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I had a thought the other day that when I was way younger like half a life time ago, playing eu2 and ck1 etc, the studio was mostly maintained and developed by a handful of people like johan, someone named king?, doomdark? and a few others (can't remember their names off top of my head, only positive on johan, cna't remember the other names off top of my head years ago.) I may be wrong but it seemed to me like those people WERE the studio back then, years later and now paradox is pretty big to be honest, way larger dev teams for specific titles, publishing games, holding pdox con etc, i'm wondering how did those original people which I used to think of AS paradox benefit from this uptil now? were all the original devs like shareholders? have they financially benefitted in proportion to how their efforts have propelled paradox? really curious
 

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I want to ask too: can you actually buy Paradox shares in the stock market?
 

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I want to ask too: can you actually buy Paradox shares in the stock market?
They're not publicly traded, but these are the stakes in the company so you can probably invest in some of these to indirectly support PDX as a shareholder:
 
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