- Feb 18, 2016
Nice!Here's the results of my first Ironman game (I had 400 hours when I started it, I just loathe historical lucky nations), patch 1.15:
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Just a classic Brandenburg to Prussia to Germany. Spain is in a PU, and both Britain and Turkey are client states. The highlight of this campaign is that this Germany was built on the backstab of a 271 year old, max trust alliance. I had plans to vassalize my ally Bavaria, and form Germany. I kept expanding to reduce the "economic base" malus, and when i went to see after a war if they would accept, they went over 100 development. I went to war with Austria (their only neighbor besides me), forced a 15-year truce with them, and broke the alliance. 5 years later, I made full use of the nationalism CB, and annexed my only, true friend.
In 1718, I formed Germany, built upon the corpses of 52,000 Bavarians (and hundreds of thousands of Polish, Russians, Scandinavians...).