Crusader Kings II: Legacy of Rome beta screens (September 18th)

Crusader Kings II: Legacy of Rome beta screens (September 18th)

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Frax

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This looks amazing, one question retinue will that be like a standing army?
 

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Those decisions are quite the tease. Looking forward to trying my hand at restoring the glory of Rome... even if it means blinding and castrating a few people along the way :p
 

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Note that the new portraits you see are part of a seperate DLC, as I think Doomdark has mentioned. :)

And yes, retinues are like a standing army.
 

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i iwsh live had a fast forward button now. this s about the ultimate tease. the great schism, restore the roman empire, reconquer old provinces. and e dont get a single drop of info about them.

about the old provinces, any chance the eastern roman empire can get larger claims on old provinces? like de jure ducal claims on places as sicily.
 

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The CK2 facebook page has these in a much better format (not being forced to download 5.5mb bmp images just to view them).

I'm liking the new portraits though.
 

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I'm really looking forward to blinding and castrating people!!

Though I wonder what happens to all this if by chance the Emperor turns out to be catholic...?
 

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How are you forced to download them? Just click them shows them (at least in Firefox)
 

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Note that the new portraits you see are part of a seperate DLC, as I think Doomdark has mentioned. :)
If you're working on portraits, can you add some eye cover that appears on blinded people after a few days/weeks? I'm not sure how pleasant staring at eye sockets is going to be if it happens to your ruler.
 

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I mean, say you capture the current emperor in a war (happens sometimes). Instead of just releasing him, he gets castrated.
in that case, i HOPE he is forced to abicate to his heir

what about a plot to capture a specific person instead of simply murdering him? would be exellent in combination with these mechanics
 

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I mean, say you capture the current emperor in a war (happens sometimes). Instead of just releasing him, he gets castrated.
Forced to abdicate. The Byzantines believed that the emperor had to be free of physical imperfections, remember.

Anyway, looks good :).
 

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The portraits look nice. Good mediterranean skin tone.

Will it be applicable to other mediterranean people too? (spanish, southern Italian, balkan peoples...)

The usage of Roman provine names is rather silly, though. :closedeyes: Can't you find proper medieval-Greek names?
 

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in that case, i HOPE he is forced to abicate to his heir

what about a plot to capture a specific person instead of simply murdering him? would be exellent in combination with these mechanics
That capture plot would be great.
 

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You should include the new Byzantine portraits (and ideally an Orthodox-specific interface, though that seems to have been ruled out for some reason) in the LoR DLC pack.