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18 June 2000 : Volume 2 Issue 21
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Words of the Week
| kwn | n. [OE cweorn(e) = OFris., OS quern (Du. kweern), OHG quirn(a),
ON kuern, Goth. -qairnus, f. Gmc.] A hand-mill for grinding corn, esp.
one consisting of two circular stones. Also, a small hand-mill for grinding
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Express 2000 which can be programmed (easily) to work by a hotkey
(e.g. f.11) is available. The hotkey can be placed on the bottom toolbar
for easy access. Not all the facilities on the program seem to work, and
it is best to save the "captured image" to the clipboard. This freeware
utility will work under Windows 95, but it will not capture all DOS images.
Shop has a Save Screen utility when the program is open (but these
uses up more computer resources, if it is open all the time).
Sussex Web Sites
AD 410 The Emperor Honorius replies to an appeal for help from Britain by telling the cities to arrange for their own safety.
c. AD 446 Last appeal for help from the Romano-British to Aetius.)
Romans Open University Web Site
c. AD 250 Buried hoard of 4000 Roman coins found in a an undisclosed field in Shoreham (January 1999). These coins were dated at the third century AD. (Report in April 2000, West Sussex Gazette).
Please send in any details of recommended games and web sites.
Screen capture of the map of "Mother of All Battles"
Dave O'Connor sites
Mother Of All Battles is a game for 1 to 6 human or computer players. The object of the game is to destroy all the opposition's pieces by exploring new territory and capturing as many neutral and enemy cities as you can in order to build more of your own pieces.
At first the game can be a bit daunting, but it soon becomes easier, and then slightly disappointing playing against the computer. The random generated maps are one of the let downs. In this day and age they could look more like maps. However, they are clear and make the game very playable.
is turn based strategy game. Each Commander of his Forces takes
turns in deploying his forces which consist of:
It seems important to deploy your troops to capture as many cities as possible
early on in the game. Paratroopers seem to be useful at these early stages.
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Sponsorship is also available for the Adur Torpedo Electronic News Bulletin and the Shoreham-by-Sea web pages (which preceded the Adur Resource Centre web site), which would be more suitable for a local firm(s).
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