The Great Captain (6 players)

King Louis XII of France was determined to press his claim on the thrones of Milan and Naples. His ambitions force the spanish intervention to protect the interests of Aragon in Italy. The choosen to stop the french armies would be Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba, the Great Captain, who founds the first modern standing army and made Spain the preeminent world military power for almost two centuries.

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Coat of arms Country Home provinces Initial setup Initial ducats Double income
Autonomous Garrison in Savona, Garrison in Turin, Garrison in Montferrat, Garrison in Trent, Garrison in Florence, Garrison in Pisa, Garrison in Siena, Garrison in Tunis, Garrison in Lucca, Garrison in Modena, Garrison in Arezzo, Garrison in Bologna, Garrison in Ferrara, Garrison in Mantua, Garrison in Saluzzo, Garrison in Ancona, Garrison in Bari, Garrison in Genoa
France France Avignon, Marseille, Provence, Como, Pavia, Milan Garrison in Milan, Garrison in Naples, Army in Avignon, Fleet in Marseille, Garrison in Pavia, Army in Genoa 2 no
H. Roman Empire H. Roman Empire Tyrol, Austria, Carinthia, Carniola Army in Tyrol, Army in Carniola, Army in Austria 4 no
Papacy Papacy Urbino, Piombino, Patrimony, Perugia, Spoleto, Rome Army in Rome, Army in Perugia, Army in Piombino 4 no
Spanish Empire Spanish Empire Salerno, Otranto, Sardinia, Palermo, Messina Army in Naples, Fleet in Palermo, Army in Messina 3 no
Turks Turks Croatia, Bosnia, Herzegovina, Ragusa, Albania, Durazzo Fleet in Durazzo, Army in Croatia, Fleet in Ragusa 6 no
Venice Venice Cremona, Bergamo, Verona, Padua, Treviso, Friuli, Venice, Istria, Dalmatia Fleet in Venice, Fleet in Dalmatia, Army in Treviso, Army in Cremona 6 no
Cities that give additional income
Naples, Milan, Genoa, Florence
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