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Postby Bla Ary » Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:09 pm

The V O I D wrote:If someone wants to make a Discord server or IRC, I wouldn't mind it. It certainly would make things easier.

I didn't finish my IC post, yet, and it's getting late and I have stuff to do in the morning. I'll post tomorrow in the IC. Please be patient and try not to move too far ahead without me.


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APPLICATION:


Name: Emon, Captain of the Silver Swords
Age: 31
Sex: Male
Race: Human
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Personality: Calm, collected and friendly, Emon is a generally deferential and quiet person - he is not, however, without spine, nor ambition, and though he's no cold pragmatist or brutal psychopath he's made a few moral transgressions of his own to make it to where he is now. Still, he generally attempts to be morally sound, honest, and loyal to his employer, so long as they make their payments, an attitude reflected by his company.
Skills: Skillful with sword, buckler, bow, spear and pike, charismatic and proficient at both tactics and strategy, along with the basic finances and economic know-how necessary in running a free company. All-around clever person.
House: N/A
Loyalties: Loyal to whoever pays him and his company's wages. Believes in the Empire as an idea, if not necessarily it's current administration.
Biography:
Emon was born to a family of turnip farmers within the exceedingly backwater county of Oeg, itself within the slightly less backwater duchy of Grenadiere. Their village, a quaint collection of earthen huts nestled against a particularly infertile patch of mountainside within a small valley known for little less than it's infertility, wasn't large enough to justify officially naming the place. When the need arose for it's residents to name their home, they usually referred to it by the singularly uncreative title of Turnip Farm, or, if seeking to impress, Turnip Farms. Needless to say, young Emon's childhood wasn't very eventful.

Even in the meager turnip fields of Turnip Farm, however, the young Emon's cleverness was recognized among the village serfs, whose stories and oral tradition, whilst admittedly not particularly extensive, were mastered by little Emon with startling speed. Startling for a community of relatively inbred turnip farmers, at least. And so, at around twelve years of age, Emon was packed off with a visiting priest and a sack of precious turnips, instructed to go on and learn to read, write, pray, and other such clever things, so as to make more of himself than he could farming turnips. Although diligent enough to start teaching Emon his letters in exchange for his vegetable riches, the priest was quick to sell the boy, or more specifically a contract of indentured servitude, to the first wealthy enough township he came upon, posing as the boys father. Emon, though not particularly fond of being sold, took to his labors well enough, helping to clear and develop farmland for one of Oeg's wealthier townships, the walled village of Oegsburg, whose modest industries consisted of forestry, farming and operating illegal mines on Dwarfish property. After he finished paying off his contract at around fifteen, Emon continued working various small jobs as a manual laborer, and eventually apprenticing under the towns only priest and scribe, but quickly grew bored of the temple's meager library and the meager town without it. And so, after bidding the priest farewell, Emon set off for the "great" city of Langsburg at sixteen years of age.

In Langsburg, Emon once again sought work as an apprentice scribe, working as a courier and teamster when the city's handful of professional men of letters didn't require assistants. Langsburg, however, much like Oegsburg, didn't prove to be particularly stimulating, and before long Emon found himself once again lusting after greater things. When the ragged free company known as the Silver Swords came limping into Langsburg Harbor, bloodied from some recent conflict further south and seeking to replenish their ranks, Emon signed on immediately, eager for adventure at eighteen. A literate man, Emon was immediately assigned the position of records-keeper and master of coin, the last occupant of those offices having perished to some monstrous foe.

