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OKUDKREESH

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    Food, Soda, Video Games, Positively Charged Small Letters (PCSLs), and wondering if I'll ever get a pet golem.

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    [Erick Donovon] [Ryan Akrudin]
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  1. Onwards [Sci-Fi Nation FRP - RP]

    Andorra Andorra la Nova : Palace Balcony Pablo relaxedly lied in his chair, gazing out upon the starlit city, with a sparkling cider in hand. He took in the grand atmosphere and took a sip from his glass. “We have come so far, forty years since we left earth, but only eight since we’ve met the rest of humanity.” “Time certainly flies fast, does it not?” said Sonia calmly as she walked up beside him. Pablo sighed, “Yes, too fast for my taste. Wars erupting left and right, more political dramas than I can count on my hands, and here in our little corner of space the Andorran people live on peacefully, but for how long? It is a lot to take in.” “This job is making you too old, darling. I think you need to take a break.” “I cannot turn back the clock. My body will age no matter what I do.” Sonia laughed lightly, “No, I mean old of mind. You could be the most ancient relic and still be a young man at heart. Oh, If you remember my father you know what I mean.” Pablo smiled, fondly remembering, “Hah, yes. He was a lively one, never quit. Perhaps I should reevaluate my thinking. I am getting too old, too soon.” “Yes, think about the goodness that still persists, and have hope. I know that things will continue to be difficult, and the politics won’t stop anytime soon. But there is always something to be glad about. After all, the people are healthy, the economy is growing, you have a beautiful wife.” She winked. “Yes, I think I should take a small recess to recuperate and think about all that I have to be happy about. Spend some more time in prayer and with the Lord. Surely José and Isabella can handle the country by themselves for little bit.” “I’ll go let them know about it, you can stay here.” Pablo got up and stretched out his arms, ”No, I’ll tell them myself in the morning. Tonight I want to spend some time with you.” Summary AP Collection Total: 24 (+ 10 Just this Turn) Base - 4 Population - 1 Additional Territories - 2 Proximity to Trade Federation - 1 TF's National Idea - 2 Trade - 6 Member of CCS (Prosperity Fed) - 6 Neutrality National Mentality - 2 (.2) White Suit Bonussss (Just this Turn) - 8 Funds from Solar Ascendancy (Just this Turn) - 2 AP Usage -H.I.P.S. scientists rejoice as they make some progress on their cloaking fields, and they push forward on to completion (10 + 50% = 15 AP). -Project EVE is adopted from the Solar Ascendancy, and scientists get straight to work on developing this promising tech (10 + 50% = 15 AP). -The Andorran shipyard produces one Destroyer, one Frigate, and one Corvette this year (6 AP). -An expansion to the existing trade outpost on Mindesorra begins this year (4/10 AP). -Envoys are sent to New Siam bringing workers and resources to be at the command of Siamese leaders. All non-classified Andorran information on the diplomatic and economic natures of galactic powers are shared as well. The purpose is to help New Siam stake a claim and make a name for itself in the galaxy, but this is in no way a restriction on usage methods. Also, the same amount of funds should be sent on a yearly basis until it is no longer needed by New Siam (4 AP). -The S.S. Niña is dispatched to the planet nearest the mineral-rich asteroids found in the last year’s scans, to set up a new colony. (0 AP). AP Investment 3 AP into Business (17 more) 0 AP into Industry (25 more) 0 AP into Agriculture (25 more) 13 AP into ATM Phase 1 39 AP into H.I.P.S. Reduced Signature Engines 29 AP into Project EVE (Started by Solar Ascendancy) 5 AP into Immigration Advertisement Population Total: 479,250 Inhabitants Andorra La Nova (Capital): 310,000 Humans + 16,500 Cevelli + 6,000 Zyrka + 3,000 Ymorians + 2,250 Human-Cevelli + 28,000 Krib + 12,000 H'Wong Mindesorra (Trade Municipality): 70,000 Humans + 5,000 Cevelli + 750 Human-Cevelli + 4,500 Krib + 1,000 H’Wong Escut (Mining Colony): 20,250 Humans Military S.L.A.M.-Equipped Infantry: 5,000 Humans Spacecraft Crew Members: 1,150 Humans Spacecraft 1 Destroyer 2 Frigates 1 Freighter 100 Fighters 4 Corvettes Original Colony Ship, the S.S. Santa Maria (Used) Colony Ship, the S.S. Pinta (Used) Colony Ship, the S.S. Niña Trade Partners -The Trade Federation -Asgard Republic -Kingdom of Unified Systems -The Imperial Republic of Mankind -G.E.N.S. -The Thulean Republic -L.S.A.A. -The Cevelli Pact -New Siam -Random Merchants Who Confuse Us With The TF Technology Quantum Communicators Warp Technology Shipyard Level 3 in Andorra la Nova Level 1 Trade Outpost in Mindesorra 5,000 S.L.A.M. guns purchased from L.S.A.A. Itoron-Steel Alloy Plating Itoron Mine - 800 tons collected Dakite Mine - 50 kgs collected WIP - Project H.I.P.S. - Stealth Technology (Inquire for specifics) WIP - Project ATM - Who Knows? Improved Money Dispensing? WIP - Project EVE - (Progress given by Solar Ascendancy) Mk II Hunter Bots (From Solar Ascendancy) Mk II Tank Bots (From Solar Ascendancy) Tri-Phased Shields (From Thulean Republic) LAS I (From Solar Ascendancy) Improved Labor Bots (From Solar Ascendancy) National Mentality - Neutrality National Idea - The Latent Power: 50% boost to all technology investments Solar Systems Gloría System: https://imgur.com/a/GbPyQ Alfacendi System: https://imgur.com/a/ufS3e Cinabrida System: https://imgur.com/a/QENLM
  2. Onwards [Sci-Fi Nation FRP - RP]

