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rules for FEWER than 7 players

Postby Jack007 » 08 Jul 2015, 20:00

help, cannot find variant's rules page anymore, espec. for the shorthanded games. Sorry to disturb..
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Re: rules for less than 7 players

Postby super_dipsy » 08 Jul 2015, 20:14

On main Board, look under Information and click variants
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Re: rules for FEWER than 7 players

Postby Jack007 » 08 Jul 2015, 21:00

not sure what Information on the Mainboard you mean. My question would be how 3 and 4 players (gunboat) games are distributed on start. cant find an explicit description. :?:
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Re: rules for less than 7 players

Postby WHSeward » 08 Jul 2015, 21:22

There is a link on the Home page under Guides>Game Options. But I have copied it for you here.
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Re: rules for less than 7 players

Postby bonnieblue85 » 08 Jul 2015, 23:20

I'm sorry, but it SHOULD be "Rules for FEWER than 7 players" /End grammar rant :P
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Re: rules for FEWER than 7 players

Postby Jack007 » 08 Jul 2015, 23:28

Thanks WHS. (and bonnie)
8-)
So..
4-player game: England; Austria and France; Italy and Russia; Germany and Turkey.
3-player game: England and Germany and Austria; Italy and Russia; France and Turkey.
2-player game: England/Russia/France; Germany/Austria/Turkey; Italy special.
.. are the start conditions.
Isn't England a bit weak in the 4 Players setup? Any expieriences?
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Re: rules for FEWER than 7 players

Postby asudevil » 09 Jul 2015, 01:48

Jack007 wrote:Thanks WHS. (and bonnie)
8-)
So..
4-player game: England; Austria and France; Italy and Russia; Germany and Turkey.
3-player game: England and Germany and Austria; Italy and Russia; France and Turkey.
2-player game: England/Russia/France; Germany/Austria/Turkey; Italy special.
.. are the start conditions.
Isn't England a bit weak in the 4 Players setup? Any expieriences?


They are...but the also have a super defensible position...and a good diplomat can parlay that "weakness" into having no one want to focus on them.
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Re: rules for FEWER than 7 players

Postby Jack007 » 09 Jul 2015, 10:19

What would be a decent start position for a 4 player gunboat game? Would it be balanced the same?
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Re: rules for FEWER than 7 players

Postby asudevil » 09 Jul 2015, 14:14

Jack007 wrote:What would be a decent start position for a 4 player gunboat game? Would it be balanced the same?


Someone is getting screwed into only 1 country...no matter how you split it. So you may as well follow the rules.
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Re: rules for FEWER than 7 players

Postby Jack007 » 09 Jul 2015, 14:50

I just wondered whether England, France, Turkey and Russia could play while G, A, I start in Civil Disordeer.
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