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'''Developer diaries''' are articles, sometimes accompanied by videos, published by [[Paradox]] to describe the game design in detail.
 
'''Developer diaries''' are articles, sometimes accompanied by videos, published by [[Paradox]] to describe the game design in detail.
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== Heirs of Alexander ==
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All developer diaries about an unannounced content and patch 2.0 (aka Marius ).
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; Patch 2.0 (Marius)
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| 10 || [[forum:1445334| Egypt Mission Trees ]] || New content coming in paid DLC for Ptolemaic Egypt  || 2020-11-30
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| 9 || [[forum:1444015| Heirs of Alexander ]] || Changes to Diadochi wars and unit 3d models, as well as new mission trees for the Seleukids  || 2020-11-23
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| 8 || [[forum:1442647| Warfare Changes part 2 ]] || Presenting Legions, the new standing armies, as well as how reworked Military Experience functions  || 2020-11-16
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| 7 || [[forum:1441511| Warfare ]] || Introduction of Levies and Legions|| 2020-11-09
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| 6 || [[forum:1440328| UI rework part 2 ]] || Showing of the new Nation Overview, Religion View and added functionality to the Macro Builder || 2020-11-02
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| 5 || [[forum:1438958| Traditions and more inventions ]] || Talking about the new Military Traditions as well as changes to Inventions since previous dev-diary || 2020-10-26
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| 4 || [[forum:1437580| Warfare changes ]] || Changes to Combat Width, Forts and Occupation,as well as adding Automated Provincial Trading and Engineer Cohorts  || 2020-10-19
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| 3 || [[forum:1435435| Invention System ]] || Showing the reworked inventions system with the introduction of tech-trees || 2020-10-12
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| 2 || [[forum:1432206| UI rework ]] || In-depth overview of the UI rework || 2020-10-05
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| 1 || [[forum:1428183| A Most Auspicious Number ]] || Introducing the Marius update and teasing the UI overhaul || 2020-09-28
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|}
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== Great Wonders ==
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All developer diaries about an unannounced expansion and patch 1.6 (aka Vitruvius).
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; Patch 1.6 (Vitruvius)
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| 3 || [[forum:1425836| Introducing Vitruvius ]] || Plans for Vitruvius and Great Wonders || 2020-09-21
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| 2 || [[forum:1423502| Vitruvius and How We Work ]] || Discussing the process of developing Vitruvius in parallel with the main studio || 2020-09-14
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| 1 || [[forum:1421679| Important Studio News ]] || Introducing the Paradox Thalassic Studio || 2020-09-10
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|}
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== Epirus ==
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All developer diaries about the re-release of the [[Epirus (DLC)|Epirus]] DLC and [[patch 1.5]] (aka Menander).
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; Patch 1.5 (Menander)
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| 14 || [[forum:1416525| 1.5.3 Hotfix Released ]] || Patchnotes for the 1.5.3 Hotfix patch || 2020-09-03
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| 13 || [[forum:1413145| Summary of patch ]] || Summary and reflection on 1.5 Menander and moving forwards || 2020-08-24
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| 12 || [[forum:1412275| 1.5.2 Patch Released ]] || Patchnotes for the 1.5.2 patch || 2020-08-20
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| 11 || [[forum:1411107| 1.5.1 Hotfix Released ]] || Patchnotes for the 1.5.1 Hotfix patch || 2020-08-13
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| 10 || [[forum:1410501| Menander Patch Notes Day! ]] || Patchnotes for the Menander update || 2020-08-10
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| 9 || [[forum:1399409| More Revelations about the Menander Update ]] || Diadochi Wars: New War Goal, Antigonid Kingdom, Cappadocian Revolt & Thracian War Entry; Pop Happiness; Changes to Integration; Stability, Tyranny, & Aggressive Expansion; Senate Support; Unrest & Forts|| 2020-06-15
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| 8 || [[forum:1396841| Epirus Pre-Order Pack Expanded]] || Overview of the new events and missions being added to the Epirus Flavor Pack || 2020-06-08
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| 7 || [[forum:1395014| Cultural Integration and Some Good News]] || Pop rights, cultural decisions, and improvements to the culture mapmode as part of the culture overhaul || 2020-06-01
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| 6 || [[forum:1393478| The Upcoming Rework of Republic Government Mechanics ]] || A detailed look at the Republic government overhaul, including new parties, support, and approval mechanics || 2020-05-25
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| 5 || [[forum:1391599| Feature Reveal and a Glimpse into Production ]] || A note on the realities of Game Production and a look at the Trade Rework || 2020-05-18
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| 4 || [[forum:1389380| Changes to Rebellion System ]] || Rework of Rebellions and Unrest tweaks || 2020-05-11
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| 3 || [[forum:1388018| Changes to Cultures and New Pop Type ]] || Find out more about the culture changes and the new Pop Type that the Menander update will bring. || 2020-05-04
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| 2 || [[forum:1386481| Menander Reveal ]] || Introduction to cultural integration, Reworked Rebellions, Senate and Factions Rework and Subjects. || 2020-04-27
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| 1 || [[forum:1382102| Changes Coming! ]] || Change in frequency of developer diaries and patch 1.5 Menander teasers. || 2020-04-20
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|}
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== Magna Graecia ==
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All developer diaries about the {{icon|mgr}} [[Magna Graecia (DLC)|Magna Graecia]] content pack and and [[patch 1.4]] (aka Archimedes).
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; Patch 1.4 (Archimedes)
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| 14 || [[forum:1378884| 1.4.2 Patch Released ]] || Patchnotes for the 1.4.2 patch || 2020-04-16
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| 13 || [[forum:1370621| 1.4.1 Hotfix Released ]] || Patchnotes for the 1.4.1 Hotfix patch || 2020-04-02
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| 12 || [[forum:1368618| Archimedes Patchnotes day! ]] || Patchnotes for the Archimedes update || 2020-03-30
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| 11 || [[forum:1363878| Balance Changes and Tweaks in Archimedes ]] || Various minor balance and cosmetic changes coming in the new patch || 2020-03-23
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| 10 || [[forum:1359077| Archimedes Update & Magna Graecia Content Pack ]] || Release date, future roadmap, unique actions for Athens, Sparta, and Syracusae, favoriting characters, and unit models || 2020-03-18
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| 9 || [[forum:1352205| Greek Missions and Deification ]] || A look at the new Greek mission trees, Ruler Deification, and monotheist mechanics || 2020-03-09
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| 8 || [[forum:1345821|Spartan and Athenian missions]] || Unique missions for Spartan and Athens coming in the ''Magna Graecia'' content pack || 2020-03-02
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| 7 || [[forum:1339533| Sacred Treasures and religious changes]] || An overview of sacred treasures and new functions for religions || 2020-02-24
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| 6 || [[forum:1331110|Syracusan Missions and changes to holdings]] || An overview of the new missions for Syracuse and a rework of the holdings mechanic || 2020-02-17
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| 5 || [[forum:1326346|Holy Sites]] || A dynamic holy sites mechanic to come along with the Deities rework || 2020-02-10
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| 4 || [[forum:1320385|Highly Requested Changes]] || Deny Trade request, City graphical culture, the "Continue" button, AI Control (MP), Historical Characters || 2020-02-03
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| 3 || [[forum:1315735|Character Loyalty and Map Changes]] || Revamp of the Character Loyalty and map changes || 2020-01-27
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| 2 || [[forum:1311476|Archimedes and Religion]] || Plans for Archimedes Update || 2020-01-20
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| 1 || [[forum:1307887|The Future]] || Plans for the first part of 2020 || 2020-01-13
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|}
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== The Punic Wars ==
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All developer diaries about [[The Punic Wars]] content pack and [[patch 1.3]] (aka Livy).
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; Patch 1.3 (Livy)
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! style="min-width: 75px;" | Date
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| 12 || [[forum:1297665|1.3.2 Beta changelog]] || Future plans & 1.3.2 Beta changelog || 2019-12-16
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| 11 || [[forum:1293839|Modding Part 2: Music!]] || Tutorial for modding the music || 2019-12-06
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| 10 || [[forum:1293186|1.3.1 Hotfix Released]] || Small Hotfix || 2019-12-04
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| 9 || [[forum:1292193|Patchnote]] || Patchnote for the Livy update || 2019-12-02
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| 8 || [[forum:1288810|Modding]] || Release date and modding tutorial || 2019-11-25
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| 7 || [[forum:1283479|Generic Missions]] || Non-specific missions for less important nations || 2019-11-18
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| 6 || [[forum:1278419|Roman Missions]] || A look at each mission branch for Rome || 2019-11-11
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| 5 || [[forum:1272941|Families]] || Changes about Families, Power held by them, their Rise and Fall and Minor characters || 2019-11-04
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| 4 || [[forum:1269271|Punic Missions]] || A look at each mission branch for Carthage || 2019-10-28
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| 3 || [[forum:1264461|Statesmanship]] || Statesmanship, new Omens, map changes, navigable rivers & map mode manager || 2019-10-23
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| 2 || [[forum:1258783|Missions]] || Early look at the Mission tree system || 2019-10-14
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| 1 || [[forum:1255959|Reinforcements]] || War.. war never changes.. but reinforcements do. || 2019-10-07
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== Post-release patches ==
 
