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The Last Rising Tide Sponsor

Discussion in 'CivBE - General Discussions' started by Maximus_Light, Aug 13, 2015.

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  1. Westwall

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    No, he clearly said Slavic/Eastern Europe isn't "proper Europe."

    Therefore none of the ones you listed other than PAC are proper Asian.
     
  2. SupremacyKing2

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    I am not prejudiced. I don't think there is anything uninteresting about Asians themselves. I am merely talking about adding more diversity in terms of fictional characters in a game.

    Yes, actually it did cross my mind. I think there are way too many European factions.

    We have areas of Earth that are not represented or under-represented:
    - Carribean
    - Canada/Antarctic
    - Africa (Only one sponsor for a huge continent)
    - Middle East

    So I feel like these areas could get another sponsor too rather than adding another European or another Asian sponsor.
     
  3. KrikkitTwo

    KrikkitTwo Immortal

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    Al falah is from the Middle East
     
  4. SupremacyKing2

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    Yes, that is what I am talking about. Give us interesting non-territorial sponsors!
     
  5. Westwall

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    Have you even been to Asia? It's incredibly diversified, both ethnically and culturally. It's probably the most diverse continent on earth even before you include the Indian subcontinent.

    You're not going to find any similarities between Burma and Korea and Malaysia. It's so diverse and wide-ranging that frankly it would be insulting to wrap them all up under a single group in a neat little bow.

    Meanwhile all 4 European civs have little ethnic or cultural diversity by comparison, with the possible exception of the Slavs.

    And yet here we are.
     
  6. SupremacyKing2

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    Let's break it down this way:
    South America: 1
    North America: 1
    Europe: 4 (to include Slavic Fed)
    Middle East: 1
    Pacific: 1
    Asia: 1
    Africa: 1
    India: 1
     
  7. SupremacyKing2

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    Ok. So less European and more Asian sponsors then!
     
  8. GeoModder

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    Let's go with the middle 'ground' here. Since its pretty sure to be an aquatic-based sponsor, base it in the East Sea/Sea of Japan, and a high number of its residents are descendants of the Korean refugees from the Great Mistake fallout of North Korea, with Japanese financial backing at the time to keep said refugees at that time off its shores.
     
  9. Westwall

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    Well they're not going to lessen anything at this stage but my point is that a high-tech Japanese sponsor based around maritime tradition sounds incredibly interesting.

    Certainly offers a counterpoint to the industry-focused PAC, which seems a little weak on the innovative/cultural side.
     
  10. SammyKhalifa

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    You mean like undersea mutants?

    I want to start a movement here . . .

    ;)
     
  11. SupremacyKing2

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    That could be cool indeed.

    And as you pointed out, there is a lot of diversity in Asia. Why not a sponsor from Myanmar, Vietnam, or Philippines etc?
     
  12. vahouth

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    Not exactly ;) Strictly Continental/territorial speaking we have:
    South America: 1 (Brasilia)
    North America: 1 (ARC) A corporation that could represent the whole continent even the Carribean.
    Europe: 4 (FI, INTEGR, NSA, SF) even though the last is also part Asian.
    Asia: 4 (Al Falah, PAC, KP, SF) 3/4 of SF is Asian if not more and one could argue if Polystralia is also part Asian.
    Africa: 3 (Under Saharan PAU and parts Al Falah in the NE and FI in the NW)
    Oceania: 1 Polystralia of course which is also part Asian.

    There's still room for:
    -Japan (possible aquatic faction)
    -Carribean (maybe)
    -Eastern Mediterranean Sea (possible aquatic faction)
    -Antarctica
     
  13. Hakan-i Cihan

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    I would also suggest a sponsor from Indochina (+Philippines). But Vietnam is already part of PAC and couldn't be part of it.
     
  14. Hakan-i Cihan

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    I think that the only possible option then would be a sponsor composed of Greece and Turkey. I read here that Italy was already part of Franco-Iberia and remaining parts of Eastern Mediterranean Sea region will be part of Al-falah. Well I don't think that Greece and Turkey combined as 1 sponsor is a viable idea.

    Edit:
    I just checked and Philipinnes are already part of Polystralia.
     
  15. Westwall

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    Regions aren't the same as nations. Australia is considered a Western nation even though it's clearly in the Asia-Pacific region. Likewise, Al Falah is Middle Eastern and Slavic Federation is more European than Asian.
     
  16. SammyKhalifa

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    Not all the factions need to be "nations" or other political entities, so I'm don't see any reason why there can't be a little crossover on some parts of the map.
     
  17. vahouth

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    I'm not talking about nations but regions that are represented, and Australia is not Polystralia, just a part of it. There's a lot of Asia in this faction. ;)
     
  18. Westwall

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    There's not a lot of Asia in Al Falah though.

    Just Arabs and possibly Persians.

    Unless we're talking about the European definition of Asians.
     
  19. KrikkitTwo

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    Corrected
     
  20. Josephias

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    Fun thing with breakdowns, you can play with them as you wish...
     
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