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Crusader Kings II Game Guide

Crusader Kings II Game Guide

Many were called, few were chosen...Crusader Kings II: Dark Ages is one of the most curious and developed strategies of our times. As it often happens with such productions variety of possibilities is very large.

Crusader Kings II: Dark Ages is one of the most curious and developed strategies of our times. As it often happens with such productions variety of possibilities is very large. This guide helps in catching them up, because in such a full of details game you can get lost. Even experienced strategists may have problems at the beginning. In this guide you will find not only basic rules but also ideas how to use them. But it's all is only a tip of a iceberg.

The most popular problems and doubts are included in the section Problem? which is in majority of chapters. Thanks to that, no strategist will have any problems with mastering the Crusader Kings II. Amount of available options will stop be frightening and become an useful tool for a player. This guide's assumption is make gaming more pleasant and intuitive.

Guides content - Crusader Kings II - Game Guide and Walkthrough

Guide's content:

  • Description of all game's rules with its optimal usage;
  • Answers to frequently asked questions;
  • Advices about ruling, hereditary, wars and every other element of the game;
  • Lot of charts with crucial information and modificators;
  • Description of exemplary campaigns;
  • Explaining of game's nuances and its catches;
  • Description of all important persons (from count to the emperor);
  • Instruction of social level up.

For make text more clear, some things were marked with colors:

Green - abilities, features, laws

Brown - persons, titles, positions

Orange - buildings and its upgrades

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About Crusader Kings II Game Guide

Author : Maciej "Czarny" Kozlowski for

Translator : Bartlomiej Lopatka

last update : May 25, 2016

Guide contains : 58 pages, 202 images.

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Crusader Kings II Video Game

Crusader Kings II
  • genre: Strategy

  • developer: Paradox Interactive
  • publisher: Paradox Interactive
  • platform: PC
  • rated: PEGI: Age 12+ / ESRB: Teen

Europe is in turmoil. The lands are fragmented into petty fiefs, the emperor struggles with the Pope, and the Holy Father declares that all those who go to liberate the Holy Land will be freed of their sins. Now is the time for greatness.

Increase your lands and fill your coffers, appoint vassals, battle traitors, introduce laws while interacting with hundreds of nobles, and create the most powerful dynasty of medieval Europe.
A beleaguered king will always have friends to support him. But beware, as your rule and realm may find trouble when a loyal vassal becomes a bitter rival. Stand ready, increase your prestige, and listen to the world whisper 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 title rife with rich strategic and tactical depth.


Start a game in 1066 and forge 400 years of European history
Take on the role of a Christian noble and carry them through the ages from Count to Emperor via the line of succession
Gather Prestige for every successive character you play, furthering the glory of your dynasty
Expand your feudal domain at the expense of your rivals
Unravel the plots of your courtiers and vassals, each armed with their own agendas
Re-enact the Crusades, defend against the Mongol onslaught, and form feudal nation-states
Struggle with the Pope for control of the bishops
Relive the Middle Ages with up to 32 other players in a competitive multiplayer mode

Crusader Kings II PC version System Requirements

Recommended: Pentium 4 2.4 GHz, 2 GB RAM (3 GB RAM - Vista/7), graphic card 512 MB (GeForce 8800 or better), 2 GB HDD, Windows XP/Vista/7

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