Dark Ages in British Isles are fascinating, a dismal warlike time, in which people fight for survive. A dark age with deep blend of cultures. 6th and 7th centuries were a time when invaders (Saxons, Angles and Jutes) tried hard their destiny in a new world with the steel of their swords, shields and spears. Ancient people tried to resist, while they saw how their kingdoms are defeated and conquest by those “barbarians”, sorrowfully saw how his belowed world slowly disappeared off the face of the earth. Couldn't forget to talk about the Picts also, who have always inspire great interest. Or about West, other island, as complex as Britain, Ireland in which many people were fighting for a piece land, their clans, livestock and supremacy. In short, it is a world we know a little, but that it is like a magnet for history lovers: a time of war and great deeds, where few (almost none) kings died in his bed.
One of the best mods i ever played for warband.
Many new features that adds "realism" to the game, some examples are, construction of your own fortress, the religion, sea travel, sea battles, injuries, random text event, change the name of your party (with high enough renown), neutral places where there's a little adventure. The list of pros is too extensive to write tho. The AI is dramatically changes, for the best, combat is more deadly and dificult.
There are a couple of things that bother perhaps, like maybe the dena bandits are too powerful or that if you choose to be a woman everyone refers to you like a man.
Either way one of the bests mods out there for warband. Specially if you like hard mods.
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.
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.
this is a original idea, worked to perfection, with a lot of extremely good aditions to the game, making it almost a game on it's own. it's a bit chaotic, the religion makes it a lot harder, the combat is realy realistic, and all of this makes it a diferent experience that can change everytime you play it. one of the best mods i've played.
Amazing mod with great graphics, only thing i have against it is some misspelling that kind of makes it hard to really get into the mind set that you are a warrior in the dark ages, The game does sometimes crash on me, but i think that may just be my computer, other than those small issues, This is an absolutely great mod