The Silver Swords departed not long after, and determined to return to their roots after their bloody foray into the petty dynastic squabbles of the south, sailed on hired sail north, to the savage lands of Vlka, where the enemy was more oft beast than man. There the company took relatively small contracts - guarding settlements, eradicating packs of wolves and wolfmen, driving off bandits and escorting caravans. The company took on greater challenges too, when they presented themselves, hunting beasts more fell than simple wolves when they threatened communities with coin, fur or amber with which to pay. During this time Emon took to arms near as quick as he had to letters, and soon enough counted himself as among the company's better warriors and hunters, though his duties as company scribe took precedence. In his twenty fourth year, Emon was appointed a serjeant by the Captain at the time, Vexus Andoria, and given command of the company's van, a position in which he earned no small martial distinction, being credited with slaying the bandit Aulio the Bear in his twenty fifth year, and of defeating the werewolf known locally as the Grey Shadow that same year.

Both Emon and his company's greatest achievement at arms would occur later, however, in his twelfth year with the Silver Swords, when they chose to take a particularly risky - and rich - contract being offered by an eccentric, if cautious, forest-lord. Their task was simple - track down and kill the so-called White Lord, a beast more legend than fact said to lurk in the frozen, barren woods to the far north, surrounded by an army of abominations. Tales differ on the exact identity of the White Lord - some claimed him a wayward sorcerer, others a great, snow white werewolf, and many believed him to be an ancient vampire, attended to by an army of undead thralls. Even those who remained of the Silver Swords, upon their return, seemed unsure of what they had battled, though all agreed it was terrible, snow white and dreadfully strong, and that it was accompanied by dozens if not hundreds of white wolf-things. They also agreed upon what transpired after the Silver Swords, bone-weary, cold and low on supplies, stumbled upon the icy clearing in which the White Lord held court. Namely, a bloody, chaotic and costly battle in the snow, which seemed certainly lost after the White Lord, barreling through the hastily assembled company ranks like an avalanche, plucked Captain Andoria off his garron and ripped him in two, tossing the bleeding halves to either side and setting upon the shocked company spear. Emon, however, did not despair, instead calmly taking up the much-nicked silver sword that gave his company it's name and, at the head of his van, charging the fell beast, which he engaged in fierce battle before decapitating. Without their abhorrent chieftain, it is said that the other beasts were easily driven back and ridden down, their pelts, along with the shaggy white hide (whether it was his skin or already a cloak is a matter of fierce contention among the Silver Swords) of the fallen Lord, which was bestowed upon Emon, along with the silver sword and accompanying Captaincy.

After delivering the White Lord's monstrous head (mantle-ready) and receiving his reward, Emon immediately set forth southwards, determined to make something of his little free company. Collecting new recruits along the way, the sellswords made the slow march south, taking what jobs they could as they went and seeking newer, more profitable contracts. They happened to be in great luck, as only a year into their latest foray south, the Empire was thrown into a succession crisis, and contracts were suddenly common as weeds. Emon, ever a man for stealing the march, went with one of the first one's offered - a simple contract of service to a certain fishy fellow...

The Silver Swords are a relatively new company, founded about a century ago in Vlka. Initially a simple militia, the Silver Swords were created by a small band of ambitious Northern homesteaders as a means to defend their newly founded settlements and named after the four blades their pooled funds were able to afford - three simple steel swords coated in a thin layer of silver and one blade of solid silver-alloy. The militia had some success, quickly assembling and setting forth whenever one of the tiny townships or homesteads in their little corner of the North called for aid, pushing back countless wolf-thing incursions. However, as their small settlements grew, so too did the attacks, and before long for every five homesteads, ringforts or colonies saved from destruction, one was lost, fallen before the Silver Swords could arrive or overwhelmed. Within a decade of their little colonies founding, it had been reduced to half it's peak size, and by the end of that year, it was destroyed. The Silver Swords, however, were not - incorporating the survivors of their failed colony, they set forth, homeless now, but eager for vengeance, and vowing to prevent more men from being driven from their homes. The company marched and rode from town to town, village to village, aiding in their conflicts with the forest about them. At first, they accepted only what was offered freely, living off of charity. As the years rolled on, however, and the company waxed, waned and changed, they began charging for their services, eventually becoming a mercenary company in all but name, and then in that as well. A new generation of Silver Swords, fed up with the meager offerings of meat, fur, wood and amber they received in exchange for hunting overgrown dogs, chose to hunt bigger contracts, aiding local Vlkan nobility in their petty disputes for a reasonable price. Even in this, however, margins were thin, and so the company headed south, to a land where the grass was greener, the weather warmer and the conflicts both bloodier and more frequent. There they remained, marching back and forth from city to city, war to war, dying and recruiting and killing and dying some more, fighting bandits, vampires, lizardmen, armed peasants, and, of course, other free companies. In their fifth decade down-south, however, the company fought a battle that nearly proved their end upon a field of fire and death. The Silver Swords who emerged from that conflict were a significantly more humble breed than those who had entered, and their newly elected Captain, Vexus Andoria, decided that it was time for the Silver Swords to leave behind the brutal thirst for gold that had drawn them south and return to what they were founded for - killing beasts. And so it was for a good ten years, before his death and the assumption of a new Captain, one who reignited his company's ambition and led them south once more.

