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Finished: 05 PM Tue 24 Mar 20 UTC
Classic Diplomacy-82
2 days /phase
Pot: 35 D - Autumn, 1912, Finished
Classic, Draw-Size Scoring
1 excused missed turn
Game won by gimix (1519 D Mod)
20 Jan 20 UTC Autumn, 1901: If everyone readies we won’t lose much time
20 Jan 20 UTC Autumn, 1901: If everyone readies we won’t lose much time
20 Jan 20 UTC Autumn, 1901: But what if I’m not ready
20 Jan 20 UTC Autumn, 1901: :P
21 Jan 20 UTC Autumn, 1901: Frankfurter Allgemeine
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Coward Attack on Munich
During the last month, French troops tried to invade the German Empire in Munich. Previously the French ambassador proposed a joined military action against England. The troops protecting the German Empire were supposed to fight alongside France to push the English off Belgium and later into England itself. English secrets were disclosed by France. The Kaiser however had no desire to offend the English King and saw right through the cowardly plot of France. The plot was to spark a war between England and Germany and taking German territory hostage. But the cunning officers of the German Army spotted this easily and pushed the French back into France.
The Kaiser proclaimed: "Let it be known, the French cannot be trusted. They will sell the secrets of their allies and lie to your face. They desire the death of peaceful nations."
30 Jan 20 UTC Spring, 1903: A tyrant is growing in the East, oppressing the free people of Ankara ! Who will come to the help of a promis nation ! Who will fight crime and injustice alongside me ?
30 Jan 20 UTC Spring, 1903: Crickets
04 Feb 20 UTC Autumn, 1903: Sorry mate, it's a long long way to Moscow.
09 Feb 20 UTC Autumn, 1904: England wanna ready up?
09 Feb 20 UTC Autumn, 1904: Don’t rush me!
09 Feb 20 UTC Autumn, 1904: Dammit I saw straight through that. I’m blaming Russia for “Russian” me.
09 Feb 20 UTC Autumn, 1904: I'm blaming Russia
10 Feb 20 UTC Spring, 1905: What the hell germany? Why wouldn’t you retreat to Kiel?
11 Feb 20 UTC Spring, 1905: Mistakes were made
17 Feb 20 UTC Spring, 1906: GameMaster: Game was extended due to at least 1 member failing to enter orders and having an excused missed turn available. This has un-readied all orders.
18 Feb 20 UTC Spring, 1906: Frankfurter Allgemeine
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PRUSSIA STILL DEFENDED
After the French and Italian Barbarians conquered the peace-loving people of Germany, one province is still well defended and undefeated. The people of Prussia have formed paprtisan groups and are making life hell for Invading troops. Even though four armies tried to march into Prussia, none were able to. The militias (that do not act on the defeated German army's behalf) repelled the invading hordes and are planning on liberating their brothers in the occupied territories.
22 Feb 20 UTC Spring, 1907: GameMaster: Game was extended due to at least 1 member failing to enter orders and having an excused missed turn available. This has un-readied all orders.
23 Feb 20 UTC Spring, 1907: GameMaster: Game was extended due to at least 1 member failing to enter orders and having an excused missed turn available. This has un-readied all orders.
23 Feb 20 UTC Spring, 1907: Hello everybody, new France
24 Feb 20 UTC Spring, 1907: Hey, New France. The old France and I had just struck up a deal where you give me Holland, Belgium and Kiel and in turn, I let you live. I hope we can keep this deal in tact.
24 Feb 20 UTC Spring, 1907: lol
24 Feb 20 UTC Spring, 1907: You forgot Portugal and Spain :D
06 Mar 20 UTC Spring, 1909: Alright France. Last chance.
08 Mar 20 UTC Spring, 1909: GameMaster: Game was extended due to at least 1 member failing to enter orders and having an excused missed turn available. This has un-readied all orders.
08 Mar 20 UTC Spring, 1909: It is so sad when someone is losing and ragequit. I find this very sad.
08 Mar 20 UTC Spring, 1909: I agree. It's nonsense
08 Mar 20 UTC Spring, 1909: Hi everyone. I'm the new player for russia. I am hoping to play it out and keep the game rolling along.
08 Mar 20 UTC Spring, 1909: Thanks for joining
10 Mar 20 UTC Autumn, 1909: Good bye cruel world. Italy, as the last surviving player who actually paid for this game, congrats and good luck. I’ll be rooting for you beyond the grave.
10 Mar 20 UTC Autumn, 1909: Lol. That is fair.
12 Mar 20 UTC Spring, 1910: I'm going to input my moves fast so the game can be ended more quickly.
17 Mar 20 UTC Spring, 1911: I didn't cover the back door and russia lives for two more turns - sorry everyone take care of this as quickly as we ready
20 Mar 20 UTC Autumn, 1911: This game just got serious.
20 Mar 20 UTC Autumn, 1911: Yeah... more fun in the end.
20 Mar 20 UTC Autumn, 1911: Good game France. Jerk.
20 Mar 20 UTC Autumn, 1911: Well Italy should not have trusted him do much. Prussia should have been in Berlin at least
20 Mar 20 UTC Autumn, 1911: So now Russia is amused, and so seems to be Austria; Turkey justly says it's Italy's fault, Italy is understandably angry at me...
Well, i am a notorious carebear, and normally don't look for end-game shenanigans. But i suffered some end-game stabs myself, so i tend to be a bit cautious.
I told Italy i was worried about his units surrounding Austria in a way that gave *him* a real chance to solo without any hopes for me to stop it - i expected him to show his goodwill by giving Austria a couple of centres, or having Austria take something in Turkey, but none of that happened. So i was far more worried.
Then Italy forgot to defeat Russia, and i wondered, did he really forget or is it an excuse to make the game last longer... and i was even more worried.
And then he postponed his build. I could not find a logical reason for that, and when i don't understand something i worry so much more.
So i concluded i needed to attack before Italy stabbed Austria and won. But, hey, wait, if i do attack and all goes well then i am the one who may possibly go for the victory...
20 Mar 20 UTC Autumn, 1911: Haha thanks France for sharing your thoughts. Anyhow, i believe this game is all about winning solo. If you can't then there is a draw but the draw is not the goal
20 Mar 20 UTC Autumn, 1911: So even though it is normal to be mad, it is even more normal to try for the solo
20 Mar 20 UTC Spring, 1912: France, I totally understand you, but I was not seeking for a backstab. But I am up for a draw if you are.
22 Mar 20 UTC Good game. Nice solo win.
23 Mar 20 UTC This would be the right time to draw
23 Mar 20 UTC Why would he? he won.
23 Mar 20 UTC He won because you did not move your fleets to defend. you could contest. just chose not to.
23 Mar 20 UTC No, he should have looked at his back before. After the stab there was no chance to fight back
23 Mar 20 UTC AEG to ION would have been useless, Tunis was going to fall all the same, and it was enough
23 Mar 20 UTC For educational porposures. France stabbed on Spring `11.
France took Berlim, Munich and St. Pete. On Autumn `11 he should have moved Ionian, Eastern and Aegean. At this point france had 16 SCs.

