Every major production run of the Diplomacy board game has come with a change to
the appearance of the pieces or units. Everything from wooden blocks to plastic
anchors to painted pewter figurines have been used. The pieces you use will
likely be determined by which ones came with the set you bought. They're all
functionally identical, and preferences are as varied as the options. So long
as you can tell the armies from the fleets in your set everything will be fine.
I'll use cannons for armies and boats for fleets for the remainder of this
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