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Finished: 11 AM Fri 13 Dec 19 UTC
That’s the spirit!
1 day /phase
Pot: 35 D - Autumn, 8, Finished
The Ancient Mediterranean, Draw-Size Scoring
1 excused missed turn
Game won by admirsk (597 D)
03 Dec 19 UTC Spring, 1: IT BEGINS
03 Dec 19 UTC Spring, 1: Hi folks!
05 Dec 19 UTC Autumn, 2: Come on Rome, ready up!
05 Dec 19 UTC Autumn, 2: Sorry my friend, but I was quite busy last time...
05 Dec 19 UTC Autumn, 2: Come on Egypt, ready up!
07 Dec 19 UTC Autumn, 4: I'm sure you can all understand my motivation for saying this but I would propose a cease-fire between Egypt, Persia, and Carthage in order to prevent Rome from winning easily. I am happy to cede Cyrene back to Egypt as collateral for my good intentions.
07 Dec 19 UTC Autumn, 4: If the three of us continue to squabble it is easy to see how Rome will win.
07 Dec 19 UTC Autumn, 4: Cede back Cyrene and Leptis, and it's a deal.
09 Dec 19 UTC Autumn, 6: This game has seemingly gone to heck. It goes from Carthage being a major power to being spear fodder in two turns.
09 Dec 19 UTC Autumn, 6: Yeah, that's what I get for being overly trusting. Best of luck!
09 Dec 19 UTC Spring, 7: And then there were Three.
10 Dec 19 UTC Autumn, 7: Amazing, so Persia attacks me, while Rome doesn't...who should I ally with?
11 Dec 19 UTC Autumn, 7: Probably the guy who isn't going for the solo?
11 Dec 19 UTC Autumn, 7: How can I trust Persia?
12 Dec 19 UTC Spring, 8: Yeah, of course, try to speak reason to Persia, make all these CORRECT points, then this happens.
12 Dec 19 UTC Spring, 8: Why do I bother.
12 Dec 19 UTC Spring, 8: And why can't I ready up?
12 Dec 19 UTC Spring, 8: nvm
12 Dec 19 UTC Spring, 8: I've lost all respect for you Persia, at least Carthage was making smarter moves, salty as it made me. You're just choosing to lose.
12 Dec 19 UTC @Rome, Just win already, Persia's given up.
12 Dec 19 UTC Ah, so you have made me come out with it: I'm offended. I know, it's not a surprise, anyone being called stupid would be offended. But, there are a few other reasons I may not be a stellar player: 1. I only joined this site three weeks ago. 2.I had only played part of one game before this. 3.My play style is a little different: I latch myself onto someone and work with them, then stab them when I feel that it is necessary. 4. This is my first game on this variant, and finally, 5.I happen to be a terrible liar and overly loyal.
12 Dec 19 UTC Look, your play style is fine, it's just that there's a time and place for betrayal.

And when one player is on the cusp of total victory without being forced to a draw, that is NOT the time.
12 Dec 19 UTC I also happen to be a fan of the quote "Trying something over and over and expecting a different result is the definition of sanity".
12 Dec 19 UTC (Insanity)
12 Dec 19 UTC GG all!
12 Dec 19 UTC Good Game!
12 Dec 19 UTC ...
12 Dec 19 UTC eh, screw it, GG
12 Dec 19 UTC GG. Well played on the backstab, Rome. I think we would have managed to stop you if we had all collaborated, but I guess I was a bit too optimistic and naive.
12 Dec 19 UTC Only Persia and Egypt were able to stop me if they worked together... So I was a bit lucky that they didn't...
12 Dec 19 UTC Well, Egypt was continually attempting to skew me to their point of view, and the whole "He's making stupid moves" thing really didn't help much.
12 Dec 19 UTC If the fact that Rome was ABOUT TO WIN couldn't convince you, nothing would.
13 Dec 19 UTC Once again, see the whole loyalty thing. Also, insults are not a method to make me trust you.

Start Backward Open large map Forward End

Rome
admirsk (597 D)
Won. Bet: 7 D, won: 35 D
18 supply-centers, 15 units
Egypt
Yesman (103 D)
Survived. Bet: 7 D
8 supply-centers, 8 units
Persia
Penn (0 D X)
Survived. Bet: 7 D
8 supply-centers, 8 units
Greece
eljeffe (395 D)
Defeated. Bet: 7 D
Carthage
montalvo (103 D (B))
Defeated. Bet: 7 D
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