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Part 86: Requiem for a Leg Day

Narrated by Msurdej

  1. Intro

    Hello everybody, it’s MSurdej, Power Ranker and Boer technocrat, here to bring you another exciting part of everyone’s favorite AI…

  2. Map

    Next we have a beautiful map created by /u/ Spherical_Melon, detailing the countries of the cylinder and the size of their cities.…

  3. PR Slide

    Lastly, we see the Boers still hold onto the top spot, though their deviation continues to grow, as many have doubts on the Orange…

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    The part opens with Australia making peace with Brazil, ending the Australian influence on South America. Pedro now controls nearl…

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    Meanwhile, Swedish vertols attack the Finnish city of Oulu, with SAMs and Power Armor awaiting further instructions. Kekkonen mea…

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    Further south, Helsinki finds itself in similar trouble, with Swedish troops crossing the Baltic Sea to launch dual attacks on the…

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    In a citadel near Minsk, a long forgotten Pikeman watches on as things get even worse for Finland the closer to the Equator we get…

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    We all knew it was coming...With a mighty robotic foot, the Boer GDRs take Jerusalem and Epiduaros, ending the reign of Leonidas o…

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    Back in the Middle East, Sibir sends a small force to Ghanzi, intent on taking it back. The mountainous terrain and Finnish exclav…

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    Further East, the Sibir hold the city of Nishapur, with the Vietnamese looking to capture the city yet again. While Vietnam has mo…

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    Meanwhile, an Inuit cruiser laden with nuclear missiles makes its way towards Australian America. Few but the Australian Air Force…

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    Inuit forces continue to surround the city of Uxmal, though nearby units of Ekeuhnick’s forces remain battered from their recent c…

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    Sweet Whistling Lutefisk! One turn later, Gustavus manages to capture Helsinki, giving the Swedes another capital and forcing Kekk…

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    Meanwhile in Qashliq, Kuchum Khand decides that plowing through Vietnam to get to tibet is a fool’s errand, and makes peace with S…

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    Sejong comes to a similar notion as The Sibir, and makes peace with Tibet as well. While this would be a good thing for Tibet, Eke…

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    In the former Yakutian lands, Ekeuhnick plot to move further west, and attack Kuchum Khan. While such an attack would probably not…

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    Speaking of the Trungs, they seem to be plotting against Jandamarra, hoping to take the former Indonesian islands for themselves.…

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    Back on the Finno-Swedish front, Oulu still holds while Gdansk looks to be in good shape. The Finnish navy meanwhile, continues to…

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    The heat of the action is seen here though, as Gustavus marches on Minsk, nearly bringing the city to its knees in a single turn.…

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    The south of the battlefront remains the same however, with the Finnish navy in the Black Sea bungling a possible recapture of Adr…

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    Ghanzi falls back into Sibir’s hands, and Vietnam seems poised to take it back in a matter of turns. Armenia can only watch on as…

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    With a few turns under our belt, we send our spies to various new cities. Iceland and Brazil are the most interesting to see while…

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    Back at Oulu, Sweden looks poised to take the city the following turn, provided the Power Armor Infantry doesn’t die. From there,…

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    While Espoo takes some damage, Finland is so devoid of units that Gustavus is brazenly sending Vertols deep into enemy territory.…

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    Unsurprisingly, little changes to the south of the battle for Finland and Sweden, but what IS surprising is that Vietnam ahs open…

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    Finland has a pair of hovertanks left over from the Armenian invasion stuck in an exclave while the main countryside is ransacked.…

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    To the East, Nishapur holds, with the Trung Sisters moving forces east to re-take the city. This massive game of Reversi, flipping…

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    Bamda flips back to Vietnam, though the way to the nearest Sibir city is blocked by the two greatest forces of this war: mountains…

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    Back in North America, Waihapu falls to the Inuit, leaving only two cities in Parkes’ hands this side of the Pacific.Meanwhile, Cr…

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    Further south, Inuit forces move in on the last Australian city in Central America. Parkes has ships and planes in spades, but the…

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    Speaking of ships, a contingent of the Australian Garbage patch is shown here, with a large number of carriers surrounding Coff’s…

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    In perhaps the ballsiest move since the Mk2.1 started, Sweden moves in on not one, not two, but three different cities at the same…