The Silver Swords are a diverse company, it's members reflecting the band's history, drawn from all across the Empire, though most are from it's Eastern realms. Their specialty lies within the company's pike-and-bow, though the Silver Swords possess mean divisions of cavalry and mounted archers as well. The company numbers 700 fighting men in total - 150 of which are mounted, 300 of which are armed with pikes, 150 with bow, and 100 as heavy men-at-arms.

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Postby Skarten » Sun Jan 13, 2019 3:09 am

Union Princes wrote:Has my lore app for Montesquieu been accepted yet?

Also, no guns

I thought we were high medieval when gunpowder was too primitive for guns

The most advanced places on Gaia are on late 1400s Early 1500s last time i checked

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Postby Elysian Kentarchy » Sun Jan 13, 2019 9:43 am

Honestly why people keep trying to bring firearms into medieval fantasy is beyond me some of us don't exactly want to see our armies being killed off so dishonorably. :P
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Postby Ruskland-Preuben » Sun Jan 13, 2019 9:51 am

Elysian Kentarchy wrote:Honestly why people keep trying to bring firearms into medieval fantasy is beyond me some of us don't exactly want to see our armies being killed off so dishonorably. :P

Yeah I want my ebin swordbites.
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Postby The World Capitalist Confederation » Sun Jan 13, 2019 9:57 am

Elysian Kentarchy wrote:Honestly why people keep trying to bring firearms into medieval fantasy is beyond me some of us don't exactly want to see our armies being killed off so dishonorably. :P

‘Coz I’m a steampunk man. Whilst this isn’t steampunk, I at least want something Victorian or Early Industrial.
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Postby Skarten » Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:07 am

The World Capitalist Confederation wrote:
Elysian Kentarchy wrote:Honestly why people keep trying to bring firearms into medieval fantasy is beyond me some of us don't exactly want to see our armies being killed off so dishonorably. :P

‘Coz I’m a steampunk man. Whilst this isn’t steampunk, I at least want something Victorian or Early Industrial.

Well, you're not going to get it. I mean come on, Victorian or early Industrial? That's too much. We're not getting any close to that.
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Postby Skarten » Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:08 am

Elysian Kentarchy wrote:Honestly why people keep trying to bring firearms into medieval fantasy is beyond me some of us don't exactly want to see our armies being killed off so dishonorably. :P

Who doesn't love Arquebusiers and Full Plate Armor Mercenaries?

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Postby The Twelve Isles » Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:16 am

My latest post is up.
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Postby The World Capitalist Confederation » Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:20 am

Skarten wrote:
The World Capitalist Confederation wrote:‘Coz I’m a steampunk man. Whilst this isn’t steampunk, I at least want something Victorian or Early Industrial.

Well, you're not going to get it. I mean come on, Victorian or early Industrial? That's too much. We're not getting any close to that.

You'll get it after some time, believe me. Progress doesn't stop. It's like trying to use exponential numbers to get one quintillion. Sure, it's slow going at first, but then you get from 1 quadrillion to 1 quintillion within ten cycles, vs your 1 to 1,024 earlier. After maybe a hundred years ish of gameplay, we'll begin the industrial revolution. In fact, the Empire already seems to be in the Enlightenment when it comes to political technology.
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Postby The World Capitalist Confederation » Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:21 am

The Twelve Isles wrote:My latest post is up.

It already has been for several hours.
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Postby Skarten » Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:33 am

The World Capitalist Confederation wrote:
Skarten wrote:Well, you're not going to get it. I mean come on, Victorian or early Industrial? That's too much. We're not getting any close to that.

You'll get it after some time, believe me. Progress doesn't stop. It's like trying to use exponential numbers to get one quintillion. Sure, it's slow going at first, but then you get from 1 quadrillion to 1 quintillion within ten cycles, vs your 1 to 1,024 earlier. After maybe a hundred years ish of gameplay, we'll begin the industrial revolution. In fact, the Empire already seems to be in the Enlightenment when it comes to political technology.

Not really, Feudalism still seems to be around, so no. Plus, please stop going against what OP said, our best technology is at the 1400's and 1500's. I Doubt We're going to have gameplay for over 300 IC years, that's just unrealistic. In case you didn't notice, only a few characters are vampires, and doubt anyone would like to just have to make an entirely new character because steampunk.
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Postby Union Princes » Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:42 am

The Twelve Isles wrote:My latest post is up.

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Postby Bla Ary » Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:53 am

Skarten wrote:
The World Capitalist Confederation wrote:You'll get it after some time, believe me. Progress doesn't stop. It's like trying to use exponential numbers to get one quintillion. Sure, it's slow going at first, but then you get from 1 quadrillion to 1 quintillion within ten cycles, vs your 1 to 1,024 earlier. After maybe a hundred years ish of gameplay, we'll begin the industrial revolution. In fact, the Empire already seems to be in the Enlightenment when it comes to political technology.

Not really, Feudalism still seems to be around, so no. Plus, please stop going against what OP said, our best technology is at the 1400's and 1500's. I Doubt We're going to have gameplay for over 300 IC years, that's just unrealistic. In case you didn't notice, only a few characters are vampires, and doubt anyone would like to just have to make an entirely new character because steampunk.


I have to agree with Skarten on this.

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Postby The World Capitalist Confederation » Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:01 am

Skarten wrote:
The World Capitalist Confederation wrote:You'll get it after some time, believe me. Progress doesn't stop. It's like trying to use exponential numbers to get one quintillion. Sure, it's slow going at first, but then you get from 1 quadrillion to 1 quintillion within ten cycles, vs your 1 to 1,024 earlier. After maybe a hundred years ish of gameplay, we'll begin the industrial revolution. In fact, the Empire already seems to be in the Enlightenment when it comes to political technology.

Not really, Feudalism still seems to be around, so no. Plus, please stop going against what OP said, our best technology is at the 1400's and 1500's. I Doubt We're going to have gameplay for over 300 IC years, that's just unrealistic. In case you didn't notice, only a few characters are vampires, and doubt anyone would like to just have to make an entirely new character because steampunk.

Feudalism was around during the Enlightenment. It was still holding in the less liberal regions of Europe, such as Russia, along with Japan. I wasn't referring to actual physical technology, but as in political technology, ie the technology of ideas, thoughts and concepts. For example, communism and fascism are advanced in the political tree, despite them having no need for a modern society. The more complex or obscure an idea is, the further it is in the branch. Also, with hundreds of years, unless your character somehow avoids death, you'll have to make a new character anyway. Most will adapt anyway, maybe with a lot of resistance. Again, technology isn't static. Compare the tech, say, 12,000 years ago to the medieval period. You'll see they're very similar. Scientific progress happens whether you like it or not.
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Postby Skarten » Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:06 am

The World Capitalist Confederation wrote:
Skarten wrote:Not really, Feudalism still seems to be around, so no. Plus, please stop going against what OP said, our best technology is at the 1400's and 1500's. I Doubt We're going to have gameplay for over 300 IC years, that's just unrealistic. In case you didn't notice, only a few characters are vampires, and doubt anyone would like to just have to make an entirely new character because steampunk.

