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Event 1[]

You are due to hold a speech at the annual gathering of the Navy League. What will be the gist of your speech?

  • Condition: unknown condition 27

Options[]

  • The seas should be kept peaceful for the prosperity of all nations. (-1 budget, -1 prestige, -1 tension to random nations)
  • We are prepared to safeguard the interests of our nation against any threat that may arise. (+1 tension to random nations)
  • The freedom of the seas is threatened by the imperialistic ambitions of XX. (+1 budget, +1 prestige, +2 tension to a nation of your choice)

Event 2[]

A colonial crisis with XX has arisen. You are asked for recommendations. What is your advice to the Government?

  • Target: any nation

Options[]

  • We must safeguard our interests, and if it leads to war, we are prepared to fight it! (+1 budget, +1 prestige, +3 tension to XX)
  • It would be best to avoid a war right now, but prepare for future conflicts by strenghtening the navy. (+2 budget, +1 tension to XX)
  • We are not ready for war and should make concessions to avoid escalating the tensions. (+1 budget, -1 prestige, -1 tension to XX)

Event 3[]

There has been an uprising in an African country in the focus of great power colonial ambitions. We need to send a force to evacuate our nationals and protect our interests. What size should the expeditionary force be?

Options[]

  • A gunboat. (+1 tension to random nations)
  • A cruiser. (+1 prestige, +2 tension to random nations, cruiser gains experience?)
  • A battleship. (+1 budget, +2 prestige, +3 tension to random nations, battleship gains experience?)

Event 4[]

The YY has made an ill-considered statement about XX. What is your response when asked by a foreign journalist?

  • Target: any nation
  • Condition: unknown condition 3

Options[]

  • Try to explain that the quote was taken out of context. (+1 budget, -1 prestige)
  • You will not comment on policy issues. (+1 tension to XX)
  • Agree wholeheartedly with the YY. (+1 budget, +1 prestige, +2 tension to XX)

Event 5[]

A disarmament conference is being held in the Hague. What is your recommendations for the delegation?

Options[]

  • We should not be limited in our national security by any restrictions imposed on us. (+1 prestige, +1 tension to random nations)
  • Keep up an appearance of being reasonable, but don't agree to anything binding. ((chance of?) disarmament conference)
  • We can live with reductions and disarmament, as long as it applies fairly and proportionally to all nations. (-1 budget, -1 prestige, -2 tension to random nations, (high chance of?) disarmament conference)

Event 6[]

XX appears to be considering a naval rearmament programme. The Government asks for your advice on how to react?

  • Target: unknown target condition 13

Options[]

  • We should condemn the adventurous policies of XX and strengthen our own navy. (+2 budget, +1 prestige, +2 tension to XX)
  • Their ships are no threat to our better equipped and trained navy. (+1 tension to XX)
  • We could always complain at the next disarmament conference. (-1 prestige, -1 tension to XX)

Event 7[]

There has been a political murder in the Balkans. What is your advice on how to handle the crisis?

Options[]

  • Demand that the guilty are brought to justice, even at the risk of war. (+1 budget, +1 prestige, +2 tension to random nations)
  • There should be a diplomatic solution to the crisis. (+1 budget, -1 prestige, +1 tension to random nations)
  • Nations stupid enough to put their fingers in the Balkan fire should realise that they can get burned. (+1 tension to random nations)

Event 8[]

A world cruise for our young cadets is planned. What ships should take part?

Options[]

  • Some of our newest and most powerful ships. (+1 prestige, +1 tension to random nations)
  • Some average ships. (no effect)
  • Some of our oldest ships. (+1 budget, -1 prestige)

Event 9[]

A new hawkish Government wants to raise armament expenditure. What is your reaction?

  • Condition: unknown condition 26

Options[]

  • Excellent! This will ensure the safety of our nation. (+2 budget, +2 tension to random nations)
  • A strong navy is the gaurantee of peace, but it must be coupled with careful diplomacy. (+1 budget, +1 tension to random nations)
  • We should be careful not to raise international tensions right now. (-1 prestige)

Event 10[]

A new liberal Government wants to reduce arms expenditures. What is your reaction?

