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Wait, is a football/soccer cup drawing nigh? Martenyika is interested.

Corindia wrote:Shidei thinking of moving the gang to a 50 gal with a slate hardscape and more intentionally chosen plants than what I have now. Thing is, idk how long I want to stay where I am. So maybe it'll be a post move thing.

Tanks are awful to move so don't get a bigger one until you know you're going to stay in place.

I haven't decided what I want to do with my new tank. I've been waffling over how I want to lay it out and what I want to do with it both hardscape and flora/fauna wise, and have made no progress other than washing it out and putting it on the stand. Since my current tank is a jungle of vallisneria at this point I want to make sure the new one stays under control, but it's also a larger tank, and the more plants I have the less work I have to do myself to keep the water params and algae in line.

I'm nowhere near good enough to do it, but an Indian Mudskipper tank would be so neat to have

Dragao do Mar wrote:
Remark:
The Marian government condems the use of the
terms "Free Powers" and "Neo-Imperialists" to
create a bias of "moral superiority" of the winner
side of the Imperial War over the loser side.
Don't be manacheistic to the point of assuming
that there is a good and a bad side in wars.

Background

The participation of Drag„o do Mar in the Imperial War (1941-1948) in the side of the Neo-Imperialists is explained by a number of reasons.

The first is the alliance with Rio do Ouro (New Totzka) that was established during the War of the Contested Crown (1915-1917). In this conflict, the Ouronan Royalists, backed by the governments of Rio do Ouro and Drag„o do Mar, fought against the Ouronan Parliamentarists, backed by Ouronan insurgents, liberals and the government of Almorea. In the aftermath, the war helped to restore Ouronan-Marian relations, as it ended the cycle of revanchism between the two nations that lasted for centuries, and it also created and sentiment of distrust with Almorea.

The second was the anti-Noronican sentiment, caused by the Great Argus Wars, and its expansion over the Mesder Sea, that began in 1802 with the establishment of a settlement in Black Isle by the Noronnican West Sea Company.

The third was the good relations between Drag„o do Mar and Keomora, that became stronger with the Keomoran support to the Marian monarchy during the Republican Revolt (1889-1890).

The fourth was the political and economic crisis of Drag„o do Mar from 1920-1924, that made possible the election of Camilo Gomes, of the Marian Socialist Party to the post of Grand Minister of the country. Since 1823, when the country was born, the political powers of Head of Government were inferior to the powers of the Head of State, which was the Marian monarch. But in 1926, the first year of government of Camilo Gomes, the Amendment 89 was approved by the Marian parliament, and it removed all the powers of the King Carlos, turning the monarch of Drag„o do Mar merely a decorative figure. With that, the post of Prime Minister was created, and it would have all the control over the leadership of the country.



Prime Minister Camilo Gomes in 1936

The rule of Prime Minister Camilo Gomes

Camilo Gomes was democratically elected by the Marian population in the context of a economic and political crisis. With the approval of the Amendment 89 in his first year of government, in 1926, the political power of Drag„o do Mar became concentrated in the hands of the Prime Minister, while the King became a cerimonial symbol.


Symbol of the Marian Socialist Party (PMS)
After the political reform, the main objective of Camilo Gomes was the reconstruction of Drag„o do Mar under the ideals of the Marian Socialism, that, in his words "Would guarantee the sovereignty of the kingdom for a hundred years". However, the Marian socialist government didn't pursued or imprisioned the bourgeois class through socialist revolution, but insted it aimed to slowly turn the country from a free market into a mixed market before turning the country into fully socialist. According to the Prime Minister Gomes, "Drag„o do Mar already passed by a revolution. We don't need another" (mentioning the Marian Revolution of 1823).

Several sectors of the Marian economy were nationalized yet in 1926, including the mining, oil, agriculture and metallurgical industries. It was a radical measure in the view of the media and the social elites, which became afraid of the ambitions of Camilo Gomes, but the masses of the Marian population supported him.

The government Drag„o do Mar banned multinational companies of banking and tellecommunications from the country, as, in the words of PM Gomes, "The objective of these parasitic enterprises was to steal the Marian wealth and misinform the Marian population". The state-owneds banking company Banco of Drag„o do Mar and the news publisher DiŠrio do Drag„o were created in few time to compete with Marian private companies of these sectors.

In 1928, with the country successfully recovering from the economic crisis, tens of Marian public institutions of education and research were created. With that, a great portion of the Marian population had access to schools and universities for the first time. It wasn't a surprise for anyone when, later in this year, Prime Minister Camilo Gomes was elected to serve for more four years as Prime Minister of Drag„o do Mar.


The reconstruction of the Marian Armed Forces

In the project of rebirth of Drag„o do Mar as a socialist kingdom, Prime Minister Camilo Gomes emphasized the importance to rebuild the strenght of the Marian Armed Forces and its reliance with the population. "As long as the Marian military continue subservient to the Marian people, Drag„o do Mar will be subservient to no nation" used to say Gomes.

The first fruits of Marian investments in educations were harvested in 1932, when a whole generation of Marians finished their graduation courses in high-quality public universities. Engineers, physics and chemists became important in a national level, as the most of them were searched to work in a group of Marian state-owned companies of military research, including Barcones Defesa Naval, AviaÁ„o Mariana, Blindados & Cia, Companhia de Tiros e Armas, and others.


