Harry Turtledove's Settling Accounts
Did you ever wonder what would have happened if the Confederate States won the American Civil War? And if the United States joined the Central Powers in the Great War, whereas the Confederates fought with Britain and France?
Well, have a look at this mod. It's based on the Timeline-191 series by alternate history author Harry Turtledove and covers the events of the Settling Accounts sub-series.
The original mod was created by HMS Enterprize, so credits go to him. I converted the mod to Arsenal of Democracy and gave it a huge update.
Download v1.0beta here!
Twenty years after the United States lost the Civil War, the Confederates purchase two Mexican provinces in order to gain access to the Pacific. Provoked and still frustrated, the United States start another war called the Second Mexican War - and lose again. After that, the USA extend their military budget, introduce conscription and, most important, join the German Empire and her allies.
Another three decades later, Archduke Franz Ferdinand is killed by Serbian nationalists and a conflict later know as the Great War starts. After three years of bloody trench warfare, the newly invented barrels (know as tanks in our timeline) enable a breakthrough: The United States lead by Theodore Roosevelt beat the CSA and her Canadian allies, inherit Canada Kentucky, Sequoyah, parts of Virginia and Texas and regain their proud. Germany kicks France out of the war, Russia nearly loses the Russian Civil War against communist rebels and Britain is beat, though not knocked flat.
The frustrated Confederates elect Jake Featherston, leader of the radical Freedom Party, as President in 1934. France is turned into a monarchy by Action française. Britain, lead by Winston Churchill and Oswald Mosley, is drifting towards absolutism. Russia's poorly equipped but gigantic army is gearing up for war. Who will win this time?
What does v1.0beta include?
Hundreds of event have been added, but there are still some balance issues.
How do I install this mod?
The mod is for AoD1.04. The installations requires nothing more that deleting some folders and copy the mod into your AoD folder. A readme.txt with all details is included in the zip folder.
Can I still play AoD vanilla if AoD - Settling Accounts is installed?
You can't, that's why I recommend to create a separate installation for this mod.
Wow, did you do that all by yourself?
No, the original mod was created for HoI2 Armaggedon by HMS Enterprize, but I changed a lot of stuff, added new graphics.
Special thanks to HMS Enterprize for creating the original concept of this great mod!
Download old v0.1beta here
Download old v0.5beta here