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It has been on my hard drive for at least a year to two years... So I am not sure.

But it was more than likely on one of the other Map Threads or the Blank Map thread.

Edit: I can PM you the image if you want. There is also one with green outlines instead of white.

If you could PM me both of those, that would be awesome Dskaar. Thank you so much!
 
Was going to participate in last weeks MOTF, but due to time constraints I've haven't had the time to finish my map, but i'm going to post it here anyway since it took some time to make.

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Jumping on the future history bandwagon here. I'm planning to do one of these little maps for each major area of interest and then post a full map without any annotations because munroifying everything would result in far too many notes.

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"The mother party?" Has China re-reddened?

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It's pretended to. There is a major ideological three-way split in 'communism'- Chinese communism, which isn't too dissimilar to it's modern form, Vietnamese communism which has taken a more revolutionary let's-build-the-new-world-order bent, and radical Millenial communism. Vietnamese ideals presently hold sway in Vietnam-Laos and Dekkan, making them a respectable ideology on the world stage. Millenial Communism is presently sweeping across Russia- the 'third superpower', stateless up until this point but wielding massive power due to it's popularity among common people in many countries. The three have very little in common besides a shared history and in many cases they butt up against eachother harder then they butt up against the Rightists; recently, in one case, the hardcore Islamists of Chechenya (Yes, they're still around.) allied with several of the Red Armies operating in the Caucasus against the Russian Army's remnants in Georgia... it's an extremely delicate situation over there, which will be explored in the next map possibly.
 

CannedTech

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It's pretended to. There is a major ideological three-way split in 'communism'- Chinese communism, which isn't too dissimilar to it's modern form, Vietnamese communism which has taken a more revolutionary let's-build-the-new-world-order bent, and radical Millenial communism. Vietnamese ideals presently hold sway in Vietnam-Laos and Dekkan, making them a respectable ideology on the world stage. Millenial Communism is presently sweeping across Russia- the 'third superpower', stateless up until this point but wielding massive power due to it's popularity among common people in many countries. The three have very little in common besides a shared history and in many cases they butt up against eachother harder then they butt up against the Rightists; recently, in one case, the hardcore Islamists of Chechenya (Yes, they're still around.) allied with several of the Red Armies operating in the Caucasus against the Russian Army's remnants in Georgia... it's an extremely delicate situation over there, which will be explored in the next map possibly.

I'd certainly be down with seeing a world map, or at least more parts of one, for this.
 

Asami

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The "done" parts of a WIP, a practice in Napoleonic war and peace. I don't know what to do with Asia and Africa, but I did the Americas and (most) of Europe... This is being worked on as well as a scenario based on a CK2 game I've been playing...
 
Based on VivaLaVida's suggestion that TL-191 would be vastly improved if some sides switched from the Great War to the Second Great War.

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Sakoda Yataro said:
The Big Switch

At school, it always bothered me that the Second Great War was just a "rerun" of the Great War, with a more evil Entente. So what if some of the nations switched sides between the two wars? I know it seems unlikely, but hey, the Confederacy's secession was a close-run thing, and the Japanese all but switched sides in the Second Great War. History can do weird things.

The main change here is that age-old point of divergence - the Whites lose the Russian Civil War to the Reds. But in this case, it happened because the war lasted longer and the Socialist government in the United States actively armed the Reds. This places huge strain on the German-American alliance, which breaks by the 1930s. The British reconcile with the Germans, as in this world the Silver Shirts never take power, and both imperial monarchies agree that communism is the greater threat. The French are still taken over by Action Française, and make an unholy alliance with the communist "Soviet Union" in a plan to take down Germany. Japan, eager to expand southward into British and Dutch possessions, joins these "Allied Powers," but I suspect they will turn on their allies as they did in our history. The Confederacy's history is similar to our own, with the Freedom Party taking power and gearing up for round two, and Germany's other allies remain loyal.

Who do you think will win this Second Great War?

