Dutch minor(Utrecht, Gelre and Friesland) ideas

Dutch minor(Utrecht, Gelre and Friesland) ideas

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Traditions: -10% development cost, +10% Provincial trade power.

Nation of many nationalities:
Since the dawn of time, our nations have been conquered, the romans, germanics, franks and you could go on forever. This gives us the unique possibility claiming being the heir of these nations.

-15% accepted culture threshold.

Moedernegotie:
We shall fish for herring and sell it in the Baltic, and buy many grain and cloth. We could sell it for more in the Netherlands and this would allow our farmers to focus on exporting products.

+10% goods produced
Tolerance of all.
We have seen the inhumane punishments the Protestants get in other countries. We should focus on becoming tolerant, as running an inquisition is expensive to our nation, and it would encourage immigration to our glorious homeland.
+1 tolerance of heathens
+2 tolerance of heretics

Break the Dykes!:
Because we are under sea level, we can simply break the dykes and every enemy army will have to leave!

+15% fort defence
+1 attrition to enemies


Bischop van Utrecht:
The bischop of Utrecht has blessed our small nation with a relation to god.

+5% Church power (Protestant)
+1 Monthly fervor (Reformed)
+1 papal influence (Catholic)

Verdedig het vaderland:
Outside forces want to conquer our nation, but unlike in history we will fight and beat them!

+10% Morale of armies

VOC:
We shall go east, for there are many spices, and other valueable goods to be found there.

Allows recruitment of Explorers and Conquistadors
+10% trade steering

Ambitions: +50% naval forcelimit
 
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Agreed :)

Looks really good to me, my only comment is I'm not sure about giving the bishop idea for all 3 minors, it seems too Utrecht-centric.
 

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Agreed :)

Looks really good to me, my only comment is I'm not sure about giving the bishop idea for all 3 minors, it seems too Utrecht-centric.
Seeing as it was one of the most important cities(and still is) of the Netherlands, I think it is not really a problem.
 
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Bump.
 

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I have made some changes to the set. What do you guys think?
 

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VOC and Break the Dykes are thematically incorrect. That's Holland and Zeeland, not the rest of the Lowlands.
 

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VOC and Break the Dykes are thematically incorrect. That's Holland and Zeeland, not the rest of the Lowlands.
Break the dykes is infact, correct. In the 80 years war, many dikes had been broken to flood the area surrounding cities all over the Netherlands.
 
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Really good suggestions, but I think the reason Paradox hasn't given ideas to the Dutch minors (besides Holland) is because The Netherlands' idea set would be far superior anyway. :)