+----------------------------------------------------------------------+ | The Olympia Times issue g2-69 | | June 9, 1998 | | | | turn 69 327 players http://www.pbm.com/ | +----------------------------------------------------------------------+
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The Eyepatch Inn and Armory, world famous for its weapons, troops, and not-very-funny Olympia Times advertisements, is in the process of relocating to TIB City. "What does this mean to me?" one might ask. "Well," we'd reply, "Not only does it mean faster, easier access to all your favorite EIA goods, but it also means, that our original location, namely The Eyepatch Inn , is up for sale. Located just outside Drassa in lovely province cd23, this state-of-the-art Inn can meet all your real estate needs, but by purchasing this property you can own a little piece of the world-famous arms franchise that the kids call "The 'Patch." This humble hut is where it all began, and now it's up for sale to the highest bidder. Bids can be submitted to email@example.com, along with the usual troop and weapon orders. This once-in-a-lifetime offer won't last long, so make your bid today. (Inn not gauranteed to increase in value)
-- The Gloved Hand [kc6]
_Public information about the Church of Egraal_ Visit: http://www.algonet.se/~fsievert/index.html !
_Questions, membership_ Write to: firstname.lastname@example.org ! (to our High Council)
We offer membership to those who wish to follow Egraal, the God of Truth. Even if you're new in Olympia you will soon be influential in the Church if you're dedicated.
-- The Maximilians [rw8]
Greetings Olympians and a special hello to all Drassans.
If you are in the northwestern region of Olympia, please take a moment to look at our web household at: http://www.telenet.pt/~dl0363/HoL.htm
It includes a map of the Kingdom of Cragstan and the surrounding area as well as important information for anyone wishing to visit our territory.
Live long and prosper, Lord Ralek Arkham Speaker for the House of Lords Kingdom of Cragstan
-- House of Lords [tq9]
LEGION ! ! ! HERE WE COME. . . 300 catuputls 500 elite soldiers 15 Round Ships note the other 10 roundships aren't yet ready. I should be able to haul it in only 2 runs.
-- DAWN'S RETURN [zw7]
Just outside of Drassa there's a place where the blades are as sharp as the Seehawk and the bargains are as big as Lord Angelo's ego. You can hire some pikemen, tilt one back with the locals, or just watch as the finest craftsmen in the world work their magic. But when you visit the Eyepatch Inn and Armory you'd better bring your Visa card, because at the Eyepatch they won't buy your woven baskets, and they don't take American Express.
The Eyepatch Inn and Armory. Everywhere within the Greater Drassa region you want to be.
For more information, including inventory and price lists, contact email@example.com Ask about our TIB discount!
-- Sascha 
-- Tiger IIth [s634]
Greetings Fellow Olympians, I am happy to say that the Syr-Antin Stronghold is now completed and we have also constructed an inn outside of town for any weary travellers to use. This has taken me longer than expected and I would like to thank Eric The Seahawk for all his help and time. I would also like to thank Lord Bane for abiding by his agreement and allowing me to garrison the areas we had agreed on. I have begun my garrisoning and though you are a hard person to contact, the areas we specified are now being replaced by my troops. Thanks again Bane :-) Also thanks to Jheremiah for his advice and help. The Syr-Antin are a peace loving folk and though I have been striped financially and troop wise by becoming a land owner, I also have a little bit of Olympia for myself. I hope that my neighbors visit on occasions and share my hospitality. Peace to all and my doors are always open.
Lee The Brave.....Syr-Antin
-- Lee The Brave 
Snart klaekkes aegget - men ej foedes kyllinger af sten!
The Church of Egraal are utter scum: They pose as holy men, but are in reality a coven of necromancers and assassins! Their vile, rubber-clad leader, the Pervert Saeter, fornicates with farm animals! Kill them if you see them (Church members, not farm animals)! They are an abomination upon any flophouse and so they must be destroyed!
The Man With The Plan In His Hand has finally arrived...
REJOICE! RAPTURE IS COMING!
