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Unfortunate implications and coalltion war treaty chess

I feel the need to comment on this issue due to this possibly being the most egregious case of treaty chess I have seen in some time. Treaty chess is the cynical exploitation of treaties built around trust, common interest and friendship between two or more alliances in order to negate the ability of an alliance to receive assistance from their allies. This can take two forms: 1) Chain-baiting. Chain-baiting is the result of an alliance having a treaty or treaties that make it extremely incon

Ogaden

Ogaden

 

Might Makes Right?

This phrase, "Might Makes Right" I have been seeing this a lot lately, used to criticize both coalitions. The Doom Squad coalition using the phrase to morally criticize the Disorder War, and the Polar coalition using the phrase to criticize the actions of alliances such as the Doombirds who attack people several times smaller than they are on a regular basis. The problem is, might does make right. It is not a pithy phrase, we live in a brutal world where the law of the jungle reigns supreme. Th

Ogaden

Ogaden

 

Nasty, brutish but apparently not short

CN is a classic Darwinian environment, where you either adapt to the environment and carve out an ecological niche, or you are ground into hamburger in short order. That's not to say that it is a rigid and unchanging environment, indeed one thing CN has going for it is constant revolution against the established order. Whether it be from boredom, desire for revenge, paranoia about impending revenge, fear and loathing, drugs and alcohol or even by accident, the status who is constantly being to

Ogaden

Ogaden

 

To be doomed and to know it

For those alliances who have been in the unique position of having the Sword of Damocles above their heads, it is an interesting experience. Knowing your doom is sealed and the barbarians are at the gates, the fix is in, your goose is cooked, and the question becomes not if or how your doom will be realized, but when. I have had an especially personal connection with the Sword of Damocles upon the great world of Bob. The Sword of Damocles is a good old friend of mine who has hovered over my h

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Ogaden

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