It's a philosophy that's seen the publisher make a number of significant moves in recent times, bringing its once predominantly Origin-only PC catalogue to Steam and announcing its EA Play subscription service will made available as part of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and Game Pass for PC later this year. Blank also says cross-platform play will be a key part of EA's future plans. … [Read more...] about EA ditching Origin name with new EA Desktop app as part of ongoing rebranding efforts
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Begin by playing as normal, keeping your holdings under the limit for the time being. This way, you’ll get 100% of your domain holdings’ output at first. Do this until you have 10 times the number of counties in your realm as you have in direct holdings. Basically, start as you usually would – expanding and not being too rash. Set up your religion. You can set up a new denomination of your faith and choose the tenets under which you run it. You want to have the Clerical Tradition switched to Lay Clergy, as then you’ll be able to hold temples directly rather than through the church, giving you extra gold and piety. You’ll also want to switch Religious Attitude to Pluralist. Increase your control gain. Since you’re taking over a massive amount of the world, you’ll want to do as much as you can to avoid annoying your subjects. If you have some Renown, unlock the first two dynasty legacies in the ‘Law’ path, as these give you extra … [Read more...] about Crusader Kings 3 North Korea strategy – how to directly control your entire realm
CodeEffectgold [amount]Adds [amount] of gold to the player character.kill [character id]Kills [character id]gain_all_perks [character id]Gives all lifestyle perks to [character id]know_schemesDiscovers all schemes targeting the player character.end_schemesAll schemes targeting the player character are abandoned.instabuildHoldings and buildings in the player character's domain are finished in a day.add_perk [perk id] [character id]Adds [perk id] to [character id]add_piety [amount]Adds [amount] of piety to the player character.add_prestige [amount]Adds [amount] of prestige to the player character.add_trait [trait id] [character id]Adds [trait id] to [character id]event [event id]Triggers [event id].give_title [title id] [character id]Gives [title id] to [character id]set_sexuality [sexuality id] [character id]Changes the sexual orientation to [sexuality id] for [character id]pregnancy [character id] [character id]Impregnates female [character id] with father [character id] … [Read more...] about Crusader Kings 3 console commands: How to cheat your way to riches and power
Robin Valentine: I'd be really torn. PlayStation has so many great exclusives, and even comfortable VR in this dark new world where PC headsets have disappeared. Xbox doesn't really have any exclusives I'm into, but it does have GamePass, which is such a ridiculously good deal these days that I think it has to be a huge factor in your console choice. And then there's the Switch—to my mind it doesn't have the most impressive library of games out there, especially with how wonky some of the ports are, but in terms of the hardware itself it's probably my favourite console ever, and at this point I'd be loathe to give up that easy access to gaming on the go. … [Read more...] about If you could only play console games, which console would you choose?