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  • A Wedding In Catskills January 15, 2015 Ludes Stratics  The citizens of Catskills were treated to an event that has become very rare in our fair land.  On Sunday January 11th, a wedding was held in Minoc near the town hall..  King Blackthorn himself officiated the ceremony as Inkboy the Wild and Eramis the Archer exchanged vows in the presence of the Lords and Ladies of Sosaria.  The event ...
  • Meet the Candidates: Guy Greywulfe December 10, 2014 Katrina Hawkins This relative newcomer to the political arena has challenged Lady Pandora for her seat in Britain. Lord Greywulfe hails from a moderately sized farm outside of Britain, and recently became interested in running for the seat in the hopes of making a change for the better. If elected he hopes to primarily make Britain the ...
  • Meet the Candidates: Pandora of Britain December 8, 2014 Katrina HawkinsGovernor Pandora continues her campaign to remain governor of Britain this term at the request of her citizens. The long time citizen of Britain plans to work on finishing the construction of a hospital in Britain, adding courses to the Bard’s Collegium, and once again promoting the library through her events if re-elected. When asked ...
  • Meet the Candidates: Nails Warstein of New Magincia December 8, 2014 Katrina HawkinsGovernor Nails Warstein continues his campaign to remain governor of New Magincia this term. He hopes to continue to lead the city in prospering through it’s inherent virtue of humility. Though he is a broker by trade, Governor Warstein has personally helped protect and defend the city from many threats. When asked about his plans ...
  • Meet the Candidates: Inkboy of Minoc December 8, 2014 Katrina HawkinsMany of you should be aware of Inkboy’s bid to replace the controversial governor of Minoc through his many events the past few weeks. His long history with the city of Minoc has encouraged him to run in order to help build the city back up and place it firmly in the center of the ...
  • Meet the Candidates: Gillian Gryphon of Skara Brae December 8, 2014 Katrina HawkinsFrom humble beginnings cooking and cleaning at the Shattered Skull this Britain born Ranger of Spiritwood has high hopes of filling the governor’s seat in Skara Brae. She would be taking over from Corinna, the Keeper of the Rangers of Spiritwood, who filled the seat after the sudden resignation of Governor Ouija just before the ...
  • An Interview with Inkboy the Wild November 20, 2014 Ludes StraticsRecently I attended the Deal or No Deal game show at the Elven Song Community Center..  I was impressed by the time and effort that had been put into this Community Center and the surrounding buildings..    So I tracked down the proprietor of the establishments and asked for an interview…  We met at the ...
  • Packed House for Deal or No Deal November 17, 2014 Ludes Stratics  UORadio hosted one of it’s popular game shows.. Deal or No Deal.. this weekend at the new Elven Song Community Center  just north of Luna. The people of Catskills showed their approval by helping to fill every seat in the studio audience.   Many large prizes were won, not just by contestants but also by the audience winning door prizes. Lets all ...
  • An Interview with an Advisor October 2, 2014 Ludes Stratics   So I grabbed my Reporter notebook and did a quick interview with one of our new Advisors..   Ludes:   Hello Hekima: Hi Ludes: Thank you for coming.. Hekima:   My Pleasure.. Ludes:  So just a few questions for us Catskillians.. Hekima:  Ok Ludes:  Tell us about your Ultima history…Did you play the single player games? Hekima:  No I didn’t actually play the single player games ...
  • King’s Council Meeting for September September 8, 2014 Katrina HawkinsAnnouncements from the King included the official start of the policy regarding governors that was announced at the last meeting, and a small discussion on trade deals. Replacement of governors that miss three consecutive meetings will be decided on a case by case basis. Interviews with the King and remaining governors was mentioned as a ...
  • Skara Brae Refreshment Night August 20, 2014 Katrina HawkinsLast night the Rangers of Spiritwood set up camp in Skara Brae to help spruce up the city. There was enough food and drinks to supply a small army, shoes for the needy, and repair deeds on offer at the community center. They also set up a station at the docks to offer free repairs ...
  • King Announces New Policy At Council Meeting August 18, 2014 Katrina HawkinsAt the council meeting last night, the King introduced a new proposal to deal with governor’s that fail to appear for meetings. The three governors in attendance agreed that it was not unreasonable to expect attendance for at least one out of every three meetings. As a result, the King ruled that effective immediately any governor ...
  • King’s Audience August 15, 2014 Katrina HawkinsThe recent audiences with the King seemed to primarily focus on the circumstances of a young woman found in the Spiritwood forest by one of the Purple Guardians of Honor. Senator Katherine Belle Elle of the Guardians gave a detailed statement describing how she found and tried to help the woman only for two members ...
