Europa Universalis IV AARs

Europa Universalis IV After Action ReportsEuropa Universalis IV is a grand strategy video game in the Europa Universalis series, developed by Paradox Development Studio. , conducting trade, diplomacy, colonization, and warfare.
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. In the game, players control a nation during the Late Middle Ages until the Early modern period (1444 to 1821).

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Game: Europa Universalis IV

The Ocho: Part 3 - Notorious Y.A.O.

Images: 82, author: mrtherussian, published: 2017-01-30, edited: 1970-01-01

Game: Europa Universalis IV

The Ocho: Part 2 - Not So Borengland After All

Images: 62, author: mrtherussian, published: 2017-01-30, edited: 1970-01-01

Leaving the Choctaw behind, the dice hand us England for our next 47 years.

I know, I know. Great Power? More like Great Boring. But it turned out to be more interesting than I anticipated!

Game: Europa Universalis IV

The Ocho: Part 1 - Choctaw

Images: 51, author: mrtherussian, published: 2017-01-29, edited: 1970-01-01

There are just over 376 years in the vanilla campaign for Europa Universalis IV.
FUN FACT: 376 is perfectly divisible by 8. There are eight (nearly) identical 47-year segments.
Why should this matter? Well a few months ago there was a poster who was going to do a Vic2 playthrough switching tags randomly every 10 years. I don't believe they ever got past the first 10 years but I was intrigued. I thought I would try applying that to EU4.
Well 10 years isn't enough time to get anything done in EU4, however OCD demands an evenly divisible number of years. Thus...
Let's see what the dice choose for our first country.
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