The Obligatory CK2 Strange Screenshot Thread

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Maybe so. Paradox, in their wisdom, seem to think that if the Magyars lose their invasion of Hungary they should still get to keep their 9,000 incredibly OP blokes on horses. This means that if the AI somehow manages to defeat Almos or if Bulgaria is controlled by the player and so actually understands how combat works, they go around raiding anything that borders them that isn't Tengri and there's sod all you can do about that.

FYI, if you defeat raiders in battle, they are forbidden from raiding you for 5 years. This might be a bit more difficult than defeating the invasion (since they won't charge into hills to be slaughtered) but it might still be possible.
 

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FYI, if you defeat raiders in battle, they are forbidden from raiding you for 5 years. This might be a bit more difficult than defeating the invasion (since they won't charge into hills to be slaughtered) but it might still be possible.
I know. Bulgaria has 6.5k troops on a good day. The Magyars have 9k troops all of which are horse archers and so incredibly OP.

I didn't defeat the invasion by parking my army in Transylvania and forcing the Magyars to fight me there - I'd never get all my forces there in time, and I wouldn't risk 6k troops against 9k horse archers. I just gathered up all the Bulgarian levies, got them to march to a point on the Black Sea coast, and went up to the Magyar capitals and took them while Almos was sieging down Bihor.
 
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I didn't defeat the invasion by parking my army in Transylvania and forcing the Magyars to fight me there - I'd never get all my forces there in time, and I wouldn't risk 6k troops against 9k horse archers. I just gathered up all the Bulgarian levies, got them to march to a point on the Black Sea coast, and went up to the Magyar capitals and took them while Almos was sieging down Bihor.

Fair enough. That certainly sounds a lot easier than loans + gold exploits + mercs + terrain advantage!
 
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A wandering warrior of great reknown, uh-huh.

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That's a very impressive beard for a sixteen-year-old!
 
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Or maybe his renown comes from being alive on a battlefield despite the blindness?