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Suddenly, for some strange reason, I realize that this game needs a Bonapartist restoration tree. ;)
lol I hope France gets Bonapartist, Legitimist and Orléanist branches. :D
 

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"By early April 1937, the fighting has reached Berlin. Hitler orders all available resources to be thrown in a counterattack under General Steiner, but is informed by his Generals that this attack did not take place. He takes the news with his usual stoicism. The city falls a few days later, and the fascist government does not survive the end of the month."

10/10 for dat reference :D
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I'm glad there is attention to AI aswell. I was hoping for battleplan and country development improvements for AI but still giving us more control over AI is better than nothing.
 

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Wow, an early DD! Was kind of hoping to hear more about the AIs behavior in combat or concerning all things naval, though...
 

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In MP, will the AI and other game settings be easily visible to all the players?
 
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Ok, good, very well, Bravo.
But I have one (two..) simple question, and I expected the answer in this "AI" DD: will AI be able to use correctly new naval features? Will convoys avoid dangerous sea zones?


Aaaannnd, are there any improvements in general AI (shuffling, defensive lines etc.)?
Some bugs have been here for 3 years, making Vanilla almost unplayable, IMO.
 
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If Romania is doing Balkan Dominance, then they can do a Puppet Hungary focus, but a reformed Austria-Hungary can offer a much bigger challenge. Then, if Romania does the Puppet Bulgaria focus, shouldn't there be an option for Austro-Hungary to guarantee/offer alliance to Bulgaria? They were traditional allies since even before WW1 after all and it will be especially useful if AH seeks to regain Transylvania.
 

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By early April 1937, the fighting has reached Berlin. Hitler orders all available resources to be thrown in a counterattack under General Steiner, but is informed by his Generals that this attack did not take place. He takes the news with his usual stoicism. The city falls a few days later, and the fascist government does not survive the end of the month.
Oh the memes!
 

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Does Germany ever naval invade Norway?
 

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A DD with AI in the title and not a single word about fixing the AI in this 3 year old beta...
For what you need AI settings if you don't even include one in the game?
 

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What is the default setting in the rules? E.g., what is the difference between default and fascist for Germany?
 

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Ok, good, very well, Bravo.
But I have one (two..) simple question, and I expected the answer in this "AI" DD: will AI be able to use correctly new naval features? Will convoys avoid dangerous sea zones?


Aaaannnd, are there any improvements in general AI (shuffling, defensive lines etc.).
Some bugs have been here for 3 years, making Vanilla almost unplayable, IMO.
Folks, you have to understand AI doesn't sell; Paradox uses its budget to develop features that will sell. AI can't really be shown on the store page, or YouTube playthroughs. By the point you notice the AI is lackluster, you've already bought the game, which is all what matters ;)
 

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What is the default setting in the rules? E.g., what is the difference between default and fascist for Germany?
Default respects historical/non-historical setting or other trigger conditions for Ai behavior. Fascist makes Germany go down the historical/fascist path no matter what. Or simply: Default is the behavior you are used to from 1.5.4, fascist lets you switch off historical mode and still make sure Germany goes down the fascist branch.
 

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