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The World Capitalist Confederation
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Posts: 615
Founded: Dec 07, 2018
Corporate Police State

Postby The World Capitalist Confederation » Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:20 pm

United we stand, divided we fall. Let’s not get too divided with our prejudices or sense or privilege here: We all want to get rid of Carnifex.
Is Homosexual.
IC name is Neo-British Empire.
This nation is just satire. I'm an anarcho-syndicalist IRL.
10.5: viewtopic.php?f=23&t=363018
Literature and Philosophical Index: http://www.dichotomytests.com/results.h ... a=100&p=80
http://www.dichotomytests.com/results.h ... =52.5&s=80
MBTI: ENTP
PolitiScales: http://politiscales.la-commune.net/en_U ... 0&comp=100

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Skarten
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Posts: 4418
Founded: Dec 08, 2015
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Skarten » Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:28 pm

The Hierophancy wrote:
Skarten wrote:I would guess so. But you might end up not doing a lot, to be honest

I was thinking this would be a good time for it to go more praetorian. But if anybody wants one I'd also be interested in playing a lowly, recently-landed knight in their retinue.

Well, you gotta know that not everyone has the feudalistic style knight retinues anymore. If im correct, the most advanced places would have an tech level around the late 15th and Early 16th centuries

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Sraelyn
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Posts: 76
Founded: Jan 02, 2017
New York Times Democracy

Postby Sraelyn » Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:38 pm

The World Capitalist Confederation wrote:United we stand, divided we fall. Let’s not get too divided with our prejudices or sense or privilege here: We all want to get rid of Carnifex.

The more sides to a civil war, the merrier.

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Elysian Kentarchy
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Posts: 4401
Founded: Nov 19, 2014
Iron Fist Consumerists

Postby Elysian Kentarchy » Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:41 pm

Sraelyn wrote:
The World Capitalist Confederation wrote:United we stand, divided we fall. Let’s not get too divided with our prejudices or sense or privilege here: We all want to get rid of Carnifex.

The more sides to a civil war, the merrier.



Indeed. And thanks for expressing my annoyance IC with all the people showing up. :P


Celivaia wrote:"Today is a great day. Recently, we completed a project that will greatly help the Salarian Union in it's fight, and while I cannot divulge information about this project, I am pleased to announce that this project was no small feat, and for his dedication, work, and pure, brilliant genius, we have a special award for this Salarian. We cannot divulge the name of this operative, but we have given him a special award, the "Star of the Union," and as an added bonus, we have decided to rename this, our home planet, after him. As of this moment, you are now standing on Solus'Kesh."

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The V O I D
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Posts: 15924
Founded: Apr 13, 2014
Iron Fist Consumerists

Postby The V O I D » Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:21 pm

WTC: Just wanted to note that I think you need to slow down. You are getting kinda metagamey and godmoddy in some of your posts, what with your declaration that people definitely signed on, etc - even if they were minor noble NPCs rather than other people's characters, I'd prefer it if you didn't automatically try to shove things in your favor. Thank you.

I'll be posting IC soon enough; I offer my apologies for how slow I'm moving things, but I kinda have to at the moment. If you had your character speak to Jonathan/interact with him recently, please inform me so I can read your posts and adequately respond.

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The World Capitalist Confederation
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Posts: 615
Founded: Dec 07, 2018
Corporate Police State

Postby The World Capitalist Confederation » Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:26 pm

The V O I D wrote:WTC: Just wanted to note that I think you need to slow down. You are getting kinda metagamey and godmoddy in some of your posts, what with your declaration that people definitely signed on, etc - even if they were minor noble NPCs rather than other people's characters, I'd prefer it if you didn't automatically try to shove things in your favor. Thank you.

I'll be posting IC soon enough; I offer my apologies for how slow I'm moving things, but I kinda have to at the moment. If you had your character speak to Jonathan/interact with him recently, please inform me so I can read your posts and adequately respond.

Alright, I will. I noted that I spoke to those people in the past in my last post, suggesting that they were friends or past contacts, most likely other military contacts. Understood, however.
Is Homosexual.
IC name is Neo-British Empire.
This nation is just satire. I'm an anarcho-syndicalist IRL.
10.5: viewtopic.php?f=23&t=363018
Literature and Philosophical Index: http://www.dichotomytests.com/results.h ... a=100&p=80
http://www.dichotomytests.com/results.h ... =52.5&s=80
MBTI: ENTP
PolitiScales: http://politiscales.la-commune.net/en_U ... 0&comp=100

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Sraelyn
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Founded: Jan 02, 2017
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Postby Sraelyn » Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:27 pm

Elysian Kentarchy wrote:
Sraelyn wrote:The more sides to a civil war, the merrier.



