Some interesting developments occurred in the fifth turn of our Diplomacy game.
Russia’s position has taken a turn for the worse as Turkey has turned its cannons north. The Russian Army in Rumania has been forced out by three Turkish units and has to retreat north to Ukraine (or be disbanded - Russian player’s choice but the retreat seems a no-brainer.
Germany’s enigmatic foreign policy has contributed to Russia’s setbacks as the German army in Bohemia tips the balance in giving Italy the keys to Vienna. England’s second army now makes its appearance on the continent. France and Italy continue to advance their interests in the south of Europe.
More analysis coming in the next Daily Dissembler.
Results for Spring, 1903 (Movement)
Order resolution completed on 13-Oct-2014 at 08:11:07 EDT
Austria: The Army in Vienna cannot retreat; unit destroyed.
No order for unit at Vienna. Hold order assigned. Austria:
A vie Holds Dislodged from tyr (3 against 1).
England: England: A den Holds England: F hel Supports A den England: A lon -nwy
Convoy path taken: lon- nth- nwy.
England: F nth Convoys A lon - nwy England: F ska Supports A lon -nwy
France: A bel Holds France: A bur Holds France: F hol Holds
France: F mar - lyo France: A par - pic; France: A por - spa
Germany: A boh Supports A tyr -vie; Germany: A kie - ber;
Germany: A sil - gal; Failed because Russia: A gal - vie failed.
Italy: A tri Supports A tyr - vie; Italy: F tun -tys; Italy: A tus -pie;
Italy: A tyr -vie; Italy: A ven -tyr
Russia: A bud Supports A gal - vie; Russia: A gal -vie Failed.
Russia: A mos -war; Failed because Russia: A war -sil failed.
Russia: A rum Holds; Dislodged from bul (3 against 1). A Gal has only one retreat option, to Ukr.
Russia: F sev Holds; Russia: F swe - bal;
Russia: A war -sil Failed because Germany: A sil - gal failed.
Turkey: F aeg - con; Turkey: A ank - arm;
Turkey: F bla Supports A bul - rum; Turkey: A bul -rum;
Turkey: F gre Holds; Turkey: A ser Supports A bul - rum