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Iron Fist in Tropico 3

Iron Fist73 (30)

Suppress an uprising

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Smoke Pr0
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Achievement won on 07 Sep 12
TA Score for this game: 1,824
Posted on 07 September 12 at 02:18, Edited on 07 September 12 at 02:19
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Ok let me just start by saying that the first two guides are not bad. I just tried so many times, I got fed up, so I began looking for another solution. And I did just that. This guide is from IT IS NOT MY GUIDE, I COPY PASTED THIS. IT'S DONE BY JACKANAPE. But it worked first try. Cheers

An uprising is when the majority of your population turn on you. So deny them food/housing, give them rubbish wages and even kill them off. Be sure to have plenty of army bases to defend yourself though otherwise your palace will be destroyed and it will be game over. Try this (thanks to Macho M - I've edited it slightly).

*start a sandbox game with:
Minimum political stability
Max game length
Minimum population (30)
Average chance for random events
Leader stats: War Hero, Installed by KGB, Athletic, Diplomatic, Paranoid, Womanizer.

First build your free Diplomatic Ministry (send over your avatar to speed this up) and once it is done immediately go to edicts (LT and A) and set up an alliance with the USSR. Then build an Immigration Office (again speed it up) and set it to Tropico First. Next up build a Fisherman’s Wharf. Now you can destroy both farms and all of the housing. Set all wages to 1 and then lock the worker spots in all buildings (press A on the building and go to the worker page then highlight to worker and press X to fire them and X again to block the spot – make sure even the unfilled spots are blocked too).

The only people you should keep (for now) are army guys. Now highlight random citizens with X and select the kill option. Keep doing this until you have under ten left. Now fire all the soldiers and block their spots too. When your people get down to about 4-5 you can open a couple of spots on the Fisherman’s Wharf so they do not starve. Monitor the build up of resources in the Wharf and when it gets over 400 you can fire and block these workers too.

In all of this time your reputation will be dropping. When it starts getting down to about 30% or less you will start getting reports of unrest. You can check the uprising threat level in the Almanac (LT and Y) under the Politics tab.

It will take some time for the uprising to occur, so watch out for your people ending up dead from starvation or ill health. If your population gets down to 1 just change the Immigration Office to Open Door until some more people turn up. Then close it again straight away.

To speed up the process do the following things: Refuse to have any elections (press X when the option for elections pops up), demolish Shacks the second they are built, never have any soldiers in the Palace after you have finished killing people otherwise a coup is likely.

Keep checking the Almanac and eventually the Uprising threat should be at High – a year or so after this happens the revolt will occur. I suggest saving before hand and reloading if you lose.
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