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International Organisations / TUNA - Cobble Field Proposal
« on: September 26, 2021, 07:53:49 PM »
Following the revelation of the Morelanders having constructed a makeshift airfield in the Alucard Island Chain we are presented an interesting oppurtunity to acquire the airfield following the conclusion of their activity. With this in mind I propose the following.

1. We establish the TUNA Aviation Facility on the island. Each member wishing to be part of the facility is granted an equal share of the facility and also agrees to an equal share of its up keep.

2. TUNA AF will be used for the following purposes.

a) The Establishment of a Search and Rescue station.
b) The establishment of a floating school for the Water Nomads.
c) A reclaimation station for vessels undertaking the plastic clean up project in the Alucard.
d) Consideration for scientific based projects requiring specialist aviation needs.

3. TUNA AF shall appoint a facility officer who shall be responsible for the safe operation of activities. This shall be determined by vote of co-operating members.

4. TUNA AF shall employ a staff as required for safe operations. These will be funded equally by those involved.

5. Should any nation not joining at the initial stage wish to join at a later date they shall be permitted to do so but will be charged a one off fee in order to compensate for work carried out to that date.

6. Should any new TUNA member wish to join TUNA AF they may do so only with approval of a majority of existing members. If permitted they must pay membership fee in a similar manner to those in Article 5.

7. Should a member wish to leave the project they may do so at any time having given first 90 days notice. Remaining members shall see the departing members share of responsibility distributed equally among them.

8. Should TUNA AF make any operating profit it shall be shared equally between all nations.

9. TUNA AF may be used for commercial means so long as the user is not conducting any military research or operations and that the majority of TUNA AF members agree to the use.



We look forward to your suggestions.

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International Organisations / SUN - Project Zarptica
« on: September 15, 2021, 08:36:57 PM »

From the 15th October 2021 the SUN countries have formed Project Zarptica.

This project will create a carrier capable multi-role fighter fit to compete alongside the current crop of fighters utilised across Mundus. The project will see co-operation between four nations from the offset but will also include inputs from nations outside SUN should it be deemed appropriate. The initial composition of the project is that the following is provided by the organisations listed below.

Airframe - Urzal Aviation (Drenovia)
General Electronics - Pearlfield (Paracambi)
Engine - Lucin (Cassiopeia)
Sensors - Pearlfield (Paracambi)
Survival Systems - Tuxfa (Chistopol)
Software -  Isoldine (Chistopol)
Avionics - Urzal Aviation (Drenovia)
Batteries - Egruk (Drenovia)
Weapons Systems -  Hera Armaments (Cassiopeia)

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Diplomacy and Events / MAEA Contacting Jugland
« on: July 03, 2021, 09:38:25 PM »
To:-The Government of Jugland

Having recently seen reports in the Juglander Review that your nation is considering its future in terms of energy production it was brought to my attention that your nation is not yet a member of MAEA and that some "minor differences on organizational principles" are preventing this I would like to hold discussions with you. As the Chief of Staff of the MAEA it is my job the ensure the smooth running of the organisation and as a result I believe that with careful discussion we can find a path forward. With this in mind I would be grateful if you could find the time to meet with myself and the MAEA President Dr.Ulf Gren. I seriously believe that the MAEA would make excellent partners for Jugland in helping you develop your energy needs.

Best Regards
Duchess Anna Davison
Chief of Staff of MAEA

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Diplomacy and Events / SUN Side Chat - Drenovia and Chistopol
« on: January 11, 2021, 05:39:15 PM »
The talks were over and the treaty had been signed. King Đurađ had however noticed an extra opportunity and now fully wanted to see where it would go. He sent his other delegates from the various Orders that made Drenovia there homes to engage the Chistopolian delegates in conversation except for their Crown Prince Kārlis. During the talks it had been clear that the heir to the Chistopol throne didn't exactly seem to share the First Ministers view of the world. While it was still a relatively unknown situation in Chistopol to Đurađ the fact a fellow Royal seemed to be lacking influence could be something to take advantage of. The King held his wife Jožica's hand as they approached the Crown Prince. "Your Highness"  Đurađ extended a hand, "May I introduce my wife Queen Jožica"

Still attired in the uniform of her own Order the Queen gently shook the Crown Prince's hand. "A pleasure to meet" she greeted him with a kind of expressionless face.

"I couldn't help notice that your First Minister didn't seem to support your position that strongly. I was hoping royal to royal that we may be in a position to perhaps help each other out. If our nations are to be friends then I would prefer to work with other royals and we could be in a position to help your family gain some influence back. We're a nation ourselves with a strong royal tradition. An expanding royal family and we want to escape our isolationism. Today has been the first step in that but we want more. Perhaps we can discuss you and your fathers situation back home?"

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International News Networks / News From the Order
« on: November 29, 2020, 08:58:46 PM »




ONS PUT TO SEA EN MASSE

The Orders Naval Service has today departed three ports on the southern coast in large numbers. Reports indicate that a total of around 30 vessels have taken to the sea including both of the nations Amphibious Assault Ships which have spent the last 48 years loading vehicles at the capital Opatija. The nature of the deployment is also supported by the Air Force who have increased their activity from the Air Base on the edge of the capital. It was left to the Commander of Household for the The Order of Oak , Pero Zorić, to speak with the media saying. "Once again the Drenovian Union is facing attacks from those opposed to our very existence. Some low-lifes have seized part of our territory[1] and we have seen our neighbours Fleur begin to mass troops on the pretense of military exercises. It is clear they are attempting to send a message of their desire to take control of our sovereign and holy land and as such we will not let them take a step. We shall be ready should they seek to put our faithful to the sword."

In addition to massing troops Fleur have also offered asylum to any citizen of the Union wishing to leave. Commander Zorić explained the stance the government will take to address this. "We hold no man hostage. If anyone wishes to leave the Union they can leave, be them Christian, Muslim, Cultist or Druantian. Should anyone wish to take Fleur up on their offer then His Majesty has informed me that he will gladly provide a removal van and priority crossing of the border. I suspect though no one shall be utilising the King's very generous offer as despite our lands being the most sacred on Mundus we do not force anyone to our faith for Druantia will show them the error of their ways upon their death, we infact feel sorry for anyone foolish enough to not embrace the Forest God and you do not punish those you pity. Fleur are merely trying to stoke the international community into attacking us to make themselves feel stronger."

The Order of Oak are said to have issued a general muster as their Temples occupy much of the North of the mainland.
 1. Return to the Islands reboot

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Character Guides / Drenovians
« on: November 29, 2020, 12:14:53 AM »

His Majesty King Đurađ IV
Grand Master of the Drenovian Order
Duke of Dabašnica

Born in 1986 Đurađ is the eldest of three children from the marriage of King Luca III and his first wife Queen Suya. His brother Dobroslav (b.1988) and sister Anamarija (b.1990) along with half siblings, Naida (b.1994) and Danilo (b.1997) , from his father's 2nd marriage to Queen Gabrijela form the backbone of today's royal family. Đurađ like most royals was born in the Hospital of the Drenovian Order in Opatija and was from the age of four educated in the Orders various academies.

At the age of 17 he left education and first enrolled in the nations Air Force where he served from 2003 to 2007 as a helicopter pilot before taking his skills back to the Drenovian Order where he became a member of their military branch entering with the rank of Quaster. In 2008 he married Terezija Kolarić, the daughter of the Duke of Dabašnica and the Vice Commander of the Household of the Drenovian Order. Terezija is a year younger than Đurađ.

In 2009 there was some controversey when Luca III divorced Queen Suya citing "religious irregularities" from his wife. This caused some to speculate that Đurađ and his full siblings may be disinherited from the line of succession however that was not the case, largely because the Commander of the Household of the Drenovian Order vouched for the piety of Đurađ having witnessed his devotions at the Orders HQ.

