The Hearts of Iron board game announced at PDXCON this weekend is the most raw of the four board game adaptations announced. Crusader Kings was the most put together, while Cities: Skylines was relatively set in terms of its rules and function. HOI though, was just a game board with some box art.
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The Cities: Skylines board game is being designed by Rustan Håkansson, and is therefore not a whole lot like its older video game sibling. This is very much a "spirit of" translation.
Free League Publishing, best known for their pen and paper RPG Tales of the Loop and Mutant Year Zero, are lending their talents to Paradox Interactive's Crusader Kings IP to bring it to life as a board game.
At PDXCON this morning, Paradox Interactive had a ton of announcements for eager strategy fans including two new games, three new expansions to previously existing games, a set of board games based on their mainstay franchises, and even updates on Stellaris.
Paradox Interactive announced another new expansion for Crusader Kings II, which will take players on a whole new holy war. Crusader Kings II: Holy Fury gives players charge of a body of righteous warriors on a Crusade for the faith, or in defense against attackers.
The second major announcement of PDXCON this morning was the news that Paradox Development Studio are working on a brand new, internal game. Imperator: Rome is an upcoming grand strategy game set in the classical world from the glory days of Athens to the establishment of the Roman Empire four centuries later.
At PDXCON in Stockholm this morning, Paradox Interactive announced a new expansion for their grand strategy wargame Hearts of Iron IV which will expand the naval and diplomatic options in the game.
At PDXCON in Stockholm this morning, Paradox Interactive released information about a few new games and new expansions coming to their many franchises. In terms of new games, the publisher announced Age of Wonders: Planetfall, a new strategy game from Triumph Studios
Paradox Interactive announced today that it is working with industry-leading publishers to bring its best-selling and award-winning pc games to the tabletop with a series of Paradox board games. The announcement was made at the massive opening panel for PDXCON in Stockholm.