Alright, here's the Alaska beast-flag:
These were both organisational branches of UNSA, the United Nations Space Agency, itself created from the merger of UNOOSA (United Nations Office of Outer Space Affairs) and COPUOS(United Nations Commision on the Peaceful Use of Outer Space) in the late 21st century. UNSASE was United Nations Space Agency Space Exploration, which was created in 2116 to co-ordinate extrasolar exploration efforts, and which slowly acquired its own exploration vessels and expertise. It replaced UNSA's Department of Exploration. UNAPC was United Nations Space Agency Peacekeeping Command, which was created much later in the 22nd century with the massive expansion of UNSA's interstellar peacekeeping duties and interstellar fleet in general. It evolved to become the largest single command structure in human space until the collapse of UNSA in the late 25th century.UNSASE and UNSAPC? Something with United Nations but what exactly?
I care way too much about learning the meanings of acronyms. Also have you already posted parts 1 and 2? If yes can I get a link?And I got some more Crumpleverse flags again, with the first one I've included that was... meant to be reflective of the lesser aesthetically pleasing flags of the world shall we say.
I have, but not on the flag thread I think- you can find the first two here https://www.deviantart.com/daeres/art/Flags-of-the-Crumpleverse-819619668 and here https://www.deviantart.com/daeres/art/Flags-of-the-Crumpleverse-2-820602171.I care way too much about learning the meanings of acronyms. Also have you already posted parts 1 and 2? If yes can I get a link?
The Crumpleverse aesthetic remains very cool. Are we going to get more write-ups for these polities?To pre-emptively give poor Gokbay acronym context, I figured I'd get that out the way early here! The FVU is the Free Visionary Union, a two-planet defensive pact/alliance between Shaja and Novgoroth crafted during the instability of the Interregnum. The flag incorporates colours from both of their flags, and suggests the horizontal stripes on both of their flags whilst still crafting distinct imagery trying to play off the idea of an eye and also a protective hexagon. ISA is the Interstellar Space Agency, the replacement humanitarian+diplomatic+peacekeeping organisation for UNSA that emerged in the mid-26th century. It utilises the same base colour as the old UNSA flags but rather than borrowing UN imagery tries to go for abstract representation of diversity and strength in numbers. As with UNSA there are many variants of this flag for different branches/organisations. IOAM was the Imperium of All Mankind, a neo-imperialist entity which took over the planet Alpha Centauri by coup in the early 25th century, and came the closest of any one power to militarily occupying the solar system via an overengineered monstrosity of a battleship. The flag's imagery deliberately invokes that of Imperial Japan, both the imperial chrysanthemum and the radiant sun, with a floral/solar element with 18 rays/petals (2 more than the number of petals on the Imperial chrysanthemum of the Japanese Emperor). PDTO is the Purple Dragon Treaty Organisation, an alliance similar to that of the FVU in that it was forged during the Interregnum between multiple planets for security. This flag was drawn up rather more hastily than that of the FVU, so doesn't have anything cool like an actual dragon on it, but the three bars represent the planets of Chang'an, Mali, and the Federal Moons of Anzhu. It's got a good representation of the fact that a number of these flags across all of the different graphics are historical, or were temporarily used. I have been tempted to do one which has the history of a single entity's flags across the 21st/22nd through to the 28th century.
Here's a version without the breaks.Crossposting from the Flag of the Week thread.
Flag of the early 16th century union between Scotland and (Lower) Navarre. Seeking to avoid being absorbed by France or conquered by Aragon, Navarre allies itself with Scotland. No doubt this annoys France to no end.
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And for a bonus, a different version that I decided I didn't like as much:
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