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The Tribal Elders of Delphi

Discussion in 'Civ5 - Stories & Let's Plays' started by mrkingkong, Mar 19, 2014.

  1. Melda

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    Election campaign will commence tomorrow. I'll have screenshots, the savegame, etc. then. But for now . . . please enjoy this offering: On the Rise and Fall of the Delphian Council.





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    The Delphian Council.

    More than just a council of aristocrats, it was an institution of the Kingdom of Delphi that had existed long before the kingdom, and long before the name "Delphi" had ever been uttered.

    There were tales and histories that had been handed down throughout countless generations, and how much of this was truth or legend had become blurred over the years. Nevertheless, the common elements to all the tales were that back when the Delphi were but a single tribe, the greatest elders of the village came together to form a Council of Elders. Over many generations it became a legislative and advisory body second only to the ruler — be he chief, king or emperor as the tribe became a chiefdom, kingdom and briefly an empire. With the power to choose the heir to the throne, the Delphian Council acted as a check against royal tyranny, as dynasties could only form and continue with the express consent of this wise group of leaders.

    The Delphian Council was a lynchpin that, in conjunction with the monarchy, held the Delphian state together over the centuries. It's importance as a brake on royal excess was best demonstrated during the generation-long suspension of the body, said to be the only time the Delphi were without the firm guidance of the Council. The Dualist Party of Emperors Rasputin II "the revolutionary" and Dostayer "the bloody" staged a coup and incarcerated the Delphian Councillors and ruled as despots. But nothing lasts forever, and after two decades of iron rule the Dualist Party collapsed and the Council rightfully restored to power, along with its authority to once again choose the monarch.

    As time went on the Council was considered to have lost its way. Whereas once it was a beacon of progress and wise council, over time it become known for the greed of its membership. Many Councillors were accused of caring only for their own enrichment rather than the good of the kingdom and its people. A tension eventually came to exist between the monarchy and the Council which was resolved through the creation of a new body to sit between them: the Synedrion. This body, elected by the aristocracy and priesthood of the kingdom was initially welcomed by the Council, as it gave them a direct say in the direction of government, with the monarch of Delphi taking a back seat to the day to day running of the kingdom.

    Over time, however, as the franchise for the Synedrian elections grew to include parts of society other than the Delphian aristocracy and Hellenic priesthood, including foreigners such as the Siamese and even the middle class, many Councillors grew jealous and alarmed as their power was diluted ever further. The possibility of extending the franchise ever further still had greatly displeased them. But the adoption of the hereditary monarchy, best epitomised in the rule of the Melodopoulos dynasty, was a major blow to the relevance of the once august body. The Synedrion, chosen by foreigners and other lesser born folk, passed a bill which the Basileus signed into law, stripping the last constitutional and legal power the body had control over — their ancient right to choose the ruler of the kingdom. Many in the Council could see the writing on the wall and realised that their once proud assembly had become simply a group of rich, old men without any real power. And they knew who were to blame: foreigners, the Synedrion, and the Basileus.

    It was not without precedent that Councillors had acted against the monarchy. The assassination of the Mad King Alexander the Great was still fresh in the public memory. But that was the responsibility of individual Councillors and not the collective body — the Council hadn't killed their king. Ten years ago, during the secessionist crisis in the west there was a plot hatched that sought to restore the honour and power the Council had once enjoyed. Quite a many Councillors had been implicated in a scheme to capture the Basileus while the army was away from the capital and force him to use his royal sovereignty to permanently disband the Synedrion and turn the running of government over to the Delphian Council itself. The plot was foiled by the royal guard, and the perpetrators punished accordingly. But there was no evidence implicating the greater Council in the intended crime, and the body itself had always remained above reproach.

    These were the facts as known to Phrenos Melodopoulos, the last Basileus of the Delphians and the Siamese. He knew there had been bad Councillors, but the Council itself had stood as a stalwart reminder of its important and noble history as the lynchpin holding the kingdom together. But all things come to an end, even such long-lived institutions such as this, and so it was that it came to pass that the Council would too end.

    This is that story.


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    Phrenos Melodopoulos, Basileus of the Delphians and the Siamese called for his royal secretary Melodios, who silently entered the room moments later. Despite an initially rocky start together the two had become an incredibly well honed royal apparatus over the years: the Basileus had realised in the three decades of his reign that he was not an intellectual genius and had learnt to rely upon those smarter than himself, such as his royal secretary.

    "You called, Highness?"

    "It's time to dissolve the Synedrion. Summon the Chief Minister."

    "Which one, sire?"

    The Basileus frowned. "The male one," he bristled.

    "At once, Your Highness," Melodios bowed and left the room.

    The sixty-four year old monarch was not any more sexist than most men in his kingdom, but there was something about the concept of a female Synedri that didn't sit right with him. It might have been the fact that as a woman without the right to vote in the Synedrian elections she had been permitted to participate as a candidate and won. It seemed incongruous to him that someone without the vote could sit in the Synedrion, but he'd had lawyers investigate the situation and confirmed it was not against the law. An oversight, surely, and one which must certainly be against the intended spirit of the electoral laws. The fact that this inconsistency could be resolved by simply giving women the right to vote was not a notion that even occurred to him, nor anyone else in the kingdom for that matter.


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    Lysimachos Siomaios, Co-Chief Minister of Delphi watched as the Basileus affixed his seal to the writs for the Synedrian elections. And with that act the Fifth Synedrion was dissolved and with the issuance of the writs the election campaign had begun. The royal secretary collected the writs and strode out of the room, leaving the monarch to have a private conversation with his head of government.

    "Congratulations are in order, Lysimachos: the kingdom is booming and the war is going exceeding well."

    "Thank you, Highness. General Pompey is truly doing a spectacular job."

    "Yes, he is. You were right to advise me on having him lead our forces."

    "You are far too kind," Lysimachos waved off the royal praise. After skilfully defeating the Baron of Old Apollonia with a minimal loss of Delphian troops the General had been the natural choice.

    "So tell me, what are your plans for the election campaign? If my sources are to be believed it looks like it will be a very close contest with the Stathites."

