Hello. Welcome to the first issue of "Musings from Cheyenne Mountain."
For those unfamiliar with the Rockie Mountains, Cheyenne Mountain is in Colorado. In popular culture, you have seen the familiar north entrance to this mountain on shows such as 'Jeremiah' or 'Stargate-SG1.'
In eRepublik, Colorado is my home, the place I was born around day 1900, and so it seemed appropriate to acknowledge that this is being written in the Air Force Gate Room, especially as I am a proud young airman in the eUSAF.
Here are some interesting facts about the real Colorado:
1) The name Colorado was chosen because it was commonly believed that the Colorado River originated in Colorado.
2) On August 1, 1876 (28 days after the Centennial of the United States), U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant signed a proclamation admitting Colorado to the Union as the 38th state and earning it the moniker "Centennial State".
3) Colorado became the first western state to host a major political convention when the Democratic Party met in Denver in 1908.
If you are not from the United States, you may have some knowledge of New York, California, Texas, and Washington. But there are 50 states, and each one is as interesting as the next. Except for Oregon. To this day, people still hike the Oregon trail but never get there.
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In coming days, I will tell you a bit about myself, my goals and ambitions, and what I would like to see happen in the eUS and the eWorld. I will also write about the people and places I encounter, and try to present topics of interest to the general public. And, as a new player, there is still much I am figuring out, so I hope to present some tidbits to help other new players, because the concerns other new people are having are the same ones I am having. (For example, I spent 2 gold on this paper. That's 10% of my gold reserves. As the days go by, I'll let you know if I feel it was worth it.)
There is only so much interest to be had in clicking buttons, so my desire is give people like yourself some entertaining reading. I'm too young to teach, and too inexperienced to persuade, but if I give someone like yourself a smile now and then, then I will have achieved my first goal. The second goal is to keep writing a post a day for 100 days, until day 2000.
Then I can finally quit my job in eHawaii. The commute is killing me.
What is this?You are reading an article written by a citizen of eRepublik, an immersive multiplayer strategy game based on real life countries. Create your own character and help your country achieve its glory while establishing yourself as a war hero, renowned publisher or finance guru.