Truthfully simply trial and error. some video games I attempt to do every part proper and stay so long as I can till my inheritor takes over.
The fundamental rundown is be alive -> take a spouse(s) -> have youngsters -> maintain your folks completely satisfied -> maintain your vassals paid and completely satisfied -> should you do go to warfare , you higher discover out quickly who that may piss off
Then as soon as you reside lengthy sufficient and die naturally your youngsters take over and repeat. I’ve had video games final 5-6 generations earlier than i fucked up someplace down the road.
The opposite manner is to go full ham and play the position of a mad dictator thanos wannabe and imprison/kill everybody you meet, kidnap and marry your neighboring nation’s daughter and pressure her to marry you , have your folks revolt , imprison and kill your spouse, however fail and have her escape and be part of your brother who then brings his insurgent military and kill you….at which level he then turns into king and also you play as him now cleansing up your mess.
there’s actually SO a lot that may occur within the sport , most of it organically , which is why it is so nice and why you see folks like myself with 3-4000 hours into the sport.