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gjdip (1476 D)
29 May 17 UTC
Sitter needed
I need a sitter to take over five games, all with decent positions. Something has come up that requires all my attention. PM for info. Thanks.
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nopunin10did (1011 D)
30 May 17 UTC
1900 for vDip: Progress Report (ongoing)
As mentioned in another thread, I've been working on the code and assets necessary to port Baron M. Powell's variant 1900 to vDip and/or webDip.

In order to keep myself accountable in some fashion to actually complete this task, and not just talk about it, I've created a small project plan where I can mark my progress.
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CCR (1010 D)
18 May 17 UTC
1200 (Crusades)
There are two versions, named by Tommy Larsson as "1.2" and "1.4":
http://aefgirt.atspace.com/1200_12c.gif
http://aefgirt.atspace.com/1200_14c.gif
In both, the lagoon of Venice is a supply center over a Water province.
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drano019 (2025 D)
22 May 17 UTC
Question Regarding CDs
I've noticed that when I click the profiles of people who CD in games, it sometimes still shows 0 CDs on their record. Any reason for it not showing up? Seems to semi-absolve people of CDs?
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HQDominator (884 D)
17 May 17 UTC
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The HQDominator Controversy Response
Check the first reply for the response
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New thread ideas
Help me come up with a new thread guys. post your suggestions for possible threads below:
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JECE (1192 D)
28 Dec 15 UTC
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1600 and 1900
http://www.variantbank.org/results/rules/1/1600.htm
http://www.variantbank.org/results/rules/1/1900.htm

These Diplomacy variants look beautiful and I have wanted to play them for years. Is anybody here working on bringing them to vDip?
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This forum is turning into WebDiplomacy 2.0. Ugh!
WTF? These HQD bots are getting on my fucking nerves.
drano019 (2025 D)
16 May 17 UTC
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The spam threads are quite annoying. I'm not sure why they think it's funny? Take that shit somewhere else please.
The Ambassador (1676 D (B) (B))
16 May 17 UTC
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I agree. These guys have a legitimate thread that they can knock themselves out on. They should keep their activity to that. I for one agree wholeheartedly with YCHTT and drano. I don't want vDip's threads being turned into dung heaps like webDip. Action is needed as they have ignored what was asked of them to keep their discussions to their thread. Mods?
woodsman (955 D)
16 May 17 UTC
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My father ran a bakery on 35th and Main. When the draft came through, he took up his arms and fought. My pa charged the enemy with all intentions for a better life for his family, his country, and his nation. He crawled through barbed-wire, trudged through the littered remains of his fallen brothers in arms. My father wanted only the best for himself and our country. He only wanted the right thing. And when the world lost him, we lost more than a man. We lost the greatest father I could've ever imagined, the most generous businessman known to the Bronx, and the kindest soul east of the Mississippi. My father died believing that after all the hardships and all the torment he'd been through, he'd make a better world for us all. He did what no other man could. And I think the world of him. But look at you. You disgust me. You have the nerve and the guile to impend upon the very rights that my father died to uphold. You disgrace his name. And not just him, but every soldier who's ever fought to protect their nation, and every patriot who's looked out from a mountain in awe, and every mother raising her kids in hopes of a better life. You bring shame on them all. The honor that every father has passed down to his children and them, to their children, has been wasted on you. You not only fight against our rights, you fight our very beliefs. And let me tell you something pal. I do not take kindly to such threats. Me and my boys, we'll be looking for ya. You can laugh this off as just another aimless threat that you repeatedly find on the world wide web. But today, son, you crossed a line, and that line has determined a lot more than what you do in the next half hour. This is life or death baby. The boys are back in town and Frankie and I'll have a little treat for you. Kiss whatever few people love you good bye, because we're moving. We're heading out. And we ain't coming for a simple game of Uno. Nah, we ain't about that pal. This is real Monopoly.

Do not call the Police. they can't help you now.

