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Rod Spade
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Commentary on Fall 1905 move:

http://www.boardgamegeek.com/geekjournal.php3?action=viewcom...
http://www.floc.net/observer.py?judge=DEDO&game=bgg052&page=...

Well, it looks like Turkey is in trouble. Why did he voluntarily leave Bul?

A/I bouncing in Ven was a good move. Of course, if Turkey had foreseen it, he could have done something devious like Adr S Tri-Ven. Regardless, I think Turkey will soon be wishing that most of his fleets were closer to home....

Russia has got to be happy about getting a build! But the next one won't be easy, and he's vulnerable to Austria.

Eight centers is a big deal for Italy. He needs to be thinking about the end game if he wants to make something of it.

I think England can hold out for a while yet, but he needs to convince someone to attack Germany.
 
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Russia! ;-)
Russia is coming back nicely in this game, but I agree with Rodspade that it won't be any easier ahead.

As long as England maintains its fleets close to Britannia, it can resist Germany for a long time. England needs to reach across the world and find a friend to take on Germany. Italy would be the ideal partner, though they won't have the army power to mount an offensive.

It's funny what happened in the Balkans. Only a few turns ago I was sure that Turkey was becoming a great power and now it is running away from a strong Italy with a superior navy and Austrian armies are solidly in control of the lion's share of the Balkans. Things look bad for Turkey now.

Good luck with your next moves!

Warmest regards,

Michael
 
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Seth Owen
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England waits
England would love to persuade someone to attack the Germans. Unfortunately there has been precious little diplomacy in this game of Diplomacy. England STILL hears more from Germany, during an active war, than from everyone else put together. Maybe, just maybe, the myopic powers on the southern half of the board will look up from feasting on the carcass of Turkey in time to notice Germany is about to win the game while they still have time to do something about it. As Germany will not need all those armies it has to conquer Britain there will be ample time to reposition those black pieces for the endgame and create a line unassailable by an alliance of green and red (and white?) pieces.
 
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England would love to persuade someone to attack the Germans. Unfortunately there has been precious little diplomacy in this game of Diplomacy. England STILL hears more from Germany, during an active war, than from everyone else put together. Maybe, just maybe, the myopic powers on the southern half of the board will look up from feasting on the carcass of Turkey in time to notice Germany is about to win the game while they still have time to do something about it. As Germany will not need all those armies it has to conquer Britain there will be ample time to reposition those black pieces for the endgame and create a line unassailable by an alliance of green and red (and white?) pieces.


England makes a good point!!!

 
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England makes a good point!!!


Yes, but we are not the ones who need to hear it!
 
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