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Decima Legio (2133 D)
25 Oct 16 UTC
The Exploration game, episode III
One year ago we’ve tested this special rule game based on the Fog of War format.
I have to say that it’s been a fun game with original dynamics.
Details below
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Bourse development and discussion thread.
This summer, I plan to develop Phase I of four phases in a Bourse gaming system to expand the gaming experience without over taxing the game director. This thread is to discuss the phases and how the various features should be implemented.
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Known World Tournament
Awhile back, kaner proposed a Known World gunboat tournament in which 15 participants would play 15 games, one with each nation. I searched back for the thread, then just decided to start a new one. I want to see if there would be sufficient interest in this to try to get it off the ground.
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CoXBoT (1144 D)
29 Mar 17 UTC
Ready to start games 5 and 6.
RUFFHAUS 8 (2502 D)
30 Mar 17 UTC
Thanks Hirnsaege and CoXbot, and Captain/Doc for getting the word out. It appears that we are ready to go into games #5 and #6 with Scuba Steve replacing Mapu. We should probably confirm the interest in the existing waiting list as well since at least three active and reliable players are expressing a desire to participate.
I'm back from my whirlwind of travel and workload, and will return to my normal level of engagement here. Apologies for any delays my absence has caused, and for my shoddy play in the meantime (though that applies more to Sengoku games than this tournament - I'm going to owe a major apology there!). Anyway, I'm trying to catch up on everything and will get the next games going within the next couple of days unless someone beats me to it.
bozo (2146 D)
30 Mar 17 UTC
Who on this list is replacing userID=7441?
Hows it going filling the open positions?
CoXBoT (1144 D)
11 Apr 17 UTC
bump
RUFFHAUS 8 (2502 D)
11 Apr 17 UTC
Doc, I think that we had 15 ready to go on games #5 and #6
bozo (2146 D)
11 Apr 17 UTC
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I reviewed this thread to figure out the discrepancy of Argentinean Empire not being on the list. It appears eliwhitney added his name to the list without any discussion about being a replacement, so he might have thought he was joining a new tournament. Also, Maucat had previously asked about joining the tournament, so I think he should have the option to join assuming we need a replacement for Argentinean Empire. Shah has expressed interest in the tournament as well if Maucat and eliwhitney are no longer interested.
Murcanic (1341 D)
12 Apr 17 UTC
I also express interest if others are no longer interested...
So sorry folks. Looks like tomorrow before I can do this (I know you've heard that before). I'm just barely getting my orders in right now, just continually crushed. If any of our senior/experienced members want to create the games in my absence, please do, just follow the same settings.
Anon (?? D)
23 Apr 17 UTC
I have sent out PMs with links/password for games 5 and 6. The roster is as follows:

1. Amby
2. Desert Fox
3. kaner
4. CoxBot
5. Utom
6. Dr. Rec
7. Eki
8. RUFFHAUS 8
9. mapleleaf
10. Leif_Syverson
11. mouse
12. bozo
13. ScubaSteve (replacing Mapu)
14. Hirnsaege
15. Maucat (replacing Argentinian Empire)


In addition, I have created games 7-15. The password is the same. These games are staggered to begin months away, with join phases extended well into the future. You may join these all now if you like, though the intention is simply to have them on my homepage, ready to go when we are. As games 5 and 6 progress, we'll have a "ready-to-go" list for the next games, as we've been doing. None of games 7-15 will begin before we agree to do so.

7 – gameID=30921
8 – gameID=30922
9 – gameID=30923
10 – gameID=30924
11 – gameID=30925
12 – gameID=30926
13 – gameID=30927
14 – gameID=30928
15 – gameID=30929

Really sorry this has taken me so long to address.

I also have to mention that players have contacted me regarding the pacing. First and foremost, remember that in this tournament we have an agreement to ready orders. If you must use the full time, so be it, but please be considerate and prioritize readying orders for this tournament -- especially for retreats and builds. As for frequency of games, I hope that pre-creating all remaining games will reduce the chances of more delays caused by me, so we can get new games started as soon as all are ready for them.
CoXBoT (1144 D)
30 Apr 17 UTC
Is there a plan to unpause the games? I haven't set any orders in 5-6, just curious what, if anything, I need to do. Or are we waiting for 3-4 to end?
The games will be unpaused once Captainmeme has a chance to shuffle the nations.


