Summary: as far as im concerned, this game is just about the coolest ever made. i've wore out 2 discs so far since 2009, and am on my 3rd disc. ive played all the major fps games and alot of other rts games, but this is my main go to game out of them all. i cannot say enough good things about it, by far you can spend whole days getting lost in the battles and scenario's.
Summary: The truth about this game is supreme. It brings you back to the eras of the Crusades and the intelligence of the New level was very interesting. Gold is the best value, for the RTS genre it does a well job bringing up the history's medieval history. Very Addictive. Great play. I had previously written a 3 star review but after revising, this game deserves no less than 5 stars. The Gold Era Indeed.
Summary: I love this product. My choice was made about the Total War series. I recommend this game for others that love strategy and war games. I suggsted also that people knows the other games of the Total War, like Rome Total War.