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Gekokujo is a Mount & Blade mod by phlpp. It transports the player into the Sengoku Jidai Japan, where factions wage war with each other for dominance of the isles. The player character is a youth thrust into the role of a fighter in this turbulent times.

It has a Spiritual Successor, Gekokujo - Daimyo edition, that adds improvements and some historical accuracy.

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     Tropes in the original Gekokujo 
  • Army Scout: Mari has high Spotting and Tracking skills from the get-go.
  • Hidden Elf Village: There are six non-aligned 'villages' that you can liberate. Once liberated, you can either burn them or occupy them. If occupied, they generate resources or soldiers every seven days.
  • Historical-Domain Character: Pretty much all the samurai warlords, although they represent more their clan (there's no distinction between, say, Shingen and Katsuyori Takeda, they're simply referred as Great Lord Takeda) than individuals.
  • Jidai Geki: It has the overall feel of it.
  • Luckily, My Shield Will Protect Me: Averted. There is no shields in this mod.
  • Master Swordsman: Since this is Sengoku Jidai Japan, you can recruit many to your cause. There are even the familiar names of Kojiro and Musashinote .
  • The Medic: Enrique fits best to this archetype, with his high-leveled base First Aid, Wound Treatment, and Surgery skills.
  • Ninja: Characters with a particularly high mastery level in Throwing and One-handed weapon skill is functionally this. Amongst the companions, Mari is the most like this.
    • Agent-type troops is depicted as this but they can also function as sappers in a siege.
  • Pirate: Shih.
  • Randomly Generated Loot: While field & siege battles tend to give you Vendor Trash in the form of low-grade weapons and armor, storming a rebel hideout sometimes yield rare foods, trade goods, resources, or even higher-grade weapons and armor pieces.
  • Shout-Out:
    • Among the companions you can recruit are Youmu, Hong Meiling, and Teruyonote .
    • In the inn or castle, sometimes you will hear a traditional Japanese rendition of Take on Me.
    • You can sometimes buy a Sakabato from weapon merchants.
  • The Smart Guy: Among the companions you can recruit, Sessai and Francisco stands out most.
  • Token Minority: There are a few recruitable foreigner companions in the game, mainly Chinese.
  • Warrior Monk: The Ikko-ikki sect is comprised of this.

     Tropes in Gekokujo - Daimyo Edition 
  • Up to Eleven: The mod refines what the original Gekokujo did and further emphasizes the historical accuracy of the mod.

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