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A m e n r i a
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Democratic Socialists

Postby A m e n r i a » Wed Feb 03, 2021 10:54 pm

Panemore wrote:Does every RP here have to take place in the NationStates world?


There is no one NationStates world. NationStates is an omniverse with multiple universes within. This is why you see multiple Americas, Germanies, Russias, and so on.
The Empire of Amenria (亚洲帝国)

Sinocentric Asian theocratic absolute monarchy. Set 28 years in the future. On-site factbooks are no longer canon.

Happy National Day!


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Silvedania
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Left-Leaning College State

Postby Silvedania » Thu Feb 04, 2021 10:42 am

A m e n r i a wrote:
Panemore wrote:Does every RP here have to take place in the NationStates world?


There is no one NationStates world. NationStates is an omniverse with multiple universes within. This is why you see multiple Americas, Germanies, Russias, and so on.

And why you see nations not on Earth.
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SamuelRichards
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Ex-Nation

Postby SamuelRichards » Tue Apr 06, 2021 10:54 am

That's a very fantastic link, thank you for providing it. :)

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A m e n r i a
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Democratic Socialists

Postby A m e n r i a » Fri Apr 09, 2021 12:15 am

Silvedania wrote:
A m e n r i a wrote:
There is no one NationStates world. NationStates is an omniverse with multiple universes within. This is why you see multiple Americas, Germanies, Russias, and so on.

And why you see nations not on Earth.


I mean, an Earth could exist in their universe...
The Empire of Amenria (亚洲帝国)

Sinocentric Asian theocratic absolute monarchy. Set 28 years in the future. On-site factbooks are no longer canon.

Happy National Day!


Save yourselves from yourselves.

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KexinNation
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Founded: Apr 11, 2021
Ex-Nation

Postby KexinNation » Sun Apr 11, 2021 9:53 pm

So, in building a regional role-play, could I get a few canonical name drops?
A notable leader, or nationality, that would start and finish an argument on Twitcher
A notable nation whose leader has no clue what they are doing
A notable two-party state that has no agreement between the two parties
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Jutsa
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Capitalizt

Postby Jutsa » Mon Apr 12, 2021 9:25 am

Uh, do you mean help in coming up with names for creating such instances,
or names of those meeting your criteria which are already canon?

I can drop all kinds of names and whatnots left and right but in the roleplay stratosphere I'm but a pocket of magma.
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Shwe Tu Colony
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Postby Shwe Tu Colony » Mon Apr 12, 2021 5:51 pm

Jutsa wrote:Uh, do you mean help in coming up with names for creating such instances,
or names of those meeting your criteria which are already canon?

I can drop all kinds of names and whatnots left and right but in the roleplay stratosphere I'm but a pocket of magma.


The mention of Twitcher has me assume that KexinNation is asking for pre-existing in-issue names, which was why I asked in the Got Issues? Discord. I know the annoying Twitcher character is Blackacre's supreme leader, at least.
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Jutsa
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Postby Jutsa » Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:30 pm

Oh! I see!

Well, if you want canon, in-issue leaders and nations, then it just so happens I run the list of ingame nations. :)

1. Blackacre, whose leader is Valeria Drake and literally does this exact thing.
2. (Aside from your own) Nothing concretely established as so, however, there are a couple possibilities: Possibly Bigtopia, and almost definitely Ausblic (they gifted you five thousand fruit baskets). Tasmania's also pretty high up there, and I'm not throwing out the possibility of Zompaboodaland's leader being totally clueless either.
3. Total gridlock state? Easy - we actually have an issue that specifically makes this detail known (1163) about Brancaland! (Though you could also probably use Merovingia, which is based on Belgium, or the United Federation, which... well, hopefully that one's obvious.)

If you want to learn a bit more about these nations - and others like them - I actually have a full list here!
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Deniria
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Founded: Apr 13, 2021
Ex-Nation

Postby Deniria » Tue Apr 13, 2021 12:54 pm

We can create like a Solar Sistem and the most influential nations will have more territory on each planet.

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INVERUGIE
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Ex-Nation

Postby INVERUGIE » Sun May 16, 2021 4:34 am

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Ransium
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Democratic Socialists

Postby Ransium » Thu May 20, 2021 10:05 am

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Alabaman Morgz
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Ex-Nation

Postby Alabaman Morgz » Mon Jun 14, 2021 6:16 pm

i am...
THE WORST COUNTRY EVER!!!

