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Part 100: Sentimental Centennial

Narrated by Reon, Lime, and Lunar

  1. Intro

    Hello! I’m /u/ReonMonterus, with me are /u/Limerickarcher and /u/LunarNeedle, and we are here to bring you Part 100 of the CBR! We…

  2. PR Slide

    Hello, this is /u/Limerickarcher or Lime as I’m more commonly known. I’ll be narrating this first batch of slides, before passing…

  3. Melon Map

    Another beautiful map from /u/Spherical_Melon, be sure to pore over all the finer details and familiarize yourself before we get s…

  4. Tile Accurate Map

    Bordergore heaven!

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    Alright enough introduction, let’s get this party started! What better way than with the capture of Yerevan, the Armenian capital.…

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    Not much has changed here in the Sweden-Iceland war, both sides seem to have a large crop of new recruits so I suspect the flippy-…

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    Rejykavík flips twice and Sweden keeps Cologne. I would wager Cologne is permanently theirs now based on the wide expanse of neon…

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    Brazilian units seem to be preventing any land attack on Keflavik, and the Iceland navy appears large and intimidating enough to s…

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    Mongolian, Korean, Kimberley, Blackfoot and Brazilian units all watch as Australia and Vietnam continue to beat their heads agains…

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    We return to South India where Vietnam reclaims Trincomalee from the Boers, although it may be short-lived considering there are a…

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    The Boers continue to repopulate the Middle East, as a couple more cities are shown off here. Kruger appears to be getting friendl…

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    Sweden retakes Constantinople in their last gasp attempt to secure as many cities as possible before the encroaching wave of Brazi…

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    Well so much for my claims about Cologne being unequivocally Swedish. It’s also curious to note how many Swedish cities have been…

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    A look at the Swedish core reveals some of Gustavus’ idiocy: 10 settlers and not hardly any land military to fight their ongoing w…

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    Part 100 is surely the cause for the sub’s golden age, but eh who cares let’s get to the new WAR!!!

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    Or not. Yet. Which idiot culled these slides? Oh wait, it was me. :D But actually, I think this slide is quite interesting becau…

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    Onto the war! At first glance Sibir appears to outnumber Sweden but then you realize it’s mostly workers and the weaker Robot Infa…

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    The trend continues up north where Tampere, Linköping and Long Xuyen all fall into the red from an aerial barrage while every sin…

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    Gustavus’ fleet starts pouring out of the northern seas, descending on Jyväskylä and Akrofuom without any Siberian resistance. T…

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    Bye bye Messene. Never fear, Ingólfur has already prepared by wisely building a settler in Sparta. Genius move, better hope it do…

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    Flip. Flop. The best city (find it in eastern Britain) takes some scattered damage from stray Swedish aircraft.

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    A Brazilian cybersub bravely enters the DMZ, hoping to slip unnoticed below the constant firing above them as the Lion of the Nort…

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    Australia regains a foothold on the mainland again with the capturing of Panduranga. As we’ve seen in other parts of the world, pe…

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    Come in? We’ve briefly gotten ahold of a communications arrkrsssttzzz Get us out of this frozen hellhofiiisssszzzzz... POP (a smal…

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    Vietnam takes Panduranga back, but Australia’s still the pestilence that won’t go away, capturing Thi Li Bi Nai. Kimberley peaceke…

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    The Boers’ expansive front of biotroopers stares at the Himalayas; most of them appear fortified as they contemplate how to scale…

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    Gustavus captures Vaasa but judging by the Mechanized Artillery and Biotroopers I wouldn’t hold out a whole lot of hope.

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    Awwww how cute! It’s Gaza! They have 5 tiles now! 12 Citizens! And not only are they so developed, they’re obviously quite willing…

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    Yeah you read the notification right: apparently the Boers aren’t so chummy with everyone on the cylinder. In all seriousness, a B…

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    A Siberian convoy stumbles into the Middle East, quietly sneaking behind the Swedish guard to hop the river into Hebron. Befuddled…

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    Gothenburg turns grey again while Vaasa flips twice and joins the 1 pop city club. Sweden has a whole bunch of units down south, I…

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    In the north, Gustavus makes a strong push through a bunch of weak cities, claiming Stalingrad and Kuopio, seemingly permanently b…

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    Goodbye Tegea. You will be immediately forgotten and replaced by another Swedish settler. The only debate now is which settler wil…

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    Constantinople and Gothenburg switch back to Sweden.

