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Interview with Ira Hall on Diplomacy and Christian faith Diplomacy Games

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Kaner and Amby interview Ira Hall, a Christian pastor and Diplomacy player. The guys delve into how Christians manage the Bible's strong stance on lying, deceit and deception while still playing Diplomacy. Plus they travel to Kaner's stomping ground of Ipswich and discuss a heap more Diplomacy stuff.
Intro
The guys introduce the show, their drinks and the venue (0 mins 15 secs)
They correct the dates for the Melbourne Open tournament, which is actually 14-15 March (3 mins 45 secs)
Next up is confirmation of the Canetoad Classic tournament in Brisbane on 2-3 May and talk about gaming pieces. Amby discusses goal setting and his plans to attend two interstate tournaments (5 mins 15 secs)
Kaner talks about the 4th Nexus tournament coming up and an invitation to an 1812 Overture forum game. Kaner discusses being overly committed in 6 games (10 mins)
They discuss strategy vs tactics before returning to what's involved in the 1812 variant. Note, we went into more detail about this map in an earlier episode (12 mins 45 secs)
The guys talk about going to Ipswich at least once a year, before providing an update on their Presidential campaign. They discuss Kaner's latest plank allowing historical smoking in historical Federal buildings (20 mins)
They discuss jurisdictional responsibility when Cabinet titles are very similar. Kaner answers with a similar chicken analogy. When we're elected if you want to be a Cabinet Secretary it's only $3 a month by becoming a Patreon supporter (23 mins 20 secs)
Interview with Ira Hall
The guys provide the background to this interview with Ira Hall before jumping in (26 mins 30 secs)
Ira starts by discussing how he got into Diplomacy and his recent role as Alman, a playDip moderator (27 mins)
He discusses what he did as a Cheater Hunter at playDip and his thoughts on why some players cheat (30 mins)
Kaner asks about common cheating behavior (32 mins 20 secs)
Amby asks about how Ira felt when busting a cheater (34 mins 10 secs)
Amby asks about whether Ira's played face-to-face (36 mins 10 secs)
The guys explore how Ira balances as a pastor the Christian Biblical teachings of not lying or being deceitful against being a Diplomacy player (38 mins 30 secs)
Ira discusses reputation and trustworthiness (41 mins 15 secs)
He talks about a number of games at playDip and the choice of language to avoid lying while maintaining a reputation (43 mins 30 secs)
Amby asks about Christians who have a literal interpretation of the Bible and their views on lying and deceiving, even in a game (48 mins 45 secs)
Kaner asks Ira about his advice to new, or relatively new players to the game. He discusses the importance of trying different things in your communication to someone who stabs you (56 mins)
Amby asks Ira about taking the solo win versus a draw (1 hr 0 mins 30 secs)
Kaner asks about what other variants Ira enjoys (1 hr 3 mins 40 secs)
Amby asks Ira if there's any other thoughts on the game (1 hr 6 mins 30 secs)
They wrap up the interview (1 hr 8 mins 30 secs)
They guys are back and give their thoughts on the interview (1 hr 10 mins)
Kaner discusses his more "eye for an eye" nature rather than "turning the other cheek" (1 hr 12 mins)
They discuss the "metagame" element of your reputation preceding you. They talk about blocking players' whose personality clashes with yours (1 hr 16 mins 45 secs)
They talk about reliability and going into civil disorder (CD'ing) (1 hr 20 mins)
Kaner suggests checking your block lists and if you can't remember why they pissed you off, think about unblocking them (1 hr 23 mins)
Around the grounds/variant suggestions
They come back and discuss the strength of the Golden Horde in the Cry God for Harry game, and discuss how the gameplay is not too different to real life history (1 hr 24 mins)
Amby suggests again to Technostar (the variant creator of Europa Renovatio) about whether this varia

Kaner and Amby interview Ira Hall, a Christian pastor and Diplomacy player. The guys delve into how Christians manage the Bible's strong stance on lying, deceit and deception while still playing Diplomacy. Plus they travel to Kaner's stomping ground of Ipswich and discuss a heap more Diplomacy stuff.
Intro
The guys introduce the show, their drinks and the venue (0 mins 15 secs)
They correct the dates for the Melbourne Open tournament, which is actually 14-15 March (3 mins 45 secs)
Next up is confirmation of the Canetoad Classic tournament in Brisbane on 2-3 May and talk about gaming pieces. Amby discusses goal setting and his plans to attend two interstate tournaments (5 mins 15 secs)
Kaner talks about the 4th Nexus tournament coming up and an invitation to an 1812 Overture forum game. Kaner discusses being overly committed in 6 games (10 mins)
They discuss strategy vs tactics before returning to what's involved in the 1812 variant. Note, we went into more detail about this map in an earlier episode (12 mins 45 secs)
The guys talk about going to Ipswich at least once a year, before providing an update on their Presidential campaign. They discuss Kaner's latest plank allowing historical smoking in historical Federal buildings (20 mins)
They discuss jurisdictional responsibility when Cabinet titles are very similar. Kaner answers with a similar chicken analogy. When we're elected if you want to be a Cabinet Secretary it's only $3 a month by becoming a Patreon supporter (23 mins 20 secs)
Interview with Ira Hall
The guys provide the background to this interview with Ira Hall before jumping in (26 mins 30 secs)
Ira starts by discussing how he got into Diplomacy and his recent role as Alman, a playDip moderator (27 mins)
He discusses what he did as a Cheater Hunter at playDip and his thoughts on why some players cheat (30 mins)
Kaner asks about common cheating behavior (32 mins 20 secs)
Amby asks about how Ira felt when busting a cheater (34 mins 10 secs)
Amby asks about whether Ira's played face-to-face (36 mins 10 secs)
The guys explore how Ira balances as a pastor the Christian Biblical teachings of not lying or being deceitful against being a Diplomacy player (38 mins 30 secs)
Ira discusses reputation and trustworthiness (41 mins 15 secs)
He talks about a number of games at playDip and the choice of language to avoid lying while maintaining a reputation (43 mins 30 secs)
Amby asks about Christians who have a literal interpretation of the Bible and their views on lying and deceiving, even in a game (48 mins 45 secs)
Kaner asks Ira about his advice to new, or relatively new players to the game. He discusses the importance of trying different things in your communication to someone who stabs you (56 mins)
Amby asks Ira about taking the solo win versus a draw (1 hr 0 mins 30 secs)
Kaner asks about what other variants Ira enjoys (1 hr 3 mins 40 secs)
Amby asks Ira if there's any other thoughts on the game (1 hr 6 mins 30 secs)
They wrap up the interview (1 hr 8 mins 30 secs)
They guys are back and give their thoughts on the interview (1 hr 10 mins)
Kaner discusses his more "eye for an eye" nature rather than "turning the other cheek" (1 hr 12 mins)
They discuss the "metagame" element of your reputation preceding you. They talk about blocking players' whose personality clashes with yours (1 hr 16 mins 45 secs)
They talk about reliability and going into civil disorder (CD'ing) (1 hr 20 mins)
Kaner suggests checking your block lists and if you can't remember why they pissed you off, think about unblocking them (1 hr 23 mins)
Around the grounds/variant suggestions
They come back and discuss the strength of the Golden Horde in the Cry God for Harry game, and discuss how the gameplay is not too different to real life history (1 hr 24 mins)
Amby suggests again to Technostar (the variant creator of Europa Renovatio) about whether this varia

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