In 2010 Đurađ's wife gave birth to their first child Princess Radojka. Đurađ immediately began negotiations with the Commander of the Household of the The Order of the Forest,Ljudevit Noa Stojanović, to make an arrangement for the Princess to marry Stojanovic's son who was born just a week before the Princess. The two have concluded a marriage contract however the details are yet to be made public.

In 2012 Đurađ's step mother, Queen Gabrijela died suddenly from a short illness sending his father into a spiral of depression during which King Luca "discovered the God in his heart" as such the King believed that he was being called into religious duty and announced that he would be abdicating the throne in order to enter the Priesthood. As such on the 16th June 2012 Đurađ became the King of the nation and Grand Master of the Drenovian Order. 

On the 17th June 2012 Đurađ used his authority as King to negate the marriage contract of Jožica Franić, a young 18 year old noblewoman who had caught his eye a year before but was promised to a family as a bride to their 15 year old son. Đurađ is understood to use his authority to make the boys family important ranks within a religious order as compensation for ending the contract and allowing him to marry Jožica.

Later that year the King's first wife Terezija gave birth to their second child, Prince Karlo.

In 2017 the King welcomed the birth of his second son, his first child with Queen Jožica. The boy was named Prince Hrvoje however the child was born with some spinal deformation meaning he is unable to walk unsupported. Some have said this is punishment for the King using his powers to take Jožica away from her marriage contract.

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Factbooks and Maps / The Drenovian Union (Drenova)
« on: November 28, 2020, 03:28:06 PM »

THE DRENOVIAN UNION
Drenova
"By Salt and Steel"

The Drenovian Union is a collection of religious military orders organised into a single nation. In the 1st century AD the followers of the Forest God, Druantia, formed themselves into a single collective to protect themselves against encroachment from other settlers in South Albion. The new union of various tribes was formed under King Dorijan I who established a single system of faith for followers of Druantia. The Druantians managed to establish themselves as a strong military power ensuring their long term stability. In the 4th Century AD with the arrival of Christianity in Southern Albion the Drenovians initially forced the new faith out of their region. A unsteady stand off between Christianity and the Druantians existed until the 11th Century when during the Crusader period King Hrvoje II believed that the fact Christian military attention was being given to the "Holy Land" in Vanora and surrounding region. The move however backfired and because of King Hrvoje II's mismanagement and poor military decisions the Druantians were pushed off vast areas of land. As a result Hrvoje II was assassinated by his cousin Andro who became King and made an uneasy peace with the Vatican. During future Crusades some Druantians even went so far as joining Crusader armies as mercanaries. It was however in 1228 that King Ivica I made a similar error to Hrvoje II and the Druantians found themselves being pushed towards the sea. As a result a former Mercenary called Milorad formed the Order of the Forest inspired by his opinions of the highly effective Knights Templar. His new order made a decision to launch a campaign not against the incoming Christian invaders but against the various Nordic settlers on the islands heading South West away from their lands. This saw a large number of people spread to avoid the perceived horrors of an brutal conquest by the Christian forces who killed many as heretics for refusing to convert. Soon various other military leaders formed their own military orders similar to that of the Order of the Forest.

By 1270 there were around 15 different religious military orders connected to the God Druantia. This caused problems as soon the Orders began challenging the authority of the King as well as battling each other. As a result in 1271 King Paško Drenovia founded his own military order known as the Drenovian Order. He was able to attract to his Order many of the leading religious figures of the time who he persuaded to name him as a descendant of the God Druantia and a human woman. The newly formed Drenovian Order first turned its military arm against any unwilling to accept King Paško as their leige before beginning a military campaign to retake the mainland. King Paško however did not complete this dying of plague in 1280 however his son Tvrtko II completed the conquest by 1310.

The nation turned its attention to ensuring its lands were fiercely protected and until 1710 the various religious orders were governed by oaths of loyalty to the Monarchs. Today the Orders still exist and enforce adherence to the rules established by the Drenovian Order however each place emphasis on various aspects of the God Druantia. In total today 7 orders exist and each have a role to play in government.



Government Type:- Absolute Monarchy
Population:-:- 37,800,000
Capital City:- Opatija (5,200,000)
Demonym:- Drenovian

ECONOMY

Currency:- Florin
GDP per Capita:- $30,000
Unemployment Rate:- 2.8%
Main Industries:- Agriculture, ship building, fishing and e-commerce


PEOPLE

Ethnicity:- Drenovian (Slavic)
Languages:- Drenovian (Croatian)
Religions:- 95% Druantia
Average Life Expectancy:- Male 77 years Female 79 years


GOVERNMENT

Head of State:- King Đurađ IV
Head of Government:- Knight Commander Ljudevit Noa Stojanović
Name of Legislative Body:- The Assembly of The Orders



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Diplomacy and Events / Return to the Island
« on: September 03, 2020, 08:48:57 PM »

RL island of Grímsey for reference

In the 1950's the government of Runavik had made an effort to colonise each and everyone of the multitude of islands that made up the stretch of rocks that headed South West from their mainland for about 2,000km. It was an experiment that was always going to be doomed to fail out of the hundreds of them some where barely big enough for anything more than a house or two and even where a whole village could be built the soils were usually thin and of poor quality meaning that even if crops could put down roots the harsh salty sea winds poisoned much of what grew. It therefore meant the people who did make the journey and took the chance had to rely on the dark cold seas for fish and whale along with the occasional passing sea bird, if the sea didn't take their fancy then it was about sheep and the wool trade. Needless to say the experiment died out, as time went by the children of those who did make the journey and established outposts got bored living in isolation or with the need to find husbands and wives ventured to the mainland often never to return. The life on these islands was tough even if you'd be successful however it was the lifestyle that needed youth and energy and as those on these islands had reached old age they'd either eeked out their twilight years as best they could or retired to the mainland. It meant that now some 70 years later nature was reclaiming some of these settlements which had been abandoned.

One of these islands was Vestmanna. It was towards the South West end of the island chain and had at one time been home to about 10 families who had tried to make a living from fishing and farming. They had struck lucky that the government had also determined that the island was perfect for a military communications post and that had seen them get their very own airfield, or as it was a single runway suitable for just light aircraft. As technology changed though the outpost became obsolte by the 1980's and soon the military left and weeds began to grow between cracks in the runway. Then in 2001 the last family left when Úlfur Stefánsson, his wife Sólveig and their 22 year old daughter Ásta had called it a day. They had packed up everything they owned and boarding a boat provided by the government headed for the capital of Koltur.

In the next 40 years Ásta had become a Gothi, she had worked first as someone helping build and restore shrines using the skills she had learnt living such a remote and rough childhood. As she had discovered more and more about the faith the more she had dedicated her life to the Gods until meeting her husband Sindri Ţórirsson. The pair had both been working running a retreat in the hills near Koltur where people could come and learn about the Gods and enjoy a few days of religious clensing. They'd enjoyed it but to them the world was becoming ever and ever more ungodly but thankfully about four years ago they had meet a group of likeminded people and since then Sindri and Ásta had turned their religious retreat into more of a gathering place for their friends and their needs.

Today though was an emotional day for Ásta as the small transport plane descended onto the runway. The flight over had taken several hours but there had been nothing to see out of the small windows except dark grey sea and the odd white break of a wave. It was tricky for the pilot to even see the runway as they began their approach because of the weeds and grass that had grown across it. They had considered bringing a seaplane but their pilot had told them it didn't matter as if this island wasn't suitable to land on there were a few others nearby. Ásta gripped her husbands hand tightly as they descended and the first flash of green grass could be seen outside and shortly after there was a bump as the pilot put them down on the rough runway.