== Post-release patches ==
All developer diaries about the post-release patches, [[patch 1.0.X|patch 1.0]] (aka Demetrius), [[patch 1.1]] (aka Pompey) and patch 1.2 (aka Cicero).
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All developer diaries about the post-release patches, [[patch 1.0.X|patch 1.0]] (aka Demetrius), [[patch 1.1]] (aka Pompey) and [[patch 1.2]] (aka Cicero).
  
 
; Patch 1.2 (Cicero)
 
; Patch 1.2 (Cicero)
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| 30 || [[forum:1249045|Cicero Release Information]] || Changelog for the 1.2 Cicero patch || 2019-09-23
 
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| 15 || [[forum:1195501|Loyal Cohorts in Cicero - Small Tease]] || Cohort loyalty update || 2019-06-29
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| 29 || [[forum:1245913|Visual changes to 1.2 (and earlier)]] || New UI, Curtailed fog, Progressing civ, Dynamic map objects and... Seagulls!|| 2019-09-16
 
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| 16 || [[forum:1196070|Buildings in Cicero]] || New buildings || 2019-06-30
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| 28 || [[forum:1242791|Introducing the Cicero Team!]] || Dev team members and their cameo characters in the game|| 2019-09-07
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| 27 || [[forum:1239282|Law and Character Interactions]] || Law changes, Character Interactions and Changes since the Open Beta|| 2019-09-02
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| 26 || [[forum:1237008|Food/Pop Changes and other Rebalancing]] || Balancing, pop and food changes || 2019-08-26
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|-
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| 25 || [[forum:1234385|Reworking Monarch Power]] || Political Influence and Military Experience, and Monarch Stats || 2019-08-19
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|-
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| 24 || [[forum:1231788|Population Simulation]] || Dynamic assimilation, conversion, promotion and migration mechanics || 2019-08-12
 
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| 17 || [[forum:1196412|Population Control]] || Population Movement/Migration, Promotion, Assimilation & Conversion || 2019-07-01
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| 23 || [[forum:1229759|Territory Redesign]] || Cities, Settlements, Food & New Buildings || 2019-08-05
 
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| 18 || [[forum:1196882|Military Experience]] || Explanation of the new resource Military Experience || 2019-07-02
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| 22 || [[forum:1197892|Cicero - Testing Early July]] || An open beta coming in July. || 2019-07-04
 
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| 19 || [[forum:1197008|Drilling and Cohort Experience]] || Explanation of Drilling and Cohort Experience || 2019-07-02
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| 21 || [[forum:1197343|Families in Cicero]] || Changes with Families || 2019-07-03
 
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| 20 || [[forum:1197252|Monarch Effects]] || The effect that Monarch powers have passively || 2019-07-03
 
| 20 || [[forum:1197252|Monarch Effects]] || The effect that Monarch powers have passively || 2019-07-03
 
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| 21 || [[forum:1197343|Families in Cicero]] || Changes with Families || 2019-07-03
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| 19 || [[forum:1197008|Drilling and Cohort Experience]] || Explanation of Drilling and Cohort Experience || 2019-07-02
 
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| 22 || [[forum:1197892|Cicero - Testing Early July]] || What to expect from the Cicero beta testing || 2019-07-04
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| 18 || [[forum:1196882|Military Experience]] || Explanation of the new resource Military Experience || 2019-07-02
 
