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by noumenal
Mon Aug 13, 2018 2:15 am
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: Sealion from Germany's Perspective: 1901
Replies: 5
Views: 619

Sealion from Germany's Perspective: 1901

A recent game got me to thinking about how Germany has some great negotiating tools at his disposal in 1901. Specifically, Sweden gives him leverage over Russia and an army and Ruhr gives him leverage with France over Belgium. So, combine those two bargaining chips and you have the tools to get Fran...
by noumenal
Sat Aug 11, 2018 3:29 am
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: Why does Italy go NMR so often??
Replies: 3
Views: 523

Why does Italy go NMR so often??

I've noticed this a lot with online games. I have about 5 games going simultaneously on WebDip right now, and in three of them Italy has gone NMR in 1901 and/or replaced with another player. With other platforms like Backstabbr it's even worse. Do players really hate playing Italy that much? I have ...
by noumenal
Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:25 am
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: [Classic] The Mountain Opening
Replies: 32
Views: 1425

Re: [Classic] The Mountain Opening

I think I’ve been as high as 4th inGR non-live classic 1) Obvious, but hardly avoidable. A French army in Burgundy and an Italian army in Tyrolia are very common sights, right? But how often do you see Germany wasting both armies with a supported attack on Munich? There is not much in their opening...
by noumenal
Tue Aug 07, 2018 12:33 am
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: [Classic] The Mountain Opening
Replies: 32
Views: 1425

Re: [Classic] The Mountain Opening

As Italy I never even look at Munich until very, very late in the game when I am looking for opportunities to solo. Even as France I am suspicious about offers to support me into Munich as that is the hardest supply center on the board to secure (often have a 4-way fight over it). The general idea o...