What makes a good game of Diplomacy? I’ve got to be honest, for me the DBNI didn’t seem to meet any of the thoughts I had about this. First, I wasn’t playing. Come on, how often do you really enjoy watching a board game as opposed to playing it? I was suspicious of the newContinue reading “DBNI 2023 – Spurtings of a Spectator”
Category Archives: Tournaments
The Grantland Discussions, Introduction
I don’t know when I came across the Grantland article on Diplomacy, but I’m glad I did. I’ve read a number of articles on the game; this one, “The Board Game of the Alpha Nerds” by David Hill, is the best by far. The reason it works is that it was composed ‘at’ the 2014Continue reading “The Grantland Discussions, Introduction”
It’s been quite a while
And I’ve missed it, honestly. I like writing this blog, putting my woeful thoughts down on… well, whatever this is… sharing the good stuff that’s out there about Diplomacy. However, I think I have an excuse: organising the Online Diplomacy Championship has been taking up a lot of time. And, just when I thought weContinue reading “It’s been quite a while”
ODC IV – How do I enter?
This is just another post about the Online Diplomacy Championship, this year being hosted by Playdiplomacy. For some background on the ODC, see my previous post. Here, I just want to give some info about how to get involved. First, register on Playdiplomacy.com. Registration is free and playing in the tournament is also free. Yes,Continue reading “ODC IV – How do I enter?”