Indeed. And thanks for expressing my annoyance IC with all the people showing up. :P

Yeah, had to say something about how people just kept pouring into the conversation.
(All those quotes were a nightmare to do on mobile tho)
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The World Capitalist Confederation
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Founded: Dec 07, 2018
Corporate Police State

Postby The World Capitalist Confederation » Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:35 pm

The V O I D wrote:WTC: Just wanted to note that I think you need to slow down. You are getting kinda metagamey and godmoddy in some of your posts, what with your declaration that people definitely signed on, etc - even if they were minor noble NPCs rather than other people's characters, I'd prefer it if you didn't automatically try to shove things in your favor. Thank you.

I'll be posting IC soon enough; I offer my apologies for how slow I'm moving things, but I kinda have to at the moment. If you had your character speak to Jonathan/interact with him recently, please inform me so I can read your posts and adequately respond.

Also, why does everyone hate me despite agreeing with me?
Is Homosexual.
IC name is Neo-British Empire.
This nation is just satire. I'm an anarcho-syndicalist IRL.
10.5: viewtopic.php?f=23&t=363018
Literature and Philosophical Index: http://www.dichotomytests.com/results.h ... a=100&p=80
http://www.dichotomytests.com/results.h ... =52.5&s=80
MBTI: ENTP
PolitiScales: http://politiscales.la-commune.net/en_U ... 0&comp=100

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Zapatha
Chargé d'Affaires
 
Posts: 453
Founded: Dec 28, 2013
New York Times Democracy

Postby Zapatha » Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:37 pm

The World Capitalist Confederation wrote:
The V O I D wrote:WTC: Just wanted to note that I think you need to slow down. You are getting kinda metagamey and godmoddy in some of your posts, what with your declaration that people definitely signed on, etc - even if they were minor noble NPCs rather than other people's characters, I'd prefer it if you didn't automatically try to shove things in your favor. Thank you.

I'll be posting IC soon enough; I offer my apologies for how slow I'm moving things, but I kinda have to at the moment. If you had your character speak to Jonathan/interact with him recently, please inform me so I can read your posts and adequately respond.

Also, why does everyone hate me despite agreeing with me?

Well parking an army outside of the city doesn't exactly make your character seem all to friendly or wanting a peaceful solution to the succession.

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The World Capitalist Confederation
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Posts: 615
Founded: Dec 07, 2018
Corporate Police State

Postby The World Capitalist Confederation » Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:42 pm

Zapatha wrote:
The World Capitalist Confederation wrote:Also, why does everyone hate me despite agreeing with me?

Well parking an army outside of the city doesn't exactly make your character seem all to friendly or wanting a peaceful solution to the succession.

What else am I supposed to do? Leave them in a fort on the other side of the continent, letting them rise into mutiny?
Is Homosexual.
IC name is Neo-British Empire.
This nation is just satire. I'm an anarcho-syndicalist IRL.
10.5: viewtopic.php?f=23&t=363018
Literature and Philosophical Index: http://www.dichotomytests.com/results.h ... a=100&p=80
http://www.dichotomytests.com/results.h ... =52.5&s=80
MBTI: ENTP
PolitiScales: http://politiscales.la-commune.net/en_U ... 0&comp=100

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Bla Ary
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Posts: 319
Founded: Jun 22, 2017
Capitalist Paradise

Postby Bla Ary » Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:52 pm

The Hierophancy wrote:
Skarten wrote:I would guess so. But you might end up not doing a lot, to be honest

I was thinking this would be a good time for it to go more praetorian. But if anybody wants one I'd also be interested in playing a lowly, recently-landed knight in their retinue.


I'll take you up on that.

*laughs in merman*

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Zapatha
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Posts: 453
Founded: Dec 28, 2013
New York Times Democracy

Postby Zapatha » Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:55 pm

The World Capitalist Confederation wrote:
Zapatha wrote:Well parking an army outside of the city doesn't exactly make your character seem all to friendly or wanting a peaceful solution to the succession.

What else am I supposed to do? Leave them in a fort on the other side of the continent, letting them rise into mutiny?

