Rule the Caribbean - FAILED

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  1. The Huntsman

    The Huntsman Friend of Toon Zone

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    In the late 1600s, Europe found itself bogged down in war. The governments of the old world needed to devote every economic and military resource to their own survival, which meant that their loose colonies in the new world would no longer be viable. In the absence of power, a number of pirates and privateers stepped forward to claim the Caribbean as their own, but only one could truly rule it…

    HERE IS THE MAP!

    We’re going with the classic rules this time. There are no happiness or resources to worry about. People are free to expand once per round, but expansion is limited to local areas without the “navigator” specialization. Alliances can be formed, but they do not provide any official bonuses. I realize that this is a much smaller map than we’re used to, but I figure this game will only last about a month or so to give Johnny more time. To create your character, just post the following…

    Nation Name
    Character Name
    Specialization
    Color
    Starting Territory – Just Describe It To The Best Of Your Ability

    In warfare, 1D20 will be rolled for all participants, with the winner advancing a certain amount based on the size differentials of the rolls. Long distance wars will take two rounds to initiate without the "navigator" specialization.

    Specialization

    Cannoneer: Your knowledge of sea warfare gives you +2 to all sea based warfare rolls.

    Navigator: Your knowledge of the Caribbean allows you to capitalize on key navigational routes, allowing you to ignore distance in land claims and warfare.

    Old World Ties: Your connections with the old world gave you a power base when they withdrew their forces, allowing you to start with two different territories.

    Saboteur: Your knowledge of sabotage allows you to undermine another captain’s efforts, giving them a -2 penalty to warfare rolls, but only if you are not at war with them. Sabotages will be performed in private and have a 100% success rate.

    Skirmisher: Your knowledge of land warfare gives you +2 to all land based warfare rolls.

    Players

    The Isles of Traumatica
    Captained by J. Lloyd Webster (Jmill)
    Specialization: Navigator
    Flag Color: Cerulean

    Pirate's Cove
    Captained by Captain Jas. B____ (Superpan)
    Specialization: Saboteur
    Flag Color: Fire Brick

    The Taverness
    Captained by Graham Winter-Storm (VP VP)
    Specialization: Saboteur
    Flag Color: Cyan

    [strike]The Columbian Kingdom
    Captained by His Majesty Samuel van Cleer I (JAG)
    Specialization: Skirmisher
    Flag Color: Royal Purple[/strike]

    Isles of Pirata
    Captained by Fadumo, the Pirate Queen (Destiny of Awe)
    Specialization: Saboteur
    Flag Color: French Blue

    The United States of Arab Alligators
    Captained by Swamp Lord Jefferson Davis Pharaoh Kamehameha Jesus of Okeechobee (jacob2037)
    Specialization: Cannoneer
    Flag Color: Flordia Orange

    Ravenantis
    Captained by Captain Emperor Raven (Radical Raven)
    Specialization: Cannoneer
    Flag Color: Grey

    Azúcar Islands
    Captained by Almirante Juan del Palmas (jph139)
    Specialization: Old World Ties
    Flag Color: Bandera Amarillo-Gualda

    Wars

    The Columbian Kingdom vs. Ravenantis

    The United States of Arab Alligators and Isles of Pirata vs. Azúcar Islands

    Pirate's Cove vs. The Taverness

    The Isles of Traumatica vs. Isles of Pirata

    Alliances

    The United States of Arab Alligators and Isles of Pirata
     
  2. Jmill

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    Nation Name: The Isles of Traumatica
    Leader Name: J. Lloyd Webster
    Specialization: Navigator
    Color: Cerulean
    Starting Country: Modern Day Honduras
     
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    Nation Name: Pirate's Cove
    Leader Name: Captain Jas. B____
    Specialization: Saboteur
    Color: Fire Brick
    Starting Country:
    The Southeasternmost country with a coast

    Ahoy lads! Welcome to the Carribean! Cast off your loyalty to your virgin queen and swear your fealty to me! The English have long looked down on us, even me with my Scottish blood! Lo and behold though, that having taken care of the English supply lines, we have no loyalty to any nation! Instead, we must continue to expand and search as ever for treasure...and perhaps a map to the fabled land of the Fountain of Youth!

    Raise the Jolly Roger!

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  4. The Huntsman

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    I think we'll need at least three more players.
     
  5. VP VP

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    Nation Name: The Taverness
    Leader Name: Graham Winter-Storm
    Specialization: Saboteur
    Color: Cyan
    Starting Country: Haiti (It has Tortuga!)
     