    Andorra Andorra la Nova : Government Laboratory Alicia strutted along the aisle, inspecting each worker’s research displayed on their computer, “Hmm, good, good. I can see we’re getting somewhere, but I need results from you lot! Big investments are being made and we don’t have any more improvements yet!” “But ma’am, this is very complicated material we are dealing with, and we need to make sure we produce something valuable and not haphazardly made.” Alicia shook her head “I understand this, gentlemen, but the leadership wants to see something, even a small something, that shows government funds are not being wasted on a lost cause. I am going to be helping you, and we are searching the population for more help.” A man grunted, “That means aliens are coming in to do our jobs.” Alicia bursted into a harangue, “Excuse me sir, while these extraterrestrials may not share our blood, or any genetics for that matter, they have left their homelands to join our people, so they are just as Andorran as us. Furthermore, they would be sharing knowledge with us, not taking your jobs.” Alicia paused, then collected herself and continued, “Forgive me, I’ve been a bit on edge from all the preparations that have been needed to send resources to G.E.N.S. for their work. I just don’t want there to be any enmity between us all. You all get back to work.” The scientists nodded, and headed back to their workstations. Alicia went to her office, and spent the rest of the day finishing up paperwork. Summary AP Collection Base - 4 Population - 1 Additional Territories - 2 Proximity to Trade Federation - 1 TF's National Idea - 2 Trade - 4 Member of CCS (Prosperity Fed) - 4 Neutrality National Mentality - 2 AP Usage -Resources and scientists are sent to assist the G.E.N.S. corporation’s research endeavors (4 AP to G.E.N.S.). -Yet another colony ship, the S.S. Niña, is to be constructed this year (3 AP). -H.I.P.S. Scientists continue developing a reduced-signature design for ship engines (6 + 50% = 9 AP). -Project ATM Phase 1: ‘Cards are Swiped’ (6 + 50% = 9 AP). -The sightings of a man in a white suit spark a small investigation (1 AP). -The Andorran fleet is mobilized to search all claimed space for valuable mineral deposits (0 AP). -The search for proficient technology developers continues among the Andorran population, but now extends beyond the Zyrka to all alien citizens (0 AP). -New Siam is contacted and a trade partnership is offered. As well as any assistance for things related to becoming incorporated in the galaxy (0 AP). Population Total: 450,250 Inhabitants Andorra La Nova (Capital): 300,000 Humans + 15,500 Cevelli + 4,500 Zyrka + 2,500 Ymorians + 2,000 Human-Cevelli + 30,000 Krib + 11,500 H'Wong Mindesorra (Trade Municipality): 66,000 Humans + 3,750 Cevelli + 500 Human-Cevelli Escut (Mining Colony): 14,000 Humans Military S.L.A.M.-Equipped Infantry: 5,000 Humans Spacecraft Crew Members: 1,000 Humans AP Investment 3 AP into Business (17 more) 0 AP into Industry (25 more) 0 AP into Agriculture (25 more) 13 AP into ATM Phase 1 24 AP into H.I.P.S. Reduced Signature Engines 5 AP into Immigration Advertisement Trade Partners -The Trade Federation -Asgard Republic -Kingdom of Unified Systems -The Imperial Republic of Mankind -G.E.N.S. -The Thulean Republic -L.S.A.A. -The Cevelli Pact -1 Empty Space! -Random Merchants Who Show Up Spacecraft 1 Destroyer 2 Frigates 1 Freighter 100 Fighters 4 Corvettes Original Colony Ship, the S.S. Santa Maria Colony Ship, the S.S. Pinta Technology Quantum Communicators Warp Technology Shipyard Level 3 in Andorra la Nova Level 1 Trade Outpost in Mindesorra 5,000 S.L.A.M. guns purchased from L.S.A.A. Itoron-Steel Alloy Plating Itoron Mine - 700 tons collected Dakite Mine - 40 kgs collected WIP - Project H.I.P.S. - Stealth Technology (Inquire for specifics) WIP - Project ATM - Who Knows? Improved Money Dispensing? Mk II Hunter Bots (From Solar Ascendancy) Mk II Tank Bots (From Solar Ascendancy) Dual-Phased Shields (From Solar Ascendancy) LAS I (From Solar Ascendancy) Improved Labor Bots (From Solar Ascendancy) National Mentality - Neutrality National Idea - The Latent Power: 50% boost to all technology investments Solar Systems Gloría System: https://imgur.com/a/GbPyQ Alfacendi System: https://imgur.com/a/ufS3e Cinabrida System: https://imgur.com/a/QENLM
  3. Onwards [Sci-Fi Nation FRP - RP]

    Andorra Andorra la Nova : Princes’ Office Prince Pablo marched into the office and slammed his hand onto Josè’s desk. Josè sighed, “What do you want today? What do you need my consent for?” “Guns! We need cool guns! Everyone else has cool guns! Why don’t we get any!” “We don’t need guns Pablo, we’re not under any threat from hostile foreign interference. It’s pointless.” “No it’s not! I mean we don’t have any idea what those sneaky Darkul are up to! And who’s to say that some big bad alien, or maybe even human, won’t spontaneously decide they want our territory just because they can take it! We need to prepare! We need GUNS! If you don’t gimme the goods I’ll alert the media!” Josè sighed, “I swear, you act like an infant wailing to get burped sometimes. But fine, I will make a compromise. How about we buy a shipment of some guns from that new Texan company, the L.S.A.A., I believe it is called. I hear their equipment is at the least very competent in the current stage of warfare. I believe we could even arm our entire army with just a single order.” Pablo smiled gleefully, “Good, now the fleets of our enemies will quake in their boots as they see our mighty men march upon their worlds with weapons of mass destruction!” Josè looked back at his papers and feigned a smile, “Yeah, yeah. How about you go let Fernando know about that, so he can plan an attack.” Pablo marched back out the door, and slammed it behind him. Josè leaned over to tap his intercom, “Hey, Fernando. Pablo is headed your way. He still needs his morning coffee, so give him a little grace until he wakes up, alright?” Fernando’s voice crackled over the intercom, “He wants me to invade the black hole again, doesn’t he?” Josè said one final utterance as he turned off the speaker, “Good Luck.” Despite all odds, Pablo got his guns, but the black hole is safe for now. Summary AP Collection Base - 4 Population - 1 Additional Territory - 1 Proximity to Trade Federation - 1 Trade - 4 Member of CCS (Prosperity Fed) - 4 AP Usage -A crate of 5,000 S.L.A.M. rifles are purchased from the L.S.A.A. and are immediately given to soldiers for training (6 AP to L.S.A.A.). -H.I.P.S. scientists continue to put great effort into developing a ship engine and power system model that emits far less energy signatures than the standard issue (5 AP). -Project ATM Phase 1: Cards are Swiped (4 AP). -The S.S. Pinta is sent to the territorial claim containing the dakite deposits to set up a fully fledged colony (0 AP). -A search is made among the population for any particularly adept Zyrka engineers who might be interested in assisting with Project H.I.P.S. (0 AP). -Andorran ambassadors reach out to the Cevelli Pact for a potential trade partnership (0 AP). Population Total: 379,750 Inhabitants Andorra La Nova (Capital): 260,000 Humans + 15,500 Cevelli + 4,000 Zyrka + 1,750 Ymorian + 1,500 Human-Cevelli + 16,000 Krib + 9,500 H'Wong Mindesorra (Mining Colony): 58,000 Humans + 3,250 Cevelli + 250 Human-Cevelli Escut (Mining Colony): 12,000 Humans Military S.L.A.M.