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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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MagicalSand (1726 D)
Sat 30 Mar UTC
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The Sandquest
So I've seen some players here go on some grand "quests" I'll say to play every variant on the site. I've decided I want to join the club and do so aswell, but I want to do so with some sort of cool "twist". Trying to solo every variant is a little impractical, and I'm not certain about something super simple like making them all gunboats. So anyone got some ideas?
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Mitomon’s Gobble Earth Team Game!
Here we will start taking names for whoever wants to play Mitomon’s version of Gobble Earth Teams. The game will be anonymous and have random country assignments. These are the teams:
England, China
Mexico, Argentina, France
USA, Austria, Germany
Russia, Italy, Turkey
Brazil, Colombia, Japan

Mitomon has tried to pair strong powers with weaker powers and also tried to have them not lead to situations where one country is sacrificed for the best of the team. He has also tried to not bunch them closely together, but made an exception with Colombia and Brazil since Colombia only has 2 centers. Sure it seems bad for Argentina alone on the continent, but Mexico being right there balances it out in my opinion.

Players:
1.Mitomon
2. JustAGuyNamedWill
Mitomon (1990 D)
25 Mar 24 UTC
Let's hope we get enough people interested in this team game
erikip107 (2543 D)
25 Mar 24 UTC
1.Mitomon
2. JustAGuyNamedWill
3. erikip107


even if the teams aren't really balanced, I'd like to see a game get started.
MagicalSand (1726 D)
25 Mar 24 UTC
1.Mitomon
2. JustAGuyNamedWill
3. erikip107
4. MagicalSand

team games are fun
Battalion (2386 D)
26 Mar 24 UTC
1.Mitomon
2. JustAGuyNamedWill
3. erikip107
4. MagicalSand
5. Battalion
Orange (2243 D)
26 Mar 24 UTC
1.Mitomon
2. JustAGuyNamedWill
3. erikip107
4. MagicalSand
5. Battalion
6. Orange
ubercacher16 (2181 D)
Tue 26 Mar UTC
Russia, Italy, Turkey, is quite the combination. That'll be a force.
Mitomon (1990 D)
Tue 26 Mar UTC
I think people knowing that from the start plus the alliances beside them will be enough of a deterrent to keep things balanced
Xenon Radon (1983 D)
Thu 28 Mar UTC
1.Mitomon
2. JustAGuyNamedWill
3. erikip107
4. MagicalSand
5. Battalion
6. Orange
7. Xenon Radon
hakureimarisa (1498 D)
Thu 28 Mar UTC
1.Mitomon
2. JustAGuyNamedWill
3. erikip107
4. MagicalSand
5. Battalion
6. Orange
7. Xenon Radon
8. HakureiMarisa
halfasleep (1227 D)
Thu 28 Mar UTC
wait that's how you capitalize your name?? anyway:
2. JustAGuyNamedWill
3. erikip107
4. MagicalSand
5. Battalion
6. Orange
7. Xenon Radon
8. HakureiMarisa
9. halfasleep
Mitomon (1990 D)
Sun 31 Mar UTC
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I will make a password game once we have enough players and dm everyone the password
NTN (688 D)
Sun 31 Mar UTC
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I've never played a team game before.
How long will the phases be?

1.Mitomon
2. JustAGuyNamedWill
3. erikip107
4. MagicalSand
5. Battalion
6. Orange
7. Xenon Radon
8. HakureiMarisa
9.halfasleep
10.NTN
Mitomon (1990 D)
Mon 01 Apr UTC
It'll be 48 hours so everyone has time to communicate. If we all ready up it should go by faster if needed.
DungDefender (1525 D)
Tue 02 Apr UTC
I'll play!
1.Mitomon
2. JustAGuyNamedWill
3. erikip107
4. MagicalSand
5. Battalion
6. Orange
7. Xenon Radon
8. HakureiMarisa
9.halfasleep
10.NTN
11. DungDefender
Battalion (2386 D)
Wed 03 Apr UTC
We're just 3 short. Don't miss out on what is guaranteed to be the best game organised in this thread.
Samj (1801 D)
Wed 03 Apr UTC
1.Mitomon
2. JustAGuyNamedWill
3. erikip107
4. MagicalSand
5. Battalion
6. Orange
7. Xenon Radon
8. HakureiMarisa
9.halfasleep
10.NTN
11. DungDefender
12. Samj
Battalion (2386 D)
Thu 04 Apr UTC
Just two more! (bump)
coldcat (1000 D)
Mon 08 Apr UTC
1.Mitomon
2. JustAGuyNamedWill
3. erikip107
4. MagicalSand
5. Battalion
6. Orange
7. Xenon Radon
8. HakureiMarisa
9.halfasleep
10.NTN
11. DungDefender
12. Samj
13coldcat
Šmajdalf (1824 D)
Mon 08 Apr UTC
I'm in! So the game is full, right?

1.Mitomon
2. JustAGuyNamedWill
3. erikip107
4. MagicalSand
5. Battalion
6. Orange
7. Xenon Radon
8. HakureiMarisa
9.halfasleep
10.NTN
11. DungDefender
12. Samj
13coldcat
14. Šmajdalf
https://www.vdiplomacy.com/board.php?gameID=59212

Game is up! The password is ‘team’. Good luck all!
Šmajdalf (1824 D)
Tue 09 Apr UTC
I'm sorry, but wasn't this game supposed to be anonymous and with a 2-day phase? I was expecting to get the password from Mitomon in DM. Is this legit?
Oh, my bad, guess I didn’t see it. I will leave the game.

