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IC News

  • 5/25/2013 - Agents Taggart, Schwarz, Powell, and MacDonald were disciplined for their behavior on leave at Dr. Bushnell's bachelor party. With security off getting drunk and kidnapped, it falls to the women of the site [and Ross] to investigate a haunted prefab. Happy times ensue as they try to discover the purpose of a strange facility that contains people, vats, and floating black ash.
  • 5/13/2013 - New Arrival - Ismael Montoya - Former Counter-Terror Agent. Do your best to make him feel welcomed to the Area.
  • 05/12/2013 - Memo to all staff: The Red Pool has reopened. Containment procedures are to observed at all times. Agents MacDonald, Song, Steinberg and Taggart, assisted by Doctor Meade and Researchers Ishikawa and Morton, were the first personnel to re-enter the anomaly.
  • 05/11/2013 - New Arrival - Agent Elif Hülya. Specialities - Fluid and Hydraulic Engineer. Please make her feel welcome.
  • 04/20/2013 - During a battle against a rogue excavator, Agent Castillo lays down his life to ensure the safety of the Site. Agent Thorne and Dr Meade are currently undergoing medical treatment for severe injuries suffered in the course of the incident. Agent Murphy has been awarded full posthumous honours.
  • 04/02/2013 - Agents Thorne, Taggart, MacDonald and Song, with Researchers Yadav, Castillo, Snow and Sampson successfully destroy a large winged insectoid pool creature. Commendations were given to Agents Thorne and Song.
  • 03/31/2013 - Agent Schwarz has been attacked by an unknown creature and is currently recovering from his injuries. Commendations to Agents O'Connell and Thorne, whose quick action in dispatching the threat likely saved their colleague's life.
  • 02/20/2013 - The new Director of Maintenance, Mr Frank Ricigliano, has arrived. All Maintenance personnel are to attend a department meeting in the Mess at 9AM.
  • 02/20/2013 - Construction has begun on the replacement Site. Please do not interfere with building activities in and around the south-side of SCP-354, and be aware of the movement of heavy machinery.
  • 02/13/2013 - New Arrival - Agent Lily MacDonald. Specialities - Security. Please make her feel welcome.
  • 02/03/2013 - Agents Steinburg, Taggart and Wescott escort Researchers Gregory and Lohr in an attempt to secure a previously buried storage area, uncovered during excavation of the ruins of Area-354. Survivors reported, but the expedition ends in a firefight.
  • 01/09/2013 - There's stuff to read in the topics of #farreconooc and #farrecon!
  • 01/29/2013 - Agents Powell, Steinburg, Taggart and Wescott, accompanied by Researcher Lohr, investigate a damaged prefab by the south treeline, and discover an apparent alternate reality where SCP-354 was overseen by the GOC. No survivors reported. Staff are reminded that alternate realities do not reflect our dimension, and should maintain their loyalties accordingly.
  • 01/22/2013 - Agents Steinberg, Taggart, and Wescott, with the aid of Researchers Ishikawa, Lohr, Morton, and Soloman, have completed a mission in the ruins. Researcher Lohr and Agent Taggart were injured.
  • 01/19/2013 - New Arrival - Agent Loren Steinburg. Specialities - Investigation. Please make her feel welcome.
  • 01/18/2013 - Agent Taggart has discovered the Personnel File of late Espionage Director Lee James. In addition, Everett has discovered a strange file.
  • 01/11/2013 - An MTF is currently occupying the brig, due to the capture on-site of several members of the Chaos Insurgency. Personnel are to show respect to the guests, and give them what they need to complete their duties.
  • 01/09/2013 - Agent Taggart, Researcher Gregory and Doctors Bushnell and Till are thanked for their assistance with the survey of Area-354, in preparation for the start of the construction of a new, permanent Site.
  • 01/04/2013 - New Arrivals - Agent Stefan Kleist. Specialities - Psychologist, Returning Poolboy. Roger O'Connell. Speciality - Maintenance. Do your best to welcome them.
  • 01/02/2013 - New Arrival - Agent Locke Wescott. Specialities - Marksman. Please make him feel welcome.
  • 01/01/2013 - New Arrival - “Ted” Brennan. Specialities - Combat Medic. Please make him feel welcome.
  • 12/25/2012 - All injured personnel have been returned to Site 354. Please welcome back Agents Charisse and Cotterell, Researcher Ishikawa, and Doctor Bushnell.
  • 20/12/2012 - Agents Taggart, Powell and Snow, as well as Researchers Morton and Lohr, and Dr Stern assist in containing a pool anomaly. Personnel are reminded to alert containment immediately upon encountering any instances of SCP-354-1.
  • 12/12/2012 - Agent Taggart and Dr Lohr uncover a tunnel under the Camp Garbage Disposal Site. Staff are to maintain vigilance, and report any suspicious activities to their superiors. Agent Taggart is requested to take another shower.
  • 07/12/2012 - An apparent series of thefts from the Armoury has been discovered. Security tapes are being reviewed, and the offender will be severely punished. Staff with information are directed to contact Quartermaster Lachlann McKinnon.
  • 06/12/2012 - Staff are advised not to bring up the 'Eggnog Incident'.
  • 04/12/2012 - New Arrival - Agent Marshall Stern. Specialities - Medic, Surgeon. Please make him feel welcome.
  • 02/12/2012 - Agents Schwarz, Taggart and Thompson encounter and contain several small, rodent-like creatures. Agent Taggart sustains minor injuries in the process.
  • 27/11/2012 - Command Site 206 has suffered the partial theft and destruction of its archived records. A memo has been distributed to those on-site staff to be alert for suspicious activities, and report them to Site Director Bannister.
  • 26/11/2012 - Contact has been re-established with the island outpost. Emergency re-supply mission executed before the Pool freezes over for winter.
  • 22/11/2012 - Staff are advised to be on the lookout for a small, furry, yellow creature found hiding in a cabinet during exploration of Research. Creature is extremely fast, and escaped during attempted containment. Threat level unknown at this time. Report all sightings immediately.
  • 22/11/2012 - Agents Fish, Jones, Schwarz, Taggart and Dr Lohr venture into the ruins of of Containment, revealing an infestation of Poppies blocking further exploration. Copious amounts of flammable liquid seems to have solved the problem, at least for now. Agent Jones reprimanded for careless discharge of a firearm and failing to contain possible SCP.
  • 20/11/2012 - New Arrival - Dr Everett Lohr. Speciality - Physics. Please make him feel welcome.
  • 18/11/2012 - Head injury sustained by Agent Thompson during demolition work. Agents are reminded not to approach those working with heavy equipment unless they have alerted them to their presence.
  • 15/11/2012 - Agents Jones, Snow, Taggart and Thompson spend the night in Containment.
  • 15/11/2012 - Another descent into the ruins is organised, during which Agents Jones, Schwarz, Snow, Taggart and Thompson happen upon a figure sitting near a makeshift fire in the remains of a Research laboratory. Whilst attempting to render aid, Agent Schwarz discovers that the body is in fact a lure, when a creature lurking out of sight above them embeds bone 'hooks' in his hands and tries to pull him up into the roof cavity. The attack is ultimately unsuccessful, and Agent Schwarz returns to base for medical attention. Remaining members continue.
  • 9/11/2012 - An impromptu hunting expedition is organised to gather live food for 'Jeremiah', to varying levels of success.
  • 8/11/2012 - A preliminary scouting party, comprised of Agents Fish, Schwarz, Taggart, Thompson and Thorne descends into a relatively intact section of site, encountering a "rat-goblin thing" and retrieving a canister of Cell Gas. Agents are commended for recovering important resources.
