Scenario start nation

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stigW
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Scenario start nation

Postby stigW » Thu Jan 07, 2021 5:40 pm

Question: are there some start nations which simply cannot win?

I was looking at the Earth Classic/small scenario and started as English. This puts me on a strip of land large enough for only 2 cities.
So I have to research Map making straight away, in order to expand. By the time I have this, some nation such as French/Dutch/German has taken over northern France and I'm well behind in tech.
Whereas if i start (e.g.) as Brazilian, there is ample scope for expansion and winning is no problem.

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Re: Scenario start nation

Postby XYZ » Fri Jan 15, 2021 11:50 am

Those scenarios were made ages ago and not really tested for gameplay balance. But you can edit the starting position or even alter the map if you want are more balanced game. longturn.net offers some fun and balanced games.

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Re: Scenario start nation

Postby Ignatus » Fri Jan 15, 2021 3:39 pm

Possibly there is just an option in this scenario. If you won for Brasil, are you bad enough to try for England?