The beginning of the Imperial War

Neutral Drag„o do Mar

In 16th of March, 1941, the Imperial War had started. The initiators of the conflict, which were labelled as Neo-Imperialists, were Keomora, Magarat (Athara Magarat), Rio do Ouro (New Totzka) and Norstham, and they rose to defy the dominant powers in the Western Isles. The defenders of the status quo in the region, which were labelled as the Free Powers, were Noronica, Almorea, Miklania, Aizcona, and several others.

At the beggining of the war, the Marian government was in a dilemma. While the country was reconstructed from a economic crisis and had modernized armed forces, its leader, Prime Minister Camilo Gomes was against the confront, and adopted a neutral instance towards both sides, even through Drag„o do Mar was closer to the Neo-Imperialists in many aspects.

The reluctance to pick a side to support yielded very good fruits to Drag„o do Mar in the first months of the war. While the Neo-Imperialists bought manufactured weapons and military vehicles from Drag„o do Mar, the Free Powers bought beverages, agricultural goods and minerals. The Marian economy, which was a mixed one, felt stimulated to increase its production, and PM Camilo Gomes considered the possibility to maintain the country permanently neutral in the conflict.


A Marian squad of volunteers that served in
support of Rio do Ouro in 1941
Differently from the industrial sectors, which were confortable with the Marian neutrality in the beggining of the conflict, the civil society of the country became very inquiet with the idea of abstaining from a war that was happening right in the proximities of Drag„o do Mar. The conflict between Rio do Ouro and Almorea, especifically, mobilized tens of thousands of demonstrators in favor of the Ouronans, who, beyond to having several cultural similarities with the Marians due to the mutual Portuguese colonization, also were in an alliance with Drag„o do Mar since 1917, and proved to be reliable partners. Also, hundreds of persons protested in the streets of Messejana in favor of the Empire of Magarat, mostly Marians who descended from the Tamu ethnic group, that is native from Athara Magarat. The support of the Marians to Rio do Ouro and Magarat was so great that the government of Drag„o do Mar authorized the creation of a army division composed by 18,000 Marian vollunteers that would receive basic military training before being sent to these two Neo-Imperialists nations. In June of 1941, 11,800 soldiers, which were mostly Portuguese-descendents, were transported to Rio do Ouro to fight in the side of the Ouronans in the south of Almorea, while 6,200, that were ethnic Tamus, were shipped to fight in the side of the Magaratis in the battles of Central Argus.

By August of 1941, the Marian economy felt the first negative impacts of the Imperial War. The foreing purchases of Marian products had fallen abruptelly, as most of the nations involved in the conflict decreased their importations. The imports by the Free Powers, however, decreased much more, as the commercial routes became changed by the dinamic of naval battles in the Karnali Sea and the Mesder Sea. The only foreign markets that didn't decreased their imports from Drag„o do Mar in August were the ones of Rio do Ouro and Keomora, in part by the existence of the trans-Raedlon railway, which crossed the three countries.

In the following months, until the end of 1941, the Marian commerce would become stagnated. The international trade in the Western Isles was drastically impaired and without previsions of a recovery in the next year. It's possible that, at this point, Prime Ministed Camilo Gomes approximated to the Emperor of Magarat, Temur Buduja, and they might have realized that, despite following different political ideals, both had much in common, as the aversion against the liberal economic model and the status quo of geopolitics in the Western Isles.


Entrance of Drag„o do Mar in the War

After the forces of Rio do Ouro and Marian volunteers reached a stalemate in the south of Almorea, the Marian military strategists convinced Camilo Gomes that it was finally the time for Drag„o do Mar to enter in the war. For that, Prime Minister Gomes decided to initially mobilize the Marian Royal Navy in favor of Magarat and the Neo-Imperialists, in order to increase the pression against Almorea.


Footage of the First Battle of the Karnali Sea,
of May 30th to June 4th, 1942
The Karnali Sea is the body of water between the Mesder Sea and the Argean Sea, and is a historically important commercial route. So that, the Marian leader Camilo Gomes knew that having control over it would be essential essential during the Imperial War.

In April 1st of 1942, Drag„o do Mar declared war on the Free Powers and joined the Neo-Imperialists, leaving the neutral position in the war. The remaining soldiers of the Marian volunteer division were called back to integrate the ranks of the Marian Royal Army to fight for their country.

Due to a mere coincidence, the Marian declaration of war was announced during the April Fool's Day. This detail made millions of persons across the Western Isles think that it was a joke of the international media or the Marian government. The thought that it was a joke made tens of commercial ships of the Free Powers deny to change their routes, continuing to pass by the Karnali Sea, but in the following days they would regret of this decision.

In April 2nd of 1942, Drag„o do Mar and Magarat started a coordinated blockade to the southern strait of Karnali Sea, only accepting the passage of ships from neutral countries or Neo-Imperialists supporters. However, several trading ships from the Free Powers continued to pass by the Karnali Sea, as they thought that the Marian entrance in the war was a April Fool's joke. As consequence, all the goods that they carried were confiscated and divided between Drag„o do Mar and Magarat. In some cases, the commerce ships that denied to stop when the Marian Royal Navy approached were sunk to the sea by the cannons of Marian battleships.

Between April 10th and May 20th, the Marian Royal Navy executed series of bombardments against several naval bases and ports in the Almorean eastern coast. In response to these outrageous attacks by Drag„o do Mar, and also the Marian-Magarati blockade, in May 28th, squadrons of vessel of the Free Powers attempted to put an end of the blockade of the Karnali Sea. The Neo-Imperialists, however, defended their position successfully in the First Battle of the Karnali Sea, that occured between May 30th and June 4th of 1942, with decisive victory of Marian and Magarati forces.


