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Sisältää 43 kohdetta: Crusader Kings II: African Portraits , Crusader Kings II: African Unit Pack, Crusader Kings II: Byzantine Unit Pack , Crusader Kings II: Celtic Portraits, Crusader Kings II: Celtic Unit Pack, Crusader Kings II: Customization Pack, Crusader Kings II: Dynasty Shield II, Crusader Kings II: Dynasty Shield III, Crusader Kings II: Dynasty Shields, Crusader Kings II: Europa Universalis IV Converter, Crusader Kings II: Finno-Ugric Unit Pack, Crusader Kings II: Hymns of Abraham, Crusader Kings II: Hymns to the Old Gods, Crusader Kings II: Legacy of Rome , Crusader Kings II: Mediterranean Portraits, Crusader Kings II: Military Orders Unit Pack, Crusader Kings II: Mongol Faces, Crusader Kings II: Norse Portraits, Crusader Kings II: Norse Unit Pack, Crusader Kings II: Persian Portraits, Crusader Kings II: Persian Unit Pack, Crusader Kings II: Rajas of India, Crusader Kings II: Ruler Designer, Crusader Kings II: Russian Portraits, Crusader Kings II: Russian Unit Pack, Crusader Kings II: Saxon Unit Pack, Crusader Kings II: Songs of Albion, Crusader Kings II: Songs of Byzantium , Crusader Kings II: Songs of Byzantium , Crusader Kings II: Songs of Faith, Crusader Kings II: Songs of India, Crusader Kings II: Songs of Prosperity, Crusader Kings II: Songs of the Caliph, Crusader Kings II: Songs of the Holy Land, Crusader Kings II: Songs of the Rus, Crusader Kings II: Sons of Abraham, Crusader Kings II: Sunset Invasion, Crusader Kings II: Sword of Islam, Crusader Kings II: The Old Gods, Crusader Kings II: The Republic, Crusader Kings II: Turkish Portraits, Crusader Kings II: Turkish Unit Pack, Crusader Kings II: Warriors of Faith Unit Pack

Osta Crusader Kings II Collection

Sisältää 43 kohdetta: Crusader Kings II, Crusader Kings II: African Portraits , Crusader Kings II: African Unit Pack, Crusader Kings II: Byzantine Unit Pack , Crusader Kings II: Celtic Portraits, Crusader Kings II: Celtic Unit Pack, Crusader Kings II: Customization Pack, Crusader Kings II: Dynasty Shield II, Crusader Kings II: Dynasty Shield III, Crusader Kings II: Dynasty Shields, Crusader Kings II: Europa Universalis IV Converter, Crusader Kings II: Finno-Ugric Unit Pack, Crusader Kings II: Hymns of Abraham, Crusader Kings II: Hymns to the Old Gods, Crusader Kings II: Legacy of Rome , Crusader Kings II: Mediterranean Portraits, Crusader Kings II: Military Orders Unit Pack, Crusader Kings II: Mongol Faces, Crusader Kings II: Norse Portraits, Crusader Kings II: Norse Unit Pack, Crusader Kings II: Persian Portraits, Crusader Kings II: Persian Unit Pack, Crusader Kings II: Rajas of India, Crusader Kings II: Ruler Designer, Crusader Kings II: Russian Portraits, Crusader Kings II: Russian Unit Pack, Crusader Kings II: Saxon Unit Pack, Crusader Kings II: Songs of Albion, Crusader Kings II: Songs of Byzantium , Crusader Kings II: Songs of Faith, Crusader Kings II: Songs of India, Crusader Kings II: Songs of Prosperity, Crusader Kings II: Songs of the Caliph, Crusader Kings II: Songs of the Holy Land, Crusader Kings II: Songs of the Rus, Crusader Kings II: Sons of Abraham, Crusader Kings II: Sunset Invasion, Crusader Kings II: Sword of Islam, Crusader Kings II: The Old Gods, Crusader Kings II: The Republic, Crusader Kings II: Turkish Portraits, Crusader Kings II: Turkish Unit Pack, Crusader Kings II: Warriors of Faith Unit Pack

 

Tietoja lisäsisällöstä

The second expansion for the critically praised strategy-RPG Crusader Kings II focuses on the Byzantine Empire. In the rich political world of Byzantium, the vassals have been scheming. They have split into factions and they are banding together to revolt against your rule.

