1430 AD Game Variant: Nation Information & Histories
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complete list of nations. To discuss strategies, the history of, or other information like
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The 1430 game variant offers significant changes from the standard Europe 1483 game scenario. There are 29 players rather than 28.
Russia is not a nation and had been replaced by the two Russian Principalities of Novgorod and Vladimir. Naples is a non player nation
in this variant and there is no Khanate of Kazan. Spain has not yet been unified and exists as the two kingdoms of Castile and Aragon.
The Kingdoms of Denmark and Sweden are unified as the Union of Kalmar. The Golden Horde is the most powerful nation on the map at the
start of play. The White Sheep Turks have not yet unified their lands and exist as the two states of the Black Sheep Turks and White Sheep
Turks. And lastly, England and France are in the middle of fighting the Hundred Years War with the new state of Burgundy smack in the
1430 Ad also introduces the concept of shared core territories. This means that some territories are core to more than one nation. For this
scenario, the dual core territories are: 1) All of France is core to Burgundy and France, 2) The western half of Burgundy is core to Burgundy
and France, 3) The Eastern half of Burgundy is core to both Burgundy and Germany, 4) All of Herat's core lands and all of Samarkand's core
lands are mutually core to both nations.