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~All Credit goes to Magicfinpro for creating the original idea for this thread~ Credits go to Magicfinpro for the first 8 posts of this thread, I'll miss you buddy <3.
With the leaving of older RSBians and Unioneers, it seems that the tale of past unions has been fading away. New unioneers come with no one to tell them of the past.
With Unions currently slumping a bit, I think it is fitting to remember those of the past, and look with hope to the future.
This thread is to give the history of unions from the first union to the most recent. It will tell of major wars and other major events that effected unions even today.
Obviously one person can not tell the history of all unions ever, so if you were in a past union please post the details of it to the fullest possible extent on details.
I would like to make this thread progressively. So in other words, first union will be the first mentioned and it will go on from there as time went by.
I personally do not know much information about unions before 2009 except the major things.
Current union who's information I am looking for: RuneScape World Alliance, Corruptive Powers, Phoenix Kismet Union, Requiem of Carnage.
If you have a problem/issue with someone else's history, contact them ingame to solve this issue, as this thread is for people's histories, not sorting out conflicts that were in the past, and should remain there.

29-Jul-2011 16:26:50 - Last edited on 08-Aug-2011 22:55:38 by The Gud Kang

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Well I suppose this thread should start at the beginning of union history so here it is.
The first union ever made was named The Coalition which was founded by Pork Dork in early 2004. It was meant to defend clans from a belligerant clan known as the Golden Helms. They succeeded in defeating GH, but soon after PD went inactive, and KA took it over, renaming it.
Following The Coalition was King Aladdin's (KA) Union For Clans (UFC). UFC was the first mainstream union of the game and was the largest/strongest. UFC was founded in early 2004. It consisted of approximately 250 clans by Summer of 2004. These clans were recruited by KA and other UFC recruiters from the runescape forums, off-site clan websites, runehead, in game, and many other places on the internet.
In October of 2004, KA took a break from leadership of UFC and gave it to Rebelrbl (Rebel) to look after while he was away. During this time, a powerful clan named Mystic Knights flamed UFC and threatened them to war. This was due to arguments that had transpired between MK and KA. The clans of UFC gathered for a vote and decided not to go to war with MK which left Rebel and other UFC officials to have to talk it out with MK Leadership. After several weeks of discussion MK agreed to stop attacking UFC and peace resumed.
However, KA was committed to enjoying other aspects of the game. In a meeting at the UFC headquarters, KA announced to Leviathan587 (Leviathan), Game Kid32, Alexian Cale, and Rebel that he was formally resigning from UFC Leadership.
After he left, the 4 UFC Advisers decided to maintain the Union even without KA. Leviathan proposed that UFC was renamed to be more appropriate for the union. Thus the UFC was reborn as the GUFC, The Guardians of the Union For Clans some time between October and November 2004.
By December 2004 GUFC's leaders realized their union was not what it once was. It lacked the moral and spirit that UFC once possessed. They decided to close it by majority vote

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The union which came after GUFC was called Empire For Clans (EFC) which was founded by Alexian Cale in January 2005. Alexian made the union to replace the now vacant space that UFC once held. Although Alexian was the founder (along with several clan leaders) it was decided that the leader would be chosen by popular vote. Neath17, the former leader of the well-known clan Adventurers and Assassins, was elected.
Since Alexian was not leader of EFC he decided to return to the clan world, while still keeping an eye on EFC of course. After a short while, he decided he would make his own clan named The Eternity Corporation (EC). Alexian soon was to find an alliance application from Knights of Zamorak (KOZ), which was lead by Blueraven7 (BR7), however this application was ignored. (Relevance of these clans will be made later in this thread)
During this same period of time, KA had returned to Runescape. To his complete surprise, the UFC had fallen during his time away. After asking a few former UFC members, he discovered that his 4 former advisers shut it down and that all of them, save for Levithan, were members of EFC. Rallying his former supporters in the original UFC, one of importance being Yrjdrdt, Aladdin recreated the UFC with the intent to attack those he felt had destroyed it. Many flame wars began and high tensions started between the unions.
One clan which joined the reformed UFC was none other than KOZ (led by BR7). The date they joined was approximately early March 2005.
Turtle Gimli (Turtle) was one of BR7's advisers in KOZ. The reason he is mentioned is because he felt Alexian was a dictator leader (remember, KOZ applied for an alliance on EC's thread so Turtle was greatly interested in EC). BR7 attempted to convince Turtle that Alexian was a good person and leader, but it was inevitable. Eventually, Turtle called Alexian power hungry on the Eternity Corporation thread along with other insults which ignited a flame war.

