Product Description: Diplomacy by Gibsons
Diplomacy by Gibsons; The truly classic strategy game of skill for today’s sophisticated games players. The award winning game of political intrigue and military power in Imperial Europe. Diplomacy is the ultimate strategy game of pure skill. No dice and no luck. Double dealing, deception and danger dogs every move.
In the game, players represent one of the seven Great Powers of Europe; (Great Britain, France, Austria, Germany, Italy, Russia or Turkey) in the years prior to World War 1. Play begins in Spring of 1901, players make both Spring and Autumn moves each year. Two kinds of military units: armies and fleets. On any given turn, each of your military units has limited options; they can move into an adjoining territory, support an allied unit in an attack on an adjoining territory, support an allied unit in defending an adjoining territory, or hold their position. Players instruct each of their units by writing a set of orders. Outcome of each turn determined by the rules of the game. There are no dice rolls or other elements of chance.
Diplomacy by Gibsons, an incredibly simplistic movement mechanics fused to a significant negotiation element, this system highly respected by many a gamer.
– 2 to 7 players
– For ages 12 plus
– Gameplay lasts 3 hours plus
Gibsons a British family company established in 1919. Using only the highest quality materials they produce some of the UK’s best-loved jigsaw puzzles and games.
One of a wide selection of board games available online and also in our shop in Totnes on the first floor.