  • Condition: unknown condition 11

Options[]

  • This will spell doom for our proud nation! We will be at the mercy of other nations that are better prepared. (+1 tension to random nations)
  • We can live with this, provided that our foreign policy is tempered and responsible. (-1 budget, -1 tension to random nations, -1 unrest?)
  • This is good. The world needs a pause from rampant military spending. (-2 budget, -1 prestige, -2 tension to random nations, -1 unrest?)

Event 11[]

One of our major arms manufacturers wants to enter a technology sharing agreement with a company in XX. Is this advisable?

  • Target: any nation

Options[]

  • Never! We cannot risk that vital technology is exposed to a potential enemy. (+1 tension to XX)
  • Cooperation will benefit both our nations. (-1 tension to XX, technology exchanged with XX?)

Event 12[]

A major foreign policy crisis has erupted with XX. What is your advice on how to handle the situation?

  • Target: any nation
  • Condition: unknown condition 17

Options[]

  • If war is to come, it might just as well come now! (+2 budget, +1 prestige, +4 tension to XX)
  • We should act to safeguard our interests, but in a responsible and proportional way. (+1 budget, +2 tension to XX)
  • We should be prepared to make compromises to avoid antagonising XX. (-1 prestige, +1 tension to XX)

Event 13[]

A change of government in XX has the potential to reduce tensions between our nations. You are asked to comment by a major newspaper.

  • Target: any nation
  • Condition: unknown condition 14

Options[]

  • Fair words, but the policies of XX always has and always will be a threat to world peace and stability. (+1 budget, +1 prestige, +1 tension to XX)
  • We will observe developments carefully and see what comes of it. (-1 tension to XX)
  • This is great news! Our two nations need to have better and more trustful cooperation. (-1 budget, -2 tension to XX)

Event 14[]

XX has proposed a five year security arrangement between our nations. What is your advice on how to respond?

  • Target: any nation
  • Condition: unknown condition 13

Options[]

  • We should enter such an agreement. This can benefit both of us. (-2 budget, -2 tension to XX, alliance forms with XX)
  • We should seek broader arrangments to take the interests of all nations into account. (-1 budget, -1 tension to random nations)
  • We should avoid entanglements that will tie our foreign policy to an irresponsible and dangerous nation! (+1 budget, +1 tension to XX)

Event 15[]

There has been a rebellion in the X2 possession of

  • Target: any nation
  • Condition: unknown condition 25

Options[]

  • We should support the rebels to create trouble for XX. (+1 tension to XX, increased chance of possession becoming independent from XX)
  • We should not involve ourselves in this. (normal chance of possession becoming independent from XX)
  • Such unpleasantries could be contagious. We should help XX to root out the rebels. (-1 tension to XX, decreased chance of possession becoming independent from XX)

Event 16[]

After a naval visit by XX, you are asked by a journalist to comment on the visiting ships.

  • Target: any nation

Options[]

  • We are impressed by their well built and advanced ships with smart looking crews and dashing and intelligent officers. (-1 prestige, -1 tension to XX)
  • We are happy to have hosted these fine ships with their friendly crews. (no effect)
  • These rust buckets with indifferently trained sailors and indolent officers are no match for our navy. (+1 prestige, +1 tension to XX)

Event 17[]

The Government is concerned about tensions leading to war. You have been called to give advice. What do you recommend?

Options[]

  • We should call an international disarmament conference to reduce tensions. (-1 budget, -1 tension to random nations, (chance of?) disarmament conference)
  • If you want peace, arm for war! We should spend more on the navy. (+1 budget, +1 tension to random nations)
  • We should safguard our interests by negotiating an agreement with XX. (alliance forms with XX)

Event 18[]

The YY has made a foreign policy gaffe. You are asked to smooth things over by the naval secretary.

  • Condition: unknown condition 3

Options[]

  • I would never presume to undercut the authority of the YY. (+1 prestige, +1 tension to random nations)
  • Agree to make a bland statement diluting the effects of the remark made by the YY. (-1 prestige)
  • Divert attention by making a statement criticising the adventurous foreign policy of XX. (+1 budget, +2 tension to a nation of your choice)

Event 19[]

An influential industrialist offers to support an increase in the naval budget if you will place a larger share of shipbuilding in his shipyards.