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| 23 || [[forum:1229759|Territory Redesign]] || Cities, Settlements, Food & New Buildings || 2019-08-05
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| 17 || [[forum:1196412|Population Control]] || Population Movement/Migration, Promotion, Assimilation & Conversion || 2019-07-01
 
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| 24 || [[forum:1231788|Populaton Simulation]] || Dynamic assimilation, conversion, promotion and migration mechanic || 2019-08-12
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| 16 || [[forum:1196070|Buildings in Cicero]] || New buildings || 2019-06-30
 
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| 15 || [[forum:1195501|Loyal Cohorts in Cicero]] || Cohort loyalty update || 2019-06-29
 
|}
 
|}
  
 
; Patch 1.1 (Pompey)
 
; Patch 1.1 (Pompey)
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| 1 || [[forum:1170956|Current Roadmap]] || Release and what comes next || 2019-04-26
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| 14 || [[forum:1193696|Country Telemetry]] || Most played nations || 2019-06-24
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| 13 || [[forum:1191244|Patchnotes for Pompey Update]] || Pompey Patch Notes || 2019-06-17
 
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| 2 || [[forum:1171141|Imperator and PDS]] || The process of development cycles || 2019-04-26
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| 12 || [[forum:1188401|Pirates, Volcanoes and Storms]] || New Piracy Mechanics, Weather Effects & Volcanoes || 2019-06-10
 
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| 3 || [[forum:1172430|Patch 1.1 "Pompey"]] || Shedding a little light on some balance changes || 2019-04-29
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| 11 || [[forum:1185210|Quality of Life Improvements]] || QoL improvements: Roads, Subjects, Foreign Characters, Macro Builder, Ledger, Province HUD, Government || 2019-06-03
 
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| 4 || [[forum:1174494|Sunday Morning Design Corner]] || What features that made it in and what will be added in a patch || 2019-05-05
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| 10 || [[forum:1182179|Characters and Internal Management]] || Retinues, Holding rework & New Governor Policies and Character interactions || 2019-05-27
 
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| 5 || [[forum:1174793|Navies in Patch 1.1]] || New Navy mechanics/types and Omen & Religious flavour update || 2019-05-06
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| 9 || [[forum:1181893|A new currency design]] || Overhauling the currency system || 2019-05-26
 
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| 6 || [[forum:1176811|Political Changes in Patch 1.1]] || Political and Government changes || 2019-05-13
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| 8 || [[forum:1181717|Abstract & "Realistic" Currencies, Agent-Mechanics]] || Overview of abstract and "realistic" currencies || 2019-05-25
 
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| 7 || [[forum:1179693|Trade and Provinces Improvements]] || Trade, Tall, Barbarian, Attrition and Slaves distribution changes & Heritage || 2019-05-20
 
| 7 || [[forum:1179693|Trade and Provinces Improvements]] || Trade, Tall, Barbarian, Attrition and Slaves distribution changes & Heritage || 2019-05-20
 
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| 8 || [[forum:1181717|Abstract & "Realistic" Currencies, Agent-Mechanics]] || Overview of abstract and "realistic" currencies || 2019-05-25
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| 6 || [[forum:1176811|Political Changes in Patch 1.1]] || Political and Government changes || 2019-05-13
 
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| 9 || [[forum:1181893|A new currency design]] || Overhauling the currency system || 2019-05-26
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| 5 || [[forum:1174793|Navies in Patch 1.1]] || New Navy mechanics/types and Omen & Religious flavour update || 2019-05-06
 
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| 10 || [[forum:1182179|Characters and Internal Management]] || Retinues, Holding rework & New Governor Policies and Character interactions || 2019-05-27
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| 4 || [[forum:1174494|Sunday Morning Design Corner]] || What features that made it in and what will be added in a patch || 2019-05-05
 
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| 11 || [[forum:1185210|Quality of Life Improvements]] || QoL improvements: Roads, Subjects, Foreign Characters, Macro Builder, Ledger, Province HUD, Government || 2019-06-03
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| 3 || [[forum:1172430|Patch 1.1 "Pompey"]] || Shedding a little light on some balance changes || 2019-04-29
 
|-
 
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| 12 || [[forum:1188401|Pirates, Volcanoes and Storms]] || New Piracy Mechanics, Weather Effects & Volcanoes || 2019-06-10
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| 2 || [[forum:1171141|Imperator and PDS]] || The process of development cycles || 2019-04-26
 
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| 13 || [[forum:1191244|Patchnotes for Pompey Update]] || Pompey Patch Notes || 2019-06-17
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| 1 || [[forum:1170956|Current Roadmap]] || Release and what comes next || 2019-04-26
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| 14 || [[forum:1193696|Country Telemetry]] || Most played nations || 2019-06-24
 
 
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All developer diaries about [[Imperator: Rome]] (base game).
 
All developer diaries about [[Imperator: Rome]] (base game).
  
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| 1 || [[forum:1101600|Development Diary #1 - 28th of May 2018]] || The vision || 2018-05-28
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| 47 || [[forum:1168818|Modding AI in Imperator: Action Planning]] || A guide for modding AI behavior || 2019-04-21
 
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| 2 || [[forum:1103329|Development Diary #2 - 4th of June 2018]] || The map || 2018-06-04
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| 46 || [[forum:1166676|Development Diary #46 - 15th of April 2019]] || Script changes & modding || 2019-04-15
 
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| 3 || [[forum:1104733|Development Diary #3 - 11th of June 2018]] || Resources and the power system || 2018-06-11
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| 45 || [[forum:1165834|Development Diary #45 - 8th of April 2019]] || Automated Armies, Modding Unit Objectives & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Dacia and the Balkans || 2019-04-08
 
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| 4 || [[forum:1106133|Development Diary #4 - 18th of June 2018]] || Unit types || 2018-06-18
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| 44 || [[forum:1164315|Development Diary #44 - 1st of April 2019]] || Barbarians & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Tibet and the Tarim Basin || 2019-04-01
 
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| 5 || [[forum:1107368|Development Diary #5 - 25th of June 2018]] || Population mechanics || 2018-06-25
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| 43 || [[forum:1162743|Development Diary #43 - 25th of March 2019]] || Warfare: tips and more || 2019-03-25
 
