From: Vista, CA
I sort of get it. Does that mean that Austria with a population of 1 can individually hold 1 in its population pool? And that Germany with a total population of 12 can hold up to 12 in its population pool?
Actually this means that each region can save up to level twice as high as it´s population, so Austria can hold 2.
The reason I am wondering about the max population pool is because Germany jumps to 4x factory production Wi' 1944 but the population pool may be the limiter.
So true, this is why population poor nations must maximize their unit builds early in the game (and try not to waste any-in other words, try to use all or most of your pop each turn and never go 2 full turns without building units as this will result in a huge pop waste.)
So it looks like there is no way to bank population from turn to turn
So, no not at all, you can bank (double) up to your total pop each turn but it goes away if unused for longer than a turn.
Germany starts its´ turn with a full 12 pop and doesn´t build anything and doesn´t get any damaged units.
2nd turn sees Germany having 24 pop available = 12 pop + 12 saved from last turn.
If this isn´t used, the 3rd turn you still have 24 (you just lost 12.)
Great question by the way and very important, particularly for Germany and the UK/Commonwealth/Canada.
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