Jerusalem in the 12th Century was a city embroiled in intrigues and power struggles. The Crusader Houses established themselves as the city's rulers, but who would rule over them? Now you must join in the power politics of the holy city, using your resources to control the most important districts and building a castle that towers over your opposition. Prove yourself the most capable Baron, and take your rightful place as the ruler of Jerusalem! In Jerusalem, players compete for control of the critical areas of political and economic power in the medieval city of Jerusalem. The royal palace, the holy sepulcher, the tower of David, the church, the market, even the Templar knights are all arenas of conflict and opportunity for your plots and intrigues.