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Mount & Blade: Warband is the first sequel for the game Mount & Blade. It is an action role playing game developed by TaleWorlds and published by Paradox Interactive on March 30, 2010.

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How much are you paid as a mercenary?

A simple question with an elusive answer: if I sign a mercenary contract with a lord, how much will I be paid?
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How do you make an alliance with another faction in Mount and Blade Warband?

I have a right to rule of 74 and have around 1500 renown, but after a faction makes peace with mine a different faction starts war on me. I have a good relation with the 2 out of 4 remaining. Kergs=34 ...
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What is the point of having an alliance with your partner's family?

I've been playing Mount & Blade: Warband on PS4 for about 2 years and I've never really understood what an alliance does with your partner's family. I own a lot of castles and 2 towns and I have a ...
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How do I start the Linux version of Mount & Blade: Warband from GOG in Fedora?

So, I got myself Mount & Blade: Warband from GOG, but when I want to start it, I get something like: error while loading shared libraries: libcurl-gnutls.so.4: cannot open shared object file: No ...
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How to remove noble prisoners from dead factions?

I captured a lord after a battle, and shortly thereafter my faction wiped their faction off the map. There is no way to release a noble prisoner that I'm aware of. So I'm still stuck with Sanjar Khan ...
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Mount and Blade Warband - How to capture a friendly town?

I started a new game with Arwa trying to overthrow sultan, but at some point Khergits came and captured Shariz. Although the main Sarranid faction is at war with Khergits they never try to recapture ...
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Where I can find the M&B viking conquest companion relationship for current version?

What I found is this graph, red arrow stand for dislike, but is this still correct in current version 2.054: For example it says Solveig dislike Morgant and Bodo, but Mount&Blade Wiki says: Here ...
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Are villages worth it in a rebellion?

I am playing Mount & Blade: Warband on easy difficulty, forced saving when exiting and have no mods installed. Currently I am the marshal of Swadia, I am on good terms with the king (approx. 60), ...
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Mount&Blade Warband Steam Version Problem

So I bought Mount and Blade Warband a month ago on steam and for some reason I'm not getting any achievements and everytime I turn on the game one small window is popping up with a CD key and asking ...
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Horse Riding Combat

In Warband's mounted combat, we can choose attack directions by moving our mouse. This was absent in the original M&B. I tried warband after playing M&B for a long time and this game mechanic ...
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Problem defending Tihr

I am defending Tihr as the Rhodoks. I have ~200 men, almost all sergeants and sharpshooters. My foes have ~1000 troops. Because the walls in Tihr are partially broken, my men can get on the ladders....
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Mount & Blade: Enter Battle Without Horse

In Mount and Blade (Specifically Warband and Viking Conquest), if you have a horse equipped on you then on the map screen, you are able to move much faster. A great advantage, however though, in ...
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Unable To Capture The Last City in a Region?

I recently picked up a copy of Mount & Blade: Warband and am still fairly new. I have managed to capture almost all of a region on the Campaign map, but I am unable to besiege the last city. What ...
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Difference between the PS4 and GoG version of Mount and Blade?

I am planning to buy Mount and Blades: Warbands, either the PC version on GoG, or the PS4 version. Beyond the fact that the PC version has extensions like Napoleonic Wars and Vikings, are there any ...
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Why do I have staticy sound?

In Mount & Blade: Warband, I have staticy sound at every other note it seems. Why is that? I went to the Realtek website and got the latest drivers, but it still happens. Using VLC, the audio ...
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Do my troops recover fully after each battle?

For the heroes in my band, their health will not completely recover after a battle, how about my troops? Will their health recover 100% after each battle? If their health do not recover, how do I ...
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Can I give specific orders to my troops in Mount and Blade Warband?

I know I can issue orders such as move forward, backwards, stop to my troops on battle field, etc. However, is it possible to order them to go to a specific location, or even better, in a specific ...
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M&B Warband: What if

So I deliberately made Swadia the strongest faction using savegame editor. All their lords are devoted to Harlaus and also each other. I brought back to Harlaus not only Swadian but also Vaegir and ...
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Can my lords escape imprisonment on their own?

If a lord is captured and imprisoned in a city, I have the option of attempting to rescue them. These missions are very difficult so I'm curious, will they ever escape on their own? If so, is the ...
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Can I see how many enemy troops remain mid-battle?

When I get caught in a massive siege, with many hundreds of attackers, it would be really nice to check on the number of enemies remaining to fight during the battle. Can this be done?
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Is it possible to add Anno Domini mod into Steam distribution on Linux?

I have Linux (Lubuntu 16.04) and I play M&B Warband on Steam. I'd like to try the Anno Domini mod, but I'm not sure how to add it to my game and if it's even possible with Steam distro and Linux. ...
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M&B:W AI Mesh Colors

I'm editing the AI mesh, but some of the faces turn purple, or red? What does this mean? For example, I had some mesh up about a story above the ground, and it was red. The AI got stuck in a group and ...
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M&B: Warband - Do male husbands roam the map?

