Crusader Kings II - Dev Diary 14 - Plots

Crusader Kings II - Dev Diary 14 - Plots

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Hmm..

I've been quietly reading these posts the past day or so, and I think at this point everyone is simply just making assumptions about what kind of Plots there will be in CK II... For one we truly don't know cause none of us are in the beta, so I think at this point we're complaining just to complain in my eyes, but that's just my personal opinion.

If I was everyone I would take a step back about this issue, CK II will have plots, and it'll probably be a lot more than what Sengoku offered (based on the DD here and Gamespot Preview), but until we actually see what they are (which we won't till Feb), then there's no use in talking about it at the moment at least until Feb rolls around..
 

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Frankly I think plots are a fascinating little addition to the game. Its going to add a lot of flavour to the game and be an important element to driving gameplay.
 

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Is "Paragon of Virtue" position the new diocese bishop now? That makes even less sense than "Lord Spiritual" :blink:.
im working on the assumption that the name is a place holder, or that i'll just mod it in the localization two seconds after getting the game.
 

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Is "Paragon of Virtue" position the new diocese bishop now? That makes even less sense than "Lord Spiritual" :blink:.
It's not a job position.
 

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Presumably it's to amass a certain amount of piety. Could be other things though, like establishing monasteries, but I'd assume any of those other things it could be would also earn you piety.
 

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It was listed as an ambition, wasn't it? Trying to embody the ideals of Christian knighthood or something along those lines?
That's it. It's just one of many harmless ambitions.
 

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That's it. It's just one of many harmless ambitions.
Does teh AI choose the characters ambition based on their traits? so will a cruel pragmatic person get a an ambition to kill his King brother way faster? :) also will there be any country specific ambitions?
 

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Are plots only internal to kingdoms, or can a King plot to, for example, gain the loyalty of a Duke who is the vassal of someone else?
 

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Please consider renaming "Lord Spiritual". It just doesn't make any sense.
my guess would be renaming a title would take two seconds in the localisation files if it would get in the way for you.
no name is going to be perfect, its just there to notify a function and it does that function. Not everywhere would marshals be marshals or stewards stewards, chancellors too. The name is there no the play can tell whats going, its not so important in itself, the function is important not what you call it.
 

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"Papal lapdog" would probably be even better rambly ;)

But on a more serious note, I really don't see the beef with "Lord Spiritual"? I'd feel kinda weird naming someone "Prelate" when there's plenty more "Prelates" in my kingdom already? If i understand correctly, in game terms that is, the "Lord Spiritual" is someone you designate, right? Sounds like a better title for someone at the court, than just plain out Prelate to me, but I've been known to have weird views on subjects in the past :)