Mount & Blade: Warband - Viking Conquest, or simply Viking Conquest, is a single player and multiplayer expansion for Mount&Blade: Warband. Developed by the people behind the popular "Brytenwalda" mod, it was released on the 11th of December 2014...
Heroes or companions are unique troops with individual names, stories, skills, attributes, and equipment (all of which can be chosen by you). Like the player character, heroes never die and are only knocked unconscious. You can never station them in garrisons.
Mount&Blade is an ambitious combination of traditional RPG character management with RTS-like troop trees and a strategic world map. The gameplay is mostly free-form; unlike most games there is no main storyline to follow...
In Mount&Blade, you are given the opportunity to create for yourself a history, a past that occurred before your player starts adventuring in Calradia. Your character is a foreigner to Calradia, though this background has little influence on gameplay...