Weakened by wars on the continent, with a feeble monarch and rapacious nobles, England in the mid-15th century had no inkling of the glories to come. It would be a difficult path, through civil wars, religious upheaval, great fires and awkward unions. But the nation that would become Great Britain would rule a trade empire that spanned the globe, exporting ideals of English freedom - both of thought and trade - while making itself the most powerful nation the world had yet seen.Master wind and trade, and spark industrial revolution in Rule Britannia, a new Immersion Pack for Europa Universalis IV.Rule Britannia’s features include:New British Missions: New exclusive mission trees for England, Scotland and Ireland, embedded in our new Europa Universalis IV mission system.Industrial Revolution: Highly developed provinces may produce coal in the late game, fueling higher productivity and greater wealth.Innovativeness: Earn rewards for being the first nation to unlock new knowledge, including lower power costs.Naval Doctrine: Adopt a general strategy for your fleets, giving you bonuses to ship maintenance, trade power or battle performance.Anglicanism: A new Protestant faith can appear in England with new bonuses and religious choices.Knowledge Sharing: Help your lagging allies or subjects by promoting the spread of institutions in their realms.Rule Britannia’s game improvements are packaged with:New Unit Pack: New army designs for British nations, including regional Irish units and revolting nations like Northumberland or Cornwall, as well as new music.New Music: Our composers have been hard at work writing new songs to quiet the stormy seas of commerce.
London im Jahre 1888: Die Hauptstadt des British Empire wird von einer Serie brutaler Morde erschüttert. Die Polizei und die Ermittler von Scotland Yard, die im finsteren Stadtteil Whitechapel nach den Spuren des Mörders suchen, tappen im Dunkeln. Die Bevölkerung ist überaus beunruhigt, scheint der Täter seinen Jägern doch weit überlegen. Doch es gibt Hoffnung: Eine junge Frau, Emma de Ville, hat die entsetzlichen Morde bereits vorhergesehen. Erlebe eine spannende und gleichermaßen düstere Wimmelbild-Kriminalgeschichte und schlüpfe in die Rolle der Protagonistin Emma de Ville. Folge ihren gespenstischen Visionen und sammle zahlreiche Hinweise und Objekte, welche Dich der Spur des Mörders immer näher bringen. Begib Dich an gruselige Schauplätze und untersuche grausige Tatorte. Dem Täter immer dicht auf den Fersen, kommst Du Jack the Ripper näher als jemals ein Ermittler zuvor!
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Company of Crimeis a criminal empire-builder featuring tactical turn-based missions. It takes place in 1960s London, the cultural capital of the world and home to a plethora of subcultures and businesses. Your task is to build a company that will own the criminal underworld, or if you play as the chief inspector of Scotland Yard’s famous Flying Squad, tear it down piece by piece. In the process you will go to pubs, clubs, vets, tailors, harbors and many other locations as you expand your influence over the city. Your team consists of either gang members possessing the different skills required to pull off criminal tasks, or detectives that have mastered the art of investigation. The big question is ultimately this: who will take London?Tactical turn-based melee combatWith a focus on melee combat and tight spaces, Company of Crime sets itself apart from other tactical turn-based strategy games. Units have a zone of control that makes them tied to the choices you make. Block enemy movements, build superiority in numbers, and gain flanking bonuses by attacking from behind. You can even kick enemies where the sun doesn’t shine to create safe passageways to units that would otherwise get free attacks. If someone grabs a gun, either find cover or go after them to wrestle it away before the bodies start piling up.Heat mechanicsWhen doing your dirty business, you’d be wise to silently extort your way through the underworld. Loud gunfire or shooting enemies will only attract more opposition, and a criminal empire that blows its cover won’t go far. Fighting the outcome of too much heat is always more difficult than avoiding it, and if things get too tough, you better have some leverage to get the cops off your back.Level progressionThis is more than just cops and robbers. Whatever the mission is, there is level progression beyond just hit points and stamina. Beating up the owner of a pub is one thing, but you can’t just bail before the police arrive. You’ll have to first assemble any evidence that will prove it was you at the crime scene before jetting.Building legit business with criminal meansBuilding a criminal empire requires a legitimate cover. Progression of the game takes place as you… ahem… “convince” people to sell their businesses and homes to you at a bargain price, or at least turn a blind eye to what you do in their back room. Owning more locations will unlock more items, features, and elements, but will also potentially expose you to a surprise attack from the police or a rival criminal family.Not just your own storyWhile your task is to create an empire of crime or to tear it down, this is not just your story. This is a story of 1960s London with beatniks, mods, lemonheads, rockers and every other cultural identity of the time. It’s also a story of a falling empire. The Cold War UK is shining in the cultural world, but is facing ever-increasing pressure from inside and out. There is a mysterious order trying to tear down the British Empire from the shadows, and who better to fight it than experts of the underworld and the famous Flying Squad.Reactive PoliceShady business takes place in obscurity, so police gameplay is more reactive. You get the call only when violence takes place, but that’s not the best way to find evidence against the criminal families. Assign sergeants to discover shady places, speak with informants, and apply for search warrants to raid questionable locales. Make sure they don’t burn the evidence before you manage to arrest them, or they’ll walk free as quickly as they were taken in.
