Crusader Kings II is a strategy game for PC based in the middle ages developed by Paradox Development Studio and published by Paradox Interactive as a sequel to Crusader Kings.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

6
votes
1answer
72 views

How do I create a feudal vassal as a tribal ruler?

I am an independent unreformed Pagan tribal ruler and when I give an unlanded tribal courtier a city or a temple, their government changes to the correct type, but when I give them a castle they stay ...
2
votes
1answer
43 views

Is it possible to leave the Revolt against Roman Holy Empire?

I started as Duke of Savoy and join the faction to get independence. The War is just dragging and we are mostly loosing (-80%+ warscore) but it keeps dragging. I am not the liege of the revolt. I ...
1
vote
1answer
32 views

Reenable Popup Hint

For one of the circular popup hints at the top middle of the screen, the Create/Usurp Title one, I accidentally right-clicked and hid it permanently. How do I reenable it? I can't find it in the ...
1
vote
1answer
128 views

Uninteractable Ghost Armies

When I declare war, very infrequently the defender will raise an army that has the appearance of a knight on a horse checkered black and white (normally armies look like infantry in my game). It has ...
-1
votes
1answer
330 views

Bug with set_allow_free_revokation

Just known about the command "set_allow_free_revokation" in decisions\crown_laws.txt I want to make absolute Crown Authorities can freely revoke titles without tyranny. I delete the "#" mark, load ...
14
votes
0answers
210 views

Playing Crusader Kings II at very high resolution

I've noticed that in Crusader Kings II you can select the 5K Retina resolution: 5120x2880. I did, and the game resolution itself was correctly set… but the interfaces were just downscaled. That is, ...
6
votes
0answers
69 views

Forming Roman Empire as unreformed pagan

If I'm unreformed pagan and control all the key duchies, can I convert to christianity via concubine, form the Roman Empire, and immediately convert back to my capital's religion? Will I still keep ...
6
votes
0answers
194 views

Is the ruler designer incompatible with setting the difficulty level?

I'm trying to set up interesting challenge modes in Crusader Kings 2, using the ruler designer in combination with upping the game difficulty. However, when I create a character via the ruler ...
5
votes
0answers
55 views

Count vassal gained independence from conquering a duchy in war

Is this supposed to happen? Why would conquering a duchy in war via claim work differently than usurping the title (if a count usurps a duchy and you are king they stay your vassal normally)?
3
votes
0answers
142 views

What determines nomadic clan land demand?

Just started out playing as a nomad in 9th century (the Old Gods bookmark). I immediately started conquering more land for my Khaganate and discovered that clans will often demand so much land that ...
3
votes
0answers
361 views

Cities still occupied by ally

I had an ally during a war, and he helped me siege some cities (his army was greater than mine). Despite us being allies and me winning the war and the county, the county still has the "siege lines", ...
3
votes
0answers
625 views

Why does my heir change if I imprison my son(s) in Crusader Kings 2?

Any time I imprison my non-heir son he automatically becomes heir. Why is that? For example, I uncover a plot by my second son to assassinate me or my heir and after I decide to imprison him (the ...
2
votes
0answers
53 views

Automatic vassal transfer

When I give away a newly acquired county title, then give away the holding titles, the holding vassals are automatically transferred to the new count vassal. Is this intentional? If it is, then why do ...
2
votes
0answers
50 views

Random charges of tyranny

I recently acquired an opinion penalty of tyranny for reasons unknown. The only two things I can think of: I decided to righteously imprison someone via the popup, then somehow by the time the ...
2
votes
0answers
180 views

Where to start a multiplayer game for newbies?

I might have to organize a LAN to introduce CK II to a few friends, and for some of them it will be the first game. When I have to teach to just one I usually have her pick Dublin. However this time ...
2
votes
0answers
292 views

Does the CK2 AI favour other AI players?

So, I lost my war in CK2 and my kingdoms of Wales and Ireland are now ruled by Britannia. The new Emperor instituted max crown authority, destroyed titles, imprisoned several people and generally ...
1
vote
0answers
30 views

Can't transfer dynastic vassals

I have a county with 4 vassals, two cities, a temple, and a barony. I can transfer two of the vassals, a burgher and the baron, to a count vassal, but not the other the other burgher and the priest. ...
1
vote
0answers
49 views

Do councillors influence each other?

I had my spymaster studying technology in Constantinople; when I sent my chancellor there as well to fabricate claims, the Study Technology (50 tech points) event seemed to fire much faster, as if it ...
1
vote
0answers
238 views

Indian succession laws

I am playing as a Jainist character in south of India, where I created a kingdom title with primogeniture succession. Jainist allows you to select your heir so whether it is primogeniture or ...
1
vote
0answers
2k views

Why can't I hire the Knights Templar?

There's a Crusade for Greece on at the moment, and I'd like to hire some Holy Orders. I have plenty of Piety, but for some reason the "Hire" buttons of all the Holy Orders are greyed out. For what ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

How to acquire dragons in Crusader Kings 2: A Game of Thrones Mod?

I want to be a dragon owner and raider but how to do it if I'm not Targaryen? Is there any way to do it, like with the Valerian sword quest line?
0
votes
0answers
555 views

How do I get the unique artefacts in the Elder Kings mod?

I know that in order to get the amulet of CK2EK I have to search in Sancre Tor for quite a while to find it. But how do I find the other others: The Jagged crown, the Staff of Hasedoki or all the ...
0
votes
0answers
2k views

Several console commands not working in Crusader Kings 2

There are a few console commands which do not work. For example debug_yesmen, it says it is "developer only". How do I make this work? Do I have to edit the game files?