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Archive Fifty-Seven:

1970 - 1979

Archive Fifty-Eight:

1980 - 1989

Archive Fifty-Nine:

1990 - 1999

This page is an archive for the Principia Moderni III map game, from 1980 to 1989.

1980

  • United Kingdom of Germany and Kingdom of Kuba: The previous German chancelry government suffers a complete defeat in the 1980 elections, due to perceived weakness in the Kuban blockade crisis. The Kuban civilian government is expected to face a similar defeat in the polls in its next election. The new German Chancellor, Otto Dietrich, sends Borealia an offer of assistance in putting down its rebellion in exchange for removing its ships from the blockade. Meanwhile, Germany and Kuba call on Rome to drop the neutral stance and call for an end of the blockade, suspecting that if they thought the election of Mary II to the German throne broke the Treaty of Constantinople, then the Imperial Roman government would've said so by now.
  • Korea: Korea continues to build up its military. Meanwhile, more Taoist and Buddhist temples are built. Taoism rises in popularity and gains more followers. Regular (read: not Imperial) Shinto gains a few more followers as well, mainly along the coastline in Southeastern Korea, particularly in Busan, Jejudo, Ulsan, and the coastal cities and coastal towns of Southern Gyeongsang Province. Mahayana Tao-Shintoism also continues to grow, and begins gaining followers from the areas where Shinto is growing, with some Shintoists switching to Mahayana Tao-Shintoism. The military in the autonomous province of Haejagang (해자강) continues to be on high alert and continues to heavily patrol the Korean settlements. Meanwhile, industrialisation and modernisation continue in Korea (similar to OTL Japan's Meiji Restoration). Monarch Hyomyeong continues investing in technology and science. The Hyundai Motor Company continues to build more cars. Meanwhile, the government continues the policy of neutrality in world affairs in general. Heo Song-hyun creates the sixteenth season of the Korean anime, Thunderclouds. Anime and manga see a huge rise in popularity due to the success of the long running anime series, Thunderclouds; and new artists and writers begin to produce their own. Hip-hop and rock music grow in popularity in Korea. Reggae music also rises in popularity, as Jung Chang-ryeol creates more music in the genre and becomes more famous. Alternate energy is invested in, and some wind farms continue being constructed. The synthesiser also becomes popular as more artists pick up on it; especially in Ulsan, where the New Wave genre of music sees the most popularity. Meanwhile, a new genre of music also forms in Haeju known as House music.
  • Borealia Flag 2 Union of Borealia: Both the economy and military improve across all the provinces of the Union. Oil procured from both at home and in exterior territories is exported worldwide, as such a resource is barely needed in the nation anymore. Most power is gathered from hydroelectric plants at the Navajo (OTL Colorado) and Amerigo (OTL Colombia) Rivers, as well as nuclear power plants. All the economic centers are built in the Neo-Gothic style, save only Queen Frances Square. Super manufacturing companies emerge from these cities and export their products worldwide. San Francisco and Mamterlliq continue to be the main centers of the gold trade, as well as highly diverse communities bringing in many immigrants from East Asia. The Church of Latter-Day Saints, centered in San Francisco, is one of the most widely popular religions in the nation. Frustrated that the world did not end with World War II, the Prophet-President revises their prediction to the year 2000. Large highways connect all cities together, bustling with transportation including automobiles, jet planes and electric trains. These cities are lit with fluorescent lights and entertained with public television. The two main political parties are the Gothic Party on the left and the Borealian Party on the right. Prototype personal computers are developed, and an email/website service begins to form in the universities. Research is being poured into space exploration, with BARD beginning to design a lunar base. Borealian satellites circle the globe, providing a basis for further mass communication. The New Munich declaration is at last fully fulfilled, although the Gothic Party begins to dispute its legitimacy. The Pacific Protection Sphere, based around the Treaty of Midway, continues to promote peace in the Pacific and East Asia. A global trade network is established to promote Borealian companies in Arabia, Africa, Australia, and India. The World Trade Center and United Nation Building in New Munich stand as symbols of the world economy. The States of Baja, California, Flaschland, and Pannenstiel declare their government as an independent state called "The New Republic of California." The Republic, with its capital in Kristallstadt, begins organizing its military based on local city militias. Neuosterrich also attempts to sucede, but its legislator is arrested by the Curia. The local authorities of New Munich refuse to recognize the new government, and begin relocating the UN and other important personnel to New Vienna. Civil War is imminent.
    • Colony of North Antarctica: The Antarctic base grows into a small village, centered arounf the Great Lighthouse. A mining operation is under way to find fossilized life under the ice. A second base is designed to be built farther south, demarcating the Antarctic claims taken from Germany after the second World War.
    • Indian Oceanic Territories: Composed of the Andaman Islands and the Maldives Islands. Limited Sharia Law remains as the vast majority of the population is Muslim. A major port is expanded in Male, and used as a central headquarters to dominate trade in the Pacific. Australia is given exclusive access to these ports. Major bases controlled by BARD experiment with rockets. The Phoebe base continues to expand, with orbital probes successfully sent to the inner gas giants. A manned mission to Mars is expected to be completed in four years. BARD begins relocating to Oceana out of fear of the war.
    • France begins constructing its military might and power, and also continues influence over Brittany. Aircraft carriers are built to aid in France's ability to project its power and influence, and the French military is rising steadily. Economic trade is introduced with several countries. With reports of rising tensions in Borelia leads to the French High Command proposing that France should intervene.
  • Algonquia is rocked by tragedy after an Arcadian nationalist attack (carried out by Arcadian exiles) rocks the capital, killing twelve at a memorial service for the Second World War. A linked shooting at a second such service kills two. A massive national backlash is triggered against Arcadians, with many of the few that remain in Algonquia killed in mob violence. A crackdown on private gun possession begins, with the government declaring it illegal for anyone to possess a firearm without a series of stringent licenses and background checks. Algonquia offers the legitimate Borealian government assistance in suppressing the rebels.
    • ​Assistance is accepted
  • Lombardy: Our military is continuing to increase in size due to technology becoming better. Factories still make weapons and vehicles for our military but they are not the mostly made items. With the increase of factories in the nation, more jobs are being created. The employment rate has continued to increase in the nation. Agriculture is the best industry in the nation. The railway industry is continuing to work on improving the tracks. Doctors are now continuing to use new technology to make people better. Cars are one of the only ways to get around these days besides using the train. Trade goes well with the Roman Empire. The navy continues to build ships for trade and for future tensions. We continue to build many buildings like hospitals, colleges and banks.
  • Lordship of Neu Norderney: The distressing news of Remus's breakup sends shockwaves through the youth. Likewise, the news of Borealia's imminent civil war deeply worries the whole country. The government offers humanitarian aid, and denounces any violence from the secessionists.
  • Brazil: The personal union between Brazil and the Kingdom of Portugal continues. The Portuguese military undergoes heavy modernization and improvement to remain on par with Brazilian forces. Space exploration continues, with the space station continuing to be upgraded, and larger crews now operating it year round.
  • This was crossed out because you never before mentioned a dynastic union between Brazil and Portugal until last turn, and as an NPC you need to ask for a mod response before such an action can be taken.
  • There has been a dynastic union since 1892, because I took a Portuguese monarch as the head of Brazil at that time. As per the rules I influenced Portugal for three out of three turns, at which point they are supposed to become my vassal. Since vassalage seemed strange for this time period, I instead said the Portuguese monarch and the Brazilian monarch wed, so there's a powerless personal union. Like Canada and the United Kingdom. Not to mention that everything I said in the turn would be okay anyway, because even if we're not in a personal union, there's no reason I can't write about investing in/upgrading an ally's capabilities, considering we're in a NATO-like organization. As for the personal union that began over a decade ago, but for some reason you cross it out now, hence my confusion.
  • I thought I was told the whole influencing thing was done away with once we got into the modern age.
  • Roman Empire: The Roman Empire continues to recover from the shock of the Great War, in which many good Romans died. The Empire also focuses on its internal security and stability after noticing the power of the revolt in Africa and remembering painful memories of revolts in Italy and Egypt. Economic and civic policy are seen as key to improving stability and cohesiveness in the Empire. With that said, the Empire does have several foreign policy successes to note as well, mainly the unification of the Tartary and the return of order in the steppes. Trade continues to go well and the military continues to have a major part of Roman society, and new weapons like tanks, planes, and better submarines now play a significant role in the way the Empire wages war. The financial crisis affects the Empire badly, and the economy suffers and many go without work. The current administration works to help mediate the crisis even though it knows its days are numbered. The civil war in the Caliphate forces the Empire and its ally Assyria to be on guard. Research in new areas of science continues. Nuclear physics are explored in universities in the Empire, however, no major breakthroughs or accomplishments have been recorded and governmental support is low. The Roman government continues to push for the completion of the Treaty of Constantinople, and Roman troops remain ready to fulfill the provisions as described. Nuclear research continues, and teh Sahara becomes a testing range for any detonations. New designs for advanced nuclear weapons based around the principles of fusion rather than fission are drawn up, and official funding for testing is given. The Roman military also looks into other high profile weapons such as chemical weapons. Automatic rifles and advanced rocketry are also researched and produced to help keep the Roman military on edge. The first Roman space station is sent up and manned by several astronauts, however the space station is not able to host people for long durations. The first thermonuclear detonation also occurs this year in the Chagos islands, and the Roman military begins efforts to miniaturise the warheads to fit on ICBM missiles. The Roman government suggests to Germany that some less crucial aspects of the Treaty of Constantinople may be dropped in exchange for more important ones being followed to the letter, and suggests that Germany's domestic political elections are less of a concern compared to a suspected resurgence of German power abroad.
  • Ban Republic of Croatia (Banska Republika Hrvatska): Sewerage systems similar to Ragusan ones are built in major towns of theBan Republic. With growing Ragusan influence, and the beginning of further colonization, the navy expands rapidly using much of the Ragusan expertise. Moreover, with the influx of new resources in form of lumber, labour and metals, the navy begins expanding at a fast rate. More and more ships capable of crossing the Atlantic with ease are built. The Sabor intends to restore the glorious naval culture of the Neretva peoples and plans to do so by expanding the navy. The kravata (tie) is more and more used as an accessory. Trade routes are strengthened and the salt mines around Tuzla are explored as well as the salt industry in Pag and Nin. Using irrigation from the Danube, Sava, Drava, Drina, Cetina, Una, Vrbaš, Kupa, Neretva and other rivers the fields in the kingdom are developed, used for crops such as wheat, rye and barley. With trade routes increasing and Croatia entering an era of peace and of stability, the development of new trade ships is issued. Stone mining is furthered as well as the timber industry. The need for these resources rises as urbanization carries on. Iron ores in Dugopolje, Zenice and at last the 'mud' ore in Vojvodina and Eastern Slavonia are to be exploited alongside the silver and copper ores more frequently and of better quality than the iron ores. The exploitation of iron ores in the Lika and Gorski kotar areas continues. The salt industry in Ston is funded by the government. The influx of resources from Dahomey aids the economy. However, the government makes sure that the gold arriving isn't immediately put on the market in order to control the inflation in the worth of gold. The silver mine in Srebrenica is mined. Kotor Saraka (Adelaide) continues to expand. Draganić continues his research.
    • Isles of the Archvoivodeship (Otoci Nadvojvodstva): The infrastructure is built up.
    • Ban Republic of Carantania (Banska Republika Karantanija): Being an Alpine Slavic nation, the leaders begin a programme to create a standardized Carantanian language that will reflect on both the Slavic and Alpine (Germanic) aspects of Carantania.
    • Sukadang Županija: Croatization. Expansion into the other parts of Borneo.
    • Croatian Africa: Continues to expand.
    • White Croatia: Large-scale Croatization, numerous harsh measures are introduced to ensure White Croatia is Croatian.

