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What does the asterisk mean on the region tooltip?

When in region view, some regions have an asterisk next to their name in the tooltip. Others don't. What does the asterisk indicate? (See screenshot for example). It doesn't seem to be affected by ...
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Does having a Free Press improve the national unity gain caused by domestic spies?

If I am trying to increase National Unity by employing domestic spies, does the +20% increase caused by having a Free Press have a beneficial effect? The value is shown in red, indicating an ...
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Is it necessary to start a new game after installing DLC?

After installing the Their Finest Hour and For The Motherland DLC packs, will I get the benefit of these DLCs in my existing saved game, or will I have to start a new game?
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How effective is the army AI if given specific objectives?

I've noticed that I can command armies to take objective areas, but how should this be utilized? When I mark objectives should I mark all territories that I want my army to take during a time ...
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What is a viable infantry to armor ratio for 1935 Nazi Germany?

Starting HOI3 from the very start of the Nazi German campaign, what is the ideal ratio of infantry to armor up until the invasion of Poland? How large should the armed forces be in general prior to ...
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How do I take Moscow as Germany, without USSR surrendering?

Playing as Germany, 1936 scenario. Russia declared war on me in 1938 and invaded. It is now 1942 and I've pushed them back to Moscow. If I take Moscow, Russia immediately surrenders and I "conquer" ...
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Why can't I reduce Brazil's neutrality in Hearts of Iron 3: For the Motherland?

I'm playing my first game of Hearts of Iron 3, I'm playing as Brazil. I've gotten to the stage where I've figured out enough of the interface, but I now want to try have a war so I can figure out the ...
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How to understand the Hearts of Iron III interface?

I really enjoyed Europe Universalis III, and firstly thought of it as hard to understand -- until I saw HOI III and the following image. The horrendousness of the image is multiplied by 10 at least in ...
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Is Heart of Irons III played online regularly somewhere?

Grand strategy games is a genre that I like very much but that it is difficult to play online. Is there any site where HoI fans gather to comment and play the game?