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Part 93: Fortunate S'on

Narrated by Sparrowhawk815

  1. Intro Slide

    Welcome one and all to this, the ninety-third part of the r/civ Battle Royale! Professional procrastinator /u/sparrowhawk815 here,…

  2. Melon Map

    Here we have /u/SphericalMelon's famous map, featuring the state of the world last part. Last week, Iceland took Messene, Tegea an…

  3. Kills Graph

    Here is a map of all kills in the game so far. The Boers are leading with 5 kills, having taken out Ethiopia, the Kongo, the Zulus…

  4. PR Slide

    And here are the last three civs to be eliminated and to join us on our hallowed submarine, Sparta, Tibet, and Texas. 18 civs rema…

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    We begin this part in the peaceful Caribbean, where an icy chill has filled the air, like a mojito with one ice cube too many. The…

  6. 2

    The pirate port of Tulum has become the latest casualty in the War of Ice and Samba. An Inuit submarine appears to have nuked the…

  7. 3

    Now that eight major world powers are embroiled in a major conflict, I think it is safe to call this a World War. Whether this is…

  8. 4

    Vigan, the home of tofu-lovers around the world, has sadly turned into a human meat blender. No less than 12 Aussie X-COMs are plo…

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    The Boer forces march on, their planes damaging cities as far east as Kandahar. In the mountains, Vietnamese units defend the citi…

  10. 6

    In terms of land forces at least, the Sweden-Iceland conflict is disastrously even-matched. An Icelandic crusade of organic infant…

  11. 7

    Noble Ur-Ziguruma reveals a Trung plot to destroy their greatest threat, Armenia. Meanwhile, a fly-by of the Boerdom reveals stead…

  12. 8

    Bien Hoa falls to Australia. I believe this is the first Vietnamese-founded city to be taken in this war- and with every city take…

  13. 9

    A glance at Petit-Goave tells us the Buccs are currently building a carrier. All their pantries and cellars must be full, presumab…

  14. 10

    In Agra, the Vietnamese are currently producing... nothing at all. 376 science from a single city is not to be sniffed at, though.…

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    Holy crap! All of ancient Persia has been smothered by a radioactive carpet of destruction. Samarkand, Lashkar Gar and Isfahhan ha…

  16. 12

    Either a nearby iceberg has calved, or a train of nuclear explosions have set off the Babylonian submarine's seismographs. Than Ho…

  17. 13

    The International Space Station passes, though how orbits work in cylindrical space is beyond me. The Boer heartland continues to…

  18. 14

    Rach Gia falls to Australia, and the Aussie forces turn to Hai Phong. With ten planes in the city, this would be a prize catch for…

  19. 15

    Ghazni falls to the Boers. The chaos here is indescribable; women and children rush into the streets, carrying white flags and ple…

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    Iceland takes Corinth, but they look unlikely to hold it. Their capture of Constantinople has allowed them to release cybersubs, l…

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    It is now clear that the Icelandic land advance has faltered. The Swedish army has sent reinforcements to assault the Icelanders t…

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    Actually, you know everything I said about Iceland being weak? I take that back. If they can get their armada of cybersubs and adv…

  23. 19

    WHY, TRUNGS? WHY? Not to be put off by the sight of their empire collapsing all around them, the Trung Sisters have built the Inte…

  24. 20

    The Inuit and Brazil make peace, ending a dud war. While only Laredo fell to the White Walkers, the war at least showed they could…

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    Brazil is now sending 2400 gold per turn to the Inuit, in addition to the 1400 GPT they are already sending to Australia. This wil…

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    The aerial war continues in the skies over Indonesia. Amaravati, Thi Li Bi Nai, Indrapura, Kauthara and Panduranga are heavily dam…

  27. 23

    The APEC global summit is unexpectedly cut short as a crowd of bloodthirsty Australians capture the city and surround the building…

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    The Sweden-Iceland front is once again at a stalemate. Swedish air superiority has laid many Icelandic cities low and even damaged…

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    In the depths of Kimberley Antarctic Territory perches the Wulungarra Walled City. More than 30 million people live upon this tiny…

  30. 26

    Vietnamese submarines flood into the Persian gulf, while the Boers threaten Susa and Kabul turns deep red. The cities of Samarkand…

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    "The war against Sweden has developed not necessarily to our advantage," says Urho Kekkonen, in a speech from his new palace, a ga…

  32. 28

    Kekkonen debates with his Minister of Finance over whether or not 515 gold per turn is enough money to justify the continued safet…

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    The Babylonian submarine has completely eclipsed Armenia in research. Not to mention military manpower, life expectancy, and gener…