Legacy of Rome contains a wealth of new features to outsmart them and maintain your empire. The finals breaths of the Roman Empire are in your hands!

Crusader Kings II explores one of the defining periods of world history in an experience crafted by Paradox Development Studio, the masters of Grand Strategy. Medieval Europe is brought to life in this epic game of knights, schemes, and thrones.

Key Features:

  • Explore the Intricate Faction System: Join a faction to put pressure on your liege and to keep track of factions in your own realm
  • Raise Standing Armies: You will now be able to use retinues to have standing armies in your domain. The size is determined by technology
  • Experience Factional Revolts: No more easily defeated rebellions. Disgruntled vassals will now band together in revolt against your rule
  • Appoint Orthodox Patriarchs: Orthodox kingdoms and empires can now control their own heads of religion instead of being dependent on the patriarch of Constantinople
  • Streamlined Mobilization: You will always raise a single, larger levy from your direct vassal; no need to worry about the opinions of the lower vassals
  • Leader Focus: Appoint your generals wisely, their traits & skills are now of vital importance on the field of battle. More commander traits are now added to increase the importance of your choice of military leaders
  • Explore Byzantine Events & Decisions: Legacy of Rome includes many specific events & decisions to make the Byzantine Empire come alive
  • Improve Your Ruler: You can now actively strive to improve your skills or traits through the new Self Improvement Ambitions

Järjestelmävaatimukset

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux

    Minimum:

    • OS:Windows XP/Vista/7
    • Processor: Intel® Pentium® IV 2.4 GHz or AMD 3500+
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Graphics:NVIDIA® GeForce 8800 or ATI Radeon® X1900 video card, 512Mb graphics memory required
    • DirectX®:9.0
    • Hard Drive:2 GB HD space
    • Sound:DirectX compatible sound card
    • Other Requirements:Broadband Internet connection
    • Additional:3-button mouse, keyboard, speakers, Internet connection for multiplayer, resolution at least 1024 x 768, Requires the base game Crusader Kings II

    Recommended:

    • Additional:3-button mouse, keyboard, speakers, Internet connection for multiplayer, resolution at least 1024 x 768, Requires the base game Crusader Kings II

    Minimum:

    • OS:Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later
    • Processor:Intel Core Duo Processor (2GHz or better)
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Graphics:ATI Radeon HD 6750 / NVIDIA GeForce 320 / NVIDIA GeForce 9600 or higher
    • Hard Drive:2 GB HD space
    • Other Requirements:Broadband Internet connection
    • Additional:3-button mouse, keyboard, speakers, Internet connection for multiplayer, resolution at least 1024 x 768, Requires the base game Crusader Kings II

    Recommended:

    • Additional:3-button mouse, keyboard, speakers, Internet connection for multiplayer, resolution at least 1024 x 768, Requires the base game Crusader Kings II
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    • Processor: IntelR PentiumR IV 2.4 GHz or AMD 3500+
    • Memory: 2 GB
    • Hard disk space: 2 Gb
    • Video Card: ATI Radeon HD 6750 / NVIDIA GeForce 320 / NVIDIA GeForce > 9600 or higher, 1024MB graphics memory required.
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David.Brent
Julkaistu 7. toukokuu.
probably one of the best dlcs for this game
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
paynetcu
Julkaistu 15. huhtikuu.
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
Sevaan
Julkaistu 26. maaliskuu.
A must-have addition to the game if you want to have a really cool roleplaying experience.
Go on, restore the Roman Empire in all its glory and might and found a new dynasty of Emperors that the world will never forget!