    "Well, I'm not—"

    "HIGHNESS!" the word echoed throughout the halls of the Palace. The Basileus and Chief Minister rushed out of the antechamber into the hall to see what the commotion was all about.

    Melodios was running toward them, his eyes flared open in panic. What he was going to say next was cut off as he fell to the floor without apparent cause. Until they saw the archer who'd felled him.

    "MELODIOS!" the Basileus roared and rushed forward without heeding his own personal safety. "GUARDS!" he called out, looking for all the world like an avatar of wrath at this attack on his friend and secretary.

    "Highness, wait!" Lysimachos called after the older man, realising the true danger of the situation: no one would burst into the Palace to kill a royal secretary; his monarch's very life was in danger.

    Before the Basileus could cross the distance to where his friend lay on the ground, men armed with swords and spears appeared from seemingly nowhere and surrounded him, forcing him to stop. He glared back at them in anger and defiance. "GUARDS!" he bellowed agin.

    "I'm afraid they won't be coming, Your Highness," came the silken tones of Nikolas Theodoros, one of the leading members of the Delphian Council, who strode up to him, stepping around Melodios's prone form, from which a pathetic moan issued.

    The blood haze of rage started to lift from the Basileus's mind, as he suddenly realised the seriousness of the situation. The army was many miles away, attempting to secure territory in what was until recently part of the Netherlands. He now recognised that this was a coup, exactly the same as the one planned during the secession crisis.

    The Chief Minister was jostled by armed men and pushed to the ground. He did not protest, not wanting to escalate the situation further. There had to be a way for he and the Basileus to make it through this situation alive. At least long enough for his sister-wife and Co-Chief Minister Lysistrate to recall the army to launch a rescue.

    "This is treason," the Basileus growled ominously.

    "Yes," Councillor Nikolas conceded, "but you will grant us a royal pardon once this is all over."

    The blood haze started to return. Phrenos felt the blood pulsing through his veins. He could hear his heartbeat in his forehead. His vision started to cloud around the edges as his entire being focussed on the face of the traitorous Councillor before him. "No. You're going to die."

    Nikolas looked genuinely confused and stepped forward to try and better gauge the intentions of the imprisoned monarch. "We'll all die one day, Highness. But you will grant us a royal pardon. After you've disbanded the Synedrion. And after you've invested executive power in the Council."

    From his vantage point on the floor, looking up Lysimachos could see the Basileus was becoming angrier than he'd ever seen him. At this rate things weren't going to end well at all. He had to speak up and try to defuse the situation, he had to think of something before— And with a roar the Basileus hurled himself bodily at the traitorous Councillor.


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    At first he heard raised voices.

    Phrenios Phrenopolous had been summoned to a meeting by the Co-Chief Minister Lysistrate Siomaios. He'd kept himself out of the political sphere since his retirement but he came at once when he heard there was an emergency.

    He entered the room to witness a terse scene. A woman who had the exotic appearance of both Delphian and Siamese lineage was castigating an armed guard.

    "I'm sorry my lady, but that's all we—"

    "Sorry isn't good enough! How could you have let this happen?!"

    "We don't yet have all the details—"

    "Details! Here are the details: Lysimachos and the Basileus have been taken prisoner in the Palace. That should be the safest place in the kingdom!"

    Despite being far taller than her, heavily armoured and armed, the guardsman looked defeated and wearied. "My lady, please! We have conflicting accounts: that some guards were drugged, that there was an ambush. We just don't know exactly what we're dealing with."

    Her piercing glare looked to be soon matched by a further tirade until she realised Phrenios had arrived. The guardsman was forgotten immediately and she moved past him to greet her guest. The guardsman, thankful for the reprieve, seized the opportunity to make himself scarce.

    "Phrenios?" she asked with a hint of uncertainty.

    "Yes, my child," he replied, feeling an almost grandfatherly disposition toward this fiery and distressed young woman.

    Despite both moving through the circles of power in the kingdom, the two had never actually met. Phrenios had retired as royal secretary before she had come of age, and Lysistrate had not visited the capital much during her childhood in Old Apollonia or after marrying into the Kirrhan aristocracy.

    "Melodios . . . ?" he asked with trepidation.

    "We don't know much at this stage," she fretted. "I've had the city guard and royal guard set up a perimeter around the Palace, but it will be some days before word even reaches the army to recall them. The Basileus's heirs are all accounted for and under protection."

    "Who has done this?"

    Her eyes blazed at the question. "We don't know exactly. But if they hurt Lysimachos I will personally put them to the flame."

    She said it softly, but Phrenios didn't doubt her capacity for it. He'd heard, like everyone, that her first husband had died in the fires of Old Apollonia. That he'd ordered himself. That knowledge alone would surely have toughened this woman.

    He thought for a few moments silently. She waited patiently.

    "We can't wait for the army," he resolved.

    "No, we can't," she replied, looking angry but helpless.

    "I have an idea, though."

    Her eyes lit up. The old man's reputation would hopefully live up to expectations. "Tell me."

    "Well," he paused for thought. "You're going to have to parley with them."

    Her eyes smouldered. "You're not serious."

    "Fear not, young one, they'll all burn. But you need to meet with them first."


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    Phrenios was an old man. He wasn't as strong or as agile as in his youth. Why, before he was even a grown man he'd become so accomplished a warrior he'd been the sole survivor to walk away from a bloody melee that claimed the lives of dozens of men, including his own father. So while he didn't possess the vitality of youth he had experience on his side. And he had not remained idle in his retirement, he'd kept fit and active. He was not going to let his son remain in captivity.

    For most of his life he'd served in the Palace of Delphi Nova. He doubted even his own son knew the place better than he, and he knew of ways to get himself in and out and to move around undetected. He'd not lost his silent footing, either; he'd taught this skill to his son, too, even though Melodios did not have a warrior's aptitude.

    And so it was that an old man had managed to sneak into the Palace under the cover of darkness through an entry point no-one knew about, while the Co-Chief Minister summoned the hostage takers to parley. He quickly and silently moved between the halls. The Palace was quieter than he remembered. He stalked through the darkness.

