Sunday, January 27th, 2013
Issue: 50   Editor: ShyGuyVI

Editors note ShyGuyVI

Welcome to the fiftieth Issue of the Bootleggers Buzz!

The fiftieth issue of this round already. This round is almost running one year now and I believe it is going great. The staff is working hard to increase the amount of players and they are also improving the game quality with several updates. Believe it or not, but they are doing more than banning the naughty cheaters!

This week we witnessed quite a lot action. A lot crewless accounts were killed this week and all by different (underground) crews. The first shooting we witnessed was done by Rafiki. The name Rafiki may sound familiar to you. It is the name of the fancy mandrill of the movie The Lion King. Unfortunately his shooting had nothing to do with The Lion King, since he shot for the underground crew Asura. Approximately one billion dollar dropped, not bad for a monkey!

The second shooting was done by a new underground crew named Medellin. The shooting was performed by ShyGuy (thatís me?!) and resulted in a drop of 700 million dollar. The shooter of the third shooting was LadyVanish, who shot several members of Event Horizon. You got to love their death medals! Last, but not least we witnessed a fourth shooting. The shooter, OkieDokie, shot several crewless accounts and a few members of JAIL. Unfortunately that wasnít the only statistics crew which got hit this week. The crew Axteze were attacked by a player named Thorin. He wasnít able to drop the spot, because he failed to kill several members of Axteze. Conclusion of this week: it doesnít matter if you are in a crew or not, you will eventually be killed.

We were able to cover all events, but we also covered the updates of this week! I am not going to write them all down, because our new writer Caecus already did that for you. We also have a few articles about the current Crew feature. Another article about this matter?! Crews are very important on Bootleggers and therefore we at the Buzz want to share all our different thoughts.

Unfortunately the Buzz has also some bad news to share. One of our best writers, WhiteBeard, left the Buzz Team and he will no longer write for the Bootleggers Buzz. On behalf of the whole Buzz Team Iíd like to thank WhiteBeard for his dedication and his awesome articles. A great writer, player and friend, he will be missed!

Last, but not least we have a very interesting column about domination on Bootleggers and a fancy mafia fairytale. This week we created a topic on the Game Forum about this matter and we received a lot replies. We truly appreciate that and feel free to continue the discussion at the bottom of the article. Thatís it for this week! Keep your eyes open on the next Issue, because we are planning a fancy give away of 1,000 points! Enjoy the read and have a good Sunday!

Buzz Editor

Three In One Eddard_Stark

Three attacks on three days linked by a common theme: random accounts shot.

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Damaging Or Dominance Sodium

A critical look at one of the additional rules.

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Updating... Caecus

Moving with the times, Bootleggers gets a face lift!

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Axteze Nearly Wiped! Eddard_Stark

On Thursday Axteze, one of the largest crews in the game, was shot. The Buzz investigated this interesting matter.

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Care To Shoot My Crew? Caecus

You have applied to join the Statistics based Hitlist page!

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Game Statistics ShyGuyVI

The game statistics in a new fancy jacket!

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Downtown Delegates Wiped WhiteBeard

The wipe of Downtown Delegates, what exactly happened?!

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The New Train Station ShyGuyVI

Criminal Crews Sodium

Sodium gives his opinions on crews!

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A Man On My Own Retribution

The followup on MarioT's story, Chapter II.
This week, events start to take shape as Mario continues his search for his lost brother TonyT while facing the difficulties of being new to town...

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Obituaries ShyGuyVI

The obituaries, your favourite article of the week!

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The Weekly Flash ShyGuyVI

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:
  • Rafiki, a member of Asura, shot several crewless accounts!
    His shooting resulted in a money drop of approximately one billion dollar. Not bad, for a monkey!

  • ShyGuy, a member of Medellin, also shot several crewless accounts!
    This shooting resulted in a money drop of approximately 700 million dollar. Not bad, for a Help Desk Operator?!

  • LadyVanish killed several members of Event Horizon
    Will those members of Event Horizon ever survive?

  • OkieDokie shot several crewless accounts
    Another one? Yeah, another shooter! Unfortunately only 150 million dollar dropped during this shooting. Nevertheless, an impressive shooting!

  • Thorin, an underground shooter, nearly wiped Axteze!
    It almost got wiped, but they are still here. This week Axteze was attacked, but because of a failed kill they survived. Close call!

  • A lot new updates!
    This week we witnessed a lot new fancy updates. What kind of updates? Ha, go read the Buzz!

  • 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!
    The current highest vault of a one car Organized Crime: $832,380
    The current lowest vault of a one car Organized Crime: $78,905
    The current average vault of a one car Organized Crime: $264,170

    The current highest vault of a two car Organized Crime: $359,757
    The current lowest vault of a two car Organized Crime: $347,933
    The current average vault of a two car Organized Crime: $353,845

    The total amount of stolen money, based on Organized Crimes only, is: $338,845,426
    The average vault for the state Illinois is: $179,227
    The average vault for the state Michigan is: $240,231
    The average vault for the state California is: $296,513
    The average vault for the state New York is: $255,698
    The average vault for the state Colorado is: $256,940
    The average vault for the state Pennsylvania is: $249,438
    The average vault for the state Louisiana is: $293,086
    The average vault for the state Nevada is: $300,079
    The average vault for the state New Jersey is: $286,315

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Could this be the last one? R4tFaceRay

His inspiration is remarkable, will this be the last one?

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