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Bone
My friend group and I have decided to shift all of our games from WebDiplomacy to VDiplomacy after the "Incident". Apologies for all of our bone games that will cloud up the search bar. However feel free to join any of them that you want, the password will always be the same, bone (unless we actually want it to be just us, in which case the password would be something else). Language may be offensive because some of my friends don't understand common decency.
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Bone related things
This is for bone related things
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Devonian (1871 D)
29 Jun 15 UTC
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1v1 Tournament Rules, Rankings, and Challenges
Official Rules for 1v1 Ladder Tournament
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butterhead (975 D)
21 May 12 UTC
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Advertise your NON-live games here!
In an effort to compromise the pro-ads versus anti-ads for games: Post here for your non-live games to cut down on the number of ads but still advertise games. Post game link, WTA or PPSC, and the bet. Note: this doesn't count for special rules games.
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Sky_Hopper (619 D)
Wed 10 Apr UTC
Block/unblock a player
How would you go about blocking or unblocking a player in the new site setup? The button seems to be gone.
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vixol (1675 D)
Wed 10 Apr UTC
Caucasia
I think the variant Caucasia would benefit from being played with a set end year and winner takes all. One could think of Caucasia as a tight C-diplo scoring variant.
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gman314 (1016 D)
12 Mar 11 UTC
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Winning
Oli won.
On Imperial Civilization's off-topic thread (link inside), there was a brief stint of Second to Last Person to Post Wins. Now that the thread is closed, Oli won.
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David E. Cohen (1000 D)
13 Jan 19 UTC
Dawn of the Enlightenment Game Forming
I see there are separate threads for game recruiting, so here we are.
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The Ambassador (1592 D (B) (B))
02 Sep 16 UTC
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New podcast for online Dip games
Hi everyone

Kaner and I have started a podcast about playing Diplomacy online....
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Sky_Hopper (619 D)
Sun 07 Apr UTC
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Site has new PHP stuff
...that I'm still getting used to. For example, the font is now Trebuchet MS, the forum has gotten a renovation, etc.
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Mercy (2091 D)
31 Oct 18 UTC
Newspaper Game
A while ago, some players in threadID=80668 discussed playing another Newspaper game. Meanwhile, more than 7 players have shown their interest to participate in it, but no consensus on the specific settings of the game has been reached yet. I have created this thread to set up the next Newspaper game and discuss its settings.
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limited number of games
I can only be in 2 games at once since I'm a new player on vdiplomacy, however I've played a lot of diplomacy and know how to play the game. It should include the number phases you have taken on normal diplomacy while determining how many games you can be in.
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AJManso4 (1013 D)
Wed 03 Apr UTC
World war IV Sealanes Match Open!
We need 33 more players
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kaner406 (1259 D Mod (B) (B))
08 Sep 18 UTC
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Variant Development Thread
This thread is made for the express purpose of cutting down of multiple threads that deal with new variants, ideas, concepts etc...
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Sky_Hopper (619 D)
29 Mar 19 UTC
Game number 28
I've been analyzing the ratings of some players recently (Yoshimon, ksindelar, and I), and I've noticed a really odd pattern. In each of our 28th games, we've suffered a major drop in rating, but our ratings quickly bounded up in the 29th game. Is this a coincidence?
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Anon (?? D)
26 Mar 19 UTC
Returning
I last played, like... 10 years ago. Was watching D&D video where the guy talked about this game, and I remembered, "hey, yea, that was a lot of fun. I remember kicking ass with California!" Not sure how many people still play this? Started up a new game to go fetch some of that nostalgia.
https://vdiplomacy.net/board.php?gameID=37960
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OrangeNoble (966 D)
26 Mar 19 UTC
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Cant join games?
It says that i can join or create an additional 2 games, but I cant join any games? Can anyone help?
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Country Allocation
The last 7 games I’ve joined, I have been assigned England/Britain in every damned one of them. I’m ready for a Diplomacy Brexit. Anyone else have this happen?
Sky_Hopper (619 D)
25 Mar 19 UTC
Yep. Same here. If you create a game in a variant you've never played, you get the country that comes first in the gamefiles -- in this case, you got Britain.
Spartan22 (1725 D (B))
26 Mar 19 UTC
^ That seems like some sort of issue, even if minor. Essentially, in a variant you've never played you don't get to randomize your choice? You're pigeon-holed into the first one in the gamefiles?

I suppose before I presume anything, is there is a reason for it?
Yeah that’s interesting. It would account for 4 of the 7 games - new variants, games I created. The other 3 are established variants, games created by others.
Strider (1530 D)
26 Mar 19 UTC
For me it's Austria. I think if you haven't finished the game your current games they don't count in the allocations formular. My theory anyway.
jmo1121109 (1200 D Mod)
26 Mar 19 UTC
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Yes, this is a logged issue on webdip's github after changes were made by a contributor to make classic games weighted. It resulted in people who join new variants first having deterministic country selection. Unfortunately the person who made the change dropped away and I was never involved in that code or the review well enough to fix it myself.

https://github.com/kestasjk/webDiplomacy/issues/326


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ubercacher16 (1488 D)
22 Feb 19 UTC
Imperium Tournament: Official Thread
Tournament rules below.
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The Ambassador (1592 D (B) (B))
26 Mar 18 UTC
vDip Google Map...
Where is it again? I tried finding it referenced in old forum threads but as search is non-existent, lucked out.
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Evariate (1000 D)
05 Mar 19 UTC
Custom Variants
Is there a way to create custom variants, maybe with custom, fictional maps, in a game? Because I want to do a little something for me frends aaand idk seemed fitting
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Sky_Hopper (619 D)
28 Feb 19 UTC
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Congratulations!
To whomever is playing Kansas in this game (gameID=35242), congrats for being the first country on vDip to pass 100 SCs (I think).
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Sky_Hopper (619 D)
15 Mar 19 UTC
Fancy Search module
I don't know why I haven't ever seen this before, but there's a search tab up at the top between New game and Settings. It's really helpful.
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kejariwal (1000 D)
15 Mar 19 UTC
What's NMR, CD, turns and delay?
I am new here. Can someone explain clearly to me NMR, CD, turns and delays are?
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KingOfSwords (1092 D)
11 Mar 19 UTC
Daylight Saving Time
Is there a problem with the countdown timer, now that we've transitioned to Daylight Saving Time in the U.S.? The clock setting for deadlines and the countdown timer seem to be an hour out of sync.
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Morgannwg (870 D)
10 Mar 19 UTC
Why many players choose not to Ready?
I have seen many players never Ready even they were playing gunboat, and even in retreat/build turns. Why people do so?
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Sky_Hopper (619 D)
09 Mar 19 UTC
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Thread for CountrySwitch
Need a player to sub in for CountrySwitch in one of your games? Advertise here!
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BBQSauce123321 (1607 D)
03 Mar 19 UTC
Additions to New Game Rules?
I've been noticing that Oli has been more active recently so I wanted to bring this idea up again. People were wondering if variants such as Grey Press or Fog of War could become rules that are applicable to to all game modes rather than just the classic map. This could be done by adding them as options when creating a New Game. It would make for some very very interesting games in my opinion
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Flame (1052 D (B))
28 Feb 19 UTC
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Diplomail.Ru -> Webdiplomacy.Ru
Russian-speaking Diplomacy Server Diplomail.ru
---- was moved to Webdiplomacy.ru
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outofbounds (1463 D)
19 Feb 19 UTC
Classic - Fog of War - With a custom start?
Is it possible to create such a game with current options?
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