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    Drunk off his rocker, Kekkonen orders a Hovertank to recapture Adrianople. When his advisors tell him that is impossible, he throw…

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    As we move into The Levant, we see Vietnam has also gained open borders with Armenia, who has continued to re-arm itself, making a…

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    Nishapur holds, and it seems that Sibir has a slight advantage in this situation. The old Timur capital of Samarqand is unpuppeted…

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    Bamda flips back to Sibir, though with the amount of Vietnam units in the area, a reverse flip could very well be seen. Cities on…

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    You know what isn’t puppeted though? Vietnam’s core, which still has troops to spare(albeit a bit to many UAVS for my taste.Also s…

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    Back in Hawaii (the islands, not the civ), the Australians are recovering from the attacks by the Inuit. It also seems like they h…

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    The Inuit Northern front seems to have changed little , but the open borders with Vietnam shows that the Trung Sisters seem to be…

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    Down in Central America, Parkes is kicked from his last holding as Ekeuhnick takes Uxmal. Dejected, Australia takes a few more sho…

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    Down in Brazil, we see a carnivale of units, a strong carpet for Pedro that just needs someone to throw it at. But it seems Brazil…

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    Meanwhile, Iceland has been busy unpuppeting the cities of England and Ireland, creating a good production base for Europe to go a…

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    Speaking of Finland, Lappeenrenta falls to Sweden, and the advancing armies of Gustavus march towards Vantaa, ignoring Jyvaskyla f…

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    And force engagements they do! Minsk and Moscow are nearly theirs, and Vaasa is being besieged as well. Kekkonen seems to be pulli…

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    While the battle to the south hasn’t changed, direct your attention to Constantinople. Boer Units are in Icelandic borders, meanin…

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    A Sri Lankan trading ship sails through Boer waters, passing through almost as many carriers as their are hovertanks as they trave…

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    Back on the Vietnam/Sibir front little has changed. Sibir continues to hold Nishapur and Bamda, and Vietnam desperately tries to r…

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    Mongolia has a small problem, and that is that it’s woefully behind in tech. They barely have 70 techs, and with Korea for a neigh…

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    But Genghis isn’t alone in this.Down in Kimdoneasia, we see that most of Jandamarra’s cities are unpuppeted and have low defenses…

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    Next we go to a shot of the Australian eastern core, in all its glory. Most of the former Kimberely cities have been unpuppeted, a…

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    Deep in the Pacific, a blackfoot cargo ship trades food and supplies from the mainland to a far flung colony off the Aleutian Isla…

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    The turn ends with Ekeuhnick’s forces right outside Torreon. Will the White Walkers be able to take Parkes’ last tenuous hold on A…

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    YES! Torreon falls to the Inuit, and Australia throws in the towel. The war is over, and while PArkes has gained some land from th…

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    The Inuit-Australia peace is also a boon for the Buccaneers, who are now protected by borders of Brazil and Inuit from further Au…

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    A shot of the North Africa, where workers vastly outnumber the acutal fighting units. While many cities are puppeted, the few that…

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    Back on the Nordic war, Vantaa is on the verge of collapse, and previous Swedish gains seem to be well within their grasp. Meanwhi…

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    Further south, it seems Kekkonen has begun to put up a resistance. Minsk flipped back to his side, and Moscow has a few melee unit…

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    Nicaea, a city that has been ignored by Sweden for most of this campaign, now begins taking damage via bombing runs. From the coas…

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    Near the levant, Paul Kruger seems to be moving a large number of forces toward Anatolia. Who know what is going th- hang on a min…

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    Ghanzi continues to remain green for the time being, though Kuchum Khan can and will probably have something to say about this. He…

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    Nishapur and Bamda continue to hold for Sibir though, and the Trung Sisters seem to be struggling in capturing the cities, let alo…

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    On the Indian subcontinent, we see a shot of Indietnam, along with a brief glimpse at Sri Lanka. With a mix of annexed and puppete…

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    A shot of Sibir’s core, with few units, and even fewer puppeted cities. Despite that, Kuchum Khan’s cities have better city defens…

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    The Blackfoot core meanwhile, has a large number of paratroopers, and a healthy smattering of tanks and artillery as well. If Crow…

