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by swordsman3003
Thu Oct 29, 2020 3:54 am
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: Gunboat Diplomacy Stalemate Lines
Replies: 20
Views: 6413

Gunboat Diplomacy Stalemate Lines

New guest post on the BrotherBored site, and I think this one is a masterpiece. Truly. Do not miss this post. Everyone who plays gunboat should read this. Guest Post: Gunboat Diplomacy Stalemate Lines And hey while we're at it, the third episode of my Diplomacy Dojo podcast is out, which is also abo...
by swordsman3003
Thu Oct 22, 2020 3:43 am
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: Diplomacy War Diary
Replies: 10
Views: 5740

Re: Diplomacy War Diary

Alright, I have my full 12 episode series published now. Check it out! Also, if you were bothered by audio mixing before, please be aware that I re-mixed the audio and re-uploaded the videos. Also also, if I am missing any links to the other players' content referencing this match, someone please ma...
by swordsman3003
Sun Oct 18, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: All Diplomacy Scoring Stinks
Replies: 81
Views: 16028

All Diplomacy Scoring Stinks

Here's an interesting new article by BunnyGo!

It's amazing how just the one topic of scoring generates as much talk as any of the actual game concepts.
by swordsman3003
Wed Oct 07, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: ODC 2019 Tournament Start
Replies: 399
Views: 86034

Re: ODC 2019 Tournament Start

I represented webDip. Home field home team!! I would like to learn more about DBN invitational. My AAR will be fairly limited. I'm working on a discussion of my unusual opening moves. And maybe I can write about how I did manage to come back a bit from 2 centers. That's something! Very fun match, ve...
by swordsman3003
Wed Oct 07, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: Winning as Russia in Gunboat
Replies: 38
Views: 11123

Re: Winning as Russia in Gunboat

Hm. Betraying the trust of the one player who isn't betraying you is not so great a move no matter the power you have. :razz:
by swordsman3003
Wed Oct 07, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: Diplomacy War Diary
Replies: 10
Views: 5740

Re: Diplomacy War Diary

I figure I might as well post here and not create multiple threads: This is a video journal I made of a match played against 6 other Diplomacy content producers. I recorded everything in real time, just like how I wrote my journals in the past. This is an absolute monster of Diplomacy content, give...
by swordsman3003
Thu Oct 01, 2020 3:47 am
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: Diplomacy Dojo Ep. 1
Replies: 0
Views: 6655

Diplomacy Dojo Ep. 1

So for the last 6 months to so, every Saturday, I have been getting on my Discord server and discussing Diplomacy with anybody who shows up for about an hour. We call this the Diplomacy Dojo. More than a couple of fans encouraged me to record these talks and make it into a podcast. So, I eventually ...
by swordsman3003
Sat Sep 19, 2020 1:32 am
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: How to STOP Thinking About Diplomacy
Replies: 0
Views: 6317

How to STOP Thinking About Diplomacy

Hey there friends, Your Bored Brother is here to share a new video. I listened to feedback, and I also bought some video editing software with the money my Patrons sent me (thank you Patrons!). I think this video is much more compelling than my first two effort! I hope you enjoy it. How to STOP Thin...
by swordsman3003
Sat Aug 29, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: New Games
Topic: Ghost Rating Challenge
Replies: 241
Views: 31327

Re: Ghost Rating Challenge

@Yonni I am willing to play when "Media Wars" finishes. I am keeping another journal for that match (this time, a vlog!), so it is about twice as much effort (for me) as a normal press game. (Plus, the ODC finals is still ongoing.) When "Media Wars" ends, I'll play with you. It's hard to estimate wh...
by swordsman3003
Sat Aug 29, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: Get Strong Without Getting Scary
Replies: 0
Views: 7215

Get Strong Without Getting Scary

A fan of my blog sent me a question: Hey I’m new to online diplomacy myself and recently discovered your blog during quarantine. I feel it’s already helped my game a lot. My question regards going for the solo victory. In a couple games recently I’ve run into the situation where I take the early lea...
by swordsman3003
Fri Aug 28, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: New Games
Topic: Ghost Rating Challenge
Replies: 241
Views: 31327

Re: Ghost Rating Challenge

Damn if I weren't in the middle of the "Media Wars" match on on Backstabbr I would be so into this right now...this seems like an awesome idea Yonni.
by swordsman3003
Wed Aug 26, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: New Games
Topic: Help me get better at gunboat
Replies: 71
Views: 8852

Re: Help me get better at gunboat

I’ll play.
by swordsman3003
Sat Aug 22, 2020 2:05 am
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: Video: How to WIN at Gunboat
Replies: 0
Views: 7133

Video: How to WIN at Gunboat

Hey all. My second effort at video content.

Brotherbored’s Solo Win Guide in video form

I followed as much feedback as I could from my first video. I welcome advice on how to do better. I’m always aiming to improve!
by swordsman3003
Wed Aug 19, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: 3 Ways to Deceive People without Lying
Replies: 1
Views: 5805

3 Ways to Deceive People without Lying

A new article today: 3 Ways to Deceive People without Lying Please tell all your friends about it! A couple of things I want to note: 1. This topic was submitted by a Patreon Patron! 2. This is my first time illustrating my writing with my own photos (rather that internet memes or screenshots). I ha...
by swordsman3003
Sun Aug 09, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: How to Fix Russia's Gunboat Metagame
Replies: 5
Views: 5341

Re: How to Fix Russia's Gunboat Metagame

I heard that in the Nexus gunboat tournament, Russia got obliterated (utterly obliterated) and France and Germany were far stronger than the other powers. Maybe the whole meta for everyone could improve, not just webDip!!
by swordsman3003
Sat Aug 01, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: Using "Nonviolent Communication" in Press
Replies: 2
Views: 4738

Re: Using "Nonviolent Communication" in Press

This might surprise you: I was specifically asked by a fan to add the paid tutoring benefit so that they could pay me for coaching. As you may know, I’ve been coaching many players 3-5 hours per week for several years now...no charge, haha. I haven’t stopped. In all honesty, that Patreon money is tr...
by swordsman3003
Sat Aug 01, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: New Games
Topic: Play gunboat with me?
Replies: 11
Views: 996

Re: Play gunboat with me?

I’ll play. Let’s try to make this a good group.
by swordsman3003
Fri Jul 31, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: Using "Nonviolent Communication" in Press
Replies: 2
Views: 4738

Using "Nonviolent Communication" in Press

I started holding a monthly drawing through my Patreon. The Patrons submit essay topics, and then I write an essay based on the winning topic! This month, a student in my Diplomacy Dojo requested that I write about a book recommendation. This post is about communication, not tactics. 6 Ways "Nonviol...
by swordsman3003
Wed Jul 29, 2020 1:55 am
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: AAR from Nexus 2020
Replies: 1
Views: 4852

AAR from Nexus 2020

Guest post by a fellow webdipper and one of my disciples. A Tale of Two Nations, Part 1 I was in this match too. We both got 1-center draws. I’ll make a follow up post soon. Hopefully this will fulfill two fan requests: 1) What happens when BrotherBored doesn’t have a great game? 2) A relatable pers...