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Imperium Offtopicium VI-2

Discussion in 'Imperium OffTopicum' started by Sonereal, Jun 19, 2018.

  1. Marcher Jovian

    Marcher Jovian Emperor

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    Spoiler Patagonian Pirates :

    Name: Patagonian Pirates (Grey)
    High Concept: Pirate Coast
    Trouble: Return of Panamanian Shipping - The Gran Columbians are offering another option for shippers seeking to avoid our extortion
    Aspect 1: Every Captain their own - Each captain is free to do as they like on their own ship, without interference
    Aspect 2: Hideouts - High rocky cliffs can hide us from the sight of pirate-hunters
    Aspecy 3: Born on the Sea - No child is too young to learn their way around a ship
    Approaches:
    Cov: +2
    Eco: +1
    Mil: +3
    Pol: -1
    Sci: 0
    Cul: +1

    Spoiler Guarani Collective :

    Name: Guarani Collective (Blue)
    High Concept: AI-planned society
    Trouble: Next Generation of Caretakers - As the creators of Our System begin to retire, we must train up a new generation of scientists and engineers to monitor The System that runs our society
    Aspect 1: Insular and Autarktic - We need nothing from outside of Our System
    Aspect 2: Cybernetic Savants - We are masters of workflow and coordination
    Aspect 3: Natural Collectivists - We natural put the good of the many over the selfish inclinations of the few
    Approaches:
    Cov: +1
    Eco: +2
    Mil: 0
    Pol: +1
    Sci: +3
    Cul: -1

    Spoiler Argentine League :

    Name: Argentine League (Gold)
    High Concept: Confederation of Autonomous City-States
    Trouble: Inter-city Rivalries - Our member cities still hold ancient grudges against eachother
    Aspect1: Architectural Competition - Member cities constantly compete to see who will build the grandest, most beautiful buildings
    Aspect2: Unite against the outsider - While relations may be rocky at times, our fellow members cities are our brothers and sisters, and we will unite against a common threat
    Aspect3: Civic Patriotism - Every citizen seeks to advance their city ahead of all the rest
    Approaches:
    Cov: +1
    Eco: +3
    Mil: 0
    Pol: -1
    Sci: +1
    Cul: +2

    Spoiler Free City of Santiago :

    Name: Free City of Santiago (Brown)
    High Concept: Posthumanist Artists' Commune
    Trouble: Leadership Struggle - With such a wide variety of opinions, it's only natural that there's some disagreement on who should lead the commune
    Aspect1: Self-Augmentation - The body is nothing but a sack of meat, and parts of it should be switched out and upgraded as pleases the owner
    Aspect2: Freethinkers - Anyone is accepted, so long as they share our enthusiasm for the future
    Aspect3: The World is a Canvas - Every room, building, wall and street should bear the unique marks of the individual who interact with it, leading to an incredibly individualised and artistic cityscape
    Approaches:
    Cov:+1
    Eco:+0
    Mil:-1
    Pol:+1
    Sci:+3
    Cul:+2
     
  2. Ailedhoo

    Ailedhoo wonderer

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    Time for the last of the South American NPCs: the Mapuche

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    Country Name: Free Union of Allied Mapuche
    Aspects:

    High Concept: decentralised anti-capitalist united indigenous communities
    Trouble: Incursions from Invaders: while the pirates are a more clear threat the Mapuche are also worried about potential dangers from the Argentinian League.
    First Aspect: Anti-Colonial Hallmark: the nearly established power that reliant on its political mobility to rally themselves, despite the decentralised nature of the Union.
    Second Aspect: Weichafes: having overthrown the shackles of colonialism the Free Union is hardy and will prove very difficult for a invader to contend.
    Third Aspect: Do Not Exploit: the Free Union of Allied Mapuche view the exploitive practices of capitalism as a enemy, practising more communal forms of resource management.

