Well, the opener is extremely dicey, even with low luck. I don’t mind the standard opener being a bit of a gamble, but it is going to ruin lots of low luck games.
2 subs don’t always beat a destroyer… I really hate the setup. It is such a big swing, you send 2 subs to get dd 2x tran… you lose or draw -12 for 0 or 8, you win -0 or -6 for 22. I mean come on.
Don’t get me started with egypt. Say you win, fighter + bomber hits bship, which is a huge risk for both players. Say you lose, 2 fig + bomber, say bye to your africa dreams, and thanks for playing.
Say egypt fighter is still around, hits the east indies jap fleet with 60% odds. It is so polarizing how that turns out.
Say you go to gib, your bomber would have to take out the destroyer, otherwise dd + bomber vs bship,
The whole game is just flipping coins, if I want to play a real war game, I’ll pull out aa50.
The first round pretty much decides how the game goes.