Diplomacy is the fine art of working with other major races and minor factions throughout the galaxy. Various diplomatic actions can be taken to foster or hinder good relations with your galactic neighbors.
Factors affecting diplomacy[edit | edit source]
There are no perfectly rational beings in the galaxy and cooperation must be earned. Factors determining the other race's or factions approach to you are numerous and include any innate characteristics of your civilization (predisposing the other party towards you or the opposite), chosen ideology, your power (both actual and potential), and more.
Diplomatic states are a summary of the current formal relations between you and the other party. There are four basic states, determining the available diplomatic actions.