    He stopped, hearing voices. It sounded like an argument, or a heated discussion. Slowly creeping forward he heard snippets.

    "—trap."
    "—realise he's dead—"
    "—trust her?"


    He moved slowly, approaching the large room where he could see a single hostage was sitting down, surrounded by armed guards.

    The voices echoed over to him:

    "We have no choice, if we delay they'll storm the Palace and kill us all."

    "But if we meet, what then? What are we possibly going to say?"

    "They don't want to lose their Basileus. They know if they attack he'd be killed."

    "But can we—"

    "This wasn't what Nikolas planned—"

    "Yes, but Nikolas is dead. He didn't plan that, either!"

    This continued for a while until "It's settled. We will meet with her. But we're not going to trust her, we'll go heavily armed."

    "We can't leave the hostages unguarded."

    "No, we can't."

    "How many guards will they need?"

    "Well, the dead don't need any, that one's not going anywhere with an arrow in him, and I don't think this one looks like much of a fighter."

    "Okay, three, then."

    "Yeah, three."

    "Let's go."

    He heard the voices trail off as they withdrew. He snuck a furtive glance around the corner and confirmed that all of the hostage takers had left, except for three guards. This was his one and only chance.


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    Lysimachos sat on the floor, defeated. When he'd refused to go along with any of his captors' hare-brained schemes to collude, they'd beaten him. But he was still better off than others. Melodios was still alive, but unconscious. He'd lost a lot of blood and the arrow remained where it had landed in his back. Lysimachos hadn't dared touch it. He still held out hope that he'd make it through this alive, but that hope was fading with each hour that passed. He thought about Lysistrate and how much he loved her. He knew she'd be upset. Probably furious, he thought with a wry, sad smile. He thought about Seleukos, Lysistrate's son and wondered if he'd even see his adopted child again.

    It was while absorbed in this melancholy that he was snapped to alertness by the guard in front of him grunting. He looked up and realised a knife had landed in the guard's throat. He gurgled and grabbed at it with his hands, to not avail. The guard fell to the ground. The remaining guards rushed to their comrade's aid until they realised he'd been attacked from the shadows. They drew their swords and spun around, covering each other until a flash of silver elicited another laboured groan, as another knife landed in a guard's chest.

    "Come out, you coward!" the last guard standing called into the darkness.

    Out of the darkness stepped a most unusual sight: it was an old man holding a sword.

    The guard was taken aback, that this old man had mortally wounded two of his comrades. Even now they gurgled and moaned as they bled.

    "Who are you?" the captor called out incredulously, wondering if he was actually asleep and the whole day had been a dream.

    "I'm Phrenios. Royal secretary."

    The guard's eyes widened at the realisation. Phrenios strode up to him with his sword drawn. "Put the sword down, son."

    The guard felt so conflicted. It was just an old man, he could overpower him, surely. But it wasn't just an old man. This old man had within moments grievously wounded two guards and was none other than Phrenios Phrenopoulos, the legendary Lone Survivor.

    He wondered if he should just throw down his sword and beg for mercy. Far too late he felt the presence of someone behind him and felt cold, sharp metal upon his neck.

    Lysimachos's voice was the last one he heard. "This is for Phrenos. And Melodios."

    And then the knife opened up his throat and it was too late for mercy.


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    "Melodios!" the aggrieved father sobbed as he saw his wounded son lying on the floor. All pretense at calmness had left him.

    "How did you get in here? Can we get back out?" Lysimachos asked urgently. He knew the other guards would return soon.

    The old man looked up at him with tears running down his face. As much as it broke him to see his son hurt, he realised he would probably be okay if he could get him to safety and reach medical care. Knowing this allowed him to shake his mental paralysis. "Yes, yes, we can. But we first need to find the Basileus."

    Lysimachos didn't answer and wouldn't meet Phrenios's eyes.

    "Tell me," Phrenios asked softly.

    Lysimachos couldn't speak, merely gestured off to the side where Phrenios saw the body of Phrenos Melodopoulos, Basileus of the Delphians and the Siamese, who appeared to have been impaled many times in the torso. Even in death the monarch looked enraged. And then there was another body of a man he didn't recognise, whose bulging eyes and crushed neck indicated he'd been strangled.

    "What happened?"

    "The Basileus was a man of his word," was all he replied, cryptically. "We really must leave. I'll help you carry Melodios."


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    The siege of the Palace ended shortly afterward. Lysistrate, true to her word, had successfully stalled the hostage-takers long enough for Phrenios to get in and retrieve Lysimachos and Melodios. Once she'd received word that they were out safely and that the Basileus was dead she ordered the Palace stormed. Many of the traitors died in the assault, but not all of them.

    True to her word, Lysistrate personally lit the funeral pyres of the traitors. Many of them were alive when she did so. They didn't live for long. She would forever remember their screams. She found the sound comforting.

    Markos Melodopoulos, eldest son of the slain Basileus automatically became the next Basileus in accordance with succession law. He chose to be crowned as "Basileus of Delphi".

    As for the Delphian Council, all members had been arresting pending a full investigation into each Councillor's knowledge of the crime. Many were calling for the Council to be disbanded, but there were still some within the kingdom who felt that such a tradition should not be discontinued because of the actions of a few.

    As a sign of respect to the slain Basileus, and also as a practical measure, the Synedrian elections were postponed by a few weeks. The Co-Chief Ministers remained in power as a caretaker government in the meantime.

    And slowly Melodios Phrenopoulos started to recover from his wound. But he wasn't expected to be up and walking around for quite some time.

    This ended the Delphian Council and Phrenos Melodopoulos, the last Basileus of the Delphians and Siamese.
     
  3. Gurra09

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    Before the Synedrian elections we the Chief Ministers would like to bring an issue forward to the Synedrion. According to our electoral laws, the newly captured cities in the Netherlands would be allowed the vote. While that is the long-term goal for Utrecht, which is intended for incorporation as a self-governing city, the city of Rotterdam is currently officially annexed while the city is being razed which technically would allow those still residing in the city the same voting rights as our capital.

