+----------------------------------------------------------------------+ | The Olympia Times issue g2-112 | | April 6, 1999 | | | | turn 112 314 players http://www.pbm.com/ | +----------------------------------------------------------------------+
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Well Godzilla III, you have a big mouth for a guy that used the movement bu.. euh feature last turn to move to our territory. I would love to meet you at the castle but by the time I get there you will probably be dead. But maybe we can work something out, where will Godzilla IIII be formed ??
-- Artemis Entreri 
To the coward putting those rumors in the Times, At least I can say I killed 12 nobles and destroyed a castle all in one turn, sure you can call me a coward but coming from you, a whining chicken, I'll take it as a compliment. And I'm sure that everybody knows that the reason you don't sign your name has nothing to do with making the game more exciting for me, but you're afraid that we'll find out which rock you are hiding under and that we will crush you !!!
-- Artemis Entreri 
Just a reminder that the Brotherhood of the Red God is harrassing the Lord's shipping and naval troop movements in the Camaris Straits. All neutral ships in the waters between Camaris and Provinia east of the 50 longtitude line running through Harn should contact us so you are not caught up in this conflict. Any ships in these waters that have not contacted us will be considered hostile till we have determined otherwise.
We currently have Brothers in the Drassa region with little to do. We are currently looking for contracts of any sort (training, recruiting, raiding, patrol duty, etc) in this area or any of the nearby islands. We have ship transport and don;t mind travelling.
Please visit our web site at http://www.geocities.com/TimesSquare/1843/borg.html or contact us at email@example.com
May the Red God smile upon you. The Herald of the Brotherhood of the Red God
-- Wodan [d987]
Well here's my Yellowleaf Poetry Contest Entry.Sorry I couldnt deliver it personally or stay on subject but I am a little tied up with this war thing.
Lord Atnerks Please grant me the serenity To accept the things I can not change, The courage to change the things I can, And the wisdom tohide the bodies, Of those I had to kill, Because they pissed me off, Also help me to be carefull, Of the toes I step on today, Because they may be connected, To the ass that I may have to kiss tommorow.
-- Lord Foul 
Are there any factions out there interested in taking on some mercenary work? I am looking for a few (well, a lot actually) good men to do some raiding, shipping disruption, undercover work, magical combat, and information gathering. I can afford to pay handsomely, and guarantee excitement, glory, and the chance to make enemies for life! Please contact me through the mystical messaging service if you are interested.
Note: I had several takers, all of whom have by now received their first payment and are embarking on their assigned missions. However, I have unlimited cash, and lots of work, so keep those cards and letters coming!
-- Ming the Merciless 
I'll spit on the poofter.
-- Bruce [b283]
I am disappointed that you did not answer either of the two missives I sent you Eorl Thorsson the past two weeks. I am also disappointed that Vyassa professes to be friendly and helpful but when asked if someone can use a tower that has stood empty since turn 108, said person is turned down out of hand. That is all I will say for now.
-- Millie [w473]
Poetry Contest Update!
Venue Moved From Yellowleaf to the Times!
Date: Thunder and rain, month 5, in the year 15 (Times 118)
1st place: 1,000 gold 2nd place: 1 Winged Horse 3rd place: 100 drums
Special Jury Prize for Best Thematic Entry!
Theme: Requiem for a Hero: The Sad End of Sir Codric
Previously Published Material Welcome!
Unsigned (rumor) entries eligible for judging, but prizes will not be awarded!
Sharpen your pens, iron your parchment, and send those poems in!
>To my hosts, I thank you for everything. To the Lady...get >that beard shaved off!! To the Lady killer, How many girlfriends >this week? To the discworld fan, do you need some luvin' from >the "healing hand"? To the poofter, No more bruces! To Bruce, >you are fined 10K gold! To the animal breeder, good luck with >the chase! To the red headed, hot head...how about 2$?. To the >army expert...when you are shot it means YOU ARE DEAD!! To the >alcholics next time I will bring a still.
Wow, I want to party with you guys, like right now. This sounds soooooo out of control, man. The "healing hand?" Like, what_is_that? You dudes really know how to get it on.
Welcome back Sir Codric we do look forward to killing you agan.HA HA HA.
THE SECOND OLYMPIA LAND RUSH!!!! Sponcered by the Armed Olympian Real Estate Co.
That's right folks there lots of garrisoned land with pre built castles that the owners just don't care enough to protect anymore. That means any player with 100 troops can have a brand new castle with excellent income base every turn!
