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Aroni
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Postby Aroni » Fri Sep 04, 2020 6:48 pm

Moltr wrote:Random island nation with no actual basis in real life with an unreal history that would most likely lead to it being colonised by England.


I resemble that remark!
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Kyoki Chudoku
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Postby Kyoki Chudoku » Fri Sep 04, 2020 6:49 pm

Kyoki Chudoku does have the whole catgirl thing, since most notable characters are female and there’s a lot of nekos around. Though I suppose Kyoki Chudoku is somewhat eccentric in that nekofication is basically body horror and a good number of the forcibly nekofied have had the resulting organs amputated where possible.
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Tea Chuggers
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Postby Tea Chuggers » Fri Sep 04, 2020 6:49 pm

Moltr wrote:Random island nation with no actual basis in real life with an unreal history that would most likely lead to it being colonised by England.

Well, we took ours from England in a year from now, so... yay for not meeting that one?
Kyoki Chudoku wrote:Kyoki Chudoku does have the whole catgirl thing, since most notable characters are female and there’s a lot of nekos around. Though I suppose Kyoki Chudoku is somewhat eccentric in that nekofication is basically body horror and a good number of the forcibly nekofied have had the resulting organs amputated where possible.

For every catgirl that exists, there's another cat with human ears running around. Do you really want that?
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Kyoki Chudoku
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Postby Kyoki Chudoku » Fri Sep 04, 2020 6:53 pm

Tea Chuggers wrote:
Moltr wrote:Random island nation with no actual basis in real life with an unreal history that would most likely lead to it being colonised by England.

Well, we took ours from England in a year from now, so... yay for not meeting that one?
Kyoki Chudoku wrote:Kyoki Chudoku does have the whole catgirl thing, since most notable characters are female and there’s a lot of nekos around. Though I suppose Kyoki Chudoku is somewhat eccentric in that nekofication is basically body horror and a good number of the forcibly nekofied have had the resulting organs amputated where possible.

For every catgirl that exists, there's another cat with human ears running around. Do you really want that?


Well it was invented as a torture method, so...that only really makes it fulfil its original purpose even more.
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Tea Chuggers
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Postby Tea Chuggers » Fri Sep 04, 2020 6:55 pm

Kyoki Chudoku wrote:
Tea Chuggers wrote:Well, we took ours from England in a year from now, so... yay for not meeting that one?

For every catgirl that exists, there's another cat with human ears running around. Do you really want that?


Well it was invented as a torture method, so...that only really makes it fulfil its original purpose even more.

I guess that's fair.
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Moltr
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Postby Moltr » Fri Sep 04, 2020 7:00 pm

Impractically low-key or crazy leader in a monarchy or republic.
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Las Palmeras
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Postby Las Palmeras » Fri Sep 04, 2020 7:17 pm

1)As a Ouiaboo that insists Plan E could have worked, I say that The Man in High Castle and similar works have monopolized generations of WW2 alt-history into muh jetpack Hitler and his Wunderwaffles. Doubly so if the setting involves nukes for the people that rejected judenphysik and had the genius economic plan of turning Eastern Europe into a farm with +60-100 million clumps of compost. I guess Nazi remnants are cool in their own way because justifying them actually breeds creativity and they're still kind of niche.

2) I forgot which year I began world-building about "catgirls" and I'm not sure if I'm responsible for it, I'm not sure if I'm vain for even thinking so. But I find stories with demi-humans who don't act with self-restraint to be grating.
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Kiu Ghesik
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Postby Kiu Ghesik » Fri Sep 04, 2020 7:20 pm

Ultimately we can complain about cliches all we like, but it doesn't matter, since the only thing that determines a concept's merit is how well it is executed, not the originality of the idea. Though being original certainly helps- I'm sure my writing flaws have been somewhat covered by people's willingness to entertain the """""cool""""" new nomad nation.
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Surrealist Patagonia
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Postby Surrealist Patagonia » Fri Sep 04, 2020 7:23 pm

Not enough collapse scenarios, warlordism, rump states and general stagnation. I only see nations on their highest peak of power.
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Outer Sparta
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Postby Outer Sparta » Fri Sep 04, 2020 7:23 pm

Moltr wrote:Random island nation with no actual basis in real life with an unreal history that would most likely lead to it being colonised by England.

