Jump to navigation Jump to search. Muslim bloodlines :o. Sorry for the bad voice and also i'd like your opinion on the hardest nations/characters in CK2 , enjoy. PS, for those interested in AARs, I've asked WJS to test out the Iron Century patch and write one. And in the east a new threat rises in the form of Al-Ikhshid, the newly appointed governor of Egypt who is ready to support the Abbasids. From the oldest character to the most recent: Archived [Iron Century] 936 bookmark map revealed! In Baghdad far to the south-east, the ancient Abbasid Caliphate that once ruled an empire stretching from Persia to Hispania finally fell to infighting, left only with the heartland of their former empire. 100% Upvoted. The Magyars settled down in the Carpathian Basin and began to make their mark on the world as they conquered and pillaged their neighbors, becoming feared across Europe. They continued to raid the lands of the Abbasids and the Ikhshidids, until they eventually faltered and started to diminish in the latter half of the 10th century. I'd like to try the 769 start though I've read Ireland isn't quite the same then. He initiated his arduous campaign to crush his rivals and reconquer the lost territory in Italy to reform the Holy Roman Empire. There were topics about interesting characters in Paradox forums too. Attributes Traits Bloodlines Ambitions Focus Plots. Out of all of Paradox’s grand strategy games, I dare to say that Crusader Kings II is the most unique. Not long ago his half-brother Erik Bloodaxe killed two of their other brothers and took control of the land, but he has recently been thrown out by the Norwegian Jarls. 1 year ago. Thanks for the suggestions! Maybe it will be creatable bloodline that we can get if we start in 867 as Alfred and defeat the Norse (like how we can get Matilda bloodline in 1066). Start's literally inbetween the Abbasid's, the Jannabid's (Qarmatian Bloodline), the Buyid brothers, and the Ziyarid's (last Zoroastrian ruler). King Otto of Germany: In many ways Otto is the protagonist of the bookmark. June 2014: The beta groupis started, and in July a first release starts the closed beta phase of the mod with some testers and developers 3. Cookies help us deliver our Services. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Can you achieve fame and fortune for your noble family, or will your names be forgotten to history? Today we’re taking a look at what makes up a character in CK3. He hold's a holy site for Manichean, he's 3 duchy's away from Mosul and becoming the Yazidi Sheikh, and is next to essentially 4 Silk Road posts. Well, there's no real republic government type you can play. Æthelstan also has a bloodline. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. A fundamental change from CK2 is that age is no longer used as a balancing factor, under which your character’s starting age increased as you gave them better traits. Oh, and his first son is always Strong. It is the birth of the Fatimid caliphate, the fall of the Abbasid caliphate, the rise of the Ottonian dynasty and the decline of the Karling dynasty. In CK3, the “ugly” trait is a lot more interesting than it was in CK2, having a noticeable effect on portraits, and coming in three levels of severity. R5: Welcome to the first developer diary about ‘The Iron Century’ this week. Extremely fun character. They were not really a republic historically. If you have sufficient piety, go all the way down to baronies. Interesting Character to play as. report. April 2014: The original AAR with the mod is started by Enlil, playing as Soissons. Tomorrow we will talk about some interesting Christian characters you guys will be able to try out! best. Led by the Árpád dynasty, it is time to find their destiny, be it as the raiders and conquerors of Europe, or (as they did historically) become one of the defenders of Christianity. Mod Description. Greetings! So, while some or most or even all of these may already have been discovered, I thought I'd share a few interesting characters in the 936 start date. 129. share. What I also did was get Wikipedia's list of saints ordered by century and take it from there — I've actually played as almost all of them that are playable, just one character's lifetime, then next, without playing as the dynasty. He's essentially sunni Haesteinn of Nantes, but in the middle east. Abu Tahir of the Jannabid Emirate: The Jannabids were notorious around our bookmark as they entered Mecca under false pretenses and slaughtered the pilgrims, and brought the Black Stone back to their capital and held it hostage for decades. level 1. Hákon the Good is trying to spread Catholic faith all over Norway, and repel his brother, Eiríkr the Bloodaxe; Denmark was ruled by King Gormr the Old, still a pagan, and father of Haraldr the Bluetooth; Sweden under the control of Munsö Dynasty. This thread is archived. save. Expect larger wars at later start dates, as Post Aug 11, 2017 #1 2017-08-11T10:38. June - December 2014: Continuous development and testing, multiple bet… I didn't even think about that when I took the pictures. Ideally slightly harder than the Ireland 1066 start? Characters . Start a reign of tyranny in which you imprison all vassals and seize all their titles. save . Engage in courtly intrigue, dynastic struggles, and holy warfare in mediæval Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, India, the steppes and Tibet. Raised by King Æthelstan of England, he has now returned to his take up overlordship of his country. [News] 160 comments. In the north the Christians … Crusader Kings is a historical grand strategy / RPG video game series for PC, Mac & Linux developed & published by Paradox Interactive. Economy Technology. 