Discussion in 'Imperium OffTopicum' started by Nuka-sama, Aug 2, 2015.
Stats are updated, and some new Drone technology has been added.
Excellent update nuka!
I take it projects aren't a thing in this game?
They are, but your project is more a technology
Also, I forgot to post this:
For Update 2, orders in by Thursday, 11:59 PST will be given a 2% Stability boost. Orders in by Friday, 5 PM PST will be given a 1% bonus. Orders in on Saturday, if they are included in the update, will be given a 1% penalty, and no orders will now receive a 2% stability penalty. That means there's a kinda grey area I guess for 7 hours where if you get them in there's no penalty or bonus.
Mexican Workers' Republic
I'm still here, was just away, apologies.
I am interested in joining as the MEC
Welcome They do not have to be the MEC if you so wish, since they had 0 PC turns as it. You can be the Islamic State, which was their original intent. Feel free to choose something, so long as it remains within the bounds of reality, and also to rename your armies and leaders.
As a side note to all, technologies are going to definitely make a difference in your battles and strategies, as they will be unlocking a variety of different units, actions, and assets to build. Ignore technology at your own peril
Federation Troops Liberate Mozambique
Federation Troops Liberating Maputo
In a stunning show of force the 1st Army of the Federation moved out from their bases on the boarder to liberate Mozambique from foreign mercenaries holding the populace hostage. The men and women of the 1st Army moved quickly and decisively, destroying enemy positions with speed and efficiency. Backed by members of the famed "Mobius Squadron" who quickly cleared the skies of mercenary fighters, the blitz into Maputo was met with minimal resistance. With the capital captured it was only a matter of time before the rest of the country fell.
Spirited resistance by die-hard merc caused some causalities, but on the whole the country was easily liberated. The people of Mozambique have accepted the regime change with minimal resistance. One government official commented, "Regime change is like the weather, it changes with the season". President Blair has been very adamant that this is only the first step towards a more unified Africa, generals are already looking at plans to remove other rebel hotspots and remove Western Influence from the continent as a whole. They are of course being very secretive about their next moves.
Can units be transferred between armies/navies/air forces? IE I have an Air force unit in South Africa and one in the Congo. Can I transfer units between the two and it is treated like new reinforcements(usable in the same turn) provided it is within my core boarders?
You'd be fine in that situation, but remember that the units would take on the new army's training level
Clarification on interests, will it be charged at the end of turn 3, or the end of turn 4?
This is the just under 11 hour warning for orders to receive the +2% stability bonus. We have roughly 28 hours until the +1% stability deadline, and there is no guarantee that I will take orders past that point.
(3x post lolol)
We are at the near 12 hour warning, and I have a good majority of orders, so much so that alot of the update can be completed. I have the intent to update hopefully around 5:15 PM~ , and it is almost guaranteed that I will not accept any orders after the 5 PM deadline. You have been warned.
For newcomers and those who did not send orders last week: failure to send orders will result in you being dropped from the game, and barred from returning for one update. You may rejoin if there is a vacancy after the next update.
The Swiss Herald
A voice for the Free World
THE RED MENACE RISES!
Mexican military police imposing a new order in America
San Francisco, Mexican Worker's Republic- Outraged at the war of aggression against their communist brethren in Cuba, the Mexican Worker’s Republic attacked the United States of America in a brutal first strike. With American forces still in Cuba, the Mexicans saw this at the perfect opportunity to attack their long standing enemy, and swarmed over the poorly armed border patrols. The First Revolutionary Guards quickly hit Phoenix and then overran Texas, while the Second Revolutionary Guards marched up the Pacific coastline unopposed. While some American partisans would fight bravely to defend their homes, they were simply no match for the intense firepower the Mexican army brought to battle. A new US army attempted to muster near Houston, however with the Mexican advance they were forced to redeploy to Atlanta, unsure of what their next move will be. In occupied America, the Mexicans, after suffering from potshots being taken at them along their advance, have since brought military occupation police to the region, and aside from the area around Spokane, most Americans have now been cowed into submission. Many observers note that the Mexicans have both air and ground superiority, and it is unlikely that the Americans will be able to quickly take back the upper hand due to the reduction of their economic superiority. In Washington D.C., leaders in both the military and the civilian sector are feeling that the eleven years of leadership have taken their tole on Westinghouse, and there are hushed whispers that the President should retire. However, few have dared move yet, and most civilians are hoping that the President can once more save the country in its darkest hour.
