CK3 Dev Diary #33 - An Offer You Can’t Refuse

CK3 Dev Diary #33 - An Offer You Can’t Refuse

  • Crusader Kings III Available Now!

    The realm rejoices as Paradox Interactive announces the launch of Crusader Kings III, the latest entry in the publisher’s grand strategy role-playing game franchise. Advisors may now jockey for positions of influence and adversaries should save their schemes for another day, because on this day Crusader Kings III can be purchased on Steam, the Paradox Store, and other major online retailers.


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I just want to play the game now. Let us test!!!! Or something!!!!
 
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It would be interesting if non landed titles, court positions and other privileges could be tied to landed title contracts as a bonus to give to your vassals, like making him/her almoner or cupbearer for life. A bit like grandees and peerships.
 

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I'm also wondering if contracts are inherited ?
Contracts are inherited.

You use the first contract you obtain of the highest rank you hold.

So if you're the Count of Essex, and inherit the County of Kent, you stay with your contract from Essex.
If you then inherit the Duchy of Kent, you switch to the contract associated with the duchy.
If you then inherit the Duchy of East Anglia, you'd still use the one from Kent.

If you then inherited the County of Middlesex, you'd still use Kent.


If the person dying is a higher tier than the heir then the heir gets the person's dying's contract. If they are the same tier or below then the heir if already landed will keep their current contract.
If you get newly landed then you get a vassal contract, if that is you becoming landed by say inheriting a title from someone that already had a vassal contract you preserve that existing contract's obligations for when you get newly landed.

If you get gain more and more titles then they get added onto the titles you have as a part of that existing contract between you and the liege.
 

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My big question is that does the relationship between religions affect whether a liege lord is likely to grant a vassal religious protection. Is an "evil" vassal less likely to be granted protection than an "astray" vassal? Will an "evil" liege grant it at all?
 
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Humble suggestions...

Since we all love immersion... it would be great if the contract showed the date of the last modification and the names and wax seals of those parties. Renegotiations could add new names, seals and dates underneath to create a running view of historical parties. Original or unknown initial dates could default to the phrase “time immemorial.” A more scrawl, scribe-like, or Gothic font, possibly variable by region.

A question...

Do contracts remain in force for a title regardless of the holder, and regardless of its creation... say if it goes extinct, merged with the crown and then is recreated and granted?
 
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Humble suggestions...

Since we all love immersion... it would be great if the contract showed the date of the last modification and the names and wax seals of those parties. Renegotiations could add new names, seals and dates underneath to create a running view of historical parties. Original or unknown initial dates could default to the phrase “time immemorial.” A more scrawl, scribe-like, or Gothic font, possibly variable by region.

A question...

Do contracts remain in force for a title regardless of the holder, and regardless of its creation... say if it goes extinct, merged with the crown and then is recreated and granted?
Unlikely. I'd expect a new creation of a title to an untitled person to have an entirely new contract.
 
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