Europa Universalis IV: Res Publica

Res Publica is the third expansion for the much lauded strategy game Europa Universalis IV, that introduces new and unique ways to rule over your populace and govern your nation.
Featuring the introduction of a new government type, this expansion also offers new idea groups to explore as well as new gameplay elements for Republics and Dictatorship. Res Publica elevates the art of governance and exploration by allowing the player to experience new ways of receiving bonuses, whilst expanding on their trade empire.
The age of exploration is brought to life in this epic game of trade, diplomacy, warfare and exploration by Paradox Development Studio, the Masters of Strategy. Europa Universalis IV gives you the ability to control a nation and if you have what it takes, you can mold it into an empire that lasts through the ages.
Main features:

New government type - Republican Dictatorship:

Republic tradition does not increase regularly during Dictatorship and you will be presented with opportunity to gain power by losing Republic Tradition or losing power while gaining Republic Tradition during your rule.

New faction system:

Consisting of Aristocrats, Traders and Guilds. Spend power to increase faction influence and reap the benefits of a specific faction’s bonuses.

New election events for Dutch Republics:

Centered around Statists and Orangists. If Statists are in power elections are held every 4 years, a new ruler will always be be chosen out of 2 random candidates. With Orangists in power there is no election until the ruler is deceased.

New Idea Groups:

This new feature opens up a the possibility for expanded exploration.

This DLC (Downloadable Content) requires the base game:

Europa Universalis IV
Minimum Requirements
OS: XP/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8
Processor: Intel® Pentium® IV 2.4 GHz eller AMD 3500+
Memory: 2 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce 8800 or ATI Radeon® X1900, 512mb video memory required
DirectX®: 9.0c
Hard Drive: 2 GB HD space
Sound: Direct X- compatible soundcard
Other Requirements: Broadband Internet connection
Additional: Controller support: 3-button mouse, keyboard and speakers. Internet Connection or LAN for multiplayer
Recommended Specifications
OS: XP/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8
Processor: Intel® Pentium® IV 2.4 GHz or AMD 3500+
Memory: 2 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce 8800 or ATI Radeon® X1900, 1024mb video memory required
DirectX®: 9.0c
Hard Drive: 2 GB HD space
Sound: Direct X-compatible soundcard
Other Requirements: Broadband Internet connection
Additional: Controller support: 3-button mouse, keyboard and speakers. Internet Connection or LAN for multiplayer
Minimum Requirements
OS: Mac OS X 10.6.8 or better
Processor: Intel Core Duo Processor (2GHz or better)
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 6750 / NVIDIA GeForce 320 / NVIDIA GeForce 9600 or higher, 1024MB graphics memory required
Hard Drive: 6 GB HD space
Other Requirements: Broadband Internet connection
Additional: GLSL 1.3, OpenGL 2.1. Controller support: 3-button mouse, keyboard and speakers. Internet Connection or LAN for multiplayer
Recommended Specifications
OS: Mac OS X 10.6.8 or better
Processor: Intel Core Duo Processor (2GHz or better)
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 6750 / NVIDIA GeForce 320 / NVIDIA GeForce 9600 or higher, 1024MB graphics memory required
Hard Drive: 6 GB HD space
Other Requirements: Broadband Internet connection
Additional: GLSL 1.3, OpenGL 2.1. Controller support: 3-button mouse, keyboard and speakers. Internet Connection or LAN for multiplayer
Minimum Requirements
OS: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
Processor: Intel Core Duo Processor (2GHz or better)
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 6750 / NVIDIA GeForce 320 / NVIDIA GeForce 9600 or higher, 1024MB graphics memory required
Hard Drive: 6 GB HD space
Other Requirements: Broadband Internet connection
Additional: GLSL 1.3, OpenGL 2.1. Controller support: 3-button mouse, keyboard and speakers. Internet Connection or LAN for multiplayer
Recommended Specifications
OS: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
Processor: Intel Core Duo Processor (2GHz or better)
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 6750 / NVIDIA GeForce 320 / NVIDIA GeForce 9600 or higher, 1024MB graphics memory required
Hard Drive: 6 GB HD space
Other Requirements: Broadband Internet connection
Additional: GLSL 1.3, OpenGL 2.1. Controller support: 3-button mouse, keyboard and speakers. Internet Connection or LAN for multiplayer
  • The developer is clearly committed to providing DLC that is cost effective and adds something meaningful to a group of its players - even if it's only a small niche within its overall player base. You're not going to miss out on anything if you don't buy this DLC pack. But then you might just get something out of the investment if you do.

  • Europa Universalis IV continues to be one of the most complex and immersing titles on the market, especially for strategy lovers, and long-term fans will certainly find the new concepts interesting, while those who have not played the game yet are better served by getting the core package before trying the expansions and the DLC.

  • Res Publica gave me a reason to have a blast playing as the Dutch. It adds a fun, historically accurate story about the competition between two philosophies and political entities and asks you to harness their competition for the benefit of the empire.

  • Res Publica is a less significant expansion than Wealth of Nations, but it is cheaper, too. Pick it up if you plan to play as Poland or The Netherlands.

  • A few nice adjustments and some new content that will not make you scream for joy but are worth the admission price if you're a fan.

  • Aside from those enjoyable new Dutch republics, however, a lot of the new mechanics in Res Publica feels like content Paradox didn't have time to slot into previous expansion Wealth of Nations, so it's a little disappointing to see it jammed into another content pack rather than simply patched in.

Europa Universalis IV: Res Publica
$4.99 $1.35
Title: Europa Universalis IV: Res Publica
Genre: Simulation, Strategy
Released: 16 July 2014
Developer: Paradox Development Studio
Publisher: Paradox Interactive
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