July 21, 2019
?Medieval Soap-Opera Strategy Mayhem Incoming – Crusader Kings the Board Game Set for Release on August 1.
Free League Publishing announced that Crusader Kings the Board Game will be released worldwide on August 1, 2019. The feats of arms, backstabbing, and love affairs of medieval Europe are being brought back to life at gaming tables everywhere thanks to a partnership with Paradox Interactive, with a debut next month in Indianapolis, Indiana at Gen Con 2019, with global retail to begin shortly after the convention.
In the medieval strategy soap opera of Crusader Kings the Board Game, your King or Queen will need to survive the dangers of invasions, plots, crusades, and marriage – the most important choice of all. You will find that the life of a medieval ruler is full of challenging events and if your ruler cannot survive, at least you can count on your heir – hopefully. Failure to raise a suitable successor could bring about the end of your dynasty, leaving you a mere footnote in your nation’s history.
Based on the popular computer strategy game series, Crusader Kings the Board Game moves the infamous ambition and scheming from the computer to the tabletop. Do you have what it takes to become a Crusader King? Rejoice, for you shall soon find out!
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May 28, 2018
Brace yourself, the backstabbing and intrigue of medieval Europe is being brought to life in the real world. Sort of. This morning at PDXCON, Free League Publishing and Paradox Interactive announced a kickstarter to bring the best-selling and award-winning game Crusader Kings to life as a tabletop board game.
Crusader Kings The Boardgame will capture the strategy of the game and wreak havoc in homes all over the world as it is moved from the computer onwards to the tabletop. Let the people rejoice*!
The boardgame is created by Free League Publishing, the development team behind the award-winning tabletop RPGs Tales from the Loop, Coriolis – The Third Horizon and Mutant: Year Zero.
In this medieval strategy soap opera, your King or Queen will need to survive invasions, plots, crusades, and even marriage. Or at least have children, siblings or spouses standing by to take over the throne. Failure to raise a suitable heir could face you with the end of your dynasty. Oh dear!
As a ruler, you need to be shrewd in the realm of diplomacy and intrigue and make and break alliances with others. Grow your wealth and military power, build and develop your dominion, while at the same time fulfill your duty to partake in the crusades to the Holy Land. All the while experiencing events of the strange and dangerous life of a medieval ruler. While at the same time matchmaking your family tree in order to groom your dynasty’s traits over the generations.
Crusader Kings The Board Game on Kickstarter offers a banquet of information for all you Kings and Queens that seeks to gain wisdom about the gameplay and the core game mechanics