Following is the Diplomacy Dossier entitled "The World at War" This page chronicles the world struggle in the Avalon Hill game Diplomacy. The diplomatic struggle began in July 1999. The World Court is adjucated by League of Nations High Counselor Paul Manz - his word is law.
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|Diplomatic Dossier Title||League of Nations Counselor||Associated Beginning||Participants||World News|
|The World at War||Paul Manz||July 1999.||
||The world is a constipated firecracker waiting to explode.
Following is a list of the current world leader, their flags, their armed forces.
Kaiser Wilhelm II
Sultan Abd-al-Hamid II
Tsar Nikolai II
King Vittorio Emmanuele III
President Emile Loubet
The following thumbnail images show a progression of world events. Click on a photo to see an enlarged image.
Following is commentary on the events of the world.
The world is at peace. All world powers live in harmony. Neutral and smaller nations enjoy national sovereignty. The industrial revolution brings economic advancement to Europe. The Victorian age is at its peak.
War breaks out! There is nothing but chaos in Europe. France invades Spain and patrols the English Channel. Englans moves into attack positions at sea. Germany invades Denmark. Austria invades Serbia. Russia and Turkey vie for the Black Sea while Trukey invades Bulgaria. Italy invades Austria Hungary and enters the Ionian Sea. All havoc reigns supreme. The world is at peace. All world powers live in harmony. Neutral and smaller nations enjoy national sovereignty. The industrial revolution brings economic advancement to Europe. The Victorian age is at its peak.
Italy conquers Africa. France humbles the Iberian penninsula. Germany and France oust England of the North Sea. Russia builds navies. Austria Humgary subdues the neutrals. Russia and Turkey peacably divide the eastern Aegean.
France sails toward England. England recaptures the North Sea. Germany feeling pressure. Italy sails east. Austria-Hungary and Russia take Bulgaria. Turkey reels. Oh, the humanity of it all.
Austria Hungary turns on Russia. Turkey moves on Rumania. Russia moves stupidly in Nrg instead of Nwy. Loses Rum to dumb move. France invades England. Italy hold in Germany. Everyone is belligerent and belicose.
England is collapsing. France moves up the English coast and into Wales. Austria Hungary moves on Germany. Turkey feels the weight of AH and Russia. Italy is repelled from Smyrna. People are using the world court as a cesspool.
Russia builds three! Italy attacks Austria-Hungary. A-H attacks Berlin, but then disbands France lands in Africa. Brotherly love is at a low point.
Berlin is retaken by Germany. AH and France attack Italy. Turkey is holding his own. England is chased from Great Britainnia. Russia stalls for time. Worlds collide.
France begins to sweep. Germany moves toward Russia. Turkey still holding. England is dead. Italy is being dismantled. Austria-Hungary licking wounds and regrouping. Worlds collide.
France and Germany mow down Russia. Autria-Hungary holds ground. Turkey outguesses Russia. Italy shrinks.
Russia lose Nordic lands Turkey loses units.
Germany invades Poland. The Great Italian land grab.
Italy dies. Germans in Moscow.
Pushback against France.