- Jun 11, 2015
Now it will take longer, but have trailer for 1930s-1940s instead
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.
Also funny story: I thought that the fact that the old video was titled 'Kaiserreich 1920-1930' implied that the Kaiserreich would end in 1930 and was very sad. Now I see what you actually mean by 'spoiler'.
In many ways, 1926 intervention in Russia mirrored the realities of well established interwar monarchy, full of contradictions and infighting between classes, people and ideas. It was a war, which wasn't called or deemed a one. An unprecedented arrogant aggression for liberals and social democrats and absolutely justified action which didn't need any further discussion, much like cleaning a dirty table after dinner. The Mittelstand (Middle class) experienced same rise of living standards like industrial workers did, while farmers could purchase new land extremely cheaply in Poland, Ukraine or Baltic Duchy. These facts were definitely more crucial for country's well-being than minor constitutional changes made amidst all of it. The opposition, therefore, was more seen, than heard or felt, on cultural and domestic political frontlines. The Bauhaus school of architecture battled fiercely with architects who still favoured Art Noveau or promoted imperial neo-classicism. Articles in newspapers were more daring every day, trying to get attention of "oppressed workers" or tried to expose "hedonistic aristocracy". Successes of the monarchy, however, had always an upper hand, and kept many unwelcomed incidents from happening. The traditional 1st May leftist agitation was destroyed in a very humiliating way for socialists, when Krupp, Blohm und Voss, Germaniawerft and other companies in 1921 lobbied for a new state holiday: 1st May as The Navy Day, to celebrate both Mays of 1915 (Souchon's demolishing raids against England) and 1916 (Spee's final battle and sacrifice). Paid holiday, accompanied with a lavish celebrations in major cities and all ports with naval bases. New Navy Day quickly proved popular indeed, even in Berlin, otherwise deemed a stronghold of left-wing and liberal agitation."I came to Paris two years ago with a legion of conquering heroes. I leave it again with a troupe of gigolos and racketeers!"
- German Field Marshal August von Mackensen, on the moral effects of the German occupation of Paris during the Weltkrieg
The Most Glorious and Sovereign Chinese EmpireOoooh, is that Qing China in the north? In any case looking forwards to the Kriegsmarine and IJN vs USN
Let's say will get somewhat red in 1930sThat lone brave guy with the little red flag and that naive face... Young man, have you not learned what happens to syndies!
If just destroying socialist and communist ideals was that easy and quick.Soviet Russia is falling like a house of cards.
Expect some unexpected stuff.Ironic that it seems that Germany's main enemies in the next war will be reactionary French and Russian monarchists. Without that pesky nationalism the King, the Kaiser, and the Tsar could have united to destroy liberalism everywhere.
Like every war is.Sounds like the intervention was remarkably useful for practical research.
Safe encirclement all the way from Finland to Iran and then from the Far East, is preferable to limiting treaties they wouldn't honor anyway. As long as everyone involved is cool with that. If not, well, damn.The new Russian government has a lot of work to do both in domestic stability and in finding an agreement with the Germans on where their borders should lie.
At least they should get lots of German investment in future to develop (if that's a good idea for Germany in the long run is another question...).
Just making sure Atlantic Ocean is dominated by Kaiserliche Marine. Atlantik Flotte and Afrikanische Flotte with like 30-35 battleships combined should do the job.Germany is well poised to dominate in the years ahead. Do her ambitions extend to taming the American hemisphere as well?
I wonder if the lyrics are to be taken literally ("zu asche, zu staub" being the fate of all the nice things shown during the first part of the song) or if it's just the mood that counts (tumultuous 1930s, like in Babylon Berlin)
So is letting Y*nkees have rights
Indeed so. Wehret den Anfängen!
Atlantik is German.Once aircraft carries become available power projection should be easier and those older hulls will have something to do
Good catch. I was planning to reveal details a little later, before appointment of new Chancellor after Hindenburg.Read this in a few instalments, and it's as good as I expected it would be, since it's one of yours. I just have one point of contention. You devoted a chapter to the Hapsburg collapse, and mentioned that Austria has been absorbed a few times, but you didn't say exactly how that happened anywhere. Are they an imperial state, are they an archduchy, is the former emperor still alive, or not? Other than that, very nice work, indeed.