The usual two players are now confirmed for the first Saturday in September and I have affirmed that the game is going ahead. I also asked all the players, active and inactive for suggestions for possible additional players.
They aren't at risk yet of a visit from one of these beasts or even from the purple worm that these gargantuan monsters inspired. Hey, does anyone know if there was a Dune MMORPG? Not sure how that would work since most characters would likely get swallowed by sandworms frequently.