1981

  • Korea: Korea continues to build up its military. Meanwhile, more Taoist and Buddhist temples are built. Taoism rises in popularity and gains more followers. Regular (read: not Imperial) Shinto gains a few more followers as well, mainly along the coastline in Southeastern Korea, particularly in Busan, Jejudo, Ulsan, and the coastal cities and coastal towns of Southern Gyeongsang Province. Mahayana Tao-Shintoism also continues to grow, and begins gaining followers from the areas where Shinto is growing, with some Shintoists switching to Mahayana Tao-Shintoism. The military in the autonomous province of Haejagang (해자강) continues to be on high alert and continues to heavily patrol the Korean settlements. Meanwhile, industrialisation and modernisation continue in Korea (similar to OTL Japan's Meiji Restoration). Monarch Hyomyeong continues investing in technology and science. The Hyundai Motor Company continues to build more cars. Meanwhile, the government continues the policy of neutrality in world affairs in general. Heo Song-hyun creates the seventeenth season of the Korean anime, Thunderclouds. Anime and manga see a huge rise in popularity due to the success of the long running anime series, Thunderclouds; and new artists and writers begin to produce their own. Hip-hop, Reggae, House, New Wave, and rock music grow in popularity in Korea. Jung Chang-ryeol dies due to melanoma and many Reggae fans are saddened by his death. Alternate energy is invested in, and some wind farms continue being constructed.
  • Lombardy: Our military is continuing to increase in size due to technology becoming better. Factories still make weapons and vehicles for our military but they are not the mostly made items. With the increase of factories in the nation, more jobs are being created. The employment rate has continued to increase in the nation. Agriculture is the best industry in the nation. The railway industry is continuing to work on improving the tracks. Doctors are now continuing to use new technology to make people better. Cars are one of the only ways to get around these days besides using the train. Trade goes well with the Roman Empire. The navy continues to build ships for trade and for future tensions. We continue to build many buildings like hospitals, colleges and banks.
  • Ruthenia: The Ruthenians continue to expand their nuclear infrastructure.
  • Borealia Flag 2 CaliforniaFlagPM3 Union of Borealia: The Civil War begins. The northern government (known as "Unionists"), centered at New Vienna, is composed of conservative Borealian adherents, hoping to reestablish the union. They have economic and popular support from as far north as Marmtilleriq, where the mixed Alaskan tribes are of an ultra conservative branch. The southern government (known as "Gothics"), centered at Kristallstadt (OTL Salt Lake City), is composed of far left groups such as the Neo Gothic movement and the Reformist Church of Latter-Day Saints. These people hope to establish a religious socialist state in the southern half of Borealia, rejecting the earlier annexation of California in the 1820s. This government has support across California, but mainly focused in the far southern city of San Diego. The main city in question, of invaluable industrial and political significance, is the prized city of New Munich. The local government of New Munich sided with the Union, and thanks to the aid from Neu Norderney, managed to relocate the United Nations, the embassies, and all classified information and weapons before the Gothic army arrived. The Gothics arrested the legislator of New Munich as in rebellion of California. The Union resonded by launching a full scale attack against New Munich, declaring this arrest an act of treason. The ensuing Battle of New Munich, lasting about ten days, almost ended with a victory for the Gothics, if not for the sudden appearance of Algonquian forces in support. Thus the Gothics were routed by a heroic victory for the Union. Although tanks and cannons were implemented, mainly on the Union side, any larger force proved impossible in the unconventional urban warfare. After this battle, California declared war on the Union as having invaded their soverign territory. While the Gothics devoted most of their forces to hold back the Unionists at the Serpente (OTL Snake) River, they also launched a sneak attack toward New Vienna directly via the Klamath Mountains. However, local trappers noticed the disturbance in the woods, and reported the activity to the forts allong the mountains. These forts, although not used since the French Colonial War, were still capable of calling to arms and routing the southern invasion. Meanwhile, the Borealian navy was completely recalled to match against the Californian navy in the northern Pacific. A decisive battle in the North Pacific manages to cripple the rebel navy, allowing the union ships to converge toward San Francisco. Meanwhile, BARD is fully relocated in Oceana, and continues to explore deep space and the outer planets. A mission to mars is expected in three years.
    • Colony of North Antarctica: Industry improves, villages expand.
    • Indian Oceanic Territory: With most of the Borealian presence evacuated, the native Muslim population begins stirring for independence in the Maldives.
    • Andea intervenes in the Civil War, sending 50,000 marines to secure San Francisco while airdropping another 50,000 onto New Munich to Capture the city and ensure the safety of Foreign diplomats. We propose moving the UN's capital to Buenos Aires.
    • Reme sends military support to its long time ally, and fails to recognize the Californian state. However, due to the countercultural developments throughout the last decade, many soldiers refuse to fight for their superiors, with some of them deserting the army.
    • Spain sends military aid to the proper government.
  • Reme: Reme begins to build up its military and economy. Reme elects a new president and starts to build up its navy. Meanwhile, trade is improved on, with industrialization, mainly former Byzantine areas slowly being introduced to populous areas. Lumber, cash crops, and other goods become a major export of Reme, and starts getting Reme a jump-start into the European economy. There is also the creation of New navy ships, to help modernize the Reman navy. Coal mines are built, and starts churning out coal at a consistent rate. Coal mining plants are also started to be upgraded. Reme develops a few more nukes under UN supervision. Civil unrest starts to continues to rise in Neu Gotland and Boston over racism against Arcadians; with a few people also for an independent Arcadian state. Meanwhile, Arcadian nationalists revolt in Boston, with the rebels raising a full-fledged army assault the Reman government. Along with the military threat, a few terrorist organizations carry out plots to encourage the Reman government to surrender and create an Arcadian state. Later in the year, terrorists capture and empty a nuke silo containing located in Neu Brunswick containing three nuclear warheads. They claim if an Arcadian state is not created, they will fire the warheads on Reme, Rouennelle, and Potentially New Vienna. Reme is doing all she can to contain the threat, and promises the Unionists in Borrelia that this threat they are facing shouldn't be an issue for them to worry about.
  • In Algonquia, anti-Arcadian sentiment is already at an all-time high, and the news that Arcadian nationalists have acquired nuclear weapons provokes widespread shock and anger. A state of national emergency is declared; Algonquia's already highly-developed civilian nuclear program is shifted into enriching uranium for a bomb, which should be ready next year. Meanwhile, evacuation plans are implemented for all major cities. 100,000 troops are mobilized to cross the St. Lawrence and attack the nascent Arcadian state, while the Algonquian navy blockades Boston.
  • Roman Empire: The Roman Empire continues to recover from the shock of the Great War, in which many good Romans died. The Empire also focuses on its internal security and stability after noticing the power of the revolt in Africa and remembering painful memories of revolts in Italy and Egypt. Economic and civic policy are seen as key to improving stability and cohesiveness in the Empire. With that said, the Empire does have several foreign policy successes to note as well, mainly the unification of the Tartary and the return of order in the steppes. Trade continues to go well and the military continues to have a major part of Roman society, and new weapons like tanks, planes, and better submarines now play a significant role in the way the Empire wages war. The financial crisis affects the Empire badly, and the economy suffers and many go without work. The current administration works to help mediate the crisis even though it knows its days are numbered. The civil war in the Caliphate forces the Empire and its ally Assyria to be on guard. Research in new areas of science continues. Nuclear physics are explored in universities in the Empire, however, no major breakthroughs or accomplishments have been recorded and governmental support is low. The Roman government continues to push for the completion of the Treaty of Constantinople, and Roman troops remain ready to fulfill the provisions as described. Nuclear research continues, and teh Sahara becomes a testing range for any detonations. New designs for advanced nuclear weapons based around the principles of fusion rather than fission are drawn up, and official funding for testing is given. The Roman military also looks into other high profile weapons such as chemical weapons. Automatic rifles and advanced rocketry are also researched and produced to help keep the Roman military on edge. The first Roman space station is sent up and manned by several astronauts, however the space station is not able to host people for long durations. The first thermonuclear detonation also occurs this year in the Chagos islands, and the Roman military begins efforts to miniaturise the warheads to fit on ICBM missiles.The Roman government suggests to Germany that some less crucial aspects of the Treaty of Constantinople may be dropped in exchange for more important ones being followed to the letter, and suggests that Germany's domestic political elections are less of a concern compared to a suspected resurgence of German power abroad. Support is sent to the legitimate Borealian government, however anything above supplies is not authorized by the Roman senate.
    • German-Kuban Dip: it is asked what the Roman government had in mind regarding its point to the Constantinople aspects.
  • Ban Republic of Croatia (Banska Republika Hrvatska): Sewerage systems similar to Ragusan ones are built in major towns of theBan Republic. With growing Ragusan influence, and the beginning of further colonization, the navy expands rapidly using much of the Ragusan expertise. Moreover, with the influx of new resources in form of lumber, labour and metals, the navy begins expanding at a fast rate. More and more ships capable of crossing the Atlantic with ease are built. The Sabor intends to restore the glorious naval culture of the Neretva peoples and plans to do so by expanding the navy. The kravata (tie) is more and more used as an accessory. Trade routes are strengthened and the salt mines around Tuzla are explored as well as the salt industry in Pag and Nin. Using irrigation from the Danube, Sava, Drava, Drina, Cetina, Una, Vrbaš, Kupa, Neretva and other rivers the fields in the kingdom are developed, used for crops such as wheat, rye and barley. With trade routes increasing and Croatia entering an era of peace and of stability, the development of new trade ships is issued. Stone mining is furthered as well as the timber industry. The need for these resources rises as urbanization carries on. Iron ores in Dugopolje, Zenice and at last the 'mud' ore in Vojvodina and Eastern Slavonia are to be exploited alongside the silver and copper ores more frequently and of better quality than the iron ores. The exploitation of iron ores in the Lika and Gorski kotar areas continues. The salt industry in Ston is funded by the government. The influx of resources from Dahomey aids the economy. However, the government makes sure that the gold arriving isn't immediately put on the market in order to control the inflation in the worth of gold. The silver mine in Srebrenica is mined. Kotor Saraka (Adelaide) continues to expand. Draganić continues his research.
    • Isles of the Archvoivodeship (Otoci Nadvojvodstva): The infrastructure is built up.
    • Ban Republic of Carantania (Banska Republika Karantanija): Being an Alpine Slavic nation, the leaders begin a programme to create a standardized Carantanian language that will reflect on both the Slavic and Alpine (Germanic) aspects of Carantania.
    • Sukadang Županija: Croatization. Expansion into the other parts of Borneo.
    • Croatian Africa: Continues to expand.
    • White Croatia: Large-scale Croatization, numerous harsh measures are introduced to ensure White Croatia is Croatian.

