Episode #19: Diplomacy & Allan Calhamer. With Jim Burgess

Episode #19: Diplomacy & Allan Calhamer. With Jim Burgess

 

Diplomacy (Allan Calhamer)


Contact Information

Jon Shafer – @JonShaferDesign, www.JonShaferOnDesign.com, Jon.Shafer@ConiferGames.com

Dirk Knemeyer – @DKnemeyer, www.artana.com, Dirk@Knemeyer.com

 

Jim Burgess – EuroDip.Nuxit.net, www.DiplomacyWorld.net, JFBurgess@Gmail.com

 


Episode Outline

  • 0:00:45 – The passing of Allan Calhamer


  • 0:05:25 – The basics of Diplomacy

  • 0:21:05 – What sets Diplomacy apart?

  • 0:25:50 – The Diplomacy community

  • 0:36:15 – How could Diplomacy be improved?

  • 0:44:25 – The future of Diplomacy

  • 0:53:30 – Diplomacy players are crazy and awesome

  • 1:05:05 – The design legacy of Diplomacy

  • 1:20:15 – Housekeeping


 

Episode Outline (Detailed)

  • 0:00:45 – The passing of Allan Calhamer

  • 0:02:00 – Jim’s relationship With Allan


  • 0:05:25 – The basics of Diplomacy

  • 0:12:55 – How do you win Diplomacy without backstabbing?


  • 0:16:40 – Total immersion and constant movement

  • 0:21:05 – What sets Diplomacy apart?


  • 0:25:50 – The Diplomacy community

  • 0:30:10 – Stories from the tournament circuit

  • 0:32:25 – Categorizing opponents


  • 0:36:15 – How could Diplomacy be improved?


  • 0:42:00 – Running a tournament


  • 0:44:25 – Introducing the game to a new generation

  • 0:48:15 – The future of Diplomacy


  • 0:53:30 – Diplomacy players are crazy and awesome


  • 1:05:05 – The design legacy of Diplomacy


  • 1:09:50 – Coming into Diplomacy fresh


  • 1:20:15 – Housekeeping
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