Tinga Island (Cerulean)

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Tinga Island
Favicon.png Tinga Island on the Cerulean Ocean
Large island in the Emerald Archipelago
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Controlled by   No Rules  
Governed by   Zelnok
Navy color   White
Information about this island's pets is unknown.
Outpost Medium Large
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Tinga Island is a large island located in the Emerald Archipelago. There are three known routes from the island: Epsilon Island, Spring Island, and an inter-archipelago route to Orca Island in the Opal Archipelago.

Natural resources

This island spawns hemp, indigo, madder, and sugar cane. These resources can be bid on at the market.


Beyond puns, there was no specific naming scheme used during the initial colonization.

I'd Rather Dye (bazaar)
Commodities market 
Bidder Suite
Rum for Cover (bazaar)
Groggy Mornings
Oh My Grog (upgraded)
Estate agent 
Raise the Roof
Shack Full O' Nuts (right-facing shack)
Inn yer Face
Iron monger 
What's yer Point (bazaar)
Balls of Iron (upgraded)
Saber the Moment (upgraded)
Mind yer Manor
Brig it on (bazaar)
Frig Off (upgraded)
It's Purely Fabrication (bazaar)
Needle This, Needle That (upgraded)
Standing Loom Only (bazaar)
Dusted buildings
Distill My Beating Heart (upgraded distillery)
Get a Loom (weavery)
Midnight Rummy (upgraded distillery)


Tinga Island was originally located on the Midnight Ocean. The Tinga Island monument is located west of the palace.

Tinga I — 2004-05-01, in an uncontested blockade, of doom won Tinga.

Tinga was ceded to The Jolly Company on 2004-11-23. The Jolly Company won the island in a contest.[1]

Tinga II — 2004-11-21, The alt flag Ayliv dropped a war chest on Emperor Island and Tinga simultaneously. Although the blockades were held very early Sunday morning (PST), both islands were defended relatively easily by The Jolly Company.

Tinga was ceded to Of Convenience on 2005-01-04. The transfer was informally completed on 2004-12-29, the same night Playing with Matches announced their intentions for Tinga.[2]

Tinga III — 2005-01-08, in the first blockade of 2005, Of Convenience successfully defended Tinga from Running With Scissors. Running with Scissors was chosen as an alt flag with which to blockade due to alliance conflicts between Playing with Matches and Of Convenience that prevented war from being declared.

Tinga IV — 2005-01-15, Running with Scissors won control of Tinga on their second try. Following the blockade Of Convenience's royalty disagreed about the future of the flag after the loss, and the flag collapsed within the next week.

Running with Scissors transferred control to Playing with Matches on 2005-01-17.

Tinga V — 2005-08-21, Avalon attacked Tinga late in the weekend, but Playing with Matches successfully defended in three rounds.

Tinga VI — 2005-11-12, Notorious Fandango attempted to take Tinga, but were easily repulsed by Playing with Matches and their allies.

Tinga VII — 2006-06-04, Avalon attacked Tinga late in the weekend, but Playing with Matches successfully defended in three rounds.

Tinga VIII — 2006-08-19, DeathDrakkar attacked Tinga and successfully conquered Tinga in three rounds.

Tinga IX — 2007-08-05, Black Veil (monarch: The Widow Queen) attacked Tinga and was repulsed by DeathDrakkar in three rounds.

Tinga X — 2007-11-24, Fleet of his Imperial Scaled Highness (monarch: Admiral Finius) attacked Tinga and took it in three rounds.

Tinga XI — 2007-12-01, Avalon attacked the isle and won the isle in three rounds.

Tinga XII — 2009-03-16, Fairwinds and Suntne Vacci Laeti attacked Tinga, Avalon supported Suntne Vacci Laeti in their attack over Fairwinds. Suntne Vacci Laeti successfully won Tinga in three rounds.

Tinga XIII — 2010-04-03

Tinga XIV — 2010-06-27, Mystery Core attacked Suntne Vacci Laeti and won Tinga in three rounds.

Tinga XV — 2011-01-29, Curse of the Black Pearl attacked Mystery Core owned Tinga, which was being runned by Tlzallen of Booching Blaggards and won the island from Booching Blaggards in 3 rounds.

2011-07-30, Curse of the Black Pearl held an event to determine the new owner of Tinga.[3] Colder Than a Witch's won the event. The island was transferred on 2011-08-09.

Tinga XVI — 2011-08-20, Colder Than a Witch's successfully defended the island against Madam Yu Jian's flag The Jade Empire in a Brigand King attack.

2012-08-18, Citing outside responsibilities and a desire to not have the island fall undefended, Colder Than a Witch's scuttled Tinga to Madam Yu Jian's flag The Jade Empire

Tinga XVII — 2012-08-26 Tyranny won Tinga.

2013-03-10 Tyranny hosted a Royal Rumble event at Park [4] to determine contenders for a Tinga Giveaway. A good time was had by all.

2013-03-23 Dragon's Quest and Nova Scorpius faced off in an event blockade to determine the new owners of Tinga. Dragon's Quest won in 3 hard-fought rounds.

2013-04-01 Tinga transferred to Dragon's Quest.

Tinga XVIII— 2013-05-18, Fleet of his Imperial Scaled Highness (monarch: Admiral Finius) attacked Tinga, Dragon's Quest defeated the Brigand King and retained control in 4 rounds.

Tinga XIX— 2015-11-20, The Jade Empire attacked Tinga. Dragon's Quest did not defend, but Babylon won one round.

Tinga XX— 2016-04-03, Babylon attacked Tinga. The Jade Empire successfully defended.

Tinga XXI— 2016-04-10, Babylon attacked Tinga. The Jade Empire was defeated.