An Ottoman world conquest guide (of sorts) with strategy for 1444-1500 and more to come.
game with Italy it struck me how easy it was to expand in Common Sense and after coming so close so many times with an Ottoman WC I decided to write up my strategy for you guys to peruse.
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, You can’t really go wrong when it comes to the Ottomans , unless you’re trying for something silly, like a colonial Ottomans.
In general, you want to take idea groups that compliment your national ideas, and you also want to attack small, diplomatically isolated nations before moving onto #, The Sunni Ottoman start is the most straightforward WC choice on 1.
No conversion, no early game RNG, no HRE/Mandate mechanics to worry about.
It’s also the best way to learn how to blob efficiently, which requires sound economic/trade management, war micro, and being able to fight on multiple fronts.
, 21/01/2020 In terms of order, with a super blobby Ottomans (successful WC in 1.
13, abandoned One Faith late in 1.
18), I went Administrative, Influence, Religious, Quantity.
You’ll be swimming in mil early so you could consider taking a mil idea second, but I think it’s more useful to tank dip to fill out ideas to get some of the Ottoman’s excellent.
, Ottomans are one of the if not the easiest country to play.
your initial priority should be to retake your cores and destroy Byzantium (first thing).
After that you can decide whether or not you want to stay Sunni (and enjoy the benefits of the Ottoman government) or #, A related achievement is the one-faith WC , in which all provinces (except uncolonized) must be your religion.
The EU4 community has come up with several other variants of the WC run, such as the one-tag (no subjects except colonial nations) and one-culture WCs.
There are no separate achievements for these, only community bragging rights.