New Podcast: Video Game Diplomacy from Street Fighter to Overwatch

The practices of diplomacy can be extended into how alternative media portrays countries and nationalities. Having a real country feature in a game is a tool of soft power diplomacy that can influence how players see and engage with the country they find themselves in the game, with a subtle push to help them mentally explore outside of their comfort zone and travel the world. Grassroot Diplomat CEO and not-so-secret gamer girl Talyn Rahman-Figueroa discusses the impact on nation branding and modern depiction of diplomacy in this riveting video game podcast.

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In case you missed our past podcasts...

  • Episode #1 - Limitations to Joining the Diplomatic Foreign Service
  • Episode #2 - Self Development in Diplomacy and International Relations
  • Episode #3 - Diplomats in the Private Sector
  • Episode #4 - Alternate Routes to Diplomacy
  • Episode #5 - National Versus Ethnic Loyalty in Diplomacy
  • Episode #6 - Diplomacy is Served

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