-Equipped Infantry: 5,000 Humans Spacecraft Crew Members: 1,000 Humans AP Investment 3 AP into Business (17 more) 0 AP into Industry (25 more) 0 AP into Agriculture (25 more) Trade Partners -The Trade Federation -Asgard Republic -Kingdom of Unified Systems -The Imperial Republic of Mankind -G.E.N.S. -The Thulean Republic -L.S.A.A. -2 Empty Spaces! -Random Merchants Who Show Up Spacecraft 1 Destroyer 2 Frigates 1 Freighter 100 Fighters 4 Corvettes Original Colony Ship, the S.S. Santa Maria Colony Ship, the S.S. Pinta Technology Quantum Communicators Warp Technology Shipyard Level 3 in Andorra la Nova Level 1 Trade Outpost in Mindesorra Itoron-Steel Alloy Plating Itoron Mine - 400 tons collected Dakite Mine - 30 kgs collected WIP - Project H.I.P.S. - Stealth Technology (Inquire for specifics) WIP - Project ATM - Who Knows? Improved Money Dispensing? Mk II Hunter Bots (From Solar Ascendancy) Mk II Tank Bots (From Solar Ascendancy) Dual-Phased Shields (From Solar Ascendancy) LAS I (From Solar Ascendancy) Improved Labor Bots (From Solar Ascendancy) Solar Systems Gloría System: https://imgur.com/a/GbPyQ Alfacendi System: https://imgur.com/a/ufS3e Cinabrida System: https://imgur.com/a/QENLM
  4. Onwards [Sci-Fi Nation FRP - RP]

    Andorra L'estel : Escut Mining Station Pablo followed the station manager across the dirt path in his 'safari' outfit while constantly reapplying bug spray as the manager spoke. "Sir, I can't tell you how thankful the guys here are about you sending over all those supplies and workers in the colony ship being made up at the capital. We've been having to work with the bare necessities here to get the job done," As they walked out of a small thicket a sound of heavy machinery got louder and louder. “Here we are! So this is where the dakite ore is drilled straight out of the ground. We’re standing above the largest vein of dakite on this planet, but there are a couple other spots that have noticeable amounts.” Pablo gazed in awe at the wonders of machinery, endlessly drilling into the planet and bringing forth large hunks of ore. “My, we should be able to have a whole fleet made of this stuff in no time!” “Well, not exactly sir,” He said as they walked into an adjacent building, “You see, this isn’t pure dakite that you see before you, but rather the ore. This needs to go through a smelting process to isolate the dakite from the regular stone. It is long and rigorous due to the durability and scarcity of this material, but when we’re done we are able to make about ten of these units per year.” The manager took a key card out of his pocket before he opened a safe with it and withdrew a hand-sized disk of dakite. “Wow, that’s not very much, is it? But I guess if each load of ore makes ten of these…” “No, actually that’s the amount we produce in a year.” “Oh, so each drilling site gets…” “No, with all the mines on this planet we can only prepare ten kilograms of dakite each year. It’s just that rare.” “Wow, really? Dang, I hope I haven’t wasted resources on this stuff.” “Oh no sir! This is the single most durable material in the entire galaxy, that we know of at least. And we know a lot.” “Well, if you say so. I suppose we can find a good use once we’ve stockpiled enough of it. In the meantime, the Pinta will be finished sometime this year and arrive with everything this place needs to become a thriving city. Keep up the good work.” Summary AP Collection Base - 4 Population - 1 Additional Territory - 1 Proximity to Trade Federation - 1 Trade - 4 Member of CCS (Prosperity Fed) - 4 AP Usage -A colony ship, dubbed the S.S. Pinta, is to be built and sent to the territorial claim containing the dakite mine to create another colony, Escut (3 AP). -Public works projects are continued, and the propaganda campaign maintains its support of Andorran culture without demeaning outsiders (3 AP). -H.I.P.S. scientists begin working on designs for ship engines and power systems that release less traceable signatures (3 AP). -Trade station construction in Mindesorra is continued and should be completed by the end of the year (6 AP) (10/10 AP). Population Total: 342,000 Inhabitants Andorra La Nova (Capital): 244,750 Humans + 8,500 Cevelli + 2,750 Zyrka + 1,500 Ymorian + 1,400 Human-Cevelli + 12,000 Krib + 9,000 H'Wong Mindesorra (Mining Colony): 50,000 Humans + 2,000 Cevelli + 100 Human-Cevelli Escut (Mining Colony): 10,000 Humans Military Standard Soldiers: 5,000 Humans Spacecraft Crew Members: 1,000 Humans AP Investment 3 AP into Business (17 more) 0 AP into Industry (25 more) 0 AP into Agriculture (25 more) Trade Partners -The Trade Federation -Asgard Republic -Kingdom of Unified Systems -The Imperial Republic of Mankind -G.E.N.S. -The Thulean Republic -Random Merchants Who Show Up Spacecraft 1 Destroyer 2 Frigates 1 Freighter 100 Fighters 4 Corvettes Original Colony Ship, the S.S. Santa Maria Technology Quantum Communicators Warp Technology Shipyard Level 3 in Andorra la Nova Itoron-Steel Alloy Plating Dakite Mine - 20 kgs collected WIP - Project H.I.P.S. - Stealth Technology (Inquire for specifics) WIP - Project ATM - Who Knows? Improved Money Dispensing? Hunter Bots (From Solar Ascendancy) Tank Bots (From Solar Ascendancy) Dual-Phased Shields (From Solar Ascendancy) LAS I (From Solar Ascendancy) Improved Labor Bots (From Solar Ascendancy) Solar Systems Gloría System: https://imgur.com/a/GbPyQ Alfacendi System: https://imgur.com/a/ufS3e Cinabrida System: https://imgur.com/a/QENLM
  5. [RP Thread] Nightfall II

    La República de Colombia President Gomez stood in front of a crowd of reporters as he held up an exaggeratedly large pair of scissors before a big ribbon. He spoke to the crowd, "All thanks to our logistics department's amazing distribution of services last year," the onlookers laughed, "It has come to my attention that our road systems are in a significant state of disrepair simply because upkeep has been neglected a bit too much. I am going to begin a new campaign to renovate and improve our travel systems across the country. It will start in the more decrepit areas of the country, so that the resources meant to help modernize cities can actually arrive in future efforts." Gomez snipped the ribbon in one grand swoop and handed off the scissors as he applauded the construction workers about to begin renovation. Actions -3 AP are used to renovate and repair roads, bridges, and railways that have been subject to time and nature, so that land transportation is not only safe but much more feasible. (Investment) -2 AP are spent to continue modernization efforts in more accessible cities. (Investment) -Colombia signs the South American Defense Treaty. Total Population 48,074,655 Money AP - 5 GDP - $1,080,000,000,000 GDP Growth This Turn - $40,000,000,000 Points Toward Growth 11/10 Military Active Infantry - 369,100 Reserve Infantry - 142,450 Fighter Aircraft - 19 Attack Aircraft - 56 Transport Aircraft - 304 Helicopters - 250 APCs - 1,345 Towed Artillery - 155 Corvettes - 1 Frigates - 4 Submarines - 11 Patrol Craft - 55 Technology Tier 2 Trade Relations Tanzania Argentina Albania Brazil Peru Venezuela Ecuador Panama Finland