"Welcome home Ásta" a young woman sat across from Ásta leaned forward and placed a caring hand on her knee. It was strange Ásta had loved her childhood on the island but had never really loved the island as such but suddenly she felt an overwhelming sense of emotion and began crying. Sindri instinctively took hold of his wife as she sobbed into his shoulder. There were twelve others onboard the aircraft beside Sindri and Ásta all of whom were in their early 20's. They stood patiently waiting for Ásta to stop crying as the pilot lowered the tailgate of the plane. The salty smell of the nearby sea filled the interior of the aircraft and despite their eagerness to leave and see the island the youngsters stood and waited happy to let Ásta be the first to set foot back on the island. The cockpit door opened and two others entered the fuselage, there was the pilot dressed in a flight suit with headphones around his neck and next to him in a military style uniform a bearded bald man.

"Ásta" the bald man addressed her quietly. "Ásta" he knelt down to be at the same height as her eyes, "It's time. It's time you lead your disciplnes out onto the island. Its only right you take us home." He stood and helped Ásta to her feet before watching her turn and with her husband just a step behind they made their way outside. It was as though she'd never been away except for all the extra overgrowth and the less well groomed sheep wandering the hills. They had stopped at the far end of the runway and just about 200meters away was the first of a group of stone cottages which now became Ásta's target. She walked ever quicker towards them and Sindri thought she was about to break into a jog and struggled to keep up. The youngsters followed some holding hands but all eager to see where their guide was taking them. She walked through a gap in one of the dry stone walls that through not being cared for over the last few decades had collapsed and now vegetation grew through it. She walked up to the door which was only barely still red as the sea air had stripped much of the paint off. The windows were covered with thick cobwebs and from the outside it looked like some of the roof had fallen in. She tried the door and it didn't budge clearly the lock had faired better than the wood around it. Sindri tried and had less luck.

"May I" A young man called Vilhjálmur gently moved her aside. "I think I can get us in." He set down a toolbox and set about his work which took less than 30 seconds and a metallic crack could be heard. He stood tried the door and it swung open on stiff hinges. Once he had got the door open Vilhjálmur waved a hand through the air removing a curtain of white cobwebs so that when he stepped aside Ásta could walk in. She hestitated at the threshold before plunging into the cottage she grew up in. She nearly cried again when she noticed the hole in the roof and the remains of what were clearly birds nests littering what had once been her families living room. The old item of furniture was still visible and there on the inside door was the names of the family carved. She remembered her father doing it the day they left and now her 62 year old fingers traced her fathers handy work.

"Soon we'll have this fixed." A voice said confidently. It was the bald man. Elvar Odinsson looked around and put down his rucksack in what would probably at one point been a kitchen. "How does it feel to be home?" He asked Ásta.

"This is better than home." She said wiping a few tears away. "This is the first of the Gungniröar, the reclaimation of our culture and our faith. Our Ĺlander siblings may have failed but we are made from hardier stock" she said proudly as she looked at the group of youngsters who had followed Elvar in his ambition guided by Ásta's childhood memory and steadfast faith. "You men and women, you will be the first to help us return Mundus to the Gods. Thank you." she walked round and embraced each of them. Ásta headed into what had been her bedroom and found one of the roof beams, standing on her tip toes she reached up and found the nook on top. Two of the Gungnir had come to watch what she was doing. She retrieved a small stone object and beckoned the two young women to come and look at what she had found. It was a small stone hammer of Thor, "I made this when I was eight years old because I thought it would keep evil away. When we planned to leave the island I left it here to protect the island. I think we can safely say its served its purpose." She dropped it onto the dusty stone floor and with her heel smashed it to pieces. "Its job is done, we are here now and we shall rid Runavik of all evil."

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International News Networks / Runavik Media Corporation
« on: June 19, 2020, 11:09:41 PM »




LATEST THING SELECTED


This morning the selection of the nations latest Thing was undertaken at the Palace of the Thing. The first stage of the process saw the outgoing Thing appoint Mathilda Ekdal as the Law-Speaker for the next six months. The 42 year old is a legal secretary and has been involved in a great many of the debates in the previous Thing and has lead moves to protect the environment of the islands as well as ensuring that health care is more easily accessible. Ekdal originally came from the Isle of Hornstrandir but moved to Koltur to pursue a legal career. She has now served in two Things, the first time at the age of 24. The new Law-Speaker said "I'm glad to be given this title and have the trust of the people. I'm looking forward to an exciting six months and hope that we can achieve a lot." Following the appointment of Ekdal the other 280 members of The Thing were selected. As usual there was immediate scrutiny of the list to see if any well known names had made it into service. Among them was prominent religious figure Gothi Ludwig Augustinsson who has written a series of books on the Odinist faith's history he will be joined on the list by 23 year old IFK Koltur goalkeeper Orvar Bergmark. It is understood that with the Mundus games on the horizon Bergmark may ask for a Presidential Exemption on the grounds that serving in The Thing may have a negative impact on his career.  It is unknown whether President Grimwal will grant this as it is a situation that has not come up before. The 2nd Thing of 2020 will now have 72 hours to report to the Palace of the Thing to be sworn in. Out of the 280 names drawn 17 are resident in Nya Aland and 3 in Lodja all of whom will be expected to arrive in Koltur in the coming days. Anyone failing to arrive will have a warrant issued for their arrest and should they enter Runavik they'd be arrested and face a fine and time in prison.

President Grimwal stood outside the Palace and addressed the outgoing Thing to thank them for their service, "As you return to your daily lives the nation thanks you for your efforts over the last six months. We wish you all the best and hope that the incoming group are capable of building upon the foundations you have created for them.  I look forward to working with Mathilda Ekdal as Law-Speaker and between us I hope we can form an agenda to see us become a nation with a brighter future. I'll be meeting with the cabinet later today to ensure they are ready to brief the incoming members of The Thing and to form the new committees. It is vital we all hit the ground running as several pieces of legislation such as the Rural Health Care Act are in the middle of their drafting and should be a priority for completion."

One of the first tasks for the new Thing will be to approve the appointment of a new Minister of Education. The former Minister, Steven Ryskim resigned a month ago to take up a role in the Ambassadorial Corps and President Grimwal wished to wait for the new Thing to be formed in order to allow them to approve the new Minister. It is expected that the President will announce his choice before the Thing are sworn in. 

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Factbooks and Maps / Demarchic Republic of Runavik
« on: June 15, 2020, 11:24:47 PM »

Motto:-Better Stout Heart than Sharp Sword
National Anthem:- Name of Anthem

BACKGROUND

Following some exploration and raiding of southern Albion by the Nordic peoples originating from modern day Nya Aland in the 10th Century some of the lesser sons of families realised the fertility of the islands portion of Runavik. Some of them elected to stay and the various islands formed part of the old Viking Kingdoms that made up the former Union of Nordic Peoples. Throughout the period though the wars from back home in Eastern Albion also saw a theatre in the South West. It wasn't until the early 14th Century that a King called Rasmus Storm-axe united the various islanders and even went as far as establishing a foothold on the mainland. With the death of an heirless Rasmus though people were unsure how to proceed and at a council of his advisers held a "Thing" during this meeting it was determined that every six months a Thing would take place with every settlement over a certain population represented by a "Law-giver" and a "Chieftan". The system of government evolved to represent the will of the people and now a system thought to be unique called a Demarchic Republic exists.

