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Final name for the war:

Gold Sea Conflict
4 (66.7%)
Gold Sea War
0 (0%)
War of No Name
2 (33.3%)

Total Members Voted: 6

Voting closed: December 06, 2018, 01:27:53 PM

Author Topic: Tol Goldora vs Westgard War Name  (Read 6243 times)

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Re: Tol Goldora vs Westgard War Name
« Reply #15: November 25, 2018, 03:14:09 AM »
But then Avernus adds another 28,000 and though that's offset by Swordfell, Swordfell is so distant they'd only be able to help intermittently while Avernus's capital is a few days away from Morek's.

Before I left Morek's general laid out how screwed we'd be in a direct confrontation. That's half the reason I joined Goldora. I'll take a meaningful active war over a pointless hypothetical one any day.

Meaningful active war? Where?

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Re: Tol Goldora vs Westgard War Name
« Reply #16: November 25, 2018, 05:03:07 PM »
Meaningful active war? Where?

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I find imperialist invasions very meaningful.

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Re: Tol Goldora vs Westgard War Name
« Reply #17: November 25, 2018, 07:35:51 PM »
Crushing a ragtag band of brutal marauders, with no more than a single semi-significant battle, doesn't seem to qualify to me.

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Re: Tol Goldora vs Westgard War Name
« Reply #18: November 25, 2018, 11:27:33 PM »
Crushing a ragtag band of brutal marauders, with no more than a single semi-significant battle, doesn't seem to qualify to me.

When did they ever maraud?


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Re: Tol Goldora vs Westgard War Name
« Reply #19: November 26, 2018, 12:20:08 AM »
When did they ever maraud?

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Takeover Activity
message to everyone in Farrowfield - (four weeks ago)

Soldiers of (everyone) have been seen committing random acts of violence.
The locals now fear Sol a lot more than before. The locals don't seem to like Sol as much as before now.

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Takeover Activity
message to everyone in Demyansk - (three and a half weeks ago)
Soldiers of (everyone) have been seen committing random acts of violence.
The locals now fear Sol a lot more than before. There is a little bit less sympathy for Sol now.

Random acts of violence everywhere they went, in territories under the protection of Westgard. Westgard warned about 1.5-2 months ago that it would not tolerate oppression of the people of the North-West. TG just decided to challenge Westgard on this... and payed the price.

Calling this a "war", though, is making a mountain out of a molehill. A bunch of marauders came from the East and marauded the lands under Westgard's protection, Westgard moved in to protect the locals. In one fell swoop, the marauders were crushed and sent packing.

This might *cause* a war. But, so far, I've not yet seen anything worthy of being called a war. The siege of Golden Farrow barely cost us anything. I lost zero men to all of the battles. Still have my 106 SF. On the bright side, this last tiny skirmish made my captain rise to +18 skill. Haven't had a skill rise in a while!

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Re: Tol Goldora vs Westgard War Name
« Reply #20: November 26, 2018, 02:33:31 AM »
That's not marauding that's conquering.

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Re: Tol Goldora vs Westgard War Name
« Reply #21: November 26, 2018, 02:43:56 AM »
Different ends, but same act.

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ma·raud·ing
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adjective: marauding

    going about in search of things to steal or people to attack.
    "marauding gangs of youths"
    synonyms:   predatory, rapacious, thieving, plundering, pillaging, looting, freebooting, piratical
    "marauding Mongols destroyed their village"


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Re: Tol Goldora vs Westgard War Name
« Reply #22: November 26, 2018, 02:46:42 AM »
By definition, Westgard then is a bunch of Marauders.
Life is a dance, it is only fitting that death sing the tune.

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Re: Tol Goldora vs Westgard War Name
« Reply #23: November 26, 2018, 02:52:02 AM »
Different ends, but same act.

OED's primary definition is:

 a. To make a raid for the purpose of plundering.

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Re: Tol Goldora vs Westgard War Name
« Reply #24: November 26, 2018, 11:00:07 AM »
This was actually originally "Coast" until I double checked and realized it was actually supposed to be "sea".

So iterations:

Gold Coast War

Gold Sea Invasion

Gold Coast Invasion

Gold Coast is a major Australian city (in so far as we have cities) so please no.
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Re: Tol Goldora vs Westgard War Name
« Reply #25: November 26, 2018, 02:34:32 PM »
By definition, Westgard then is a bunch of Marauders.

By what definition?

Westgard never loots, and only takes regions by giving free ale.

Westgard always has the Christmas spirit of Giving

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Re: Tol Goldora vs Westgard War Name
« Reply #26: November 27, 2018, 02:37:49 PM »
By what definition?

Westgard never loots, and only takes regions by giving free ale.

Westgard always has the Christmas spirit of Giving

By your very definition.

going about in search of things to steal or people to attack.

Westgard did just attack Golden Farrow, no?
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Re: Tol Goldora vs Westgard War Name
« Reply #27: November 27, 2018, 04:44:00 PM »
Gold Coast is a major Australian city (in so far as we have cities) so please no.

Alright, so Gold Coast is out.

Other won the vote so a new, and final, poll with the options of:

  • Gold Sea Conflict
  • Gold Sea War
  • War of No Name

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Re: Tol Goldora vs Westgard War Name
« Reply #28: November 27, 2018, 05:44:08 PM »
By your very definition.

going about in search of things to steal or people to attack.

Westgard did just attack Golden Farrow, no?

No. Golden Farrow was not brutalized nor made subject to marauding.

Eviction is not marauding, by any definition.

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Re: Tol Goldora vs Westgard War Name
« Reply #29: November 27, 2018, 09:39:31 PM »
Westgard didn't go out in search of people to attack. People needing attacked presented themselves just outside it's borders, lol