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Tastes Like Chicken #6

Guild Member Promotions

Seemed like a good idea at the time...
The Blood Council has searched for a long several minutes and managed to find three trustworthy members willing to be promoted to position of Officer of Harvest Moon.

New Officers of the Blood Council:

  • Artemys - Blood Moon Huntress
  • God Of Tasty - Gastronomer of the Moon
  • Kure - Blood Moon Vulpini

These gods and goddess have been in Harvest Moon for quite some time. Each has proven themselves, on numerous occasions, to be a member not only willing, but very capable of looking out for the interests of this guild and their fellow guild mates. Being overall great people helped a bit as well. There is no doubt in our minds that these young officers will contribute immensely to the wicked plans that have been awaiting new blood. Check out our guild forum for more information about these three, phenomenal Harvest Moon members.

In addition to the new officers, we would like to acknowledge four other members whose reputation throughout Godville brings honor to our guild. By their character in our guild council, compassion toward other guild members, and their overall diligence in supporting our malevolent way of life, we have chosen to award them with honorary titles, and thereby distinguish them above their peers!

Distinguished Members:

  • Shadow Luxio - Sominator Lune
  • Ex Machina 3000 - Blood Moon Midas
  • JmfC - Wildcard of the Moon
  • Proxes - Sleeper of the Moon

At Home with Bella Stewart

Queen of evil
Advice from the Mavin of the Macabre, the Mistress of Mystery, our very own Empress: Bellatrixie The Strange!

If you're like me, you've gotten to know quite a few goody goodies through our alliance with certain benevolent guilds, which brings the quandary of what gifts to give over the holidays. I know from experience that kitten sammiches are not appreciated. Puppies are in danger of being coddled and kept as pets instead of being kicked in half as they were meant to be. Spa memberships don't work out, since most are afraid of our evil gnomes and don't fully appreciate the value of a good blood bath or concrete body wrap. And giving them gifts they profess to like (rainbow unicorns, teddy bears, halo brighteners, anything pink) requires actual contact with such items. Shudder.

So what would make an appropriate gift, without possibly tainting the giver? After long thought and many failed experiments, I've concluded that the best gift to give is absolutely nothing! After all, what's more evil than that?

Next week: Baking with Bella!

Down in the dumps about your home or temple's decor? Send GodBellatrixie the Strange  (aka Bella Stewart) your questions directly or submit them to any member of the newspaper staff.

The Harvest Moon Website

Did you know: The Harvest Moon website is full of game information researched by many gods and goddesses from around Godville? If ever you have a question you need answered, check the site. If your answer is not there, you're welcome to post on the site or contact GodMagic Merlin  directly. The link for the site is: https://sites.google.com/site/harvestmoonguild.

Get To Know a Deity

"My butt is fabulass..."
Here we sit down weekly with a Harvest Moon warrior and find out what makes them tick. Because being featured once per issue isn't nearly enough, this week's guest is none other than our Empress: GodBellatrixie The Strange 
  • Q: What is your favorite salty snack?
  • A: Pringles. Especially with kitten paté. Plus, the tubes make great puppy launchers. (eyes Mort's temple)
  • Q: What are your hero's marketable skills?
  • A: I'll get back to you if he ever acquires any. (hits Punish button yet again)
  • Q: What color underwear are you wearing?
  • A: (Drops pants) You tell me. And isn't my butt fabulass?
  • Q: Do you get emotional using Encourage when in times of crisis?
  • A: What is this "encourage" you speak of? Is that Swahili?
  • Q: Do you have any hidden talents?
  • A: No, I flaunt them for all to see and envy.

If you have a burning question for Harvest Moon's Deities, please submit them to the staff. Thank you!

Special Announcement

We are pleased to announce a new guild alliance! Godville’s Regiment is a new guild on the scene. Their forum features monster hunts as well as new savings pantheons. All guilds are welcome to participate, so pop in and say hi!

Harvest Moon Merchanidise Now Available!

Buy it! You know you want to...
The Blood Council have been working hard to bring you all a brand new way to show your devotion to the guild: the new Cafe Press Harvest Moon Store! Now you can purchase merchandise (all items sold at cost, no profits will be made) to show your support of your favorite evil guild. And, with the holidays upon us, we're just sure that everyone on your shopping list would greatly appreciate a Harvest Moon memento. There's something there for everyone! Don't forget to "Live eviL" while you rock your awesome HM t-shirt, coffee mug, or magnet. New designs are still being added, so check back periodically to see what wickedly fun and creative ideas appear. The link to the shop is: http://www.cafepress.com/harvestmoonmerchandise. Happy shopping and happy holidays!