Government Type:- Demarchic Republic (Nation elect a President every five years. There is a Parliament where every citizen over the age of 18 stands a chance of being randomly selected to serve a period of six months.
Population:-:- 37,800,000
Capital City:- Koltur (5,200,000)
Demonym:- Runaviks


ECONOMY

Currency:- Geld
GDP per Capita:- $30,000
Unemployment Rate:- 2.8%
Main Industries:- Agriculture, ship building, fishing and e-commerce


PEOPLE

Ethnicity:- Nordic
Languages:- Norse
Religions:- 70% Odinist 25% Lokist 5% Other
Average Life Expectancy:- Male 77 years Female 79 years


GOVERNMENT

Head of State:- President Tobin Grimwal
Head of Government:- N/A
Name of Legislative Body:- The Thing

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Non Fiction / Medieval MMA Rule book
« on: June 12, 2020, 07:29:32 PM »
1. THE ARENA

1. The Arena may be of either square, circular or octagon in shape.

2. The Arena must have a diameter of no smaller than 9.1 meters and no larger than 10 meters.

3. The Arena must be surrounded either by a series of four ropes or a wire. Whichever design is used must be capable of withstanding 200kg of impact.

4. The floor of the arena must be made of a material capable of absorbing moisture so as to prevent slips.

2. EQUIPMENT

1. A fighter must wear armour made of either metal or leather. Their set of armour must contain the following

a) protection for both arms from shoulder to wrist.
b) protection for chest and back
c) protection from waist to knee
d) gloves
e) a helm which cover all of the head
f) eye protection

2. A fighters armour may be inspected by the referee prior to the match starting and inadequete protection may result in disqualification.

3. A fighter may equip themselves with any type of sword with a blade of longer than 30cm.

4. A fighter may elect to have a single sword or two swords. Any fighter electing to use a single sword may also carry a shield with a longest diameter of no large than 100cm.

5. A fighter must wear boots with steel toe caps.

3. SINGLES MATCHES

1. A singles match is between two individuals and will consist of a series of rounds.

2. No match may go beyond three rounds of five minutes in duration excepting in event on a draw. The number of rounds and their duration may be shortened for less experienced fighters.

3. A minimum of 90 seconds rest must be given between rounds during which the fighters may recieve coaching, medical treatment, armour adjustment and hydration.

4. A fight must be umpire by a certified referee.

5. A fight may be won in the following ways.
a) Knockout - When a fallen fighter can not regain their feet within 10 seconds.
b) Technical Knockout - When a fighter can, in the view of the referee, not defend themselves
c) Submission - When a fighter verbally instructs the referee they no longer wish to continue. It is suggested fighters wishing to submit use the words "I yield". The nominated coach of a fighter may submit on their fighters behalf by throwing a towel of any colour into the ring.
d) Disarmament - Should a fighter drop their weapon and leave themselves disarmed. A fighter using a shield is classed as disarmed only if they drop both their sword and shield.
e) Medical stoppage - If in the opinion of the arena side doctor a fighter should not be allowed to continue.

6. Should a fighter fall to the floor the fight may continue so long as they are still actively able to defend themselves.

7. Fighters may only attack using any part of the body or the edge of the sword or shield.

8. Fighters may strike any part of the body above the belt and only the outside of the bodies frame below the belt (i.e outer thighs, outer calves etc)

9. Should a fight reach its scheduled time limit with no winner an extra 3 minute round may be fought. At the end of this if there is no winner a panel of judges shall determine the winner. They shall award the fighter they perceive has having been the best in a round 10 points and the other fighter 9. Should a fighter be knocked down by a blow they shall automatically lose a point for that round. The winner shall be the individual with the highest score. If scores are tied the fight shall be declared a draw.

10. A judge may order a point be deducated if they believe a fighter intentionally breaks the rules or persistently infringes.

4. DUO MATCHES

1. A Duo match is between two individuals working in tandem against a second tandem and will consist of a series of rounds.

2. No match may go beyond three rounds of five minutes in duration excepting in event on a draw. The number of rounds and their duration may be shortened for less experienced fighters.

3. A minimum of 90 seconds rest must be given between rounds during which the fighters may recieve coaching, medical treatment, armour adjustment and hydration.

4. A fight must be umpire by a certified referee.

5. Once a fighter is defeated a 2 minute time out is given to allow them to leave the arena. This may be extended should the referee deem it medically necessary. Any fighter failing to leave the arena in that allotted time will see their team disqualified. A fight finishes when both members of a duo are eliminated.

6. A fighter may be eliminated in the following ways.
a) Knockout - When a fallen fighter can not regain their feet within 10 seconds.
b) Technical Knockout - When a fighter can, in the view of the referee, not defend themselves
c) Submission - When a fighter verbally instructs the referee they no longer wish to continue. It is suggested fighters wishing to submit use the words "I yield". The nominated coach of a fighter may submit on their fighters behalf by throwing a towel of any colour into the ring.
d) Disarmament - Should a fighter drop their weapon and leave themselves disarmed. A fighter using a shield is classed as disarmed only if they drop both their sword and shield.
e) Medical stoppage - If in the opinion of the arena side doctor a fighter should not be allowed to continue.

7. Should a fighter fall to the floor the fight may continue so long as they are still actively able to defend themselves.

8. Fighters may only attack using any part of the body or the edge of the sword or shield.

9. Fighters may strike any part of the body above the belt and only the outside of the bodies frame below the belt (i.e outer thighs, outer calves etc)

10. Should a fight reach its scheduled time limit with no winner an extra 3 minute round may be fought. At the end of this if there is no winner a panel of judges shall determine the winner. They shall award the pair they perceive has having been the best in a round 10 points and the other pair 9. Should a fighter be knocked down by a blow they shall automatically lose a point for that round. The winner shall be the duo with the highest score. If scores are tied the fight shall be declared a draw.

11. A judge may order a point be deducated if they believe a fighter intentionally breaks the rules or persistently infringes.


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Sporting Hub / Progress Championship Wrestling IC
« on: June 10, 2020, 08:41:33 PM »

Welcome to the HQ of Progress Championship Wrestling, Mundus' Premier Professional Wrestling promotion. Check back here for updates on the biggest matches as the worlds best compete for glory.

Championship BeltStipulationsCurrent Champion.


PROGRESS WORLD CHAMPION
Open to any male member of the roster. Must be defended at every PPVVACANT


PROGRESS WOMENS WORLD CHAMPION
Open to any female member of the roster. Must be defended at every PPVVACANT


PROGRESS TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS
Open to teams of two males from the roster. Matches must involve both members of the team. Must be defended at every PPVVACANT


PROGRESS PROTEUS CHAMPION
Open to any male member of the roster who weighs 205lbs or less. VACANT


PROGRESS ATLAS CHAMPION
Open to any male member of the roster. The title must be defended with a stipulation (e.g Ladder match). The champion upon winning the title selects the stipulation every defence must take place under. Must be defended at every PPVVACANT

CURRENT ROSTER

MALES

Paul Chaos
FEMALES

Masked Gaijin
Cara Chaos

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Sporting Hub / Progress Championship Wrestling - OOC
« on: June 10, 2020, 08:23:34 PM »
This is a bit of an experiment so people may wish to join straight off or feel free to jump in anytime.

Me and Dave are both fans of pro-wrestling, as some may know we both signed up to help out at a charity wrestling show, which  got cancelled, however Ironside kept training and is actually pretty handy despite refusing to go by the ring name Stoffel. We've seen on a few wrestling fan sites the idea of RP pro-wrestling and figured we'd give it a go. This may crash and burn massively.

Here is the premiss. As you should know Pro-Wrestling looks like a sport but is scripted. Think of it as TV Drama with violence. Generally a show runs on a serious of rivalries based around championships. What we plan is to have a pool of wrestlers that a "Booker" will put into feuds aimed towards a build up towards a title match of some sort. The RP element will be people writing "Promo's" which are essentially how wrestlers hype up the rivalry. Based on the promos will generally determine the direction of matches. The RP will feature a few weeks of "House shows" which will help establish a rivalry before a "PPV" which will be where the big matches take place.

