One of your most important tasks as a ruler is to secure your inheritance for your kin, and ensure that you have family to pass the inheritance to. Each of the sub-categories is divided into five levels. The most popular problems and doubts are included in the section Problem? Look out for the prospective bride's though. When you hover your mouse pointer over the value you will get a pop-up window giving details of how the changes, and why. Even experienced strategists may have problems at the beginning. This is true even if you do so on behalf of your liege and thus have no control of where your troops go and how long they will stay active.
This guide helps in catching them up, because in such a full of details game you can get lost. But it's all is only a tip of a iceberg. Successfully capturing a non-Christian province through siege will give you a claim on the Count title of the captured province. Amount of available options will stop be frightening and become an useful tool for a player. Mongols have the bonus of unlimited demesne, and tens of thousands of invading troop reinforcements unaffected by attrition.
This is the key point to survival: when your ruler dies, and that can happen when you least expect, his titles will go to the heir. When losing land, captured provinces become the personal property of the enemy commander. But beware, as your rule and realm may find trouble when a loyal vassal becomes a bitter rival. If you come to a point where all your rebel against you, it might seem like a good idea to crush them and take all their land. The lands are fragmented into petty fiefs, the emperor struggles with the Pope, and the Holy Father declares that all those who go to liberate the Holy Land will be freed of their sins.
A beleaguered king will always have friends to support him. If you bring your army maintenance down to zero, no one pays for the army; it suffers faster from the effects of attrition. Prestige and piety Every ruler has, in addition to his gold coffers, a ranking of and. You might suffer the consequences later for refusing to obey your feudal duty. One alternative is to have her killed. It can be something as easy as disbanding a vassal regiment, or an impossible case of ruined reputation.
It is important to realize that your demesne armies may be commanded by your court officials marshal, etcetera and this may cause you to lose them, as they prefer to become instead of court officials. The game covers an area stretching from Iceland in the west to the Urals and Persia in the east; from the northern wilderness of Scandinavia in the north to Northern Africa and Arabia in the south. This means that some provinces can be more developed than others. If the is dropping you can pin-point why and attempt to fix it. Next you have Christian lands that are ruled by vassals of a different king than yours.
You should also look out for illness and deformations as genetic traits can be passed along to children. Rejecting a call to arms, however, will lower your loyalty. The cost of war Whenever you mobilize your forces, be expected to pay for that. If he is from a different dynasty you will lose the game! This can be achieved through strategic marriages, assassinations, or war. The possible actions depends on your situation: I have Elective Law, and the heir is not from my dynasty Under the heir is whoever happens to be the strongest vassal in the realm at the point of death. You will then negotiate a peace treaty, at which time titles can be transferred and tribute paid. The titles King of Golden Horde and Il-Khanat bestows Mongol bonuses to any non-Mongolian Ruler.
He does however inherit a certain amount of his predecessor's bad reputation. The goal is to build a thriving, powerful dynasty that would dominate the European world. All logos and images are copyrighted by their respective owners. Warfare includes maneuvering armies into their provinces, sieging their castles, and eventually taking control of their provinces. For instance, if you wish to become the of Brittany, you or your vassals have to control 4 of 6 provinces. Though difficult, it is still possible to do so militarily. Its focus is on feudal Europe, and the that ruled it.
Medieval Europe is brought to life in this epic title rife with rich strategic and tactical depth. Use the comments below to submit your updates and corrections to this guide. These are very important for your ruler. This is important, as a with low is likely to rebel against your ruler or change his allegiance to a different ruler. It is not possible to grab or usurp titles held by non-Christians. Note that player control stays with the , not the titles.
Due to the different types of , there are different things to look out for, as well as different ways of getting a new heir. Most of all, your liege gets a claim against your primary title. It is therefore quite important to think ahead and secure an heir from within your own dynasty. . You do this by granting him land and titles. Wars against Non-Christians In wars against , things are a bit simpler. Stand ready, increase your prestige, and listen to the world whisper your name in awe.
A liege gets a claim on all titles held by a vassal who had declared independence or war against him. The king is married but childless The outcome here depends on the age of the ruler, but mostly on his wife. The proper way of dealing with this is to humble yourself, drop the claims you have against your vassals, and beg them to become your vassal once more. When a ruler dies, his heir inherits the gold of his predecessor, but none of the prestige or piety. When you manage to get enough land to create the title you will have to pay 100 gold in order to have it created. Once they are all , any you release will drop in because of your bad , and you're on a new civil war. This means that you cannot play Muslim or Pagan rulers, nor is it possible to play or or.