Sounds too easy considering how strong the Byzantine Empire is at the start of the game?

No problem! Go start as a small Italian count, give your dynasty the name of a Roman family and give all your children Latin names, only. Then start becoming independent, build the Kingdom of Latium, then swear fealty to the Byzantine Empire only to disintegrate it from the inside. Crown yourself the new Emperor and then push through with your claims on the world as well as anything and anyone wandering it... *salivating intensely*

What? No, I don't have a mad look in my eyes. No, I do not require psychatric evaluation...
Go fetch me some claims I can push...
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
JCourtney
Julkaistu 17. maaliskuu.
10/10

Worth.
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
untugendbold
Julkaistu 15. helmikuu.
A few words about the retinue feature, which is in my opinon the biggest selling point of this dlc.

Retinues are somewhat expensive to raise and to maintain, but the advantages (strategy and fun) outweigh the costs by far.

- You can declare war even with an army (Retinues) raised.
- The retinues are calculated into your total army size, preventing factions to reach critical mass.
- They can be stationed at any hotspot you want to have control over (e.g. religous unrests) before anything bad happens.
- They are equipped with the most advance tech you got.
- When fighting breaks out, their morale was already charged before.

You can also see the strategic layer it adds to the game. Economy and military wise. Just think about how you can prepare for an invasion. Deploying your troops at the border, declaring war, invading the county. You start sieging with your retinues on day 1, and secure a foothold/beachhead before the enemy can react and soon your other troops arrive, probably win a batte (even a war). Its your elite. Its your shock troop. Costly, but always prepared, ready and truly badass.

They are made out of what you select them to be. Need super fast and strong troops to kill or scare off raiders? Make them cavalry. Need a hard hitting troop to turn the tide of battle? Make them heavy infantry. You need the numbers to maintain order in your realm? Make them cheap light units. And in battle you put them on the flank which suits them best. E.g. a general who boosts cavalry and cut through the opposing flank.

You can raise them in peace time at full speed or, when the economy wears you down, you can raise them slowly at reduced costs or even halt the reinforcement completely.

I love retinues. And i wouldnt even care if they were taken out from the LOR dlc i paid for and implemented in the main game so the mechanic could be enjoyed by everybody and it could be further expanded on. Its an awesome feature.

In my humble opinion its the best feature any dlc added to the game. This is not a fluff thing. For my game its absolutely mandatory.
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
The ClubberFuck
Julkaistu 8. helmikuu.
Great addition for Byzantine empire and it adds alot of good music too!
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
Soto928
Julkaistu 5. tammikuu.
So many Byzantine events, so little time. Born in the Purple and Augustus traits together allows for some powerful rulers.
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
INSANITY
Julkaistu 28. joulukuu, 2015.
IMPERIUM ROMANUM GLORY TO ROME !!
NOTE:FOR ROMAN LEGIONS ONLY :)
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
That Britannia
Julkaistu 27. marraskuu, 2015.
Adveniat Regnum Tuum, you barbarian scum!
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
Zwedistans Finest
Julkaistu 23. marraskuu, 2015.
It is good. Play as Byzantium. Castrate people. Blind 'em to. Reform Rome. Unite Christianity. Have a standing army. They should have included this in the real game instead of just spamming out frucking DLC. Buy it if you like Crusader Kings II
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
Swamp
Julkaistu 16. elokuu, 2015.
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
Wraith_Magus
Julkaistu 12. heinäkuu, 2015.
There are two reasons to buy this expansion:

One is what it says on the tin: You can play as Byzantium and other Orthodox Christians like Russia, and restore Rome in a special event.

The other, however, is critical to any playthrough of CK2, and that is that you have access to retinues. Retinues seriously change the game's balance of power in favor of large empires, and if you have any designs upon a conquest of Europe, you're going to need their power.

