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Mr. F!
Sep 21, 2016


Countries I want:

Aus/Hungary
Russia
Turkey
England

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Asiina
Apr 26, 2011



Grimey Drawer

I still don't know how to play!!!!

Asiina
Apr 26, 2011



Grimey Drawer

Everyone ally me because I don't know what I'm doing and will definitely lose.

Max
Nov 30, 2002



The inevitable result of such a strategy: http://funny115.com/v1/19.htm

Jon Joe
Oct 19, 2011

magical teen bomb squad



Grimey Drawer

The three laws of Diplomacy:

1. Fart on your enemies
2. Fart near your friends
3. Fart quietly

sentimental snail
Nov 22, 2007

DID YOU SEE MY
PEYOTE QUEEN?


4. let all the hip refugees like me into your country and shower them with gifts

PMush Perfect
Sep 30, 2009

MY PAPER SOLDIERS
FORM A WALL
FIVE PACES THICK
AND TWICE AS TALL




Asiina posted:

I still don't know how to play!!!!
There's lots of stuff in the OP about how to!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RC_RAQkM7Ek

This is what I used! A little amateur, but it really helped me put the pieces together, which made the player's guide in the OP much more helpful.

Edit Also, he sounds like the 'knife-wielding tentacle' guy, which is always a plus.

Somberbrero
Feb 14, 2009

The Pit Awaits


1. move units to supply centers
2. support units as they move if needed
3. don't trust kashuno

George Kansas
Sep 1, 2008

ad astra per proletarii


I will open later tonight, sorry. Crazy Monday.

Mr. F!
Sep 21, 2016


Talk about a manic Monday oooooooh hoooooooo

George Kansas
Sep 1, 2008

ad astra per proletarii


Quick Question: Are there any nights that are particularly bad for deadlines for anyone? I plan on having each turn last 48 hours except for winter which will be 24 hours. Deadlines at 10pm EST. Are Sunday nights bad? Is anyone busy for all of Wednesday? Thanks.

Somberbrero
Feb 14, 2009

The Pit Awaits


BottleKnight posted:

Quick Question: Are there any nights that are particularly bad for deadlines for anyone? I plan on having each turn last 48 hours except for winter which will be 24 hours. Deadlines at 10pm EST. Are Sunday nights bad? Is anyone busy for all of Wednesday? Thanks.

no restrictions. are we doing it so that deadlines end early if all orders are in, or is that a logistic improbability?

PMush Perfect
Sep 30, 2009

MY PAPER SOLDIERS
FORM A WALL
FIVE PACES THICK
AND TWICE AS TALL




As long as we can preload conditionals, that works fine for me.

Mr. F!
Sep 21, 2016


I dont think there's a turn order, everyone submits at the same time so yeah.

This game has taken too long, lets call it a draw?

George Kansas
Sep 1, 2008

ad astra per proletarii


Somberbrero posted:

no restrictions. are we doing it so that deadlines end early if all orders are in, or is that a logistic improbability?

I feel like things can change so quickly in this game that I can't just shut down the turn randomly. Maybe I can say "Hey, I have all the orders in, I'm going to close the turn in an hour unless someone says something."

Also, I'm going to do that thing again where if everyone agrees in thread or in discord to shorten a turn/turns, I'll have no problem doing that.

George Kansas
Sep 1, 2008

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Mr. F! posted:

I dont think there's a turn order, everyone submits at the same time so yeah.

This is correct.

Mr. F!
Sep 21, 2016


Maybe in turn PM's when you're sure you're done with your turn then include lock in

bowmore
Oct 6, 2008




Lipstick Apathy

Can we have our countries now?

George Kansas
Sep 1, 2008

ad astra per proletarii


be a little patient, I'm trying to get in touch with Flying Leatherman to make sure he'd still like to play.

PMush Perfect
Sep 30, 2009

MY PAPER SOLDIERS
FORM A WALL
FIVE PACES THICK
AND TWICE AS TALL




If not, hit up Chic?

George Kansas
Sep 1, 2008

ad astra per proletarii


Chic is in. Chic, please post your country preferences! You don't need to include France.

