“It’s a niche game, but in that niche, it’s absolutely phenomenal.”
"If you’ve ever wanted to get into the wacky historical simulation niche Paradox has built up, Crusader Kings II is a perfect newbie gateway."
"It's that scale and potential for one entertaining story after another that make Crusader Kings II so engrossing."
"...Crusader Kings II is absolutely worth the time investment."
"There are so many little interactions for you to experience and so much potential for a payoff when your planning and scheming finally come to fruition."
"Crusader Kings II makes it an absolute delight to rewrite history one small step at a time."
“...you’ll know you’re getting there once you start feeling the urge to fill in other people on your crazy, possibly immoral medieval exploits.”
"Simple to get into and too darned addictive to stop playing."
“…for those who give it sufficient time and patience, the rewards will be great, from the raw thrill of military conquest, the joy of a child’s birth, and the feeling of purpose as the decades pass and the ages go on.”
“Overall the game is a definite must play if your into your historical grand strategy games.”
“...for strategy enthusiasts clamoring for an immense degree of depth to their experience, Crusader Kings 2 comes highly recommended.”
“Crusader Kings II is a strategy/simulation lover’s dream come true, with an extremely well-realized, comprehensive and fairly well-developed system that will keep an enthusiast occupied for days.”