DonAithnen (donaithnen) wrote,
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Yay! (Computer and cleaning and Battlemaster)

My computer is on the way! They bumped up the processing by a couple of days and shipped it out yesterday and was supposed to arrive between the 9th and the 11th, ie right in the middle of the conference again. Then when i checked the UPS site they said it had a "rescheduled delivery date" of the 6th! I just checked again this morning and it's currently in Anaheim and "out for delivery," presumably to wherever my local UPS place is, not to the apartment itself. Of course they'll try to drop it off and i won't be here, but maybe i can manage to pick it up at the UPS place on saturday :)

I'm pretty sure i mentioned that i did some cleaning on monday(?) i forgot to mention that i didn't just move boxes around, i actually cleaned part of the bathroom! I'd been rather afraid of the toilet, which had an inch wide strip of black stuff around the water line, but coraa got some bleach to clean the kitchen and her bathroom and was nice enough to let me have some of it, so i dumped a whole lot in the toilet and swirled the water around with the brush (to make sure the bleachy water actually got to all the icky parts) and when i came back five or ten minutes later it was almost all gone! I did a little bit of scrubbing and let it sit some more, but the toilet is actually _white_ now! The scrubby brush thing may have to go though. I don't know how long it's been there, but it's starting to turn brown =/

And finally, Ikalak is dead!!!!!!

After a siege and four days of beating up the the beurocrats we've finally taken over Ikalak City! Well, Ikalak itself isn't technically dead yet, but it would take an act of Tom (ie, the gamemaster) for them to recover at this point. They have only one region left and without a city they have no place to cash bonds or recruit new troops and most of their forces were destroyed in the process of taking the city.

Taselak (the third kingdom) could theoretically kick us out, but even if they wanted to give the city back to Ikalak (very doubtful) i don't think Ikalak would even have enough troops left to run the takeover.

So after who knows how long (i've been a part of Sandalak for almost a year and a half and there was a fair bit of history before that) it looks like things may finally be starting to wind up on the South East Island, and we're in pretty good position to come out on top if we continue to play well. I'll be a little sad when the GM declares it over and Phelan has to go find a new home on another continent, but if it's going to end then winning is definitely the way to go :)
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