    It is also a fact that both of these cities are currently in post-siege resistance and according to information from Protostrategos Pompey it might not be safe to set up electoral operations at this moment. We therefore propose the following act to be passed by the Synedrion:

    The Neo-Dualist Party votes Yes on this act.
     
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    The Stathites vote Yes on this act.
     
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    Was hoping to have the election starting tonight but had to go out. Will have it done by around this time tomorrow. :)
     
  6. Melda

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    Okay, here's the save file.

    Getting the pre-election details organised now, hope to have them out within the next few hours.

    Given that each neighbourhood having dominant issues is starting to take up a lot of time and slow me down I'm thinking of abandoning them after this election. The neighbourhoods do respond to everything you propose and do anyway, so I might simplify/streamline this by taking out the dominant issues.

    Let me know if there are any objections to this.

    As said, this wouldn't apply until the next election after this.
     
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    Okay, the dominant issues are taking me longer to generate than I anticipated, so I'll have them, along with the hints out tomorrow.

    In the meantime, some info . . .

    Research (this screenshot is from 208, two years ago):

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    Social policies:

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    Trade routes:

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    I'll get the new city screens (with neighbourhood maps) out tomorrow.

    Do you guys actually need the production lists per city since you refer to the savegame?



    And now attitudes!


    Summary of attitude types

    Column 1 Column 2
    Attitude Description
    Rapturous They want to deify you
    Loving They love you
    Pleased They are very pleased with you
    Impressed They are impressed with you
    Interested They are interested in what you have to say
    Ambivalent The voters in this neighbourhood have no strong opinion of you at all
    Uninterested They are not interested in what you have to say
    Unimpressed They are not impressed with you at all
    Displeased They are decidedly displeased with you
    Hateful They hate you
    Murderous They would murder you on sight



    Attitudes per neighbourhood

    Boldface indicates most favoured candidate.
    *Indicates minority group has franchise.

    Neighbourhood attitudes, 210; Delphi Nova

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Neighbourhood Class Siomaios twins Stathis
    Demia Aristocrat Loving Loving
    Lithos Priest* Hateful Displeased
    Telos Priest* Unimpressed Displeased
    Feros Aristocrat Loving Loving
    Kenetrios Aristocrat Loving Loving
    Dominia Labourer Unimpressed Hateful
    Valua Aristocrat Loving Loving
    Keratos Farmer Interested Uninterested
    Polyos Labourer Interested Uninterested
    Kalkis Aristocrat Loving Pleased
    Manis Farmer Loving Impressed
    Junkta Farmer Ambivalent Unimpressed
    Pulsa Labourer Unimpressed Unimpressed
    Faktis Labourer Uninterested Ambivalent
    Literos Scholar Uninterested Uninterested



    Neighbourhood attitudes, 210; Kirrha

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Neighbourhood Class Siomaios twins Stathis
    Equios Labourer Ambivalent Uninterested
    Primos Aristocrat Uninterested Interested
    Ergos Farmer Loving Loving
    Galacta Aristocrat* Loving Loving
    Anthropa Farmer Loving Loving
    Gesta Aristocrat* Loving Pleased
    Halos Aristocrat* Loving Loving
    Trakton Labourer Hateful Ambivalent
    Operos Labourer Hateful Displeased
    Khiros Farmer Pleased Loving
    Hygria Farmer Displeased Hateful
    Gregos Farmer Displeased Displeased
    Asteris Artist Unimpressed Unimpressed
    Helion Artist Hateful Unimpressed
    Kromos Artist Uninterested Uninterested



    Neighbourhood attitudes, 210; Dostana

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Neighbourhood Class Siomaios twins Stathis
    Fixis Labourer Hateful Uninterested
    Bromia Aristocrat* Loving Loving
    Archa Aristocrat Loving Loving
    Ikhthyos Farmer Interested Ambivalent
    Kipos Aristocrat* Loving Loving
    Loquia Priest Ambivalent Hateful
    Mera Aristocrat* Loving Loving
    Sitos Farmer Loving Loving
    Fektos Labourer Hateful Displeased
    Agros Farmer Hateful Hateful
    Nomenia Aristocrat Loving Loving
    Basa Aristocrat Pleased Loving
    Filia Farmer Interested Interested
    Biblis Scholar Ambivalent Ambivalent



    Neighbourhood attitudes, 210; Soukotai

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Neighbourhood Class Siomaios twins Stathis
    Baan Baan Mwui Labourer Hateful Hateful
    Baan Kaw Ken Farmer Loving Displeased
    Baan Haat Krai Aristocrat Loving Loving
    Baan Non Buan Aristocrat* Loving Loving
    Baan Non Luit Priest Pleased Unimpressed
    Baan Na Ma Farmer Pleased Unimpressed
    Baan Huai Gaang Farmer Loving Loving
    Baan Chong Ma Labourer Hateful Hateful



    Neighbourhood attitudes, 210; Alexandropolis

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Neighbourhood Class Siomaios twins Stathis
    Baan Baan Cha Labourer Hateful Hateful
    Baan Kaw Too Aristocrat Loving Loving
    Baan Na Gaang Farmer Uninterested Hateful
    Baan Doi Phu Luit Aristocrat* Impressed Unimpressed
    Baan Baan Koo Aristocrat Loving Loving
    Baan Na Woom Farmer Loving Pleased
    Baan Chong Woom Farmer Ambiavlent Displeased



    Neighbourhood attitudes, 210; Muang Saluang

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Neighbourhood Class Siomaios twins Stathis
    Baan Baan Ken Labourer Hateful Hateful
    Baan Na Koo Aristocrat Loving Loving
    Baan Na Daam Aristocrat Loving Loving
    Baan Ma Baan Farmer Impressed Hateful
    Baan Non Tai Priest Loving Uninterested



    Neighbourhood attitudes, 210; New Apollonia

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Neighbourhood Class Siomaios twins Stathis
    Joinos Labourer Hateful Unimpressed
    Agos Aristocrat Uninterested Loving
    Humos Farmer Pleased Loving
    Kusa Labourer Displeased Impressed
    Bromata Aristocrat* Loving Loving
    Bellios Aristocrat* Pleased Loving
    Kenis Labourer Ambivalent Ambivalent



    Neighbourhood attitudes, 210; Provinces

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Province Focus Siomaios twins Stathis
    Quebec Farming Pleased Interested
    Zurich Luxury Interested Pleased




    The Utrecht and Rotterdam neighbourhoods are all murderous and riotous.
     
