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Finished: 10 AM Tue 24 Mar 20 UTC
Test Bot
1 day /phase
Pot: 35 D - Spring, 1914, Finished
Classic, Draw-Size Scoring
1 excused missed turn
Game drawn
14 Feb 20 UTC Spring, 1901: New guy here, I will catch up on messages as soon as I can!
16 Feb 20 UTC Autumn, 1901: GameMaster: Game was extended due to at least 1 member failing to enter orders and having an excused missed turn available. This has un-readied all orders.
20 Feb 20 UTC Spring, 1903: GameMaster: I play chess was banned: multi. 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!
20 Feb 20 UTC Spring, 1903: What does this mean? Was he playing more than one country on this board?
21 Feb 20 UTC Spring, 1903: Nice, he was an asshole.
21 Feb 20 UTC Autumn, 1903: Surrounded on all sides, literally can't do anything. How does one surrender in this game?
21 Feb 20 UTC Autumn, 1903: You don't. You have to play on because you'll take a hit to your reliability rating
25 Feb 20 UTC Autumn, 1904: Austria has backstabbed me and I am not very happy
25 Feb 20 UTC Autumn, 1904: Join the club, we've got jackets
25 Feb 20 UTC Autumn, 1904: aha yes
01 Mar 20 UTC Autumn, 1905: GameMaster: Game was extended due to at least 1 member failing to enter orders and having an excused missed turn available. This has un-readied all orders.
01 Mar 20 UTC Autumn, 1905: On with the show folks.
01 Mar 20 UTC Autumn, 1905: GameMaster: Magnus Carlsen was banned: meta. 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!
01 Mar 20 UTC Autumn, 1905: New Russia
02 Mar 20 UTC Autumn, 1905: Hi Mrs Russia. I don't envy your position
02 Mar 20 UTC Autumn, 1905: New*
02 Mar 20 UTC Autumn, 1905: Could be worse
04 Mar 20 UTC Autumn, 1906: alright brain trust. what am i supposed to do now?
04 Mar 20 UTC Autumn, 1906: Brain trust?
10 Mar 20 UTC Autumn, 1908: Moderator: (Claesar): Our apologies for missing the question asked here almost a month ago. We do not monitor the Global Chat of all 551 ongoing games :-)

First Russia player was banned for owning multiple accounts, but they were not using it to cheat (in this game). Therefore this game could continue without issue.
10 Mar 20 UTC Autumn, 1908: Awesome thanks for the response :)
12 Mar 20 UTC Spring, 1909: Thanks for the response Cleasar!
18 Mar 20 UTC Spring, 1911: hey guys, how about a draw :)
21 Mar 20 UTC Autumn, 1912: I will offer one now, great battle.
21 Mar 20 UTC Spring, 1913: What, what? Draw you say?
22 Mar 20 UTC Autumn, 1913: I regret nothing. I lived as few men dared to dream.
22 Mar 20 UTC Autumn, 1913: And with my last breath, I curse Zoidberg
23 Mar 20 UTC Autumn, 1913: Why not?
23 Mar 20 UTC Congrats to England
23 Mar 20 UTC Thanks to all for a great game. Stay safe!
24 Mar 20 UTC When was this alliance thought of between the both of you?
24 Mar 20 UTC I guess you could say we both solo’d our way to our halves of the board, but we never really talked before 1908
24 Mar 20 UTC We both thought at certain times we could get one SC from the other and perhaps if France had ended up with an Army in mars instead of a fleet then Austria could have cracked the stalemate line across Germany.
24 Mar 20 UTC That is more impressive in my view.
24 Mar 20 UTC Why thank you. It was a fun experience with all the depressing stuff going around. There are still some openings for the new game I am starting, called Obsessieve Compulsive Diplomacy. Please feel free to join, I am looking to play a more alliance focused game thisbtime around.
24 Mar 20 UTC Yes I have joined, look forward to it
24 Mar 20 UTC I appreciate the fact that both of you tried to go for the solo.
24 Mar 20 UTC Great, thanks!
25 Mar 20 UTC After looking over all of the moves, Both England and Austria played extremely well. I could not find a move where things could have been substantially improved. You made the right alliances at the proper times. Broke them at the proper times. Made bets based on predictions of where your opponents were going to go at times. At other times you made the moves so that It did not matter what your opponents did. You had the attacking firepower to get your armies where they needed to be.
25 Mar 20 UTC Excellent. Truly. well done.
25 Mar 20 UTC Thank you, humbly. Coming from a top 3% player, too. That means something. Obviously luck played an important part, at least with me, with people taking the actions I counted on and hoped for. And to be honest, I did waste an entire army out of vanity, sending it into Armenia and Syria for no other reason than to have that part of the map colored red. I am sure those moves could have been improved on ;)
25 Mar 20 UTC Hey, you had the stalemate line. An Extra army was not going to help anything! There was only one technique I did not see you play was the use of the self-dislodgement rule. On this board.

Stp goes to Livonis with support from Gulf of Bothnia and Baltic Sea
Finland moves to Stp with the Support of the Barents Sea.
Berlin hits Prussia
Kiel moves to Berlin.
The one downside is that is Prussia and Silesia hit Berlin together than you would lose.
25 Mar 20 UTC Yes thank you for those comments. I think I now understand the cutting support rule better than I did, though I do need to get my head around self-dislodgement
25 Mar 20 UTC *ahem* just want to point out that had Austria listened to me he could've soloed the game.
25 Mar 20 UTC He probably trusted you as much as I did. LOL
25 Mar 20 UTC I gave him my supply centers! Then he just gave them back to your
25 Mar 20 UTC You*
25 Mar 20 UTC You both are right. I didn’t trust the French guy and yet indeed, maybe I could have won solo if I would have. However that offer came in 1909 when the Russian was still active in Turkey and I needed to solve that first. I didn’t want to get into a two front war.
25 Mar 20 UTC Self dislodgenent cannot happen.So it can be used as a way to support one of your own bases indirectly
25 Mar 20 UTC For example Stp to Liv and Finland to Stp with Final support. while Moscow and Liv are attacking stp. It is a standoff.

Start Backward Open large map Forward End

England
Jorg (127 D)
Drawn. Bet: 5 D, won: 18 D
17 supply-centers, 17 units
Austria
Jer00n (100 D)
Drawn. Bet: 5 D, won: 18 D
17 supply-centers, 17 units
Russia
GalahadIII (1939 D)
Defeated. Bet: 0 D
Italy
KingCyrus (516 D)
Defeated. Bet: 0 D
France
Knute (306 D)
Defeated. Bet: 5 D
Turkey
rdtownsend (178 D)
Defeated. Bet: 0 D
Germany
Bean2 (100 D)
Defeated. Bet: 5 D
Civil Disorders
Bitrick (100 D)Turkey (Autumn, 1905) with 0 centres.
Blackfire.ca (100 D)Russia (Spring, 1901) with 4 centres.
Juanronin (100 D)Italy (Spring, 1901) with 3 centres.
Magnus Carlsen (0 D X)Russia (Autumn, 1905) with 4 centres.
I play chess (0 D X)Russia (Spring, 1903) with 5 centres.
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