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Crusader Kings 2 is now free

Discussion in 'Strategy and Simulation' started by Space Satan, Apr 5, 2018.

  1. Space Satan Arcane

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  2. Commissar Draco KKKodex WCDS Commissar Patron

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    Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Torment: Tides of Numenera Wasteland 2 Divinity: Original Sin 2
    Thanks for Info Comrade; they even added the Shitstreets skin pack as free bonus. :ehue:
     
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  3. Comte Arcane

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    You only have to pay $200 worth of DLC to have the complete Edition plus years of new DLC updates.
     
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  4. mbv123 Savant

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    Who gives a fuck? Vanilla is completely outdated and you still need like $300 $140 (50% sale) worth of dlc for the game to be completely patched and playable with latest mods.

    But now that I think of it, will getting it give me access to paracocks mod forums? Might be worth bothering with it in that case.
     
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  5. Okagron Scholar

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    I just had to check if that was true. I saw only 3 dlc packs at first glance, but then i saw 1-3 out of 28 and clicked to show the rest.

    Oh.
     
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  6. mbv123 Savant

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    [​IMG]
     
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  7. Okagron Scholar

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    Wait, that's not the same game. DLC for Crusader Kings 2 is currently on sale but it's still 141 bucks. Meaning without being on sale it's about the same cost as that game's DLC.
     
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  8. LizardWizard Savant

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    A good chunk of CK2's DLC can be skipped and in fact makes the game better by not using it. Eu4's is practically pay to win at this point
     
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  9. Space Satan Arcane

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    You don't need coat of arms, muslim portraits, music packs, eboks and other stuff
     
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  10. Morkar illiterate

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    Just clicking to all these dlcs to see what I might like or not let me already decide to not even ry the game, free or not.
     
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  11. Raghar Arcane

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    Remember boys, when game has 148 Euro worth of DLC, pirate it all.
     
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  12. JarlFrank I like Thief THIS much Patron

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    Yes, it gives you access to the CK2 modding forums where all the juicy mods are.
     
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  13. vonAchdorf Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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  14. Think big! Smoking Dicks

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    So what happens if I just play it "as is," without bothering with any of the DLC?
     
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  15. Ocelot Learned

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    Got it for free but having to go through it's DLC to find out what should I add to get the actually complete game is downright depressive. Charging for expansion packs that were developed after the base game's release is understandable but trying to sell things like "trim your ruler's hair" or "dynasty shield pack" is a disgrace for a company as good as Paradox. On top of that, all expansions are extremely overpriced and hardly worth it even on the current -50% discount.

    I just wanted to play the ASOIAF mod and maybe some Byzantium as well.

    It depends a lot on who you want to play as. If you want to play as a Catholic European guy, you will still be fine. but if you want to play as a Muslim guy, you should get Sword of Islam or if you want to play as the Byzantium, you should get Legacy of Rome etc. Some mods (e.g: ASOIAF mod) hardly need any DLCs/expansions to be good. The only universally good DLC that will definitely improve all of your playthoughs is the "A way of life".
     
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  16. Raghar Arcane

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    You download mods and have a blast. The only problem is are there some mods that require DLC?
     
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  17. spectre Arcane

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    Vanilla is plagued by long periods in which fuck all happens and you just go fast forward. It's playable, you can map paint well enough, but I remember thinking to myself - what the fuck am I doing here?
    The game needs at least Way of Life and Reaper's Due to feel fleshed out. Maybe Monks and Mystics and Conclave.
     
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  18. Jacob Obviously Arcane Patron

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    Grab the Codex by the pussy
    I used to play this cracked and I ended up turning off most of the DLCs anyway, didn't like the added mechanics the DLCs added, but then again I didn't play it extensively. Maybe after you're bored with the Christian Europes and the base mechanics, sure, get the DLCs.

    Also the Indian stuff is pretty gay.
     
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  19. Ocelot Learned

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    A Way of Life should have been part of the base game. It feels like Paradox has stripped away very basic things from the game to sell them as DLCs.
     
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  20. Thane Solus Arcane

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    i forgot that Paradox entered the mobile "free to play" market.
     
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  21. zool Augur

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    I'm completely ignorant of the CK2 modding scene : what are the best mods and which DLCs do they require?
     
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  22. vonAchdorf Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Really depends on what you want. More historical immersion, Warhammer, Game of Thrones, Tamriel, ...
     
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  23. zool Augur

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    More historical immersion would be what I'm looking for.
     
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  24. Fedora Master Arbiter

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    Then you gotta go with the Historical Immersion Project, although it gets a bit too spergy and bloaty for my tastes.
    Also, a little bird told me that the DLCs don't really have any DRM so you can acquire them, add some cream and get the full experience without giving 200+ bucks to SWEDEN YES: The company.
     
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  25. Delterius Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    you mean free to demo
     
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