You'll need to create characters in the shape of wrestlers. We discussed whether people could use real life ones and we're not bothered if you do but obviously it may make it more difficult to be original but its up to you. To take place you'll need to sign up a character using the template below. I've done one for a famous wrestler to give you an idea of how to do it.

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Name The Undertaker
Hailing From Death Valley
Height 6ft 10in
Weight 309lbs

Gimmick The personification of darkness. The Undertaker is an imposing dark figure from the depths of hell sent to gather the souls of his rivals and cast them down. He is relentless in his pursuit of his foe and takes power from the fear of others. At times he seemingly has supernatural powers to absorb punishment and turn the tables on his enemies

Signature Moves Chokeslam

Finishing Move Tombstone Piledriver

Catchphrases "Rest in Peace"

Heel/Babyface Heel

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[b]Hailing From[/b] Can be anywhere even if you don't control that nation
[b]Height[/b] In ft and inches please
[b]Weight[/b] in lbs please

[b]Gimmick[/b] - Their background story and what their personality is like.


[b]Signature Moves[/b] Moves they do a lot

[b]Finishing Move[/b] How they win matches

[b]Catchphrases[/b] Things they say a lot, often tied to the gimmick

[b]Heel/Babyface[/b] Heel = bad guy      Babyface = Good guy.

[b]Image (optional)[/b] What do they look like. Big muscular guys don't automatically mean they win. You can write a description if you prefer.


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Sporting Hub / Tournament of Swords.
« on: June 10, 2020, 07:13:05 PM »


"Welcome to the largest Medieval MMA event in the History of Mundus. Tonight we take this sport that grew out of the heritage of the history of East Moreland and make it bigger than anyone could ever imagine. Over the course of the next few hours you will witness the best in the game go toe to toe for some of the biggest prizes in the industry. You will see one up and coming fighter walk away with a cool $1,000,000 dollars and we will crown the very first World Duo Champions. Sit down, get comfortable and prepare to crown the Champion of Swords.

Quote from: Card for the Evening



1. Tournament of Swords Quarter Final 1
Henry Solley V's Greg Jackson
Henry Solley victory in 1:03 of Rnd 2 by disarming

2. Tournament of Swords Quarter Final 2
Jack Renley V's Richard Timpson
Richard Timpson victory in 2:44 of Rnd 3 by TKO

3. Tournament of Swords Quarter Final 3
Andreas Helmann V's Rupert McCommins

4. Tournament of Swords Quarter Final 4
Bradley Henning V's Will Moxon

5. Women's World Lightweight Championship (Vacant)
Rebecca Thompson V's Penny Anne Smith

6. Tournament of Swords Semi Final 1
Winner QF 1 V's Winner QF 2

7. Tournament of Swords Semi Final 2
Winner QF 3 V's Winner QF 4

8. World Duo Championship (Vacant)
Tim Smalling & Edward Voice (EM) V's Steven Taffer & Curtis Jennings

9. Bakkermayan Womens Heavyweight Championship
Sarah Edmondson (c) V's Jade Rodriga

10. Tournament of Swords 3rd Place Match
Loser of Semi Final 1 V's Loser of Semi Final 2

11. Tournament of Swords $1,000,000 Final
Winner Semi Final 1 V's Winner Semi Final 2

MAIN EVENT - For the World Heavyweight Championship
Louis Blanche (C) V's Tom Ridge

OOC- This is a run through for a couple of semi-sport related RP's me and Dave have in mind. If this goes well we intend to branch it out to more people.

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Press Offices / Press Office of The Grand Duke of Bakkermaya
« on: June 07, 2020, 11:36:33 AM »

With immediate effect the Navy of the Grand Duchy are to head to the Straits of Arovium in order to be part of the Council of Albion operations. The Fleet of the Grand Duchy shall consist of the following vessels

Salmon Class Attack Sub


1. Seraph
2. Glorious
3. Cortana

Puffin Class Destroyer

1. Cthrek Goru
2. Sikanda
3. Dragnipur

Albatross Class Frigate

1. Blackfyre
2. Brightroar
3. Dark Sister


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Diplomacy and Events / TUNA Debate 0001 - The Gungnir Issue
« on: April 01, 2020, 06:03:22 PM »
RECOGNISING that the Gungnir present a real threat not just to Nya Aland but also to the wider region and even Mundus.

CONCERNED about the nature of the threat being presented

DETERMINED to halt the current disruption caused by the Gungnir

We, the membership of TUNA shall carry out the following.

1) In accordance with Article 4[1] of the TUNA Charter all nations shall hand over the Nya Aland information relating to the current situation.

2) In accordance with Article 4 Nya Aland are to make available to all member nations information relating to the recent satellite blackouts.

3) TUNA shall form a "Satellite Security Task Force" aimed at ensuring the future stability of satellite communications in the region.

4) TUNA shall explore a contingency plan for regional communications should the blackouts continue or worsen.

5) Member nations shall, if appropriate, place military assets on standby to aid in the ending of the current situation.

6) Following an ending of this threat TUNA nations shall examine the need/possibility of an Albion based satellite network for communication.



 1. 4. Signatory nations shall share information regarding criminal and terrorist activity so long as the sharing of that information does not endanger the nations national security.

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Diplomacy and Events / Bakkermaya contacting Dragonaii
« on: January 11, 2020, 09:19:29 PM »

To:-  Emperor-Admiral Jingduming von Nanjing

Having seen recent reports in the media of your nations growing concerns over the Ardian Assembly I would be grateful if you would make yourself, or an appropriate representative available for a conversation regarding this issue prior to any decision being made. I firmly believe that organisations like the Assembly are capable of achieving great things and making regions safer and more harmonious. I understand that to date the journey of the Ardian Assembly has not been smooth but I am confident that should concerns your nation hold over the Assembly be voiced a way forward can be found that put these to rest while allowing all nations to benefit from having your nation as members. Should the conversation about the Assembly not be successful I would be keen to discuss a non-assembly related relationship between our two nations.

I hope this is an acceptable request and look forward to your response.

Grand Duke Hugo Lascelles of Bakkermaya.

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Diplomacy and Events / 1st Annual Conference of TUNA
« on: November 18, 2019, 10:16:20 PM »

In accordance with the charter of the Treaty for the Unity of the Nations of the Alucard (TUNA) an annual conference will take place in Walesby, Bakkermaya. The organisation has determined that this year invites will be extended beyond those of the current membership as island nations believe tha co-operation with the wider Alucard region is beneficial to all. As such the invitation will be extended to the following nations.

* Ui Cenneslaig
* Nya Aland
* Pardelinnia

It is our hope that this invitation will be accepted and we look forward to welcoming everyone to Walesby.


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To:- Members of the Assembly and the Guest of Noobia.

In recent days we have seen confusion over the situation following a natural disaster in Noobia. On the one hand we have reports of mass disaster while on the other we have denials. In the midst of this we have the CNN satellite images which appear to show the coastal region of Noobia has been damaged. We have also seen many generous offers of aid however seemingly challened through both the CNN via Ui Cenneslaig and a Non-Government Agency in the JET. At the centre of any aid operation should be the Noobians. I therefore believe that their fellow Ardian nations should be the ones to work with local agencies. There are also further measures we as a continental organisation can and should be taking in order to aid this situation.

I therefore present to the Assembly and our Noobian Guests the following resolution.

Quote from: The Noobia Support Resolution

Aware of the situation in Noobia

Concerned about the potentially high loss of human life.

Recognising that most casualties from natural disasters come in the days following it through secondary impacts

Determined that Ardian Nations should support each other in such circumstances.

Convinced home nations must take a lead in any aid operations

The Membership of the Assembly agree to the following.

1. For a period of six months to drop with Noobia all trade restrictions and taxes on fuels, medicine, food stuffs and building materials for at least the next six months.

