A Clash of Kings is a modification, set in the fictional "A Song of Ice and Fire" universe, for the popular Taleworlds game "Mount and Blade: Warband" version 1.161.
Main thread on the Taleworlds forum: Forums.taleworlds.com
To install the mod, simply unpack the downloadable file, using a program such as Winrar, and extract it to the Mount&Blade; Warband\Modules folder.
PCGamer mention: Pcgamer.com
Wired mention: Wired.com
Kotaku mention: Kotaku.com
This modification uses the Floris mod as a base: Forums.taleworlds.com
A Clash of Kings is based on the series of books by author George R. R Martin, "A Song of Ice and Fire" and the modification is named after the second book in the series, during which time the modification takes place. For those interested in learning more about the rich world that Martin has created, please visit one of the following websites:
And obviously, read the books.
A Song of Ice and Fire has recently been adapted into a TV-series by HBO, called Game of Thrones, with the fifth season airing in the spring of 2015. For more information on the TV-series, follow this link:
Official site: Hbo.com
The story behind the universe, that this modification is set in, is simply too rich and detailed for me to give even a brief overview here, but I can only recommend diving into it. If you want to know more, take a look at this: