Elder Kings is an Elder Scrolls themed total conversion for the Paradox Development Studio game Crusader Kings 2. It allows players to live out their dreams of ruling one of the great realms of Tamriel and leading their dynasty through it's various eras and challenges. While still effectively a Work-In-Progress Project, Elder Kings still offers one of the biggest gameplay experiences available for a released CK2 mod!

Did you know that Elder Kings has it's own Bugtracker?
It allows you to post bug reports and feature suggestions for the mod in an easily accessible format for the Development Team. Since we opened the bugtracker on the 14th of December 2013 it's already helped us eliminate a ton of bugs thanks to the input of our fans, so join in today and help make Elder Kings even better!

Contrary to some beliefs, the mod isn't dead. We simply find MODDB's comments section horrendously bad for communication and prefer to use our subforum on the Official CK2 Forums. When a new release is ready, it will of course be released here, but communication is a bitch in those little boxes.

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39 comments by Korba_MDB on May 17th, 2014

Elder Kings 0.1.5 Self-Installer

The Elder Kings team has put in literally hundreds of man hours into getting this version stable and ready for release. As always with "in-development" modifications, there will be bugs but after hours of testing, fixing and tinkering we feel the next version of Elder Kings is ripe for playing, so spend your weekend with us building your dream empire in the world of the Elder Scrolls.

One of the changes many of us are really excited about in 0.1.5 is the inclusion of brand new portraits for the all of the Mer (including the outcasts, the Orsimer).

We've also listened to feedback from fans concerning the Snow Elves, or Falmer. This race was previously not included, but after listening to feedback we've included a Ruler Designer only Falmer race, with portrait set.

0.1.5 also brings our first new bookmark since the initial release. You can now experience one of the pivotal moments in Tamrielic history leading up to the ESO Storyline with the Reachmen Invasion of High Rock.

Set 541 years into the second era, the bookmark features Durcorach as a powerful Reachman Warlord who has claimed the Empire of Cyrodiil as his own, but his power is symbolic at best and no Lords recognise him as the true Emperor. Despite this Durcorach has used his powerful base of operations in the Reach to launch an Invasion of High Rock. The north eastern Breton realms have already fallen, and Durcorach stands ready to crush Evermore beneath his heal.

This new patch also includes many changes to existing systems. The Spell System rewrite, something planned and expected for a very long time has finally been compiled into a playable state. The spellbook itself contains over 100 spells, split across the various spellcasting Educations, and another fundimental change in the system is automatic regeneration of magicka; no more purchasing potions every other month!

Councillors are another area that has changed significantly. During testing of 0.1.5, we observed that the AI in the base game is unable to handle additional Councillor slots or even job actions; it simply hasn't been programmed to allow them. This meant that players were gaining a huge advantage over the AI in terms of Councillor job actions and deployment. Due to the constrains of the AI we removed our 6th Councillor position, and merged it's functionality into the Court Priest. The Court Priest is now known as the "Magister". The Magister actually has a completely new and unique functionality never before seen in Crusader Kings 2; Vocationally based Job Actions.

As you can see in the above shot, the Magister has the "War Magick" job action available. This job action is available as the Magister is a Battlemage. Other Job Actions include "Heal", for "Spiritual" Magisters (Priests, Monks), "Alchemy" for Nightblades, and "Consult the Grimoires" for Mages which should allow you access to some limited spell as a Non-Mage, in addition to a few modifiers.

Along with the change to Court Mage/Priest/Magister, we've tweaked many other job actions and removed some that had marginal utility. The "Slander" job action from Chancellors has been removed and replaced with a "Colonise" job action; Players are no longer able to just sit and watch as their realm changes from Imperial to Khajiit, now they have to actively deploy their Chancellor to convert a province's culture. This helps slowdown Cultural expansion in the world (which as we know from the TES games, was a very slow, if not non-existent thing in canon), and forces players to decide whether to deploy their Chancellor to gain claims, improve relations, or colonise.

That's all for now; I can't list every single change in this news post as we've simply made too many. If you want to discover just what else Elder Kings has, download the mod today and give it a spin!

