Imperator Dev Diary: Traditions and more inventions

Imperator Dev Diary: Traditions and more inventions

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love that you can opt in to other cultures traditions even if unefficient. Will both add roleplay potential and potential to continue to earn traditions even if you run out of native traditions (possible to do atm).

Also new tech system sounds good just one question will countries that start at tech 1/2 have some innovations ready to use compared to those that start at tech 0?
 

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After a quick read, I think I like this. I hope the tech trees will be well balanced though, and not have one 'no-brainer' path to take... I think characters need to be enhanced so they have a personality (like in CK3) that will influence the paths they choose to take through these trees.
 
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This looks great! You are doing a nice job.
Have you considered the possibility of linking the ability of unlocking foreign tradition to the integration of cultures? For example, as a Diadochi Kingdom which has integrated persian culture, it should be automatically possible to use persian traditions.
This is actually a very compelling idea, it would also improve on the cultural assimilation system, which I still think isn't that great
 
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This looks great! You are doing a nice job.
Have you considered the possibility of linking the ability of unlocking foreign tradition to the integration of cultures? For example, as a Diadochi Kingdom which has integrated persian culture, it should be automatically possible to use persian traditions.
This would be amazing. Currently there is little incentive towards integrating a culture besides very few situations and tying it to military traditions would feel like a very organic approach to them.
 
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In the technology tab, can you guys please put the resesrchers name in order to manage scorned ram lies easier?

Edit: I posted this suggestion on the Senatus
 
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So for inventions, we cannot unlock all of them, we cannot steal them from others, and there are no real bonuses for getting the tech level? You just shot playing tall in the head and killed it. This is a horrible decision who on earth asked for this?!
 
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I bought Imperator on release and played a bit, and didn't really enjoy it. Then after mana was removed, I played again, and I liked it more but I only got 50 years or so into a couple of playthroughs, because it all just seemed a bit boring and same-y.

But these dev diaries REALLY have my attention. I'm more excited for this next release than for any other Paradox game. Looks amazing.
 
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I am very excited for the development. Really looking forward dwelling into the game again with the next patch.
 
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This looks great! You are doing a nice job.
Have you considered the possibility of linking the ability of unlocking foreign tradition to the integration of cultures? For example, as a Diadochi Kingdom which has integrated persian culture, it should be automatically possible to use persian traditions.
Hey this idea is mine... cof cof...
 
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Does the military traditions only give u modifers? Or can specific units be unlocked through this tree?
 
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In case anyone is wondering, matching the pictures to the old Traditions we get the following:
Greek Kingdom.png

Greek Poleis.png


All Traditions have gone from 3 paths to 2 paths, excluding Persian which remains as 3.
Proud Shipwrights and Arms for Hire appear twice, presumably as placeholders for additional Traditions.

We currently have 25x7=175 traditions (including openers for each Culture and closers for each path). With 13x15=195 (excluding "Embrace Influence" type unlocks) we'll need an extra 20 new Traditions.
 

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Every new DD they publish increases my desire to play IR exponentially! They are doing a real rework to the whole game.

Contrary to what many of us thought (myself included) the departure of CK III instead of burying IR, helped to implement new improvements to the system. Surely a lot of good things that are being done in CK III will be implemented in future new Paradox games. Keep up the great work!
 
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Getting better and better!
 
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Looks great! A real improvement. I just wish there was a little extra art or something to make the theme of each tech (or branch of the tech tree?) more recognizable at a glance. I do understand this is a WIP though.
 
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