Hearts of Iron IV - 31st Development Diary - 30th of October 2015

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Might be that they change the flag in-game to make it more clear, even if it's not as historical.
More like not at all. If they really felt the absolute need to have different flags, they could have gone with the army flag, but normally there shouldn't be any change.
 

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Government form to one that existed historically and that had no change in flag.

Which exist for only around 4 months historically...

More like not at all. If they really felt the absolute need to have different flags, they could have gone with the army flag, but normally there shouldn't be any change.

The army flag is very monarchistic...
 
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Well whatever the 'real' flag, I'm sure it will be easily mod-able if you so desire ;)
 
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It would be cool if laws could be imposed on a defeated nation.
Well, trade and conscription laws.
 
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Son, let me tell you a little story about a country I like to call Byzantium...

hahahah dude wtf I was thinking the same

I think if Greece conquers Turkey it should be called Byzantium Greece
 
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This will beautifully remedy the rather anti-climatic final victories in HoI3. It will save a lot of console use to create realistic borders. :)

Agreed this should really make an interesting and fun end process to wars. And maybe nicely set the next war up.
 

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Can I just get something clear quickly, can we still make peace with individual countries easily while at war with the other participants? So we can annex Poland and then get to work on invading France / Western Europe, so that we don't need to wait until France falls to annex Poland?

Edit: I realize it's a bit of a stupid question but I wanted to get this completely clear.
 
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More like not at all. If they really felt the absolute need to have different flags, they could have gone with the army flag, but normally there shouldn't be any change.
It is a pretty clear visual cue to the player that the country has changed regimes, which I suppose is part of the point.
 
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Ok, I'm going to throw this out there but please don't hate:

will Albania World Conquest be possible still or has HOI4 matured as an strategy game?

I suspect no devs or testers have spent much time worrying about this scenario. At some point a good player who understands all the game mechanics will probably pull off an absurd world conquest. When that happens it makes sense for the dev team to look back and see if that means they should refine a mechanic to stop that from happening.
 
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