    Approaches

    Covert: -1
    Economic: 1
    Military: 2
    Political: 3
    Scientific: 0
    Culture: 1

     
  3. Danwar

    Danwar Warlord

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    Imperial response to the Swiss response to the Ratiean demand

    Alright, we respect that you do not consider embassies the territory of foreign nations, but could you at least hold a public trial for those responsible? With Imperial delegates, too, to ensure there is no funny business.

    And bodyguards too, preferably.
     
  4. gay_Aleks

    gay_Aleks communism will win.

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    We'd like to mention that the Balkan Federation has also taken up to pay the reparations to the fallen ambassadors' families. This is a terrible act of terror, that belongs into the past. Hopefully, our contribution will go along to prevent any kind of further violence that'd disturb the peace in Europe.
     
  5. christopher_sni

    christopher_sni Prince

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    Can I play one of NPC's?
     
  6. Patient_Robot

    Patient_Robot Chieftain

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    Which ones are you considering?
     
  7. SamSniped

    SamSniped DJ Goodboye

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    long time no see, eh?

    Country Name: The Sovereign Federation of West African Nations
    (the Federation for short)
    Main Capital: New Freetown (in former Sierra Leone)

    Aspects:

    • High Concept: Ad Astra Per Aspera - a technocratic confederacy comprised of three nations, Margaitania (comprised of the past lands of Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, and Guinea-Bissau), Senegal (with control over the outlying islands), and Novo Asanteman (the remaining Eastern region of the Federation). Having witnessed the failure of humanity on Earth, five tech corporations in the region banded together, with the goal being to establish life beyond this planet, so the future of humanity rests beyond the confines of the atmosphere. Each nation has signed the Constitution of the Federation, which outlines a basic political structure for each, wherein democracy still exists, but effectively the megacorporations who found haven in the mineral-rich coastline run the economic proceedings of each nation, each controlled by a family.
    • Trouble: Class Conflict - recent droughts have led to food shortages, only exacerbating unrest between the Corporate (those who devote their lives to the corporations) and the Liberated (those who choose to live in the cities outside corporation control).
    • First Aspect: For the Common Man - though the elite dominate the economically divided nation, they recognize that only through cooperation can another planet be reached. As such, the families who lead the corporations relinquish all but executive power to the workers, in a meritocratic fashion - those who work the best are given more power, in some weird libertarian syndicalist fantasy. Some have chosen to forsake the protection of the corporate estates, though, and live as the self-proclaimed Liberated.
    • Second Aspect: Lehr und Kunst (Theory and Practice) - many principles, including the democratic and legal processes, of the nations of the Federation are based around the scientific method. Written into the Constitution of the Federation, such practices allow for an ever-changing sociopolitical climate being a symbol of change rather than a symptom of instability.
    • Third Aspect: By Word or By Gold - due to the immense trade power from its mineral wealth and coastline, the Federation makes itself a major player in international politics. When diplomacy breaks down, there is no shortage of wealth and technology that the Federation is willing to offer as a trade or peace offering.
    Approaches:
    • Covert: +1
    • Economic: +2
    • Military: +0
    • Political: +1
    • Scientific: +3
    • Culture: -1

    Stunt:
    • Eureka!- may spend a Fate point to replace Culture with Scientific on a roll.
     
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  8. christopher_sni

    christopher_sni Prince

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    My choices
    1. Dravidian Free Republic
    2. Indian National Republic
    3. Islamic People's Republic of Bangladesh
    4. Kingdom of Canada
     
  9. Sonereal

    Sonereal ♫We got the guillotine♫ Supporter

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    All of those are open.
     
  10. gay_Aleks

    gay_Aleks communism will win.

