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…

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…

Conquering China and India, the Almighty “Yuanghals”

In the recent patch, Paradox had released a feature in Europa Universailis IV of letting hordes to form Yuan. Historically, it was a short-lived, but large empire. It was built by mass killing and enforced by unjust laws and soon to be “Yuanploded”. However, I am not here to discuss history in this article but…