Finished: 06 PM Tue 11 Jan 11 UTC
Fluffi-y
1 day /phase
Pot: 79 D - Autumn, 1912, Finished
Classic, Anonymous players, Survivors-Win Scoring
1 excused missed turn
Game drawn
19 Dec 10 UTC Spring, 1905: i propose to pause and seek for a replacement to turkey as soon as he goes cd.
20 Dec 10 UTC Autumn, 1905: Oops -- almost missed the deadline to submit orders
24 Dec 10 UTC Spring, 1907: merry christmas to you all! if you need pause just tell. i am putting it on just in cause.
25 Dec 10 UTC Spring, 1907: how can i get out of this hopeless situation with Astria, Italy and Germany working together with a Turkey who's CD's twice?
25 Dec 10 UTC Spring, 1907: well, if austria was smart, he would have realized that germany is getting too strong and turn against him. with the german units dedicated in the north that was the right strategic play. however, it is tempting to join the bigger power in conquering other nation (sadly you in this case). this has devastating impact later.
25 Dec 10 UTC Spring, 1907: or since this is a ppsc game, even getting 16 rather 18 sc is tempting. anyway the cause of your failure is not in the last turns but rather in the game opening, imho
25 Dec 10 UTC Autumn, 1907: Are you talking to me, or to England? Because i don't know what else to do with Germany, Austria and Turkey working against me from the start. Because i did try to reason with them all.
31 Dec 10 UTC Autumn, 1908: oh come on russia are you slowing us on purpose???
07 Jan 11 UTC Spring, 1911: Looks like we've got a SE vs. NW stalemate
07 Jan 11 UTC Autumn, 1911: Do we get rid of France and Draw?
08 Jan 11 UTC Autumn, 1911: We might as well just Draw now and let France keep Marseilles -- otherwise we'll fight over who gets it. This match is over.
08 Jan 11 UTC Autumn, 1911: 4 points for each one isn't something to fuss about for me. And france deserves something for his survival after all ;)
08 Jan 11 UTC Autumn, 1911: I agree with Germany
08 Jan 11 UTC Autumn, 1911: lol, do you? what a surprise XD
08 Jan 11 UTC Autumn, 1911: France also earned it by being responsive by entering and readying orders which have allowed games to progress without waiting
08 Jan 11 UTC Autumn, 1911: indeed he does not have to think twice about them tho XD
09 Jan 11 UTC Spring, 1912: England/Austria you are all that we need to lock in the Draw. Please click draw.
09 Jan 11 UTC Spring, 1912: done.
09 Jan 11 UTC Spring, 1912: As 1914 approaches and European powers run the armament race, trench warfare is becoming the dominant doctrine across the whole europe, from the russian steppes to the Pyrenees across the Alps and the Eastern germany plains.
While the gains on both fronts are often measured in yards rather than miles, the people of europe are calling for peace every day stronger.
The new europe order see the mediterranean sea as an italian lake, as in the roman and the most serene republic days.
Austria once more claimed its sovereign over the balkans and took a revenge against the czar regime, which often prevented the archduke to meet its desires
England has settled its century-long strifed with france, regaining its historic colonies in the mainland europe.
Across the north sea, with a fragile cooperation based more on necessity rather than true friendship, lays the german empire. Its dominion will include the scandinavian provinces, extended to the northern parts of the mineral-rich siberia, a blessing for a ever-growing industrial powerhouse.

Will this fragile balance hold? or distrust and suspicion will throw again Europe in the arms of military dispute? Will the French people recognize the loss of 3/4 of its mainland to te foreigner, or the turks acknowledge the italian superiority? only time will tell.
09 Jan 11 UTC Spring, 1912: sorry for my poor english ;)
Errata corrige: strifed-strifes
09 Jan 11 UTC Spring, 1912: well written. But i miss the part on the treacherous Turks, who runs from the battlefront twice :(
09 Jan 11 UTC Spring, 1912: bah, who CD does not deserve my efforts :)
09 Jan 11 UTC Spring, 1912: My End of Game analysis:
Well well, since this was my first game since august, it went waay better than i thought in the beginning. I am not very keen in germany, because i do not like to be surrounded and to not have a "safe corner" like turkey or england.
I think that the first year went exactly as i planned them to be: on the southeast, create a balance between R A and T (it was a perfect situation: until spring 05 nobody got the upper hand, and then turkey got CD...); on the west i managed to be in the right side of the 2 vs 1.
Major turning point of my game: Autumn 04, as i stabbed England for 2 supply centers. I am pretty sure i did a good move there, sorry England, even if not as effective as i meant it to be (i would have preferred to enter Nth sea too, but i had not fleets ready at that moment)
From spring 05 i started thinking about a solo but i started to make mistakes too.
I should have left norway holding, instead of moving to norw sea. The funny part is that i considered the stp-nor move, but i decided to lose a SC anyway. That made me lost time and the upper hand against England. Well, noob mistake.
South, with the CD of turkey, i had not noticed the A/I alliance forming - i was optimistic in having A on my side, rather than Italy's
I moved on russia pretty quickly, while keeping E at bay and letting I/A growing (unnoticed XD)
When I/A turned on me, i tried to hold for a year but i had no hopes, and then an alliance with E was necessary. The rest are recent turns.

Would you please write your End of Game analysis? it would be good for everybody in my opinion
09 Jan 11 UTC Spring, 1912: I also think that without Turkey's CD i might have soloed.
10 Jan 11 UTC If Turkey had kept his alliance with Austria until I was eliminated or at least marginalized things would have been much different. But instead he stabbed early allowing me to turn Austria against him.

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Austria
elkkiller76 (154 D)
Drawn. Bet: 10 D, won: 16 D
10 supply-centers, 10 units
Germany
Wolf89 (215 D)
Drawn. Bet: 10 D, won: 16 D
9 supply-centers, 9 units
Italy
jobywalker (210 D)
Drawn. Bet: 10 D, won: 16 D
8 supply-centers, 8 units
England
Kev_nst (998 D)
Drawn. Bet: 10 D, won: 16 D
6 supply-centers, 6 units
France
Bilbo (539 D)
Drawn. Bet: 10 D, won: 16 D
1 supply-centers, 1 units
Turkey
burdo (100 D)
Defeated. Bet: 9 D
Russia
Victorious (768 D)
Defeated. Bet: 10 D
Civil Disorders
zgtjlls (100 D)Turkey (Autumn, 1905) with 4 centres.
Victorious (768 D)Russia (Autumn, 1909) with 0 centres.
burdo (100 D)Turkey (Spring, 1908) with 1 centres.
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