Carefully guide your nation from the era of absolute monarchies in the early 19th century, through expansion and colonization, to finally become a truly great power by the dawn of the 20th century. Victoria II is a grand strategy game played during the colonial era of the 19th century, where the player takes control of a country, guiding...
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Release Date: Aug 30, 2010

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“This is a wonderfully deep game, and its sandbox nature is much more open than Hearts of Iron III was and so it's much more enjoyable at the beginning.”
8,5/10 – Strategy Informer

“Victoria II incorporates challenging strategy and sim elements with enough flexibility to satisfy any weasel-beating gaming goof.”
4,3/5 – CheatCodeCentral

“Saying that it stands head-and-shoulders above all of the scant competition for grand-strategy kingship almost goes without saying.”
9,5/10 – CPUGamer

About This Game

Carefully guide your nation from the era of absolute monarchies in the early 19th century, through expansion and colonization, to finally become a truly great power by the dawn of the 20th century.

Victoria II is a grand strategy game played during the colonial era of the 19th century, where the player takes control of a country, guiding it through industrialisation, political reforms, military conquest, and colonization.

Experience an in-depth political simulation where every action you take will have various consequences all over the world. The population will react to your decisions based on their political awareness, social class, as well as their willingness to accept or revolt against their government.

Key features:
  • Deep engrossing political simulation with dozens of different governments.
  • Detailed economy with over fifty different types of goods and various production factories.
  • Over 200 different countries can be played, during the era stretching from 1835 to the onset of WWII.
  • Advanced Technological system with thousands of inventions to discover.
  • Improved graphics and interface, as well as multiplayer support.
  • A streamlined interface makes the game easily accessible.
  • Automation of various tasks including, trade and population promotion.
  • Advanced spheres of influences system, where the great powers battle over the control of the world.
  • Cottage production simulating pre-industrial economies.
  • Gunboat Diplomacy, no need for negotiating as a fleet outside a port may be a more persuasive argument.
  • Historical and Dynamic missions guiding your country through the history.

System Requirements

    Recommended:
    • OS: XP/Vista/Windows7
    • Processor: Intel® Pentium® IV 2.4 GHz or AMD 3500+
    • Memory: 2 Gb RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 2 GB Available HDD Space
    • Video Card: NVIDIA® GeForce 8800 or ATI Radeon® X1900
    • Sound Card: DirectX® compatible
    • Controller support: 3-button mouse, keyboard and speakers
    • Special multiplayer requirements: Internet Connection for multiplayer
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kanaan
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 6
7 minutes playing and I'm ready to tell you that this is the game you've been looking for. Get ready to pick your country and then get things mov - er, wait... no. Gotta get through the tutorials first. A couple of hours worth of tutorials. Obviously, I wouldn't know that because I played for 7 minutes.

This game is a more serious nation simulator. The level of detail can be overwhelming to some but is oh so absolutely worth it. Just keep in mind that this not a game where you micromanage. It plays in quite the opposite way - you cannot change many things directly, but your policies can have vast, sweeping effects on your country and those around you. Keep in mind that they make it hard to change the course of history at first go.

Much better than Europa Universalis. Also, less game-destroying DLC, so an all-around winner.
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Caloo
( 319.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 5
Made Africa into a ethnic Germans as Nazi Germany, would recomend.
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gus1994
( 3.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 4
♥♥♥♥
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BattleSarge
( 493.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 4
Alright, after nearly FIVE HUNDRED hours of fun, and countless more hours likely to come, I think it is far past time that I write my reccomendation for this game.

DISCLAIMER: DO NOT BUY THIS GAME WITHOUT THE TWO MAIN EXPANSION PACKS

First and foremost, let me be VERY clear. Victoria 2 is a very deep game, and regardless of your previous strategy experience, you will understand nothing diving headfirst into this game. You may THINK you understand what you are looking at, but you really don't. Like Dark Souls, your very first games, you will fail again and again and again. However, you will eventually, after a few hours, get the hang of things. And it is definetely worth the effort!

Victoria 2 is by far my all time favourite game. Period. It is a grand strategy game set in the dawn of the Victorian era. France has been defeated just twenty years prior, the Ottoman Empire is dying, German nationalism is on the rise, and the British Empire is the greatest power in the world. In this game, you can click on any of the 150+ countries on the map and hop right in. Unfortunately, there are some nations which are simply not meant to be played, namely the Indian and German minor states.

