Spring 1996 Movement Issue
About The Diplomatic Pouch
- The usual information about goings-on in the Pouch world.
Go ahead; read it.
- Jamie gives his Master Class (which includes you) its first homework
assignment -- play a position against the average Diplomacy player!
- Vince adds to the introduction to the Modern Diplomacy variant by
discussing some openings and strategies for Britain.
Keep up with the times and read what he has to say.
The Pouch and WDC VI
- Get info on how you can participate in July's World DipCon VI even
from your own home, and how you can help make it happen.
Incoming! Further Reflections of a Newbie
- Follow Stephen's career as a diplomat as he enters his second year both
as a player and as a chronicler for The Pouch.
Dan Percival, et al.:
...It Came From Outer Space!
- Dan presents the rules to an excellent variant which introduces
spacefaring alien powers in its successful attempt to create an
even more balanced game from the beloved standard.
The Diplomacy Programming Project
- Danny took a break from the computer to attend World DipCon V in Paris.
Read his fascinating account of the new variant he discovered there.
Why Diplomacy is So Great
- A treatise, surely destined for classic status, which contains some broad
reflections on The Game.
Blast From the Past:
- Mark Nelson reviews a recent discussion on the endgame. If you're the
solo winner, it's sure to be your favorite part of most any game.
The Diplomacy Academy
- This time, Dan comes from outer space with an instructive look back at
another of his game experiences.
Szykman and Hand
Sherlock Holmes, Consulting Diplomat
- The great detective's return to The Pouch is prompted by the ever-crafty
Sultan of Suwat. Block out a chunk of time and match wits with Holmes.
And this time, he's not revealing his solution so quickly.
- Stephen's second installment in his series on how to be a good GameMaster
concerns itself with the dangers of overcommittment.
The Publisher and the Readership:
- Extracts from the insertions which were made into The Pouch since
last issue by readers like you.
The Big Dipper
- Pitt tackles the Payola variant. And I swear I didn't pay him. Or even
North Sea to Picardy
- An in-depth exploration of this rarely attempted Diplomacy move.
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