Kind of us? Well the English did use us as a trading post so...
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Azur Deutschland
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Postby Azur Deutschland » Fri Sep 04, 2020 7:25 pm

I need to throw my two cents in here for a second.
Not that I hate anyone who does this, but it gets a bit tiring to see FT/FFT nations reply to a war-themed thread with 'Oh, we blow them up from orbit'
Like, yes, I get it, you have spaceships. Yes, I get that that's the most logical thing, but can you throw out some of your logic to be more entertaining with replies? Just a little bit?
Maybe write something about the ground forces landing on the planet?
Even exterminatus in Warhammer 40k is reserved for the most desperate measures.
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Las Palmeras
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Postby Las Palmeras » Fri Sep 04, 2020 7:28 pm

Surrealist Patagonia wrote:Not enough collapse scenarios, warlordism, rump states and general stagnation. I only see nations on their highest peak of power.


I find natural disasters to be under-rated as a plot device. Deforestation leading to no rain cycle and crop failures? Ok. I did that once...but there's a lot of goodies left to try out. GRBs. Volcanic Calderas. Asteroids. Anoxic events. So much things to choose from, so much deaths to guesstimate and rump societies to imagine.

Azur Deutschland wrote:I need to throw my two cents in here for a second.
Not that I hate anyone who does this, but it gets a bit tiring to see FT/FFT nations reply to a war-themed thread with 'Oh, we blow them up from orbit'
Like, yes, I get it, you have spaceships. Yes, I get that that's the most logical thing, but can you throw out some of your logic to be more entertaining with replies? Just a little bit?
Maybe write something about the ground forces landing on the planet?
Even exterminatus in Warhammer 40k is reserved for the most desperate measures.


Some FFT nations have reality-destroying weapons, so for better or worse, orbital strikes are modest.
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Kiu Ghesik
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Postby Kiu Ghesik » Fri Sep 04, 2020 7:31 pm

Azur Deutschland wrote:I need to throw my two cents in here for a second.
Not that I hate anyone who does this, but it gets a bit tiring to see FT/FFT nations reply to a war-themed thread with 'Oh, we blow them up from orbit'
Like, yes, I get it, you have spaceships. Yes, I get that that's the most logical thing, but can you throw out some of your logic to be more entertaining with replies? Just a little bit?
Maybe write something about the ground forces landing on the planet?
Even exterminatus in Warhammer 40k is reserved for the most desperate measures.

It's especially bullshit when you consider that the destructive potential of railguns and such is often overblown. If you're being realistic, and I assume these FT nations try to be, then you need to burn fuel to change your orbit, and that's expensive. And you would only be able to target a tiny percentage of the planet's surface otherwise, unless you're in high orbit, in which case it'll take hours for your shells to land, ample time to move the kilometre or so it takes to exit the lethal blast radius of a railgun strike or prepare assets to intercept it. You'll almost certainly need to land troops unless you're FFT or FFT+.
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Postby Azur Deutschland » Fri Sep 04, 2020 7:40 pm

Las Palmeras wrote:Some FFT nations have reality-destroying weapons, so for better or worse, orbital strikes are modest.

True, true.
Though, describing the effects of something that breaks reality would be pretty entertaining to read.
Kiu Ghesik wrote:It's especially bullshit when you consider that the destructive potential of railguns and such is often overblown. If you're being realistic, and I assume these FT nations try to be, then you need to burn fuel to change your orbit, and that's expensive. And you would only be able to target a tiny percentage of the planet's surface otherwise, unless you're in high orbit, in which case it'll take hours for your shells to land, ample time to move the kilometre or so it takes to exit the lethal blast radius of a railgun strike or prepare assets to intercept it. You'll almost certainly need to land troops unless you're FFT or FFT+.

