun, or just to win, duel has something to offer for every player in the game. It is also the best game mode for learning about how melee combat works. At the time of this review the majority of my playtime in the game has been on duel and it still has yet to disappoint me to the point where I don’t want to play it. At a high level of play duel is the most fast paced and reaction based part of the game. The margin for error is minimal and one mistake often leads to death especially when using the two-handed Great Sword, which is the preferred weapon of choice in duel. Dueling is a progression through the game’s melee combat. You will first run around like an idiot as you try to figure out how somebody who is experienced at the game keeps killing you in a few seconds without you getting a chance to even swing, but overtime you will begin to understand exactly how the game’s mechanics work. First you will learn to recognize visual cues from your opponent and then you will learn to block. Once through that stage you will learn to feint and how to attack properly without leaving yourself completely open. Then you will learn about footwork, different feinting methods, chambering and several other aspects of the game’s melee combat and if you’re lucky you will find a mentor to help you learn it all.
At its core the game is brutal and unforgiving at the worst of times and at the best of times it can be the most rewarding game on the planet.
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Recommended
26.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 7
the king of swadia held a feast for the entire kingdom while we were sieging a castle
we instantly stopped the sieging to go to this feast

10/10 you can never have enough butter

Serious review:

After I bought this game in a sale, I played it for about half an hour. I only played the tutorial and the game did not really appeal to me, so I pretty much instantly refunded it.

Recently, I gave it another shot. In two days, I had played 10+ hours. This game is absolutely amazing, and I recommend everyone to try it. If you don't like it at first, just play for a bit longer and maybe, like me, you'll get into it.

Overall I give it a 9.5/10.
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Recommended
2,721.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 16
Hello

Look at my hours,

Is this number biggy big?

If yes.

This game is epic.

Buy it.

Bye.
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Recommended
Posted: May 23
Mount&Blade Warband Sumed up:
Day 1: Why is this game in my library? Meh, who cares, might as well play it. Uuuh, I can be a girl, let's do it! Look at dem tities. Look at my pixelated ♥♥♥, all day, all night.
Day 2: Ok, let's get this ♥♥♥♥ done, train some soldiers, kill some bandits...
Day 3: I might have made a mistake when I chose to be a girl... I destroyed so many bandits but I still have to prove myself?
Day 4: FINNALY A F**KING LORD. Now I can destroy the enemies of my king!!!
Day 5: Why no one wants to marry me... I'm pretty... right Rolf? *ROLF*
Day 6: I ALONE CONQUERED 4 CASTLES AND ONE MAJOR CITY AND I DON'T EVEN GET A F**KING VILLAGE??? F**K THIS KING, I'M STARGING MY OWN KINGDOM, WITH HOOKERS AND ROLF!!!
Day 7: I have a little kingdom, I destroy every fu cking aaarmy. Let's recruit some lords for my kingdom! "Hey, little lord, I promise to give you estates if you join me." *NO* ok... *sound of killing his army and destroying his castle intensifies*
Day 8: Why every kingdom declared war on me? Why is this HUGE army at my cities gate?
Day 9: Ok, now I have nothing, so let's get this ♥♥♥♥ done again, build an army, kill some bandits...
11/10 would lose 9 full days of my life again
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
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Recommended
1,477.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 22
it's alright played a couple hours of it so far
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
157.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 14
So few combat sims that feel really real. I like the clans, the combat, the graphics, the mods!
This game has so much value for the price you would be crazy not to buy it.
I just ride around on my horse and shoot people with my bow :)
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Recommended
3,375.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 23
Epic Game, sadly not know by that many people.
Singleplayer module is awesome. You can easily spend hundreds of hours on the SP, since every game you play will be different. You can choose whatever kind of class you want to become and conquer Calradia.
Specialy thanks to a lot of modules, its even more fun to play the SP.

Also the Multiplayer mode is awesome. Native (vanila) is specialy very good for newbies. For more challenge, there have been made plenty of modules like Persistent World and Mercenaries.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
141.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 20
Product received for free
They took a simple idea, made it complex and then made it awesome. It's got all the action you'll ever need while keeping the strategic planning involved in every nook and cranny of the game. It has made me a better man and for that nothing less that 10/10 would suffice.
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Recommended
33.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 8
Mount and Blade Warband

For a $20 Dollar game you get atleast $60 worth of content
Commanding Huge Battles
Rising Up and Training an Army
Becoming a well known name in the land

Mount and Blade Warband is by far one of the greatest games ever made.
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