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Paradox Development Studio is back with the fourth installment of the award-winning Europa Universalis series. The empire building game Europa Universalis IV gives you control of a nation to guide through the years in order to create a dominant global empire. Rule your nation through the centuries, with unparalleled freedom, depth and historical accuracy. True exploration, trade, warfare and diplomacy will be brought to life in this epic title rife with rich strategic and tactical depth.

  • Make your own decisions: Nation building is completely flexible and the possibilities are endless. Use your Monarch Power: Experience the new system of monarch power where your choices are influenced by the caliber of the man or woman you have at the top and will direct the ebb and flow of gameplay.
  • Experience history coming to life: The great personalities of the past are on hand to support you as you make your mark on thousands of historical events.
  • Turn the world into your playground: Enjoy hundreds of years of gameplay in a lush topographical map complete with dynamic seasonal effects.
  • Experience the all new trade system: The trade system adds a new dimension to the great trade empires of the period. Gain control of vital trade routes and make the wealth of the world flow to your coffers.
  • Bring out your negotiating skills in a deeper diplomatic system: Use coalitions, royal marriages and support for rebels and explore the possibilities of the new unilateral opinion system.
  • Engage in Cross-platform Multiplayer: Battle against your friends or try the co-operative multiplayer mode that allows several players to work together to control a single nation with up to 32 players. Featuring improved chat and new matchmaking servers.
  • Create your own history & customize your game: Europa Universalis IV gives you the chance to customize and mod practically anything your heart may desire and uses Steam Workshop.
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In a press release issued today, grand strategy game developer and publisher Paradox announced that, for the first time, it would be hosting mod teams at its convention – PDXCON 2017. Held at Gamla Riksarkivet in Stockholm, Sweden, on May 13-14 this year, PDXCON is a celebration of the company’s current and upcoming deep and complex grand strategy titles.

This year, the two mod teams that will be in attendance are the folks behind the Kaiserreich mod for Hearts of Iron IV and the MEIOU and Taxes mod for Europa Universalis IV.

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Paradox describes how the mod teams will be positioned within PDXCON 2017:

“Attendees to PDXCON 2017 will have a chance to meet with some real veterans of the Grand Strategy modding scene, with both group's work having been present in some form or another since the very beginning. Not only will visitors be able to talk to the creators and play-test the mods at dedicated booth space during PDXCON, but there will also be seminars hosted by both teams.”

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Paradox’s CEO, Fredrik Wester, commented on the inclusion of modders for the first time, saying:

“Replayability has always been a critical factor when deciding which games we release, as such we have fans which have invested thousands of hours into just the base versions of our games alone! Mod creators through their dedication are then able to create yet even more content for our fans to enjoy, we are very happy that our games can provide a baseline for such creativity!”

Standard PDXCON tickets are, for the first time, open to the general public, and can be purchased for US$100. Tickets grant attendees access to the convention’s seminars, panels, playable game builds, and meet and greets with Paradox developers.


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suraku10
suraku10

Hi!
I'M Helping game develop or Music created? :-)

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florencio
florencio

hi guys can some upload the rise of the atlantis....... i hate steam i cant dl the mod there and i don't know where to download elsewher,,,,,,,,,,,thnks

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DyeltaPL
DyeltaPL

Albanian culture? :))))

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Chubrokoli
Chubrokoli

the only time when Europa Universalis is historical correct is at a new game. After one day it is individual. This is why it is so awesome :D

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Delta64
Delta64

I know right? I just hope that they release an official Crusader Kings II to Europa Universalis IV save game converter DLC at launch. Either that or I'm going to restore the glory of Rome (Byzantine Empire) at game start.

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It got real :) yeees

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For a complicated game, the UI and everything in general are intuitive and not too hard to understand. Comparatively, pretty much every last grand strategy I tried in the past simply was too crazy and unintelligible for someone new to such a genre, like myself. However simple though, if you're looking for a war simulator look elsewhere. This game's about international relations and nation management, the least of which is on the list of priorities is throwing armies around like you would in a Total…

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