OP83 “RESISTANCE NL NEEDS A BOAT” – a very successful funding operation and RES Netherlands has celebrated already successes with the “banana” boat. The battle in the Biesbosch is fierce, ENL has two very active agents who have access to private/company motor boats. During the MAGNUS Shards ENL dominated the Biesbosch, the RES Bananaa Boat could not be launched….engine trouble. One RES agent did some maintenance, and…Succes! unfortunately, this was too late for the Shards…. We all know how that ended….
Last week the RES Navy captured the Biesbosch portals again; but not with the Banana! When the banana was half way the river engine failed! The engine just had maintenance but seized up anyway. Our two brave agents had to row back to shore where they hired a rental boat to capture the portals after all. The victory was short lived, ENL launched one of their ships a hour later. Later that day blue fields covered the Biesbosch and the city of Dordrecht, but with the Biesbosch portals green a lot more clearing had to be done.
We have looked at the engine and unfortunately, we had to conclude that the engine is dead. Now we would like to buy an new motor, but no longer a fossil fuel engine, we would like to have an electric motor. A few reasons for this:
An electric engine is less heavy, (the engine on the Banana weighs 35 kg!). Because of the great weight of the engine maximum two agents can go with the banana and they will have to be strong to transport and install the engine.
An electric engine needs less maintenance and is easier to “fuel”. (after every operation the agents who used the engine are to refuel it, but not all agents get the fuel/oil mixture right). An electric engine has a battery which can just be plugged into a socket.
MOST IMPORTANTLY In the near future it will be forbidden to use fossil fuel engines in the Biesbosch nature reserve! That will put the ENL ships out of business! Hopefully RES will gain the upper hand in the Biesbosch!
Thank you in advance for supporting this funding operation.
Every funder will earn a chance to win one of two IRFN patches! See details.
We have collected €366.90 of our €500.00 target. It is 73.38% of our goal for the OP109: Banana Boat campaign
Agents from Wales, Ireland and Spain recapture strategic portals on the the Scilly islands of St Mary’s, St Agnes, and St Martin’s. Ferries had to be organized with miliatry precision in order to be able to visit all 3 islands on the same day. A mountain bike helped the on site agent get to the portals on time while other agents in Ireland and Spain secured blocking links. A long day with planes, boats and bicycles but definitely worth while for the Resistance.
IRFN patch winner: Steaders (Gold)
We have collected €175.85 of our €175.00 target. It is 100.49% of our goal for the OP108: Scilly Saturday campaign
Ever stop to think, how our universe is made up? Numbers and patterns, energy into creation. Math forms patterns, which grow into life. We’ve decided to try to show this in the form of a living portal, but we need your help to bring it to fruition! We are already well on our way, with a little help we can make it all the way.
Our goal is $850, it will be used to help get our team out to Magnus and fund the rest of the endeavor.
Up to this point, we have fully funded our project out of pocket. We are a really small team with most of our members out of state, making it harder to attend the event. So now it’s time for us to reach out and ask for help in completing the project. Any amount we raise will be used directly towards building materials, technical supplies and to assure that our team is able to get our project to the site. Thank you in advance!
After the successful score of shard #52, the Resistance blocked any ENL scoring in Berlin. There were many attempts by the frogs, but the Resistance succeeded in „exist to resist“. 🙂
There were many player out by car, deep in the night, driving 5.800km in total, defending the ENL Portal by throwing blockers over the lanes while spending the night at far-away village churches and lonesome junction boxes.
We thank them for this duty, keeping the shards away and do not let ENL bring any shards close to the target.
IRFN patch winner: SanMann (Onyx)
We have collected €310.00 of our €310.00 target. It is 100.00% of our goal for the OP105: No Shards for Frogs campaign
On the evening of March 18th, agents @batukaya, @Zickchen_BRB and @Antifroschn headed to the forest Northeast of Berlin. The orders were clear – the shard parked by the ENL on the coast at Usedom, was never allowed to make it to Berlin.
They farmed keys and setup several blockers deep in the forest. At 4:30am, a frog named Kraxler finally caught up with them and kept destroying their blockers. A tough battle, several AXAs later and some last minute blockers finally kept the shard away from Berlin at the 5am jump. All the celebration on Zello was unfortunately short lived as @Zickchen_BRB’s phone fell off from her frozen fingers, never to give a sign of life again.
Please help this agent recover her phone!
IRFN patch winner: HazardExas (Bronze)
We have collected €250.94 of our €250.00 target. It is 100.38% of our goal for the OP104: FrozenFingerPhone campaign
Latvian Resistance agents are always welcoming shards! They got #21, twice even, for almost a week of total action. Multiple blockers were put up, some even avoided direct scoring to Berlin. Some agents spent a bit more money than they can afford. Please help them cover some of the finances used:
Taxi to take down blocker
Fuel for multiple trips
IRFN patch winner: ht93 (Bronze)
We have collected €87.43 of our €87.00 target. It is 100.49% of our goal for the OP103: Latvia Resists campaign
Paris saw some of the most intense battles of the shard game, particularly near the end of the series. RES agents were fighting for two shards every five hours for a week! Imagine how that tests a community. We want to fund the brave agents in Paris to celebrate their great efforts.
IRFN patch winner: hardbas (Silver)>
We have collected €303.14 of our €300.00 target. It is 101.05% of our goal for the OP102: Operation City of Love campaign
In order to give the Paris Resistance a boost in motivation and try to score a shard for the OLW character, the crazy dutch wanted to help in the Tuesday graveyard shift. Like @Biezt said: “best stupid idea ever”. The dutch traveled between 5 to almost 8 hours each way, for 15 minutes of help and 30 minutes of talk. Some even had to go straight to work after the trip. To get as many agents to come with us, we had to hire a 9 person van. However, not all of our people could pay because they also had the cost for the train to come to the pick up point. If you can help us finance this “best stupid idea ever” we would be very grateful, thanks!!
IRFN patch winner: DrayPrescot (Onyx)
We have collected €157.65 of our €150.00 target. It is 105.10% of our goal for the OP101:Best stupid idea ever campaign
OP100: Ça saute sous la couette ! / Jump under the covers !
Agents came up with the crazy idea to send shards #50 and #53 from Guyane via Corvo, via Ile de Sein to its final destination at the Paris target. Agents traveled to Ile de Sein and stayed overnight. Both shards have been sent to Paris using an ingenious field over the target.
IRFN patch winner: ook99 (Gold)
We have collected €390.00 of our €390.00 target. It is 100.00% of our goal for the OP100: Jump under the covers campaign