The second expansion for the critically praised strategy/RPG Crusader Kings II: Legacy of Rome will focus on the Byzantine Empire - the Greek continuation of the Roman Empire - as well as on the Orthodox Church. Crusader Kings II explores one of the defining periods in world history in an experience crafted by Paradox Development Studio, the masters of Grand Strategy. Medieval Europe is brought to life in this epic game of knights, schemes, and thrones.

  • Explore the intricate Faction System: Join a faction to put pressure on your liege, and keep track of factions in your own realm
  • Raise standing armies: You will now be able to use retinues to have standing armies in your domain: the size is determined by technology
  • Experience Factional Revolts: No more easily defeated rebellions. Disgruntled vassals will now band together in revolt against your rule through their faction
  • Appoint Orthodox patriarchs: Orthodox kingdoms and empires can now control their own heads of religion and their powers, instead of being dependent on the patriarch of Constantinople
  • Streamlined mobilization: You will always raise a single, larger levy from your direct vassals; no need to worry about the opinions of the lower vassals
  • Leader Focus on Combat: Appoint your generals wisely, their traits& skills are now of vital importance on the field of battle. More commander traits are now added to increase the importance of your choice of military leaders
  • Explore Byzantine Events &Decisions: Legacy of Rome includes many specific events & decisions to make the Byzantine Empire come alive
  • Improve your ruler: You can now actively strive to improve your skills or traits through the new Self Improvement Ambitions
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Modders Wanted!

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Ancient Kings is progressing quickly, but it's swelling with upcoming content to be added, and is a large mod. After all, it's a complete overhaul of Ck2, with the history and events span scratched and replaced.

If you are capable of drawing graphics, portraits, coding, map-making and topology, please email

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0.1.6 Development Version

0.1.6 Development Version

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Due to the delays in releasing 0.1.6 (thanks in part right now to issues in the current base CK2 version) it has been decided to provide limited access...

New Scenario: Brytenwalda 636

New Scenario: Brytenwalda 636

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We introduce a new scenario still in development. The Scenario will play out in 636 after the death of King Arthur of Mercia. The scenario will be focused...

A King's Court: Big news

A King's Court: Big news

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Some big stuff has just been decided and this mod will change it's shape from what we previously had in mind for the mod. This is not bad news cause it...

A King's Court: FAQ

A King's Court: FAQ

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Here I will tell you about the project, myself and then I will give you answers to some common questions and what not.

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A.D. 633: Rise of Islam v1.1 - for 2.5.2

A.D. 633: Rise of Islam v1.1 - for 2.5.2

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This release of A.D. 633: Rise of Islam adds minor new features and bug fixes.

Rise of Perun 0.1 (BETA)

Rise of Perun 0.1 (BETA)

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Non tested in long game, so probably can be unbalanced

Elder Kings 0.1.6 General Release (Zip)

Elder Kings 0.1.6 General Release (Zip)

Full Version 47 comments

Zip Archive, 2.4.5 Compatible. UNINSTALL OLD VERSIONS PRIOR TO INSTALLATION! Required DLC: African Portraits Celtic Portraits Iberian Portraits Mediterranean...

Elder Kings 0.1.6 General Release

Elder Kings 0.1.6 General Release

Full Version 35 comments

Self-Installer, 2.4.5 Compatible. UNINSTALL OLD VERSIONS PRIOR TO INSTALLATION! - Required DLC: African Portraits - Celtic Portraits - Iberian Portraits...

2015 mod 0.0.1

2015 mod 0.0.1

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Things already done: *All the map complete *New de jure kingdoms and empires *New religions (nothing special yet) *New cultures (nothing special yet...

AKC Version 0.1-preview hotfix

AKC Version 0.1-preview hotfix

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A small hotfix to fix the court positions problem. Also added a small treat which you might find using Ruler Designer. Enjoy! (Can also be found in Changelog...


I wish to know when they will make pagans, theocracies and republics playable.

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