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1  In Character / Clans / Re: Shartak Geocacher Club on: May 18, 2017, 02:06:13 AM
RIP Aether Geocache. **Take a little, give a little**


Near the waterfall.
2  In Character / Outsiders / Re: New Gibraltar on: May 17, 2017, 08:38:11 AM


Some pretty good roleplay here. The reason for not setting it in York is fairly obvious, but it's still remarkable to me that a bunch of ruins near a half-built road would be able to generate so much traffic.

Central location in the middle of the island: very close to arterial routes such as the river and the main (east-west) road: welcomes outsiders and natives alike: inhabitants are a resource (they give out valuable supplies such as fungi juice, weapons, and FAKS).

I know Pike's farm gets a lot of visitors, too, for more or less the same reasons.

And yes, The Stone Owl Tavern was fun, but York doesn't have the same benefits in terms of location and collegiality.

I expect there will be a lot more visitors around Xmas time given Santa's Grotto is a small sneeze away (and I assume at that spot because it is centrally located and near major arterial routes).
3  Out of Character / Suggestion Discussion / consolidated map on: May 17, 2017, 08:31:16 AM
... so you can see where all of your characters are, on one map.

Partly fun, partly to assist in keeping them out of the way of each other.
4  In Character / Outsiders / Re: New Gibraltar on: May 17, 2017, 05:02:20 AM
Visions of Apocalypse

You say “Billfred, you've returned to a day and age where the island is receding into a blood red sunset. Few people remian and are scattered. Indeed, our little haven is one of the more active places!”
You say “I keep telling Simon that a huge flood should wash away the north of the island from Dalpok to Wiksik to maximise encounters. Tsunami!”

Shroombaker says “Ah, that's a great idea. The Next Wave.” (2017-05-02 13:27)
Shroombaker says “It'd be interesting to incorporate a type of 'capture-the-flag' aspect, too. It would improve the tourism business.” (2017-05-02 13:28)
Shroombaker says “"The jewel of York has been captured by Dalpok. Retrieve this precious heirloom and receive 500 XPs!"” (2017-05-02 13:30)

You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you. (2017-05-03 02:43)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you, and lose 4 HP from fear. (2017-05-03 02:43)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you. (2017-05-03 02:43)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you. (2017-05-03 02:43)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you. (2017-05-03 02:43)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you, and lose 4 HP from fear. (2017-05-03 02:43)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you, and lose 4 HP from fear. (2017-05-03 02:43)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you, and lose 4 HP from fear. (2017-05-03 02:43)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you. (2017-05-03 02:43)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you, and lose 4 HP from fear. (2017-05-03 02:43)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you. (2017-05-03 02:43)

Shroombaker says “The band comes on later, ghost. We don't need your banshee wail now.” (2017-05-03 03:23)
Shroombaker swings a jolly jack o'lantern around. (2017-05-03 03:23)
Shroombaker says “POOF!” (2017-05-03 03:23)
Shroombaker uses a first aid kit on you and restores 10 health. (2017-05-03 03:23)
Shroombaker uses a first aid kit on you and restores 10 health. (2017-05-03 03:23)
Shroombaker grins about the room with his accomplished Exorcism skills. (2017-05-03 03:24)

You say “Good old Mexkrax. Douche as a signbreaker, hopeless douche as a ghost.”

Billfred says “I agree Mr Rockwell, a great tide to cleanse the island of pirates and natives would do this place some good” (2017-05-03 13:44)
Billfred says “Alas, my human-hunting days are long over. I'm hunting elephants mostly, but any animal is a prize at the Royal Expedition” (2017-05-03 13:45)

Shroombaker says “I don't think he's referring to a genocide, Bill. Just cutting the terrain in half.” (2017-05-03 15:33)
Shroombaker gives you a piece of driftwood. (2017-05-03 15:34)
Shroombaker gives you a piece of driftwood. (2017-05-03 15:34)
Shroombaker gives you a piece of driftwood. (2017-05-03 15:34)
Shroombaker gives you a piece of driftwood. (2017-05-03 15:34)
Shroombaker says “Oops, I just gave my Heavy Sword to Violet, when I meant to give her a jolly jack o'lantern.” (2017-05-03 15:35)
Shroombaker says “I'm quite attached to it, Violet. Would you mind returning it?” (2017-05-03 15:36)
Shroombaker turns red in sheepish embarrassment. (2017-05-03 15:36)
Shroombaker says “Silly old fingers...” (2017-05-03 15:36)

violet silence says “Careless, Shroombaker ” with a slight accent. (2017-05-03 22:03)