The Eagle A Roman epic adventure, based on the classic novel of the same name, set in the dangerous world of second-century Britain. In 140 AD, twenty years after the unexplained disappearance of the entire Ninth Legion in the mountains of Scotland, young centurion Marcus Aquila (Channing Tatum) arrives from Rome to solve the mystery and restore the reputation of his father, the commander of the Ninth. Accompanied only by his British slave Esca (Jamie Bell), Marcus sets out across Hadrian's Wall into the uncharted highlands of Caledonia - to confront its savage tribes, make peace with his father's memory, and retrieve the lost legion's golden emblem, the Eagle of the Ninth. Gladiator The General who became a slave. The slave who became a gladiator. The gladiator who defied an empire. Winner of five Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor, Gladiator is a dazzling combination of vivid action and extraordinary storytelling. Discover the unparalleled power of Gladiator, masterfully directed by Ridley Scott (Alien, Blade Runner), and featuring a riveting performance from Russell Crowe. Robin Hood Academy Award winner Russell Crowe reunites with legendary Gladiator director Ridley Scott for epic action adventure in Robin Hood. Discover the untold story of the man behind the legend as Robin, a heroic warrior, turns outlaw when he assembles a band of skilled marauders to confront injustice and lead an uprising against a weak and corrupt English King. When the rebellious hero falls for the spirited Lady Marion (Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett), he must first save her village and then confront a growing storm of threats from near and afar if he is to win her heart. As Robin and his men answer a call to ever-greater adventure, these unlikely heroes set off to battle for their country and return England to glory...and ride into Legend.
"Life of Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen" in 2 volumes is a biographical account of the British Queen Victoria written by the Scottish novelist Sarah Tytler. Victoria (1819-1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 1837 until her death. She adopted the additional title of Empress of India in 1876. Known as the Victorian era, her reign of 63 years and seven months was longer than that of any of her predecessors. It was a period of industrial, cultural, political, scientific, and military change within the United Kingdom, and was marked by a great expansion of the British Empire. Volume 1: Sixty-three Years Since Childhood Youth The Accession The Proroguing of Parliament, the Visit to Guildhall, and the Coronation The Maiden Queen The Betrothal The Marriage A Royal Pair Royal Occupations - An Attempt on the Queen's Life The First Christening - The Season of 1841 Birth of the Prince of Wales - The Afghan Disasters - Visit of the King of Prussia - The Queen's Plantagenet Ball Fresh Attempts against the Queen's Life - Mendelssohn - Death of the Duc D'orleans The Queen's First Visit to Scotland A Marriage, a Death, and a Birth in the Royal Family... Volume 2: Royal Progresses to Burghley, Stowe, and Strathfieldsaye The Queen's Powder Ball The Queen's First Visit to Germany Railway Speculation - Failure of the Potato Crop - Sir Robert Peel's Resolutions - Birth of Princess Helena - Visit of Ibrahim Pasha Autumn Yachting Excursions - The Spanish Marriages - Winter Visits Installation of Prince Albert as Chancellor of Cambridge The Queen's Visit to the Western Islands of Scotland and Stay at Ardverikie The French Fugitives - The People's Charter The Queen's First Stay at Balmoral Public and Domestic Interests - Fresh Attack upon the Queen The Queen's First Visit to Ireland Scotland Again - Glasgow and Dee-side The Opening of the New Coal Exchange - The Death of Queen Adelaide Preparation for the Exhibition - Birth of the Duke of Connaught...