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| 6 || [[forum:1108611|Development Diary #6 - 2nd of July 2018]] || Buildings and city economics || 2018-07-02
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| 42 || [[forum:1160890|Development Diary #42 - 18th of March 2019]] || Achievements, Formable countries and Changes to Mercenaries, Forts, Tribes and Tribal retinues || 2019-03-18
 
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| 7 || [[forum:1109789|Development Diary #7 - 9th of July 2018]] || Characters || 2018-07-09
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| 41 || [[forum:1159496|Development Diary #41 - 11th of March 2019]] || Aggressive Expansion, Diplomatic Stances and new character interactions, Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - East Africa || 2019-03-11
 
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| 8 || [[forum:1110794|Development Diary #8 - 16th of July 2018]] || Trade system || 2018-07-16
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| 40 || [[forum:1157578|Development Diary #40 - 4th of March 2019]] || Alliance changes & Military Tradition, Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - India || 2019-03-04
 
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| 9 || [[forum:1111789|Development Diary #9 - 23rd of July 2018]] || Diplomacy || 2018-07-23
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| 39 || [[forum:1155333|Development Diary #39 - 25th of February 2019]] || Families & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Scandinavia || 2019-02-25
 
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| 10 || [[forum:1112706|Development Diary #10 - 30th of July 2018]] || Country rank || 2018-07-30
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| 38 || [[forum:1153355|Development Diary #38 - 18th of February 2019]] || Tribal migration & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Germania || 2019-02-18
 
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| 11 || [[forum:1113625|Development Diary #11 - 6th of August 2018]] || Unit abilities || 2018-08-06
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| 37 || [[forum:1151430|Development Diary #37 - 11th of February 2019]] || Subject States, Civil wars & Rebellions || 2019-02-11
 
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| 12 || [[forum:1114608|Development Diary #12 - 13th of August 2018]] || Technology || 2018-08-13
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| 36 || [[forum:1149916|Development Diary #36 - 4th of February 2019]] || Character ambitions, Persian Military Traditions & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Caucasus & northern Black Sea || 2019-02-04
 
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| 13 || [[forum:1115536|Development Diary #13 - 20th of August 2018]] || The Senate || 2018-08-20
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| 35 || [[forum:1148646|Development Diary #35 - 28th of January 2019]] || Tribal Chiefdoms & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Gaul || 2019-01-28
 
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| 14 || [[forum:1116455|Development Diary #14 - 27th of August 2018]] || Offices and Laws in the Republic || 2018-08-27
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| 34 || [[forum:1147355|Development Diary #34 - 21st of January 2019]] || Navies, War Diplomacy & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Bactria and Parthia || 2019-01-21
 
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| 15 || [[forum:1117370|Development Diary #15 - 3rd of September 2018]] || Military Traditions || 2018-09-03
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| 33 || [[forum:1145744|Development Diary #33 - 14th of January 2019]] || Monarchies & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Persia || 2019-01-14
 
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| 16 || [[forum:1118629|Development Diary #16 - 10th of September 2018]] || Roads, unrest and civilization level || 2018-09-10
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| 32 || [[forum:1144406|Development Diary #32 - 7th of January 2019]] || Mercenaries & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Arabia || 2019-01-07
 
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| 17 || [[forum:1119837|Development Diary #17 - 17th of September 2018]] || Interactions with characters || 2018-09-17
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| 31 || [[forum:1142804|Development Diary #31 - 31st of December 2018]] || Interface and Mechanics Changes || 2018-12-31
 
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| 18 || [[forum:1120827|Development Diary #18 - 24th of September 2018]] || Italic Military Traditions || 2018-09-24
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| 30 || [[forum:1136129|Development Diary #30 - 24th of December 2018]] || Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Hispania || 2018-12-24
 
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| 19 || [[forum:1121790|Development Diary #19 - 1st of October 2018]] || Loyalty and Civil Wars || 2018-10-01
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| 29 || [[forum:1139241|Development Diary #29 - 17th of December 2018]] || Trade, Diplomatic Range and Exports & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - British Isles || 2018-12-17
 
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| 20 || [[forum:1122975|Development Diary #20 - 8th of October 2018]] || Governor Policies and Northern African Military Traditions || 2018-10-08
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| 28 || [[forum:1136021|Development Diary #28 - 10th of December 2018]] || Battles and Deployment, Battle Indicator​​ & Attrition || 2018-12-10
 
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| 21 || [[forum:1124887|Development Diary #21 - 22nd of October 2018]] || Land Combat and Combat Tactics || 2018-10-22
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| 27 || [[forum:1133062|Development Diary #27 - 3rd of December 2018]] || Population Movement and Colonization & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Levant & Levantine and Arabian Military Traditions​ || 2018-12-03
 
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| 22 || [[forum:1125966|Development Diary #22 - 29th of October 2018]] || Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Italy || 2018-10-29
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| 26 || [[forum:1131338|Development Diary #26 - 26th of November 2018]] || Economic Policy & Power Conversion & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Egypt || 2018-11-26
 
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| 23 || [[forum:1126896|Development Diary #23 - 5th of November 2018]] || Greek Military Traditions & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Greece || 2018-11-05
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| 25 || [[forum:1129792|Development Diary #25 - 19th of November 2018]] || National Ideas & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Southwest Mediterranean || 2018-11-19
 
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| 24 || [[forum:1127825|Development Diary #24 - 12th of November 2018]] || Religion & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Anatolia and Aegean || 2018-11-12
 
| 24 || [[forum:1127825|Development Diary #24 - 12th of November 2018]] || Religion & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Anatolia and Aegean || 2018-11-12
 
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| 25 || [[forum:1129792|Development Diary #25 - 19th of November 2018]] || National Ideas & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Southwest Mediterranean || 2018-11-19
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| 23 || [[forum:1126896|Development Diary #23 - 5th of November 2018]] || Greek Military Traditions & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Greece || 2018-11-05
 
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| 26 || [[forum:1131338|Development Diary #26 - 26th of November 2018]] || Economic Policy & Power Conversion & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Egypt || 2018-11-26
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| 22 || [[forum:1125966|Development Diary #22 - 29th of October 2018]] || Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Italy || 2018-10-29
 
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| 27 || [[forum:1133062|Development Diary #27 - 3rd of December 2018]] || Population Movement and Colonization & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Levant & Levantine and Arabian Military Traditions​ || 2018-12-03
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| 21 || [[forum:1124887|Development Diary #21 - 22nd of October 2018]] || Land Combat and Combat Tactics || 2018-10-22
 
