Columbian Bush War
The Columbian Civil War, also known as the Columbian Bush War, was a 2 week conflict between 2 factions: shadedoom's Oomists (mainly supported by the previous Columbian Empire and the support of the UDF), and Kdeeks' Rhodesians.
It led to most Columbian groups being held by Kdeeks, Columbia being inducted into the UDF, and the final nail in the coffin for Kdeeks and many of his supporters.
After Columbia brokered peace with Mir from the NATO-Mir War, Kdeeks rejoined Columbia, and GeneralThomas4 (aka _SteveBuscemi) joined as well. Pds0303 followed after his unbanning, and the trio started producing XP in their area in the north of the nation known as Rhodes.
After getting away with reinforcing his Rotterdam home on personal (illegal) groups, Kdeeks and co put Rhodes' infrastructure on a separate group. This was resolved when they gave shadedoom and then chancellor lemuractionnews owner on these groups.
In the meantime, Shadedoom had sabotaged the Columbian group permissions, removing all administrative privileges from other owners of the groups while making himself Primary Owner on the groups.
As a result of Rhodes' using seperate groups, a plot was hatched to pearl Kdeeks and pds so that Shadedoom could regain control. After the groups were shared, the plan was called off. After Kdeeks' pearling by Hallow as a result of doxxing accusations, lemuractionnews resigned his title as Chancellor and told kdeeks of a plan to arrest him involving shadedooom and lemuractionnews. This is when kdeeks went looking through the namelayer groups and discovered that Shadedoom had removed his administrative privileges as 'Owner' on the group. Effectively, Shadedoom had stolen all Columbian groups right under everyone's nose. However he missed the permission for owners to adjust permissions. This is when Kdeeks changed his permissions back to having admin privileges and secured the groups from Shadedoom attempted theft.
GeneralThomas4/_SteveBuscemi attempted to mediate a peace discussion, however these talks failed. He ended up siding with his former comrades.
At this point, escalation to the point of armed conflict was inevitable.
The First Hours
As soon as kdeeks and crew announced Shadedoom's coup, lemuractionnews went on one last mission- he damaged Rhodes' farms, damaging Rhodesian XP production. Lemur was logboxed on his main and altvaulted gear before logging off one last time.
As soon as he merged C-IV and C-VS back from Kdeeks, shadedoom had YourAverageRick (on alt account ComradeRick) and DefectedHeart ferry materials to the Valyria vault. While DefectedHeart managed to escape from Rotterdam, due to an internet issue mid-conversation with kdeeks and jfkvius, Rick was logboxed in Rotterdam. Only slightly demoralized, shadedoom ordered all Oomist accounts to be moved to the Valyria vault, and a wartime committee was established in a discord.
Shadedoom had various Columbians help him transport materials from his unfinished city of Shiedstad in Letzebeurg. The operation was a success, and Rick later went back and established a snitch grid across Letzebeurg, and added on to it as time went on.
The Valyria Vault (later renamed the Crucible) became the headquarters of shade's faction during the war. All available manpower was concentrated on the vault, with the work party being led by shadedoom and Doommad. The vault was finished to an acceptable degree just before the war ended and was continued in the days after the war.
A demand for XP led to expeditions into Columbia to retrieve dropchests; wartime exp provided to Shadedoom by Pds some one year prior as a gift while they were allies in FRIENDS.On their way to and from these, more snitches were placed across Columbia, and Rhodes snitches were broken as well.
Late that night, UDF volunteers + Oomists travelled to Sempiternal (Columbia's vault), then controlled by Kdeeks, and heavily griefed it. The vault was disabled completely, and photos of Rotterdam were taken after the Rhodes had taken over.
The Sleigh Ride
The Sleigh Ride was an impromptu scouting mission which took place in the early morning of December 27th, 2019. During the mission Oomist troops disabled the Sempiternal vault even more, and harassed in Rhodes.
The Crucible Defense
|The Valyria Defense|
Couldn't find a better screenshot of the defense will look later, here's something to hold you over
|Commanders and leaders|
|Casualties and losses|
|None pearled||Many pearled|
After Pds scouted the Crucible Vault, Oomists knew that an attack was imminent. In one autistic burst of glory, they finished digging the vault. The next day, the Rhodesmen attacked. Seeing several dozen @everyones in the discord, Rick, Complexity, FY1, and others logged on. Complexity and FY loaded in and ran to the east ring, where Rick was 4v1ing the Rhodesians, nearly killing kdeeks after luring him into a ring of the vault.
After 15 minutes of fighting, and losing the pearl of jfkvius, the Rhodesian fighters started to flee back to Rhodes, where they were intercepted, with kdeeks and pds0303 being pearled and only SteveBuscemi escaping.
After a successful campaign against the Rhodesmen, the Columbians returned home and began reconstruction.
The Sacking of Rhodes
After defending the Crucible from Rhodesia, the Columbians dug an attack tunnel to Rhodes and began looting and griefing the bunker complex.