Greetings Pilots to another issue of I.I.N Hard Copy And Jump Point
Where you will find all your Star conflict Needs and Story’s
Also i apologize for the delay and that there will be no Jump Point this Week as
i have the flu and could not record the pod cast there will be a double
episode next week.
The Emperor today decreed that the Imperial Corporation Conglomerate begin their annual training exercises early. The exercises are used to develop defenses against piracy, and to provide a gathering of some of the largest corporations in the world. However, the unoffical line is that these exercises are to prepare for a massive attack on Jericho, with the training being used by the Empire to decide on who their strongest corporations are.
In other news, a debate today was raised on the legality of the mode “Detonation” as played by some mercenaries. Thought the beacon operators are criminals and/or volunteers, there are still some ethical issues, mostly raised by the cleaners of the ships. One stated “Its like the flew through frozen raspberry jam! Its digusting!”. No decision has been reached.
An infamous pirate - one Eugene Sparrow - has been captured on camera trying to organise his ragtag bunch of illegals into some form of supership. The pirates install tiny docking systems on their ships, whihc allowed them to form some sort of very flimsy superstructure. However, the pirates seem to loose control of the ship, and crash repeatedly. One whistleblower stated that “All they do when they get together is drink and curse. 'opeless, the lot of em”.
Hints of new ship development were today revealed by a scout captain of the Imperial Ground Forces. He stated that, on a mission, a gunship named the ‘Gladiator’ was seen and scanned in Federation space. Furthermore, plans for a new, as yet unnamed interceptor were uncovered, using the skills of the ancient ninjas of a long-lost planet named Earth, and the latest in Star Med implants, which proved to be much more reliable than the Earth rubbish.
And finally, various pilots have mentioned that the election of a captain is “stupid and incoherant.” and want the ability to re-elect a captain. Also, poor visability of aiming markers and the lack of a marker indicatd the reinforcement entry point of an area were also mentioned. If these are voted for and required, the UMC will implement changes as soon as possible.
The popular artist StRRaNNiKK has released another Aetherpunkcore album entitled “Garbleybunches EXTREME” With pounding basslines and rapid-fire eletrodrums, its sure to be a hit in Spice halls the galaxy over. Furthermore, a new sector has been revealed, with the best map being rewarded by the Empire with a new weapon, recently released from military laboratories.
The Empire has finally started to pull ahead in the control of the galaxy, with the Federation pulling slightly behind, with Jericho still massively behind. It seems the extinction of the techno races is imminent. DYN corporation took the lead of the Fed offensive, but were beaten off by ACC and WAR corporation. Sector WX-38 was the most hotly contested sector of the day.
The upcoming weekend will be relatively quiet and calm, so no shocks are expected. But do not relax - we all know that after a long silence a sudden hurricane may begin. But of crouse, don’t go anywhere without the help of Star Med. Star Med - Cheap implants that get you closer to perfection.
Regarding the upcoming show matches with ESB, NASA, and members of Steel Marauders, we’ve reached out to Imperial authorities for an explanation on the appearance of SM, a Federation corp, in an Empire-run event. Comments have been withheld, though thanks to a leak from an anonymous party we may be able to shed some light on this otherwise routine contest. The following message is a notice taken from the desk of Zanel Kor, NASA liaison:
“… After the defeat the Empire witnessed in which Jericho and Federation forces took from us all but five of our sectors, we have since recovered and regained all stolen territory. That is what we tell the public. In truth, the damages to our supply lines run deep and the Navy is relying heavily on private military companies for financial support.
“To hasten our recovery, the Emperor has decreed an increase of activities aimed at promoting the war effort. A favourite of the Council was the gladiatorial games run by individual corporations. A couple exhibition matches between reputable corps would certainly bolster revenue. As such, the order has come in for ESB and NASA to make an appearance in the games scheduled two weeks from when this letter is sent. This should come as no surprise.
“The purpose of this notice is to inform participants of a recent change in the program.
“After a brief scuffle on the Federation front, the Navy has captured a number of pilots bearing the Steel Marauders insignia. Instead of summary executions, the Emperor has granted these prisoners an opportunity to fight for their freedom. They will be the third opponent in the games.
“Viewership is expected to rise with the presence of outsiders. The public will readily accept the proposal as a chance to see traitors meet justice. See to it that your pilots are prepared.
“I leave the rest in your capable hands.”
The list of recipients as well as the author of the letter has been omitted by our informant. No other details are available. What’s certain is that this will be an entertaining fight and our reporters will be following the action.