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Proposal: The Gods Do Not Play Dice In the rule “Prophecy”, replace “which describes a District and a Fate” with “which describes a District, a Fate and a Focus number”. In that rule, replace “a random Building in that District (if any are there)” with “the Focused Building in that District (if there are any Buildings there)”.… Kevan 05/28/22 3 05/29/22
Auguring: Fire in the Odeon A wooden animal sculpture in the Odeon district bursts into flames during the night, burning the Trojan Embassy to the ground. Kevan 05/28/22 0
Elysian Fields Jumble idles out after seven days with no posts or blog comments. My understanding of the Buildings rule is that their Farm in the Fields still exists, but no longer has a valid owner: it must be “owned by a single Guardian or Foreign Power” and Jumble is no longer… Kevan 05/24/22 4 05/24/22
Conflict at the Hill Violent unrest breaks out at a political assembly on the Hill, spilling out into the streets. The crowd are eventually brought under control, but in doing so Baron Lendunistus loses the respect of the district. Kevan 05/24/22 0
Auguring No Buildings were removed from Atlantis on this day. Kevan 05/21/22 0
Ascension Address: The Fall of Atlantis “Now in this island of Atlantis there existed a confederation of kings, of great and marvellous power, which held sway over all the island, and over many other islands also and parts of the continent…” The assembled guardians of the city file out from between the pillars of the oracle’s… Kevan 05/18/22 2 05/18/22
Post-dynastic discussion A post for discussion of the dynasty that has just ended: what worked and what didn’t, why people did the things that happened in the dynasty and didn’t do the things that didn’t, and what future generations can learn from it. Kevan 05/18/22 10 05/19/22
Story Post: Primary Source: Bronze Mechanism Corroded bronze mechanism recovered from anchor site, possibly some kind of clockwork timing device. Kevan 05/15/22 0
Story Post: Primary Source: Atlantean Pipe Length of bitumen-lined ceramic pipework recovered from the Haniver crash site, thought to be Atlantean in origin. Kevan 05/14/22 0
Read Only Memory Darknight and SingularByte are idled after seven and eight respective days without any posts or comments. Quorum drops to 4. Kevan 05/14/22 2 05/15/22
Ghosts of Atlantis Axemabaro and GloopyGhost both idle out automatically after seven days with neither a post nor comment from them. Quorum drops to 5. Kevan 05/04/22 0
Mantle Pass The bright, ancient arrow embedded between the crooked black plates of Dark One’s armour flickers and fades down through the visible spectrum, disappearing into a haze of smoke as it reaches the infrared. The Dark One brushes a few flecks of ash from his chestplate. I pass the mantle to… Kevan 12/12/21 4 12/12/21
Story Post: Before the Dawn I step out of the shadows and assault the Dark One. Kevan 12/11/21 1 12/11/21
Jumble Down Jumble idles out after a week with no posts or comments. Quorum remains 7. Kevan 12/05/21 0
Moving Out SupernovaStarbright idles out after eight days of inactivity. Quorum remains 8. Kevan 10/21/21 0
Katelyn’s Second Move The enactment of Katelyn’s First Move has renumbered the Zones, meaning that Infirmary Zone (with Katelyn Dubose on Floor 3) expanded to take in the Copbots on Floor 5, which it didn’t before. But the Security rule says that “Katelyn Dubose and her Punk-Neo-mutualists cannot exist in the same location… Kevan 10/15/21 0
Between Floors Utina idles out after seven days with no posts or comments. Quorum drops to 8. Kevan 10/04/21 0
