Hold position troops! Before you go charging towards
Mount and Blade: Warband's Steam page
, at least finish this paragraph. The mostly excellent, somewhat rough-around-the-edges RPG is now free to try until Sunday, 1pm PDT. And for those intent on conquering its brand of questing, troop-management and tactical battling, the game is 75% off until Monday.
In addition, the game now offers Steam Workshop support—hopefully meaning its
will soon be available for easier install. It's still early days, though, so for now we'll have to
settle for ponies
Warband is arguably the best of the Mount & Blade series so far. It's much improved over the original game, and also purer and less problematic than the
With Fire and Sword
semi-sequel. If you've not tried the series before, this really is the best place to jump on board.
Okay, all done. Now
go pillage, brave warriors