I'd be interested in playing this game as well.

Fred Olver

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From: "Zachary Kline" <zkl...@speedpost.net>
To: "Gamers Discussion list" <gamers@audyssey.org>
Sent: Saturday, March 05, 2011 8:49 PM
Subject: Re: [Audyssey] Any DIplomacy fans out there?


> Hi,
> There are a variety of places to play on the Web and via email.  I didn't 
> have any one in particular in mind, but for instance there is 
> www.diplom.org/dpjudge
> My problem with the web interfaces, in general, is that the maps tend to 
> be graphical.  They might not be absolutely essential for play, but are 
> still important.
> Also, I probably should tell people on here a bit more about the game in 
> general.
> Diplomacy is a game which is set around the year 1900 or so.  Seven 
> players take on the role of the seven "great powers" of Europe around that 
> time, and try to dominate the map, which consists of a somewhat stylized 
> version of Europe and parts of Africa.  The actual game mechanics are 
> quite simple, as the heart of the game is the aforementioned diplomacy. 
> It's almost impossible for any of the great powers to win alone, so the 
> players have to negotiate and form alliances amongst one another. 
> Betrayal and double dealing is a pretty common strategy, and everybody has 
> to watch their back.  It's this diplomatic aspect which I find most 
> intriguing.
> THis game is suited to email or web play mostly because of these 
> negotiations.  Turns might last from one every couple days to once or 
> twice a week, depending on game speed.  It isn't really a fast-pcaced 
> game, and there's no random chance involved.
> So...  If we can find a suitable site, I'd be interested in setting 
> something up.  Mr. Bartlet?  This would seem to be right up your alley...
> Best,
> Zack.
> On Mar 5, 2011, at 6:03 PM, David Mehler wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> I am interested in taking a look at this. I think web play would be
>> best for me. Can you tell me where you found this game at?
>>
>> Thanks.
>> Dave.
>>
>>
>> On 3/5/11, Zachary Kline <zkl...@speedpost.net> wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> I was wondering if there might happen to be any fans of the old AValon 
>>> Hill
>>> board game Diplomacy on this list?  It is apparently quite suited to
>>> Internet play, and I've recently become very intrigued by it.  Has 
>>> anybody
>>> on here played it via email or the web before, or would anybody here be
>>> interested in setting up a game?
>>> Best,
>>> Zack.
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