History PlayingWith / TheEmpire

17th Jan '18 7:25:32 PM MasterN
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** The Commonwealth of Evulz has the trappings of an Empire (An Emperor, nobility, a strong and powerful military). However, it's governed by a democratically elected parliament, and member states not only have autonomy but ''[[VoluntaryVassal volunteered]]'' to unite under the Emperor. Its goals are peace and prosperity.

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** The Commonwealth of Evulz Corruption has the trappings of an Empire (An Emperor, nobility, a strong and powerful military). However, it's governed by a democratically elected parliament, and member states not only have autonomy but ''[[VoluntaryVassal volunteered]]'' to unite under the Emperor. Its goals are peace and prosperity.



* '''Enforced''': The writer wanted a story with a singular, unified threat to everything the heroes hold dear, so the Evil Empire fits the bill perfectly.
* '''Lampshaded''': "So, this is a fairly standard case: an evil empire bent on world conquest."
* '''Invoked''': [[WellIntentionedExtremist General Clark]] decides that the world [=/=] galaxy needs order. Deciding that the only way he can accomplish this, [[UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans he works to create an Empire]].

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* '''Enforced''': The writer wanted a story with [[BigBad a singular, unified threat to everything the heroes hold dear, dear]], so the Evil Empire fits the bill perfectly.
* '''Lampshaded''': "So, this is a fairly standard case: conflict: an evil empire bent on world conquest."
* '''Invoked''': [[WellIntentionedExtremist General Clark]] General]] [[TheDragon Drake]] decides that the world [=/=] galaxy needs order. Deciding that on the only way he can accomplish this, [[UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans he works to create an Empire]].Empire]] with his master Evulz as TheEmperor.



** A king with a weak claim to his throne realizes that conquest is a particularly good way to gain a lot of king cred easily, so he goes a conquering to create his own Empire.

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** A king with a weak claim to his throne realizes that conquest is a particularly good way to gain a lot of king cred easily, so he goes a conquering a-conquering to create his own Empire.



** TheFederation is collapsing as member states are leaving left and right. Realizing that a strong central authority is what is needed to hold his nation together, the federation president declares himself Emperor and uses his Empire to bring the revolting states in line.

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** TheFederation TheFederation[=/=]TheRepublic is collapsing as member states are leaving left and right. Realizing that a strong central authority is what is needed to hold his nation together, the federation president federation/republic leader [[Film/RevengeOfTheSith declares himself Emperor and uses his Empire to bring the revolting states in line.line]].



** The hero attempts to prevent his nation from becoming the Empire, seeing the danger it poses to peace.

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** The hero TheGoodKing attempts to prevent his nation from becoming the Empire, seeing the danger it poses to peace.



Back to TheEmpire

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Back All Tropers, sing glory to TheEmpireTheEmpire!
23rd Nov '17 11:55:25 PM MasterN
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** The Empire of Evulz is fighting to protect itís people from the local PeoplesRepublicOfTyranny.
23rd Nov '17 11:53:40 PM MasterN
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** The federation is collapsing as member states are leaving left and right. Realizing that a strong central authority is what is needed to hold his nation together, the federation president declares himself Emperor and uses his Empire to bring the revolting states in line.

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** The federation TheFederation is collapsing as member states are leaving left and right. Realizing that a strong central authority is what is needed to hold his nation together, the federation president declares himself Emperor and uses his Empire to bring the revolting states in line.



** The work takes a closer look at the Troperian Empire, and shows all the trouble the Emperor has to get through to keep it in one piece: keeping down national tensions, [[BalkanizeMe separatism]], [[SleazyPolitician political corruption]], [[ObstructiveBureaucrat bureaucratic inefficiency]], the list goes on and on.

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** The work takes a closer look at the Troperian Empire, Empire of Evulz, and shows all the trouble the Emperor has to get through to keep it in one piece: keeping down national tensions, [[BalkanizeMe separatism]], [[SleazyPolitician political corruption]], [[ObstructiveBureaucrat bureaucratic inefficiency]], the list goes on and on.
23rd Nov '17 11:51:51 PM MasterN
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** An asteroid strikes the world of the Troperian Empire, and pieces hit every state on that planet...except Troperian. [[KarmicMisfire Payback is a bitch]], yes?
* '''Parodied''': Troperia is a MicroMonarchy, yet the government still insists that everyone calls it "The Glorious Troperian Empire".

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** An asteroid strikes the world of the Troperian Empire, and pieces hit every state on that planet...except Troperian.the Empire. [[KarmicMisfire Payback is a bitch]], yes?
* '''Parodied''': Troperia The Empire is a MicroMonarchy, yet the government still insists that everyone calls it "The Glorious Troperian Empire".Empire of Evulz".
23rd Nov '17 11:50:22 PM MasterN
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** The Troperian Commonwealth has the trappings of an Empire (An Empress, nobility, a strong and powerful military). However, it's governed by a democratically elected parliament, and member states not only have autonomy but ''[[VoluntaryVassal volunteered]]'' to unite under the Empress. Its goals are peace and prosperity.
** The Troperian Empire has all the bark about being The Empire, but its military and territory are no greater than those of their neighbors.

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** The Troperian Commonwealth of Evulz has the trappings of an Empire (An Empress, Emperor, nobility, a strong and powerful military). However, it's governed by a democratically elected parliament, and member states not only have autonomy but ''[[VoluntaryVassal volunteered]]'' to unite under the Empress.Emperor. Its goals are peace and prosperity.
** The Troperian Empire of Evulz has all the bark about being The Empire, but its military and territory are no greater than those of their neighbors.



** The Commonwealth is an oligarchy, with the democratic trappings being just that: trappings. The Empress is a succubus that brainwashed the nation's democratic leaders into serving her so she can rule the nation and eventually sacrifice it to Satan to become an Archdevil.

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** The Commonwealth is an oligarchy, with the democratic trappings being just that: trappings. The Empress Emperor is a succubus demon that brainwashed the nation's democratic leaders into serving her them so she they can rule the nation and eventually sacrifice it to Satan to become an Archdevil.
23rd Nov '17 11:48:22 PM MasterN
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** "Troperian Empire" is merely an ArtifactTitle, and the country of Troperia [[VestigialEmpire isn't nearly as huge and aggressive as it used to be]].
** Alternatively, "Troperian Empire" is a ''good'' empire truly caring for the welfare of its citizens and deliberately avoid using iron fisted rules. It's just the LaResistance who's [[PropagandaMachine spreading propaganda]] about how 'bad' Troperian Empire is based on the common fallacy/perception of 'Empire = ObviouslyEvil'.

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** "Troperian Empire" "Empire of Evulz" is merely an ArtifactTitle, and the country of Troperia [[VestigialEmpire isn't nearly as huge and aggressive as it used to be]].
** Alternatively, "Troperian Empire" is "Empire of Evulz" is, [[IronicName despite the name,]] a ''good'' empire truly caring for the welfare of its citizens and deliberately avoid using iron fisted rules. It's just the LaResistance who's [[PropagandaMachine spreading propaganda]] about how 'bad' Troperian the Empire is based on the common fallacy/perception of 'Empire = ObviouslyEvil'.
23rd Nov '17 11:46:59 PM MasterN
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** The Empire of Evulz is fighting for the survival of civilization against the BarbarianTribe.

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** The Empire of Evulz is fighting for the survival of civilization against the [[TheRevolutionWillNotBeCivilized an evil]] LaResistance led by a BarbarianTribe.
23rd Nov '17 11:45:32 PM MasterN
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* '''Straight''': The Troperian Empire controls one-fourth of the world's landmass, has the greatest, most ferocious military of all, and a nice standard of living to boot.
* '''Exaggerated''': The Troperian Empire [[MultiversalConqueror spans entire universes]] - trillions of worlds, all answering to [[TheEmperor one man]].
* '''Downplayed''': The Troperian Empire is a chain of supermarkets.
* '''Justified''': The Troperian Empire is sitting on a cache of AppliedPhlebotinum that allowed it to become the most militarily powerful country in the world.

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* '''Straight''': The Troperian Empire of Evulz controls one-fourth of the world's landmass, has the greatest, most ferocious military of all, and a nice standard of living to boot.
* '''Exaggerated''': The Troperian Empire of Evulz [[MultiversalConqueror spans entire universes]] - trillions of worlds, all answering to [[TheEmperor one man]].
* '''Downplayed''': The Troperian Empire of Evulz is a chain of supermarkets.
* '''Justified''': The Troperian Empire of Evulz is sitting on a cache of AppliedPhlebotinum that allowed it to become the most militarily powerful country in the world.



** [[TheAlliance Troperian Alliance]] is a loose coalition of states and factions fighting for liberation of their lands.
** The Troperian Empire is fighting for the survival of civilization against the evil BarbarianTribe.

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** [[TheAlliance The Troperian Alliance]] is a loose coalition of states and factions fighting for liberation of their lands.
** The Troperian Empire of Evulz is fighting for the survival of civilization against the evil BarbarianTribe.
15th Aug '17 7:32:13 PM AgentKyles
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** Alternatively, "Troperian Empire" is a GOOD empire truly caring for the welfare of its citizens and deliberately avoid using iron fisted rules. It's just the LaResistance who's spreading propaganda about how 'bad' Troperian Empire is based on the common fallacy/perception of 'Empire = ObviouslyEvil'.
** The Troperian Commonwealth has the trappings of an Empire (An Empress, nobility, a strong and powerful military). However, its govern by a democratically elected parliament, and member states not only have autonomy but volunteered to unite under the Empress. Its goals are peace and prosperity.

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** Alternatively, "Troperian Empire" is a GOOD ''good'' empire truly caring for the welfare of its citizens and deliberately avoid using iron fisted rules. It's just the LaResistance who's [[PropagandaMachine spreading propaganda propaganda]] about how 'bad' Troperian Empire is based on the common fallacy/perception of 'Empire = ObviouslyEvil'.
** The Troperian Commonwealth has the trappings of an Empire (An Empress, nobility, a strong and powerful military). However, its govern it's governed by a democratically elected parliament, and member states not only have autonomy but volunteered ''[[VoluntaryVassal volunteered]]'' to unite under the Empress. Its goals are peace and prosperity.



** The Empire only appears to be good, but it is unbelievably corrupt, and is slowly mind raping its citizens into obedience. The Empire's humanitarian nature is merely a front for the evil it commits behind the scenes. LaResistance are just run by people in on the secret, but because they can't conclusively prove the Empire's evil (or worse, they ''can'', but it benefits LaResistance as well as the Empire to keep the truth hidden), they look like heartless terrorists blowing up malls ForTheEvulz (or even worse, they ''are'' terrorists for the evulz and the whole thing is an EvilVsEvil situation.)
** The Commonwealth is an oligarchy, with the democratic trappings being just that: trappings. The Empress is a succubus that brainwashed the nation's democratic leaders into serving her so she can rule the nation and eventually sacrifice it to Satan to become an Archdevil
** An asteroid strikes the world of the Troperian Empire, and pieces hit every state on that planet...except Troperian. Payback is a bitch, yes?

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** The Empire only appears to be good, but it is unbelievably corrupt, and is slowly mind raping its citizens into obedience. The Empire's humanitarian nature is [[VillainWithGoodPublicity merely a front front]] for the evil it commits behind the scenes. LaResistance are just run by people in on the secret, but because they can't conclusively prove the Empire's evil (or worse, they ''can'', but it benefits LaResistance as well as the Empire to keep the truth hidden), they look like heartless terrorists TerroristsWithoutACause blowing up malls ForTheEvulz (or even worse, they ''are'' terrorists for the evulz and the whole thing is an EvilVsEvil situation.)
** The Commonwealth is an oligarchy, with the democratic trappings being just that: trappings. The Empress is a succubus that brainwashed the nation's democratic leaders into serving her so she can rule the nation and eventually sacrifice it to Satan to become an Archdevil
Archdevil.
** An asteroid strikes the world of the Troperian Empire, and pieces hit every state on that planet...except Troperian. [[KarmicMisfire Payback is a bitch, bitch]], yes?



* '''Invoked''': A character decides that the world [=/=] galaxy needs order. Deciding that the only way he can accomplish this, he works to create an Empire.

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* '''Invoked''': A character [[WellIntentionedExtremist General Clark]] decides that the world [=/=] galaxy needs order. Deciding that the only way he can accomplish this, [[UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans he works to create an Empire.Empire]].



** The work takes a closer look at the Troperian Empire, and shows all the trouble the Emperor has to get through to keep it in one piece: keeping down national tensions, separatism, political corruption, bureaucratic inefficiency, the list goes on and on.

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** The work takes a closer look at the Troperian Empire, and shows all the trouble the Emperor has to get through to keep it in one piece: keeping down national tensions, separatism, [[BalkanizeMe separatism]], [[SleazyPolitician political corruption, corruption]], [[ObstructiveBureaucrat bureaucratic inefficiency, inefficiency]], the list goes on and on.
8th Jan '15 7:11:58 PM VPhantom
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* '''Exploited''': Realizing that the Empire is rising, an industrialist gets in good with the future Emperor. Since the Empire needs a lot of war material for their conquests, the businessman gets rich ''and'' powerful.

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* '''Exploited''': '''Exploited''':
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Realizing that the Empire is rising, an industrialist gets in good with the future Emperor. Since the Empire needs a lot of war material for their conquests, the businessman gets rich ''and'' powerful.
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