Mentor Game 19-Feb-18 GAME STARTED

If you are new to the site, and especially if you are new to the game, this might be a good way to start some games. Mentors will help with the mechanics of the game.

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Mentor Game 19-Feb-18 GAME STARTED

Postby drnomeansyes » 13 Feb 2018, 06:20

Mentor games are for beginners to play together and learn the basics of Diplomacy and how the website interface works, with an experienced player available to answer questions & provide encouragement. Any player that thinks they might benefit from a teaching game is welcome.

Looking to play your first game?
Have played before, but it was some time ago and feel rusty?
New to PlayDip and want to get used to the interface?
Been on site for a while and would like some pointers?
All are welcome. We ask only that you commit to seeing the game through to completion, because leaving a game partway through disrupts the experience for the remaining players. The duration of Diplomacy games can vary widely, but you can expect to be in the game for about two months if you do well. Should unforeseen life circumstances mean you need to quit, please let us know a.s.a.p. so that we can line up a replacement, rather than abandoning the game without notice.

If you are interested in playing, either reply in this thread or use the site PM system to contact me. This game is scheduled to begin on 19-Feb, but we will start whenever we get a full set of seven players. If you sign up on this thread but don't get a place, you will get priority in the next mentor game.

Information on our current mentor game below...

Status: STARTED

Game No: 140931
Game Name: Mentor Game 19-Feb-18
Deadlines: 2/1/1 (movement/retreats/builds, in days)

Your mentor will be: drnomeansyes

Participants:
screamingtongue
sandhwich
DeedsDirtCheap
Great_mind
jjb84
Hav0k
iphobia


Priority list (players signed up on previous mentor game threads who did not join the game):
Surroca
ListenThinkListenAct
Tangra
EzertheGadite



***New Signups (Priority status for the next game):***
sarge57
jotheman07
smashbag
PrussiaAscendant
khoussos


New-new signups (second wave for next game):
VenomNames
StrongBoie


The priority list consists of previous signups who haven't yet had a chance to play in a mentor game. They (along with the enough players from this thread's new signups list to fill the board) will get a two-day priority window to join this game before the password is sent out to all new signups.

Veteran players fill open spots from any surrenders in our games. If you are a vet and interested in helping the teaching effort, please let us know and we will add you to the veteran standby list. Mentors do not play in their own game.

Standby veteran players:
cesspitt
otagotasolo
Gwalchmai
TiberiusG58
condude1
revkev12
joe92
nanooktheeskimo
Frenchie07001
dangerboy
Lionlaw
zillusion
AngelEyesGBU
prgm
Bromley86
Durkeety
Cardlinger
Gavrilo Princip
balamory
wrk4thjkr
drintoul
xavier77
gnaah
kwc
springbutt46
Pb10gon
tullys
edmgrim
bindlestiff
Antigonos
GhostEcho
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Re: Mentor Game 19-Feb-18 (recruiting players)

Postby sarge57 » 13 Feb 2018, 06:41

interested in joining, not a beginner, but lots of questions I would like answers to.

eg can two forces swap positions directly in one move. for both enemy and same country forces ?

thanks
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Re: Mentor Game 19-Feb-18 (recruiting players)

Postby Great_mind » 13 Feb 2018, 08:27

Hi,

i confirm my interest to participate in this Game.


Thank you drnomeansyes

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Re: Mentor Game 19-Feb-18 game filling (1/7)

Postby jotheman07 » 13 Feb 2018, 13:50

I am interested in joining, played a few games but people were saying things that I didn't really get.
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Re: Mentor Game 19-Feb-18 game filling (4/7)

Postby drnomeansyes » 13 Feb 2018, 23:07

To sarge57:

Adjacent units cannot swap places without the use of a convoy - they bounce each other otherwise. If you are concerned about a particular set of orders functioning the way you want, I'd suggest using the orders solver function that the site has. It allows you to test what the move adjudication software will rule for a given set of orders.

If you have more questions, feel free to ask away. You and others on the new signup list will receive the password for the game in a day or two if spots remain, and if you join the game I can answer all of the questions you'd like!
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Re: Mentor Game 19-Feb-18 game filling (6/7)

Postby smashbag » 14 Feb 2018, 19:41

Could I be asked to be put on the waiting list please?
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Re: Mentor Game 19-Feb-18 game filling (6/7)

Postby PrussiaAscendant » 15 Feb 2018, 02:11

Hi, I'd like to be put on the waiting list please, I'm completely new to the game but I love history so I really want to learn how this works.
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Re: Mentor Game 19-Feb-18 game filling (6/7)

Postby iphobia » 15 Feb 2018, 02:19

hi, thanks for your response to my post, can I join your Mentoring Game, Cheers!
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Re: Mentor Game 19-Feb-18 game filling (6/7)

Postby khoussos » 15 Feb 2018, 20:58

I would like to participate.

Best,
Konstantinos
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Re: Mentor Game 19-Feb-18 GAME STARTED

Postby VenomNames » 19 Feb 2018, 21:56

Hello. I'd like to be put on the waiting list for the next game, please.
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