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Re: Crusader Kings III - Coming 2020
« Reply #60 on: May 21, 2020, 02:20:00 PM »
I look forward to purchasing it in 10 years, when the game is fully patched, and I can choose which DLC I want to get.

Most of the of the DLC features in II are implemented in III's release. However, I am with Martok on this. I haven't gotten the mileage out of CK II as I should, because at the time my Older PC was (when I was a 46) had problems with some features, but that was easily tweaked in settings or in the config.ini file (?) My new machine is more than capable.

That said, a lot of my problem was and I hope to the gods they don't do this with III, is the DLC spread. They seem to have slowed their roll with HOI IV, and Imperator a bit. They really need to make sure this launch is good. Period. 

Price tag isn't bad, though. However, I am patient.  Shadow Empire is soon.

fyi: just saw it for $44.49 (pre-order) at Greenmangaming.

Personally, I'm going to give this one a pass.  I never play CKII, though I still pick up any of the occasional DLC freebies.  Maybe one day after CKXX comes out...

Just FYI for people with game pass subscription, it will be part of that so no need to purchase elsewhere if you have it...of course if you don't, then greenman does seems like the only place with a discount on the pre order so far...

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Re: Crusader Kings III - Coming 2020
« Reply #61 on: May 21, 2020, 06:54:01 PM »
I've put a ton of hours into CK2 and still don't entirely understand it.  Having said that, I watched a preview video on RPS the other day and I'm not feeling the love for a day 1 purchase.  Maybe I'm a bit jaded, kinda like Bannerlord....I need them to show me the money before I pull the trigger.  CK2 is pretty solid; I'm not sure how much more it can be pushed.

Impressions are mandatory before committing on this one for ole Toonces.
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Re: Crusader Kings III - Coming 2020
« Reply #62 on: May 22, 2020, 09:19:12 PM »
Need to figure out CK2 before I'll pull the trigger on CK3

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Re: Crusader Kings III - Coming 2020
« Reply #63 on: May 22, 2020, 10:59:00 PM »
I've put a ton of hours into CK2 and still don't entirely understand it.  Having said that, I watched a preview video on RPS the other day and I'm not feeling the love for a day 1 purchase.  Maybe I'm a bit jaded, kinda like Bannerlord....I need them to show me the money before I pull the trigger.  CK2 is pretty solid; I'm not sure how much more it can be pushed.

Impressions are mandatory before committing on this one for ole Toonces.

To be fair, I don't get the impression Paradox is actually trying to "push" anything with CK3.  Instead, rather, I think they're simply trying to make a better CK2 -- the same game, essentially, just more accessible easier to learn.  I realize the term "more accessible" is almost a dirty word for strategy gamers, but CK2 is already sufficiently byzantine (no pun intended) that it truly could benefit from a revamped UI and an actual decent tutorial. 




Need to figure out CK2 before I'll pull the trigger on CK3

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Re: Crusader Kings III - Coming 2020
« Reply #64 on: May 22, 2020, 11:51:41 PM »
Not if CK3 makes learning the game easier.
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Re: Crusader Kings III - Coming 2020
« Reply #65 on: May 26, 2020, 01:45:35 PM »
Not if CK3 makes learning the game easier.

Good point.  O0

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Re: Crusader Kings III - Coming 2020
« Reply #66 on: August 30, 2020, 06:06:03 PM »
Against hesitancy and initial wariness, I pre-ordered.

That's something I rarely do these days.

Will let you know if I break something.   <:-)

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Re: Crusader Kings III - Coming 2020
« Reply #67 on: August 30, 2020, 07:01:27 PM »
NICE
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Re: Crusader Kings III - Coming 2020
« Reply #68 on: August 31, 2020, 04:37:59 AM »
pre ordered as well....hoping this one clicks with me more, it’s a game i should love but i struggle with these paradox games...let this be the one:)

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Re: Crusader Kings III - Coming 2020
« Reply #69 on: August 31, 2020, 11:22:51 AM »
A bunch of reviews :

https://www.bluesnews.com/s/214401/crusader-kings-iii-reviews (click for the reviews links)

    Crusader Kings III Review - Attack of the Fanboy.
    Crusader Kings 3 Review - In the company of kings - GameRevolution.
    Crusader Kings 3 Review - TheGamer.
    Crusader Kings 3 Review - GameSpot.
    Crusader Kings III PC Review - GameWatcher.
    Crusader Kings III review - GodisaGeek.com.
    Crusader Kings 3 Review - IGN.
    Crusader Kings III: The Kotaku Review.
    Crusader Kings 3 review - Rock Paper Shotgun.
    Crusader Kings 3 review - PC Gamer.
    Crusader Kings 3 review – ‘next gen’ has arrived - PCGamesN.
    Crusader Kings III Review: A Worthy Heir - Screen Rant.
    Crusader Kings 3 review: Your noble story eternally unfolding - Shacknews.
    Crusader Kings III Review – TheSixthAxis.
    Crusader Kings 3 Review - Trusted Reviews.
    Crusader Kings 3 review: Spy, seduce and murder your way to victory in the best grand strategy game yet - VG247.
    'Crusader Kings III' Is a World of Complexity That Feels Powerfully Alive - Vice.
    Crusader Kings III Review – Game of Endless Thrones - Wccftech.


Most are very positive.

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Re: Crusader Kings III - Coming 2020
« Reply #70 on: August 31, 2020, 12:04:16 PM »
Looks like a lot of high scores, at least the ones I have read...promising.

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Re: Crusader Kings III - Coming 2020
« Reply #71 on: August 31, 2020, 12:06:44 PM »
Dammit all to Hell. I see Fanatical has it for 43.00. Anyone know of any lower price out there?
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Re: Crusader Kings III - Coming 2020
« Reply #72 on: August 31, 2020, 12:13:52 PM »
Dammit all to Hell. I see Fanatical has it for 43.00. Anyone know of any lower price out there?

https://www.wingamestore.com/product/11676/Crusader-Kings-III/  should be $39.95        (but I can't check it from inside the EU)

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Re: Crusader Kings III - Coming 2020
« Reply #73 on: August 31, 2020, 12:30:27 PM »
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Re: Crusader Kings III - Coming 2020
« Reply #74 on: August 31, 2020, 12:38:21 PM »
And comes with microsoft game pass subscription, which I think you can get for $1 the first month and then like $5 for each month after that.  They have a decent vault of games (i.e. flight sim, wastelands 3, etc.) where $5 makes it very much worth it to me.  Unfortunately, I pre ordered crusader kings before I realized it was coming to game pass so didn't help me this time, oh well.  Even without it, has been worth it for me.