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Laka Strolistandiler
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Authoritarian Democracy

Postby Laka Strolistandiler » Fri Jun 18, 2021 1:50 pm

I would appreciate some help with designing threads for the RP I’m planning to do after my exams end. The problem is that I know next to nothing about making threads in NS. Perhaps someone could’ve helped me?
I’ll give more details if anyone would wish to assist me if that’s a wrong thread to post in apologies
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Shwe Tu Colony
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Postby Shwe Tu Colony » Fri Jun 18, 2021 5:53 pm

Laka Strolistandiler wrote:I would appreciate some help with designing threads for the RP I’m planning to do after my exams end. The problem is that I know next to nothing about making threads in NS. Perhaps someone could’ve helped me?
I’ll give more details if anyone would wish to assist me if that’s a wrong thread to post in apologies


If you're trying to formulate a roleplay thread idea, the RP Think Tank is better for that purpose, but I wouldn't expect anyone to be annoyed at your post here.
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Williams High School
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Founded: Mar 13, 2021
Ex-Nation

Postby Williams High School » Thu Jul 22, 2021 10:58 am

I'm gonna revive a to that explores the levels of politics and defense: with teenagers in their government

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Justosia
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Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Justosia » Sat Aug 28, 2021 1:25 pm

We RP our nation's internal politics here?

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A m e n r i a
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Democratic Socialists

Postby A m e n r i a » Thu Sep 02, 2021 6:20 am

Shwe Tu Colony wrote:
Laka Strolistandiler wrote:I would appreciate some help with designing threads for the RP I’m planning to do after my exams end. The problem is that I know next to nothing about making threads in NS. Perhaps someone could’ve helped me?
I’ll give more details if anyone would wish to assist me if that’s a wrong thread to post in apologies


If you're trying to formulate a roleplay thread idea, the RP Think Tank is better for that purpose, but I wouldn't expect anyone to be annoyed at your post here.


Shwe himself is a top-tier player, you could ask him ig lol

Justosia wrote:We RP our nation's internal politics here?


This subforum? Yes.

Now for a question of my own. How old would a thread be to consider gravedigging?
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The Empire of Amenria (亚洲帝国)

Sinocentric Asian theocratic absolute monarchy. Set 28 years in the future. On-site factbooks are no longer canon.

Happy National Day!


Save yourselves from yourselves.

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Wormfodder Delivery
Chargé d'Affaires
 
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Founded: Feb 14, 2021
Corporate Police State

Postby Wormfodder Delivery » Thu Sep 09, 2021 10:42 am

So, using This exchange before the cultimation here, I plan to have something like an internal discussion about the upper board happen regarding the topic of slavery.
It certainly would be singleplayer RP, but I'm not sure if I should make it open for others or how I should accomplish that even.
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Santheres
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Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Santheres » Fri Sep 17, 2021 3:05 pm

Sorry about the lack of response here. I didn't have this thread in my history previously to monitor it.

Justosia wrote:We RP our nation's internal politics here?


Yes. You can also RP it in the International Incidents forum. Either one works.

A m e n r i a wrote:Now for a question of my own. How old would a thread be to consider gravedigging?


It's not an exact science, but I would say that unless you're a current participant, don't post if there hasn't been one within the month. If you are a current participant, then it's usually not a gravedig under most circumstances.


Wormfodder Delivery wrote:So, using This exchange before the cultimation here, I plan to have something like an internal discussion about the upper board happen regarding the topic of slavery.
It certainly would be singleplayer RP, but I'm not sure if I should make it open for others or how I should accomplish that even.


I don't particularly imagine that others will have much interest in RPing characters in from your nation discussing internal concepts for you. I can always recommend a "maintenance thread" though, which is basically a solo-RP thread for all the things that might be important but don't really fit in other threads.

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LADY RUNA FARIBA
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Founded: Nov 15, 2021
Mother Knows Best State

We really need more issues on black marketing.

Postby LADY RUNA FARIBA » Sat Nov 20, 2021 10:29 pm

The economics on the game is completely not aware of my ideology nor philosophy on economics.
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Santheres
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Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Santheres » Sun Nov 21, 2021 2:15 pm

LADY RUNA FARIBA wrote:The economics on the game is completely not aware of my ideology nor philosophy on economics.


RP is typically divorced from gameplay stats for this (amongst other) reasons.

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