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by swordsman3003
Mon Jun 27, 2022 12:49 am
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: What are alliances good for?
Replies: 0
Views: 1084

What are alliances good for?

This was originally recorded, I believe, over a year ago. It took me a really long time to get the audio fixed up, edited, etc. and deliverable in podcast format. However, I think it is well worth the wait as this is probably the best content ever released on the Diplomacy Dojo. I don’t mean best gu...
by swordsman3003
Fri Jun 03, 2022 4:42 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: Soloing as Italy
Replies: 1
Views: 863

Soloing as Italy

Got a transcript added to this old Diplomacy Dojo episode. I know some folks don't listen to podcasts and only want to read, so if that's you, here you go!

Diplomacy Dojo Episode 7: Soloing as Italy

Thanks to Patreon patrons for giving some money to pay for these little things.
by swordsman3003
Sun May 01, 2022 2:43 pm
Forum: New Games
Topic: Gunboat
Replies: 36
Views: 2496

Re: Gunboat

I'm down
by swordsman3003
Thu Apr 28, 2022 10:34 pm
Forum: New Games
Topic: Gunboat
Replies: 36
Views: 2496

Re: Gunboat

add me, I'll play
by swordsman3003
Sun Apr 10, 2022 10:35 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: A Temporary Alliance
Replies: 0
Views: 1280

A Temporary Alliance

Our players discuss the value of alliances that may not last to a draw. Worth a listen!

Diplomacy Dojo Episode 20: A Temporary Alliance

Been a while since we published an episode; I hope this one scratches an itch.
by swordsman3003
Mon Mar 07, 2022 3:04 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: The 2022 Online Diplomacy Championship
Replies: 33
Views: 3718

Re: The 2022 Online Diplomacy Championship

I’m in! I can’t believe it’s that time again.
by swordsman3003
Sun Feb 20, 2022 8:42 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: "Rallying the Board" with Chris Brand
Replies: 0
Views: 1994

"Rallying the Board" with Chris Brand

Alright took me quite a while to get this out on the Diplomacy Dojo but the content is awesome, hope you can give it a listen: vWDC Masterclass: Rallying the Board with Chris Brand Chris Brand is a former world champion. He also hosts Cascadia. Here he speaks about rallying other players together in...
by swordsman3003
Fri Dec 31, 2021 6:30 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: How to Betray England (and other intrigues)
Replies: 0
Views: 1827

How to Betray England (and other intrigues)

A new episode of the Diplomacy Dojo. If you're interested in an open-ended discussion of how to play certain alliances, this could be an episode for you! BrotherBored's Diplomacy Dojo Ep. 19 I think this podcast is getting better over time—at least I've learned a lot about how to get better audio. H...
by swordsman3003
Tue Dec 14, 2021 4:41 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Official webDip Holiday: On the first day of Xmas, my zultar gave to me
Replies: 118
Views: 9710

Re: Official webDip Holiday: On the first day of Xmas, my zultar gave to me

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by swordsman3003
Tue Nov 30, 2021 10:27 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: Central Triple & the German perspective
Replies: 1
Views: 2194

Central Triple & the German perspective

Hey everybody, here's an interesting episode of the Diplomacy Dojo. The framing here is someone asking for advice on how to play Germany in upcoming matches, and we ended up going quite in depth about Central Triple in particular (but also other alliance options). Diplomacy Dojo Episode 18 The blog ...
by swordsman3003
Sun Nov 14, 2021 12:33 am
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: The Sum of Squares Episode Transcript
Replies: 0
Views: 2013

The Sum of Squares Episode Transcript

Hey all. I got another episode of my podcast transcribed for those who prefer just written content. Thanks to everyone who sponsors the blog; that paid for the transcription! The Sum-of-Squares Episode My Google analytics tells me a lot of folks do follow the links I share here, so that's why I keep...
by swordsman3003
Mon Nov 08, 2021 4:13 am
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: vWDC Masterclass: Outguessing Opponents
Replies: 2
Views: 2972

Re: vWDC Masterclass: Outguessing Opponents

I really appreciate the positive feedback, and your comparison to another activity. I often find myself educating others on general skills or general game concepts that are necessary to get really good at Diplomacy, but aren’t Diplomacy-specific skills.
by swordsman3003
Sat Oct 30, 2021 4:27 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: vWDC Masterclass: Outguessing Opponents
Replies: 2
Views: 2972

vWDC Masterclass: Outguessing Opponents

Yours truly hosted this Masterclass, on what is probably my favorite topic in all of GAMING, not just Diplomacy (although it is as relevant as it gets). I poured a lot of effort into this one, and the actual class is pretty long and thorough—truly a master class on the topic. vWDC Masterclass: Outgu...
by swordsman3003
Wed Oct 27, 2021 7:46 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: DUNE 2021
Replies: 20
Views: 4612

Re: DUNE 2021

I'm going to see it a second time! and it got everyone talking to me about Dune which is cool
by swordsman3003
Mon Oct 18, 2021 2:47 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: Yet Another Gunboat Journal
Replies: 0
Views: 3452

Yet Another Gunboat Journal

Not by me, but by all the players! This is a rare project as far as Gunboat Diplomacy goes. This particular set of journals is an easy read, and there's insightful commentary from the GM.

TopGunBoat Journal

Also, I wasn't aware of that alternate Diplomacy site until not too long ago.
by swordsman3003
Sat Oct 02, 2021 3:39 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: Is the Diplomacy Map Unbalanced?
Replies: 9
Views: 3018

Is the Diplomacy Map Unbalanced?

Yes, according to Dave Ainsworth! A repeat guest contributor to BrotherBored, you won't be disappointed with his analysis.

Guest Post: Is the Diplomacy Map Unbalanced?

This piece is mostly about how unbalanced the map is, and what can be done about it.
by swordsman3003
Sun Sep 19, 2021 12:22 am
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: vWDC MasterClass: Detecting Lies
Replies: 4
Views: 3631

Re: vWDC MasterClass: Detecting Lies

I fixed and re-uploaded the audio! This really is one of the better podcasts I’ve recorded, give it a listen if you’re at all into this sort of thing.
by swordsman3003
Wed Sep 08, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: vWDC MasterClass: Detecting Lies
Replies: 4
Views: 3631

Re: vWDC MasterClass: Detecting Lies

Oh thanks for messaging, I just figured out last night that there's a problem with the audio (it sounds quiet, and compressed). I checked the raw recording and it was great, so I did something wrong in the editing process. I didn't want to subject anybody to the poor-quality one while I corrected th...
by swordsman3003
Sun Sep 05, 2021 3:24 am
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: vWDC MasterClass: Detecting Lies
Replies: 4
Views: 3631

vWDC MasterClass: Detecting Lies

Audio content you really don't want to miss. I usually just record and publish the vWDC MasterClass, but this time I was the presenter. If you have any interest in becoming a great Diplomat, this is a skill you want to perfect!

vWDC MasterClass: Detecting Lies with BrotherBored
by swordsman3003
Sat Sep 04, 2021 10:47 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: Make Friends, then Choose Enemies
Replies: 8
Views: 3110

Re: Make Friends, then Choose Enemies

I got a really positive response on this article from experienced players; thanks VI!