1982

  • United Kingdom of Germany and Kingdom of Kuba: after over a decade of inaction, and years of snail-paced talks, it is decided to make sure German ships get into Kuba. The diplomatic convoy sent previously, along with merchant ships carrying food, supplies, and goods, are prepared for transit next year. But to ensure they get to Kuba, five cruiser divisions with submarine screening elements are assigned as escorts, with orders not to fire unless fired upon, or a threat is made to the convoy. Mary II, frustrated at the pace of the talks, gives her authorization. The blockading states are sent copies of the ships' orders to not fire unless they or the diplomatic and merchant ships are threatened.
  • Borealia Flag 2 CaliforniaFlagPM3 Union of Borealia: The Civil War continues. The Curia has temporarily relocated the United Nations (except those who voluntarily leave) to the Capital Building in New Vienna. Some members of the Curia begin designing a new building for the UN after the original was destroyed during the Battle. All other refugees from New Munich are sent to temporary housing in Baryeuth. The nuclear arms and research recovered from New Munich are sent to an undisclosed location north of Marmtilleriq, just in case the Gothics manage to break through the Union lines. However, as the victory at New Munich has returned the city to its loyalties with the Union, the combined forces of the Borealian-Hesperian Union depart from the city as a single mass. Thus the composite Union / Algonquian / Andean / Reman forces completely overwhelms the Gothics at the Seripente River, and press on to the middle of the plains. Desperate to find a way to end the war, the rebel government plans a sneak attack up the Amerigo (OTL Columbia) River to circumvent the Union forces and attack from behind. Meanwhile, some of the navy was diverted to put down the Muslim uprising in the Maldives, but these ships were replaced by the reinforcments from Andea. Although the amphibious landing established a permanent beachhead in the Sunset District, the remainder of the city proves almost impenitrateable in spite of the Union's overwhelming numbers. Meanwhile, the space program run by BARD expects to make a landing on Mars in two years.
    • Colony of North Antarctica: Industry improved, villages expanded.
    • Indian Oceanic Territories: The Muslim uprising in Male only manages to take part of the city, and is put down a few weeks later by the intervening Borealian navy..*Korea: Korea continues to build up its military. Meanwhile, more Taoist and Buddhist temples are built. Taoism rises in popularity and gains more followers. Regular (read: not Imperial) Shinto gains a few more followers as well, mainly along the coastline in Southeastern Korea, particularly in Busan, Jejudo, Ulsan, and the coastal cities and coastal towns of Southern Gyeongsang Province. Mahayana Tao-Shintoism also continues to grow, and begins gaining followers from the areas where Shinto is growing, with some Shintoists switching to Mahayana Tao-Shintoism. The military in the autonomous province of Haejagang (해자강) continues to be on high alert and continues to heavily patrol the Korean settlements. Meanwhile, industrialisation and modernisation continue in Korea (similar to OTL Japan's Meiji Restoration). Monarch Hyomyeong continues investing in technology and science. The Hyundai Motor Company continues to build more cars. Meanwhile, the government continues the policy of neutrality in world affairs in general. Heo Song-hyun creates the eighteenth season of the Korean anime, Thunderclouds. Anime and manga see a huge rise in popularity due to the success of the long running anime series, Thunderclouds; and new artists and writers begin to produce their own. Hip-hop, Reggae, House, New Wave, and rock music grow in popularity in Korea. The Korean Rock group, Empress, releases their single, when translated, is known as "Radio Ga Ga", and becomes the number one song to top the Korean charts as well as one of the best selling singles of the year. Alternate energy is invested in, and some wind farms continue being constructed.
  • Lordship of Neu Norderney: Lord Conrad X is greatly distressed by the bloodshed in Borealia. The Bishop of Jacqueline coordinates the Neu Norderney branch of the Misericordia relief charity' response: sending hundreds of doctors and medical sisters to help, as well as to set provide sanitation and other necessities for those displaced. The government offers to take in a number of refugees, although points out that Neu Norderney is quite small and cannot take a huge number.
  • Lombardy: Our military is continuing to increase in size due to technology becoming better. Factories still make weapons and vehicles for our military but they are not the mostly made items. With the increase of factories in the nation, more jobs are being created. The employment rate has continued to increase in the nation. Agriculture is the best industry in the nation. The railway industry is continuing to work on improving the tracks. Doctors are now continuing to use new technology to make people better. Cars are one of the only ways to get around these days besides using the train. Trade goes well with the Roman Empire. The navy continues to build ships for trade and for future tensions. We continue to build many buildings like hospitals, colleges and banks.
  • Ruthenia: The Ruthenians continue to expand their nuclear infrastructure.
  • Roman Empire: The Roman Empire continues to recover from the shock of the Great War, in which many good Romans died. The Empire also focuses on its internal security and stability after noticing the power of the revolt in Africa and remembering painful memories of revolts in Italy and Egypt. Economic and civic policy are seen as key to improving stability and cohesiveness in the Empire. With that said, the Empire does have several foreign policy successes to note as well, mainly the unification of the Tartary and the return of order in the steppes. Trade continues to go well and the military continues to have a major part of Roman society, and new weapons like tanks, planes, and better submarines now play a significant role in the way the Empire wages war. The financial crisis affects the Empire badly, and the economy suffers and many go without work. The current administration works to help mediate the crisis even though it knows its days are numbered. The civil war in the Caliphate forces the Empire and its ally Assyria to be on guard. Research in new areas of science continues. Nuclear physics are explored in universities in the Empire, however, no major breakthroughs or accomplishments have been recorded and governmental support is low. The Roman government continues to push for the completion of the Treaty of Constantinople, and Roman troops remain ready to fulfill the provisions as described. Nuclear research continues, and teh Sahara becomes a testing range for any detonations. New designs for advanced nuclear weapons based around the principles of fusion rather than fission are drawn up, and official funding for testing is given. The Roman military also looks into other high profile weapons such as chemical weapons. Automatic rifles and advanced rocketry are also researched and produced to help keep the Roman military on edge. The first Roman space station is sent up and manned by several astronauts, however the space station is not able to host people for long durations. The first thermonuclear detonation also occurs this year in the Chagos islands, and the Roman military begins efforts to miniaturise the warheads to fit on ICBM missiles.The Roman government suggests to Germany that some less crucial aspects of the Treaty of Constantinople may be dropped in exchange for more important ones being followed to the letter, and suggests that Germany's domestic political elections are less of a concern compared to a suspected resurgence of German power abroad. Support is sent to the legitimate Borealian government, however anything above supplies is not authorized by the Roman senate. Again, it is stated to Germany that terms of the treaty of less consequence are less important than terms of international importance, and suggests that enhanced German-Kuban relations represents to Borealia and Andea an expansion of German power abroad, which the terms of the treaty are meant to oppose.
  • Ban Republic of Croatia (Banska Republika Hrvatska): Sewerage systems similar to Ragusan ones are built in major towns of theBan Republic. With growing Ragusan influence, and the beginning of further colonization, the navy expands rapidly using much of the Ragusan expertise. Moreover, with the influx of new resources in form of lumber, labour and metals, the navy begins expanding at a fast rate. More and more ships capable of crossing the Atlantic with ease are built. The Sabor intends to restore the glorious naval culture of the Neretva peoples and plans to do so by expanding the navy. The kravata (tie) is more and more used as an accessory. Trade routes are strengthened and the salt mines around Tuzla are explored as well as the salt industry in Pag and Nin. Using irrigation from the Danube, Sava, Drava, Drina, Cetina, Una, Vrbaš, Kupa, Neretva and other rivers the fields in the kingdom are developed, used for crops such as wheat, rye and barley. With trade routes increasing and Croatia entering an era of peace and of stability, the development of new trade ships is issued. Stone mining is furthered as well as the timber industry. The need for these resources rises as urbanization carries on. Iron ores in Dugopolje, Zenice and at last the 'mud' ore in Vojvodina and Eastern Slavonia are to be exploited alongside the silver and copper ores more frequently and of better quality than the iron ores. The exploitation of iron ores in the Lika and Gorski kotar areas continues. The salt industry in Ston is funded by the government. The influx of resources from Dahomey aids the economy. However, the government makes sure that the gold arriving isn't immediately put on the market in order to control the inflation in the worth of gold. The silver mine in Srebrenica is mined. Kotor Saraka (Adelaide) continues to expand. Draganić continues his research.
    • Isles of the Archvoivodeship (Otoci Nadvojvodstva): The infrastructure is built up.
    • Ban Republic of Carantania (Banska Republika Karantanija): Being an Alpine Slavic nation, the leaders begin a programme to create a standardized Carantanian language that will reflect on both the Slavic and Alpine (Germanic) aspects of Carantania.
    • Sukadang Županija: Croatization. Expansion into the other parts of Borneo.
    • Croatian Africa: Continues to expand.
    • White Croatia: Large-scale Croatization, numerous harsh measures are introduced to ensure White Croatia is Croatian.

1983

  • United Kingdom of Germany and Kingdom of Kuba: the escorted convoy allows the Borealians to inspect the non-military ships. After they do so, the convoy hears nothing more from any blockading state, and so the convoy makes to finish its journey. As the convoy advances, the cruiser divisions fall back, keeping themselves between the convoy and the nearest blockading ships. The next day the convoy arrives in Havana, and is welcomed by a massive crowd. The merchant ships are unloaded in the commercial facilities, and the long awaited goods are prepped to be distributed. The German-Kuban scientific community, and indeed much of the population at large, are further pleased by the arrival of the Tyr V rocket stages. The stages are moved to the Prinz Karl Space Facility outside Guantanamo, and the date for launch is tentatively set for 1985, and the invitations to Andea, Borealia, and Reme to come and witness the launch.
  • Lombardy: Our military is continuing to increase in size due to technology becoming better. Factories still make weapons and vehicles for our military but they are not the mostly made items. With the increase of factories in the nation, more jobs are being created. The employment rate has continued to increase in the nation. Agriculture is the best industry in the nation. The railway industry is continuing to work on improving the tracks. Doctors are now continuing to use new technology to make people better. Cars are one of the only ways to get around these days besides using the train. Trade goes well with the Roman Empire. The navy continues to build ships for trade and for future tensions. We continue to build many buildings like hospitals, colleges and banks.
  • Korea: Korea continues to build up its military. Meanwhile, more Taoist and Buddhist temples are built. Taoism rises in popularity and gains more followers. Regular (read: not Imperial) Shinto gains a few more followers as well, mainly along the coastline in Southeastern Korea, particularly in Busan, Jejudo, Ulsan, and the coastal cities and coastal towns of Southern Gyeongsang Province. Mahayana Tao-Shintoism also continues to grow, and begins gaining followers from the areas where Shinto is growing, with some Shintoists switching to Mahayana Tao-Shintoism. The military in the autonomous province of Haejagang (해자강) continues to be on high alert and continues to heavily patrol the Korean settlements. Meanwhile, industrialisation and modernisation continue in Korea (similar to OTL Japan's Meiji Restoration). Monarch Hyomyeong continues investing in technology and science. The Hyundai Motor Company continues to build more cars. Meanwhile, the government continues the policy of neutrality in world affairs in general. Heo Song-hyun creates the nineteenth season of the Korean anime, Thunderclouds. Anime and manga see a huge rise in popularity due to the success of the long running anime series, Thunderclouds; and new artists and writers begin to produce their own. Hip-hop, Reggae, House, New Wave, and rock music grow in popularity in Korea. Alternate energy is invested in, and some wind farms continue being constructed.
  • Borealia Flag 2 CaliforniaFlagPM3 Union of Borealia: The Civil War is over. The Union forces finally cut through the rebel army after employing the air force for carpet bombing, and proceeded to besiege Kristallstadt. One Gothic front attempted a fruitless invasion of Amerigo in the north around the inavers, but they were stopped by an Algonquian supply escort. Meanwhile, San Francisco was finally taken after destroying many important buildings, including pieces of the Statue of Liberty. The invasion of Middle California effectively cut off the southern half of the Republic from Kristalltadt. After two months under siege, the Republic of California surrenders to the northern invaders, officially ending the war. An extreme faction in Southern California, however, declared themselves to be the new center of government for the Republic. This claim was short-lived though, as the leader of this faction was assassinated three months later by a more moderate Gothic supporter. The war effectively ends by winter of this year, but reconstruction both economically and culturally will take some time. Meanwhile, BARD continues their exploration of deep space and outer planets from Oceana, and prepares for a manned mission to Mars next year. The Borealian navy, as soon as the Battle of San Francisco was over, redirected to support the blockade against Germany in the Caribbean. These ships are apprehended as before, using the permission Germany gave Borealia in the 1970s to board and search the ship as they pleased. If the German ships resist this appropriation, and in the process harm any of the Borealian or Andean ships, it will be taken as an act of war.
    • Colony of North Antarctica: Industry improves, villages expand.
    • Indian Oceanic Territories: All economics and industries seem to have returned to normal, although a small terrorist faction of about 200 people remain underground.
    • German-Kuban Dip: Borealia, and Borealia only, is allowed to inspect the diplomatic and merchant ships to validate they carry the diplomatic staffs, their families and food, supplies and goods bound for Kuba. But any attempt to seize any ship, or to interfere with the transit to Kuba after the validation of their cargos, will be perceived as a threat to the convoy, and the naval detachments' orders will be invoked.
    • Perhaps I'm wrong, but is it not somewhat implausible that a country would emerge from a civil war and then launch a manned mission to Mars the following year?
    • Agreed. Retconned.
  • 'Lordship of Neu Norderney: The government is pleased that the Borealian Civil War has finally come to a close. Though the fighting may be over, Misericordias work is just beginning, and many parishes in Neu Norderney give generously to support the relief effort.
  • Algonquia, still concerned about the Arcadian possession of nuclear weapons, successfully completes a nuclear bomb this year, having enriched uranium from its already large stockpile. This is easily concealed from the international community using Algonquia's already large civilian nuclear program. The Algonquian army takes some thousands of Arcadians prisoner during operations over the St. Lawrence, and announces that any atrocities against natives will result in their execution.
  • Roman Empire: The Roman Empire continues to recover from the shock of the Great War, in which many good Romans died. The Empire also focuses on its internal security and stability after noticing the power of the revolt in Africa and remembering painful memories of revolts in Italy and Egypt. Economic and civic policy are seen as key to improving stability and cohesiveness in the Empire. With that said, the Empire does have several foreign policy successes to note as well, mainly the unification of the Tartary and the return of order in the steppes. Trade continues to go well and the military continues to have a major part of Roman society, and new weapons like tanks, planes, and better submarines now play a significant role in the way the Empire wages war. The financial crisis affects the Empire badly, and the economy suffers and many go without work. The current administration works to help mediate the crisis even though it knows its days are numbered. The civil war in the Caliphate forces the Empire and its ally Assyria to be on guard. Research in new areas of science continues. Nuclear physics are explored in universities in the Empire, however, no major breakthroughs or accomplishments have been recorded and governmental support is low. The Roman government continues to push for the completion of the Treaty of Constantinople, and Roman troops remain ready to fulfill the provisions as described. Nuclear research continues, and teh Sahara becomes a testing range for any detonations. New designs for advanced nuclear weapons based around the principles of fusion rather than fission are drawn up, and official funding for testing is given. The Roman military also looks into other high profile weapons such as chemical weapons. Automatic rifles and advanced rocketry are also researched and produced to help keep the Roman military on edge. The first Roman space station is sent up and manned by several astronauts, however the space station is not able to host people for long durations. The first thermonuclear detonation also occurs this year in the Chagos islands, and the Roman military begins efforts to miniaturise the warheads to fit on ICBM missiles.The Roman government suggests to Germany that some less crucial aspects of the Treaty of Constantinople may be dropped in exchange for more important ones being followed to the letter, and suggests that Germany's domestic political elections are less of a concern compared to a suspected resurgence of German power abroad. Support is sent to the legitimate Borealian government, however anything above supplies is not authorized by the Roman senate. Again, it is stated to Germany that terms of the treaty of less consequence are less important than terms of international importance, and suggests that enhanced German-Kuban relations represents to Borealia and Andea an expansion of German power abroad, which the terms of the treaty are meant to oppose.
  • Ban Republic of Croatia (Banska Republika Hrvatska): Sewerage systems similar to Ragusan ones are built in major towns of theBan Republic. With growing Ragusan influence, and the beginning of further colonization, the navy expands rapidly using much of the Ragusan expertise. Moreover, with the influx of new resources in form of lumber, labour and metals, the navy begins expanding at a fast rate. More and more ships capable of crossing the Atlantic with ease are built. The Sabor intends to restore the glorious naval culture of the Neretva peoples and plans to do so by expanding the navy. The kravata (tie) is more and more used as an accessory. Trade routes are strengthened and the salt mines around Tuzla are explored as well as the salt industry in Pag and Nin. Using irrigation from the Danube, Sava, Drava, Drina, Cetina, Una, Vrbaš, Kupa, Neretva and other rivers the fields in the kingdom are developed, used for crops such as wheat, rye and barley. With trade routes increasing and Croatia entering an era of peace and of stability, the development of new trade ships is issued. Stone mining is furthered as well as the timber industry. The need for these resources rises as urbanization carries on. Iron ores in Dugopolje, Zenice and at last the 'mud' ore in Vojvodina and Eastern Slavonia are to be exploited alongside the silver and copper ores more frequently and of better quality than the iron ores. The exploitation of iron ores in the Lika and Gorski kotar areas continues. The salt industry in Ston is funded by the government. The influx of resources from Dahomey aids the economy. However, the government makes sure that the gold arriving isn't immediately put on the market in order to control the inflation in the worth of gold. The silver mine in Srebrenica is mined. Kotor Saraka (Adelaide) continues to expand. Draganić continues his research.
    • Isles of the Archvoivodeship (Otoci Nadvojvodstva): The infrastructure is built up.
    • Ban Republic of Carantania (Banska Republika Karantanija): Being an Alpine Slavic nation, the leaders begin a programme to create a standardized Carantanian language that will reflect on both the Slavic and Alpine (Germanic) aspects of Carantania.
    • Sukadang Županija: Croatization. Expansion into the other parts of Borneo.
    • Croatian Africa: Continues to expand.
    • White Croatia: Large-scale Croatization, numerous harsh measures are introduced to ensure White Croatia is Croatian.
  • Ruthenia: The Ruthenians continue to expand their nuclear infrastructure.