Muhahahahaha! Soon, Sir William, soon we will feast upon your still pulsating brains! Muhahaha! Mwahahaha! Haha! Mahaha!
@----)------- <- A black rose for your funeral, Runelord...
Are the SA and the CoE allies behind the scenes? If so, then the SA's lives are also forfeit. I will give 25 gold for every noble corpse formerly affilated with these groups. - the Lowlander
Mimi and Pluto went for a walk Donald will be able to snoop around in the house To the West a storm will soon rise
Krunchy, you will soon be in my power
I am the Wraith. Thank you all who have written me and expressed interest in the Wraith Society. To those of you that have made the cut, welcome. To those of you still on the outside looking in, jealousy gets you no where. Don't whine about your exclusion, so something about it. Go out and dig up some tasty info for the Society and we'll let you in. If you're already member of one of the major alliances, all the better. We've got plants all around, but there are still some groups we've yet to infiltrate. If your a member of one of the groups on our "wish list", you have a free ticket to join.
As predicted, some of my otherworldly predictions are beginning to come true. Some are complete hog-wash and merit no attention. You figure out which is which! Ha-Ha-Ha-Ha! (read in ghostly tones with rattling chains in the background).
This week we'll keep it shorter (since I shot a big chunk of my intelligence load last week);
twinkle twinkle little lights, way up in the north so bright. I have seen you, so have others. But not everyone's as nice as me and my brothers.
Lords of the Crown will turn their frowns upside down. A painted face can be the sign of a clown.
As one of the newest members of the wraith society, I now offer up my first ghostly message:
The thieve's arrogant stone may be safe, but the stone throwers are toast.
signed- The Spectre Minion of the Wraith Society
We hereby lay claim to the warzone directly between the Harn Confederacy and the Lords of the Crown. We figure by the time they finish bashing each other they won't be able to stop us.
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Yvengi is a louse!
History does nothing; it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this. . . . It is not "history" which uses men as a means of achieving - as if it were an individual person - its own ends. History is nothing but the activity of men in pursuit of their ends.
Nominations for the first Oly-2 ROSCOE awards are being taken; possible categories include: 1. Lamest repetitive Times-posting louse-unit. 2. Worst excuse for Terry Pratchett character-name ripoffs. 3. Worst excuse for Stephen R. Donaldson ripoffs (this one also has a subcategory - Factions Acting The Most Unlike Their Ripped-off Namesakes).
Further suggestions are welcome, and may be posted in the TIMES. Love ya! - Hay Nonny Mouse
Hey where did that big castle on Mt Olympus go?
When the Eagle soars the PHILOSOPHER falls
Yng and dumb. That sums it up.
Well Mr.Vulture rumor has it that you are a manifestation of the Illustrated one. If you tell us who you really are I would of course be obliged to let you know who I am. Lets call it a friendly challenge. If your up to it. "The Unnamed Musketeer"
The MLP wishes to announce that it has NO link to the SA (but we wish we had a neat web page like theirs). We hope everyone has found the SA as amusing as we have. The MLP just wanted to announce its existence and goals. From now on you'll see the results of our actions, not boasts. You'll only hear from us when we think we have something amusing to say.
"Man the walls!" shouted the gruff sergeant of the watch loudly and with urgency. "Those little buggers will be testing our metal tonight lads, I can feel it." The sergeant turned and stared out from behind the parapets into the darkness of the city beyond. "You want in here! you warthog half-breeds, come and try it!" There was as of yet, no response.
I've seen these men die: Sir William (6740) Mythzeus (1337) Patton Junior (s987) Pa Patton (d380)
I'd rather face a dozen dwarves than a single Horseman.
Oooch, that looked painful, laddies! Mayhap next time you'll answer your mail...
Mopping up finalised. Now Commencing Operation Thorn.
Why would someone need so many to defend so little?????
So the troops mass in the North.Is someone going to get a little surprise.I think so.Looks like the vultures may find another feeding ground.So much for peace.
Is beating on newbies a noble act.Some seem to think so.Find someone your own size you worthless carrion feeders.Prove yourself a man not a mouse.