This is a first come first serve offer so don't waste time procrastinating. Here are the sites up for grabs.
The first is Prime Mountain land already built up for you at a civ level of 5 with only 28 archers and a few peasents to protect it.
The Crownlands [dg64], mountain, in Provinia, civ-5 ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Routes leaving The Crownlands: North, forest, to The Shadowlands [df64], 8 days East, forest, to The Shadowlands [dg65], 8 days South, plain, to The Crownlands [dh64], 7 days West, plain, to The Crownlands [dg63], 7 daysInner locations: Lair [f901], lair, 1 day Waterdeep , castle, defense 60, level 2, "City of Splendors",
owner: Nevyn , lord, with eight soldiers, 28 archers, one hound, two pikemen, 43 peasants, accompanied by: Savage , savage, prisoner Blackstaff Tower , tower, defense 40 Mystra's Grace , tower, defense 40 A big hole , mine, defense 10, depth 4 The Water Hole , inn, defense 10, owner: Dumle [f978], with one riding horse
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Our next listing is a stunning southern city with a castle that has less than 50 men to protect it so come on down!
Antwerpen [a88], city, in province The Shadowlands [da82] Inner locations: Het Steen , castle, defense 50, owner: Charly Hustle [m201], with 27 soldiers, one winged horse Onslievrouwentoren , temple, defense 10, owner: Lave Drethnor [n262], priest, "SEMPER UBI SUB UBI", with seven peasants, 12 soldiers Boerentoren [r399], tower-in-progress, 39% completed
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That's right folks Rome is up for grabs but be carefull it's guarded by a monster force of 2 nobels and 6 soldiers! Go figure.
29: A vision of Rome [h41] appears: 29: 29: Rome [h41], city, in province Region of the Tiber [dh74] 29: 29: Routes leaving Rome: 29: Out, mountain, to Region of the Tiber [dh74], 1 day 29: 29: Cities rumored to be nearby: 29: Alexandria [h11], in The Shadowlands [dj74] 29: Omaha Beach [p97], in North Coast Highlands [dp77] 29: Yellowleaf [r52], in Forest [dh78], safe haven 29: Ganith [x75], in The Shadowlands [dd72] 29: 29: Skills taught here: 29: Combat , Stealth , Persuasion , Construction , 29: Mining , Magic , Necromancy  29: 29: Market report: 29: 29: trade who price qty wt/ea item 29: ----- --- ----- --- ----- ---- 29: buy h41 195 29 100 ivory [z584] 29: sell h41 27 2 10 iron  29: sell h41 12 27 100 linen [m532] 29: sell h41 60 42 23 cardamom [r094] 29: 29: Inner locations: 29: Roman Senat , castle, defense 65, level 3, owner: 29: Brutus [f320], duke, with one riding horse 29: Cleopatra [t495], priest, "Don't fear the Eye of RA", with 29: six blessed soldiers 29: Aquaduct [q864], tower, defense 40 29: The Eye of RA [c072], temple, defense 10 29: Colloseum , inn, defense 10, 39% damaged 29: 29: It is raining.
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Thats all this week but dont forget to call the Armed Olympian Real Estate Co. for all your real estate needs.
Hmmm, the time flies. Soon, you'll all be begging me for a taste... You know that the only reason that you tried to get rid of me was to steal my peat.
This is a rumor, don't spread it.
Pig Foul will make a nice roast !!!
Oleg is a cheater
Sir Codric is a louse
Hello fellow Olympians,
This week, when I was visiting my nephews in the Golden City, I spotted something realy weirrrrd. I had just drrrropped a nice piece of "guano" on top of a bold man's head as he starrrted shouting "May the Hand squeeze all of ya dirrrty shitting pigeons". I rrreplied that I was a Sparrrrow, but Misterrr bold-one kept on shouting "The Hand this and the Hand that...". Errrrr, the bold-one was as rrred as a juicy cherrrry. Too bad I had just done my needs, otherrrwise I would have drrropped anotherrrone rrright on is nice coat.
Firrrst I didn't get the point, but then I rrrealised. The Hand is the grrreat Prrotectorr of the TIB-humans and I was on Rrrimmon terrritorrry. It seems that someone has finally chosen a side.
It seems rather hopeless for the (dead-) Codrickers, now that everybody knows TIBs and Rimmon are the best of friends.
You know who I am.