There are a lot of PC games out there that don’t have a lot of prophecy or explosions, so we’ve made a list of the best ones. Strange women giving swords to each other in ponds isn’t the best way to run a country. In the same way, a level 10 Necromancer against a blacksmith in a potato sack is not a fair fight.
None of the things that make you feel good after a long day of cleaning your boss’s pigpen for pocket money are better than relaxing in the local bar with your feet up. In other words, put the healing potion away and get ready to put lots of leeches on any and all wounds. You’ll then live a miserable life, most likely in poverty, and die of the plague. If you have a computer, you can play these best games from the Middle Ages and knights.
When you play Conqueror’s Blade, you play as a warlord who is in charge of an army. You lead your chosen units into epic 15v15 PvP fights. You can look at the battlefield from both third-person and top-down perspectives to make sure you’re getting the most out of your position. With so many weapons and units to choose from, you have a lot of control over how you fight. As long as you have a sword and a shield, you can go into battle. Or your warlord can use glaives and mauls, or even a huge Japanese nodachi, to fight.
To raise the stakes, you can join a House and become part of a bigger team. Houses fight together in bigger battles like Territory Wars, and if you’re lucky, your bannermates will share rewards and resources to help you build your army’s strength.
MOUNT AND BLADE 2: BANNERLORD
As a mediaeval gamer, Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord understands what combat in games like this is all about. You feel like you’re part of an intensely dangerous moshpit, jostling for a few inches of space to swing your mace at someone, who dies right away because that’s how maces and foreheads work. In Bannerlord’s huge battles, you’re never more than an arrow in the eye away from death. This means that they’re full of excitement, tension, and danger.
As it stands, Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord is a pretty good game even if it was just about openings and fighting. The skirmishes take place in a huge Medieval world. Warring factions and empires, trading, romance, bandit raids, sidequests, arena duels, and town management all coexist in the same place at the same time. On top of that, the battles have their own RTS layer, which lets you order your troops into formations and give them commands. It turns into a mix of your favourite strategy games, open-world games, simulation games, and RPG games, creating a game that is completely unique to Bannerlord.
In Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord, which is still in early access, there are still some rough spots, cracks, and stretchers to find and iron. That said, even at this point, it’s still one of the best mediaeval games on the market. It’s for people who like big, exciting fights, or who just like moving between cities and selling a lot of cheese.
CRUSADER KINGS 3
If we had to bet, we’d say that Paradox Interactive’s grand strategy games have a reputation for being hard to get into. Now that Crusader Kings 3 is out, we think that will change. Besides being the most accessible game from Paradox, this one is also one of the best mediaeval games out there. It does this without sacrificing any depth, making it one of the best games out there.
For one thing, it’s very different from other mediaeval games because it’s about people, not empires. Crusader Kings 3 is both an RPG and a map-painting tool with a lot of statistics. An average session of the game focuses on the triumphs, failures, wins, and heartbreaks of a single ruler and the people who are close to them. Magic boxes that you can click on make cool stories happen.
On a given day, you might ask your spymaster to make up evidence that your second cousin is a witch so that you can put them in prison and take away their land and titles. Or, you could spend your whole life devoted to your religion, only to start your own nature-worshipping splinter branch and rule in your old age, naked but for a beautiful imperial crown. If you like conniving and backstabbing and betrayal, this movie is for you. It has something for everyone.
Ok. It’s time to answer the most important question. In all these knight games, why can’t I run around the field with a guitar and play for people? There is a person who hears you: Mordhau He is the answer to all your prayers.
As in The Witcher 3, a well-known card game, Mordhau has a whole first-person PvP game based on lute playing, just like the game Gwent. There are a lot of different kinds of fights in Mordhau’s game. There are siege battles, horses, ranged fights, and fortification building. Mordhau is your go-to game when you need to leave your opponents looking like the black knight from The Holy Grail. It’s the right mix of multiplayer action and mediaeval fun.
KINGDOM COME: DELIVERANCE
You might not think about it right now, but a single Dorito has more extreme nacho flavour than a person who lived in the 1400s would get in his whole life. In the past, life was rough. It makes you wonder why more mediaeval games haven’t used the setting. Kingdom Come: Deliverance is a game that knows that you need to get away from reality, so it lets you play as a twenty-something in a world where there is uncertainty, inequality, and a lot of sickness. If only…
Kingdom Come: Deliverance is different from other mediaeval games because it makes disempowerment a big part of the gameplay. It also has a lot of characters and quests, which many survival games don’t have. Set in medieval Bohemia, you slip into the sodden boots of Henry of Skalitz, the son of a blacksmith, and immediately throw yourself into such epic quests as “throw poo at man’s house” and “buy some charcoal.” The civil war soon turns Henry’s life upside down, though, and things start to get a lot more interesting soon after.
On foot or horseback, Medieval Bohemia is both muddy and beautiful to see. As far as mediaeval games that let you play out the story of someone who isn’t a hero, there isn’t much else like it.
THE ELDER SCROLLS V: SKYRIM
This version is one of the best video games of all time. This is the fifth and last instalment of the series.
When the game came out in late 2011, Bethesda Softworks published it after making it at Bethesda Game Studios.
They want to kill a dragon that a prophecy says will destroy the world, so they play a game where they have a main goal: to kill it.
It is called Alduin the World Eater in the storyline of the game. The player characters are called Dragonborn, and they fight against Alduin.
As users play through the game, they keep making progress on their in-game character.
If you’re playing an open-world video game, you can actually take a break from the game’s main storyline and instead explore any other part of Tamriel, which is where the game is set.