The Bomb

The last subject we'll look at in this section and in the manual is the one that finally brought an end to six years of bloody global conflict and has haunted international politics ever since. Atomic weaponry may be developed by persistently conducting research in the Nuclear technology path of the industry category. This will eventually allow you to build a nuclear reactor which will operate as a test and research facility to speed future research and, later, for manufacturing the essential,...

Defences and Fortifications

While armed forces are required to protect your territories from the enemy's advances, there are up to three different defence installations that you may be able to construct to help improve your chances of defeating an assault. If you have the required technology, you can also build radar sites to improve the effectiveness of your aerial defences. The construction of defences requires a commitment of IC until their production is complete. They can be damaged by enemy attacks, requiring further...

Dissent and Partisans

Dissent is a global effect in your nation and can be thought of as a barometer of overall public satisfaction. It affects all provinces equally, be they national, owned or occupied, and it is displayed in the Top Bar at all times. There are two direct and important effects of allowing your nation's dissent levels to rise you will suffer decreased performance from your armed forces, and you will increase the likelihood of civil disobedience. As far as your public is concerned, the most...

Nuclear Sabotage

If your enemy possesses nuclear weapons, you may try to destroy one by ordering your spies to make a nuclear sabotage attempt. If you succeed, a random nuclear weapon will be destroyed, though this won't cause it to detonate in its current location. Note that this does not target nuclear test facilities, and the option will be greyed out if there is no weapon to sabotage. Failure will result in the execution of one of your spies, and detection will have a serious impact on your relations with...