Expansion of the Neo-Imperialists

Invasion of Almorea

Invasion of Segentova (?)


Stalemate


Retake of territories by the Free Powers

The Second Battle of Karnali Sea happened between August 11st and 12nd, 1945. It was conduced as an effort of the Free Powers to make land in Occupied San Montagna and liberate it by the end of the year, as this would allow them to move into mainland Magarat.

The Neo-Imperialist forces were composed by Magarat, Keomora and Drag„o do Mar, with summed numbers of 5 carriers, 5 battleships, 10 heavy cruisers, 30 destroyers, 20 submarines and 5 oilers and also 400 carrier-based aircraft and round 200-300 land-based aircraft. The Marian participation counted with 2 carriers, 2 battleships, 4 heavy cruisers, 11 destroyers, 7 submarines and 2 oilers, and also 100 carrier based aircraft, and 30 land-based aircraft which were supported by Magarat air bases in San Montagna.

The Free Powers had 15 carriers, 5 battleships, 5 heavy cruisers, 10 light cruisers, 60 destroyers and 20 submarines plus 800-900 carrier-based aircraft.

The aftermath was a victory for the Free Powers, and it marked the period between 1945-1948 in which the Neo-Imperialists would suffer consecutive defeats. In this conflict, Drag„o do Mar had one heavy cruiser and two light cruisers sunk to the depths of the Karnali Sea, and Magarat had two carriers sunk. 500 Neo-Imperialist aircraft were also be destroyed and the Neo-Imperialists lost around 2,000 men.


Invasion of Drag„o do Mar


Marian Surrender


Aftermath

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Made a dispatch about my role in the IW. The missing parts are yet to be developed

Thank you, my friend! You give me more energy to do work on my own dispatch.

Ostehaar wrote:This is a good opportunity to mention that I can participate in small, slow-going RPs such as diplomatic or business meetings, and that I always enjoy world-building and tying histories together. Please TG me if you'd like to do any of those.

If you could read through the Gael Market fact book to tell me if its fine so far that would be great. Also like Balnik mentioned yes - Aruia started buying stonks again and Balnik is penetrating our air spaces.

Wellsia wrote:Looking for the currencies of more nations and their values. Please help me complete this chart.
How to use: to determine the value of another countries value in your currency then divide your currency's USD value by the other nations USD value (exp. A Norsan is going to do trade in Domanania and wants to convert his Norsan Marks to Dachs. The bank takes the value of the Mark divides it by dach (1.1765/1.25) equals 0.9412 dachs. So if our traveler wants to convert 1000 marks he will get 941 dachs.)
If wanting to find out how foreign money is valued to your currency, divide their currency's value by your on. (exp. The Norsan traveler has 500 dachs left and wants to reconvert it back to marks. the bank divides the value of the dach by the value of the mark (1.25/1.1765) and comes up with 1.0623. To convert the 500 dachs back to marks he gets back 531 marks.)

nation

region

currency

value in US dollars

local currency to dollar

Ainslie

Gael

ahsen

-

-

Aizcona

Central Argus

txan

$0.92

1.087

Almorea

Raedlon

dollar

$0.82

1.2195

Alteran Republics

North Argus

credit

$1.12

0.8929

Apela

Kajuv/Southern Seas

kolch

$0.0213

46.948

Aposia (New Aapelistan)

Kavju/Southern Seas

mark

$0.0308

32.5

Aruia

Gael

-

-

-

Athara Magarat

North Argus

rupee

$0.01

100

The Aziran Islands

Mesder

new azira

-

-

Balnik

Gael

krav

$0.0093

107.527

Brulafi

Central Argus

-

-

-

Corindia

Kavju/Southern Seas

corin

-

-

Domanania

Four Passages

dach

$1.25

.80

Dormill and Stiura

Gael

guilder

-

-

Doravo

South Argus

kukea

$0.0017

588.235

Dothrakia

Eterna Sea

-

-

-

Dragao do Mar

Raedlon

iracema

-

-

Equilar

North Argus

lira

$0.2198

4.55

Havalland

Mesder Sea

fer

$1.23

0.813

Ioudaia

Four Passages

drachma

$2.00

.50

Jorgelend

Four Passages

-

-

-

Keomora

Raedlon

yahrati

-

-

Ktismandrasi

Central Argus

chiartica

$0.4348

2.3

Linaviar

Kavju/Southern Seas

c/yowa

$.80

1.25

Orsandia

Gael

jin

-

-

Ostehaar

Gael

krota

$0.707

1.414

Martenyika

South Argus

kej

$0.00563

177.62

Miklania

Mesder Sea

shilling

-

-

Mokov

Mesder Sea

kartuli gvirgvini

-

-

Morenia (Negarakita)