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    Perhaps in retribution for the brutal citadelling of Kazan and Almarikh Genghis Khan denounces Kuchum Khan. I’m pretty sure all of…

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    The Boers found Kupartiya only for it to be immediately flattened by the Vietnamese Air Force. Boer Biotroopers are still wonderin…

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    4 cities flip in this war. All of them are now at 1 population. Will someone just throw a nuke and get them out of here! They’re r…

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    Thank goodness, finally the cylinder understands the plight of seals. They’ve been carted around like some luxury, forced to perfo…

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    In other news, the Boers and Vietnam come to terms, as Vietnam decides to forfeit a pile of cities for peace, including the useles…

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    We pan north where Vietnam has finally struck back against the Australian menace, retaking Hai Phong and Bien Hoa. Perhaps they’ll…

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    Speaking of getting stomped on, Kruger somehow receives the massive city of Lahor while Vietnam keeps the useless Peshawar. But wa…

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    Yup, the Boers also received Lahore... Coiot's Note: Lovely way to bookend your conquests.

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    Trincomalee, Polonnaruwa, Vavunya, Kalumnai, Galle, Colombo, Pathen and Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte in the peace deal. That’s 10 cit…

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    The Brazilian carpet continues to expand at an alarming rate, overtaking France and most of Germany now. Speaking of Germany, Icel…

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    The Iceland-Inuit showdown ends with about as much flair as it was fought, not a whole lot. The Inuit come away with 4 more cities…

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    Ah, the terms of peace become more clear: Iceland is sending ridiculous amounts of gold to Inuit for the Inuit to do approximately…

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    As a final parting shot we get a view of the other Inuit-Iceland front that’s been closed off for now. With that, my time with you…

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    Hello! I’m /u/ReonMonterus and I will be your guide for these next few slides of the part. As the war between the Inuit and Icela…

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    From one peacekeeper clogged front to another, we shift to Aus v Nam where it looks like Blackfoot and Kimberley peacekeepers are…

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    We shift back to Europe for the next turn where we can see the brutal methods of the Swedish Air Force at work. Interestingly, the…

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    Looking at a clearer front now, between Sweden and Sibir, we can see Sweden has finally achieved tech parity with it’s snowbound c…

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    The party on the sub slows down for a bit as our most recent golden age ends. Babylonians are passed out in the hallways, sleeping…

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    Vietnam pushes forward in the north, isolating Rach Gia and potentially cutting it off from Aussie reinforcements. The vast Korean…

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    Northern Anatolia sits in Sibir hands while Iceland holds Constantinople, the ever flipped former capital of the Byzantines. A Sib…

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    Moving north, the Swedes are making a move on Moscow, hoping to take back the former USSR capital and destroy whatever air unit is…

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    One of our spies gives us a look into the Mongolian city of Dalandzadgad where Mongolia seems to be building an implant clinic. It…

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    Panning back south, we can see the no man's land between Vietnam and Australia in southeast Asia. Some units are attempting to mak…

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    That’s right, someone finally decided to put the hurt on the Kimberley. Here we can see the forward operating bases that will be u…

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    While the large number of Kimberley troops stocked up in Vietnam will most likely prove useful in fighting Kruger, the Kimberley n…

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    Panning back to Eastern Europe, we can see that the Swedish push on Moscow has been defeated, but the push for Stalingrad continue…

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    Looking over Greece, we can see that the bordergore is strong here, with Sibir and Boer exclaves bordering strange one tile wide c…

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    On to the next turn as we can see that Sweden’s push for Stalingrad was successful, although the city is surrounded by Sibir units…

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    This area’s return to peace was short lived as Kimberley paratroopers drop in looking to cause as much damage to Kruger as possibl…