  6. [RP Thread] Nightfall II

    La República de Colombia Swaths of reporters shouted many questions and held their respective microphones up to the new President, Raphael Gomez, as he stood in front of a podium and addressed the post-commencement press interview. "What are your plans for the near future?" "How will you outdo Galvez's presidency?" "What will be done about foreign relations given recent global events?" "Will the big cities continue to be the sole recipients of government spending?" Gomez waved his hand, shushing the crowd, and began to address their concerns. "I have no intention to exceed my predecessor so as to put him in my shadow. He was a wise leader and is a good man, and I admire him greatly. In fact, if he were allowed to run for a second term then he would easily have gotten my vote." There was a small round of laughter in response to his comment. "However, this is how things are, and I do intend to lead our great people into future prosperity. I can tell that very difficult times are coming upon the world, and that we will need to rely on the Lord's grace more than ever. I definitely do not condone recent acts of conquest in Indonesia, and should similar acts put peoples incapable of protecting themselves into harms way, then I promise that Colombia will become more involved in the global scheme. I will, however, stay sensitive to the will of the people as it is our brothers and sisters that would be sent to fight." "What about the ongoing conflict between Spain and Catalonia?" Gomez exhaled deeply, "I think that for the time being it can be considered a private and definitely complicated issue between the two, but as we know the United States is already intervening to cease the conflict. Colombian forces will stay out of the combat. Any other questions?" He immediately stopped himself after that, and sheepishly covered his face. This is the media, of course there are more questions. It went on for hours. Actions -The yearly 1 AP of funds are used to finish clearing the last landmines from the jungles of the country. -4 AP worth of funds are used to begin modernizing and developing smaller towns and cities. (Investment) -Colombia makes no further comment to neighboring countries and respects their wishes to attempt overcoming their difficulties themselves. However, the offer for specific aid will remain until it is requested. Total Population 47,645,843 Money AP - 5 GDP - $1,050,000,000,000 GDP Growth This Turn - $30,000,000,000 Points Toward Growth 7/10 Military Active Infantry - 369,100 Reserve Infantry - 142,450 Fighter Aircraft - 19 Attack Aircraft - 56 Transport Aircraft - 304 Helicopters - 250 APCs - 1,345 Towed Artillery - 155 Corvettes - 1 Frigates - 4 Submarines - 11 Patrol Craft - 55 Technology Tier 2 Trade Relations Tanzania Finland Argentina Albania Brazil Peru Venezuela Ecuador Panama
  7. [RP Thread] Nightfall II

    La República de Colombia President Galvez presided over the map of Colombia with a handful of advisors and generals around the table. "As you all know, this is my last year as president, but I intend to end well. Over the last year, a lot of minefield has been cleared, but not all. I think that if we are to be a civilized country in the world then there shouldn't be any worry of explosives in the ground. So, I am going to institute a plan in which a certain portion amount of government funds will be put forth each year to continue clearing the jungles until all is clear. Furthermore, we are going to continue improving the deteriorated infrastructure that we began construction on last year." Actions -1 AP worth of funds are used to continue clearing minefields. -4 AP worth of funds are used to further improve infrastructure throughout the country. (Investment) -Neighboring countries Venezuela, Peru, Ecuador, and Panama are asked for specific concerns with which the Colombian government can intervene and assist. Total Population 47,220,856 Money AP - 5 GDP - $1,020,000,000,000 GDP Growth This Turn - $30,000,000,000 Points Toward Growth 3/10 Military Active Infantry - 369,100 Reserve Infantry - 142,450 Fighter Aircraft - 19 Attack Aircraft - 56 Transport Aircraft - 304 Helicopters - 250 APCs - 1,345 Towed Artillery - 155 Corvettes - 1 Frigates - 4 Submarines - 11 Patrol Craft - 55 Technology Tier 2 Trade Relations Tanzania Finland Argentina Albania Brazil Peru Venezuela Ecuador Panama
  8. [RP Thread] Nightfall II

    La República de Colombia Lights were flashing at, questions being directed to, and microphones being shoved into the face of the Colombian President, Alberto Galvez. He stood behind a podium in a smart and freshly ironed suit as he rose his hand with the palm forward, "One at a time, please." "What do you plan on doing now that the major guerrilla organizations have been toppled?" With a broad smile on his face, Galvez replied, "Well, the groups may have been destroyed, but the wreckage in their wake is still an issue. I am planning on having infrastructure in territory once owned by the guerrillas repaired and improved, and I also intend to have workers clear the numerous minefields scattered across the country so that our people do not need to worry during their travels." "What are your plans once all vestiges of the violent past have been removed from our land?" "Firstly I think that we can focus on growing as a society to one day be on par with world powers, but in the more recent future I think that we should help our Latin brothers and sisters out of their current plights. I believe that our success with the guerillas here was a blessing from the Lord, and it is responsible of us to share blessings with others." "What can the average Colombian do to help with these efforts?" Galvez looked to the camera, as if speaking to the people watching, "The most important thing we can do is to work our hardest to help our fellow man, and pray that the Lord will help us in our efforts. No more questions." Actions -2 AP worth of funds are used to clear up landmines and traps previously set up by guerrilla forces, so that merchants and citizens can safely travel between cities on the quickest routes without worry. (Investment?) -3 AP worth of funds are used to otherwise reconstruct roads, highways, and cities previously ruined by guerrilla forces. (Investment) -Special trade relations are requested from the neighboring countries Venezuela, Ecuador, Panama, and Peru. These messages are sent in conjunction with offers for humanitarian support from Colombian agencies regardless of whether trade relations are accepted or not. Total Population 47,220,856 Money AP - 5 GDP - $1,000,000,000,000 GDP Growth This Turn - $20,000,000,000 Military Active Infantry - 369,100 Reserve Infantry - 142,450 Fighter Aircraft - 19 Attack Aircraft - 56 Transport Aircraft - 304 Helicopters - 250 APCs - 1,345 Towed Artillery - 155 Corvettes - 1 Frigates - 4 Submarines - 11 Patrol Craft - 55 Technology Tier 2 Trade Relations Tanzania Finland Argentina
