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Crusader Kings II is free on Steam to kick off PDXCON 2019

There's a helluva lot of video game conventions taking place this weekend - most of them with an "X" in the name - and PDXCON 2019 is no exception. Paradox Interactive's annual trade show will be showing off the latest builds on titles such...

 
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Yes, Crusader Kings II is still getting DLC

Attila the Hun, Genghis Khan, and perhaps even Emperor Justinian (if we are to believe the Secret History) all possessed by the devil himself. Is that the case with your medieval monarch in Crusader Kings II? Well, the strategy game th...

 
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Crusader Kings 2's Horse Lords expansion brings in the Khans

Paradox Interactive has unveiled the eighth and latest expansion to the kill-your-child-and-marry-their-wife simulator Crusader Kings 2. Titled Horse Lords, the latest expansion lets you become the great Khan. As in Genghis of the Turkic a...

 
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Crusader Kings II expansion Rajas of India opens the map

Crusader Kings II is going strong since its release two years ago. Last year saw the release of a Linux version, The Old Gods expansion (which lets you start playing 200 years earlier in history), and The Sons of Abraham expansion. Now, Par...

 
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Elder Kings mod brings Tamriel to Crusader Kings II

With the Elder Kings mod you can now bring the rich world of The Elder Scrolls into Crusader Kings II. Everyone from Argonians, Dunmer, Nords, Falmer, Khajit, Bosmer, and the Empire are here and playable in Paradox Development Studio's...

 
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Crusader Kings II invades Linux

I write about Crusader Kings II quite a bit, and I play it even more. If conquering the medieval world, using children as bargaining chips, and assassinating half of the heads of state of Europe was a problem, I'd definitely have a problem...

 
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Crusader Kings II: Sunset Invasion impressions

In the world of medieval strategy games, there isn't a more terrifying foe than the Mongolian Horde. Riding out of the east, it chews up everything in its path, devastating entire nations. The horror of this wave of pillagers, raiders, rapi...

 
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Crusader Kings II: Legacy of Rome launches today

Paradox Interactive has released the latest expansion for Crusader Kings II today -- a game that has already swallowed up a vast portion of my time. On top of a plethora of new features, "Legacy of Rome" further fleshes out the Orthod...

 
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Interview: Harems and sand in Crusader Kings II

Crusader Kings II is a game I can't quite bring myself to stop playing. Ruling a medieval nation has never been so much fun, and I've now rewritten history more times than I can count (so, at least ten times). Paradox has been steadily upda...

 
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Defend the Holy Land from the Crusaders in Sword of Islam

Paradox has announced a new DLC pack for Crusader Kings II called Sword of Islam, a mini-expansion that will let players control Muslim rulers. New mechanics will be added to make playing as a Muslim nation feel distinct from pla...

 
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Review: Crusader Kings II

Videogames and history have a wonderful and colorful relationship. Thousands of years of warfare, culture clashes, technological advances, political upheaval and intrigue have given developers a massive pool of content to work with and it's...

 
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Interview: What's new in Crusader Kings II

Crusader Kings II is the sequel to one of the most unconventional and intriguing grand strategy games I've ever had the delight to play. With its focus on intrigue, relationships, and dynasty building, it really stood out from other games i...

 
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Crusader Kings II enters closed beta

It's time to get your medieval intrigue on, Crusader Kings II closed beta sign ups started today. I've been waiting for this dynasty focused grand strategy game for what seems like an eternity. I've been playing the original a lot in antici...

 

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