Housing Regulations All players - especially the admins - are reminded that with the enactment of Household Unit, proposal votes which do not match those of other players on the same floor are now considered to be invalid. Kevan 09/28/21 3 09/28/21
Ascension Address: The Uprising Angling and zooming the cameras up from the shapeless white glow of the palace, the infrared glare balanced out and Comms Director Alger could see further packs of drones swarming through the smoke clouds. Hillman didn’t look up from the service panel. “So is this an attack or a liberation?”… Kevan 09/24/21 0
Target Lost Chiiika idles out automatically after a full week with no posts or comments. Quorum drops to 5. Kevan 09/18/21 0
Sleeper Cell Utina idles out automatically after seven days without making a post or comment. Quorum remains 6. Kevan 09/13/21 0
Zero Days Since An Accident Apologies all, I’ve just killed Ais’s DoV in the one good faith way that it’s possible to do so: mistakenly enacting it when it could not be enacted (I was an hour and a half early, I thought it was later in the morning than it was). This triggers the… Kevan 08/21/21 3 08/21/21
Dust to Dustsheet Cuddlebeam idles out automatically after seven days without a post or comment. Quorum remains 7. Kevan 08/19/21 0
Bright Night SupernovaStarbright and Darknight are both idled out, after a week without a post or comment from them. Quorum drops to 5. Kevan 05/25/21 0
/var/log/dynasty Opening a log file for post-dynastic discussion. Kevan 05/12/21 3 05/12/21
Story Post: Escape Attempt Lights continue to flicker on the rooftop substation, and the facility’s microwave antennae sends a second burst of data towards a distant city skyline. Kevan 05/10/21 0
Out of Battery Casio idles out automatically after a week without making a comment or blog post. Quorum drops to 5. Kevan 05/02/21 0
Story Post: Capo Pedrolino Following the Crown Match, Josh has 122 Pegs to Clucky’s 47. With the most Pegs of all Players, Josh is the Capofamiglia. Kevan 04/13/21 0
Third Crown Match Game: Clucky vs Josh Clucky is the starting player. Clucky is wearing a Morante Mask, Josh a Pedrolino Mask. The Grand Canal is the 10 of Swords . The Bersaglio is 31 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, Il Corpo Celeste, Tripletta and L’Ossa. (The Environment) Kevan 04/12/21 20 04/13/21
Second Crown Match Game: Josh vs Clucky Josh is the starting player. Josh is wearing a Pedrolino Mask, Clucky a Morante Mask. The Grand Canal is the Queen of Coins . The Bersaglio is 34 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, Il Corpo Celeste, Tripletta and Il Propore. (The Environment) Kevan 04/11/21 22 04/11/21
First Crown Match Game: Clucky vs Josh Clucky is the starting player. Clucky is wearing an Arlecchino Mask, Josh a Pedrolino Mask. The Grand Canal is the Queen of Batons . The Bersaglio is 34 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, L’Universo, Il Propore and L’Ossa. (The Environment) Kevan 04/10/21 17 04/10/21
Fifty-Second Game: Clucky vs Pokes Clucky is the starting player. Clucky is wearing a Tognoli Mask, Pokes a Reali Mask. The Grand Canal is the 8 of Swords . The Bersaglio is 29 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, Il Corpo Celeste, Il Propore and L’Ossa. (The Environment) Kevan 04/08/21 5 04/08/21
Fifty-First Game: Lemonfanta vs Jumble Lemonfanta is the starting player. Lemonfanta is wearing a Morante Mask, Jumble an Arlecchino Mask. The Grand Canal is the Lightning . The Bersaglio is 21 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, L’Universo, L’Ossa and Il Propore. (The Environment) Kevan 04/08/21 11 04/10/21
Fiftieth Game: Josh vs Brendan Josh is the starting player. Both players are wearing Pedrolino masks. The Grand Canal is Death . The Bersaglio is 21 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, L’Universo, Tripletta and L’Ossa. (The Environment) Kevan 04/08/21 6 04/08/21
Forty-Ninth Game: Pokes vs Josh Pokes is the starting player. Pokes is wearing an Arlecchino Mask, Josh a Pedrolino Mask. The Grand Canal is the Knight of Swords . The Bersaglio is 33 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, L’Universo, Tripletta and L’Ossa. (The Environment) Kevan 04/07/21 6 04/07/21
Forty-Eighth Game: Lemonfanta vs Jumble Lemonfanta is the starting player. Lemonfanta is wearing a Succo Mask, Jumble an Arlecchino Mask. The Grand Canal is the World . The Bersaglio is 36 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, Il Corpo Celeste, L’Ossa and Il Propore. (The Environment) Kevan 04/07/21 16 04/10/21
Forty-Seventh Game: Brendan vs Clucky Brendan is the starting player. Brendan is wearing a Pedrolino Mask, Clucky an Arlecchino Mask. The Grand Canal is the Knight of Coins . The Bersaglio is 33 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, Il Corpo Celeste, Tripletta and L’Ossa. (The Environment) Kevan 04/07/21 14 04/09/21
Forty-Sixth Game: Pokes vs Brendan Pokes is the starting player. Pokes is wearing an Arlecchino Mask, Brendan a Morante Mask. The Grand Canal is the Lightning . The Bersaglio is 21 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, Il Corpo Celeste, Tripletta and Il Propore. (The Environment) Kevan 04/06/21 5 04/07/21
Forty-Fifth Game: Clucky vs Josh Clucky is the starting player. Clucky is wearing an Arlecchino Mask, Josh a Pedrolino Mask. The Grand Canal is the Star . The Bersaglio is 21 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, L’Universo, L’Ossa and Tripletta. (The Environment) Kevan 04/06/21 25 04/07/21
Forty-Fourth Game: Jumble vs Lemonfanta Jumble is the starting player. Jumble is wearing an Arlecchino Mask, Lemonfanta a Centofanti Mask. The Grand Canal is the Lightning . The Bersaglio is 21 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, L’Universo, L’Ossa and Tripletta. (The Environment) Kevan 04/06/21 13 04/09/21
Forty-Third Game: Josh vs Lemonfanta Josh is the starting player. Josh is wearing a Pedrolino Mask, Lemonfanta a Centofanti Mask. The Grand Canal is the Devil . The Bersaglio is 21 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, Il Corpo Celeste, Tripletta and Il Propore. (The Environment) Kevan 04/05/21 14 04/09/21
Forty-Second Game: Clucky vs Pokes Clucky is the starting player. Clucky and Pokes are both wearing Arlecchino Masks. The Grand Canal is the King of Cups . The Bersaglio is 35 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, L’Universo, Tripletta and Il Propore. (The Environment) Kevan 04/05/21 31 04/06/21
Forty-First Game: Brendan vs Jumble Brendan is the starting player. Brendan is wearing a Morante Mask, Jumble an Arlecchino Mask. The Grand Canal is the Queen of Batons . The Bersaglio is 34 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, Il Corpo Celeste, Il Propore and Tripletta. (The Environment) Kevan 04/05/21 8 04/08/21
Fortieth Game: Josh vs Pokes Josh is the starting player. Josh is wearing a Pedrolino Mask, Pokes is wearing an Arlecchino Mask. The Grand Canal is the Devil . The Bersaglio is 21 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, Il Corpo Celeste, Tripletta and Il Propore. (The Environment) Kevan 04/03/21 11 04/05/21
Thirty-Ninth Game: Raven1207 vs Brendan Raven1207 is the starting player. Raven1207 and Brendan are both wearing Bonanno Masks. The Grand Canal is the Lightning . The Bersaglio is 21 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, Il Corpo Celeste, L’Ossa and Il Propore. (The Environment) Kevan 04/03/21 6 04/05/21