  9. Onwards [Sci-Fi Nation FRP - RP]

    Andorra Andorra La Nova : Shipyard "Hurry! Go! Work! NOW!" I bellowed. They needed to get the job, an urgent job, done. "This was due yesterday! Stop being such lazy sloths you slackers." Yes, reader, I know that I was being repetitive in my speech, but sometimes repetition is required to get the message into your workers' thick block of a brain. "Um, sir? It was only assigned this morning." Said one of the particularly thicker skulls, probably an immigrant from some irrelevant southern nation. "Don't give me attitude, just put your back into it! If I wanted attitude I would have asked for it!" As an influential leader, you must never admit mistakes. Otherwise your workers will begin to doubt your credibility, and lose their trust in your leadership abilities. The Irrelevant (as I will continue to call him, as all workers are unimportant workhorses) struck a devilish smirk towards his cohorts as he seethed out a blasphemous phrase. "My, it seems Fernando has been working long hours again. I think the caffeine has gotten to him." I graciously chose to forgive his disgraceful speech by responding with the serenity of a harmonious nymph, "How dare you disrespect ME?! I, the person whom the good princes of our nation deemed worthy to rule over you lowly serfs, deserve your every blessing and admiration! I will not tolerate this insolent behavior!" The Irrelevant then dared to speak once again, frothing with madness as he spat out further disgrace, "Looks like he's dived into those medieval writings again, it's evident in his speech. We should probably call Isabella to take his place. All that political mire that happened last year undoubtedly put a ton of stress on him." At this point the Irrelevant had nearly broken my patience. To prevent myself from ruining my charismatic demeanor I took another swig of my fifteenth mug of dark coffee, for one must always stay alert in tense situations, "You think I'm weak?! That I cannot hold the worries of our world on my shoulders?! I am more powerful than the mighty Atlas! I could hold thousands of world! This entire galaxy, and more!" At this point I stood up on top of my desk, to assert myself once again, and thrust my arms up above my he-. Fernando then blacked out due to sheer exhaustion. He suffered no lasting effects, but he was put out of commission for a week to return to a healthy state of mind. Isabella took over his operation, and was nearly overcome by the same sensation. On an unrelated note, a Cafè Somrient™ facility had a leakage of industrial fluids into its products and was temporarily shut down for cleansing. Summary AP Collection Base - 4 Additional Territory - 1 Proximity to Trade Federation - 1 Trade - 4 Member of CCS (Prosperity Fed) - 4 AP Usage -Engineers improve the existing shipyard in the capital to be able to make larger ships. The level two shipyard should reach level three by the end of the year (6/6 AP). -Researchers mess around with the newly discovered dakite to discover all its properties and potential uses in running projects HIPS and ATM (2 AP). -An assortment of public works projects are initiated, from constructing public schools and community colleges to renovating the more decrepit areas of cities. This venture is coupled with a subtle propaganda campaign promoting Andorran society and lifestyle, but without being critical of other races. The intent of these programs is to begin encouraging foreigners to be more engaged in the community, and to promote patriotism among citizens (2 AP). -A trade station is to begin construction in Mindesorra, both to increase the level of trade power and to give the mining colony some more popularity (4/10 AP). Population Total: 293,750 Inhabitants Andorra La Nova (Capital): 237,000 Humans + 6,250 Cevelli + 750 Zyrka + 750 Ymorian + 750 Human-Cevelli Mindesorra (Mining Colony): 35,000 Humans + 750 Cevelli Military Standard Soldiers: 4,750 Humans Spacecraft Crew Members: 900 Humans AP Investment 3 AP into Business (17 more) 0 AP into Industry (25 more) 0 AP into Agriculture (25 more) Trade Partners -The Trade Federation -Asgard Republic -Kingdom of Unified Systems -The Imperial Republic of Mankind -G.E.N.S. -The Thulean Republic -Random Merchants Who Show Up Spacecraft 1 Destroyer 2 Frigates 1 Freighter 100 Fighters 4 Corvettes Original Colony Ship, the S.S. Santa Maria Technology Quantum Communicators Warp Technology Shipyard Level 2 in Andorra la Nova Itoron-Steel Alloy Plating Dakite Mine WIP - Project H.I.P.S. - Stealth Technology (Inquire for specifics) WIP - Project ATM - Who Knows? Improved Money Dispensing? Hunter Bots (From Solar Ascendancy) Tank Bots (From Solar Ascendancy) Dual-Phased Shields (From Solar Ascendancy) LAS I (From Solar Ascendancy) Improved Labor Bots (From Solar Ascendancy) Solar Systems Gloría System: https://imgur.com/a/GbPyQ Alfacendi System: https://imgur.com/a/ufS3e
  10. Nightfall 2: Modern Nations FRP OOC Thread

    Country Desired : La República de Colombia Leader Name: Alberto Galvez Background, ensure it fits with game Background: Guerrillas and Narcos, an unfortunate yet important part of this nations history, were finally stomped out by swift and decisive military and diplomatic actions under the leadership of President Galvez. Though far from perfect, the country now has the ability to put full attention onto growing the economy and developing into further prosperity. Though thoughts of reunifying the union of Gran Colombia visit the dreams of many Colombians, the people firstly want to help their Latin brothers and sisters that are struggling in economic and political crises. Do you Praise Pok: Praise Pok, the one true mod of this FRP.
