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by CSteinhardt
Wed Mar 28, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: Gunboat Strategy: England
Replies: 27
Views: 2750

Re: Gunboat Strategy: England

I think the broader point here comes down to understanding where the many stalemate lines are on the map and how they will affect endgame play. For example, if you want to know whether to prioritize Munich, Tunis, or Norway in that position, the starting point for analysis is asking yourself which o...
by CSteinhardt
Wed Mar 28, 2018 4:28 am
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: Gunboat Strategy: England
Replies: 27
Views: 2750

Re: Gunboat Strategy: England

Austria and Germany can prevent this, with Germany cutting the support of Baltic Sea. Germany's best effort to stay in the game is fighting for Berlin anyay. Even if England takes Berlin with Baltic Sea Austria can then retake Berlin with the help of Germany (Baltic Sea attacks Kiel). Yes, Germany ...
by CSteinhardt
Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: Gunboat Strategy: England
Replies: 27
Views: 2750

Re: Gunboat Strategy: England

http://webdiplomacy.net/board.php?gameID=217400 1) I would not have won this game unless Germany did not just give up in the Scandanavian Peninsula near the end of the game. I would not have been able to set up the stalemate quick up in the German homeland to defend against an Austrian invasion. Th...
by CSteinhardt
Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: Gunboat Strategy: England
Replies: 27
Views: 2750

Re: Gunboat Strategy: England

I don't really post here frequently, so I'll try to keep this short and summarize, letting others carry the discussion. For what it's worth, I think all of these posts have missed the major challenge with England. The goal of playing Diplomacy is to reach 18 centers. Your job in gunboat is, at all t...