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The '''Conquest of Paradise''' expansionary [[DLC]] was announced on 4 November 2013<ref>http://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/showthread.php?733017-Europa-Universalis-IV-Conquest-of-Paradise-expansion%96-Developer-diary-1</ref> and released on 14 January 2014. The expansion focuses on [[colonization]] mechanics, a revamping of the [[new world]] and an optional new world randomizer.
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The '''Conquest of Paradise''' expansionary [[DLC]] was announced on 4 November 2013<ref>http://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/showthread.php?733017-Europa-Universalis-IV-Conquest-of-Paradise-expansion%96-Developer-diary-1</ref> and released on 14 January 2014 together with [[patch 1.4]]. The expansion focuses on [[colonization]] mechanics, a revamping of the [[New World]], with a particular focus on making states in North America more interesting and an optional new world randomizer.
  
==Planned features==
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==Features==
 
[[File:Conquest of Paradise exploration.jpg|thumb|right|600px|Randomised map exploration]]
 
[[File:Conquest of Paradise exploration.jpg|thumb|right|600px|Randomised map exploration]]
===Finding Paradise: Optional randomised new world===
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:- A generator for a [[map#Random New World|Random New World]]. The generator is limited to starts in november 11 1444 and isn't compatible with CK2 converted games.
* For the first time ever in a [[Paradox Development Studio]] game, you can choose to discover a completely randomized American continent.
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:- An expansive addition of new mechanics for [[Tribal nation|tribal nations]] in North America including [[Tribal nation#Migration|migration]], [[Tribal nation#Buildings|buildings]], [[Tribal nation#Native ideas|native ideas]], [[Tribal nation#Reforming the government|reforming the government]], a new mechanic for [[Tribal nation#Casus belli|casus belli]] and [[Tribal nation#Federations|federations]].
* Provinces hidden by [[terra incognita]] will not appear on the [[minimap]]
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:- A new form of formable nations called [[Colonial nation|colonial nations]]. Colonial nations form when a nation controls 5 cored overseas provinces in the same [[Colonial nation#List of colonial regions|colonial region]]. They are a subject under the nation forming it. The relation involves the primary nation choosing the [[Colonial nation#Governor|governer]] of the colony and getting [[Colonial nation#Tariffs|tariffs]] from them while they have to be aware of the colonial nations [[Colonial nation#Liberty Desire|liberty desire]] that can cause the colony to declare war of independence if it increases to above 50%. Colonial nations are playable and have a separate idea group.
 
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:- Another new feature is the ability to support independence of a vassal, protectorate or colonial nation.
===The Inhabitants of Paradise: Revamped New World countries===
 
To address the potentially dull play of New World countries, "lots of new and interesting things for the Native Americans to do" were added. "The expansion makes it possible for you to play as a Native American nation and create an empire in early America."
 
 
 
'''Features include:'''
 
* Chance to form federations with other natives
 
* New [[events]]
 
* New [[ideas]]
 
* New [[buildings]]
 
* New interface adding:
 
1. [[Map]] modes ([[colonial]], [[trade]], climate and weather)
 
 
 
2. A new window that is managing tariffs of colonial states (affects liberty desire), vassals and protectorates.  
 
* New religion: Totemist, for Native American tribes.
 
* New African states in East Africa.  
 
 
 
(some of the features were added with the coinciding patch)
 
 
 
===Conquering Paradise: Managing a colonial empire===
 
* Larger colonies will become separate, limited independent nations that serve their overlord
 
* You can gain money and half of their trade power, but they will operate independently, colonizing, fighting Native Americans and colonies of other nations, and potentially rebelling and attempting full independence
 
* You can pressure colonial nations, in exchange for potential repercussions later on
 
* You will be able to switch to play as a colony
 
  
 
===Coinciding game patch===
 
===Coinciding game patch===
 
{{Main|Patch_1.4}}
 
{{Main|Patch_1.4}}
The expansion will coincide with a supporting, free patch for the base game, that will include:
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The expansion coincided with a supporting, free patch for the base game, that includes:
 
* New map modes
 
* New map modes
 
* More playable nations
 
* More playable nations
 
* Colonial nations
 
* Colonial nations
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* New events
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* More african nations
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* New ideas
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And a plethora of other additions to the game
  
== List of video content ==
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== For more information on the DLC ==
 
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! Title and Link !! Description !! Date mm-dd-yy
 
! Title and Link !! Description !! Date mm-dd-yy
 
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|[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FpUwoQlKXEE Europa Universalis 4 Conquest of Paradise - Dev's Play 1] || Our developers are doing these inhouse sessions with unreleased versions of the game. || 12-18-2013
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|[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WvktvCQqwk4&list=UUoGGaYP3n6PMGl_NGXkP2hg Europa Universalis 4 Conquest of Paradise - Dev's show of features ingame] || Developers are explaining the game || 08-11-2013
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|[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FpUwoQlKXEE Europa Universalis 4 Conquest of Paradise - Dev's Play] || Developers playing the unreleased version. Episode 1 of 19 || 12-18-2013
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|[http://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/showthread.php?747195-Europa-Universalis-IV-Conquest-of-Paradise-Manual Europa Universalis 4 Conquest of Paradise - Official Manual] || The official manual of the DLC. || 13-01-2014
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|[http://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/showthread.php?747365-Europa-Universalis-IV-v1.4-Patchnotes-checksum-c814-NO-PROBLEM-REPORTS-HERE-PLS Patchnotes for patch 1.4 and the Conquest of Paradise DLC] || Patchnotes || 14-01-2014
 
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Also see the [[Developer diaries#Conquest of Paradise developer diaries|Developer diaries]] for Conquest of Paradise.
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==

Revision as of 15:33, 28 October 2014

The Conquest of Paradise expansionary DLC was announced on 4 November 2013[1] and released on 14 January 2014 together with patch 1.4. The expansion focuses on colonization mechanics, a revamping of the New World, with a particular focus on making states in North America more interesting and an optional new world randomizer.

Features

- A generator for a Random New World. The generator is limited to starts in november 11 1444 and isn't compatible with CK2 converted games.
- An expansive addition of new mechanics for tribal nations in North America including migration, buildings, native ideas, reforming the government, a new mechanic for casus belli and federations.
- A new form of formable nations called colonial nations. Colonial nations form when a nation controls 5 cored overseas provinces in the same colonial region. They are a subject under the nation forming it. The relation involves the primary nation choosing the governer of the colony and getting tariffs from them while they have to be aware of the colonial nations liberty desire that can cause the colony to declare war of independence if it increases to above 50%. Colonial nations are playable and have a separate idea group.
- Another new feature is the ability to support independence of a vassal, protectorate or colonial nation.

Coinciding game patch

Main article: Patch_1.4

The expansion coincided with a supporting, free patch for the base game, that includes:

  • New map modes
  • More playable nations
  • Colonial nations
  • New events
  • More african nations
  • New ideas

And a plethora of other additions to the game

For more information on the DLC

Title and Link Description Date mm-dd-yy
Europa Universalis 4 Conquest of Paradise - Dev's show of features ingame Developers are explaining the game 08-11-2013
Europa Universalis 4 Conquest of Paradise - Dev's Play Developers playing the unreleased version. Episode 1 of 19 12-18-2013
Europa Universalis 4 Conquest of Paradise - Official Manual The official manual of the DLC. 13-01-2014
Patchnotes for patch 1.4 and the Conquest of Paradise DLC Patchnotes 14-01-2014

Also see the Developer diaries for Conquest of Paradise.

References