Finished: 07 AM Tue 28 Apr 15 UTC
1 day /phase
Pot: 82 D - Autumn, 1908, Finished
Classic, Draw-Size Scoring
1 excused missed turn
Game won by Parallelopiped (691 D)
30 Mar 15 UTC Spring, 1901: Good luck everyone!
30 Mar 15 UTC Spring, 1901: Thanks, this is my first time playing this game. I don't really know what to do but i'll try.
07 Apr 15 UTC Spring, 1903: So this is ridiculous that two people have not made any moves.
...well Germany made one.
08 Apr 15 UTC Spring, 1903: Agreed
10 Apr 15 UTC Autumn, 1903: Everyone should gang up on France or else he's gonna win.
10 Apr 15 UTC Autumn, 1903: The Turk doth protest too much methinks - safe there in his corner!
10 Apr 15 UTC Autumn, 1903: The Frank thinks himself a poet, but he is soon to realize that his heart will give in...And his Brest will sting with Anglican agony...
15 Apr 15 UTC Spring, 1905: All Frenchmen are poets - only some poets, however, have the good fortune to be French.
16 Apr 15 UTC Spring, 1905: Just what Russia needed there - a swift stab to the belly.
This is clearly Turkish "ganging up"
20 Apr 15 UTC Spring, 1907: You have a big mouth, and your insecurity is what makes you talk so much. You're going for the solo and it's pretty obvious.
20 Apr 15 UTC Spring, 1907: Russia, I think he's talking to you!
21 Apr 15 UTC Spring, 1907: I am not sure about who is talking, but he was a bad neighbourg :( a pity that I could not make an alliance with England, enjoy your victory(france or England)
21 Apr 15 UTC Autumn, 1907: I'm talking to you France. Are you a retard or something.
21 Apr 15 UTC Autumn, 1907: So is anyone going to draw?
21 Apr 15 UTC Autumn, 1907: Oh yes, there will be a draw - just you won't be in it.
I think if you were actually talking to me you'd use our private line instead of shouting abuse in the public square.
21 Apr 15 UTC Autumn, 1907: Russia, look what your good friend France said to me at first:

Getting to Russia is not easy. Your priorities in Spring '01 are
1) Not let Russia into the Black Sea. He won't want you there either so you can either agree with him that you both move there (in which case nothing happens) or move there yourself and not worry whether that annoys him or not (there's not much he can do if it does).
2) Get your armies out onto the continent. A(Con)-Bul is so obvious it's almost automatic but your second army is a pain. The traditional move is to put it in Con but that does block things a bit. If you really want to go up against Russia you can move it to Armenia - leaving it where it is or moving it to Ankara are also options.
3) Talk to Russia and Austria. Send them lots of messages, find out what they are after, try to work out who is good at the game, who will be trustworthy. You will find two of you, Austria and Russia will work together against the other one. You want to be one of the two.
4) Worry a bit about Italy. Italy looks far away but if you get Turkey going well then Italy will be your big stumbling block. The best thing for you is if you can get Italy to fight Germany (by going to Tyrolia) but the next best thing is for Italy to move against Austria. You really don't want Italy and Austria to gang up against you.
5) Talk to England - if you can get England to attack Russia in the north then your attack against him in the south will work much better. He might look far away but you are both up against Russia so you need to talk.
6) Give me a yell when you have fleets in the Mediterranean. Until then there's not much we can do for each other but the time will come when we need to squish Italy between us.
31 Mar 2015 Autumn, 1901: Brilliant opening - the world is your oyster - I'd be tempted to support myself into Rumania from Bulgaria (if the Russian fleet stays there he can build another F(Sev) and things go badly for you) and then follow up from Con to Bul. That way you get a safe two builds (unless Austria suddenly wakes up and decides to use a precious unit supporting Russia which is unlikely to the point of fantasy).
Your alternative is to go for three builds by guessing the Russian fleet (if you think it will hold then you go to Sev, if you think it will go back to Sev then you go to Rum) and either going for Serbia and hoping Austria doesn't wake up or Greece and hope that Italy moves to Tunis. The trouble with that plan is that if nothing works then you just end up with one build and have annoyed Italy and/or Russia (better only to annoy people if you're actually going to dedicate units to attacking them).
21 Apr 15 UTC Autumn, 1907: And the reason you're losing is that you didn't take that advice...
22 Apr 15 UTC Autumn, 1907: *Grabs Popcorn*
22 Apr 15 UTC Autumn, 1907: Grabs Belgium, more like!
22 Apr 15 UTC Autumn, 1907: France, you're an asshole and a liar. You swindled everybody here from the start. Aren't you ashamed of what you previously said and then proceeded to break? You're are getting a bad rating from me that's for sure.
22 Apr 15 UTC Autumn, 1907: What?
Did I stab you?
Did I stab anyone else?
Is there anyone here who can point to a lie?
You appear to be upset because you're not winning - are you six?
22 Apr 15 UTC Autumn, 1907: Plus, and notwithstanding the fact that I am completely innocent of this, you do realise that this game is designed to reward skullduggery, clever deceptions and devious plots right? If this offends you maybe you should try something simpler. I hear snap is quite good for teaching children the joys of both winning and losing.
26 Apr 15 UTC Thank you all.
Good game

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20 supply-centers, 16 units
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14 supply-centers, 13 units
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tyler688 (100 D)
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Civil Disorders
Riddler0 (100 D)Germany (Autumn, 1902) with 3 centres.
tyler688 (100 D)Austria (Spring, 1903) with 3 centres.
Nick006 (20 D X)Italy (Spring, 1905) with 1 centres.
Alexander_The_Great_007 (100 D)Turkey (Autumn, 1908) with 0 centres.
jojoface909 (100 D)Austria (Autumn, 1901) with 3 centres.
RikaWolf (100 D)Austria (Autumn, 1902) with 3 centres.
NoahBalboa (100 D)Germany (Autumn, 1903) with 0 centres.
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