When you jump in, you will first notice an absolute flood of information, and all the tabs lead to spreadsheets (which are very intuitively designed). You will doubtlessly be overwhelmed, but that's okay. Everyone is. The reason for all this info is because you have control over every aspect of your nation. From Politics, to diplomacy, to military, to economy, it is all there. This probably seems scary to a new player, but this is what keeps me coming back to this game rather than EU4. There is a lot to do other than paint the map.

Not being able to paint the map or not being able to do a world conquest is the beauty of this game though. It really forces your hand into diplomacy with other nations. Not only that, however, but this game goes much deeper than Europa universalis, for example. Every person is simulated (with populations rounded down to 1/4th of actual figures) and the game has a functioning global economy, with prices rising and falling, and economies of scale which can be affected by wars, rebellions, industry, you name it! You can also expand the influence of your nation, bringing smaller nations into your sphere, and using them as puppets to fight your wars, or to exploit their resources for your benefit. The possibilities in this game are truly endless.

Unlike Crusader Kings or Europa Universalis, this game does not like to let you blob out. With the memory of Napoleon fresh in the minds of everybody, if you do too much aggressive action, you get these points called 'infamy' which slowly decays bi-monthly. If your infamy goes above a certain level (25.00) then every nation tends to attack you. To fend off these coalitions, you have to be immensely powerful, and this seems to be where new players are driven away. You cannot rely on blobbing out in this game, unless you can count on beating the combined forces of Europe alone. My word of advice: ALWAYS stay below the infamy.

The negatives in this game are few and far between. There used to be still a handful of bugs, however these were patched just a few months ago. The only real issue I have is lack of steam multiplayer, which forces you to rely on programs such as 'Hamachi' just to play in a multiplayer session with friends. Another tiny negative is that the soundtrack does not have anything in store for the intense great wars of the late game, but this is very easily overlooked.

A short list of pros and cons:

Pros
-Amazing gameplay, endless replayability which can keep you entertained for hundreds to thousands of hours!
-Extremely deep 'simulation' (I hate using that word) of every nation
-Very well optimized. Runs perfectly on my ♥♥♥♥♥♥ laptop, and even better on my main rig
-Massive great wars. What's not to like?
-Beautifully composed soundtrack
-Detailed global markets and industry
-Play as any nation in 1836 or 1861

Cons
-No steam multiplayer

If you are into strategy, and are willing to put 3-10 hours of 'trial and error' time into this game, then definetely pick it up (with all the expansions!). After learning the ropes, you will likely fall in love with this game as I have.
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Jflash2442
( 105.4 hrs on record )
Posted: May 3
I played as France, Made the Empire great as it once was with Napoleon, I made an Empire in North Amercia, taking much of it from UK I started a great war with Uk with the U.S on our side, we won. The French Empire will be around forever, VELA FRANCE
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SYN-X
( 22.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 3
sooo good great for anyone who likes deep grand strategy games :)
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c_w_walters
( 1.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 2
The game crashes on loading, nothing will work.
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jarodbeights
( 162.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 1
As of May 9th, I have played 162 hours of this game since I bought it in early december of 2015. That is nearly 7 days. Compared to the time other people writing reviews have in this game, I look like a casual gamer who only plays games a little.

Pros:
-Amazing replayability, as well as gameplay.

Cons:
-Makes me think that all other strategy games are easy and lack depth.
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Trump_for_President
( 15.4 hrs on record )
Posted: May 1
The game lacks of details in diplomacy, economy (export details are poor) what gets imported and what treaties the country is making. Also factory building only in developed nations possible, as if Japan wasnt that much developed. Lastly research takes too long.
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TheD3rp
( 58.1 hrs on record )
Posted: April 30
EU4 for adults.
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vmfstorm1
( 57.9 hrs on record )
Posted: April 29
play as a country
invest in foreign markets
build factories in their lands to suit your needs
declare war on them when they go into debt
get war declared on you cuz youre being a ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥
join an international crisis and allow greece to gain independence
join international crises to allow greece to gain another core
join international crises to allow greece to gain another core
join international crises to allow greece to gain another core
join international crises to allow greece to gain another core
join international crises to allow greece to gain another core
join international crises to allow greece to gain another core
realize the mistake youve made when the ottoman empire is relabelled as greece