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    Weak, recently taken cities are another matter entirely. Surrounding both Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte and Pathien, Kimberley forces…

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    A Boer invasion force moves towards the Kimberley capital of Wulungarra. At 49 pop, a city flip of Wulungarra would be one of the…

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    Moving back to Asia, we can see the push to cut off Rach Gia is holding, although the city has taken no damage as of yet. In the s…

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    Looking further south, Pandragura is held by Australia. At low health and with a Vietnamese mobile SAM moving in, it may soon be g…

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    Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte falls! (Hello Dawkinzz!) The Kimberley well outnumber the Boers on this front at the moment so it would…

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    Constantinople and Ohrid fall back into Swedish hands, and a small force of biotroopers push towards Tigranocerta, which is curren…

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    A brief look at the recently Boer city of Trincomalee shows that almost all of the buildings were destroyed by Vietnam before retr…

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    A look back and the Australia Vietnam front shows that Australia has managed to push in and take Thi Li Bi Nai. Unless the unit hi…

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    The Aussies also break through at Bien Hoa and re-establish a path to Rach Gia. With Brazilian and Blackfoot units in the area, it…

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    Moving west, it seems the inevitable has happened and Pathien has fallen to the Kimberley as well. So bold they are in their strat…

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    Moscow falls back to Sibir, and they pick up Tampere as well. This front is insanely back and forth with each civ pushing the othe…

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    The turns keep coming this part as we pan back to SE Asia where Vietnam has managed to navigate a path through all the peacekeeper…

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    Back on the Sweden Sibir front we can see that either Tigranocerta flipped twice or the Swedish attack was bombed out by air units…

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    In the north, Vaasa and Akrofuom also fall, pushing the line even farther west than before. It does look like Sweden has materiali…

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    We arrive at my last slide for the part, a lovely look at the current attitudes each civ has towards each other. The toggles are s…

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    At the very least it represent potentially fun for Sibir and Korea… oh wait, yeah. Mongolia’s in the way… At least we’ll trade the…

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    After the Shock and Awe campaign, it seems like the front has relatively stabilized. Swedish weaker units in greater numbers squar…

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    While it seems like Sweden is choked here, don’t fret. For the same problem that allowed Australia and Brazil to cloak the world i…

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    An Australian paratrooper sits in the demilitarized husk of the two major powers, staring down each others with planes and dreams,…

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    Everyone’s favorite vacation home gets visited by the Boers who still seem determined to take every single city they can reach. It…

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    Brazil, you done it! Being controlled by Kamehameha, Brazil’s peacekeepers succeeded at another mission forcing a warfront that co…

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    And yet Sweden thought that it was worth giving 347GPT for the victory. I understand the carriers are really really scary, but is…

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    A Brazillian and a Blackfoot Paratrooper walk into a bar. They stay there for thousands of years. The end. In other less humiliat…

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    And Wullungarra falls costing the city only 2 citizens in the flip. Considering how heavily populated that city was; it was saved.…

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    After briefly cleaning my mouth out with a combination of soap and bleach from hearing myself congratulating the Boers, we look el…

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    Huh. Hebron was traded in the peace deal, that’s pretty neat and serves as an amazing nestegg for planes to come bearing down on T…

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    Without the Boer machine, Vietnam can move it’s vastly superior units through the Blackfoot and Kimberley unit maze and capture th…

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    Oh Kimberley. You could’ve done something great but the Boer moved next door. I don’t see the life for Sri Lanka being that good e…

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    Oh lord, the Boer’s got a navy!? Yakanarra and Djarndjin better be spooked, because Boer is coming for their really useless and st…

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    This might look like a clever act of war, but judging from the types and health of the units, it’s actually an act of friendship.…

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    Speaking of ‘that’ city, the front in Northern Sweden seems to be pushing deeper. People kept on counting Sweden out but it seems…

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    Brazil is like long hair. Impossible to maintain, just grows everywhere it can and clumps every drain it can find. In this case it…

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    I think even the Boer’s knew it as right on their front is a huge amount of Brazilian army seemingly waiting. A Brazilian paratroo…

