Category Archives: BG001

BG001-Initial Setup: Russia

The Russian set up for this game is pretty banal. Beside the required placements, most of the Army is deployed to take Eastern Europe. I also fortify Leningrad and I place two fleets there to threaten German interests. One fleet … Continue reading

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BG001-Initial Setup – Great Britain

The British Setup is dictated by Grand Strategy and my own limits. With the BEF limited to 3 ground factors, there is not much sense in keeping the Army home. I do place 3 3-4 Inf’s in London just because … Continue reading

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BG001-Initial Setup: France

In the west, France will face a German who – at least from the AI – is highly unlikely to attack before France has a chance to add builds. Thus the setup is very basic, with a single line using … Continue reading

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BG001-Initial Setup: Italy

The computer has given Italy a basic setup. For Italy, everything is a compromise. If the computer is thinking about declaring war on the first turn (it won’t) it needs to provide a legitimate threat to France. Otherwise it needs … Continue reading

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BG001-Initial Set Up: Poland

The Initial Polish Set up is pretty basic. The strongest possible defense in Warsaw, the 2-3 to the SW of Warsaw and surrounded by 1-3 Infantry units which forces the Germans to make cross river attacks before they can exploit … Continue reading

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