offers free weekend for another game, as Crusader Kings II
can be played
gratis for the next few days (thanks Ant
). Here's a refresher on this
Windows, macOS, and Linux grand strategy game:
The Dark Ages might be
drawing to a close, but Europe is still in turmoil. Petty lords vie against
beleaguered kings who struggle to assert control over their fragmented realms.
The Pope calls for a Crusade to protect the Christians in the Holy Land even as
he refuses to relinquish control over the investiture of bishops - and their
riches. Now is the time for greatness. Expand your demesne and secure the future
of your dynasty. Fill your coffers, appoint vassals, root out traitors and
heretics, introduce laws and interact with hundreds of nobles, each with their
A good lord will always need friends to support him. But beware, as loyal
vassals can quickly turn to bitter rivals, and some might not be as reliable as
they seem... Stand ready, and increase your prestige until the world whispers
your name in awe. Do you have what it takes to become a Crusader King?
Crusader Kings II explores one of the defining periods in world history in an
experience crafted by the masters of Grand Strategy. Medieval Europe is brought
to life in this epic game of knights, schemes, and thrones...