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Alternate History Thread IV: The Sequel

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

  1. North King

    North King blech

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    Also, I'm debating changing Australia's color, probably to a dark blue (distinguishable from France, of course), which would help people figure out the different ownerships in Indonesia.
     
  2. Kraznaya

    Kraznaya Princeps

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    The current Australian occur is distinct enough from Portugal, I think, especially as Thailand's blue is nearby as well.

    (Reminder on Western Sahara note on previous page that may have been missed)
     
  3. North King

    North King blech

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    Whoops. I'm used to Iberians in Western Sahara, my bad. Fixed on my copy.
     
  4. Dachs

    Dachs Hero of the Soviet Union

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    Ew, two-pixel borders. :p Also, a lot of the borders seem artificially curvy. :undecide:
    FWIW, Denmark actually was in India in OTL, at Tranquebar and Serampore.
    Agreed.
     
  5. Flavius Aetius

    Flavius Aetius Ruler Of Liguria

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    If Iggy is getting Serbo-Romea instead of me, can I reserve the red-coloured nation in Russia?
     
  6. Dachs

    Dachs Hero of the Soviet Union

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    That's Tver, and Shadowbound already has an app in for it. Though obviously you could throw your hat in the ring too.
     
  7. North King

    North King blech

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    Which in particular?

    Also, two pixels were specifically requested.

    That's fair.
     
  8. germanicus12

    germanicus12 First Citizen of Rome

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    Doesn't seem like England was called, so I am offering my services to lead England.
     
  9. Ninja Dude

    Ninja Dude Sorry, I wasn't listening...

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    I chuckled.

    Spoiler :
    You mean Arcadia, right? :p
     
  10. Flavius Aetius

    Flavius Aetius Ruler Of Liguria

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    Ah, sorry, I should have read the reservation list before trying to reserve Tver. I mantain my request for them, just in cause if Shadowbound will play other nations, but I would also request Armenia or the Golden Horde, if possible. I'm requesting two, just in cause if better players are going to request Armenia or the Golden Horde.
     
  11. germanicus12

    germanicus12 First Citizen of Rome

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    Well I could not find the beginning of the discussions, and since England was never mentioned but Great Britain or one of its variations, such as England or Britain was mentioned several times I just assumed it was called that.

    If someone could show me where the original post is I can read up and use the appropriate name.
     
  12. Dachs

    Dachs Hero of the Soviet Union

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    I was thinking my eastern borders in particular. :p East Prussia doesn't much look like it does on the other map.
    Hey, Thlayli:


    It's called New Arcadia, it's based in Canada, it's one of the fragments of the old British Empire that collapsed during the Fifty Years War of the 18th century, and it's currently been requested by at least Kraznaya and Insane Panda.
     
  13. North King

    North King blech

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    That's fair. I tried to stay faithful to what I thought das would have put on the new map, rather than what was on the old map, given how ****ed up Central and Eastern Europe is...
     
  14. Thlayli

    Thlayli Le Pétit Prince

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    Panda: Hi!

    Germanicus: I'd discourage you from applying for Arcadia, as it's already going to be a brutal decision process for that state.

    Flavius: Take your pick. Thanks for being understanding.

    NK: Traditional "fat cross" cities. If I'm going to do this I want to feel as comfy/nostalgic as possible. :p

    To all players, I can say that as of now ONLY the following reservations are confirmed: Dachs as the HRE, NK as Flanders, and Azale as Japan, for the assistance that they've provided with the [not]TL. If you're not the only player applying for your first choice nation, have a second choice in mind.

    NK's speed is advancing my start date for the preview thread by one week. Applications will turn to reservations once the preview thread is go. Preview thread will be a showcase for stats, reservation confirmations, let me make last-minute stat changes, and answer any questions before we go to full launch mode. Optimistic ETA for official launch is the 21st.
     
  15. Thlayli

    Thlayli Le Pétit Prince

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    Things additional to the TL which I need from das:

    Important historical figures, leaders and otherwise. (Many of the leaders I'm aware of, more interested in artists, scientists, statesmen, philosophers, etc.)

    Althistorical city names. I'll make up some but I need a hefty supply, especially for anything with a language I'm not familiar with (aka non-English or French). For the sake of my sanity I'll assume that city locations/names in India and East Asia are roughly similar to OTL, not including anything Western of course.

    Names of battles, and of geographic features that differ from OTL. Languages, and ethnic group distributions that are different from OTL. (Mostly in the Balkans and such.) Rebel groups and dissident movements.
     
  16. Azale

    Azale Deity

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    The only fault I can find in the new map is the omission of Flemish Ceylon.
     
  17. Thlayli

    Thlayli Le Pétit Prince

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    Whaat. Are you referring to the Knights of the Nile, good sir? The colors are similar, that might be why you made that mistake.
     
  18. Kraznaya

    Kraznaya Princeps

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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

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

    Japan: Azale, Flavius Aetius, Darkening
    Australia: North King (?)
    Xin Ming: Ninja Dude
    Bengal: "Nordstream"

    List Updated.
     
  19. Thlayli

    Thlayli Le Pétit Prince

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    Nordstream has applied for Bengal.

    I greatly need a Portugal and an Australia. Applicants for these powers must have the highest possible qualifications. (NK has expressed possible interest in Australia, in that case I'll need a Flanders.) I'm interested in a bit more healthy competition for Tver, France, and Egypt, though some good players have expressed interest. If any more Arcadians wish to throw their hats into the ring, good luck. :p

    Interesting second-tier powers are Mali, Ethiopia, the Qing, and the Argentine Protectorate. The Knights of the Nile and New Albion are very interesting little powers. I'm looking for creative players to take those last two.
     
  20. Dachs

    Dachs Hero of the Soviet Union

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    Wow, that was totally unexpected. :eek: :rolleyes:

    Is das coming into this thread anymore? :p
     

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