Europa Universalis IV – A Guide to Conquering Nations the Old-fashioned Way

Europa Universalis IV – A Guide to Conquering Nations the Old-fashioned Way

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New Dev Diary Showcases the Crushing of Enemies and Seeing Them Driven Before You; Lamentations not Pictured
War! What is it good for? Actually, quite a few things, it turns out: Europa Universalis IV, the upcoming empire-building game from Paradox Interactive and Paradox Development Studio, gives you plenty of non-violent means to spread your borders around the globe. However, when those fail, you’re probably going to have to crack some skulls. A new developer diary showcases the wide world of open warfare in Europa Universalis IV, including the dire costs of protracted battle on your fledgling empire – such as money, manpower, and morale.

War… war has changed a lot. Find out how:
[video=youtube;nE5YMzn6t4M]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nE5YMzn6t4M&feature=youtu.be[/video]

“Truth is, I want to just shout to the world how good this game is shaping up to be.”
Europa Universalis IV preview at Gamegrin
http://www.gamegrin.com/game/preview/europa-universalis-iv-preview

Europa Universalis IV Project Lead Thomas Johansson may not be an armchair general, though he does sit in an armchair as he explains the nuances of war strategy in this latest video diary. Paradox Development Studio has changed the pace, the balance, and the consequences of warfare in their latest creation, challenging tacticians everywhere to keep their nations together during times of strife. What price are you willing to pay to see your enemies slaughtered?

Strategy fans can prepare for the long road to conquest by pre-ordering Europa Universalis IV. Pre-orders come with several pieces of bonus DLC, with further awards to be revealed in August. Further details on pre-orders and all bonuses can be found here: www.europauniversalis4.com/buy.

Europa Universalis IV is the latest installment in the award-winning series, with more than a million copies sold, and will release worldwide on August 13 for PC, Mac and Linux. The game gives you control of a nation to guide it through the years and create a dominant global empire in the age of exploration. Following on the success of the critically acclaimed strategy/RPG Crusader Kings II, Paradox Development Studio is ready to make you experience the drama that only the grand stage of history can provide.

For more information, please visit europauniversalis4.com.
 
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quite interesting to see all those actions england can take, and a nice summary of all the combat mechanics.
 

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Nice video, seemingly a lot has changed.
 

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Nice video and love the tag line : Bring Civilisation out of the Dark Ages!
 

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Did anyone else notice forming GB doesn't give cores, only claims? It actually makes perfect sense if you think about it, you might have decisively convinced the rulers of the world that you have a legitimate claim to that area but you're still going to have to spend some time pacifying any recently-conquered territories. I hope all nation-forming decisions are like this.
 

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its basically just a video version of dd 19.
 

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Nice dev diary! I didn't know that reinforcements cost money.
 

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its basically just a video version of dd 19.
As all video DDs are - basically important parts of the game broadcast way beyond the borders of these forums. I have to say, though, that hearing it explained step by step made it more clear for me.