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Crusader Kings II: The Old Gods Announced

Paradox Interactive announces Crusader Kings II: The Old Gods, an expansion for the strategy RPG Crusader Kings II. This is expected in Q2 of this year, and will include a number of user-requested enhancements. This trailer offers a look at the add-on, and there are details on The Crusader Kings Website. Here's a feature list:

  • Religious Turmoil: Restore the Old Gods to prominence through sacrifice and divination, or force the pagans to convert through new missionary missions
  • Earlier start: 200 years of more gameplay with the special 867 AD bookmark
  • Rebels With a Cause: Rebels are no longer faceless rabble, but led by defined characters with specific agendas
  • Adventurers: Watch as landless younger sons and charismatic warriors raise armies
  • Pillage and Prosper: Loot provinces and burn cities to the ground lest your warlike people grow angry during extended peacetime!
  • Heathens: Convert them or play as them and survive, reforming your faith to stand the test of time
  • Prepared Invasions: Declare your intent to invade a rich target, and watch adventurers and opportunists flock to your banner
  • Unholy UI: A new pagan interface is available alongside all-new events, decisions, and units

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3. Re: Crusader Kings II: The Old Gods Announced Feb 4, 2013, 09:21 justice7
 
Quboid wrote on Feb 4, 2013, 09:17:
I love Paradox Development Studio but they really pump these out at a not inconsiderable price each. I got Sword of Islam but not The Republic, the Byzantine expansion and probably not this. If they'd half the price, they'd get 4x the sales - based on my in-depth market analysis of one person.

I'm pretty sure they've been including unholy UIs with many of their games anyway.

watch for deals on steam, they crop up once in a while and believe i've even seen 75% off CK2 and expansions.

Crusader Kings 2 is an amazingly deep, well crafted game especially in terms of AI. Every NPC has a motivation and various plots that make sense. It may not look like much on the surface, but that's one hell of a spreadsheet going on underneath, a truly truly enjoyable game once you get the hang of it. Also works great in multiplayer.

I highly recommend this game, if you have the patience to learn it.
 
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