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November 30, 1997

Members Update

Woops. I’ve accidentally been leaving out 2 Volunteers off of our member list. In addition to adding M.O.P. and Xavian to the ranks where they belong, Milton joins us to become our 15th member.

How about once we get to 25 members, we have an in-game party? We’ll have it in our new Operations Complex, which many of you are very interested in and have volunteered quite a bit of money toward its construction. I’m thinking of a house warming by next weekend? (I’m leaning toward the 2-building concept, somewhere within either the protected areas of Yew or Trinsic.)

Posted by Keith at 12:00 PM

November 27, 1997

We’re Thinking of Buying a House

The BS&R needs a Britannia Search & Rescue Operations Center. To this end, research is being done as to what sort of building, or buildings (a BS&R Operations Complex), will be required, and where it should be placed. While all members are requested to donate toward the building(s), this gold is not required. All donating members, however, will get a copy of the key (just please don’t die near the Operations Center :}). We might want to set up an expedition much like Tempest Avenger’s, but wherein all proceeds go toward the purchase of the house.

Which building(s)
I’ve done some research, especially via Gram’s better Homes and Castles, and have come up with the following starter concepts: there’s a really nice Large Blacksmith Shop (one level, with a counter separating the shop, and a patio with a forge) for around 45 – 55,000 gold. This price can’t be confirmed, because the building is pretty rare, but it’s still got a place on my wish list. A Two-story House would run about the same. Alternately, and more practically, we should purchase two shops to start: a Smith Shop (11,138 gold) and a Training Hut (11,138 gold).

Where to locate it
This may be harder to decide. Most of the BS&R members play on the Baja Shard, so I plan on putting it on Baja. Much of the BS&R activities begin and end in Trinsic, but not exclusively so; Yew also plays an important part in our adventures. And yet, with marked ruins and the Recall spell, we could just about place it anywhere. I’d like it to be located in a publicly accessible location, yet far enough from Killers to feel safe meeting there. (Perhaps the only true objection I would have is placing it in Britain, where I suffer the worst lag.)

What to do with it
I’d like to have a holiday feast, actually. If no one has any objections, we could schedule the feast for December 14th (conveniently in the middle of December, before the real world holidays begin). I have other ideas, but I’d like some input from the rest of the BS&R.

Contact Nobody at nobody@hurm.com for any ideas or input about our plans for a house.

Posted by Keith at 12:00 PM

Additions and Changes

I’ve done a lot of little changes, starting with the colors used in the BS&R web site. There’s a bunch of new snapshots, so go there to see Tempest Avenger and Big Bub being sworn in, and check out Xaverian Farthorn before signing up with us. I’ve also put up a screenshot of my horse, Mojo, on my personal bio-page. Which reminds me to remind you, all members can now send me a one or two paragraph history of their characters and I’ll make a special page for them. O’lorae’spersonal bio-page is currently in the works, including his new Commendation.

Posted by Keith at 12:00 PM

November 26, 1997

Tempest Avenger forming an Expedition

Tempest Avenger, Chapter Leader of Vesper on the Atlantic shard, is forming an expedition on the Baja shard. The where and when is not yet decided, but any and all interested parties should contact Nobody at nobody@hurm.com for more information.

Posted by Keith at 12:00 PM

November 25, 1997

Members Pages Now Available

All BS&R members are now invited to create a small bio of their characters, to be placed on a page dedicated to that member. Formerly only available to Founders, I’ve decided to give all members a page where a list of accomplishments may be listed. As an example, see Nobody’s page. Submit your information to Nobody at nobody@hurm.com.

Posted by Keith at 12:00 PM

November 15, 1997

New Britannia Search & Rescue Logo

The BS&R now has a logo. You can see it by clicking here.

Posted by Keith at 12:00 PM

November 12, 1997

Guild Meeting Cancelled

The guild meeting, originally scheduled to be held in Trinsic on Baja October 15th, at 10:30pm Eastern Time, has been cancelled. Our four new volunteers who wish to pledge their services to the Britannia Search & Rescue Guild should contact Nobody at nobody@hurm.com in order to schedule an alternate (private) session.

Guild Meeting October 15th at 10:30pm Eastern Time

Four new volunteers wish to pledge their services to the Britannia Search & Rescue Guild. An Indoctrination meeting will be held in Trinsic on Baja October 15th, at 10:30pm Eastern Time. All petitioning members and current guild members are requested (but not required) to attend. Please contact Nobody at nobody@hurm.com if you have a schedule conflict.

Posted by Keith at 12:00 PM

November 10, 1997


The five  Founders of the Britannia Search & Rescue Guild will have pages dedicated to each of them. On these pages you will be able to learn their histories, read their Commendations and achievements as related to the BS&R, and e-mail them (if e-mail address has been supplied). The Founders of the BS&R are: Nobody, O’lorae, Severian, Rawfish, and Blitz.

If this aspect of the BS&R web site goes well, the concept may be expended to include other members, such as Chapter Leaders.

Posted by Keith at 12:00 PM

November 4, 1997

Severian Receives a Commendation

In recognition of his superior recruitment skills and related ideas, and his zeal in promoting the Britannia Search & Rescue Guild to all who pass by, the BS&R is proud to award Severian with a well-earned Commendation.

Posted by Keith at 12:00 PM

November 1, 1997

The GODS are now the Britannia Search & Rescue Guild

We’ve changed our name to the Britannia Search & Rescue Guild, or BS&R. The colors have changed (see the vote required on that page), and a logo is needed. A new charter and rules system has been developed in keeping with our streamlined philosopy: It reflects, basically, our desire to watch over the weak and virtuous, and lend a hand whenever possible. A new, simpler, ranking system is also being applied.

Posted by Keith at 12:00 PM

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