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| 28 || [[forum:1136021|Development Diary #28 - 10th of December 2018]] || Battles and Deployment, Battle Indicator​​ & Attrition || 2018-12-10
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| 20 || [[forum:1122975|Development Diary #20 - 8th of October 2018]] || Governor Policies and Northern African Military Traditions || 2018-10-08
 
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| 29 || [[forum:1139241|Development Diary #29 - 17th of December 2018]] || Trade, Diplomatic Range and Exports & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - British Isles || 2018-12-17
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| 19 || [[forum:1121790|Development Diary #19 - 1st of October 2018]] || Loyalty and Civil Wars || 2018-10-01
 
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| 30 || [[forum:1136129|Development Diary #30 - 24th of December 2018]] || Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Hispania || 2018-12-24
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| 18 || [[forum:1120827|Development Diary #18 - 24th of September 2018]] || Italic Military Traditions || 2018-09-24
 
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| 31 || [[forum:1142804|Development Diary #31 - 31st of December 2018]] || Interface and Mechanics Changes || 2018-12-31
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| 17 || [[forum:1119837|Development Diary #17 - 17th of September 2018]] || Interactions with characters || 2018-09-17
 
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| 32 || [[forum:1144406|Development Diary #32 - 7th of January 2019]] || Mercenaries & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Arabia || 2019-01-07
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| 16 || [[forum:1118629|Development Diary #16 - 10th of September 2018]] || Roads, unrest and civilization level || 2018-09-10
 
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| 33 || [[forum:1145744|Development Diary #33 - 14th of January 2019]] || Monarchies & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Persia || 2019-01-14
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| 15 || [[forum:1117370|Development Diary #15 - 3rd of September 2018]] || Military Traditions || 2018-09-03
 
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| 34 || [[forum:1147355|Development Diary #34 - 21st of January 2019]] || Navies, War Diplomacy & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Bactria and Parthia || 2019-01-21
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| 14 || [[forum:1116455|Development Diary #14 - 27th of August 2018]] || Offices and Laws in the Republic || 2018-08-27
 
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| 35 || [[forum:1148646|Development Diary #35 - 28th of January 2019]] || Tribal Chiefdoms & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Gaul || 2019-01-28
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| 13 || [[forum:1115536|Development Diary #13 - 20th of August 2018]] || The Senate || 2018-08-20
 
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| 36 || [[forum:1149916|Development Diary #36 - 4th of February 2019]] || Character ambitions, Persian Military Traditions & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Caucasus & northern Black Sea || 2019-02-04
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| 12 || [[forum:1114608|Development Diary #12 - 13th of August 2018]] || Technology || 2018-08-13
 
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| 37 || [[forum:1151430|Development Diary #37 - 11th of February 2019]] || Subject States, Civil wars & Rebellions || 2019-02-11
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| 11 || [[forum:1113625|Development Diary #11 - 6th of August 2018]] || Unit abilities || 2018-08-06
 
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| 38 || [[forum:1153355|Development Diary #38 - 18th of February 2019]] || Tribal migration & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Germania || 2019-02-18
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| 10 || [[forum:1112706|Development Diary #10 - 30th of July 2018]] || Country rank || 2018-07-30
 
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| 39 || [[forum:1155333|Development Diary #39 - 25th of February 2019]] || Families & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Scandinavia || 2019-02-25
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| 9 || [[forum:1111789|Development Diary #9 - 23rd of July 2018]] || Diplomacy || 2018-07-23
 
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| 40 || [[forum:1157578|Development Diary #40 - 4th of March 2019]] || Alliance changes & Military Tradition, Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - India || 2019-03-04
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| 8 || [[forum:1110794|Development Diary #8 - 16th of July 2018]] || Trade system || 2018-07-16
 
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| 41 || [[forum:1159496|Development Diary #41 - 11th of March 2019]] || Aggressive Expansion, Diplomatic Stances and new character interactions, Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - East Africa || 2019-03-11
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| 7 || [[forum:1109789|Development Diary #7 - 9th of July 2018]] || Characters || 2018-07-09
 
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| 42 || [[forum:1160890|Development Diary #42 - 18th of March 2019]] || Achievements, Formable countries and Changes to Mercenaries, Forts, Tribes and Tribal retinues || 2019-03-18
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| 6 || [[forum:1108611|Development Diary #6 - 2nd of July 2018]] || Buildings and city economics || 2018-07-02
 
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| 43 || [[forum:1162743|Development Diary #43 - 25th of March 2019]] || Warfare: tips and more || 2019-03-25
+
| 5 || [[forum:1107368|Development Diary #5 - 25th of June 2018]] || Population mechanics || 2018-06-25
 
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| 44 || [[forum:1164315|Development Diary #44 - 1st of April 2019]] || Barbarians & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Tibet and the Tarim Basin || 2019-04-01
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| 4 || [[forum:1106133|Development Diary #4 - 18th of June 2018]] || Unit types || 2018-06-18
 
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| 45 || [[forum:1165834|Development Diary #45 - 8th of April 2019]] || Automated Armies, Modding Unit Objectives & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Dacia and the Balkans || 2019-04-08
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| 3 || [[forum:1104733|Development Diary #3 - 11th of June 2018]] || Resources and the power system || 2018-06-11
 
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| 46 || [[forum:1166676|Development Diary #46 - 15th of April 2019]] || Script changes & modding || 2019-04-15
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| 2 || [[forum:1103329|Development Diary #2 - 4th of June 2018]] || The map || 2018-06-04
 
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| 47 || [[forum:1168818|Modding AI in Imperator: Action Planning]] || A guide for modding AI behavior || 2019-04-21
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| 1 || [[forum:1101600|Development Diary #1 - 28th of May 2018]] || The vision || 2018-05-28
 
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| 1 || [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83FxSUjDvjc Preview with Game Director Johan Andersson] || A preview with Game Director Johan Andersson || 2018-05-20
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| 11 || [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVXC1JvkFbE Tutorial - Part 1: Welcome to Imperator] || ... || 2020-08-12
 
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| 2 || [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYVCKioJSIY Preview #1 Rome] || A preview of the game starting as Rome || 2019-01-08
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| 10 || [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCxb-tIs3BE Cicero 1.2 Feature Breakdown] || Feature breakdown of the free 1.2 patch (aka ''Cicero'') by Peter Nicholson || 2019-09-23
 