1984

Manned missions to Mars are too soon. Slow it down.

  • Borealia Flag 2 Union of Borealia: As reconstruction commences, certain parts of South California are placed under martial law, cracking down on the extreme Gothic factions that are dwindling in number. The northern states as far as Kristallstadt are much more compliant, with a rapid swing in popularity against the Gothic movement. The Reformist Church of Latter-Day Saints phases out of politics into a more esoteric doctrine, looking forward to the end of the world which they predict to be the year 2000. Meanwhile, the major cities of San Francisco, New Munich, and Kristallstadt undergo major renovation to recover their industries from the war, and much thanks goes to New Norderney, Rome, and others for their relief efforts. The Statue of Liberty is particularly remodelled, and will be completely restored in a couple of years. The refugees from the first phase of the war are returned to their homes in New Munich. As the UN building was destroyed, however, the delegates that remain continue to live in the embassy in New Vienna until a new United Nations building can be built. Also, the nuclear arsenal moved to Marmtilleriq is rellocated back to its silos in New Munich. An engineer in the University of New Vienna begins to design the World Wide Web. Meanwhile, as Germany has been repeatedly warned for many years about its involvement in the New World, and openly defied such warnings, the Curia declares war on Germany, and calls on all the members of the Union of Borealia and Hesperia for support, as well as our allies Spain and Rome. The goal of this conflict is not to invade either territory of Kuba or Germany, but merely to establish military dominence in the Atlantic to prevent any further connection between Kuba and Germany. Meanwhile, the Mars mission met a tragic fate, as the rocket launched in November this year exploded in the upper atmosphere, killing all five of its crew members. This solemn tragedy, felt all across the nation, severely depletes much of the previous enthusiasm for space exploration, and puts the Mars mission behind for ten years.
    • Colony of North Antarctica: Industry improves, villages expand.
    • Indian Oceanic Territories: All economics and industries seem to have returned to normal. Some small unrest remains. A local government is established to bgin a process of granting the Maldives independence in a few years.
    • I guess peace was never an option for you
      • Also, don't you remember? Wars between atomic powers ceased due to the threat of M.A.D. Since nothing ever ordered Germany to dismantle its nuclear program, it still has nuclear weapons.
      • Peace was never an option for you two. We waited for years with you under blockade. This is on you two.
      • I seriously doubt Germany has nukes, as that would probably be the first time in history a nation has been invaded, dismantled, yet continues nuclear production (and a space program?) as if nothing happened.
      • Actually, don't drag me into this mess. "This in on you two." erm ... no ... I haven't touched this game since you guys felt the need to make a big deal and launched a blockade ... So actually, this whole BS thing isn't on me at all. Not trying to shift blame on Guy, and it seems to me, like always, you guys are willingly ignoring chances to strike peace and instead just plunge everyone back into war because why??? Seems like a masculinity issue to me. Just sayin'. -Cookie
      • I have said for the past 150 turns that all I want is peaceful co-existence, to work with you people, trade with you, but everythime you get the chance, you invade me. I try to put that behind me, and try to start anew with you all, but then you invade again with zero provocation from me. Also Nate, you're the one to talk. Would a country be willing to not only continue a blockade on an island that never threatened it, but then declare war first after it just dragged itself out of a civil war? It's been thirty years since WWII, as well, while your civil war was scarcely two.
      • I hoped for a peaceful coexistence, too, guy, like I did with Callum, building up Kuba as an independent state. But your provication proved otherwise.
      • What provocation?!? A peace-loving, science-promoting, Kuban-born monarch being offered the German throne?
      • Speaking of which, wasn't Mary supposed to die in the mid 1980s? was really looking forward to this whole things blowing over by now
      • I was hoping you'd be a little less brash. God, I have never done anything to threaten you. You declare war over food ships getting to port? My God. Also, I find your "hope" for Kuba hard to believe, seeing as no one even acknowledged my existence, returned none of my diplomacies, essentially didn't care about me. To paraphrase Bane from the prospective of Mary II, "no one cared who I was, until Germany offered me its throne." So, what was so "provoking" about her succession?
      • You wanted peace for the past 150 years? Really? why did you try to join to war against the Netherlands in exchange for land? Why did you and Cookie spark the Australian Crisis by not ceding Nate land you agreed to? Why did you make a German-Kuban PU when you knew how adamantly Nate and I pushed for Kuba to be 100% free from Germany.
      • I have always wanted peace with you guys, the Australian crisis was the direct result of Nates expansionism and aggression. Again, this is a Kuban monarch, born in Kuba itself, whose greatest passion was space exploration, being elected king of Germany. We even made a deal to split the two after her death. For you guys, that whole thing should've been fine.
      • Yeah, her death, when did you say that was again? 1985?
      • Cookie and I were discussing it when we were talking about forming the PU, but we never finalized the date, "the '80s" were as far as we got.
      • Forgive my humble attempt to diffuse the situation, but perhaps we can say she died during the Borealian Civil War, simultaneously ending the blockade and the PU, and retcon this current crisis
      • How about I just make it this turn?
      • Sure, and Borealia will be more than happy to help Kuba's space program (as it is closer than Germany physically and politically in the UBH).
      • Cookie, the reason no one wants a peace with you guys is that most possible solutions are garbage and only benefit you and the cost for us is the loss of geopolitical standing on the global scale. Essentially, it makes our countries look like pussies and implies that we're not strong enough to uphold our very reasonable standards. What you ask of us requires nothing really, but it is not in line with our agenda. In other circumstances I would probably agree with you but seeing as to how Borealia and Andea have legitimate points from their perspective. Anyway, I don't understand why you guys want Germany and Kuba to be united so badly. Just let it go. Otherwise, this will just boil down into a dick measuring contest, like all acts of governance and diplomacy. I think the only real solution here is to sever the union ASAP, preferably through death, and then we can pretend war was never declared.
    • Andea declares war but states to Boreliea that the allies should adopt a "No First Strike" policy. Andea also seeks to make peace, but prepares for that to fail due to German arrogance.
    • Spain does not want to declare war on another European nation and advises both parties to reach a decent compromise soon.
  • Korea: Korea continues to build up its military. Meanwhile, more Taoist and Buddhist temples are built. Taoism rises in popularity and gains more followers. Regular (read: not Imperial) Shinto gains a few more followers as well, mainly along the coastline in Southeastern Korea, particularly in Busan, Jejudo, Ulsan, and the coastal cities and coastal towns of Southern Gyeongsang Province. Mahayana Tao-Shintoism also continues to grow, and begins gaining followers from the areas where Shinto is growing, with some Shintoists switching to Mahayana Tao-Shintoism. The military in the autonomous province of Haejagang (해자강) continues to be on high alert and continues to heavily patrol the Korean settlements. Meanwhile, industrialisation and modernisation continue in Korea (similar to OTL Japan's Meiji Restoration). Monarch Hyomyeong continues investing in technology and science. The Hyundai Motor Company continues to build more cars. Meanwhile, the government continues the policy of neutrality in world affairs in general. Heo Song-hyun creates the twentieth season of the Korean anime, Thunderclouds. Anime and manga see a huge rise in popularity due to the success of the long running anime series, Thunderclouds; and new artists and writers begin to produce their own. Hip-hop, Reggae, House, New Wave, and rock music grow in popularity in Korea. Alternate energy is invested in, and some wind farms continue being constructed.
  • Lombardy: Our military is continuing to increase in size due to technology becoming better. Factories still make weapons and vehicles for our military but they are not the mostly made items. With the increase of factories in the nation, more jobs are being created. The employment rate has continued to increase in the nation. Agriculture is the best industry in the nation. The railway industry is continuing to work on improving the tracks. Doctors are now continuing to use new technology to make people better. Cars are one of the only ways to get around these days besides using the train. Trade goes well with the Roman Empire. The navy continues to build ships for trade and for future tensions. We continue to build many buildings like hospitals, colleges and banks.
  • France continues its influence on Brittany, and decides to send a small army of 400,000 troops into Mexaca while the civil war is going on in Borelia in order to prevent it from spreading into Mexaca.
    • ​Andea politely tells France that the civil war is over. Get out of Mexaca.
    • Mexaca says there is no need for troops to protect the border and refuses to allow French troops into Mexacan territory.
  • ​Hawaii: Economy and military still improves. With the military, the recruit of the soldiers still intact to be about 2500 per troops. The University of Hawaii is continuing to build, with the industry in our islands making even greater profit through our land of Hawaii. Some of the construction began to be built near Honolulu, which can be hospitals, police stations and more. Funds on our nation are still green, and infrastructure is improved.
    • The Union of Borealia, being a long-standing ally of Hawaii, sends many engineers and scientists to help improve Hawaii's infrastructure.
  • Ruthenia: The Ruthenians continue to expand their nuclear infrastructure.
  • Roman Empire: The Roman Empire continues to recover from the shock of the Great War, in which many good Romans died. The Empire also focuses on its internal security and stability after noticing the power of the revolt in Africa and remembering painful memories of revolts in Italy and Egypt. Economic and civic policy are seen as key to improving stability and cohesiveness in the Empire. With that said, the Empire does have several foreign policy successes to note as well, mainly the unification of the Tartary and the return of order in the steppes. Trade continues to go well and the military continues to have a major part of Roman society, and new weapons like tanks, planes and better submarines now play a significant role in the way the Empire wages war. The financial crisis affects the Empire badly, and the economy suffers and many go without work. The current administration works to help mediate the crisis even though it knows its days are numbered. The civil war in the Caliphate forces the Empire and its ally Assyria to be on guard. Research in new areas of science continues. Nuclear physics are explored in universities in the Empire, however, no major breakthroughs or accomplishments have been recorded and governmental support is low. The Roman government continues to push for the completion of the Treaty of Constantinople, and Roman troops remain ready to fulfill the provisions as described. Nuclear research continues, and teh Sahara becomes a testing range for any detonations. New designs for advanced nuclear weapons based around the principles of fusion rather than fission are drawn up, and official funding for testing is given. The Roman military also looks into other high profile weapons such as chemical weapons. Automatic rifles and advanced rocketry are also researched and produced to help keep the Roman military on edge. The first Roman space station is sent up and manned by several astronauts, however the space station is not able to host people for long durations. The first thermonuclear detonation also occurs this year in the Chagos islands, and the Roman military begins efforts to miniaturise the warheads to fit on ICBM missiles. Unexpectedly, a Communist group declares that it is beginning armed insurgency against the Roman state. No one believes the threat until a series of bombings go off in Antioch, Diyabakir, and Bodrum. The military is readied to take on the threat, although many don't think the group is a huge threat yet.
  • Ban Republic of Croatia (Banska Republika Hrvatska): Sewerage systems similar to Ragusan ones are built in major towns of theBan Republic. With growing Ragusan influence, and the beginning of further colonization, the navy expands rapidly using much of the Ragusan expertise. Moreover, with the influx of new resources in form of lumber, labour and metals, the navy begins expanding at a fast rate. More and more ships capable of crossing the Atlantic with ease are built. The Sabor intends to restore the glorious naval culture of the Neretva peoples and plans to do so by expanding the navy. The kravata (tie) is more and more used as an accessory. Trade routes are strengthened and the salt mines around Tuzla are explored as well as the salt industry in Pag and Nin. Using irrigation from the Danube, Sava, Drava, Drina, Cetina, Una, Vrbaš, Kupa, Neretva and other rivers the fields in the kingdom are developed, used for crops such as wheat, rye and barley. With trade routes increasing and Croatia entering an era of peace and of stability, the development of new trade ships is issued. Stone mining is furthered as well as the timber industry. The need for these resources rises as urbanization carries on. Iron ores in Dugopolje, Zenice and at last the 'mud' ore in Vojvodina and Eastern Slavonia are to be exploited alongside the silver and copper ores more frequently and of better quality than the iron ores. The exploitation of iron ores in the Lika and Gorski kotar areas continues. The salt industry in Ston is funded by the government. The influx of resources from Dahomey aids the economy. However, the government makes sure that the gold arriving isn't immediately put on the market in order to control the inflation in the worth of gold. The silver mine in Srebrenica is mined. Kotor Saraka (Adelaide) continues to expand. Draganić continues his research.
    • Isles of the Archvoivodeship (Otoci Nadvojvodstva): The infrastructure is built up.
    • Ban Republic of Carantania (Banska Republika Karantanija): Being an Alpine Slavic nation, the leaders begin a programme to create a standardized Carantanian language that will reflect on both the Slavic and Alpine (Germanic) aspects of Carantania.
    • Sukadang Županija: Croatization. Expansion into the other parts of Borneo.
    • Croatian Africa: Continues to expand.
    • White Croatia: Large-scale Croatization, numerous harsh measures are introduced to ensure White Croatia is Croatian.
  • Lordship of Neu Norderney: The government denounces Borealia's declaration of war, and strongly urges both sides to come to an agreement. (For goodness sake. The Germans are in Cuba, so what? The Societs were in Cuba, I don't recall an actual war breaking out...) Lord Conrad X offers to mediate. Meanwhile, Misericordia continues assisting the Borealians affected by the civil war, with some units of the National Service being sent to help rebuild homes.
  • Algonquia offers its official support to Borealia and Andea in the ongoing crisis, and Algonquian naval forces are placed in a greater state of readiness. Fighting against the Arcadians continues, with superior Algonquian troops enjoying considerable success; the xenophobic, populist hard-left Algonquian National Party gains 20 seats in the Parliament by promising to escalate the war against the Arcadians. Algonquian troops launch an operation to retake Boston, while Arcadians are secretly informed any use of nukes will result in retaliation in the same way.

