- +10% National tax modifier
- +1 Diplomatic reputation
- −10% Stability cost modifier
- −10% Idea cost
- +25% Religious unity
- +5% Church power
- −10% Development cost
- +5% Discipline
- +25% Land force limit modifier
- +10% Production efficiency
- −15% Mercenary maintenance
Hesse starts the game as a Monarchy situated in the Westphalian Region, inside the Holy Roman Empire. It is bordered by Saxony, Brunswick, Cologne, Nassau, Frankfurt, Mainz and Wurzburg. Hesse has the potential to form Westphalia, getting an early Constitutional Monarchy with a Parliament.
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As the ideas of the Enlightenment are sweeping through Europe, we may choose to embrace them ourselves in Westphalia. Our future model state will feature ideas as revolutionary as equal rights for all male population, freedom for serfs and emancipation for the Jews, as well as enabling of free enterprise through abolition of socage and the guilds.
Form German Nation
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Regardless of the absence of a strong, central authority, our nation is prospering. The Hanseatic League, formed by hundreds of towns in northern Germany, has contributed to the prosperity of our nation. Intellectual growth, combined with sea and overland trading, has also helped spur the development and transform our country into a wealthy manufacturing center.
Germany does not exist.
If the country is AI-controlled then it:
The emperor of the Holy Roman Empire: