Times Turn 3

Quests

Build a Temple in Anuhiant for the glory of the Gods.
Build a Temple in Cefelat for the glory of the Gods.
In the forest of Reprau roams the Family of Ogres (292). Free the world from this menace and be rewarded!
In the tundra of Cidplas roams the Giant Scorpions (164). Free the world from this menace and be rewarded!
In the desert of Osdhan lurks the Sandlings (1309). Free the world from this menace and be rewarded!

Articles

As the Ambassadors scouts went out, reports came back surprisingly quickly - it seems this world is extremely crowded and two factions have moved into neighbouring lands already.
Children of the Four Winds (13)
As we wander out from our starting location, we come across a stranger, wonder if he will talk. Anyway more exploration will be needed of the areas around us.
The Filras (14)
so far only piles of mud and shit, is there hope?
Loki (15)
Let's take a look at the resumes. A dwarf with a banjo, a really tall elf, a centaur who claims he can ride himself and an orc who can spell his own name (this last one may be a very hairy human). Well, it will have to do for now, until we can find a better HR rep.
Fanhunters (16)
From the diary of Bohica Miaburn:

Day 32

Finally, some progress. I managed to hire some centaurs. I chose a rival clan to recruit. They will have no qualms about looting and pillaging the region. I'm also sending out some scouts to map our surroundings. Now only if I could find some people to train as thieves I'd be satisfied. 1000 pound four legged creatures are not the best candidates to form a thieves guild with.

Day 37

With the help of a local blacksmith I made some shades. We melted some sand into green glass to form lenses and inserted them into a copper frame. Now I can walk in the daylight without having my eyes burned out by that damned sun.

Day 43

The blacksmith was a decent help creating my shades so I went to see him today to have him make me some armor. I had high hopes for him but the stupid creature never heard about plot armor. He offered me a clunky plate mail instead. As if I would wear something that heavy and loud. I need better protection but here in the boonies there's no decent equipment to buy. Maybe I could conjure up some leather until I find anything better? Or just hide behind my bodyguards? I'll have to think about it.

Day 48

The scout reports started to arrive by pigeons. Filthy feathered creatures but quite useful for sending messages. The area I ended up at seems quite boring. Plains and icy tundra as far as the centaurs could go in the short time they had. Boring terrain but quite a few monsters. And a gnoll city to boot.

Day 55

Two wanderers stepped out of the gate today. They arrived separately about an hour apart. The first guy appeared with a huge stupid smile on his face and he acted like he had no care in the whole world. I had an urge to punch him in the face but kept my distance. I tried to stay hidden but I'm pretty sure he noticed me but he went to talk with the locals instead. The other traveler is a mystery. He's wearing a hooded robe and seems to ignore everyone around him. I'll have both of them followed to see what they'll do.

Indigo (17)
Heigh-ho, Heigh-ho
It's off to sea we go.

Also... we're not dead yet.
Big Ol Bob (18)
Goblins are everywhere around.
But we can't recruit anymore.
Everyone of them eats like a bear!
What a strange phenomenon!
Beastmasters (21)
More mountain, more admantium may be? or just rocks to dig and time to waste ?
Black Tower (23)
Thalassa! Thalassa!
Silver Hand (26)
Scout crossed desert and entered tundra... it is a bad omen for those who started ther's quest in this region...
The Black Obelisk (28)
Emperor was looking on the map he got from a local trader. It was promising what he was seeing there. An evil smile was on his face.

He weighed a bag of silver in the hand and said: "The orcs will like that money for sure... but most of that all they will like to clean their swords with the blood."

Soon, very soon it will burn!
Avalon Empire (3)
With Atlantis it's always a bit like I want what I don't have in the beginning. If it's crowded I wish for some more space to spread out, but now, with a chance of being all alone on an island, I am longing for some company. 
But at least there is tons of wood around, so I guess a ship is priority no. 1 this time! 
Filcist (32)
The Grandmaster asked the High Strategist, "What do you mean desert tundra and ocean? Whose bright idea was this? Don't you know camels can't swim nor can we make boats or balloons from iron and stone"

"Guards, take him away for purification"
The Most Righteous Order (34)
The Stormking issued instructions to the orcs, forming them into several teams based on their skills, some were going to be warriors and scouts, while others were going to be craftsmen, and the less intelligent ones… well… they would be useful performing manual work.  Or as target dummies.
Riders of the Storm (37)
Sentient indigo? Maybe we should call not just Contact, but Special Circumstances.. 
The Culture (41)
Report from Scout#5

Yesterday I reached the base of the volcano and have now begun the ascend to the top. Likely I will be met by the glorious volcano people and hope to spend a nice few days of recuperation with them before starting to negotiate trade routes with our city.

In a few months I will get back to my people and be looked upon as a hero.

Tonight I will have a nice rest in the pit I spotted beyond the ridge I just crossed. That looks to be a safe place.
The Disinherited Knights (42)
The Birds in the sky are plenty. But their flight.... It's erratic. Disturbed. Something is happening.

I hired more of the big muscular man-horses. They will be of great help. Hawks, Crows, Woodpeckers, Peacocks... The more birds the better.

Also grew some trees. Good for the bird nests. Spring is arriving and they will need them.
Heralds of the Great Wahzoh (46)
Now the First Representative arrived in swampy region, but it had no monsters. That seemed a big improvement and locals were sent immediately to establish production facilities and learn how to do profitable matters. Only thing needed was markets were to sell stuff. Maybe there are markets at some other magical gate thought the Representative and went in again. 
The Trade Guild (48)
Neighbours! Wait, what did Granny always say about those Seven Prairies?
Red Skulls (5)
Adventurers acquired magical power skills at speed. And as they prepared to conquer the first city - as city guards constituted an obstacle in the faction's rise to power, suddenly there arrived several other factions also claiming to want to conquer the city. Good news was that there were enough city guards to kill for every arrivee.
Last of Cone (53)
The acolyte approached the figure kneeling before the altar.  "My lady templar, the lay brothers ask what tactics they should use to engage the rabble?"

Steel whispered as the she sheathed her weapon and rose from her vigil.  "Know you not, young acolyte, that fools speak of tactics, amateurs of strategy, and professionals of logistics?  Our elite airborne cavalry shall mow them down with their gleaming mithril blades like a river of silver across the sky!"

The acolyte coughed softly and looked, embarrased, at the mud floor of the makeshift temple.  "But, your ladyship, we don't have horses for cavalry, let alone winged ones; our templars are hardly described as elite; and they have no mithril."

Her gaze was even and severe.  "That, my young acolyte, is because we are unprofessional and totally suck at logistics."

The smile that followed was mirthless, "But we shall learn.  Oh yes, we shall."
Church of Light and Truth (59)
Scouts to move forward, we can't really be alone on this island
ClanJaguar (64)
Gardan sat down on the shore to wonder, how big is this island, better send some scouts out to have a look around. 
Malibu West (7)
Light.
Water.
Magic.
Men.
Recruit.
Work?
Fountain of Magic (8)
Global trade government officially announces retirement in favor of Eternal empire high princes. No one died, no violence was involved. I am writing this with a happy smile on my face. Eternal empire forever!
Global Trade Corp (9)

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It seems the world s not as unihabited as first thought. I see another Nexus jumper, will he be a friend or foe?
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Seven Prairies, what have you done... The shafts shall be unsealed so the Beasts can finally rest.