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Diplomiscellany: A Compendium of Diplomacy Related Material

Model House Rules for Non-Judge E-Mail Diplomacy
Known World 901: Variant Home Page
Western World 901: Variant Home Page
East Indies: Variant Home Page
Spice Islands: Variant Home Page
Maharajah's: Variant Home Page
Mandate of Heaven: Variant Home Page
Conquest of the Americas: Variant Home Page
Diplomacy and the Way of the Warrior
Allan B. Calhamer: The Inventor
Miscellaneous Miscellany
Coalition: Game Home Page


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Diplomacy Information Links:


The one and only "official" web site of the Hobby, under the guiding "hand" of Manus Hand.


A long running Diplomacy zine, presently run by Douglas Kent.  Interesting stuff in every issue.


Run by Stephen Agar, the Diplomacy Archive is a truly enclyclopedic source for all sorts of Diplomacy related information.


An archived version of Thaddeus Black's fabled Internet Point-of-introduction to Diplomacy.  The web site itself is now inactive. 


The Diplomacy Adjudicator Test Cases site is designed to help users create adjudication programs.  It is useful for many other purposes as well, as it gives examples of all sorts of adjudication and house rule related issues.


Douglas Kent's personal Diplomacy site, full of odd and interesting things.


A community which has taken an interest some of my variants, and who have prepared Realpolitik versions of them.  The site has German and English sections.


Ben Hester's barebones webpage, with maps and other information on several Deplomacy variants of his creation.

Diplomacy Forum Links:


The Academy of Creative Destruction is a select, invitation-only group of elite players who abhor NMRs and abandonments.  Play against or in games run by the members, with dedication and spirit, and you may be invited to join. 


Diplomaticcorp is a growing and active PBEM community offering standard play and many variants in a casual, spiffily layed out and full-featured forum.


Play Diplomacy Online is a large, fast-growing web-based forum with automated adjudication, and some variant support.  Evidently the quality is good enough for some people to be willing to pay for a premium membership.


vDiplomacy is a large, active forum with both Standard Diplomacy and numerous variants played using adjudication software provided in the forum.


Redscape is another community featuring hand adjudication, with strong structural and role-playing elements, and includes other games as well as Diplomacy.


A French speaking site and community.  They have translated some of my articles into French.


A thriving community with several active GMs, using the "British-style", two-turn year.


A small (but growing) Russian forum, with attached web site.  The have taken an interest in some of my variants. 


Stabberfou is a multilingual forum (French, English, Spanish, German, Italian and Portuguese).  Host of the current Diplomacy World Cup Tournament.

Bounced is a long-established, web-based forum featuring automated adjudication.

Webdiplomacy is an active forum featuring Standard Diplomacy and a few variants using an automated adjudicator.

Commercial Diplomacy Links:


Information on purchasing the computer version of Diplomacy can be found here.


Information on purchasing the boardgame version of Diplomacy can be found here.

General Gaming Links:


A comprehensive site containing game news, reviews, forums, articles (both gaming and historical), and much more.


A military history and wargaming ezine containing game news, reviews, forums, articles, and more.


A comprehensive repository of gaming related links.