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by A_Tin_Can
Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: Does this English opening have a name?
Replies: 20
Views: 1578

Re: Does this English opening have a name?

The convoy option *is* hilarious, but if you know Denmark is going to be open and France isn't a threat, wouldn't it it better to put the fleet there? You have better options in the medium term, and retreating out of Denmark is probably more valuable than having the unit popped.
by A_Tin_Can
Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: Turkey gunboat opening options
Replies: 18
Views: 810

Re: Turkey gunboat opening options

My first question is a little pedantic so forgive me. You say in "70-80% of games" it's not the strongest opening. How do you know that you are in the 70-80% of games where it's not, vs the 20-30% of games where it is? More substantively--aren't you really trading off options against Russia for opt...
by A_Tin_Can
Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: Turkey gunboat opening options
Replies: 18
Views: 810

Re: Turkey gunboat opening options

Oh! I should add that I don’t like smy h *just* because it makes it easier to get the fleet out- my preferred set of orders for the fleet (everything else being equal) is to go to the Black Sea with Russia’s permission- either in spring (ideal) or fall (more likely to be acceptable to Russia).
by A_Tin_Can
Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: Turkey gunboat opening options
Replies: 18
Views: 810

Re: Turkey gunboat opening options

I don’t like Ank-Con as the first move, because I think it (should) immediately band together Italy and Austria- and I don’t like forming alliances that don’t have me in them. Of course, I *love* that opening if I am say Russia. As to russia’s fleet or protecting Bulgaria in 1902 - In general, I’m n...
by A_Tin_Can
Mon Mar 25, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: Face to Face Diplomacy
Topic: Melbourne Open Diplomacy Tournament
Replies: 13
Views: 1037

Re: Melbourne Open Diplomacy Tournament

@flash:

Sadly, Bill Brown passed away recently. Glasses were raised, and words were said. Goffy named the boards at the tournament in Bill's honour.

Tristan Lee is I believe not in the country anymore (he was around before I was, I never met him). Are you an Australian player?
by A_Tin_Can
Mon Mar 25, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Status of orders
Replies: 12
Views: 187

Re: Status of orders

> We were never allies here, so no stab.

Do you not start every game with six allies? I do.
by A_Tin_Can
Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: Face to Face Diplomacy
Topic: Melbourne Open Diplomacy Tournament
Replies: 13
Views: 1037

Re: Melbourne Open Diplomacy Tournament

This is THIS WEEKEND EVERYONE! Wowowow! I will be there, and I hope you will too. Especially Durga. You're swimming into harbour any time now, right?
by A_Tin_Can
Thu Mar 07, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Feedback/Bug Reports
Topic: Petition to introduce Chaos but call it Battle Royale Mode
Replies: 7
Views: 630

Re: Petition to introduce Chaos but call it Battle Royale Mode

This is your second best idea! (Just behind when you had the idea to lie to HR every turn in London).
by A_Tin_Can
Sun Mar 03, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: webDiplomacy Mentor-Apprentice Program
Replies: 22
Views: 4278

Re: webDiplomacy Mentor-Apprentice Program

I'll do one.
by A_Tin_Can
Mon Feb 04, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Karma
Replies: 49
Views: 2141

Re: Karma

This thread is proof that the titanic is sinking.
by A_Tin_Can
Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:18 am
Forum: Face to Face Diplomacy
Topic: The Boroughs is back, baby!
Replies: 19
Views: 1238

Re: The Boroughs is back, baby!

In hindsight, that promo isn't about the tournament, although I remembered it was. Anyway, it's still awesome.
by A_Tin_Can
Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:17 am
Forum: Face to Face Diplomacy
Topic: The Boroughs is back, baby!
Replies: 19
Views: 1238

Re: The Boroughs is back, baby!

I will never forget this promo: https://youtu.be/seK0GGDQP_M?t=617
by A_Tin_Can
Sat Jan 26, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: 50° C in Australia, RIP Australia
Replies: 8
Views: 835

Re: 50° C in Australia, RIP Australia

It was 44 in Melbourne. Git gud, Sydney.
by A_Tin_Can
Wed Jan 23, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Feedback/Bug Reports
Topic: Proposed change
Replies: 40
Views: 2411

Re: Proposed change

Do they?
by A_Tin_Can
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: New Games
Topic: Replacement gunboat Austria
Replies: 2
Views: 251

Replacement gunboat Austria

I will PM the first commenter the password:

https://webdiplomacy.net/board.php?gameID=233216
by A_Tin_Can
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: Feedback/Bug Reports
Topic: RR Calculation Wrong?
Replies: 16
Views: 1122

Re: RR Calculation Wrong?

@cspieker - is the reliability calculation the same on vDip?
by A_Tin_Can
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Thanks to A_Tin_Can
Replies: 10
Views: 664

Re: Thanks to A_Tin_Can

I can confirm no test cricket was watched while working on the site.
by A_Tin_Can
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: Feedback/Bug Reports
Topic: Duplicating Orders
Replies: 2
Views: 283

Re: Duplicating Orders

This would be nice to have
by A_Tin_Can
Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:27 am
Forum: Face to Face Diplomacy
Topic: Melbourne Open Diplomacy Tournament
Replies: 13
Views: 1037

Re: Melbourne Open Diplomacy Tournament

“Why didn’t you support me to Belgium?”
“Um, I dropped my pen in the ocean”
by A_Tin_Can
Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Face to Face Diplomacy
Topic: Melbourne Open Diplomacy Tournament
Replies: 13
Views: 1037

Melbourne Open Diplomacy Tournament

16th and 17th March 2019, directed by our very own world champion and everyone’s favourite ally, Andrew Goff.

https://www.facebook.com/events/423069318230786/?ti=icl

Melbourne, Australia