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    Kekkonen sits up suddenly. A twinge in his arm appears to have woken him. Satisfied it is still attached, Kekkonen goes back to sl…

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    Dissatisfied with Australia's war efforts, the country's congregation of Prime Ministers campaign to pursue more achievable goals,…

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    Absolutely no progress has been made in this theater, though there are distinctly less Vietnamese cybersubs than usual. Australian…

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    There seem to be more Aussie units than ever before in South-East Asia. Hai Phong falls to half health, and Hoi An and Than Hoa ar…

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    A look at northern Asia shows us that even more Aussies are on the way, and complete conquest of Vietnam looks less and less like…

  39. 35

    A rebel mix of Diggers, Bio Troopers and X-COMs threaten Nagchukha and Nyingchi, already at half health. Even if Mongolia jumped o…

  40. 36

    Sibir Bio Troopers thread through the mountains, damaging Khost and Lahor. Vietnam has 40 planes in this shot, and while they are…

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    Morgoth's- err, I mean Kruger's- Bio Troopers charge towards Gondolin- er, Kabul, the Trung's most important stronghold in the mou…

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    Icelandic units make a last stand to hold Constantinople. Ingolfur stands to make great gains elsewhere, but so far the Black Sea…

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    The European stalemate continues. The Icelandic cities remain undefended, with no Swedish units around to take them. Gustavus may…

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    Sweden makes a push for Cologne, pushing it into the yellow, as the few Icelandic units that can defend the city are stuck in a vi…

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    Sweden damages Limerick, Galway and Waterford, as Iceland prepares the first stage of her naval invasion of Scandinavia. Icelandic…

  46. 42

    What is this? A glitch in the matrix has infected Isfahhan! We can tell however that the city has strong science and production, a…

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    Bukhara is similarly affected by the glitch, but continues to build a paratrooper regardless. Though Armenia is wise to invest in…

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    Our intrepid spies take on challenging missions in Hrazdan, Beryozovo, Kaneohe, Kilkenny and Yakanarra. I've always wondered, is K…

  49. 45

    The Swedish Crusade takes Constantinople, and an army of Organic Infantry and Flying Moustaches head west, no doubt to take the Ic…

  50. 46

    Mexico, where ten thousand cacti brood in umbra. Mexico, where the snows fall on the flanks of Citlaltepetl. Mexico, where the str…

  51. 47

    Desperation has pushed the Swedes to make the ultimate choice. Two bombs have fallen on the Irish Isles, covering them with radioa…

  52. 48

    Ingolfur reacts in due measure to this desecration of the heart of his empire. A salvo of destruction engulfs the Swedish capital,…

  53. 49

    Australia takes Than Hoa, with Hai Phong surrounded and set to suffer the same fate. This move puts the Australians one step close…

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    Kabul falls to Paul Kruger, and the Doomsday Clock shifts closer to midnight. The Boers waste no time in damaging Isfahhan, Lashka…

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    Hai Phong falls, putting another nail in the Trungs' coffin. Though the Vietnamese have the city blockaded, it is unlikely they wi…

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    The Viets successfully retake Bamda, and drive out the Australians and Sibir. To help them in their time of greatest need, they ha…

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    Sweden takes Ohrid, though Icelandic Organic Infantry still have a presence in the area. Iceland is finally pulling in units to pr…

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    Sweden also takes Cologne, and the two navies do battle in the immediate aftershave. Though one brave soldier has reached Denmark,…

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    A Buccanneer carrier carries a payload of two atomic bombs. Do your duty, Captain Morgan. ANY nuclear pirate war will be spectacul…

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    And with that, we go on to Info Addict. Of note, the Vietnamese economy has plummeted, while the Inuit grow significantly thanks t…

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    Yakutia are tail end on happiness with a measly 89, though for superpowers, Korea and Sweden are well behind the curve with 950 an…

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    Korea, the Inuit, Australia and the Boers lead in technology, with Vietnam six techs behind. Sweden trails 9 techs behind Iceland,…

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    Armenia trails 48 techs behind the world leaders, while the Kimberley are only two techs ahead of Sri Lanka.

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    The Boers lead the world in faith- faith in supplication to Boerg World Domination, that is.

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    ...and Hawaii and Yakutia trail in faith production of the extant civs.

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    Lutheranism has taken hold in the most cities, while the Blackfoot's religion has plenty of room to expand in the Americas.

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    And finally, here is the cold, cold city of Beryozovo. Well this has been /u/sparrowhawk815, and a big thanks to /u/Coiot and /u/L…