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by _H2O
20 Jan 2018, 01:59
Forum: Site Suggestions
Topic: donations - make a list of all
Replies: 35
Views: 505
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Re: donations - make a list of all

The front page and donation page are being overhauled at the moment. Hopefully we can make it easier to update donations on that page. If you want to discuss the specifics of your donation amount and validate that with us, we can do that over PM. I appreciate the patience while we are working on it....
by _H2O
15 Jan 2018, 15:20
Forum: Semi-Finals
Topic: mitoe vs kaiserklein
Replies: 31
Views: 1008
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Re: mitoe vs kaiserklein

Great series guys!
by _H2O
27 Dec 2017, 17:15
Forum: General
Topic: The mighty Swinger
Replies: 6
Views: 371
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Re: The mighty Swinger

I talked to my brother today and after complimenting each others outstanding taste, we started to talk about AOE 3. Apparently there was a player by the name of "Swinger" 8-10 years ago, according to my brother he had the coolest strategies and could turn a seemingly lost game around to h...
by _H2O
25 Dec 2017, 04:16
Forum: General
Topic: so litte sioux play in this tournament
Replies: 95
Views: 2120
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Re: so litte sioux play in this tournament

People don’t like the civ sadly. I’ve played it in niche tournament situations, even using it on high plains vs Japan where I believe they were favored without any changes made to their teepees. Their fortress comp is so smooth and if you understand how to work that composition to can really control...
by _H2O
23 Dec 2017, 20:58
Forum: Information and Discussion
Topic: Biased mapchecking?
Replies: 82
Views: 1964
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Re: Biased mapchecking?

I wouldn’t repost on any of those four Arkansas spawns. I did not read read the text honestly.
by _H2O
22 Dec 2017, 02:33
Forum: Information and Discussion
Topic: Biased mapchecking?
Replies: 82
Views: 1964
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Re: Biased mapchecking?

These are a lot of the older ESOC maps still being played today. I think it’s a combination of a bit less testing of spawns as Garja said and also the community having their standards creep up because of the maps being way better. It’s pretty easy to hit it out of the park on balance if you compare ...
by _H2O
22 Dec 2017, 01:18
Forum: Information and Discussion
Topic: Biased mapchecking?
Replies: 82
Views: 1964
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Re: Biased mapchecking?

Funny, I have actually sat with Garja and spawned maps tons of times and he seemed reasonable in his evaluation to me.

Have you also spawned maps with him to test balance?
by _H2O
21 Dec 2017, 22:34
Forum: Information and Discussion
Topic: Biased mapchecking?
Replies: 82
Views: 1964
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Re: Biased mapchecking?

Jerom, I’m sorry but your comments are here negative and wrong at the same time. They slap people in the face who have improved the state of the game significantly. They end up also providing no real solutions. What is anyone going to do with “make tournament ready versions of the maps” when you kno...
by _H2O
16 Dec 2017, 19:49
Forum: General
Topic: ESOC Personality Masterclass - gibson wins Best Personality 2017!
Replies: 101
Views: 3329
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Re: ESOC Personality Slaughter Week - Round 7

PS. Merry Christmas!
by _H2O
16 Dec 2017, 19:48
Forum: General
Topic: ESOC Personality Masterclass - gibson wins Best Personality 2017!
Replies: 101
Views: 3329
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Re: ESOC Personality Slaughter Week - Round 7

Not even close callen. Get rekt.
by _H2O
16 Dec 2017, 14:50
Forum: Round of 32
Topic: _h2o vs. cohenski
Replies: 21
Views: 1648
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Re: _h2o vs. cohenski

I will have to forfeit and pull out of the tournament. Unfortunately my life situation has changed considerably since I signed up. Even if we play this series and I win, I will not be able to play my future rounds until it is far too late to keep the event moving. Best of luck vs Mitoe, and sorry to...
by _H2O
16 Dec 2017, 13:39
Forum: Round of 32
Topic: _h2o vs. cohenski
Replies: 21
Views: 1648
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Re: _h2o vs. cohenski

I hate to be that guy but now?
by _H2O
15 Dec 2017, 00:50
Forum: Round of 32
Topic: _h2o vs. cohenski
Replies: 21
Views: 1648
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Re: _h2o vs. cohenski