Gael

rubl

-

-

New Totzka

Raedlon

-

-

-

Nezaeva

Kavju/Southern Seas

pound

-

-

Nhoor

Raedlon

qhontirrac

$0.23

4.3478

Noronica

North Argus

caind

-

-

Norstham

Four Passages

mark

$1.1765

.85

Northern Scandinavian Islands

Mesder

crown

0.10

10

Razzgriz

Kavju/Southern Seas

-

-

-

Remodio

Kavju/Southern Seas

asooti

-

-

Roendavar

Gael

areu

$0.11

9.091

San Jimenez

Eterna Sea

aguan peso

-

-

San Montagna

Central Argus

lire

0.721

1.387

Scantarbia

Kavju/Southern Seas

-

-

-

Segentova

North Argus

livre

0.1667

6

Seneica

TBD

dollar

$0.75

1.33

Serpens Land

pound

$0.706

1.4164

Shanzie

Kavju/Southern Seas

-

-

-

Solaryia

Mesder

credit

-

-

Townside

Kavju/Southern Seas

kilo silver

-

-

Vancouvia

North Argus

cove

$1.00

1

Vaxn

Kavju/Southern Sea

zoltsha

-

-

Verdon

Gael

-

-

-

Vijayarajya

Mesder Sea

rupee

-

-

Weinam

Kavju/Southern Seas

yeun

$0.1422

7.03

Wellsia

South Argus

scale

$4.896

0.2042

Western Therld

Eterna Sea

digital dollar

-

-


Ainslie: Ahnsen

Aizcona: Txan

Almorea: Dollar uses the decimal system and is divided into 100 cents.
Coins issued are: 1 cent, 5 cent, 10 cent, quarter (25 cents), half-dollar (50 cents)
Bank notes: 1 dollar, 5 dollars, 10 dollars, 20 dollars, 50 dollars, 100 dollars, 200 dollars

Apela:Kolch has no divisions and all Apellan money are stamped coins.
The coins issued are 1 kolch, 2 kolch (rare), 5 kolch, 10 kolch, 20 kolch (rare), 25 kolch, 50 kolch, 100 kolch, 500 kolch, 1000 kolch, 2,000 kolch, 5,000 kolch, 10,000 kolch, 20,000 kolch, 25,000 kolch, 50,000 kolch and 100,000 kolch.

Aprosia (New Aapelistan): Mark

Athara Magarat: Rupee

The Aziran Islands: New Azira

Balnik: Krav

Corindia: Corin

Domanania: Drach

Dormill and Stiura: Guilder

Doravo: Kukra

Dragao do Mar: Iracema

Equilar: Lira is a decimal system divided into 100 centesimo.
Coins Issued are: 5 centesimo, 10 centesimo, 25 centesimo, 1 lira
Notes Issued are 5 lire, 10 lire, 20 lire, 50 lire, 100 lire, 500 lire

Havalland: Fer uses the decimal system and is divided into 100 pennies.
Coins issued are: half-pence, penny, 2 pence, 5 pence, 10 pence, 20 pence, 50 pence, 1 fer, 2 fer
Bank notes: 5 fer, 10 fer, 20 fer, 50 fer.

Ioudaia: Drachma

Keomora: Yahratii

Ktismandrasi: Chiartica

Linaviar: C/yowa (#) is divided into 12 gapay.
(Special Note: The Linavar System is unique and can be confusing to visitors of Linaviar. They use a seximal (6 base) counting system and write numbers using the little endian method. The following is not the coins or notes issued by Linaviar, but how prices would appear. The gapay are written in the following method: 1 - #30;0, 2 - #01;0, 3 - #31;0, 4 - #02;0, 5 - #32;0, 6 -#03;0, 7 - #33;0, 8 - #04;0, 9 - #34;0, 10 - #05;0, 11 - #35;0.
12 gapay equals one c/yowa which in turn would be written to the right of the semi-colon: #00;1. This is the method from 1 to 5, starting at 6 this would become a two digit number with 6 c/yowa being #00;01 to 11 c/yowa being #00;51. Every grouping of 6 afterwards will be 1-5 in the first place and 1-5 in the second; 12 - #00;02, etc. At 6 x 6 or 36, the system becomes a three digit number 36 c/yowa being written as #00;001)

Martenyika: Kej is a decimal currency divided into 100 kej petite (KP)
Coins issued are 1 KP, 2 KP, 5 KP, 10 KP, 25 KP, 50 KP
Banknotes are 1 kej, 2 kej, 5 kej, 10 kej, 20 kej, 50 kej, 100 kej, 200 kej

Miklania: Shilling

Mokov: Kartuli Gvirgviri

Morenia (Negarakita): Rubl

Nezaeva: Pound

Nhoor: Qhontirrac (qh) is divided into 12 rhuma each of 12 jaza.
Coins issued are 1 jaza, merjaza (3 jaza), olsijaza (6 jaza) rhuma, lerna (3 rhuma), reaje (qhontirrac)
Banknotes issued are 4 qh, 10 qh (12 reaje), 30 qh (36 reaje), 60 qh (72 reaje) and 100 qh (144 reaje)

Norstham: Mark

Northern Scandinavian Islands: Crown

Orsandia: Jin

Ostehaar: Krota

Remodio: Asooti

Roendavar: Areu

San Jimenez: Aquan Peso

San Montagna: Lire

Seneica: Dollar is a decimal monetary system divided into 100 cents.
Coins: 1 cent, 2 cents, 5 cents, 10 cents, 20 cents, 50 cents, 1 dollar, 2 dollars
Bank Notes: 1 dollar, 5 dollars, 10 dollars, 20 dollars, 50 dollars, 100 dollars

Segentova: Livre is subdivided into 10 sols each of 10 centimes.
Note: SE1.23 means 1 livre, 2 sols, 3 centimes.
Coins: 1 centime, 2 centimes 5 centimes, 1 sol, 2 sols, 5 sols, 1 livre, 2 livres, 5 livres, 10 livres, 20 livres
Bank Notes: 50 livres, 100 livres, 200 livres, 500 livres, 1000 livres

Serpens Land: Pound is a decimal currency divided into 100 cents.
Coins: 1 cent, 5 cents, 10 cents, 20 cents, half-pound, pound
Bank Notes: 5 pounds, 10 pounds, 20 pounds, 50 pounds, 100 pounds.