  • Britain Town Hall Meeting.. August 3, 2014 Ludes StraticsThe Britain Town Hall meeting was held this weekend by Lady Pandora..Governor of Britain. Many things were discussed… trade deals etc..  but an issue that is important to ALL the land also was discussed.. Britain really should have a jail.. As everyone knows the RBG has been actively recruiting now for some time.. both Town Regiments and the ...
  • Please welcome…. July 27, 2014 Lady TiaCitizens of Catskills, please give a great big ole welcome to our newest reporter Katrina Hawkins!  The lovely Katrina has agreed to begin reporting for your shard.  Please give her a huge welcome! If you would like to submit an event, just email the information to [email protected]  Thank you and welcome to the Stratics family Katrina! Lady ...
  • Slaughter at the Trinsic Net Toss! July 14, 2014 Ludes StraticsOver the weekend Trinsic held a net toss in the bay just south of Olympus… Several nets where thrown with nothing larger than a Leviathan during the first half hour or so.  Some of the members of the brave group who had never seen a Scalis before were heard to remark about how they sure hoped ...
  • Vesper Auction June 23, 2014 Ludes StraticsVesper held an auction last night to raise funds for the city’s treasury. It was held at the towns market and auction house.  The turnout was great and many fine things were auctioned off… The event was hosted by the Governor of Vesper, Mare Jade Spy. Everyone had a great time and much gold was raised for the ...
  • Aegis… Ten Years Later June 1, 2014 Ludes StraticsAegis on Catskills Return to: Catskills   Aegis is a glade to the southeast of the Yew Moongate. It is home to the Knights of Yew. Most of the Buildings within the Glade belong to the Knights. The Aegis Hall is the guildhall of the Knights of Yew. Knights’ Rest is a tavern and inn ...
  • Trinsic Fishing Tournament Results May 17, 2014 Ludes Stratics  The Trinsic fishing tournament for May ended yesterday evening. The fishers of the realm gathered at the Trinsic docks to hear Governor Thom announce the winners and hand out the prizes..       First Place went to A Miss Take for her 189 stone Holy Mackeral..    Congratulations A Miss Take! Second Place went to Ezekial for his 183 stone fish..   Excellent ...
  • Town Guard Inductions May 13, 2014 Ludes Stratics  The Town Guard induction ceremony was held last night,  officiated by the newly re-instated Captain Kanlocke. Several new members of the Guard were welcomed into the ranks of these stalwart defenders of Britannia.     After the ceremony,  Captain Kanlocke escorted the new recruits to Cora where a training session was held focusing on teamwork and strategy. John Anderson led ...
  • Vesper Market Night May 1, 2014 Ludes Stratics    Vesper escorted April into the wings with a Market Gathering on Wednesday evening.   Many fine wares were available at extremely good prices.. The market place bustled as things like Bags of Sending, Repair Deeds, and 120 Scrolls were sold. A most enjoyable way to spend the last day of April! Thanks go out to Governor General and K^S  for ...
  • (Player Event) Cinco de Mayo Block Party & Hunt April 23, 2014 Lady Pandora de Romanus of Catskills   All players, all styles, are welcomed to join the Block Party! Come dressed in your best more colorful outfit and sample the goodies that the Romanus Family will be cooking up — recipes from Earth, like Tacos and Nachos and Salsa! After which those with formidable characters on Catskills will enjoy a hunt down in ...
  • Trinsic Market Enjoys Spring Weather April 20, 2014 Ludes Stratics The Trinsic Market enjoyed a lovely spring evening on Saturday for its monthly gathering.  The market is located close to the docks and shopping is accompanied by the sounds of surf and seagulls as visitors browse. Many fine wares were displayed for sale, and the food vendors were set up and hawking their creations..    The quiche vendor in particular ...
  • Meeting of the Minds April 18, 2014 Capt. Kalmar Erikkson, RBGuPosted on behalf of Det. Robert Stadler: Last night the RBG regiments came together at the capital to figure out our next move in regards to the missing merchant ship, the USS Odyssey.  Lord Arthur Morais is a noble of the capital city thus the Crown is very interested in his safe return to the King’s ...
  • A Letter to the Regiments… April 16, 2014 Capt. Kalmar Erikkson, RBGu
  • Cautionary Advisement Notice April 13, 2014 Capt. Kalmar Erikkson, RBGu
  • Assassin Tried in Olympus April 12, 2014 Ludes Stratics  The trial of Xanthus Razele commenced Friday evening at Castle Olympus. He is accused of many charges including murder,  kidnapping, and slavery. People had gathered in small groups outside the Castle shortly before the trial..  the tone for the evening seemed solemn and people were seen talking in hushed voices. As the bell tolled the hour everyone filed ...
