Favourite Region of Essos?

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Favourite Region of Essos?

PostPosted by Tub » Fri Aug 02, 2013 21:42

I saw one on Westeros, so I thought Essos was underrepresented. :D

Mine is either Braavos or Volantis.
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Re: Favourite Region of Essos?

PostPosted by Velg » Fri Aug 02, 2013 23:48

Stepstones. As it's almost Dorne. Dorne's cool region of Westeros, and Westeros is much more cool than Essos ;P
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Re: Favourite Region of Essos?

PostPosted by EDAP » Sat Aug 03, 2013 00:00

For the reasons mentioned in the Thread for Westeros, probably Bravos as it is one of the only place where being an ordinary person is not completely shit; it has a fairly climbable social ladder, there's no slavery or serfdom and it has an interesting + very tolerant culture.
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Re: Favourite Region of Essos?

PostPosted by LancelotLoire » Sat Aug 03, 2013 04:26

Lys of course. Where else would you expect to see a naked woman printed on a coin ;)
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Re: Favourite Region of Essos?

PostPosted by Sir_Undrescore » Sun Aug 16, 2015 12:57

I think Ibben,
Kind of the Iron Islands mixed up with the North.
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Re: Favourite Region of Essos?

PostPosted by Wakizashi » Fri Sep 18, 2015 09:40

Braavos, for the reasons EDAP mentioned. The only Free City where the idea of climbing the social ladder isn't almost completely an illusion. And the only place in all of the ASOIAF world where there are no slaves nor serfs.
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Re: Favourite Region of Essos?

PostPosted by Nyrmark » Fri Oct 09, 2015 17:47

I've always wanted to conquer the Stepstones/Disputed lands. It just has nice geography. And also pirates and brothels.
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Re: Favourite Region of Essos?

PostPosted by LadyCeltigar » Wed Oct 14, 2015 01:15

From the Free Cities definitely Braavos, I like the greek feel to it, and like others said it seems like one of the best places to live in Planetos. Volantis looks interesting too.

I really like the Slaver's Bay/Red Waste area for the Conan the Barbarian-esque feel to them, I really like the city with islamic-like architecture in the middle of the desert thing, specially Mereen since it's supposed to be the largest. Qarth seems very interesting, and it looks gorgeous in the tv show.
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Re: Favourite Region of Essos?

PostPosted by azaghal » Tue Oct 20, 2015 08:55

If i was a native i'd go for Qarth.
As newcomer i think braavos or pentos sound nice to me.

For Landscape i'd love to travel the Rhoyne and Noyne from Volantis to Norvos.

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Re: Favourite Region of Essos?

PostPosted by Drezzic98 » Tue Oct 27, 2015 01:26

Although it is currently a wasteland Valyria must've been a breathtaking place back in the day, and even now it is still so mysterious and ancient and full of potential adventure and treasures.
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Re: Favourite Region of Essos?

PostPosted by lrtcampbell » Sun Nov 08, 2015 22:24

I don't really have a favorite, but if I had to pick it would be Valyria. Even through it does not exist any more it is still very important to the story-line and it has some of the deepest lore in Essos.
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Re: Favourite Region of Essos?

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Re: Favourite Region of Essos?

PostPosted by Blues_Brothers » Thu Feb 11, 2016 10:57

Braavos, because in vanilla ck2 i often play venice.
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Re: Favourite Region of Essos?

PostPosted by TC9078 » Wed Mar 02, 2016 21:58

Leng, as it seems to be a cross between Japan and Malaysia
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Re: Favourite Region of Essos?

PostPosted by demonclown » Fri Mar 18, 2016 05:48

The Free Cities, as they are always swimming in coin (and they're fun to loot, too). Probably Lys is my favorite region to play/place to raid.
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Re: Favourite Region of Essos?

PostPosted by TheOneNation » Wed Aug 31, 2016 18:04

Braavos sounds like the least shite of all the free cities, and seeing the Titan would be incredible. The architecture and history of Volantis are incredible -- the oldest and strongest of all the Free Cities, and certainly one that I'd like to see, although the slavery is awful. I'd also be interested in going to the lands of Hyrkoon in the far east, where only the smartest, fairest, and strongest men are allowed to continue procreating. It would just be interesting to see what the result of actually efficient, governmental and societal-enforced eugenics looks like.
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Re: Favourite Region of Essos?

PostPosted by DorlasAnther » Thu Oct 20, 2016 09:05

K´dath and Grey Waste. It´s just so mysterious, I would love to know what is in there.
Also Shadowlands and Asshai, for the same reason.
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