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by Srf
Sun Jul 30, 2017 1:20 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Two Yaks and a Dragon
Replies: 3
Views: 111

Re: Two Yaks and a Dragon

Private diary, recovered from checkpoint Bangaad E-N10 (post-engagement). 8th May 1980 First day assigned to Bangaad E-N10 (that’s Bangaad environ, 10th checkpoint North). I’m here with twenty other guys and a platoon of UPA from Bangaad. We can’t really communicate that well, but we manage. They h...
by Srf
Sun Jul 30, 2017 1:17 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Two Yaks and a Dragon
Replies: 3
Views: 111

Re: Two Yaks and a Dragon

Excerpts from “Death by a thousand cuts – the Failed War in Uiriland” published 1999, Nampata Book Company Ltd Bangaad – the first Sharfic folly Sharfland’s opening assault into Uiri on March 11, 1980, was a rapid advance to the north and south of Uiri’s westernmost city, Bangaad, followed by an en...
by Srf
Sun Jul 30, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Two Yaks and a Dragon
Replies: 3
Views: 111

Re: Two Yaks and a Dragon

Vorga, People’s Democratic Sharfic Republic, 1979 “I hope that you understand, ambassador, that this is becoming increasingly unacceptable” Songian ambassador to the Sharfic PDR Yu Xiaobo nodded gravely as the man whose’ office he was standing in stated the obvious. “Indeed it is, Secretary Chubayan...
by Srf
Sun Jul 30, 2017 1:14 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Two Yaks and a Dragon
Replies: 3
Views: 111

Two Yaks and a Dragon

Khasa, Uirian Kingdom, 1967 The Uirian steppe could never really be called warm. Outside of a short, burning hot three month summer, even the sun lost its ability to heat the air on the high flat steppe that covered almost 80% of the country. Within a half-hour of dusk, the warmth of the sun had al...
by Srf
Mon May 01, 2017 8:53 pm
Forum: The Library
Topic: SMSworld fragile states index
Replies: 3
Views: 564

Re: SMSworld fragile states index

Sharfland (92: ALERT) ⋅  Social indicators (30) ⋅  Demographic pressures: 8 Sharfland has a rapidly growing young population that is currently situated mainly in the countryside, where population density is low. Several areas have not yet recovered from the severe food i...
by Srf
Mon May 01, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: The Library
Topic: SMSworld fragile states index
Replies: 3
Views: 564

SMSworld fragile states index

Some sperg we can all work on together: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fragile_States_Index Basically give your country a score of 0-10 (0 lowest, 10 highest) in each of the following categories and post I T T: Social indicators Demographic pressures: Pressures deriving from high volume population de...
by Srf
Tue Apr 25, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: William Westland and the Unholy Ziggurat
Replies: 0
Views: 271

William Westland and the Unholy Ziggurat

Boende, Motappaland - May 3, 1964 If it were possible to smoke a cigarette ironically, Pascal Jauvert would be doing just that. The swarthy half-Quiberonnais, half-Motappan man blew hazy blue smoke into the air with an exaggerated sigh and gazed over the view of Boende. From his elevated position a...
by Srf
Mon Apr 10, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Autumn in Freiburg
Replies: 5
Views: 1060

Re: Autumn in Freiburg

"Chuqi? It's Bridling" The tinny voice coming through Mr Chuqi's intercom jolted him out of a stupor on the sofa, and he rushed to buzz him in while sighing and rubbing his eyes. He spent the 45 seconds waiting for Bridling's elevator to slip a shirt on, and clear at least some of the filt...
by Srf
Tue Feb 28, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: TePL in...
Replies: 0
Views: 389

TePL in...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/78061828/Photos/Lineart/misc/tepl.png TePL in Sharfland What is TePL? TePL is the practice of Te aching P raetannic L anguage, almost always to foreigners and almost always in another country. How do I become a TePL teacher? Preferably, Praetannic should be your ...
by Srf
Sat Dec 10, 2016 4:02 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Autumn in Freiburg
Replies: 5
Views: 1060

Re: Autumn in Freiburg

Mr Bridling passed a five dollar note to the bartender and brought the three beers to his corner table. Two other men, who had been hunched together and whispering fervently, pulled back as he approached. Bridling smiled as he sat down and distributed the bottles. "Come on guys, we are co-consp...

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