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Re: [Icehouse] WW5 Tie & Variants

  • FromChristopher Hickman <tophu@xxxxxxx>
  • DateFri, 23 Jan 2009 09:05:07 -0500
On Friday, January 16, 2009, at 04:02PM, "Christopher Hickman" <tophu@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> A third variant that we plan to try is "Team Conquest."  One team plays North and South
> America, the other team plays Asia and Australia.  The first team to control both Europe
> and Africa (counting both teammate's colors as one for the purposes of control), or to
> eliminate both opponents, wins the game.  The "subjugation rule" described above is NOT
> applied in this game.

So we tried this variant, and it sucks.  Once one teammate gets ousted (and that seems to be the best strategy, to "concentrate fire" on one player), the game is effectively over for that team, but it's a long slow death.

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