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Strider (1096 D)
24 Apr 17 UTC
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Anzac Day remembrance
Waking for this Anzac Days dawn service reminds me why we should not forget WWI. With threats of agression again escalating has nothing been learnt!
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Mitomon (980 D)
17 Apr 17 UTC
Diplomacy: Is Germany Too Weak?
I noticed that Germany is considerably weaker in Diplomacy than it's historical counterpart. In game, Germany can very easily be knocked out by England and France. However, historically Germany was able to fight competently on three separate fronts. Does anybody feel that Germany is a little misrepresented in game?
More importantly, are there any variants that address this?
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Mitomon (980 D)
17 Apr 17 UTC
What is your favorite board game?
I heard you guys like to play Risk.
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The Ambassador (1689 D (B) (B))
19 Apr 17 UTC
Feedback for 1v1 Cold War on WWIV map
Hi folks, some of you may have heard me talk on the podcast about bringing the WWIV map to a Cold War circa 1984 1v1 variant. Interested in your thoughts about whether I use the standard WWIV map, the v6.2 version (is there any actual difference in the map itself?) or whether the sealane version would be better. Thoughts?
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The Problem Thread
This thread is if you have a problem you post and then everyone will try to help you with your problem.
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Happy Rome Day
since today (April 21) is Rome's 2770th birthday, I thought it would be nice to fill this thread with stories of the glory of Rome:
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The Muting Thread
This is the thread that everyone mutes.
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Captainmeme (1547 D Mod (B))
01 Apr 17 UTC
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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ON VDIPLOMACY'S FUTURE
Please see within for details on the vDiplomacy Referendum.
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GOD (1671 D Mod (B))
28 Jan 16 UTC
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Can't stop the Trump
Does anyone here has a clue as to why Donald Trump is boycotting the latest republican debate? Seems to have only downsides and risks without a real gain to me. Enlighten me please.
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Anon (?? D)
09 Apr 17 UTC
KING OF GUNBOAT
gameID=30786 2 day phases 100pt bet WTA Anon gunboat
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Matticus13 (1295 D)
15 Apr 17 UTC
Seeking replacement for Shift Right variant game
http://vdiplomacy.net/board.php?gameID=30376#gamePanel

Looking for a replacement for Italy (me). The current position is pretty stable. I'm looking to eliminate all of my press games due to time constraints.
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The Ambassador (1689 D (B) (B))
08 Mar 17 UTC
Live video feed podcast?
Hi folks - Kaner and I are getting together this time next week for another boozy Dip chat.
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Captainmeme (1547 D Mod (B))
11 Apr 17 UTC
The Original Diplomacy Variant
As many of you know, the Calhamer estate is being liquidated and the very first self-published Diplomacy board sold for just over $5000 last week. Well, something else interesting from the same sale - a bunch of prototype maps, these likely being from several years before the game was published.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/262922746919
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fasces349 (1052 D)
26 Dec 10 UTC
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Advertise live games here
Like in webdiplo, this thread will be used to help people find live games
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David E. Cohen (0 D)
29 Mar 17 UTC
Calhamer Estate Sale
See below.
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kaner406 (1338 D (B) (B))
03 Apr 17 UTC
Sitter needed!!
For 7 days, ongoing bourse game. 1 SC power, 3 day phases, no bourse orders needed, only a hotbod to look after the unit on the board. PM me or reply on this thread. Thanks!
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MerlijnvL (992 D)
31 Mar 17 UTC
Hallo
Hallo
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didigoose (1646 D)
13 Mar 17 UTC
Hof Points Question
I have 2 questions related to the Hof point calculation

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zurn (878 D)
28 Mar 17 UTC
Minor map issues
Is anybody able to make minor cosmetic map changes to the variants, for readability? There's two small things I've noticed:

* Imperial Diplomacy II: there's a connection between Morocco and W. Med, but the map really doesn't show it.
* First Crusade: The Sardinia supply centre in the large map is placed in an odd, almost invisible spot.
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Oztra (937 D)
18 Mar 17 UTC
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WebDip members on here
Hi Guys,
just wondering how many people that are from webdip come over here and do stuffs
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Matticus13 (1295 D)
22 Mar 17 UTC
36 hour GB, Classic map
Classic/Gunboat/36 hour/Anon/Bet: 25. One or two games. List your preference and add your name to sign up. RR +90 preferred. I will create the game(s) and PM password when full. FITE ME ;)
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Anon (?? D)
18 Mar 17 UTC
Looking for a replacement player
http://vdiplomacy.net/board.php?gameID=30436
Fall of year 1, still solid position to play France here.
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Decima Legio (2133 D)
19 Oct 16 UTC
V-dip players Map
http://goo.gl/maps/EPgiV
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nopunin10did (1011 D)
14 Mar 17 UTC
Where is the draw button?
I'm in a "friends" game of Imperial (http://www.vdiplomacy.com/board.php?gameID=28912), and I can't for the life of me find any button to either propose a draw or vote on one.
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DogsRule11 (1189 D)
12 Mar 17 UTC
Anyone up to hone their skills in Imperial II?
http://vdiplomacy.com/board.php?gameID=30374
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Anon (?? D)
14 Mar 17 UTC
Live Game
http://vdiplomacy.com/board.php?gameID=30495
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Decima Legio (2133 D)
22 Dec 16 UTC
Shift Right variant
Anybody interested to try out the shift right / shift left variant?
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