The Firenze Mod
for Magna Mundi
As a beta-tester for MMtG, I hope to be able to release a v1.0 of my mod, a successor to my Firenze Submod of MMU, as soon as the game is released.
The primary focus of my mod will be adding more countries and more provinces in certain areas all around the globe as well as adding country or region-specific events, decisions, unit types, etc. (as the team prefers to make universal mechanics and features as much as possible, which I agree is a perfect philosophy for developing a game that tries to represent the whole world; but a little country-specific flavor here and there is perfect for a mod). A secondary focus will be adding new features such as diplomatic options or upgrading units, etc... I will also work on fixing any bugs or coming up with mod solutions to any balance issues that arise. (Hopefully, we can eliminate as many bugs as possible before commercial release, but no game is perfect!)
Obviously Florence with the ability of any Tuscan city-state to form the Grand Duchy of Tuscany (the original inspiration for my submod) will be one such addition, but I'd like to get feedback from you on countries (not provinces for the moment, because that is still not final anyway) that you feel should be added to the game.
Keep in mind I will focus on the 1453 Grand Campaign start, and I will only include nations I feel are worthy (i.e., no San Marino) and can add to the gameplay and not destroy balance (i.e., no splitting Austria into Carinthia, Tyrolia, etc) The Zaporizhian Sich, as mentioned in a thread here, though not present at 1453 is a good example of what I'm looking for.
Also, ideas on specific events, event chains, decisions, or units that specific countries or cultures can have access to, that will also add to gameplay (EU3's Venetian Arsenal and Prussian Military Reforms, for instance). Again, these should add to gameplay by helping promote the specific country's historical strengths or weaknesses. For example, I am currently considering if the Order of St. Stephen would be worthy enough for Tuscany to have a decision to create it.
Florence and Grand Duchy of Tuscany decision as seen in my MMU submod and AAR