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Due to BR7's concerns about Alexian retaliating against Turtle, he posted on the UFC thread asking for help. Alexian, realizing that it would be easier to fight KoZ individually, engaged in a flame war which ended with KoZ declaring on EC. However, instead of UFC staying out of the fight due to KoZ declaring, KA decided to stand by KoZ and use the declaration as a reason to war. However, as nerves cooled BR7 decided to remove the declaration and both clans stopped fighting. During this time UFC came to a close (the exact reason for this is unknown). Now with UFC closed, BR7 decided to create his own union named The Red Storm Alliance.
Red Storm Alliance (RSA) was founded by Blueraven7(BR7) and Strider (Full username unknown) in April 2005. It's founding clans were Knights of Zamorak and KOTOR (Full name unknown). The reason these clans decided to make RSA was to protect themselves against Eternity Corporation which was led by Alexian. Alexian was an enemy of BR7 due to the clan related complications, so naturally Alexian became an enemy to RSA. However, BR7 was a previous member of UFC. Because of this, when Alexian eventually came to flame RSA's thread, KA defended RSA. The flame war between KA and friends and Alexian and friends resulted to be 40 pages.
Shortly after the flame war, BR7 decided to resign from KoZ (which died shortly after) to lead RSA full time. They also decided to rename the union to Red Storm Union (RSU). RSU grew to be a major union and gained many well known clans such as the well known Blood Knights (a top 10 RSB clan of the time).
Lady Foul, along with many allies got fed up of BR7 bullying smaller clans, so they decided to become enemies with RSU causing RSU to go into a decline. She organized raids on RSU's clans, flamed RSU, and publicly humiliated RSU's leadership on the forums.
This brings us to May 2005. The falling EFC changed leaders and was now led by Lvpersons25 who was known for news threads and being a successful clan leader.

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BR7 decided at this point to join EFC to help make it and RSB as a whole prosper. However, in order to get in to EFC each person needed to be voted in. After two votes, LF (being an enemy of BR7) threatened to attack every RSU clan if he were to be accepted into EFC. In order to keep peace for RSU, he resigned from RSU. However, LF then claimed BR7 was worthless due to his lack of power. After two weeks of campaigning, BR7 was accepted into EFC.
Meanwhile Alexian managed to get a spy in RSU to try to destroy it from within.
Because LF approved of BR7's work in EFC, she allowed him to rejoin RSU, which he was accepted immediately. Sadly, RSU was nearly nonexistent. BR7 attempted to revive RSU but it was never brought back to its previous, prosperous state.
EFC was also falling.
It should also be noted that BR7 and Rebelrbl were on sore terms due to clan and community related issues.
Now it's June, 2005. Basically the only thing that happened in the union world is that RSU continued to fall.
July 2005 was a tad bit more eventful. The month began by Alexian recruiting Rebelrbl to assist him rebuild EFC back to its former height. Previous leaders of EFC had caused EFC to go into a major decline so, claiming to be an agent of a unknown benefactor, Alexian and Rebel reconstructed EFC to make it even more elite and less political. BR7 attempted to join, but due to Rebel's issues with BR7 he was not allowed to join.
Since BR7 could not join EFC, he returned to RSU to be happily surprised of its prosperity. It was nearly as prosperous as it was in April 2005. It had gained clans such as Guild of Legends and Emerald Knights. KA had also decided to join RSU as a co-leader along with other great and famous leaders such as Strider, Freir, and Witchking.

