+----------------------------------------------------------------------+ | The Olympia Times issue g2-12 | | May 6, 1997 | | | | turn 12 170 players http://www.pbm.com/ | +----------------------------------------------------------------------+
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Hear ye! Hear ye!
Please be informed that members of the Guardians of the Realm will settle down in Province ck29. I respectfully ask that no-one build any structures in this province without prior approval from our organization. Inquiries can be sent to Protect01@aol.com. Also, if possible, please refrain from recruiting in this area, however, trade and travel is encouraged.
For those interested in trading with us, we are looking for wild horses, iron or swords, and peasants. In exchange, we can pay Gold or maybe provide some type of service for you. Again, please contact us for further information.
Peace be with you all,
Guardian Brightstar, Lord and Commander, Guardians of the Realm
-- Guardians of the Realm [bs2]
You just finished your first trade run. Thank god gold is weightless!
Trade. It's not just a job, its a great job.
This message brought to you by the Free Drassan Trade Guild firstname.lastname@example.org
-- Blue Velvet Guild [ct2]
A reminder to all nobles in the Drassa region. Please be aware that the TIBs alliance is operating in this region. We desire to promote peace and prosperity in the region. No attacking of nobles and no castle building is allowed. Other buildings and trade are encouraged.
If you are new to the game, or just new to the region, please contact us and we will forward you a copy of the TIBs charter for your review. An abbreviated outline of our alliance can also be found in the Olympian Times from turn 10.
Live in Peace, and Make Lots of Money. Eric Nelson TIB Minister of Foreign Affairs
-- Lords of Hammerhill [gz2]
We have a new world before us. This unknown, unexplored land mass is just waiting for someone to find all it has in store.
We, The Travelers, are attempting to map this large world, but we can not do it alone. If you would be willing to donate the land portions of your turn to our efforts, you will be assisting in one of the greatest projects in Olympian History!
We also collect and distribute land claims and gate information.
Send us mail: email@example.com! Visit us on the Web: http://www.spiretech.com/~jeffh/olympia/
-- The Travelers [hc8]
Hear Ye!, Hear Ye!
Coming soon to a Safe Haven near you, The Quickstart Consortium! We can offer newcomers to Olympia a range of excellent services to help boost their empire building plans such as constructing buildings, weaponsmithing, building ships, training your troops and ferrying you to any destination. Because we know that in these early days your resources are limited we offer a discounted rate for all fresh starters. So call us now and we'll make sure you don't fall behind in the race for power.
In addition the Quickstart Consortium is eager to engage agents for its business in the safe haven cities, particularly in Greyfall and Rimmon. If you are an independent tradesman who can bring useful skills to our partnership we would be delighted to hear from you.
-- The Free Company [xb8]
***************** Towers for sale* ***************** I build and sell Towers The price is 400 gold and 100 stone or 1600 gold So far I got 1 happy customer
-- Cutter 
Me? Stealing? I am an ounest Noble! You will regret treating me and my familia. I have already explined the incedent to The Captain of the cityguard, and we have come to an understanding. He won't allow you to harass anyone, 'emperor' or not.
Anyway I want to thank you for sharing your knowledge in noble-mailing in this issue of the Times, cause you have done that, haven't you?
I will also offer my services to the people of Yellowleaf: I am very good at spoting the 'kin of a noble', if you want to know witch faction a noble belongs to, slip me a note and some gold and I will tell you. I think 20 gold is a fair price.
-- Birk of Bakthar 
THE ILLUSTRATED MAN'S SMITHY, CURIO SHOP, & TATTOO PARLOR The following items are currently for sale:
Wood: 8 gp, quantity 53 Far cheaper than Yellowleaf's prices! Crossbows: 15 gp, quantity 7 Blast those monsters with ease, with the Illustrated Man's fine weapons! Horses: 80 gp, quantity 3 Cheaper than Elantir! Cheaper than Trullion! Let the IM fulfill all your equine needs!
AND LAST BUT NOT LEAST>>>>
Maps: 50 gp The Maps of the Illustrated Man were famous throughout G1. Now you too can own your own personal maps of the world and the Yellowleaf area. These aren't just indecipherable ascii, or little colored blocks. Every terrain and interior location have their own graphic design or symbol. Background grids make finding locations easy. Plus, every 20x20 area has its own coordinate chart...no more scrolling all over the place looking for what number a particular province is. Our maps cover considerably more territory than other publicly available maps. Our northwestern border reaches to or nearly to Halith, Rhonius, Ganith, Cado, and Sesklos. Never heard of those cities? Then you'll need us, won't you? Best of all, the Illustrated Man will mail your map right to your house. Just give us your street address and we will mail you a map directly, in full color, suitable for hanging by your computer. Also, act now and we'll send you a fully legible map of the known world. You can get your map for free if you let us know 7 or more provinces that we didn't have before...namely, provinces around or to the northwest of the cities previously named. All info must be fully publishable. If you'd like to know our reputation, ask anyone from G1! They'll tell you! Buy in now, and get a discount on future editions! If you hail from Yellowleaf, you need to visit
THE ILLUSTRATED MAN !!!!!
-- The Illustrated Man 
All who would like to see the ACCEPT command last until changed (similar to the DEFEND order) Please email EldVarg@aol.com Include your name and Faction name, and Faction ID as well as your email address. Following turn 15 this list will be sent to Rich
-- Malor 
Questions for the Answer Guy:
1 - How do you build a city, or is that beyond our capabilities? 2 - Once you have captured savages, what can you use them for? 3 - How do you find out what items are used for?
Coming soon to a web page near you. The Automatic Turn converter.
Run your turn through this program and produce a better turn layout than the standard one supplied. Needs a Browser that supports Tables. If you have Navigator 3.0 or MSIE 3.0 then you are ideal.
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Yvengi is a louse!
"Not far, Yoda not far...soon, you will be with him." - The Short Green Guy In The Swamp
We were not meant to have such terrible things. They should be left where we found them, if not destroyed. Yes I found The Skull. I am close to Yellowleaf, anyone that wants to buy it, press your price and I will consider it. Remember you must be around Yellowleaf.
Spies! Beware if you sail from Yellowleaf or Harn, there are pirates afloat, and somebody is telling them who to look for. Don't find out the hard way, like my trader did!