Cnossos Island (Cerulean)
- "Cnossos Island" redirects here. For other uses, see Cnossos Island (disambiguation).
|Cnossos Island on the Cerulean Ocean|
|Large island in the Diamond Archipelago|
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|Controlled by||Riding High|
Cnossos Island is a large island located in the Diamond Archipelago. There are four known routes from the island: Winter Solstice, Alpha Island, Turtle Island, and an inter-archipelago route to Guava Island in the Emerald Archipelago. There is also an extinct training route that encircles the island.
This island spawns serandite, stone, and tellurium. These resources can be bid on at the market.
Initially, buildings on Cnossos were named with Greek and Roman themes. Later, under Sexi Star Flag, many buildings were named (directly or indirectly) after players, flags, and crews. Due to the effort of the Cnossos Restoration Project, Cnossos has resumed the Greek and Roman themes. Also because of the Restoration Project, many of the buildings appear to have been built in April 2006 when, in fact, they are much older.
- The Madderinth (bazaar)
- Sirius Whiskers (upgraded)
- Commodities market
- Chu Chu Market (upgraded)
- Marathon Rum (bazaar)
- Fearless Liters (upgraded)
- Glub Glub Glub (upgraded)
- Estate agent
- Revolutionary Realtors (upgraded)
- Bed, Athens, and Beyond (bazaar)
- Crete and Barrel (upgraded)
- Alexandria's Domiciles (right-facing townhouse)
- Athena's Refuge (left-facing estate)
- Minos' Secret Evilla (right-facing villa)
- Rogue's Gallery (right-facing gallery)
- Terra-Cottage Mazes (left-facing cottage)
- Trojan Houses (right-facing shack)
- The Rub-A-Dub Pub
- Scallywag Syndicate Memorial (upgraded)
- Iron monger
- Ares Armory (bazaar)
- Cretan Cannons (upgraded)
- Major Pavorious
- Olympic Steel (upgraded)
- A Thousand Ships Ahoy (bazaar)
- Charon's Ferries (upgraded)
- Mystery Magic (upgraded)
- Hope and Ankh Oar (upgraded)
- Aphrodite's Secret (bazaar)
- House of Black (upgraded)
- Oedipus Racks (upgraded)
- Midas Well Weave (bazaar)
- Counted Cross Styx (upgraded)
- Demolished Structures
- Apothecaries : Contracting Iris, Oh Dye? See Us!, Dyedalus, Carpe Dye 'Em
- Distilleries : Stillin' the Maize,Hera and Baccae Again
- Furnisher : Homer Depot
- Inn : Icarus on the Rocks
- Iron Mongers : Bull Cannon, Crete Balls of Fire, Troy Swords
- Shipyards : Anchor Management, Cheaper Buy the Galleon, Trojan Oar
- Tailors : Crazy Oeddies Toga Emporium, Keep Your Pantheon
- Weaveries : Hercuweaves, Achilles Wheel
- Unknown : Argoknot, Pandora's Knots
Cnossos Island was originally located on the Midnight Ocean. The island is named after the Ancient Minoan city with the same name.
The Cnossos Island monument is located between the two trees near the center of the island.
Prior to the release of 28 March 2005, islands could have more than one inn -- although Midnight's Zeta, Cnossos, and Cranberry islands were the only ones to ever have more than one.
Cnossos I - 2004-5-21, Black Sails won the first blockade of Cnossos in ten rounds, besting contender Equinox.
Cnossos II - 2004-10-29, upset about the destruction of commodities and excessive shoppe placement with Dolzar as governor, Scallywag Syndicate blockaded Cnossos, but lost in seven rounds. The blockade was sinking.
Cnossos III - 2004-11-06, Scallywag Syndicate tried a second time to take Cnossos; they succeeded in eight rounds. It was the first time a large island had been lost by a defender.
Cnossos IV - 2005-03-19, Harbingers declared a blockade on Cnossos, but lost in three rounds.
2005-03-21, Scallywag Syndicate announced a raffle of Cnossos.
2005-03-29, Scuppering Seven Seas won the raffle and took control of Cnossos.
Cnossos V - 2005-04-09, upset by extreme taxation imposed by Scupperer as governor, Raptus Regaliter blockaded Cnossos. Aided by Scallywag Syndicate and Notorious Fandango, Cnossos was defended in four rounds.
2005-06-02, After a month without tax payment, the Cnossos palace crumbled; the island reverted to uncolonized status.
2005-06-03, Vilya took control of Cnossos.
Cnossos VI - 2005-06-10, BRC took control of Cnossos in four rounds, facing only a small defense force from Vilya. The blockade was sinking.
2005-07-13, BRC ceded the island to Sexi Star Flag.
Cnossos VII - 2005-10-02, Jesters' Court blockaded Cnossos and won in three rounds.
2006-06-21, Jesters' Court ceded the island to Widows and Orphans.
Cnossos VIII - 2007-01-06, Fire and Ice declared a blockade on Cnossos, but lost in three rounds.
Cnossos IX - 2007-08-11, Cold Fire declared a blockade on Cnossos, and won control of the island in three rounds, Phobos Et Deimos also blockaded this island at the same time, and gave up after two rounds leaving Cold Fire with a free third round win.
Cnossos X - 2008-06-14, As part of Cold Fire's merge into Don't Panic, Don't Panic declared a blockade. Broadsiders joined the offense, and despite losing rounds one and two, managed to win the third round. This forced the blockade to go into a fourth round which Don't Panic won, gaining control of the island.
Cnossos XI - 2008-12-07, Folie Circulaire declared a blockade on Cnossos and won the island in three rounds.
Cnossos XII - 2009-05-23, Royal Pains declared a blockade on Cnossos, but conceded the blockade before it started, fielding only a single brig.
Cnossos XIII - 2009-09-26, As part of their retirement, Folie Circulaire scuttled one Brigand King for each island that they held. Brynhild Skullsplitter's flag, Ice Wyrm's Brood attacked Cnossos, and won the uncontested blockade in three rounds.
Cnossos XIV - 2009-10-03, Cold Steel declared a blockade on Cnossos to free it from Ice Wyrm's Brood, and won the blockade in four rounds.
Cnossos XV - 2010-3-07, Mystery Core declared a blockade on Cnossos, and Cold Steel returned the war declaration to make it sinking. Cold Steel defended in 3 rounds.
Cnossos XVI - 2010-10-16, Dies Irae declared a blockade on Cnossos, and Cold Steel successfully defended in five rounds.
Cnossos XVII - 2013-5-12, Legendary Booties declared a blockade on Cnossos, and Cold Steel did not defend.
Cnossos XVIII - 2013-6-8, Fallen declared a blockade on Cnossos and withdrew after 2 rounds.
2013-7-26 Riding High won the event Attack or Protect?! and Cnossos was transferred to them by Legendary Booties.
Cnossos XIX - 2013-11-9, For Glory or Honour declared a blockade on Cnossos and won the island in three rounds.
Cnossos XX - 2013-11-24, Riding High declared a blockade on Cnossos and won the island in three rounds.
Cnossos XX (2) - 2013-12-14, For Glory or Honour declared a blockade on Cnossos. Riding High withdrew after two rounds.
Cnossos XXI - 2014-2-15, For Glory or Honour defeated Admiral Finius's flag, Fleet of his Imperial Scaled Highness, in 3 rounds.
Cnossos XXII - 2014-2-22, Riding High declared a blockade on Cnossos and For Glory or Honour did not defend.