(USA: -5 Stability;
Mexico: 2nd Revolutionary Guards: -1 Infantry; +3 Stability)
BATTLE OF THE MUD IN BELARUS!
Wounded Russian soldier left behind in mud
Minsk, United Socialist Federation of Russia- As the winter snow began to thaw, Russian forces prepared for their spring offensive. Determined to break out of the European encirclement and to retake the stolen soil of the Motherland, Russian troops began a mass operation against the European forces. Russian forces, possessing a two to one numerical advantage over the Europeans, were bogged down by a lack of vehicles and constantly harassed by European planes, especially the Eurosquad’s new bomber squadron. Orsa was where the veteran, mechanized European forces cut off the Russian advance, and a savage battle commenced . Russian troops fought valiantly, but absolute air supremacy for the Europeans completely skewed the battle. Losing their artillery, most of their armor, and quite a few of the massed infantry formations, the Russian troops were routed, completely breaking rank in a desperate retreat east. The result was chaos, and though European troops were able to inflict further casualties upon the Russians, the pandemonium allowed for some units to break through. In the aftermath of the battle, the Russians were able to return to their supply lines and resupply with munitions and new units, though significant casualties have caused many to question whether or not the war is worth fighting. Detractors point out that a new European Army has been formed in Latvia, Belarus lies wide open to European troops, if not local rebellion, and that the European Air Force is better suited to air to air combat than the Russian. However, many patriotic individuals demand that the Motherland honor the lost soldiers in the mud, and now that their air force is rebuilt and the army resupplied, a new round of war can begin against the European dogs. For the part of the Europeans, the war effort is near-universally supported, and even budget hawks acknowledge the deficit spending as a necessary tool to beat back Russian aggression.
(USFR: 2nd Federal Guard Army: -7 infantry, -2 armor, -3 artillery, -1 gunship;
Europe: ERRF: -1 mech, -1 armor; +2 stability)
INDIAN REVOLUTIONARY SOLDIERS REBEL IN BANGLADESH!
Pro-Indian guerrillas in Bangladesh prepare for an assault on government positions
Dhaka, Republic of India- The Indian superpower has made its bid to unify the subcontinent completely with the invasion of Bangladesh. A major pro-Indian group supported from New Delhi called the “Indian Revolutionary Soldiers” have risen in both the delta and the highlands in support of the Indian invasion, declaring that Bangladesh is a natural brother of India that should be united under one flag. Both the First Gorkha Rifles and the Presidential Bodyguard stormed into the country, aided by guerrilla fighters, and attacked the confused Bangladeshi forces. The Bangladeshi troops were driven from the highlands and regrouped at the capital, where it attempted to stave off both Indian regulars and IRS troops. It succeeded to hold on to the capital for nearly two weeks before partisan units helped expose holes in the Bangladeshi lines, and soon Indian troops “liberated” Dhaka. While the initial attack has been successful though, the Bangladeshi are not done fighting yet. The Indians have not yet been able to achieve air superiority, and while the Bangladeshi troops are split, they are in highly defensible areas; they are in the Chittagong hills in the east, and in the tropical jungles of the west. Perhaps most importantly, those who support the Indian invasion are now completely out in the open, and the Bangladeshi troops are eager to take the Indians on in a “fair fight”. For now though, the Indians are happy with how the offensive has gone, and there is a hope that Bangladesh will be defeated by the end of summer.
