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Victoria II

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Strategy
Publisher: Paradox Interactive
Developer: Paradox Interactive
Release Date: Aug. 13, 2010

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'Victoria 2' - First Screen

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT

Victoria II is a grand strategy game set during the colonial era of the 19th century, where the player takes control over a country, guiding it through industrialization, political reforms, military conquest and colonization.
Victoria 2 is a grand strategy game played during the colonial era of the 19th century, where the player takes control over a country, guiding it through industrialisation, political reforms, military conquest and colonisation. Guide the USA to its Manifest Destiny, Make United Kingdom into a world-spanning empire, and make Germany the dominating nation in Europe.



Features

  • Deep engrossing political simulation, with dozens of different types of governments.
  • Detailed economy with over fifty different type of goods and factories.
  • Historical game-play on a large map covering the entire world.
  • Over 200 different countries can be played, from 1835 to the start of world war 2.
  • Advanced Technological system with thousands of inventions to be discovered.
  • Possibility to export a save game at the end of the game into HoI3.
  • A streamlined interface, which makes the game easily accessible.
  • Automation of various tasks, including trade and population promotion.
  • Advanced spheres of influences system, where the great powers battle over the control of the world.
  • New types of pops, including bureaucrats and artisans.
  • Cottage production simulating pre-industrial economies.
  • Gunboat Diplomacy, no need for negotiate as a fleet outside a port may be a more persuasive argument.
  • Overhaul of education, where clergy educates people of the same religion, and each pops have their own literacy levels.
  • More reform categories with more options to select from in each.
  • New election system with coalition governments and an upper house/senate.
  • Historical and Dynamic missions guiding your country through the history.
  • Thousands of historical events and decisions.

 


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