2. Appoint a military officer to liaise with Noobia to facilitate necessary aid.

3. Request the International Refugee Support Agency to work with Noobia and the Ardian Assembly to evacuate if neccessary those requiring medical aid not avaliable in Noobia.

4. To each provide, according to their own situation funds for support of aid operations and/or rebuilding as required.

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Character Guides / Community Characters
« on: July 29, 2019, 05:10:24 PM »
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There are a number of characters a few of us have been using for about a year who are not really any individuals creation. This will be a collection of them and they are free for others to use, however just give a brief heads up to their creator to check things are within character.

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Voices of Culture will be a kind of editorial magazine for articles connecting different cultures and festivals.


Essentially if its the kind of thing you'd find in National Geographical it can go here.

Free for anyone to use.

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The continent of Ardia is made up of 24 large nations and countless others. 15 of those nations have joined the Ardian Assembly, an organisation that was designed to help nations overcome its differences and challenges. Yet in the last two months that has not happened as threats, escalation and demands are levelled between one power group and another. It is actions such as this which can easily spiral out of control and escalate to war something no nation wishes.

At present we have the SANE alliance with New Derusmia, Quintelia and Republic of China making up its membership. Like any nation they are more than welcome to seek out closer co-operation with each other in order to bring about a better set of conditions for their people, but not at the expense of others. We now see a situation where having removed a key part of their organisations charter another nation now feels threatened. Yet some would say these nations only joined together because they themselves felt threatened. We live on a continent that has seen splits in the past, be that between East and West, between nations near the Horn and the rest of Ardia and even over railway lines. The continent faces unique challenges that should be pulling us together. We are perhaps the largest continent in the world full of diverse people and diverse cultures. We are a continent that has seen one of the longest and most brutal occupations in modern history in the Unified Iwi and they are a people that are still facing challenges of persecution globally. This is a situation that we as a continent that wishes to come together should stand squarely behind, instead we are threatening each other and this is unacceptable.

I call upon the members of SANE to give a public undertaking that they in no way shall target a first strike of any kind against Rokkenjima as n article in one nations media has suggested has been planned. I also call upon Rokkenjima to give a written assurance to SANE that it too is not planning any military action against them and their members.

SANE could be a force for positive good in the region and I call on its members to focus on its social and economic policies rather than adopting militaristic stances. Rokkenjima have previously been leading lights in attempts to bring Ardia together, history shows attempts of several pan Ardian organisations yet now words emanating from the Empire are pushing wedges between the continent and I call on it to return to efforts of Pan-Ardian Co-Operation rather than looking inwards towards its sea.

I therefore submit this declaration to the membership for their opinions, comments and concerns.

Signed

Grand Duke Hugo Lascelles of Bakkermaya



With the statement from the Grand Duke read out to the membership it was time for their appointed ambassadors to begin the discussion.

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Economics and Industry / Bakkermayan Brewing Network
« on: May 06, 2019, 06:10:10 PM »

Brewing is a major industry in Bakkermaya. The wide variety of different landscapes means a wide variety of different produce is available and therefore regional differences in signature drinks. In 1933 a group of six breweries joined informally together to make the Brewing Network which was designed to promote drinks outside their traditional area as well as help Bakkermayan companies expand overseas. They achieve this by sharing export costs, hosting events, employing ambassadors in other markets and working with the nations tourism industry to incorporate the regional breweries into many tourists schedule. The culmination of the Networks work is Golden Barrel Award which is given out each year in a variety of different categories.

The Network is currently also helping manage large overseas orders of exports.

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Non Fiction / The Cities of Bakkermaya
« on: April 17, 2019, 09:04:13 PM »
INDEX

EDWINSTOWE

1. The City of Edwinstowe

ELMWOOD

CARTMEL

WELLOW

WALESBY

HARBY





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[b]Name of City:-[/b]
[b]Noble Seat:-[/b]
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[b]Things to do in the city[/b]


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Diplomacy and Events / Declaration of Sovereignty
« on: April 17, 2019, 01:19:51 PM »

Since the earliest records began the people of the Alucard Sea have lead an existence unique to Mundus. Our faith teaches us that water is the source of all life and that the earth that reaches forth from its life giving waves is evil. For as long as anyone recalls we have therefore living on our boats travelling the relative safety of the Alucard Islands, we then have had land dwellers from Paracambi, Bakkermaya and Lodja spread into this region establishing their fixed lives. As such they have claimed these islands and waters which we call home and now we find ourselves denied access to our ancient fisheries, the islands that give resources we need to survive. This prejudice we face has lead to our nine tribes joining together and establishing the Confederation of Water Nomads. I have been elected as High Chief of the Confederation for the next 4 years and each tribe shall appoint someone to sit on our council. We therefore claim nine of the Alucard Islands as our sovereign territory and call for the international community to recognize our rights as a sovereign nation.

Signed

High Chief Vouto Rar


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Factbooks and Maps / The Confederation of Water Nomads (CWN)
« on: April 17, 2019, 01:08:55 PM »

Motto:- The Sea is Our Home
National Anthem:- Name of Anthem

BACKGROUND

For millenia the people known as the Sea Gypsies or Sea Nomads have inhabited an area of the Sea of Alucard living their lives seperate to what many would consider "normal" society. The Sea Nomads, as they prefer to be called, spend 3/4 of their lives at sea only coming on land to gather food or repair their vessels. They generally can be found somewhere in the region between the islands that make up Lodja, Bakkermaya and Paracambi. In more recent times these people have been portrayed as backwards and unintelligent and this has often seen them suffer as measures taken to secure EEZ's impede their way of life. In 2015 under a respected tribesman Nihi Toungzai 3 of the 9 largest Water Nomad tribes gathered and determined if they were to keep their way of life protected then they must declare themselves a nation and so began preparing for such an occurance. On the 17th April 2019 four tribes each planted their new nations flag on an uninhabited island in the Alucard chain and declared themselves a sovereign nation.

Government Type:- Constitutional Monarchy
Population:-:- Approx 45,000
Capital City:- Jothtaad (population 100)
Demonym:- Nomads


ECONOMY

Currency:- None physically, nation works on a barter trade economy
GDP per Capita:- Approx $650
Unemployment Rate:- N/A
Main Industries:- Aquaculture


PEOPLE

Ethnicity:- 100% Humsoo (think RL Thai/Vietnamese)
Languages:- Various tribal languages spoken, however each has commonality so most can understand each other.
Religions:- Traditional Nomadic Faith
Average Life Expectancy:- Women:- 41 / Men:- 45


GOVERNMENT

Head of State:- High Chief Vouto Rar
Head of Government:- High Chief Vouto Rar
Name of Legislative Body:- Tribal Council

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In the recent days we have seen our Southern Ardian neighbours the Second Imperial Chinese Republic purchase some 50,000 individuals held in slavery in Tamora. These individuals were then freed upon arrival in the SICR however it is our firm belief that despite this action probably be well intentioned it will have the opposite effect on the issue of slavery.

This is now the forth example of individuals or nations buying slaves from Tamora in order to free them. This has created a massive input into the Tamoran economy, with the last sale raising $3billion for the nations slave industry. Meanwhile the total number of slaves in Tamora has taken hardly a dent. Add to this that several millions of Maori, descendants of those kidnapped by the Seleucid during the occupation there, are still held in slavery never having known freedom. Before the sales began 15% of Tamoras population were slaves, that number has not budged one bit. We therefore have seen the only impact of these sales be that of improving the Tamoran economy and showing slavers that the do gooders of the world with more money than economic sense are not helping end this mass suffering.