  • Skaran Faire April 8, 2014 Ludes StraticsThe Skaran Faire  was held Tuesday evening in beautiful Skara Brae. Hosting the event was The Spiritwood Rangers  and Lady Ouija,  Governor of Skara Brae. It was a cool evening in the lovely town…  the loamy smell of freshly turned earth and budding trees filled the air as guests mingled and  partook of the fine foods and ...
  • Operation Safe Waters a Success! March 31, 2014 Ludes StraticsThe Royal Britannian Guard hosted a voyage into the southern seas last night as part of Operation Safe Seas. Captain Kalmar Erikkson (RBGu)  provided the use of a fine ship, bristling with cannon and other pirate hunting supplies. Along with Piloteer Detective Robert Stadler (RBGu), they met members of the Guard at South Jhelom docks on Sunday ...
  • Missing Woman Found..King Lost! March 31, 2014 Ludes Stratics     Ex-Commander of the Guard Olivia Kanlocke went missing some time ago,  shortly after being seen battling a demon, possibly summoned by the Undead Sorcerer,  Relvinian. She is being sought for questioning by The Crown in regards to the investigation into The Pentad of Power and the five Artifacts connected to it. At the request of The Crown, ...
  • [NEWS]New Reporters March 24, 2014 Lady TiaPlease give a great big Catskills welcome to our two newest reports….Ludes and Norrar (aka Va’lis). Welcome Gentlemen and good luck! News and event information can be sent to [email protected]
  • And The WINNING LIMERICKS Are…. October 27, 2013 DeadBob StraticsAnd The WINNING LIMERICKS Are…. Norman Bates First Place Limerick  Thar once were a pirate named KEYES… ‘ew terrorized the High Seas… ’til the day he got caught, bein’ hung was his lot An they leff him ter twist inna breeze :] Delilah The Mad Second Place Limerick  Knew a seafaring lass named Rouxx She found herself quite a nice crew But they thought her a fool Her ...
  • HAWKEYE PIKE -UO’s First Pirate October 15, 2013 DeadBob StraticsHAWKEYE PIKE -UO’s First Pirate The Leader of the United Pirates of Catskills, Captain Trinsac and his friend, Wench Margaret, have arrived on Siege to serve as judges in Arrr’s Limerick Contest. I was Intrigued by their commitment to strong pirate roleplay (I had to throw all the windows open. Apparently, pirates fart alot.) I wanted ...
  • LIMERICK CONTEST ANNOUNCED! September 24, 2013 DeadBob StraticsLIMERICK CONTEST ANNOUNCED! The Pirates of Siege Perilous are holding a Limerick Contest. The Limericks will be judged by the United Pirates of Catskills, UO’s oldest pirates’ guild. Many useful and rare items can be yours if you WRITE AND SUBMIT AN ORIGINAL LIMERICK (no plagiarism ;p) SUBMIT YOUR LIMERICK by writing it in a UO book and dropping ...
  • [ EM Announcement ] Events for February February 4, 2013 DaytonThe following was posted on Stratics Catskills EM Forum  and on EM Barnaby’s Website   by Barnaby   Wednesday, February 13, 9:30pm – Investigator Promotion Ceremony   Saturday, February 16th, 8:30pm – TBD   Sunday, February 17th, 6pm – Catskills Archery League Championship   Sunday, February 24th – “Orcs vs. Savages”   Details for each event will be provided soon.   <Discuss this Article>
  • [ EM Event ] King Blackthorn Calls for Investigation Into Possible Plague February 4, 2013 Dayton The following was posted on Stratics Catskills EM Forum  and on EM Barnaby’s Website by Barnaby Notice to all Investigators:   The King has tasked me with investigating the source of rumors regarding a strange illness that has appeared in Britannia. I ask that you meet me at Castle Blackthorn to receive your assignment. ~Thorpe ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This event will count towards the ...
  • [EM Announcement] Catskills Archery League ~ Final Rankings and Championship Seeding January 24, 2013 DaytonThe following was posted on Stratics Catskills EM Forum  and on EM Barnaby’s Website by Barnaby After seven competitions and thousands of arrows fired, the regular season of the Catskills Archery League has come to a close. Congratulations to Adrian Monk, who finished atop the standings with 48.6 points, including two impressive victories during the season. ...
  • [EM Event] Archery League Competition ~ 1/20 ~ 8pm EST January 18, 2013 Daytonby Barnaby   As promised, there is one last event in the regular season of the  Catskills Archery League. It isn’t too late to compete and possibly earn  entry in to the Championship that will be held next month.   Registration will begin at 8pm at the EM Hall in Britain. Please note  that this is for Archers only ...
