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Finished: 12 AM Wed 19 Aug 20 UTC
Private The Masters 2020 R5G2
1 day, 12 hours /phase
Pot: 35 D - Autumn, 1921, Finished
Classic, Anonymous players, Draw-Size Scoring
3 excused missed turn
Game won by Eric1984 (3639 D)
10 Jul 20 UTC Autumn, 1912: gg, Germany
10 Jul 20 UTC Autumn, 1912: Thanks for playing Germany, gg
10 Jul 20 UTC Autumn, 1912: gg all!
18 Jul 20 UTC Spring, 1914: This is not a normal Webdip game - drawing with Austria board topping is exactly the same as elimination. For that reason I refuse to Draw and will work with France and Italy to pull you down. If that means 0.25 point then so be it. But I am not leaving this game with nothing when there is clearly no stalemate line.
18 Jul 20 UTC Spring, 1914: Why do you think I’m giving you all my centers?
25 Jul 20 UTC Spring, 1916: My game has really been a masterclass in what not to do tactically. I'm at a loss for what to do this turn. Any suggestions?
25 Jul 20 UTC Spring, 1916: Probably just make a deal with Russia and France to each have 10 SCs and hit draw. At this point it would be incredibly difficult for anyone to solo barring someone throwing the game. I'd have to give up a SC, but if I make it in the draw at all that's honestly not too terrible of an outcome given my position. I'm willing to be a neutral arbitrator of any deals you guys want to make to reach a shared board top.
Or yall can keep just fighting while I try my best to survive among the big boys in a drawn out, ugly battle
25 Jul 20 UTC Spring, 1916: That doesn't help me blundering my way through this like it's my first time seeing a map.

But sure, 10-10-10 sounds fine. We have 29 centres between us so we'll need one from you, unfortunately.
25 Jul 20 UTC Spring, 1916: Russia takes Warsaw, France takes Tunis or something like that?
25 Jul 20 UTC Spring, 1916: We could also just divide it 12-12-12. Boost that GR.

Not idea what France wants, I don't get too much press from him.
26 Jul 20 UTC Spring, 1916: 12+12+12 is 36
26 Jul 20 UTC Spring, 1916: A lot of moves you could've made that last phase to really cement your lead. I thihnk a 3-way is the best we can ll hope for now that you threw away the two-way we had that you flipped on.
26 Jul 20 UTC Spring, 1916: Yeah, I'd love to blame it on being rusty but I've got a long history of making stupid blunders like I've done the last couple of turns and have always stunk at gunboats
26 Jul 20 UTC Spring, 1916: It wouldn’t be a gunboat if anyone could trust you :)
26 Jul 20 UTC Spring, 1916: Pot meet kettle.
26 Jul 20 UTC Spring, 1916: Give me Warsaw and Sev and France can have Holland and we are done.
26 Jul 20 UTC Spring, 1916: Oops that won't work - what Italy will though.
26 Jul 20 UTC Spring, 1916: what italy SAID. Warsaw to me Tunis to France.
26 Jul 20 UTC Spring, 1916: Uh oh. Now France doesn't want the draw. This game is just going to get ugly. Im not sure I mind being eliminated, since it means I don't have to play out 12 more years of useless shifting of SCs.
26 Jul 20 UTC Spring, 1916: france is sniffing a board top.
26 Jul 20 UTC Spring, 1916: Nah Austria been working overtime on France to convert it to a 2-way with him.

But guess what? I'm going to throw it rather than be cut out of the draw. Wh o shal li give it to?
26 Jul 20 UTC Spring, 1916: Pick me, pick me!
27 Jul 20 UTC Spring, 1916: There is no such thing as a two way draw tho
27 Jul 20 UTC Spring, 1916: Exactly - France is a fool if he thinks Austria's "deal" is real. There is no draw without all remaining players agreeing. Austria has proven time and again to be faithless and tore up an agreed 2-way only a few phases ago when everyone's draw vote was up.

He will do it again.

