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  1. What if a Papuan Civilization existed In history?

    (Papuan Ambum Civilization) what if the Papuans of New Guinea built a thriving civilization? in this alternate history timeline, the Papuans build extensive megalithic structures (based on the Ambum Stone) and started developing complex farming societies that transform into state societies with...
  2. kasumigenx

    Adelfo y Laura: A Phillippine Alternatehistory
    Threadmarks: Adelfo y Laura

    Since the late 1200s there is a tale passed in each generations and it has inspired a love story in Sambali called Adelfo y Laura by the Portuguese the story is about the marriage of a Princess from one of the former statelets of Sambali to a Bornean noble man, each kingdom in the Northern half...
  3. ArupinumMaivista

    Grand Prix: An alternate history of Formula 1
    Threadmarks: Introduction

    Grand Prix "Introduction" The year is 1954, and Grand Prix Racing is entering its 8th official season since the end of the Second World War. The Golden Age of Grand Prix Racing had died long ago in 1939 when the War began, and the names of Tazio Nuvolari, Rudolf Caracciola, Bernd Rosemeyer...
  4. Jaiken

    A Humble Nintendo: What if Donkey Kong Failed?

    The idea was simple, launch the Donkey Kong arcade game and let it see how the American market would react. Instead, the game had a bug that made the game play terribly or simply not at all, Donkey Kong would have to be shelved. With all the monitors now needing to be recalled something had to...
  5. Jaiken

    East Meets West: Nintendo Partners with Microsoft in 1992
    Threadmarks: Nintendo and Microsoft: East Recruits West

    It is the year 1992 and Mario Paint is selling the SNES Mouse like hotcakes. That is when Hiroshi Yamaouchi comes up with a new idea to bring advanced hardware to Nintendo's platforms. Why not bring the company Microsoft on board to develop hardware technology to help compete with Sega and Sony...
  6. Jaiken

    A New Legacy: Nintendo acquires Midway timeline
    Threadmarks: Nintendo and Midway: the Start

    It is early 2003 and Midway is about to shutdown Midway Games West, company with the name associated with the old Atari, until a certain Mustached Plumber buys their parent company. Premise: Nintendo decides it wants to acquire a company that has these qualities: 1) Good arcade multiplayer...
  7. It's like Algerian power belongs to a world other than ours! (From British History Books)
    Threadmarks: Algerian history

    With quick information from Algeria’s bright history If we travel 340 years to the past, we will find Algeria governed by one of Algeria’s bravest rulers in history, Baba Hassan. At the beginning of his reign, the King of the Netherlands sent him a peace treaty to become the secure Netherlands...
  8. GameBawesome

    Discussion: Anticlimactic moments in History (Pre-1900)

    Whenever I study history, it always fascinates me. Societies formed, empires and kingdoms rose and fell, and people made decisions that culminate change the course of history. However, there are some moments in history, where something that seemed so built up, only to never culminate, whether...
  9. Diversus world map

    List of major countries : Francia, Burgundy, Venizia, Aragon, North sea empire, Iberia, Austro Slovakia, Tatarian Empire, Russian rebels, Taiping Republic, Japanese Shogunate, Libyan Empire, Konigsberg, Hannover-Saxe. Date : 1910
  10. GameBawesome

    History Discussion: "It sounded good on paper!" Moments in history (Pre-1900)

    Ideas or strategies or plans sounds usually good on paper. In most cases in history, there are plans or strategies or ideas that work out for the best, that live on in the history books. We're not talking about those moments. Instead, we're going to look at moments where ideas or plans or...
  11. GameBawesome

    History Discussion: "You blew it! You had one job, and you blew it!" Moments in history

    There are certain moments in history, where the course of history was decided by the actions of one person or one group. It can either be a general who failed at a military leader, or a monarch who failed to be a good ruler, or messenger failing at his job, or a doctor who failed to save a life...
  12. GameBawesome

    Most Ironic moments in History (Pre-1900)

    When reading history, what was a historical moment (pre-1900), that made you think “Ironic”? It can range from 1.Ironic Hypocris 2. Ironic Deaths 3. Ironic Mistakes 4. Ironic Events
  13. ialociN_Nicolai_11x2_1995

    WI: The Dutch East India Company reaches Korea, and at the same time, the Netherlands, which owns the VOC, immediately colonises the Korean Peninsula

    See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Netherlands So, in this pre-1900 what if (WI) history thread, the Dutch East India Company (Dutch: Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie or VOC) was looking for areas within the so-called Indo-Pacific to conquer just to resist its low-lying...
  14. GameBawesome

    The most ASB moments to happen in history... that still happened (Post-1900)

    Based off a thread I made here Think of moments in history (POST-1900) that seemed so unbelievably, that it would be called ASB, yet they still happened through complicated events that had to go right or wrong For my examples: How WWI started, or how Sending one man back to an enemy country...
  15. GameBawesome

    The most ASB moments to happen in history... that still happened (Pre-1900)

    Think of moments in history (Pre-1900) that seemed so unbelievably, that it would be called ASB, yet they still happened through complicated events that had to go right or wrong For my examples: The House of Valois dying off in the 16th Century due to bad luck, or Pizzaro conquering the Inca...
  16. Count of Crisco

    A History of Alyska to the year 1800.

    Thanks to Covid I have had a lot of free time, and have spent it getting back into writing. Among the various projects I have been working on has been an alternate history setting, the timeline of which will appear here.
  17. Count of Crisco

    <1900 free online resource collection thread

    This thread is meant as a place to post sources that you use often, or just enjoy reading that you think would come in handy for others. The only stipulation is that it needs to be free and easily accessible. Any subject or period after 1900 (I am going to post a similar thread for the >1900...
  18. Teriyaki

    Wu Zetian Never Leaves Ganye Convent - 650 AD

    After the death of Emperor Taizong in 649 AD, the concubines and maids of his harem were sentenced to two different fates. Those who had given birth to children were allowed to retire into luxury in a palace. Although secluded, they would want for nothing the rest of their days. Those who had...
  19. AHC: Radical political or religious faction persecutes Historians, Archeologists, and Paleontologists, charges them with the sin of Necromancy

    Your challenge is to make it so that a political or religious faction arises in the 19th or 20th century, which considers people who deal with the past, like Historians, Paleontologists, and Archeologists Necromancers because they symbolically summon the dead spirits of the past to obtain...
  20. Persepolis

    Hello, I am here for introducing my own lore (this is a vicky version of my map, I will post accurate versions). country list history "population is 2690 based" , scenario based on last picture: Scandinavia aka Dennia Republic : population : 102.6 millions history : Scandinavia is one of the...
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