Europa Universalis: Rome - Vae Victis v2.2 Patch
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# COLONIZATION & BARBARIANS
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- Colonized provinces now retain their own culture and religion. (Until barbarian power is 0, when it changes through event 4010.)
- Barbarian provinces no longer spread civilization.
- Barbarian provinces no longer gain civilization.
- The growth rate of Barbarian Power is now separate from population growth and exported to defines.txt.
- Barbarian power now grows back faster in colonies.
- Event 4001 (Barbarian Absorption) is now less common.
- Event 4001 now triggers a new event; 4010 ("Successful Colony"), which changes the culture and religion of the province if barbarian power is less than 1.
- Barbarians now destroy colonies (provinces with barbarian power >= 1 and a low population).
- No longer possible to colonize a province containing enemy units.
- Barbarian Hordes are now always of the original culture and religion of the province.



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# AI
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- Improved AI magistrate and minister appointment to look at loyalty more.
- AI: Should be better at handing out minor titles to avoid unemployment populist drift
- AI will now try to get rid of charismatic populist faction leaders
- AI for republics will now always risk invoking omens to avoid growing populism
- Naval AI: Will no longer hunt pirate fleets when at war and outnumbered by the enemy.
- Naval AI: Improved strait blocking
- Naval AI: Should now protect straits while its troops are crossing
- Naval AI: Increased intercept range


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# INTERFACE
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- Added a new, smaller gold icon for texts
- Tweaked the pig stabbing tooltip
- The 'Unemployed' filter in the character views no longer includes women and children


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# CHARACTERS
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- Fixed the parentage of Helenus, son of Pyrrhus
- Fixed the parentage of Spartacus, son Pairisades (Bosporan Kingdom)
- Peace terms will now affect ruler popularity.
- Balanced some loyalty, popularity and conviction modifiers.
- Sons will tend to be named after their grandfather, daughters after their grandmother.
- The commander with the highest martial value now leads every battle
- Upped the fertility rates of characters with 10 or more prominence
- Made sure enough potential spouses are created for the above to matter
- Title objectives now correctly check if a character can actually hold them
- Latinized names for children with parents from foreign dynasties (of the -id type), who have adopted Latin culture.
- Much improved naming of Roman/Latin characters.
- Sons will tend to be named after their grandfather, daughters after their grandmother.
- Loosened some pretty harsh marriage rules
- Reduced use of homonyms within families


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# REPUBLICS
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- Republics now always start with enough previous rulers to command some armies and fill out some offices
- The Mercantile faction now gains influence with the amount of trade. The opposite of how it worked before.
- The Religious faction now gains influence when omens are invoked. The opposite of how it worked before.
- The Civic faction now gains influence when buildings have been built. The opposite of how it worked before.
- The Populist faction now gains influence from lack of omens, lack of trade routes and lack of buildings, though less than the corresponding presence.
- A recent sacrifice now strengthens the Religious faction
- A recent triumph now strengthens the Military faction
- The first candidate now has more of an advantage in elections in republics
- Reduced the charisma influence multipler for the populist party leader a bit
- Long period of peace is now a Populist influence factor instead of Military
- The long period of peace factor now also considers civil wars
- New Populist influence factor: Pillaged provinces
- New Military influence factor: Huge Army (above force limits)
- Toned down trade route faction influence effects a bit


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# EVENTS
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- Fixed some string formatting in character commands
- Misleading effect tooltips will no longer be shown for an event target scope that are not valid.
- Added events 3402 and 3403; the legal heir killing off an underage monarch.
- Civilizing events for tribes are more likely to fire if they have the 'outside_influences' modifier
- The capital province of a tributary state now gains civilization from the capital province of the suzerain state
- The capital province of a suzerain state now gains civilization from the capital provinces of its tributaries


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# MISC GAMEBALANCE
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- Country stability now affects the real risk of civil war and governor secession a lot.
- Upped the starting population of Bastetani and raised the civ value in Contestani to help Carthage found New Carthage
- Tribes are now allowed to convert to monarchies as well as republics


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# MODDABILITY
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- Exported annexation threshold to defines ( _DIPDEF_MAX_ANNEX_SIZE_ )
- Exported the most important spouse and child creation thresholds to defines.txt
- Exported all of the major party influence gain factors to defines.txt
- Events that are triggered by other events now also evaluate their own trigger before actually firing.
- The 'has_governor' trigger is now true for the capital region
- The 'governor_scope' scope change now applies to the ruler in the capital region
- The 'ruler' scope now works directly within province scope, checking against the owning country's ruler (i.e. without using an 'owner' scope first)

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# BUGFIXES & STABILITY
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- Game now runs with the latest version of Clausewitz, including some speed ups.
- Fixed some potential issues with succession laws in monarchies
- Fixed some bugs in the character objective scripts
- Fixed the exit crashes
- Fixed a bug where the population breakdown of some provinces would get borked by moving back and forth along the timeline in the lobby
- Fixed a bug with spamming of event 3544 (disappointed clan chief)
- Fixed a bug in the mission 'revoke_jobs_of_heretics'
- Fixed a bug in the Egyptian mission 'incursions_into_seleucid_territory'
- Fixed a bug in the Egyptian mission 'reclaim_cyrenaica'
- Fixed some issues with regiments and ships retaining personal loyalty to dead characters or characters of different countries
- Fixed bug preventing some monthly country update calcs from completing
- Corrected 'proclaim_aristocratic_republic_desc' and 'proclaim_republic_confederacy_desc'
- Fixed a bug in the law 'we_dont_like_outsiders', causing constant passing and revoking
- Fixed the completely borked 'month' trigger
- The correct ruler and successor title should now be shown in the government window after changing government
- Switching tag now correctly sets the new country tag in each faction
- The correct laws are now always shown after switching tags
- Characters no longer lose their titles on a tag change
- Fixed some typos
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