1985

  • United Kingdom of Germany and Kingdom of Kuba: Mary II dies of breast cancer this year at the age of 56. Her illness was kept secret so as to not worry the public of Kuba or Germany. As according to the 60's era Kuban-German deal, the now King Karl II of Kuba preemptively refuses the German throne. The House of Electors elect Friedrich von Hamburg, head of the main branch of the House of Hamburg, as King of Germany. As part of programs set in motion under Mary II, to go into effect after her death, Germany and Kuba establish the Commonwealth of German Nations, designed to be an economic and scientific cooperation among German speaking states. Plans are made to send invitations to Australia, Neu Norderney, Belize, and former German colonies in Africa with large German speaking populations after the war with Borealia is dealt with. Kuba calls for emergency recruits in the event of an invasion by the New World states. Kuban and German naval units wait for attack orders from both inside and outside the blockade. Kuba and Germany accept Neu Norderneys offer of mediation, but in the meantime, Kuba suspends its membership in the UBH due to the war, calling it "a brash, arrogant, and egotistical organization hell-bent on snuffing out any thought that doesn't have Borealian supremacy at its core."
    • Note: I posted as both Germany and Kuba this turn as Mary's death was this turn, and the two countries were in the process of separating. Next turn will be just Kuba.
    • As the supposed claim of union between Germany and Kuba have ended, Borealia lifts the blockade from Kuba, as it has successfully kept the two nations apart these ten years. The war against Germany is called off, but the Curia remain watchful for any further attempt of Germany to make claims to its former dominions.
  • Korea: Korea continues to build up its military. Meanwhile, more Taoist and Buddhist temples are built. Taoism rises in popularity and gains more followers. Regular (read: not Imperial) Shinto gains a few more followers as well, mainly along the coastline in Southeastern Korea, particularly in Busan, Jejudo, Ulsan, and the coastal cities and coastal towns of Southern Gyeongsang Province. Mahayana Tao-Shintoism also continues to grow, and begins gaining followers from the areas where Shinto is growing, with some Shintoists switching to Mahayana Tao-Shintoism. The military in the autonomous province of Haejagang (해자강) continues to be on high alert and continues to heavily patrol the Korean settlements. Meanwhile, industrialisation and modernisation continue in Korea (similar to OTL Japan's Meiji Restoration). Monarch Hyomyeong continues investing in technology and science. The Hyundai Motor Company continues to build more cars. Meanwhile, the government continues the policy of neutrality in world affairs in general. Heo Song-hyun creates the twenty-first season of the Korean anime, Thunderclouds. Anime and manga see a huge rise in popularity due to the success of the long running anime series, Thunderclouds; and new artists and writers begin to produce their own. Hip-hop, Reggae, House, New Wave, and rock music grow in popularity in Korea. In Daegu, the hip-hop/rap group known as C.W.A (Chinese With Attitudes) is formed and begins to record songs for their group. Alternate energy is invested in, and some wind farms continue being constructed. Solar farms also begin construction in some areas.
    • A private company in the Union of Borealia invites C.W.A to perform in San Francisco to inaugurate the reconstruction of the city.
    • C.W.A agrees to perform in San Francisco and sets aside a date to perform in the city next year.
  • In Spain, the people and the government are both opposed to any war with Germany. Spain offers to mediate between the two parties. Meanwhile, Spain's space program remains on track, although the moon and Mars missions were delayed by a few years due to the 1979 recession that triggered the return of the Union Party to control of government in 1980. Prime Minister Jaime Durante remains as the head of government as the Unions win the 1985 general elections. Tragedy strikes Spain when the heir to the throne, Prince Pedro, dies, leaving behind his infant son Juan. Spain is largely dependant on renewable energy and other things like that. Drug use is decriminalized for many drugs by passage of an act of Parliament. A Spanish cellular network is launched.
  • Hawaii: Infrastructure and military improved. With our help from Union of Borealia to improve infrastructure even better, Some constructions like hospitals, police stations, fire stations, still intact to be in progress. The islands of Hawaii, the cities should be perfectly fit. The troops still gain recruitment of over 2500, even a profit of the economy would give a good reason to our nation.
  • Lombardy: Our military is continuing to increase in size due to technology becoming better. Factories still make weapons and vehicles for our military but they are not the mostly made items. With the increase of factories in the nation, more jobs are being created. The employment rate has continued to increase in the nation. Agriculture is the best industry in the nation. The railway industry is continuing to work on improving the tracks. Doctors are now continuing to use new technology to make people better. Cars are one of the only ways to get around these days besides using the train. Trade goes well with the Roman Empire. The navy continues to build ships for trade and for future tensions. We continue to build many buildings like hospitals, colleges and banks.
  • Lordship of Neu Norderney: The government joins Spain in condemning the escalation in Kuba and again offers to mediate a solution. Misericordia sends a large number of medic nuns, monks, and laypeople to assist in humanitarian work in the Arcadian conflict.
  • Borealia Flag 2 Union of Borealia: Reconstruction continues, although the Union already begins to bounce back to its earlier technological and industrial strength. After the near destruction of the Gothic Party, the Curia has become much more centralized both politically and culturally. The new generation of labor force from as far away as Aleut and Baja begin deticating themselves to an unprecedented work ethic. The Statue of Liberty is almost completed in its restoration, and groundwork begins for the new United Nations building. People and cities are connected more than ever now in a new digital age, as the World Wide Web is almost perfected. Even the traditional railroad industry is being redesigned with more modernized magnetic power. Meanwhile, the mysterious Dr. Robert Braun finally makes a reappearence in the media. His body was found in a cemetary, in a small Pannenstiel town dating back to the 1870s, with a tombstone saying he died in 1913. According to his notes recovered from the grave, he successfully invented a time machine, first traveling to World War II in the 1950s, then forward to 2015. Seeing that humanity was somehow wiped out in 2015, Dr. Braun traveled back to 1885 and lived out his life in this village. Any further information on Dr. Braun has been classified by the Curia, but most people dismiss it as a hoax. Meanwhile, a state of war continues against Germany, but no military action is yet taken in the hopes of reaching a peaceful comprimise.
    • Colony of North Antarctica: Industry improves, villages expand.
    • Indian Oceanic Territory: Economy and industry improves, with an independent government to be established in a few years.
  • Ruthenia: The Ruthenians continue to expand their nuclear infrastructure.
  • Roman Empire: The Roman Empire continues to recover from the shock of the Great War, in which many good Romans died. The Empire also focuses on its internal security and stability after noticing the power of the revolt in Africa and remembering painful memories of revolts in Italy and Egypt. Economic and civic policy are seen as key to improving stability and cohesiveness in the Empire. With that said, the Empire does have several foreign policy successes to note as well, mainly the unification of the Tartary and the return of order in the steppes. Trade continues to go well and the military continues to have a major part of Roman society, and new weapons like tanks, planes and better submarines now play a significant role in the way the Empire wages war. The financial crisis affects the Empire badly, and the economy suffers and many go without work. The current administration works to help mediate the crisis even though it knows its days are numbered. The civil war in the Caliphate forces the Empire and its ally Assyria to be on guard. Research in new areas of science continues. Nuclear physics are explored in universities in the Empire, however, no major breakthroughs or accomplishments have been recorded and governmental support is low. The Roman government continues to push for the completion of the Treaty of Constantinople, and Roman troops remain ready to fulfill the provisions as described. Nuclear research continues, and teh Sahara becomes a testing range for any detonations. New designs for advanced nuclear weapons based around the principles of fusion rather than fission are drawn up, and official funding for testing is given. The Roman military also looks into other high profile weapons such as chemical weapons. Automatic rifles and advanced rocketry are also researched and produced to help keep the Roman military on edge. The first Roman space station is sent up and manned by several astronauts, however the space station is not able to host people for long durations. The first thermonuclear detonation also occurs this year in the Chagos islands, and the Roman military begins efforts to miniaturise the warheads to fit on ICBM missiles. The insurgency really picks up steam this year, as Communist forces accelerate a series of bombings and take Roman security forces by surprise. Many troops and civilians are killed this year, shocking the Roman state into action. Troops are deployed to some of the more hard hit areas and curfews are enacted in some areas.
  • Ban Republic of Croatia (Banska Republika Hrvatska): Sewerage systems similar to Ragusan ones are built in major towns of theBan Republic. With growing Ragusan influence, and the beginning of further colonization, the navy expands rapidly using much of the Ragusan expertise. Moreover, with the influx of new resources in form of lumber, labour and metals, the navy begins expanding at a fast rate. More and more ships capable of crossing the Atlantic with ease are built. The Sabor intends to restore the glorious naval culture of the Neretva peoples and plans to do so by expanding the navy. The kravata (tie) is more and more used as an accessory. Trade routes are strengthened and the salt mines around Tuzla are explored as well as the salt industry in Pag and Nin. Using irrigation from the Danube, Sava, Drava, Drina, Cetina, Una, Vrbaš, Kupa, Neretva and other rivers the fields in the kingdom are developed, used for crops such as wheat, rye and barley. With trade routes increasing and Croatia entering an era of peace and of stability, the development of new trade ships is issued. Stone mining is furthered as well as the timber industry. The need for these resources rises as urbanization carries on. Iron ores in Dugopolje, Zenice and at last the 'mud' ore in Vojvodina and Eastern Slavonia are to be exploited alongside the silver and copper ores more frequently and of better quality than the iron ores. The exploitation of iron ores in the Lika and Gorski kotar areas continues. The salt industry in Ston is funded by the government. The influx of resources from Dahomey aids the economy. However, the government makes sure that the gold arriving isn't immediately put on the market in order to control the inflation in the worth of gold. The silver mine in Srebrenica is mined. Kotor Saraka (Adelaide) continues to expand. Draganić continues his research.
    • Isles of the Archvoivodeship (Otoci Nadvojvodstva): The infrastructure is built up.
    • Ban Republic of Carantania (Banska Republika Karantanija): Being an Alpine Slavic nation, the leaders begin a programme to create a standardized Carantanian language that will reflect on both the Slavic and Alpine (Germanic) aspects of Carantania.
    • Sukadang Županija: Croatization. Expansion into the other parts of Borneo.
    • White Croatia: Large-scale Croatization, numerous harsh measures are introduced to ensure White Croatia is Croatian.

