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Finished: 07 AM Mon 21 May 18 UTC
Private 3sib small group
12 hours /phase
Pot: 25 D - Autumn, 12, Finished
The Ancient Mediterranean, Anonymous players, Sum-of-Squares Scoring
1 excused missed turn
Game won by Bobaftt1212 (130 D)
10 May 18 UTC Autumn, 1: Sorry for the hold up
11 May 18 UTC Autumn, 2: Cool. Just spotted a bug in the game :/
11 May 18 UTC Spring, 3: What is that?
11 May 18 UTC Spring, 3: It indicates you can get to Baleares via land. You can’t.
11 May 18 UTC Autumn, 3: I am not seeing the indication on my map. The indication for the access is the two arrow arc
11 May 18 UTC Autumn, 3: Right, but when you have a unit in Saguntum, it lists Baleares as an option for movement, and it doesn't tack on "via convoy" as it would if that were the requirement and units were in the area to do it (as mine were). I thought it was odd, but I assumed the logic that created the list of move options superceded the way the map presented it. And you know what happens when you assume ...
12 May 18 UTC Autumn, 3: Which is what I did with you and now I'm done. Good game gents. Egypt sucks on this map.
12 May 18 UTC Autumn, 3: It’s even worse when you transparently try to screw Persia
12 May 18 UTC Autumn, 3: Seems like the theme song for this game should be, "Sorry, not Sorry"
12 May 18 UTC Autumn, 3: I didn't have a choice. I was in the middle right out of the gate because you missed a turn.
12 May 18 UTC Autumn, 3: I guess.
12 May 18 UTC Spring, 4: Enjoy the three way split
12 May 18 UTC Autumn, 4: Carthage has other plans
13 May 18 UTC Spring, 5: Well, I wanted a five way draw, but there was just too much fighting.
15 May 18 UTC Autumn, 6: It’s been fun Greece
16 May 18 UTC Spring, 8: My hat's off to Persia. It never occurred to me to summon an army of the walking dead who would so willingly follow marching orders. As William Wallace once famously proclaimed, "And dying in your beds, many years from now, would you be willin' to trade all the days, from this day to that, for one chance, just one chance, to come back here and tell our enemies that they may take our land, but just let us still be on the board when the game ends, because slavery to the Persians is a small price to pay for ... something."
16 May 18 UTC Spring, 8: TL:DR
16 May 18 UTC Spring, 8: If you didn't like that one, just wait until you read the one I've got prepared if Sparta rolls over for the Persians.
16 May 18 UTC Spring, 8: Frankly the only reason the game is still going is because I want your territory.
16 May 18 UTC Spring, 8: So you're of the impression that if it weren't for your desire to win outright, we would all just agree to a four-way draw?
16 May 18 UTC Spring, 8: No. If I were willing to sacrifice my ally for victory I’d already be at 18. Instead I’m content to take sc’s from you.
16 May 18 UTC Spring, 8: Not willing to sacrifice the ally you're currently cannibalizing in your march to 18. Got it.
16 May 18 UTC Spring, 8: Only when it’s either you or me taking the sc.
16 May 18 UTC Spring, 8: Kudos to you for tricking Rome into thinking I posed a threat there, when there was a clear path to not only preserve that for him, but to push me back which no longer exists because you took his SC. Seriously, my hats off to you. I turned on him outright, but I should have been more subtle and convinced him that I was just trying to make him more comfortable with the pillow over his face.
16 May 18 UTC Spring, 8: Go home Weller you’re drunk
16 May 18 UTC Spring, 8: I mean Carthage
16 May 18 UTC Spring, 8: Relax, Xerxes, I'm congratulating you. Your diplomacy may result in an outright win. No need to violate the rules of the game now.
16 May 18 UTC Spring, 8: It’s a guess. Can we not do that?
16 May 18 UTC Spring, 8: Can we not out a player in an anonymous game in the global chat? No. No, we can't do that.
16 May 18 UTC Spring, 8: The hunger games quote gave it away
16 May 18 UTC Spring, 8: Makes sense. I’m sure everyone figured out who I am from something I said in a private message.
17 May 18 UTC Autumn, 9: You made me retreat. This travesty shall not stand!
18 May 18 UTC Autumn, 10: I suspected, but I wasn't sure until now. It's pretty brilliant not only proving that it's possible to have a three way draw in a game that began with only five players, but you're manipulating the guy who mocked you for it to prove it. This is no longer a game. It's now performance art.
18 May 18 UTC Spring, 11: I’ll sign your program if you want
20 May 18 UTC Weird how Carthage bails like a little kid when his strategy fails; nature of the beast
20 May 18 UTC He claimed the stab to me was because he did not like my strategy against Greece, although he didn't support that attack in one move. Immaturity at it's finest!
20 May 18 UTC So bitter, Rome.
20 May 18 UTC Lol, I only said 90% of it because I thought it was Weller. I actually thought you were Persia

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Persia
Bobaftt1212 (130 D)
Won. Bet: 5 D, won: 25 D
20 supply-centers, 16 units
Rome
Footvols (100 D)
Survived. Bet: 5 D
7 supply-centers, 4 units
Egypt
bamasam09 (346 D)
Survived. Bet: 5 D
4 supply-centers, 3 units
Carthage
smedlin (158 D)
Survived. Bet: 5 D
3 supply-centers, 7 units
Greece
mfmozi (151 D)
Defeated. Bet: 5 D
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