  • Condition: unknown condition 24

Options[]

  • This will strengthen our navy at an important time. (+1 budget, -1 prestige)
  • This reeks of corruption. Such a thing would never enter my mind. (+1 prestige)

Event 20[]

The new naval secretary believes destroyers are the most important part of the navy. He wants you to build at least Z1 additional destroyers.

  • Condition: unknown condition 4

Options[]

  • I will not let the navy be micromanaged in this way. (-1 budget, -2 prestige)
  • Well, we do not really need that many, but we could build half that number of destroyers. (half build destroyers quest)
  • Of course sir. (+1 budget, +1 prestige, build destroyers quest)

Event 21[]

The new naval secretary has read a book on naval strategy extolling cruiser warfare. He wants you to build at least Z2 additional cruisers.

  • Condition: unknown condition 4

Options[]

  • I will not let the navy be micromanaged in this way. (-1 budget, -2 prestige)
  • Well, we do not really need that many cruisers, but we could build half that number of cruisers. (half build cruisers quest)
  • Of course sir. (+1 budget, +1 prestige, build cruisers quest)

Event 22[]

The YY wants battleships to increase our national prestige. He wants you to build Z3 additional battleships.

  • Condition: unknown condition 4

Options[]

  • I will not let the navy be micromanaged in this way. (-1 budget, -2 prestige)
  • Of course sir. (+1 budget, +1 prestige, +1 tension to random nations, build battleships quest)

Event 23[]

One of our cruisers has run aground on the shore of a minor nation while performing an illicit intelligence operation. They threaten to impound the ship. What is our reaction?

Options[]

  • Demand that they release the ship and send a strong squadron to underline the point. (+1 prestige, +2 tension to random nations)
  • Offer sincere apologies for the navigational error and offer compensation to make them release the ship. (-1 prestige)
  • Let them examine the ship, even if it risks exposing sensitive technology. (+1 tension to random nations, a nation steals a technology from you)

Event 24[]

During a coronation review there has been a collision between one of our ships and a ship from XX. What is your comment?

  • Target: any nation

Options[]

  • The accident was a result of clumsy maneuvering by the ill trained crew of the ship from XX. (+1 tension to XX)
  • An unfortunate incident, but really nobodys fault. (-1 prestige)

Event 25[]

A scandal involving some important dignitaries from XX has occured at a party given on a world cruise by one of your ships.How do you handle the incident?

  • Target: any nation

Options[]

  • Use it to embarrass XX. (+1 tension to XX)
  • Hush it up. (-1 tension to XX)

Event 26[]

An uprising in China makes it necessary to send an expeditionary force. What is your recommendation?

Options[]

  • We must send a strong force to safeguard our interests. (+1 prestige, +1 tension to random nations, cruiser gains experience?)
  • We should take part in a multinational force. (cruiser gains experience?)
  • We should keep out of foreign adventures. (-1 tension to random nations)

Event 27[]

The YY wants to hold an international naval gathering with a sailing regatta and competition. This will strengthen our international standing and lessen tensions, but the money to finance the event will be taken out of the naval budget. What is your reaction?

Options[]

  • This is not a good time for such an event. All money needs to be allocated to buying warships. (no effect)
  • The navy supports this excellent initiative to foster international understanding. (+1 prestige, -1 tension to random nations, unknown effect 72)

Event 28[]

A major arms firm wants to sell ships to a South American country. This will be good for our arms industry but risks leaking sensitive technology. What is your recomendation?

Options[]

  • A strong arms industry is the foundation for a strong navy. Allow it. (+3 national resources?, a nation steals a technology from you)
  • No, we cannot risk sensitive technology ending up in the hands of our enemies. (no effect)

Event 29[]

The Government of XX suggests a mutual reduction in naval spending to reduce tension. What is your comment?

  • Target: any nation
  • Condition: unknown condition 17

Options[]

  • This is a ruse to get us to let down our guard. (+1 tension to XX)
  • We should agree to the proposal in the interests of international peace and stability. (-2 budget, -2 tension to XX)
  • We should host an international conference on reducing armaments (-1 tension to XX, (chance of?) disarmament conference)

Event 30[]

A revolution in an African country has left some of our nationals stranded. What do we do?