(India: 1st Gorkha Rifles: -2 marines; Presidential Bodyguard: -1 mech; Western Air Command: -1 Fighter)
Kazakhstan War rages on as Almaty retaken
Shymkent, The People’s Republic of China
Though not on the level of the Belarusian War or the Second Mexican-American War, the Kazakhstani War has seen its share of fierce fighting this spring. The Chinese had hoped to force the Kazakhstani troops into a siege of Almaty, using its artillery and gunship squadrons to keep the enemy at bay. However, the Kazakhstani had the advantage of air supremacy, and using that advantage, launched an assault on the Chinese positions. The main artillery battery that had kept the Kazakhstani back was taken out, and an all out assault was launched. The Chinese general, aware that there was a second prong to his nation’s offensive, withdrew, and was able to save a majority of his troops from the Kazakhstani counterattack. The 28th Group Army, aware of the threat in the east, decided to speed up its time table and launched an assault upon the city of Shymkent. The Kazakhstani had been anticipating said move, and though Almaty had received most of their resources, did put up a bigger fight for the city than anticipated. The Chinese are now in a standoff position with the Kazakhstani, and both seem unsure of what their next moves should be. The People’s Liberation Air Force has arrived in the region, and should be able to provide some desperately needed air cover, but the generals on the scene anticipate that the lone fighter squadron will not be enough to gain air superiority in this conflict.
(China: 42nd Group Army: -1 infantry, -1 gunship, -1 artillery; 28th Group Army: -1 infantry)
African Federation targets Zimbabwe, Zambia
Harare, African Federation
Switching up the rhetoric from Western warlord control, the African Federation declared that the Zimbabwean regime must be punished for its crimes against its people, and mounted an overwhelming assault on the nation. Zimbabwe, having been cash-strapped for decades, were unable to mount a serious resistance against Federation troops, and most of the government opted to surrender following the fall of Harare. Giddy off of their first victory, the Federation attacked the much better prepared Zambia to the north. It was here where the Federation encountered the first serious resistance of the season, and were unable to take the capital of Lusaka. Federation generals declare that the city will be conquered before the end of July, but some are worried about the remainder of the campaign, as the Mobius Squadron is at the edge of its operational range and will need to be redeployed if it is to cover their advance further north.
(African Federation: 1st Army of the Federation: -2 infantry, -1 paratrooper; +1 Stability)
Ethiopia mounts stiff resistance
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Eager to continue its expansion, and confident after its impressive victory over the Sudanese, the First Nalubaale Army of Nyanza attacked Ethiopian forces from Sudan with support from the Nyota Air Force. Almost immediately it was realized that this campaign would be far different from that against Sudan. The Ethiopians possessed an air force that could go toe to toe with the Nyanzans, and neither side could achieve air superiority. On the ground, the Nalubaale Army’s assault on Addis Ababa hit hard and quickly, but the enemy combatants acquitted themselves well and were able to turn back the Nyanzan assault. Seeing their casualties mounting and their plans gone awry, Nyanzan generals ordered a shift southward, in order to be able to be reinforced from the homeland for a second assault in the summer. For their part, the Ethiopians are rushing to fortify Addis Ababa for a second assault, and are working around the clock to repair aircraft and vehicles for a second round against the invaders.
(Nyanza: 1st Nalubaale Army: -2 mechs, -1 armor; Nyota Air; -1 Strike Fighter)
West African Federation expands into Ghana, Equatorial Guinea
Accra, West African Federation
Determined not to fall behind the other African powers, the West African Federation decided to embark upon two offensives this spring. The first was against the once-promising state of Ghana, where West African armor performed well against the Ghanan forces, and were able to overrun Accra. The second invasion, into Equatorial Guinea, was an amphibious assault to take the city of Bata, with marines storming the beaches supported by destroyer fire. The operation was a success, though casualties were heavier than anticipated. Nevertheless, the West African people have celebrated the victories, and hope that more are to come.
(West Africa: GGLA 2nd Division: -2 infantry, -1 marine; +2 Stability)
Kingston, The United States of America
Even as Mexican forces swarmed the Southwest, the 1st Army (at this point composed almost solely of marines) would continue securing the Caribbean region. Despite the weakened state of the 1st Fleet, the American supercarrier was more than capable of providing the needed air superiority to cover the American landing. The Jamaicans were brave, but were simply outclassed, and the American flag soon flew overhead. Though normally such a conquest would encourage the American people, the Mexican war is seen as the more pressing concern and few paid the conquest any mind, despite the constant propaganda surrounding it.