I'm running a game where I aim to conquer Calradia as a female character, with every faction hostile, and exactly zero vassals, but am thinking about what should I do with marriage. Do husbands stay ...
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Impossible to manage castle

I am playing as a vassal of one of the kings and I had 1 village that was possible to manage (build in it). I captured a castle and got it awarded as my fief by the king, when I go to the castle there ...
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Mount and Blade Warband - Game crashes when choosing the 'Load Game' option

Very recently my version of Mount and Blade Warband on Steam has been crashing every single time I try to choose the 'Load Game' option in the main screen, or the 'Save As' option on the in game ...
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Does Mount and Blade Warband have cheats to allow me to besiege a castle on my own? If so, how can I enable and use these?

I love to play Mount and Blade solo. I'm getting to the point where my character can win 1 v 75 battles without having to retreat. I'd like to be able to try and see just how far I can get with taking ...
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What is the fastest horse in Mount and Blade Warband?

I really enjoy the whole Riders of Rohan effect of leading my all-cavalry force in a thunderous charge against the scurrilous Nords. However, I don't like getting all bunched up: I want to be out in ...
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Is there any difference in the behaviour of the different kingdoms rulers?

In Mount & Blade Warband, are there different behaviour models for the kings of their respective countries? It's known that King Haurlaus of Swadia has a reputation for going to war, but is this ...
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How Does Defense On Helmets Work?

In Mount and Blade Warband you can get helmets that add defense to your head (as you would probably guess) but, what I am wondering, is if getting hit in the head with and arrow, bolt, throwing axe, ...
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What Is The Most Effective Way To Earn Money Without Raiding Villages?

I need to know what the most effective way to earn money is in Mount and Blade for a brand new character is. I don't want to raid villages however and wouldn't like to have to lose honor for it. ...
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How to unstuck NPC in A Clash of Kings - M&B Warband Mod

Recently, I asked Tywin Lannister to help me besiege Duskendale and he really did it. Unfortunately, he's still inside the castle and doesn't even want to patrol or to do anything. If I want to give ...
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Does starting age matter in Viking Conquest?

Since Viking Conquest recently got released, I was curious if starting age did matter (like starting money etc). No one seemed to be able to answer that online. Thanks!
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Can I displace a king in Mount and Blade warband?

I just thought is there a way to displace a king, and get rid of him, so that I can take his place? I have conquered almost whole map, and I own only a few castles and cites, so I wouldn't like to ...
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Do companions level up before joining?

As per the title, do companions level as you level prior to joining your party, or are they simply a set level regardless of when you join them to your party?
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The castle/village relationship

I captured a 2nd castle. I collected awesome taxes for a week. Then I saw the associated village was granted to another lord! I checked my first castle, and noticed the associated village had no lord (...
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of being a woman in Mount and Blade: Warband

I would like to know if there are any advantages or more disadvantages of being a woman in Mount and Blade: Warband. I know for example you need more points to become vassal (I believe it's called) ...
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How do I improve my relationships with other factions?

As a king, how can I improve the relationship between my faction and other factions without going to war with other factions?
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How to locate imprisoned lord to rescue him

I've been trying to locate a lord (Count Matheas) that has been imprisoned for around a month. I went through all the castles and cities of the faction that is detainning him but I cannot find him ...
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The Overworld Map on M&B Warband automatically moves for me, help!

So I've been trying to get into this game, and it's amazing so far, however the overworld map has a bug which I cannot get rid of. In short, the game is behaving as if I'm constantly holding down the ...
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How can I order my troops to a specific location?

I've been watching a few tactics videos in order to know how to better position my troops, and I've noticed the players usually place a small flag in order to order their troops to a specific location....
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Can you sabotage a faction you belong to?

Currently I am a vassal for the Kingdom of the Nords, with a small village part of my estate. It takes everything I have to just keep it from being raided since I don't know if / can't figure out how ...
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Can I abandon my own faction in M&B: Warband? (PoP 3)

I've founded a new kingdom and realised there are still things I want to do before starting a big campaign - I can't for now help claimants or join somebody as mercenary. But i don't see there any "...
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Mount blade smaller map

Is there any way to spawn in a smaller battle map? It takes like 5 minutes of walking to start the battle. A mod that makes maps smaller would be great.
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What are the optimal attributes for my build?

I play using a sword, shield, bow, and arrows(and a horse of course). I know intelligence isn't incredibly important because I can just let my companions have the party skills, but what Strength/...
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Do the party skills of my companions add up?

When leveling up my companions I wonder how much influence their skill values have. Personal skill seems clear enough that it only concerns the actual companion. Yet Party skills have me confused. ...
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Can I enable autosave on non-realistic save setting?

I recently have started a new realistic game of Warband as on my non-realistic one there was no autosave once I visited a town or made camp. Which let me lose progress a lot of times as I forgot to ...
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Is it possible to capture the bandit leaders?

Several times now, I've engaged one of the bandit leaders and his large swarm of bandits but they've escaped every single time. I'm wondering if its possible to capture them at all since they don't ...
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How do I give my soldiers armour in Mount and Blade Warband?

I'm fairly new to Mound and Blade Warband, but I have watched youtubers play and they always have an option to give their soldiers (Just normal ones) the rest of the loot and equip them after the end ...
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How to fight with lances from horse in tournaments?

So I entered my first tournament. Fights are from horse and with lances. Yet most of the hits I land are rewared with a disappointing zero points damage. I am confused on how to fight properly.
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How to dismount a horse?

I am in the tutorial level. I just mounted a horse and finished some tasks, yet now I am kind of stuck on the horse and do not know how to dismount. I also did not find any hint in the control setup.
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