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Is Mount & Blade 2: Bannerlord better after a year in early access?

15 years feels like both a long time and none at all, considering how much was crammed into them. In the 15 years since I first played Mount & Blade, there’s little that hasn’t changed in games, and yet it still has very few direct competitors other than its own sequels. It also feels like 15 years since Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord entered Early Access in late March 2020. At that time, it felt far too leaky to write conclusively about. Even after some urgent patching, I had too many reservations to give it more than a “wait and…

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Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord finally gets proper mod tools

Muster the mod-makers! Official modding tools have finally arrived in Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord with bespoke editors and toolsets for the feudal romp entering open beta today. While the lack of these tools hasn’t stopped stubborn modders from taking a crack at Bannerlord, it should now be easier than ever to bash together your own weird twist on TaleWorld’s sword-swinging sequel. (more…)