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Northern Alharu is a large area. Can you give us a rough idea on a picture of northern Alharu where you'd see yourself be? Depending on the location, there are various things to keep in mind.

Additionally, I'd love to see you (more) on the Discord. Like I've said to others that joined the region, the community and how you fit in it is just as big a part of things here as the roleplaying itself. You could be the best roleplayer around but if your character clashes with the others, that doesn't matter much.

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2 hours ago, Variota said:

Northern Alharu is a large area. Can you give us a rough idea on a picture of northern Alharu where you'd see yourself be? Depending on the location, there are various things to keep in mind.

Additionally, I'd love to see you (more) on the Discord. Like I've said to others that joined the region, the community and how you fit in it is just as big a part of things here as the roleplaying itself. You could be the best roleplayer around but if your character clashes with the others, that doesn't matter much.

I will make a better attempt to be on Discord more regularly (but it may not always be when most people are on the channel). I happy to provide further perspective on my claim through visual representation in the next day or two when I have more flexibility on my end.

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I'll just say that if Tikva ends up being near me, I'm perfectly fine with it. I'd enjoy talking some about the future and whatnot if that's the case though, perhaps on discord?

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@Limonaia and I had a brief chat on Discord about my request and as I promised, here is the two general areas I'm looking at:

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I'm thinking more the second area but the 1st suggestion (above) is probably more in line with climate...I think. Plus @Rihan has told me the two other nations in the area are rather...dormant.

I will be on Discord tomorrow if you would like to discuss this further.

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Hi there @Tikva. This request seems to have evolved somewhat. So I'll get right to the point.

  1. Newsroom. A couple of nice stories right there. Including some human interest, which we don't often see.
  2. Factbook. Certainly longer and more detailed than some of the players who have been around for much longer.
  3. Location. The combination of Mediterranean and desert is certainly what will draw you to Alharu.
    1. If similar nations are your thing, you can certainly opt for a location in Western Alharu near @Cashar who is supposed to be Semitic.
    2. There is also a distinct culture of @Kaitaine nearby.
    3. If you need a river Jordan and mountains nearby, then the triangle are between Lusotropia, Soreana and Limonaia is also interesting.
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1 hour ago, Orioni said:

Hi there @Tikva. This request seems to have evolved somewhat. So I'll get right to the point.

  1. Newsroom. A couple of nice stories right there. Including some human interest, which we don't often see.
  2. Factbook. Certainly longer and more detailed than some of the players who have been around for much longer.
  3. Location. The combination of Mediterranean and desert is certainly what will draw you to Alharu.
    1. If similar nations are your thing, you can certainly opt for a location in Western Alharu near @Cashar who is supposed to be Semitic.
    2. There is also a distinct culture of @Kaitaine nearby.
    3. If you need a river Jordan and mountains nearby, then the triangle are between Lusotropia, Soreana and Limonaia is also interesting.

So perhaps Option 3 makes the most sense. If I am going to be near another nation, it is probably best to be near those who are more active. I'd imagine that most of Option 3 is probably 'temperate' or 'not desert.' If so, it's not a big deal as I can just tweak some geography around and make sure I don't reference any deserts in my wiki entries (which I owe @Rihan considerably for his assistance). We can talk more about this on Discord as I'll be on tomorrow.

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On 12/7/2018 at 1:30 AM, Orioni said:

If similar nations are your thing, you can certainly opt for a location in Western Alharu near @Cashar who is supposed to be Semitic.

Is this a "rich Jew" stereotype?

Either way, I'm cool with that. North of Cashar would be best, I think, since it features a West-Banks-like location.

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1 hour ago, Sunset Sea Islands said:

Is this a "rich Jew" stereotype?

Either way, I'm cool with that. North of Cashar would be best, I think, since it features a West-Banks-like location.

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I suppose this could be a possibility, what is your opinion on this @Orioni ?

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28 minutes ago, Sunset Sea Islands said:

Alternatively, those areas could be viable as well. Proximity to @Aluxia, @Cavunia and @Sayf would make sense if you look at the RL near east. Also, that little peninsula north of @Variota looks a little Sinai-y.
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I've no issue with those areas and doesn't interfere with my expansion plans.

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22 hours ago, Sunset Sea Islands said:

Is this a "rich Jew" stereotype?

Either way, I'm cool with that. North of Cashar would be best, I think, since it features a West-Banks-like location.

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@Orioni, I have taken some time to think about the map placement and this is probably the best option as I can justify the Samarran Valley right on the southern border. Plus even if Cashar is 'dormant' no harm in at least having someone share a border with.

If this is the ultimate placement, then placement of cities remain except that Harel is at the confluence of the river and the sea, Katzilya is to its right, and Adora further to the right a third of the way to the eastern edge. Ayalon would be placed inland, rather central on the image above. I think adding any other cities to this plot would make it too busy.

Let me know if there is anything else you need.

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