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Alexis Voltaire
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« Reply #25 on: June 01, 2013, 03:11:21 am »

here's a reference map of an alternate North America for Wind in the Sails.

((click link for full-size view))

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« Reply #26 on: November 26, 2013, 07:15:33 am »

An alternative map of the United States, with the states defined by watersheds; geological boundaries:
http://io9.com/this-is-what-the-united-states-might-have-looked-like-1470019663

Image:


This could be used as reference for any gamer wanting to design an alternate United States.
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« Reply #27 on: June 02, 2018, 07:44:35 pm »

Posting a new ship's portrait of the HMAS Marigold.


HMAS Marigold in the Eye Of the Storm
Altered photo of  dirigible altered and augmented in Paint Shop Pro 7 by MWBailey

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J. Wilhelm
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« Reply #28 on: June 04, 2018, 04:29:05 am »

An alternative map of the United States, with the states defined by watersheds; geological boundaries:
http://io9.com/this-is-what-the-united-states-might-have-looked-like-1470019663

Image:


This could be used as reference for any gamer wanting to design an alternate United States.


Texas could be much bigger even with the watershed boundaries. In fact, save for the "pan handle," the northern boundary of Texas on a state map is already defined by a river (Red River). The map above shows Oklahoma as the second largest state after California.

I can deduce from the watershed map that whoever drew the map was an "Okie"  Grin He will not escape the "Longhorn Revenge"!

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Luftschiffengel crew repairing a hole at 30 000 ft of altitude, aboard the USAS Orca
Fearless they are. This Airship Angel looks quite calm and collected
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« Reply #29 on: June 04, 2018, 08:45:37 am »

Posting a new ship's portrait of the HMAS Marigold.


HMAS Marigold in the Eye Of the Storm
Altered photo of  dirigible altered and augmented in Paint Shop Pro 7 by MWBailey




General Bahlmann at the Liberation of Zacatecas City.
Impressionist painting unsigned and undated by unknown author.
Some speculate it was Édouard Manet*, Circa 1875, but naturally the
French artist would be careful not to sign the painting for fear of reprisal
at a time when French forces were beaten by the United States-Prussian Alliance.
 Roll Eyes  Grin
(Right click to zoom in)

The troops of General William Tecumseh Sherman joined the fleet led Admiral Johannes Wilhelm in the decisive battle of Zacatecas, taking the city nightfall on the 22 of July 1875. Having saved the government of President Benito Juarez, American troops and Airship personnel took over the City Hall of Zacatecas, while the Governors mansion was taken over by the Mexican Republican Forces, and so the occupation of the nortthern territories by Imperial forces was ended. In Zacatecas City, President Juarez' staff would set up a new temporary seat of government for Mexico while American troops marched toward Queretaro and Admiral Wilhelm's fleet resumed the aerial offensive toward Mexico City. This battle would prove to be the beginning of the end for the Aerial French and Confederate Fleets, and thus the tide turned against the ground troops of the Imperial Forces of Maximilian.



*Other propose it was a geeky middle aged man manipulating digital pictures with GiMP late at night.
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