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Re: The "Sell your realm" thread.
« Reply #15: June 07, 2015, 07:36:32 PM »
As much as I love the player drivenness of BM, I do think that some sort of outside or natural force do need to shake things up. Unfortunately, being islands, there is not really any possible pressure from invading barbarian hordes or neighbouring empire like there was in eastern Europe and the middle east. Beluaterra does have the however-often (I forget how often they occur) monster invasions though, I want to send another Noble over there again eventually.

So that leaves some sort of natural force, and maybe not as something as forced as the glaciers, but a legitimate game mechanic chance of famine breaking out and weakening the old order. Small climate changes have played a large part in the rise and fall of many empires. I'm sure that would be a tonne of work for the developers though :(

Now I kind of want to make a map drawing board idea for a theoretical remake BM with a much larger map that has land borders world heh.
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Re: The "Sell your realm" thread.
« Reply #16: August 23, 2015, 04:09:51 AM »
Please come to CE, where you can while away your time betting on how long it takes for a lordship to get filled. Be prepared though, for you  are far more likely to be bored to death by the everlasting preaching of "Peace, Peace forever," or "keep our honor intact by holding onto a federation with another realm that could care less one way or the other".

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Re: The "Sell your realm" thread.
« Reply #17: August 23, 2015, 09:58:15 AM »
I'm bored too, but I'm still waiting for a really compelling IC reason to go to war instead of the somewhat tiresome "dude we're all bored can we just go fight?".
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Re: The "Sell your realm" thread.
« Reply #18: August 23, 2015, 07:25:21 PM »
I'm bored too, but I'm still waiting for a really compelling IC reason to go to war instead of the somewhat tiresome "dude we're all bored can we just go fight?".

You mean the fact that lack of war softens our military and reliance on allies leads to apathy aren't compelling reasons IC? And honestly, people waiting for a reason to come around is how Atamara got into the current situation. Make up your own and convince others.

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Re: The "Sell your realm" thread.
« Reply #19: August 24, 2015, 01:00:27 AM »
"Im bored let's fight" is a perfectly valid reason for war.
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Re: The "Sell your realm" thread.
« Reply #20: August 24, 2015, 01:19:09 AM »
As are "I want your land" and "I don't like the way you looked at my cow."
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Re: The "Sell your realm" thread.
« Reply #21: August 24, 2015, 02:42:45 AM »
As is "What does this button do?"

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Re: The "Sell your realm" thread.
« Reply #22: August 24, 2015, 03:24:44 AM »
Or "Hey, get me away from these badgers!"

Or "Why yes, I'd like to take some cheese."

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Re: The "Sell your realm" thread.
« Reply #23: August 24, 2015, 03:43:54 AM »
Hmmm... Badgers. An Atamaran tradition. I will join any realm that uses badgers as a reason to declare war.
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Re: The "Sell your realm" thread.
« Reply #24: August 24, 2015, 06:25:14 AM »
Oh man, I'll be playing with an Indirik soon, then!

(Unfortunately, we actually have other reasons people want to war first, so "soon".)

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Re: The "Sell your realm" thread.
« Reply #25: August 24, 2015, 12:47:09 PM »
Coming up with a reason for war isn't so hard tbh

In Caergoth I saw apathy coming as well, so we made up a reason for war and started fighting. Task now is actually to keep pushing for aggressive tactics as Suville has blockaded everything with militia and partly mobile. But in all honesty, I'd rather lose everything than sit around and do nothing for so long. It's why I'm so aggressive in Caergoth and also why I split from Sirion in EC.

Most Dukes (especially the rich ones in CE) can easily form their own nation and never be taken with the new citizens militia code as a back-up xD

Ps, badgers, good old days where you couldn't attend a tourney which wasn't overrun by them.
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Re: The "Sell your realm" thread.
« Reply #26: August 24, 2015, 05:22:15 PM »
"Suville has blockaded everything with militia and partly mobile. "

Bah! It's easy to complain about someone else stacking militia in rural regions when your own realm is protected by back-to-back townslands loaded to the gills with militia behind level 2 walls and your own and Tara's mobile armies.

Disband your own war-stifling militia before you start bitching about someone else's.
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Re: The "Sell your realm" thread.
« Reply #27: August 25, 2015, 11:31:56 AM »
Fair point, we do pretty much the same. It's not so much a complaint, as describing the situation, which makes it why some people call it 'not a real war'. Also was more to point out that you can suicide on militia, rather than sitting still in this case, which is still more fun :-)
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Re: The "Sell your realm" thread.
« Reply #28: August 25, 2015, 01:16:11 PM »
Don't suicide. Go round.

And screw access treaties and complaining neighbours.

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Re: The "Sell your realm" thread.
« Reply #29: August 25, 2015, 01:19:51 PM »
How exactly would you propose Caergoth to go around Suville? :)
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