Retinues are theoretically "standing armies", but in play, they are like mercenaries that cost no upkeep except when replacing losses. Although they are less numerous than levies, with proper stack construction, they are capable of beating levies triple their number and fully exploiting the dodgy rock-paper-scissors mechanics of the game.

Basically, once you get to empire-tier realm size, you functionally never have to raise your levies again except to take on another superpower.

Since you do not need to dismiss them before declaring war, you can declare a conquest or holy war on a small duke-tier realm while actually already having your army assembled and halfway marching across the border, already. This allows you a first strike capability that gives your side significant advantages. If you build an archer-heavy retinue, you can also sack castles instead of sieging them, allowing you to win small wars in weeks, rather than years. Win wars without even bothering raising your levies! Let your opponents call up their reinforcements - you'll have already won the war while they get their armies to slowly pool together before they start even trying to march towards you! In fact, with retinues in an empire, I often spend much of my time looking for any random target I can even attack while waiting out treaty timers, rather than worrying about how I will maintain my powerbase.

This is even more exploitable with pagans or other raiders - sacking with a retinue of raiders nets you lots of cash fast (although you pay back a lot of it retraining new troops lost sacking) while a smaller force can come in and conquer the sacked and pillaged lands in a war right after the raiders sweep through.

In total, there's a reason retinues were MASSIVELY nerfed in this game, as retinues completely reverse the trend of making it difficult to keep large empires together, and make large empires extremely simple to expand. Even if you face civil war, having potent retinues are game-changingly powerful. Using retinues makes empires MUCH easier, and in fact, basically TOO easy. That said, once you get hooked on them, you can't ever go back to mere levies again.
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
劉振雄
Julkaistu 15. toukokuu, 2015.
DLC is too expensive and too small. Not worth bothering.
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
Nova Rinne
Julkaistu 15. maaliskuu, 2015.
Another great expansion to the game! Being able to play as the Byzantinum empire and restore rome!
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
Androklos
Julkaistu 26. helmikuu, 2015.
As Byzantian Basileus i was proud for my achievements.The Empire is wealth,people are happy,even my neightbors like me.Everything was perfect until...
My brother made a party to throw me out.After failed persuasion he declared war.Land was divided,everything what i built in flames and people killing eachother for his ambitions but then fortune smiled on me and i captured him.
As punishment for his crimes i blinded him.Four months later he died and his only son declared another war against me.
I hated that little b@stard from the beginning and this revolt was even bloodier.Guess who laughed last when i chopped his balls off?

10/10 would castrate ungrateful nephew again
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
Korean Jesus
Julkaistu 2. tammikuu, 2015.
An extremely fun DLC. One of the must-have DLCs of CK2 in my opinion. It's especially fun if you enjoy the 1066 or Alexiad Byzantine start.
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
Hajduk
Julkaistu 27. joulukuu, 2014.
I love CK2 and it is still my go-to time killer, however, this expasion killed a lot of the fun.

This expasion gives the Byzantine Empire a Casus Belli where they have the right to invade any lands that once were part of the Roman Empire. This makes the Byzantines too over-powered well beyond any historical context (the Byzantines were on the decline during most of the time period covered in this game and were giving up land to their neighbours in order to keep the peace). If you start the game anywhere close to the Byzantine border, you have about a 50/50 chance of being irradicated quickly because this expansion made them very aggressive and expansionist.

The faction system, while a good idea, is too tedious and difficult to manage as well. The instant hate when a ruler dies, no matter how well managed the land was and how well liked the dynasty is or how stable the succession should be, is a little too much. The first thing I do when starting a new game is disable it by deleting the text files.
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
MajorMedic
Julkaistu 18. joulukuu, 2014.
spoilers

>be emperor in Constantiople
>midget comes to my court
>tells me to join green team chariot racers
>I am now a chariot racer
>midget tells me im going to win the race
>lose 2 races
>so angry
>day of 3rd race
>turn chariot into a tank
>gonna win or else
>chase down the midget that started this
>jump out, bash his head with a mace
>hippodrome is burning down
>3000 rebel stack on my capital
>still lost the race

