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Looking Opponents PON (PBEM)

Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:19 am

Player teams (7 ready) are looking for new players to play Grand Campaing 1850 - 1920: 1 Player - 1 Nation.
Looking for 3 more players. Empty nations to choose: Belgium, Turkey, France or Austria. Other Nations are possible.
Options and Rules are discussed. Last patch 1045. The pace of game: 1 turn per week, maybe more. No deadline.
Welcome join us!

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Re: Looking Opponents PON (PBEM)

Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:04 am

With 32 years and 4 months of playing this will indeed be epic. :papy: :hat: :mdr:

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Re: Looking Opponents PON (PBEM)

Tue Jul 30, 2019 7:35 am

Thanks for calculation!
This is initial pace of the game. I think that in future it will be better, 3-4 turns per week or even 1 turn per day. Just warned that we have No deadline.
In any case, it's more better than playing against AI.

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Re: Looking Opponents PON (PBEM)

Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:21 pm

2 new Players join!
We need One more Player !!!

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Re: Looking Opponents PON (PBEM)

Thu Aug 29, 2019 1:08 pm

Still Open! Welcome join!

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Re: Looking Opponents PON (PBEM)

Tue Oct 08, 2019 4:15 pm

Updated list of participants PON5:

Austrian Empire Stratman (host )
Russian Empire   EL Gato
British Empire NorthernNeighbour 
Kingdom of Sardinia Dmitry
Kingdom of Prussia FelkinNinesons
USA                              HHFD50
French Republic Mingeling
Kingdom of Belgium    Militiaman
Ottoman Empire Ken
Spanish Empire Heinz
Japanese Shogunate   Cerber 13
Great Qing                  Zmiy


Now there are already 12 players in the game, and we invite more comers.

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Re: Looking Opponents PON (PBEM)

Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:38 pm

Now is the eighth turn and we have a premature Eastern Crisis - Russia and Austria attacked Turkey :dada:

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Re: Looking Opponents PON (PBEM)

Wed Oct 09, 2019 12:51 am

You guys know how to motivate :innocent:

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Re: Looking Opponents PON (PBEM)

Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:48 am

Citizen X wrote:You guys know how to motivate :innocent:

We try, almost none of us have played PON before.We want to introduce into the game the ability to provide loans to another country as well as the transfer of units, resources and territory (I know that they did this in other MP PON).Therefore, I would like to find players who know how to do such events and did them before.

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Re: Looking Opponents PON (PBEM)

Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:42 am

Could i join as belgium?

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Re: Looking Opponents PON (PBEM)

Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:58 am

While I have a bit of experience in such things, unfortunately I have no timeslots left. :pleure:

However, here is an advice:
the game has a lot of turns and if you want to see the end or at least make it into 1890's your greatest concern is to get the game going at all. It is not the game mechanics that you should be concerned of in the first months of your common journey but the group of players. Decisions ingame should be taking relations offgame into account.
Playing a long game means that there are very little decisions that are fatal gamewise, but a lot of decisions have the potential of collapse offgame.

Just saying. :papy: :)

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Re: Looking Opponents PON (PBEM)

Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:45 pm

MickM2 wrote:Could i join as belgium?

See the list of players above - Belgium already has a player, I can offer the Netherlands. They have a good colonial empire!

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Re: Looking Opponents PON (PBEM)

Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:52 pm

Yes that will be fine.

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Re: Looking Opponents PON (PBEM)

Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:33 pm

Citizen X wrote:However, here is an advice:

Thank you, I understand what you're talking about.This campaign was launched by fans of ageod games from the Russian gaming forum Strategium.ru. Then we invited players from the TWC forum.
We have our own Russian-speaking campaign community.
All players communicate with each other through a chat in Slack (in English). There we try to conduct diplomatic correspondence in the style of the 19th century. To do this, we need to study the names and titles of many historical figures of that era. This is very exciting and informative. By creating separate private chats, we imitate secret negotiations and international conferences.

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Re: Looking Opponents PON (PBEM)

Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:03 pm

I would be interested to join such game.
Maybe portugal is still available?

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Re: Looking Opponents PON (PBEM)

Sat Oct 19, 2019 10:36 am

PON5 Turn # 11.

-The Netherlands faction is ready to receive orders ( MickM2)
- The Portugal faction is activated

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Re: Looking Opponents PON (PBEM)

Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:33 am

PON5 Turn # 16
There are already 14 people in the game .The turn takes place every three days.

Austrian Empire - Stratman (host)
Russian Empire - El Gato
British Empire - Northern Neighbor
Kingdom of Sardinia - Dmitry74
Kingdom of Prussia - Felkin Ninesons
USA - HHFD50
France - Mingeling
Kingdom of Belgium - Militiaman
Ottoman Empire - Ken
Spanish Empire - Heinz
Japanese Shogunate - Cerber 13
Qing Empire - Zmey
Kingdom of the Netherlands - Mick Maddock
Kingdom of Portugal - lordlau1

Players Required:
Mexico -
Kingdom of Denmark -
Kingdom of Sweden -
* Other countries are possible at the request of the player, the above are the highest priority in terms of gameplay.

