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What strategies should the Protoss use against mass Medivac/Marine/Marauder?
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As a Protoss, you need to focus on a few objectives when fighting against bio Terran: Don't die (just yet). Kind of a no-brainer, but the idea is not to move out and overextend until you are ready. ...

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Move a strong early game into the endgame
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There are often cases when one of the teams has a really strong player that can win 2x1 or even 3x1, while the rest of his teammates are considerably weaker and underfarmed. Usually this is a sign of ...

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What does it mean that "Annexation is estimated to be Unknown"?
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Annexation time is unknown since you have negative rate of progress -- see your second screenshot. You have -3 diplomatic reputation, which is due to annexation of Choctaw within the last 10 years. A ...

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What are the pros and cons from removing a province from the HRE?
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In addition to DMK's answer, some additional notes: Removal of province from HRE reduces imperial authority by 1 -- not the best way to destabilize the current emperor, but if significant swaths of ...

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How to counter the effects of aggressive expansion penalty?
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You are indeed right that aggressive expansion (AE) is a major obstacle to military expansion: it is what brings balance to the game and allows smaller nations to become successful and beat much more ...

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Getting dominated by multiple super powers while playing as France. What should I do?
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I just want to live and conquer in peace! And therein lies the problem :) As France, it's not very difficult to be universally hated, due to its central position and multiple powerful neighbours. ...

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What are the various pros and cons of switching my state religion to Protestant?
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First, a small correction: Protestant faith has 10% reduced idea cost as opposed to technology cost. This is still pretty powerful bonus, as there are very few other ways to reduce the idea cost, and ...

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How to demand provinces for allies?
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I don't remember this happening before patch 1.2, but now it's certainly possible. You can demand provinces for your allies, and they pay the diplomacy cost themselves, where appropriate. The warscore ...

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What are various pros and cons of granting or rejecting military access?
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Granting and revoking military access is mostly a strategically important tool. The reputation hit or bonus are usually too minor to be of much consequence. It's best to check the reasons for ...

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Is there a reliable way to takedown sitting enemies?
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I'd use the stun gun (for which you have low-ish ammo, sadly) in occasions I can't approach an enemy safely without alarming them. A dart gun to the head works too -- the guy will fall after a few ...

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Why does my Plague of Toads make me croak?
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As Tater596 toad you, you might be doin' it wrong (tm). Ideally you'd want to combine it with a crowd-control spell (at this level, you can utilize Grasp of the Dead with Unbreakable Graps rune to ...

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How can I determine if my ally will join my side of a war?
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Generally speaking, the common ally will always side with the defender, regardless of relations; you can rarely (if ever) expect them to join on the offensive against their other allies. That's only ...

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Can colonies become their own countries?
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You are quite right that they may. Colonial nations might receive cores in the colonies by event, and they may rebel in an attempt to gain independence. They could become quite powerful and sweep ...

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When do republics start making trade zones?
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This should be fixed in patch 1.103b. Among other goodies, patch notes say Fixed a bug where patrician AI would go braindead for a long time after resign/reload which seems to be the problem ...

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How to keep HRE at bay as a pagan (Old Gods)?
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Such a vast empire is bound to get split at some point, particularly after succession. You can either force it by causing.. an unfortunate incident, as Kyle suggested, or sowing dissent with a ...

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When warning a nation, under what conditions do you get a call to arms?
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You'll receive a call to arms only if warned neighbours initiate aggression themselves; that doesn't preclude them from participating on two sides of a conflict. Typically one of the warned countries ...

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How can I reduce border friction with my neighbours?
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As of Patch 1.2.1, border friction is entirely dependent on the base tax of the bordering provinces from both nations. The relations penalty is 1 point per base tax. Source: Paradox Forums

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Using Mules to ramp up Terran Economy
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What the others said is true, but here's some extra things to consider: Going bio is very mineral-intensive and comparably cost-inefficient to builds that incorporate higher-tier units. The success ...

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Releasing a vassal as a vassal?
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As of patch 1.4, the released daimyos will become subjects of Japan. If you are a daimyo and force another daimyo to release another daimyo, then that daimyo will become a proper vassal of Japan ...

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Why can't I search for all posted items instead of a specific quantity?
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As ThiefMaster said in a comment, this is likely an attempt to combat speculation. Imagine the following situation: you have a high-level gem (say Star Emerald). You check the AH to get a feeling ...

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