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  1. Sticky: Re: The Honorable Club of Role Playing Gentlemen and Ladies of the Center Total war

    There will be a 'successor' to Sauron, of sorts, but I'd prefer to keep that under wraps so there's an element of mystery when/if we play the game :P
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    Poll: Re: Interest Poll for Future Roleplays

    The LOTR setting is apparently being shelved for the time being due to some problems with a map, but I'm not really up to date on what is going on with it.
  3. Sticky: Re: The Honorable Club of Role Playing Gentlemen and Ladies of the Center Total war

    For the ideological issues, we envisaged them as being the "innate evil" that Tolkien describes as existing within all men; the sins of pride, wrath, lust, etc. With Sauron gone and the Numenorean...
  4. Sticky: Re: The Honorable Club of Role Playing Gentlemen and Ladies of the Center Total war

    You retract an endorsement from a retracted statement? Nice.


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    Charming.

    Sure, I won't be playing anything personally until July time, but others are welcome to look into one of those ideas, or any others.
  6. Sticky: Re: The Honorable Club of Role Playing Gentlemen and Ladies of the Center Total war

    Not really unprecedented Lord William, but whatever.

    Depends what proposal this is. If it's GSTK 2.0 set in Scotland like your last four ideas, then I'm inclined to ignore it.


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    Sticky: Re: Moderator Announcement Thread

    Unfortunately the game is being put on hold, for the time being, due to real life constraints afflicting both players and moderation.
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    Sticky: Re: Positions of the Armies

    Riders in royal livery bring word to the marches of England the King's response to Glendower's rebellion; contracts for the services of those willing to bear arms against the Welsh rebels. Throughout...
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    Re: IC Announcement Thread

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    Sticky: Re: The Privy Council

    "The meeting is adjourned, then. Lord York, you have your orders. Men shall be raised for the upcoming campaign." Nodded the King, rising from his seat.
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    Sticky: Re: Westminster Palace

    "I pray for his swift recovery, my lady." Nodded the King, deciding that Latimer was likely displeased by such a decision. Life was indeed unfair.




    Henry gave consent, simply leaving with the...
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    Sticky: Re: The Privy Council

    "Lord Percy could perhaps be kept in reserve, in case reinforcement is needed." The King mused; however, he was wary of the Percy's ties to Mortimer. If March joined the rebellion, he couldn't risk...
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    Sticky: Re: Westminster Palace

    "You may care for your husband still, but your noble brother of York shall be ensuring the estates are properly managed. You have nothing to fear; the Lord Chancellor is a diligent man." Said the...
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    Sticky: Re: The Privy Council

    "Assisted by the Lord Arundel, perhaps, in commanding the royal troops for this expedition... And of course, to be accompanied by my son. As Prince of Wales, he must be the one to crush this...
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    Sticky: Re: Westminster Palace

    "Very well, I shall allow you to take management of Lord Cambridge's lands until he returns to good health." Nodded the King, a little wary of this apparent rivalry between York and Neville that had...
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    Mortimer? No, he could not trust the man, whatever their marital ties.

    "Perhaps one of this council would suit. The Lord York, even, could take overall command of such an expedition." The King...
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    Sticky: Re: Westminster Palace

    Latimer's audience was granted, a week or so after the business with York had concluded.



    "So, she isn't trustworthy." Henry nodded, perhaps that was a fair statement to make, given the...
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    Sticky: Re: Westminster Palace

    "Is his wife not able to administer his lands?"

    Henry frowned, it seemed a little odd to him - the baroness Latimer seemed to be a capable woman, even if she had a plentiful dose of arrogance.
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  19. Thread: Neville Manor

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    Re: Neville Manor

    "It wasn't an easy birth." Said Joan, almost chidingly. Covered in sweat, with matted hair, the countess looked worse for wear, but glad that the ordeal was finally over.

    "We have a son, Ralph."...
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    Sticky: Re: Westminster Palace

    "The burdens of the King are to be borne by the King alone." Stated Henry, abruptly, clutching at his temples. To wear a crown was to be alone, he had realised, to appear as an island: aloof and...
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    Re: The Tournament at Dunstable, 1400

    "Well, you may have my support, lord Worcester."

