Paradox Development Studio Advent Calendar #19: Zoft

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PDS is happy to present:
My name is: Rikard Åslund
My forum nick is: Zoft
At Paradox development studio I work as: Senior Programmer
So what do I do, really – what does that mean? I sit and write code all day long, it is awesome! My most recent responsibility was working with randomization of the new world in EUIV: Conquest of Paradise.
I have worked on: Sengoku, Crusader Kings II, Europa Universalis IV.
Right now I´m working on: Project Augustus.
If I was a game character, I would be: Augustus Cole.
My super power is: Being a really poor winner and a poor loser at the same time.
My kryptonite is: IKEA.
And out of the 7 deadly sins, I am definitely guilty of: Wrath.
Little known fact about a Paradox Development Studio game: The different animals on the map in EUIV aren't always visible at the same location, so you might have missed some! ;-)
My personal motto is: There's a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.

Rikard Åslund NY.jpg
 

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Let's reform our roman legion, folks !
Our plot with IKEA was successfull, for the Empire ! :)
 

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I doubt it means Rome 2 but also hopeful it does
 

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It's not. They said in another advent calendar thread (Podcat's?) that they've now switched to using emperor names, and they've also said about a thousand times over that they aren't making Rome II.
 

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It's not. They said in another advent calendar thread (Podcat's?) that they've now switched to using emperor names, and they've also said about a thousand times over that they aren't making Rome II.
Well aren't you Sir Buzzkillington....
 

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I wish it was, but it's not. :) Buzzkilling isn't a choice, it's a compulsion. :p