Options[]

  • Send a strong squadron to bombard the capital until our citizens are released. (+1 budget, +1 prestige, +2 tension to random nations, cruiser gains experience?)
  • Join an international squadron sent to contain the violence. (+1 budget, +1 tension to random nations, cruiser gains experience?)
  • Resolve the crisis via diplomatic means. (-1 prestige, -1 tension to random nations)

Event 31[]

During maneuvers, one of our ships has opened fire on a fishing boat from XX, sinking the boat and killing several fishermen. How do we react?

  • Target: any nation

Options[]

  • The boat was fishing in a restricted area, and they suffered the consequences of their carelessness. (+1 tension to XX)
  • Offer full compensation and make a public apology. (-1 prestige)

Event 32[]

One of our minor allies X3 is threatened by a neighbour. What policy do you recommend?

Options[]

  • Back our ally unconditionally. (+1 budget, +1 tension to random nations)
  • Call an international peace conference. (-1 tension to random nations, (chance of?) disarmament conference)
  • Try to get our ally to back down and defuse the situation discreetly. (-1 prestige, -1 tension to random nations)

Event 33[]

A new Government wants to reduce naval spending in favour of social programmes. What is your comment?

Options[]

  • Get the Navy League to protest against the proposal. (+1 tension to random nations)
  • Try to get the proposal watered down. (-1 budget)
  • You are only the admiral, and the politicians are in charge. (-2 budget, -1 tension to random nations, -1 unrest?)

Event 34[]

You are asked in an interview which nation you see as the most likely enemy in a future war. What is your answer?

Options[]

  • We must be prepared to fight a war against any opponent. (+1 budget, +1 tension to random nations)
  • I don't see any risk of war in the near future. (-1 budget, -1 prestige, -1 tension to random nations)
  • It is without doubt XX. (+1 budget, +1 tension to a nation of your choice)

Event 35[]

A regional war seems imminent X3. One of our major arms manufacturers wants to step up exports to the likely belligerents. What is your reaction?

Options[]

  • We should avoid stoking the fires of war. (-1 tension to random nations)
  • A strong arms industry is a gurantee of our national security. We should sell to anyone who wants to buy. (+3 national resources?, +1 tension to random nations)

Event 36[]

Another round of fighting has broken out among several Balkan nations. What is your view?

Options[]

  • It is deplorable that it seems impossible to stop the fighting in this region. (+1 tension to random nations)
  • I wonder what they are serving for dinner at the flag officer's mess? (+1 tension to random nations)
  • This is no doubt due to the meddling of XX. (+2 tension to a nation of your choice)

Event 37[]

The Socialist party is doing well in opinion polls, and might want to press for reduced armament expenditure after the upcoming elections. What do you do?

  • Condition: unknown condition 11

Options[]

  • Suppress all socialist propaganda in the navy. (+1 unrest?)
  • Meet with their leaders and talk about the importance of a strong navy to defend our political liberties. (-1 prestige)
  • Do nothing, it is a political matter after all. (-1 budget, -1 unrest?)

Event 38[]

The YY wants to reduce finance for the navy to build a new palace and a luxurious yacht for the head of state. What do you do?

  • Condition: unknown condition 15

Options[]

  • Of course. The navy will be happy to man the new yacht. (-1 budget, +1 prestige)
  • Protest energetically. (-1 prestige)
  • Enlist the help of the Navy League to derail the plans for a palace. (+1 tension to random nations)

Event 39[]

The YY is asking if you can guarantee a victory over XX if war should come. What is your answer?

  • Target: hostile nation
  • Condition: unknown condition 17

Options[]

  • Our well trained navy will easily beat their collection of rusted old hulks! (+1 prestige, +1 tension to XX)
  • Not without additional funding. (+1 budget, -1 prestige)

Event 40[]

The steel industry wants a stronger navy. They want you to help convince the YY to increase naval expenditure. What do you do?

  • Condition: unknown condition 28

Options[]

  • Mention the importance of a strong navy and the steel industry for national well-being to the YY. (+1 budget, +1 tension to random nations)
  • Tell them the navy is not a tool for increasing their profits. (+1 prestige)

Event 41[]

XX has sent us an ultimatum. Unless we back down there will likely be war. What course of action do you recommend?

