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    Europa Universalis: The Musical announced!

    Musical to Premiere This Fall, Behind the Scenes Footage Released

    Paradox Interactive and Paradox Development Studio are rekindling your dreams of leading a global empire with the announcement of a brand new initiative.
    Europa Universalis: The Musical will bring the stories behind the games to life through the art of musical theatre and will allow players and musical aficionados alike to conquer the world with music.

    The award-winning series that has sold over a million copies and redefined grand strategy gaming for a generation is back, bringing to the stage the same drama, unparalleled depth and unprecedented commitment to history that has made Europa Universalis the legendary franchise it is today.

    View the documentary of the making of Europa Universalis: The Musical here:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3H67FQX5ZLE

    Documentary filmed by Martin Gustafsson at Roth Händle Studio.

    “This is something the entire development studio has wanted to do for years, and now we are proud to say that our empire-building series Europa Universalis is coming alive in the way it was truly meant to be,” said Johan Andersson, Studio Manager at Paradox Development Studio.
    “When history is your backdrop, it evokes strong feelings and a lot of drama. When internationally renowned music producer Matthias Olsson reached out and described his vision for a musical, I truly felt that this was what the series had been missing. Europa Universalis has tension, alliances, betrayals, and a dream of conquering the world that is the perfect setting for a musical.”

    DOWNLOAD the first-ever released songs from Europa Universalis: The Musical here:

    Empire Borders:
    Empire_Borders_EuropaUniversalisTheMusical.mp3

    Casus Belli:
    CasusBelli_EuropaUniversalisTheMusical.mp3

    Prestige:
    Prestige _EuropaUniversalisTheMusical.mp3

    And here you can find the lyrics & credits:
    http://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/showthread.php?679762-Europa-Universalis-The-Musical-Lyrics-amp-Credits

    Mattias Olsson, music producer for bands such as Änglagård, Pineforest Crunch, Two Times the Trauma, said to fans, “This is a thought that has been with me since I first started playing Europa Universalis, and my vision has just grown stronger as the game series has evolved. To create a musical where the world is yours for the taking is a huge challenge, but so far the project development has surpassed even my wildest dreams. As far as I know, no one has ever based a musical on a PC game before, and I feel that this will change the course of both game development and musical theater.”


    Prepare to join a worldwide community of over half a million players and experience the drama and tension that only the grand stage of history can provide to the sound of music. Following the success of the critically acclaimed Crusader Kings II, Paradox Development Studio is ready to take you to worlds both old and new – each yours for the taking – to the tune of global conquest.

    View photos from the making of Europa Universalis: The Musical here:
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    nice I hope the music is falalah

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    Haha, very good!

    As a director, I like this very much. Keep it up!

    I almost feel sad, that it's the 1st of April... and that we won't be seeing more of this.
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    Wow, this could actually make me watch a musical.


    I know it´s a april fools loke, but it´s fun.
    I can forgive, but i can´t forget.

    And luckily the reality has no advertising budget...

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    This is incredibly well made and hilarious!

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    I ... I would actually pay for this.

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    Is this going to be in the bonus material if I preorder the game now??

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    Myea I would definitely watch this, the songs actually gave me goosebumps!

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    Wow. I can't say you didn't try this year.

    Well done! I had good laughs.

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    Seriously, it got to have Falalalan! *goes away to watch the video*

    EDIT: Sad, no Falalalan, but I saw an uncredited Regina there! Who else from PDS/PI is on the video?

    Amazing video
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    Seems legit!

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    Owww, no Falalalan...

    Still really funny, especially that musical producer guy.
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    These songs better be in the game

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    Exceptionally funny for April Fools' Day, and very well done, too.

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    Well the good news is you got to see some sick game play footage of EUIV, the bad news is this musical isn't actually going to happen

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    Hey, what about the comet?? THE COMET IS MISSING!!!!

    A PI-musical without the comet, that's...sigh.



    Many thanks, PI.

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    April Fool's again? :P

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    Why wasn't Johan singing? I'm just going to go ahead and spam negative votes on all of your YouTube videos now. Cheers.

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    Casus Belli made me laugh so hard you don't even know.

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