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    The Star of New Orleans - A Louisiana AAR

    Extra! Extra! Read All About It! The Star of New Orleans - A V2 AAR for an Independent Louisiana, told in Newspapers!

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    Last edited by AllmyJames; 24-02-2011 at 21:42. Reason: Refernce materials added
    Extra! Extra! Read All About It! The Star of New Orleans - A V2 AAR for an Independent Louisiana, told in Newspapers!

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    Last edited by AllmyJames; 01-03-2011 at 19:00. Reason: Updated Table of Contents
    Extra! Extra! Read All About It! The Star of New Orleans - A V2 AAR for an Independent Louisiana, told in Newspapers!

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    Last edited by AllmyJames; 18-01-2011 at 21:24. Reason: Re-hosted images on imageshack
    Extra! Extra! Read All About It! The Star of New Orleans - A V2 AAR for an Independent Louisiana, told in Newspapers!

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    Looks good, what mods are you using?

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    Lord Elgin, engaging in wanton lootery in this universe too.

    Looks interesting!
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    Very, very cool. I love the way you explained game terminology in the journalistic style.

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    Looks promising!

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    Quote Originally Posted by WelshDude View Post
    Looks good, what mods are you using?
    Only the Rebel Demands Tweak and my own minor adjustments to create an independent Louisiana. I'll post a map, etc. at the start of the 1836 session.

    Quote Originally Posted by Morsky View Post
    Boo! Hiss! Nasty French bastards! Vive le Haiti libre!

    On the other hand, the AAR is absolutely glorious in both idea, style and execution. I'll be following. Bonne chance!
    Thanks! I'm afraid the only way to plausibly have an independent Louisiana is to crush the Haitian rebellion (and brutally, too). It remains to be seen, however, how long Saint Domingue will remain subdued...

    Quote Originally Posted by RGB View Post
    Lord Elgin, engaging in wanton lootery in this universe too.

    Looks interesting!
    Yep! Some forces are too great to be stopped by alternative history, and British cultural imperialism is one of them!

    Quote Originally Posted by Phalanxia View Post
    Very, very cool. I love the way you explained game terminology in the journalistic style.
    Thanks! I'm hoping to keep the flavour of the newspaper format as much as possible.

    Quote Originally Posted by Enewald View Post
    Looks promising!
    Good to hear it!

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    To all: There's a few issues of the prologue to get through, so I'll be posting those fairly frequently until we reach 1836. A prize of kudos to the first person who correctly guesses who Louisiana's ruler will be in 1836! Hopefully the updates will be coherent enough to follow the story, but please let me know if the format needs updating or tweaking at all. As far as I know, I'm the first person to do this!
    Last edited by AllmyJames; 18-01-2011 at 21:26. Reason: Re-hosted image on imageshack
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    Last edited by AllmyJames; 24-02-2011 at 21:22. Reason: Rehosted images on imageshack
    Extra! Extra! Read All About It! The Star of New Orleans - A V2 AAR for an Independent Louisiana, told in Newspapers!

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    Down with the interweb, Up with the old-fashioned newspaper. I look forward to reading more.
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    This is great! I will be definitely be following this!
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    Great!!!! I'm suscribing! What are the plan of Louisiana concerning their brothers in Québec?
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    Quote Originally Posted by AllmyJames View Post
    Only the Rebel Demands Tweak and my own minor adjustments to create an independent Louisiana. I'll post a map, etc. at the start of the 1836 session.i
    Does the USA have cores on you?

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    Well this is novel - excellent all round, I shall be following.

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    Yeah, this is a very clever way to tell the story of your AAR. I'll be sure to keep reading.

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