» Discussion Forum
» Stats
Members: 31,738
Threads: 104,756
Posts: 2,339,783
Top Poster: Thande (34,429)
Welcome to our newest member, PGoss
» AlternateHistory.com
Welcome to AlternateHistory.com!

Our Discussion Forum is the largest gathering of alternate history fans on the internet.

What is alternate history?

Alternate history is the exercise of looking at the past and asking "what if"? What if some major historical event had gone differently, and how could that have changed the world? Popular "what if" questions that you may have seen in fiction include "what if the Nazis had won the Second World War?" and "what if the South had won the US Civil War?", but it can be just as interesting to think about Aztecs resisting Spanish colonization or a Japan that did not turn its back on the world under the Shogunate. Alternate history is a literary genre, but here we're mainly interested in history itself - and the politics, strategy, culture, and more that define it. We spend most of our time debating our own ideas about history and how it could have gone differently, so this is a community focused on creativity and learning.

For more information about alternate history, see our FAQ.

For a guide to published alternate history fiction, see Uchronia.
» Recent Threads
Title, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
D-Day: 1943
Dirk_Pitt
July 28th, 2014 06:28 AM
Today 09:37 PM
by TFSmith121
128 4,425
Gordon Brown goes to the polls in 2007?
AdmiralBlake
July 29th, 2014 09:09 PM
Today 09:36 PM
by Charles RB
12 482
The Audacity of Opposition
NickCT
June 22nd, 2014 05:36 PM
Today 09:36 PM
by NickCT
144 8,282
TLIAD: America of 2016 or John Kerry's Third Term
U.S David
Yesterday 01:45 PM
Today 09:35 PM
by Jonathan
37 1,167
Empty America: Discussion Area
Constantinople
Yesterday 05:52 AM
Today 09:28 PM
by twovultures
15 875
Alternatives to Pearl Harbour?
Tom Colton
July 29th, 2014 02:17 PM
Today 09:27 PM
by zoomar
108 2,784
The Dakai Dynasty: Rise of the Heavenly Kingdom
Sabot Cat
July 24th, 2014 06:14 AM
Today 09:27 PM
by Sabot Cat
26 1,495
Fate of Joseph Stalin if He Was Expelled from the Bolshevik Party
MarshalBraginsky
Yesterday 01:45 AM
Today 09:26 PM
by ObssesedNuker
41 1,273
Central Powers Victory TL's
Alex1guy
July 27th, 2014 11:29 AM
Today 09:24 PM
by MarshalBraginsky
53 2,880
AHC: Soviet Naval Parity
Daniwani
Today 09:24 PM
Today 09:24 PM
by Daniwani
0 1
AHC: Nazi Germany invades Soviet Union using a different route.
VirginiaHistoryTeacher
Today 02:30 PM
Today 09:24 PM
by ObssesedNuker
66 1,200
Pop Culture WI: DC creates Cinematic Universe instead of Marvel
TaintedTamt
Yesterday 07:55 PM
Today 09:23 PM
by Charles RB
22 603
Thatcher wins 1990 leadership election?
AdmiralBlake
Today 07:47 PM
Today 09:21 PM
by Nickyr
9 70
A Blunted Sickle
pdf27
August 1st, 2013 12:12 PM
Today 09:18 PM
by Artaxerxes
4,152 525,861
Rumsfeldia: Fear and Loathing in the Decade of Tears
Drew
November 18th, 2012 09:16 PM
Today 09:18 PM
by MetalSlimeHunt
1,011 228,373
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.0 RC1

All times are GMT. The time now is 09:37 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.