Medieval fantasy is a subgenre of fantasy that encompasses medieval era high fantasy and sometimes simply represents fictitious versions of historic events. This subgenre is common among role-playing games, text-based roleplaying, and high-fantasy literature. It can include various elements of Middle Ages European culture and society, including a monarchical government, feudal social structure, medieval warfare, and mythical entities common in European folklore.
Examples of literature of this genre included The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien and A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin.
Examples of video games included the Ultima series, Neverwinter Nights, and The Elder Scrolls.