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Finished: 04 PM Mon 08 Jan 18 UTC
That's what i'm talking aboat!
5 minutes /phase
Pot: 350 D - Autumn, 1908, Finished
Classic, No messaging, Anonymous players, Sum-of-Squares Scoring
1 excused missed turn
Game won by JaimeR (100 D)
07 Jan 18 UTC Gg
07 Jan 18 UTC What a bizarre game.
07 Jan 18 UTC Well played!
07 Jan 18 UTC Well played Turkey.
07 Jan 18 UTC What the actual fuck France!
07 Jan 18 UTC Thanks!
07 Jan 18 UTC Thanks!
07 Jan 18 UTC I was desperately trying to ally with France at the start but they weren’t seeming to respond. To be fair it was my first gunboat so I may not have been telegraphing effectively.
08 Jan 18 UTC There was problem that cannot organize. Austria did not play up. That give Turkey a good chance to win. England, play well. Russia, bad language, it was only a game.
08 Jan 18 UTC True, losing Austria and Italy was unfortunate. And I also don’t understand Russia’s fury, why France specifically?
08 Jan 18 UTC First - he fights Germany. After that loss of Munich, he jumps my Warsaw, which clearly gave Turkey even more ground to gain easily - he then kept on harassing me behind my lines. He didn't focus his strength on either eliminating 1 player (Germany, Italy or England) before Turkey was to powerfull - instead he just harrashed all players and in effect secured Turkeys win - that's why.

Turkey played well - but even with Austria and Italy's game he could easily have been draw'ed by and alliance of either France+England+Germany or France+Germany+Russia - the only reason this didn't stand a chance was because of France's playstyle in this game.
08 Jan 18 UTC Yeah, I did feel unable to focus on anything other than defence. The game ending was quite a surprise to me.
08 Jan 18 UTC France handed me the win, no doubt.
08 Jan 18 UTC France was a factor in Turkey's win. But, the lack of a viable Austria and/or Italy in this game was a false start that no one in the west could overcome. Couple that with Russia's ill-fated commitment to his northern campaign (ie disbanding A Armenia 1902) cooked everyone's goose. Well played Turkey, you took advantage of 4 powers battling each other for centers, while you won the war.
08 Jan 18 UTC Germany, when France goes in Warsaw, it's pretty obvious what he's intensions are - it's his fault I had to remove Armenia fleet, not mine - either way, that fleet would have been defeated and destroyed in one move - so it was of no value. You commenting on this, seems like you don't know the game well enough yet.

France knew what he was doing and he knew what consequences it would give, by him moving into Warsaw.
08 Jan 18 UTC Russia, your lashing out at other players seems to indicate a lack of maturity. Commenting on someone that you don't know's experience in this game confirms it. FYI, I started playing this game FTF in the 70's.
08 Jan 18 UTC Alright, that’s enough. There were many contributing factors, not only to Turkeys win, by also to this being a generally frustrating game. It’s probably best to come away with lessons learnt and still mostly friendly.
08 Jan 18 UTC Commenting on other players maternity and using "I've played since before light was invented" show's signs of not knowing why arguments count's and which does not.

If you can't see France's moves ruined everyone else, then Turkeys chances, then you migh5 be "mature" but you haven't learned anything about the game since the before the 70's - or maybe you just forgot everything? You choose yourself...

Btw. Your argumentation "I'm older and therefore I'm right" is a sign of lack of maturity. It's an argumentationfirm proven to shadow the fact, that you don't have any strong facts backing your argumentation.

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JaimeR (100 D)
Won. Bet: 50 D, won: 350 D
21 supply-centers, 16 units
Flashy (176 D)
Survived. Bet: 50 D
8 supply-centers, 9 units
Rjmcf (100 D)
Survived. Bet: 50 D
2 supply-centers, 3 units
Middelfart (1196 D)
Survived. Bet: 50 D
2 supply-centers, 2 units
Running man (100 D X)
Survived. Bet: 50 D
1 supply-centers, 3 units
Defeated. Bet: 50 D
TaoQiBao (100 D)
Defeated. Bet: 50 D
Civil Disorders
TaoQiBao (100 D)Austria (Autumn, 1901) with 3 centres.
EstonianLongDong (0 D X)Italy (Spring, 1906) with 2 centres.
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