Elder Kings 0.1.5 Self-Installer

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Elder Kings 0.1.5 Zip Archive

Elder Kings 0.1.5 Zip Archive

May 17, 2014 Full Version 49 comments

Zip Archive Version compatible with CK2 2.1.4. If you are able to use the Self-Installer, we recommend doing so instead of using the zip archive.

Elder Kings 0.1.5 Self-Installer

Elder Kings 0.1.5 Self-Installer

May 17, 2014 Full Version 87 comments

Self-Installer Version compatible with CK2 2.1.4. --64-bit Windows Only-- Remember to remove previous versions before installing new versions.

Elder Kings 0.1.4b Zip Archive

Elder Kings 0.1.4b Zip Archive

Jan 4, 2014 Full Version 34 comments

Manual Installation alternative of Elder Kings 0.1.4b. If you are able to use the installer, we recommend using that instead of the zip archive. Please...

Elder Kings 0.1.4b Self-Installer

Elder Kings 0.1.4b Self-Installer

Dec 31, 2013 Full Version 57 comments

0.1.4b Self-Installer, compatible with CK2 2.0.4 --Installer is compatible with 64-Bit OS Only--

Elder Kings 0.1.4a Zip Archive

Elder Kings 0.1.4a Zip Archive

Dec 17, 2013 Full Version 29 comments

-OUTDATED VERSION, DOWNLOAD THE LATEST VERSION- Manual Installation alternative of Elder Kings 0.1.4a. If you are able to use the installer, we recommend...

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Dec 17, 2013 Full Version 13 comments

--OUTDATED VERSION, DOWNLOAD THE LATEST VERSION-- 0.1.4a Self-Installer, compatible with CK2 2.0.2 --Installer is compatible with 64-Bit OS Only-- --Installer...

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Guest Jan 26 2015, 12:23am says:

Are you going to make a new version for the new update?

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wilk1000 Jan 26 2015, 8:17pm replied:

What? You want to know if the team is working on new version?

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florencio Jan 27 2015, 8:03am replied:

i think he mean add a new bookmark............

thats what i understand it..

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wilk1000 Jan 30 2015, 8:07pm replied:

In that case. Team is working on new bookmark but this is still in progress and I don't really know if the new bookmark will be finish soon.

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TheAlmightyBoner Jan 31 2015, 10:11pm replied:

Silly gooses, he means the update from Charlemagne.

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AggofanCZ Jan 22 2015, 10:43am says:

Can someone help me please?
When I try to look at paradox forum, to topic with some mod for some game, it show me this: vBulletin Message
Dear Member, you do not have permission to access this page. This could be due to one of several reasons:

Usually this is due to you not having the particular game registered on your forum account. For example to post in or download from the HOI3 Sub forums (AAR ,User made Modification, FAQ, Support ...), or to Start a new thread in the HOI3 discussion forum, you need to have HOI3 registered under your forum account. See this thread for How & Why to register your games
Your user account may not have sufficient privileges to access this page. Are you trying to edit someone else's post, access administrative features or some other privileged system?
Additionally, If you are a new member or changed your password, you may need to verify your e-mail by clicking on the link we e-mailed you. How to confirm your e-mail
If not, the administrator may have disabled your account, or it may be awaiting activation.
If you fear your account might have been disabled without knowing why, you should log a support ticket at Do not re-register under a new name!

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I have CK2 activsted in "my games" in "account", but forum still saying this, can someone help meplease?

P.S. Sorry for my ENG.

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Korba_MDB Jan 31 2015, 5:45pm replied: +1 vote   reply to comment
wilk1000 Jan 22 2015, 4:57pm replied:

hmm...are you getting this message on all ck2 forum?

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wilk1000 Jan 22 2015, 9:23pm replied:

And are you sure that your account is active.

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AggofanCZ Jan 23 2015, 10:33am replied:

Not on all ck2 forums, only at all paradox interactive forums. :-/
And I'm not sure, where can I see that please?
But I still add games to my account on Paradox interactive forum. :-/

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wilk1000 Jan 23 2015, 12:34pm replied:

You should contact with admins and look for the same problem on internet.

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Guest Jan 18 2015, 12:23am says:

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wilk1000 Jan 19 2015, 3:07pm replied:

They are working on new version please be patient, if you want to know how new version will look you should just go to Paradox forum.

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Great take on the elder scroll universe in the form of a grand strategy game. Absolutely loved it.

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