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  2. Eu4

    Its crazy though. They have like 10k troops each revolt and always attack me. I have 50k but mongolia rivaled me and japan is almost unified and will hit korea. Im at artillery levels tech, have 2 regiments of arty but am bankrupt at 600 ducats.
  3. Eu4

    Early on you'll need similar troop levels as the natives, though as you tech up that will go down (they stay at starting)
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  7. Is it true ur leaving?
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  11. I am that queen
  12. No man but the King shall sit the Iron Throne. I am that King.
  13. Then i'll force you out
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  16. Eu4

    So I've been trying to use like 2k troops to colonize taiwan and panay serveral times, lost a good amount of men like that.
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  18. Eu4

    Yeah I usually keep tarrifs around what they are for a few years so they can get their house in order (since I usually only take 10 provinces in my first war so I can get the colonial nation, then take the rest and make them core it Leaves them a bit unstable for a few years though) and then jack them up. I used to not like going above ~30%ish but then I noticed in one game that Castile, with significantly less tax and production than me, and in a trade node of lower value (and with less control over it), was somehow making nearly as much money as I was. Turns out it was all from Tarrifs, and while I had 3 large colonial nations (Mexico, Peru, North America) at 30%, they were pulling in almost as much from La Plata. I don't know how high they must have sent those tarrifs (and I am also playing on very hard which does give them extra bonuses), but it seems you can really squeeze a hell of a lot of cash out of them. They formed spain super late and only colonized La Plata yet were still #4 in income thanks to it...
  19. Eu4

    hm ok. I will definitely try to conquer Mexico and then Peru. Currently colonizing Panama so that will give me a good jumping of point for Peru and I already have holdings in the Yucatan. I will hike tariffs as soon as I can, I think they are at like 20% currently. I'm probably gonna have to send some troops into the Kongo and wipe out the natives so I can get a stopping point between Cape Verde and the Indies.
  20. Get out of the iron throne
  21. my win.
  22. Eu4

    Also hike tarrifs on your colonial nations and CONQUER MEXICO AND PERU. If they haven't been taken go for them as soon as you can. It will cost a fair bit of adm points to core it (and once you get 5 cores it forms a colonial nation, so any land you take after that will be their problem. You'll have to station some troops there to help them deal with the inevitable rebellions that takeplace while they spend the next 10 years coring the rest, but you won't have to spend the mana ) but its so worth it. Both of them, once they have fully cored and converted their territory, can start netting you 15-20 ducats a month in tarrifs if you raise it to 30%, and that number will steadily grow with time. You can also hike tarrifs even further, their lack of cash will prevent them from building a large army, which will reduce the desire for independence they get from relative power. But they will also be a lot weaker in defending themselevs from other colonial nations and revolts. so I would wait a bit for them to convert and core everything, and then if you aren't going to get in too many wars with their neighbors, you can hike tarrifs even further. The AI massively ups its tarrifs and pulls crazy money from its colonial nations that way. Colonies in Africa except for the key trade provinces are mostly worthless (unless you are invading the Kongo or something. Its development is kind of meh, but if you are a small colonizer it can be quite useful to get that territoy and make it states to boost your otherwise lackluster home territory). Just get the good trade ones and enough that you can sail down the coast without too much attrition, and go for asia.
  23. Eu4

    So the downside of stationing troops in colonies to protect against native uprisings (aside from needing to create and set aside troops for them) is that you can't lower army maintenance. If thats an issue I would just exterminate natives. When you place an army on a colonial province (doesn't matter if its currently empty or being colonized) you can order that army to attack the natives there (I think the symbol to do so is two crossed swords, its in the menu of the specific army, in the same spot as "hunt rebels" "forced march" etc). For larger native ammounts you may need to attack a few times (I'm not quite sure how it calculates it, but the number killed is related to the ratio of attacking troops to natives) before they are all gone. Once done you won't need to worry about uprisings anymore The down shot to this virtual genocide is that 1) it takes mil points to attack natives (though not a lot unless they have like 5-6 thousand) and I think when a colony is complete it gets .1 development or .1 goods produced (I forget which) for ever 1000 natives there. Honestly though its not nearly enough to make it worth it imo. The only time I wouldn't exterminate is if you make enough money that you have no need to keep maintenance low, at which point a garrison could be useful to get the chance to fire the Native Assimilation event that adds +100 population to a colony.
  24. Eu4

    Well I think my plan is pretty fatally flawed as I completely ignored Africa and now the only colonies I can get there are along the coast which are both well populated and aggressive, Castille took all the nice easy to conquer islands. Managed to get enough colonies in Brazil to get a colonial nation and the Caribbean will become one soon as well. I won a war with one of the central american powers and got a couple provinces there too. Unfortunately the three colonies I have going are costing 6 ducats every month, which while the minimum since i have 3 colonists it's making me only able to make money at all when I defund the military completely. Not sure where to go other than hoping eventually my colonies and colonial nations will give me a larger trade income... seems I should probably take part of Africa. I think I messed up haha
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  27. Fairly certain I won.
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