Everyone wait for a PM and don’t get overeager like me lmao
Mitomon (1990 D)
Tue 09 Apr UTC
Alright, the game is up and the DMS have been sent. Let me know if I missed you somehow. It's anon, 2 day phases, and of course unranked. Remember to play as a team- your whole team making it to the end will be much more of an achievement than if you solo alone. Win condition is having one team be the last one standing.
Mitomon (1990 D)
Tue 09 Apr UTC
That is aside from the regular 37 SC limit to solo- so keep that in mind. We can add up the total SCs per team to select the winning team if someone does hit 37.


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kaner406 (2103 D Mod (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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How to Upload a Variant?
How do I create a variant and upload it to vDip? Do I ask a mod?
Here’s the variant: https://ibb.co/QfLqSFM
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Fake Al (1747 D)
21 Mar 24 UTC
What do you NOT like about Diplomacy?
Are there some things you wish were a little different about Classic Diplomacy or do you think it's a perfect game?
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Inherent Balance
I was thinking about my past games today, and I noticed a pattern: when I played or fought against a (mostly) sea power that started in the corner, that power tended to have the advantage because of their spawn place and unit composition on the map. Does anyone else feel like this is the case, or do you think that these types of powers are balanced?
For reference, I was thinking of Italy--Balkans 1860, Srivijaya--Known World 901, Madagascar--Africa, and Japan--Youngstown WWII.
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Potential New Variant
Hello everyone! I have a variant idea that I designed!
https://ibb.co/pvRnrqf
The image is here!
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AJManso4 (2318 D)
15 Mar 24 UTC
Help finding a vdiplomacy variant name
What was the name of the East Asian map, that I believe was being playtested(?), where the countries were: China, Taiwan, Philippines, Vietnam(?), Indonesia, and Brunei?

Can’t remember what it was called and I can’t find it on my matches played for some reason
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Too Many Variants!
Here are some variant ideas. feel free to use em if yall like
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Tue 26 Mar UTC
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erikip107 (2543 D)
10 Jan 24 UTC
ER Team Game Revival
Hey Folks! I was recently thinking about the Europa Renevatio Team game we did a couple years ago and I think we can do it again, better this time. Among the improvements, it may be ideal to determine the teams ahead of time and make them public so we can try to come up with a "balanced" set of 9 teams of 4. Would anyone else (err... 35 others?) want to give it a shot?
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abbafan1978 (999 D)
24 Mar 24 UTC
Anyone want to take over?
https://vdiplomacy.com/board.php?gameID=57747

Illinois
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David Hood (976 D)
23 Mar 24 UTC
Mar 2024 edition of Deadline News from the Diplomacy Broadcast Network
Newest Deadline program just released on DBN, featuring the Tournament through Time, an interview with DBNI winner Peter McNamara, and headlines from around the world of Diplomacy:
https://youtu.be/74gW-gorNW8?si=ei0BfiZPj53hc6nH
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21 Mar 24 UTC
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18 Mar 24 UTC
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18 Mar 24 UTC
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Lucadic (999 D)
14 Mar 24 UTC
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Nuovo gioco
Quando clicco gioco per creare una nuova partita il tasto diventa bianco e non funziona. Sto usando il cellulare
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butterhead (1272 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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The Ambassador (1948 D (B))
12 Sep 23 UTC
Big hitters game
Interested in organising a game for folks interested in playing other big hitters. Not sure what the cut off should be, but would be good to get a mass of quality players interested and then we'll land on a general consensus if some aren't as big hitters as others.
180 replies
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Kapperson (1000 D)
06 Mar 24 UTC
username change
I started this account so I could join in games set up by my school, but I didn't realize that I needed to model my username after specific formatting, so now I'm stuck with a username that doesn't fit the guidelines of the setup. does anyone know how one could go about changing their username on here?
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Playtest with some old play-by-mail variants
Welcome to Crazy Combo, an attempt to combine 2 old variants: Para-Time Dip and Twilight Zone Dip.
https://discord.com/invite/zFfUDxanSG
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ubercacher16 (2181 D)
06 Mar 24 UTC
High Bet Gunboat
I'm interested in playing some high bet gunboat games. Like 100 plus D points. Is there anyone interested in such games?
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AJManso4 (2318 D)
29 Feb 24 UTC
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Massive world variant game on discord, 1682 iirc
https://discord.gg/pCxFfnGN

Here is the map. They’re trying to fill a fourth match:
https://media.discordapp.net/attachments/1201263855062487120/1208887389854892122/Imperial_Diplomacy_-_Version_1.png?ex=65ee259d&is=65dbb09d&hm=41f342eeff473278464101b30bc129465f5da9450ac5087d085421f7adaa354c&
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Pander Beers (1148 D)
07 Feb 24 UTC
can't create moderator games?
I have 25 non-live, 3+ player games completed, but when I go to create a new game, I cannot select YES to the moderator option. Any idea?
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drano019 (2710 D Mod)
11 Jan 24 UTC
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Drano's Centennial Celebration!
See below.
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gchar (946 D)
24 Jan 24 UTC
[Speed Europa variant] moving from Burgundy to Ruhr should not be possible
Hello,

As noticed by Tyran (user ID 2518) in the game "Wolf Pack v3" (game ID 58137) armies may move from Burgundy to Ruhr and vice versa (see the Map info tab of the variant's page) while the map doesn't say that. Maps on the external variant homepage also, so I suppose it is an error in the code, not the map.
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bache (927 D)
09 Feb 24 UTC
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Happy Spring Festival!
New year coming!
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Erevant (983 D)
07 Jan 24 UTC
Notification before NMR
Is there a way to set up notifications so I don't NMR? Either an email or text message so I don't forget that turns are about to be processed.
3 replies
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Marky Maypo (1325 D)
07 Feb 24 UTC
Unrated Games
Dumb question? What's the point of unrated games? Are they meant for new players to learn the system?
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