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by North Sea
Sun Aug 30, 2020 3:53 am
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: How Do We Feel About Not Even Trying to Win?
Replies: 139
Views: 7270

Re: How Do We Feel About Not Even Trying to Win?

If everyone plays optimally a solo is nearly impossible, as has been mentioned. If you look at high-level results, they end almost exclusively in draws (e.g. http://webdiplomacy.net/contrib/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=2671). Results seem to be driven by establishing and maintaining a winning allianc...
by North Sea
Fri Jun 19, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: We hear more and more frequently of "the Australian"
Replies: 14
Views: 1536

Re: We hear more and more frequently of "the Australian"

Oh how I curse my slow-footed judgment, sometimes, but intelligent and good-humoured I will take.
by North Sea
Thu Jun 11, 2020 6:24 am
Forum: New Games
Topic: Haiku Wilson -- You must only message in haikus
Replies: 48
Views: 1692

Re: Haiku Wilson -- You must only message in haikus

The concept intrigues
Time, as always, essential
Phase length pray disclose
by North Sea
Mon Jun 08, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Game Theory Games
Replies: 128
Views: 22117

Re: Game Theory Games

Just to note that my entry for the unit placement game seems to have been overlooked, unfortunately (F WMS).

Not a big deal, but it could affect other scores. Thank you.
by North Sea
Wed May 20, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: Face to Face Diplomacy
Topic: webDip Player Map
Replies: 145
Views: 26047

Re: webDip Player Map

Guangzhou, China, grey, thank you!
by North Sea
Tue May 19, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: Shared wins?
Replies: 29
Views: 2854

Re: Shared wins?

It depends on the frame of reference. If the frame of reference is the game itself, then I think everyone can agree that a solo is a win and a draw is a draw. If the frame of reference is expanded to include things such as friendship and integrity, then things become more fluid, as Wintogreen said. ...
by North Sea
Sun Apr 19, 2020 12:31 pm
Forum: Feedback/Bug Reports
Topic: Misspelling on large map?
Replies: 3
Views: 2202

Re: Misspelling on large map?

Thanks, Jamiet99uk - very illuminating. Good to know that there are solid precedents for it.
by North Sea
Sun Apr 19, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: Feedback/Bug Reports
Topic: Misspelling on large map?
Replies: 3
Views: 2202

Misspelling on large map?

On the large map, 'Skagerrak' is spelled 'Skagerrack.' I have seen 'Skagerak' as a possible variant, with one 'r,' but I have not seen it spelled with a 'c.' Is this an error, or my mistake? Thank you.