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  1. Count of Crisco

    Standardized British tank. 1942.

    So I have recently developed an interest in tanks. Started to play world of tanks a few months back and then wanted to know more about the machines I was playing, and by extension the nations and armies which built them. And I have noticed something which I find rather odd. With one very...
  2. Earliest Decolonisation dates for a no-WWI/WWII British Empire?

    As the title says, if the British had stayed out of WWI and there'd been no WWII as we know it, with the increased financial clout that results, how early would the British realistically begin decolonisation? As I understand it, it was the financial strain of the two World Wars that began the...
  3. Happers

    English France

    I was playing EU4 Extended Timeline and won the Hundred Years War as England, annexing the hole of France. So that got me thinking, what if England won the Hundred Years' War and to avoid future wars with France annexed the hole of France. Could England have even done this? Would France be...
  4. Beedok

    Where Are Canada's Sheep?

    Britain had a serious obsession with sheep for a large chunk of the 18th and 19th century, filling Scotland and Wales with them, while setting up major sheeping farming cultures in Australia and New Zealand. Meanwhile Canada has hardly any sheep. Surely regions of Canada would be quite suited to...
  5. WI: the Colony of Georgia outlawed slavery

    What if Oglethorpe's desire to prevent slavery from spreading to Georgia was respected by later governors (or Oglethorpe returned to governorship after the War of Jenkin's Ear), and slavery remained outlawed in Georgia indefinitely?
  6. Petike

    Popculture WI: The BBC making a better Robin Hood series in the 2000s and/or 2010s

    After having seen Tom Riley and co. in the Doctor Who episode "Robot of Sherwood", I really, really sighed that we didn't get this sort of fun-but-respectful interpretation of the Robin Hood legend on TV in the 2000s or this decade. What I'm missing in the modern day is a Robin Hood based TV...
  7. Petike

    Air Power : Battle in the Skies

    Anybody heard of this old 90s DOS flight sim from Rowan Software ? http://www.mobygames.com/game/air-power-battle-in-the-skies It's basically a hard fantasy version of Crimson Skies. With dieselpunkish monarchies and whatnot (kind of like some of the older projects Krall has made for his...
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