Video Dev Diary 2 - Character database

Video Dev Diary 2 - Character database

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    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.


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Listen to our very own Chris King discuss the Character Database in upcoming Crusader Kings II in more detail. Enjoy!


[video=youtube;T05xZE0AA8g]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T05xZE0AA8g[/video]​

Read more about the game: http://www.paradoxplaza.com/games/crusader-kings-ii

Check out the latest Crusader Kings II developments:
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Forum: http://forum.paradoxplaza.com/

Read the written developer diaries here: http://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/content.php?306-crusader-kings-2
 

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Awesome, these details are going to keep me busy for many hours.
 

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thats looks very neat :)

one thing I didnt understand was about Regal numbers and names. it's still unclear to me if you had a king Named Philip and later Phillipe. if the 2nd one will be Philippe II
 

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I was unsure about your ability to make a game with a timeline like EU3 and all the characters, but apparently you did so. I just wonder how accurately it is and if the late saves will be enormous.

Also, is this music for CK2? I remember that there was a teaser in a DD, I think for Victoria II. Could it be... Rome II?
 

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Will 'major' families like the Hapsburgs, Wittlesbachs, Capets, and Plantgenets have their actual coat of arms?

And I assume it will be easy to customise randomly generated CoAs through eg save game editing?
 

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Every portrait looks nearly the same :(
Alpha ;)

Only 5 children slots? I hope that's just for the sake of family tree management, and not a limit.
Look closely at 1.10m in the video. There is an arrow down button on the family tree, next to the bottom child in the list.

 

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Actually the Characters don't all look the same. Check 2:08 where you see the emperor and Edward III side by side, plus some vassals of Edward's on the right.

In the family trees they look similar because they many of those shown are closely related. In addition the images are quite small.
 

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Actually the Characters don't all look the same. Check 2:08 where you see the emperor and Edward III side by side, plus some vassals of Edward's on the right.

In the family trees they look similar because they many of those shown are closely related. In addition the images are quite small.
And all the females are obvious placeholders :)
 

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Great video! The family trees really appeal to the genealogist in me :D
 

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You're a sexy guy and everything King. But can ya not sit right in front of the interface next time? :)