Why I Love Supremacy 2020

I guess it’s no secret I’m a bit of a fan boy!  I promote and support the game because I love it and I want to spread the joy.  That’s well and good – everybody knows I like this game!  Of course that doesn’t mean you’ll like it.  So I present a short list of my 10 favourite things about my all time favourite game.  I hope this will give you an better idea if Supremacy 2020 is the game for you:  Continue reading Why I Love Supremacy 2020

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Basic Training – Tips For A Solid Game

Here are some quick pointers to help avoid pit-falls.  Keep in mind that Supremacy 2020 is incredibly dynamic – sometimes a bit of a roller coaster.  Versatility and adaptability are paramount, but the following tips will serve you well most of the time.

Salaries

  • Negotiate your blockades.

Most players will not pay salaries for companies potentially under blockade. If you offer to seize only some of the resources, they will likely accept your terms.

  • Set up your blockades during the combat phase.

If you wait until the movement phase, Continue reading Basic Training – Tips For A Solid Game

Better (in the) Red Than Dead: Managing Debt In Supremacy 2020

A Fact Of Life

Okay – nobody likes debt!  Not in real life, and not in games.  It costs money in the long term, and in the short term make you feel powerless and trapped.  But avoiding debt at all costs isn’t necessarily the best fiscal management.  Borrowing money can fund a fantastic enterprise – how many successful businesses have never once made use of credit?  On the other end, borrowing can save your butt from external pressures.  For most, debt is a fact of life.

Supremacy 2020 is no different.  The international banks can fund a glorious campaign – or save your nation against impending doom.  Continue reading Better (in the) Red Than Dead: Managing Debt In Supremacy 2020

Unconventional Forces?

This picture is on the CPG homepage, with no information besides “In Development“.  It looks like the old Unconventional Forces expansion – Chemical Warfare, Biological Warfare, and Saboteurs (more likely Cyber-Attacks).   The image downloaded as UW-sample2.jpg, So I’m guessing this expansion will be called Unconventional Weapons, or Unconventional Warfare.

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Imperialist Expansions

News from the front:

Command Post Games has released another expansion for Supremacy 2020!  This is a reimplementation of the popular Fortuna expansion from the 1980s classic, and marks the fourth official expansion for Supremacy 2020 (others including Brick & Minors, Rising CrescentSecond American Civil War, and Resource Deck 2).

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