Solaryia: Credit

Townside: Kilo Silver

Vancouvia: Cove

Vaxn: Zoltsha

Vijayarajya: Rupee

Weinam: Yeun

Wellsia: Scale is divided into 20 marks each of 12 circles of 4 farthings. Wellsian money is written scale/marks.circle.farthing. (3/12.4.2$c or three scales, 12 marks, 4 circles, 2 farthings.)
Coins: farthing, half-circle, circle, half-tanner (3 circles), tanner (6 circles), mark (12 circles), half-crown (2/6 or 30 circles), crown (5 marks).
Banknotes: scale, 5 scales, 10 scales, 20 scales.

Western Therld: Digital Dollar

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As far as i remember me and Ainslie did establish the value of our cruncy to an extent. I need to find it

Athara Magarat wrote:Sure thing.

Not exactly the dispatch on AM's football team but hope this helps...(Magarati players and jerseys)




Magarati Jerseys

Overview

Founded

1995

Country

Athara Magarat

Confederation

UAFA (IFAF)

Number of teams

16

Level on pyramid

1

Relegation to

Tiger Division

Current champions

FC Khumbuwan (2017)

Most league titles

Western Chatha (2)

Most league cup titles

Ipachi United (1)
Dhunche Bazaar (1)
Marubhumi Lizards (1)

TV partners

MNB Sports

The Dragon Division is the top level of the Athara Magarati football league system. Contested by 16 clubs, it operates on a system of promotion and relegation with the Tiger Division (which used to be known as the Magarati A-Division before 1995).

The Dragon Division is a corporation in which the member clubs act as shareholders. Each team plays 30 matches (home and away) in a season. Most games are played on Friday and Saturday afternoons. Furthermore, the top eight teams in the league standings play knockout matches for the Dragon Cup. It is often known outside Athara Magarat as the Magarati League.

History


League

1995:

