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Papers, Please
Part of the Great Wars
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Date December 26, 2016 -
January 20, 2017

(Duration: 26 days)

Casus belli
  • Multiple claims by various alliances and individuals including TEst, Arrgh and Roz Wei raiding Pantheon during the Silent War
  • TEst growing too large / being a threat
  • Other unknown or unannounced casus bellis
Result Individual peace agreements reached between each paperless alliance and their combatants.
Preceded by
Dio's War on Christmas
Oxymoron War
Succeeded by
Oxymoron War
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The Knights Radiant
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Black Knights

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Brotherhood of the Clouds

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Mensa HQ
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The Syndicate
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Terminus Est
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Roz Wei


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Grumpy Old Bastards Flag.jpg Sweeeeet Ronny D
Rose Peace Flag.png Durmij
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Teutonic Order Flag.jpg Emmad
The Commonwealth Flag.png Justin076
Cornerstone Flag.png Robert P. Holmes III
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Guardian Flag.jpg Memph

Terminus Est Flag.png Prefontaine
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Arrgh Raidmas Flag.png Ogaden
Roz Wei Flag.png Rozalia

1,627,028.42 NS
880 members
352,054.88 NS
148 members

Papers, Please was a global conflict which began on December 26, 2016, when The Knights Radiant, the Black Knights, Mensa HQ and numerous allies declared war on the paperless alliances of Terminus Est, Roz Wei, and Arrgh. The conflict ended up expanding to include 12 of the top 20 alliances and just over half of the top 30 but was very lopsided with 1.6 million score spread across 880 members on the aggressor side and 350 thousand score spread across 148 members on the paperless side.


The conflict began shortly after the end of both the Nuclear Raidmas involving the paperless alliances and Dio's War on Christmas involving Mensa HQ and allies. It was the first conflict that began after resistance was added to the war system and began with mass spying on the paperless alliances during the time the war system was frozen due to the coming update leading to the spy portions of the update being postponed by several weeks. The first peace came on January 14 when Arrgh and its combatants reached an agreement. Terminus Est was the second to reach an agreement, on 17th January. The war concluded on January 20 when Roz Wei was the third and final to have reached an agreement.

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