souvlaki/10 would greece again
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Lord Havock
( 33.2 hrs on record )
Posted: April 28
well, what can I say about this game?
Maybe you have been dreaming about building a mighty brazilian empire in the late XIX century, disputing with the USA for influence in the minor american nations, a clash between republicanism and monarchism in the Americas.
Maybe your dream is to keep Brazil an empire not a republic, to turn Uruguay into a brazilian province again, industrialize and make the brazilian military might and feared throughout the world.
Maybe you will colonize african and asian territories enriching your people and providing for your ever-growing industry and military.
Maybe it is your destiny to join the largest conflict of your time and completely turn all odds, opening a new front in your enemies territory with all the bravery and strength of your men, resulting in a whole new outcome to history itself in wich you will emerge victorious, you will be the leader of the world, Brazil will be greatest power of the world.
then, maybe, this game is for you.
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DasKapitalRadio
( 11.1 hrs on record )
Posted: April 25
I have no clue what I'm doing.
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Joseph McStalin
( 65.4 hrs on record )
Posted: April 25
If you are interested in Victorian Era politics and geopolitics, this game is pretty chill.

If you have a superiority complex, this game may peeve you off a bit. This game is challenging for realistic reasons.

This game is great. There's expansions and mods aswell.



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jli003
( 4.8 hrs on record )
Posted: April 24
This is not a comprehensive review, just a casual opinion.
When it comes to enjoying this game, it's purely a matter of taste. If you're expecting something similar to Sid Meier's: Civilization, do not buy this game. If you like: spreadsheets, graphs, and micromanagement, then this is the game for you.
The main strength of this game is its incredible depth, I have never played a more detailed game, and this alone is enough appeal for many history buffs out there.
However, this is also one of the least user friendly games I have ever played, and to make matters worse this game gets boring in the long run. Gameplay is a slog, the most interesting thing the player can do is move armies, otherwise your only method of interacting with the game is raising or lowering numbers and sometimes instituting reforms and social programs. Gameplay can be reduced to: change stats, hope something changes (very gradually).
By far this is one of the most realistic epic scale strategy games out there, but realism is not always a possitive thing.
Overall, I wouldn't recommend it to anyone who isn't a hardcore strategy game player.
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RedArmyStew55
( 28.5 hrs on record )
Posted: April 24
You get spammed by newsletters of what happens ingame and that same event appears multiple times in the game.

Start with Belgium:
Attack the Netherlands, get attacked by France --> lose

Start with England:
France says: nono you're too big ME ATTACK YOU, Russia wants to be cool and helps France, suddenly America joins the war too (with France) --> lose

Start with Japan:
Uncolonized --> ♥♥♥♥ that

Start with France (cuz they're with Russia), but because it's you, Russia quits alliance and starts to go at war with you together with: *taking a deep breath* Austria, Prussia, America, Belgium, Netherlands, United Kingdom, China, Morroco, and when you think you almost got your country back this happens --> Jacobin rebels have RISEN !!! 500 brigades in your whole country --> RAGEQUIT

ON DIFFICULTY "EASY"

this comes at my 2nd place of worst games on Steam (1st one is ARK (dinosaur thingy))
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Dankiest_Source
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: April 24
My grandfather smoked his whole life, I was like 10 years old when my mother said to him: 'If you ever want to see you children graduate, you must quit smoking.' Tears welled up in his eyes and he cried for a day long. He gave up immediatly.
3 years later he died of lung cancer. It was really sad and it destroyed me, so I decided I was never going to smoke. Now I'm 23 years old and still never touched a cigarette. But now I feel a slight disappointment for never trying it,
as this game gave me cancer anyways
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AmericaIsAwesome
( 46.3 hrs on record )
Posted: April 23
If Dark Souls turned into a grand strategy game, took place on Earth, and the time was the Victorian Era, this is it.
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Carlos V
( 67.5 hrs on record )
Posted: April 22
Victoria II is a grand strategy game which spans one hundred years of history, from 1836 to 1936. The game allows a player to start as any nation which existed in 1836 (or 1861, if the DLC "A House Divided" has been downloaded and installed, and yes, that includes the CSA). The player can explore any avenue that they wish to pursue for achieving the lofty goal of "Great Power" status. One can dominate the Industrial Revolution(s) by becoming a factory-filled powerhouse; conquer every nation around them through decades of war; colonize Africa, Asia, and the Pacific islands; or skillfully manipulate their scientific progress and culture to become one of the most advanced nations on the planet.

