The Obligatory CK2 Strange Screenshot Thread

The Obligatory CK2 Strange Screenshot Thread

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After around 60 years (after the last screenshot), some Nomad conquered the Title of Byzantine Empire. But thats Liburnia that ge got (only three of four counties), the rest got gobbled up......
 

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This must be the ugliest couple I have ever seen in CK2. They look like they were designed by someone creating a player character on an RPG, who put the “nose height” values at min and max respectively...
 
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What? Suggesting he may not be a servant of Ahura Mazda? What could possibly lead you to suspect such a thing?
 
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So this family relation wound up with the Imperial Crown (he is grandson of Basil I), the Nail of the True Cross AND a level 3 ax. Too far away to have any relations with the guy and ends up under Muslim rule.

Who's going to inherit this guy's epic level loot?

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This lucky guy! The Byz is probably never going to see that crown again (or that +4 Stewardship) and Christianity can kiss the Nail goodbye. At least he can make use of the sweet ax?
 

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So this family relation wound up with the Imperial Crown (he is grandson of Basil I), the Nail of the True Cross AND a level 3 ax. Too far away to have any relations with the guy and ends up under Muslim rule.

Who's going to inherit this guy's epic level loot?

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This lucky guy! The Byz is probably never going to see that crown again (or that +4 Stewardship) and Christianity can kiss the Nail goodbye. At least he can make use of the sweet ax?
Maybe if the artifacts get onto unlanded courtiers you can invite them to court. I usually do this for stuff like The Art of War and the Jade Dragon, especially if I'm not in range of China...
 

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I'm not sure if mercenary invasions succeed more often than I expect, or if I just have a really weird game going. I suspect it's the latter. Here is the result of the Breton Band Invasion of France (targeting Lotharingia, either because they're cowards or out of cultural solidarity with King Guethenwoion of France, of the Svarti dynasty that took over from the Karlings 60+ years ago).
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Also note the four kingdoms labeled "England" - actual England has been very successful extorting tribute. The Scottish Highlands are Egyptian because of course they are, that is a perfectly normal thing to see. (Some inheritance shenanigans with the Scottish beneficiary from the Second Crusade; I didn't pay attention to the details).
 

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Here we have the Teutonic Order fighting holy wars to expand German lands against the neighboring pagans. In this case, the little-known Southern Crusades to expand the Central African part of Germany... o_O
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Here we have the Teutonic Order fighting holy wars to expand German lands against the neighboring pagans. In this case, the little-known Southern Crusades to expand the Central African part of Germany... o_O
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That's an interesting religion for a Crusade beneficiary...
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(And yes, the Crusade ended up with three whole provinces to show for all those years of war - for a while it looked like the High Chief of Kuyavia would actually fight off the entire Catholic world).