The Reaper's Due
expansion for Crusader Kings II
is now available
). This requires the original game, and is yours to keep if you pick
up your copy before tomorrow afternoon. The add-on brings the fun and frivolity
of the Black Death to Paradox Interactive's strategy/RPG for Windows, macOS, and
Linux. So prepare to bring
out your dead
, and read on for the cheery details:
Little remains of
those settlements where the Black Death has passed through. Hasty burials make a
mockery of the sacraments and set a feast for the crows. Once prosperous
provinces have been laid waste, and the lord of the land hides away – secluded
in his hilltop fortress, hoping the plague will pass him by. Wiser princes took
precautions, and didn’t waste the revenues from more prosperous years.
But, in time, all must pay The Reaper’s Due.
The Reaper’s Due adds a host of new mechanics centered on the Black Death and
other world shaping epidemics. Lock your gates to keep the plague from infecting
your court, even if it means cutting yourself off from your suffering citizens.
Peace and good management will see your provinces reward you with greater wealth
and manpower, but constant war and disease may depopulate your