Rock, Paper, Shotgun - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (Ben Barrett)

The two great structures float towards each other, hissing streams of unfathomable gas into the air. Seattle's is hot to the touch, coloured green and with the smell of burning ink. The E-Angel's is purple, now pink, then yellow, shifting without warning. Taste and smell change too, each extraordinarily vile and delicious simultaneously, bending your bind. It is a being of pure hype and now it faces off against the greatest money making bio-electric organism ever conceived.

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Community Announcements - Doomdark
We managed to introduce a bug with the event system in patch 2.3.5. This is now fixed.
Community Announcements - Doomdark
We have released a minor update today, coinciding with the release of Europa Universalis IV: Common Sense. The change log is very short and all related to the save game converter:

- Updated government calculation to be up to date with EU4 1.12
- Fixed the localisation issues on Mac and Linux with country names
- Ibadi is now its own main religion like it should be
Rock, Paper, Shotgun - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (Adam Smith)

Paradox are preparing to inject some of that “Khan-do” spirit into Crusader Kings II [official site]. The eighth major expansion for the grand strategy masterpiece was announced a couple of days ago. I didn’t report on it at the time because Paradox had dropped me in the middle of an altogether different war and I was somewhat distracted (full coverage of that on Monday).

The Horse Lords deserves my attention though. If the new nomadic and horde mustering mechanics are effective, it could be as impressive an addition as The Old Gods. Trailer and full details below.

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Community Announcements - TotalyMoo


New "Horse Lords" Expansion Coming to Crusader Kings II

STOCKHOLM – June 2, 2015 – The sound of hoof beats echoes across the plain, and you can see the dust kicked up by their approach hours before the first arrow falls. You have heard about this demonic army of master horsemen for years, laying waste to everything before them. Sheikhs and Caliphs and Tsars have failed to stop their progress. The tumult can only mean one thing.

The Horse Lords are coming to Crusader Kings II.

The nomadic invasions of the Mongol and Turkic steppe tribes transformed the history of Europe, the Near East and much of Asia. Genghiz Khan built the largest contiguous land empire the world has ever seen. And now Paradox Development Studios brings you the clan politics, the mighty hordes and the migratory push for new lands that will bring this exciting and vibrant culture to life.

We hope this new trailer gets you ready to saddle up and join the invasion:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v5pIdN4iSZk

With an expanded map, revised interface and new rules for successions and trade, Horse Lordswill immerse you in a world very different from the fixed settlements of Europe and challenge you to become the Great Khan – the Ruler of the Sky.

Features in the coming Horse Lords expansion include:
  • Nomadic rule: Distinct from the tribal governments already in game, nomads need lots of space and resist the trappings of settlement
  • Clan politics: Rule a clan within a nomadic tribe, split clans that get too large, fight for dominance, and proclaim feuds and blood oaths
  • Muster Hordes: Raise vast armies of horsemen and archers, mobilizing your entire population to ride forth and conquer
  • Silk Road: This rich trade network can bring great wealth to whomever controls the cities along the route – but it’s especially ripe for pillaging.
  • Larger Map: The Central Asian plains have been expanded
  • Tributaries: New diplomatic relationship for nomad states forces defeated enemies to keep the Khan’s coffers filled.
  • Forts: build temporary fortifications to hold a province under your sway for just long enough for you to finish the war.
Horse Lords is the eighth major expansion to Crusader Kings II and will be coming to major digital retailers very soon. In the meantime, prepare to meet the Great Khan on the field of battle; your stone walls won’t help you.
Community Announcements - BjornB


My Lords!

Did you ever wonder what would happen to your troops attrition if you could build a fort in that province where they are hanging out?

Wonder no more!

Weekly Development Diary #3

Don't forget to register your copy of Crusader Kings II on our forums for access to our developers thoughts and minds as well as user mods too large to fit on the workshop and much more...
Community Announcements - BjornB


Look here lords and ladies!

No hoarse voices when Groogy speaks of whats coming up in our next, name not yet revealed, expansion for Crusader Kings II!

Teaser: It's about menus and mapmodes!

Development Diary #2 - May 19th

Please register your copy of Crusader Kings II on our official forums for access to user mods (too big to fit in the Steam workshop), technical support, discussions directly with the development team and much more![/quote]
Community Announcements - BjornB


Greetings folks!

Every Tuesday up until the release of our next expansion, there will be a new development diary for you at our forums! So without further ado:

Weekly Dev Diary #1 - by Doomdark

Register your copy of Crusader Kings II on our forums and gain access to user mods, developer interaction, technical support and much more!
Rock, Paper, Shotgun - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (Adam Smith)

An entirely objective ranking of the 50 best PC strategy games ever made. From intricate wargames to soothing peacegames, the broad expanse of the genre contains something for everyone, and we’ve gathered the best of the best. The vast majority are available to buy digitally, a few are free to download and play forever. They’re all brilliant.

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Rock, Paper, Shotgun - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (Adam Smith)

Let’s Play Crusader Kings II [official site]. Or rather, let’s watch Crusader Kings II play itself.

Partly inspired by the ongoing Civ V AI Battle Royale and partly by my own longstanding interest in the interplay of game mechanics without player intervention, I’ve decided to run a Crusader Kings II campaign, beginning at the earliest possible start date. I’ll be running the game in observer mode that is to say, there will be no human player and I’ve drawn up a set of rules to govern which parts of the world I’ll be observing most closely. Empires will rise, Kingdoms will fall. The mighty will end up rotting beneath carparks in Leicester.

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