10/10 too much fun
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
[CGO] Ruppsrunt
Julkaistu 30. lokakuu, 2014.
A DLC that is overpriced, but makes the game easier with retinues.
If you are interested in the Byzantine Empire than this is for you.
6/10
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
Jake
Julkaistu 26. lokakuu, 2014.
Getting really tired of writing earnest reviews for every single ck2 DLC. Hell of a way to spend a Sunday Night.
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
Hyödyllisimmät arvostelut  Edeltävät 30 päivää
1/1 (100%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
Suositeltu
Julkaistu 7. toukokuu.
probably one of the best dlcs for this game
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
Hyödyllisimmät arvostelut  Edeltävät 90 päivää
5/5 (100%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
6 käyttäjän mielestä tämä arvostelu oli hauska
Suositeltu
Julkaistu 26. maaliskuu.
A must-have addition to the game if you want to have a really cool roleplaying experience.
Go on, restore the Roman Empire in all its glory and might and found a new dynasty of Emperors that the world will never forget!

Sounds too easy considering how strong the Byzantine Empire is at the start of the game?

No problem! Go start as a small Italian count, give your dynasty the name of a Roman family and give all your children Latin names, only. Then start becoming independent, build the Kingdom of Latium, then swear fealty to the Byzantine Empire only to disintegrate it from the inside. Crown yourself the new Emperor and then push through with your claims on the world as well as anything and anyone wandering it... *salivating intensely*

What? No, I don't have a mad look in my eyes. No, I do not require psychatric evaluation...
Go fetch me some claims I can push...
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
Hyödyllisimmät arvostelut  Edeltävät 180 päivää
9/9 (100%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
Suositeltu
Julkaistu 15. helmikuu.
A few words about the retinue feature, which is in my opinon the biggest selling point of this dlc.

Retinues are somewhat expensive to raise and to maintain, but the advantages (strategy and fun) outweigh the costs by far.

- You can declare war even with an army (Retinues) raised.
- The retinues are calculated into your total army size, preventing factions to reach critical mass.
- They can be stationed at any hotspot you want to have control over (e.g. religous unrests) before anything bad happens.
- They are equipped with the most advance tech you got.
- When fighting breaks out, their morale was already charged before.

You can also see the strategic layer it adds to the game. Economy and military wise. Just think about how you can prepare for an invasion. Deploying your troops at the border, declaring war, invading the county. You start sieging with your retinues on day 1, and secure a foothold/beachhead before the enemy can react and soon your other troops arrive, probably win a batte (even a war). Its your elite. Its your shock troop. Costly, but always prepared, ready and truly badass.

They are made out of what you select them to be. Need super fast and strong troops to kill or scare off raiders? Make them cavalry. Need a hard hitting troop to turn the tide of battle? Make them heavy infantry. You need the numbers to maintain order in your realm? Make them cheap light units. And in battle you put them on the flank which suits them best. E.g. a general who boosts cavalry and cut through the opposing flank.

You can raise them in peace time at full speed or, when the economy wears you down, you can raise them slowly at reduced costs or even halt the reinforcement completely.

I love retinues. And i wouldnt even care if they were taken out from the LOR dlc i paid for and implemented in the main game so the mechanic could be enjoyed by everybody and it could be further expanded on. Its an awesome feature.

