Paradox Interactive’s Crusader Kings III has arrived. It’s a new dawn for grand strategy set in the Middle Ages. Before you go medieval on your enemies, you’ll probably want to know more about the various in-game mechanics. Ruling an empire, managing your vassals, forging your dynasty, and executing your schemes can be very daunting tasks. Here’s our guides and features hub to help you out.
Crusader Kings III: Guides and features hub
Official review – Well, the king of grand strategy is finally here. But, the question remains: is it worthy of the crown, or is it just a mere pretender? Find out in our official review.
Beginner’s guide: Things to do before you unpause – While playing as the Petty King of Munster in the tutorial, you can learn more about Crusader Kings III‘s mechanics. We’ve also got some handy tips to help you with all the stuff you need to do before unpausing the game.
Realm holdings and buildings – You’re not going to expand if you can’t focus on domestics. Take a look at the various buildings you can construct. There are even special ones that provide powerful bonuses given their historical significance.
Dynasties and houses – A family that slays together, stays together — at least, I guess that’s the motto of rulers in the Middle Ages. In any case, keeping your dynasty strong allows you to forge ahead as you progress in Crusader Kings III‘s campaign. You could even unlock Dynasty Legacy buffs and create cadet branches.
Lifestyle focus, skills, and perks – Rather than being a wayward soul, a character can focus on their lifestyle of choice. This will eventually let them obtain skills and perks to improve their capabilities.
Intrigue guide: Schemes and plots – “Bloody murder!” they shouted, and you just smiled. That’s probably a thought you’ll have if you’re trying to assassinate and blackmail your way to the top thanks to plots, schemes, hooks, and secrets.
Abduction cheese – The Intrigue skill also lets you use the powerful Abduction scheme to quickly win wars for kingdoms and even empires.
Northern Lords DLC: Viking Adventurers and Trial by Combat – They come from the land of the ice and snow.
Royal Court expansion
Official review – You can amass a lot of artifacts and customize your ideal cultural traditions, but is this expansion worth your while?
Cultures: Ethos, Traditions, Reformation, and Hybridization – Learn how you can make the most out of your culture in Crusader Kings III: Royal Court.
Artifacts, Inspirations, and Commissions – Obtain powerful items and their benefits.
Court Grandeur and Court Types – Increase the magnificence of your court to keep people around.
Court Positions – Assign new roles to various characters.
Learn Language scheme – Study hard to learn a new language. That way, you can avoid blunders when talking to other peeps.
Crusader Kings III is available via Steam.