Recent content by Namayan

  1. AHC: native civilization in the Philipines

    Adapting Chinese tech, same as how the Koreans and Japanese did it. Or some Chinese dynasty moving out and transferring to the Islands. Unification is more or less in Luzon than the whole OTL Philippines land area due to proximity to China and size of the island relative to the rest of...
  2. Empire of New Castille

    Somewhat but with 19th century background. The Catholic world is going to be divided, those who believe the French story and the Spanish speakers story(Crusaders and private army are mostly Spanish speakers).
  3. Empire of New Castille
    Threadmarks: 33. Mariano and the Last Crusade (1855-1856)

    33. Mariano and the Last Crusade (1855-1856) After talking to the messenger of the Crusaders of Saigon, Emperor Andres was informed that Mariano Novales was inside Intramuros and requested a meeting with Andres. Andres have not seen his brother for quite some time and was eager for a reunion...
  4. Empire of New Castille

    The Catholic Church is depowered but still strong at this side of the world. They just dont have the total domination like OTL Luzon. They are also richer TTL. Despite Andres being anti-clerical, Philippines being richer, donations/tithes to Catholic Church in the Philippines will pour in...
  5. Empire of New Castille
    Threadmarks: 32. Trouble in Saigon (1854-55)

    32. Trouble in Saigon (1854-55) Crusaders and Filibusters/Filibusteros capture Citadel of Saigon After the treaties with Philippines and Britain were concluded, the Qing government became more and more brutal with the rebels especially those who are suspected to be supporters of the Taipings...
  6. Empire of New Castille

    All hail Philippine Raj under Alfred. Satsuma nor Japan cannot do anything about Philippines wanting Ryuku at this point. Japan is entering Bakamatsu while Philippine Navy is too powerful relative to Japan or Satsuma. At this point only the French can challenge navally. But even then, during...
  7. Empire of New Castille
    Threadmarks: 31. Unequal treaties (1851-1855)

    31. Unequal treaties (1851-1855) The British have signed their new treaty with Qing China. China will cede territories to expand British Hong Kong. The British will receive all economic and diplomatic rights as the Philippines. Opium was also legalized. The British concurs with the...
  8. Empire of New Castille

    Dutch dont have that amount of silver. Britain taught Philippines well on how to bully larger but weaker nations to get cash. Britain and Prussia was included in the treaty though. Britain will get its fair share of concessions. Russia and Britain are currently stuck in their Crimean war as...
  9. Empire of New Castille
    Threadmarks: 30. Dragonslayer (1844-1854)

    30. Dragonslayer (1844-1854) After the Opium war in 1843, the Philippines learned deploying troops and logistics, improving the military. The Philippines also learned how to force a very large but weak nation in paying reparations. The British have been excellent teachers since independence in...
  10. Empire of New Castille
    Threadmarks: 29. Austrian Masterpiece 1848-57

    29. Austrian Masterpiece 1848-57 The Kingdom of Prussia also had their own revolts. Grand Duchy of Posen, a Polish duchy under Prussian control, revolted. Even Berlin had revolts. The King’s brother, Prince Wilhelm, was successful on crushing the revolt. But he became unpopular at the time that...
  11. Empire of New Castille

    Sorry about that. But the women recruitment should be involuntary. Since the pattern were a looking after is the Prussian military service which is involuntary. But yes, the women voters will be fewer initially due to fewer women in military service(just the Yellow Guards/Amazons). In a couple...
  12. Empire of New Castille

    The 1850 constitution allows female military recruits but they are limited into non combat roles. The Civil service demanded it in that update. There are less female voters due to females not being allowed in military service(with the exception of the Yellow Guards/Amazons) from 1823 to 1850...
  13. Empire of New Castille

    Philippines right to vote isn't like the USA wherein every man can vote. Or other Europeans who have weighted vote based on wealth during this time. At least at this point of this time in 1852. Philippines right to vote is more of a combination of Universal suffrage with the main requirement...
  14. Empire of New Castille

    During this time, the British are more concerned with Russia. The Great Game is full swing. British view is only the Philippine army and navy is capable of stopping the Russian expansion in Asia among independent Asian nations(Europeans not counted) ATL 1850 similar to British view of Japan in...
  15. Empire of New Castille

    after 1850 Alfred will be considered. Andres just need the coin and cash to do so. He wont make those expensive European palaces until he does. Even in the update Andres was living in the Gurkha quarters. Andres does not have those British court ceremonies to make use of a palace. The...
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