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Regrettably, this AAR finishes here, as I am very busy atm. I have changed job, town and country, and have new responsibilities.

Anyway, it is of limited interest now, as HoD is out now. Thank you for following.
 

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That is sad. Good luck with your other interests, though. Of course real life always should come first, so there's no need to apologise. :)

That said, considering this went until 1943 I think you've definitely performed above and beyond the call of duty! Thanks, diegoami. I enjoyed this very much.
 

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Thank you DensleyBlair.

It would have been an interesting story to tell. I stopped playing in 1966.

My attempt to get Galicia from Spain had been frustrated, as UK joined the war at their side. After a long and bloody war with the UK, where I couldn't get any advantage, I had to concede a white peace, which cost me a lot of prestige as I couldn't achieve my war goal.

Meanwhile France and Austria got severe beatings and lost provinces. France is a failed state, it experienced several coups and is now a Fascist Dictatorship.

Brazil became a GP again for a while, so I lost it as a satellite but I got it as a sphereling.

Anyway, new powers are rising, notably China. Portugal has been relegated to the #7 spot.

So, frustrated, I stopped playing... a while ago.









 

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Hey thanks for this awesome AAR. Very beginner friendly. I think its really helpful in helping me learn how to play V2. I've had difficulties understand the game. I'm looking forward to reading the whole thing :)

I have been trying to play along with ur ARR to learn what to do but I have something I dont' really understand. I can't seem to get my soldier POP up no matter what I do. I have both NF on soldiers in my most populated states and have military spending up high. It doesn't seem like my soldiers are just all promoting to officers because I only have about 700 officers and 20000 soldiers of which apparently only 5 brigades can be formed. I also have taxes for the poor set to the max trying to demote them to soldiers. I can't tell what else I could do to convince the people to become soldiers -,-
 
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The aar was really good. I was surprised you went so far in V2, rather than convert to HOI3, but I enjoyed following it.