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    Convention of Civilized Systems Preface: Our goal in coming together with spirits of friendliness is to provide a peaceful and prosperous sanctuary for those nations that are victims of unfortunate circumstance. We wish to form a trusting union that can flourish in times to come, and stand strong amidst adversity. Principles of the Convention: Of Commerce: -Each member is to have open ports and trade routes with one another at all times. -Trade with fellow members is to be preferred over that with other nations. -Trade among members is to be at a discount from the price offered to outside nations regardless of the nature of the service, good, or knowledge. Of War: -As of yet, no military requirements are in place, but each member should at the very least be supportive of their fellows’ campaigns. -If one member is under the offensive sweep of a foreign nation’s might, and the member did not provoke the attacker in any way, the members of the convention are obliged to partake in defending said member. Of Conventional Relations: -No member should engage in any treaty or obligation that would prove detrimental to any member. -Members are to have friendly relations with one another at all times, else they be removed from the convention. -Members ought to give full faith and credit to one another's decisions unless those choices contradict that which is stated in this draft. -No single member/s shall be favored over any other in any situation. Of Further Adjustment: -This draft is subject to change and time, but said change shall only occur by unanimous agreement among members. -Aspiring nations may become members by requesting entrance, and then receiving a unanimous approval from existing members. -Should any Assembly be deemed necessary, it will take place at a private location decided upon by the whole of members. Current Members: Diarchy of Andorra Genetics Engineering and Neural Science Corporation The Solar Ascendancy
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    Andorra Andorra La Nova : Palace "Ho Ho Ho!" chuckled Pablo as he dropped a bag on his desk and peered inside to check on what had just arrived, "This is it! Great!" Alicia's footsteps are heard coming up to the double doors, and end with a loud knock, "Hello Pablo. Are you in there? I have a couple things I need to share with you." Pablo threw a glance at the door before he frantically picked up the bag and noisily ran around the room, looking for a drawer big enough to hold it, but to no avail. "Oh? Is this a bad time? I can come back la... well no, I really need to get this done now. Open up!" She banged on the door. Pablo's head, swiveling back and forth, suddenly stopped as he saw a high shelf wide enough to hold the bag. He ran up to it and leaped as high as his adrenaline-filled body could, and slammed the bag onto the shelf. But unfortunately, the shelf wasn't made to sustain that much force and... Crash!!! Pablo, the bag, the shelf, and a little bit of the wall plumetted onto the hardwood floor. "Oh my! Are you alright in there Pablo?! Is there a burglar in there! Hold on, I'll help!" Her footsteps sounded as if she went back a few meters. Pablo stumbled to his feet and walked over to the door and opened it, "No, it's alright. I was jus-" Alicia sprinted up to the door, jumped to kick it down, but as Pablo opened the doors she ended up landing a powerful kick to his chest, knocking him over backwards. Pablo smashed into the ground, and gasped for the air just knocked out of him. As soon as Alicia recovered she brought her hand to her mouth as she gasped and bent down over Pablo, "I am so sorry! I really didn't mean to hurt you like that, sir. Are you alright?" Pablo responded in between gasps, "Well...do I...look...alright?!" "Well no but... oh! Will you please forgive me for that? I was trying to protect you." Pablo paused to take a deep breath before he sat up, rubbed the back of his head, and said, "Oh, no worries. I forgive you... but dang! You sure pack a punch!" "Oh well thank you," she said with an embarrassed smile, "I try to be prepared for any situation... but what in the world happened in here?" She looked over at the mess by where the shelf once was, and got up to examine it. "Oh! Wait! No! Don't look in the bag!" Pablo said as he reached to stop her, but just too late. Alicia gave Pablo a sarcastic look and opened the bag, "Are these graffiti tools, a pineapple... and a sombrero? What are you planning to do? Why are you so weird?" "Well... I had this practical joke planned out for when Josè got back to his room tonight. And I'm not sure I can answer that second question." "That is really unprofessional of you Pablo. The people expect more of their leader than this." "Well I just wanna have a little fun! And I got all my 'homework' done already anyway." "That's no excuse, this is something I'd expect from a two-year old, but yo-" "I'll let you participate in the preparation! I could use the extra help to get it done in time." "My schedule is open starting at 6:30 tonight." Josè... was not prepared. Summary AP Collection Base - 4 Additional Territory - 1 Proximity to Trade Federation - 1 Trade - 2 AP Usage There is further development on HIPS technology. Scientists work on perfecting the itoron mesh tech. If they can't improve it anymore, then they begin looking for other ways to reduce signatures ((3 AP) 6 AP total invested in improving it). Some funds are sent to the Trade Federation in return for being allowed to test HIPS cloaking tech on the THEIA scanners whenever it is wanted (1 AP). Said testing is undergone by applying the latest version of HIPS tech to a commercial freighter, and sending it through Federation space being scanned by THEIA. The Federation is made aware of this round of testing so as not to create any confusion (0 AP). One Corvette is produced (1 AP). Territorial Claims are scanned for anything of notice. All readily available ships are used for the search (1 AP). Project ATM - 'Credit is Deposited' (2 AP) (Secretness). Population Total: 258,750 Humans + 3,000 Cevelli Andorra La Nova (Capital): 228,500 Humans + 3,000 Cevelli Mindesorra (Mining Colony): 30,250 Humans Military Standard Soldiers: 4,500 Humans Spacecraft Crew Members: 900 Humans AP Investment 3 AP into Business (17 more) 0 AP into Industry (25 more) 0 AP into Agriculture (25 more) Trade Partners -The Trade Federation -Asgard Republic -Kingdom of Unified Systems -The Imperial Republic of Mankind -Random Merchants Who Show Up Spacecraft 1 Destroyer 2 Frigates 1 Freighter 100 Fighters 3 Corvettes Original Colony Ship, the S.S. Santa Maria Technology Quantum Communicators Warp Technology Shipyard Level 2 Itoron-Steel Alloy Decent Long-Range Signature Dampening Mesh - Stealth Solar Systems Gloría System: https://imgur.com/a/GbPyQ Alfacendi System: https://imgur.com/a/ufS3e
