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How to Play a Megacampaign from EU4 or HOI4 to Vic2 with Victoria 2 Save Converter



What is Victoria 2 Save Converter?




Victoria 2 Save Converter is a tool that allows you to convert a save file from one game to another, specifically from Europa Universalis IV (EU4) or Hearts of Iron IV (HOI4) to Victoria II (Vic2). It is a mod producing application that takes a saved game from one game and produces a mod for the other game, thus, bridging two games and allowing players to embark on grand mega-campaigns.




Victoria 2 Save Converter


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Victoria 2 Save Converter is compatible with outputs from either Crusader Kings II (CK2) or Crusader Kings III (CK3) converted savegames, as well as with Vic2 converted savegames, allowing the player to play a continuous megacampaign from Imperator through CK2/CK3, EU4, Vic2, and HOI4. It can be downloaded from this forum thread or from Steam.


Why would you want to use Victoria 2 Save Converter?




Victoria 2 Save Converter is a tool that offers many benefits and features for players who want to extend their gameplay experience across different games and historical periods. Some of the reasons why you would want to use Victoria 2 Save Converter are:


  • You can continue your game from EU4 or HOI4 in Vic2, which covers the period from 1836 to 1936, featuring industrialization, colonization, revolutions, nationalism, imperialism, great wars, and more.



  • You can preserve your country's history, culture, religion, government, diplomacy, economy, technology, military, population, and more from one game to another, creating a consistent and immersive narrative.



  • You can explore different scenarios and outcomes based on your choices and actions in one game and how they affect the next game, creating a dynamic and unpredictable gameplay.



  • You can customize and modify the conversion process according to your preferences, changing various settings and parameters that affect how the save file is converted.



  • You can combine Victoria 2 Save Converter with other game converters and mods for a seamless megacampaign experience, playing from Imperator through CK2/CK3 , EU4, Vic2, and HOI4, using mods such as Imperator to CK3, CK2 to EU4, CK3 to EU4, and Vic2 to HOI4.



  • You can share your conversion results with others and download other conversions made by others, creating a community of megacampaign enthusiasts and modders.



How to use Victoria 2 Save Converter?




Victoria 2 Save Converter is a tool that is easy to use and requires only a few steps to convert a save file from one game to another. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to use Victoria 2 Save Converter:


How to download and install Victoria 2 Save Converter?




To download and install Victoria 2 Save Converter, you need to follow these steps:


  • Go to this forum thread or Steam and download the latest version of the tool.



  • Extract the downloaded zip file to a folder of your choice.



  • Run the executable file named "Vic2ToHoI4Converter.exe" or "Vic2ToHoI4Converter" depending on your operating system.



  • You should see a window with the title "Victoria 2 To Hearts Of Iron 4 Converter" and a menu with four options: "Convert", "Configuration", "About", and "Exit".



How to choose the input and output games?




To choose the input and output games, you need to follow these steps:


  • Click on the "Configuration" option in the menu.



  • You should see a window with the title "Configuration" and several tabs with different settings.



  • Click on the tab named "Game Paths".



  • You should see two sections: "Input Game" and "Output Game".



  • In the "Input Game" section, you can choose between EU4 and HOI4 as the source game for the conversion. Click on the radio button next to the game you want to convert from.



  • In the "Output Game" section, you can choose between Vic2 Vanilla and Vic2 HPM as the target game for the conversion. Click on the radio button next to the game you want to convert to.



  • In both sections, you can also browse and select the folders where your games are installed. Click on the button with three dots next to each game name and navigate to the game folder. The default paths are usually something like "C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Europa Universalis IV" or "C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Hearts of Iron IV" for EU4 and HOI4 respectively, and "C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Victoria 2" for Vic2.



  • Click on the button named "Save Configuration" at the bottom of the window to save your choices.



How to configure the conversion options?




To configure the conversion options, you need to follow these steps:


  • Click on the "Configuration" option in the menu.



  • You should see a window with the title "Configuration" and several tabs with different settings.



  • Click on the tab named "Options".



  • You should see a section with various checkboxes and sliders that affect how the save file is converted. You can toggle each option on or off by clicking on the checkbox next to it, or adjust its value by dragging the slider left or right.



  • Some of the options are:



  • "Remove cores from uncolonized provinces": This option removes cores from provinces that are not colonized in Vic2, making them easier to colonize in HOI4.



  • "Remove cores from colonies": This option removes cores from provinces that are colonies in Vic2, making them more likely to revolt in HOI4.



  • "Remove puppet status": This option removes puppet status from countries that are puppets in Vic2, making them independent in HOI4.



  • "Generate ideas": This option generates national ideas for countries based on their history, culture, religion, government, etc. in Vic2.



  • "Generate leaders": This option generates leaders for countries based on their history, culture, religion, government, etc. in Vic2.



  • "Generate factions": This option generates factions for countries based on their history, culture, religion, government, etc. in Vic2.



  • "Generate claims": This option generates claims for countries based on their history, culture, religion, government, etc. in Vic2.



