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Flame (938 D)
25 Jul 18 UTC
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Classic 1898 Fog
Classic 1898 Fog - Sid Meyer's Civilization in Diplomacy )))
Let's test! http://lab.diplomail.ru/board.php?gameID=77

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Flame (938 D)
25 Nov 17 UTC
Punic Wars variant
I have started the Punic Wars variant WebDip-adaptation. Variant is based on Sail Ho variant.
http://forum.diplomail.ru/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=1702
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Flame (938 D)
08 Jan 18 UTC
Western World 901
As I promised - I will release WW901 soon!
http://lab.diplomail.ru/variants.php?variantID=127
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Safari (1013 D)
05 Jan 18 UTC
Austrian Succession Test #3: New and Improved
After four years, War of Austrian Succession is nearing completion! Please come help test it so that I can perfect the balance!
It would be very helpful if we could have no NMRs for the first few phases especially. http://lab.diplomail.ru/board.php?gameID=64
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Flame (938 D)
11 Feb 18 UTC
Maybe new domain name
Maybe we will move to another domain in a month. So please check vDip-forum for some news from me if you will not able to find Diplolab.
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michael_b (1000 D)
03 Sep 17 UTC
Hello Everyone
Hi everyone, hope you're all doing well. I hope someone familiar with the interface can help me implement my idea!
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Flame (938 D)
26 Feb 17 UTC
Mongolian Empire
Kaner406, what about Mongolian Empire variant?
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CCR (1000 D)
04 Dec 17 UTC
Imperium without the river rule.
I would like we playtested this plain option for that variant: the Imperium map without any river rule.

Better call in players who have played the river rule, to feel the difference. If the players approve the change, we could dare proposing it for permanent change in vdip.
Flame (938 D)
04 Dec 17 UTC
Ok. I am not against.
CCR (1000 D)
04 Dec 17 UTC
Well, the variant should be working as expected in vdip...
But I still have reservations on the need for this rule; I was one of the original playtesters for Martin Asal some 15 years ago and he did not listen to me :)
http://www.me-asal.de/imperium/index_eng.htm
By the time there was a variant by my own that tried to simulate the volkerwanderüng, http://www.variantbank.org/results/rules/i/invasions3.htm hint, hint :)
Flame (938 D)
04 Dec 17 UTC
if you wish we can do the adaptation to your variant sometime.
CCR (1000 D)
04 Dec 17 UTC
Unit w/o suppplies is a far better solution, so a new version of my own would be a mix; thus, the current map is enough to recreate the desired effect...
Enriador (975 D)
07 Dec 17 UTC
I vote for trying Imperium without the river rule. I proposed it on vDip's test game myself.
Enriador (975 D)
07 Dec 17 UTC
It's not just about the bugs, but also about balance: it heavily limits diplomacy in 401, which makes unlucky powers who didn't manage to grab a center almost doomed to extinction.
CCR (1000 D)
12 Dec 17 UTC
I agree, but since it's been corrected by Oli, we would go against what the author thought of the variant. I proposed it as a solution to what seemed a problematic rule for the webdip adjudicator, not actually changing the variant on purpose... oh well, I thought we had an excuse for doing so :)
Enriador (975 D)
12 Dec 17 UTC
It is no big crime to change a variant without the author's due notice - it's fair use of their IP after all - as long as 1) credit is still given to the original author and 2) the alterations are clearly specified.

Youngstown Redux comes to mind.
Flame (938 D)
13 Dec 17 UTC
Do v2.0 and that's all.


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Enriador (975 D)
26 Nov 17 UTC
Mobile overhaul
Any chance we can get vDip's mobile rework here as well?
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Temasek22 (1000 D)
31 Oct 17 UTC
Another Balkan War
Opinions?

https://postimg.org/image/97zcj4ibmj/
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Flame (938 D)
27 Sep 17 UTC
Western Known World 901
I want to initiate the work on adaptation of Western Known World 901 variant. Especially when we got his older brother Known World 901 already done. All maps and sources of the variant are here
http://forum.diplomail.ru/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=35
Who will take part in the task?
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Flame (938 D)
22 Oct 17 UTC
Austrian Succession Test #2
Let's test it again.
http://lab.diplomail.ru/board.php?gameID=51
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Flame (938 D)
02 Oct 17 UTC
Classic 1898
Let's test!
http://lab.diplomail.ru/board.php?gameID=38
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Flame (938 D)
28 Sep 17 UTC
Habelya variant bug?
In Habelya-variant: Fleet from Bay of Holgii can support move S.Holgii (Sc) from Holgian Sea.
Is it bug or normal situation?
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Technostar (1000 D)
16 Sep 17 UTC
Divided States - Variant in progress
I am working on a variant where all 50 states are playable nations.
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Yosh (1044 D)
24 Aug 17 UTC
Apparently the engine broke
What's with all that SQL errors?
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Flame (938 D)
11 Feb 17 UTC
HowTo make a new variant?
As far as I understand Oliver's full instruction about variant creation is lost. So we are now to find all the information at different interbet resource and make up a new full instruction in the end.
Of course guys these issues you know already:
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The Ambassador (1004 D)
15 Feb 17 UTC
Napoleonic test game
Hi folks - just created a test game of Napoleonic. Sign up if interested.

http://lab.diplomail.ru/board.php?gameID=4
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Anglichanka (1165 D)
09 May 17 UTC
How to make interactive map and fog of war?
We try to add fog of war to some varyints and have some problemes cause there is no any guides about it. Can somebody explain me how to do this?
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Technostar (1000 D)
12 May 17 UTC
Scramble for Africa Variant - Gauging Interest
I was wondering how interested people would be in a Scramble for Africa variant. I'm already making one for my friends and me to use, so it would be no problem to get it on here once I finish working on it.
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The Ambassador (1004 D)
10 May 17 UTC
Saving map in GIMP - indexed single layer?
Flame - just opened the map.png file for Classic Calhamer Prototype and have been working on the file in GIMP.

From memory is the file saved as an indexed single layer png?
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Flame (938 D)
09 Feb 17 UTC
Austrian Succession Test #1
War of Austrian Succession Test #1
http://lab.diplomail.ru/board.php?gameID=2
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Flame (938 D)
20 Mar 17 UTC
Pirates variant
What's wrong with it? Please explain...
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Safari (1013 D)
06 Mar 17 UTC
Site Glitch for Mobile
Today when I tried to log onto this site on my smartphone using 3G, I received this message: "Error Triggered: Column 'ip' cannot be null." It was fairly annoying as it caused me to NMR in one of our test games.

However, I think it might be fixable, because the same glitch doesn't appear on vDiplomacy.com, only here. Do you know what the problem is, Flame?
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Flame (938 D)
28 Feb 17 UTC
Mapmakers
What about such famous names as "airborne", "King Atom", "Ninjanrd", "Synapse" and many others? Does anybody communicate with them? Maybe somebody is still playing on the official WebDiplomacy server?
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Flame (938 D)
09 Feb 17 UTC
New variants to install
Please write here the variants you want to be installed on our testing server.
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kaner406 (930 D)
09 Feb 17 UTC
Thanks!
I just want to say thankyou so much for establishing this lab!!! Looking forward to getting some variants coded. <3
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Flame (938 D)
09 Feb 17 UTC
Lepanto 6x variant
I have already installed that variant. Can anybody tell me what vortex-rule means?
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