Following a similar form of play to Shogun: Total War, the player builds a dynastic empire in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, spanning the period of 1087 to 1453. Gameplay is both strategic and tactical, with strategy played out in turn-based fashion on a province-by-province level, while military units of varying types and capabilities fight against each other in real time on a 3D battlefield.Medieval: Total War received acclaim from reviewers; several critics commending it as a milestone in gaming. The real-time battles were praised for their realism and the new feature of siege battles, although received some criticism for unit management. The depth and complexity of the strategy portion was also received well by reviewers, together with well integrated historical accuracy. The game was a commercial success, topping the British video game chart upon release.
PC System Analysis For Medieval: Total War Requirements
To run Medieval: Total War on high graphics settings your PC will require at least a 32MB GeForce 256 / All-in-Wonder Radeon 7500 with a Pentium III or K6 300MHz CPU. 128 MB will also be needed to achieve the Medieval: Total War rec specs and get 60FPS. Your graphics card will need to be capable of running DirectX 7. We suggest a 20 year old PC to play smoothly.