Two Player Game - Italy?

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Two Player Game - Italy?

Postby EnderSE15 » 12 May 2017, 20:53

Apologies if this has been answered before (I did try and search for it...). In the two player variant, is Italy neutralised (ie. its units all hold), or does it join a side at random as in the board version?
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Re: Two Player Game - Italy?

Postby super_dipsy » 12 May 2017, 21:05

Initially we followed the rules, but players felt it unbalanced it too much. So now italy stays in CD all game, and is un-enterable in the first year
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Re: Two Player Game - Italy?

Postby TheGrandWazoo » 09 Jun 2017, 11:22

- Excuse me, what does CD mean?

- And when playing a two-player game, I suppose a player wins when he owns half of the supply centres plus one, with ONE nation?

- And in that case, can a player attack a nation of himself with another nation of himself?
(For instance, can an Austrian army support another Austrian army to walk into a territory where a German army is holding?)
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Re: Two Player Game - Italy?

Postby Jegpeg » 09 Jun 2017, 14:40

TheGrandWazoo wrote:- Excuse me, what does CD mean?

- And when playing a two-player game, I suppose a player wins when he owns half of the supply centres plus one, with ONE nation?

- And in that case, can a player attack a nation of himself with another nation of himself?
(For instance, can an Austrian army support another Austrian army to walk into a territory where a German army is holding?)


CD is civil disorder, it means all the units are held.

The rules say that for 2 player games you need 24 supply centres to win and I am sure the site hasn't changed that (or it would be noted in the list of how Play dip differs from the official rules), but I am not sure if it is with all your nations or a single one.
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Re: Two Player Game - Italy?

Postby super_dipsy » 09 Jun 2017, 15:58

The rules for shorhanded games like 2-player are here http://www.playdiplomacy.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=566&t=22618

Victory requires 24 SCs across your 3 countries.
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Re: Two Player Game - Italy?

Postby TheGrandWazoo » 10 Jun 2017, 06:29

super_dipsy wrote:The rules for shorhanded games like 2-player are here http://www.playdiplomacy.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=566&t=22618

Victory requires 24 SCs across your 3 countries.


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