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City of Yew - Report to the Citizens

Discussion in 'UO Napa Valley' started by Kirthag, Sep 23, 2013.

  1. Kirthag

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    Greetings everyone!

    I want to thank everyone who participated and voted in the elections this round! Your voice does matter, and I was surprised by the last minute turnout - thank you all! I hope to live up to the expectations set upon me, and to start... I offer this report.

    • I have enacted a Trade Deal with the Warriors' Guild. By utilizing the trade deal, citizens of Yew will receive a better chance of hitting their foes in battle! (+5% HCI) I will keep this trade deal activated unless a request is put on the City Board (hanging on the side of Empath Abbey).
    • I set up a poll asking if citizens wanted the incomplete walls around Yew removed. The resounding answer was to keep them - so the wall around our commerce center will stay put. However, I will ask the King if they could perhaps be completed. (Half finished walls are useless walls.) I will report on this as I can.
    • A new poll is now up, asking the citizens of Yew if they desire a Port for our city. Below is a rendering of our City and Territory, showing the 2 areas I believe a Port would best serve the entire city. I ask that citizens vote yea or nae in the poll, and let me know here which location they prefer. Pros & cons for each location are also listed. discussion can take part in this thread - but I'd like to have something to give to the King on this matter by the meeting time.
    The first Governors' meeting with the King is coming up soon (Friday - 7pm PDT)! Citizens of Yew, I will make sure your voice is heard!


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    Site 1
    Pros
    • Easy access to open ocean for large vessels
    • Open egress for naval activity
    • Room to build warehouses and shops by clearing smaller trees
    • Smaller bay allows for 3 docks total, and a lighthouse for guiding in vessels
    Cons
    • No barrier for protection (easy access for invasion)
    • Relatively close to prison (escapees!)
    Site 2
    Pros
    • Easy access to Commerce Center of Yew (walled area)
    • Geographical "center" of populated area
    • Place several smaller docks
    • Easy to defend
    • Placement of a lighthouse at opening of bay area for vessel guidance
    Cons
    • Narrow channels are tricky for navigation of larger vessels, forcing them to anchor outside of the bay in unprotected area or risk causing jams within the bay
    • No room for much expansion with warehouses and shops
    • Will limit egress in and out of bay if it gets crowded - forcing the use of row boats
    • Bay can be completely blocked by only a few ships (siege) which will cripple naval activity for the city
     
    #1 Kirthag, Sep 23, 2013
    Last edited: Sep 23, 2013