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The plague hits Crusader Kings II in upcoming DLC

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In case worrying about lines of succession, threats from abroad, and plots from within weren’t enough, Paradox is about to make your life in Crusader Kings II even harder by unleashing the Black Death. The Reaper’s Due expansion will have you dealing with the effects of the infamous bubonic plague outbreak, said to have wiped out a third of Europe’s population.

Paradox devs discuss bringing women into grand strategy

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Video games have produced, by and large, a male-dominated subculture. The ESA reminds you every year that roughly half of game players are female, but that’s speaking of games in a very broad sense that covers the mobile and social markets. Certainly in terms of traditional gaming, and in online communities, diversity is the exception rather than the rule.

Project Augustus is a game all of Paradox Interactive "always dreamt about doing"

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It's the last day of the month and here's Teaser #7 for Paradox Development Studio's soon-to-be-revealed Project Augustus. We're told this is "a project we've always dreamt about doing," and not just for the internal devs.

Some have noted that Paradox has expressed a desire to boldly go to man's final frontier before, i.e. space. Could this be a grand strategy set among the stars? If so, what shape would it take? Real-time or turn-based?

"Elections and Technological Development are important" in Paradox's Project Augustus

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Two more teasers for Paradox Development Studio's new IP in the works, which currently hides behind the name of Project Augustus. Yesterday's revealed Henrik Fåhraeus (Crusader Kings, Hearts of Iron) as Game Director.

Today's says that "Elections and Technological Development" are important elements to the game. It's most definitely grand strategy material, but it sounds as if things could be moving away from a Roman era?

Paradox Interactive begin "every weekday" teaser campaign for Project Augustus, to reveal at Gamescom

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The brand new IP that Paradox Development Studio is working on will be announced in full at Gamescom next month, but until then we'll be subjected to small teasers "every weekday" until they finally unveil the truth.

This will be the internal studio's "first new major IP" since Crusader Kings debuted over a decade ago. Teaser #2 tells us Seven and Three "are important numbers." We're then told to enjoy our weekend.

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