HoI4 Dev Diary - The Imperial Japanese Navy (AAR)

HoI4 Dev Diary - The Imperial Japanese Navy (AAR)

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I turned both Guam and parts of the Philippines into giant shipyards with plenty of AA and aircraft cover. This allowed me to have very secure operating bases close to the action. As traveling back and forward across the Pacific is both dangerous and time consuming. It was still a risk, but a risk I was willing to take :)
Does state/land AA now reduce damage that can be done against ships in portstrikes?
 
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So fuel has to be supplied to airbases in order for the planes to run? I don't remember this being covered in a dev blog. Does this also mean that encircled airbases won't have fuel?
thats trhe idea, you need to have supply chain, mybe today video we can see wich modifer they add when units are low or off fuel as theres low supply modiffer.

Alex: Does AA now reduce damage that can be done against ships in portstrikes?
that was a interesting point.
 

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To suggest that the Empire would have to resort to such desperate tactics displays a lack of commitment to the war effort and lack of faith in our inevitable victory. Shameful.
The Emperor is pleased with your full commitment towards the ultimate victory and full glory of the Japanese Empire. Banzai!

Also, I love this Dev Diary. Can't wait for the next one. :)
 

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hell yes, since i bought hoi4 this is exactly what i was missing.

i really hope you´ll do another twitch were we can see return of kaiser (as germany, doing schlieffen failing) and trying the 2nd battle of jutland to break the blockade

GOOD WORK

Q: (iam not a good modder) will it bepossible after release of mtg to mod the game to start 1910 to replay ww1?

thanks , please more hoi4 twitch by dev team i really like your type of gameplay wanna see more, thanks
 

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Let's just say someone's gonna eat their shoe.
I'm starting to understand why release dates comes late, and is rarely delayed. I'm happy my employer does not require the eating of shoes to set a release date....
 

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hell yes, since i bought hoi4 this is exactly what i was missing.

i really hope you´ll do another twitch were we can see return of kaiser (as germany, doing schlieffen failing) and trying the 2nd battle of jutland to break the blockade

GOOD WORK

Q: (iam not a good modder) will it bepossible after release of mtg to mod the game to start 1910 to replay ww1?

thanks , please more hoi4 twitch by dev team i really like your type of gameplay wanna see more, thanks
There is at least one currently working mod set in WW1 and at least one in development (it might be on hiatus again).

The Great War mod
 

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ive to plan holydays to play as japan, italy, usa, uk, france, germany, russia and lot other nations cause this patch & dlc will be creating nearly a NEW GAME!!!

id like it
 

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There is at least one currently working mod set in WW1 and at least one in development (it might be on hiatus again).

The Great War mod
thanks for the info, i know this but doesnt like it, the new dlc will be a game changer so lot of work for the modder comunity maybe it gives me time(until release date) to become myself a modder, still reading & watching tutorials for it.............until release of mtg
 

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Thats all you got for us, after one week of waiting for a new Dev Diary? THis ain't a DD it is a report in how someone made a battle! When i read the title i hoped for some changes for the Japanese Navy, that come with the update or DLC, but nope.
And not even a release date, but thats somehow second, if you at least show me more stuff, thats coming out! And even the streams got lamer. Instead of showing us the new nations on different paths and showing of the fuel stuff, you just go to old countries and do only fuel. Be more creative than that!
 

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hell yes, since i bought hoi4 this is exactly what i was missing.

i really hope you´ll do another twitch were we can see return of kaiser (as germany, doing schlieffen failing) and trying the 2nd battle of jutland to break the blockade

GOOD WORK

Q: (iam not a good modder) will it bepossible after release of mtg to mod the game to start 1910 to replay ww1?

thanks , please more hoi4 twitch by dev team i really like your type of gameplay wanna see more, thanks
wish 1927-1955/1960 is posible in a medium range time becose they have spoken of like doomsday end on ww3 in long terms plans, and get 1928 for a complete asian work would be plausible in long term.

ww1 can be modeled, theres mods

make 1905-1960 complete game could be the last patch of all and i not sure they will add all the peace time features. Is posble, i hope but we are long long years to have it. i hope we will have it.
 

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So fuel has to be supplied to airbases in order for the planes to run? I don't remember this being covered in a dev blog. Does this also mean that encircled airbases won't have fuel?
That is already how it works right now in the game since I think HoI4 release 1.0
Encircled airbases have 0 supply and can't fly missions at all.
 

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Very glad to see that the new fuel mechanics have done something to slow down the Sino-Japanese War, but it still ended too fast! You should not be saying it dragged on to 1941 - you still beat the Chinese 4 years before the end of the war!

The war in China should last the entire game - forcing the Japanese to juggle resources between the fight in China and the fights in the Southeast Pacific.
 

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Those arent losses. That is just where the subs are shown in the naval battle screen now. The losses are at the very bottom in the black box
That's what I get for reading DDs on a smartphone-screen. :D