Feudalism was around during the Enlightenment. It was still holding in the less liberal regions of Europe, such as Russia, along with Japan. I wasn't referring to actual physical technology, but as in political technology, ie the technology of ideas, thoughts and concepts. For example, communism and fascism are advanced in the political tree, despite them having no need for a modern society. The more complex or obscure an idea is, the further it is in the branch. Also, with hundreds of years, unless your character somehow avoids death, you'll have to make a new character anyway. Most will adapt anyway, maybe with a lot of resistance. Again, technology isn't static. Compare the tech, say, 12,000 years ago to the medieval period. You'll see they're very similar. Scientific progress happens whether you like it or not.


Uhm, Yes, but maybe you didn't get this, but this RP is revolving around the Terran throne crisis. We're probably not going to continue for centuries and centuries.

Also, about your statements, i'll have to ask if you have actually ever went so far as to open a history book. 12.000 years ago, metal hadn't been even discovered.
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Postby Elysian Kentarchy » Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:08 am

Skarten wrote:
The World Capitalist Confederation wrote:You'll get it after some time, believe me. Progress doesn't stop. It's like trying to use exponential numbers to get one quintillion. Sure, it's slow going at first, but then you get from 1 quadrillion to 1 quintillion within ten cycles, vs your 1 to 1,024 earlier. After maybe a hundred years ish of gameplay, we'll begin the industrial revolution. In fact, the Empire already seems to be in the Enlightenment when it comes to political technology.

Not really, Feudalism still seems to be around, so no. Plus, please stop going against what OP said, our best technology is at the 1400's and 1500's. I Doubt We're going to have gameplay for over 300 IC years, that's just unrealistic. In case you didn't notice, only a few characters are vampires, and doubt anyone would like to just have to make an entirely new character because steampunk.


Now that you mention it a 300 year long civil war over who get's to warm the throne (long after all initial claimants and maybe also their dynasties are dead) does sound appealing. :P

But yeah no.


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Postby The World Capitalist Confederation » Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:13 am

Skarten wrote:
The World Capitalist Confederation wrote:Feudalism was around during the Enlightenment. It was still holding in the less liberal regions of Europe, such as Russia, along with Japan. I wasn't referring to actual physical technology, but as in political technology, ie the technology of ideas, thoughts and concepts. For example, communism and fascism are advanced in the political tree, despite them having no need for a modern society. The more complex or obscure an idea is, the further it is in the branch. Also, with hundreds of years, unless your character somehow avoids death, you'll have to make a new character anyway. Most will adapt anyway, maybe with a lot of resistance. Again, technology isn't static. Compare the tech, say, 12,000 years ago to the medieval period. You'll see they're very similar. Scientific progress happens whether you like it or not.


Uhm, Yes, but maybe you didn't get this, but this RP is revolving around the Terran throne crisis. We're probably not going to continue for centuries and centuries.

Also, about your statements, this might be a bit rude i'll have to ask if you have actually even went so far as to open a history book. 12.000 years ago, metal hadn't been even discovered.

I know about metal, but look at the way people fought wars. It was still very basic, very brutish and fought with mostly melee weapons, with the limited use of horses and spears. Also, I don't think the RP will close when someone's appointed. I think it'll go on, even if it's completely stable, because there's still more interesting things to do.

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Postby Skarten » Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:18 am

The World Capitalist Confederation wrote:
Skarten wrote:
Uhm, Yes, but maybe you didn't get this, but this RP is revolving around the Terran throne crisis. We're probably not going to continue for centuries and centuries.

