Fake NMRs?

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Re: Fake NMRs?

Postby DirtyHarry » 11 Aug 2018, 21:20

Damn. As someone of Irish decent, I thought keeping it to twice a day was reasonable ...
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Re: Fake NMRs?

Postby Zosimus » 19 Aug 2018, 05:18

An equal or perhaps better strategy is to pretend initially that you don't know how the game is played at all. The most effective display I have seen in that regard was made by Italy. He told most people that he was taking Greece and Tunis to start and asked them not to bounce him out. He then played:

F Naples - Ionian
A Venice - Tunis(!)
A Rome - Greece(!)

When 2/3 of his moves failed he complained loudly that others were blocking his moves and that no one wanted to ally with him. He asked what the point of playing was when everyone was out to get him? "Screw this! I'm outta here!" he exclaimed.

In the fall his moves were:

A Venice - Trieste
A Rome - Venice
F Ionian - Tunis

All three moves worked.
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Re: Fake NMRs?

Postby David E. Cohen » 19 Aug 2018, 15:17

:shock: :lol: :lol: :lol:

That is priceless!
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Re: Fake NMRs?

Postby sinnybee » 19 Aug 2018, 21:26

In my first game on playdip, I pretended to be a kid :D that was fun.

Some of the stuff from the public press of that game (I was Austria):
AUSTRIA wrote:thank you! i've never played an online game like this be4 so thought i'd give it a try so i'm excited. i've played diplomacy be4 though so don't worry not a total beginer.

AUSTRIA wrote:TO ITALY:
"why u have 2 suply centers but only 1 boat?! cuz u could build an army in tunis and maybe i could convoy it to apulia or naples and maybe retake italy your homecountry by working are way north. is that allowed? is tunis part of original country that u can build on? if that can't work then maybe u can move offa rome so that u can build a new unit their. what do you think? lemme know.

Anonymous wrote:france: nice job for having 3 units in italy but btw your supposed to go on the spaces that have the little white sqare on them with the dot in the middle.

AUSTRIA wrote:NOT ANONAMUS FROM AUSTRIA: "seriously though france your cool and i can support you into berlin whenevs your ready. our front in the med is alot more interesting then englands and I's front. infact i will shine mercy on your peoples and offer you part in a 2way draw cuz you were expecting one...

Anonymous wrote:TO ENGLAND: "your amries in north russia and north germany look really crowded. maybe you should move some to scandinavia and your home land so they will have some room to breeth.

AUSTRIA wrote:NOT ANONAMUS FROM AUSTRIA: "u2 are really great players on diplomacy. if you want you don't have to go easy on me and can kill me if you want to. good luck.

Anonymous wrote:omg 2 or 3 of the shoutboxs are probly really rude and i didn't mean to be rude sorry.
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Re: Fake NMRs?

Postby Aurelia1 » 23 Aug 2018, 02:37

sinnybee wrote:In my first game on playdip, I pretended to be a kid :D that was fun.

Some of the stuff from the public press of that game (I was Austria):
AUSTRIA wrote:thank you! i've never played an online game like this be4 so thought i'd give it a try so i'm excited. i've played diplomacy be4 though so don't worry not a total beginer.

AUSTRIA wrote:TO ITALY:
"why u have 2 suply centers but only 1 boat?! cuz u could build an army in tunis and maybe i could convoy it to apulia or naples and maybe retake italy your homecountry by working are way north. is that allowed? is tunis part of original country that u can build on? if that can't work then maybe u can move offa rome so that u can build a new unit their. what do you think? lemme know.

Anonymous wrote:france: nice job for having 3 units in italy but btw your supposed to go on the spaces that have the little white sqare on them with the dot in the middle.

AUSTRIA wrote:NOT ANONAMUS FROM AUSTRIA: "seriously though france your cool and i can support you into berlin whenevs your ready. our front in the med is alot more interesting then englands and I's front. infact i will shine mercy on your peoples and offer you part in a 2way draw cuz you were expecting one...

Anonymous wrote:TO ENGLAND: "your amries in north russia and north germany look really crowded. maybe you should move some to scandinavia and your home land so they will have some room to breeth.

AUSTRIA wrote:NOT ANONAMUS FROM AUSTRIA: "u2 are really great players on diplomacy. if you want you don't have to go easy on me and can kill me if you want to. good luck.

Anonymous wrote:omg 2 or 3 of the shoutboxs are probly really rude and i didn't mean to be rude sorry.


That’s actually really useful for Versailles, when hiding who your minor is!

Are those all from the PP?
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Re: Fake NMRs?

Postby sinnybee » 23 Aug 2018, 19:36

Yeah
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Re: Fake NMRs?

Postby Aurelia1 » 24 Aug 2018, 00:36

That seems useful. There’s only one problem.

Kids don’t talk like that.
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Re: Fake NMRs?

Postby sinnybee » 24 Aug 2018, 05:04

Aurelia1 wrote:That seems useful. There’s only one problem.

Kids don’t talk like that.

Why is that a problem? :?

I did well in the game.

My age was never brought up in the game.

I don't mean "kid" literally, just someone who is unversed or lazy with grammar and spelling and I was also pretending to have a lesser knowledge of Diplomacy rules.
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Re: Fake NMRs?

Postby MrShed123 » 04 Dec 2018, 16:23

Zosimus wrote:An equal or perhaps better strategy is to pretend initially that you don't know how the game is played at all. The most effective display I have seen in that regard was made by Italy. He told most people that he was taking Greece and Tunis to start and asked them not to bounce him out. He then played:

F Naples - Ionian
A Venice - Tunis(!)
A Rome - Greece(!)

When 2/3 of his moves failed he complained loudly that others were blocking his moves and that no one wanted to ally with him. He asked what the point of playing was when everyone was out to get him? "Screw this! I'm outta here!" he exclaimed.

In the fall his moves were:

A Venice - Trieste
A Rome - Venice
F Ionian - Tunis

All three moves worked.


That has really made me laugh :D
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