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Finished: 11 PM Sun 26 Apr 20 UTC
Ancient COVID Empires
22 hours /phase
Pot: 50 D - Autumn, 14, Finished
The Ancient Mediterranean, Anonymous players, Sum-of-Squares Scoring
0 excused missed turn
Game won by skk (163 D)
08 Apr 20 UTC Spring, 1: Salutations from Rome!
13 Apr 20 UTC Spring, 4: soncin culo
20 Apr 20 UTC Autumn, 8: 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.
20 Apr 20 UTC Autumn, 8: Howdy
20 Apr 20 UTC Autumn, 8: Do you both think you can solo? There's no other reason not to draw. The difference between a solo and a 2-way draw is 1 center, not enough to rely on.
20 Apr 20 UTC Autumn, 8: Oh, wait, sum-of-squares. Nvm
20 Apr 20 UTC Autumn, 8: I'm basically at a stand still right now. The only situation where I grow this year is if Rome and I work together, but that cooperation would only serve either myself or Rome.
20 Apr 20 UTC Autumn, 8: Neither of you can take my centers (Cherson and Byzantium being the only ones on the front lines), why don't we call it a draw?
20 Apr 20 UTC Autumn, 8: Feels bad coming in here and just reaping the rewards of another, but there's no where really to go.
20 Apr 20 UTC Autumn, 8: Strange that the previous leader of Persia left.
20 Apr 20 UTC Autumn, 8: Yeah, they'd even sent messages recently.
20 Apr 20 UTC Autumn, 8: I've been working with or at least in non-aggression with the old Persia and with Rome since the beginning of this game. I'm open to a 3-way draw if Rome is (I see Persia is). The last few turns I've been seeing if Persia was going to stab me or not, but not trying to force a draw since I thought you both wanted to fight it out some more. If you two are in stalemate then let me know if you want to draw.
20 Apr 20 UTC Autumn, 8: I wanted to fight it out, though Persia's already got their armies in place. My delayed fleets moving to help didn't give me an edge. ;) Lets fight a bit Persia, but I'm up for a 3-way draw either way. However, since you've just joined, as new Persia, you should have to work for it a little I think.
20 Apr 20 UTC Autumn, 8: Well, there's not much I can fight you on. Every front line between us has enough support to completely hold against an attack.
20 Apr 20 UTC Autumn, 8: The greatest position anyone has to gain centers is Carthage's ability to go after Massila, Sicilia, and Roma.
20 Apr 20 UTC Autumn, 8: That sentence had some redundancies but ignore that.
20 Apr 20 UTC Autumn, 8: Well, I know Carthage won't backstab me.
21 Apr 20 UTC Spring, 9: Didn't expect the Red Sea move though I saw the possibility.
21 Apr 20 UTC Autumn, 9: Should've kept my original orders to defend Minoan over GoP
21 Apr 20 UTC Autumn, 9: If I kick a unit out of a space, their attack doesn't break a support, right?
21 Apr 20 UTC Autumn, 9: There's not much possibility for diplomacy right now, since y'all are clearly going to work together, so I'd appreciate if you readied up as soon as you finished planning your attack.
21 Apr 20 UTC Autumn, 9: I believe that's correct about support.
21 Apr 20 UTC Autumn, 9: If Units A & B attack and dislodge unit C, C can't break A/B's support. However, it can break any other unit's support (of a hold, or of an attack on any other territory besides C).
21 Apr 20 UTC Autumn, 9: Oh, that's really bad then. I thought that area was totally safe...
21 Apr 20 UTC Autumn, 9: oh lol, the turn progress already nvm
21 Apr 20 UTC Autumn, 9: I have other things to deal with
21 Apr 20 UTC Autumn, 9: Well, RIP most of my points then
21 Apr 20 UTC Autumn, 9: I exaggerate, I'll still retain most of them
22 Apr 20 UTC Spring, 10: Or maybe not, I can't find a completely stable configuration
22 Apr 20 UTC Spring, 10: Oh, and I didn't even notice Mabatea is next to Jerusalem
22 Apr 20 UTC Spring, 10: This is even worse than I thought
22 Apr 20 UTC Spring, 10: Yeah, I'm screwed. No sense in me fighting it since there's no chance of defeating your combined forces.
24 Apr 20 UTC Autumn, 12: It's done.
24 Apr 20 UTC Autumn, 12: I'm readied.
25 Apr 20 UTC Autumn, 13: Seriously? Still going?
26 Apr 20 UTC Well played Carthage. Thanks for helping me kill off Persia before you getting your deserved victory.

Good game all.
26 Apr 20 UTC Good game everybody. Hope to see you in a future one.

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Carthage
skk (163 D)
Won. Bet: 10 D, won: 50 D
18 supply-centers, 17 units
Rome
NakedBatman (545 D)
Survived. Bet: 10 D
16 supply-centers, 14 units
Egypt
0nickname (106 D)
Defeated. Bet: 10 D
Greece
Defeated. Bet: 10 D
Persia
Shesk0S (108 D)
Defeated. Bet: 0 D
Civil Disorders
howard4 (100 D)Persia (Autumn, 8) with 11 centres.
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