After many battles, the kingdom has been divided into many small feuding principalities and earldoms. The king`s troops have been pushed back into one last royal province, and the rulers of the other provinces wage terrible, destructive wars against one another.
The whole land has fallen into a state of chaos and now the former royal capital itself is under siege by the armies of the rebel lords.
Knights and Merchants recreates a fictitious kingdom in the era of the Middle Ages. All game elements and scenes are based on the Anglo-Saxon period, of around 1200 A.D. You the player takes on the role of an ordinary captain in the kings army. A conspiracy against the king catapults you into a situation where you find yourself responsible for the defense of the last royal province. Earn Royal favour by taking back the renegade provinces and crushing the rebellious lords!