Sunday, January 13th, 2013
Issue: 48   Editor: Voluns4


Editors note Voluns4

Welcome to Issue #48 of the Bootleggers Buzz.

So this week our beloved ShyGuy wasn't available to help out around Bootleggers. He has a major exam on Tuesday and, as you'll all agree, exams have to come first. So I've published on his behalf and the Buzz team has done a great job coping in his absence.

Unfortunately not a lot has happened this week so we don't have many articles for you! We have an interview with Sky about the general state of the game during which he explains a few aspects about the major updates. WhiteBeard covered the shootings last Sunday performed by Asura and within he explains their reasons behind this attack. Sodium wrote a very good article to explain the ins and outs of the new update to let you kick trolls out of your topic.

Retribution wrote something new, a series he is hoping to make weekly, based around the history of everyones favourite Capo, TonyT. It is definitely worth a read and is very interesting. We also have yet another 2,000 characters from our beloved leader BSF2000. Well worth a read. Of course there is the weekly comic by RatFacedRay and in our weekly flash you can once again see the OC averages for this week.

One extra feature which isn't a major update for you guys, but is for us at the Buzz, is that we can now see how many times each article has been read. We can't track who reads them but it does help us to improve in a number of ways. But hopefully this next week will be a better week and that falls to each and everyone of you!

Finally we said farewell to a great writer and valued member of our team, Pjutters. He had to leave us for his own reasons and we will all miss him. So that is this weeks edition of the Buzz sorted and hopefully next week we should have the amazing ShyGuy back and working hard! We may even have to give him a big congratulations on a job well done with his final exams!

I sincerely hope you enjoy this weeks Buzz and that we receive lots of comments and feedback to help us all improve next weeks edition! Happy hunting and please, somebody fire their gun?

Voluns
Head Buzz Writer



BSF's 2000 Characters BSF2000

Another 2,000 characters from BSF about the state of the game.

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Where it all started Retribution

A new series about the story of our Bootleggers character before each and every one of us took control of him.

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Trolls Tormented Sodium

A look at the new forum update...

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Special offer: Elite guards beards Voluns4



The weekly joke Voluns4

A smart computer that can diagnose anything!

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Asura Strikes Again WhiteBeard

We witnessed another one of Asura's shooting sprees this last week.

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Congratulations! Voluns4



An interview with Sky Voluns4

Sky gives his opinion on the current game, some interesting reasons for the delays on the major updates and a few other remarks about the state of the game!

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Game Statistics ShyGuyV

This weeks game statistics.

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Obituaries ShyGuyV

A list of everyone who died this week.

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The Weekly Flash ShyGuyV



You don't want to read all the articles? You only want to read a small overview of what happened this week? We give you, The Weekly Flash! Here are this week's main stories:

  • Lots of mini updates happened
    The biggest (and best) update was a deterrent to Trolls

  • A few accounts were killed
    Azura struck lots of crewless accounts last Sunday

  • Retribution wrote the start of a story based around TonyT and what happened before the game of Bootleggers started
    TonyT was meant to be meeting his cousin

  • Nate hosted a bust comp
    Thanks to some generous donations the prize pool ended up going over 6 million dollars

  • Not a lot else happened
    Really, not a lot!


  • The Buzz presents ''The Bootleggers Organized Crime Book Of Records''!
    That's right! Each week we will update you with the highest/lowest/average Organized Crime vault! Thank you Sky for implementing this fancy BB code!
    The current highest vault of a one car Organized Crime: $709,596
    The current lowest vault of a one car Organized Crime: $78,208
    The current average vault of a one car Organized Crime: $262,202

    The current highest vault of a two car Organized Crime: No data
    The current lowest vault of a two car Organized Crime: No data
    The current average vault of a two car Organized Crime: No data

    The total amount of stolen money, based on Organized Crimes only, is: $353,186,679
    The average vault for the state Illinois is: $181,721
    The average vault for the state Michigan is: [ocstats:vault:MI]
    The average vault for the state California is: [ocstats:vault:CA]
    The average vault for the state New York is: [ocstats:vault:NY]
    The average vault for the state Colorado is: [ocstats:vault:CO]
    The average vault for the state Pennsylvania is: [ocstats:vaultA]
    The average vault for the state Louisiana is: [ocstats:vault:LA]
    The average vault for the state Nevada is: [ocstats:vault:NV]
    The average vault for the state New Jersey is: [ocstats:vault:NJ]


The Buzz Team ShyGuyV



Buzz Editor:
ShyGuyV

Buzz Writers:
Liliana3
Retribution
Sodium
TheWridgelicious
Voluns4
WhiteBeard



Freelance Articles ShyGuyV



Ratty's comic R4tFaceRay

The weekly comic done by the one and only RatFacedRay

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