Cup

2018 Dragon Cup Semifinals

Team 1

Score

-

Score

Team 2

Western Chatha

2

-

3

Marubhumi Lizards

FC Khumbuwan

1

-

3

New Forest

2018 Dragon Cup Final

Team 1

Score

-

Score

Team 2

Marubhumi Lizards

2

-

0

New Forest

Competition format


Clubs


1. Western Chatha (4-2-3-1)

Number

Name

Country

Position

1

Tham Praja

Athara Magarat

Goalkeeper

2

Madan Praja

Athara Magarat

Defender

3

Samir Sathak

San Montagna

Defender

4

Bikram Chepang

Athara Magarat

Defender

5

Safal Chepang

Athara Magarat

Defender

6

Gehl Si Vortmir

Ostehaar

Midfielder

7

Oraan Sjihnerlind

Ostehaar

Midfielder

8

HildibjÝrn Heinason

Norstham

Midfielder

9

Wu'd Buj

Domanania

Midfielder

10

Yang Tan

Weinam

Midfielder

11

Fau-doh Aita

Athara Magarat

Captain / Forward

12

Gilang Taru Tamang

Samudera

Goalkeeper

13

Tika Ram Bhumi

Athara Magarat

Defender

14

Anders Korninga

Michigonia

Defender

15

Rijle Nielson

Michigonia

Defender

16

Jorala Sarana

Ainslie

Defender

17

Kanchan Gaidu

Athara Magarat

Midfielder

18

Lil Prasad Sherpuja

Athara Magarat

Midfielder

19

Tilak Saune

Athara Magarat

Midfielder

20

Nishan Sakranti

Athara Magarat

Midfielder

21

Manny Iglesias

Michigonia

Midfielder

22

Alex Namrung

Athara Magarat

Forward

2. New Forest (3-5-2)

Number

Name

Country

Position

1

Akash Tamrakar

Athara Magarat

Goalkeeper

2

Neil Brothaigh

Athara Magarat

Defender

3

Rory McGuaire

Noronica

Defender

4

Martin Ehtebren

Ostehaar

Defender

5

Gyan Bajracharya

Athara Magarat

Captain / Midfielder

6

Sean McFlouchton

Noronica

Midfielder

7

Arnold MacCain

Athara Magarat

Midfielder

7

Prem Karmacharya

Athara Magarat

Midfielder

9

Stephan MacCathachaidh

Athara Magarat

Midfielder

10

Utsav Tuladhar

Athara Magarat

Forward

11

TorbjÝrn Ryberg

Norstham

Forward

12

Willem Reminga

Michigonia

Goalkeeper

13

Milan MacCuinn

Athara Magarat

Defender

14

Deepak Kulu

Athara Magarat

Defender

15

Peter Vandevelde

Michigonia

Defender

16

Drew Roideach

Athara Magarat

Midfielder

17

Sagar Badyakar

Athara Magarat

Midfielder

18

Martue Lerven

Ainslie

Midfielder

19

Sinar Kurai

Ainslie

Midfielder

20

Stan Buidheach

Athara Magarat

Midfielder

21

J.J. Thanedor

Michigonia

Forward

22

Suprapto

Samudera

Forward

3. FC Khumbuwan (4-3-3)

Number

Name

Country

Position

1

Temur Yungsahang

Athara Magarat

Goalkeeper

2

Kaji Man Iwahang

Athara Magarat

Captain / Defender

3

Kabir Hangun

Athara Magarat

Defender

4

Sabin Jimbuhang

Athara Magarat

Defender

5

Chandra Banserputra

Samudera

Defender

6

Hemant Rai

Athara Magarat

Midfielder

7

Khiman Hangbang

Athara Magarat

Midfielder

8

Kiran Yohimbang

Athara Magarat

Midfielder

9

Ali Lohfer

Ostehaar

Forward

10

Firoz Suhang

Athara Magarat

Forward

11

Khiman Suhang

San Montagna

Forward

88

Ńpraham ”lavsson

Norstham

Goalkeeper

12

Luis Lopez

Michigonia

Defender

13

Arthur Katar

Ainslie

Defender

14

Arun Arumhang

Athara Magarat

Defender

15

Nabin Miyongma

Athara Magarat

Defender

16

Miraj Rajbansi

Athara Magarat

Midfielder

17

Alec Bierman

Michigonia

Midfielder

18

Bironne Senai

Ainslie

Midfielder

19

Genji Sinehang

Athara Magarat

Forward

20

Som Bahadur Rawal

Athara Magarat

Forward

21

Quenton Richardson

Michigonia

Forward

4. Marubhumi Lizards (4-3-2-1)

Number

Name

Country

Position

1

Dipesh Pahalman

Athara Magarat

Captain / Goalkeeper

2

Shakti Kathoriya

Athara Magarat

Defender

3

JÝrundur Lamhauge

Norstham

Defender

4

Kamal Sonha

Athara Magarat

Defender

5

Creep Western

Athara Magarat

Defender

6

Rabin Dangaura

Athara Magarat

Midfielder

7

Maikel Garuda

Samudera

Midfielder

8

Jan Tirhang

Kho panha

Midfielder

9

Dev Man Paschuhan

Athara Magarat

Forward

10

Arnold Rautar

Athara Magarat

Forward

11

Augustin Renou

Noronica

Forward

12

Jeevan Purbaha

Athara Magarat

Goalkeeper

13

Khem Aarkutwa

Athara Magarat

Defender

14

Henry Gainton

Noronica

Defender

15

Kesera Lanah

Ainslie

Defender

16

Nicholas Lewen

Ainslie

Defender

7

Anmol Kochila

Athara Magarat

Midfielder

18

James Hampton

Michigonia

Midfielder

19

Yaxa Danuwar

Athara Magarat

Midfielder

20

Binod Lampucchwa

Athara Magarat

Forward

21

Nicco Cortes

Michigonia

Forward

22

Roger DeNolon

Michigonia

Forward

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Dang can you do my football uniforms?

Hello I am the Democratic Republic of Factoro!
I found the Western Islands when looking for a region to join after leaving my past region. I am from Australia and love to emerse myself in politics, stratargy and acting
I am aiming to create a pacifist leftist technological utopia for my people.

Factoro wrote:Hello I am the Democratic Republic of Factoro!
I found the Western Islands when looking for a region to join after leaving my past region. I am from Australia and love to emerse myself in politics, stratargy and acting
I am aiming to create a pacifist leftist technological utopia for my people.

Welcome! Useful stuff about this region is listed in this dispatch:

Welcome!

LinkHello there. Thanks for joining the Western Isles!

You must be wondering what you can do here and how, what is expected of you and how to start role-playing... I'll try to answer these questions in this dispatch.

First of all, if you haven't done so already - go ahead and introduce yourself on our regional message board (RMB). You can post things like what country you're from, if you're new to NationStates or to role-playing (RP), what kind of a nation you want to create, and anything else you'd like to share.

About the Region

Where do we communicate?

  • IC communication (in-character, meaning role-playing) is done on the NationStates forums

  • OOC communication (out-of-character, from general chatting to world-building) is done on the RMB

  • Telegrams are usually OOC

We don't have offsite forums, so you don't have to worry about missing something else.

How does this region work?

We have a democratically elected government (you can run for office) which is in-charge of several aspects of the region:

  • Facilitating RP and promoting world-building and cooperation in the region

  • Managing the region in terms of regional rules and standards

  • Recruiting new players and managing our embassies with other regions

To really understand how we do, you can read through the following dispatches when you get a chance:

  • The Constitution - It details the responsibilities of the various government officers and the Founder, as well as the processes of legislation and elections in the region. Of course, there's no need to remember it all, but it's there if you need it.

  • The Regional Rules and Conduct - That's just... The rules. You know, don't be a jerk to others, don't spam the RMB, and so on. The map rules are also there, but we'll get to that in a minute.

  • The Regional information dispatch - Contains current and updating information about the region (recent stats of the region, weekly updates, important daily events, etc.).

  • The Regional Links dispatch - Contains useful links to other regional guides or interesting dispatches (list of alliances, the regional militia, World Assembly guide, guides on RP, and more).

This is confusing... Can anyone help?

Of course, most of us can. If you still have questions, you can do either of the following:

Your address for questions regarding specific RP rules (can this be done? can I take over that? can I have that size? etc.) is the Sec. of RP (Thuzbekistan). Feel free to tag him in your RMB post or to TG him.

About Role-Playing in the Region

How do I get a spot on the map?

Our regional map is the basis of our RP, and it is therefore reserved for nations who actively engage in RP or plan to do so. Before asking a spot, please first make sure you have at least one nation-building factbook (relating to some aspect of your nation) and at least one forum post.

To be added to the map, send Vancouvia a telegram with answers to several simple questions - they are listed under "Map Rules" in the Regional Rules and Conduct dispatch. In order to stay on the map, you need to be relatively active in regional RP. nation-building dispatches or RP posts in the forums at least once week or so, should be enough.

How do I develop my nation?

Here in this region we don't use NationStates stats at all. Population, economic status, main industries, defense budget - All of those things are up to you, the player, to decide! Make factbooks or dispatches describing your nation's culture, history, religion, government, budget, climate, military, science, industries, people, corporations, trade deals, and anything else you can think of.