1986

  • Korea: Korea continues to build up its military. Meanwhile, more Taoist and Buddhist temples are built. Taoism rises in popularity and gains more followers. Regular (read: not Imperial) Shinto gains a few more followers as well, mainly along the coastline in Southeastern Korea, particularly in Busan, Jejudo, Ulsan, and the coastal cities and coastal towns of Southern Gyeongsang Province. Mahayana Tao-Shintoism also continues to grow, and begins gaining followers from the areas where Shinto is growing, with some Shintoists switching to Mahayana Tao-Shintoism. The military in the autonomous province of Haejagang (해자강) continues to be on high alert and continues to heavily patrol the Korean settlements. Meanwhile, industrialisation and modernisation continue in Korea (similar to OTL Japan's Meiji Restoration). Monarch Hyomyeong continues investing in technology and science. The Hyundai Motor Company continues to build more cars. Meanwhile, the government continues the policy of neutrality in world affairs in general. Heo Song-hyun creates the twenty-second season of the Korean anime, Thunderclouds. Anime and manga see a huge rise in popularity due to the success of the long running anime series, Thunderclouds; and new artists and writers begin to produce their own. Hip-hop, Reggae, House, New Wave, and rock music grow in popularity in Korea. In Daegu, the hip-hop/rap group known as C.W.A (Chinese With Attitudes) continues to record songs for their group, and releases their first single, when translated, is known as "Panic Zone". C.W.A also goes on their first tour, and performs in San Francisco in the Union of Borealia. Alternate energy is invested in, and some wind farms continue being constructed. Solar farms also begin construction in some areas.
  • Borealia Flag 2 Union of Borealia: Reconstruction continues, although the Union already begins to bounce back to its earlier technological and industrial strength. After the near destruction of the Gothic Party, the Curia has become much more centralized both politically and culturally. In the face of the gold industry severely dropping in the last few years, the Curia creats a centralized gold reserve in New Vienna to house the official standard of the Borealian economy, and by extension the world. The new generation of labor force from as far away as Aleut and Baja begin deticating themselves to an unprecedented work ethic. The Statue of Liberty is completed in its restoration, and the new United Nations building is well under construction. People and cities are connected more than ever now in a new digital age, as the World Wide Web is almost perfected. Even the traditional railroad industry is being redesigned with more modernized magnetic power. The war against Germany ends as the end of the crown union proves the success of the blockade. C.W.A's hip hop group performs in San Francisco to an enthusastic crowd, sparking a new wave of hip hop and punk music to overshadow the popularity of rock and roll. The LDS church still predicts the end of the world in the year 2000.
    • Colony of North Antarctica: Industry improves, villages expand.
    • Indian Oceanic Territory: Economy and industry improves, with an independent government to be established in a few years.
  • France declares that, due to an incident in which several French soldiers were killed in Mexaca, that unless Mexaca pays reparations to France, then war will be declared. Massive mobilization begins, and the military receives large amounts of modern weaponry. In the meantime, economic growth begins, and much of France's economy is prepared for war against Mexaca. Naval power becomes very important to French influence.
    • Reme makes an official statement to the French government saying, "If France continues to work as an antagonist against our ally, in which whom you placed your military troops with no official reason, the Reman navy will shoot down any French naval vessels entering the Imperial Sea if they do not back off."
    • Borealia sees that Mexeca has done nothing wrong, and pledges support against any aggression from France.
    • Spain promises to back Mexaca against French idiocy. No mercy upon fools. Any action taken against Mexaca by France will be interpreted as an assault on Spain itself.
  • Algonquia warns France that any attempt at imperialistic warmongering, like the invasion of Mexaca, will be opposed by Algonquia. Several dozen Algonquian submarines are positioned off the French coast in precaution.
  • Reme: Reme begins to build up its military and economy. Reme elects a new president and starts to build up its navy. Meanwhile, trade is improved on, with industrialization, mainly former Byzantine areas slowly being introduced to populous areas. Lumber, cash crops, and other goods become a major export of Reme, and starts getting Reme a jump-start into the European economy. There is also the creation of New navy ships, to help modernize the Reman navy. Coal mines are built, and starts churning out coal at a consistent rate. Coal mining plants are also started to be upgraded. Reme develops a few more nukes under UN supervision. Civil unrest starts to continues to rise in Neu Gotland and Boston over racism against Arcadians; with a few people also for an independent Arcadian state. Meanwhile, The Arcadian nationalists are push from Neu Gotland and the military is advancing on Boston. A Reman special ops team captures the nukes the Arcadians are holding, but at the price of 30 military deaths. The nukes that were captured are going to be put under extreme watch to see if they are rigged to explode when taken apart. Meanwhile, due to the French, the Reman navy is on high alert, with several submarines being put into commission this year.
  • Lordship of Neu Norderney: Lord Conrad X sends his and his government's condolences to Germany and Kuba for the loss of Mary II. Everyone is, however, slightly glad for her timely death and the subsequent easing of tensions. The government contacts Germany for information regarding the proposed German States Union organisation. The Church's aid organisation Misericordia continues providing aid in Arcadia.
    • Kuban Dip: the Commomwealth of German Nations is designed to promote ties between predominately German states in economic and scientific fields, such as a united space agency (including the renaming of the German-Kuban Imperial and Royal Space Agency established under Mary II) and medical research. It is currently proposed to have a committee of representatives from member states to discuss matter of mutual interests, as well as providing another diplomatic avenue between them.
  • Lombardy: Our military is continuing to increase in size due to technology becoming better. Factories still make weapons and vehicles for our military but they are not the mostly made items. With the increase of factories in the nation, more jobs are being created. The employment rate has continued to increase in the nation. Agriculture is the best industry in the nation. The railway industry is continuing to work on improving the tracks. Doctors are now continuing to use new technology to make people better. Cars are one of the only ways to get around these days besides using the train. Trade goes well with the Roman Empire. The navy continues to build ships for trade and for future tensions. We continue to build many buildings like hospitals, colleges and banks.
  • Hawaii: Military is continuing to improve even better with our armies. Some factories will be built in the capital city of Honolulu which could base a good development of vehicles and armour for our best defense position. In other news, we build some more buildings like college, police station, etc. But based on infrastructure, is still to improve with our help by the Union of Borealia.
  • Ruthenia: The Ruthenians continue to expand their nuclear infrastructure.
  • Roman Empire: The Roman Empire continues to recover from the shock of the Great War, in which many good Romans died. The Empire also focuses on its internal security and stability after noticing the power of the revolt in Africa and remembering painful memories of revolts in Italy and Egypt. Economic and civic policy are seen as key to improving stability and cohesiveness in the Empire. With that said, the Empire does have several foreign policy successes to note as well, mainly the unification of the Tartary and the return of order in the steppes. Trade continues to go well and the military continues to have a major part of Roman society, and new weapons like tanks, planes and better submarines now play a significant role in the way the Empire wages war. The financial crisis affects the Empire badly, and the economy suffers and many go without work. The current administration works to help mediate the crisis even though it knows its days are numbered. The civil war in the Caliphate forces the Empire and its ally Assyria to be on guard. Research in new areas of science continues. Nuclear physics are explored in universities in the Empire, however, no major breakthroughs or accomplishments have been recorded and governmental support is low. The Roman government continues to push for the completion of the Treaty of Constantinople, and Roman troops remain ready to fulfill the provisions as described. Nuclear research continues, and teh Sahara becomes a testing range for any detonations. New designs for advanced nuclear weapons based around the principles of fusion rather than fission are drawn up, and official funding for testing is given. The Roman military also looks into other high profile weapons such as chemical weapons. Automatic rifles and advanced rocketry are also researched and produced to help keep the Roman military on edge. The first Roman space station is sent up and manned by several astronauts, however the space station is not able to host people for long durations. The first thermonuclear detonation also occurs this year in the Chagos islands, and the Roman military begins efforts to miniaturise the warheads to fit on ICBM missiles. More attacks occur, and the spread of the insurgency moves further west. The imperial family are sent to Bulgaria, the last major state to not be partially affected by the rebels.
  • Ban Republic of Croatia (Banska Republika Hrvatska): Sewerage systems similar to Ragusan ones are built in major towns of theBan Republic. With growing Ragusan influence, and the beginning of further colonization, the navy expands rapidly using much of the Ragusan expertise. Moreover, with the influx of new resources in form of lumber, labour and metals, the navy begins expanding at a fast rate. More and more ships capable of crossing the Atlantic with ease are built. The Sabor intends to restore the glorious naval culture of the Neretva peoples and plans to do so by expanding the navy. The kravata (tie) is more and more used as an accessory. Trade routes are strengthened and the salt mines around Tuzla are explored as well as the salt industry in Pag and Nin. Using irrigation from the Danube, Sava, Drava, Drina, Cetina, Una, Vrbaš, Kupa, Neretva and other rivers the fields in the kingdom are developed, used for crops such as wheat, rye and barley. With trade routes increasing and Croatia entering an era of peace and of stability, the development of new trade ships is issued. Stone mining is furthered as well as the timber industry. The need for these resources rises as urbanization carries on. Iron ores in Dugopolje, Zenice and at last the 'mud' ore in Vojvodina and Eastern Slavonia are to be exploited alongside the silver and copper ores more frequently and of better quality than the iron ores. The exploitation of iron ores in the Lika and Gorski kotar areas continues. The salt industry in Ston is funded by the government. The influx of resources from Dahomey aids the economy. However, the government makes sure that the gold arriving isn't immediately put on the market in order to control the inflation in the worth of gold. The silver mine in Srebrenica is mined. Kotor Saraka (Adelaide) continues to expand. Draganić continues his research.
    • Isles of the Archvoivodeship (Otoci Nadvojvodstva): The infrastructure is built up.
    • Ban Republic of Carantania (Banska Republika Karantanija): Being an Alpine Slavic nation, the leaders begin a programme to create a standardized Carantanian language that will reflect on both the Slavic and Alpine (Germanic) aspects of Carantania.
    • Sukadang Županija: Croatization. Expansion into the other parts of Borneo.
    • White Croatia: Large-scale Croatization, numerous harsh measures are introduced to ensure White Croatia is Croatian.