On Spring 11 The Ionian fleet could bounce Tunis or naples Or moved Tyronean. Also I would move Ven to Rome and leave france at Pie, because Austria had a good position to bounce or take venice and defend it. Leving France with 17 and on a position that we could fight or stall.

BTW france, I would never convoy tunis and take naples. I would convou to naples and had 2 fronts to take if there was any resistance.
23 Mar 20 UTC You're *almost* right my friend. Your mistake is, i already was at 14, so with Ber, Mun and StP i reached 17. Tunis was not defendable, even if there had been a fleet in ION, while Naples has just been a whim. Had there been any resistance, ie had F AEG moved to ION in Autumn 11, WMS sm TyS -> Tun would have been enough to make 18, both against ION -> TyS or ION -> Tun
23 Mar 20 UTC Good game.
24 Mar 20 UTC GG everybody, and special thanks to my tempting demon Russia :D

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France
gimix (1519 D Mod)
Won. Bet: 0 D, won: 35 D
19 supply-centers, 17 units
Italy
Survived. Bet: 5 D
8 supply-centers, 11 units
Austria
dbrandao (136 D)
Survived. Bet: 0 D
7 supply-centers, 6 units
Turkey
Thibauld (1948 D)
Defeated. Bet: 5 D
Russia
Defeated. Bet: 0 D
England
ButtMilk99 (182 D)
Defeated. Bet: 5 D
Germany
ElCommodore64 (102 D)
Defeated. Bet: 5 D
Civil Disorders
Ardorous (100 D)France (Spring, 1907) with 8 centres.
strigon (100 D)Austria (Autumn, 1901) with 3 centres.
mxlopez (100 D)Russia (Spring, 1909) with 8 centres.
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