Crusader Kings II is a strategy game available on Linux, featuring single and multi-player, and set in various historical periods. Crusader Kings II was launched in 2012 and it received positive reviews.
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Currently, there is a 75% off sale on Steam, so you can buy the game for 9,99??? until October 6. Furthermore, Crusader Kings II also offers a free 2-day trial so you can install and play the full game for two days, until October 6.