Should I buy this? (Steam Sale)

#1 Posted by Venatio (4675 posts) -

Never played Mount and Blade and this is the cheapest one, is it fine to start with this? What are the differences between the games?

#2 Posted by Swoxx (3021 posts) -

Check out the quick looks. I'd but it if I had any money to spare

#3 Posted by shinigami420 (647 posts) -


#4 Posted by Cslaw (223 posts) -

I liked it, but I'm weird.

#5 Posted by ze_ro (182 posts) -

Just get the complete pack, can't be that tight on money ?

But if you can only get one, I'd say go for's got the best mod support.

#6 Edited by onarum (2559 posts) -

I would go with warband if I were you, not only it's a better game overall, but there's also plenty of great mods to try after you're done with the vanilla experience.

#7 Posted by Gravier251 (218 posts) -

My favourite would be Warband. Mount and Blade Warband expanded on the original, has the same fictional medieval setting, world and factions but just more features such as being able to form your own faction to try to become the ruler of a nation/everything, get married, etc. Fire and Sword on the other hand has a setting more grounded in reality, with factions like Poland, Russia, Ukraine and a couple of others. Main difference in the game would be the time periods, as fire and sword includes basic firearms and grenades. Which can make it kind of frustrating, especially as the first one to dive into, as it can be a bit rough fighting against enemies with muskets who can cost you a battle with a single shot.

Personally I prefer the medieval setting of warband, but I haven't played enough of fire and sword to really go into depth on it. I own both, but the setting, firearms and grenades kind of put me off of Fire and Sword.

#8 Posted by Spoonman671 (5170 posts) -

Warband has a demo you can check out to see if this game is for you.  There isn't really anything quite like Mount & Blade so you should probably try it for yourself before buying any of them.

#9 Posted by TaliciaDragonsong (8734 posts) -

Go for Warband.
Fire and Sword is kinda wonky and not as fun as Warband, really feels like a user made mod if anything.
Its fun, but not as your first Mount and Blade game, go for Warband, you'll thank me later.

#10 Posted by Musou (344 posts) -

Damn, I bought Warband and Fire & Sword like 3 days ago... It was totally worth it though, so yes, you should buy some Mount & Blade. If anything I suggest you to buy Warband, even if I played very little of both, I can say that it feels like a overall better game so far.

#11 Posted by Fattony12000 (7979 posts) -
#12 Posted by EquitasInvictus (2072 posts) -

@Fattony12000: Actually, I think Mount & Blade: Warband DLC, Napoleonic Wars is what everyone has been really getting into online. People are going so far as to emulating actual line battles, never thought I'd see it happen in any type of video game.

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