Times Turn 16

Be productive and strong; explore new land and find a way to survive.
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 )    Dozen adventurers are telling that they have heard about a small     (
(     battle between hostile forces in the deserts of Great Dokimalotos     )
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 )       Several traders are telling that refugees are worried about       (
(      deserts of Great Kataratos Desert where in the Blandwood city a      )
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 )    Many travelers are telling that refugees are worried about swamps    (
(     of Relaech River where in the Badmog village guards were slain by     )
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 )    Some adventurers are telling that have heard a tell about plains     (
(         of Philagimos Valley where in the Dhonae city guards were         )
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 )    Some travelers are telling that have heard a tell about a rangers    (
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(      Kobold Pack (166) in the jungles of Morannuz Woods continue to       )
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Quests

Seek a token of the Ancient Ones legacy amongst the rootstone of Great Azshak Mountains.
In the plain of Heteraros Plain roams the Pride of Lions (763). Free the world from this menace and be rewarded!
In the mountain of Volmog Rocks roams the Yeti (722). Free the world from this menace and be rewarded!
Seek a token of the Ancient Ones legacy amongst the winged horses of Philagimos Valley.
In the desert of Great Dokimalotos Desert lurks the Evil Mages (535). Free the world from this menace and be rewarded!
Build a Temple in Aoratotuspolisus Forest for the glory of the Gods.
Seek a token of the Ancient Ones legacy amongst the furs of Autarkotuspolisus Woods.
In the plain of Azrod Dale roams the Tribe of Centaurs (87). Free the world from this menace and be rewarded!
In the desert of Great Dokimalotos Desert lurks the Sphinx (534). Free the world from this menace and be rewarded!
In the swamp of Delar River lurks the Hydra (639). Free the world from this menace and be rewarded!
In the mountain of Philagokles Rocks roams the Sandlings (1394). Free the world from this menace and be rewarded!
In the desert of Great Boldur Desert roams the Sandlings (89). Free the world from this menace and be rewarded!
Build a Temple in Agamenakos Desert for the glory of the Gods.
In the desert of Great Autarkotuspolisus Desert roams the Giant Scorpions (357). Free the world from this menace and be rewarded!
Seek a token of the Ancient Ones legacy amongst the livestock of Great Dokimalotos Desert.
In the desert of Great Bletchgrove Desert lurks the Evil Mages (482). Free the world from this menace and be rewarded!
In the mountain of Agamenetes Volcano roams the Tribe of Centaurs (819). Free the world from this menace and be rewarded!
In the mountain of Philagokles Rocks lurks the Evil Warriors (516). Free the world from this menace and be rewarded!
Build a Temple in Airokles Woods for the glory of the Gods.
Seek a token of the Ancient Ones legacy amongst the iron of Durshak Heights.

Articles

Medger: Okay, let them feel our wrath.
Cerwins of Castle of Cerwin (10)
Forests are so thick you cannot see the desert for the trees.
Iron Harlequins (13)
They are coming....
Avalon Empire (14)
"Uhh...What's that noise?" groaned Neera from under the sheets still in bed.
"Just our militia taking care of the Sonus Silentii (11) spy. I've decided to tighten security because of the undead threat. Go back to sleep." said Edwin from the window.
"Why are you in my room?" asked Neera.
"You invited me in. Don't you remember?" asked Edwin with a hint of concern in his voice.
"Vaguely. We were celebrating the opening of the inn. We were drinking and FlameBeard dared us to try dwarven spirits..."
"Pretty strong stuff. It affects everyone differently." said Edwin and poured a glass of water and handed it to Neera.
"Thanks. I remember us singing a battle hymn with Flamebeard then we drew a mustache on Slayn's face after he passed out then I had a second glass of that awful stuff and nothing else. What happened afterwards? Did I pass out as well?" asked the she-elf and drank the offered water then seeing Edwin hesitate she asked again: "WHAT DID WE DO?"
"Nothing we haven't done before." replied the wizard then ducked the flying empty glass.
"Get out!" screamed Neera.
"You should really stop giving mixed signals my dear. I see you need some time alone. Remember, we're sailing tomorrow." said Edwin from the door with a smile and walked to the dwarf's quarters to collect his winnings. Multiple bets of dare were placed on the previous evening after all.
Wandering Monsters (15)
I got nothing...
Borg (17)
We hear rumor's of large hordes of undead wandering the desert. Hopefully we are far enough away, but will prepare as best as we can.
The Filras (18)
“It's finished and Frank is in place.”
“Great... Lets retrain some of the runners then.”
“Send one to hire some Gnolls.”
Grey Order (19)
The Admiral of the Four Winds was deeply distressed. Following the latest mapping reports, the Council had decided the Children of the Four Winds didn't really need a navy, maybe a couple of rafts to fish from at most. All serious military action would be better handled by lizardman marines and turtle riding cavalry. The Admiral was facing retirement, or possibly being demoted to Captain of a fishing boat.
Children of the Four Winds (20)
GO-GO-GO!!!
Elven Kingdom of the North (21)
In seeking to ensure peace reigns in our world, I am publishing my allegiances for all to know: for local convenience, and local convenience only, Filras and Paladins are my allies.

