The guns have finally fallen silent following the end of the
in 1948, and the revolutionary tides of syndicalism have been stemmed both in Europe and North America past the victorious
Reichspakt. Nevertheless, the ii powers that once fought together to stop syndicalism have not forgotten their one-time enmity for each other from the
first Weltkrieg, and accept divided themselves forth ideological lines and back their words with nuclear weapons, leading to a new kind of state of war, a
The Entente, led by the United Kingdom, the Dominion of Canada and South France have taken moves to protect the spirit of republic and shine its beacon across the earth, while the German language Empire and its puppets in the Reichspakt continue spread their imperial influence wherever information technology can and establish autocratic states.
In the onetime Us, the American Union State begins to falter despite its victory over both
Douglas MacArthur‘due south junta and the Syndicates every bit the new nations that now environs it brainstorm to exert their influence, and information technology becomes clearer by the mean solar day that America shall once once more go a battleground.
Whatever the coming years will bring, it’due south clear that information technology shall be shaped by the ensuing disharmonize betwixt maintaining the and so-called “German Century” and the global spread of democratic ideals.
provides examples of:
Allohistorical Allusion: The 2d Weltkrieg concluded much the same as
World War Two
did in real life:
- The war was put to a decisive end when the second almost powerful state of the losing side (the Wedlock of Uk versus the Empire of Japan) unconditionally surrendered afterwards a nuclear bomb was dropped on 1 of their cities (Portsmouth versus Nagasaki).
- The country leading the losing side (the District of France versus the High german Reich) was divided in two later their defeat, each half controlled by i of the factions making upwardly the winning side (Reichspakt-controlled North France and Entente-controlled South French republic versus Western Allies-controlled West Federal republic of germany and Soviet-controlled East Germany), and members of their ethnic group were expelled from some of their lost territories (Alsace-Lorraine versus anywhere east of the Oder-Neisse line).
- Afterward the war ends, relations between the factions making up the winning side worsen, leading to a Common cold War. The losing side’south ideology (syndicalism versus fascism) becomes largely discredited, persisting in only a few countries.
Alternate History: Across beingness an unofficial sequel to
where Germany won the starting time world war, Krasnacht is an alternate history to the OTL Cold War between NATO and the Warsaw Pact.
Divided States of America: The American Union Country is the winner of the
Second American Civil War, just controls a smaller territory than the old United States in one case did, equally information technology and the Pacific States of America signed a truce to defeat the Combined Syndicates, assuasive each other’s existence to proceed for the time being. New England and the Great Lakes also be under Canadian rule as boob governments, and Canada has annexed Alaska.
- The Empire: The German Empire has remained the largest superpower on the planest since the finish of the start Weltkrieg, and that hasn’t changed much since. Their autocratic and conservative nature has put them at odds with the more than liberal Entente, who are their greatest geopolitical rivals.
- Space Cold War: The principal focus of the mod is a Cold War between the liberal capitalist Entente and the bourgeois Reichspakt afterward a hard-fought victory over the Third Internationale in the 2d Weltkrieg.