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[anchor=1]The Picture Scroll of the House of Aberffraw[/anchor]



(Format and layouts in homage to Gratianus's great picture scroll of the Kingdom of Jerusalem

Disclaimer ripped off of anonymous4401's thoughtless appropriation of phargle's
Knud Knýtling, Prince of Denmark (and other assorted tales))​

Scenario: 1187 Third Crusade
Difficulty: Very Hard
Aggression: Normal
Mods: BOPACK, SMACK, Drachenfire's Welsh mod, some graphics stuff
+ reset province culture conversion event to fire during wartime
Other stuff: 1.05 + IP2
Start country: Duchy of Gwynedd




Table of Content


[anchorlink=1]Genealogy of the Royal House of Aberffraw[/anchorlink]
[anchorlink=2]1187. The Valencian Crusade[/anchorlink]
[anchorlink=3]1200. The Alexandrian Crusade[/anchorlink]
[anchorlink=4]1210. Great Old Hungary[/anchorlink]
[anchorlink=5]1225. ¡Reconquista! (un pocito incompleto...)[/anchorlink]
1240. Gog and Magog on Coffee Break
1250. Tsar of All the Mongolias
1265. Welschland über alles, wann es nur will!

(Aeternae est imperare orbi universo Walliae)

1275. Ton Hagiomakhos
1285. The Ill Khanate
1300. The Fall of the House of Rurikovich
1318. The First Great Welsh Civil War
1335. The Rise of the Assassins
1354. Empire of Wales and All Christendom
1383. Tidying Up
1400. Bow Down Before the One You Serve!
1405. There Can Be Only One!
1419. oed oet Crist pan ny bu dim


Other States: the Pisan Republic | the Kingdom of Germany, which was the Holy Roman Empire | Capetian France | the Byzantine or Eastern Roman Empire

Supporting Cast: 1187-1250 | 1250-1300 | 1300-1350 | 1350-1419





[anchor=2]1187. The Third (or Valencian) Crusade[/anchor]
 
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Looking good! Although I am having problems reading the long names in the geneaology. :D Did you play around with the save files like Gratianus did?
 

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Wow, another silent AAR!
Your images look better than mine. :cool: :D

EDIT: Inserting a province screen is a very good idea.
 
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Looks very nice

Though candour compels me to say that the genealogy looks authentically medieaval and illegible ;)
 

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@Shuma: They're Welsh! They are hard to read :)
@StNylan: It's good flavor and it keeps some suspense til the cards come up.

@Shuma: Nuh uh. This one I left to the game, so we can all see how ugly it gets and how fast. :D I appreciated Grat's dedication, but I figure - esp. at coward or normal settings - the game should take care of that on its own.

@CSK: Yup. & Both.
 

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"Looking good" seems to be the appropriate comment here... :D

Also having difficulties with the Welsh name reading, but who cares? They are all called Gwynedd ap Gwynedd or something... ;) :D
 

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  1. Hmmm...

    On second thought, without forced truces, maaa-a-aybe I shouldn't just use 50 year updates... Can y'all make out everything? or should I try decade or quarter-century posts?

    It'll be clearer but give the updates a slower pace
  2. Daffyd is also amusing because he earned his epithet Hunanladdiad well before his actual suicide - when Llywelyn killed his wife (Daffyd's mom), Daffyd inherited her fief and (in a classic teenage move) tried to get back at dad by assassinating... himself. :D

    Luckily it was just a cry for help!

    Nothing a timely revoke title couldn't solve, I thought - til the little SOB poisoned his dad.
j.
 
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Lol.. a nice disfunctional family, just how we like it :)

And perhaps you should break it up a bit, or maybe just show the important movements elsewhere. That last map was... full of arrows :D
 

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Shoe said:
Just how we like it :)
He finished it off by marrying dad's fiance himself. :D She was the heir for Deheubarth.

That last map was... full of arrows :D
Heh.

You should see the next one... :eek:
 
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Good update, confusing map, funny rulers, ...

Keep it up and coming... :D
 

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Yes, better make quarter-century posts, the current map is very confusing. And good progress you did yourself. Now talk about suicidal teenagers!
 

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The map looks like typical CK silliness. Smaller time periods may help, but then again may not.
 

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Great, I can actually read the map... :D
 
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Yeah, the map is very readable, even with the various kingdoms being all over the place in classical CK fashion. Great work!
 

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Looks like Hungary is well set up to be the first target of the Horde.
 

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It seems the Moscovite power base is in Kiev? Is that true? And Spain is quite a mess, especially with Khwarizm in Galicia. CK madness at its height.