None of this, however, is in any way easy. Victoria II's excellence comes at the cost of enormous complexity. It can be daunting for a new player to memorize the various intricacies of economics, politics, diplomacy, and the like. Furthermore, the game is built to accurately simulate the chosen time period, and that means that rival nations will attempt to check the player at every turn. Your population's happiness and your national budget are also large concerns. Money is difficult to come by without hard work (or cheesing the system), and if the general populace finds itself outraged by your decisions one too many times, they'll take up arms and demonstrate to you why our modern world has so few monarchies anymore. Whatever goal you set your sights on, you will have to fight for it. It make take a long time to gain enough experience to excel at this game.

That doesn't mean that Victoria II isn't a fun game. On the contrary. It's an incredibly fun game. The thrills of just barely beating a rival to that last colonial province, starting as a small country and forming a larger nation like Italy or Germany, or just messing around with history in general are what give Victoria II its charm. No game is ever exactly the same, so each campaign is a new adventure. Who knows what might happen? Maybe Sweden will become a global communist superpower. Maybe Mexico will start the Second World War by invading Greek Nigeria. Maybe Afghanistan will become world-renowned for its brilliant artists and rich cultural developments, while France lives in infamy as the nation that destroyed the USA. Whatever path you choose to lead your nation down, you can rest assured in two things: One, it will be a long and hard battle, as it was for any nation during those times to ascend to greatness. Two, it will most certainly be worth it.

A final caveat: The base game by itself is somewhat...flawed. Purchasing the DLCs "A House Divided" (which adds Civil War content, revamps the economic and political systems, adds casus belli fabrication, and more) and "Heart of Darkness" (which vastly improves the colonization system, adds international crises which can be resolved through negotiation or combat, and other things) will lead to a much, much more rewarding experience.
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12 of 13 people (92%) found this review helpful
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656.6 hrs on record
Posted: April 8
wanna take over india as the dutch? You can do it. wanna take over europe as spain? You can try. Do you wanna help install communisim? Go ahead. Wanna do a lot of nerd historical ♥♥♥♥? Well if so, this game is for you.
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38.4 hrs on record
Posted: April 16
1860- Forms Germany. FUR DER KAISERREICH!

1865 Britain breaks alliance. Sheisse.. Atleast i have Russia and Austria.

1866 Russia breaks alliance and Allies with France and Britain. NEIN NEIN NEIN NEIN! Atleast i have Austri-

1866 Austria just breaks up and asks me to help reclaim their Empire. ... Sheisse!

1867 Austria owns Hungary because of me now. Hurrah?

1868 Italy forms and Allies with me And Austria.

1869 i form alliance with Sweden and Denmark.

1870 Mein Kaiser! France has declared war! Well they are Surrender ♥♥♥♥♥♥s right?

1870 Russia and Britain Join France, Italy breaks alliance. Schleifen plan is a go? Also ♥♥♥♥ these arsewipes...

1871 German Army enters Paris. War is won. JAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!

1880. France Declares war alone. Hahaha... idiots.

1881 Paris is taken. Fur der Kaiserreich! Also Rommel.

1000/10 Would take paris again.
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
493.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 4
Alright, after nearly FIVE HUNDRED hours of fun, and countless more hours likely to come, I think it is far past time that I write my reccomendation for this game.

DISCLAIMER: DO NOT BUY THIS GAME WITHOUT THE TWO MAIN EXPANSION PACKS

First and foremost, let me be VERY clear. Victoria 2 is a very deep game, and regardless of your previous strategy experience, you will understand nothing diving headfirst into this game. You may THINK you understand what you are looking at, but you really don't. Like Dark Souls, your very first games, you will fail again and again and again. However, you will eventually, after a few hours, get the hang of things. And it is definetely worth the effort!

Victoria 2 is by far my all time favourite game. Period. It is a grand strategy game set in the dawn of the Victorian era. France has been defeated just twenty years prior, the Ottoman Empire is dying, German nationalism is on the rise, and the British Empire is the greatest power in the world. In this game, you can click on any of the 150+ countries on the map and hop right in. Unfortunately, there are some nations which are simply not meant to be played, namely the Indian and German minor states.

