Can anyone give me some basic pointers to play the British, perhaps some starting moves? so far its 1710 I have just taken both pirate havens and wiped them. I have not built anymore ships and have 3/4 stack army. I have converted 4 cities in the uk to research and I am researching navy and land military techs, philosphies and agriculture techs. I rely on my trade for income so I am not specialising in factory/industry for an income. My farm upgrades are pushing my growth forward, any suggestions? Also since trade is my major income provider should I focus on making all my ports trade ports? I have portsmouth as my only ship builder for now, should I have more of the new ports become ship yards ?
Also I have no intention of fighting for the 13 colonies I am happy to roll over and let them keep america. I am more interested in taking inda and keeping my caribean holdings does this sound good?
Cheers for your thoughts in advance