Diplomacy Games podcast: Episode 52 – Rise of the Bots. An interview with jmo and peterwiggin from webDip on AI & Diplomacy

Diplomacy Games podcast: Episode 52 – Rise of the Bots. An interview with jmo and peterwiggin from webDip on AI & Diplomacy

Venue: Alba, Brisbane Drinks of choice: Kaner – 3 Bolt Pale Ale by Green Beacon Brewing, Brisbane, Australia Amby – Juama Grenache, Shiraz and Mourvedre, Barossa Valley, Australia   What happens when a robot learns to play Diplomacy? Listen to jmo and peterwiggin (pw) from webDip on the most transformative online Dip development in many years. This […]

Where can I play Diplomacy?

Where can I play Diplomacy?

If you want to play Diplomacy you’ve got two big choices: face-to-face or online. Never played the game but want to know what the fuss is all about? It probably doesn’t hurt by starting a few games online to learn the rules and the dynamics of gameplay. Then when you’ve got the game nailed, think […]

Diplomacy Games podcast: Episode 44 shownotes – Settling back in

Diplomacy Games podcast: Episode 44 shownotes – Settling back in

Venue: Finney Isles, Brisbane Drinks of choice: Kaner – Windblower IPA Amby – Ochota Barrels Syrah (Shiraz) from the Basket Ranges in South Australia Kaner & Amby start settling back into the online scene but have started applying their face-to-face Dip ninja skills to online gameplay. Plus their current games and new variants.  Intro The […]

Diplomacy Games podcast: Episode 30 shownotes – Interview with Kestas, the “Godfather” of online Diplomacy

Diplomacy Games podcast: Episode 30 shownotes – Interview with Kestas, the “Godfather” of online Diplomacy

Venue: Fitzenberger, Brisbane. Drinks of choice: Kaner – No Shoes Brews’ Paradise Cit(rus)y – Saison/Farmhouse Ale from Brisbane, Queensland Amby – Berg Rue Shiraz from Heathcote, Victoria   Today we’re going back, way back. 2004 and Kestas’ creation of the code based that got WebDip, vDip, PlayDip and many more up and running. Plus a discussion on […]

Diplomacy Games podcast: Episode 21 shownotes – How to develop a variant, interview with Captainmeme & Rat Wars

Diplomacy Games podcast: Episode 21 shownotes – How to develop a variant, interview with Captainmeme & Rat Wars

Venue: Saville Row, Brisbane Drinks of choice: Kaner – Young Henry’s Seasonal Brew from Victoria Amby – The Other Wine Company grenache from McLaren Vale, South Australia The guys discuss how to develop a variant, introduce the new segment: online Diplomacy pet peeves and talk NMR’s, interview Captainmeme: a player across vDip, webDip and PlayDip and talk […]

Diplomacy Games podcast: Episode 20 shownotes – Game of Thrones/Dip interview with RUFFHAUS8

Diplomacy Games podcast: Episode 20 shownotes – Game of Thrones/Dip interview with RUFFHAUS8

Venue: Eleven Rooftop Bar, Brisbane Drinks of choice: Kaner – Mountain Goat pale ale from Victoria Amby – Teusner Bilmore shiraz from the Barossa Valley, South Australia Kaner and Amby talk about recent Dip changes across various sites, current games and Game of Thrones/Diplomacy interview with RUFFHAUS8. Intro and recent changes across Dip sites The […]

Diplomacy Games podcast: Episode 18 shownotes – Interview with zultar from webDiplomacy & the Ancient Mediterranean variant

Diplomacy Games podcast: Episode 18 shownotes – Interview with zultar from webDiplomacy & the Ancient Mediterranean variant

Venue: Sonny’s House of Blues, Brisbane Drinks of choice: Kaner – Young Henry’s Natural Lager from New South Wales Amby – El Hurricane pinot noir from the Barossa Valley, South Australia In this episode we take a deep dive into webDiplomacy and also one of its variants, the Ancient Med. The guys celebrate the conclusion […]

Diplomacy Games podcast: Episode 16 shownotes – live games, Colonial Diplomacy & metagaming a******s

Diplomacy Games podcast: Episode 16 shownotes – live games, Colonial Diplomacy & metagaming a******s

Venue: Breakfast Creek Hotel, Brisbane Drinks of choice: Kaner – Carlton Draft and XXXX “off the wood” Amby – Riddoch cabernet sauvignon from the Coonawarra, South Australia Kaner and Amby get talking about playing metagaming arseholes, live Diplomacy games online, the variant Colonial Diplomacy, possible variant ideas and get more entertaining after many more drinks […]