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Zeritae
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Postby Zeritae » Fri Sep 04, 2020 7:41 pm

Too much variations on one nation.
Though i may be projecting.
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Surrealist Patagonia
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Postby Surrealist Patagonia » Fri Sep 04, 2020 7:44 pm

Las Palmeras wrote:
Surrealist Patagonia wrote:Not enough collapse scenarios, warlordism, rump states and general stagnation. I only see nations on their highest peak of power.


I find natural disasters to be under-rated as a plot device. Deforestation leading to no rain cycle and crop failures? Ok. I did that once...but there's a lot of goodies left to try out. GRBs. Volcanic Calderas. Asteroids. Anoxic events. So much things to choose from, so much deaths to guesstimate and rump societies to imagine.


I think I did that for my House of the Falling Sun. If you could consider a nuclear typhoon caused by Soviet nuclear testing and tidal currents to be totally a natural disaster :p
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Kiu Ghesik
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Postby Kiu Ghesik » Fri Sep 04, 2020 7:45 pm

Azur Deutschland wrote:
Las Palmeras wrote:Some FFT nations have reality-destroying weapons, so for better or worse, orbital strikes are modest.

True, true.
Though, describing the effects of something that breaks reality would be pretty entertaining to read.
Kiu Ghesik wrote:It's especially bullshit when you consider that the destructive potential of railguns and such is often overblown. If you're being realistic, and I assume these FT nations try to be, then you need to burn fuel to change your orbit, and that's expensive. And you would only be able to target a tiny percentage of the planet's surface otherwise, unless you're in high orbit, in which case it'll take hours for your shells to land, ample time to move the kilometre or so it takes to exit the lethal blast radius of a railgun strike or prepare assets to intercept it. You'll almost certainly need to land troops unless you're FFT or FFT+.

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Postby Western Fardelshufflestein » Fri Sep 04, 2020 7:52 pm

Honestly, what would the English gain from colonizing WF? Shakespeare fanatics of European origin who don't even want to fight wars? A tiny island? They don't even get ze flammenwerfer until WWII, when they feel it is necessary to have some level of defense/element of surprise should the Pacific front extend all the way to where they are?

I want to have sufficient realism, but that does not mean there won't be moments of...sometimes dark humor and drama.

Kiu Ghesik wrote:Ultimately we can complain about cliches all we like, but it doesn't matter, since the only thing that determines a concept's merit is how well it is executed, not the originality of the idea. Though being original certainly helps- I'm sure my writing flaws have been somewhat covered by people's willingness to entertain the """""cool""""" new nomad nation.

This.
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Postby Tea Chuggers » Fri Sep 04, 2020 7:58 pm

Kiu Ghesik wrote:Ultimately we can complain about cliches all we like, but it doesn't matter, since the only thing that determines a concept's merit is how well it is executed, not the originality of the idea. Though being original certainly helps- I'm sure my writing flaws have been somewhat covered by people's willingness to entertain the """""cool""""" new nomad nation.

Honestly I'm gonna have to disagree. There's plenty of well written FFT+ Space Empires out there, but the blandness of their concept makes them all blend together. They can be the best written version of a nation but if I've seen 344 of the exact same thing, I'm still gonna consider it boring. Call of Duty, for what it's worth, is perfectly fine in execution but everyone hates it because it's bland and generic military shooter tripe. On the other hand, I can get past an iffy execution if the concept is neat and not done to death.
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Postby Kiu Ghesik » Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:12 pm

Tea Chuggers wrote:
Kiu Ghesik wrote:Ultimately we can complain about cliches all we like, but it doesn't matter, since the only thing that determines a concept's merit is how well it is executed, not the originality of the idea. Though being original certainly helps- I'm sure my writing flaws have been somewhat covered by people's willingness to entertain the """""cool""""" new nomad nation.

Honestly I'm gonna have to disagree. There's plenty of well written FFT+ Space Empires out there, but the blandness of their concept makes them all blend together. They can be the best written version of a nation but if I've seen 344 of the exact same thing, I'm still gonna consider it boring. Call of Duty, for what it's worth, is perfectly fine in execution but everyone hates it because it's bland and generic military shooter tripe. On the other hand, I can get past an iffy execution if the concept is neat and not done to death.

