Norrefeldt said:I assume that to colonise a state needs both a positive net flow of colonists, and an AI file with expansion value 1 or higher.
the default explorer which lives for 30 years is also bad, one of these is enough to ruin the game.
I always suspected it was due to having naval DP set at 0, 1 or 2 for a very long time.
I cannot recall the old thread mentioned on when nation get default explorers
VEN has no problems in getting colonists , so to stop them , you need to prevent them getting a "defaulty"