  • 7/11/2012 - Amphibious entity dubbed 'Jeremiah'. Compliments and derision can be directed to Agent Schwarz.
  • 5/11/2012 - During excavations of the south side of the Area-354 ruins, a large amphibious creature pushes its way up from a flooded maintenance tunnel. A short standoff is resolved amicably, and questioning of the entity reveals that the lower levels are filled with Pool water, which seems to have drawn through a number of potentially hostile creatures. Work halted until a plan of action can be drawn up and security teams organised. The entity is currently housed in prefab #115, which has been modified to suit its climate requirements.
  • 4/11/2012 - New Arrival - Agent Desmond Sebile. Specialities - Wildlife, Survival and Biology. Please make him feel welcome.

OOC News

  • 06/26/2013 - Due to extensive sexual harassment of players, Mr_Wilt has been permanently banned from everything Far Recon related. Please come into chat and PM a GM for more information.
  • 05/31/2013 - Equipment prices have been revised, and most things are now cheaper. Enjoy!
  • 05/19/2013 - After much deliberation, discussion and tweaking, the new XP system has been rolled out. If you have unused LP, please see ShockwaveLover to have it converted into XP for your character. Further tweaks, particularly of Equipment prices, are expected over the coming weeks as data and feedback comes in.
  • 05/17/2013 - Final draft of the new XP system is up for perusal. Assuming no major issues, it will be rolled out at some point over the weekend.
  • 05/12/2013 - The Pool is open. Remember: No Running, No Diving and No Horseplay.
  • 05/09/2013 - Following discussions with the playerbase, a page has been put up with a proposal for the requested changes to the XP system, along with issues that need to be discussed and more. Why not check it out?
  • 04/01/2013 - The sale is over! Congrats to everyone who took advantage of it.
  • 03/24/2013 - Unlockable Equipment is now available! To thank you for your patience, we're having a sale for the next week - ask ShockwaveLover for details!
  • 02/21/2013 - The latest plot arc has finished. Thanks from Roget to all who participated.
  • 01/29/2013 - A massive thank-you from ShockwaveLover for making the run today the best he's ever had the pleasure of GMing. You're all awesome.
  • 01/22/2013 - A run in the old site ruins was done today, check out the log page to see what went down.
  • 01/19/2013 - Gara has, after an involved creation process, made his first character. Props to him, and look out for Loren Steinburg in and about the Red Pool.
  • 01/18/2013 - The plot thickens! I've added the Classified Dossier Lee James page, as part of the ongoing plot. Anyone is free to look at it, but remember that even if you've seen it doesn't mean your character has. Also, a list of where characters are bunking has been created
  • 01/11/2013 - Roget has started his new plot arc. Anyone who wishes to participate can ask Roget when he's doing the runs.
  • 01/01/2013 - Happy New Year!
  • 12/25/2012 - Roget has been promoted to owner, with Mr_Wilt stepping down to take a role as admin. Please be kind in welcoming our new despotic benevolent leader.
  • 12/17/2012 - SWL is back from a router meltdown, so there'll be a run on Dec 21st at 10:00AM (Brisbane - UTC+10 - convert to your OWN timezone). Apologies to everyone for not being around for past 4 days.
  • 12/04/2012 - Congratulations to rumetzen on having his first character accepted. Look out for Marshall Stern around the Pool.
  • 12/04/2012 - Foxi orders the killing of a poor, helpless little sentence fragment. The monster.
  • 02/12/2012 - A revamped RP system comes with a revamped website! Don't say I don't never give you nothing.
  • 01/12/2012 - Make sure to check the topics in each chatroom (#farreconooc, #farrecon, #redpool) regularly - there's gold in them there (metaphorical) hills.
  • 26/11/2012 - Duncan and Magpie are awesome. Also, Fish is the cutest thing ever.
  • 22/11/2012 - Equipment is being continually worked on. Talk to ShockwaveLover if you have any questions, suggestions or ideas.
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