Dark Ages in the British Isles were a fascinating, dismal time of constant wars, in which people fought for survival. A dark age with a deep blend of cultures. The 6th and 7th centuries were a time when invaders (Saxons, Angles and Jutes) tried hard to forge their destiny in a new world with the steel of their swords, shields and spears. The ancient peoples tried to resist, while they saw their kingdoms defeated and conquered by the “barbarians”, and sorrowfully saw how their beloved world slowly disappeared off the face of the earth. But other people must not be left unmentioned, like the Picts, who have always inspired great interest. Or to the west, another island as complex as Britain: Ireland in which many people were fighting for a piece of land, their clans, livestock and supremacy. In short, it is a world we know little about, yet a magnet for history lovers: a time of war and great deeds, where few kings (almost none) died in their beds.

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10 declan203

Dec 13th, 2014 0 people agree 0 people don't

Brytenwalda is - by far- the best mod for Warband. Despite Viking Conquest's graphics; AD 57's medieval theme; and Floris's weapons and armours, Brytenwalda has a significant feel too it. Certainly a game I will remember when I'm old.

ED-42 says
10 ED-42

Dec 10th, 2014 0 people agree 0 people don't

Brytenwalda is the best, or at least one of the best mods ever made for Warband, but seemed extremely historic for me, I felt lost in the game, but... this mod deserves 10/10. I can't imagine the work put there, it was no wonder that the creators of this mod helped in the development of Viking Conquest.

If you like the Viking culture and has the courage to explore a huge and brutal world , this mod is for you.

basilhare says
10 basilhare

Dec 6th, 2014 0 people agree 0 people don't

I have over 100 hours of gameplay in this mod and absolutely loved it. Awesome work. Almost bugfree (the only bug I noticed was that one particular shield image wouldn't display...very minor and did not affect gameplay at all)...awesome detail with lots of features!

Germanic_Celt says
8 Germanic_Celt

Nov 21st, 2014 0 people agree 0 people don't

Great mod. Great combat system especially. Definitely recommended. Only problem is that the start is slow and usually difficult. Overall the amount of effort put into the mod is amazing.

Albatross566 says
10 Albatross566

Nov 11th, 2014 0 people agree 0 people don't

Simply stunning maps, towns and other areas. I looked at multiple maps of the old England, and found that as near as I can tell, the names are exact. I'm not saying the GP is always the best, just that they truly put all their skills into the making of this mod.

rafmc1989 says
10 rafmc1989

Nov 10th, 2014 0 people agree 0 people don't

This mod is incredibly awesome and I love it. I hope that this mod continues to be in development and never dies. This is a great mod!
I love Dark Ages atmosphere!

CelticConor says
9 CelticConor

Nov 6th, 2014 0 people agree 0 people don't

Brytenwalda faithfully portrays the tumultuous Dark Ages in Britain and Ireland with a host of new features, building on the already amazing vanilla Warband. A brilliant mod that has lead the developers to joining with Taleworlds to make a DLC inspired by Brytenwalda, this great project has left a lasting legacy as one of the most inspired and favourite mods for Warband.

Robertblond says
10 Robertblond

Nov 2nd, 2014 0 people agree 0 people don't

wow great and super mod
this is more a game than a mod
is difficult to learn the gameplay but i will spend months on it
only reason i rate it 8n is that i am a new member but it deserve a full 10
-edited now to 10 hep

Vipsanius says
9 Vipsanius

Oct 28th, 2014 0 people agree 0 people don't

Complex, elaborate mod. Cavalry is not too overpowered. Armor penalties are a challenge. Gives a feel for the shield wall. I've come back to this mod with each update over the years and gained new insights into the thoughtful design and implementation.

In 1.41 can't seem to get my troops to level up - 5000 point battle and I'll win one level for troops but more for NPC's.

Road_Warrior says
10 Road_Warrior

Oct 10th, 2014 0 people agree 0 people don't

I played this mod for a very long time, and I can honestly say it's one of the best mods I've ever put my hands on, period. Not just for Warband, but generally. It just does everything it strives out to do, and more! If you don't know, Brytenwalda takes place on the British Isles back during the Saxon and Danish invasions. Britain was very much a melting pot of conflicting cultures in that period, you couldn't ask for a better historic M&B mod setting.

It's pretty much finished at this point, so don't expect updates if you're going into it. Honestly so much work has been put into this mod that it doesn't need any more updates, it's one of the few mods for the game I would really consider complete, alongside Prophesy of Pendor.

Anyway, go play it!

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