In the game is the summer of 1850, and we have the situation of the summer of 1914.Russia and Austria attacked the Ottoman Empire and other European countries (France, Prussia, Great Britain, Belgium, Sardinia) oppose the aggressors and prepare for war.And today, Prussia declares war on the Austrian satellite of Bavaria, and Britain presents an ultimatum to Russia - either an end to the war with Turkey and the withdrawal of troops or war. Europe is on the verge of a GREAT WAR !!! Image
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Re: Looking Opponents PON (PBEM)

Wed Nov 27, 2019 11:10 am

Due to the complicated and confusing negotiations on the Eastern Crisis and due to the delay in the progress of some players, the game slowed down a bit, now there is an 18 turn.
Difficult diplomatic negotiations to end the aggression of Austria and Russia against Turkey continue, but at the same time, Russians and Austrians seize the Balkan territories of the Ottoman Empire, Prussia occupied Bavaria (the Austrian satellite), France concentrated its armies on the border with Austria , Britain threatens to declare war on Russia and destroy its merchant fleet .
And also China declared war on Japan (?!!)

And we continue to invite new players to join this crazy diplomatic-economic-military circus)

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Re: Looking Opponents PON (PBEM)

Mon Dec 23, 2019 4:42 pm

Now there is a 22nd turn, November 1850

Turkish negotiations with Russia and Austria were foiled and the British Empire was forced to declare war on Russia.A British-French defense treaty was also concluded.

Thus, 7 players are already involved in one way or another in a big war!

The entry into the war of France can be expected in January-February 1851

Inside British problems:
Excessive production of mechanical parts and the lack of demand for them in the world market forced the government to close almost their production.This in turn led to a reduction in demand for steel and the closure of steel production, which in turn caused a drop in demand for iron and the cessation of its import from Belgium friendly to us.Also closed two-thirds of the production of dyes in India. To save state money, two of the three shipyards were closed.
Here is the Great Depression of the 19th century .Can a big war help solve these economic problems, or finally ruin a country?

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Re: Looking Opponents PON (PBEM)

Sat Dec 28, 2019 11:32 am

Our plan to attract the maximum number of players begins to be beneficial. As soon as we lost the player for Portugal, we immediately found a new player, represented by an experienced player Lordlay1 .Also, we should have a new player for Brazil Empire.

Events in the game: a rash attack by Russian cruisers against a merchant ship in a trading zone off the coast of North America led to important consequences. The hype inflated by the British press about the threat of all merchant shipping near North America and the appeal to the US government led the United States to sharply condemn this attack , about the inadmissibility of similar later and early patrols off the coast of North and South America.The actions of the Russians were also condemned by the new government of Portugal. This is a small but important victory for British diplomacy.
Only Spain continues to pursue a neutral, and sometimes not British-friendly policy.

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Re: Looking Opponents PON (PBEM)

Wed Jan 15, 2020 5:04 pm

In January 1851, the Western European coalition presented Austria and Russia with the latest ultimatum. The immediate cessation of aggression against Turkey and a return to the status quo.Otherwise, the declaration of war by all coalition countries.Russia at once, and Austria, having thought a little, rejected this ultimatum.The great European war became inevitable.

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Re: Looking Opponents PON (PBEM)

Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:35 pm

The 30th turn is made.
We already have 16 participants, Sweden and Denmark just joined. Almost all European countries are already occupied.Unfortunately, the player for Brazil disappeared without starting the game, a very disappointing loss.
We would really like to have several players for the countries of Central and South America.

In the winter of 1851, Prussia, Great Britain and Sardinia declared war on Austria. Russia in response declared war on Prussia. The great war in Europe began.
The Prussian army, which had already managed to capture Bavaria, invaded Austria and soon the large Prussian army launched a siege of Vienna. The Sardinians attacked the superior forces of the Austrians, Marshal Radetzky, and defeated and captured Lombardy.
Light Austrian cavalry in response broke into the center of Prussia and captured several undefended cities.

Belief in the absolute superiority of the English fleet played a trick on me. My blocking squadrons in the Gulf of Finland and the Black Sea were suddenly attacked from ports by Russian ships. As a result, the British fleet suffered terrible losses, about 50 ships were lost, though mostly light ones.The losses of the Russians are just a few ships.
The remnants of the fleets were taken to the metropolis, where they now have a long and expensive repair.The blockade of Russian ports and zones of trade was terminated indefinitely, the UK NM fell to 88 and Russia increased to 120.
Ruler of Russia proved to be a dangerous and impudent player.

Lord Wellington’s expeditionary English corps and the remnants of the Turkish army trample near Istanbul, but the Russians and Austrians are not trying to attack us.

The new Swedish player is trying to organize peace negotiations between the warring parties, but so far the military conflict is only growing. France has just declared war on Baden, the satellite of Austria. and sent her squadron to the Black Sea.

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