Do we want to join an alliance of alliances?

Discussion in 'CyberNations Archive' started by Vorak, Jan 27, 2007.

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Should we sign MDP's?

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  1. Vorak

    Vorak Administrator Staff Member

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    DarkUnderlord Administrator Staff Member

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    I think there's merit in it. My only concern is getting dragged into the next Great War.

    Seems we need one of those little image things as well then.

    By the way, this thread needs a poll!
     
  3. wobbler

    wobbler Well-Known Member

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    Don't see a reason why we wouldn't?
     
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    NAPs would be way better with every existing alliance.
     
  5. Dark Elf

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    I'm sitting on the fence here. While I do see the merit in it, I also know that it only takes one Gavrilo Princip to throw an entire continent into war.
     
  6. Vorak

    Vorak Administrator Staff Member

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    Well we just had a 'Great War II' if you can really call it that and the last one before that was in July last year. So going off that we'd be looking at taking part in a major war every 6 months or so.
     
  7. Dark Elf

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    That's not taking into account the fact that the number of people sitting on nukes will be ever-increasing. I predict that major wars will happen at ever-shorter intervals... not sure if this is an argument in or out of favour of a big alliance though.
     
  8. Vorak

    Vorak Administrator Staff Member

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    Well we can sign all the NAP's we want, but they aren't worth much anyway:

    "Hey your guy breached our NAP"

    "Nope, thats an imposter"

    Whereas with a MDP if you demand they follow through on their word they have to go to war with you.

    Even better than an MDP is an Alliance, because a full blown ally will help out with wars of aggression as well as defence.
     
  9. Spuddy

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    An MDP is far better than a MADP, in my view. And since NAPs are somewhat useless (we'll not have much time to bolster defences if one is cancelled, though diplomacy might garner some outside support in time) perhaps a couple of MDPs might come in handy.
     
  10. Silvara

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    As good an idea as it may be, we must be wary of who we sign such treaties with. And many people agree that NAPs are useless, though they usually serve as a statement of friendship (but there again there's Treaties of Amity and suchlike) and they get us exposure if nothing else - they make good excuses for making threads about the signatory alliances, after all.
     
  11. Vorak

    Vorak Administrator Staff Member

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    If we want to be sanctioned then we'll need to establish a presence on the CN forum, theres a set number of active accounts on the forum required to be sanctioned, last time I checked I think it was 75.
     
  12. Xz

    Xz Monkey Admin Staff Member

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    I'm for the signing of NAPs with any and all alliances, but MDPs are risky, I'm not too keen on ending up in a Great War.

    And if we are signing any MDPs, it had better be with the Legion, I don't ever want them on the other side. :p
     
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    Well, how about treaties with the neutral/independent bloc then? Legion, IRON, GPA... That should garner some friends while lessening the risk of being dragged into war.

    (And I say dragged, simply to differentiate from wars we might wanty to be in...)
     
  14. Silvara

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    Um, GPA and IRON don't sign MDPs with anyone. They really are independent/neutral, y'know.
     
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    Well, I simply said treaties and I meant that as some sort of shorthand for anything we can do to get on their cuddly side. I don't think we'll be able to do much if we're totally independent, and approaching either side of the belligerents would more or less force us into fighting for them. So...
     
  16. Grossenschwamm

    Grossenschwamm Well-Known Member

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    I could've told him that...I worked as the GC's ambassador to IRON and the GGA for over two months.
    They're also quite boring.
    Long story short; they will NOT bother us in any way, unless we bother them.
     
  17. Vorak

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    I'm all for strengthening ties with Legion, TheBigBad from CDS has left them and joined Legion, so I've got a sympathiser amongst the ranks there.
     
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