Also, about your statements, this might be a bit rude i'll have to ask if you have actually even went so far as to open a history book. 12.000 years ago, metal hadn't been even discovered.

I know about metal, but look at the way people fought wars. It was still very basic, very brutish and fought with mostly melee weapons, with the limited use of horses and spears. Also, I don't think the RP will close when someone's appointed. I think it'll go on, even if it's completely stable, because there's still more interesting things to do.

"A tree has one main branch, yet it creates hundreds of smaller ones..Each one can be climbed and seen, for a tree without its spokes is like a wall without bricks."


Uhhhh, once again, you're wrong. Comparing warfare in the stone age with warfare in the middle ages would be like comparing today's warfare to warfare in the roman period. They're just completely different. I mean come on, do you know anything about the middle ages at all?
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Postby The World Capitalist Confederation » Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:24 am

Skarten wrote:
The World Capitalist Confederation wrote:I know about metal, but look at the way people fought wars. It was still very basic, very brutish and fought with mostly melee weapons, with the limited use of horses and spears. Also, I don't think the RP will close when someone's appointed. I think it'll go on, even if it's completely stable, because there's still more interesting things to do.

"A tree has one main branch, yet it creates hundreds of smaller ones..Each one can be climbed and seen, for a tree without its spokes is like a wall without bricks."


Uhm, once again, you're wrong. Comparing warfare in the stone age with warfare in the middle ages would be like comparing today's warfare to warfare in the roman period. They're just completely different. I mean come on, do you know anything about the middle ages at all?

Alright then. How about 4,000 years ago?
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Postby Skarten » Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:32 am

The World Capitalist Confederation wrote:
Skarten wrote:
Uhm, once again, you're wrong. Comparing warfare in the stone age with warfare in the middle ages would be like comparing today's warfare to warfare in the roman period. They're just completely different. I mean come on, do you know anything about the middle ages at all?

Alright then. How about 4,000 years ago?

Then it was the bronze age. Stuff was still very, very different. For example, horses were barely able to hold an fully armed soldier, so they had to resort to chariots. Most of the world was still lacking any form of civilization, and there were still hunter gatherers all around.

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Postby Sraelyn » Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:37 am

Skarten wrote:
The World Capitalist Confederation wrote:Alright then. How about 4,000 years ago?

Then it was the bronze age. Stuff was still very, very different. For example, horses were barely able to hold an fully armed soldier, so they had to resort to chariots. Most of the world was still lacking any form of civilization, and there were still hunter gatherers all around.


There weren't even chariots at that point, it would take another 400 years for them to be used in war. By 2000 BC they were still using copper tipped spears and arrows along with basic wooden shields.

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Postby The Twelve Isles » Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:52 am

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The Twelve Isles wrote:My latest post is up.

post up.


Alright, ill try to get another one up by the end of the day.
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Postby The World Capitalist Confederation » Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:58 am

Skarten wrote:
The World Capitalist Confederation wrote:Alright then. How about 4,000 years ago?

Then it was the bronze age. Stuff was still very, very different. For example, horses were barely able to hold an fully armed soldier, so they had to resort to chariots. Most of the world was still lacking any form of civilization, and there were still hunter gatherers all around.

Yes, it was. But then, imagine the world 4,000 years from now, then you'll understand. Actually, imagine it in 100 or 200 years from now. What took millenia takes decades, what took decades takes months, and what took months takes days. Time is speeding up in the figurative sense.
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Postby Skarten » Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:59 am

The World Capitalist Confederation wrote:
Skarten wrote:Then it was the bronze age. Stuff was still very, very different. For example, horses were barely able to hold an fully armed soldier, so they had to resort to chariots. Most of the world was still lacking any form of civilization, and there were still hunter gatherers all around.

Yes, it was. But then, imagine the world 4,000 years from now, then you'll understand. Actually, imagine it in 100 or 200 years from now.

It'll be very different. You're not making any sense.

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