Toolbox Theory - Unfinished Business

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Toolbox Theory - Unfinished Business is the major update of TNO, as version 1.3 and it's following 5 patches for Bug Fixing.

Major Additions[edit | edit source]

Main Patch (v1.3.0)[edit | edit source]

US Changes[edit | edit source]

  • Addition of the Hart Presidency, replacing Glenn's, with full content up to 1975
  • US mechanical overhaul, with new/expanded Congress, Election and Coalition mechanics
  • The beginnings of US lore overhaul, including new setups for the Republican-Democrat Coalition and the National Progressive Pact, as well as undoing the party switch
  • New or improved US 1972 presidents in the form of Schlafly, Romney and Kirkpatrick
  • New US South African War trees.
  • Replaced old South African War discontent mechanic with new Homefront Mechanic that spans most of the game
  • Slight rework of the OFN Mandates (changed the discontent system and fixed several bugs with it)

Russian Changes[edit | edit source]

  • Added the Smuta mechanic for warlord expansion phase to all Russian unifier, removing expansion trees and, instead, placed new internally-oriented ones for WRRF, Komi, Vyatka, Aryan Brotherhood, Samara, Omsk, Sverdlovsk, Tyumen, Kemerovo, Irkutsk, Buryatia, Chita, Magadan and Amur, as well as adapted the existing trees of Novosibirsk, Siberian Black Army and Tomsk for the Smuta mechanic
  • Removed playable content for Men and PRC for the purpose of future reworks
  • Reworked the Gauntlet period for Omsk with an addition of the updated focus tree and a mechanic for it. Expanded the Yazov insurgency mechanic and West Russian interactions with it

European Changes[edit | edit source]

  • Updated Moskowien's skeleton content with two news events before Hitler’s death and an updated, dynamic Dissolution after it
  • Added skeleton content for the French State, full playable content coming with Penelope's Web
  • New skeleton content for RK Ukraine, up to and including the Ukrainian Civil War
  • New skeleton content for Bulgaria
  • Rework and expansion of Serbia's skeleton content during and after the civil war, with a new faction and a total of six postwar leaders
  • Finland starting situation reworked, now starting as a democracy under President Juha Rihtniemi
  • Added skeleton content for Finland
  • Reworked Russian conflict with Finland, adding a Finnish Civil War between communists and the Republic, and the Murmansk People's Republic.

Changes to Central America and Asian[edit | edit source]

  • New skeleton content and reworked starting situation for Australia and New Zealand
  • New Vietnam starting situation and skeleton.
  • Further work on South American skeleton content, such as 70s Presidents for Brazil, reworked Peru skeleton, new Paraguay
  • Bolivia interactions, new Ecquador setup and more. Most of the Central American region now has skeletons.

Changes in Proxy Conflicts[edit | edit source]

  • Rework of the Indonesian War
  • New skeletons and proxy conflicts for Hispaniola, such as the Puerto Plata Invasion
  • New three-way proxy conflict in Colombia
  • The superpowers can now intervene in Central Asia Conference
  • Expanded content for the West Africa War, including a new West African Reconstruction, new mechanic for the Mano Campaign and new skeleton content for Free France's Reclamation of the mainland
  • New Guyana situation, the region is now split into multiple tags. The Guyanan War has been removed and JFK's assassination have been changed as consequence

Miscellaneous Changes[edit | edit source]

  • New opening & closing screens
  • New "Social" section of the economy tab
  • The "TNO: Custom Country Paths" submod is integrated into the main TNO mod, with 385 gamerules and 1,429 options are added
  • Removed Atlantropa's map effects in their entirety from the mod.

Minor Additions[edit | edit source]

Main Patch (v1.3.0)[edit | edit source]

Social Development and National Policies[edit | edit source]

  • Added Healthcare Quality social development category
  • New Assorted Laws category created for flavor laws, with several current policies moved into this category
  • New laws in the press rights, state religion, gender rights, and education, renamed some existing laws
  • The effects of policies are now calculated using a set min and max, making them easier to predict
  • New industrial regulations policy type as a merger of pollution and safety laws
  • Overhauled the immigration, forced labor, penal system, and security policy categories

Lore Reworks[edit | edit source]

  • Replaced Kliment Voroshilov with Alexander Yegorov as the WRRF's starting leader

Minor Changes (America)[edit | edit source]

  • St Pierre and Miquelon is now its own state with cores from Vichy and Free France while still starting with Canada
  • Completely overhauled victory points for the United States, Canada, and Cuba; lots of new VPs were added, and existing ones had their values reworked
  • Updated victory points for Mexico; several new ones were added, and existing ones had their values reworked

Minor Changes (European)[edit | edit source]

  • Reworked states and borders for Poland, Ostland, Ukraine, and Kaukasien
  • The system of hydroelectric dams along the Dnieper was now completed TNOTL, and 3 lakes have been added along the Dnieper for the reservoirs
  • The Netherlands now has accurate borders and polders
  • Reworked Serbian, Romanian, Slovakian, Croatian and Finnish states
  • Touchup on Italian border states
  • Reworked borders of Albania and Montenegro. Montenegro is now independent at game start
  • Reworked and added new cultures across Eastern Europe and the Balkans, including in Ostland, Poland, Ukraine, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Croatia, and Kaukasien
  • Shrunk Burgundy's borders, gave the Collapse tags new colors

Minor Changes (Rest of World)[edit | edit source]

  • Reworked Chinese states to match KMT administrative borders
  • Completely reworked Indonesian states and provinces as well as adding new cultures
  • New Anatolian cultures have been added; Turco-Georgian, Turco-Kurdish, Syrian Turkmen and Afrinite.
  • Reworked states and borders for Algeria
  • State and province rework for southern Africa

Miscellaneous Additions[edit | edit source]

  • Added a new Arcade Mode easter egg for Uruguay
  • Minor changes to Nixon's tree
  • Added a heightmap to TNO
  • Added unique world news header
  • Added a mapmode for buildings
  • Added location endonym-exonym feature (WIP, experimental, not complete but functional)