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    Andorra [Redacted] : Secret Facility As the four leaders, Pablo, Josè, Isabella, and Sonia, walked through the metal corridors with their shoes clanking against the grated floor, metallic clanking and electrical crackling could be heard in the background. The four walked into a small room with a table and six seat as the door was sealed behind them with a loud crash. Fernando was in one of the seats, and a lady with an electronic tablet in another. "Welcome, Princes and Advisors, I know we have important things to talk about, so if you have any updates please say them now and be brief. My report has good tidings as Project H.I.P.S. has finally begun getting some results. A new mesh created from the itoron metal has been produced, and it does well hiding ship signatures from long-distance scanners. We are working on perfecting the technology as it is," said the lady in a kind yet focused tone. "Yes, however the current version of this mesh has not yet been incorporated into our ships, and we will wait until miss Alicia believes her scientists have perfected the material. Speaking of which, I have another two corvettes being put into production with the surplus goods coming in from trade. Sonia cleared her throat, "This relates to the trade Fernando speaks of, but apparently our association with the Trade Federation has found us with many new merchants pouring in. We believe part of it has to do with our close proximity to the Trade Federation as well, so some ships are now coming to Andorra la Nova rather than over there. Also, there was some error in accounting last year, so we ended up with a small bonus this year." She nodded, signaling she was done. "According to my sources in immigration, there have been some aliens that have found residence within our city. They are called Cevelli and 1,500 of them have come in. More or less they appear human, according to what I'm told. I have set up a survey to discover why these newcomers decided to come to Andorra as apposed to going to our competition." "I have worked with Isabella in this regard to discover what it is that the Cevelli like here. Also, I have decided to give some resources to our economy officials as well as some freelance advertising companies to try and well..." He stopped, looking for the right words to say, "...take advantage of the trade routes that the Trade Federation has in place. I have tasked them specifically with making Andorran trade more appealing than theirs via tourism, guest services, preferable economic situations, or enhancing whatever Isabella's survey shows that the aliens like." "Is that all?" Silence. "Good. Now, I believe Prince Pablo had some specific concerns that he wanted to express." Pablo, having been silent the whole meeting thus far, began speaking with an excited fervor, "Yes, well I have noticed a few trends in the actions of numerous governments in our galaxy. While it is hard to say for sure what any of them are truly up to, some of them it seems like they sometimes aren't working to their full potential." "I don't see how that is a concern, sir? What is the matter?" "Well, I did some thinking. At first I thought they were just lazy, or maybe hoarding their goods for a 'rainy day.' But as I looked in depth into some of them, it appeared out of character for them to be either." "What are you inferring?" "Well... this may sound like paranoia... but I believe some of them may have secret, shady projects being undergone. I mean... there is a lot of war and it would be logical for strong countries like them to make some precautions." "I think you might be overthinking this a bit Pablo." "No, I'm pretty sure I'm onto something, but regardless I think we should play it smart to get up to their level. After all, they have had greater resources than us for a long while, so secrets or no there is little chance we can achieve the greatness for Andorra that we want if we go the... traditional route." He paused briefly, collecting his thoughts, "So I have come up with an idea for a project of our own. It would be a great jump-start to get us into the big leagues if it were successful." "Well then, please explain this idea." As the council spoke more about Pablo's idea, they decided it would be a wise decision to at least look into the possibility of such an endeavor. So, thinking about the future of the nation, Project ATM began then and there, and the first check was deposited. "I know about your cyborg coconut army, Skellar!" Summary AP Collection Base - 4 Additional Territory - 1 Proximity to Trade Federation - 1 Trade - 2 Excess Materials - 1 (Just this turn) AP Usage Project H.I.P.S. continues. Scientists work on perfecting the itoron mesh tech. If they can't improve it anymore, then they begin looking for other ways to reduce signatures (3 AP). Economy and advertisement experts try to make Andorra seem more appealing for the average merchant coming to trade at the Trade Federation. Perhaps by investing into tourism, trade stations, or whatever the Cevelli survey indicates is favorable among alien populations (3 AP). Two Corvettes are produced (2 AP). Project ATM begins. (1 AP) (Mod - Secret Stuff). A survey is taken among the new Cevelli population to see what made them want to come to Andorra as opposed to the many other, and frankly stronger, options (0 AP). Population Total: 240,000 Humans + 1,500 Cevelli Andorra La Nova (Capital): 215,000 Humans + 1,500 Cevelli Mindesorra (Mining Colony): 25,000 Humans Military (Population's calming down, not as many sign-ups) Standard Soldiers: 4,100 Humans Spacecraft Crew Members: 780 Humans Trade Partners -The Trade Federation -Asgard Republic -Kingdom of Unified Systems -The Imperial Republic of Mankind -Random Merchants Who Show Up Spacecraft 1 Destroyer 2 Frigates 1 Freighter 100 Fighters 1 Corvette Original Colony Ship, the S.S. Santa Maria Technology Quantum Communicators Warp Technology Shipyard Level 2 Itoron-Steel Alloy Halfway-Decent Long-Range Signature Dampening Mesh (Stealth) Solar Systems Gloría System: https://imgur.com/a/GbPyQ Alfacendi System: https://imgur.com/a/ufS3e
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    Andorra Andorra la Nova: Trade Center "So, let me make sure I got this straight. A foreign ambassador showed up, one of the first foreign ambassadors we've seen in years, and you two spoke to him without me or Pablo, the central leaders of our country!" José exclaimed. "W-well, he seemed very busy when we spoke. He was in the middle of a trade errand..." "And he wasn't really an ambassador either, just a businessman from," She pulled the man's business card out of her pocket, and said it slowly in her strong Catalan accent "Hepfaestoos Entérpreeses." She paused and cleared her throat, "Oh, and also it's Pablo or I. 'Me or Pablo' is bad grammar." José sighed, "Well, fine. Regardless, what did you speak with this fine gentleman about?" "Well, there some good things and some bad things, which do you want to hear first? "Just tell me what he said." "Good or bad." "Are we really doing this now?" "Come on José, we both know he won't quit." "Fine, tell me the bad stuff first, maybe the good things will give a positive ending." "Alrighty! So, most of the southern galaxy is embroiled in many bitter conflicts. One called the '8th Crusade' in particular seems to be getting a lot of attention, and I think they're fighting these scary spider-poison-aliens." "Corrupters, Fernando." "Yes, right, Corrupters. And those guys invade worlds and mess them up. Oh, also there are many, many competing factions for trade dominance. "The strongest being the company which the businessman worked for, and a very close neighbor of ours called the Trade Federation." "Yup, and there are a whole bunch of other dangerous things out there like deaths rays and space bombs. But, to put a positive spin on things, the Hephaestus guy sold me a pretty nice microwave." "Fernando," said José as he laid his hand on Fernando's shoulder, "You are horrible at motivational speeches, remind me next time to have Isabella do it." "OK!" Said Fernando, clearly too excited about the microwave to care about José's criticism. "Well, despite Fernando's doom and gloom, there are a few more good things. Firstly, all that fighting is so far south that we probably don't have to worry about it anytime soon. Also, I have used the quantum communicators to send a message to the Trade Federation, and they have agreed to a business partnership with us." "My, I'm impressed with your initiative Isabella. Also, I would like you to try and set up more trade relations with anyone willing, even alien parties. Do your best to make it appeal