Heavy casualties in conquest of Paraguay
Asunción, State of Argentina
Capitalizing on Brazilian disengagement in the region, Argentinian forces have taken the opportunity to expand their reach in the region. An all out assault was launched on the Paraguayan capital, and thankfully for the Tigers, the war did not drag out into the mountains. Argentinian air support and armor was too much for the Paraguayan troops, and the government was forced to surrender soon after the war began. In Brazil, some are becoming worried that the Emperor is taking no action, and despite the pact between the Empire and Argentina, the Brazilian people are becoming agitated over the continued Argentinian expansion near the Brazilian border.
(Argentina: Tigers: -2 infantry; +1 Stability)
Malawi overran, despite casualties
The second military operation of the spring for Nyanza came in the south in the small nation of Malawi. The green Dhoruba Second Army was tasked with taking on the smaller nation, though were expected to do so without air cover. The result was a vicious blood bath, and though the Nyanzans were victorious, better training or air support would have likely reduced the casualties. The Nyanzan economic ministers have been particularly upset, noting it would take over a year for the conquest to pay for itself. Others in the foreign ministry are concerned that the attack may provoke anger from the African Federation, and many outside experts are predicting that a war may break out between the two sooner rather than later. However, the people of Nyanza are for the most part celebrating the new addition to the nation, though few are aware of the steep costs that were paid.
(Nyanza: 2nd Dhoruba Army: -2 infantry, -1 mech; +1 Stability)
Philippine Campaign on pause
Manila, The New Empire of Japan
With growing concerns over the strength of the Philippine forces, Japanese troops in Manila have determined to hold their positions. The Philippine Air Force, supplied by a foreign benefactor, was able to take to the skies once more, and did some damage to the Japanese air force, though the Japanese still hold air superiority. Japanese forces have remained on standby, and generals on the ground are hoping for both marine units and jungle training before continuing their campaign.
(Japan: 1st Imperial Air Force: -1 Fighter)
Syndicalism spread to Micronesia
Palikir, Syndicalist Union of Australia
The First Union Marines landed in the various Micronesian islands to little fanfare this spring. Upon the capture of Palikir, which had a total of three casualties (all of them dogs), the government quickly surrendered, and most islands followed suit, unable to do anything about the Australian invasion. Though the islands have little economic value, it is definitely possible for the islands to serve as a base for future operations in the north or south Pacific.
"Dad was right all along!" shouts Donald Trump Jr., as he leads anti-Mexican lynch mob in New York City
Middle East voted "World's safest place to be"
Cuban guerrillas rearming for another fight? Three American officials killed in Havana
Alot of you guys are sending in orders that sometimes just say “Invade this country”. When you are giving directions to your troops “overrunning defenses” or “force a surrender” is not really a tactic or strategy you need to give. Your soldiers will generally yes, try to overrun the enemy and get the fight over quickly with lower casualties. Tactics and strategies that are far more useful to your soldiers and generals are things like strategic objectives (what cities are we trying to seize first), and paths of invasion. Do you want to deploy your troops in a wide fashion to cover more ground, or bunch them together to overrun a specific objective? Specificity saves imaginary lives, yo. Admittedly there are some countries that are a bit easier to overrun, especially if you have the proper units and specializations, and one province minors might not need the most amount of thought, but for the bigger powers, it helps.
I have been noticing people trying to use Fighters to do ground attacks. Fighters are REALLY bad at doing ground attacks, and the damage they can do to ground targets (aside from gunship units) is pretty minimal. Strike Fighters are a significantly better alternative if you are looking to hit ground targets.
SouthernKing has been dropped due to inactivity. He may rejoin the game after Update 3 if he wishes. Indonesia is now open.
Christopher failed to send orders. He may rejoin the game after Update 3 if he wishes. The Middle East is again open.
Tolni failed to send orders. This is the first (of two) warning.
Orders must be PM'd to me. I cannot, and will not, note something from chat. If sending a PM is too much of a hassle, then this may not be the game for you.
The evil warlords and gangsters of Ethiopia have too long oppressed our brothers. They reign of oppression and terror will be brought to an end and the people of Ethiopia WILL be freed!
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