  8. Melda

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    Hints have been distributed. Not many this time since the two factions are now so equally matched.

    Sorry to have to push the neighbourhood maps back yet another day. I don't think they're as essential as the hints to the election campaign. But I will get them done.
     
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    To introduce the Neo-Dualist Synedrian campaign, Lysistrate Siomaios held the following speech on a public meeting in Kirrha:

    "Delphi is a kingdom beloved by the Gods and blessed by its own greatness. During the last term of government, our Neo-Dualist administration has raised crop yield by 25% and as I stand before you today there are 1,3 million more Delphians than last time we elected a new Synedrion. All these new Delphians are great and valuable assets to this kingdom, and our population is more literate than any other known to us - an impressive feat considering that Delphi was the most illiterate country on this continent only 40 years ago.

    The truth is that when I say Delphi is the greatest power on this continent it is not just something I believe - it is a fact. Delphi has the highest production of all. Delphi has the highest gold income of all. Delphi has the highest, most well-fed and most literate population of all. Hail Delphi, mother of power and progress, may the world bow to our might or be crushed beneath it!"


    This was accompanied by a short policy program, printed with help of the newly acquired printing press technology:

     
  10. Melda

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    Okay, here are the neighbourhood maps as at 210.

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    I realised I hadn't actually given a deadline for campaigning. How does everyone feel about twenty-four hours from now? Or maybe forty-eight hours from now? Open to suggestions. :) That would give me all of the weekend to play turns assuming orders are agreed to fairly quickly.
     
  11. Gurra09

    Gurra09 Guru of Hekkia

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    Considering the Neo-Dualist campaign is pretty much presented in its entirety, I would be ready whenever. Would be nice to see some activity from other factions before we close though since we're already so few players at the moment. :)
     
  12. Melda

    Melda Wannabe Psephologist

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    Also does anyone have any formal response to the fact that the Delphian Council tried to stage a coup detat, killed the sitting monarch (accidentally), took the Chief Minister hostage and grievously wounded the royal secretary? Not to mention whatever they did to the royal guard.
     
  13. Wyverncraft

    Wyverncraft ¡Viva la Revolución!

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    The Neo-Dualists are smart people, and I am glad to work with them. I agree with all of their policies, except I think that it is still important to establish a trade route to Zurich or Quebec, and that Patronage should be adopted instead of Rationalism. We must support our allies!

    In addition, I should make clear my intent to, upon conquering of the Dutch and recooperation of the army, embark on further conquest of our world, beginning with the Chinese, who, so often, have insulted our people. They are our enemies, and they should not be permitted to exist.

    ((This is all I really have to say. Elections can be done now.))
     
  14. Gurra09

    Gurra09 Guru of Hekkia

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    Lysimachos Siomaios speaks out on the Delphian Council question:

    "The Neo-Dualist Party believes the Delphian Council has played its part as a royal institution and that it should be disbanded. It has time and again shown its loyalties lie elsewhere than with the Kingdom of Delphi, as twice this decade has a coup d'etat been planned by Councillors and in their last attempt was Basileus Phrenos brutally murdered along with the imprisonment of myself his Chief Minister. This is high treason and we as a society cannot accept that. I cannot accept that.

    I do however acknowledge that all Councillors may not have been involved in these events, and those who have not already been sentenced to death for their direct involvement should be given a fair trial after an investigation into their actions."
     
  15. Melda

    Melda Wannabe Psephologist

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    Interested to also see what the Stathites propose regarding the Delphian Council. ;)

    My intention is to unveil the election results before this time tomorrow.
     
  16. Gurra09

    Gurra09 Guru of Hekkia

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    The Neo-Dualist Party are equally glad to be working with Stathis and his faction, and hope for this common understanding to continue in the future even if we don't always agree on all issues. We want to stress that we too want to support our allies and the fact is that Delphi is fully capable of putting together at least one new trade convoy for a trade route to either Zurich or Quebec. Just like Stathis, we would like to see this happen.

    We do however believe Rationalism will give Delphi aswell as our allies a greater advantage sooner than Patronage would, because with increased science and research we have the means to develop new technologies faster.
     
  17. Melda

    Melda Wannabe Psephologist

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    The new Basileus of Delphi, Markos Melodopoulos waited impatiently for the election results. As far as he was concerned the whole process took far too long and he had ideas about how to speed the process up in the future. It was a source of instability not having a government sitting for so long.

    Some aristocrats already had a sense that he would be a bit of a radical, which concerned them greatly. At forty-two years of age, he was almost a decade older than his late father when he was first crowned. But that he'd changed his royal title and also insisted that people call him "Majesty" instead of "Highness", well, there was just a sense that he didn't have much of a respect for tradition or the old ways.

    The royal secretary Melodios was still recovering from his injuries at the hand of the traitorous and murderous Delphian Council, a body Markos was going to heavily pressure the government to abolish --- he held the entire body responsible for his father's murder. Markos knew his father had been most excellently served by Melodios and he had a sense that his replacement was not anywhere near as good. Still, he'd take whatever help he could get until Melodios was healed and back on his feet.

    "Your Majesty," the acting secretary called.

    "Yes?" the Basileus said eagerly.

    "The results are in."

    "Well, don't keep me waiting. What is it?"

    The page handed him the tabulated results. Markos frowned as he read them. His eyebrows shot upwards and he clapped his hands together suddenly, startling his underling.

    "Very well, send for the twins!"




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    Congratulations again to Gurra for yet another victory! The part about speeding up elections is an allusion to some strategies I'm going to implement to make the calculations a lot faster in the future. I'll go into details about that another time.

    For now, though, here are the results! As you can see, it was another closely fought election.



