Diplomacy Games podcast: Episode 103 – Diplomacy Wives Club

Venue: Valley Hops Brewery, Brisbane

Drinks of choice:

Kaner: The Interloper IPA by Valley Hops

Amby: 21 Pubs pale ale by Valley Hops and The Other Wine Company shiraz from the Adelaide Hills

We interview Mrs Kaner and Mrs Amby about being Diplomacy wives. Plus we talk current games.


  • Valley Hops Brewery, BrisbaneThe guys introduce the show, their drinks and tonight’s venue (0 mins 15 secs)

Interview with Mrs Kaner & Mrs Amby

  • The guys introduce today’s interview: their partners (6 mins 50 secs)
  • The interview starts with Kaner starting to talk detail about a game which quickly turns to him asking Mrs Kaner what she thinks when he talks about his games, before they ask Mrs Amby the same question (7 mins 30 secs)
  • Mrs Amby talks about when Amby has to record an interview and her understanding of the game (11 mins 10 secs)
  • They talk about Mrs Amby’s mother’s theory about Kaner (13 mins 40 secs)
  • They talk about the bars the guys visit (17 mins)
  • Kaner asks the ladies about their thoughts about players travelling to play the game (18 mins 30 secs)
  • They talk about the guy’s personalities and how it leads them to Diplomacy (22 mins 30 secs)
  • They wrap up the interview before the guys discuss their thoughts afterwards. Kaner asks listeners what their partners think about the game (25 mins 45 secs)

Diplomacy chat and Around the grounds

  • The guys discuss their thoughts on attending PoppyCon in Melbourne during April (32 mins 50 secs)
  • Kaner asks Amby about how badly he’s doing in his games (35 mins 50 secs)
  • Amby acknowledges Kaner was correct that when buying into a game in a CD’ed position on vDip/webDip, if you get eliminated, when the game ends you don’t get penalised. Amby discusses his 1800: Empires and Coalitions game and his game play now that he’s lost (40 mins 20 secs)
  • They get some more drinks and describe how they taste now as a mid game (51 mins 40 secs)
  • They move onto discuss some of Kaner’s games (56 mins)
  • The guys discuss slowly eating up an ally in a non-threatening way (1 hr 8 mins)
  • They wrap up the show (1 hr 14 mins)

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Thanks as always to Dr Dan aka “The General” for his rockin’ intro tune.

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