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Developed by a team of experienced modders from the Paradox forum, Darkest Hour is a stand-alone Hearts of Iron game featuring a mixture of short and in-depth campaigns set across the darkest chapters of the 20th century, from the outbreak of the Great War up to the onset of the Cold War. Darkest Hour will introduce a new artificial intelligence that is now able to react to hundreds of different situations simultaneously, along with a dynamic diplomatic system that will allow the player to have a real impact on the course of history.

Darkest Hour will release on the 5th of April for download through all major digital download partners.

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INFINITE TECH SLOTS

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Until now space in the tech trees was limited, there are 10 sections which could hold about almost 100 individual researchable tech slots. However I have found that simply obscuring unresearched and already researched techs, just cuts down the bulkiness of the tech tree.

Obviously a good visual design is needed to avoid confusing players on whats researched or not.
(In this pic you can also see how the logistic techs look like, without using the new system)


CUSTOMIZABLE UNITS

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Now, considering the possibility of infinite space and infinite tech trees its now obvious customization will be way easier. Ofcourse theres still the modding limitations, but way finer details is now possible.

Also, that illustration image will be something I want to have in-game :)


SPACE TO PAUSE

This feature was available by design from Darkest Hour 1.03, just needed a tweak to implement.


These features should all be implemented in the 1st Full Release, due to arrive around 1st May.
For the BETA I will keep the vanilla techs.

Paradox To Host Mod Teams At PDXCON 2017

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Europa Universalis IV 1 comment

Hearts of Iron IV and Europa Universalis IV modders will be in attendance.

Reformando el mod para 1.02v  y 1.03v.

Reformando el mod para 1.02v y 1.03v.

Darkes Hour game Historical Correction

I'm trying to get the mod to work well for the 1.02 update and the new one is 1.03.

Paradox Catalogue on sale now!

Paradox Catalogue on sale now!

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The annual Paradox Catalogue sale has rolled around once more for 2011!

Darkest Hour on Desura!

Darkest Hour on Desura!

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By fans, for the fans, Developed by a team of experienced modders from the Paradox Interactive forums, Darkest Hour is a stand-alone Hearts of Iron game...

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FODD 2.3 FIX-17 Max Stone (patch 1.05 compatible)

FODD 2.3 FIX-17 Max Stone (patch 1.05 compatible)

Fallout's Doomsday for Darkest Hour Patch 16 comments

Happy New Years, folks! Latest FODD file. Now named like Paradox's patches. Compatibility with the recently Darkest Hour Patch 1.05. Just put the folder...

BETA 3 - Playability Version

BETA 3 - Playability Version

Anomia Demo

How to install: -Extract files into "Darkest Hour A HOI Game\Mods" -Select Anomia in the DH launcher -When loading the scenario double tap Enter when...

BETA 2

BETA 2

Anomia Demo

How to install: -Extract files into "Darkest Hour A HOI Game\Mods" -Select Anomia in the DH launcher -When loading the scenario double tap Enter when...

FODD 2.2

FODD 2.2

Fallout's Doomsday for Darkest Hour Full Version

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BETA1

BETA1

Anomia Demo

How to install: -Extract files into "Darkest Hour A HOI Game\Mods" -Select Anomia in the DH launcher -When loading the scenario double tap Enter when...

Darkest Hour Soby 1.0

Darkest Hour Soby 1.0

Darkest Hour Soby Full Version 4 comments

The complete mod with 3 playable scenarios (1881, 1899 and an African-only 1870 fantasy scenario). Future updates will include events, boundary fixations...

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BastionOfDarkArts
BastionOfDarkArts

I meant to log in, but yeah is this dead?

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diegans
diegans

benis

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Guest
Guest

So is this dead?

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Twiggierjet
Twiggierjet

When can we see some mods for this game here?

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λpone
λpone

Go to the fourms Forum.paradoxplaza.com

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Vergere
Vergere

My favorite of its kind together with Victoria 2, but not so heavy for the PC. I mostly like its exact maps (unlike HoI3) and easygoing gameplay.

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mikey1871

Iron Cross is MUCH better than Darkest Hour, unless you just want to try a WW1 game. But then Paradox still thinks that HOI3 was worth it hahahahahahaha.

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CheekyBoinc
CheekyBoinc

Why is this game so expensive on desura? Its only 9.99 Euro on Steam, Gamersgate, Beamdog, Stardock etc.

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DedicatedGamer
DedicatedGamer

maybe it's not standalone on steam ?
on desdura you probably get hoi2

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CheekyBoinc
CheekyBoinc

nope it is a stand-alone game :)

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The best version of Hearts of Iron, i love the events =D

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