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Jesuit Priest
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The USA in relation to the rest of Anglos

Sat Jan 13, 2018 6:50 am

After playing many matches using and facing Anglos, I've noticed the US is far superior to Canada and Australia in pretty much every type of gameplay.

It is well known the USA is probably the best, if not one of the best civs for the late game, but it should be noted it is also quite powerful in rush or early games.
It is specially superior when compared to the rest of the Anglo civs. Not only can the US get the Hospital (which neither Canada or Australia can), it also gets tier II arsenal upgrades.

Even in the earliest stages of a match, the US is vastly superior to the other Anglos.
The US can ship 2 cards that make their militias quite powerful in a very short time, something the rest just can't.
The early US economy is far better than Australia, and much more straightforward than Canada's, meaning that in Age 2 they can make militias and anti cav much quicker than them, and thus, having a superior rush and early game.

Indeed, with such advantages for the US, there's little to no reason to play either Canada or 'Straya other than for entertainment purposes.
Something should be done to make Canada and Australia more viable options, I for one don't understand why you guys removed the Hospital for those two civs, while keeping it for the US essentially making it the best Anglo civ by all standards.
If there was any little balance, with that it is completely broken.

I suggest giving all the Anglo civs access to the tier II arsenal upgrades, not just the USA. It is absurd that the US not only has the best eco out of them, but also the strongest military and the best techs.
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Re: The USA in relation to the rest of Anglos

Sat Jan 13, 2018 3:16 pm

It's almost like all civs were added for entertainment purposes!
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Re: The USA in relation to the rest of Anglos

Sat Jan 13, 2018 11:32 pm

 PepePeyote, I would recommend that you should look at the Anglo Suggestions/Ideas topic that I posted, some of the WoL team give a fairly decent explanation as to why the US can only get the hospital, and a few other details and reasons about other things related to this.
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