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   | The Olympia Times                                        issue g2-73 |
   | July 7, 1998                                                         |
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   | turn 73  337 players                             http://www.pbm.com/ |

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Time once again for the regular TIB post. All factions operating in the NW region of the map, and specifically those in the Drassa region are urged to visit our web site at: http://members.aol.com/seehawk42 for information on the TIB alliance.

Also, the self-imposed 2 week waiting period reference the continent of Cipheria has passed. We were contacted by one group we had missed on our intial sweep and have come to terms with that group. The entire continent of Cipheria can now be considered claimed by TIB, House of Lords Alliance, and several other indepentdent players. Final borders between the current residents of Cipheria will soon be set, at which time we will post TIBs updated borders here and at our web site. As always, peaceful visitors are welcome in TIB territory. Travellers that happen upon Cipheria are invited to visit, but be forewarned that 100% of the continent is now claimed and being colonized by one of several groups.

Eric the Seehawk TIB Alliance

-- Lords of Hammerhill [gz2]

(drum roll)

Announcing the Grand Opening of The Arms Dealership Formerly Known As The Eyepatch Inn And Armory, located just south of Drassa in the senic TIB City. In addition to the weapons offered for sale in the city marketplace, we also provide troops, catapults, and siege towers on an order-by-order basis. Delivery availably within the Greater Drassa region for a nominal fee. Write to glovedhand@hotmail.com for further information, price lists, or orders, and ask about our TIB discount!

-- The Gloved Hand [kc6]

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]

I recently started in Yellowleaf and I'm leaving this warzone, I do not want to get involved in any wars that do not concern me, so please allow me safe passage. My boat's number is 3303.

-- Captain Kynan [g802]

When all else fails, read the instructions (or the rule book)!

-- Tiger IIth [s634]


Krunchy and Krusty, sitting on a boat The boat sinks, what's left?

There's a fly in my soup, says Bjorn Then eat it, says Weasel

The bird has decided to leave its nest So the water will soon be red

All Newbis travling with less than 10 men within 3 provinces of any safehaven will be attacked and executed. You now have fair warning.

If your not a Rimmon Musketeer you don't know what your missing! contact your local Musketeer recruiter and let the fun begin... "One for All and All for One"

Ahh, home at last. I am proud I stand on this rock as the early explorers did.

I am the Wraith Back from my 1 week hiatus (the wraith post last week was a hoax) and I ve got some good stuff to report.

Write this down, within 4 turns there will be no less than 4 major wars raging in Olympia. The participants in these wars will be, in no particular order, Plato, Eagle, Lords of the Crown, Inner Circle, Harn Confederacy, TIB, The Bandits Rimmon Musketeers, Northern Lights, Olympian Mafia and a group of independents up north that have never bothered to come up with a name.

Plato s landing in Lords of the Crown territory has ticked off just about everybody. My spectral spies tell me that besides the obvious interested parties (Lords of the Crown, Eagle) there are some other groups that aren t happy with the new player in the war. Harn and the Musketeers are steamed that Provinian Sovereignty has been breached once again by Plato. Also, TIB and the seehawk, usually quick to publicly distance themselves from Eagle party lines, have been strangely quiet on this subject. It would appear that this time they share the Eagle outrage.

And finally, my spies tell me there is at least one oly player out there that is so unimaginative that they can t think of their own pseudonym for posting wildly inaccurate rumors to the times. For some reason this player keeps writing posts signed the wraith . It think it s quite funny. Join in! The more unfounded rumors the better! But I would think that somebody playing a fantasy game would rather create their own persona. So, to help out, I ll give this poor wretch a list of names I was considering before I decided on The Wraith. Feel free to use any of them, or to keep using wraith. Here s the list: Toby, Steven, Hal, Sally, Jesse, Floyd, Bill Clinton, God, Mary-Jo, Mike, Ching, Paco, Freddy the Wonder Mule.

See, it s easy to come up with names if you really try.

That Noble aboard the Roundship Night Music, sure is rich but is it wise to travel with so little guard, hmm how safe is he upon the big ocean? I wonder.....


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