  • [EM Event] Archery League Competition ~ 1/5 ~ 8pm EST January 5, 2013 DaytonThe following was posted on Stratics Catskills EM Forum  and on EM Barnaby’s Website by Barnaby Calling all archers! The first season of the Catskills Archery League is drawing to a close this month with two events before the big Championship Tournament. Meet EM Barnaby at the EM Hall in Britain at 8pm EST on January 5th. ...
  • Santa Claus is coming to Catskills! December 23, 2012 Dayton presents: Santa Claus is Coming! to Catskills On Monday the 24nd of December at the Bank in Luna! He will be visiting around 8pm EST He will bring a small bag of gifts for all the good people of Catskills
  • [EM EVENT] Holiday Event – 12/22 December 17, 2012 DaytonThe following was posted on Stratics Catskills EM Forum  and on EM Barnaby and EM Leonidas’ Website   by Barnaby   The Holiday Event that I am sure many have been waiting for will be on the 22nd, at 8 or 8:30pm EST. More details will follow shortly, but I think you’ll enjoy this  one…there won’t be any crazy ...
  • [EM EVENT] Yew Community Day ~ Sunday 11/18 ~ 2pm EST November 16, 2012 DaytonThe following was posted on Stratics Catskills EM Forum  and on EM Barnaby and EM Leonidas’ Website by Barnaby King Blackthorn has ordered gold and supplies be sent to Yew in  order that that town may hold a feast. The purpose of this feast is not  only to feed the hungry, however, as he hopes the ...
  • [EM EVENTS] Events for November November 12, 2012 DaytonThe following was posted on Stratics Catskills EM Forum  and on EM Barnaby and EM Leonidas’ Website   by Barnaby   Howdy folks.   Please note that additional information will be released as we near the date of each event.   Thursday, the 15th ~ 10pm EST – A Problem With Pests, Part II The efforts of Thorpe’s detectives has yielded the potion ...
  • [EM EVENT] 10-30 10pm EST The Hunt For Darkheart October 29, 2012 DaytonThe following was posted on Stratics Catskills EM Forum  and on EM Barnaby and EM Leonidas’ Website     by EMLeonidas A member of the Royal Guards will be waiting at Britain Hall. Anyone willing to help in the capture of Dark Heart should meet there at 10 pm.   {Discuss this Article}  
  • [EM EVENT] Investigator Missin: A Pest Problem October 28, 2012 DaytonThe following was posted on Stratics Catskills EM Forum  and on EM Barnaby and EM Leonidas’ Website   by Barnaby   King Blackthorn has requested the assistance of Detective Thorpe in discovering a solution to the problem in the fields of Skara Brae.   Please visit Thorpe in his office in Serpent’s Hold. This event can be done at any ...
  • Celebrate 15 Years with us! October 20, 2012 Lady Tia   Tomorrow we are all a part of history! The majority of us know how old Stratics is and here are some interesting facts Stratics. Stratics will be hosting a Livestream tomorrow at 2:00pm EST, 1:00 pm CST, 11:00 am PST and 7:00 pm BST and the thread to share their own memories. Stratics encourages anyone interested to ...
  • [EM EVENT] Coronation October 12, 2012 Dayton The following was posted on Stratics Catskills EM Forum  and on EM Barnaby and EM Leonidas’ Website by Barnaby It was the cool Autumn air that had brought Andrew from his manor this afternoon. He strolled the streets of Britain, his home, unable to recall the last time he was able to do such in peace. ...
  • [EM EVENT] Healer’s Path September 20, 2012 Dayton The following was posted on Stratics Catskills EM Forum  and on EM Barnaby’s Website by Barnaby Blackthorn could feel the tension as soon as he entered the room – it hit him as a strong wave might strike a ship, temporarily giving him pause. Gathered before him in one of the meeting rooms of this new castle, his ...
  • Updated Sports Report as of 8/23 August 23, 2012 DaytonCatskills Sports Report Updated – August 23, 2012   The updated Catskills Report can be found here:   UO Stratics *New* | Catskills Sports Report   To compare it to other shards go here: (There are a couple pages to compare)   UO Stratics *New* | Global Sports Reports   Discuss This Article
  • [EM Event] “Desperate Times, Part III” ~ 8/15, 8:30pm EST August 12, 2012 DaytonThe following was posted on Stratics Catskills EM Forum  and on EM Barnaby’s Website   by Barnaby   After reviewing the evidence and notes of my detectives, I believe I know who stole the stockpiled cures from the Ter Mur fishing village. It is time to confront those responsible, and retrieve the medicine – by force, if necessary. Please ...

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