Manual

Welcome to Willard’s Climateball Manual. Here will be the main parts:

I — The Game

§1. The Name §2. A Parlor Game §3. An Exchange of Strokes §4. Physical Play §5. More Dance than Sport §6. Playing Fields §7. The Players §8. Teams §9. Turns §10. Points §11. End of Game

II — The Goals

§12. Carbon Zero §13. Internalizing Costs §14. Social Democracies §15. Deliberative Frameworks §16. Auditing Sciences §17. Constructive Criticism §18. RTFR §19. Flythe Clubs §20. Only Connect §21. Playful Intelligence §22. Climateball Endgame

III — The Moves

§23. Hint §24. Claim §25. Reference §26. Judgment §27. Posit §28. Concern §29. Request §30. Offer §31. Account §32. Epilogue §33. Stroke

IV — Climateball Tricks

§34. Squireling §35. Casting §36. Waving §37. Grandstanding §38. Sandbagging §39. Probing §40. Playing the Ref §41. Windmill Tilting §42. Procrustes Beds §43. Gorgian Regress §44. Parsomatics

V — Climateball Strategies

§45. Swarms §46. The Stronghold §47. Snipers §48. The Tourney §49. Sabotage §50. Love and Light §51. Distrust Networks §52. The Hall of Mirror §53. Scapegoats §54. The Circus §55. Tit for Tat

VI — Climateball Principles

§56. Language is a Social Art §57. The Internet is Forever §58. Style Matters §59. Smarm or Snark §60. Conversation Laws §61. We Have One Chance §62. Togetherness §63. We Are Science §64. No Silver Bullet §65. Contrarians Can’t Lose §66. Nature Bats Last

VII — My Playbook

§67. Play the Ball §68. Move Forward §69. Control the Clock §70. Keep It Short and Sweet §71. Show and Tell §72. Say Yes §73. Minimize Contacts §74. Stand Your Ground §75. Stick to Behavior §76. Own What You Do §77. Carry Your Weight

VIII — Climateball Characters

§78. The Peddler §79. The Sammich Requester §80. The Auditor §81. The Broker §82. Chewbacca §83. The Shirt Ripper §84. The Shadowboxer §85. The Whipping Boy §86. Freedom Fighters §87. The Otter §88. The Ninja

IX — Odds and Ends

§89. TL;DR §90. Extensions §91. Applications §92. Open Problems §93. — §94. — §95. Seven Strictures on Labeling §96. The Cowbell Theory of Truth §97. Do You Even Art? §98. Related Projects §99. Bibliography