Diplomacy: the art of saying "Nice
until you can find a stick – Wynn Catlin
The Society exists to play Avalon Hill's Diplomacy, a tactical board game, in addition to other board games. In Diplomacy, each of the seven players take the part of a Great Power at the start of the 20th Century: Austria-Hungary, England, France, Germany, Italy, Russia or Turkey. The board is shown above.
Your aim is to become the dominant power in Europe. But to do this you will need to persuade – and sometimes deceive – your rivals into helping you achieve your military objectives. You are given three armed units to start with, each an army or a fleet. By annexing first neutral (yellow) territory, then that of your rivals, you gain more resources to construct new units.
Diplomacy can be played on any map, and we have a number representing different areas of the world in different historical periods. A more detailed outline of how the game works can be found here or on Wikipedia.
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