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    Hawaiian Dominate

    High Concept: Thassalocratic Military Junta - Following the Cataclysm, and the overall downfall of the United States of America, Hawaii was essentially left to fend for its own, severed from the mainland. Thousands died as a result from that. From the military bases in Pearl Harbor (now the administrative capital of Hawaii) and Fort Ford, the ex-American navy officers rose up as the new elites, being able to command and support the ships stationed there. With the arrival of the IUN, those tendencies were reined in, however, and both the Pearl Harbor & the Fort Ford had to submit to the new authorities. Naturally, this caused a lot of resent within the military elite there, causing Hawaii to be one of the first regions to separate from the IUN once the faults in the latter became apparent. Ever since then, the islands have been ruled by the ironfisted dictatorship exerted by the naval elite.
    Trouble: Isolation: To grow, Hawaii must have further contact with the mainland. Being part of the enormous United States was a massive boon for it, but now, with that severed connection, it has become a provincial backwater with no growth opportunities. So far, not a lot of success has been found on that front, with most states being hostile or ambivalent towards the idea of opening to Hawaii.
    Approaches:

    Covert: +1
    Economic: -1
    Military: +3
    Political: +2
    Scientific: +1
    Culture: 0


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    Polynesian Community

    High Concept: Island Confederacy - The disparate islands of Polynesia & Melanesia have banded together to look after one another. Its creation is for the most part a peaceful process, forged out by a desire for prosperity in unity.
    Trouble: Dependency - In order to continue existing, the Polynesian Community is hugely reliant on trade and contacts with ASEAN and Australia. Without the two giants next to Polynesia, the Community would surely collapse.

    Approaches:
    Covert
    : 0
    Economic: +3
    Military: -1
    Political: +2
    Scientific: +1
    Culture: +1
     

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  11. Sonereal

    Sonereal ♫We got the guillotine♫ Supporter

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  12. Sonereal

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    Excerpt from The Breaking Wheel of Time by Regina Flowers
    Excerpt from New Patriots by Jennifer Dobson, Freeman
    Opening narration from the movie Escape from St. Louis by Ron Sharpener
    From an article published in Granma written by Jacobo Tassis
    ***

    Few words are necessary in explaining how we arrived at the situation we find ourselves in 2101 AD. For you, the past is fresh in your mind’s memory or the ancestral memory of your people. To further elaborate on the state of the world would be unnecessary in most cases, but I will focus on particular on one, only one, current event.

    The Roman Empire and New Carthage stand poised to enter into a round of renewed fighting after the failure of a peace conference to resolve the conflict over Asturias and after the military occupation of two Carthaginian islands in the Mediterranean. A related conflict with the Swiss has been defused thanks to the intervention of Balkan diplomats and Shuddering Coalition and Prague posturing.


    As 2101 AD dawns, we are forced to contend with the possibility that the 22nd century will look much like the 19th, with great powers vying for wealth, power, and influence across the world. If the world is not careful, it can find itself sleepwalking to another doomsday.

    The game begins now.

    The Google Drive Folder: Find your country and others in the Regions folder within!

    Note: If your country has an extreme consequence, subtract one from your scale! If your scale is Huge (+2) and you have one extreme, your real scale is Large (+1)!


    There will likely be tweaks and additions in the game and stats going forward; there always are. I've never ran a game like this before, so bear with me while we deal with the growing pains.
     
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  13. Sonereal

    Sonereal ♫We got the guillotine♫ Supporter

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    The Swiss: We will investigate the matter relating to the embassy arrest and bring those responsible in for trial [COV roll to overcome].
     
  14. Marcher Jovian

    Marcher Jovian Emperor

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    Spend 1 Fate point to compel the Princedom of Victoria's trouble: Ethnic Tensions
     
  15. Sonereal

    Sonereal ♫We got the guillotine♫ Supporter

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    TENSIONS FLARE IN SOUTHWEST UGANDA OF THE PRINCEDOM OF VICTORIA. Mengo, Princedom of Victoria. The Princedom of Victoria is a constitutional monarchy comprising several Antecataclysm countries. A legally powerful monarch rules checked by a bicameral bicameral parliament similar to the antecataclysm United Kingdom. Beneath the central government are a number of legally recognized kingdoms. Two of these kingdoms, Buganda and Ankole, have been in sharp political and economic conflict. To the west of Ankole is the New Kongo, the Union of Communist African Republics. New Kongo, a scientific powerhouse in Africa, is loose enough with its technology that Ankole has benefited from the tech diffusion. Control of this technology has granted Ankole greater power and influence in this part of Victoria over the traditionally hegemonic Bugandan kingdom.