In my humble opinion its the best feature any dlc added to the game. This is not a fluff thing. For my game its absolutely mandatory.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
2/3 (67%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
2 käyttäjän mielestä tämä arvostelu oli hauska
Suositeltu
Julkaistu 5. tammikuu.
So many Byzantine events, so little time. Born in the Purple and Augustus traits together allows for some powerful rulers.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
Hyödyllisimmät arvostelut  Kaikken aikojen
61/65 (94%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
3 käyttäjän mielestä tämä arvostelu oli hauska
Suositeltu
Julkaistu 21. heinäkuu, 2013.
Unlike Sword of Islam, Legacy of Rome adds a bit more than just some enhancements to a cultural group (in this case, the Byzantines and Orthodox countries). As it had better, since those countries were playable in the vanilla game, though most of the "new features" listed below were patched into the vanilla game as well. So is it worth it? Ehh... that depends on how much you care about playing characters from these areas. Though this DLC does add some... interesting new options for cruel characters who have some people in their jail. Dig through my screenshots and you will find one that shows this off. "He had it coming." ;)
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
52/55 (95%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
52 käyttäjän mielestä tämä arvostelu oli hauska
Suositeltu
Julkaistu 26. helmikuu, 2015.
As Byzantian Basileus i was proud for my achievements.The Empire is wealth,people are happy,even my neightbors like me.Everything was perfect until...
My brother made a party to throw me out.After failed persuasion he declared war.Land was divided,everything what i built in flames and people killing eachother for his ambitions but then fortune smiled on me and i captured him.
As punishment for his crimes i blinded him.Four months later he died and his only son declared another war against me.
I hated that little b@stard from the beginning and this revolt was even bloodier.Guess who laughed last when i chopped his balls off?

10/10 would castrate ungrateful nephew again
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
31/33 (94%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
5 käyttäjän mielestä tämä arvostelu oli hauska
Suositeltu
Julkaistu 3. lokakuu, 2014.
A must-have if you like playing the Byzantines. Has a bunch of great Byzantine decisions and events, plus you get to castrate and blind your enemies. This being CK2, it doesn't limit your savagery - you can blind infants, and lop off baby boys' little weenies if that strikes your fancy (though the game does call you out for being a "real piece of work"). Even if you don't play the Byzantines, it's worth it for just the retinues - they do dilute the feudal aspect of the game somewhat, but it's a great way to make your battles more interesting than "throw the biggest amount of troops at enemy".

One of the essential CK2 DLCs, in my opinion.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
30/32 (94%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
Suositeltu
Julkaistu 12. heinäkuu, 2015.
There are two reasons to buy this expansion:

One is what it says on the tin: You can play as Byzantium and other Orthodox Christians like Russia, and restore Rome in a special event.

The other, however, is critical to any playthrough of CK2, and that is that you have access to retinues. Retinues seriously change the game's balance of power in favor of large empires, and if you have any designs upon a conquest of Europe, you're going to need their power.

Retinues are theoretically "standing armies", but in play, they are like mercenaries that cost no upkeep except when replacing losses. Although they are less numerous than levies, with proper stack construction, they are capable of beating levies triple their number and fully exploiting the dodgy rock-paper-scissors mechanics of the game.

Basically, once you get to empire-tier realm size, you functionally never have to raise your levies again except to take on another superpower.

Since you do not need to dismiss them before declaring war, you can declare a conquest or holy war on a small duke-tier realm while actually already having your army assembled and halfway marching across the border, already. This allows you a first strike capability that gives your side significant advantages. If you build an archer-heavy retinue, you can also sack castles instead of sieging them, allowing you to win small wars in weeks, rather than years. Win wars without even bothering raising your levies! Let your opponents call up their reinforcements - you'll have already won the war while they get their armies to slowly pool together before they start even trying to march towards you! In fact, with retinues in an empire, I often spend much of my time looking for any random target I can even attack while waiting out treaty timers, rather than worrying about how I will maintain my powerbase.

This is even more exploitable with pagans or other raiders - sacking with a retinue of raiders nets you lots of cash fast (although you pay back a lot of it retraining new troops lost sacking) while a smaller force can come in and conquer the sacked and pillaged lands in a war right after the raiders sweep through.

