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Avalon Hill's Diplomacy

Windows - 1999

Alt names 外交, Avalon Hill's Diplomacy: The Game of International Intrigue, Waijiao
Year 1999
Platform Windows
Released in Germany, Italy, United States
Genre Strategy
Theme Board / Party Game, Licensed Title
Publisher Hasbro Interactive Ltd., Hasbro Interactive, Inc., MicroProse Software, Inc.
Developer Meyer Glass Interactive Ltd.
4 / 5 - 6 votes

Description of Avalon Hill's Diplomacy

1999, the year Avalon Hill's Diplomacy was released on Windows. Made by Meyer Glass Interactive Ltd. and published by MicroProse Software, Inc., Hasbro Interactive, Inc., Hasbro Interactive Ltd., this strategy game is available for free on this page.

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ich 2022-04-18 0 point

it sometimes crashes and when i restart it will crash at the same point again

Trek 2021-02-08 -1 point

Do we know if there is a version of this game that will work on Windows 10? I have it on CD but it won't run on my Windows 10 PC.

John 2019-04-02 -2 points

I have the original game on a CD. Is there any way for the game to run on Windows 10?

Capt. Obvious 2018-06-30 3 points

Possibly one of the greatest board games ever. highly underplayed and unappreciated; with many people playing more simplistic games such as RISK.
This game is best played against other players, with the greatest enjoyment from the max of 6. All games eventually boil down to 2 players so even a head to head game can be enjoyable in a strategic sense, with a unique resolution system for conflicts. This is the simple aspect of the game. One has armies represented by a single cube, and navies, represented by a single rectangle. Only one army or navy can occupy a zone at a time, and battles are resolved by strength of supporting units.
eg. I have an army in Edinburgh and wish to capture enemy occupied Wales. My single unit cannot capture as there is a 1:1 ratio of strengh, and get pushed back (if possible) to my starting position. However if I support my Edinburgh army with an army positioned in Liverpool the ratio becomes 2:1 in my favor, and my army moves in, removing the enemy army from the board, or pushing him to an adjacent territory. I then receive additional armies at the end of the turn depending on the number of territories I still hold, thus expanding my military. As I said: simple. It is interesting in the aspect that all orders are issued by players in secret at the beginning of the round and resolved at the same time. You really have to be able to analyze the board and predict what other players will try to do in order to make any progress at all. Simple mechanic, with complex strategies. Most excellent.
However where this game really shines is the diplomacy aspect. Alliances can be formed in secret or in the open, and involve supporting each other's units or strategies in the upcoming round(s). ie. I support your fleet in the North Sea vs. Germany if you support my army in Sevastopol vs. Russia. But since conflict resolution occurs at the end of the orders phase, you never know if your "ally" kept their word or not. The key to winning is to betray your ally at key moments. Hence, Diplomacy.

I have played the computer version of this game and it is reasonably playable single player as the AI doesn't need to be very sophisticated to be competitive, but is definitely best vs. actual players. If I remember correctly it does have a play by email option if you have strategic minded gamer friends.

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