When you jump in, you will first notice an absolute flood of information, and all the tabs lead to spreadsheets (which are very intuitively designed). You will doubtlessly be overwhelmed, but that's okay. Everyone is. The reason for all this info is because you have control over every aspect of your nation. From Politics, to diplomacy, to military, to economy, it is all there. This probably seems scary to a new player, but this is what keeps me coming back to this game rather than EU4. There is a lot to do other than paint the map.

Not being able to paint the map or not being able to do a world conquest is the beauty of this game though. It really forces your hand into diplomacy with other nations. Not only that, however, but this game goes much deeper than Europa universalis, for example. Every person is simulated (with populations rounded down to 1/4th of actual figures) and the game has a functioning global economy, with prices rising and falling, and economies of scale which can be affected by wars, rebellions, industry, you name it! You can also expand the influence of your nation, bringing smaller nations into your sphere, and using them as puppets to fight your wars, or to exploit their resources for your benefit. The possibilities in this game are truly endless.

Unlike Crusader Kings or Europa Universalis, this game does not like to let you blob out. With the memory of Napoleon fresh in the minds of everybody, if you do too much aggressive action, you get these points called 'infamy' which slowly decays bi-monthly. If your infamy goes above a certain level (25.00) then every nation tends to attack you. To fend off these coalitions, you have to be immensely powerful, and this seems to be where new players are driven away. You cannot rely on blobbing out in this game, unless you can count on beating the combined forces of Europe alone. My word of advice: ALWAYS stay below the infamy.

The negatives in this game are few and far between. There used to be still a handful of bugs, however these were patched just a few months ago. The only real issue I have is lack of steam multiplayer, which forces you to rely on programs such as 'Hamachi' just to play in a multiplayer session with friends. Another tiny negative is that the soundtrack does not have anything in store for the intense great wars of the late game, but this is very easily overlooked.

A short list of pros and cons:

Pros
-Amazing gameplay, endless replayability which can keep you entertained for hundreds to thousands of hours!
-Extremely deep 'simulation' (I hate using that word) of every nation
-Very well optimized. Runs perfectly on my ♥♥♥♥♥♥ laptop, and even better on my main rig
-Massive great wars. What's not to like?
-Beautifully composed soundtrack
-Detailed global markets and industry
-Play as any nation in 1836 or 1861

Cons
-No steam multiplayer

If you are into strategy, and are willing to put 3-10 hours of 'trial and error' time into this game, then definetely pick it up (with all the expansions!). After learning the ropes, you will likely fall in love with this game as I have.
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9 of 12 people (75%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
10.2 hrs on record
Posted: April 9
When you first launch Victoria II, there could be a file exception, of which solution can be found here.
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初次启动维多利亚2可能会在初始化地图逻辑(initialising map loigc)时,
弹出文件异常(File exception:Exception in: virtualfilesystem.cpp, line: 662.)

解决办法:
  • 首先定位维多利亚2游戏地图缓存目录(..\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\Victoria 2\map\cache),然后删除目录中的所有文件,但保留空目录cache;
  • 然后定位到(文档\Paradox Interactive\Victoria II),删除该目录中的所有文件;
  • 接着重新启动游戏,祝你好运。
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
183.8 hrs on record
Posted: April 9
Do you like getting into Balkan cluster♥♥♥♥s? Do you like yelling at your capitalists for building the most unprofitable factories? Do you like watching Germany get gangbanged by the rest of europe? If you said yes to any of these, then go play it. You'll come back with 100+ hours of playtime.
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
Recommended
26.4 hrs on record
Posted: April 20
Easily my favorite game. Can't wait until Victoria III!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
231.6 hrs on record
Posted: April 8
That moment when you remember paying $30 for this game, this is adding salt to wounds, only $5 Come on X_X
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
32.4 hrs on record
Posted: April 19
Victoria II, a game which introduced me to Grand Strategy. (This review is abit long hue hue)

The game starts off at the peak of the industrial revolution. The world is pushed into this great leap that no one has ever seen before. Smoke rises from the newly built factories. Railroad tracks can be seen in almost every part of the globe, connecting city after city. Warfare has now changed into a more deadlier way. The old wooden ships are now replaced by steam-propelled warships protected by iron or steel plates. It is the early 19th century, and thus a new age is born.