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I'd certainly be down with seeing a world map, or at least more parts of one, for this.
You'll get both eventually. Have a dose of Eurasia to tide you over.
Who's number 1-3? EU, China, and?
The EU is NOT a superpower. They are just as decentralized as now and thus not considered a country; mile-by-mile they're much smaller, too. The top three are China, Brazil, and by my reckoning the International Millennialist Movement. The European Union, Keyumaranian Union, the Integrated Association of Asian Nations and the United States are variously considered number four, hence the 'ish', and Vietnam-Laos, East Africa, and the Mediterranean Union aren't weaklings either. All in all, the monopolar modern world is a distant memory.

Funny what Realpolitik can do to a guy; the United States is supporting both the Millenial and Jihadist rebels here, in essence reincarnations of the Cold War and Turn of the Century Big Bads. Not that the United State's support means a whole tonne. Also of note: The Soviet Union has been gone for about the same amount of time it was around, and ostensibly it's about to come back.

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Everything old is new again. :p

Vat is Kayumarania?

I suppose the nuclear war is why India isn't on that list, but Brazil doesn't have the demographics to outmuscle the US, unless the US economy has gone disastrously wrong in the interim (hardly impossible, I will admit).

East Poland? I know the odd voting pattern does exist http://www.voxeu.org/article/past-polish-present , but I'm a bit doubtful that indicates a likelyhood of secession... :)
 
Jumping on the future history bandwagon here. I'm planning to do one of these little maps for each major area of interest and then post a full map without any annotations because munroifying everything would result in far too many notes.
Funny what Realpolitik can do to a guy; the United States is supporting both the Millenial and Jihadist rebels here, in essence reincarnations of the Cold War and Turn of the Century Big Bads. Not that the United State's support means a whole tonne. Also of note: The Soviet Union has been gone for about the same amount of time it was around, and ostensibly it's about to come back.

This, I like this. Very different from what we normally see with FH.
 
A new map I create for a friend of mine. The prompt I had was that Jews colonize Madagascar and Iraq and Iran go to war with Iraq annexing half of Iran. Anyway, among other things in this world:


The Japanese never attacked Pearl Harbor, and thus the United States never went to war against them. The Japanese also left the Axis, similar to the Soviet Union, and went about doing their own thing as a third side of the war. However, the United States did eventually get drawn into World War II, but only fought against Germany and Italy. This also meant the Japanese Interment Camps never happened.

Germany didn't waste troops in North Africa and fared better against the Soviet Union. Eventually, the Soviet Union completely fell to German occupation. The Reich shipped it's Jews to relocation settlements on the island of Madagascar. The war dragged on longer than in our world, but only slightly so, and ultimately ended with an Allied victory. Germany was restored to its pre-World War I boarders, minus Alsace-Lorraine and plus Austria, in hopes of preventing a future war.

Madagascar was officially declaimed the Jewish homeland following the end of the war. There were a few attempts to settle Palestine, but ultimately this never gained the critical mass it did in our world. The political situation in Madagascar initially mirror the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but with the native Malagasy in the place of the Palestinians. However, over the years, and facing the pressure of international economic sanctions, the Jewish dominated government eventually granted better treatment and civil right to the natives.

A Cold War quickly developed between the United States and the Japanese empire. Iceland, Greenland, Sicily, Croatia, Slovenia and Puerto Rico all voted to join the United States following the war; Liberia joined in the middle of the war. The Soviet Union collapsed into anarchy following the German occupation; however, following the war it got back on its feet as the democratic Republic of Russia and quickly became a close ally of the United States, though it lost the Russian Far East to Japan. Due to the fall of the Soviet Union communism doesn't have nearly as bad a reputation as in our world. Meanwhile, thanks to Americans involvement, Latin America did considerably better than in our world. In fact, Brazil and Argentina are both First World economies.

