How close should online Diplomacy be to the Face-to-Face game?

There’s an interesting momentum on Playdiplomacy at the moment for a tournament that takes tournaments back to, as they call it, the “original rules.“ This got me thinking about the question above (I’m sure I don’t need to ask it again!) What are the original rules for tournaments or even online tournaments? Webplay (playing DipContinue reading “How close should online Diplomacy be to the Face-to-Face game?”

How to handle orders with missing elements

In the rules of Diplomacy it states that orders should be written down. What happens if the written order isn’t exactly correct in format? The rules of Diplomacy have three different versions of inexact orders: Illegal orders – orders which aren’t possible, eg A Lpl-Bel; Ambiguous orders – orders which could have more than oneContinue reading “How to handle orders with missing elements”