Bloody Shargles

You hear a cracking noise followed by a loud cheeping as a large egg you are carrying hatches. You drop the remains of the shell on the floor. (2017-05-03 23:07)

Shroombaker says “Thank you, Violet. haha” (2017-05-04 02:18)
Shroombaker says “Oooooooh, look!” (2017-05-04 02:18)
Shroombaker says “A baby shargle!” (2017-05-04 02:18)
Shroombaker says “Does it... bite?” (2017-05-04 02:19)

You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you. (2017-05-04 02:49)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you. (2017-05-04 02:49)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you. (2017-05-04 02:49)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you, and lose 4 HP from fear. (2017-05-04 02:49)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you, and lose 4 HP from fear. (2017-05-04 02:49)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you. (2017-05-04 02:49)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you. (2017-05-04 02:49)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you, and lose 4 HP from fear. (2017-05-04 02:49)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you, and lose 4 HP from fear. (2017-05-04 02:49)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you, and lose 4 HP from fear. (2017-05-04 02:49)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you. (2017-05-04 02:49)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you. (2017-05-04 02:49)

You say “Zapow!”
You swing the ghastly jack o'lantern around.
 The jack o'lantern succeeds in warding off 1 spirits. As they flee, the spirits succeed in making you drop the jack o'lantern, breaking it into several pieces.


You say “...we could probably use some FAKs. Dani al-Ghalazi is nearby. Hopefully he is willing to engage in good samaritan behaviour. ”
You say “ouch ouch ouch! Bloody shargle!”
You attack the shargle with a knife for 2 damage. You gain 2 XP. It dies. You gain 18 XP.

violet silence uses a healing herb on you and restores 10 health. (2017-05-04 10:03)
violet silence uses a healing herb on you and restores 10 health. (2017-05-04 10:03)
violet silence uses a healing herb on you and restores 10 health. (2017-05-04 10:03)
violet silence uses a healing herb on you and restores 6 health. (2017-05-04 10:03)
violet silence says “Unhatched eggs make such great gifts for people you aren't fond of.” with a slight accent. (2017-05-04 10:04)
violet silence says “Especially if you've been carrying them for a few days.” with a slight accent. (2017-05-04 10:04)

Shroombaker gives you a piece of driftwood. (2017-05-04 13:39)
Shroombaker gives you a piece of driftwood. (2017-05-04 13:39)
Shroombaker gives you a piece of driftwood. (2017-05-04 13:39)
Shroombaker gives you a piece of driftwood. (2017-05-04 13:39)
Shroombaker says “Where does a spirit get zapped to when hit by an o'lantern?” (2017-05-04 13:39)
Shroombaker says “I'll make a run for FAKs as soon as my APs regenerate, in a few hours. Need anything else?” (2017-05-04 13:41)
Shroombaker says “Ok, rested up. Off to York! Yell if you need anything.” (2017-05-04 19:59)

You hear a cracking noise followed by a loud cheeping as a large egg you are carrying hatches. You drop the remains of the shell on the floor. (2017-05-04 23:07)
A shargle bites you for 2 damage. (2017-05-05 00:05)
You say “Ugh, damn it!”
You attack the shargle with a knife for 2 damage. You gain 2 XP. It dies. You gain 18 XP.
You say “Off to bury this last damned egg. Back soon.”

Stuff about trees, not so interesting.

[bits missing here about agriculture]

Shroombaker says “You just missed the ghost of Mexkrax.” (2017-05-16 13:31)
Shroombaker says “And yes, I have planted a few trees to the west with only one application of seed.” (2017-05-16 13:32)
Shroombaker says “...meaning, I only used the apple seeds once, filled the hole, and fresh-watered the spot.” (2017-05-16 13:32)
Shroombaker says “I have 3 apple seed bags full! Where shall I use them next, Rockwell?” (2017-05-16 13:33)
Shroombaker says “(After I refresh my empty bottles)” (2017-05-16 13:33)

violet silence says “Sadly no water here, but there is a stream not far west from here (the run off from the mountain).” with a slight accent. (2017-05-16 23:35)
violet silence says “Actually, I have AP to burn whilst waiting for pests to resurface.” with a slight accent. (2017-05-16 23:35)
violet silence says “Ah... and no bottles.” with a slight accent. (2017-05-16 23:36)

Shroombaker says “Ah yes, the river to the west. I'll refill my bottles there!” (2017-05-17 00:37)

You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you, and lose 4 HP from fear. (2017-05-17 01:20)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you. (2017-05-17 01:20)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you. (2017-05-17 01:20)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you. (2017-05-17 01:20)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you, and lose 4 HP from fear. (2017-05-17 01:20)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you, and lose 4 HP from fear. (2017-05-17 01:20)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you. (2017-05-17 01:20)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you. (2017-05-17 01:20)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you, and lose 4 HP from fear. (2017-05-17 01:20)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you. (2017-05-17 01:20)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you, and lose 4 HP from fear. (2017-05-17 01:20)

You say “Mexkrax - do you like our rebuilt road? Its in honour of you, babe. Coz, you know, we love you. True, genuine, honest love, that'd last a lifetime. And its not the booze talking. ”
You say “Bye bye Mexkrax. ”
You swing the ghastly jack o'lantern around.
 The jack o'lantern succeeds in warding off 1 spirits. As they flee, the spirits succeed in making you drop the jack o'lantern, breaking it into several pieces.
You say “And that, my friends, is why we have a pumpkin patch. ”
5  In Character / Outsiders / Re: New Gibraltar on: May 17, 2017, 05:01:55 AM
Ben Zoylmethylecgonine's Promenade

violet silence says “Admiral Benzowtfecognine lingering a few squares north of here.” with a slight accent. (2017-03-21 21:20)

Admiral Benzoylmethylecgonine kicks in the door. Salt water sloshes out of his boots. He smiles winningly. (2017-03-22 00:47)
Admiral Benzoylmethylecgonine says “Well hello, Miss Silence. Thank you for the juice. This is some sort of massage oil? I give it back to you. I prefer some traction, usually from sand.” with a slight accent. (2017-03-22 00:48)
Admiral Benzoylmethylecgonine jerks his thumb at the mute Mr Rockwell. "Don't mind him. He wouldn't have a clue how to show a lady about. Me, on the other hand: I like theatre and Chaucer.  (2017-03-22 00:50)
Admiral Benzoylmethylecgonine says “Middle English, its like French but with more poetry. Although Chaucer started Canterbury Tales with a bit more sauce than you'd expect from the son-in-law of a moneyer. Nouveau riche, I suppose. ” with a slight accent. (2017-03-22 00:52)
Admiral Benzoylmethylecgonine says “"When in April the sweet showers fall. That pierce March's drought to the root and all. And bathed every vein in liquor that has power. "” with a slight accent. (2017-03-22 00:54)
Admiral Benzoylmethylecgonine says “That's pretty much 2th century porn." He bows and offers to take Violet's hand. He shrugs when she does not offer it. "Ah well. I am a pirate, after all.” with a slight accent. (2017-03-22 00:55)

Shroombaker says “Who was it that was looking for Dani al..la-ka-zam? Saw him/her last in the Wiksik trading post.” (2017-03-22 00:55)

Admiral Benzoylmethylecgonine says “A pleasure to make your acquaitance, in any evert. If you ever feel like promenading down the streets of York -to be fair, usually at a pace and with the smell of gunpowder lingering- send a songbird.” with a slight accent. (2017-03-22 00:56)
Admiral Benzoylmethylecgonine bows deeply, raises his eyebrows at Rockwell, nods ot Shroombaker, and leaves. (2017-03-22 00:57)

Shroombaker says “He's killed 214 Yorkers. Surprised he didn't take my head.” (2017-03-22 00:59)

You say “I hate that guy. Still, it would be unsporting of him to start a fight in the tavern. ”
You say “So full of himself, with airs and graces as he sneaks around shooting people in the back. He needs to get overhimself. Miss Silence, I'm sorry I was not in a position to throw him out.”
You say “I'm going to start repairting the southern road with trees. The route to the cave and Port Pike is currently blocked by fire.”

Not Standing, Neiling

Neil Tathers says “Hello all! It is I legendary hunter Neil Tathers and all around exterminator of various animals. Though I've been slack for the last couple of months, well years.” with a slight accent. (2017-04-19 14:01)
Neil Tathers says “How is this establishment doing?” with a slight accent. (2017-04-19 14:01)
Shroombaker says “Hello, lads.” (2017-04-19 17:24)
Shroombaker nods at Neil Tathers and mouse. (2017-04-19 17:24)
Shroombaker gives you a piece of driftwood. (2017-04-19 17:25)
Shroombaker gives you a piece of driftwood. (2017-04-19 17:25)
Shroombaker gives you a piece of driftwood. (2017-04-19 17:25)
Shroombaker gives you a piece of driftwood. (2017-04-19 17:25)
Shroombaker says “The Hierophant just killed a wayward pirate in the Trading Post. ” (2017-04-19 17:25)
Shroombaker says “Not sure I agree with his hasty violence on non-Yorkers just passing through. ” (2017-04-19 17:26)


Mouse - The Bunny Hunter


mouse says “Rockwell, I was out hunting bunnies and needed to rest up. Haven't seen any since the Durham peninsula. Probably all gone by now, so I suppose I'll head to the mountain for some goats.” (2017-04-19 17:43)
mouse says “Tathers, my good man! How goes it?” (2017-04-19 17:46)
mouse takes a sip of his beer. "Thanks shroombaker" (2017-04-19 17:48)
mouse says “I noticed someone's been planting crops outside. I have a half full bag of tasty berry seeds if you're interested?” (2017-04-19 17:50)

violet silence says “Rockwell! There's Shroom!” with a slight accent. (2017-04-19 21:35)
violet silence points (2017-04-19 21:35)
violet silence says “Mr Tathers, those bunnies are foul.” with a slight accent. (2017-04-19 21:36)

mouse says “I must away! Be welleveryone, see you later.” (2017-04-19 23:44)
mouse gives you a half full bag of tasty berry seeds. (2017-04-19 23:44)

You say “God old mouse. Always full of cheer. Hello Mister Tathers. It is always a pleasure to have legendary but slack hunter survey our premises.” in the native language.
Ballbreaker Rockwell rattles the half-full bag of tasty berry seeds with interest.
“Some more planting, some more signposting. Thanks for the driftwood, Shroom.”
You toss a gold coin into the air and catch it. It shows heads.

Ghost Stories

You say “Who knows a good ghost story?” in the native language.

Shroombaker says “Helluva farm up NW to Pike's. Rows and rows of trees.” (2017-04-20 02:07)
Shroombaker gives you a piece of driftwood. (2017-04-20 02:09)
Shroombaker gives you a piece of driftwood. (2017-04-20 02:09)
Shroombaker gives you a piece of driftwood. (2017-04-20 02:09)
Shroombaker gives you a piece of driftwood. (2017-04-20 02:09)
Shroombaker says “What's your clan been up to, Mr. Tathers? Do tell of some adventuring.” (2017-04-20 02:10)

You say “That's Pike's farm. It has been there for years. It must take an enormous amount of resources to maintain it. ”

[Rockwell's ghost story, not recorded]


Shroombaker applauds loudly. (2017-04-21 13:40)
Shroombaker gives you a piece of driftwood. (2017-04-21 13:42)
Shroombaker gives you a piece of driftwood. (2017-04-21 13:42)
Shroombaker gives you a piece of driftwood. (2017-04-21 13:42)
Shroombaker gives you a piece of driftwood. (2017-04-21 13:42)

Neil Tathers says “My turn for a story then.” with a slight accent. (2017-04-21 14:13)
Neil Tathers says “A tale from Neil Tather's beginning days, when he was young, and went with his father on hunting trips.” with a slight accent. (2017-04-21 14:13)
Neil Tathers says “We stumbled across a clearing, and saw a shargle, which is a hard enough beast for the best of hunters to kill, never mind a fledging like myself.” with a slight accent. (2017-04-21 14:14)
Neil Tathers says “My father told me I had to pass a test. I had to pluck a shargle's feather.” with a slight accent. (2017-04-21 14:14)
Neil Tathers says “So I snuck up behind it, using all my skill and my tenacity of being young.” with a slight accent. (2017-04-21 14:15)
Neil Tathers says “As I crawled up towards it, the shargle immediately turned, and went to chase me.” with a slight accent. (2017-04-21 14:15)
Neil Tathers says “My father shot it with a blowdart. We walked away from it while the dart's poison made it sleep.” with a slight accent. (2017-04-21 14:16)
Neil Tathers says “Later on, he asked me what I did wrong. I had no idea, I was quiet, I came from downwind, nothing should have woken it up.” with a slight accent. (2017-04-21 14:16)
Neil Tathers says “My father chuckled and told me that all he said was to pluck a shargle's feather, not to take it from a living shargle, there was several one of the ground.” with a slight accent. (2017-04-21 14:17)
Neil Tathers says “He said that the most direct answer isn't always the best one, sometimes you have to think around the question and come up with a better way of doing it.” with a slight accent. (2017-04-21 14:17)
Neil Tathers takes a drink of water and smiles, "He told me that I should think smart, not stupid. (2017-04-21 14:18)
Neil Tathers says “I am now off to look for easter bunnies. THEY NEED TO DIE” with a slight accent. (2017-04-21 14:19)

Shroombaker clangs the bar top with a goblet in approval. (2017-04-21 15:26)

violet silence says “But... bunnies.” with a slight accent. (2017-04-21 22:07)
You say “Apparently they are ferocious bunnies. I haven't seen one, personally.” in the native language.

violet silence says “Hello Rockwell. I am replenished with healing supplies. What a lovely day!” with a slight accent. (2017-04-28 08:18)

Poo

poo monster poos (2017-04-29 07:39)
poo monster says “good evening gentleman ” (2017-04-29 07:39)
poo monster says “You look in the tree, but don't see a ripe mango.” (2017-04-29 07:40)
poo monster says “story of my :palm:ing life” (2017-04-29 07:40)
poo monster poos (2017-04-29 07:40)
poo monster says “You have a look around but find nothing.” (2017-04-29 07:41)
poo monster poos (2017-04-29 07:56)

Mexkrax Gets Killed

Shroombaker says “Mekrax is sitting outside, Rockwell! Shall I dispose of him?” (2017-04-30 17:55)
Shroombaker says “He's gone west.” (2017-05-01 03:09)
You say “Lets get him!!!”
Shroombaker says “Looks like you got 'im. He's trail ran dry. Congrats.” (2017-05-01 13:58)
Shroombaker says “Here are some poisonous berries to plant, if you want them.” (2017-05-01 13:58)
Shroombaker gives you a full bag of poisonous berry seeds. (2017-05-01 13:58)
Shroombaker gives you a full bag of poisonous berry seeds. (2017-05-01 13:58)
Shroombaker gives you a full bag of poisonous berry seeds. (2017-05-01 13:58)
Shroombaker gives you a full bag of poisonous berry seeds. (2017-05-01 13:58)
Shroombaker says “In other news, I just returned from a quick jaunt to Wiksik, where I encounted a hungry python with 237 HPs. Its HPs are probably now higher since it found me in the night and squeezed my soul apart.” (2017-05-01 14:30)
Shroombaker says “It was causing 14 HPs damage with each attack. Ouchie.” (2017-05-01 14:30)

The Return of Billfred

Billfred says “aye, has been a while!” (2017-05-01 17:22)
Billfred says “I'm just out hunting at the moment” (2017-05-01 17:22)

Shroombaker says “What are you hunting for, Billfred? Or rather... who?” (2017-05-01 17:58)
Shroombaker starts pouring a fresh mug of beer for the newcomer. (2017-05-01 17:58)
Shroombaker says “Elephants, is it?” (2017-05-01 18:19)

You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you, and lose 4 HP from fear. (2017-05-02 01:54)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you. (2017-05-02 01:54)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you, and lose 4 HP from fear. (2017-05-02 01:54)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you. (2017-05-02 01:54)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you. (2017-05-02 01:54)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you, and lose 4 HP from fear. (2017-05-02 01:54)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you. (2017-05-02 01:54)
You hear mexkrax let out a banshee wail coming from all around you, and lose 4 HP from fear. (2017-05-02 01:54)

Shroombaker uses a first aid kit on you and restores 10 health. (2017-05-02 02:10)
Shroombaker says “We have plenty of "spirits" here, ghost! Be gone!” (2017-05-02 02:11)
Shroombaker swings a jolly jack o'lantern around. (2017-05-02 02:11)
Shroombaker chuckles as the ghost screams out through the door. (2017-05-02 02:12)
Shroombaker uses a first aid kit on you and restores 6 health. (2017-05-02 02:12)

You say “Ha! Silly Mexkrax! While you were out, Shroom, we pridicted he would try and haunt us!”
You say “Well, Billfred, welcome to New Gibraltar. I pumped bullets into Mexkrax so I'm a little short of loaded guns, but I have fungi juice coming out the wazoo. ”
You give a bottle of fungi juice to Billfred.
You say “The first one is free. But, only the first one. HAHAHAHA!” You say “I just did a big scout around to see if I could find where Mexkrax got zqapped to, but it seems he has corporealised. ”

6  In Character / Clans / Re: Kraken Hunters on: May 17, 2017, 02:07:02 AM
Giant squid south-east of Skull Island in shallow water.
7  Out of Character / General Discussion / Re: The achievements thread! on: May 16, 2017, 09:59:35 AM
The active Shaman count at the top of the stats page is only 16 total so at worst you're 1 of 12 active level 43 shaman

After a quick peek in the database, I can say that you are actually 1 of 6 active level 43 shaman, together with nine, gridflay, lacuna, zevna and Etherdrifter. There's only 30 active players who are level 40 or higher across all classes.

That's interesting. Do you mean players or characters?

Only one of my characters is about level 40 - Admiral Benzylmethylecgonine, who is level 42 (the apex level for pirates). My others are all level 30s, except for An Enormous Haast's Eagle, which is level 21 (I convert XP to AP for that one as it doesn't need any of the extra skills to perform its entirely predatory function).

Perhaps we players should have a race to see who can level up a character to the apex level the fastest, all starting on the same day?
 
8  In Character / Outsiders / Meanwhile, at the Overlook Hotel... on: May 15, 2017, 04:56:31 AM
Jack Torrance steps behind the bar (2017-05-12 22:13)
Jack Torrance says “I think Lloyd's still on his break. I'll get that drink for ya!” (2017-05-12 22:14)
Jack Torrance whips up one mighty fine martini and sets it down gently (2017-05-12 22:15)
Jack Torrance says “Try that on for size. ” (2017-05-12 22:17)

Grady approaches with a red key in his right hand (2017-05-12 22:26)
Grady says “Your room key, sir. Your bags have already been taken up. Second floor. I'm afraid you'll have to take the stairs. They've been out of order ever since the... "incident".” (2017-05-12 22:29)
Grady shoots an angry glance at Jack (2017-05-12 22:30)
Grady says “Please call down to the front desk if you require anything. Anything at all. Enjoy your stay at the Overlook.” (2017-05-12 22:31)

Jack Torrance looks up (2017-05-12 22:32)
Jack Torrance says “What? What was that? The stairs are fine, Grady! It's the ELEVATORS that are fubar. Old boy's been nipping at the absinthe again I think...” (2017-05-12 22:34)
Jack Torrance takes a sip of bourbon. "He's still mad at me about that river of blood messing up the elevators. I keep telling him that wasn't me. I had nothing to do with it." (2017-05-12 22:35)
Jack Torrance says “Ol' Jack gets blamed for anything that goes wrong here. Guest slips in the shower? Blame Jack! We run out of dried prunes? Blame Jack! It never ends.” (2017-05-12 22:38)
Jack Torrance tosses a gold coin into the air and catches it. The coin shows tails. (2017-05-12 23:41)

Halloran gives Jack Torrance a dirty look as he enters the Gold Room (2017-05-13 12:20)
Halloran says “Keep your distance Torrance. I'm watching you.” (2017-05-13 12:20)
Halloran says “Admiral! I understand you have some gold you wish to lose. Shall we throw the bones? Say 50 gold a throw?” (2017-05-13 12:22)
Halloran parks himself on a bar stool and fishes out two gleaming white cubes from his shirt pocket (2017-05-13 12:23)

Lloyd tosses a gold coin into the air and catches it. The coin shows tails. (2017-05-13 12:27)
Lloyd tosses a gold coin into the air and catches it. The coin shows tails. (2017-05-14 01:12)

yik says “Ahh, piano. It sets the mood, doesn't it?” (2017-05-14 23:26)
yik kills Jack Torrance with a heavy sword. (2017-05-14 23:26)
yik kills Lloyd with a heavy sword. (2017-05-14 23:27)
yik carves pieces off the body of Jack Torrance and begins eating! (2017-05-14 23:27)
yik carves pieces off the body of Jack Torrance and begins eating! (2017-05-14 23:27)
yik carves pieces off the body of Jack Torrance and begins eating! (2017-05-14 23:27)
yik carves pieces off the body of Lloyd and begins eating! (2017-05-14 23:27)
yik carves pieces off the body of Lloyd and begins eating! (2017-05-14 23:27)
yik carves pieces off the body of Lloyd and begins eating! (2017-05-14 23:27)
yik nods to the Admiral and makes for the exit (2017-05-14 23:28)

You say “Um. I'd just like veryone to know that was nothing to do with me.”
You say “Mister Halloran, those stakes are too high for me. Try 10 gold couns a throw. Heads/tails no winner. Choose two heads, or two tails only.”
You toss a gold coin into the air and catch it. It shows heads. You toss a gold coin into the air and catch it. It shows tails.
You toss a gold coin into the air and catch it. It shows tails.
9  In Character / Clans / Re: Shartak Geocacher Club on: May 05, 2017, 06:08:23 AM
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Battle of the Pirates Graveyard Geocache: Victory of the Imperial Raktam Army 26 Aug '07.


West of Raktam.
10  Out of Character / General Discussion / Re: I ran across a hungry python today. on: May 05, 2017, 01:59:27 AM
Any update? Death's Pale Horse is kicking dust around east of Wiksik.
11  In Character / Clans / Re: Shartak Geocacher Club on: May 04, 2017, 06:40:49 AM
Twasn't me. I resupplied the Third Eye Geocache, which was empty. I didn't have anything else lined up.

One of my other characters resupplied a geocache on the mountain ledge which had been cleaned out and not refilled.

Perhaps we should spread the word by way of messages in resource huts, to ask politely that geocache contents be replaced by something.
12  In Character / Clans / Re: Shartak Geocacher Club on: May 03, 2017, 07:32:49 AM
"Seether's Walk Geocache. **Take a little, leave a little**"

Very close to Derby!

Tathers Cache 4 was emptied out so I replaced it with some useful stuff.
13  Out of Character / Suggestion Discussion / Re: Suggestion: Compass to places of interest on: May 02, 2017, 10:15:15 AM
Wouldn't it be interesting if the ghost ship and Dave's ships all moved about, and traders sold special compasses like the treasure maps that you could use to get a fix on their positions [not one in particular, just 'the ship is a great distance west'].

Didn't know where else to put this.

Oh sorry, just re-read this, and yes that is indeed what Dani is suggesting.
14  Out of Character / Suggestion Discussion / Re: Suggestion: Compass to places of interest on: May 02, 2017, 10:14:46 AM
Simon - I think the idea was to repark them so as to make them more accessible as resources spots. Putting the pirate rescue ship way out past the wreck makes sense in terms of it being a destination, but less sense in terms of resources to travellers. Intuitively I'd say most of the travel happens along the south coast. Travellers need to cross the southern river at some point, so a resource spot (a moved as opposed to moving ship) there would be good.
15  Out of Character / General Discussion / Re: I ran across a hungry python today. on: May 02, 2017, 10:11:09 AM
Death's Pale Horse is halfway to Wiksik!!
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