36. Are we getting Isma’ili Shia, perhaps? We will post a Developer Diary every day this week, show-casing some interesting starts and other minor things you might expect to see in the new bookmark. In the north the Christians were trying to push into the Scandinavian Peninsula to start converting the pagan kings, but the Germanic faith still stood strong among the vikings. Large realms become more stable and merchant republics become economic powerhouses. 489. How was it? King Æthelstan of England: As the first king of a truly collected England, Æthelstan is very much in the prime of his power. share. Some rulers have been marked by Paradox itself as characters of special interest. He initiated his arduous campaign to crush his rivals and reconquer the lost territory in Italy to reform the Holy Roman Empire. Not to mention the tumultuous kingship of Italy, that will be needed to recreate the Holy Roman Empire. Those games are focused on relatively short spans of history, and there are not nearly as many "characters" as you can play in CK2. 6:34 First of new bloodlines. hide. Love it. I like the look of that split-up Middle East. Shame that they dont start as a republic tho. Societies Icon Fix. Interesting characters. Maybe this is the new "Alfred the Great" bloodline. Did anyone played in the Indian region in CK2? If your neighbors are eyeing your land, do this on day 1, before they evaluate your strength and decide whether to attack you. Mujahid Sultan. Fatimids have a bloodline! Caliph al-Qaim: Only two years have passed since al-Qaim took up the position of Caliph after the death of his father, the legendary al-Mahdi who carved out a nation at the shores of North Africa. Interesting 769 characters? I made a Yazidi Merchant Republic, but you could easily use him to kickstart a Manichean, Zorastrian, Yazidi, Ibadi, literally anything campaign. Posted by. However, beyond the first level of the trait we didn’t quite achieve the levels of ugliness we wanted at release. For me as a Viking fan (and Byzantium fan as well), I believe it will be appealing to play as a Norse role, as in the most initial phrase of Scandinavian Christianisation. His victory secured the new frontiers in the north, but if he had lost? Historically extremely powerful, and they played a pivotal part in Norwegian politics in the 10th and 11th century. Check Out This Mod. Any suggestions for characters to try? King Hakon (the Good) of Norway: Young Hakon is 16 year old as he lands in Norway. 30. Some interesting characters in 936. Their starting rulers should be very good, if they are not auto-generated. The count of Khozistan. To the west, the vassal holding the Stem-Duchy of Lotharingia (Lorraine), Duke Giselbert, recently changed his allegiance to the young King Louis Karling of West Francia. On the 7th of August 936, Otto I was crowned King of the Germans. Have you ever felt STUCK trying to find an interesting character or bookmark in which to play you CK2AGOT game? al-Jannabi might have Sasanian blood; all-knowing Wikipedia says that his father claimed as such at one point in his life. With the weak Abbasid Caliphate having been shattered these last decades, the Fatimids are trying to take on their rightful positions as overlords of the Muslim world, but not all their vassals are as fond of them as they might think. This page aims to list interesting characters in the game be it because of the unique challenge they offer, their particular situation or their role in history. And to everyone's relief the video isn't as long as the last. He has just been crowned King, and has quite the task ahead of himself in trying to put together the Holy Roman Empire and beat back the pagan encroaching from the east (Hungarians) and the north (Norse tribes). Today I will timelapse CK2 Iron century and show you the events that happened in this one world when starting from 936. However, now they are one of the few pagans left in the area, surrounded by the Germans to the west, Bohemians to the north and the Bulgarian Empire to the south. And the CK2 fanbase has only grown stronger over time – making way for some great community content. Håkon will likely be a hard start, or at least should be. Good catch. Holdings Counties Duchies Kingdoms Empires. Can you achieve fame and fortune for your noble family, or will your names be forgotten to history? So do the Jannabids! His location is even more interesting though. Characters are the most important part of Crusader Kings II, and what sets it apart from other grand strategy games. He also starts with a 1000 event troops. I'm a big EU4 player turned CK2 player and have been having huge fun uniting Ireland starting in Ulaidh (trying to get a beginner start but not quite the easiest). This mod changes the societies icon to better match the other icons in the topbar. An interesting start there would be the Ladejarls, who is his vassals. And on the shores of Africa a new rival rose up in the form of the Fatimid Caliphate, ready to fill the vacant regions left behind by their adversary. We have set up six recommended characters for the start date, though that is not to say we haven’t filled the world with other interesting characters for you guys to try out as well. Only a few years after our start Abu Yazid would start a revolt that would plunge the newly founded Caliphate into a crisis