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YPP Weekend Blockades, December 16-17: The island transfer that might not be; the island opening to come
Sat 2017-12-16 13:33:27 (in context)

Ahoy! As scheduled some time ago, this weekend will feature the second blockade ever on the Obsidian Ocean. It'll be at noon on Triplet's Treasure--see below. (I finally updated my database this morning, so Obsidian blockades will show up in the schedule with all the other ones!) The faction of the winning flag will determine which island will be the first to open to player governance with January 6's blockade. If a flag belonging to the Defiant Armada wins, then it'll be Loggerhead Island. If a flag affiliated with Shadow Fleet wins, it'll be Magpie Island.

The winning flag will get no personal gain, mind you, other than a home field advantage in attacking the island at stake on Jan. 6 and, if they win it, defending it in future. At least one player has declared themselves less than impressed with the scenario: "It's sinking, and the results basically don't matter, so why even show up." However, as you'll see below, a respectable handful of flags have indeed showed up. Jobbing pay is currently between 1000 and 1500 PoE/Seg.

On the Cerulean Ocean, Babylon are attacking Fintan Island and Winter Solstice at 8:35 PM Pirate Time. At the same time, Tyranny, the defenders, had already agreed to transfer Winter Solstice to the flog Defiantly Deviant as part of their Christmas Island Giveaway Event. I suppose the transfer will only happen if Tyranny successfully defend.

Also on Cerulean, Midnight Yacht Club intend to take Hephaestus' Forge back from Admiral Finius. All Brigand King blockades are sinking; therefore MYC offers free healing of any unwanted injuries to their jobbers. They will also be holding a raffle.

Please note: All islands will be CLOSED to blockades over the holiday weekends of December 23 and 30. "You will still be able to scuttle brigand kings," Demeter says. If no one does and there is nothing to report, I may not bother posting. (Which will be entirely different from when I fail to post because life and schedules and argh, of course.)

Standard reminders: Schedule is given in Pirate Time, or U.S. Pacific. Player flags link to Yoweb information pages; Brigand King Flags link to Yppedia Brigand King pages. BK amassed power given in parenthetical numbers, like so: (14). For more info about jobbing contacts, jobber pay, and Event Blockade battle board configuration, check the Blockade tab of your ocean's Notice Board. To get hired, apply under the Voyages tab.

Doubloon Ocean Blockades

*** Saturday, December 16 ***

12:00 p.m. - Pukru Island, Emerald Ocean
Brigand King attack!
Defender: Heavenly Waters
Attacker: The Enlightened (5)
Undeclared: Spoon Republic

12:00 p.m. - Drogeo Island, Meridian Ocean
Brigand King attack!
Defender: Imperial Coalition
Attacker: The All-Consuming Flame (2)

12:00 p.m. - Triplet's Treasure, Obsidian Ocean
Event: 3 rounds, sinking!
Hosted by: Vilya
Participating: Amateur Hour
Participating: Art of War
Participating: Fanatical SOULS
Participating: Blame Brenda

5:58 p.m. - Kiwara Island, Emerald Ocean
Defender: Black Flag
Attacker: Revenge Is Sweet

6:02 p.m. - Duat Island, Meridian Ocean
Attacker: Poseidon's Guards

9:02 p.m. - Anegada Island, Emerald Ocean
Defender: Heavenly Waters
Attacker: Spoon Republic

9:35 p.m. - Ventress Island, Emerald Ocean
Defender: Illuminatti
Attacker: Spoon Republic

Subscription Ocean Blockades

*** Saturday, December 16 ***

12:00 p.m. - Napi Peak, Cerulean Ocean
Brigand King attack!
Defender: Babylon
Attacker: Chthonic Horde (1)

12:01 p.m. - Islay of Luthien, Cerulean Ocean
Brigand King holds the island!
Defender: Fleet of his Imperial Scaled Highness (1)
Attacker: Carpe Noctem
Undeclared: Tyranny

12:05 p.m. - Namath Island, Cerulean Ocean
Defender: Tyranny
Attacker: Red Ribbon Army

8:28 p.m. - Winter Solstice, Cerulean Ocean
Defender: Tyranny
Attacker: Babylon

8:34 p.m. - Fintan Island, Cerulean Ocean
Defender: Tyranny
Attacker: Babylon
Attacker: Blackstar

*** Sunday, December 17 ***

10:00 a.m. - Hephaestus' Forge, Cerulean Ocean
Brigand King holds the island!
Defender: Fleet of his Imperial Scaled Highness (1)
Attacker: Midnight Yacht Club

Doubloon Ocean Blockades

*** Saturday, December 16 ***

12:00 p.m. - Pukru Island, Emerald Ocean
Brigand King attack!
Defender: Heavenly Waters
Attacker: The Enlightened (5)
Undeclared: Spoon Republic

12:00 p.m. - Drogeo Island, Meridian Ocean
Brigand King attack!
Defender: Imperial Coalition
Attacker: The All-Consuming Flame (2)

12:00 p.m. - Triplet's Treasure, Obsidian Ocean
Event: 3 rounds, sinking!
Hosted by: Vilya
Participating: Amateur Hour
Participating: Art of War
Participating: Fanatical SOULS
Participating: Blame Brenda

5:58 p.m. - Kiwara Island, Emerald Ocean
Defender: Black Flag
Attacker: Revenge Is Sweet

6:02 p.m. - Duat Island, Meridian Ocean
Attacker: Poseidon's Guards

9:02 p.m. - Anegada Island, Emerald Ocean
Defender: Heavenly Waters
Attacker: Spoon Republic

9:35 p.m. - Ventress Island, Emerald Ocean
Defender: Illuminatti
Attacker: Spoon Republic

Subscription Ocean Blockades

*** Saturday, December 16 ***

12:00 p.m. - Napi Peak, Cerulean Ocean
Brigand King attack!
Defender: Babylon
Attacker: Chthonic Horde (1)

12:01 p.m. - Islay of Luthien, Cerulean Ocean
Brigand King holds the island!
Defender: Fleet of his Imperial Scaled Highness (1)
Attacker: Carpe Noctem
Undeclared: Tyranny

12:05 p.m. - Namath Island, Cerulean Ocean
Defender: Tyranny
Attacker: Red Ribbon Army

8:28 p.m. - Winter Solstice, Cerulean Ocean
Defender: Tyranny
Attacker: Babylon

8:34 p.m. - Fintan Island, Cerulean Ocean
Defender: Tyranny
Attacker: Babylon
Attacker: Blackstar

*** Sunday, December 17 ***

10:00 a.m. - Hephaestus' Forge, Cerulean Ocean
Brigand King holds the island!
Defender: Fleet of his Imperial Scaled Highness (1)
Attacker: Midnight Yacht Club

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