Spring 1995 Retreat Issue
About The Diplomatic Pouch
- Publication, subscription, and contribution information, and details on
this and the next issue.
The Diplomacy Programming Project
- Danny keeps us up to date on the DPP with this in depth discussion of its
Blast From The Past
How Many Openings Are There?
- From the annals of 'zines past, an article found in the hobby archives.
This issue, we head for the days of yore and delve into the problem of
counting up the openings.
Diplomacy: An Historical Perspective
- Ever wonder what people did before they could play Diplomacy? Simon did
some exhaustive research and found that even in the years Before Calhamer
(B.C.), people played the game. Honest.
Computer Analysis of Diplomacy Openings
- Danny turns the Bordeaux Diplomat loose on the first move of the game
which accompanies this magazine.
Welcome Back, Diplomacy World
- A blatant plug from the DP publisher for the paper 'zine whose return
to publication should be hailed by us all.
Incoming! More from a Diplomacy Newbie
- Stephen continues relating for us his impressions of the hobby. This time,
he lists the lessons his first couple games have taught him -- some of them
1901: A Diplomatic Odyssey
- With apologies to Stanley Kubrick, Danny Loeb takes the automated Bordeaux
diplomat on a quick trip where no one has gone before.
- In case the letters column didn't bore you enough in its premiere, here
I go again for all you gluttons for punishment. There is some good news,
though; at least this time there are a few letters from the readership to
alleviate the pain of slogging through the publisher's tiresome tirade.
The Backseat Driver Variant
- Simon regales us with a discussion of a new press variant, allowing the
powers to be pushed around -- er, advised -- by backseat drivers.
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