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by Carol
Wed Jan 02, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: New Games
Topic: Relaxing game
Replies: 5
Views: 421

Re: Relaxing game

We need two more players. Also, I forgot to mention it was a classic game.
by Carol
Fri Dec 28, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: New Games
Topic: Relaxing game
Replies: 5
Views: 421

Relaxing game

I created a new game with 4 day phases. Slow enough that we can talk things over thoroughly without the game consuming all our free time, but not so slow that we would get bored (hopefully).

If you're interested, here is the link: http://webdiplomacy.net/board.php?gameID=233689
by Carol
Tue Oct 09, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: NMR's are not that bad
Replies: 12
Views: 1082

Re: NMR's are not that bad

I once deliberately entered no orders on a spring turn after realizing that my neighbors were unable to deploy more than 1 unit against any of the provinces I held. The idea was to trick the other players into thinking I abandoned the game and making bad moves. But the joke was on me because the ver...
by Carol
Sun Jun 24, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Math Puzzle #001
Replies: 15
Views: 1022

Re: Math Puzzle #001

It could, but it could also imply that Americans have a higher birth rate.

T = M + ΔM(T)

T is the time it takes
M is the current median age
̙̙ΔM(T) is how much the median age changes over the course of T

I'm being a lazy here and assuming ΔM(T) counts as a valid "anything else you think you need".
by Carol
Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: Confessions of a Meta-Gamer
Replies: 21
Views: 1886

Re: Confessions of a Meta-Gamer

I think that if someone stabbed you in the last 3 games and you end up together in a 4th you are entitled to be suspicious and look for alliances elsewhere, even if it means that not everyone has the same chance of winning.
by Carol
Tue Jun 05, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: 2 player games
Replies: 3
Views: 961

Re: 2 player games

If you play the 1vs1 variants you're playing Strategy instead of Diplomacy. In the normal 7 player game you can't really get anywhere on your own. You need to persuade other players to help you, so negotiations are a huge part of the game. In the 1vs1 variants you have 1 opponent and a clear goal an...
by Carol
Sat Feb 24, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: Has Diplomacy Regressed to Just Lying?
Replies: 25
Views: 1749

Re: Has Diplomacy Regressed to Just Lying?

I'd just like to point out that 4 games is not a very big sample space.