If you did have Razor apps, just removing them may not fix the issue, if that's the cause. https://steamcommuni...805212048758286 this thread should point the way to fixing it. If you continue having issues, Ray may have other ideas.
Have you tried launching from the bat file in the game install folder? Replace the contents of it with
Good news, Steam Sync has been re-enabled for the game and saves are syncing up fine! You should now be able to enjoy RtR on all your computers and laptops and keep the same village going across them, especially with the new save system which is aimed at future proofing the save system as much as possible.
Looks like AI having issues with something. Try an AI reset by selecting the region on the world map, holding shift, and clicking the new 'reset ai' button. If it works, you'll load in and all the AI will have reset, mainly meaning the villagers will have to figure out what they're doing, so it might get a bit laggy with a higher population, for a short while.
As I said, you can try kicking the save to sandbox mode to make a box of void for it. Means going into game install location, into the profile, switching that region to sandbox by renaming a folder, making that box, then switching it back. Otherwise, yes, you're kinda screwed
Religion stuff is planned, Ray just hasn't gotten to it. As for the god-like, aside from the powers, which can be very handy when used correctly (especially on nightmare), there's the lack of direct control of the villagers themselves. 'Free will' and all that.