Wow. We have new leaders? I expanded my Council to delegate responsibilities. Zun and I are still the only two Founder/Leaders, though, check-mate. We are quite happy with how our team is shaping up. We put a lot of effort into working with any new players we have. I think we will be "swimming" for awhile.
I like T1TAN and T1TANNESS, so Titans are a swim. You have experienced Grepo leadership there and high averages. No noob MRA there and don't make the mistake of thinking they are.
SS ATAK's "great" leader is MIA in all four worlds with her baby cities, so not sure what you guys are going to end up doing. I get a LOT of requests to join us. We have now tightened our requirements, so it will not be easy to get in with us any more, but any experienced alliance will be doing the same. SS ATAK has leadership issues. I see "floating" and possibly sinking. I have some old friends in that alliance I have played other worlds with. I can't imagine what they are thinking being in the middle of that mess.
Savage Subjugation. - I was really looking forward to fighting with H3llHunter on this server. I was so disappointed, though, when I saw how poorly organized and uncoordinated this group was. No discipline. No like mindset. I think they will "swim" for awhile, but not if they don't get on the same page. A few strong players cannot carry an entire alliance.
Didact - I have had minimal contact with this alliance and do not know its players. They have the numbers. Their average is low. I will be curious to see where they go. Only stats will tell. I say "Float" for now.
Legion of Death - They have some good Grepo vets. Their average is decent. Have they gone too MRAish? Swim for now.
I am stopping here because I believe these six alliances will be around and influencing control of their oceans. The ones that think this is a "buddy" game with their dozens of pacts and NAPs, won't make it. We know who you are.
I know we have a few fun battles planned, so can't wait to see how all this goes in the next few weeks. Loyalties will align. Alliances will pact. We will soon know who the "real" fighters are.