Mount and Blade is a 3D, open-ended, single-player, third- or first-person, computer role-playing game, created and distributed by the Turkish development house TaleWorlds. Mount and Blade has a medieval setting, without any fantasy elements. Mount and Blade is notable for its emphasis on realistic cavalry combat, which was common in the era, but is largely absent in most RPG titles.

Report article RSS Feed 0.951 is released!

Taleworlds has released a new version of Mount and Blade!

Posted by DainIronfoot on May 12th, 2008

After only a week or so after the release of 0.950, a new beta version of Mount and Blade has been released! 0.951 provides many bugfixes to 0.950. Here's what the developers have to say

I hope you will see for yourself that this is the most sophisticated and improved Mount&Blade version so far, and this fact owes itself to the extra-ordinary efforts of our team and community. First and foremost, I want to thank Steve (aka nijis) who designed and wrote some of the most exciting new features of this version, breathing fresh life to Mount&Blade's gameplay and atmosphere. Also a newer addition to the team but no less welcome, was Ryan (aka Winter), who did a wonderful job rewriting and polishing dialogs, menu and quest texts, making it all so much more inspiring and fun to read. Our programmer, Cem has worked relentlessly, adding new features, fixing and improving the AI and everything else. Our art team, including Ozgur, ipek, Mustafa and our new animator, Pinar (Special congratulations are in order here, because she's getting married tomorrow!!!) have created wonderful looking new models, animations and enviroments. Our concept artist Ganbat has sent us some stunning new drawings and our voice actor Tassilo has sent some excellent new voice samples. We'll also have some very exciting surprises for you soon, from yet another new addition to Mount&Blade team, but let that be my secret for the time being.

So sharpen your sword and ready your horse for Calradia is going to war! Find and download the latest version in the download section.

Mount and Blade screenshots In game
Mount and Blade screenshots

As always, please post beta reports in the appropriate forum at the Taleworlds Forums.

On another note, this ModDB profile is under new management from the M&B community, so look for frequent updates and hopefully a few of M&Bs excellent mods being showcased here!

Also recently released is the latest version of BRF edit, the file used to open and compile BRF files for mods. This can be found in the download section.

Also here are a few links to some recent Mount and Blade articles:
Worthplaying preview
Gamespy preview
Rockpapershotgun preview

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trippinhobbit
trippinhobbit May 12 2008, 4:45pm says:

awsome update, i love the awsome new character/hero conflictions, and the bits and peices of stories they reveal, also if you havn't bought mount and blade yet, buy it now, before it costs $40 at release!

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leilei
leilei May 13 2008, 1:26pm says:

I'LL TRY THIS OUT SHORTLY

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Comrade-Alucard
Comrade-Alucard May 13 2008, 3:11pm says:

make it multiplayer and i will buy it

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Xionasis
Xionasis May 13 2008, 4:50pm says:

This is a bit off topic, but what is the font used in the banner?

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NikSha
NikSha May 14 2008, 2:42am replied:

The font is called "Morpheus". I have been using it as well for ages as well. It's very pretty and obvious choice for fantasy titles like these > Moddb.com

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Cell18189
Cell18189 May 13 2008, 5:57pm says:

I have been playing this game for a long time now. It's one of my favorites, the medieval battles are just unmatched by any other title. Well worth the money.

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formerlyknownasMrCP
formerlyknownasMrCP May 14 2008, 3:59am says:

Been playing for a long time, Purchased recently. EXCELLENT game.

Quite honestly one of the best Indie games that have come around in a while. I would love a mount and blade 2 ;). Also check out some of the mods that have been made, some really impressive stuff (such as 18th Century, Cowboys, Medieval, Roman, Caveman... the list goes on and on)

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Lucífer
Lucífer May 14 2008, 11:11am says:

This is a most excellent game that I hope will do well and not get spoiled by certain publishers. ^^

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Davion
Davion May 14 2008, 5:52pm says:

Really great game, well worth the money.

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Setis
Setis May 15 2008, 5:47pm says:

*sniffles* I just played and finished my trial of M&B. Absolutely loved it. Was one of those, start it once, and can't stop playing it games. My only problem now, as a student with actively running costs, I can't afford to fork out for a vid game (as much as I'd want to, but food and bills are of higher priority :P). Soooo.. please wait with going 1.0 until at least after next month? :D

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Davion
Davion May 16 2008, 1:38am replied:

I'm sure it will be more than a couple of months before 1.0 is released. ;)

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Setis
Setis May 16 2008, 1:53pm says:

well thank god for that (never thought I'd say that about a game I'm looking forward to playing). I really don't mind spending money on this game, as it truly is worth it.. but at the moment I just can't afford it.

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Nsways
Nsways May 18 2008, 12:37am says:

does anyone have a link to the changes ?

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spiritwind51
spiritwind51 May 18 2008, 3:36am says:

This is an AWESOME game!!!!!!

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LJFHutch
LJFHutch May 18 2008, 7:06pm says:

Mount and blade is THE most awsome game ever!

-However, (I know it's been said again and again...)
MULTIPLAYER!? Please?

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