England’s Opening Moves: Northern Openings

England can only guarantee one supply centre in 1901 – Norway. To do this, she has to use a Northern opening – and even then there is only one set of orders that guarantees taking Norway. There are two Northern openings that make any sense for England – the Churchill Opening and the Jorvik Opening.Continue reading “England’s Opening Moves: Northern Openings”

Diplomacy Academy – 2. Tempo

Chris Martin’s Diplomacy Academy is a great – if small – resource. I’ve looked at it before and thought, today, while I’m working on a book called “The ABC of Diplomacy” I’d write a post reviewing the second video in the series. I’ve got to be honest, the second video is hard to review withoutContinue reading “Diplomacy Academy – 2. Tempo”

Early Game Alliances: England/Germany

The “Anglo-Saxon” alliance is the name given to the alliance between England and Germany. Honestly, though, I prefer the simpler name of Saxon alliance, in the same way I prefer the Entente alliance to “Entente Cordiale” for the Anglo-French alliance. England’s POV As I mentioned in the first post in this series, England’s best chanceContinue reading “Early Game Alliances: England/Germany”

FloridaMan Diplomacy

I’m going to continue my look at YouTube Diplomacy sites. The link provided won’t take you to all of them, I should point out, but it’s a starting point. I’ve already looked at Chris Martin’s Diplomacy Academy in a post reviewing his video on “Unintended Antagonism”, and at Legendary Tactics‘ video “Beginner’s Guide”. Today, it’sContinue reading “FloridaMan Diplomacy”