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Crusader Kings 3’s Loading Screens Are Masterpieces

Paradox’s grand strategy games have always had loading screen art — something you see a lot of over the months/years you play these games — that can best be described as “functional”. Crusader Kings III throws that tradition straight off the parapet with some absolutely gorgeous works of art by…

Crusader Kings III Is A Kinder, Gentler Crusader Kings

Crusader Kings III Is A Kinder, Gentler Crusader Kings

No pressure, guys, but Crusader Kings III might be Paradox’s most important game of all time. The second game in the series was a breakout, mainstream success for the normally hardcore PC strategy label, drawing in millions of people to the joys of running a medieval kingdom, seducing princes and…