  • Target: hostile nation
  • Condition: unknown condition 16

Options[]

  • If they want to fight, we are ready for them. (+2 budget, +10 tension to XX)
  • We are not ready for war right now. We should back down. (+1 budget, -2 prestige, -1 tension to XX)

Event 42[]

A sudden and unexpected foreign policy crisis has brought us to the brink of war with XX. What is your advice on how to handle the situation?

  • Target: any nation
  • Condition: unknown condition 17

Options[]

  • If they are intent on fighting, the navy is ready to do its duty! (+2 budget, +1 prestige, +10 tension to XX)
  • We should act to safeguard our interests, but be open for a negotiated settlement. (+1 budget, -1 prestige, +4 tension to XX)
  • We should try to resolve the crisis peacefully, even if it means making concessions to XX. (-3 prestige, +1 tension to XX)

Event 43[]

A hawkish Government has come to power in XX. This has the potential to increase tensions between our nations. You are asked to comment by a major newspaper.

  • Target: any nation
  • Condition: unknown condition 17

Options[]

  • The policies of XX have always been unpredictable. We need to strengthen our navy to be prepared for anything . (+1 budget, +1 prestige, +2 tension to XX)
  • We will observe developments carefully and see what comes of it. (+1 tension to XX)
  • This is a reason for concern. (+1 tension to XX)

Event 44[]

Our naval expenditure is ruinous! The Government wants to lower the naval budget drastically to balance the national budget. What is your response?

  • Condition: unknown condition 18

Options[]

  • Protest vehemently. (-1 budget, -1 prestige)
  • Enlist the help of the Navy League to make the case for a strong navy. (-1 budget, +1 tension to XX)
  • This is a political decision. The navy can only warn of the risks. (-2 budget)

Event 45[]

The Socialists in Parliament denounce the navy as a bastion of reaction, and manage to pass a bill reducing naval expenditure.

  • Condition: unknown condition 21

Options[]

  • Lament over brandy and cigars with the other admirals that the socialists are a threat to national security. (-2 budget)
  • Get the Navy League and press to emphasize the naval threats to our nation from other nations. (-1 budget, +1 tension to XX)
  • Suppress all socialist propaganda in the navy (-1 budget, +1 prestige, +1 unrest?)

Event 46[]

Your prestige is running low. Naval influence is waning and the YY wants to divert funds to the army. What is your reaction?

  • Condition: unknown condition 20

Options[]

  • The naval situation is very tense. Reducing the naval budget now is not a good idea. (+1 tension to random nations)
  • The navy will do our best to live up to your expectations in the future. (-1 budget)

Event 47[]

The war party in Parliament demands immediate action against XX. What is your reaction?

  • Target: hostile nation
  • Condition: unknown condition 16

Options[]

  • An excellent idea! (+1 budget, +1 prestige, +10 tension to XX)
  • We should wait and provoke them subtly to be the aggressor, thus we will benefit from international opinion. (+1 tension to XX)
  • We are not ready for war yet. Let us strengthen the navy and strike later. (+1 budget, -1 prestige)

Event 48[]

The YY suggests preemptive war against XX. What is your reaction?

  • Target: hostile nation
  • Condition: unknown condition 29

Options[]

  • An excellent idea! (+1 budget, +1 prestige, +10 tension to XX)
  • We should wait and provoke them subtly to be the aggressor, thus we will benefit from international opinion. (+1 tension to XX)
  • We are not ready for war yet. Let us strengthen the navy and strike later. (+1 budget, -1 prestige)

Event 49[]

Boom times! There has been a windfall in tax revenues. What is your recommendation on how to spend the money?

Options[]

  • Strengthen the navy. (+1 national resources?, +1 prestige, +1 tension to random nations)
  • We should build railroads to increase the long term prosperity of the nation. (+2 national resources?)
  • We could start some modest social programmes. (+1 national resources?, -1 prestige, -1 unrest?)

Event 50[]

A sudden slump in the economy has led to widespread unemployment and poverty as well as cutbacks in military spending. You are asked to advise on how to handle the situation.

