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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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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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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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Limited Amount of Lords in a Castle?

Whenever I host a feast and all of my lords attend it, there's always a limit to how many of them are actually visible in the castle. Instead of other lords, some random wives show up, which is pretty ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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What is the point of cattle?

I know you can get them from razing villages, or by buying them. But what do you do with them?
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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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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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What is the difference between a Howitzer and a normal cannon?

The Napoleonic Wars DLC for M&B Warband added artillery to the game. When choosing the artillery class, one can choose to spawn with a cannon pulled by a horse. There are two choices of cannon, ...
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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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How do you win against the superiority of NPC Lords?

I am playing a female character and have fought a long time with the Kingdom of the Nords against Swadia, which resulted in them having only a few castles left. Now I am trying to help the female ...
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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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What are the differences between the multiple types of infantry?

In the Napoleonic Wars DLC for Mount and Blade, each faction as access to different types of infantry: Line infantry, Light Infantry, Foot Guards and Fusillier. Beside the size of their hat, what is ...
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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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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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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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How do I get a castle?

In Mount & Blade: Warband, I swore allegiance to the Kingdom of Swardia. As such, I'm currently a Vassal under King Harlaus. The king, being the generous sort, awarded me a small fiefdom ...
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Mount & Blade Warband - Question Regarding Feasts

I've encountered a strange issue with the process of holding feasts. As a vassal, you can hold up to as many feasts as you want and there is absolutely no limit or a cool-down timer between each one ...
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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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Can I stop my Lords from hating me?

Every time I assign a fief, I get +20 with the lord I assign it to. I also get -5 with every other lord. Now given that I have 8 lords. If I assign everyone a fief, thats: 20 - 5 - 5 - 5 - 5 - 5 - ...
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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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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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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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Negatives to gaining levels in Mount & Blade: Warband

Are there any negatives to gaining levels? i.e. enemies will be stronger strictly based on what level your character is.
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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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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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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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Could someone offer Mount and Blade Warband Strategy Advice?

I have gotten back into playing Mount and blade and things are going pretty well for me so far. I am in the Khergit Khanate and i have two castles and two villages. My dilemma is that the Khanate now ...
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Advice for fighting multiple enemies at once

I really struggle when I have to take on more than 1 or 2 enemies at the same time. For example when training or villages and I have to fight against up to 4 villagers at once using a staff, or when ...
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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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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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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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Is there a way to prevent Lords from escaping?

I have a quest to capture a Lord from a certain faction, but they keep escaping after I have taken down their armies. Is there a way to prevent this from happening? Or at least increase the chance ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...