Forming Netherlands as Holland

Holland is one of the Dutch minors inside of the HRE and under personal union of Burgundy¬†at 1444. The first step of Holland to form Netherlands of course is to get independent from Burgundy. Even if Burgundy won’t annex its personal union juniors, the Burgundian succession events will be an instant lose for Holland, as…

Chapter Ten: Affairs in Asturias

As Jarl Rathbarth commanded, Rie and her warband sailed to Asturias to negotiate with the Asturians to convince them to switch alliance from the Saxons to the Danes. If they join, not only they won’t be raided and the Vikings will raid Andalusia, the Spanish’s arch enemy at that time until the reconquista is finished.…

Lanfang Republic, how much can you do in 42 years?

Lanfang is a playable nation in the late game at Europa Universalis IV. It is playable at January 1778. At the same time, the game ends at January 1821, so there are only 42 years of game play left. It started as a one province minor at the Pontianak, Borneo. Its Sunni neighbor Brunei always…