In Spring 2000 Bernd Bönte called 6 of his friends to play Diplomacy by e-mail. Said, done. And for short time friends became enemies. The first game of Diplomacy has never been terminated but the diplomatic fire was kindled, so that subsequent games with friends and acquaintance were started soon.
With the help of the new justifier 'Realpolitik' - including new maps and variants - the small Diplomacy-community had a considerable upswing. Meanwhile we have about 100 players disporting themselves in nearly 20 games of Diplomacy, and recruited ambassadors all over Germany. To our regret this doesn't apply to people from foreign countries so far but we are confident that this will change in the near future.
However, the family flair has been preserved at all times. We love us and we hate us from the bottom of our hearts;-)
We at gS love variants what led in the first place to the creation of these
pages. We were looking for other (German) variant lovers and needed a platform
to play our beloved game.
At some point only playing wasn't enough for us and we started to build variants on our own which you can admire ;-) Our Selfmades
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