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  • andytheadequate 26 Mar 2013 00:19:55 8,116 posts
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    The three strongest in game 1 haven't actually been attacked properly yet...

    He says, before the massive invasion of France
  • Alastair 26 Mar 2013 08:06:24 15,603 posts
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    bbvDJC wrote:
    Well that's me out of this practise game! One false move and was betrayed by everyone!

    Haha. Excited for the next one!
    Not my Alastair of the Austrians, friend to all.

    I've lost my Cornettos... ;_;

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  • DFawkes 26 Mar 2013 09:22:23 22,789 posts
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    I've done an attack! Against an enemy that has no commander, but that counts! Though I have a sneaking suspicion that once the UK and other armies on the run are chased down, someone else is getting hunted as we've got some powerful countries just now.

    I do hope not, it'd be nice to have a united European victory :)

    I'd kick the living daylights out of the producers of Tipping Point - Ghandi

  • fillip 26 Mar 2013 10:12:19 890 posts
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    You can propose a draw after 1905.

    Hippy!
  • Alastair 26 Mar 2013 14:47:58 15,603 posts
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    Game 3 seems to have stalled...
    Not many messages and awaiting order finalisation...

    Not as nice as I used to be

  • fillip 26 Mar 2013 15:02:51 890 posts
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    It's often the case. Lots of messaging and then, once alliances or pacts are made, it goes very quiet.

    The stalling can sometimes be because a player is waiting to hear back from another player. Usually for something dastardly.

    I hope that puts your mind at rest Alastair.
  • fillip 26 Mar 2013 15:03:03 890 posts
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  • andytheadequate 26 Mar 2013 15:37:48 8,116 posts
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    Yeah, it's nothing to worry about, someone will just be plotting your downfall :)
  • Alastair 26 Mar 2013 15:51:37 15,603 posts
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    I've assumed that they've been plotting my downfall since the game started!

    Not as nice as I used to be

  • MrTomFTW Moderator 26 Mar 2013 15:53:43 37,819 posts
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    The site had been playing silly buggers on my phone today, and I've been busy, so I've not finalised. I'll get on it when I get home.

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  • MrTomFTW Moderator 26 Mar 2013 18:49:39 37,819 posts
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    So how do I convoy troops across water?

    Say I have troops in Belgium, a fleet in the English Channel, and I wanted to move the troops to London how would I do it? Just give the convoy order to the fleet to convoy Belgium to London, or do I have to give an order to the troops as well?

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  • Alastair 26 Mar 2013 18:59:20 15,603 posts
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    Give the order to your troops in Tyrolia...

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  • AccidentProne 26 Mar 2013 19:26:45 1,162 posts
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    You have to give the orders to the troops first and then the fleet. Well, that's what I've been doing at least and it seems to work.
  • andytheadequate 26 Mar 2013 19:33:21 8,116 posts
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    It doesn't matter which order you do the orders in.

    E.g. Brest army move to Wales
    Fleet English channel convoy army Brest to wales
  • fillip 26 Mar 2013 19:36:05 890 posts
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    The order doesn't matter:
    Army BEL to LON
    Fleet ENG Convoy BEL to LON

    The same 'start to destination' would apply if you we're doing a chain convoy as well.
  • andytheadequate 26 Mar 2013 19:38:41 8,116 posts
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    Both me and fillip want to invade England, it appears...
  • RedSparrows 26 Mar 2013 20:13:44 22,293 posts
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    Everything bounced. Hmmm.
  • AcidSnake 27 Mar 2013 08:31:30 7,241 posts
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    To all those who've written messages in game 1 to me I'll reply as soon as the site decides I can open messages...

    AcidSnake - He can't see your sig, avatar, images or vids and talks about himself in the third person because he's proper old-skool...UID 24017

  • fillip 27 Mar 2013 09:22:35 890 posts
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    You can just apologise in here for your aggression if you like.
  • DFawkes 27 Mar 2013 10:18:59 22,789 posts
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    Looks like we've had our first attempt at a stab in Game 2, with Italy trying to invade me and Austria. It's getting interesting now :)

    I'd kick the living daylights out of the producers of Tipping Point - Ghandi

  • Xerx3s 27 Mar 2013 12:27:21 23,944 posts
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    It's interesting, everybody talked peace and everybody acted with war as intent. Human nature. Still, I don't apologise for what I did. I did what had to be done.

    /Sticks out tongue to germany.
  • andytheadequate 27 Mar 2013 12:35:07 8,116 posts
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    The most important rule in this game is that just because you have an alliance, or even an enemy, it doesn't mean it will always last. It's worth bargaining with someone even after they have betrayed you, as priorities can easily change.
  • DFawkes 27 Mar 2013 12:44:11 22,789 posts
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    I realised that, but I certainly wasn't expecting Italy to go for 2 targets at once! I did expect them to go for me at one point as I'm the easier target and most obvious route for Italian expansion. I just didn't expect them to go for Austria at the same time.

    I'd kick the living daylights out of the producers of Tipping Point - Ghandi

  • andytheadequate 27 Mar 2013 12:56:45 8,116 posts
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    Maybe he is part of an alliance...
  • DFawkes 27 Mar 2013 13:00:46 22,789 posts
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    Germany are the only likely one, but they never made a move, plus they could decimate me on their own!

    I'd kick the living daylights out of the producers of Tipping Point - Ghandi

  • Xerx3s 27 Mar 2013 13:21:37 23,944 posts
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    The shouldn't have called this game diplomacy.
  • andytheadequate 27 Mar 2013 13:26:55 8,116 posts
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    Xerx3s wrote:
    The shouldn't have called this game diplomacy.
    "Brutal Backstabbing" doesn't have the same ring to it.

    But I don't know about any other players/games, but I've done an awful lot of diplomacy so far, and no-one has been anywhere near my supply centres yet so it must be at least sort of working...

    /awaits the onslaught
  • faux_carnation 27 Mar 2013 13:58:41 9,254 posts
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    DFawkes wrote:
    Germany are the only likely one, but they never made a move, plus they could decimate me on their own!
    I built too many ships to be a real threat. It's really tough to manoeuvre them around.

    Edited by faux_carnation at 13:59:15 27-03-2013
  • Alastair 27 Mar 2013 16:22:51 15,603 posts
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    Who is holding up game 3...? Only an hour to go. Normally it's so quick.

    Not as nice as I used to be

  • andytheadequate 27 Mar 2013 17:01:54 8,116 posts
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    faux_carnation wrote:
    DFawkes wrote:
    Germany are the only likely one, but they never made a move, plus they could decimate me on their own!
    I built too many ships to be a real threat. It's really tough to manoeuvre them around.
    You built a lot of fleets as Germany? Why...? Britain and Italy rely on their fleets, and they are useful for France and Turkey to have a reasonable amount, but the other nations can get away with only have a couple until much later in the game.

    I imagine a lot of player will be a lot wiser in their seconds games if they still want to play. I know I made a tonne of mistakes in my first game (IRL) that I have managed to avoid in the current one
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