Famous HM Heroes This Week

#698 GODVILLE TIMES Day 936 g.e.
Gentleman - 38th-level adventurer, member of the “Harvest Moon” guild, with the motto “I AM FULLY TORQUED!”, stands at the 187th position in the pantheon of destruction under the vigilant supervision of the god GodThe Sponsor . The hero has no distinctive features to date; however, he promises to get some before his next appearane.
#700 GODVILLE TIMES Day 938 g.e.
Masselin - 71st-level adventurer, member of the “Harvest Moon” guild, with the motto “Blood Moon Marauder ☾”, stands at the 47th position in the pantheon of templehood under the vigilant supervision of the god GodMasse . He is known for his disarming smile and ability to wake even the most exhausted comrades with his laughter.

Member of the Week

RaniLada: One tough cookie!
Get to know a newer member of Harvest Moon! This week's guest is: GodRaniLada 
  • Q: How did you choose HM?
  • A: HM is the most evil guild, so it was an easy choice. Once I joined, I realized it was the best. Everyone here is so helpful and supportive.
  • Q: Where does your hero hide her coin purse?
  • A: In her hat, although she keeps misplacing it...
  • Q: Name some things that you and your heroine have in common.
  • A: We're both ruthless in the arena.
  • Q: What advice would you give a young player?
  • A: I'm still rather young myself, but the best advice would be ask a fellow guild-mate. The guild is here so we can all succeed.
  • Q: What toppings do you like on your kitten sammiches?
  • A: Chocolate! Everything is better with chocolate!

What would you like to know about your Harvest Moon guild mates? Submit your questions to any member of the Weekly Harvest staff!

Classifieds

Selling Evil Since Day 898 g.e.
For Sale: Nearly new Trojan Horse chariot. Minor acid damage. Price negotiable. Contact “Fred” in the Tradeburg tavern.
Found: 10 gold bricks. If these are yours, too bad. They’re mine now.
Wanted: Only 126 friends to help me reach 1st Rank Coaching achievement. Don't make me ask twice. Call 1-866-SPAR-W-ME! Please!
Personal: Fallon Skye, was it my feet? Have purchased odor eaters. Please come back. -Galldemort
For sale: Slightly used solar bear. Low milage. Saddle included. Not knocked out, only sleeping. 1-800-TRUSTME
Hero-sitter for hire: Responsible and experienced. Prices vary on level of hero. Please specify whether good or evil aligned. Call 1-800-HEROSIT for details.
For sale: 13 cases of the finest Dark Flame! Fresh batch! Disclaimer: Drink at your own risk. Dark Flame affects every god/goddess differently. Please drink responsibly (this means share). Stop by the guild hall to purchase today!

Doctor Frank's Advice Corner

An evil queen
Dear Dr. Frank,

I don't know what to do! My hero got into yet another skirmish! This is the second one this week and he had 6000 coins, 5 bold items - one being an invite - and lost it all! What do I do?

Signed, Tired of this Fight.


Dearest Sleepy Skirmisher,

I hate to tell you this, but... Your hero will very likely skirmish when you aren’t paying attention or even awake. To avoid this: arena! Didn’t you read last week’s article? No? Well, do it! Or... you could have your hero commit suicide every night before you go to bed (“You know it ain’t no lie, baby: die, die, die!” is one of my favorite VCs for this) and resurrect him again in the morning when you can pay more attention. Hooray for the Martyr Achievement! Of course, he’ll still lose all his gold... and artifacts... and damage his equipment a little... and it’s basically a really bad idea outside of emergencies. Does the arena make you nervous? Don’t be afraid to ask for help! We won’t laugh at you... much... at least not while while you’re paying attention.

Yours,

Dr. Frank

No question is too great or too small! Submit your questions for GodDoctor Frank-n-furter  to any member of the staff. No invites? Send them via email to drfrank.hm@gmail.com.


Special Thanks to our staff writers: Bellatrixie the Strange, Cecceticat, Doctor Frank-n-Furter, Jarlbank, Lady Darkness, Lady Shadows, Magic Merlin, Syrocko and The Other Gods. Staff photographer: Bellatrixie the Strange. Issue #1 Issue #2 Issue #3 Issue #4 Issue #5