When I first played this, I thought “Boring”. But fortunately I played a little more and was hooked. It is my favorite game. There is a good reason so many games are compared to Mount and Blade.
The towns are not where the fun is. It is the battlefields and castle sieges. Nothing feels better than a well fed army at your back.
Pros: The best medieval battles I have ever experienced. AI is not 100% but decent. Mount and Blade Warband is a ‘slight’ step up. YOU are the story. Tons of add on mods and content.
Cons: Wrists get sore from hours upon hours of battling. No real story line.