1987

  • Kingdom of Kuba: King Karl II establishes the King Mary II Breast Cancer Research Institute as part of the Commonwealth of German Nations' scientific division, with the purpose of studying the disease, developing more effective treatments, and, eventually, discovering a potential vaccine. It was established in honor of Mary II, who died of breast cancer two years ago. Meanwhile, the first component of the new Commomwealth Space Agency's space station is launched, and planned to be completed over the course of the next eight years. Finally, King Karl II calls for the payment of the equivalent of 50 billion reichsthalers in reparations, primarily from Borealia and Andea, for damages done during the unprovoked blockade, such as lost trade revenue, years-long delays in diplomatic staff reaching their posts, threats to fire on unarmed civilian vessels, and suffering done by food and medical supplies being unable to reach those who needed it. Kuban Chancellor Johann Freiman plans to push the reparations at the UN next year.
  • That is the most ridiculous thing I have seen in this game, and people like Spar and Scar have played this game. This is still ten times more ridiculous than anything they ever did.
    • ​Vetoed by like, everyone on the security council. Nice try. Also, this economic organization "Commonwealth" suddenly has a "scientific division" and a "space agency"? Are you sure this isn't just another super nation?
    • So first the Kuban government openly disregards international treaties and the UN's own declarations, and then goes to that same UN to demand that the nations acting in accordance with the UN to sanction Kuba accordingly for breaking international treaties need to pay Kuba? That's like North Korea trying to go the the UN and demand that the UN compensate them for the Korean War. And at the moment I'm not even sure you've stopped breaking the treaty, since you seem to be carrying on as if you're still a united nation through this supranational organization. Not to mention that alone Kuba wouldn't have a space program in the slightest.
    • Kuba did nothing wrong when its monarch accepted the offer of the German throne, and still maintains that stance, so it's not out of this world for it to demand reparations for being wronged. Yes, the Commonwealth of German Nations has a scientific division, for research and the space program and the like. To be clearer, the space program is a cooperative one, like the EUs ESA. Seriously, what so ridiculous?
    • The last EU-esque nation was most definitely a super nation
  • Lombardy: Our military is continuing to increase in size due to technology becoming better. Factories still make weapons and vehicles for our military but they are not the mostly made items. With the increase of factories in the nation, more jobs are being created. The employment rate has continued to increase in the nation. Agriculture is the best industry in the nation. The railway industry is continuing to work on improving the tracks. Doctors are now continuing to use new technology to make people better. Cars are one of the only ways to get around these days besides using the train. Trade goes well with the Roman Empire. The navy continues to build ships for trade and for future tensions. We continue to build many buildings like hospitals, colleges and banks.
  • Borealia Flag 2 Union of Borealia: Reconstruction continues, although the Union already begins to bounce back to its earlier technological and industrial strength. After the near destruction of the Gothic Party, the Curia has become much more centralized both politically and culturally. In the face of the gold industry severely dropping in the last few years, the Curia creats a centralized gold reserve in New Vienna to house the official standard of the Borealian economy, and by extension the world. A central agnecy is organized by the Curia to collect intelligence on global affairs, known as the Borealian Security Agency (BSA). The new generation of labor force from as far away as Aleut and Baja begin deticating themselves to an unprecedented work ethic. The Statue of Liberty is completed in its restoration, and the new United Nations building is well under construction. People and cities are connected more than ever now in a new digital age, as the World Wide Web is almost perfected. Even the traditional railroad industry is being redesigned with more modernized magnetic power. The war against Germany ends as the end of the crown union proves the success of the blockade. Rap music begins to become popular. The LDS church still predicts the end of the world in the year 2000.
    • Colony of North Antarctica: Industry improves, villages expand.
    • Indian Oceanic Territory: Economy and industry improves, with an independent government to be established in a few years.
  • France withdraws from Mexaca, on the grounds that things have gotten too difficult. The military and economy continue to improve.
  • Hawaii: Our development is still in case in progress for economy, as the other constructors build a library. The military still gains recruits, and for our navy we maybe build ships. The Islands of Hawaii look good at the moment, whether cities can be built from that case, we don't know. Likely the islands are so small and not in reaching point to build some cities on them. As for our employment rate, it continues to go up very easily.
  • Korea: Korea continues to build up its military. Meanwhile, more Taoist and Buddhist temples are built. Taoism rises in popularity and gains more followers. Regular (read: not Imperial) Shinto gains a few more followers as well, mainly along the coastline in Southeastern Korea, particularly in Busan, Jejudo, Ulsan, and the coastal cities and coastal towns of Southern Gyeongsang Province. Mahayana Tao-Shintoism also continues to grow, and begins gaining followers from the areas where Shinto is growing, with some Shintoists switching to Mahayana Tao-Shintoism. The military in the autonomous province of Haejagang (해자강) continues to be on high alert and continues to heavily patrol the Korean settlements. Meanwhile, industrialisation and modernisation continue in Korea (similar to OTL Japan's Meiji Restoration). Monarch Hyomyeong continues investing in technology and science. The Hyundai Motor Company continues to build more cars. Meanwhile, the government continues the policy of neutrality in world affairs in general. Heo Song-hyun creates the twenty-third season of the Korean anime, Thunderclouds. Anime and manga see a huge rise in popularity due to the success of the long running anime series, Thunderclouds; and new artists and writers begin to produce their own. Hip-hop, Reggae, House, New Wave, and rock music grow in popularity in Korea. In Daegu, the hip-hop/rap group known as C.W.A continues to record songs for their group, and releases their first full album, when translated, are known as "Straight Outta Gachang". Alternate energy is invested in, and some wind farms continue being constructed. Solar farms also continue construction in some areas. Plans to build high-speed rail are made for several areas and plan to connect many cities and a few towns.
  • Lordship of Neu Norderney: The government thanks Kuba for its explanation of the function of the Commonwealth of German Nations, and it begins considering seeking membership. Algonquia is consulted to see if joining the economic and cultural organisation would be in any way unacceptable. The military is built up for the first time in a while. Effectively one-party rule continues with the Catholic-Socialist coalition not looking like it will lose much ground in the upcoming elections. Misericordia continues providing aid in Arcadia.
  • Reme: Reme begins to build up its military and economy. Reme elects a new president and starts to build up its navy. Meanwhile, trade is improved on, with industrialization, mainly former Byzantine areas slowly being introduced to populous areas. Lumber, cash crops, and other goods become a major export of Reme, and starts getting Reme a jump-start into the European economy. There is also the creation of New navy ships, to help modernize the Reman navy. Coal mines are built, and starts churning out coal at a consistent rate. Coal mining plants are also started to be upgraded. Reme develops a few more nukes under UN supervision. Civil unrest starts to continues to rise in Neu Gotland and Boston over racism against Arcadians; with a few people also for an independent Arcadian state. The Arcadian nationalists are defeated by the joint-Algonian Reman forces after capturing the city of New Oxforshire (OTL Boston). Resistance is mopped up by remaining military forces in the Arcadian countryside. Meanwhile, due to the French, the Reman navy is on high alert, with several submarines being put into commission this year.
  • Ruthenia: The Ruthenians now have an extensive electrical grid that gets a considerable percentage of its power from nuclear power plants. Nuclear construction has ceased, as it's considered that the objectives have been achieved.
  • Roman Empire: The Roman Empire continues to recover from the shock of the Great War, in which many good Romans died. The Empire also focuses on its internal security and stability after noticing the power of the revolt in Africa and remembering painful memories of revolts in Italy and Egypt. Economic and civic policy are seen as key to improving stability and cohesiveness in the Empire. With that said, the Empire does have several foreign policy successes to note as well, mainly the unification of the Tartary and the return of order in the steppes. Trade continues to go well and the military continues to have a major part of Roman society, and new weapons like tanks, planes and better submarines now play a significant role in the way the Empire wages war. The financial crisis affects the Empire badly, and the economy suffers and many go without work. The current administration works to help mediate the crisis even though it knows its days are numbered. The civil war in the Caliphate forces the Empire and its ally Assyria to be on guard. Research in new areas of science continues. Nuclear physics are explored in universities in the Empire, however, no major breakthroughs or accomplishments have been recorded and governmental support is low. The Roman government continues to push for the completion of the Treaty of Constantinople, and Roman troops remain ready to fulfill the provisions as described. Nuclear research continues, and teh Sahara becomes a testing range for any detonations. New designs for advanced nuclear weapons based around the principles of fusion rather than fission are drawn up, and official funding for testing is given. The Roman military also looks into other high profile weapons such as chemical weapons. Automatic rifles and advanced rocketry are also researched and produced to help keep the Roman military on edge. The first Roman space station is sent up and manned by several astronauts, however the space station is not able to host people for long durations. The first thermonuclear detonation also occurs this year in the Chagos islands, and the Roman military begins efforts to miniaturise the warheads to fit on ICBM missiles. More attacks occur, and the spread of the insurgency moves further west. The imperial family are sent to Bulgaria, the last major state to not be partially affected by the rebels.
  • Ban Republic of Croatia (Banska Republika Hrvatska): Sewerage systems similar to Ragusan ones are built in major towns of theBan Republic. With growing Ragusan influence, and the beginning of further colonization, the navy expands rapidly using much of the Ragusan expertise. Moreover, with the influx of new resources in form of lumber, labour and metals, the navy begins expanding at a fast rate. More and more ships capable of crossing the Atlantic with ease are built. The Sabor intends to restore the glorious naval culture of the Neretva peoples and plans to do so by expanding the navy. The kravata (tie) is more and more used as an accessory. Trade routes are strengthened and the salt mines around Tuzla are explored as well as the salt industry in Pag and Nin. Using irrigation from the Danube, Sava, Drava, Drina, Cetina, Una, Vrbaš, Kupa, Neretva and other rivers the fields in the kingdom are developed, used for crops such as wheat, rye and barley. With trade routes increasing and Croatia entering an era of peace and of stability, the development of new trade ships is issued. Stone mining is furthered as well as the timber industry. The need for these resources rises as urbanization carries on. Iron ores in Dugopolje, Zenice and at last the 'mud' ore in Vojvodina and Eastern Slavonia are to be exploited alongside the silver and copper ores more frequently and of better quality than the iron ores. The exploitation of iron ores in the Lika and Gorski kotar areas continues. The salt industry in Ston is funded by the government. The influx of resources from Dahomey aids the economy. However, the government makes sure that the gold arriving isn't immediately put on the market in order to control the inflation in the worth of gold. The silver mine in Srebrenica is mined. Kotor Saraka (Adelaide) continues to expand. Draganić continues his research.
    • Isles of the Archvoivodeship (Otoci Nadvojvodstva): The infrastructure is built up.
    • Ban Republic of Carantania (Banska Republika Karantanija): Being an Alpine Slavic nation, the leaders begin a programme to create a standardized Carantanian language that will reflect on both the Slavic and Alpine (Germanic) aspects of Carantania.
    • Sukadang Županija: Croatization. Expansion into the other parts of Borneo.
    • White Croatia: Large-scale Croatization, numerous harsh measures are introduced to ensure White Croatia is Croatian.

1988

  • Kingdom of Kuba: The Commomwealth Space Agency successfully lands the first Kuban-German crew on the moon, with plans for several more over the next few years. Several unmanned probes, built during the blockade, are also readied for launch over a similar timescale. With Neu Norderney considering membership in the Commonwealth of German Nations, King Karl II formally extends invitations to Belize, Australia, Cameroon, and West Africa (the first two having monarchs related to Karl II, and the last two having large German speaking populations as they have been German colonies for hundreds of years, West Africa's coastal areas being Hamburgian colonies since the 1400s, so, historical connections) (Mod response please).
  • Kamerun accepts, West Africa declines. I wasn't aware Belize and Australia had monarchs, as following the war Belize was under republican borealian control and I don't recall Australia ever mentioning a monarch.
    • I stated when I let go of Belize that I put it under a cousin of Mary II, around '54, and didn't see any Borealian objection to that. And when I released New Mecklenburg (the largest component of Australia) in 1938, I released it as the Grand Duchy of New Mecklenburg, with a cousin of my then-king installed as Grand Duke, and I don't recall seeing anything that Australia did away with that.
    • Not exactly, as the Union of Australia formed in 1940 mitigated the power of the monarchy. Belize is a duchy but was placed under subordination by the UBH.
      • According to the Second treaty of Dandiri, the Union of Australia's government was an expansion of New Mecklenburg's government, of which the monarchy is a vital part of (I know this because I said before I released it that a constitution was written up based on that of Hamburg's, which allows many powers to the monarchy, and again, never saw a change to this stated). Secondly, under subordination? The Treaty of Constantinople says "Belize will be granted independence and join the UBH", implying that it's an independent member of the UBH, just as everyone else is, when I let it go, it certainly was. Again, never saw a post where this status changed, not on the main page, the UN page, or UBH/Fourth Chan Chan page. Subordination =/= independence. This is interesting since you insist on sticking to the letter on the Treaty of Constantinople. So until you show me where you put Belize under subordination, and thereby breaking Constantinople, I shall assume Belize is free to make its own choices, just like every other UBH member.
      • Belize was only subordinated because it wouldn't be in the UBH willingly (that is until it became conveneint for you, i suppose). Anyway, I didn't say Belize wasn't independent or that it would regect your offer, I merely clarified your statement with additional information. And imo as the one with some control over Australia for a time, I understood Awesome's Australia to have grown away from Germany.
  • Lombardy: Our military is continuing to increase in size due to technology becoming better. Factories still make weapons and vehicles for our military but they are not the mostly made items. With the increase of factories in the nation, more jobs are being created. The employment rate has continued to increase in the nation. Agriculture is the best industry in the nation. The railway industry is continuing to work on improving the tracks. Doctors are now continuing to use new technology to make people better. Cars are one of the only ways to get around these days besides using the train. Trade goes well with the Roman Empire. The navy continues to build ships for trade and for future tensions. We continue to build many buildings like hospitals, colleges and banks.
  • Korea: Korea continues to build up its military. Meanwhile, more Taoist and Buddhist temples are built. Taoism rises in popularity and gains more followers. Regular (read: not Imperial) Shinto gains a few more followers as well, mainly along the coastline in Southeastern Korea, particularly in Busan, Jejudo, Ulsan, and the coastal cities and coastal towns of Southern Gyeongsang Province. Mahayana Tao-Shintoism also continues to grow, and begins gaining followers from the areas where Shinto is growing, with some Shintoists switching to Mahayana Tao-Shintoism. The military in the autonomous province of Haejagang (해자강) continues to be on high alert and continues to heavily patrol the Korean settlements. Meanwhile, industrialisation and modernisation continue in Korea (similar to OTL Japan's Meiji Restoration). Monarch Hyomyeong continues investing in technology and science. The Hyundai Motor Company continues to build more cars. Meanwhile, the government continues the policy of neutrality in world affairs in general. Heo Song-hyun creates the twenty-fourth season of the Korean anime, Thunderclouds. Anime and manga see a huge rise in popularity due to the success of the long running anime series, Thunderclouds; and new artists and writers begin to produce their own. Hip-hop, Reggae, House, New Wave, and rock music grow in popularity in Korea. In Daegu, the hip-hop/rap group known as C.W.A continues to record songs for their group, and releases their second full album, when translated, is known as "C.W.A and the Posse". Alternate energy is invested in, and some wind farms continue being constructed. Solar farms also continue construction in some areas. Plans to build high-speed rail continue to be made for several areas and plan to connect many cities and a few towns.
  • Borealia Flag 2 Union of Borealia: Reconstruction continues, although the Union already begins to bounce back to its earlier technological and industrial strength. After the near destruction of the Gothic Party, the Curia has become much more centralized both politically and culturally. In the face of the gold industry severely dropping in the last few years, the Curia creats a centralized gold reserve in New Vienna to house the official standard of the Borealian economy, and by extension the world. A central agnecy is organized by the Curia to collect intelligence on global affairs, known as the Borealian Security Agency (BSA). The new generation of labor force from as far away as Aleut and Baja begin dedicating themselves to an unprecedented work ethic. The Statue of Liberty once again stands as an inspiring symbol of liberty, while the United Nations building is completely reconstructed. People and cities are connected more than ever now in a new digital age, as the World Wide Web is almost perfected. Even the traditional railroad industry is being redesigned with more modernized magnetic power. Rap music begins to become popular. The LDS church still predicts the end of the world in the year 2000. More probes are sent to distant planets. A space telescope is under construction.
    • Colony of North Antarctica: Industry improves, villages expand.
    • Indian Oceanic Territory: Economy and industry improve, with an independent government to be established in a few years.
  • Hawaii: The development of economy and industry improving, while our nation has become a good state of islands. The military is still in a part of the training for the Hawaiian Army Forces. The factories also began to build one of our islands, and some of them armour vehicles could be developed as well.
  • Algonquian troops finally begin to withdraw from Reme, with the war over and Arcadian rebels generally defeated. In response to Neu Norderney's inquiry, Algonquian diplomats convey the message that the "German Commonwealth" seems uncomfortably with an attempt to restore the pre-WWII status quo and reincarnate German colonialism, and that Algonquia will be keeping a close eye on its activities in Borealia. More dirty bombs are produced with a nuclear deterrent felt necessary after the Arcadians seized nuclear weapons.
  • Lordship of Neu Norderney: The government thanks Algonquia for its swift and reasonable response [I'd assumed it was like the OTL Commonwealth of Nations; clearly not]. The Father Georg Meister Space Observatory is given two million Thalers to develop its capacity for deep-space observation, and a fund is set up to fund research which uses the observatory. The economy improves slightly. Misericordia continues to assist in Arcadia. The war might be over, bu the humanitarian problems continue.
    • Kuban Dip: The Kuban government conveys that it hopes that should Neu Norderney reject membership, that it was done because Neu Norderney didn't see benefit in doing so, and not because of international pressure not to. Nevertheless, Kuba will accept the decision of Neu Norderney, regardless of its motives.
  • Roman Empire: The Roman Empire continues to recover from the shock of the Great War, in which many good Romans died. The Empire also focuses on its internal security and stability after noticing the power of the revolt in Africa and remembering painful memories of revolts in Italy and Egypt. Economic and civic policy are seen as key to improving stability and cohesiveness in the Empire. With that said, the Empire does have several foreign policy successes to note as well, mainly the unification of the Tartary and the return of order in the steppes. Trade continues to go well and the military continues to have a major part of Roman society, and new weapons like tanks, planes and better submarines now play a significant role in the way the Empire wages war. The financial crisis affects the Empire badly, and the economy suffers and many go without work. The current administration works to help mediate the crisis even though it knows its days are numbered. The civil war in the Caliphate forces the Empire and its ally Assyria to be on guard. Research in new areas of science continues. Nuclear physics are explored in universities in the Empire, however, no major breakthroughs or accomplishments have been recorded and governmental support is low. The Roman government continues to push for the completion of the Treaty of Constantinople, and Roman troops remain ready to fulfill the provisions as described. Nuclear research continues, and teh Sahara becomes a testing range for any detonations. New designs for advanced nuclear weapons based around the principles of fusion rather than fission are drawn up, and official funding for testing is given. The Roman military also looks into other high profile weapons such as chemical weapons. Automatic rifles and advanced rocketry are also researched and produced to help keep the Roman military on edge. The first Roman space station is sent up and manned by several astronauts, however the space station is not able to host people for long durations. The first thermonuclear detonation also occurs this year in the Chagos Islands, and the Roman military begins efforts to miniaturise the warheads to fit on ICBM missiles. More attacks occur, and the spread of the insurgency moves further west. The imperial family are sent to Bulgaria, the last major state to not be partially affected by the rebels.
    • After recovering from its own internal conflict, the Union of Borealia advises Rome to keep their nuclear weapons, under the direction of the United Nations, as low key as possible for fear of them falling into the hands of insurgeons.
  • Ban Republic of Croatia (Banska Republika Hrvatska): Sewerage systems similar to Ragusan ones are built in major towns of theBan Republic. With growing Ragusan influence, and the beginning of further colonization, the navy expands rapidly using much of the Ragusan expertise. Moreover, with the influx of new resources in form of lumber, labour and metals, the navy begins expanding at a fast rate. More and more ships capable of crossing the Atlantic with ease are built. The Sabor intends to restore the glorious naval culture of the Neretva peoples and plans to do so by expanding the navy. The kravata (tie) is more and more used as an accessory. Trade routes are strengthened and the salt mines around Tuzla are explored as well as the salt industry in Pag and Nin. Using irrigation from the Danube, Sava, Drava, Drina, Cetina, Una, Vrbaš, Kupa, Neretva and other rivers the fields in the kingdom are developed, used for crops such as wheat, rye and barley. With trade routes increasing and Croatia entering an era of peace and of stability, the development of new trade ships is issued. Stone mining is furthered as well as the timber industry. The need for these resources rises as urbanization carries on. Iron ores in Dugopolje, Zenice and at last the 'mud' ore in Vojvodina and Eastern Slavonia are to be exploited alongside the silver and copper ores more frequently and of better quality than the iron ores. The exploitation of iron ores in the Lika and Gorski kotar areas continues. The salt industry in Ston is funded by the government. The influx of resources from Dahomey aids the economy. However, the government makes sure that the gold arriving isn't immediately put on the market in order to control the inflation in the worth of gold. The silver mine in Srebrenica is mined. Kotor Saraka (Adelaide) continues to expand. Draganić continues his research.
    • Isles of the Archvoivodeship (Otoci Nadvojvodstva): The infrastructure is built up.
    • Ban Republic of Carantania (Banska Republika Karantanija): Being an Alpine Slavic nation, the leaders begin a programme to create a standardized Carantanian language that will reflect on both the Slavic and Alpine (Germanic) aspects of Carantania.
    • Sukadang Županija: Croatization. Expansion into the other parts of Borneo.
    • White Croatia: Large-scale Croatization, numerous harsh measures are introduced to ensure White Croatia is Croatian.
  • Reme: Reme begins to build up its military and economy. Reme elects a new president and starts to build up its navy. Meanwhile, trade is improved on, with industrialization, mainly former Byzantine areas slowly being introduced to populous areas. Lumber, cash crops, and other goods become a major export of Reme, and starts getting Reme a jump-start into the European economy. There is also the creation of New navy ships, to help modernize the Reman navy. Coal mines are built, and starts churning out coal at a consistent rate. Coal mining plants are also started to be upgraded. Reme develops a few more nukes under UN supervision. Due to the recent wars and destabilization of Arcadia, the government schedules a referendum for the provinces of Arcadia to decide whether to remain a part of Reme or not. It is scheduled to take place in 1990. Meanwhile, due to the French, the Reman navy is on high alert, with several submarines being put into commission this year.
  • Ruthenia: The Ruthenian Grand Duke tragically dies of a heart attack. His son is crowned as Grand Duke Ivan I.

