Worldwar

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Email: johnmunch@q.com
Type: Alternate History
Last-Update: 2011Aug21
Keywords: free, open-ended, email, human, space, rpg

Description

It's 2006. Five years after 9/1l war rages in various parts of the world.

The United States is fighting the War on Terror. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan continue......

The war in Chechnya continues to rage as Russia continues battling the Chechen separatists.......

In the Middle East, war has broken out between Israel and the terrorist group Hezbollah.......

In South America, leftist regimes come to power in Bolivia, Ecuador, Venezuela, and Brazil.......

In the United States, a charismatic young Senator from Illinois has just entered the spotlight, and his vision of change for America has made him a powerful figure in American politics....

The Arab Spring has occurred in the Middle East....

And amidst these dramatic events, Earth is invaded by a reptilian alien race from the stars which is determined to conquer the planet and enslave mankind.....

War breaks out between the human race and these aliens, and the fate of Earth hangs in the balance....

Based on the "Worldwar" series of Alternate History novels by Harry Turtledove but set in 2006 instead of during World War II, "Worldwar" is the story of that war, a war that humanity must win in order to survive.....

You can play as a civilian caught in the conflict, a resistance fighter behind enemy lines, a political leader, or a military character from the following nations:

1. United States-including its forces in Iraq and Afghanistan

Cities in the USA where civilians and resistance fighters are from:

A. Chicago B. New York City C. Washington, D.C. D. Atlanta, Georgia E. Miami, Florida F. Nashville, Tennessee G. Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota H. Denver, Colorado I. Salt Lake City, Utah (includes all of Utah) J. Boise, Idaho K. Pocatello, Idaho L. Idaho Falls, Idaho M. Las Vegas, Nevada N. Los Angeles, California O. Santa Barbara, California P. San Francisco, California Q. Seattle, Washington R. Other American cities and other nations

2. Britain-including its forces in Iraq and Afghanistan

3. France/Germany/other European nations

4. Russia

5. China

6. Japan

7. India

8. Israel

9. Egypt and other Middle Eastern nations

10. South Africa

11. Argentina

12. Brazil

13. Venezuela

14. Other South American nations

15. Australia

16. New Zealand

17. Non-national organizations

18. The Reptilian Aliens

To join: send a character bio to the GM at johnmunch@q.com.

      


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