The Obligatory EUIV Strange Screenshot Thread

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How it was done?
Introduce heir mechanic gives Restoration CB to all marriage partners. Until it was fixed, it gave this CB even to and against nations that cannot use PU. I suppose Ottos become PU partner of some muslim minor and then Poland somehow get it from minor - conquest? Maybe shenanigans were deeper, let's see what's author has to say on it.
 
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Nope, that was before the "introduce heir". I don't remember everything, but I think it used Moldavia, in a patch where the Ottos would vassalize Moldavia and inherit a Polish PU war. Dominion might explain it in detail.
 
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EDIT: Ah screw it, I'll throw it out

It was 1.24, so I think it was the one where you put your heir on Moldavia's throne, cancelled vassalization, had Ottomans ally them, declare on Moldavia and claim both by abusing some same-day peacetreaty exploit.

You should still be able to do it with the pretender rebel exploit. Haven't done it in a while though. Was busy in India.
 

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Okay I found my old post. It was the transfer cb exploit.

Release or force-vassalize a nation your target would be domineering towards.
Take your vassal and hug it. Tell it how special it is. Slap your dynasty on its throne and check heir claim strength.

If it's medium or high, enjoy sitting around fiddling your thumbs. You need low.
Thankfully putting your ruler on their chair lowered legitimacy to 20. Once their ruler dies their heir is bound to have a weak claim.

If you get a weak claim from the start, rejoice! Now kick that bastard child out of your house.

Claim throne immediately. Wait until your enemy vassalizes your former vassal.

Entertain yourself by staring out the window and contemplating existence. Not yours, but rather the existence of existence. It's essential for the exploit to work, trust me, I exist.

Once your former vassal found a new overlord you can declare on him with claim throne cb. Overlord gets called in (obviously) and the cb gets transferred to him.

Congratulations! You can force union on your former vassal's overlord!
 
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Novgorod with the diplomatic power move - Ottos aren't even rivalling Muscovy. (Not that it helped - the Ottomans dishonored the defensive CtA in 1467 already)

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Salé, capital province of Salé, has been raided by Salé.
 
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Salé, capital province of Salé, has been raided by Salé.
"look men! Naples is controlling a province we can raid! Time for some payback! Prepare to disembark!"

using that screenie to reply to "conversations that must have happened in eu4" thread
 
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This is a Shirvani Persia, allied with Mamluks for a while so Ottomans get regularly punched. I don't know where the fuck Boukhara come from though.

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Conquest of WHAT? Against WHO? I NEED ANSWERS!!11 Lift the veil!!!11one
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BTW: France is GP#1 beating Otto by 367 dev
 

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When the game feels the time-space continuum has been messed up and tries to fix itself
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In my "Mary of Lotharingia" Campaign I had an unusually looking North America.
Note: Besides France all the colonizers where untouched and did quite well but the big 4 natives band together and fend them off.

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