VIDEO Crusader Kings II

Discussion in 'Games' started by The Loyal Imperial, Sep 3, 2012.

  1. The Loyal Imperial Manager Emeritus

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    [IMG]

    Because you can never have too much familial backstabbing.
  2. The Loyal Imperial Manager Emeritus

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    Legacy of Rome is out, and the whole CK2 collection is on sale on Steam for 75% off for the next 24 hours.
  3. BLemelisk Force Ghost

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    Have you played Legacy of Rome? I've got a little bit of an obsession with the Eastern Roman Empire, and Paradox's info page for it looks pretty promising.
  4. Ulicus Lit'ari

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    Yeah, this thread needs to be more active. Lets make it active.

    @GrandAdmiralJello @The Loyal Imperial @Gorefiend @RC-1991 @instantdeath @Point Given @...does anyone else talk about CKII in the Lit social thread? I forget.

    Anyway. Yeah. This is where I'm going to ramble about CKII from now on. You should, too.

    So... it seems that justice is blind for the Vikings, too:

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    What a legend.
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  5. GrandAdmiralJello Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque

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    Anyway, @Ulicus -- that Welsh mod does the trick. I'm not activating the whole thing, but the new flags are certainly exactly what I was looking for.
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  6. Ramza JC Head Admin and RPF Manager

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    So, are the pagan gameplay features worth the upgrade cost, or should I hold out for a Steam sale?
  7. Ulicus Lit'ari

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    I think they are, yeah. This was the first time I actually caved and picked up an expansion before the sale, and I haven't regretted it at all.
  8. GrandAdmiralJello Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque

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    Amazon actually had TOG on sale a little while ago, I think...

    But yeah, worth it. That said, I mostly just played as a Zoroastrian rather than a pagan per se, but I do really like the 867 start.

    edit: bwaha the norse invasions of England make it easier to play as Wales because I can HW on them... and I've allied with three Karling kings, so I should be unstoppable!
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  9. The Loyal Imperial Manager Emeritus

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    I like the new CoA for Halfdan Whiteshirt. Very literal.
  10. Gorefiend Chosen One

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    Haven’t been able to play as much CK recently, though plan to get the newest Song of Ice and Fire Mod so I am sure there will be some fun moments in that one.
  11. The Loyal Imperial Manager Emeritus

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    Jerusalem: try and hold it, or hand it off to my second/third son?
  12. Ulicus Lit'ari

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    My answer:

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    (I have no idea why I made him Miaphysite)
  13. Ramza JC Head Admin and RPF Manager

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    Pfft, you expect to come with a sword with only a 26 war? For shame.
  14. Gorefiend Chosen One

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    Depends a lot on your other holdings, though I usually also hand it off, as it tends to be more trouble than it is worth.
  15. The Loyal Imperial Manager Emeritus

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    Ended up finding a member of a distant branch of the dynasty without any claims and handing it off to them. Worked well enough, so far.
  16. RC-1991 Force Ghost

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    I may very well pick up TOG once I get paid.
  17. Ulicus Lit'ari

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    So, considering how poor the Celtic facepack was, I'm going to be paying special attention to THIS from now on. Because... wow.
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  18. GrandAdmiralJello Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque

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    I thought the Celtic facepack was awesome but.... DUUUUDE.
  19. GenAntilles Force Ghost

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    I've been playing the Game of Thrones mod for it. Tried playing as the Starks in the War of Five Kings, Robb was castrated once, blinded the next.
  20. Ulicus Lit'ari

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    I tried to replace the eyes, noses and cheeks. I did everything exactly the same as in that Iberian portrait mod I use, and wound up with this:

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    I have no idea where I went wrong. [face_dunno]
  21. instantdeath Force Ghost

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    Thanks for reminding me that I haven't had much time to play this game lately. I'll pick up the dynasty I was running and see what happens... things were actually going pretty well for me, if you ignore the fact that I had to go to war with two of my brothers. I executed one and spared the other, in hopes that I'll have secured his loyalty. I'm sure that won't come back to haunt me [face_dunno]
  22. GrandAdmiralJello Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque

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    @Ulicus -- did you change the number of portrait frames and/or properly copy the lines?
  23. Ulicus Lit'ari

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    I just copied "western_male_eyes_2" (and all the other bits and pieces I wanted) into a mod folder and renamed them into "celtic_male_eyes_2".
  24. Ulicus Lit'ari

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    Double posting (because I'm a terrible human being), but there's another beta patch available for steam users at the minute. Have to opt in.
  25. instantdeath Force Ghost

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    The people of this game really don't understand the meaning of gratitude.

    Remember that brother I spared? I went the extra mile and gave him his own county (in retrospect that was probably really stupid, but I had hoped I had irrevocably bought his loyalty). A few years later my spymaster finds that he's scheming against me. He's not planning on killing me or anything- yet- but still, the very notion that he's even considering doing anything that's not in my best interest made me want to righteously imprison him and even-more-righteously execute him. I know asking him to not scheme is probably like asking him to amputate his arm, but seriously.

    But I'm a dope and just confronted him with the plot. He wisely dropped it. Considering I've had to execute another brother, and my youngest brother stupidly died in a duel, he's my last living sibling. I'm definitely gonna have my spymaster keep an eye on him.
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