    The fiery rhetoric in parliament by MPs of these kingdoms has only grown hotter these last few months. It is too soon to claim these kingdoms will come to blows, but unless the the balance of power and issue of technology is resolved in parliament soon, the tensions will only escalate.

    Princedom of Victoria: We will attempt to resolve this conflict in parliament by testing our untested system of checks and balances [Invoke] without confronting the immediate issue of tech diffusion. Our hope is that by settling other issues first between the two kingdoms, they will be open to legislation on technology diffusion within the Princedom. [Roll POL to Create an Advantage.]
     
  16. Crezth

    Crezth 話說天下大勢分久必合合久必分

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    第二抗日战争

    In 1912, the Chinese revolution began. The heroes of Xinhai cast aside the shackles of the old order and ended two millennia of the pathetic rule of kings and queens. In the centuries since, the Chinese revolution continued in the inexorable direction of progress, technology, and innovation. The modern regime of the Renmin Gongheguo was elemental in making China's material prosperity the foremost of the Earth, and the revolutionary heroes of the Kuomintang were elemental in destroying the invading forces of the feudalistic Empire of Japan.

    It is this enemy of China that has now three times sought to impress upon the Chinese nation its ambition of conquest, and twice now sought to bury its revolution under rubble. Now that the foreign wastrels of the New York Empire have been expelled, Japan has recapitulated in the same hideous form it adopted before it was tamed by the armies of the old United Nations. Worse yet it has laid claim to Chinese territory and subjected its people to slavery in service of a deifed king, in the same manner as the old Japanese Emperor and the old Empire's so-called "holy war" of pillage, rape, and conquest against the Asian continent.

    They call themselves Tianguo (Heavenly Kingdom), but make no mistake. This is another war by the nation of Japan against the sovereign people of China, struggling still to maintain their independence and continue their collective labor towards a classless society of peace, progress, and prosperity.

    We of the Zhongguo Junzheng Gongheguo have long worked to recollect the strength of China and match it with the wisdom of our revolutionary philosophy. The nation of China is a nation of revolution. It has taken us years to correct the damage done by the IUN and there is no way now we will allow China to slip back into the Dark Ages.

    We declare sovereignty and right of rule over all of the mainland territories of China and the island of Taiwan. We furthermore deny the right of the Japanese nation to imperial control over Korea, and the government of the Tianguo our mortal enemy. We will not rest until China is free, Korea is free, and the ability of the government of Nagasaki to wage war is forever and interminably destroyed.

    Remember Nanjing!

    (China spends a fate point using its Stunt to create a Political advantage: "Second Anti-Japanese War of Resistance." It is the objective of the Chinese government to push the Japanese invaders back into the sea and restore freedom to China, and to marshal all resources and mobilize all the citizenry in the prosecution of this endeavor.)
     
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  17. Seon

    Seon Not An Evil Liar

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    Invoke Aspect, Institute to create a Scientific Advantage through further research of economic and networking automation technologies.
     
  18. NinjaCow64

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    To the Nations of the World
    From: The Integrated United Nations


    We understand that many nations of the world may be worried that we are motivated by some sort of militaristic revanchism, that cannot be further from the truth. The horrors of the 21st Century have shown us all how destructive and counter-productive war is. We of the IUN wish for nothing but peaceful cooperation with the rest of the world. Working together, humanity can overcome any problem.