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| 3 || [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BC5RKqcQ5Jk Preview #2 Egypt Part I] || A preview of the game starting as Egypt || 2019-01-15
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| 9 || [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x__MSD24GQs Pompey Update Feature Breakdown] || Feature breakdown of the free 1.1 patch (aka ''Pompey'') by Peter Nicholson || 2019-06-26
 
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| 4 || [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sF7o4cVam_0 Preview #3 Egypt Part II] || A continued preview of the game starting as Egypt || 2019-01-22
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| 8 || [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8uUs7fa0lQg&list=PL4hR-M4rl7udcO3UOKpQl4JVPOxthhZT-&index=1 Imperator: Rome - Beginner tutorials] || Beginner tutorials for the novice and experienced players alike || 2019-04-24
 
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| 5 || [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EAi_FqJaR7I Preview #4 Saxonia Part I] || A preview of the game starting as Saxonia || 2019-01-29
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| 7 || [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uw-AuZMVxsU Release Date Announcement Stream Preview #5 Egypt Part III] || A continued preview of the game starting as Egypt with the release date announcement || 2019-02-05
 
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| 6 || [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-syySeRRNE First Q&A] || Johan Andersson and Hot Rod answers questions about the game || 2019-02-05
 
| 6 || [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-syySeRRNE First Q&A] || Johan Andersson and Hot Rod answers questions about the game || 2019-02-05
 
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| 7 || [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uw-AuZMVxsU Release Date Announcement Stream Preview #5 Egypt Part III] || A continued preview of the game starting as Egypt with the release date announcement || 2019-02-05
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| 5 || [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EAi_FqJaR7I Preview #4 Saxonia Part I] || A preview of the game starting as Saxonia || 2019-01-29
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| 4 || [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sF7o4cVam_0 Preview #3 Egypt Part II] || A continued preview of the game starting as Egypt || 2019-01-22
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| 3 || [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BC5RKqcQ5Jk Preview #2 Egypt Part I] || A preview of the game starting as Egypt || 2019-01-15
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| 2 || [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYVCKioJSIY Preview #1 Rome] || A preview of the game starting as Rome || 2019-01-08
 
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| 8 || [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8uUs7fa0lQg&list=PL4hR-M4rl7udcO3UOKpQl4JVPOxthhZT-&index=1 Imperator: Rome - Beginner tutorials] || Beginner tutorials for the novice and experienced players alike || 2019-04-24
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| 1 || [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83FxSUjDvjc Preview with Game Director Johan Andersson] || A preview with Game Director Johan Andersson || 2018-05-20
 
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Developer diaries are articles, sometimes accompanied by videos, published by Paradox to describe the game design in detail.

Heirs of Alexander[edit]

All developer diaries about an unannounced content and patch 2.0 (aka Marius ).

Patch 2.0 (Marius)
No. Title and Link Description Date
10 Egypt Mission Trees New content coming in paid DLC for Ptolemaic Egypt 2020-11-30
9 Heirs of Alexander Changes to Diadochi wars and unit 3d models, as well as new mission trees for the Seleukids 2020-11-23
8 Warfare Changes part 2 Presenting Legions, the new standing armies, as well as how reworked Military Experience functions 2020-11-16
7 Warfare Introduction of Levies and Legions 2020-11-09
6 UI rework part 2 Showing of the new Nation Overview, Religion View and added functionality to the Macro Builder 2020-11-02
5 Traditions and more inventions Talking about the new Military Traditions as well as changes to Inventions since previous dev-diary 2020-10-26
4 Warfare changes Changes to Combat Width, Forts and Occupation,as well as adding Automated Provincial Trading and Engineer Cohorts 2020-10-19
3 Invention System Showing the reworked inventions system with the introduction of tech-trees 2020-10-12
2 UI rework In-depth overview of the UI rework 2020-10-05
1 A Most Auspicious Number Introducing the Marius update and teasing the UI overhaul 2020-09-28

Great Wonders[edit]

All developer diaries about an unannounced expansion and patch 1.6 (aka Vitruvius).

Patch 1.6 (Vitruvius)
No. Title and Link Description Date
3 Introducing Vitruvius Plans for Vitruvius and Great Wonders 2020-09-21
2 Vitruvius and How We Work Discussing the process of developing Vitruvius in parallel with the main studio 2020-09-14
1 Important Studio News Introducing the Paradox Thalassic Studio 2020-09-10

Epirus[edit]

All developer diaries about the re-release of the Epirus DLC and patch 1.5 (aka Menander).

Patch 1.5 (Menander)
No. Title and Link Description Date
14 1.5.3 Hotfix Released Patchnotes for the 1.5.3 Hotfix patch 2020-09-03
13 Summary of patch Summary and reflection on 1.5 Menander and moving forwards 2020-08-24
12 1.5.2 Patch Released Patchnotes for the 1.5.2 patch 2020-08-20
11 1.5.1 Hotfix Released Patchnotes for the 1.5.1 Hotfix patch 2020-08-13
10 Menander Patch Notes Day! Patchnotes for the Menander update 2020-08-10
9 More Revelations about the Menander Update Diadochi Wars: New War Goal, Antigonid Kingdom, Cappadocian Revolt & Thracian War Entry; Pop Happiness; Changes to Integration; Stability, Tyranny, & Aggressive Expansion; Senate Support; Unrest & Forts 2020-06-15
8 Epirus Pre-Order Pack Expanded Overview of the new events and missions being added to the Epirus Flavor Pack 2020-06-08
7 Cultural Integration and Some Good News Pop rights, cultural decisions, and improvements to the culture mapmode as part of the culture overhaul 2020-06-01
6 The Upcoming Rework of Republic Government Mechanics A detailed look at the Republic government overhaul, including new parties, support, and approval mechanics 2020-05-25
5 Feature Reveal and a Glimpse into Production A note on the realities of Game Production and a look at the Trade Rework 2020-05-18
4 Changes to Rebellion System Rework of Rebellions and Unrest tweaks 2020-05-11
3 Changes to Cultures and New Pop Type Find out more about the culture changes and the new Pop Type that the Menander update will bring. 2020-05-04
2 Menander Reveal Introduction to cultural integration, Reworked Rebellions, Senate and Factions Rework and Subjects. 2020-04-27
1 Changes Coming! Change in frequency of developer diaries and patch 1.5 Menander teasers. 2020-04-20

Magna Graecia[edit]

All developer diaries about the Magna Graecia (DLC).png Magna Graecia content pack and and patch 1.4 (aka Archimedes).

