That’s close to what I’ve been thinking. One thing I would like to add is to suggest that each tree should be more than the sum of its parts. It would also represent something specific that the nation’s leader wants to champion irl - your unique take on an important issue - keeping in mind that we’re together here in a government simulation game.
The governments we have irl are doing a pretty pathetic job, with an awful lot of emphasis on the lowest common denominator. We can coast along expecting “someone” to lead the change, or we could start making it happen.
If you were a WA member at the end of the nominations period, then you can vote in the above poll for Mowte. To be quite honest, we were split between Verdant Haven and Mowte, but went with the former due to experience. I believe Mowte is a puppet, and so they can't vote for themselves, but at least someone else already voted for them
On funny updates from my home country...
A foreign citizen (probably from the UK, though may not be) apparently hung a bath towel that looked like a British flag on his/her balcony to dry it.
(I imagine it may have been something like this: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32654113553.html)
Some idiotic snitch called the police to complain about the person who hung a British flag on Turkish soil (gasp!) and if there is anything more embarrassing, it is that the authorities have taken this seriously and the governorate of the city where this happened put up an announcement on their official website saying that the person will be prosecuted.
I seriously don't know what this foreign citizen is doing in Turkey, especially in this fvcking conservative town - especially if s/he is a citizen of the UK. o.O
One of many facepalm moments of my life.
If I proposed to write an issue on this premise, an Issues Editor would pop up to say that the premise was too silly and stretched the boundaries of verisimilitude too far. But once again, truth is stranger than fiction.
[description]Commander @@RANDOMLASTNAME@@, the police chief of @@CAPITAL@@ Police Department, informs you that a Blackacrian citizen residing in @@NAME@@ has hung a bath towel looking like the Blackacrian flag on his balcony. You are now being asked to respond to this incredible insult.
[validity]must be a fvcking dictatorship where people are stupid and ultranationalistic
1.[option]"Woah! We can't let this happen!" yells @@RANDOMNAME@@, a self-described patriot, wielding a torch and a yardstick. "Where does this idiot think he is living? This is @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ soil and we will only ever fly our glorious flag in this country, and nothing else! Let that be known. We should find this a$$hole and flay him alive, so nobody ever dares to affront us like this again!"
[effect]maple logos are being removed from maple syrup bottles to avoid implying support for Brancaland
2. [option]"Let us not be hasty, but try to make use of this situation," interjects @@RANDOMNAME@@, your Minister of Compromise. "This person used the Blackacrian flag as a bath towel, right? Well, that doesn't sound very glorious... Come to think of it, if you can print a flag on a bath towel, you can print it on other things as well. Like toilet paper... Why don't we print the Blackacrian flag on toilet paper and distribute it to everyone for free? It is the ultimate insult and a great propaganda device to boot! Also, I know we don't talk about the pandemic in the issues [wow, meta!], but hey, people do need toilet paper these days. Just saying."
[effect]Blackacre literally has a sh1tty flag
3. [option]"That's what happens if you let these bastards come to our country!" exclaims @@RANDOMNAME@@, an anti-immigration advocate, wrapping a @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ flag around @@HIS@@ neck like a scarf. "First they come as 'guests' and then they try to shamelessly take over our country by pitching their flag posts here. What is next? Will they make us speak their ugly language too? Bah! Let's kick all foreigners out of our country!"
[effect]@@NAME@@ is as @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ as it has never been
4. [option]"Haha, Oh my Violet, you guys are serious, I can't believe it!" chortles @@RANDOMNAME@@, just a sensible citizen who should have gone extinct, sputtering @@HIS@@ Eckie-Ecola all over your desk. "Just relax, people. What the hell is wrong with you? Anyone can fly any flag here for Violet's sake! It doesn't mean they are invading your country or something. Don't you have better things to worry about? Like the budget deficit?" @@HE@@ stops talking when Commander @@RANDOMLASTNAME@@ hits @@HIM@@ on the head with a nightstick.
[effect]let's be honest, this effect will never occur, because this is not the kind of nation where @@LEADER@@ chooses the sensible option
That looks pretty incredible, thank you for pointing it out to me. The art style is great, very appealing. Would you say the stories have a "cozy" quality to them, as in the Redwall series, or does it mostly concentrate on the battles?
I don't know why, but there seems to be a good amount of quality fiction about mice and rats that can be enjoyed both by adults and the young. Rats of NIMH springs to mind, and Wind in the Willows, if you expand it out to "general woodland critters." There are a couple that have been on my "To Read" list for awhile now: The Tale of Despereaux and The Underland Chronicles.
I like a good animal card collection, well done. I don't know of any good squirrel cards, but I have a general rodent collection you can look through: page=deck/nation=ratfink/collection=15374
I'm honored. I don't even have my legendary :/
To be honest, I'm not sure what I did for my nation to become legendary, but I suppose I'll take it.
EDIT: Turns out I do have my own legendary card. Thanks to Outer Bele Levy Epies for reminding me
*pokes head out of woods*
*finds hundreds of random RMB posts that form giant post drifts and block the roadways on leeward sides of hills*
*returns to the woods to enjoy the rapid onset of spring*