Please do not misunderstand my post.
A. The Japanese uber games make much better "games" in the sense that scenario still favors the allies, it is certainly not a shock that
Japan can win.
B. Winning as the Japanese in the uber games is still not a piece of cake. Just not the truly shocking event it would be in scenario 1 (or the dababes version
of scenario 1).
C. HRs can have a huge effect on play by
A. Allowing really gamey stuff (ie, nuking all of Chinese light industry so the China gets zero supply)
B. Disallowing realistic things so as to favor one side (not allowing strategic bombing at night (even past 1944) or below 20,000 feet.
Kudos to the Japanese victories mentioned above.
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