Guns of Infinity

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#61222

I agree with your sentiment entirely. It’s worth noting though that at the time Northern Ireland (NI) was conceived, large swathes of the land that would be NI consisted of a republican (and typically catholic) majority. They still do to this day. The regions that did have a unionist (and typically Protestant) majority were really only the north east coastal counties - and even there, the unionist population didn’t have a significant lead on the republican population.

If it had been separated due to the inclinations of their respective populations, Northern Ireland would only have been in and about a third of the size it is today.


#61223

“Takara is not omnipotent.” and “Tierra can defeat Takara.” are not necessarily both true statements seems the stumbling block.

I would be interested in how much of what’s independent Ireland was entirely anti-union. If I was more of a gambling man, I’d bet there are few parts of the island that were 100% (or even 90%) one or the other.


#61224

Nunavut should clearly get the most seats by that metric since it is the largest of your provinces by area, at 21.3% of total Canadian territory if the Wiki is to be believed. :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:
It’d be good for your First Nations at least (and probably bad for those poor cute little fluffy seals :cry:). :wink:

Practically every Western European one since the wall came down as well. Even the one Conservative policy I largely agree with, their “long breath” re-arming, repairing and retooling of the armed forces is projected to take us to just 1.8% of GDP gradually over the next 15-20 or so years. And we only did that because Trump and Putin scared us.


#61225

It means occasional lover


#61226

A very good point; I wouldn’t mind knowing those statistics at the time of 1922 myself.

To be honest, I’m a far stretch from an expert in this area by any means. I do know that there was a huge shift in Irish attitudes towards nationalism after 1916. Before the Rising, Irish opinion towards British rule was much more diverse; supporters of republicanism existed but were in smaller in number when compared to supporters of Home Rule, spearheaded by John Redmond. Supporters for British rule were also higher as well, I have no doubt. It was only following the reaction of British authorities in Dublin that the public opinion firmly swayed in favour of republicanism.


#61227

The US with Britain and France are conducting a military operation in Syria.

British planes have taken off from Cyprus and I’m sure the same can be said about our bases in Jordan and Qatar.


#61228

Thank God for the New Jersey Plan and then Hamilton throwing in his hyper executive plan to push for a more Federal compromise. Hamilton was pretty brilliant he pushed for an incredibly strong executive so he can get enough concessions to have a good enough executive.


#61229

Hm, some error seems to have gotten in the way of my intended post displaying. Let’s try that again, hopefully without it being actually a double post.

What I know is barely past “I read the wikipedia article on the Rising.”, granted, but I’m leaning towards guessing that there may have been a lot of “neither fervently supportive or adamantly opposed to” the status quo or Home rule pre-Rising.

But once that shattered, we get the Emerald Isle drenched in blood and bitterness.


#61230

@bryce_kaldwin

Okay this is a crazy assed suggestion: create bane chaff. If there are substances like bane seals that increase power and direction of the bane cast, perhaps there is a substance that locally disperses or weakens the bane cast. Sure it might take 50 years to develop it but if it could be created you bring the Tarkarans down closer to your level. Second we could harden Tierran coastal fortresses by coating them with bane furnace cement. Last, perhaps there are sound frequencies that the knife ears can hear but round ears can’t. If the sound at the target frequency could incapacitate the elves or give the really bad headaches like a super high pitched whistle.


#61231

Artillery wins wars.

Lets just develop massive artillery divisions and outright bomb the elves. Can’t cast bane when you are being bombed 24/7 eat that elves.

I wonder if they can make Rune Cannons :thinking:


#61232

If there’s one woman who does not have a mandate for a military operation it would be Theresa May.

What is supposed to be the end goal in Syria now anyway, they’re not going to split it, except for maybe granting some more Kurdish areas to Turkey. Turn it into a franchise for Saudi Arabia instead of the Ayatollahs of Iran? That’ll be big friggin’ help! When even our state media is openly talking about the supposed “opposition” that is so worthy of our support as “moderate” extremists (so they’ll do what, just shoot gay people instead of tie them to chairs and push us off the rooftops?) I think it might be time to not go for a sunk-cost-fallacy and accept that Assad has won for the foreseeable future.


#61233

An MC could invest in lumber and mills within wulfram, in Cunaris horses and horsbreeding, salt coast would be fish or ports or boats, Aetoria would be apples? Maybe? I dont know yet.


#61234

It’s called the Mandate of being a good friend.


#61235

If “they” is the Takarans:

If they means Tierra::

There have been other mentions of runecannons worth reading, but this for the sake of comparing Takarans to Tierrans.


#61236

To be fair, I don’t think Takara can afford it either. But like the US, when there’s a will, there’s a way to borrow.


#61237

Well, Takara doesn’t have such an extreme shortage of banecasters.

THat seems to help a lot.

Not to say you’re wrong, though.


#61238

I’ll admit I do like the parallels you can draw between the nations in the infinite sea and in real life. With Takara being a more likable version of the US and Antar looking like a more competent version of Russia :joy:


#61239

Russia at least had a central government.


#61240

Good point on that. We’ll see how Antars government changes if at all.


#61241

If they changes into a central government with a congress, with someone who is sides with Khorobirit, then we’re porked! Hell is coming to breakfast for sure…
BTW @Blazerules, having four baneruned 64-pounders? It’ll be better than nothing.