1989

  • Kingdom of Kuba: The decision of Neu Norderney is accepted, but the Lordship is informed that the offer of membership remains should it change its mind in the future. Nevertheless, Kamerun is welcomed into the Commonwealth of German Nations, and the economic cooperation benefits are extended to it. Kamerese volunteers for the Commonwealth Space Agency also begin training for space flight. Having received no clear answer last year, the Monarchs and governments of Belize and Australia are sent invitations to join the Commomwealth of German Nations, with the same benefits of economic and scientific cooperation. (Mod response please.) Meanwhile, the Kuban Royal Navy launches several modern guided missile cruisers and destroyers to up its naval presence in the waters around Kuba, and the Royal flagship, the battleship SMS Kronprinz, goes to drydock for a planned four year refit and modernization program.
  • Lombardy: Our military is continuing to increase in size due to technology becoming better. Factories still make weapons and vehicles for our military but they are not the mostly made items. With the increase of factories in the nation, more jobs are being created. The employment rate has continued to increase in the nation. Agriculture is the best industry in the nation. The railway industry is continuing to work on improving the tracks. Doctors are now continuing to use new technology to make people better. Cars are one of the only ways to get around these days besides using the train. Trade goes well with the Roman Empire. The navy continues to build ships for trade and for future tensions. We continue to build many buildings like hospitals, colleges and banks.
  • Korea: Korea continues to build up its military. Meanwhile, more Taoist and Buddhist temples are built. Taoism rises in popularity and gains more followers. Regular (read: not Imperial) Shinto gains a few more followers as well, mainly along the coastline in Southeastern Korea, particularly in Busan, Jejudo, Ulsan, and the coastal cities and coastal towns of Southern Gyeongsang Province. Mahayana Tao-Shintoism also continues to grow, and begins gaining followers from the areas where Shinto is growing, with some Shintoists switching to Mahayana Tao-Shintoism. The military in the autonomous province of Haejagang (해자강) continues to be on high alert and continues to heavily patrol the Korean settlements. Meanwhile, industrialisation and modernisation continue in Korea (similar to OTL Japan's Meiji Restoration). Monarch Hyomyeong continues investing in technology and science. The Hyundai Motor Company continues to build more cars. Meanwhile, the government continues the policy of neutrality in world affairs in general. Heo Song-hyun creates the twenty-fifth season of the Korean anime, Thunderclouds. Anime and manga see a huge rise in popularity due to the success of the long running anime series, Thunderclouds; and new artists and writers begin to produce their own. Hip-hop, Reggae, House, New Wave, and rock music grow in popularity in Korea. In Daegu, the hip-hop/rap group C.W.A continues to record songs for their group, and releases their third and fourth full albums, when translated, are known as "No One Can Do It Better" and "Easy-Does-It". Alternate energy is invested in, and some wind farms continue being constructed. Solar farms also continue construction in some areas. Plans to build high-speed rail continue to be made for several areas and plan to connect many cities and a few towns. Choi Kyo-ahn establishes her own company, known as Team Shanghai Myung-hwa begins making her first Touhou Project game for the HEC PC-9801, which is called Highly Responsive to Prayers (東方靈異伝). The game has two playable characters; Suzuko Yazawa and Mononobe no Futo.
  • Reme: Reme begins to build up its military and economy. Reme elects a new president and starts to build up its navy. Meanwhile, trade is improved on, with industrialization, mainly former Byzantine areas slowly being introduced to populous areas. Lumber, cash crops, and other goods become a major export of Reme, and starts getting Reme a jump-start into the European economy. There is also the creation of New navy ships, to help modernize the Reman navy. Coal mines are built, and starts churning out coal at a consistent rate. Coal mining plants are also started to be upgraded. Reme develops a few more nukes under UN supervision. Due to the recent wars and destabilization of Arcadia, the government schedules a referendum for the provinces of Arcadia to decide whether to remain a part of Reme or not. It is scheduled to take place in 1990. Meanwhile, due to the French, the Reman navy is on high alert, with several submarines being put into commission this year.
  • Lordship of Neu Norderney: The government informs Kuba of its decision not to join the German Commonwealth, at least for the moment. It cites the desire to maintain good relations with its neighbours, as well as a general apathy amongst the population for the scheme. The government hopes, however, to take part in closer cultural cooperation with the other German countries, and suggests a scholarship/exchange program as a potential idea. Misericordia workers continue doing humanitarian work in Arcadia. Reme is asked if it would appreciate Neu Norderney providing an independent group of observers, vote-counters and/or peacekeepers for the upcoming Arcadian independence referendum. Work continues on the economy.
    • Reme: Agrees to have independent observers oversee the referendum, and offers other nations to oversee it as well.
  • Hawaii: Some buildings are still in progress of construction, as military improves while getting more armies recruited in the Hawaiian Armed Forces. The factories could be finished and set to maybe develop some vechicular armours. The navy, meanwhile, improves but has some two ships ready but looking to gain, the plan of the attack is not planned and it could maybe further go for the talks at the Government.
  • Ruthenia: The Ruthenians are introduced to a televison show featuring a team of teenagers who fight supernatural enemies lead by the Demon King Czernobog. They also expose hoaxes perpetuated by human criminals attempting to cash in on the upswing of supernatural occurences caused by Czernobog's return.
  • Roman Empire: The Roman Empire continues to recover from the shock of the Great War, in which many good Romans died. The Empire also focuses on its internal security and stability after noticing the power of the revolt in Africa and remembering painful memories of revolts in Italy and Egypt. Economic and civic policy are seen as key to improving stability and cohesiveness in the Empire. With that said, the Empire does have several foreign policy successes to note as well, mainly the unification of the Tartary and the return of order in the steppes. Trade continues to go well and the military continues to have a major part of Roman society, and new weapons like tanks, planes and better submarines now play a significant role in the way the Empire wages war. The financial crisis affects the Empire badly, and the economy suffers and many go without work. The current administration works to help mediate the crisis even though it knows its days are numbered. The civil war in the Caliphate forces the Empire and its ally Assyria to be on guard. Research in new areas of science continues. Nuclear physics are explored in universities in the Empire, however, no major breakthroughs or accomplishments have been recorded and governmental support is low. The Roman government continues to push for the completion of the Treaty of Constantinople, and Roman troops remain ready to fulfill the provisions as described. Nuclear research continues, and teh Sahara becomes a testing range for any detonations. New designs for advanced nuclear weapons based around the principles of fusion rather than fission are drawn up, and official funding for testing is given. The Roman military also looks into other high profile weapons such as chemical weapons. Automatic rifles and advanced rocketry are also researched and produced to help keep the Roman military on edge. The first Roman space station is sent up and manned by several astronauts, however the space station is not able to host people for long durations. The first thermonuclear detonation also occurs this year in the Chagos Islands, and the Roman military begins efforts to miniaturise the warheads to fit on ICBM missiles. More attacks occur, and the spread of the insurgency moves further west. The imperial family are sent to Bulgaria, the last major state to not be partially affected by the rebels. The Roman government assures the international community that the Roman nuclear arsenal is under military control.
  • Ban Republic of Croatia (Banska Republika Hrvatska): Sewerage systems similar to Ragusan ones are built in major towns of theBan Republic. With growing Ragusan influence, and the beginning of further colonization, the navy expands rapidly using much of the Ragusan expertise. Moreover, with the influx of new resources in the form of lumber, labour and metals, the navy begins expanding at a fast rate. More and more ships capable of crossing the Atlantic with ease are built. The Sabor intends to restore the glorious naval culture of the Neretva peoples and plans to do so by expanding the navy. The kravata (tie) is more and more used as an accessory. Trade routes are strengthened and the salt mines around Tuzla are explored as well as the salt industry in Pag and Nin. Using irrigation from the Danube, Sava, Drava, Drina, Cetina, Una, Vrbaš, Kupa, Neretva and other rivers the fields in the kingdom are developed, used for crops such as wheat, rye and barley. With trade routes increasing and Croatia entering an era of peace and of stability, the development of new trade ships is issued. Stone mining is furthered as well as the timber industry. The need for these resources rises as urbanization carries on. Iron ores in Dugopolje, Zenice and at last the 'mud' ore in Vojvodina and Eastern Slavonia are to be exploited alongside the silver and copper ores more frequently and of better quality than the iron ores. The exploitation of iron ores in the Lika and Gorski kotar areas continues. The salt industry in Ston is funded by the government. The influx of resources from Dahomey aids the economy. However, the government makes sure that the gold arriving isn't immediately put on the market in order to control the inflation in the worth of gold. The silver mine in Srebrenica is mined. Kotor Saraka (Adelaide) continues to expand. Draganić continues his research.
    • Isles of the Archvoivodeship (Otoci Nadvojvodstva): The infrastructure is built up.
    • Ban Republic of Carantania (Banska Republika Karantanija): Being an Alpine Slavic nation, the leaders begin a programme to create a standardized Carantanian language that will reflect on both the Slavic and Alpine (Germanic) aspects of Carantania.
    • Sukadang Županija: Croatization. Expansion into the other parts of Borneo.
    • White Croatia: Large-scale Croatization, numerous harsh measures are introduced to ensure White Croatia is Croatian.

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