Patch 1.4 (Archimedes)
No. Title and Link Description Date
14 1.4.2 Patch Released Patchnotes for the 1.4.2 patch 2020-04-16
13 1.4.1 Hotfix Released Patchnotes for the 1.4.1 Hotfix patch 2020-04-02
12 Archimedes Patchnotes day! Patchnotes for the Archimedes update 2020-03-30
11 Balance Changes and Tweaks in Archimedes Various minor balance and cosmetic changes coming in the new patch 2020-03-23
10 Archimedes Update & Magna Graecia Content Pack Release date, future roadmap, unique actions for Athens, Sparta, and Syracusae, favoriting characters, and unit models 2020-03-18
9 Greek Missions and Deification A look at the new Greek mission trees, Ruler Deification, and monotheist mechanics 2020-03-09
8 Spartan and Athenian missions Unique missions for Spartan and Athens coming in the Magna Graecia content pack 2020-03-02
7 Sacred Treasures and religious changes An overview of sacred treasures and new functions for religions 2020-02-24
6 Syracusan Missions and changes to holdings An overview of the new missions for Syracuse and a rework of the holdings mechanic 2020-02-17
5 Holy Sites A dynamic holy sites mechanic to come along with the Deities rework 2020-02-10
4 Highly Requested Changes Deny Trade request, City graphical culture, the "Continue" button, AI Control (MP), Historical Characters 2020-02-03
3 Character Loyalty and Map Changes Revamp of the Character Loyalty and map changes 2020-01-27
2 Archimedes and Religion Plans for Archimedes Update 2020-01-20
1 The Future Plans for the first part of 2020 2020-01-13

The Punic Wars[edit]

All developer diaries about The Punic Wars content pack and patch 1.3 (aka Livy).

Patch 1.3 (Livy)
No. Title and Link Description Date
12 1.3.2 Beta changelog Future plans & 1.3.2 Beta changelog 2019-12-16
11 Modding Part 2: Music! Tutorial for modding the music 2019-12-06
10 1.3.1 Hotfix Released Small Hotfix 2019-12-04
9 Patchnote Patchnote for the Livy update 2019-12-02
8 Modding Release date and modding tutorial 2019-11-25
7 Generic Missions Non-specific missions for less important nations 2019-11-18
6 Roman Missions A look at each mission branch for Rome 2019-11-11
5 Families Changes about Families, Power held by them, their Rise and Fall and Minor characters 2019-11-04
4 Punic Missions A look at each mission branch for Carthage 2019-10-28
3 Statesmanship Statesmanship, new Omens, map changes, navigable rivers & map mode manager 2019-10-23
2 Missions Early look at the Mission tree system 2019-10-14
1 Reinforcements War.. war never changes.. but reinforcements do. 2019-10-07

Post-release patches[edit]

All developer diaries about the post-release patches, patch 1.0 (aka Demetrius), patch 1.1 (aka Pompey) and patch 1.2 (aka Cicero).

Patch 1.2 (Cicero)
No. Title and Link Description Date
30 Cicero Release Information Changelog for the 1.2 Cicero patch 2019-09-23
29 Visual changes to 1.2 (and earlier) New UI, Curtailed fog, Progressing civ, Dynamic map objects and... Seagulls! 2019-09-16
28 Introducing the Cicero Team! Dev team members and their cameo characters in the game 2019-09-07
27 Law and Character Interactions Law changes, Character Interactions and Changes since the Open Beta 2019-09-02
26 Food/Pop Changes and other Rebalancing Balancing, pop and food changes 2019-08-26
25 Reworking Monarch Power Political Influence and Military Experience, and Monarch Stats 2019-08-19
24 Population Simulation Dynamic assimilation, conversion, promotion and migration mechanics 2019-08-12
23 Territory Redesign Cities, Settlements, Food & New Buildings 2019-08-05
22 Cicero - Testing Early July An open beta coming in July. 2019-07-04
21 Families in Cicero Changes with Families 2019-07-03
20 Monarch Effects The effect that Monarch powers have passively 2019-07-03
19 Drilling and Cohort Experience Explanation of Drilling and Cohort Experience 2019-07-02
18 Military Experience Explanation of the new resource Military Experience 2019-07-02
17 Population Control Population Movement/Migration, Promotion, Assimilation & Conversion 2019-07-01
16 Buildings in Cicero New buildings 2019-06-30
15 Loyal Cohorts in Cicero Cohort loyalty update 2019-06-29
Patch 1.1 (Pompey)
No. Title and Link Description Date
14 Country Telemetry Most played nations 2019-06-24
13 Patchnotes for Pompey Update Pompey Patch Notes 2019-06-17
12 Pirates, Volcanoes and Storms New Piracy Mechanics, Weather Effects & Volcanoes 2019-06-10
11 Quality of Life Improvements QoL improvements: Roads, Subjects, Foreign Characters, Macro Builder, Ledger, Province HUD, Government 2019-06-03
10 Characters and Internal Management Retinues, Holding rework & New Governor Policies and Character interactions 2019-05-27
9 A new currency design Overhauling the currency system 2019-05-26
8 Abstract & "Realistic" Currencies, Agent-Mechanics Overview of abstract and "realistic" currencies 2019-05-25
7 Trade and Provinces Improvements Trade, Tall, Barbarian, Attrition and Slaves distribution changes & Heritage 2019-05-20
6 Political Changes in Patch 1.1 Political and Government changes 2019-05-13
5 Navies in Patch 1.1 New Navy mechanics/types and Omen & Religious flavour update 2019-05-06
4 Sunday Morning Design Corner What features that made it in and what will be added in a patch 2019-05-05
3 Patch 1.1 "Pompey" Shedding a little light on some balance changes 2019-04-29
2 Imperator and PDS The process of development cycles 2019-04-26
1 Current Roadmap Release and what comes next 2019-04-26

Base game[edit]

All developer diaries about Imperator: Rome (base game).