Are there limitations?

RP in this region is based on realism and modern-technology, so keep your nation in those limits. There are a few other guidelines we have in place to keep things balanced, for example:

If you're having trouble coming up with realistic numbers, just search Wikipedia for information on the real-world countries your nation is based on (or related to), and use that. Remember that this is an island region, and that our nations are not the largest and richest in the world - so, for instence, don't take the size and scope of the US' armed forces as an example, and don't take China's economy as an example. Try to find a realistic balance that would fit an island nation. Tip: There are no "perfect" nations - all nations have their strengths and their weaknesses. The Sec. of Role-play (Thuzbekistan) or other members of the region can help you design your nation as well.

Other than that - the limit is your own creativity. Feel free to look around and read other nations' factbooks and dispatches for ideas. See for example:

For other interesting, creative, or highly informative factbooks by members of the region, check out The Western Isles Factbook Spotlight. Take some time to look around, get to know the other players and the region as a whole, and develop your nation. I recommend doing that before getting into RP.

Alright, what now? Where do I RP?

You can get to the region's ongoing RPs and events in either of the following ways:

  • Through the "Ongoing Events and Perpetual RPs" in the region's main page

  • Through the Active RPs of the Western Isles dispatch, which contains the region's RPs

As a start, I recommend reading the recent posts in the regional news thread and posting some of your own, before moving on to more complex RPs. This would allow players of the region to get acquainted with your nation.

And of course - you can always think of your own idea for an RP based on or in your nation, and recruit or interest others to join. I also recommend checking out the region's Alliances and Trade Agreements dispatch, where you might find other nations with similar interests and players to RP with; and the region's Marketplace, where you might find storefronts and corporations seeking to expand.

NS is full of useful guides for the technical or procedural aspect or RPing. This one, for example, is short and to the point. I've also published one myself, about RPing in our region. There are many more RP guides and tip dispatches or threads around the site - feel free to explore and learn more about RPing.

As always, for any question on RPing in the region or in general, feel free to ask on the RMB or send a personal TG to the Sec. of RP or any of the active members.

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If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask!

Havalland wrote:Dang can you do my football uniforms?

Actually this was done by a nation that C'ted.

RIP

Speaking of the IW. I had some thoughts to have a Southern Sea campaign. Weinam was a Free Power back then and a 'Island Hopping' style war against AM and his cronies was something I was thinking about.

Athara Magarat wrote:Actually this was done by a nation that C'ted.

RIP

F

Athara Magarat wrote:Thank you, my friend! You give me more energy to do work on my own dispatch.

Wow, I'm glad to know that!

It's a WIP, but a little nice side-project that doesn't involve the usual tanks, planes or phones.





Bluebird Appliances
A Trusted and Reknown Altera Whitegoods and Appliance Manufacturer

Bluebird Appliances PLC is a Alteran-owned multinational conglomerate corporation
headquartered in Nova Lantea, forming one of the largest home-appliance and whitegoods companies
in Altera. With its routes dating back to 1891 by Alteran-born Joseph Lichspear and Franceska Garwood,
Bluebird was originally a product name for a small selection of home appliances manufactures. However, the
brand would begin to become extremely popular and the company was rebranded to Bluebird Appliances in 1921.


Bluebird Appliances



Bluebird's Corporate Logo



Type

Public

Industry

Large appliances
Small appliances
Consumer electronics
Homeware
IoT

Key People

Albert Lichspeer (Chief Ex.)

Products

Kettles
Dishwashers
Washing Machines
Dryers
Fridge/Freezers
Homewear
- Stine by Richard Stine
- Bliss by Felicity Hobbs

Founded

1891

Revenue

0.81Ͼ billion
($0.96 billion)

Net Income

0.19Ͼ billion
($0.23 billion)

Employees

2,000

The Bluebird brand name was registered by Lichspeer & Sons Ltd in the early part of the 20th century and was primarily used for their domestic range of polished aluminium products like frying pans, kettles, tea sets and jelly moulds.

In the 1920s, the company moved into electrical appliances including kettles, irons, heaters and steamers. They pioneered the first electric element that could be immersed in water leading to a range of products based around their "immersion element", including tea urns, kettles, steamers and coffee percolators. Later, they developed and patented a unique safety cut-out for kettles.

The Bluebird brand continued its success throughout the next few decades and became synonymous with solid, Alteran manufacturing quality and innovation.

History


First registered in 1891, the company Lichspeer & Sons Ltd was formed by a partnership between Alteran-born Joseph Lichspear and Franceska Garwood; due to a law forbidding women to form companies at the time, the company could not register Franceska Garwood within the company name. The company first began in a small workshop in the outskirts of Nova Lantea, where both Garwood and Lichspeer spent considerable time experimenting - and then small scale production - of cast kettles, frying pans and other simple household goods.

As success grew for the partnership, the company moved to a larger - albeit still small - factory in the industrial district of Nova Lantea in 1899. With an increased workforce and production-line, this allowed Garwood and Lichspeer to step back from the hands-on manufacturing approach they had taken thus far. With Lichspeer overseeing production, Garwood turned to experimentation - hiring a small team of engineers and designers to focus on new developments. This team at first focused on the creation and new production techniques and later a new range of productions that focused around breakthrough technologies.

