This edition has the same box front as the 1976 edition; it is identical to the 1981 edition of the game except for the changed rules.
- 3-piece map
- plastic playing pieces (stars and anchors)
- second edition rules from 1982, copyright 1976 on the front of the rulebook, but printed in 1982 (according to the date on the back of the rulebook)
The map has a purple border and shows Switzerland in light grey.
(Description based on Simon Szykman's Diplomacy Boardgame Compendium and Gallery, http://web.archive.org/web/20060923214042/http://www.szykman.com/Diplomacy/US-AH.html)