  • "Generate guarantees": This option generates guarantees for countries based on their history, culture, religion, government, etc. in Vic2.



  • "Generate wars": This option generates wars for countries based on their history, culture, religion, government, etc. in Vic2.



  • "Debug mode": This option enables debug mode, which creates a log file with detailed information about the conversion process.



  • "Population ratio": This option determines the ratio of population between Vic2 and HOI4. A higher value means more population in HOI4.



  • "Industry ratio": This option determines the ratio of industry between Vic2 and HOI4. A higher value means more industry in HOI4.



  • "Military ratio": This option determines the ratio of military between Vic2 and HOI4. A higher value means more military in HOI4.



  • Click on the button named "Save Configuration" at the bottom of the window to save your choices.



How to run the conversion and generate a mod?




To run the conversion and generate a mod, you need to follow these steps:


  • Click on the "Convert" option in the menu.



  • You should see a window with the title "Convert" and a list of save files from your input game.



  • Select the save file that you want to convert by clicking on it. You can also browse and select a save file from another location by clicking on the button with three dots at the bottom of the window.



  • Click on the button named "Convert" at the bottom of the window to start the conversion process.



  • You should see a progress bar and a message that says "Converting...". The conversion process may take several minutes depending on the size and complexity of your save file.



  • When the conversion is finished, you should see a message that says "Conversion complete!". The output mod will be created in a folder named "output" inside the Victoria 2 Save Converter folder.



  • To use the output mod in your output game, you need to copy or move the folder named after your input save file (e.g. "MySaveFile") from the "output" folder to your output game's mod folder (e.g. "C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Victoria 2\mod").



  • Then, you need to launch your output game and enable the output mod in the launcher by checking the box next to its name (e.g. "MySaveFile").



  • Finally, you need to start a new game and select your converted country from the list of available countries. You can also select other options such as difficulty, AI aggressiveness, etc. as usual.



What are some tips and tricks for using Victoria 2 Save Converter?




Victoria 2 Save Converter is a tool that can enhance your gameplay experience and allow you to create amazing megacampaigns. However, it is not perfect and may have some limitations and issues. Here are some tips and tricks for using Victoria 2 Save Converter:


How to troubleshoot common errors and issues?




Victoria 2 Save Converter is a tool that may encounter some errors and issues during or after the conversion process. Here are some frequently asked questions and answers about Victoria 2 Save Converter:



QuestionAnswer


  • Why does my output mod crash or not load properly?This may be caused by several reasons, such as incompatible game versions, conflicting mods, corrupted save files, missing files or folders, etc. To fix this issue, you can try the following solutions: Make sure that your input and output games are updated to the latest versions and match the versions supported by Victoria 2 Save Converter.

  • Make sure that you disable any other mods that may conflict with your output mod in your output game's launcher.

  • Make sure that you select a valid save file from your input game and that it is not corrupted or damaged.

  • Make sure that you copy or move all the files and folders from your output mod folder to your output game's mod folder correctly.

  • If none of these solutions work, you can report your issue on this forum thread or this GitHub page, providing as much information as possible about your input and output games, your output mod, and any error messages or logs.



  • Why does my output mod have missing or incorrect flags, names, colors, etc.?This may be caused by several reasons, such as unsupported countries, cultures, religions, governments, etc., incomplete or outdated data files, incorrect or missing mappings, etc. To fix this issue, you can try the following solutions: Make sure that your input and output games have all the necessary data files for the countries, cultures, religions, governments, etc. that are present in your save file. You can check the data files in the folders named "common", "history", "localisation", etc. in your game folders.

  • Make sure that you update Victoria 2 Save Converter to the latest version and download any additional files or patches that may be required for your input and output games.

  • Make sure that you use the correct mappings for your input and output games. Mappings are files that tell Victoria 2 Save Converter how to translate or match different elements from one game to another. You can find the mappings in the folder named "mappings" inside the Victoria 2 Save Converter folder. You can also edit or create your own mappings using a text editor.

  • If none of these solutions work, you can report your issue on this forum thread or this GitHub page, providing as much information as possible about your input and output games, your output mod, and any screenshots or logs.



  • Why does my output mod have unrealistic or unbalanced values for population, industry, military, etc.?This may be caused by several reasons, such as different game mechanics, scales, formulas, etc., inaccurate or outdated data files, incorrect or missing mappings, etc. To fix this issue, you can try the following solutions: Make sure that you understand the differences between your input and output games and how they affect the conversion process. For example, EU4 and HOI4 use different units and scales for population, industry, military, etc., so the values may not match exactly in Vic2.

  • Make sure that you adjust the conversion options according to your preferences. You can change various settings and parameters that affect how the save file is converted by using the "Options" tab in the "Configuration" window. For example, you can change the population ratio, industry ratio, military ratio, etc.

