Connor Beaton writes: "“Want to earn an immeasurable amount of respect from me?” began a proposition I put to an acquaintance almost a month ago. “I’ve 35 years or so left in this game of Crusader Kings II, where I control all of the British Isles, most of Spain and Portugal, all of northern Africa, Sicily, and most of Hungary. I’ve just declared war on the Byzantine Empire, who control most of Eastern Europe and reach the edge of the map to the north and south. If I win, they’ll become one of my vassals. All you have to do is take this save game and win the war.”"