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    OOC: Sounds great, but what's wrong with just sticking with this system? That will make everything needlessly complicated when it comes to prices.
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    This is part of an experiment I am doing. The actual money we all use in the bank are "Gold Units". The money we use, however, if we appropriate 200 dollars for building something, and you use the pound, you only lose 180 Gold Units.

    This is all a trial to make the game better for YOU and makes currency printing possible. All of the calculations are on MY part. I do the work. You guys sit back and watch as I start to engineer a complex economy behind the scenes.
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    We would like to announce that our currency will be based on the German Mark, only now renamed the Irish Mark.
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    The USA continues it's use of the Greenback!

    OOC: I doubt I needed to do that but since you asked. Did you see my questions on the previous page Fry?

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    OOC: Flavour is great, but this is just going to make calculating money needlessly difficult, whilst also making every nation pick one of 5 currency's, something that in this time period wouldn't have happened.

    I realise that ultimately my opinion is pretty much irrelevant, but this just seems like something that adds needless complication to a system that was already working fine.
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    OOC: Why you gotta make me choose? I'm not into this finances thing.
    Also, what if one wants to establish one's own currency?

    EDIT: Also, I agree with Doombunny. Don't fix what ain't broken.
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    OOC: See, this is my point. In this time period, a common currency between nations is pretty much unheard of.

    Not to mention that adding this much stress and calculation to you isn't a good idea.

    Either way, Ill stop doing this now.
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    I did not see your question.

    To be honest, I made a huge excel calculation sheet today at work, and I'm messing around with it. Not everything seems 100% proper, but hey. The chances of Britain actually having a communist revolution in 1862 is low too.

    You may not make a new currency. Essentially, you all have your currencies, and you are simply tying yours to another one. A very common practice as they ALL (Besides the Confederate Dollar) are tied to Gold, just at different rates.
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    OOC: Each nation should have it's own currency, or you should stick with the current system of two currencies.
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    OOC: Can we please just stick with the current single currency for everyone, and say that the sums are as much of our currency is needed to cover that amount in Gold?
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    They do. Each of them are tied to gold differently. In essence, you people have nothing to worry about. The stats wont be changing.
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    OOC: Hmm, this is tricky. The pound and mark is the currency of the enemy, no German citizen would be happy using the franc and the dollars suck....
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    OOC: I asked about the status of Tennessee at the moment and also any unallocated troops I have, pretty much.

    - Also, confirmation on whether my income and trade should have been reduced due to using the Greenback would be appreciated.
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    OOC: So, what do you offer me to use your currency?
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    OOC: This is all to complicated for me, Ill just sit in the corner and see what everyone else does.
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    OOC: I want mark because pund is monies of enemies!
    (Mark too, but alas, it is worth more and francs are crap)
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    OOC: If possible, can I use the Swiss franc? A stable financial neighbour should have a good currency....
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    OOC: I think I'll go with the pound. Makes the most sense, despite it being a bit...shaky.

    The Confederacy of Guatemala and El Salvador will continue to use the British Pound as a base.
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    OOC: You can make your currency as strong or weak as you wish, this is merely a peg. You can have, for instance, my pesetas being worth 4£, or my pesetas being worth 0,05£. I would value stability more than the actual value.
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    Thanks for your effort in trying to improve the game, Fry, but I agree with doom. Let's stick to the "money" or "gold units" we've been using so far. Many things in these games are simplified for good reason. I honestly do not see the advantage to the game, but quite some disadvantages.


    Also - could we get a deadline for the orders for next turn?

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