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Because too much Diplomacy online is never enough
Mud throwing Dip style
Jul 5 • 79 min
After a while between drinking sessions Kaner and Amby hook up again in a loud American bar for Independence Day before heading down to the Riverbar to throw Dip mud in each others’ face. Intro Kaner and Amby celebrate Independence Day by starting off in…
Interview with Dr Recommended
Jun 23 • 79 min
Kaner has too much shit going on to head to the pub… the shame! But we wanted to at least share with you this interview with vDip’s Dr Recommended. Everyone is drinking during the interview and its a bit of fun, especially discussion about the on…
Better late than never
May 31 • 98 min
Amby fucked up. This was recorded over a month ago but with too much real life shit it’s only going up now. Consider it a point in time episode as half the games discussed finished. But we guess its better to get it out anyway and try to get better. Good…
Interview with Kestas, the “Godfather” of online Diplomacy
May 12 • 117 min
Today we’re going back, way back. 2004 and Kestas’ creation of the code based that got WebDip, vDip, PlayDip and many more up and running. Plus a discussion on Bourse progress and the odd tangent or two. Intro The guys discuss Anzac Day in Australia and…
Too many games
Apr 7 • 129 min
So many variants, so many games and too little time. Intro The guys planned to keep the “Shit Cake” theme going from last episode by going to a cake shop bar called “Cakes and Shit”, but it wasn’t that good. Instead they’re recording from the APO (1 min)…
Drinking, Diplomacy & sh*t cake
Mar 21 • 70 min
The guys keep the drinking going and Diplomacy chats rolling on Bourse, variant testing and a Conspiracy app update. Plus the odd history lesson from Amby and discussion on shit cake. Intro Kaner discusses how CaptainMeme and a few webDip folks recently…
Interview with Technostar about “Divided States”
Mar 9 • 106 min
The guys interview Technostar, creator of the “Divided States” variant and discuss their in-game experience with it so far. Intro The guys introduce the Buffalo Bar and how Australia doesn’t do American bars or pretending to be America in movies very well…
Summer Diplomacy
Jan 30 • 91 min
The guys discuss the cool Android app “Conspiracy”, recent Diplomacy variants being tested and talk shop. Intro The guys introduce the NEXT Hotel Pool Terrace and Bar, discuss the weather, Kaner’s take on the book about the Trump administration in “Fire…
A Very Diplomacy Christmas
Dec 22, 2017 • 114 min
It’s Christmas time! The guys exchange Diplomacy related presents, talk variants in development, the Kaner & Amby Book Club and the Colonial 1885 variant. Intro The guys introduce the Osbourne Hotel in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley and their drinks (0 mins…
Diplomacy Chats & Boozy Rants
Dec 16, 2017 • 114 min
The guys get into some serious Diplomacy chats and boozy rants covering new variants, Dip news on the web, current games (including a special guest!) & mouth off about a range of Dip topics. Intro The guys introduce Riverland - a bar based around shipping…
Wild Ride Diplomacy talk
Oct 27, 2017 • 72 min
The guys go to another fancy pants drinking joint and jump from one Dip topic to another. Get ready for a wild ride talking rule changes to the Pirates variant and other variant development, around the grounds, the Viking variant and surrendering. Intro…
The new Dip variant Renaissance
Sep 27, 2017 • 111 min
A new Diplomacy variant Renaissance dawns! The guys talk about all the new variants coming down the pipeline at vDip, “Balkans 1860”, wrap up the recent massive Bourse game and talk Online Dip Pet Peeves about metagaming. The new Dip variant Renaissance!…
How to develop a variant, interview with Captainmeme & Rat Wars
Sep 6, 2017 • 133 min
The guys discuss how to develop a variant, introduce the new segment: online Diplomacy pet peeves and talk NMR’s, interview Captainmeme: a player across vDip, webDip and PlayDip and talk about the Rat Wars variant. Phew! What a bumper episode! Intro The…
Game of Thrones/Dip interview with RUFFHAUS8
Aug 22, 2017 • 121 min
Kaner and Amby talk about recent Dip changes across various sites, current games and Game of Thrones/Diplomacy interview with RUFFHAUS8. Intro and recent changes across Dip sites The guys celebrate their 20th episode! (5 secs) Jason4747 suggested that…
Variant talk & interview with Alex Ronke / nopunin10did from PlayDip
Aug 4, 2017 • 112 min
The guys keep the drinking going and the Dip talk rolling with variant ideas and interview Alex Ronke/nopunin10did from Play Dip, creator of the 1812 Overture and Dissolution variants and talk exciting development news. Intro The penny drops for Amby…
Interview with zultar from webDiplomacy & the Ancient Mediterranean variant
Jul 17, 2017 • 83 min
In this episode we take a deep dive into webDiplomacy and also one of its variants, the Ancient Med. The guys celebrate the conclusion of the Diplomacy World Cup with a webDip player - Demon Overlord - coming in 3rd (30 secs) Kaner discusses how one of…
Long while between drinks & PlayDip’s “Dissolution” forum variant
Jun 11, 2017 • 79 min
After a full month and a half between episodes Kaner and Amby catch up on their games, with a deep dive into PlayDip’s forum game “Dissolution” - a variant about the breakup of the Soviet Union. The guys kick things off by acknowledging…
