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Jamiet99uk (35 D)
11 Aug 17 UTC
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If this thread gets *four* comments I'll post it again but double the number.
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Jamiet99uk (35 D)
11 Aug 17 UTC
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If this thread gets two comments I'll post it again but double the number.
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dargorygel (476 D Mod (G))
09 Aug 17 UTC
Solar Eclipse Game
In honor of this year's Solar Eclipse's swath through populated areas of the US (and others) someone should start a game which commemorates the event. (Not me, because I believe in a flat earth...)
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marxsankles (100 D)
11 Aug 17 UTC
World Diplomacy IX Game 24Hr Turns
http://webdiplomacy.net/board.php?gameID=204271

We've got 12 people so far, game starts in 28 minutes. It would be a shame if we got this many people and the game didn't go on.
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michael_b (192 D)
05 Aug 17 UTC
"Known World" variant absent
I may only be clueless about news here but on the Variant page is the Known World variant but not in the "new game" creator. Anyone know?
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wolfsong5663 (20 D X)
04 Aug 17 UTC
Reporting myself for multi accounting
I created this account when I used up all of my 100 coins to join games and wanted to play more. I did not realise that this was prohibited and in fact, I still cannot find where the rules are located on this web site. I had to google to find the page.
Could the Mod please contact me and ban this account and verify that the two accounts have never been in the same game.
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iimusashii (130 D)
08 Aug 17 UTC
Im always France
Is there some kind of setting that I don't know about, because I always draw France.
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brainbomb (474 D)
26 Jul 17 UTC
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Trump bans Transgendered people from.Military Service
http://www.cnn.com/2017/07/26/politics/trump-military-transgender/index.html
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Monfils (0 D X)
10 Aug 17 UTC
DAILY Diplomacy player's piss thread
Instead of a thread forming every time someone wants to say something about a certain topic just type in a topic below and see if someone wants say something about it (bumps will not be used as bumps but instead as topics to talk about
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Randomizer (0 D)
10 Aug 17 UTC
Don't forget buying a gun for Back to School
Wal-Mart wants you to be ready for anything going back to school or at least one employee thinks so:
http://money.cnn.com/2017/08/09/news/companies/walmart-guns-back-to-school/index.html
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Farenheit (0 D X)
09 Aug 17 UTC
New Mode? Bots?
I think that we should be able to play with bots 1v1. It would be much more fun for some people and it could be free
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NManock18 (0 D X)
10 Aug 17 UTC
HOW TO PLAY THIS
The instructions did not mention this scenario: If you attack a province that someone occupies, but that someone is moving their unit in that select province to a different province that is unoccupied, their move cancels and they have to defend their province which is being attacked right? I know this to be true based on my own experiences, but I wanted to confirm.
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peterwiggin (15247 D Mod (S))
29 Jul 17 UTC
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call for new mods
The mod team is looking for more volunteers. If you are interested in being a moderator, please send an email indicating your interest and describing why you think you would be a good moderator to webdipmod@gmail.com.
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MajorMitchell (1033 D)
08 Aug 17 UTC
See a great Australian car..the new CHIPS movie
The new CHIPS movie with Michael Pena uses a great Australian car..a VF model Holden Commodore, sold in the USA as a Pontiac ( I think).
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VashtaNeurotic (2394 D)
17 Jul 17 UTC
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Mafia XXX: Clown Fiesta Game Thread
See inside for more instructions.
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Durga (2658 D)
23 Jul 17 UTC
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Private game replacement rules
I've been told by a deadbeat admin that is losing a private game that he has the ability to pick any replacement he wants and he asked someone who I'd rather slit my wrists than play with. There's a reason I play passworded games and I think there should be a rule where you need the consent of people in your private game before picking a replacement.
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ubercacher16 (259 D)
07 Aug 17 UTC
World Map game
http://www.webdiplomacy.net/board.php?gameID=204084

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Tweeters (100 D)
03 Aug 17 UTC
Other Games
What are some other browser games you all enjoy playing?
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modell (115 D)
07 Aug 17 UTC
Ancient Med Player Needed
Hello,
One player needed for Ancient Medi game.
Game Name : Localwangs2
PW : wangtime
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orathaic (1009 D (B))
02 Aug 17 UTC
Nuclear stalled...
https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/07/31/climate/nuclear-power-project-canceled-in-south-carolina.html?smid=tw-nytimesscience&smtyp=cur&referer=https://t.co/N8KHKxOnGi?amp=1
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captainmeme (1126 D Mod)
29 Dec 16 UTC
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The Inaugural 1v1 Showdown!
With the addition of new variants comes a new official Tournament! Only one can triumph - and that could be you!
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Deefster10k (146 D)
19 Jul 17 UTC
Playing with less than 7 players
I'm just starting a game to play with a few friends of mine, and because there will only be four or five of us, I was wondering if the game would actually start if we only had 4 players, or if it would just cancel and refund our bets. If it does cancel, is there a way for us to play a game on here with only the four of us?
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Flaming Lunatic (100 D)
05 Aug 17 UTC
Why aren't my games available?
I am new to both Diplomacy and this site and I am currently in 2 games. One as France and one as Germany. But the turn timer rolled over and when I came back to view what happened the France game, it wasn't in my game list. What happened?

