Octavius Wraps Up Uneventful Holiday

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(Outpost Station)  The festivities are over, most of the celebrants have regained sobriety, the maintenance crews have finished putting Outpost Station back in order and through it all there was little news, issues or fanfare about the latest Feast of the Fallen 117 holiday.

This years highlight was Emperor Cineon’s appearance in Outpost sector to do the Recitation of Heroes.  Although it would not seem notable, Cineon’s Recitation was interrupted by a Sentient Conflux attack in 114 and Clements IV was assassinated as he was beginning his recitation in 115. Last year Emperor Septus decided that the better part of valor was discretion, and did his Recitation from the Palace Grounds on Martius. Continue reading

Engineers Arrive Safely at Amananth

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(Amananth)  The team of eight engineers who were assembled to try to help figure out how to diagnose and fix the repair systems on the Antiflux Customer Producer , arrived safely at Amananth Station.  Seven of the eight had to make the trip in cryo-stasis chambers since they were not jump-capable.  Six pilots volunteered to provide flux-cover and escort throughout the journey:  Flowbar2, Hammer-BS, hifly,  JokeR_GdI, Nafcon and Valmagier.

The trip did not go without incident.  Tmolus Shaen, the one jump-capable team member, piloted the mission tow which launched from Wake exactly at 21:30.  The trip to Amananth was smooth — at least until they reached Amananth.  There they found that a very strong swarm had jumped into the sector from Aman Leap.  A few of the escorts jumped in to try to battle the swarm, but they were badly outgunned an outnumbered. Continue reading

Pilots Successfully Complete Special Mission

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(Octavius Core)  The Office of Consul Tesios Muca has reported that the mission to begin the process of  repairing or replacing the damaged Plutonium Factory in Oct Core sector has been successfully completed.

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“We are pleased to announce that today’s special mission was a success.  Hundreds of scans and high-resolution images were gathered by a handful of pilots today.  Engineers will now begin the laborious process of analyzing the data.  Once that is done, we can determine whether we can repair the facility, or must demolish and rebuild.”

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Pilots Blonder, Eleven, Hopwil and SandGod were well rewarded for their efforts, and will be receiving Captain’s Commendations as well.

Octavius Schedules Factory Inspection Mission

by Thane Carios

(Octavius Core)  Octavius has announced that it is scheduling a special Factory Inspection Mission to determine whether repairs can commence on the damaged Plutonium Factory in Octavius Core Sector.

160730_142925“We require as much photographic and scan data as we can get,” said Consul Tesios Muca, who will coordinate the mission. “We call on all non-Quantar pilots to join us in scanning and photographing the damaged factory on Tuesday, 116.9.13 at 20:00 UTC.  The mission will last approximately 30 minutes.”

Muca also said that pilots joining the mission will be rewarded with up to 50 Octavius Pol-Rating Points; 500,000 credits; a Captain’s Commendation; and ten units of Octavia Lite.

Miners’ Days Trivia Contest

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(UUNN HQ) Day #2 of Quantar Miners’ Days includes a Mining Trivia Contest.  There are five questions:

  1. How much radioactive ore do you get when you extract 100 units from a radioactive asteroid?  
  2. What was the name of the breakthrough technology that allowed for widespread ship-based mining (using mining lasers)?
  3. What is the mass of 1u of Common Ore?
  4. Name one commodity that can be refined from four of the five ore types.
  5. Who licensed the fusion technology to Venurian Prospecting that is used in the Deep Radar?  

Questions must be submitted to quantar@tri-subspace.net.  They should be received by midnight (UTC) tonight.

Answer all five questions correctly:  Karadron’s Spade medal

Answer 1 to 4 questions correctly:   Keval’s Thanks award

ALL participants:  Captain’s Commendation.

Festival! Awards List Released

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The following awards are being given for the various Festival! Events and contests:

Pure Mining Contest

1st Place/Karadron’s Spade and CM4:  Hifly (249 pures mined)

2nd Place/Keval’s Thanks and CM3:  Hammer-BS (153 pures mined)

3rd Place/Keval’s Thanks and CM2:  Sinver (121 pures mined)

Captains Commendations will also be awarded to the following pilots for their participation in this event:  Baius, Calph, Jimbo, -LoneSrk-, Ragaril, Sweithek and Veloxi.

The Great Festival! Race

1st Place/Cesium Medal & 100u of Platinum:  Filzi

2nd Place/Platinum Medal & 50u of Platinum:  Hammer-BS

3rd Place/Antimony Medal & 25u of Platinum:  Hifly

There were no other participants in this race.

 TRI Trivia Contest

Winner/Seeker of Knowledge medal – Filzi

Hammer-BS will receive a Captain’s Commendation for participating.

 

There were no pilots receiving the minimum-required ten votes for any of the Pilots’ Choice Awards (Combat, Mining, Leadership, Conflux Hunting and Economics) and there were no entries either for the Storyteller Contest or the Library Lottery.