The normal rules of the game of Diplomacy apply, with the following additions,
exceptions, and clarifications.
The map that is used is a representation of North America, Central America,
and the north-east section of South America,
with political boundaries describing the break-up of the United States of
America into five separate powers, and Canada into two powers.
of the region.
The ten powers in the game, with their home centers and the initial positions
of their units, are shown below:
||Fleet San Diego
||Fleet San Francisco
||Army Los Angeles
||Army New Jersey
||Fleet New York City
||Fleet Cali (north coast)
||Fleet Quebec City
||Army San Antonio
The game-year proceeds as in the standard game (Spring, Fall, Winter)
except that the game's first year is numbered 1999 (rather than 1901).
The map contains fifty-eight supply centers as the standard map,
and so the victory criteria is thirty supply centers.