The representative of the central power is Germany. Great War: Western FrontYour allies Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman Empire have their hands full in the east, so playing as a central power means conquering France yourself. Do you have what it takes to rewrite history?
Playing as a central power leads to a very different campaign than playing as an ally, though the difference is subtle. But once the German war machine is set in motion, few can stop it!
The German army does not have national capabilities like the Allies.This means they also Not subject to penalties for violating ordersInstead, Central Powers have access to conscripts. A cheap, expendable infantry unit.
Conscripts are the weakest units in the game, taking less damage and breaking down faster than any other type of infantry company. but, Only 2 resupply points required for deploymentthat is, you can put an entire legion on the field at a fraction of the cost of a regular army.
Conscripts cannot be expected to face Allied soldiers who are always outnumbering them.Instead, they are best accustomed to siphoning fire on the front linesallowing regulars and elites to reach enemy trenches without suffering losses.
If you are in a strong defensive position, A solid network of trenches and numerous barbed wire and machine gun nests, conscripts are also a great way to make the most of a losing battle. With good defense, you can inflict decent losses before giving in to overwhelming opponents. Enemy supply costs far exceed your supply costs.
German campaign strategy
With a significant portion of the German army made up of conscripts and the Allies having inherent advantages in the form of national capabilities, the Central Powers Start the campaign with a disadvantage in terms of troop quality. your top priority fill this gap By unlocking the Grenadier and Stormtrooper ASAP, at the expense of other research priorities.
Whether you plan to push on to Paris or simply win the will of the people (both viable options), you need to go on the offensive whenever possible.germany is Emphasis on attack rather than defense That’s why it’s imperative to start a battle every turn. Attack, attack, attack for as long as your supply and gold reserves allow.
It’s worth investigating the logistics once you’ve unlocked the elite infantry. With additional supply and income every turn, you can keep your troops on the front lines. Also medical tents in critical areas.
When a Research Grants event occurs (usually late 1915 or early 1916), Use your extra tech points to unlock Germany’s ultimate weapon: the tank! With all the prerequisites, it’s a hefty investment, but well worth the price!
Well protected against flanking attacks, the Sturmpanzerwagen is a true juggernaut.between you tanks, grenadiers, flamethrowers, Protected by waves of conscripts, you should be able to easily capture your objective even in the face of the toughest allied defenses!
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