Imperator Dev Diary - 23/10/19

Imperator Dev Diary - 23/10/19

  • Crusader Kings III Available Now!

    The realm rejoices as Paradox Interactive announces the launch of Crusader Kings III, the latest entry in the publisher’s grand strategy role-playing game franchise. Advisors may now jockey for positions of influence and adversaries should save their schemes for another day, because on this day Crusader Kings III can be purchased on Steam, the Paradox Store, and other major online retailers.


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Imperator dev diaries are always so exciting to read. I do think it is the most innovative of paradox's games.

But heres an example of why people say it feels the same playing no matter where you are:
This statemanship mechanic feels like it fits well in a civilized empire like rome, or greece, or other civilized places like that. But it feels out of place with tribes in northern europe. While i'm sure experience makes for better leaders in tribes, too, something called "statesmanship" has feeling of an ill fit.

But other than that, it does seem like an exciting development :)

YES! This should not be something the minor tribes have especially the barbarians. Also, the Sicily and Greece redos are awesome but Ireland and Baltics? I mean c'mon what is the point of those?
 

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While Greece is in many ways already one of the more interesting places in the game some historically important powers have up to now lacked the detail and strategic depth that they need to be accurately represented. The Livy update revisits Attica and Boeotia with more territories and impassables, as well as the seazones surrounding the mainland itself. The objective here has been to make the region more strategically interesting (in a similar way to Peleponesos) by adding in historical mountain passes and fortresses.

Dear Imperator:Rome Devs,

First of all thank you for your continued work on the game!

We have played the a lot over the holidays, mostly as smaller countires in Greece. We appreciate the changes you've announced in this diary. They are quite good, for example Thebes is now shielded from early game Phrygian conquest, Epirus can conquer their home province much easier and Aetolia is slightly but notably stronger.

However, we have noted that the strategic and political situation in Greece was not changed appropriately. This becomes obvious when compared to Sicily, where you aslo have reworked the map but also added some mission-related content for the area for Rome and Carthage.

We think that in addition to the map changes you should improve a few other aspects (mostly political situation, events and charcacters, but also a few more things on the map) in this area. We have made a list of suggestions, and hope you will read and apply them.

We hope you will make a similar update to the Peloponnese area in the next patch, if you do, please read our suggestions on that region as well.
 
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