Options[]

  • Any further cuts in the navy budget are unacceptable considering the tense international situation. (-1 national resources?, +1 prestige, +1 tension to random nations, +1 unrest?)
  • Maybe the charities could institute some kind of relief for the poor? (-2 national resources?, -2 unrest?)
  • The Government should consider social reforms to care for the unemployed. (-2 national resources?, -1 prestige, -1 unrest?)

Event 51[]

The trade unions are organising nationwide protests demanding social reforms and an end to militarism. The Government is asking your advice on how to handle the situation.

  • Condition: unknown condition 22

Options[]

  • The rabble has no conception of the external threats facing our nation. Send out the police to scatter them. (+1 prestige, +1 unrest?)
  • They are misled by firebrand leaders, but they will soon come to their senses. (no effect)
  • We should consider some modest social programmes, even if it affects the military budget. (-1 budget, -1 prestige, -1 unrest?)

Event 52[]

Protesting workers are turning up outside naval bases urging the sailors to join the revolution. What is your reaction?

  • Condition: unknown condition 32

Options[]

  • Send out the marines to scatter them, using force if necessary! (+1 prestige, +1 unrest?)
  • Hold an inspired speech to the protesters, pointing out the sacrifices necessary by all levels of society. (no effect)
  • Make an announcement that you will spend money on improving the living conditions of the sailors. (-1 budget, -1 prestige, -1 unrest?)

Event 53[]

There have been widespread demonstrations demanding peace and bread. The Government is seeking your advice.

  • Condition: unknown condition 31

Options[]

  • This is not a time for complaints. They will just have to tighten their belts until we have secured victory. (+1 prestige, +1 unrest?)
  • We should sound out the enemy Government for the possibility of a negotiated peace. (-2 prestige, high chance to end war in white peace?)
  • We should divert resources from the military to ensure basic living standards for the population. (-1 budget, -1 prestige, -1 unrest?)

Event 54[]

The enemy has sent out feelers through neutral nations about a negotiated peace without border changes or reparations. The YY wants to know your opinion.

  • Condition: unknown condition 33

Options[]

  • We should not let them get off lightly. Continued operations will secure our total victory! (low chance to end war in major victory?)
  • The navy can fight on if needed. (low chance to end war in white peace?)
  • We should take the chance to end the war now. (-1 prestige, high chance to end war in white peace?)

Event 55[]

The enemy has sounded us out about a negotiated peace with us gaining disputed border areas and some of their colonies. The YY wants to know your opinion.

  • Condition: unknown condition 34

Options[]

  • We can secure even better terms if we crush them completely! A few more months will do it! (low chance to end war in major victory?)
  • We should not let them off cheaply. We should press for hard terms. (low chance to end war in minor victory?)
  • These terms sound like a good basis for peace negotiations. (high chance to end war in minor victory?)

Event 56[]

The YY is considering sending out feelers for peace negotiations and wants to hear your advice on the strategic situation.

  • Condition: unknown condition 35

Options[]

  • We cannot show weakness now! Peace negotiations are out of the question! (+1 prestige)
  • We could see what the enemy will offer, but we should not accept ceding any land or colonial territory. (low chance to end war in white peace?)
  • We should negotiate now and secure a peace before our situation gets even worse. (-1 prestige, low chance to end war in minor defeat?)

Event 57[]

Considering the dire war situation the Government is debating whether to seek peace. Your opinion on the strategic situation is sought.

  • Condition: unknown condition 36

Options[]

  • We should fight on until we have secured victories that will give us leverage at the negotiating table. (+1 prestige)
  • We should sound them out. If we can get realeatively lenient terms, we should accept a peace. (low chance to end war in minor defeat?)
  • The situation is desperate and we should seek whatever terms we can get. (-1 prestige, high chance to end war in major defeat?)

Event 58[]

The army wants more resources to prepare for an offensive that will shift the strategic initiative. The YY is asking for your opinion.

  • Condition: unknown condition 40

Options[]

  • Only the navy can win this war! We should not waste resources on indecisive trench warfare. (low chance of army victory)
  • The navy can get by with less resources for a limited time, but the army had better deliver victory. (high chance of army victory)

Event 59[]

The Government wants to put all effort into winning the war regardless of hardship caused for the population. What do you counsel?