Well if they were to revolt just because their leader left for a few days, what kind of leader does that make your character? And how would that reflect your character's ability to successfully play the faction game in the succession crisis?

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The Hierophancy
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Posts: 766
Founded: Oct 24, 2016
Compulsory Consumerist State

Postby The Hierophancy » Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:55 pm

Skarten wrote:
The Hierophancy wrote:I was thinking this would be a good time for it to go more praetorian. But if anybody wants one I'd also be interested in playing a lowly, recently-landed knight in their retinue.

Well, you gotta know that not everyone has the feudalistic style knight retinues anymore. If im correct, the most advanced places would have an tech level around the late 15th and Early 16th centuries

CHIVALRY IS TIMELESS - but yeah basically feel like being a minor landed noble / knight playing the loyal bannerman.
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Skarten
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Posts: 4418
Founded: Dec 08, 2015
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Skarten » Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:58 pm

The Hierophancy wrote:
Skarten wrote:Well, you gotta know that not everyone has the feudalistic style knight retinues anymore. If im correct, the most advanced places would have an tech level around the late 15th and Early 16th centuries

CHIVALRY IS TIMELESS

Ya but feudalism isnt

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Skarten
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Founded: Dec 08, 2015
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Postby Skarten » Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:08 pm

The Hierophancy wrote:
Skarten wrote:Well, you gotta know that not everyone has the feudalistic style knight retinues anymore. If im correct, the most advanced places would have an tech level around the late 15th and Early 16th centuries

CHIVALRY IS TIMELESS - but yeah basically feel like being a minor landed noble / knight playing the loyal bannerman.

Maybe you could be a mercenary captain, or the leader of the Xarai Desert bandits or something

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Bla Ary
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Posts: 319
Founded: Jun 22, 2017
Capitalist Paradise

Postby Bla Ary » Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:12 pm

The Hierophancy wrote:
Skarten wrote:Well, you gotta know that not everyone has the feudalistic style knight retinues anymore. If im correct, the most advanced places would have an tech level around the late 15th and Early 16th centuries

CHIVALRY IS TIMELESS - but yeah basically feel like being a minor landed noble / knight playing the loyal bannerman.


All honesty, Atheo would be a good place. Not sure how many allies they'll have in the secession crisis, and Mako has a crew of generals you can step in as one of.

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The Hierophancy
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Posts: 766
Founded: Oct 24, 2016
Compulsory Consumerist State

Postby The Hierophancy » Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:26 pm

Bla Ary wrote:
The Hierophancy wrote:CHIVALRY IS TIMELESS - but yeah basically feel like being a minor landed noble / knight playing the loyal bannerman.


All honesty, Atheo would be a good place. Not sure how many allies they'll have in the secession crisis, and Mako has a crew of generals you can step in as one of.

Not sure about being a fish man, but could be interesting.

Skarten wrote:
The Hierophancy wrote:CHIVALRY IS TIMELESS - but yeah basically feel like being a minor landed noble / knight playing the loyal bannerman.

Maybe you could be a mercenary captain, or the leader of the Xarai Desert bandits or something

Playing a merc would be cool, though I'd rather be somebody's vassal than a contractor, maybe work my way up towards a title. Not sure a bandit would make a good loyal aide, though.

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The World Capitalist Confederation
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Posts: 615
Founded: Dec 07, 2018
Corporate Police State

Postby The World Capitalist Confederation » Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:29 pm

Zapatha wrote:
The World Capitalist Confederation wrote:What else am I supposed to do? Leave them in a fort on the other side of the continent, letting them rise into mutiny?

Well if they were to revolt just because their leader left for a few days, what kind of leader does that make your character? And how would that reflect your character's ability to successfully play the faction game in the succession crisis?

I don't want to take the risk. Nobody wants to take the risk. *Laughs in painfully made up excuses*
Is Homosexual.
IC name is Neo-British Empire.
This nation is just satire. I'm an anarcho-syndicalist IRL.
10.5: viewtopic.php?f=23&t=363018
Literature and Philosophical Index: http://www.dichotomytests.com/results.h ... a=100&p=80
http://www.dichotomytests.com/results.h ... =52.5&s=80
MBTI: ENTP
PolitiScales: http://politiscales.la-commune.net/en_U ... 0&comp=100

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Skarten
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Posts: 4418
Founded: Dec 08, 2015
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Skarten » Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:36 pm

The Hierophancy wrote:
Bla Ary wrote:
All honesty, Atheo would be a good place. Not sure how many allies they'll have in the secession crisis, and Mako has a crew of generals you can step in as one of.