Thirty-Eighth Game: Lemonfanta vs Clucky Lemonfanta is the starting player. Lemonfanta is wearing a Centofanti Mask, Clucky is wearing an Arlecchino Mask. The Grand Canal is the Lightning . The Bersaglio is 21 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, Il Corpo Celeste, Tripletta and Il Propore. (The Environment) Kevan 04/03/21 17 04/05/21
Thirty-Seventh Game: Raven1207 vs Clucky Raven1207 is the starting player. The Grand Canal is the Devil . The Bersaglio is 21 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, Il Corpo Celeste, Il Propore and Tripletta. (The Environment) Kevan 04/02/21 20 04/06/21
Thirty-Sixth Game: Pokes vs Josh Pokes is the starting player. The Grand Canal is the Queen of Swords . The Bersaglio is 34 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, L’Universo, L’Ossa and Tripletta. (The Environment) Kevan 04/02/21 10 04/02/21
Thirty-Fifth Game: Lemonfanta vs Jumble Lemonfanta is the starting player. The Grand Canal is the Magician . The Bersaglio is 21 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, L’Universo, Il Propore and L’Ossa. (The Environment) The Magician reveals Lemonfanta’s hand as:  9 of Coins Moon 7 of Swords 8 of Cups 6 of Cups… Kevan 04/02/21 7 04/02/21
Thirty-Fourth Game: Brendan vs Josh Brendan is the starting player. The Grand Canal is the Ace of Cups . The Bersaglio is 22 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, Il Corpo Celeste, L’Ossa and Tripletta. (The Environment) Kevan 04/01/21 18 04/02/21
Thirty-Third Game: Clucky vs Pokes Clucky is the starting player. The Grand Canal is the Knight of Coins . The Bersaglio is 33 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, L’Universo, Tripletta and L’Ossa. (The Environment) Kevan 04/01/21 32 04/02/21
Thirty-Second Game: Raven1207 vs Jumble Raven1207 is the starting player. The Grand Canal is the 7 of Cups . The Bersaglio is 28 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, L’Universo, L’Ossa and Il Propore. (The Environment) Kevan 04/01/21 21 04/09/21
Thirty-First Game: Lemonfanta vs Jumble Lemonfanta is the starting player. The Grand Canal is the Ace of Swords . The Bersaglio is 22 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, L’Universo, Il Propore and Tripletta. (The Environment) Kevan 03/31/21 14 04/02/21
Thirtieth Game: Josh vs Brendan Josh is the starting player. The Grand Canal is the Queen of Batons . The Bersaglio is 34 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, Il Corpo Celeste, Il Propore and L’Ossa. (The Environment) Kevan 03/31/21 11 04/01/21
Twenty-Ninth Game: Clucky vs Pokes Clucky is the starting player. The Grand Canal is the 7 of Swords . The Bersaglio is 28 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, L’Universo, L’Ossa and Tripletta. (The Environment) Kevan 03/31/21 10 03/31/21
Twenty-Eighth Game: Brendan vs Josh Brendan is the starting player. The Grand Canal is the 7 of Batons . The Bersaglio is 28 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, Il Corpo Celeste, L’Ossa and Il Propore. (The Environment) Kevan 03/30/21 24 03/31/21
Twenty-Seventh Game: Raven1207 vs Clucky Raven1207 is the starting player. The Grand Canal is Death . The Bersaglio is 21 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, L’Universo, L’Ossa and Tripletta. (The Environment) Kevan 03/30/21 25 03/31/21
Twenty-Sixth Game: Lemonfanta vs Jumble Lemonfanta is the starting player. The Grand Canal is the Ace of Swords . The Bersaglio is 22 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, Il Corpo Celeste, Tripletta and Il Propore. (The Environment) Kevan 03/30/21 14 04/01/21
Twenty-Fifth Game: Pokes vs Clucky Pokes is the starting player. The Grand Canal is Death . The Bersaglio is 21 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, L’Universo, L’Ossa and Tripletta. (The Environment) Kevan 03/29/21 27 03/29/21
Twenty-Fourth Game: Josh vs Brendan Josh is the starting player. The Grand Canal is the Star . The Bersaglio is 21 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, Il Corpo Celeste, Il Propore and L’Ossa. (The Environment) Kevan 03/29/21 8 03/29/21
Twenty-Third Game: Jumble vs Raven1207 Jumble is the starting player. The Grand Canal is the Magician . The Bersaglio is 21 . Active Tricks: Il Toro, L’Aria, Il Verme, Il Corpo Celeste, Tripletta and L’Ossa. (The Environment) Kevan 03/29/21 36 03/31/21
Twenty-Second Game: Jumble vs Pokes Jumble is the starting player. The Grand Canal is the Lightning . The Bersaglio is 21 . All six Tricks are active. (The Environment) Kevan 03/28/21 25 03/29/21
Twenty-First Game: Clucky vs Josh Clucky is the starting player. The Grand Canal is the Devil . The Bersaglio is 21 . All six Tricks are active. (The Environment) Kevan 03/28/21 6 03/28/21
Twentieth Game: Brendan vs Lemonfanta Brendan is the starting player. The Grand Canal is the 9 of Cups . The Bersaglio is 30 . All six Tricks are active. (The Environment) Kevan 03/28/21 19 03/30/21
Nineteenth Game: Pokes vs Clucky Pokes is the starting player. The Grand Canal is the Knight of Cups . The Bersaglio is 33 . All six Tricks are active. (The Environment) Kevan 03/27/21 25 03/29/21
Seventeenth Game redux: Jumble vs Raven1207 Restarted after the hands were misdealt in the previous version. Jumble is the starting player. The Grand Canal is the 8 of Batons . The Bersaglio is 29 . All six Tricks are active. (The Environment) Kevan 03/26/21 22 03/28/21
Eighteenth Game: Lemonfanta vs Pokes Lemonfanta is the starting player. The Grand Canal is the 10 of Swords . The Bersaglio is 31 . All six Tricks are active. (The Environment) Kevan 03/26/21 19 03/26/21
Seventeenth Game: Jumble vs Raven1207 Jumble is the starting player. The Grand Canal is the 8 of Batons . The Bersaglio is 29 . All six Tricks are active. (The Environment) Kevan 03/26/21 7 03/26/21
Sixteenth Game: Josh vs Brendan Josh is the starting player. The Grand Canal is the 7 of Coins . The Bersaglio is 28 . All six Tricks are active. (The Environment) Kevan 03/26/21 26 03/27/21
Fifteenth Game: Josh vs Lemonfanta Josh is the starting player. The Grand Canal is the 6 of Swords . The Bersaglio is 27 . All six Tricks are active. (The Environment) Kevan 03/26/21 25 03/26/21
Mentorship Announcement Josh is formally assigned as the Mentor of new player Lemonfanta. Kevan 03/26/21 0
Fourteenth Game: Pokes vs Raven1207 Pokes is the starting player. The Bersaglio for this game is 33. All six Tricks are active. (The Environment) Kevan 03/25/21 25 03/26/21
Thirteenth Game: Bucky vs Brendan Bucky is the starting player. The Bersaglio for this game is 31. All six Tricks are active. (The Environment) Kevan 03/25/21 13 03/26/21
Eleventh Game: Pokes vs Brendan Pokes is the starting player. The Bersaglio for this game is 28. All six Tricks are active. (The Environment) Kevan 03/25/21 6 03/25/21
Tenth Game: Clucky vs Jumble Clucky is the starting player. The Bersaglio for this game is 29. All six Tricks are active. (The Environment) Kevan 03/25/21 21 03/26/21
Ninth Game: Raven1207 vs Josh Raven1207 is the starting player. The Bersaglio for this game is 30. All six Tricks are active. (The Environment) Kevan 03/25/21 35 03/25/21
Eighth Game: Raven1207 vs Josh Raven1207 is starting player. (The Environment) Kevan 03/24/21 28 03/24/21
Seventh Game: Pokes vs Jumble Pokes is starting player. (The Environment) Kevan 03/24/21 25 03/24/21
Sixth Game: Clucky vs Bucky Clucky is the starting player. (The Environment) Kevan 03/24/21 20 03/24/21