If details help, it had classic in the name, started in 1901, the game turn rolled over at 2:35pm and it was anonymous players.
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groza528 (518 D)
31 Jul 17 UTC
Joinable Games
Currently the Games window shows that there are 101 Joinable Games. However, when I select the Joinable Games tab I find only 3. There are supposedly 11 pages worth but anything after the first page is empty.

Can anyone explain this discrepancy to me?
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DonaldJTrump (155 D)
03 Aug 17 UTC
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Identity crisis
Donald J vs Donald J

http://webdiplomacy.net/board.php?gameID=203894
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PacThePhoenix (100 D)
05 Aug 17 UTC
Beginner question regarding the capture of supply centers
I thought I might find the answer to this somewhere in FAQ, but alas I could not. So, my question is: if an army/fleet moves into a territory with a supply center during the Spring, then moves out during the Fall, is that center considered yours?
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michael_b (192 D)
03 Aug 17 UTC
World Dip
Dont know if this is the place to advertise a game but this one is almost full and has an hour left. Join! gameID=203797
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Smokey Gem (189 D)
30 Jul 17 UTC
Game of Thrones Characters sit down to play webdip..
Who would win if the following characters sat down to play diplomacy.
Tyrion, Tywin, The Spider, Little Finger, Sansa, Pycelle, Danerys. ??
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michael_b (192 D)
01 Aug 17 UTC
Russia Strategy: Modern Variant
I have played Russia in 2 different 'Modern' games and was the first eliminated in both. How do YOU see a viable way play Russia? Care to share?
michael_b (192 D)
01 Aug 17 UTC
As it says in the description, I cannot seem to make Russia the steamrolling machine it is in the Classic variant. The creator really punishes the Russian by leaving a lone fleet in Rostov and adding MANY neighbors. I Usually get bounced out of Georgia, Sweden AND Norway. Ukraine is ALWAYS keen on an alliance but very early stabs me successfully with either Poland, Germany or Turkey's help.
Bladerunners (1361 D)
01 Aug 17 UTC
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yup - russia is the only nation not guaranteed a build in modern variant - only way to get is through negotiation.... agree the creator of this variant made it very tough to play
Smokey Gem (189 D)
01 Aug 17 UTC
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I have not seen a mo dip game where Russia, Tyrkey and UKR and Pol managed to work to gther.

UKR Russia is also a very difficult partnership to hold together.

You have to get POL or TURK onboard to kill UKR or atleast keep him occupied until you can take UKr out.

Alliances with Egypt or TURK often work well. or with poland in the early years..

UKR /RUS alliances do not often succeed.
MajorMitchell (1033 D)
02 Aug 17 UTC
I rarely play this variant, but did have Russia in a game and as I recall, had a game long alliance with Poland that went well. It's as much about the players as it is about countries, imho.
Tom Bombadil (4196 D (G))
02 Aug 17 UTC
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I've only played one game of Modern - and really it was only half a game as I subbed in for PE, but I think its really flexible in terms of alliances. Because you can build anywhere, not just your home centers, you can make some seemingly inorganic alliances work.

For example, PE as RUS attacked Ukraine early in this game: gameID=185867.
When I subbed in, Ukraine had already lost 3 of his 4 home centers but was actively helping RUS and remaining useful.

By the end he was included in the draw as a strong alliance was formed, even with UKR basically losing all his home centers right off the bat.

Overall, RUS does look tough because of having many fronts, and the possibility of getting held to no builds. But to me when you are in that situation, the key is to be the driving force behind a plan. If you are passive in your scheming, you will get the short end of the stick, and the short end of the stick looks really bad as RUS.
MajorMitchell (1033 D)
02 Aug 17 UTC
I recall having Russia in a classic game & I had a great alliance with a chap with Germany, but then he stabbed for a solo..most disappointing
Smokey Gem (189 D)
03 Aug 17 UTC
I prefer this variant ..due to the build anywhere and the number of players. try to get into games with higher % of realibilty as NMrs CD's very quickly favour the neigbouring players.
michael_b (192 D)
03 Aug 17 UTC
Wow @Tom_Bombadil, that first year for Russia is every Russian's dream! :)
Tom Bombadil (4196 D (G))
03 Aug 17 UTC
Indeed. None of that was my doing however, so I can't comment on how he managed that.
michael_b (192 D)
03 Aug 17 UTC
Very interesting opening too. I plan on trying that.

Gorky-> Volga
Rostov S Gorky -> Volga

Usually I would just bounce georgia till ukraine ate me
Zach0805 (100 D)
03 Aug 17 UTC
gameID=200339 I reccently took over a Spain and watched Capt Brad Solo in Russia.
gameID=201065 Heres my latest Russian gambit I only really succeded because Egypt was so nice. My fault here was not attacking Ukraine
michael_b (192 D)
03 Aug 17 UTC
Interesting stuff. Seems like most of these gambits require a generous England and Germany who let you take Scandinavia...
Smokey Gem (189 D)
03 Aug 17 UTC
gameID=178866

some drawn games re russia.


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CAPT Brad (40 D X)
31 Jul 17 UTC
I think I will go to Idaho 19 to 22 August to see if Krellin wants to play FtF
I also heard the eclipse will pass through there.
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