Map Thread XVII

Discussion in 'Alternate History Maps and Graphics' started by Upvoteanthology, Sep 20, 2017.

  1. Aqua817 The Means of Production

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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_Orthodox_Diocese_of_Sourozh

    I know that OTL England only got a Russian Orthodox diocese in 1964, but ITTL I could see Sourozh or another vacant bishopric given to represent Russian Orthodox in England, to the point that perhaps in Russia, the isle of England becomes known as "Sourozh" or something like that.

    Love the map, love the idea!


    EDIT: Maybe have the Patriarch of Russia or the Patriarch of Constantinople offer to grant Henry VIII a divorce if he converted into Orthodoxy, and thus he and England converts to it. Then, a line of marriages occur between the growing English Empire and the Russian Empire, ultimately resulting in an alliance and later a union to ensure that perhaps a resurgent Catholic (or even a bizzaro form of Protestant [Draka or South African style Calvinism?] that is hyper militaristic and expansionist) doesn't overtake them.
     
  2. Achaemenid Rome Iron Age City-State

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    Called "Brussia", simplified to "Prussia".
     
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  3. Logothétes Professional Time Waster & Party Crasher

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    Must... not...think...of all... the...possible... ethnic...tensions...

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  4. Valdore Javorsky That Nightrise Mapper Dude

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    Bosnia will ruin it all
     
  5. Remitonov Maki is Rabu Raibu. :3

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    Sehr gut.
     
  6. Minchandre Well-Known Member

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    You're right, Tajikistan is Persian (though I'll point out that they have a sizable Uzbek minority).

    Often, the term "'stans" refers solely to the Central Asian former soviet republics; i.e., not Pakistan or Afghanistan (or Azerbaijan, for that matter, which has a similar linguistic root - though they are Turkic).

    EDIT, ABOUT 12 HOURS LATER

    I also want to add that though the Tajiks speak a Persian dialect, ethnically, they have a fair amount of Turkic admixture. This is borne out by, for example, this paper, which concludes that Tajiks and their Turkic neighbors are, for the most part, genetically indistinguishable.
     
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  7. B_Munro Member

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    I'll admit Ivan the Terrible and Queen Elizabeth I would have been quite the power couple. :biggrin:
     
  8. Alex Richards Still, at least we're not Heanor UDC Donor

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    The household arguments would be insane.
     
  9. roman8761 Well-Known Member

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    heres a map where in 1920 the soviets won the polish soviet war and helped the communists in europe and around the world, the current year is 1938: bgxfbnxgfxgf.png
     
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  10. IFwanderer Well-Known Member

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    Nothing in Latin America? given the strong left-wing movements here during the XXth century (yes, even before the 60s, Argentina elected it's first socialist representative in 1904, for example) I'd expect it to be firmly in the Soviet sphere in this world.
     
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  11. Undeadmuffin Muffin want to liiiive !

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    Wait, if it's post 1920 why does France lost A-L again ?
     
  12. DPKdebator Hmm...

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    Perhaps some sort of territorial redistribution?
     
  13. Valdore Javorsky That Nightrise Mapper Dude

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    If both Germany and France are "brotherly socialist nations" which are essentially soviet puppets, I wouldn't wonder if they'd divide via language line.
     
  14. hadaril Imperial Cartographer of the Holy Roman Empire

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    Does anyone have the most recent Worlda Available?


    ... I only ask because I -toottalllly- didn't just realize I had been using what seems to be the wrong one while revising the OTL series... /s
    Though thank god I noticed it now rather than later... I have only gone through 9 maps thus far... out of like 40....
     
  15. Iserlohn His Inquisitorialness

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    This is the version I'm using: it might not be 100 percent up-to-date but it should be quite accurate.
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  16. hadaril Imperial Cartographer of the Holy Roman Empire

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    Yep, I -think- that's the right one. Thanks for the quick reply!
     
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  17. Valdore Javorsky That Nightrise Mapper Dude

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    You know when you're insane when your newest project is so huge it lets a worlda fit into a minuscule side tab.
     
  18. Cool-Eh Has an unhealthy obsession with ISOT's Donor

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    I know there are three different common configurations, one is essentially the other but offset by 10 pixels up or down(not sure which one is right) and I think there is an alternate Antarctica configuration.

    That one does not seem to fit the one I use as a base but I could be using an outdated version.
     
  19. tmoj New Member

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    This map follows a scenario in which the Russian/Ukranian crisis of 2014 escalated far further than it did IOTL.
    Following a far more widespread occupation of Ukraine, the western powers put far greater sanctions on Russia, and also Belarus to stop goods getting through there.
    This causes a massive economic downturn in Belarus as it does not have a natural resource revenue buffer that Russia has, leading to massive public outrage at the inability of the strictly centralised government to handle the situation.
    The west decided to play Russia at its own game, and supply a resistance movement in Belarus which leads to something resembling a civil war.

    The scenario may be a bit unrealistic, but I made it juts to make this map as I wanted to explore this possibility in mapping.
     
  20. Forbiddenparadise64 The Great

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    Behold, the long forgotten conclusion to a map series I started ages ago but never got to conclude! That being Asia Uber Alles, or the aftermath of a 1900 ISOT of political Asia (ie no Siberia) to a virgin Earth.

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    The western Pink state is an Anglo-French union, the red state is a socialist state formed by groups inspired by Bolsheviks and communards of primarily French African descent. The Raj ultimately collapsed and was eclipsed by Persia, Japan's North American colony broke away, while the rump-USA is not-so-rump anymore and has also broken off. With India and Japan declined, Persia, Indonesia, Oman and China are filling in that gap. The former Ottomans have federalised greatly to cover over-expansion, but even then, they are in stagnation mode, while Arabia profits.