  • Condition: unknown condition 38

Options[]

  • Total war is the shortest war! (+2 budget, +1 unrest?)
  • We should strike a balance between military expenditure and caring for the population. (no effect)
  • Revolution from within is as dangerous as defeat on the battlefield. We should divert resources for social programmes. (-1 budget, -1 prestige, -1 unrest?)

Event 60[]

XX is taking advantage of our current preoccupation with the war to make unreasonable demands on disputed territories. What reaction do you recommend?

  • Target: hostile nation
  • Condition: unknown condition 38

Options[]

  • We cannot afford to show weakness now! We can fight them too if it comes to that! (+1 budget, +1 prestige, +2 tension to XX)
  • Start negotiating with them but try to drag it out. (+1 tension to XX)
  • We cannot fight two enemies at once. We should give in to their demands, even if it hurts. (-1 prestige, -2 tension to XX, lose possession to XX?)

Event 61[]

The YY has returned from a state visit to XX, bringing home a proposal to solve outstanding sources of tension between our nations. What is your response when asked for advice?

  • Target: hostile nation

Options[]

  • We can never trust XX to keep agreements. Better arm for conflict and beat them soundly! (+1 budget, +1 tension to XX)
  • We should take this opportunity to promote better undestanding between our nations! (-1 budget, -2 tension to XX)

Event 62[]

We have received an offer of peace from the enemy, but the conditions are rather harsh for us. The YY is asking for your advice.

  • Condition: unknown condition 35

Options[]

  • We will not lay down our arms lightly. We should answer their insulting offer with steel (+1 prestige)
  • Our situation is bad, and we need to take whatever offer we can get. (-1 prestige, high chance to end war in major defeat?)

Event 63[]

The intelligence service is considering offering safe passage for a revolutionary of some renown to his home country XX. This will foment revolution and may force them to the negotiating table. On the other hand, revolutions tend to be contagious. What do you recommend?

  • Target: unknown target condition 12
  • Condition: unknown condition 31

Options[]

  • We should be careful about stoking the embers of revolution, it may well backfire. (-1 prestige)
  • Those revolutionaries can be as dangerous to us as to the enemy! Lock him up and throw away the key! (+1 prestige, -2 unrest?)
  • Give him safe passage. (unknown effect 65)

Event 64[]

The YY floats the idea of a shooting competition for all ships in the navy. He believes this will increase morale and combat readiness in the fleet. Holding such a competition will substantially increase maintenance costs this month.

Options[]

  • With all respect, such competitions do not give training relevant to combat situations. (no effect)
  • An excellent idea! We will institute such a competition fortwith! (unknown effect 66)

Event 65[]

This war is a terrible strain on our society. There is a very real risk of a popular uprising and the YY is considering offering the enemy a compromise peace. What is your response when asked for advice?

  • Condition: unknown condition 37

Options[]

  • If we quit now our sacrifices will have been in vain! We should push on for just a little more to secure total victory! (+1 prestige)
  • Yes, it is time to end the war if possible! (low chance to end war in white peace?)

Event 66[]

One of our important dignitaries has been assassinated by a group of anarchists apparently supported by XX. What action would you recommend to the Government?

  • Target: unknown target condition 13
  • Condition: unknown condition 17

Options[]

  • This is the excuse we need to put them in their place! Issue an ultimatum! (+1 budget, +7 tension to XX)
  • We should act in a responsible and restrained manner. This crisis could well escalate to a world war! (+1 budget, -1 prestige, +2 tension to XX)

Event 67[]

Our ship SB1 has blown up under mysterious circumstances LL1. There are suspicions that saboteurs from XX might have been responsible. The conservative press is demanding action. What do you recommend?

  • Target: unknown target condition 13
  • Condition: unknown condition 17

Options[]

  • This dastardly act cannot remain unavenged! This means war! (+1 budget, +10 tension to XX)
  • We should calm things down and wait for an impartial investigation. (+1 budget, -2 prestige, +2 tension to XX)

Event 68[]

SB2 There are unfortunately no clues as to who might be behind this underhanded act. The hawk party is demanding resolute action. What do you recommend?

