Crusader Kings 3 Royal Court

Crusader Kings 3 Royal Court Expansion and Patch 1.5

Crusader Kings 3 – Royal Court Expansion Development Diaries

Crusader Kings 3 – Learning Languages

How we’ll be able to learn new Foreign Languages in CK3 Royal Court, what the advantages will be (halving your foreign culture malus e.g.), how many languages you’ll be able to learn and the entertaining events around the Learn Language Scheme. Watch here:

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Crusader Kings 3 – Audio and Music Design

Showing off how they recorded the Audio and Music for the new Royal Court DLC with a teaser, a Cue Song with fanfares to show off the new music at the end of the video. Watch here:

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Crusader Kings 3 – New Court Events + Overview

There is a new and bigger format for the New Court Events that will include a court scene and a rather detailed description as well as hyperlinked characters. Let’s also have a look at 8 new events presented in the Dev Diary. Watch here:

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Crusader Kings 3 – Court Life as a Small Fry

What will your vassals do for you? Or what will you be able to do as a vassal? Patch 1.5 and the Royal Court DLC will spice your life up there with two new actions: Petition Your Liege to give you something or help your with something or Pay Homage to Your Liege which is a pledge of loyalty which can be done once for every liege. A very, very important action to get started with your new ruler.. you better bring gifts! More details.. watch here:

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Crusader Kings 3 – New Court Positions

Illustrious new positions like Court Gardener, Seneschal, Bodyguard, Food Taster and regionals like Keeper of the Swan.. and more will be added to Crusader Kings 3 with the Royal Court DLC. Find out what they can do for you in the video, watch now:

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Crusader Kings 3 – How to Hold Court in the Royal Court DLC

We learn about lots of events you will have with the repeatable Hold Court decision, one of the hallmarks of the new DLC. Over 100 events will be there for our entertainment and to lead the realm well that will include characters from your realm and their worries, land claims, relatives and so on. Also you’ll see events concerning artifacts, peasants, holyness and much more that will sometimes need some of your attributes to help you decide or help you make successful decisions. Lots of fun is waiting for us. Learn more here with many examples – watch now:

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Crusader Kings 3 – Artifact Mechanics and Gameplay, Royal Court DLC

In this, we learn about the actual use of the artifacts for you. How can they support you? In combat tactics, combat prowess, gaining prestige, piety and making friends, in saving money and even getting better knights, unique artifacts will support you and your grand court. But is there an equipment limit to them and how does that apply to your court? We’ll take a deeper look – watch here:

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Crusader Kings 3 – Royal Court, Throne Room Artifact Displays

A beautiful show of artifacts that we’ll be able to show in our throneroom: From holy relics to books, from chests to statues, from tapestry to heraldry – and how it was designed. Watch here:

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Crusader Kings 3 – Inspirations and Artifacts

We learn the main wait how to get artifacts now: Inspired guests to your court. They need shelter and money and they’ll start creating an artifact for you, depending on their skill either a.. for example… book from learning, a weapon from prowess and martial.. etc. It’s not the only way to get artifacts but the main one, also to make guests more relevant. And the more Grandeur you’ll have, the more you’ll get these inspired guests – click here to watch more:

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Crusader Kings 3 – Additions to Carantanian and Indian / Hindustani Cultures

Writing about the in-depth flesh of history, we get an introduction into some of the new people and Cultures while changes to the actual historical maps are announced. The Carantanian Culture is a rather not so well known Alpine Slav Culture from around 1000 AD, while Hindustani is now understood as a hybrid of two original cultures that will be added to the game… learn more here:

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Summer Teasers 1-4 Crusader Kings 3 Patch 1.5 and Royal Court DLC

Paradox put out a couple of teasers for the upcoming DLC and free content with Patch 1.5.

Teaser #1: 6 New Cultural Traditions from General to very specific.

Official CK3 Summer Teaser 1, 2021

Teaser #2: 4 New Ethoses for the upcoming Patch 1.5

Official CK3 Summer Teaser 2, 2021

Teaser #3 and #4: Royal Court Events and 5 New Cultural Traditions

Official CK3 Summer Teaser 3, 2021
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Crusader Kings 3 Patch 1.5 / Royal Court – To Combine or Split Up Cultures to Create your own

We will be able to create an own culture not only by creating a wholly new one but by combining two existing cultures, preferrably in our realm, to create a Hybrid Culture that has – also unique – elements of the two root cultures. It will also work the other way round: You will be able to split up your own culture if you don’t want to be part of a great culture anymore, giving it a unique twist. In both cases the obvious advantage will be that you will become the Culture Head – but that’s not all there is to it. Learn more here:

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Crusader Kings 3 Patch 1.5 / Royal Court: Culture Changes everything!

The changes to Culture will come with a free patch. We will now be able to define a culture of our own, comprised of five Pillars – Heritage, Ethos, Language, Martial Tradition and Aesthetics. This can and will deliver many interesting bonuses for gameplay. Additionally, on an even more specific level, we will have traditions that we as a Cultural Head can choose for said cultures. Their prestige cost is higher or lower depending on how much they fit the Pillars of Culture. A defined culture will also have Cultural Acceptance with Cultures that are similar to it or whose members have friendly relations towards each other and which live in the same realm. Animosities will, on the other hand, decrease Cultural Acceptance.

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Crusader Kings 3 Royal Court: Throne Room and Grandeur!

The Throne Room and the Grandeur mechanic (similar to an over-time-prestige) will unlock different mechanics for your game: You gain Grandeur, this unlocks Throne Room / Court levels, these levels unlock additional mechanics like Hold Court (first level, lots of action, gaining more grandeur every time), inviting creative people, watching “parties” and more… watch here:

Crusader Kings 3 Royal Court: Vision and FAQ

CK3 will get its first BIG EXPANSION and it’s about fleshing the Throne and Court out. From King upwards, your court will never be the same with tons of MINOR TITLES that will also have gameplay consequences beyond the ones of CK2, with ARTIFACTS, SPECIAL ACTIONS and the opportunity to PIMP THE COURT. Also, CULTURE gets what you want it to be. It’s a giant vision and we look at everything that is known so far. Watch / listen here:

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