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#Season 14

Our Diplomacy league is the most active in North America. We average more than two league games per month in addition to Tournament play. We score all of our games using the Sum of Squares scoring system, and each player's best three scores count toward the season standings. We are known for our fierce competition, strong traditions, upstanding character and trustworthiness, and the propensity for Turkey to open to Armenia.


What do you think? (4)

Wednesday, 09 March 2011 11:58

A fleet, a fleet, my kingdom for a fleet

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Matt Sundstrom and Tony Prokes have started an interesting, and familiar, discussion in the recap of Game No. 131. The question beneath the surface--how does Austria stab an Italian ally on whom he's relying to keep the West at bay--is one that has plagued me often when I've managed to do well as Austria.

Here's my typical "good result" as Austria:

Thursday, 13 January 2011 15:24

Weasel, Weasel on the Net...

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...which is the fairest title to get?

Monday, 20 September 2010 14:36

The spice of life

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From our very first game, members of the club have been clamoring to spice things up with an occasional Diplomacy variant. But the Prime Weasel was an unrepentant purist, and he squashed such talk with an iron fist.

Monday, 06 September 2010 12:50

What do you think: Mar S Par-Bur?

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The Potomac Tea & Knife Society's mailing list is lighting up with emails about the nature of Mar S Par-Bur. The context there was a Gunboat game, which may make a difference, but the debate spilled beyond that. We thought it might be fun to give you a chance to argue about it.

So, consider these questions, and then feel free to comment below.

  1. As France, why might you support yourself to Burgundy?
  2. Would you tell Germany?
  3. Does that make a difference?
  4. As Germany, how do you construe the move? Is it defensive, aggressive, an act of war?
  5. Does it make a difference whether France tells you he's doing it?

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