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Finished: 04 PM Mon 21 Sep 15 UTC
Convoy around the World
1 day /phase
Pot: 520 D - Autumn, 2023, Finished
World Diplomacy IX, No messaging, Anonymous players, Draw-Size Scoring
1 excused missed turn
Game won by Captain Tomorrow (438 D)
20 Sep 15 UTC [Western-Canada]:Thanks for the good game. Sorry if it felt too protracted, I was genuinely curious.
21 Sep 15 UTC [Libya]:GG!
21 Sep 15 UTC [Ghana]:I'm still ready to fight. My strategy was to annihilate your fleets one at a time, faster than you could rebuild them and send them against me. At one point, I was going to take the Med to get leverage on NE Atlantic to add support to taking West Atlantic, with a view toward convoying armies into South America. Europe was too obtuse to help in this; and Antarctica couldn't figure out the need to cut your support. WTF was China doing, throwing the game?
21 Sep 15 UTC [Western-Canada]:Haha, Ghana, that would not have been possible. We were in an effective standoff, which was unbreakable.
21 Sep 15 UTC [Western-Canada]:After the elimination of Antarctica, it was a guessing game with China (even if China was assisted by Europe), where in all moves I would either advance or stay where I was, which means it could last long, but inevitably end with my very slow advance.

I was ready to draw after the elimination of the Antarctica, but I was too curious too see what happens.
21 Sep 15 UTC [China]:I was fighting Canada as hard as I could for many years but with a complacent Europe I had no hope of gaining back ground. Once Canada got within range of the victory I just let him have it to get it over with.

I was down to fight alongside Ghana and Europe and reclaim our globe but Europe signed off on Canada's victory way too early and never wanted to pick up his sword again. Sorry Ghana!
21 Sep 15 UTC [Ghana]:Alas.
21 Sep 15 UTC [Libya]:Well... China that is a little selfish, even with a complacent Europe, Ghana fought hard and you alone could have made a large part of the resistance movement
21 Sep 15 UTC [China]:As Canada stated, his advance against me was slow but unstoppable. And as I stated (and I hope Canada would agree), I put up a rabid defense for many agonizing years. I did fight hard, and even held a little hope that Europe would attack Canada even just a little bit. But it seemed clear to me Europe wanted to merely survive and was fine with Canada winning. Ghana made some progress but at that point Canada had like 39 SC's or something. So I moved north when Canada was 3 sc's away from victory, assuring I would also survive.
21 Sep 15 UTC [Europe]:I already attacked canada to stop him when quebec left game and as a reasult we made a line between barents sea and northeast atlantic.
After that, any attacking against canada would never work but i forced him to cost fleets to defense as far as possible even though i must cost a lot as well.

moving army of Imo to Irk at spring 2021 was my big fail.
i should support hold towards vla fleets of china.
but i can never understand opinions of ghana and china , and i guess chine just wanted to end this game lol
21 Sep 15 UTC [China]:I saw you try a couple times to help me defend, and the peace in Afghanistan and Vladivodstok was essential. Unfortunately, with Ghana focused on kicking you out of Africa I did not have enough steam to fight back against Canada on my own. Your advances were essential when Quebec left, but I still feel your inaction afterward pretty much sealed Canada's victory. The peace you made with Ghana and I was commendable, but too little too late I guess.
21 Sep 15 UTC [Ghana]:Yes. Europe's capricious, and ultimately failed, invasion of Africa cost me several years to secure that flank that I would otherwise have used to attack Canada. I was pissed-off about it at the time; because it struck me as an obvious waste of time and resources with an inevitable result. Europe was easy to defeat; but the expense in time was fatal.

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Won. Bet: 26 D, won: 520 D
46 supply-centers, 39 units
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bookemdano (355 D)
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song (100 D)
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Yakoska (496 D)
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Marshal Guard (124 D)
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Archanon (147 D)
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JamesYanik (548 D)
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Dharmaton (2398 D)
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RichardNixon (100 D)
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Vasquez (132 D)
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awmunro (100 D)
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Meno (100 D)
Defeated. Bet: 26 D
towelie (100 D)
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Civil Disorders
JohnnyValdez (137 D)Frozen-Antarctica (Spring, 2013) with 13 centres.
Airbag (100 D)Pacific-Russia (Autumn, 2003) with 6 centres.
CsideG (100 D)Quebec (Autumn, 2004) with 5 centres.
Meno (100 D)USA (Autumn, 2005) with 1 centres.
beldar54 (100 D)Oz (Autumn, 2000) with 3 centres.
towelie (100 D)Oz (Autumn, 2002) with 0 centres.
Captain Barbosa (100 D)Pacific-Russia (Autumn, 2005) with 0 centres.
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