Please note that the following is not intended to be either blasphemous
or to offend.It is merely a satire based around Shades and the Ten
Commandments.If however, you think that it may conflict with your
beliefs then please do not read on...
And Hazeii came down from the sky and brought with him a computer
program.He called this computer program Shades.He sought out the great
Ambushbug from the local drinking house and thrust upon him ten pieces
of tatty printout paper.Upon these printouts did read the following.
I am Hazeii the Coder, here are the printouts that I have brought from
deepest East Grinstead.You shall not work for any other programmer apart
from me nor shall you try to dress like me, or impersonate me in any
Neither shall you try to copy,hack or sell the program called
Shades.If Mercury or Vodafone or any other communications giant apart
from the divine British Telecom shall try to bribe you, you should not
let them near the program called Shades.
You shall not call me by any
other name apart from Hazeii the Coder, nor shall you call me anything
that may offend me otherwise you shall be blotted and your ID removed
from the program.
You must remember that Sundays are reserved for wanton killing on the
Bloodbath and you must honour this tradition by destroying all that
You must play Shades all through the week, but on the seventh
day you must play twice as much thus increasing my wealth.
your parents, your husbands, your wives, your boyfriends, your
girlfriends, your sons and your daughters for if you do they will give
you money with which to pay your MicroNet bill.
You shall kill
everything within sight as this is your given right.Those who are killed
must not complain nor must they go to the novice game to restam for if
they do the wrath of the Coder will befall them.
You shall not play
around with a married Wiz or Witch unless they go by the name of Fluffs
or Rodney, in which case anything goes.
You must not steal a weapon
from a fight that you are not involved in for if you do you will be
imprisoned for the rest of the
You must not play with someone else's personna for if you do
it will lead to all your points being taken away with the Setscore
You shall not enter another Immortals room unless that
Immortal befalls you with the Admit command.
For these are the
commandments of Hazeii, they shall be obeyed or you risk the threat of
And then Hazeii did say unto the Bug 'file these printouts away but
remember where you have put them for one day I shall return for an
The Hazeii then dissappeared and peace was once again
brought to the land...
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