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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.

Humble Paradox Bundle with over $200 "worth of awesome stuff"

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Paradox Interactive and Humble Bundle have proposed a royal marriage and accepted an alliance as they bring us the Humble Paradox Bundle with over $200 in gaming goodness.

War of the Roses, Magicka, Knights of Pen and Paper, Victoria II and more are just a few dollars away in this 'pay what you want' charity drive. Over $5.14 gets you Hearts of Iron III, Crusader Kings II and Impire.

Paradox Development Studios has two more titles in production using Clausewitz engine

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The latest Clausewitz engine is fuelling the rise of nations and colonialism in Europa Universalis IV, and it's gearing up for all-out war in Hearts of Iron IV, but Paradox Development Studios has more in the works using that engine.

Crusader Kings II lead designer and Game Director Henrik Fåhraeus confirms there's "another game in production and yet another one in pre-production." Who's on the suspect list?

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