Not sure about being a fish man, but could be interesting.

Skarten wrote:Maybe you could be a mercenary captain, or the leader of the Xarai Desert bandits or something

Playing a merc would be cool, though I'd rather be somebody's vassal than a contractor, maybe work my way up towards a title. Not sure a bandit would make a good loyal aide, though.


Well, It depends. Its a Desert laying in essentially the most valuable trade route of Gaia, speaking in terms of Gold. You could be the Chieftain or something of the nomads, who happened to take up banditry. You might find that a Lot of Nobles could use an Warlord. You could even receive a title. Who knows...

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Bla Ary
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Posts: 319
Founded: Jun 22, 2017
Capitalist Paradise

Postby Bla Ary » Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:59 pm

The Hierophancy wrote:
Bla Ary wrote:
All honesty, Atheo would be a good place. Not sure how many allies they'll have in the secession crisis, and Mako has a crew of generals you can step in as one of.

Not sure about being a fish man, but could be interesting.

Skarten wrote:Maybe you could be a mercenary captain, or the leader of the Xarai Desert bandits or something

Playing a merc would be cool, though I'd rather be somebody's vassal than a contractor, maybe work my way up towards a title. Not sure a bandit would make a good loyal aide, though.


Eh. You'll have gills and can breathe underwater. Now that Atheo is independent, I'm considering bubbling the city so its hospitable to other races.

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The World Capitalist Confederation
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Posts: 615
Founded: Dec 07, 2018
Corporate Police State

Postby The World Capitalist Confederation » Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:02 pm

Now, how does one make the planet colder? Or at least one region...Makes it less hospitable to invaders.
Is Homosexual.
IC name is Neo-British Empire.
This nation is just satire. I'm an anarcho-syndicalist IRL.
10.5: viewtopic.php?f=23&t=363018
Literature and Philosophical Index: http://www.dichotomytests.com/results.h ... a=100&p=80
http://www.dichotomytests.com/results.h ... =52.5&s=80
MBTI: ENTP
PolitiScales: http://politiscales.la-commune.net/en_U ... 0&comp=100

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Bla Ary
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Founded: Jun 22, 2017
Capitalist Paradise

Postby Bla Ary » Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:04 pm

The World Capitalist Confederation wrote:Now, how does one make the planet colder? Or at least one region...Makes it less hospitable to invaders.


Magic

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The World Capitalist Confederation
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Posts: 615
Founded: Dec 07, 2018
Corporate Police State

Postby The World Capitalist Confederation » Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:06 pm

Bla Ary wrote:
The World Capitalist Confederation wrote:Now, how does one make the planet colder? Or at least one region...Makes it less hospitable to invaders.


Magic

Too bad we're mostly technological rather than magic. I'll start to build armies that use only firearms soon enough...
Is Homosexual.
IC name is Neo-British Empire.
This nation is just satire. I'm an anarcho-syndicalist IRL.
10.5: viewtopic.php?f=23&t=363018
Literature and Philosophical Index: http://www.dichotomytests.com/results.h ... a=100&p=80
http://www.dichotomytests.com/results.h ... =52.5&s=80
MBTI: ENTP
PolitiScales: http://politiscales.la-commune.net/en_U ... 0&comp=100

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Skarten
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Founded: Dec 08, 2015
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Skarten » Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:09 pm

The World Capitalist Confederation wrote:
Bla Ary wrote:
Magic

Too bad we're mostly technological rather than magic. I'll start to build armies that use only firearms soon enough...

No you wont, the tech cap for even the most advanced regions is like Early 1500s

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The Hierophancy
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Founded: Oct 24, 2016
Compulsory Consumerist State

Postby The Hierophancy » Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:16 pm

Skarten wrote:
The Hierophancy wrote:Not sure about being a fish man, but could be interesting.


Playing a merc would be cool, though I'd rather be somebody's vassal than a contractor, maybe work my way up towards a title. Not sure a bandit would make a good loyal aide, though.


Well, It depends. Its a Desert laying in essentially the most valuable trade route of Gaia, speaking in terms of Gold. You could be the Chieftain or something of the nomads, who happened to take up banditry. You might find that a Lot of Nobles could use an Warlord. You could even receive a title. Who knows...

Speaking of regions, is there a world map?

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