Originally Posted by hastarin
I started with Asia personally. You get the full benefit immediately and it saves on the cost of the facilities you'll need early on. The 30% bonus from Africa is only 3 satellites to get and more worthwhile once you have US and Russia for the cash. That's the order I did on my current playthrough anyway. I'll have to see if it works on Classic.
I wouldn't try it without a full Psi soldier and knowing what I was going up against. Ideally a small scout that I'd taken down with a Fusion Cannon.
I quite like South America as a starting point. Instant interrogation and autopsies is quite neat and a real time saver.
Unlike the puppets, we have the possibility of stopping in our movements, looking up and perceiving the machinery by which we have been moved. In this act lies the first step towards freedom - Berger