    ****************​

    Action: Create Nested Organisation

    Name: Integrated United Nations Anti-Terrorism Organisation (IUNATO)
    High Concept: Anti-Terrorist Organisation
    Primary Approach: Military
    Scale: (+1)

    IUNATO will be an organ of the IUN that will coordinate international military and police action against terrorist organisations. It is believed that this organisation is being created in response to the increasing influence of the Plaguebringers in South America.

    Action: 2101 Secretary General Elections (Political, Create Advantage): Elections for the position of Secretary General are underway. While elections can be divisive for many nations, the current Secretary General Diane Moore is very popular and is poised to be reelected for her second and final term. This election could provide some much needed morale for the IUN and International Unificationism as a whole.

    (OOC Edit: To clarify, the position of Secretary General is a national election. Only citizens of the IUN can vote in the elections.)
     
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  19. J.K. Stockholme

    J.K. Stockholme Right Opposition

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    Eurasian Federation - January 2101 - Actions

    Create an Advantage to Restore Baikonur Cosmodrome
    Science: The first step to the stars will be a spaceport. Luckily, the old Soviet Union and then the Russian Federation used to employ Baikonur Cosmodrome for a great many of their spaceflights. Have our national space agency commence a restoration project to refurbish the existing facilities, relocate scientific staff, update computer hardware at the location, and make the area operational for future space projects.
    Create an Advantage to Research Cognitive Enhancement Drugs
    Science: There is a positively radiant atmosphere of scientific curiosity in the field of neuropharmacology. Several of the country’s major firms are preparing to accept new private and public investment to begin a long-term series of research projects into safe cognitive enhancement drugs. Please authorize these funds to run clinical trials and experimentation so that an initial product might become available for interested members of academia.
    Overcome to Establish High-Speed Rail
    Economic: Our federal union is of many nations. To better connect the diverse peoples of Eurasia, we therefore wish to enter into contracts with various construction companies who shall build us a modern national rail system. The first phase of the project should connect Moscow, Kiev, a major Baltic city (perhaps Riga), and Saint Petersburg. The goal is both to increase economic interaction as well as improve cross-cultural unity by increasing interaction between people of the Baltic, Ukraine, and Russia.​
     
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  20. Patient_Robot

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    We would like to make public our intention of protecting our lands from the false Roman state at any cost, and reclaiming our islands in the Mediterranean.

    Action: (Economic, +3) Enforce Gibraltar passage toll based on vessel size, value of contents, and relationship with Carthage.
    Action: (Political, +1 ) Start dedicated trade route to Avierta Consortium, and discount Gibraltar Access.
    Action: (Economic, +3)(+1, depending on Abyssinia roll) Begin reconstruction efforts on the Suez Canal with Empire of Abyssinia support.
    Action: (Sci, +0) Begin investigation on transatlantic cable repair and restoration.
    Create Advantage: (Military, +2) Bolster forces defending Rome Carthage border as well as coastal logistical and bombardment support.
    Create Advantage: (Military, +2) Construct field fortifications(trenches, foxholes, pitfalls, landmines) along Rome Carthage Border
    Create Advantage: (Economic,+3) Begin construction of heavy fortifications(Bunkers, tunnels, pill boxes) along Rome Carthage Border
    Action: (Military, +4(+2 due to stunt)) Mobilize Main Carthage fleet and begin hunts for Roman Vessels in Mediterranean.
    Create Advantage(Economic, +3): Begin construction of forts on both sides of straight of Gibraltar.
    Create Advantage(Military, +2)Transfer a collection of SAM batteries to Gibraltar.
    Create Advantage(Economic, +3) : Begin construction of submarine listening posts at Gibraltar.
    Create Advantage (Economic, +3) Begin construction of anti ship battery and general fortifications at Gibraltar.
    Action: (Economic, +3) Blockade any traffic going to, or coming from Rome through Gibraltar.
    (First IOT post, tips and corrections pls)
     
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