What are the best Play by email games?

asked by Michael Primeau
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3 solutions
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    #1Diplomacy

    Diplomacy

    Diplomacy is a classic board game that focuses on the diplomatic point of view of History. You are the ruler of a country set in the 1914's Europe and you have to negotiate, betray, declare war, pact with your allies, turn them into your enemies, and other diplomatic decisions. It has an email version to play via email.

    Games

    Amazon, Web

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    Rachel Stanley
    Written on February 15, 2018
    "Diplomacy is such an awesome play by email game, its educational, informational, feels like chess or risk and can be played at leisure. I'm smashing my friends right now. I love it."
  2. 2

    #2The Glory of Kings

    The Glory of Kings

    The Glory of Kings is a turn-based game set on the Europe of XVIII century and you can play as capital characters on that period of History like King Louis XIV, the Sun King of France, the infamous pirate Blackbeard, or play capital wars like the Succession war of Spain.

    Games

    Other Platform

    $3.99

    Ryan Hart
    Written on February 22, 2018
    "It looks a little too epic."
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    #3Adventurers Guild

    Adventurers Guild

    Adventurers Guild is a classic email game that was very popular years ago. You can find people to play with via email in the PBM game list, yet. The game is based on a fantasy environment and in cities like Antar or Barstow in the land of Varna.

    Games

    Other Platform

    Free

    Daniel Fuller
    Written on February 14, 2018
    "Adventurers Guild is a fun e-mail game, a true classic. If you like the newest high tech games, this isn't for you. It is a bit basic compared to games these days, but if you used to play these types of games, it is worth it just for the nostalgia. It isn't for everybody, but I really like it."

Summary

Best What are the best Play by email games
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1DiplomacyGames 7 Free
2The Glory of KingsGames 2 Paid
3Adventurers GuildGames 1 Free
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