In the video game Manor Lords, the character Koontz makes the English laugh

In the video game Manor Lords, the character Koontz makes the English laugh

Manor Lords/X Manor Lords has enjoyed great success since its release on April 26, 2024.

Manor Lords/X

Manor Lords has enjoyed great success since its release on April 26, 2024.

Video games – a historical fact that makes gamers laugh. The new video game Manor Lords, released on April 26, has already been a huge success. This may be due to one of the characters' names in the game, “Cuntz”, which is a vulgar term for the female gender in English.

“After seeing the name my people have given my bull, I can't help but think that Manor Lords will be the game of the year.” An English netizen joked on X Tuesday, April 30. As indicated by specialized sites such as computer gamesthe name “Cuntz” is given to the characters randomly: so it can be attributed to an animal, but also to a peasant or even to a lord that the player must make strong.

These rather small jokes made the characters with this name real stars. So much so that Manor Lords developer Grzegorz Styczen had to explain it Reddit That this name was not chosen randomly, and that it was popular in the Middle Ages, which is the period in which the game takes place.

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A name that was common in the Middle Ages

Another user of the platform explained: “The serious answer is: Kuntz or Kunz in German-speaking areas was a diminutive of the very common name Conrad. Another diminutive is Hinz for Heinrich (Henry in English). »

Manor Lords is a city building game set in the 15th century. The highly anticipated game, after years of scarcity in the “city building” sector, keeps its promises according to the first feedback from players. It even sold more than a million copies in just one day, publisher Hooded Horse boasted.

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