Crusader Kings II: Sons of Abraham

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Customer notes

Requires Crusader Kings II (base game) to use this DLC


Crusader Kings II: Sons of Abraham is the fifth expansion for the critically praised strategy/RPG. Gameplay focuses on the Abrahamic religions; Christianity, Islam and Judaism. Get your bishops appointed cardinals and tap the might of the Papacy, borrow money from the Knights Templar and send troublesome relatives off to live out their days in a monastery. Sons of Abraham also introduces the Jewish religion and allows you to recreate the Kingdom of Israel and rebuild the Temple in Jerusalem.

The expansion for the critically praised strategy/RPG Crusader Kings II explores one of the defining periods in world history in an experience crafted by Paradox Development Studio, the masters of Grand Strategy. Medieval Europe is brought to life in this epic game of knights, schemes, and thrones.

Key Features:

  • Control the Papacy through the College of Cardinals

  • Ask the Pope for money and favors

  • Play as a Jewish lord and restore the kingdom of Israel

  • Interact with the Holy Orders and see their influence grow

  • Pick sides in Islam as a rationalist Mutazili or an opposing Ashari

  • Retire troublesome courtiers to a monastery

  • Go on a pilgrimage to one of the holy places

  • Experience hundreds of new religious events

Customer reviews


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ninjacom32 | Nov. 19, 2013 | See all ninjacom32's reviews »

Another solid expansion from the folks at Paradox.

This DLC deals with adding quite a bit of flavour to Christianity, the namesake of Crusader Kings 2. These mechanics are a welcome addition to the game. Curia and papal intrigue mean that your character can delve into the religious part of the game as a Christian now!

The decision to expand on the regular heresies is also nice and it adds more depth to anyone who happens to become one. Can't wait to finish a game as an Iconoclast or a Cathar.

There's also been some flavour additions to Muslims (such as the ability to choose which school/ideology to back). And who can forget the ability to play as a Jewish character? Can't forget that.

All in all, fun stuff.