George Kansas
Sep 1, 2008

ad astra per proletarii


Additionally, Kash and Somber would like shorter deadlines. I want to make the first year a bit longer so that everyone can get used to how the game plays and so alliances and things can be comfortably made but I'm thinking about Fall 1901 I'll just make the game 24 hour deadlines.

PMush Perfect
Sep 30, 2009

MY PAPER SOLDIERS
FORM A WALL
FIVE PACES THICK
AND TWICE AS TALL




I disagree. I'd say keep the deadlines a little longer until at least 1903? Please? It's very hard to communicate with everyone on a reasonable timeframe within only 24 hours.

Basically, if you make 24 hour deadlines, Germany and Austria might as well concede now.

Chic Trombone
Jul 25, 2010



Honestly I am not in favor of shorter deadlines. Sometimes people get busy, or have medical stuff happen (like my migraines) that would make discussion and decisions within a shorter frame difficult. Later in the game once some people are eliminated sure, but to start with? 48 hours is perfect imo

George Kansas
Sep 1, 2008

ad astra per proletarii


Okay, we'll keep it the same for now. 48/48/24

George Kansas
Sep 1, 2008

ad astra per proletarii


Somber - France
bowmore - Germany
Pmush - England
mags - Austria-Hungary
Kashuno - Italy
Chic Trombone - Russia
Asiina - Turkey

Spring 1901 orders will be due January 25th, 10:00PM EST.

Tips for new players:

Use jDip! It's great. It's what I use to adjudicate turns and it will help you immensely with exploring what you may do with your turn.

If you need rule clarifications, PM me on discord! I am available often, though if I'm talking to someone I might screen the message for a bit. I'll get to it!

If you need an extension for any good reason, let me know. I'm very willing to be flexible on deadlines.

Finally, I will never auto-fail an order due to syntax. If I don't know what you mean by an order, I'll let you know, so don't stress out.

I am right now about to set up the Discord channel for diplo in the samafia server. I highly suggest all 7 players use it. It will make things very convenient. If you need an invite lmk.

Good luck; have fun!

George Kansas
Sep 1, 2008

ad astra per proletarii


sentimental snail
Nov 22, 2007

DID YOU SEE MY
PEYOTE QUEEN?


yes, hello. I am a kind farmer living in the burgundy area! please do not bring war and strife to my homelands.

Jon Joe
Oct 19, 2011

magical teen bomb squad



Grimey Drawer

I'm the dragon that lives in Switzerland that makes it unapproachable.

I shall bestow my dragon luck on whoever sheds the most blood in my name.

bowmore
Oct 6, 2008




Lipstick Apathy

hello friends!

I have beer

bowmore
Oct 6, 2008




Lipstick Apathy

i do need a discord invite

Chic Trombone
Jul 25, 2010



Dobiry Vyecher from the Glorious Nation of Russia, my friends!

Our diplomatic embassies are welcome for visitors and offer many fine accommodations, so do not forget to drop a line, eh?

Asiina
Apr 26, 2011



Grimey Drawer

turkey is delicious

sentimental snail
Nov 22, 2007

DID YOU SEE MY
PEYOTE QUEEN?


jon joe posted:

I'm the dragon that lives in Switzerland that makes it unapproachable.

I shall bestow my dragon luck on whoever sheds the most blood in my name.

Ah, yes, the fabled dragon from the stories! Said to be an old crone with a face like a lizard, the sight of which terrifies all! To think, she was real!

Kashuno
Oct 9, 2012

H O L E
M A D N E S S


Grimey Drawer

HOPE YALL GOT YOUR MOVES IN

Max
Nov 30, 2002



George Kansas
Sep 1, 2008

ad astra per proletarii


Hello, everyone.

Here's a link to a page for confessionals.

If you'd like to share your testimony with the Vista, please feel free!

Thanks.

PMush Perfect
Sep 30, 2009

MY PAPER SOLDIERS
FORM A WALL
FIVE PACES THICK
AND TWICE AS TALL




When will these be revealed? And are they anonymous?

bowmore
Oct 6, 2008




Lipstick Apathy

PMush Perfect posted:

When will these be revealed? And are they anonymous?
suss much

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PMush Perfect
Sep 30, 2009

MY PAPER SOLDIERS
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bowmore posted:

suss much
ANYONE could have entered 'curl up and cry'!

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