    Said the King, a little concerned at Westmorland's alleged treatment of his own flesh and blood.

    "Lady Lisle would surely be a good match for...
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    "I shall order the marcher lords to ensure their garrisons are well stocked and supplied, yes." Replied the King, gripping the arms of his chair.

    "These rebels are not yet serious enough to...
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    Sticky: Re: Westminster Palace

    "I am well enough. Troubled only by this uprising against me." Said the King, though it was perhaps not entirely true. News had reached him of Richard's death, from Pontefract Castle.
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    Re: The Tournament at Dunstable, 1400

    Worcester and Buckingham are shown to the royal seat, at the head of the table where the feats had been laid out for the post-tournament celebrations.

    "Ah, my lords. What may I do for you?" Asked...
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    Sticky: Re: The Privy Council

    Henry pondered this, having remained conspicuously silent. Of all the men there, it came as some surprise that Worcester spoke the most sensibly.

    "These suggestions have merit." Nodded the King,...
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    Sticky: Re: The Privy Council

    "If we are quite finished..." Interjected Henry, looking a little perturbed at how apparently dis-unified his councillors were over this matter. It didn't bode well - Glyndwr had stolen a march on...
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    Sticky: Re: Westminster Palace

    "Lord Shrewsbury." Greeted the King, who looked a little weary. News of this rebellion had been swiftly delivered to London, and now Bolingbroke faced the prospect of losing a sizeable chunk of the...
  28. Re: Pontefract Castle, Seat of the Earl of Kendall.

    The order came, with news of rebellion in Wales prompting an extreme response, apparently. Kendal had a lump in his throat when the missive was passed to him, the royal seal a stamp of approval. It...
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    Sticky: Re: The Privy Council

    The council is swiftly summoned into attendance at Westminster. York, Shrewsbury and the King were already present, in discussion concerning the Welsh rebellion.
  30. Thread: 1401

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    Re: 1401

    Henry of Monmouth - 15
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    Re: Vault of Beaufort

    Starting Income: £14,930

    Base Land Income from 7 provinces: £2400
    Modifiers: +20% (regional bonus & buildings)
    Actual Land Income: £2880

    Other Income:

    Expenditures:
    Modifiers: N/A
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    Sticky: Re: Royal Barracks

    500 Mounted Archers (£5000)
    300 Men-At-Arms (£4200)

    800 men
    Cost: £9200

    To be mustered by the King at Wallingford Castle, Berkshire.
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    Sticky: Re: Westminster Palace

    "Well, I wish thee good fortune. Perhaps we shall have need of experienced soldiers, in the future." Replied the King, in an indifferent tone.



    York is swiftly admitted.



    "Perhaps so. It...
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    Re: The Tournament at Dunstable, 1400

    As Pembroke (and presumably, Shrewsbury) approached the royal dais, they were greeted with the King's slow applause.

    "Well done. A fine contest, if one discounts all the bloodshed." Henry lips...
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    Sticky: Re: Westminster Palace

    "You would advise removing it, then? It is an option I must consider, I fear. The well-being of England comes before Percy's pride."

    Stated the King, who was evidently in a philosophical mood....
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    Henry gave a vague shrug.

    "Truly, I don't know. Do you think it would be more beneficial to marry into Navarre instead, lord Neville?"



    "Granted." Stated the King, with a wave of the hand....
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    Sticky: Re: Westminster Palace

    "My second son would be a good match for her, but he is betrothed to Percy's daughter."

    The King stated, curtly, emotions hidden behind enigmatic eyes.



    Devon is of course admitted into the...
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    Re: The Tournament at Dunstable, 1400

    Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland vs John Hastings, Earl of Pembroke

    Pembroke only requires one pass to defeat the Earl of Northumberland, unseating him with a fine strike upon his shield and...
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    Sticky: Re: Westminster Palace

    "Yes, I am certain the bride should be fetched soon." Replied the King, deep in thought. He had meant to return Richard's wife and have the marriage annulled, and yet... She could prove to be a good...
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    Sticky: Re: Westminster Palace

    "You're leaving for Aquitaine?" Henry gave a frown, then a brief nod of assent after glancing over the scrawled contents of the letter.

    "Very well. A deputy, you say? Perhaps Cambridge would...
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