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Finished: 11 PM Sat 24 Oct 15 UTC
No orders? No problem!
14 hours /phase
Pot: 469 D - Autumn, 2020, Finished
World Diplomacy IX, No messaging, Anonymous players, Survivors-Win Scoring
1 excused missed turn
Game won by A-Mac (414 D)
21 Sep 15 UTC Autumn, 2006: GameMaster: Codename_Dutchess was banned: Multi/Meta/No Reply.
24 Oct 15 UTC [Argentina]:Fun game ... up until the last 2 years when South Africa decided to beat the crap out of one of his allies and totally leave his enemies alone and be totally greedy and extend the game an extra year when he could have won a year ago.
24 Oct 15 UTC [Near-East]:yeah bad ally, but a good solo ! congrats SA
24 Oct 15 UTC [India]:SA that was a great game, but the ending was not needed was it ?
24 Oct 15 UTC [Kenya]:agh
24 Oct 15 UTC [South-Africa]:Argentina, at the end of the year before I moved on you I was at 38 SCs, needing 6 more for a solo, while Quebec and WC combined only had 13 SCs. If I maintained alliances with you and India, I somehow would've had to get 6 of their 13, which would have been especially difficult since both you and India were in better position to move on them than I was. I decided that if I had any chance of soloing I would have to stab one of you. I decided to stab you simply because India was stronger and I would rather have to fight you than him. As for ending this a year earlier, while I thought there was a chance I could, there was also a chance that I wouldn't and would then have India working against me as well. Greed had nothing to do with it, I simply thought that waiting an extra year for the move on India as well would absolutely guarantee the solo. For what it's worth, getting more than the required number of SCs for a solo doesn't give any extra points, I still get the exact same amount as if I ended with 44, so I'm not sure how greed played any part.

NE, thank you! You definitely put up a good fight up around Europe.

India, thanks for all the help, you were definitely a great ally. As it turned out, the ending wasn't needed, and I'm sorry I snagged the extra two SCs from you. I had tried to indicate earlier that I wanted to take NZe and let you take NSW, and when you took both I wasn't sure if you decided last minute you wanted to try and stop the solo. I was actually expecting you to take Victoria on the last phase, since you could have if you moved Tasman in with double support. The closer I got to the solo the more paranoid I got, clearly. So again, sorry about the extra SCs I grabbed, if I had known for sure I was going to end up with 46 I definitely wouldn't have taken 2.

Good game all!
24 Oct 15 UTC [India]:SA, I did not know how many SC you needed in this game to win, but I was all for letting you win the solo. I had expected though that we would keep on conquering new territories. But ever since we were cooperating, I really enjoyed the game !
Thanks to all and congrats to you, SA !
24 Oct 15 UTC [Near-East]:India, that's why in some tournament, you lose point if you survive while somebody makes a solo. It's considered as a shame :-)
24 Oct 15 UTC [India]:NE, but I suppose that that only is true when you can actually communicate with each other and not for anonymous games right ?
BTW:how many point would you get for being eliminated as the 5th country like you were in this game ? Any bonus points for that ?
24 Oct 15 UTC [Near-East]:Depends on tournaments rules. But when eliminated you don't get any points. But the negative points pushes the players to look for a stalemate before finishing a small power.
24 Oct 15 UTC [India]:aha..... but ..... not when you cannot communicate I suppose !
24 Oct 15 UTC [Argentina]:SA, India didn't put in orders in Autumn 2019. If you simply took StP, Mos and Arm as well as the SCs your took from me, you would have had 44 and a win.

Plus, getting at least most of your 6 from WC and Quebec would have been easy. They had most of their force facing me. You could have busted NW Atl ages ago and dropped armies into North America. I totally expected you might top that up with an SC or two from me or India if necessary, but instead you totally avoided attacking Quebec (who was propping up WC, who was fighting you in Europe) and hammered the shit out of me, including stretching the game by an extra year to hammer me more.

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A-Mac (414 D)
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46 supply-centers, 40 units
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Civil Disorders
JohnnyValdez (137 D)India (Autumn, 2005) with 10 centres.
Feldron (591 D)Argentina (Spring, 2010) with 10 centres.
Ricgraz (100 D (B))Libya (Autumn, 2005) with 9 centres.
Bump13 (100 D)Libya (Spring, 2008) with 5 centres.
Codename_Dutchess (0 D X)India (Autumn, 2006) with 12 centres.
KillianHmmm (120 D)Libya (Autumn, 2006) with 8 centres.
pixlepix (100 D)Libya (Spring, 2009) with 1 centres.
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