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    Victoria 2 - Reviews, dev diaries, wiki, and the demo!

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    Development Diaries

    Victoria 2 Development Diaries

    2009.11.11 - Diary #1 : Why Victoria II?
    2009.11.18 - Diary #2 : The Map
    2009.11.25 - Diary #3 : Design Philosophy for V2
    2009.12.02 - Diary #4 : The Economic System : Introduction
    2009.12.09 - Diary #5 : POPs : Bureaucrats and the Clergy
    2009.12.16 - Diary #6 : Production and Unemployment
    2009.12.25 - Bonus Diary : Modelling Nationalism : Integrative and Disintegrative
    2010.01.05 - Diary #7 : Taxation and Maintenance
    2010.01.13 - Diary #8 : Artisans
    2010.01.19 - NO DIARY : but bonus screenshot
    2010.01.27 - Diary #9 : Diplomacy
    2010.02.03 - Diary #10 : Pops and the End of Manual Promotion
    2010.02.10 - Diary #11 : Pops & Issues
    2010.02.17 - Diary #12 : Military
    2010.02.24 - Diary #13 : Upper House & Reforms
    2010.03.03 - Diary #14 : POPs and issues, further elaboration part 1
    2010.03.10 - Diary #15 : POPs and issues, further elaboration part 2
    2010.03.17 - Diary #16 : Elections
    2010.03.24 - Diary #17 : The World Market
    2010.03.31 - Diary #18 : Great Powers and Global Rank
    2010.04.01 - Bonus Diary : Religion in V2
    2010.04.07 - Diary #19 : Technology : Introduction
    2010.04.14 - Diary #20 : National Focus (includes colonization)
    2010.04.21 - Diary #21 : Events
    2010.04.28 - Diary #22 : Loans and Debt
    2010.05.05 - Diary #23 : Gold
    2010.05.12 - Diary #24 : Lower House Politics
    2010.05.19 - Diary #25 : Teasers from Johan
    2010.05.26 - Diary #26 : Military Miscellany : Reserves, Mobilization, Blockades, Leaders
    2010.06.02 - Diary #27 : Historical Flavor in V2
    2010.06.09 - Diary #28 : Current Development Status
    2010.06.16 - Diary #29A : No Diary - Paradox at E3 Convention
    2010.06.23 - Diary #29B : Civilizing an Uncivilized State

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    Demo

    If you'd like to try out Victoria2 before buying -- get the demo!

    You can download the demo from a number of places:

    Use this thread if you have any questions on the demo, a number of known issues and solutions are in the first post, so please read the first post first!
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    Reviews

    January 2010 Previews
    Gameshark - http://www.gameshark.com/previews/34...II-Preview.htm
    IGN - http://pc.ign.com/articles/106/1062880p1.html
    Jeuxvideo - http://www.jeuxvideo.fr/jeux/victoria-ii/article.html

    E3 2010 Previews
    http://e3.gamespot.com/story/6266701...ii-impressions
    http://gaming.icrontic.com/article/i...paradox-games/

    Summer 2010 Previews
    http://www.girlgamersuk.com/2010/07/...ia-ii-preview/
    http://gamenews.zeden.net/preview-vi...008013358.html

    Interviews
    http://www.gamereactor.eu/grtv/?id=6844

    Presentation
    http://www.gamereactor.eu/grtv/?id=6...659d0048e3495f


    Reviews
    http://www.gamecaptain.de/PC/Artikel...ia_2_Test.html - 83%
    http://www.jeuxvideo.fr/jeux/victoria-ii/article.html - 5/5 stars
    http://www.diygamer.com/2010/08/worl...oria-2-review/
    http://www.4players.de/4players.php/...ictoria_2.html - 77%
    http://www.strategyinformer.com/pc/v...2/reviews.html - 8.5/10
    http://resolution-magazine.co.uk/con...ew-victoria-2/ - 8/10
    http://elder-geek.com/2010/08/victoria-ii-review/
    http://www.powergamer.se/2010/08/16/victoria-ii/ - 4/5
    http://gaming.icrontic.com/reviews/v...under-the-sun/
    http://www.examiner.com/pc-game-in-n...r-play-thing-1
    http://www.gamespot.com/pc/strategy/...ii/review.html 7.5/10
    http://kriegsimulation.blogspot.com/...eed-after.html
    http://www.cyberstratege.com/magazin...de-victoria-2/ - 8/10
    http://www.boomtownx.net/victoria-ii-review - 8/10
    http://www.armchairgeneral.com/victo...ame-review.htm - 87%
    http://cheatcc.com/pc/rev/victoria2review.html - 86%
    http://www.gamer.no/artikler/68453/a...e-victoria-ii/ - 9/10
    http://www.ag.ru/reviews/victoria_2 - 86%
    http://gamrreview.vgchartz.com/revie...3/victoria-ii/ - 8.6
    http://www.deafgamers.com/10reviews/victoria2_pc.html - 8.5
    http://www.gameswelt.de/articles/rev..._II/index.html - 89%
    http://www.pcgamer.com/2010/11/02/victoria-2-review/ - 76%
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    Some important pages for Victoria fans.

    http://www.facebook.com/pages/Victor...0044815?ref=nf
    if you like facebook. (like I do.) We also run competions and giveaways regularly on facebook.

    http://www.paradoxplaza.com/games/victoria-2
    The main page on our website.

    http://twitter.com/victoria2game
    For quick updates and the occasional contest.

    Patches for the game can be found in the tech support forum, once you've registered your game.
    Last edited by safferli; 18-02-2011 at 12:17.

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    The Victoria 2 Wiki is now online. Note that the wiki is fan created and has no affiliation with Paradox Interactive.
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