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Toupellon: The next FEI superpower?
« Topic Start: October 04, 2011, 03:52:50 PM »
Watch out Arcaea, we're gaining on you!   8)
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Re: Toupellon: The next FEI superpower?
« Reply #1: October 04, 2011, 03:56:02 PM »
Toupellon it is spreading... like a cancer!

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« Reply #2: October 04, 2011, 03:56:07 PM »
Yeah, I'm beginning to think that whatever plan Toupellon was part off (Since I wasn't privy to such things), it might end up being too successful ;)

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Re: Toupellon: The next FEI superpower?
« Reply #3: October 04, 2011, 03:57:27 PM »
They are also close to bordering every realm in FEI...

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Re: Toupellon: The next FEI superpower?
« Reply #4: October 04, 2011, 04:03:47 PM »
Pretty bad geography though. At least 9 turns to get from one side of the realm to the other and most of your regions are exposed to attack. A cold war between Toupellon and Arcaea some time in the future would be interesting though :D

What does Toupellon class itself as, a northern realm? Or a southern realm?

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Re: Toupellon: The next FEI superpower?
« Reply #5: October 04, 2011, 04:11:55 PM »
Has everyone gone mad? Whats up with all this green everywhere??!

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Re: Toupellon: The next FEI superpower?
« Reply #6: October 04, 2011, 04:14:35 PM »
Pretty bad geography though.
This is a major problem. The geography of the realm is just unsupportable. I hear OOC rumors that there may be another city or two joining.

I don't see this lasting. I expect a secession or two to cut things back to size.
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Re: Toupellon: The next FEI superpower?
« Reply #7: October 04, 2011, 04:15:57 PM »
I have no doubts that it will be a superpower worth the consideration. Man, I just get mad when I think how fast has it spread, devasting Cathay and Ohnar West. It seems that I have not been in the right circles  :P
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Re: Toupellon: The next FEI superpower?
« Reply #8: October 04, 2011, 04:16:59 PM »
Oh, hey, look! It's one of the four people left in Cathay!
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Re: Toupellon: The next FEI superpower?
« Reply #9: October 04, 2011, 04:17:55 PM »
What a joke of a realm...all those Dukes flocking under Toupellonian banners with fear of remaining tied with OW and Cathay (obviously doomed realms) with only one thought in their mind: let's save our asses! i don't see this realm surviving in its current form as there doesn't appear to be any sort of cultural or ideological meaning behind it. Blech
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Re: Toupellon: The next FEI superpower?
« Reply #10: October 04, 2011, 04:19:19 PM »
Oh, hey, look! It's one of the four people left in Cathay!

Hey, a little bit of respect, we are actually seven  ;D
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Re: Toupellon: The next FEI superpower?
« Reply #11: October 04, 2011, 04:22:06 PM »
Hey, a little bit of respect, we are actually seven  ;D
I have a feeling you'll get some of the converts back. Not everyone who got dragged along seems to be very happy with it.
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Re: Toupellon: The next FEI superpower?
« Reply #12: October 04, 2011, 04:25:33 PM »
I have a feeling you'll get some of the converts back. Not everyone who got dragged along seems to be very happy with it.

I know from some guys that will come back, but I guess that most of them will just stay at Toupellon. It is the most promising realm at Far East Island, so I understand them. Had it not been for the personality of my character he would have ended surely there.
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Re: Toupellon: The next FEI superpower?
« Reply #13: October 04, 2011, 04:27:29 PM »
What a joke of a realm...all those Dukes flocking under Toupellonian banners with fear of remaining tied with OW and Cathay (obviously doomed realms) with only one thought in their mind: let's save our asses!
I think that's a bit too cynical. I know that you have the motivation of at least a few of the dukes completely wrong. It's mostly not fear that drives them, but dissatisfaction.

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i don't see this realm surviving in its current form as there doesn't appear to be any sort of cultural or ideological meaning behind it. Blech
Finding a cultural identity and a sense of self will really be a big issue. Getting so big so quickly doesn't give anyone much of a chance to set things up. When a small realm starts and stays small, a small group of people can work together to establish the realm, and set things up. Then the people that join later can fit into it. But Toupellon grew so big, so fast, that it has to do all of that setting up while trying to keep 40+ nobles content enough to stay with it. And all the dukes in the realm have already demonstrated their willingness to move somewhere else if they are not happy.
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Re: Toupellon: The next FEI superpower?
« Reply #14: October 04, 2011, 06:03:14 PM »
I will be very interested in seeing how all of this comes together.  Hopefully, it's more organic than blueprint.