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    Something troubling this war for all parties is the fact that every land tile is occupied by Brazilian units, almost forcing Icela…

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    How…? Just how?! Wait. The Barbarian carrier went rogue from Buccaneers passive and is actually threatening an assault on Keflavik…

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    Blackfoot is kind of insane with their military. They might be outdated, but their mountainous terrain and flood of units and airf…

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    Nestorian is founded in the gap that is Catholicism. For the sake of this religion, I hope an Inquisitor is bought pronto else we'…

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    Unrelated focus of what’s inside, I think Vietnam better escape and now or else they’ll be trapped in a wall of boerders. Thankful…

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    Holy. There’s so much information here. Namely the fact that they want a lot of oil and pretty bad. From sending a lot of stuff to…

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    This amuses me to no degree but my favorite is that there giving majority of their uranium supply to the Boer’s and the Inuit. Mem…

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    Mongolian tea is sailing world wide as it goes to local micro powers such as Kimberley and Hawaii. They’re importing every luxury…

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    “There’s nothing in the world you can’t buy with enough oil!” quoth a man screaming off his rocker in a Boer suburb as he witnesse…

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    Compared to others, the trade history of Henry Parkes is rather Spartan, only receiving for a bit of oil from Exclavia and giving…

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    Boer apparently dislike Vietnam still and Sibir meanwhile Korea and Sibir aren’t best buds at the moment. Vietnam is looking to ri…

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    And right when I make that joke, Brazil just has to go and make me shove my foot in my mouth. Thanks Brazil. Australia and Brazil…

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    Uhm… guys? This is… good right? I mean, two of the world powers are denouncing each other is good right? War is good right? Will t…

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    I repeat, are you ready for the outcome? Sibir is the farthest away from Brazil but even then the entirety of Boer core is now s…

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    Meanwhile in a sane spot of the world not dominated by Brazil’s obsurd navy, we see the front pushing every so farther back as the…

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    Gaza strong! For real, it’s actually pretty up there. Producing over 184 science in this city is no joke and containing all the Na…

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    Blackfoot declare war on… Kimberley? I mean yeah, sure, but all you’re doing is hurting each other’s chances at victory. Still cou…

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    With the convention over, the Kimberley carrier fleet retreat for more pressing concerns. Perhaps their former capital that was ta…

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    Here we see our competitors. While they’re both compressed by major empires, it’s obvious who is on top. If this was a land battle…

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    Kimberley Aboriginals still have things going for them, namely the 81000 gold in their treasury which actually as we found out is…

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    Such as Vietnam, who if they declare war would have far more damage. I could see them flipping the empire to their satellite state…

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    Let’s not forget Brazil! From the rafters comes Dom “The Judge” Pedro, slamming down hard on Pathen in front of the Boer’s like a…

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    Really Gustavus? All the units available to you and you bring out your artillery to Kouvola. For shame. Oh wait, it’s a peace deal…

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    While we look upon in horror at the sheer amount of units in Sweden’s german holdings, we can see the true heavyweight attacking J…

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    ...Godspeed… If you can live versus the Boer and Brazil, then you’re immortal and has ascended past the mortal realm and into the…

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    Boer’s population once more is ridiculous and as the peace deal is exchanged, it seems that Vietnam is just getting worse and wors…

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    Ha. Sri Lanka has less population than Hawaii and almost as much as the Kimberly. Holy. Good job, island man!

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    Boer’s really have benefited from this war, gaining a lot more hammers over the course of it than any empire really should. From E…

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    Buccaneers, like holy. Please remember Buccaneers are all coastal. Possessing that amount of hammers is actually pretty insane. Oc…

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    Alas, our wondrous calculations of the wonderful wonders in possession makes me wonder how long other wonders are considered wonde…

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    Nothing much to note here other than the Swedish and Brazil containing a pathetically low amount of wonders. People are thinking B…

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    In this slide, we a tough divide with three powerful religions. Arianism in Ciudad Juarez. Catholicism in Tokyo and Lutheranism in…

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    Everyone: You know, we were originally going to all narrate every slide at the same time, and as a joke in every slide my narratio…