Hmmmm…giving away England just as they’re about to be kicked in the nuts by France.
Arnold…no software needed, except email. If you want, you can visit www.diplom.org for links to maps, tutorials, etc, but there’s no need since Nate updates the map from his website. Time commitment…well, usually about two orders a week. The orders themselves can be dashed off in a few minutes. But the DIPLOMACY…the heart of the game…can take as long as you want it to take.
How long would it take you to convince France not to overrun Liverpool? Depends on how persuasive you are.
The current game I’m in is almost over and has degenerated into a quiet slugging match. BUT…those guys on that game aren’t the most prolific. You get some of our SDMB chatterboxes involved, and, well…