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The common people of Arvum wouldn't really call the last thousand years a 'golden age'. Since the founding of the Compact of Arvum, the five great noble houses of the realm have schemed and warred against one another, locked in a millennium-old struggle for dominance kept only in check by the occasional powerful monarch. But even as the fragile peace frays with the latest dynastic crisis, creating courtly intrigues in the capital city of Arx, ancient foes that took mankind to the brink of extinction a thousand years ago stir once more.

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Game Updates: 5/19 - MOTD

By tehom on 11:56 p.m.

Added org/motd command (and motd as a perm type under org/perm) to allow organizations to set a message of the ...

Game Updates: 5/18 - Social Systems bonuses

By tehom on 11:12 p.m.

Apostate summarized the new social systems in news posts, but the first of the upcoming bonuses to high prestige/social characters ...

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Heroes and Other Fables: 2. A Fable of Pacts

Peace is a fable. The more the Compact reaches for it, the more some begin to realize that there have been wars raging for a very, very long time, by dark forces all hoping to achieve their own manner of horrifying victory that would bring a lasting, terrible peace. And so many rest their hopes instead for brief flickering moments of respite, an image of peace that they can grasp and hold onto, but that seems far away as the ...

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Explorer's Gauntlet

May 20, 2018, 2 p.m.

Come try your hand at the first Annual Explorer's Gauntlet, an obstacle course to test one's skills to survive the ...

Sibling Switcharoo Soiree

May 20, 2018, 4 p.m.

To commemorate all the love, hate, frustration, and adoration that goes into having a sibling, the Princesses Thrax are hosting ...

Riven Family Dinner III

May 20, 2018, 8 p.m.

Cousin Liam has arrived from the Twainfort and a hearty welcome has been arranged by his House and some of ...


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