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    A shot of Iceland’s border with the Inuit show 2 fleets, and while the White Walkers have a smaller fleet, Iceland has a whole bun…

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    Back on the Swedes, we see that Vantaa has fallen, and Tampere seems to be the next to go. Astute viewers may also see we have an…

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    Moscow has fallen to the Swedes! The Swedes celebrate both this victory, and the capture of Nicaea to the south. While the Finnish…

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    While Minsk and Nicaea have not fallen firmly into Swedish hands, its seems only a matter of time before they fall into Gustavus’s…

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    Moving westward, we see a shot of the Swedish core, where the cost is more heavily defended than the mainland. This is to be expec…

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    Speaking of cores, check out that Boer core. Kruger’s homeland seems to be decently covered in a mixture of infantries and hoverta…

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    The north of Boer lands however, are sparsely filled, and filled with puppets. Although Iceland has a few cities like Rome and Car…

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    As we continue along the coast, we see a few Boer cities have been annexed but are still in chains (get working on those courthous…

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    Back in the mountains, Sibir and Vietnam still maintain their teneous grip on the cities from a few slides back, but Vietnam has t…

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    With the slow grindingness of the war, one must wonder why Vietnam or Sibir hasn't invaded the exclaves of Finland yet. These woul…

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    Moving to the Veitnam core, we see the Vietnamese carpet is primarily UAV Drones, though the sisters seem to have a good number of…

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    The Kimberely send a trading ship to their former enemies Australia, where we get to see Sydney in all its glory. The Australians…

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    The island chain to the northeast of New Zealand confirms this, as numerous cities have over 200 defense, and are protected by the…

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    As the Inuit rebuild their new conquests, a Texan trading vessel is seen here, moving through Buccaneer lands to reach the the cit…

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    Taking a look at cities for a change, we see Tiridates II rebuilding his glorious army, this time adding paratroopers to supplemen…

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    Down in Rio, Pedro II is working to harness the power of the tides to help him increase production in his capital. He also seems t…

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    Kaneohe also seems to be bereft of plague, as Kamehameha orders for more cargo ships to be built. His city is also close to makin…

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    Reykjavik meanwhile, is busy creating Railgun Armor, most likely to shore up his defenses. With the Boers as a neighbor, Ingolfur…

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    Tampere falls to the yellow fever, and it seems that Kuopio is next to go. The once mighty Finnish empire is now just a line betwe…

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    Minsk and Nicaea have fallen into Sweden’s hands, and with no melee units in sights, it seems that this time they’re Gustavus’s fo…

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    Look at all those Vietnamese troops.I didn’t realize what Vietnam was doing at first with all these units here, but then it hit me…

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    As we look at the Arabian peninsula, we see that the majority of Vietnamese cities are undefended(with the exception of Vung Tau),…

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    One thing’s for certain, anything’s better than the mountain meatgrinder. Sibir forces are positioned in Tyumen, not allowing Viet…

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    That’s not to say the Trung Sisters aren’t trying. Units seem to be marching from Xigaze and Hoa Lu towards the fight, which could…

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    Up in the frozen coast of Asia, a couple of Finnish draft dodging paratroopers watch as White Walker workers work hard at improvin…

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    Down in Indonesia, we see a large group of Australian units, defending the islands in case of an invasion by Vietnam. While such a…

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    THAR SHE BLOWS, the poorly defended Buccaneer core! Morgan only has a handful of troops, scattered across the Caribbean, and much…

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    And with that, we come to the Stats Slides! Here we have a look at the gold count, where Paul Kruger has a considerable 4 BILLION…

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    At the bottom of the ladder though, we see that Finland is now hemorrhaging money, having lost most of their empire to Sweden. It’…

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    Turning to Land area, Australia continues to hold the record, whereas the Boers and Inuit are in a close race for second place. Ho…

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    Finland, meanwhile, falls behind Kimberley and the Buccaneers, with Mongolia not far behind them. Just imagine: if Genghis had tak…

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    Next we have military manpower, where we see the gap between Australia’s first place shrinking as the Boers and Inuit catch up. Sw…

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    Urho’s military meanwhile, is in tatters, having fallen behind Sri Lanka. Worse still, a great deal of that manpower is either far…

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    Finally we end with a global relations image, showing just how much Tibet is reviled. Don’t worry Tibet, we still love you >