Game crash on New Game

I’ve been on various forums and videos over the last day or so and I can’t, for the life of me, get this thing to behave consistently. It won’t even crash always with the same parameters! Here is the info in a bulletpoint list:

Computer Info
Operating System: Windows 10 Home 64-bit (10.0, Build 15063)
Memory: 16384MB RAM
DirectX Version: DirectX 12
Processor: Intel® Core™ i7-6700HQ CPU @ 2.60GHz (8 CPUs), ~2.6GHz

Card name: Intel® HD Graphics 530
Display Memory: 8257 MB
Dedicated Memory: 128 MB
Shared Memory: 8129 MB
Current Mode: 1920 x 1080 (32 bit) (60Hz)

Democracy 3 (Steam version)
Base Game: :ballot_box_with_check:
Social Engineering: :ballot_box_with_check:
Extremism: :ballot_box_with_check:
Clones & Drones: :ballot_box_with_check:
Electioneering: :ballot_box_with_check:
Additional mods: ☐
Any mods not sold as DLC: ☐
Don’t ask me if I have any other mods installed, because I don’t: :ballot_box_with_check:
No Steam Workshop mods: :ballot_box_with_check:

Content of errors.txt
1/8/2017 - 6::6 - First run crash detected, switching to windowed mod automagically
1/8/2017 - 6::12 - First run crash detected, switching to windowed mod automagically
(I also have a drawdebug.txt and debug.txt in the same folder if that’s required)

Fixes Tried
Verifying Game Cache: :ballot_box_with_check:
Uninstalling/Reinstalling from Steam: :ballot_box_with_check:
Deleting the data in My Games, then reinstalling: :ballot_box_with_check:
Trying with all 6 of the countries: :ballot_box_with_check:
Disabling just Extremism: :ballot_box_with_check:
Disabling one mod at a time: ☐
Disabling two mods at a time: ☐
Screaming at my computer to just work: :ballot_box_with_check:
Scouring Google and the Forums on Steam and here: :ballot_box_with_check:
Confirming that none of those things will fix my game: :ballot_box_with_check:
Posting a thread on the Positech forums as a last resort: :ballot_box_with_check: