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   | The Olympia Times                                       issue g2-116 |
   | May 4, 1999                                                          |
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   | turn 116  315 players                            http://www.pbm.com/ |

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ICLF Freedom Fighters strike fear into the hearts of two [count 'em two] Lords Lackies in daring, but poorly timed raid on Stoga!

Details are sketchy, but some mangy Poofter was reported scurrying back to the sewers what hatched him, whilst a Seeker has sought a higher plane of existance. Unfortunately, the liberation forces in this former Inner Circle capitol city are Dwarfed by their opponants, whom wandered up from down below at just the wrong time.

Asked of the impact of losing another Freedom Fighter so soon after the capture of ICLF spokesman Bonn Chance, a spokesman to be named later stated "There's more where he came from".

-- ICLF [hu8]

Just a little south of Drassa there's an fella known as The Gloved Hand. He sells weapons of all shapes and sizes, one's that'll really stike fear in the hearts of your enemies. But when you go to visit The Gloved Hand, you'd better bring your gold pieces, because his weapons will take the skin off your enemies' bones, but he won't take American Express.

Email glovedhand@hotmail.com for more info.

-- The Gloved Hand [kc6]

Looking for adventure, excitment and the challage of a lifetime? Do you

wish to test the very limits of you potential? Be all you can be..... and more. The BoRG are currently hiring Nobles from all parts of Olympia, from all walks of life. No experience nesseccary, we're just looking for a few good (and ruthless) folks to add to our growing and very successful team. Any and all interested applicants should forward there resume to the Hearld at : asgardian@bigfoot.com

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 asgardian@bigfoot.com

May the Red God smile upon you.

-- Wodan [d987]

7: Lady Cartimandua [7872] blasts Heimdall [d522] with a burst of aura! 7: Heimdall [d522] is wounded. Health is now 0.Lady Cartimandua, this was an uncalled for act of cowardace. Next time you want to express you displeasure, do so in person. I hearby place a bounty on the head of Lady Cartimandua[7872]. The first noble to present me with her dead body shall recieve 1000 gold.

-- Wodan [d987]

Greetings Fellow Olympians.

This is just a reminder for anyone mapping realms in Olympia that the Syr-Antin Lands and borders are rows BS-BX columns 37-42. Any changes to this will be printed in the Times. I will soon be opening my weapons shop, hopefully carrying shipments to Greyfell so as to be more convenient to potential buyers, again more info will be in the Times when available. Any visitors to Syr-Antin lands are warned that armed parties are not tolerated except if prior concent has been gained. Any such parties will be swiftly dealt with. This is a peaceful neighborhood and we intend to keep it that way. Our inns are always open and kegs always flowing for the peaceful explorers and traders travelling the lands in search of riches.

Lee the Brave.....Syr-Antin Champion

-- Lee The Brave [1426]

For all ya poofters out there... Watch yer back, or yer gonna suffer the same fate as Paulie did. Any poofter caught within LotC territory will die. Unless yer wanna join us Bruces, then no worries. We'll be glad to see yer drongos and no two ways about it!

-- Bruce [f171]

Greetings people, To the Rimmon Musketeers I would like to say, please hang in there for just a few more turns because I'm on my way back to your territory. After spending 10k gold on 'relaxation' I think it is time I get into action again.

I would also like to thank Lord Maltar for starting this war against us, we have learned a lot about false friends and betrayal but we've never had this much fun. (Sorry Oleg)

-- Artemis Entreri [5339]


Soon the mighty Roskilde Festival will rule all that lives!

Times Poetry Contest!

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!

Alllllllllllllllllllll (High pitched whooping cry) The Red God is Great All praise to the Red God The Ghazi is back on!!

PS Sorry about the garrisons Snow

The regularly scheduled rumor has been cancelled.

What, I still have to stay here waiting. Where is that blasted ship?

The Crimson Dragons are a bunch of cowards.

Oh, boy these guys just don't stop do they? Check the health !

18: Priest [xxxx] receives a vision of Dull boy [4389]: 18: 18: Location: Delzoun [db61], in Provinia 18: Loyalty: Oath-1 18: Health: 105% (getting better) 18: Combat: attack 80, defense 55, missile 0 18: behind 0 (front line in combat) 18: Break point: 0% (fight to the death) 18: use 641 1 (concealing self, but not alone) 18: Banner: I'm coming for you ! 18: 18: Current aura: 31 18: Maximum aura: 11 18: 18: 18: Skills known: 18: Combat [610] 18: Survive fatal wound [611] 18: Fight to the death [612] 18: Defense [614], journeyman 18: Swordplay [616], apprentice 18: Stealth [630] 18: Conceal self [641], apprentice 18: Magic [800] 18: Meditate [801], apprentice 18: Perform common tasks for gold [802], journeyman 18: Appear common [803], apprentice 18: View current aura level of others [804], apprentice 18: Tap health for aura [806], adept 18: Necromancy [900] 18: Summon ghost warriors [903], apprentice 18: Summon demon lord [905], apprentice 18: Banish demon lord [907], apprentice 18: Absorb aura blast [911], apprentice 18: 18: Partially known skills: 18: Modern magic script [808], 17/21 18: 18: 18: Inventory: 18: qty name weight 18: --- ---- ------ 18: 80 gold [1] 0 18: 1 peasant [10] 100 cap 100 (1,1,0) 18: 9 soldiers [12] 900 cap 900 (5,5,0) 18: 1 riding horse [52] 1,000 ride 150 18: ====== 18: 2,000 18: 18: Capacity: 0/1,250 land (0%), 1,100/150 ride (733%)

>Now we know why Cendage gives his troops to the Lords >instead of leading them himself. > >Thanks for the boats, we would have been stuck without >them. Pity about the 450 casualties. We're not even sure >if anyone's paying for Crimson Dragons, but at this rate, >who would? > >BoRG

Wow....bragging from a group headed by the fool who accidently posted his orders to the G2 mailing list for all to see. I've seen everything now!

Pig Foul will make a nice roast !!

The Bandit Lords wish to announce their new Web page:


Ask not for whom the raspberry sounds, it sounds for you.


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