Understand, maybe tomorrow at 20 GMT? I am in the air by 20GMT Saturday.
by _H2O
13 Dec 2017, 01:08
Forum: Round of 32
Topic: _h2o vs. cohenski
Replies: 21
Views: 1648
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Re: _h2o vs. cohenski

Can we move this to Saturday? I extended my stay in Chicago. Can we do 15 GMT?
by _H2O
07 Dec 2017, 12:37
Forum: Strategy
Topic: Brit cav starts: 5v first versus 700w first
Replies: 75
Views: 2247
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Re: Brit cav starts: 5v first versus 700w first

The point is that VC is just not better enough even when you use it to the fullest. If you can open the rec and say “yeah but 5 seconds faster villager is a key reason for the results” then you already lost me. You lost me because I’d rather have the flexibility of not maxing manors and building the...
by _H2O
05 Dec 2017, 23:04
Forum: Strategy
Topic: Brit cav starts: 5v first versus 700w first
Replies: 75
Views: 2247
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Re: Brit cav starts: 5v first versus 700w first

VC first - Colonial age at ~4:10 with 7 manors built during transition. - Last manor starts building at 5:00 - 5:10. - 2 barracks are done by 5:30. - Vill count at 6 minutes is 36. - Longbow count at 6:00 is 8. - Longbow count at 7:00 is 23. - Longbow count at 8:20 is 45. I just tried out a couple ...
by _H2O
05 Dec 2017, 22:06
Forum: Round of 32
Topic: _h2o vs. cohenski
Replies: 21
Views: 1648
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Re: _h2o vs. cohenski

I can only play on Thursday December 14th in the evening and I’ll veto Malaysia.

Let me know what times work in the evening.
by _H2O
04 Dec 2017, 01:52
Forum: Strategy
Topic: Brit cav starts: 5v first versus 700w first
Replies: 75
Views: 2247
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Re: Brit cav starts: 5v first versus 700w first

Sure, so like I said in twitch chat I think you've completely ignored critical points in your calculations: Your build doesn't re-invest the VS gained from 5 vil Taking the numbers from your logs we can see there is a 40 second window before all your manors complete from the 700w. Let's take a look...
by _H2O
03 Dec 2017, 04:57
Forum: Round of 64
Topic: _h2o vs runtius
Replies: 6
Views: 346
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_h2o vs runtius

Result
by _H2O
02 Dec 2017, 05:57
Forum: Real-life Discussion
Topic: ESOC Crypto Corner
Replies: 832
Views: 10317
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Re: ESOC Crypto Corner

I made a purchase in bitcoin that feels pretty good. I am pretty sure any crypto is good right now.
by _H2O
01 Dec 2017, 22:55
Forum: Round of 64
Topic: _h2o vs. runtius
Replies: 8
Views: 442
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Re: _h2o vs. runtius

@Runtius Fertile Crescent is not listed, may want to ban a different map!
by _H2O
28 Nov 2017, 22:33
Forum: Strategy
Topic: My dormmate just beat us 1v4
Replies: 29
Views: 1058
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Re: My dormmate just beat us 1v4

4x Otto double rax Jan rush. Stay together and you can’t lose
by _H2O
28 Nov 2017, 18:30
Forum: Round of 64
Topic: _h2o vs. runtius
Replies: 8
Views: 442
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Re: _h2o vs. runtius

Okay, Saturday at 17GMT works. I will see you then.
by _H2O
28 Nov 2017, 11:27
Forum: Round of 64
Topic: _h2o vs. runtius
Replies: 8
Views: 442
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Re: _h2o vs. runtius

Hey,

I will ban Alaska.

I am available on Saturday and Sunday between 16-22 GMT. Let me know a time in that window that works.
by _H2O
22 Nov 2017, 19:29
Forum: ESOC Patch Discussion
Topic: Brit deck 3 rockets vs infinite 2 rockets
Replies: 9
Views: 262
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Re: Brit deck 3 rockets vs infinite 2 rockets

In sup I would probably roll an age 1 eco card or estates maybe. You should send two factories and those can make rockets if you need them. Typically when you get age 4 as Brit your already 10 shipments in so delaying factories is a huge mistake at that point. If I had to choose probably three rocke...

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