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Stuff happens events

Postby Blackrake » 12 Nov 2014, 23:31

Is there a set list of potential things that can happen in a "stuff happens" game? Also, is the timing completely random, or is the timing set and the event random? What would the average frequency of events be? If there isn't a set list could you guys provide some examples of events? I'm looking and I can't find anything of this type.

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Re: Stuff happens events

Postby Alman » 12 Nov 2014, 23:35

I do not believe there is a list of all the "Things" that can happen. I don't believe they want such a list. Its supposed to be random and unexpected.
There are things like orders being changed, troops defecting, units appearing or disappearing, winter storms. You never know when something is going to hit and whether it will benefit or hurt you. I had one game (one of the few of those types I've played) where I was benefitted by the "Stuff" that Happened.

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Re: Stuff happens events

Postby Pedros » 13 Nov 2014, 00:05

I'm moving this to Games because that section deals with games played on the main games pages. The Diplomacy Variant Forum Games section is for variant maps and rules which are not included there.
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Re: Stuff happens events

Postby asudevil » 13 Nov 2014, 04:39

Also messages leaked, ability to recruit extra guys. Countries going neutral again. Ability to change someone else's orders.
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Re: Stuff happens events

Postby Petunia » 21 Nov 2014, 18:16

Dipsy has said in the past that he doesn't like to publish details on the Stuff that Happens because the mystery and doubt is part of the Stuff.

Also, I'm moving this again, since it's not to do with a game... let's try the Diplomacy sub-forum.
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