The people of Tamora can be made to understand that slavery is not in their interests. We must pursue a two pronged attack, first ensure that no slaver can find a market for their goods thus reducing their profits. The second is by showing these slavers that the future without slaves is more profitable. Imagine the situation, you are a poor unfortunate slave being forced to work on a Tamoran farm. You are unpaid, and in order to keep profits as high as possible the conditions they face are likely to be basic at best. How does this motivate a person to work hard and do their best? In short it doesn't, production on these facilities will be low than those in nations such as Bakkermaya where workers are well rewarded for their efforts and feel protected and I dare say at times happy in their work. Slavery also reduces the economic potential of a nation. Imagine what would happen in terms of sales of basic necessities should the 15%, or 38million people suddenly become tax payers, consumers and contributors to the economy. The nation would flourish knowing 15% of its nation have more money in its pocket, more desire to work and you would see production increase. We have seen it before in historic slave using nations. Remove slavery and the amount of products produced in factories, the amount of produce made on farms increases. It becomes a win win for all involved, especially if we pair it with the global response to not allow a single person to profit from human slavery.

We have seen in the past 48 hours nations imposing sanctions against each other based on buying slaves, an action that I condemn naturally. But actions such as sanctions make people entrench their points of view and turn nations towards asking their allies and friends to support their action. As such we must not fall into this trap. Nations such as Quintellia and SICR, along with individuals such as the Bene Gesserit and Bateson from Rokkenjima much also be made to understand this simple tennant if you exchange cash or goods for human life you are by that very action saying it is possible to own a person in much the same way a person would own a wardrobe or a car. By then saying that you are giving them their freedom implies that they need your permission to be free.

I therefore call upon the Ardian Assembly as well as other Ardian nation to support the following.

May The Gods Watch Over You and All People Know Freedom

Grand Duke Hugo Lascelles.



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Determined to address the issue of slavery on a local and global scale.

Concerned about the economic inputs of Ardian nations to the Tamoran slave economy.

Recognizing that the recent slave purchases were done for well intentioned reasons

Committed to recognizing that the continent of Ardia must work together

The nations of Ardia hereby agree to abide by the following.

1. No nation in Ardia shall exchange money, goods or services for a person held in servitude.

2. Nations of Ardia shall adopt as a trading standard that only goods bearing the Freestone Mark may enter the continent.

3. Nations of Ardia agree that they shall deny financial or material support to any Tamoran business that does not hold the Freestone Mark.

4. So long as SICR, New Derusmia and Rokkenjima agree to Articles 1-3 sanctions against each other shall be lifted.


OOC- Imagine all Assembly members are in the HQ debating chamber, and that representatives of SICR and New Derusmia have been invited to attend.

It was left to Sir Richard Henderson to table the motion and introduce it. He had simply read the letter Lascelles had written to the world and then the proposed motion. "Ladies and Gentleman, you have on the table an opportunity to do something to first of all halt the continent falling into an economic war, second restore harmony to the continent is a small measure and thirdly hopefully make an impact on slavery. I heartily recommend the motion to you and I'm happy to discuss or amend it should others have their own ideas."


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International Organisations / The Environmental Treaty of Wellow
« on: December 29, 2018, 08:05:57 PM »
On the 29th December 2018 a group of nations from the Alucard agreed to abide by these targets and initiatives. The treaty was then opened up for the rest of Mundus to join them in their goals.

Quote from: ETW

Recognizing that Mundus is currently dependent on non-renewable resources

Understanding that a time will come in the future when these resources are depleted

Convinced that climate change is a man-made phenomenon

Concerned that levels of pollution of all kinds are raising

The signatory nations of this agreement agree to do all that is within their powers to fulfil the following aims.

1. Limit global temperature increases to within 2.0C (3.6F) of those recorded during the 19th Century.

2. Limit the amount of greenhouse gases emitted by human activity to the same levels that trees, soil and oceans can absorb naturally by 2070.

3. Remove 75% of plastic packaging by 2025.

4. Remove all fossil fuelled road vehicles by 2030

5. Reduce pollution caused by air travel by 35% by 2030.

6. Create 3million square km of new forests by 2040.

7. Remove at least 40% of plastic from the oceans by 2040.

8. Nations with a GDP per capita of $40,000 or more to produce at least 70% of their electricity from non-fossil fuel sources by 2050. Nations with a GDP per capita lower than $40,000 to aim for 50% by 2060.

9. Reduce pollution caused by public transport to zero by 2040.

10. The amount of green spaces within urban areas to increase 10% by 2030.

11. Reduce food waste by 50% by 2040.

12. All students to receive education on how to better protect the environment by 2021.

13. Halt or reverse the trend of ocean acidification by 2030.

14. For each nation to have 10% of their Exclusive Economic Zone as defined by the FSC protected as marine reserve by 2050.

In order to help nations achieve these aims the following shall be established

I - An Environmental Bank . It is expected but not compulsory for signatory nations to make an annual donation to this bank. The Environmental Bank may also accept funds from philanthropic contributors of all kinds.

a)This Bank shall be overseen by a committee made up of one representative of each nation.
b)Any nation, including non-signatories, may approach the Bank for an interest free loan to fund any project designed at meeting the aims of this treaty.
c) The committee shall vote on whether to approve the funding and a simple majority shall be needed to release the funds.
d) Nations receiving funding are required to present regular reports on the progress of funded projects.

II- The Environmental Review Conference - All signatory nations to meet every two years to review each nations progress towards these aims and share research. This conference shall be open to all non-signatory nations. Furthermore targets may be adjusted by a majority vote dependent on new research.

III - The Wellow Environmental Institute - An institute made up of members of all signatory nations who shall undertake research projects on behalf of the members. It shall have a seat at the Conference and act independently of national control. It shall be free to make any recommendations that it wishes. It shall also spread best practice between all nations.

IV - The Technology Exchange - This programme shall accept donations of equipment and repurpose it to other nations in need. This shall allow poorer nations to access significant support in improving some of their systems.

This treaty shall come into force 30days from signing.


Founding Members

Bakkermaya
Lodja
Dartfordia
Pardclinnia
Ui Cenneslaig
Nya Aland
Paracambi

Additional Signatures

East Moreland
Achkaerin
Rokkenjima
Quintelia
New Derusmia
Hassfurt
Eskdale

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Sporting Hub / Rugby World Cup 2018 - Alucard in Union
« on: December 01, 2018, 08:15:16 PM »


The King Paul Arena, Wellow


The Arena was packed to the rafters and were already enjoying a mini rugby tournament on the pitch. A group of school kids from each of the three hosting nations playing on mini pitches on the pitches. Three mini stages had been erected, one on each side of the arena except that on the side of the players tunnel. As the time approaching the beginning of the opening ceremony drew closer various VIP's began arriving. The mini rugby drew to a close and then a music tournament of sorts began, a band from each of the three hosts on each stage played songs in rotation before unifying in a final song joined by a choir of the three nations.

Once the music had finished the three pieces of the Trophy, the base, the main trophy and its lid where carried out by representatives of each of the three nation, Duchess Anna Davidson for Bakkermaya, Besarian Ivanov for Lodja and Prince Marcus of Paracambi. The three parts of the trophy put together the three shook hands and posed for pictures before returning to the VIP section. It was then left to Grand Duke Hugo Lascelles to declare the tournament open and welcome the various guests to his nation. Now all that was left was for the first game to begin.


