- Apr 11, 2011
I have learned a trick to force Japan to DOW on the USA - sometime around late November, '41, if I'm ready, and they haven't dropped all pretenses yet, I'll embargo them. Within a month, tops, you're at war.
My mind is boggled... I'll try to say something more intelligent next time round.
A few things I do differently:
I always have the two Industrial techs researching as the USA (and a few others). Also, I'll add in the construction theory (not sure the name of it) and always keep that going as I don't want to lose my hard-earned construction practical for when it's time to build a rocket site and nuclear facilities. I also research nuclear theory continuously, and add a few ranks of electrical theory to keep my radar techs from degrading heavily.
It all comes out in the wash at the end, as 600+ is my usual. In HPP, you can IC-whore the USA to over 900, which I've done. It's boggling.
One question - are you ever going to build convoys and escorts? Periodically, I add in 20 serial transports and 10 serial escorts. I like to have 500+ transports and 300ish escorts...you lose a lot early on.