1812 Overture: Playtest (NOW COMPLETE)

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1812 Overture: Playtest (NOW COMPLETE)

Postby NoPunIn10Did » 14 Jan 2016, 20:18

I don't want to litter the boards with too many threads about this, but I've begun a playtest of 1812 Overture as described on this thread:

http://www.playdiplomacy.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=413&t=51563

I've tried to keep that thread as a good place to list updates to the design and rules, but I was wondering if there was any interest in watching how the first test is going? I would post the orders results and map images* for each season, starting with 1811 Spring (now complete). This thread would be dedicated to this one playtest only.

Either after this playtest (or possibly later during it), I'd be happy to run a Play-By-Forum game of 1812 Overture here, but I'll either need to get GM approval or find an already-approved co-GM. I want to see this variant improve and evolve, and having it played tends to be the best (or rather, only) way to do that.

However, if folks aren't really interested, that would be good to know too.

For reference, here's the map:
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Update (15 Jan 2016):
Link to the most recent node map and full names of regions:
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Update (15 Mar 2016):
The playtest is now complete, and you can see the entire orders history in this thread.

*Since the images are higher resolution, I'd host them off-forum to avoid filling up PlayDip's storage.
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Re: 1812 Overture: Playtest Spectator Thread

Postby Otherwise » 14 Jan 2016, 21:59

Wow. Never was very much interested in variants/mutations, but sometime I may just try this one out, if only for the GORGEOUS MAP!

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Re: 1812 Overture: Playtest Spectator Thread

Postby NoPunIn10Did » 15 Jan 2016, 04:45

In case the original host link gives you issues, try this one.

http://i.imgur.com/X7AscwR.jpg
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Re: 1812 Overture: Playtest Spectator Thread

Postby NoPunIn10Did » 15 Jan 2016, 16:28

1811 Spring Orders

M - France
F Paris nc - English Channel, Failed - Bounced by F Lon
A Strasburg - Netherlands
A Warsaw - Prussia

M - Rhine
A Frankfurt - Saxony
A Hannover Support Warsaw - Prussia

C - Yankee
A PHI - SHE
F NYC - BTM
A BST - ADI

C - Dixie
A RIC - BLU
F CHL - SAV, Failed - Bounced by F Flo

R - Britain
Fleet London --> English Channel, Failed - Bounced by F Par nc
Fleet Liverpool --> Scotland

R - Canada
Army Montreal --> Toronto
Fleet Halifax --> Montreal

H - Shawnee
A wap-->ken
A tip-->iln

H - Denmark
A cop-->swe
F osl-->ska

K - New Spain
Army mex move to tex
Fleet flo move to sav

K - Austria
Army vie move to ily
Army pra support Army ode to war

T - Russia
F stp-sc -> BAL
A mos -> smo
A ode -> war

T - Cherokee
A cng -> oza
A ust S flo -> sav

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Re: 1812 Overture: Playtest Spectator Thread

Postby NoPunIn10Did » 15 Jan 2016, 17:01

1811 Fall Start

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Re: 1812 Overture: Playtest Spectator Thread

Postby NoPunIn10Did » 16 Jan 2016, 17:23

1811 Fall Orders & Retreats

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M - France
A Prussia - Prague
A Netherlands - Hamburg
F Paris nc - Netherlands

M - Rhine
A Saxony support A Prussia - Prague
A Hanover support A Netherlands - Hamburg

C - Yankee
A adi - nia
F btm Holds
A she - ken

C - Dixie
A blu - sav
F chl supports A blu - sav

R - Britain
F Sco à Ire
F Lon à Sco

R - Canada
A Tor à Rup
F Mon à Tor

H - Shawnee
A ken--> wap
A iln--> mwk

H - Denmark
F ska--> cop
A swe hold

K - New Spain
Fleet sav Hold, Dislodged by A blu, Retreats to ANC
Army tex Hold

K - Austria
Army pra hold, Dislodged by A pru, Retreats to vie
Army ily hold

T - Russia
F BAL -> pru
A war S: F BAL -> pru
A smo -> lvn

T - Cherokee
A oza S: A ust -> cng
A ust -> cng
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Re: 1812 Overture: Playtest Spectator Thread

Postby NoPunIn10Did » 18 Jan 2016, 17:19

1811 Winter Start

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Re: 1812 Overture: Playtest Spectator Thread

Postby NoPunIn10Did » 19 Jan 2016, 04:27

1811 Winter Builds

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M - France
Army in Strasbourg
Army in Rome

M - Rhine
n/a

C - Yankee
F bst
A phi

C - Dixie
A ric

R - Britain
F Lon

R - Canada
A Mon
F Hfx

H - Shawnee
A tip

H - Denmark
F osl

K - New Spain
F hav

K - Austria
n/a

T - Russia
Army, Odessa

T - Cherokee
Army, Ustanali
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Re: 1812 Overture: Playtest Spectator Thread

Postby NoPunIn10Did » 19 Jan 2016, 04:31

1812 Spring Start

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Re: 1812 Overture: Playtest Spectator Thread

Postby NoPunIn10Did » 21 Jan 2016, 01:19

1812 Spring Orders

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M - France
A Rome - Italy
A Hamburg support A Hannover - Prussia
F Net hold
A Str - Alp
A Prague - Vie, Failed. Attack not greater than defense.

M - Rhine
A Hannover - Prussia
A Saxony support A Hannover - Prussia

C - Yankee
F btm - GUS
F bst S F btm-GUS
A nia - eri
A phi - all
A ken - tip. Failed. Dislodged by A tip. Retreats to she.

C - Dixie
A ric - blu
A sav S A ric - blu
F chl - ANC

R - Britain
F Sco --> NAD
F Ire --> AZC
F Lon --> ENG

R - Canada
F Hfx Support F Sco --> NAD
F Tor --> ONT
A Mon --> Adi
A Rup --> Tor

H - Shawnee
A mwk--> iln
A tip--> ken
A wap support A tip--> ken

H - Denmark
F osl--> nwg
A swe--> osl
F cop--> bal. Failed. Bounced by F pru.

K - New Spain
F ANC to POC
F hav to GOM
A tex to nol

K - Austria
Army ily to bsn
Army vie hold

T - Russia
A ode -> crp
F pru -> BAL. Bounced by F cop. Dislodged by A hnv. Disbands (no eligible retreats)
A lvn -> pru. Failed. Bounced by A hnv.
A war H

T - Cherokee
A oza: S A tip -> ken
A cng H
A ust: S A cng H
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