Thaaaat is a good point.
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Postby Aeritai » Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:14 pm

I wonder has any fictional nation ever talked about the natives of the continent when the Spanish, British, Dutch, or French Colonist arrived? I feel like if your going to have a fictional continent in the real world and that continent was colonized by the old Empires it would be nice to explain what the natives did. Though I haven't looked hard enough feel free to correct me if I am wrong.
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Postby Tea Chuggers » Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:20 pm

Kiu Ghesik wrote:
Tea Chuggers wrote:
Honestly I'm gonna have to disagree. There's plenty of well written FFT+ Space Empires out there, but the blandness of their concept makes them all blend together. They can be the best written version of a nation but if I've seen 344 of the exact same thing, I'm still gonna consider it boring. Call of Duty, for what it's worth, is perfectly fine in execution but everyone hates it because it's bland and generic military shooter tripe. On the other hand, I can get past an iffy execution if the concept is neat and not done to death.

Thaaaat is a good point.

It is true that cliché isn't inherently bad, there are ways to make it work. But it's hard; done without finesse, cliché can drag you out of a work far easier, quicker, and harder than poor writing can. Here's a J.P. Beaubien video to explain it easier than I can. You won't hear exactly the same arguments I'm making, he's a little more favorable to them, but the points he brings up are valid.
Clichés do work. They wouldn't be cliché if they didn't; but now that they are overdone it does kinda take a very skilled writer to pull them off and make them feel right to the reader.
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Postby Las Palmeras » Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:23 pm

Surrealist Patagonia wrote:
Las Palmeras wrote:
I find natural disasters to be under-rated as a plot device. Deforestation leading to no rain cycle and crop failures? Ok. I did that once...but there's a lot of goodies left to try out. GRBs. Volcanic Calderas. Asteroids. Anoxic events. So much things to choose from, so much deaths to guesstimate and rump societies to imagine.


I think I did that for my House of the Falling Sun. If you could consider a nuclear typhoon caused by Soviet nuclear testing and tidal currents to be totally a natural disaster :p


Good stuff, good stuff.

Aeritai wrote:I wonder has any fictional nation ever talked about the natives of the continent when the Spanish, British, Dutch, or French Colonist arrived? I feel like if your going to have a fictional continent in the real world and that continent was colonized by the old Empires it would be nice to explain what the natives did. Though I haven't looked hard enough feel free to correct me if I am wrong.


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Postby Godular » Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:23 pm

Tea Chuggers wrote:
Kiu Ghesik wrote:Ultimately we can complain about cliches all we like, but it doesn't matter, since the only thing that determines a concept's merit is how well it is executed, not the originality of the idea. Though being original certainly helps- I'm sure my writing flaws have been somewhat covered by people's willingness to entertain the """""cool""""" new nomad nation.

Honestly I'm gonna have to disagree. There's plenty of well written FFT+ Space Empires out there, but the blandness of their concept makes them all blend together. They can be the best written version of a nation but if I've seen 344 of the exact same thing, I'm still gonna consider it boring. Call of Duty, for what it's worth, is perfectly fine in execution but everyone hates it because it's bland and generic military shooter tripe. On the other hand, I can get past an iffy execution if the concept is neat and not done to death.


Thing is, what constitutes 'neat and not done to death' is kind of a subjective measure.
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A 1.08 civilization, according to this Nation Index Thingie
I don't normally use NS stats. But when I do, I prefer Dos Eckis I can STILL kill you.
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Anglo-German Kaiserreich
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Founded: Sep 04, 2020
Ex-Nation

Postby Anglo-German Kaiserreich » Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:24 pm

Merging two nations together that really have no business being together.

...Hey, wait-
God is with us.

The death of Queen Victoria in 1901 laid the foundation for the United Kingdom of Great Britain, Germany, and Ireland. King William V now rules over the largest country in the world, taking up the former area of the British and German Empires. A world on the brink, the new and fragile nation seeks its place...

News: Victoria II dies; William V crowned as King of England, Emperor of India
YEAR: 1902

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