Imperator Rome
No. Title and Link Description Date
47 Modding AI in Imperator: Action Planning A guide for modding AI behavior 2019-04-21
46 Development Diary #46 - 15th of April 2019 Script changes & modding 2019-04-15
45 Development Diary #45 - 8th of April 2019 Automated Armies, Modding Unit Objectives & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Dacia and the Balkans 2019-04-08
44 Development Diary #44 - 1st of April 2019 Barbarians & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Tibet and the Tarim Basin 2019-04-01
43 Development Diary #43 - 25th of March 2019 Warfare: tips and more 2019-03-25
42 Development Diary #42 - 18th of March 2019 Achievements, Formable countries and Changes to Mercenaries, Forts, Tribes and Tribal retinues 2019-03-18
41 Development Diary #41 - 11th of March 2019 Aggressive Expansion, Diplomatic Stances and new character interactions, Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - East Africa 2019-03-11
40 Development Diary #40 - 4th of March 2019 Alliance changes & Military Tradition, Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - India 2019-03-04
39 Development Diary #39 - 25th of February 2019 Families & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Scandinavia 2019-02-25
38 Development Diary #38 - 18th of February 2019 Tribal migration & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Germania 2019-02-18
37 Development Diary #37 - 11th of February 2019 Subject States, Civil wars & Rebellions 2019-02-11
36 Development Diary #36 - 4th of February 2019 Character ambitions, Persian Military Traditions & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Caucasus & northern Black Sea 2019-02-04
35 Development Diary #35 - 28th of January 2019 Tribal Chiefdoms & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Gaul 2019-01-28
34 Development Diary #34 - 21st of January 2019 Navies, War Diplomacy & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Bactria and Parthia 2019-01-21
33 Development Diary #33 - 14th of January 2019 Monarchies & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Persia 2019-01-14
32 Development Diary #32 - 7th of January 2019 Mercenaries & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Arabia 2019-01-07
31 Development Diary #31 - 31st of December 2018 Interface and Mechanics Changes 2018-12-31
30 Development Diary #30 - 24th of December 2018 Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Hispania 2018-12-24
29 Development Diary #29 - 17th of December 2018 Trade, Diplomatic Range and Exports & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - British Isles 2018-12-17
28 Development Diary #28 - 10th of December 2018 Battles and Deployment, Battle Indicator​​ & Attrition 2018-12-10
27 Development Diary #27 - 3rd of December 2018 Population Movement and Colonization & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Levant & Levantine and Arabian Military Traditions​ 2018-12-03
26 Development Diary #26 - 26th of November 2018 Economic Policy & Power Conversion & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Egypt 2018-11-26
25 Development Diary #25 - 19th of November 2018 National Ideas & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Southwest Mediterranean 2018-11-19
24 Development Diary #24 - 12th of November 2018 Religion & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Anatolia and Aegean 2018-11-12
23 Development Diary #23 - 5th of November 2018 Greek Military Traditions & Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Greece 2018-11-05
22 Development Diary #22 - 29th of October 2018 Map and Political Situation at the Start of the Game - Italy 2018-10-29
21 Development Diary #21 - 22nd of October 2018 Land Combat and Combat Tactics 2018-10-22
20 Development Diary #20 - 8th of October 2018 Governor Policies and Northern African Military Traditions 2018-10-08
19 Development Diary #19 - 1st of October 2018 Loyalty and Civil Wars 2018-10-01
18 Development Diary #18 - 24th of September 2018 Italic Military Traditions 2018-09-24
17 Development Diary #17 - 17th of September 2018 Interactions with characters 2018-09-17
16 Development Diary #16 - 10th of September 2018 Roads, unrest and civilization level 2018-09-10
15 Development Diary #15 - 3rd of September 2018 Military Traditions 2018-09-03
14 Development Diary #14 - 27th of August 2018 Offices and Laws in the Republic 2018-08-27
13 Development Diary #13 - 20th of August 2018 The Senate 2018-08-20
12 Development Diary #12 - 13th of August 2018 Technology 2018-08-13
11 Development Diary #11 - 6th of August 2018 Unit abilities 2018-08-06
10 Development Diary #10 - 30th of July 2018 Country rank 2018-07-30
9 Development Diary #9 - 23rd of July 2018 Diplomacy 2018-07-23
8 Development Diary #8 - 16th of July 2018 Trade system 2018-07-16
7 Development Diary #7 - 9th of July 2018 Characters 2018-07-09
6 Development Diary #6 - 2nd of July 2018 Buildings and city economics 2018-07-02
5 Development Diary #5 - 25th of June 2018 Population mechanics 2018-06-25
4 Development Diary #4 - 18th of June 2018 Unit types 2018-06-18
3 Development Diary #3 - 11th of June 2018 Resources and the power system 2018-06-11
2 Development Diary #2 - 4th of June 2018 The map 2018-06-04
1 Development Diary #1 - 28th of May 2018 The vision 2018-05-28

Videos[edit]

Developer video diaries and developer's let's play sessions on the various aspects of the game.

Videos
No. Title and Link Description Date
15 Tutorial - Part 5: Overview of 1.5 Menander Update ... 2020-08-12
14 Tutorial - Part 4: War and Peace ... 2020-08-12
13 Tutorial - Part 3: Politics and Diplomacy ... 2020-08-12
12 Tutorial - Part 2: Provinces and Population ... 2020-08-12
11 Tutorial - Part 1: Welcome to Imperator ... 2020-08-12
10 Cicero 1.2 Feature Breakdown Feature breakdown of the free 1.2 patch (aka Cicero) by Peter Nicholson 2019-09-23
9 Pompey Update Feature Breakdown Feature breakdown of the free 1.1 patch (aka Pompey) by Peter Nicholson 2019-06-26
8 Imperator: Rome - Beginner tutorials Beginner tutorials for the novice and experienced players alike 2019-04-24
7 Release Date Announcement Stream Preview #5 Egypt Part III A continued preview of the game starting as Egypt with the release date announcement 2019-02-05
6 First Q&A Johan Andersson and Hot Rod answers questions about the game 2019-02-05
5 Preview #4 Saxonia Part I A preview of the game starting as Saxonia 2019-01-29
4 Preview #3 Egypt Part II A continued preview of the game starting as Egypt 2019-01-22
3 Preview #2 Egypt Part I A preview of the game starting as Egypt 2019-01-15
2 Preview #1 Rome A preview of the game starting as Rome 2019-01-08
1 Preview with Game Director Johan Andersson A preview with Game Director Johan Andersson 2018-05-20