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by umbletheheep
Wed Oct 07, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: ODC 2019 Tournament Start
Replies: 393
Views: 53809

Re: ODC 2019 Tournament Start

Teccles - You didn't make a poor impression on me at all. Quite the contrary. I was very impressed by your handiwork. I was just making a comment on the press side with my limited information. Also, I definitely understand why you wouldn't want to waste a lot of mental energy on me.
by umbletheheep
Wed Oct 07, 2020 5:29 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: ODC 2019 Tournament Start
Replies: 393
Views: 53809

Re: ODC 2019 Tournament Start

New Austria / umbletheheep (1906-1907) There’s nothing like getting an opportunity to substitute into a finals when you didn’t even play the tournament. You get all the prestige with 0 of the effort or time commitment. I happily accepted being the trust fund baby of the ODC. Obviously, it was a huge...
by umbletheheep
Mon Oct 05, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: ODC 2019 Tournament Start
Replies: 393
Views: 53809

Re: ODC 2019 Tournament Start

Congratulations Brumark! If anyone is interested in hearing the thoughts of a lowly substitute player who eased my nation into humiliation and defeat, I'll throw mine in. - New Austria (1906-1907)
by umbletheheep
Sun Sep 20, 2020 1:41 am
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: The Briefing's Anniversary Issue
Replies: 0
Views: 666

The Briefing's Anniversary Issue

Hey everyone. This last issue was our 52nd edition. That's 52 Diplomacy strategy articles, tournament updates, and other hobby news.

I know many of you here on webDip subscribe to the Diplomacy Briefing. Thanks for your support. Here's hoping for another year.
by umbletheheep
Fri Jul 10, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: Richard Sharp's Game of Diplomacy
Replies: 0
Views: 1791

Richard Sharp's Game of Diplomacy

The latest issue of the Briefing highlights a review of Richard Sharp's Game of Diplomacy: https://mailchi.mp/3f2f22188a1d/staying-sharp.

Be sure to subscribe to the Briefing for more weekly updates: www.diplomacybriefing.com/
by umbletheheep
Tue Jun 23, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Face to Face Diplomacy
Topic: 2020 Boston Massacre
Replies: 23
Views: 1936

Re: 2020 Boston Massacre

Wait a minute Deinodon! That's the reason I didn't get 3rd. Yes you absolutely should have not let that happen :)
by umbletheheep
Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Nexus Gunboat Tournament
Replies: 1
Views: 1090

Nexus Gunboat Tournament

Signups end on June 28th. Go to https://discord.gg/P5vyvz8 to join.
by umbletheheep
Thu May 21, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: E/T Alliance
Replies: 0
Views: 2233

E/T Alliance

So in the last issue of the Briefing, Enriador wrote an article on the E/T alliance: https://mailchi.mp/5bd8f12006c1/lion-and-the-crescent

Curious on what you guys would add to it. What other ways can they help each other in the early and mid-game?
by umbletheheep
Mon May 11, 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: Nexus Finals Video Analysis
Replies: 0
Views: 2256

Nexus Finals Video Analysis

Gohornsgo and myself are doing video analysis of the Nexus Finals. Here's the first one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UrfqiGhwGE.

We'll be doing an episode usually after each turn with another dropping tonight.
by umbletheheep
Sun May 10, 2020 1:41 am
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: Using Friendship to your Advantage
Replies: 0
Views: 2303

Using Friendship to your Advantage

In this week's Briefing, I focused in on using the ability to makes friends in your diplomacy games:

Do you find Diplomacy is a good place to make friends and when have you used that to your advantage? How did it turn out?

Also, be sure to subscribe to follow along - http://diplomacybriefing.com
by umbletheheep
Thu Apr 30, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Diplomacy Board Game Giveaway
Replies: 3
Views: 1820

Re: Diplomacy Board Game Giveaway

The giveaway for a free Diplomacy Set happens tomorrow. Sign up now: https://www.diplomacybriefing.com/giveaway
by umbletheheep
Tue Apr 21, 2020 3:57 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Diplomacy Board Game Giveaway
Replies: 3
Views: 1820

Diplomacy Board Game Giveaway

The Briefing is giving away a free Diplomacy board game. Here's how to win it: https://www.diplomacybriefing.com/giveaway
by umbletheheep
Fri Apr 17, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Champions Corner - Tournament EOG
Replies: 3
Views: 3286

Re: Champions Corner - Tournament EOG

This week, Conrad Woodring details out how he won the recent CoronaCon tournament - https://mailchi.mp/3fde19d48f02/enter-the-dojo

Also, be sure to subscribe to follow along - http://diplomacybriefing.com
by umbletheheep
Sun Mar 29, 2020 12:07 am
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: The Power of Flattery
Replies: 0
Views: 2006

The Power of Flattery

In this week's Briefing, I focused in on using flattery in your diplomacy games.

What was your most shameless time that you used flattery?

Also, be sure to subscribe to follow along - http://diplomacybriefing.com
by umbletheheep
Fri Mar 20, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Champions Corner - Tournament EOG
Replies: 3
Views: 3286

Re: Champions Corner - Tournament EOG

This week, dib details out how he won the recent MaccCon tournament - https://mailchi.mp/c243cfab795c/diploma ... -poppycock

Also, be sure to subscribe to follow along - http://diplomacybriefing.com
by umbletheheep
Fri Feb 28, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Champions Corner - Tournament EOG
Replies: 3
Views: 3286

Re: Champions Corner - Tournament EOG

This week, Powa details out the defining move that won him Nexus' Season 3 Finals - https://mailchi.mp/33950da27407/diplomacy-biff-bam-powa

Also, be sure to subscribe to follow along - http://diplomacybriefing.com
by umbletheheep
Tue Feb 18, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: Servility Gets You Stabbed
Replies: 9
Views: 2164

Re: Servility Gets You Stabbed

Boo! I was expecting current examples from the finals :-D
by umbletheheep
Fri Feb 14, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Champions Corner - Tournament EOG
Replies: 3
Views: 3286

Champions Corner - Tournament EOG

The Champions Corner is a new series where recent tournament winners share a specific move or strategy that they believe helped them to emerge victorious. In this week's Briefing , Siobhan Nolen (the winner of the recent 2019 Cascadia Tournament) describes her win. Also, be sure to subscribe to foll...
by umbletheheep
Mon Feb 10, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Diplomacy Set Comparison Video
Replies: 0
Views: 3178

Diplomacy Set Comparison Video

Made a short video about the boards I own and the progress of diplomacy sets: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7mldJ0VCPA.
by umbletheheep
Thu Feb 06, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: Nexus Finals Video Analysis
Replies: 1
Views: 1688

Nexus Finals Video Analysis

Over the course of the Season 3 Nexus Finals, gohornsgo and myself did video analysis. If interested, here's the video playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rWQY0wwqoyY&list=PLq_yXaRvZeP64DIXf7-KAf9bwdSYJmATE. If you want just the recap go here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JmaQWieZkVQ Sponso...