Before long the American and Japanese nuclear programs produced results. Both nations began searching for allies for what many feared would be a Third World War. However, many nations viewed both superpowers as equally distasteful and sought a third option. Most of the nations of Western Europe formed the European Union, but with the increased emphasis on being independent of America and Japan there was increased calls for federalism. Within a few years this emphasis on federalism lead to the birth of a new nation: United Europe.

United Europe's goal is to one day encompass the whole of Europe, and in time it expanded to include Greece, Turkey, Hungry, Cyprus and even Morocco. However, due to differing cultural and political circumstances, the nation's of Eastern Europe created their own nation: The Eastern European Federation. Dispute their differences both United Europe and Eastern Europe frequently work together and are reasonably close allies. For example, both nations find America's continued support for Russia to be rather troubling.

Decolonization still occurred, but differently than in our world. Several French, Belgian and Portuguese colonies were merged to form the United States of Latin Africa. However, it wasn't long before the USLA suffered from quite a bit of political corruption, internal conflicts and economic turmoil. It's generally agreed that forming the USLA was a bad idea, but how to fix this remains unclear. By contrast, the East African Federation has proved fairly stable, corruption free and is something of an economic powerhouse. South Africa still experienced Apartheid, but thanks to international economic sanctions that ended a lot earlier than in our world. Following the fall of Apartheid, South Africa grew to include Namibia, Rhodesia and Botswana.

The lack of a Middle Eastern Jewish state has greatly aided Pan-Arab efforts. The United Arab Republic formed around the same time as United Europe and Eastern Europe, and was modeled closely off of the two nations while taking local conditions into account. Access to oil fields, though not quite a great a neighboring nations like Saudi Arabia and Iraq, helped propel the UAR's economy. The United Arab Republic is still somewhat conservative, but social liberalism and secularism are growing trends. Meanwhile, Iraq and Iran got involved in a war. Following the war Iraq annex half of Iran, and is now a rising economic power.

Scandinavia and the British Isles refused to jump on the United Europe bandwagon, and all things considered have still done pretty well for themselves. All the same, they've formed an economic union known as The League of the North, and have even expanded their membership to include Canada. What to do next is still up for debate. Some want to form a nation like Eastern Europe did, but others think that it's time to finally join United Europe. Scotland recently voted to leave the UK, and many worry about what this means for the stability of the League.

Obviously, pop culture is somewhat different in this world. For starters, Doctor Who is an America television series, and it's eventually got a crossover movie with Star Trek; Professor Quatermass is the standard bearer of British science fiction instead. Battlestar Galactica managed to last for more than one season, which Galactica 1980 avoided all together, though the Cylons look more like samurai armor. The Comics Code never came to pass, which meant that superhero comics kind of died off, but American comics are now much more diverse and more widely read. Greeceball is a recently popular webcomic about international relations.

By the present day things are decidedly multipolar. The Cold War between America and Japan is beginning to die down and the two superpowers are growing closer. United Europe, Eastern Europe and the United Arab Republic are continuing to gain more international power, and all three nations have launched missions to the Moon. America and Japan have sent missions to Mars, and now the Jovian Moons are looking to be the next stop. India, which never saw a partition, is another quickly rising economic power. Overall the world is fairly peaceful and there's a general mood of progressiveness. Old tension are dying down, former enemies are becoming the closest of friends and almost all nations are on good terms with one another. It far from the best of all possible worlds, but on the whole things are going pretty okay.

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The "done" parts of a WIP, a practice in Napoleonic war and peace. I don't know what to do with Asia and Africa, but I did the Americas and (most) of Europe... This is being worked on as well as a scenario based on a CK2 game I've been playing...
Are you aware that straight vertical lines on this map projection have no particular meaning on the globe?
 

Asami

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Are you aware that straight vertical lines on this map projection have no particular meaning on the globe?

I'm aware but I'll be darned if straight lines aren't easy. @_@

Again, it's WIP. I've got many revisions to do.
 
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