In total, there's a reason retinues were MASSIVELY nerfed in this game, as retinues completely reverse the trend of making it difficult to keep large empires together, and make large empires extremely simple to expand. Even if you face civil war, having potent retinues are game-changingly powerful. Using retinues makes empires MUCH easier, and in fact, basically TOO easy. That said, once you get hooked on them, you can't ever go back to mere levies again.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
44/60 (73%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
53 käyttäjän mielestä tämä arvostelu oli hauska
Suositeltu
Julkaistu 18. joulukuu, 2014.
spoilers

>be emperor in Constantiople
>midget comes to my court
>tells me to join green team chariot racers
>I am now a chariot racer
>midget tells me im going to win the race
>lose 2 races
>so angry
>day of 3rd race
>turn chariot into a tank
>gonna win or else
>chase down the midget that started this
>jump out, bash his head with a mace
>hippodrome is burning down
>3000 rebel stack on my capital
>still lost the race

10/10 too much fun
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
8/9 (89%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
Suositeltu
Julkaistu 5. lokakuu, 2014.
If you own CK2 you must buy this DLC.
Retinues, bonus to playing Byzantium, ambitions that grow your stats to minimum of 8. (try ruling witha 0 dip/0 steward ruler)
Without factions rebellions are a joke
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
9/11 (82%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
6 käyttäjän mielestä tämä arvostelu oli hauska
Suositeltu
Julkaistu 27. marraskuu, 2015.
Adveniat Regnum Tuum, you barbarian scum!
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
6/7 (86%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
Suositeltu
Julkaistu 2. tammikuu, 2015.
An extremely fun DLC. One of the must-have DLCs of CK2 in my opinion. It's especially fun if you enjoy the 1066 or Alexiad Byzantine start.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
6/7 (86%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
Suositeltu
Julkaistu 15. maaliskuu, 2015.
Another great expansion to the game! Being able to play as the Byzantinum empire and restore rome!
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
9/13 (69%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
2 käyttäjän mielestä tämä arvostelu oli hauska
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Julkaistu 30. lokakuu, 2014.
A DLC that is overpriced, but makes the game easier with retinues.
If you are interested in the Byzantine Empire than this is for you.
6/10
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10/15 (67%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
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Julkaistu 23. marraskuu, 2015.
It is good. Play as Byzantium. Castrate people. Blind 'em to. Reform Rome. Unite Christianity. Have a standing army. They should have included this in the real game instead of just spamming out frucking DLC. Buy it if you like Crusader Kings II
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18/33 (55%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
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Julkaistu 27. joulukuu, 2014.
I love CK2 and it is still my go-to time killer, however, this expasion killed a lot of the fun.

This expasion gives the Byzantine Empire a Casus Belli where they have the right to invade any lands that once were part of the Roman Empire. This makes the Byzantines too over-powered well beyond any historical context (the Byzantines were on the decline during most of the time period covered in this game and were giving up land to their neighbours in order to keep the peace). If you start the game anywhere close to the Byzantine border, you have about a 50/50 chance of being irradicated quickly because this expansion made them very aggressive and expansionist.

The faction system, while a good idea, is too tedious and difficult to manage as well. The instant hate when a ruler dies, no matter how well managed the land was and how well liked the dynasty is or how stable the succession should be, is a little too much. The first thing I do when starting a new game is disable it by deleting the text files.
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13/27 (48%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
11 käyttäjän mielestä tämä arvostelu oli hauska
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Julkaistu 26. lokakuu, 2014.
Getting really tired of writing earnest reviews for every single ck2 DLC. Hell of a way to spend a Sunday Night.
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3/7 (43%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
1 käyttäjän mielestä tämä arvostelu oli hauska
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Julkaistu 16. elokuu, 2015.
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0/1 (0%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
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Julkaistu 28. joulukuu, 2015.
IMPERIUM ROMANUM GLORY TO ROME !!
NOTE:FOR ROMAN LEGIONS ONLY :)
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8/23 (35%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
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Julkaistu 16. lokakuu, 2012.
Great expansion for the best Paradox game to date.
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