Victoria II is a game for those who love grand strategy games and (most importantly) history. This game will blow your mind because of the depth of gameplay that the dev's put into this game.

Diplomacy, History, Politics, Warfare, Technology, and even Economy can be seen in this game. Every player has his/her own style of play. You can play as Great Britain and just colonize every part of the world that is not colonized yet. You can be Prussia and unite all the german people into one banner. You can be Denmark and try to make Scandinavia for yourself. You can be any nation you want in this game's time period.

This is one of those games that makes you think hard on what to do next. Maybe rise the taxes? Make war to all your neighbors? Take on the Great Powers of the World and try to make them step down from their outstanding greatness? Forge an empire which will humiliate the United Kingdom? Make the richest nation of the world? Isolate yourself from wars or be neutral, like Switzerland? Maintain a monarchy that controls the whole country? It is up to you on how you play your country in Victoria II.

Im giving this game a 9/10. Game is amazing but there are times that the AI is just a ♥♥♥♥♥.
Grab this game now or in a steam sale. I suggest you get the complete version of the game because its complete and has the awesome uniforms that germany used before and during the years of World War One (which I personally love).
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
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Recommended
209.0 hrs on record
Posted: April 15
I never knew looking at spreadsheets could be so fun
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Recommended
57.9 hrs on record
Posted: April 29
play as a country
invest in foreign markets
build factories in their lands to suit your needs
declare war on them when they go into debt
get war declared on you cuz youre being a ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥
join an international crisis and allow greece to gain independence
join international crises to allow greece to gain another core
join international crises to allow greece to gain another core
join international crises to allow greece to gain another core
join international crises to allow greece to gain another core
join international crises to allow greece to gain another core
join international crises to allow greece to gain another core
realize the mistake youve made when the ottoman empire is relabelled as greece

souvlaki/10 would greece again
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Recommended
300.5 hrs on record
Posted: April 10
Plays Prussia
Kills Frogs in Frogo-Prussian war
Forms Germany

10/10 would kill more frogs
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
65.4 hrs on record
Posted: April 25
If you are interested in Victorian Era politics and geopolitics, this game is pretty chill.

If you have a superiority complex, this game may peeve you off a bit. This game is challenging for realistic reasons.

This game is great. There's expansions and mods aswell.



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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
22.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 3
sooo good great for anyone who likes deep grand strategy games :)
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Recommended
564.0 hrs on record
Posted: April 22
>Recommended<

Out of almost 600 hours of gameplay put into this game, it is clearly because I enjoy playing it. Victoria II is a strategy game which takes place in the aftermath of the Napoloenic Wars. It it now that the white man shows his power and intentions of ruling the world with an iron fist. You can control any nation on the planet in the 19th century. The bulding of an empire starts in Europe, play as Prussia (Germany), the birth of a new superpower, which is to flip the balance of power in Europe. The vanilla game of Vicotoria II is a fantastic adventure, form empires, control dominions and colonize the world (The scramble for Africa).

I recommend giving this game a shot, it will be well worth the money, especially thanks to the fantastic mods that have been created for this game, which is to be found on various websites.

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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
104.7 hrs on record
Posted: April 8
I never thought I could become a nationalist for another country than my own.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
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1,195.7 hrs on record
Posted: April 9
Gotta long podcast on string theory to listen to? No fear, sit back and plot world domination.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
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58.1 hrs on record
Posted: April 30
EU4 for adults.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
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16.7 hrs on record
Posted: April 8
Welcome to the Guide on How to be An Imperialistic ♥♥♥♥♥♥.

Step 1: Go ♥♥♥♥ Yourself.

11/10 would get invaded by Swiss Empire again.
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4 people found this review funny
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999.6 hrs on record
Posted: April 8
Economy simulator, looks at Greece.Greece never changes.
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29 of 33 people (88%) found this review helpful
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38.6 hrs on record
Posted: February 27
>Starts up game and goes to country selection screen
>Oooo, this game has Texas in it! Must play!
>Ohhhh nooooo, this is not good at all, with no wall these mexicans are taking us out!

(A LONG TIME LATER IN THEE OL' WEST OF WESTERNESS)

>*Texas owns all the surrounding states and has colonized Africa*

9.999999999999999991/10, alternate history so bizzare, it ain't history anymore
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