As always, thanks everyone for your contributions to the war effort. We had an ANOTHER amazing night last night. We kept/maintained every single one of our primary goals: UMass, Syracuse, Army and Buttgers. We are now very close to solidifying a chokehold in the Northeast. We also managed to maintain Ann Arbor. We had ANOTHER enormous jump in power/users yesterday because of you guys.
We're by far the fastest growing team in the game. And hey let's compare ourselves to OSU.
We now significantly outpower them after being weaker than them for most of the game. A LOT of salty OSU fans have been complaining that we've been creating bots. But we know that's its because you guys.
We are encouraging any users on here that have been attacking anything in Michigan or Ohio to send your resources to the Northeast. You can directly help by defending any of our current territories in the NE (Rutgers, Army, UMass which are at threat from Clemson) or attacking any enemy territories bordering them. In particular, we want you guys to hit the territories "Boston College" and "UConn" HARD. If we take them, we will have grabbed the corner of the map and have finally accomplished our first goal in the game.
Instructions to Join:
To join all you need to do is go to reddit.com/r/cfb and create an account if you don't already have one. Next, set your flair to Michigan. You can do this by clicking "Select Flair" on the right side of the cfb subreddit. Finally, you can join and play the game at https://vote.redditcfb.com/cfbrisk.php.
If you want to discuss the game in deeper detail and strategize with us, you can join our discord server found here: https://discord.gg/TcZBTcj. We usually announce plans of what we want to attack/defend in the evenings, but we discuss strategy all day. Be warned though, there will be a vetting process to join the discord as we have had some mole issues from OSU. Even if you don’t pass the vetting process, we can still provide less-secret instructions in the general chat so that you can still help us towards our goals until we can fully 100% trust you.
Additionally, we have formed "The Blue Alliance" with Florida and Georgia Tech. If you would like to meme about this, go to: www.reddit.com/r/CFBRisk/
Instructions as to how to play:
At the beginning of the game. Every team was assigned one single territory, and so every territory is now named after that team. When you go to select an action in the game, you'll see option such as:
"Defend Buffalo", "Attack Penn State", "Attack Kent State".
This means that we border the location that was originally assigned to Penn State and Kent State. If you choose to attack Penn State, you will attempt to take that piece of land next round. Defend Buffalo, means that we currently own Buffalo's original homeland, and defending Buffalo means putting your stars towards keeping Buffalo from being taken.
After you submit what you're doing for the day, just sit back at wait! At Midnight EST all of the picks from all of the teams go in, and a random number generator selects a winner for each territory. Then it all happens again tomorrow.
Full instructions/explanations are available HERE
Map as of 5/11:
And a close up of our region: