Overlord General Discussion:

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26 TobiasDrake11th Dec 2013 03:16:16 PM from Colorado, USA , Relationship Status: Married to my murderer
I would consider him more of an emperor. Monarchy is passed down by blood and features ideals such as the Divine Right to Rule, the idea that a specific bloodline and all members of it are inherently sacred.

The Overlord is the ruler of a nation with a strong expansionist policy, colonizing and conquering other countries and adding them to his own. This marks his nation as an Empire.
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27 MarqFJA11th Dec 2013 03:21:11 PM from Saudi Arabia , Relationship Status: Shipping fictional characters
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An empire (as in, a state ruled by an emperor) is a monarchy, though. And not all monarchies are hereditary or uphold "divine right to rule" (modern constitutional monarchies, anyone?), either; you can have elective monarchies, or even monarchies where succession is determined by which of the would-be successors wins/survives a battle to the death between them.

edited 11th Dec '13 3:21:44 PM by MarqFJA

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28 Canid11711th Dec 2013 03:52:41 PM , Relationship Status: Hello, I love you
Yeah its an evil Empire.
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29 Journeyman11th Dec 2013 04:30:46 PM from Here and there.
It's the Over Lord!
I think we need a Total War mod for this game. tongue That'd be fun!
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