Author Topic: Crusader Kings 2 Redux  (Read 546480 times)

Valmy

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Re: Crusader Kings 2 Redux
« Reply #6780 on: December 31, 2019, 07:57:00 pm »
Mecca converted to Catholicism? That seems bad for business.
If we can hit that bull's-eye, the rest of the dominoes will fall like a house of cards. Checkmate!

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jimmy olsen

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Re: Crusader Kings 2 Redux
« Reply #6781 on: December 31, 2019, 08:11:35 pm »
Mecca converted to Catholicism? That seems bad for business.

Croatians won a crusade for Egypt way back near the start and I won a crusade for Anatolia.  Been downhill for Islam since then.
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jimmy olsen

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Re: Crusader Kings 2 Redux
« Reply #6782 on: January 06, 2020, 06:32:15 am »
Doing pretty well for an 867 start


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Re: Crusader Kings 2 Redux
« Reply #6783 on: January 06, 2020, 06:50:36 am »
How Slav are they?
You are gay.

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Re: Crusader Kings 2 Redux
« Reply #6784 on: January 08, 2020, 06:18:23 am »
What a load of horseshit. My name literally means Emperor now and I was known as the philosopher. Look how large the Empire has grown


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Jet: So what kind of woman is she? What's Julia like?
Faye: Ordinary. The kind of beautiful, dangerous ordinary that you just can't leave alone.
Jet: I see.
Faye: Like an angel from the underworld. Or a devil from Paradise.
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Re: Crusader Kings 2 Redux
« Reply #6785 on: January 08, 2020, 10:59:48 am »
Did you marry your horse, the Pope? No? Then you haven't achieved much in CK terms.
You are gay.

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Re: Crusader Kings 2 Redux
« Reply #6786 on: January 08, 2020, 11:07:43 am »
You'll find that your name literally means king rather than emperor. Not much of a philosopher it seems, game is on point.

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Re: Crusader Kings 2 Redux
« Reply #6787 on: January 08, 2020, 03:37:52 pm »
You'll find that your name literally means king rather than emperor.

The Greeks were using the latin term Regas or Rex for King during this era.
If we can hit that bull's-eye, the rest of the dominoes will fall like a house of cards. Checkmate!

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Re: Crusader Kings 2 Redux
« Reply #6788 on: January 09, 2020, 12:27:13 am »
Damn. :blush:

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Re: Crusader Kings 2 Redux
« Reply #6789 on: January 13, 2020, 03:42:57 am »
Damn, taking Rome in the 910s may not have been wise. Didn't mean to blow up Catholicism like that.

There seems to be some kind of new bug with Greek Orthodox rulers. They go way over the demse limit and refuse to give out cities and temples to vassals for decades on end. Had to load up as the Greek Exarch and gave out his cities and temples in the duchy of Antioch. Have all 4 Patriarchs now, but somehow Orthodox authority is only in the 60s. I blame all the holy wars my vassals have lost.


It is far better for the truth to tear my flesh to pieces, then for my soul to wander through darkness in eternal damnation.

Jet: So what kind of woman is she? What's Julia like?
Faye: Ordinary. The kind of beautiful, dangerous ordinary that you just can't leave alone.
Jet: I see.
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Re: Crusader Kings 2 Redux
« Reply #6790 on: January 17, 2020, 03:38:03 am »
The Empire prospers



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Jet: So what kind of woman is she? What's Julia like?
Faye: Ordinary. The kind of beautiful, dangerous ordinary that you just can't leave alone.
Jet: I see.
Faye: Like an angel from the underworld. Or a devil from Paradise.
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jimmy olsen

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Re: Crusader Kings 2 Redux
« Reply #6791 on: January 18, 2020, 11:10:24 pm »
Megistos the Saint passed away in his early 50s, but he will always be remembered for ending the budding schism of the Church and stabilizing western Christendom.



His heir would quickly be assailed by the 1st of three Abbasid jihads for Azerbaijan.
Why Azerbaijan was the goal when the Empire controlled Jerusalem and much of the northern Levant is unknown.


It is far better for the truth to tear my flesh to pieces, then for my soul to wander through darkness in eternal damnation.

Jet: So what kind of woman is she? What's Julia like?
Faye: Ordinary. The kind of beautiful, dangerous ordinary that you just can't leave alone.
Jet: I see.
Faye: Like an angel from the underworld. Or a devil from Paradise.
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jimmy olsen

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Re: Crusader Kings 2 Redux
« Reply #6792 on: January 19, 2020, 08:57:10 pm »
That gaunt looking guy was named a Saint after passing, while Megistos the Saint was not. Hardly fair I think. If you manage to heal the schism you should be guaranteed sainthood despite your traits.

Anyways, two imperial elections later, the first Makedon Emperess has been elected on the strength of her amazing combination of traits and stats. As you can see, the Empire has greatly expanded it's presence in Syria and Italy.

Makedon Exarchs currently rule over Sicily, Croatia, Serbia, Greece, Trebizond, Armenia and Syria, while a distant cousin rules as despot over Sardina & Corsica. Notable Makedon dukes rule over Jerusalem and Tunis.


It is far better for the truth to tear my flesh to pieces, then for my soul to wander through darkness in eternal damnation.

Jet: So what kind of woman is she? What's Julia like?
Faye: Ordinary. The kind of beautiful, dangerous ordinary that you just can't leave alone.
Jet: I see.
Faye: Like an angel from the underworld. Or a devil from Paradise.
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Re: Crusader Kings 2 Redux
« Reply #6793 on: Today at 03:20:22 am »
What is up with her face? :unsure:

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Re: Crusader Kings 2 Redux
« Reply #6794 on: Today at 05:53:38 am »
What is up with her face? :unsure:

She was just in a battle and got a minor injury. That's illustrated on the portrait by splattering it with blood.

She ended up losing Shy and gaining Poet, which is good.

She also ended up gaining Possessed and Lunatic which is bad.

Negatives are she thinks she's a werewolf. Positives are she can now add improvements to the Pyramids, which are a fucking death trap. Without fail two random courtiers are killed by the traps in the Pyramids while exploring, every time a new Emperor is elected. And not just randos either. Once they got the new Emperor's younger brother and sister.
It is far better for the truth to tear my flesh to pieces, then for my soul to wander through darkness in eternal damnation.

Jet: So what kind of woman is she? What's Julia like?
Faye: Ordinary. The kind of beautiful, dangerous ordinary that you just can't leave alone.
Jet: I see.
Faye: Like an angel from the underworld. Or a devil from Paradise.
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