Duat Island (Meridian)
- "Duat Island" redirects here. For other uses, see Duat Island (disambiguation).
|Duat Island on the Meridian Ocean|
|Outpost island in the Komodo Archipelago|
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|Controlled by||Barely Dressed|
Duat Island is a outpost island located in the Komodo Archipelago. There are three known routes from the island: Buyan's Vortice, Midgard Island, and an inter-archipelago route to Cenote Island in the Lacerta Archipelago.
The names of buildings on Duat, like that of the island itself, once related to Egyptian mythology.
- Dusted buildings
- Afu Ra (shipyard)
- Home of Isis (iron monger)
- Mummies'n'dummies (furnisher)
- Rum Bunctious (distillery)
In Egyptian mythology, Duat is the name for the underworld. The island resembles the head of Anubis, the jackal-headed Egyptian god associated with mummification and the afterlife - he is facing towards the north-east.
In September 2008, Brynhild Skullsplitter took control of the island as part of its opening for colonization.
Duat II, 2008-10-05: The Criminally Insane took control of the island in a three round sinking blockade.
Duat VI, 2008-12-20: Whirled Peas took control of the island in a five round sinking blockade.
Duat X, 2009-05-31: Utopia took control of the island in a five round non-sinking blockade. It should be noted that this was a planned, unannounced island transfer, with the intention of having some blockade fun.
Duat XIV, 2010-3-20: Utopia defended
Duat XV, 2010-6-27: Utopia defended against Victorious Reign
Duat XVI, 2010-7-3: Victorious Reign won control against Utopia
Duat XVII, 2010-7-11: Barely Dressed won control against Victorious Reign uncontested.