  • Make sure that you customize and modify the conversion results according to your preferences. You can edit and tweak the output mod files using a text editor or a modding tool. For example, you can change the population, industry, military, etc. values for each country or province in the files named "history/countries", "history/provinces", "history/units", etc. in your output mod folder.

  • If none of these solutions work , you can report your issue on this forum thread or this GitHub page, providing as much information as possible about your input and output games, your output mod, and any screenshots or logs.



How to customize and modify the conversion results?




Victoria 2 Save Converter is a tool that allows you to customize and modify the conversion results according to your preferences. You can edit and tweak the output mod files using a text editor or a modding tool. Here are some suggestions on how to customize and modify the conversion results:


  • You can change the name, flag, color, culture, religion, government, etc. of any country or province in the files named "common/countries", "common/country_tags", "gfx/flags", "history/countries", "history/provinces", etc. in your output mod folder.



  • You can change the population, industry, military, technology, economy, diplomacy, etc. of any country or province in the files named "history/countries", "history/provinces", "history/units", "history/technology", "history/economy", "history/diplomacy", etc. in your output mod folder.



  • You can change the map, regions, continents, climates, terrain, etc. of any province or area in the files named "map/definition.csv", "map/adjacencies.csv", "map/regions.txt", "map/continent.txt", "map/climate.txt", "map/terrain.txt", etc. in your output mod folder.



  • You can change the events, decisions, missions, policies, reforms, etc. of any country or province in the files named "events", "decisions", "missions", "common/policies.txt", "common/reforms.txt", etc. in your output mod folder.



  • You can change the national ideas, national focuses, national spirits, etc. of any country in the files named "common/ideas", "common/national_focus", "common/national_spirits.txt", etc. in your output mod folder.



  • You can change the graphics, sounds, music, interface, etc. of any element in the files named "gfx", "sound", "music", "interface", etc. in your output mod folder.



How to combine Victoria 2 Save Converter with other tools and mods?




Victoria 2 Save Converter is a tool that can be combined with other game converters and mods for a seamless megacampaign experience. You can use Victoria 2 Save Converter with other game converters such as Imperator to CK3, CK2 to EU4, CK3 to EU4, and Vic2 to HOI4 to play a continuous megacampaign from Imperator through CK2/CK3 , EU4, Vic2, and HOI4. You can download these game converters from this forum thread or from Steam.


You can also use Victoria 2 Save Converter with other mods that enhance or modify your input or output games. For example, you can use mods such as Extended Timeline, MEIOU and Taxes, Historical Project Mod, Kaiserreich, etc. to add more content, features, events, decisions, etc. to your games. However, you need to make sure that the mods are compatible with your game versions and with Victoria 2 Save Converter.


What are some examples of Victoria 2 Save Converter in action?




Victoria 2 Save Converter is a tool that can create amazing and impressive conversions that showcase the possibilities and outcomes of playing across different games and historical periods. Here are some examples of Victoria 2 Save Converter in action:


How to share your conversion results with others?




If you want to share your conversion results with others, you can upload and publish your output mod on Steam Workshop or other platforms. Here is how to do it:


  • Go to your output game's mod folder (e.g. "C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Victoria 2\mod") and find the folder named after your input save file (e.g. "MySaveFile").



  • Zip or compress the folder into a single file (e.g. "MySaveFile.zip").



  • Go to Steam and launch your output game.



  • In the launcher, click on the button named "Mod Tools".



  • In the window that opens, click on the button named "Upload Mod".



  • Select the zip file that you created in step 2 and click on "Open".



  • Fill in the details of your output mod, such as title, description, tags, images, etc.



  • Click on the button named "Upload" at the bottom of the window to upload your output mod to Steam Workshop.



  • Wait for the upload to finish and then click on the button named "View On Workshop" to see your output mod on Steam Workshop.



  • You can also share the link of your output mod with others on forums, social media, etc.



How to find and download other conversions made by others?




If you want to find and download other conversions made by others, you can browse and subscribe to output mods on Steam Workshop or other platforms. Here is how to do it:


  • Go to Steam and launch your output game.



  • In the launcher, click on the button named "Browse The Workshop".



  • In the window that opens, click on the tab named "Mods".



  • You should see a list of mods available for your output game. You can filter them by tags, ratings, popularity, etc.



  • Look for mods that have tags such as "Converter", "Megacampaign", "EU4", "HOI4", etc. These are likely to be conversions made by using Victoria 2 Save Converter or other game converters.



  • Select the mod that you want to download by clicking on it.



  • You should see a page with the details of the mod, such as title, description, images, comments, etc.



  • Click on the button named "Subscribe" at the top of the page to subscribe to the mod and download it automatically.



  • Wait for the download to finish and then go back to the launcher.



  • In the launcher, click on the button named "Mods".



  • You should see a list of mods that you have subscribed to or installed for your output game.



  • Check the box next to the mod that you want to enable and then click on the button named "Play" at the bottom of the launcher.



  • Start a new game and select your converted country from the list of available countries. You can also select other options such as difficulty, AI aggressiveness, etc. as usual.



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