He can say pot meet kettle but we both know that where he is black I'm only slightly grey :P
27 Jul 20 UTC Spring, 1916: Having said that, I won't hesitate to throw the game to him if France is silly enough to attack me.
29 Jul 20 UTC Autumn, 1916: serious props to France for juggling people attacking him at different angles for years and years and patiently holding 5 or 6 centers until recently getting the payoff
29 Jul 20 UTC Autumn, 1916: yes my blunders are looking more and more tactically guided
29 Jul 20 UTC Autumn, 1916: Opportunism - nothing more - and gifted to him by the Austrian.
30 Jul 20 UTC Spring, 1917: Having said that I'm happy to give him a solo
30 Jul 20 UTC Spring, 1917: I am just trying to gain some points in this special type of scoring. Not trying for solo.
30 Jul 20 UTC Spring, 1917: "Spring, 1916: Having said that, I won't hesitate to throw the game to him if France is silly enough to attack me."

"Having said that I'm happy to give him a solo"

Which one is it???
30 Jul 20 UTC Spring, 1917: When push comes to shove you have to decide which one to throw to right? But this isn't ending in a Draw now I guess.
02 Aug 20 UTC Autumn, 1917: Draw vote is up - all up to you now France if you want solo or will settle for Board Top
03 Aug 20 UTC Autumn, 1917: I dont think France can solo at this point
07 Aug 20 UTC Autumn, 1918: GG, guys. We have the line now. Well played France, you almost had it.
15 Aug 20 UTC Autumn, 1920: France - this is getting a little silly by now. Even when you take StP, you still can't win - Warsaw and Mos are set, as is the Southern stalemate.
15 Aug 20 UTC Autumn, 1920: he's got to try
15 Aug 20 UTC Autumn, 1920: Nope. It's in his right to try but it's very obviously a stalemate line. I think proper etiquette would be to hit draw.
You could maybe convince me otherwise if he was trying to break the line with press or some sort of trickery but he's not even trying that (not that it would work). This is just wasting time and hoping for a misorder, I guess.
15 Aug 20 UTC Autumn, 1920: we just need to hold the line for a turn or two and then the TD can force draw it. What irks me most is that France isn't responding in person or global, and the last thing he said was he wasn't trying for a solo. France can you at least talk to us?
16 Aug 20 UTC Spring, 1921: It's very frustrating to play against someone who sends no press. He gets all the credit in the world for playing the game well tactically but it really makes things so much less fun.
17 Aug 20 UTC Hahah you stupid fucker Austria
17 Aug 20 UTC Seriously Yonni - what a stupid turd you are.
17 Aug 20 UTC This game....
17 Aug 20 UTC yes, it must be very frustrating to play against someone when you are dumber then a bag of nickles
17 Aug 20 UTC well done france
17 Aug 20 UTC Oh, jesus. Sorry guys. Shoudn't make moves first thing in the morning. Total embarrassment.
17 Aug 20 UTC Wow. I really don't think I've ever done anything quite as boneheaded as that on this site. Deepest apologies to Italy and Russia.
17 Aug 20 UTC tbf i think i made an earlier morning mistake 5 or 6 turn years ago
17 Aug 20 UTC ah yes, the spring/autumn of 1912. a similar unfortunate event.
17 Aug 20 UTC Oh this game went the most unexpected way for me. Well played everyone

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France
Eric1984 (3639 D)
Won. Bet: 5 D, won: 35 D
18 supply-centers, 17 units
Austria
Yonni (191 D (S))
Survived. Bet: 5 D
11 supply-centers, 11 units
Italy
Squigs44 (273 D Mod)
Survived. Bet: 0 D
4 supply-centers, 4 units
Russia
Wusti (1348 D)
Survived. Bet: 5 D
1 supply-centers, 1 units
England
ishirkmywork (1401 D)
Defeated. Bet: 5 D
Germany
Roadhog (229 D (G))
Defeated. Bet: 5 D
Turkey
Restitution (95 D)
Defeated. Bet: 5 D
Civil Disorders
The Belgian Bulldog (1593 D)Italy (Spring, 1902) with 5 centres.
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