Diplomacy is one of the most important elements of building an empire in Master of Orion, instrumental in keeping your neighbours in check, whether it be through force of arms or superior charisma.
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Diplomacy is more than just talking to your fellow emperors or negotiating treaties. It's about having a consistent policy for dealing with outside forces and gearing your empire to benefit from your dealings with other races to the greatest possible degree. Across the games, reputation plays a critical role in your diplomatic dealings, with races who see you as untrustworthy unwilling to deal - necessitating, well, extermination.