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    Nation: The Columbian Kingdom
    Leader: His Majesty Samuel van Cleer I
    Specialization: Skirmisher
    Color: Royal Purple
    Starting Country: Northern Columbia

    Good day, ladies and gentlemen of the New World. Or 'ahoy' as you nautical types might say. Welcome to your first day as citizens of the crown. My crown, to be exact. Which belongs to me, not the fool that calls himself King back in England. Though I suppose I should thank him, really. If not for his mistake in charging me, his most 'loyal' general, with the protection of 'his' colonies here, I might never have been in position to seize the power I was so clearly born to wield. But no matter. He is thousands of miles and an ocean away, so forget him. And, to reiterate, I am King here. See that you do not forget that.

    Now, someone build me a castle. And fetch me a map. I need to start working out plans for Columbia's expansion...
     
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  7. Destiny of Awe

    Destiny of Awe Should update a lot of things

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    Nation Name: Isles of Pirata
    Leader: Fadumo, the Pirate Queen
    Specialization: Saboteur
    Color: French Blue!
    Starting Country: the Bahamas!

    ALL YOU LAND LUBBERS AND SCURVY DOGS ARE GOING DOOOWN!
     
  8. The Huntsman

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    With that, we can begin. Sometime tomorrow. If anybody else still wants to register, you should do so today.
     
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    Rattle Head says he's going to join. I'll remind him to sign up later today.

    Also, I should mention that our internet connection remains unreliable and usually slow. It tends to have a hard time loading Toonzone, so there's a chance we might miss a round from time to time. Or it might suddenly become blazingly fast and we won't need to miss anything. I've given up trying to predict the damn thing. I don't expect it to be much of a problem, but figured I should let you know just in case.
     
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    The United States of Arab Alligators
    Swamp Lord Jefferson Davis Pharaoh Kamehameha Jesus of Okeechobee
    Cannoneer
    Color: Florida Orange
    Florida


    YOU LIKE PHARAOH'S PIRATE FLAG??

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  11. Radical Raven

    Radical Raven Bow bow bow, bow bow bow...

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    I've completely missed that this was happening, but I'M HERE NOW : D

    Nation: Ravenantis
    Leader: Captain Emperor Raven
    Specialization: Cannoneer
    Starting Country: The bit connecting central and South America
    Color: Grey

    Well, well! Some diving bells wish to go up against the forces of Ravenantis? This should be amusing.
     
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    Oh hey look a thread! I can't promise I'll be on daily, but I should have the time to be fairly regular.

    Nation Name: Azúcar Islands
    Character Name: Almirante Juan del Palmas
    Specialization: Old World Ties
    Color: Bandera Amarillo-Gualda
    Starting Territory: Cuba (both territories thanks to the Old World)
     
  13. The Huntsman

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    Interesting. With so many players on a small map, things should get exciting fairly quickly. I'm tempted to try to expand the map, but there aren't very many blank maps of the Caribbean. Perhaps quick excitement will be a good thing. I'll start the game sometime tomorrow, likely around 8:00 PM like these games are usually updated.
     
  14. The Huntsman

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    HERE IS THE MAP!

    And so it begins. The map was actually bigger than I gave it credit for. I still suspect that things will get crazy rather quickly, but there is room to grow a bit before you all go to war. Also, please note the scale at the bottom left of the map. If you try to claim land or declare war on a target that is over 600 miles away, it will take you two turns for that action to go into effect unless you have the Navigator bonus.
     
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    ...and those expansion plans are officially worked out. Right ho, troops! Move out and plant my flag in Southern Columbia.

    And unless I am very much mistaken, this will make us neighbors with this Emperor Raven fellow. Hail and well met, Mr. Raven! Congratulations on sharing a border with the greatest nation history has ever known.
     
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    I expand into Costa Rica, making Cleer I's proclamation the truth.
     
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    ^ It took me a disgustingly long time to get that, I'm sorry to say. But as we are all just getting to know one another, I shall be generous and treat your comment as a joke. *guffaws grandly*

    Do take care to show the proper respect for your superiors in the future, though, sir.
     
  18. Radical Raven

    Radical Raven Bow bow bow, bow bow bow...

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    Hm. Well met, Van Cleer. It is an honor indeed.


    Send the boats to Jamaica.
     
  19. Jacob

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    May Pharaoh sail his pirate ship over to Yucatan and claim it or is that too far? Yucatan would fit in with USAA very well because it, like Florida, is also a peninsula.

    *looks at map*

    Hey, Juan John! Change your color, please. Pharaoh already claimed Florida Orange.
     
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    Alright lads! Time to take some land! Once we take Santo Domingo, you can drink all the rum you want!

    (Take the Dominican Republic please.)
     
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