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These are your 50 favourite strategy games of all time

Earlier this month, we asked you to vote for your favourite strategy games of all time to celebrate the launch (and glorious return) of several strategy classics this month, including Relic’s WW2 RTS Company Of Heroes 3, Blue Byte’s The Settlers: New Allies and Cyanide’s fantasy Warhamball Blood Bowl 3. And cor, I’ve never seen such love for individual expansions and total conversion mods among mainline RTS games and 4Xs. As with all strategy games, however, there can only be one victor – and you can find out what that single strategy game to rule them all is right here….

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Crusader Kings 3: Friends And Foes brings even more drama to the medieval soap opera next week

If you thought things could get awkward and tense in Crusader Kings 3 then just wait for the arrival of its Friends And Foes pack on September 8th. There’s also the upcoming free Bastion update, which introduces memory maps for characters, the loyal and disloyal traits, and revamps childhood events. Have a watch of the trailer for Friends And Foes below, old buddy, old pal. Read more

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Crusader Kings 3 should fix same-sex relationship mods by next patch

Last month, Crusader Kings 3‘s 1.3 patch broke mods that allowed players to have same-sex concubine relationships in the medieval strategy game. Paradox Interactive told us they didn’t intend to break mod functionality, however, and now they say there’s a new patch in the works that should fix them. They plan on making same-sex marriages moddable for the first time in CK3 as well. Read more