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Some have even said that RSU had the greatest team of union leaders in history.
At this point Lady Foul found out about the trouble BR7 and Rebel had, and decided to post a new threat on the EFC thread stating she would destroy any clan or union affiliated with BR7. However, BR7 was very welcomed by the community by now and LF's threat was ignored. Due to her post, she was verbally attacked by many in EFC, including KA.
The post is found here:
Lady Foul
07 Jul 2005 15:56
Ok I have sat back long enough and watched the same insanity from the same people.
It seems everytime someone tries to start something good certain people make it a point to either try and manipulate it or destroy it.
I should have ended this back in March when Blu started the RSU.
Strider you and I both know I let you guys off the hook, since you have either forgotten or chosen to ignore it we're going to go back in time and do this right.
If you harbor and/or support Bluraven in ANY form I am going to burn down RSU and ANY affiliated Clan that does not PUBLICLY seperate from his fate.
Bluraven is done, I don't care if I have to burn down half of the RSB to end his games, this insanity ends.
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With LF and her compatriots beginning to go into open flame battles with BR7 and his, EFC and RSU continued to grow. This part is now in Mid-July 2005.
RSU had reached a total of 30 clans, the power of the 2nd era of the UFC.
EFC had chosen to change their name to The Imperial Alliance (TIA). They also were very close to the power of RSU.
RSU had a planned war against The Russian Mafia in level 50/51 wild.
TIA's spy (mentioned earlier in the thread) was Strider 000 whom was the co-leader of RSU. Strider told Alexian of the war, which was then told to LF. LF arranged BD to defend The Russian Mafia from RSU, and succeded. BR7 considered this a crash, and made a topic about it on the RSB, causing more flame.

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TIA was also involved in the flame due to their involvement in the crash.
At the same time KA had vanished from runescape and all clans he had recruited had left RSU. Flaming and spam of RSU thread was frequent and there were conspiracies within to try and overthrow RSU's leadership. To put it simply, RSU was in a steady and sudden decline. This is the point of which Tallon911 decided to declare war on RSU, himself vs the entire union. Tallon won the war, however it was rumored that BD had crashed the RSU force of 20-40 members (this rumor cannot be proven however).
After the war BD stated they would not attack RSU for 1 week, however their members still flamed RSU. Due to fear of BD, more clans quit RSU leaving only 3 clans in RSU.
It is now August, 2005.
BR7 left on vacation for a week and The Emerald Knights took control of RSU, renaming it Reliable Support Union. They also kept BR7 from joining upon his return from his vacation.
This part of history is a bit fuzzy but these are the details which are known. RSU had been transformed back to the original Red Storm Union.
An unnamed union created by Buckeyefan 01 was created which had 4 clans on day 1. The long-term success of this union is unknown.
Alexian had left TIA for a bit of time however decided to rejoin to try and remove LF from TIA. Alexian effectively created an anti-union organization named SD-6 to destroy TIA all together, thus permanently removing LF from power. One person of interest in the anti-union was Hasimar (plays large role in later unions).
Some other small unions popped up but closed soon after not playing any major role in the RSB.
This brings us to November/December 2005. BR7 created a union known as Commonwealth of Clans (CWC) and Alexian created The Republic of Clans (ROC). Both unions were pretty successful and at one point they intended to merge in order to fight their common enemy, LF. However the merge did not follow through.

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To keep peace in ROC from LF, Alexian decided to resign from ROC and let public elections decide a new leader. BR7 attempted to win the election to merge ROC and CWC however Hasimar prevented him from doing so and Odin666 became leader. However ROC closed soon after the election.
This brings us to January 2006.
Since ROC closed, CWC as the only major union in RSB and it had 1100 members (note no activity sweeps were done. It is said only 300 people were actually in the union).
After a few weeks new unions were popping up such as The Horde and The Delian League. CWC attempted to merge with these unions but the negotiations fell through. Due to BR7 focusing on the merges, the union became less active causing staff to leave and create their own unions including Buckeyefan0 and Pakaru, who reformed the United Clans Of Runescape, and the Red Storm Union.
By February 2006 The Delian League reformed into The Liberation Union and The Horde had completely closed.
Also during February 2006 LF created her own union, The Association (TA) which was made to attack those in the community who TA found to be a threat to the community's well-being. In addition, it was used to prevent PK raids, provide anti crash support and to escort skillers in the wild.
CWC also is in a decline and lost about half of its members and some of its staff.
This brings us to March 2006.
Alexian and a group of friends tricked BR7 into thinking they controlled CWC and threatened to destroy it. This caused great fear in BR7. Alexian's network was known as GSA.
However, a person named Creeper who was apart of GSA grew tired of Alexian and decided to post all information on GSA's site on the forums for all to see including their plans to attack BR7.
This causes people to go against Alexian. The end result in the conflict is Alexian leaving BR7 alone.
CWC then started to rise again and EFC (remade and led by Adam H92) was attacking and crashing everything in RSB.