  • Condition: unknown condition 10

Options[]

  • We should take this to the international court in the Hague. (-1 prestige, +1 tension to random nations)
  • Issue orders to sink any unidentified submarine close to our territorial waters. (+2 tension to random nations)
  • There is no doubt in my mind which nation is behind this lowly deed! We should issue an ultimatum to XX (+1 budget, +1 prestige, +7 tension to a nation of your choice)

Event 69[]

Some enterprising young officers in Naval Intelligence have hatched a plan to blow up one of the capital ships of XX at anchor. You are asked to give the plan the go ahead.

  • Target: unknown target condition 13
  • Condition: unknown condition 17

Options[]

  • Such underhanded tactics are not in the tradition of our navy! I don't want to hear any more about such tricks! (no effect)
  • An excellent idea! These chaps are showing the right spirit! (sabotage attempt happens)

Event 70[]

The new naval secretary believes submarines are the key to victory in a future war. He wants you to build at least Z1 additional submarines.

  • Condition: unknown condition 5

Options[]

  • Submarines are underhand, unfair and damned un-X2! (-1 budget, +1 prestige)
  • We could perhaps build half that number of submarines as a start? (half build submarines quest)
  • Of course sir. (+1 budget, build submarines quest)

Event 71[]

The Government is considering making some symbolic concessions to XX to lower tension between our nations. What is your response when asked for advice?

  • Target: hostile nation
  • Condition: unknown condition 12

Options[]

  • We should not consider any concessions, symbolic or not! (+1 prestige)
  • We could try to lower tensions if it can be done without compromising our vital interests. (-1 tension to XX)

Event 72[]

The Minister of the interior has raised concerns that the high naval expenditures might lead to increased social unrest. What is your response?

  • Condition: unknown condition 23

Options[]

  • Bah! A strong navy will make the people proud! (no effect)
  • The navy could get by with a somewhat lower level of funding. (-1 budget)

Event 73[]

The YY floats the idea of trying to improve relations with XX by making some compromises on outstanding issues. What is your response when asked for advice?

  • Target: hostile nation
  • Condition: unknown condition 12

Options[]

  • Our national pride demands that we take a hard line. We should not compromise on anything! (+1 prestige)
  • Yes, it is a good idea to try to lower tensions! (-1 tension to XX)

Event 74[]

A new cruiser from XX has just arrived on a goodwill visit and the press is eagerly reporting all of its advanced features. A reporter approaches you for a comment. What do you say?

  • Target: any nation

Options[]

  • If you want to know why we don't have a ship like that, ask the politicians. (+1 budget, -1 prestige)
  • It is certainly a nice ship, but ours are just as good. (no effect)
  • If that is the best they can come up with, we have nothing to fear from XX. (+1 prestige, +1 tension to XX)

Event 75[]

XX is sounding us out about an alliance. The YY thinks this can make it possible to save on defence expenditures. What is your response?

  • Target: friendly nation
  • Condition: unknown condition 13

Options[]

  • This is an excellent idea! Together we can safeguard our interests! (-1 budget, -2 tension to XX, alliance forms with XX)
  • It would perhaps be better to call an international disarmament conference to reduce tensions. (-1 tension to random nations, (chance of?) disarmament conference)
  • We will be stronger alone, unencumbered by alliances that might heighten tensions! (+1 tension to XX)

Event 76[]

XX is hosting an international regatta and sail race. Our well trained crew is the favourite to win. What are their instructions?

  • Target: any nation

Options[]

  • Make sure they finish behind the host nation. (-1 tension to XX)
  • Go for the win! (+1 prestige, +1 tension to XX)

Event 77[]

The ambassador from XX has approached the Minister of the Navy with a suggestion that we curb our naval programme in the interest of peace and stability. What answer do you recommend?

  • Target: unknown target condition 13
  • Condition: unknown condition 12

Options[]

  • We would rather go to war than agree to naval limitations! (+1 prestige, +1 tension to XX)
  • We will not reduce our navy unilaterally. If they are that nervous about armaments, they could call a disarmament conference. ((chance of?) disarmament conference)
  • A reduction of tensions would be welcome. (-1 budget, -1 tension to random nations)
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