Victoria II's Heart of Darkness expansion focuses on the colonisation of Africa but also bolsters the possibilities for smaller nations to meddle in global affairs. The enhanced colony mechanics include escalating crises, improved naval combat and expanded diplomatic negotiations, all of which will also impact on other nation-building activities. The expansion will be available on April 16th and pre-orders are now open, with a variety of digital shops, prices and incentives already listed. In other news, the stuffed shirts in Paradox' Department of Serious Historical Matters refused to join in with the
lies and deceit merriment of April Buffoons' Day but did announce Europa Universalis: The Musical, which you can see below.
Bring it to the stage, I say. The songs are actually available for download - check the links in this forum post.
Here's the Victoria II trailer.
It's now that part of the day where I realise I'm excited about 'authentic period newspapers' appearing in a game. It's the part of the day that tends to immediately precede my first swig of something that burns the throat and cleanses the mind.