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Supreme AI

This last week has seen an update or two to Supreme Commander 2′s AI, and bluntly, it’s fucking terrifying. I am scared of it. It’s skynet gone mental. Alpha and Omega. And if you think I’m being overly dramatic, let me put it into context. I’m a seasoned veteran of Sup Com 1, playing it more than I’ve ever played any strategy game. Dozens upon dozens of skirmishes honing build orders, economy management, logistics, strategy.  A few of us fairly-regularly played grand matches against the hardest AI it could muster. It was hard. It would hit you with several of…

Empire: Total War Diary – Part 7, New Friends

I’m losing control of my empire. The effective French counter-attack in the Americas forced me to recruit new forces as quickly as possible, which is an expensive business. I hiked taxes everywhere to fund the training of said troops, and the populace haven’t taken kindly to it. Workers are striking in England, Michigan and the Northwestern Territories. The freshly conquered American regions aren’t too happy either, with the memories of invasion still fresh in their minds, they sent a letter of demands asking for more money. I push for one more round of recruitment and then drop taxes to the…