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Alternate History Thread IV: The Sequel

Discussion in 'Never Ending Stories' started by Dachs, Jun 5, 2007.

  1. Kraznaya

    Kraznaya Princeps

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    For what it's worth, Iran and Inca both seem to have potential operating in a power vacuum as they are.
     
  2. germanicus12

    germanicus12 First Citizen of Rome

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    My decision was solely based on what I got from the last ten pages, which did not provide much, and I still haven't found out where the original list and the history of the world to that point.

    Since I have had experience with England and most of her dominions, Canada included, I just chose the color that England was under. Or in this case Arcadia, which appears to be Canada. :crazyeye:

    My other decision would be France, as I did well with France in Lucky's NES fighting and beating England at sea with my outnumbered and outgunned navy and staring down Germany while keeping Spain, Portugal, Italy and North Africa, including Egypt in French possession despite numerous setbacks.
     
  3. Dachs

    Dachs Hero of the Soviet Union

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    This is basically all we have. das never made a formal timeline, it was just a bloody guess the PoD map.
     
  4. germanicus12

    germanicus12 First Citizen of Rome

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    Ahh, I see, did not think that was the time line... Thanks.

    After reading through it, France seems to be a good challenge for me, so I will officially make a claim for France. And drop my claim on Arcadia.
     
  5. andis-1

    andis-1 The Hedgehog

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    hmh since armenia was taken already I'd express interest in whatever nations there is in mesopotamia and persia. Thayli could you give me some more info on those before I make my call?
     
  6. Kal'thzar

    Kal'thzar Deity

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    I'll apply for whatever nation Thy wants me to take, so long as its gonna begin AFTER next thursday :p
     
  7. Dachs

    Dachs Hero of the Soviet Union

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    I recommend that when we start a new Alternate History Thread that we adjourn discussion on Thlayli's NES to a thread of its own. :p
     
  8. Thlayli

    Thlayli Le Pétit Prince

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    We will decamp to a preview thread as soon as the TL, map, and stats are done. I have no idea what das is doing, but the latter two are coming along nicely.
     
  9. Dachs

    Dachs Hero of the Soviet Union

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    I'm not sure das ever promised anything like a TL. :p
     
  10. Thlayli

    Thlayli Le Pétit Prince

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    Well I'm expecting it of him nonetheless, even if only in reduced, summarized form.

    @Andis: You've got your Shi'ite theocracy in Mesopotamia, your typical Jihadist-oriented caliphate in Arabia, and I'm not really sure about Persia...except that it's a lot more Turkic than OTL. Also, you could still take the Republic of Adana in southern Anatolia, or the Despotate of Ionia. Both are small but have good potential.
     
  11. andis-1

    andis-1 The Hedgehog

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    Well so far the "more Turkic" persia sounds the best, but I'm still not sure if I'd take it over shi'te mesopotamia. for the moment i reserve both until more information appears ;)
     
  12. conehead234

    conehead234 Braves on the Warpath

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    I'll apply for Portugal if your still looking for someone. But I may want a smaller nation.
     
  13. flyingchicken

    flyingchicken Deity

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    I would like to be assigned to a country please.

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    ON-TOPIC: If Manchu did not conquer China, Industrial revolution 1700???
     
  14. Thlayli

    Thlayli Le Pétit Prince

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    FC, take any of the "interesting second-tier powers" I listed earlier. Find something you REALLY want to play.

    Can someone point me to the metrics that Symphony did a while back, with increased troop quality levels having exponentially higher costs? At some point this was adapted into a NES, bonus points for digging that up.
     
  15. Swissempire

    Swissempire Poet Jester

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    I can't believe that this TL hasn't been made into a NES in all the time I was gone...

    But you all look like you're doing some fine work. I believe that Das said that I was interested in quirky, small, potentially suicidal nations.

    The Knights of the Nile?

    But also expressing interest in Australia perhaps...
     
  16. Thlayli

    Thlayli Le Pétit Prince

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    You're welcome to take the Knights. I was hoping they'd get a player. :D
     
  17. flyingchicken

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    The Qing please!
     
  18. Kraznaya

    Kraznaya Princeps

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    Are you sure this can be well represented statistically in a NES?

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    History of Applications for Prospective NES

    Bolded is explicitly confirmed. Let me know if I missed any applications or confirmations.

    Arcadia: Kraznaya, Insane Panda

    Holy Roman Empire: Dachs
    Flanders: North King
    France: Insane Panda, germanicus12
    Italy: Matt0088
    Tver: Shadowbound, Flavius Aetius
    Serbia-Romea: Lord Iggy, Flavius Aetius
    Chernigov: alex4444
    Portugal: conehead234

    Egypt: Lightfang
    Golden Horde: Flavius Aetius
    Armenia: Flavius Aetius
    "Something in Anatolia" - andis-1

    Japan: Azale, Flavius Aetius, Darkening
    Australia: North King (?), Swissempire, Kal'thzar
    Knights of the Nile: Swissempire
    Qing Dynasty: flyingchicken
    Xin Ming: Ninja Dude
    Bengal: "Nordstream"

    List Updated.
     
  19. andis-1

    andis-1 The Hedgehog

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    You ought to update my claims also.
     
  20. Kraznaya

    Kraznaya Princeps

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    I don't remember the official names of the countries offhand, and Az didn't list them, so you should name your countries explicitly or I'll continue to be lazy :p
     

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