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Strategic game in the World War II period. => http://www.heartsofirongame.com/

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How do I change air wing composition on existing carriers?

When constructing aircraft carriers it is possible to assign the number and types of aircraft (fighter, dive bomber, torpedo bomber) to a carrier. How can I change the air wing composition once a ...
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Cutting access to capital in HOI4 - what happens with supplies?

I was experimenting with HOI4 and tried some cheesy strategy to cut off enemy's capital, so their troops would suffer from undersupply. After surrounding it with my units, I didn't find supply penalty ...
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Why are tier 3 submarines stronger than tier 4?

Why do tier 3 submarines have 52 attack while tier 4 subs only have 36 attack? Is the production cost alone enough to make tier 4 better than tier 3?
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Does Encryption have an effect on the AI?

I know that decryption has a combat advantage and allows you to view information more accurately, but does encryption effect the AI? I imagine against a player it would prevent them from seeing ...
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How do I assume faction leadership?

In the new Hearts of Iron 4 expansion, man the guns, it should be able to take over leadership of a faction. What are the conditions that need to be met to be able to do this, and how do you this as ...
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Can experience of a division go up from a template change?

I've noticed that if I add troops or support companies to a division template their experience will go down (which makes sense because fresh recruits). So then does the experience of the division go ...
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How to score victory against government in exile?

TLDR: country without any army/terrain is doing evil stuff with diplomacy, I want them dead or at least to leave me alone. As unaligned Iran, I started war of conquest against Turkey. Few hundred ...
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How to prevent the second World War as Hitler

I have been playing HOI4 for a while and have the basic mechanics down to play that game somewhat competently. But I have heard that as Nazi Germany I could reform the Wiemar Republic and prevent WW2 ...
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Unable to Stream Audio via OBS Studio for HoI 4

I've been trying to get the game audio from hearts of iron IV streaming via OBS Studio (version 20.0.1). I have tried both the 64 bit and 32 bit versions My sound settings are correct as I have been ...
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Heart of Iron 4: Research Ahead of Time

I notice that you can build up some research time before picking a tech. However each day tick also reduce how much time penalty (50% extra cost if the tech is still 6 month away as an example). So ...
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What does pausing the AI do in Hearts of Iron 4?

There is a console command known as 'ai'. When I enter it, a message is displayed 'AI has been paused'. Does this mean that all the AI nations stop doing stuff (stops production, construction etc.)?
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What happens if a naval invasion is repelled?

I.e. if a unit runs out of organization while attacking the coast. Does it die or does it return to the port from which the invasion was started?
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What is the difference between the fleet missions?

The mission a fleet is on affects its spread, but does it affect anything else? It looks to me that to raid convoys, Patrol (160% spread) is better than Convoy Raiding (120%) since presumably, I don't ...
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How to organize submarine fleet?

I created a lot of submarines as Germany to try to bring british industry to a halt by cutting off the supply. How to organize submarine fleets for best interception percentage? What are the tradeoffs?...
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expeditionary force problem

I had a small problem when playing as the UK. US send me 3 divisions in an Expeditionary force and when I went to the province they arrived at, they were under French control. It happened three other ...
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Can I change my trade ports?

As Germany, I'm importing lots of oil from South America. However, it's all being delivered to a port in (occupied) Holland, which takes it straight through the English Channel, and most of it gets ...
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Benefit of creating puppets?

Germany in particular has a lot of national focuses that give you the choice if annexing a whole nation, annexing part of it and puppeting the rest, or puppeting the whole nation. Putting aside World ...
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What happens when separate wars with a common enemy end?

Recently I started playing Hearts of Iron IV as Sweden. Me and and the Soviet Union got into separate wars that had a common enemy (Norway). Norway managed to catch me by surprise and took over some ...
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What is the timeline of Hearts of Iron 4?

Title says it all, really: does HoI4 has the same timeline of HoI3, or has it been modified?
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What are transport plane good for in Hearts of Iron 4?

What are transport planes good for in Hearts of Iron 4?