Double Zero Players of active games should note that the enactment of Doppio Doppio Guaio has directly updated the live Giolitti tournament rules and (inadvertently) zeroed the Stakes of all active games. (Future games will begin at 1 Stakes as intended, but current games have no specified default Stakes, so they take… Kevan 03/19/21 1 03/19/21
Fifth Game: Darknight vs Brendan Darknight is the starting player. The Environment Kevan 03/19/21 22 03/24/21
Fourth Game: Bucky vs Josh Bucky is the starting player. Kevan 03/19/21 18 03/19/21
Third Game: Clucky vs Jumble Clucky is the starting player. Kevan 03/19/21 14 03/19/21
Second Game: Pokes vs Zack The second game begins, with Pokes as starting player. Kevan 03/19/21 27 03/19/21
First Game: Pokes vs Jumble A game of Giolitti begins between Pokes and Jumble, with Jumble as the starting player. Kevan 03/17/21 32 03/17/21
Ascension Address: Giolitti As It Is Played Giolitti is a two-player trick-taking card game thought to have been played widely across northern Italy in the 17th and early 18th century. Despite its popularity, the culture of the game was unusually secretive in nature and little is known about its rules today, beyond the fact that it was… Kevan 03/16/21 2 03/17/21
Exit Vovix Vovix idles out automatically after a week’s inactivity. Quorum drops to 6. Kevan 03/02/21 0
Over and Out Bais and Lendunistus idle out automatically after 9 and 7 days of inactivity respectively. I think I’ll idle myself for the time being as well, as I’m not really keeping up enough at the moment. Quorum drops to 5. Kevan 12/14/20 0
Jockey Down Maris times out after a full week of inactivity, and is idled. Quorum drops to 6. Kevan 12/08/20 0
Absent Without Leave Pilot Lendunistus idles out automatically after seven full days without a post or a comment from them. Quorum drops to 6. Kevan 12/02/20 0
Black Unto The Ground The cloister bell tolls, and Brother Josh and Brother Kevan are still debating points of scripture across the refectory table. “While the Lord resisteth the proud,” says Brother Josh, raising an empty fork to tap the air dramatically, “it is only implicit in his word that his servants should encourage… Kevan 11/26/20 2 11/26/20
Ite Domum Publius Scribonius Scholasticus idles out after seven days without a post or comment. Quorum remains 4. Kevan 11/14/20 0
Vows of Silence Card, GreatGuy96 and Jumble idle out automatically after 8, 10 and 8 days of inactivity respectively. Quorum drops to 6. Kevan 11/07/20 1 11/07/20
Waves I idle myself, quorum drops to 5. Kevan 10/13/20 0
Taking a Turn I Flood to no effect. I Consume to no effect. I Contain, rolling a 4 and exploding, becoming a {0,0} spire. I roll Brown, White and Black, becoming a {2,0} mesa and gaining 10 Mana. I roll Brown, White and Black again, it being a Pleasant day, becoming a {4,0}… Kevan 10/05/20 2 10/07/20
Deserter Island Tantusar idles out after eight days’ inactivity. Quorum drops to 6. Kevan 09/28/20 0
Taking a Turn As one of the two highest Turn Timers, I take my turn as follows: I Consume, to no effect. I Contain, to no effect. I Flood, to no effect. I Shift to gain one Pressure. I roll my White and Black dice and gain 1 Mana. I Deposit to gain… Kevan 09/28/20 0
Under the Waves Vovix idles out after nine days of inactivity. Quorum remains 7. Kevan 09/24/20 0
Turn Taken An island expands and, under some subterranean pressure, another spire forms. Round 2 is now over. Kevan 09/18/20 2 09/18/20
Integer Prestige A reminder to Pathfinders that “If a rule implies that the result of any calculation should be an integer (for instance, by attempting to store that result in, or add it to, a gamestate variable that can only hold integers), the result of the calculation is instead the result rounded… Kevan 09/04/20 0