- Big Sal
The Ambassador (1676 D (B) (B))
16 May 17 UTC
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More useless spam from a person who's only ever played one game here against all the dominator spammers and surprisingly joined vDip on the same day they all joined.
tantrumizer (1864 D)
16 May 17 UTC
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Get rid of all these accounts please!
First, freedom of speech is a restriction on the government, not a private organization. So your diatribe don't mean shit. I served my country for those same freedoms including the freedom to ignore fucktards like you and the HQDs. Mute. Bam!
drano019 (2025 D)
17 May 17 UTC
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Love that people don't get that freedom of speech doesn't mean you can say whatever you want with no consequences. Sure, freedom of speech applies here, but so does the right of a private organization to mute or ban someone who's being an ass like the HQDs are with their threads.
Dr. Recommended (1671 D Mod (B))
17 May 17 UTC
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Cheers. Go find a message board, this is a Diplomacy site.
woodsman (955 D)
17 May 17 UTC
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Y'all have less sense of humor then a funeral. I'm joking. And why am I being muted for literally one post on one forum ever. That's a bit absurd. And the fact that you are muting me for trying to lighten your dark lives really says something about yourself. If you fought for our country that's great. I never actually said anything about freedom of speech. In fact, in the end of my message, I was talking about Monopoly. The fact that you're judging me on a joke I posted once and only once is a fallacy in and of itself. Anywho, have fun muting like thirty people, because that's the easiest way to do it.
Kenpai (996 D X)
17 May 17 UTC
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someone needs to lay off the salt buddy
Kenpai (996 D X)
17 May 17 UTC
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and keep complaining, it keeps me entertained every time i log onto this site
Kenpai (996 D X)
17 May 17 UTC
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@YouCan'tHandleTheTruth have you considered changing your name to the dead sea?
HQDominator (884 D)
17 May 17 UTC
Ok I THOUGHT I told you guys not to fan the fire here but I guess not..... I'm trying to make a response thread about this, but it gets much harder to do when you guys keep making it worse. Leave Can'tHandle alone till I finish my response
Samj (1652 D)
17 May 17 UTC
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@Woodsman - There hasn't been a need to mute 30 people until this past month. It gives the feeling like a bunch of European soccer hooligans just entered the site and are trying to create as much chaos as possible. That's not us guys. If you want that, find somewhere else to do it. A joke is one thing, but spamming the message boards like they have been doing is really getting out of control.
Kenpai (996 D X)
17 May 17 UTC
@Samj why are you going off on woodsmans? over the past 3 months i've seen him comment about three things (not including this thread) what he;s saying i think is that some people just need to simmer and do what other people do and...............
IGNORE OR MUTE IT! like really that's what the button is there for
Samj (1652 D)
17 May 17 UTC
@Kenpai, you call that going off on someone? You must live a sheltered life.
Noticed @Kenpai joined up at the same time.

This is a good existing community here and I concur with Samj's assessment.
HQDominator (884 D)
18 May 17 UTC
Yeah Samj really wasn't going off on woods I concur, and if he had I would have agreed with him. Someone making a post complaining about our spam and then someone spamming it is not a great move to make...

Also, different topic, in case it was unclear, woodsman's spam was something stupid about Monopoly and doesn't need a serious response about the first amendment or free speech. Just clearing that up
I've just muted all the HQDs and had evidently muted Kenpai already.


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Hippopankake (966 D)
17 May 17 UTC
Need players
I need 1 player for a youngs town ww2 game
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gopher27 (1208 D)
16 May 17 UTC
New Thread Idea
Does anyone know Polish History? Did The Deluge cause such material damage that it doomed Poland to economic and political death spiral, did it devastate the proto-bourgeois, densely populated Northwest at a key moment within a republic when it was fighting with the rural, agrarian South and East thus stunting an incipient movement towards urbanization and development or did it not really have any long term effect?
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HQDeevejot (907 D)
16 May 17 UTC
Shrek Super Slam vs. Mr. Rogers' neighborhood
which one is the good one
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HQDominator (884 D)
16 May 17 UTC
Thread Discussion Thread
In this Thread, we will be discussing other threads such as the Word Association Thread and the New Thread Ideas Thread and most importantly The Muting Thread
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Technostar (1014 D)
12 May 17 UTC
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Scramble for Africa Variant - Gauging Interest
I was wondering how interested people would be in a Scramble for Africa variant. I'm already making one for my friends and me to use, so I could easily put it on the lab for testing once it's done.
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Greetings Thread
Um....................... Hello? Is anyone there?
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The Ambassador (1676 D (B) (B))
12 May 17 UTC
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Calhamer prototype - feedback please
Hi folks - the Calhamer prototype of Dip has been rolling around in my head and I'm thinking of bringing it to the online community. But I have some questions that I'd appreciate your input into:
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The Ambassador (1676 D (B) (B))
11 May 17 UTC
Where do you post your variant map ideas?
Working on the Calhamer Prototype variant and interested in getting opinions on map design to keep it authenticate. In some cases the maps aren't clear and I'm interested in advice. Where's the best spot folks have found for posting?
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webdipper123 (916 D)
11 May 17 UTC
Advertise LIVE games here
http://www.vdiplomacy.com/board.php?gameID=31095
starting in 1 hr.
classic - 5mins phase
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Hypoguy (1602 D)
03 May 17 UTC
Sengoku - Want to join?
Anyone interested in a game of Sengoku Jidai? Medieval Japan. Post here if you want to join, and what preferences you have for anon, phase length, etc.
http://vdiplomacy.com/variants.php?variantID=27
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Carebear (1000 D)
07 May 17 UTC
Online Diplomacy Championship - Second Round Signup
The deadline to signup for the second round of the Online Diplomacy Championship @ PDET 2017 will be May 19 with games starting shortly there after. Players who did not participate in the first round may join the second round.
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The Ambassador (1676 D (B) (B))
20 Mar 17 UTC
Fixing the Pirates variant
With the new Lab up and running, as discussed in the DiplomacyGames podcast I'm keen to iron out the bugs in Pirates that people hate...
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gjdip (1476 D)
06 May 17 UTC
Problems with World War II large map?
Is anoyone else having problems with the large map in World War II games? I get: This page isn’t working. vdiplomacy.com is currently unable to handle this request. HTTP ERROR 500.
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kaner406 (1397 D Mod (B) (B))
03 May 17 UTC
I was thinking about making a second account...
Here's a few...
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Captainmeme (1547 D Mod (B))
22 Apr 17 UTC
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Reminder: ALWAYS check the settings of games you join!
Hi all,
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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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Strider (1069 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 (961 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 (961 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 (1676 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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