Summary: I bought this game looking for a fun time-killer along the lines of the Civ games I played years ago. On the one hand, it totally delivers. On the other hand, it over-delivers so much that it's unplayable for me. This game is very complex and involves a great deal of micromanagement.
Summary: This game can be a lot of fun, but also gets very frustrating as it progresses. Initially you can develop and expand, make alliances and royal ties, and it's a good time. But as you progress the game tries to shut you down and pretty much ends.