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Finished: 05 AM Sat 30 Mar 19 UTC
Bun-4
1 day /phase
Pot: 100 D - Autumn, 2012, Finished
Fall of the American Empire IV, Sum-of-Squares Scoring
1 excused missed turn
Game drawn
17 Feb 19 UTC Spring, 1999: Good luck everyone.
19 Feb 19 UTC Autumn, 1999: sorry guys. didnt check my turns over the weekend hopefully you guys can let me get up to speed real quick
25 Feb 19 UTC Autumn, 2001: well i see no one has mercy on the Lone Star state
25 Feb 19 UTC Autumn, 2001: i wish everyone a good game even you California
25 Feb 19 UTC Autumn, 2001: Thank you.
27 Feb 19 UTC Autumn, 2001: Looks like you got a second chance, Texas.
27 Feb 19 UTC Autumn, 2001: Now this is epic
01 Mar 19 UTC Autumn, 2002: everyone i would like to formally denounce Mexico
01 Mar 19 UTC Autumn, 2002: he is a literal whore
01 Mar 19 UTC Autumn, 2002: Wow. LOL
01 Mar 19 UTC Autumn, 2002: I want to see everyone take him out
01 Mar 19 UTC Autumn, 2002: Why?
01 Mar 19 UTC Autumn, 2002: The Alamo
01 Mar 19 UTC Autumn, 2002: Woah woah woah
01 Mar 19 UTC Autumn, 2002: Califorbia is the one who truly piped you down here
01 Mar 19 UTC Autumn, 2002: *California
01 Mar 19 UTC Autumn, 2002: Don’t throw me under the bus. You’re the one who finished him.
01 Mar 19 UTC Autumn, 2002: Oh yeah
01 Mar 19 UTC Autumn, 2002: Florida was apart of this too
01 Mar 19 UTC Autumn, 2002: California did after all snake me
01 Mar 19 UTC Autumn, 2002: hmmmmmmmm
04 Mar 19 UTC Autumn, 2003: GameMaster: Fletcher was banned: No reply to mods. The time until the next phase has been extended by one phase length to give an opportunity to replace the player.
Remember to finalize your orders if you don't want to wait, so the game isn't held up unnecessarily!
05 Mar 19 UTC Spring, 2004: This map is a mess
13 Mar 19 UTC Autumn, 2006: Why don’t we work together to get rid of California and Peru and then do a 4-way draw?
13 Mar 19 UTC Autumn, 2006: Well that shouldn’t be too hard.
14 Mar 19 UTC Autumn, 2007: Sorry for being out of touch last round. I was traveling and just barely got my orders entered in time.
14 Mar 19 UTC Autumn, 2007: This is the new Peru, and can all of you flip off?
14 Mar 19 UTC Autumn, 2007: I would like to be able to have fun in a joined game.
14 Mar 19 UTC Autumn, 2007: Dying is fun
15 Mar 19 UTC Autumn, 2007: I agree. Dying is fun. Good game everyone.
15 Mar 19 UTC Autumn, 2007: Your spirit will live on in Saskatchewan.
15 Mar 19 UTC Autumn, 2007: Long live the NCR!
18 Mar 19 UTC Autumn, 2008: Apologies to all for being a traitorous bastard. You guys may be able to band together to stop the solo, but I felt obligated to give it a shot. Best of luck the rest of the way.
19 Mar 19 UTC Spring, 2009: We might have been able to stop you from getting there if Quebec didn't NMR that turn
19 Mar 19 UTC Spring, 2009: I'm just upset that I'm not going to be able to convoy an army from venezuela to lima
20 Mar 19 UTC Autumn, 2009: Hey can we just ally to stop Heartland instead of attacking me?
20 Mar 19 UTC Autumn, 2009: Sorry for the NMR, I am a university student currently on a week long residential as part of my course and will find it very difficult to find the time to make my moves on this game
27 Mar 19 UTC Spring, 2012: Let’s get rid of Quebec and draw? The Heartland can’t invade me unless Florida turns on me. If Florida turns on me, The Heartland solo wins
27 Mar 19 UTC Spring, 2012: Mexico: You and Florida have defended valiantly and effectively. The next two or three years should determine whether I can get to 34 or not. If it becomes clear that there is no path to 34, then I will vote draw at that time.
28 Mar 19 UTC Florida and Mexico: Nice job. That was poor defending by me, but you guys spotted it and took advantage. It may end up being the difference, but we'll see.
28 Mar 19 UTC My draw vote is in. With some lucky guesswork, I could potentially make some headway in Phil, NYC, NJ, and WDC, but at this point I would need to take all of them to get the victory.

Given Quebec's lack of participation, I am a bit humbled to have to settle for a draw, but it is probably the fairest result to Mexico and Florida, who earned a place in the draw through some stout defending.

I think had I made a few different decisions, things would have gone my way, but it was not to be.

Good game everyone.
28 Mar 19 UTC Florida: Let me know if you want to eliminate Quebec before entering your draw vote. My vote is in, so I'll leave that decision in your hands. If that is what you choose to do, I'll assist by making the necessary moves on my end.
28 Mar 19 UTC I think if you had held off until Mexico was just a unit weaker, you would've gotten the solo. Without fleets in the water and with me being as developed as I was, you weren't going to be able to make enough progress on the East Coast to get 34 without having at least one of the Mexican home centers.

I think if we were to play this out, you would certainly take all of those centers in the New York area (there's no way for me to hold all of them), but by the time that happened Mexico and I would likely take one or two more from you on the Southern front. One or several of San Antonio, Houston, Louisiana, Chihuahua, etc. I don't think that we need to draw this out another week or two just to see that happen.
28 Mar 19 UTC Good game, I enjoyed it. I'm actually glad you stabbed. It was fun trying to defend. The game had gotten pretty rote when we we're just trudging toward the three way draw
28 Mar 19 UTC I was eager to see if I could get the "armies only/no fleets solo." But, there is a reason that is a hard thing to accomplish.

I should have gotten my armies east earlier to try to deny your efforts to convoy fleets to the coast. But early on, I thought I needed to lock down the west coast in case you sent fleets there or in case Quebec woke up. Obviously, I should have sent armies south as well, but I mistakenly thought I had a line set up there that was sufficient.

At any rate, it was a good game. The ability to only place three units a year and only in your home territories makes it much harder to solo on this map than on the Modern map.

Start Backward Open large map Forward End

Heartland
sideroxylon1 (833 D)
Drawn. Bet: 10 D, won: 68 D
29 supply-centers, 27 units
Florida
dmittlem (689 D)
Drawn. Bet: 10 D, won: 29 D
19 supply-centers, 18 units
Quebec
Juanbo (291 D)
Drawn. Bet: 10 D, won: 2 D
5 supply-centers, 5 units
Mexico
J053ph J0ffr3 (105 D)
Drawn. Bet: 10 D, won: 2 D
5 supply-centers, 4 units
California
BlackKnight13 (180 D)
Defeated. Bet: 10 D
British-Columbia
Nickelson (100 D)
Defeated. Bet: 10 D
Peru
Maastoren (100 D)
Defeated. Bet: 0 D
New-York
MThor (70 D)
Defeated. Bet: 10 D
Cuba
tremendo (65 D)
Defeated. Bet: 10 D
Texas
BiggleBobb (50 D)
Defeated. Bet: 10 D
Civil Disorders
Conan123456789 (0 D X)Peru (Spring, 2005) with 5 centres.
Fletcher (40 D X)Peru (Autumn, 2003) with 6 centres.
oneandonly01 (100 D)Peru (Spring, 2007) with 4 centres.
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