Live games, Colonial Diplomacy & metagaming a******s
Apr 26, 2017 • 87 min
Kaner and Amby get talking about playing metagaming arseholes, live Diplomacy games online, the variant Colonial Diplomacy, possible variant ideas and get more entertaining after many more drinks This episode is a back-to-back recording again at the…
PlayDiplomacy (part 2), interview with Super_Dipsy & Morg and the Calhamer estate auction
Apr 12, 2017 • 135 min
Kaner and Amby discuss the Calhamer estate auction of original Diplomacy paraphernalia, other news and game updates before interviewing Super_Dipsy and Morg from PlayDiplomacy before Amby gives his final thoughts on PlayDip after his exposure during his…
When the boss bans Dip, new Lab, interview with Flame & Periscope
Mar 19, 2017 • 105 min
The guys live stream with Periscope and hit many Diplomacy topics: when your employer blocks Dip, the new Lab & variants being tested and interview with Flame. Plus we talk Dip etiquette on readying up orders, Victory Points farming in Bourse and how…
Diplomacy Dilemmas, Sengoku (Japanese variant) & the Russian Dip site
Feb 22, 2017 • 94 min
In this episode the guys discuss late news, introduce the new Diplomacy Dilemmas segment, review the Japanese medieval variant Sengoku and do bad Russian pronunciations while examining Diplomail, the Russian Diplomacy site. Late news and game updates…
Interview with Carebear, Online Diplomacy Championship & PlayDiplomacy (part 1)
Feb 11, 2017 • 83 min
In this episode the guys discuss the cross-site Online Diplomacy Championship happening over at PlayDiplomacy and interview the tournament director Carebear. Fast news First up a quick update on the 1 vs 1 WebDiplomacy tournament and the shock news of…
1 vs 1 (Part 2), directions for Diplomacy sites & “Africa” variant
Jan 24, 2017 • 102 min
The guys pick up discussion on 1 vs 1 games following last episode’s technical difficulties and look at the Cold War and Duo games they’re playing against each other. Then its an unexpected journey down the rabbit hole of recent events at webDiplomacy…
1 vs 1 (Part 1) & interview with Devonian
Jan 11, 2017 • 63 min
This episode sees the boys tackle 1 vs 1 games while hitting many a technology glitch. From a bad Skype connection for Kaner during our interview with Devonian, to multiple times the recording dropping out during the episode. So apologies in advance. But…
Diplomacy etiquette, Christmas & the variants Atlantic Colonies & Mate Against Mate
Dec 24, 2016 • 76 min
Time to open the Diplomacy Christmas crackers! The guys discuss game etiquette and look at the variants “Atlantic Colonies” and the Australian “Mate Against Mate”. Enjoy! Kaner starts by discussing his drinking Christmas tradition (1 min 30 secs) Amby…
Eliminations & the USA variant
Dec 7, 2016 • 98 min
The guys lament their recent game eliminations, Amby’s poor Bourse game play and discuss the variant USA, a Classic wrap around map including the United States as an 8th player. Enjoy! Exploration variant update Amby and Kaner discuss this game that has…
1066, big webDip news & many tangents
Nov 17, 2016 • 96 min
The guys go down many Diplomacy rabbit holes and tangents. Our main focus was the 1066 variant but we also discuss current games for Bourse, the Known World tournament, Kaner’s WWIV game, new webDip variants, an update on the vDip development server and…
Modern Diplomacy and Sopwith
Nov 3, 2016 • 62 min
In this episode the guys kick off a pub crawl and dive deep into the variants Modern Diplomacy and Sopwith, while also talking other Diplomacy stuff.Kaner talks about a recent Fog of War game he’s finished (Blind War + Less Draw) that he’s animated - and…
2012 WebDiplomacy World Cup Championship interview
Oct 20, 2016 • 67 min
The guys after quibbling about what episode this is, start talking about how Kaner’s new hipster beard is a clever ploy based on Diplomacy principles to get his wife to allow him to keep his moustache. For any new listeners, Kaner and Amby get together…
World War IV & Google Translate Diplomacy
Oct 6, 2016 • 57 min
This episode was recorded back-to-back with episode 3’s discussion of Rinascimento and Bourse. As a result we’d already had a number of drinks. And then we drank some more. So in this episode apologies in advance as the guys get a bit pissy while…
The Italian Renaissance variant Rinascimento & Bourse, a game inside a game
Sep 23, 2016 • 54 min
In episode 3 we look at the Italian Renaissance variant Rinascimento. What’s great about it, what’s bad about it, and how based on recent Forum talk it can be improved. Then its onto a game inside a game (how very enigmatic), with the variant Bourse.…
Fog of War, Mods and new development talk
Sep 23, 2016 • 52 min
In this episode we check out the Fog of War variant of Classic, talk about the role of Mods and what to bring to their attention and conclude with new development server talk that may get variants up and running again for the Dip community! Apologies up…
Introducing the Diplomacy Games podcast, hosts and the variant Known World 901
Aug 24, 2016 • 87 min
In the first episode of the Diplomacy Games podcast we introduce the hosts kaner406 and The Ambassador, or as they are known on the web forums, Kaner and Amby. They discuss why they’re making this podcast for online players of Diplomacy. We then get down…