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    Delphian Synedrion election, 210

    An election was held to choose members of the 6th Delphian Synedrion in 210. It was the sixth Synedrian election held in the Kingdom of Delphi. Suffrage was predominantly limited to the upper class of all cities, specifically the aristocracy and the priesthood as well as the three middle-class artistic neighbourhoods in Kirrha.

    Results of the Delphian Synedrian election, 210

    Franchise: All aristocratic, priestly and artistic neighbourhoods in the kingdom eligible to vote in the elections. Cities administered by the capital returned two Synedroi for each neighbourhood while cities with self-government each returned only one Synedros per neighbourhood. The exception were priestly neighbourhoods which returned one extra Synedros to what they would otherwise have been entitled.

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5
    Number Change % Change
    Eligible neighbourhoods 36 +5 36.4 -10.6
    Eligible voters 201,500 +120,913 3.5 +0.5




    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210
    Summary of votes per candidate

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6 Column 7
    Allegiance Seats Change % Swing (%)
    ██ Lysimachos and Lysistrate Siomaios 38 +7 52.8 +0.3
    ██ Stathis Agos 34 +6 47.2 -0.3
    Total 72 +13




    Results by city; Delphi Nova

    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Demia
    :) Prevent re-settling of Rotterdam area, Research Economics, Trade with Zurich, Build a Temple, War with the Chinese
    :( Adopt Rationalism
    >:( Abolish Delphian Council

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 50 -18.6 1 -1
    ██ Stathites 50 +18.6 1 +1




    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Lithos
    :D Trade with Zurich
    :) Prevent re-settling of Rotterdam area, Build a Temple
    :( War with the Netherlands, Adopt Rationalism, War with the Chinese, Adopt Patronage
    >:( Abolish Delphian Council

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Stathites 100 +60.9 3 +2
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 0 -60.9 0 -1




    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Telos
    :) Build a Temple
    :( War with the Netherlands, Adopt Rationalism, War with the Chinese, Adopt Patronage

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 100 +39.1 3 +2
    ██ Stathites 0 -39.1 0 -1



    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Feros
    :) Prevent re-settling of Rotterdam area, Research Economics, Trade with Zurich, Adopt Patronage
    >:( Adopt Rationalism, Abolish Delphian Council

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Stathites 55.1 +15.6 1 ±0
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 44.9 -15.6 1 ±0




    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Kenetrios
    :D Trade with Zurich
    :) Train more troops, War with the Netherlands, Prevent re-settling of Rotterdam area, Research Economics, Local troop recruitment, War with the Chinese
    :( Adopt Rationalism

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Stathites 50 -9.3 1 ±0
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 50 +9.3 1 ±0




    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Valua
    :D Trade with Zurich
    :) Train more troops, War with the Netherlands, Research Economics, Local troop recruitment, War with the Chinese
    :( Adopt Rationalism

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Stathites 50 -9.3 1 ±0
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 40 +9.3 1 ±0




    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Kalkis
    :) Prevent re-settling of Rotterdam area, Research Economics, Trade with Zurich, Build Temple
    :( Adopt Rationalism

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 50 -15.4 1 ±0
    ██ Stathites 50 +15.4 1 ±0




    Results by city; Kirrha

    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Primos
    :) Research Economics
    :( War with the Netherlands, Adopt Rationalism, War with the Chinese

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 61.1 +12.1 1 ±0
    ██ Stathites 38.9 -12.1 1 ±0




    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Galacta
    :) Train more troops, War with the Netherlands, Prevent re-settling of Rotterdam area, Research Economics, Trade with Zurich, Local troop recruitment, Build Shrine, War with the Chinese
    :( Adopt Rationalism

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 50 -12.3 1 ±0
    ██ Stathites 50 +12.3 1 ±0




    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Gesta
    :) Prevent re-settling of Rotterdam area, Research Economics, Trade with Zurich, Build Shrine
    :( Adopt Rationalism

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 50 -13 1 ±0
    ██ Stathites 50 +13 1 ±0




    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Halos
    :) Train moer troops, War with the Netherlands, Prevent re-settling of Rotterdam area, Research Economics, Trade with Zurich, Local troop recruitment, Build Shrine, War with the Chinese
    :( Adopt Rationalism

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Stathites 50 -19.6 1 -1
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 50 +19.6 1 +1




    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Asteris
    :) Adopt Patronage
    :( War with the Netherlands, War with the Chinese

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 52.2 +2.2 1 ±0
    ██ Stathites 47.8 -2.2 1 ±0




    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Helion
    :) Explore the vast oceans, Abolish Delphpian Council, Adopt Patronage
    :( War with the Netherlands, War with the Chinese

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Stathites 85.7 +13.7 2 ±0
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 14.3 -13.7 0 ±0




    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Kromos
    :) Explore the vast oceans, Abolish Delphpian Council, Adopt Patronage
    :( War with the Netherlands, War with the Chinese

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Stathites 50 +50 1 +1
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 50 +50 1 +1




    Results by city; Dostana

    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Bromia
    :) Research Economics, Trade with Zurich
    :( Adopt Rationalism

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 50 -6.8 1 ±0
    ██ Stathites 50 +6.8 1 ±0




    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Archa
    :) Prevent re-settling of Rotterdam area, Research Economics, Trade with Zurich, Build Temple
    :( Adopt Rationalism

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 50 -12.3 1 ±0
    ██ Stathites 50 +12.3 1 ±0




    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Kipos
    :) Train more troops, War with the Netherlands, Prevent re-settling of Rotterdam area, Research Economics, Trade with Zurich, War with the Chinese
    :( Adopt Rationalism

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Stathites 50 -3.3 1 ±0
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 50 +3.3 1 ±0




    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Loquia
    :D Build Temple
    :) Prevent re-settling of Rotterdam area
    :( War with the Netherlands, Adopt Rationalism, War with the Chinese, Adopt Patronage

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 100 +20.6 3 +1
    ██ Stathites 0 -20.6 0 ±0




    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Mera
    :) Train more troops, War with the Netherlands, Research Economics, Explore the vast oceans, Trade with Zurich, War with the Chinese
    :( Adopt Rationalism