And so to put your minds at rest Red Skulls, Dark League, Wandering Monsters and Gyperboreya: it wasn't me. 

Yours, The Peacekeeper.

Peace at all costs!
Peacekeepers (22)
I can sense the dark magic rising all over the world. 
Thane's Ring (24)
With all this talk of undead, maybe it is the time to add brains to the menus.
Fanhunters (25)
Theft is bad.  ;) I see you!
The Mystic Nine (26)
Alea jecta est !
Silver Hand (27)
Some magic experiments appear to be very dangerous.
We need to be careful with these powers.
The Tribe (31)
It seems that a coalition of living is forming. We fully support it. From a proper distance.
Red Skulls (32)
The dwarf's fists clutched at his beard as he looked at the suited orc that cursed fortune had forced him to deal with.

Grugluf straightend and exhaled, then spoke.  "Elder, my offer is this...

Nothing.

Not even the silver for the mining license, which I would appreciate if you put up personally."

The Family Business (33)
Undeads everywhere! Not good.
Lazy Paladins (35)
undead are smelly and dirty
Upright ones (37)
You can do anything with undeads except sit on them.
Lwa Law (39)
Many battles and men rising from the dead
MalibuWest (40)
Skeletons have arrived from nowhere and fought the orcs. Eastern neighbours will not be easy victory for orcs. But now there are other options.
Hangry Orks (44)
The forest is being cut down, the laveshka is muddied.
Gyperboreya (46)
The city should fall, soon, very soon!
Truth seekers (47)
The rumors about the undead hordes turned out to be true
We have the evidence of our own eyes.
StarFire (50)
Undead scourge reached our city and it seems there's no escaping.
IRS and agriculture departments are just bones and rotten flesh that has no interest to use silver and livestock.
Have to warn the other members of Great Dokimalotos Desert.
Lost Den (52)
Centaurs have been spotted near Caverns of the Forgotten Hobgoblin. Wanderers are warned to take the longer rout through the Valley of the Crippled Dwarfs in order to avoid any encounters with them.
Merchants of Death (54)
Our reporters have caught up with the remnants of the Gamesters of Trisaklion in the southern reaches of the Perikitos Desert.  Sources within the organization say that they have suffered additional losses as a storm giant attacked using its magic destroying several members of the group.  Our information says that the expected Rolling to select new leadership for the organization has been postponed, perhaps indefinitely, as the Gamesters try to regroup and solidify their base.  It is speculated that the organization may splinter into several different factions as a result of a lack of leadership.  While they appear to be trying to get a foothold in the desert, it remains to be seen whether they can bounce back from their recent poor leadership decisions and subsequent dust-up with the resident monsters.
Gamesters of Trisaklion (56)
So far, so good. Everyones still alive, and although we've been told of monsters, we haven't seen any. We are going to practice hiding anyways.
Desert Folk (74)

Rumors

The Roman Empire suffered great losses in a territory they controlled.
An Ice Wurm in a surprise attack, came out of the ground and killed everyone there.

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