VC Balance Mod features hundreds of gameplay and balance improvements, including tournaments varied by faction, 2-handed dane axes and throwing axes, more elite AI armies, realistic travel speeds based on map scale, increased Norse sailing advantage, AI lords stats based on history and literature, balanced troop and item stats, strengthened Laithland, added lord families, random bandit armies, and much more.

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Viking Conquest with Dark Age and Balance Mod 8.0

Viking Conquest with Dark Age and Balance Mod 8.0

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Plasquar's Let's Play of Viking Conquest, using Dark Age Graphic Modpack and VC Balance Mod 8.0.

Viking Conquest Traits: what exactly do they do?

Viking Conquest Traits: what exactly do they do?

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Have you ever wondered what "Inspiring" does? Or what exact benefits and penalties a "Berserker" gets? Here are the full details, what traits do and how...

Let's Play Viking Conquest Balance Mod 8.0

Let's Play Viking Conquest Balance Mod 8.0

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Dirty Norseman's Let's Play of Viking Conquest Balance Mod 8.0.

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Viking Conquest Balance Mod 13

Viking Conquest Balance Mod 13

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VC Balance Mod 13 features 20+ new units, unique tournaments for each faction, 4 scripted invasions for late-game challenge, improved shield textures...

VC Balance Mod 12.0 Optional add on happy companions

VC Balance Mod 12.0 Optional add on happy companions

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Companions will remain blissfully happy despite personality conflicts with this optional add-on installed. They will still complain and trigger the relevant...

Balance Mod 12 (save compatible with vanilla VC)

Balance Mod 12 (save compatible with vanilla VC)

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LAST BALANCE MOD VERSION SAVE COMPATIBLE WITH VANILLA VC. 12.0 release of VC Balance Mod, a saved game compatible comprehensive gameplay, balance, and...

VC Balance Mod 12.0 Alternate version for vanilla faster travel speeds

VC Balance Mod 12.0 Alternate version for vanilla faster travel speeds

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Viking Conquest Balance Mod's main version scales travel speeds based on map size compared to real world Britain. If you instead prefer Vanilla Viking...

VC Balance Mod 12.0 Alternate version for slower renown gain

VC Balance Mod 12.0 Alternate version for slower renown gain

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This is a slightly altered version for those who prefer slower, harder renown gain. This alternate version also includes an option to edit lord equipment...

VC Balance Mod 12.0 Module files for creating submods

VC Balance Mod 12.0 Module files for creating submods

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All the module files and text changes for VC Balance Mod. Use if you want to create a submod or tweak your own version with the VC Tweaks Tool 1.2. These...

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I was playing this balanced mod but after I reached 489 game days I started to face a lot of glitches like I lost my hair, lost my armour, I can see horses in tavern, all my soldiers lost their armour and equipment. Please help me 😭🤒

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That's save corruption, it can happen in any Warband mod. I wrote some advice for avoiding save corruption into the dialogue of an NPC wandering the taverns. But once it has occurred, the only fix is going back to an earlier save.

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elias-prior
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Hola! consulta, haras la version 13 con compatibilidad de savegame?
Hello! query, will you make version 13 with savegame compatibility?

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Tim@HoodedHorse

No, VC Balance Mod 13 is only compatible with saves from 13. But if you download VC Balance Mod 12, that is save compatible with prior versions.

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Why cant i loan out my companions keep saying i cant loan them out `?

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I'd guess you are playing storyline--storyline mode prevents companions from leaving

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Will you develop VK2?

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Viking Conquest was developed by Brytenwalda in collaboration with Taleworlds. I'm not part of either company, so I have no involvement with any potential sequel.

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Can we expect a balance nod 14

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Can't say for certain, but probably. It will be save compatible if so.

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