Check out these rules for Cutthroat play:
--- In axisandallies@y..., "tyrulez" <werdna1_@h...> wrote:
> Everyone attacks Manchuria, but it is far from doomed if Japan
> it. In fact, when I play as Japan and lose Manchuria, the USSR
> doesn't bother me anymore. The US builds up Sinkaing, and I mainly
> keep my Kwantung forces equal with China. I also try to equal out
> India and Indochina's strength. This prevents fighting with me,
> because they don't want to lose very many and tip the balance in E.
> Asia. Plus when I play, I aim for the UK; I take New Zealand,
> Australia, Madagascar, and eventually South Africa, India, W.