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  1. DBWI: Russian-American hostility

    Since the collapse of the Soviet Union the United States and Russia have enjoyed a special relationship where all the hostility of the Cold War has become a thing of the past. Now both nations are allies in economic, security and cultural aspects. Of course this hasn't been of China's linking...
  2. DBWI: Ioseb Djugashvili the Marxist?

    Ioseb Djugashvili stands as one of the most famous religious leaders in history. But the seminary he attended was notorious for producing radicals - especially Marxists. What if he had become a Marxist?
  3. Gukpard

    DBWI What if General Hitler went for another career?

    OOC The point of divergence is that the DAP breaks apart before hitler goes to inspect it Generald Hitler is more known as "that moustache guy" on the game hearts of iron 4, and he also appears on documentaries about the 1938 German-Polish war. There is a German documentary from the 1990s about...
  4. KingOnTheEdge

    DBWI: Germany Is Late To The Colonial Game?

    OOC: TTL, Otto never conquered italy to create the HRE, so his Germany survived as a cohesive state that centralized like France or England or any other european kingdom) IC: OTL, King Otto IX of Germany was hesitant to fund colonization of the new world. Yes it could make Germany rich, but the...
  5. DBWI: United China, Divided Europe

    Essentially, flipping Eurasia on its head. Instead of the Empire of the Four Saint Crowns, we have a number of nation-states and principalities dividing Europe between them, at least west of the Russian Empire. Similarly, instead of a collection mutually-jealous states, we have a united China...
  6. KingOnTheEdge

    DBWI: Tsarist Forces Dont Win The RCW?

    Otl, the white army was able to defeat the Russian communist forces with some difficulties, and the Tsar was restored his throne with stronger limits on his power- somewhere between the Kaiser and the British King. Tsar Nicholas II died only a few years later from the turbulence and stress of...
  7. DBWI: Alternative Brides for the Japanese Royals (Collaborative TL)

    One of the more curious aspects of the 'modern' League of Three Emperors were the marriages of the past two generations of Japanese royals. The Dowager Empress was born Grand Duchess Svetlana Alexeyevna Romanova, daughter to Tsar Alexei II of Russia, while the Empress was born Princess Cecilia...
  8. KingOnTheEdge

    DBWI: Mongols Conquer Kievan Rus?

    Otl, the kievan rus were in the path of the mongol khans, but were able to largely survive the onslaught of the Khanates. But what if the Rus had fallen, exposing eastern europe to the hordes?
  9. Enigma-Conundrum

    DBWI: Jimmy Carter isn't assassinated

    So, we all remember when Tecumseh's curse reared its ugly head again. I know I don't need to explain one of the more heartbreaking moments of recent history, but I will for the sake of the specifics of what I'm focusing on for the scenario: OTL, a few months after narrowly defeating Ronald...
  10. KingOnTheEdge

    DBAHC/WI: England As A Major Colonizer

    OOC: while yes, ttl scandinavia united and became a mainstay empire, it's not just a flat out role-reverse with Britain, IC: OTL, the main colonizing powers in europe make sense- France, Spain, Scandinavia, Portugal, the Netherlands (kinda). But there is one glaring exception. One place in...
  11. KingOnTheEdge

    DBWI: Fascist Italy?

    OTL, Luigi Sturzo is remembered as a hero of Europe, much like Churchill or, to a lesser extent Stalin. He was Prime Minister of Italy during WW2 and the lead up. Sturzo's government helped the Allies quite handily in the south against Turkey , who was aiming to reconquer the middle east and...
  12. DBWI: A Non-Spanish Elnugatia

    Many Canadians know from their school's history course that France and England had colonial ambitions for the territory that's modern Elnugatia and fought Spain for fishing and land rights to it, ending with Spain victorious (albeit having to give up some its pacific ambitions, leaving it for...
  13. Pen

    DBWI: RSDLP become a major party in Russia

    In our world, we all know the first socialist state was created after the German victory in the Franco-Prussian war. While france was very well suited for a form of democratic socialism, it's not the only place a socialist state was tried. In Russia, there was a very little-known party that...
  14. KingOnTheEdge

    DBWI Splintered Iberia

    Otl, the reconquista has seen (christian) Iberia as a united nation since at least the 1200s, finally fully conquering the whole peninsula in the late 1300s with some north african change by 1422, largely completing its modern old world territories. But what if the iberian christian kingdoms...
  15. KingOnTheEdge

    DBWI: Germany Doesn't Breakup After The Great War?

    OTL, the German Empire broke apart into several states again very soon after the war ended, due to the resentment of Prussia over the war, economic and political unrest. By 1919, Bavaria had been restored to the map, Silesia had joined Poland, the lands around the Rhine river were a republic...
  16. DBWI: Ioseb Jughashvili the Marxist

    Ioseb Jughashvili is widely considered to have been one of the most important religious leaders of the 20th century. But his life could very easily have taken a different path. While many have speculated how things might have changed had he decided to focus on becoming a poet, I'm going to take...
  17. KingOnTheEdge

    DBWI: Byzantines Dont Discover Gunpowder Before The First Crusade

    Otl, gunpowder was discovered independently in the byzantine empire, and in contemporary china, most dating the difference by only 70 years, in favor of China. In any case, the Byzantines were in dire straits, and Alexios Kommenos ordered as much development of the explosive powder into weapons...
  18. DBWI: What if the fascist powers won WW2?

    Hey guys, I recently had a discussions with a comrade from the Free German Youth about how the world would look like if the fascist powers had won WW2 (or the great patriotic war, as the soviets call it). This gave me the idea of asking you, people on this forum, of what you think. If the axis...
  19. KingOnTheEdge

    DBWI: US Doesn't Anex Yucatan Peninsula

    OTL, James K. Polk got an offer he couldn't refuse- a yucatan rebellion that wanted to join the Union. Naturally, an expansionist southerner like him took the offer. Of course this mean he needed yet another free territory to keep the senatorial balance and prevent chaos in the north. So he...
  20. Andrew Boyd

    DBWI: Axis Japan, Allied USSR

    As well all know, the USSR, formerly Russia, was not too happy about losing all that territory in Eastern Europe. This led to their infamous alliance with Nazi Germany that only stayed together thanks to the fact both nations wanted that parts of Poland that belonged to them before 1914. Japan...
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