» Discussion Forum
» Stats
Members: 32,573
Threads: 119,683
Posts: 2,678,443
Top Poster: Thande (36,219)
Welcome to our newest member, 7thsealord
» AlternateHistory.com
Welcome to AlternateHistory.com!

Our Discussion Forum is the largest gathering of alternate history fans on the internet.

What is alternate history?

Alternate history is the exercise of looking at the past and asking "what if"? What if some major historical event had gone differently, and how could that have changed the world? Popular "what if" questions that you may have seen in fiction include "what if the Nazis had won the Second World War?" and "what if the South had won the US Civil War?", but it can be just as interesting to think about Aztecs resisting Spanish colonization or a Japan that did not turn its back on the world under the Shogunate. Alternate history is a literary genre, but here we're mainly interested in history itself - and the politics, strategy, culture, and more that define it. We spend most of our time debating our own ideas about history and how it could have gone differently, so this is a community focused on creativity and learning.

For more information about alternate history, see our FAQ.

For a guide to published alternate history fiction, see Uchronia.
» Recent Threads
Title, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
What does a joint US/USSR moonshot in the 60s look like?
fasquardon
July 29th, 2015 11:52 PM
Today 01:24 AM
by Dathi THorfinnsson
15 562
British-Israelism the dominant evangelical mideast paradigm
overoceans
Yesterday 07:32 PM
Today 01:21 AM
by Dathi THorfinnsson
4 136
Awesome PODs that you wish got more attention
Gepetto887
July 30th, 2015 02:29 AM
Today 01:19 AM
by Sycamore
43 1,624
WI German population boom after reunification.
Ameck16
Yesterday 10:08 PM
Today 01:19 AM
by anotherlurker
2 66
Would the Nazis ever moderate in time ?
Lateknight
Yesterday 06:21 PM
Today 01:19 AM
by Dathi THorfinnsson
21 561
Funniest moments in all of history .
Count of Crisco
July 28th, 2015 07:42 PM
Today 01:16 AM
by Sior
43 2,293
a Valkyrie Rises Over Europe, a Alternate Story of the Cold War
Kaiser K
May 5th, 2014 08:33 PM
Today 01:15 AM
by Alpha-King98760
1,622 304,091
The Confederacy
ADS94
May 12th, 2015 06:56 PM
Today 01:14 AM
by ADS94
79 8,504
Photos from Featherston's Confederacy/ TL-191
Alternatehistoryguy47
February 24th, 2011 03:56 AM
Today 01:12 AM
by GeorgeUK
1,988 610,398
Weber's Germany: The Veterinarian Totalitarian
Tom Colton
April 3rd, 2014 10:28 AM
Today 01:11 AM
by alexcoppo
1,350 338,952
WI: Unified Central Asian state post-Soviet Union
Neptune
Yesterday 01:58 PM
Today 01:10 AM
by Neptune
3 148
Western Allies defeat Nazis before Hollocaust, what to do with Germany
Derek Jackson
Yesterday 09:24 PM
Today 01:08 AM
by Dathi THorfinnsson
7 224
I wish I was in the Land of Cotton: Dixieland II TL
herricks
July 3rd, 2015 04:08 AM
Today 01:07 AM
by Admiral Halsey
211 9,517
Viva El Regente!: The Birth of Modern Spain
Patton
July 24th, 2015 05:55 PM
Today 12:59 AM
by HIM Dogson
16 986
Make modern democracy a fad .
Count of Crisco
Today 12:49 AM
Today 12:55 AM
by HIM Dogson
2 20
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.0 RC1

All times are GMT. The time now is 01:25 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.