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Sunday, October 13, 2013

Crusader Kings 2 adoption and disinheritance minimod

«I'm holding you tight!» by Tambako the Jaguar from flickr (CC-ND)

That's something I've seen requested on various forums a lot, so here it is: a mod that allows anybody to adopt a vassal or courtier as their child, and to disinherit any of your children. All available in intrigue menu. (that's a bit messy interface - if someone has a better idea that doesn't require a lot more coding, please tell me)

AI never does either of these things, so they're player only.

Requirements for both are simply being adult male. Characters only agree to be adopted if their opinion of you is at least 50, and they become part of your dynasty as well (but their children stay old dynasty). Disinherited children still remain part of your dynasty, and can still inherit from their mother.

This basically means that you get to choose whoever you want as your successor.

This minimod is asking for some culture restrictions, opinion modifiers etc. from all that, but I'm leaving it bare-bones so that it can be compatible with pretty much all other mods including most total conversions.

Other game rules still apply, so oldest child (biological or adopted) is the main heir, except for born in purple and similar stuff.

This ability is extremely powerful, so don't overuse it. Oh and if you adopt a few dozen children at once that seems to freeze the game, probably due to too many sibling events triggering.

Here's download link. Have fun.


Pepelomb said...

Thanks a lot!! It really help me,
My ruler did not give none single heir in 20 or 30 years

taw said...

Pepelomb: I'm glad you liked it :-D

Andrew said...

I love your mod! Thank you so much for making it.


Anonymous said...

Am I using this wrong? Can't find how to make it go work in -game

taw said...

Anonymous: Put contents of this archive in the mod/ folder, then it will show up in the launcher.

Mod folder is either:
* (your steam installation)/ steamapps/commos/crusader kings ii/mod
* (My Documents)/Paradox Interactive/Crusader Kings II/mod

There are two top level things you'll need to put there: adoption.mod and adoption folder

Anonymous said...

This is the best thing ever made by another human being.

NeutroN ShivA said...

Thank you for this mod from the bottom of my heart. No more game overs as nomad. Yay!

Anonymous said...

i removed is_female = no in the from_potential and still i cant adopt, any tips?

taw said...

Anonymous: This mod is pretty old, and uses old syntax, which I'm not even totally sure still works. Are there any errors in error log?

Even if it works (for male characters), I'm not sure removing is_female would, as it uses set_father command.