I've been following this for longer than the site's existed, but Mount & Blade is finally available in retail. You can buy in the states shops now, and in Europe tomorrow. Alternatively, you can buy it directly at Gamers Gate for thirty euros. I'll be writing more - and hopefully reviewing it for someone - later, but if you need the game explained further, I point you at my Adventures of Violent Trevor.
Have no character in your game that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful
A true ray of sunshine for the soul
Finally, a way in
We've been talking, and we think that you should wear clothes
Total coincidence, but we sell some clothes