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EM Announcement King's Elite Town Guard

Discussion in 'UO Baja' started by WildStar, Apr 2, 2014.

  1. WildStar

    WildStar UO Baja News Reporter
    Reporter Professional Governor Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend Campaign Benefactor BRPA

    May 12, 2008
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    This month begins the recruitment and beginning of the King's Elite Town Guard. Any citizen wishing to become a recruit and join the ranks please apply by either dropping a book into the mailbox by the wedding chapel or emailing me at [email protected].

    I will need to know the name of the Character that is being recruited. If it is a character
    that is not your "main" , please also give me the name of your "main" character.
    Please refer to the post here : http://stratics.com/community/threads/kings-elite-town-guard.312503/ for any information regarding the King's Elite Town Guard.

    Looking forward to getting this up and running!!

    **Safe Journeys!**
  2. WarderDragon

    WarderDragon Babbling Loonie
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    Oct 9, 2008
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    I'm just going to come out and say it, I hope the Town Guard of Britain maintains its own unique identity.

    I got nothing against the Kings Elites, but I see no reason the TGOB need up and dissolve just because something new has come along. As Leithia pointed out the other night, the Town Guard was a thing long before it was an EM thing, and it would be cool to see the veteran guards maintain their uniforms, their stations and outposts, even within the larger unified army, a veteran force that answers to the Governor of Britain and maintains their own plots and loyalties. Ric Flair and Leithia have both done a good job of keeping the spirit of the Guard alive long after Seppo and Brackus departed, and I would hate to see that all vanish up in smoke.

    But anyways, that's my unsolicited opinion of the night. Carry on.
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  3. War Wizard

    War Wizard Journeyman
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    Mar 26, 2009
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    The Town Guard are not going any where or dissolving.... we may lose a few troops to those new fangled whipper snapper King Elites but, some of us old grizzly warriors will stand to defend the towns and not that King.

    Ric Flair
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  4. The Slug

    The Slug Sage
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend The Squirrel Empire

    Jun 14, 2008
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    I kinda like the idea of the old grizzled town guards being jealous of, and despising the new fangled whippersnapper king's elite. Throw in a "traitor" or 2 and should make for some fun
  5. Lindae Lives

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    Jul 30, 2012
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    Are these the same guards who dissolved almost immediately upon the departure of their Corporal, leaving their realm's glorious capital completely unguarded for nigh on three years? I find this sudden commitment to duty suspect, to say the least.
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  6. Amber Witch

    Amber Witch Certifiable
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    Sep 18, 2008
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    Ya'll know I've been involved since pretty much the beginning of this so my opinion isn't unbiased.

    Reflecting upon everything posted here I have to agree that the Town Guards should somehow be recognized as a separate unit.
    I also think that there should be an option for a Town Guard to join one of the other cities should they desire to do so.
    I'm sure our respected ELDER EM Crysania would engage in discussing the pros and cons of this viewpoint.

    And yes Lindae, unfortunately the town guards lost their drive, became seriously lazy and fat. Some went off to other lands, some went fishing, some found solace at a local pub. Hopefully, one way or another, they find a leader that inspires them to get off their lazy fat butts, lose some weight so they can actually fit into those wonderful uniforms and start working on their training.

    Now, thinking about training, this may be a way to incorporate the veteran Town Guards into the new program. Since they have spent countless hours drilling, practicing formations, tactical training, doing general guard duties etc they would provide excellent training to the new guards. I'm sure they would relish the opportunity to 'work' the recruits and get them prepared for the Standard Recruitment Test.

    If no Town Guard objects, on behalf of the Town Guards, Lethia will post a letter to EM Crysania requesting a meeting to discuss such.

    Thoughts? Ideas?