Spoiler: 2018 RWC Group Fixtures • show


Match Day One

Bakkermaya v Seaforth (at King Paul Arena KO 8pm)

Match Day Two

Paracambi v Swastria (at Beach Side Park KO 1pm)

Lodja v Zimalia (at Volstock Arena KO 2:30pm)

Quintelia v Marseilles (at Wellow View KO 4pm)

Toshikawa v Sarandib (at Maritime Stadium KO 4pm)

Achkaerin v Socram (at National Commerce Arena KO 5:45pm)

Iwi v Rodina (at King Paul Arena KO 8pm)

Match Day Three

Suseikawa v Kaitaine (at Wellow View KO 1pm)

NQF v Pardclinnia (at Maritime Stadium KO 2:30pm)

Cabbagelandiet v Vaguzia (at Volstock Arena KO 4pm)

New Derusmia v Aquitaine (at National Commerce Arena KO 4pm)

East Moreland v Allied States of Ardia (at Beach Side Park KO 6pm)

Match Day Four

Bakkermaya v Marseilles (at National Commerce Arena KO 1pm)

Toshikawa v Allied States of Ardia (at Beach Side Park KO 2:30pm)

Cabbagelandiet v Zimalia (at Volstock Arena KO 4pm)

Quintelia v Kaitaine (at King Paul Arena KO 4pm)

Socram v Vaguzia (at Maritime Stadium KO 5:45pm)

Paracambi v Pardclinnia (at Wellow View KO 8pm)

Match Day Five

Achkaerin v Aquitaine (at Beach Side Park KO 1pm)

East Moreland v Sarandib (at National Commerce Arena KO 2:30pm)

Swastria v NQF (at Volstock Arena KO 4pm)

Suseikawa v Rodina (at Wellow View KO 4pm)

Lodja v New Derusmia (at Maritime Stadium KO 5:45pm)

Seaforth v Iwi (at King Paul Arena KO 8pm)

Match Day Six

Zimalia v Socram (at Beach Side Park KO 1pm)

Marseilles v Suseikawa (at King Paul Arena KO 2:30pm)

Bakkermaya v Kaitaine (at Maritime Stadium KO 4pm)

Paracambi v Sarandib (at National Commerce Arena KO 4pm)

Pardclinnia v Allied States of Ardia (at Wellow View KO 5:45pm)

New Derusmia v Cabbagelandiet (at Volstock Arena KO 8pm)

Match Day Seven

Seaforth v Rodina (at National Commerce Arena KO 1pm)

Carpathia v Toshikawa (at Maritime Stadium KO 2:30pm)

Lodja v Aquitaine (at Wellow View KO 4pm)

Iwi v Quintelia (at Beach Side Park KO 4pm)

NQF v East Moreland (at Volstock Arena KO 6pm)

Achkaerin v Vaguzia (at King Paul Arena KO 8:15pm)

Match Day Eight

Sarandib v Allied States of Ardia (at Maritime Stadium KO 1pm)

Seaforth v Quintelia (at King Paul Arena KO 2:30pm)

Pardclinnia v Swastria (at Beach Side Park KO 4pm)

Cabbagelandiet v Socram (at Volstock Arena KO 4pm)

Bakkermaya v Rodina (at Wellow View KO 5:45pm)

Lodja v Vaguzia (at National Commerce Arena KO 8pm)

Match Day Nine

East Moreland v Toshikawa (at Beach Side Park KO 1pm)

Zimalia v Aquitaine (at National Commerce Arena KO 2:30pm)

Achkaerin v New Derusmia (at Volstock Arena KO 4pm)

Paracambi v NQF (at Maritime Stadium KO 4pm)

Iwi v Suseikawa (at Wellow View KO 5:45pm)

Kaitaine v Marseilles (at King Paul Arena KO 8pm)

Match Day Ten

Quintelia v Rodina (at Wellow View KO 1pm)

Swastria v Sarandib (at Maritime Stadium KO 2:30pm)

New Derusmia v Socram (at National Commerce Arena 4pm)

Achkaerin v Zimalia (at Beach Side Park KO 4pm)

Bakkermaya v Suseikawa (at Volstock Arena KO 6pm)

Paracambi v Toshikawa (at King Paul Arena KO 8pm)

Match Day Eleven

Vaguzia v Aquitaine (at National Commerce Arena KO 1pm)

Marseilles v Seaforth (at King Paul Arena KO 2:30pm)

Iwi v Kaitaine (at Wellow View KO 4pm)

NQF v Allied States of Ardia (at Maritime Stadium KO 4pm)

Lodja v Cabbagelandiet (at Beach Side Park KO 5:45pm)

Pardclinnia v East Moreland (at Volstock Arena KO 8pm)

Match Day Twelve

Marseilles v Iwi (at National Commerce Arena KO 2:30pm)

New Derusmia v Zimalia (at King Paul Arena KO 4pm)

Bakkermaya v Quintelia (at Beach Side Park KO 4pm)

Swastria v East Moreland (at Maritime Stadium KO 5:45pm)

Paracambi v Allied States of Ardia (at Volstock Arena KO 8pm)

Match Day Thirteen

Pardclinnia v Sarandib (at Maritime Stadium KO 1pm)

Seaforth v Suseikawa (at Wellow View KO 2:30pm)

Achkaerin v Cabbagelandiet (at National Commerce Arena KO 4pm)

NQF v Toshikawa (at Beach Side Park KO 4pm)

Lodja v Socram (at King Paul Arena KO 8pm)

Match Day Fourteen

Aquitaine v Cabbagelandiet (at Volstock Arena KO 3pm)

Kaitaine v Rodina (at King Paul Arena KO 6pm)

Match Day Fifteen

Allied States of Ardia v Swastria (at Beach Side Park KO 1pm)

Quintelia v Suseikawa (at Wellow View KO 2:30pm)

NQF v Sarandib (at Maritime Stadium KO 4pm)

Socram v Aquitaine (at National Commerce Arena KO 4pm)

Seaforth v Kaitaine (at King Paul Arena KO 5:45pm)

Zimalia v Vaguzia (at Volstock Arena KO 8pm)

Match Day Sixteen

Pardclinnia v Toshikawa (at Maritime Stadium KO 12:15pm)

Vaguzia v New Derusmia (at National Commerce Arena KO 2pm)

Rodina v Marseilles (at Wellow View KO 2pm)

Paracambi v East Moreland (at Beach Side Park KO 4pm)

Lodja v Achkaerin (at Volstock Arena KO 6pm)

Bakkermaya v Iwi (at King Paul Arena KO 8:15pm)


Groups

Note on Bonus Points:

As per RL bonus points are awarded for certain results which are as follows

1) if your team wins by scoring 28 points or more
2) if your team loses by less than 7 points.

Please note that these are not cumulative in that you can't score 32 points with your opponent scoring 36 and pick up two bonus points.

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Diplomacy and Events / Job Interview - Joshua Rhodes
« on: November 29, 2018, 08:49:28 PM »

To:- His Highness Prince Joshua

I am writing to you following my recent meeting with your acquittance Tim Carpenter while I was visiting East Moreland. I am aware that you do not know me. My name is Anna Davidson and I am the Duchess of Wellow, I also currently have the honour of being the Lead Sword of Bakkermaya, a role that while mainly ceremonial requires a significant amount of time away from my homeland of Wellow. I am therefore currently in need of a Governor for my island while I am away because of my duties. It was my desire for Tim to fulfil this role as I wish my Dukedom to develop internationally and wished for a strong experienced diplomat as well as a follower of the Cult of Helus to take the reigns in my absence.

I would be willing to offer you and your family a home on the island of Wellow fitting for that of a Governor in addition to a salary befitting the role. It would also be my hope that should you enjoy your time on Wellow the house would become the property of the Rhodes family sealing a friendship between Wellow and Seaforth.

If this is something you would consider and are interested in I would like to meet you in the city of Wellow, from where the island takes its name. This will give you an opportunity to ask any questions you may have, explore the island and at the same time allow me to assess whether the Governorship is in safe hands.

May The Gods Watch Over You and Your Nation Know Peace

Duchess Anna Davidson
Duchess of Wellow
Lead Sword of Bakkermaya

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