dystopia

  1. Napoleon53

    "What Madness Is This?" Volume III: The Pinnacle Future

    It's about that time. Can't believe I'm finally here. VOLUME 3, BABY. The finale of the epic, multi-Turtledove-winning WMIT trilogy. Have some sweet placeholder art while I write the actual foreword and how this baby is going to get off the ground. Just wanted to get the thread ready to link...
  2. Vidal

    All Along the Watchtower: A Dystopian TLIAW

    All Along the Watchtower A Dystopian TLIAW By @Enigma-Conundrum and @Vidal SOMETIMES WE TURN to alternate history to escape. We ask: Did it have to end up this way? What if things were better? And so we think about all sorts of scenarios that might've meant things just ended up a little happier...
  3. LelouchOfTheBarBrawl

    Dystopian British Empire victory in the ARW TL recs?

    Something like We’ll Meet Again (I would kill for a saved copy).
  4. Years of Sorrow and Woe: The World of Beria’s USSR
    Threadmarks: The Madness Begins

    In 1953, Joseph Stalin, the man who held the power of life and death over the many peoples of the Soviet Union and its satellite states, finally fell to a stroke at his dacha. In the aftermath of Stalin’s death, an immediate power struggle to succeed him began amongst those of his cronies and...
  5. Imperial Advocate

    The West (and the Rest) is Red - A Map and Wikibox Timeline
    Threadmarks: Preface

    PREFACE This is a new TL that I have in the works, which will be told by maps (Making Qbam/Mbam maps is what I crave) and wikiboxes, which is why I put my TL here. Also, I didn't feel like going through the effort to do nitty-gritty research in order for this TL to be in the post-1900s section...
  6. Dystopian Pre Industrial Societies/States

    As it says on the tin. Dystopias tend to be an almost exclusively post-industrial topic when brought up in history, politics, and fiction. Share some examples of what you think are the most dystopic premodern states, societies, and regimes. If you'd care to, provide some examples of possible...
  7. Extremis Ultimis Mod for HOI4 Thread

    So, there's a mod in development for Hearts of Iron 4 called Extremis Ultimis. Basically, it is set in an alternate near future where the global order falls apart and basically every country on Earth has a civil war. This results in all sorts of ideological factions fighting each other in...
  8. A Different 2020 : Lessons Of History With Professor Tristan Mordrelle

    Hello, this me trying a TL for the first time. It's going to be a bit dystopic and a bit ...more lighter in some places. It will be amateurish for the simple reason I don't know much about some stuff except bit and pieces. I do accept feedback and adapt to feedback as I can. Some of the "story"...
  9. SirHalifax

    The Black Hole of Europe: The Unitary Republic of Oceania
    Threadmarks: Prologue

    Excerpt from The New York Times, April 22nd, 1984 Today France announced the arrival of a boat that had washed up on Normandy, holding a man who went by the name of Winston Smith. He was rather apprehensive of the French police, but saw they were not forcefully capturing him. They asked where...
  10. Pop-Culture in TNO

    Note: If you have objections against this mod, please do not comment Inspired by the various pop-cultures of <universe X> threads, how do you think fiction and pop-culture will develop in TNO? For one I see that if Japan loses the GAW and a far-right government falls because of that, anime...
  11. Tuyuko

    The American Nightmare - What if America became a Dystopia?

    After the failure that was the first American revolution, no one in the world could ever imagine a superpower rising in North America. But all their expectations where proven wrong when the American colonies rebelled once again in 1820. The new American rebels were able to defeat the British...
  12. Your Personal TNO Headcanon?

    Note:If you have gripes with this setting for being too dark or too whitewashy or whatever obscenity, don't comment What's your personal TNO headcanon based on the best campaign you've done(or the most memorable/worthwhile), along with your speculation on how things will go in the next 10 years...
  13. alexandrosIII

    What is the most dystopian AH work ever created?

    There's this, but it's so extremely unrealistic it can barely be classified as AH in the first place.
  14. Could a more hardline (Stalinist-lite) USSR survive to this day, even after a complete economic implosion?

    Like a 22.400.000 km-long North Korea, of sorts. Complete with the military being the only semi-functional state organ, near-famine conditions being the norm and the very thought of 'national self-determination' netting someone at least a 3-generation long kin punishment in the...
  15. Kalga

    A history of the thousand year reich
    Threadmarks: Prologue

    Disclaimer: the usual blah blah blah, views of characters in timeline doesn't necessary reflect the author's views in a meta sense and all that jazz. If all goes well this timeline will cover a thousand years over the span of an entire solar system and more... (also if this ends up still...
  16. Kaiser of Brazil

    Rule Britannia - The Tyranny of the Lord Protector
    Threadmarks: Prologue: THE COUP

    THE COUP London, the heart of the Commonwealth, has seen dark periods in history, from the Romans to the Saxons, the Viking invasions, the French invasion. Looking from the window it was a city bustling with activity most of the times, old friends going to a pub, workers heading to their...
  17. Napoleon53

    "What Madness Is This?" Volume II: Prophecies in the Dark
    Threadmarks: AN INTRODUCTION

    I want to thank the countless readers and commenters that have fueled my imagination in the original 2013-14 WMIT and the Redux that was written from September, 2018, to present day. Without these posters, none of this would have been possible or close to as much fun. I especially wish to thank...
  18. the Imperium of Canada

    AHC: "Nazi" Confederates

    Disclaimer: As should be obvious, I am neither in favor of the so-called Lost Cause of the Confederacy or Nazism. So the challenge here is to have the CSA managed to get its independence and then have it (or a potential successor state) devolve even farther into a totalitarian, expansionist...
  19. Beyond the Human Horizon TL

    "Beyond the human horizon. Something terrifying sleeps. " These are the news of CNN. In Washington DC, a waste nuke was detonated on board of Maglev-12 trains travelling from Boston to Washington DC. No harm had been done to the US President as Bernard Sanders was evacuated shortly after the...
  20. MildredSimms

    “The Well-Amused Audience”- A Gore 2000 TL
    Threadmarks: Chapter 0

    “The Well-Amused Audience”- A Gore 2000 TL by MildredSimms Chapter 0- We Need to Remake America When looking back at the 2000 election, historians often cite Al Gore’s decision to have President Bill Clinton hit the campaign trail hard as a critical factor for his success in the election...
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