that almost broke it apart. As you already know, the game revolves around characters and all the things they get up to, so to make it interesting we have to make sure that they have as much personality as possible! The feudal system. I'm a bit wondering what was the main tar... - "/vst/ - Video Games/Strategy" is 4chan's imageboard dedicated to … Every character is an unique person, consisting of a variety of attributes and traits, and belonging to a religion and culture. A tribal Levantine Sunni PEASANT LEADER. I'm about to get back into this mod and just wondering what would be a very interesting character to play as. Count Mikail en-Asyut is a Miaphysite count in Egypt surrounded by muslims to all sides. Characters. We hope you guys are as excited to test out the new bookmark as we are for you to see it. [News] Close. Looks like Shia finally gets a new heresy but wonder if it gets any cool flavor. 10 comments. So, while some or most or even all of these may already have been discovered, I thought I'd share a few interesting characters in the 936 start date. I’m quite interested in his heresy, though. This AAR will later be split between one mod threadand one AAR thread 2. hide Marriage. All of Norway was in reality pagan at the time, and he had to at least "falsely profess" his faith to be Norse after a while to appease his vassals. Press J to jump to the feed. Bought Charlemagne when it was 75% off and while the additional years and vice-royalty makes it plenty worth it, not really sure who to play as. [Iron Century] 936 bookmark map revealed! But only a year later, historically speaking, he had to fight the coalition of the Kingdoms of Dublin, Alba and Strathclyde in the Battle of Brunaburh. More characters will join societies, especially nobody chars 2. They're randomised, they haven't gotten around to setting his stats yet according to Snow Crystal, 'In many ways Otto is the protagonist of the bookmark.'. Oh man that Qarmatian heresy looks really good! A pre-game menu allows you to pick from several interesting characters across medieval Europe. To start off, each character still has skills and traits, just like in CK2. Count Mikail en-Asyut is a Miaphysite count in Egypt surrounded by muslims to all sides, Count Ambere of Yüni is a Nestorian count on the eastern edge of the map, Chief Gaspar of Heves is a Jewish ruler in the middle of Tengri Hungary, If you have any other interesting starts, please share. This article is timeless and should be accurate for any version of the game. Here are some important milestones in the history of the mod: 1. 36. 1 year ago. From CK3 Wiki. Playing in Westeros often leads to quite a stagnant playthrough so I am more interested in a Essos playthrough. Who can say what would have happened with the Isles if that had happened. Engage in courtly intrigue, dynastic struggles, and holy warfare in mediæval Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, India, the steppes and Tibet. Basil is DLC - he's in the 867 bookmark that comes with The Old Gods. Yes, I've checked the "interesting characters guide" on the CK 2 wiki already. These rulers are highlighted in the main menu with a custom description about the character's goals or traits, and are eventually replaced by another character of note after a certain period of time. Colored Buttons. Got me a nice overview of times and places. share. With an even newer title out there, now is the perfect time to revisit Crusader Kings 2, enhanced with a whole bunch of mods. Keyboard shortcuts Console commands. We know a lot of people have asked for a 10th century bookmark, and similarly we have long wanted one as well, as the 10th century had a lot of interesting history to offer. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, Mod Creator of VIET Events and RICE Flavor Packs, BA + MA in Medieval History = Byzantinist knowing Latin. The Magyars settled down in the Carpathian Basin and began to make their mark on the world as they conquered and pillaged their neighbors, becoming feared across Europe. Count Ambere of Yüni is a Nestorian count on the eastern edge of the map. Everything in the game revolves around the characters, and they're the cause of most of what happens in the game. Interesting characters Character finder. As a Catholic, Hakon is certain to be in trouble as all his vassals follow the old ways, as does his pagan neighbors to the north and east. On the 7th of August 936, Otto I was crowned King of the Germans. Press J to jump to the feed. Created by h117. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the CrusaderKings community. Government Council Laws. Syrio. To help, we’ve highlighted some of the more interesting characters to play from both the 867 AD and 1066 AD CK3 start points, each with their own particular challenges and goals. Hundreds of the characters from movies, TV, and books were once based on other, real people, but as they have become ubiquitous, we have begun to think of them as unique entities. Yo hold up, why is my boy Æthelstan's stats so shit? Still brooding in the north of Scotland with his army, he can still be seen as a threat to Hakon's rule, but he is not the most immediate one. There was a mod that gave the Umayyads and Abbasids bloodlines (among a few others), so maybe they integrated that. Furthermore, Orkney and Shetland were semi-independent, and Hebridean Isles has descendants of Ívarr. I love the ones I've read so far, so hopefully you will as well :) Here's a link! 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