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 50 ±0 1 ±0
    ██ Stathites 50 ±0 1 ±0




    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Nomenia
    :) Train more troops, War with the Netherlands, Prevent re-settling of Rotterdam area, Research Economics, Trade with Zurich, Build Temple, War with the Chinese
    :( Adopt Rationalism

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Stathites 50 -4.5 1 ±0
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 50 +4.5 1 ±0




    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Basa
    :D War with the Netherlands
    :) Train more troops, Prevent re-settling of Rotterdam area, Research Economics, Trade with Zurich, War with the Chinese
    :( Adopt Rationalism

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Stathites 50 -10 1 ±0
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 50 +10 1 ±0



    Results by city; Soukotai

    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Baan Haat Krai
    :) Train more troops, War with the Netherlands, Research Economics, Explore the vast oceans, Trade with Zurich, Trading Post, War with the Chinese
    :( Adopt Rationalism

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 50 -9.3 1 ±0
    ██ Stathites 50 +9.3 1 ±0




    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Baan Non Buan
    :) Train more troops, War with the Netherlands, Prevent re-settling of Rotterdam area, Research Economics, Trade with Zurich, Trading Post, War with the Chinese
    >:( Adopt Rationalism

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 50 -13.2 1 ±0
    ██ Stathites 50 +13.2 1 ±0




    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Baan Non Luit
    :) Prevent re-settling of Rotterdam area
    :( Adopt Rationalism, Adopt Patronage

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 63.5 -2 2 +1
    ██ Stathites 36.5 +2 1 ±0




    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Baan Na Ma
    :) Train more troops, War with the Netherlands, Prevent re-settling of Rotterdam area, Research Economics, Trade with Zurich, Trading Post, War with the Chinese
    :( Adopt Rationalism

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 65.3 -0.2 1 +1
    ██ Stathites 34.7 +0.2 1 +1




    Results by city; Alexandropolis

    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Baan Kaw Too
    :) Train more troops, War with the Netherlands, Burning Rotterdam for the moment then denying the territory to other powers (but wants to keep the city if the heathen element is burnt out of it), Research Economics, Trade with Zurich, War with the Chinese
    :( Adopt Rationalism

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 50 ±0 1 ±0
    ██ Stathites 50 ±0 1 ±0




    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Baan Doi Phu Luit
    :D Trade with Zurich
    :) Research Economics
    :( Adopt Rationalism

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 61.2 -25.6 1 -1
    ██ Stathites 38.8 +25.6 1 +1




    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Baan Baan Koo
    :) Train more troops, War with the Netherlands, Prevent re-settling of Rottedam area, Research Economics, Trade with Zurich, War with the Chinese
    :( Adopt Rationalism

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 50 -14.6 1 ±0
    ██ Stathites 50 +14.6 1 ±0




    Results by city; Muang Saluang

    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Baan Na Koo
    :) Train more troops, War with the Netherlands, Prevent re-settling of Rotterdam area, Research Economics, Trade with Zurich, War with the Chinese
    :( Adopt Rationalism

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 50.1 -13.5 1 ±0
    ██ Stathites 49.9 +13.5 0 ±0




    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Baan Na Daam
    :) Train more troops, War with the Netherlands, Prevent re-settling of Rotterdam area, Research Economics, Trade with Zurich, War with the Chinese
    :( Adopt Rationalism

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Stathites 51.7 +13.5 1 +1
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 48.3 -13.5 0 -1




    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Baan Non Tai
    :) Prevent re-settling of Rotterdam area
    >:( Adopt Rationalism, Adopt Patronage

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 69.4 -11.2 2 +1
    ██ Stathites 30.6 +11.2 0 ±0




    Results by city; New Apollonia

    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Agos
    :D Patronage
    :) Train more troops, War with the Netherlands, Prevent re-settling of Rotterdam area, Reserach Economics, Trade with Zurich, Trireme, War with the Chinese
    >:( Adopt Rationalism

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Stathites 66.2 -31.8 1 -1
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 33.8 +31.8 1 +1




    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Bromata
    :) Train more troops, War with the Netherlands, Prevent re-settling of Rotterdam area, Research Economics, Trade with Zurich, Trireme, War with the Chinese
    :( Adopt Rationalism

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Stathites 50 +50 1 +1
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 50 +50 1 +1




    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian election, 210; Bellios
    :) Train more troops, War with the Netherlands, Prevent re-settling of Rotterdam area, Research Economics, Explore the vast oceans, Trade with Zurich, Trireme, War with the Chinese
    :( Adopt Rationalism

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Stathites 50 -11 1 ±0
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 50 +11 1 ±0




    Results by city; Provinces


    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian by-election, 210; Province of Quebec
    :) Trade with Quebec

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 56.1 -2.4 1 ±0
    ██ Stathites 43.9 +2.4 0 ±0




    Column 1
    Delphian Synedrian by-election, 210; Province of Zurich
    :) Research Economics, Trade with Zurich
    :( Adopt Rationalism

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6
    Faction Votes (%) Swing Seats Change
    ██ Stathites 59.4 +7.5 1 ±0
    ██ Neo-Dualist Party 40.6 -7.5 0 ±0





    Summary of attitude types

    Column 1 Column 2
    Attitude Description
    Rapturous They want to deify you
    Loving They love you
    Pleased They are very pleased with you
    Impressed They are impressed with you
    Interested They are interested in what you have to say
    Ambivalent The voters in this neighbourhood have no strong opinion of you at all
    Uninterested They are not interested in what you have to say
    Unimpressed They are not impressed with you at all
    Displeased They are decidedly displeased with you
    Hateful They hate you
    Murderous They would murder you on sight



    Attitudes per neighbourhood

    Boldface indicates most favoured candidate.
    *Indicates minority group has franchise.

