The English throne lies empty in 1262 A.D. You and 5 lords are locked in a struggle for the crown. Reap the benefits of successful feudal governing, castle building, castle sieging and land battles to conquer your rivals and claim the kingdom. Keep your serfs fed and happy. Assign them to farming, herding, building, military and other tasks. Design your own castles and build them using actual historical blueprints.Then lay siege to your neighbors' castles and fight out land battles in tactical details.Lords of The Realm propels you into the epic conflicts and intrepid life of thirteenth century England. As one of five nobles you manage crops, build weapons, construct a castle and raise an army to conquer neighbouring realms before they conquer you. Prepare to fight your way to the throne in the battle of your life. Because in the end, you're either King, or you're dead. Multiplayer notice: The game's multiplayer servers have been taken offline, however, multiplayer over LAN is still available.ATI/AMD compatibility notice: Lords of the Realm: Royal Edition requires graphic card drivers version 13.4 or older.