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Little happened in the union world for the remainder of 2006. Around 2007, the Commonwealth of Clans, still led by Blueraven7, was progressing well. Around this same time, Chickstroyer came back, and with his friend Rebelr*l, they decided to find something to work on in the RSB. They found a union called "United Clans of Runescape" a relatively small union led by Buckeyefan, but with a lot of potential. As they worked to improve UCR, BR7 approached the then leaders of the UCR with a proposal, he wanted to merge their union into his, to take the CWC to new heights.
Chickstroyer and Rebelrbl liked the idea, but they had one condition they wanted met before they would continue with the merge. They requested that the previous leaders of the UCR be made into a council of leaders, being 2nd only to BR7 himself, BR7 agreed and the merge went through.
For a time, the CWC dominated the politics of unions at the time, being virtually unbeatable (though it is my understanding that not a whole lot of warring between unions occured at this time). At the same time, a leader named God Justice1 founded a union called "The Mastery" styled after the British Government. Eventually TM, fell, as all unions do.
Now at this same time, BR7 announced his retirment from RuneScape in general, leaving a huge vacuum of power in the CWC. Chick and Rebelrbl decided they wanted GJ1 to help them run the CWC, and TM was assimilated into CWC immediatly.
In this time period, the ideals of Anti-Unions started up. A union which I sadly have little information on, started a Reign of Terror throughout the RSB. Unfortunately for the infant project their members were too inflammatory, and Jagex decided to shut them down on the basis of being a hate group. Though the AA's impact was limited, their ideals would plant the seeds for a far more successful anti-union to grow, Corruptive Powers.

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Corruptive Powers gained popularity extremely quickly, naming themselves after Lord Reven6's Central Powers Union in order to anger him, they managed to avoid JaGex's rule against hate groups by becoming a union, it was just a union against other unions, but by this loophole they were allowed to exist. It was founded in 2007 and their main figurehead "leader" was Haggis STV. CP voted on every decision they made, each clan having 1 vote; Haggis basically keeping everything moving along. Along the way, CP was joined by The White Legion, Phoenix Legends, The Future Elites, Blood Vipers, New Age Assassins, and several other clans. With such a powerful base of clans, CP decided to set their sights on the biggest and most powerful "corrupt" union in their eyes, The Commonwealth of Clans.
The Commonwealth of Clans was led by Chick, Rebel, BR7 and eventually God Justice1 (Jess). However, BR7 quit before CP started to attack CWC. The flame wars were long, and eventually Jess was suspected of treason by the CWC, where she was removed thereafter. She took a chunk of the CWC and it quickly deteriorated. Soon after, CP declared war on CWC. On the night before the war, CWC closed. Other unions soon closed after, and CP was viewed as a very powerful, and feared entity by RSB Unions.
After a little time, League of Nations was founded by Jess. LON had clans like Imperial Glory, Behemoth Army, and Natural Born Killers, which made up the core of their war force. Almost upon creation, LON decided to challenge CP in a fight pits war, with mage off. According to the video and reports, CP swept up LON quite easily. Also, according to the video, NBK crashed. However, this makes little sense because they were in LON. We think they may have cheated.
In the aftermath of the war, LON gained a bit of respect, and CP had proved to be at least for this time, the dominant union of the RSB. Drama between CP and LON would persist, until a new union would rise against CP.

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