    Neighbourhood attitudes, 210; Delphi Nova

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Neighbourhood Class Siomaios twins Stathis
    Demia Aristocrat Rapturous Rapturous
    Lithos Priest* Murderous Displeased
    Telos Priest* Displeased Murderous
    Feros Loving Rapturous
    Kenetrios Aristocrat Rapturous Rapturous
    Dominia Labourer Displeased Murderous
    Valua Aristocrat Rapturous Rapturous
    Keratos Farmer Impressed Uninterested
    Polyos Labourer Interested Uninterested
    Kalkis Aristocrat Rapturous Rapturous
    Manis Farmer Rapturous Pleased
    Junkta Farmer Impressed Uninterested
    Pulsa Labourer Uninterested Uninterested
    Faktis Labourer Interested Interested
    Literos Scholar Uninterested Unimpressed



    Neighbourhood attitudes, 210; Kirrha

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Neighbourhood Class Siomaios twins Stathis
    Equios Labourer Interested Uninterested
    Primos Aristocrat Unimpressed Interested
    Ergos Farmer Rapturous Rapturous
    Galacta Aristocrat* Rapturous Rapturous
    Anthropa Farmer Rapturous Rapturous
    Gesta Aristocrat* Rapturous Rapturous
    Halos Aristocrat* Rapturous Rapturous
    Trakton Labourer Hateful Uninterested
    Operos Labourer Hateful Hateful
    Khiros Farmer Loving Rapturous
    Hygria Farmer Displeased Hateful
    Gregos Farmer Unimpressed Hateful
    Asteris Artist Unimpressed Unimpressed
    Helion Artist Hateful Unimpressed
    Kromos Artist Uninterested Uninterested



    Neighbourhood attitudes, 210; Dostana

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Neighbourhood Class Siomaios twins Stathis
    Fixis Labourer Hateful Uninterested
    Bromia Aristocrat* Rapturous Rapturous
    Archa Aristocrat Rapturous Rapturous
    Ikhthyos Farmer Impressed Ambivalent
    Kipos Aristocrat* Rapturous Rapturous
    Loquia Priest Interested Murderous
    Mera Aristocrat* Rapturous Rapturous
    Sitos Farmer Rapturous Rapturous
    Fektos Labourer Murderous Murderous
    Agros Farmer Murderous Murderous
    Nomenia Aristocrat Rapturous Rapturous
    Basa Aristocrat Rapturous Rapturous
    Filia Farmer Pleased Pleased
    Biblis Scholar Interested Interested



    Neighbourhood attitudes, 210; Soukotai

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Neighbourhood Class Siomaios twins Stathis
    Baan Baan Mwui Labourer Hateful Murderous
    Baan Kaw Ken Farmer Loving Displeased
    Baan Haat Krai Aristocrat Rapturous Rapturous
    Baan Non Buan Aristocrat* Rapturous Rapturous
    Baan Non Luit Priest Pleased Uninterested
    Baan Na Ma Aristocrat* Rapturous Impressed
    Baan Huai Gaang Farmer Rapturous Rapturous
    Baan Chong Ma Labourer Hateful Murderous



    Neighbourhood attitudes, 210; Alexandropolis

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Neighbourhood Class Siomaios twins Stathis
    Baan Baan Cha Labourer Murderous Murderous
    Baan Kaw Too Aristocrat Rapturous Rapturous
    Baan Na Gaang Farmer Uninterested Murderous
    Baan Doi Phu Luit Aristocrat* Pleased Uninterested
    Baan Baan Koo Aristocrat Rapturous Rapturous
    Baan Na Woom Farmer Loving Rapturous
    Baan Chong Woom Farmer Interested Displeased



    Neighbourhood attitudes, 210; Muang Saluang

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Neighbourhood Class Siomaios twins Stathis
    Baan Baan Ken Labourer Hateful Murderous
    Baan Na Koo Aristocrat Rapturous Rapturous
    Baan Na Daam Aristocrat Rapturous Rapturous
    Baan Ma Baan Farmer Impressed Hateful
    Baan Non Tai Priest Pleased Unimpressed



    Neighbourhood attitudes, 210; New Apollonia

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Neighbourhood Class Siomaios twins Stathis
    Joinos Labourer Murderous Displeased
    Agos Aristocrat Impressed Rapturous
    Humos Farmer Loving Rapturous
    Kusa Labourer Displeased Impressed
    Bromata Aristocrat* Rapturous Rapturous
    Bellios Aristocrat* Rapturous Rapturous
    Kenis Labourer Interested Uninterested



    Neighbourhood attitudes, 210; Provinces

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Province Focus Siomaios twins Stathis
    Quebec Farming Pleased Impressed
    Zurich Luxury Impressed Loving




    The Utrecht and Rotterdam neighbourhoods are all murderous and riotous.
     
  18. Gurra09

    Gurra09 Guru of Hekkia

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    OOC: Can't I catch a break? Fifth election won by me in a row now... :D

    IC: We are happy to see that this Kingdom approves of the Neo-Dualist administration and will continue to serve you for another decade. It is our hope to see the Synedrion up and running soon, but before that we want to make some announcements regarding the nature of this government compared to the last.

    First of all, this administration will seek the abolition of the Delphian Council in response to the attempted coup earlier this year. Its remaining powers shall be transferred to the Synedrion and the Basileus.

    Second, we the Chief Ministers will take on separate responsibilities. I, Lysimachos, will be the Chief Minister of Delphi while Lysistrate takes on the title Chief Minister of Siam and the Delphian Netherlands.

    Third, the Neo-Dualist Party would like to invite Stathis Agos as Minister of Trade and Provincial Affairs. If he were to accept, Stathis would be given the responsibility of working out this administration's plans and orders for trade routes and city-state relations.
     
  19. Melda

    Melda Wannabe Psephologist

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  20. Gurra09

    Gurra09 Guru of Hekkia

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    Now let us open the Synedrion with some acts to keep this Kingdom running!

    We will leave it to Stathis to confirm, but he has accepted the position as Minister of Trade and Provincial Affairs and we the Chief Ministers will therefore not be presenting orders on those matters.

    ((OOC explanation of the promotion legislation: a previously unpromoted unit, newly built ones for example, can be promoted by the general according to his needs in the war, but if an already promoted unit gains another promotion the Synedrion should be consulted.))

     

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