to them. "Oh, I don't know about the aliens though, if they are causing so much trouble it may not be a good idea." The sound of a microwave popping some kernels can be heard in the background. "Well, I'm sure not all the aliens are bad, so just send it to the peaceable ones. And if it makes you feel better let's prohibit immigration for now, and only let those coming for business get temporary residence. We can open our doors some more once we find out who we can trust." "Fine. Well, while your here I'll inform you that Project H.I.P.S. is on the right track now, and the scientists are working on something called 'signature dampening.' I'm still not quite sure what that is, and to be honest it just makes me think of wet documents, but they sound like they know what they're doing." "Yep," Fernando would say, taking a bite of popcorn every so often, "And the researchers in Mindesorra have found out that the new, black ore makes an extremely durable alloy when mixed with steel. I think the Hephaestus guy said that it was called Itoron or something like that. Pablo had the ships sent over there to get them fitted with it." "Sounds good, and maybe have some material sent back here to see if the people working on Project Hidden In Plain Sight can use it in their dampening thing." "Can do, sir. Also, I think it might be wise to slowly begin building up our military so we're ready if any trouble comes our way." "I like it, go on ahead and build a corvette with the extra materials coming in from Monárid." José glanced at his wristwatch, "Hmm, I need to meet with our agricultural advisor soon. I should be on my way." "Oh, before you go, the businessman told us to watch out for this knock-off company led by a certain 'Han Dominion' that I think he called 'Bló-oo-dee Hefurstoos.'" "Yeah, it's pretty bad. I hear their microwaves are faulty!" Summary AP Collection Base - 4 Additional Territory - 1 AP Usage Project H.I.P.S. continues as scientists look for effective methods of signature dampening. Some Itoron is made available in case it proves to be useful. (3 AP) Workers begin plating the warships with the new Itoron-Steel alloy. (1 AP) A Corvette is made in the shipyard, using the new alloy. (1 AP) Offers for trade partnership are sent to all non-hostile nations, both alien and human. Each offer written specifically to try to appeal to its intended recipient. (0 AP) Population Total: 225,250 Humans Andorra La Nueva (Capital): 203,750 Humans Mindesorra (Mining Colony): 21,500 Humans Military (Sizable amount of military sign-ups due to fear about the potential for war.) Standard Soldiers: 3,800 Humans Spacecraft Crew Members: 700 Humans Trade Partners -The Trade Federation Spacecraft 1 Destroyer 2 Frigates 1 Freighter 100 Fighters Original Colony Ship, the S.S. Santa Maria Technology Quantum Communicators Warp Technology Shipyard Level 2 Itoron-Steel Alloy Hephaestus Microwaves Solar Systems Gloría System: https://imgur.com/a/GbPyQ Alfacendi System: https://imgur.com/a/ufS3e
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    Andorra Alfacendi System: SS Santa Maria As Prince Pablo looked out the large window of his quarters down onto the newfound arid planet, a blinking, yellow light on his watch caught his eye. As he pressed a button to turn off the light, he walked out of his cabin and passed numerous scientists and researchers in the hall on his way to the main deck. As he arrived he spoke up to a lady at the helm, "So, Sonia, what's the message, dear?" Sonia turned to Pablo, and a wide smile spread across her face, "Prince José is sending a report from Benevoléncia on the progress of our projects there." Pablo returned the warm smile, "Well, let's see him then, shall we?" He gestured to one of the deck members to open up the communications channel. A large screen on the back wall would flicker to life as an image of Prince José appeared. He waved 'Hello' and proceeded to his message, "Relations with the alien party are distant, and no conflict has arisen. They seem to have received our request for identification, but they responded in a language that we do not recognize. We assume, however, that they responded with the proper identification despite language difficulties. I have made the decision to continue requesting identification from any new passing ship, and then record their response so that our linguists can looks for patterns and piece together their dialect. Isabella convinced me to do this rather than directly ask for assistance from the aliens so that we will not be branded as vulnerable or in great need of outside assistance. On another topic, Project Hidden In Plain Sight has been able to identify a concrete problem with..." Sonia whispered into Pablo's ear, "Why isn't he using the cool acronym?" "Oh, after using it a few times he decided he thought it sounded silly to call a 'confidential government operation' Project H.I.P.S., so he decided he was just going to say the long version of it every time. Personally, I think he's being ridiculous." "I know, right? It really helps lighten the mood when things get so dreary and depressing. It just shakes," she wiggled her hips a little, "it up a bit." She giggled softly. Pablo chuckled in response to his wife's pun, "Exactly! Oh, wait. We probably should have paid more attention to whatever José was saying." "Nah, he probably just blabbered on about Project 'Hidden In Plain Sight'" The two smiled and began paying attention again. "...entists are working on that now. Lastly, one hundred fighter planes have been constructed as we ordered, but as I said before, they will not likely need to be used anytime soon. I am awaiting your response." The recording ended. "Well, maybe it was important. Ahh, he's probably got it under control, and we need to get to naming things around here!" "Done!" "Well, that was fast." "Oh, I spent some of my free time thinking about it. Anyways, I was thinking we call the star Alfacendi, the planet could be Mónarid, and the colony might be Mindesorra. "Sounds great! And much better than what I had in mind." Pablo clapped, " Well, now that that is done let's start setting up shop." "Yep! Oh, and you need to make sure to set up a lab first thing for the researchers that are working with that black metal." "Of course, meva estrella. Good luck keeping those workers on task!" "It'll be a breeze! And you know, I sure hope the people in the Alpha Centauri galaxy are having as much luck as us. Pablo groaned embarrassedly, "You aren't gonna let me live that down are you?" "Nope!" Summary AP Usage Project H.I.P.S. is continued. The scientists look for a way to reduce the emission of not-so-stealthy heat/electric/etc. signatures, or at least make it less traceable (2 AP). The SS Santa Maria is once again put into use to set up a mining colony, Mindesorra, on the newly found, black metal rich planet, Mónarid (1 AP). Researchers in Mindesorra experiment with the strange black metal to try and determine its properties and potential uses (1 AP). The communication center continues to request identification from any new, passing cargo ship. They record the responses to be sent to the top linguists in an attempt to be able to find language patterns, and hopefully begin to understand the language (0 AP). Population Total: 214,250 Humans Andorra La Nueva (Capital): 194,250 Humans Mindesorra (Mining Colony): 20,000 Humans Military (A small increase of military sign-ups due to continued suspicion of alien life.) Standard Soldiers: 3,100 Humans Spacecraft Crew Members: 700 Humans Spacecraft 1 Destroyer 2 Frigates 1 Freighter 100 Fighters Original Colony Ship, the S.S. Santa Maria Technology Quantum Communicators Warp Technology Shipyard Level 2 Solar Systems Gloría System: https://imgur.com/a/GbPyQ Alfacendi System: https://imgur.com/a/ufS3e