One of these technologies was the immersion element; which allow for the heating of water inside an appliance - rather than applying heat directly to the exterior of the appliance. Whilst the technology was refined and perfected, it first saw its introduction in household appliances in the 1920s. Featured in a range of tea urns, kettles and even household boilers - the company's success grew. It was during this time that the brand name for these appliances - Bluebird - became a household name. Wishing to ride this success - and allow investors and customers to better identify the parent company, Lichspeer & Sons Ltd was officially rebranded in 1928.

Although the company was hit hard by the numerous recessions that arose during the 20th Century, most notably in the 1930s, 60s and 80s, the company was able to hold on, continuing to innovate the Bluebird brand with new technical innovations and influential product design.

Despite several offers from various Alteran and multi-national corporations to purchase the company; most notably Conway's repeated attempts in the 1990s, and 2010s - the company remains fiercely independent and proud of its rich heritage of product development and design.

Much of the designs of the products take inspiration from Altera itself; with many features based or inspired from designs and eras from Altera's history. The few exceptions are the "Aizcona" designs, which take inspiration from several well-known artists and designs based in Aizcona's - this design is known for its blend of traditional wood craftmanship with a matt colour palette.

Getting into the coffee-machine market in the 1950s, Bluebird products enjoyed a period of exclusivity in most coffee shops - as many cafťs and restaurants had Bluebird branded coffee machines and grinders in their stores. The brand fell out of fashion in the 1980s as the company attempted to reduce costs and subsequently (albeit briefly) were known to produce sub-par products. However, the company has seen a revival in the commercial sector with many small, independent coffee-shops opting for a new brand of "retro" appliances; a gimmick swiftly copied by the larger chain-coffee shops.

As the concept of "Internet of Things" continuous to gather pace, Bluebird was admittedly slow to get on board with this trend, with the now-current Chief Executive Officer of Bluebird (distant-grandson to Joseph Lichspeer), Albert Lichspeer famously stating in 2014 that "... people don't want screens and digital complexity added to ordinary household items ...". As of 2020, Bluebird offers a variety of IoT-enabled devices, including fridge/freezers, toasters, kettles and coffee machines.

Products




Aizcona Kettle

Matt Finish
1.7 Litre
Limescale Filter

34.99Ͼ



Retro Kettle

Gloss Finish
1.5 Litre
Limescale Filter

29.99Ͼ



Dome Kettle

Matt Finish
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Limescale Filter

29.99Ͼ


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Aizcona Dishwasher

Matt Finish
12 Place Settings
Energy A++
Self-Cleaning

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Lantea Dishwasher

Gloss Finish
12 Place Settings
Energy A+
Self-Cleaning

499.99Ͼ


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Aizcona Drinks Cooler

Matt Finish
111L Fridge Capacity
5 Interchangable Wine Racks/Shelves
Energy A+

249.99Ͼ


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Aizcona Fridge/Freezer

Matt Finish
168L Fridge Capacity
40L Freezer Capacity
De-odourizing Technlogy
Energy A+

449.99Ͼ


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Aizcona Under-Counter Fridge/Freezer

Matt Finish
62L Fridge Capacity
25L Freezer Capacity
De-odourizing Technlogy
Energy A+

199.99Ͼ


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Lantea Fridge/Freezer

Matt Finish
168L Fridge Capacity
40L Freezer Capacity
Built-in Smart Screen
Energy A

599.99Ͼ


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Athara Magarat wrote:Actually this was done by a nation that C'ted.

RIP

I probably could replicate them in a similar style. I'd have to experiment with my own national kits too - something for the weekend perhaps?

Weinam wrote:Speaking of the IW. I had some thoughts to have a Southern Sea campaign. Weinam was a Free Power back then and a 'Island Hopping' style war against AM and his cronies was something I was thinking about.

Cronies? Who are you calling a cronie?

Keomora wrote:Cronies? Who are you calling a cronie?

ummm You ?

Weinam wrote:ummm You ?

Okay. Well at the moment there is no Status Quo Changer power in your area and no power that seized other islands in that area.

Keomora wrote:Okay. Well at the moment there is no Status Quo Changer power in your area and no power that seized other islands in that area.

I think AM is/was planning to invade the area

Weinam wrote:I think AM is/was planning to invade the area

At the moment we are planning to survive in Argus because it seems like the entire southern continent is united.

Keomora wrote:At the moment we are planning to survive in Argus because it seems like the entire southern continent is united.

Fair enough. I'm open to involvement, I just need to figure out a justified reason to include Weinam since it's miles away geographically.

I need to standardize all of the TWItter flame accounts I've made, some haven't been used in a while and aren't formatted quite the same, but they're my favorite part of rp so I should take the time and sort them out

For being a soundtrack composed mostly of garbled squid noises, Splatoon's music is much better than it has any right being

Athara Magarat wrote:Does this mean countries with specifically NOT!European cultures or countries that had European-style Imperial System like ILR Japan and Ottomans?

The latter, if I'm understanding your question correctly. I'm open to basically all countries with an imperial-esque period of history, known to have a lot of colonies.

Reading old posts and I gotta say... dammit Wellsia for being such a spring of knowledge.

Aruia wrote:If you could read through the Gael Market fact book to tell me if its fine so far that would be great.

To be honest, you wrote a lot of stuff there that I don't remember agreeing to in the thread. For example, the risky loans part, having my production drop by 75%... also, Ostehaar's recession was in the late 80's, not early 80's - the wars I got involved in only ended in 84-86 and my crisis carried on into the early 90's.

I always thought of the Geal market crash as the result of a few stories coinciding with one another (civil wars, political instability, economic meddling) to create an unusual event. Right now it feels a bit like the story of the Bank of Geal.

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