- Sep 15, 2014
2. you actually need to ferry huge armies to India, Indonesia or East Africa in order to win wars there as a European when historically European colonizers (Portugal, Netherlands, England/Great Britain, France) were able to occupy land there with small contingents.
That's not quite true. Any significant European victories in India - at least before the EIC had blobbed to a critical size - were achieved with the help of local allies.
3500 dev is not tall by any reasonable standard, it is actually very wide.
And with Courthouses in every province this would become 5833.333 development, and if the upgraded version doubles the effect wou would be able to take 17.5k development.