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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: Flashback Enhancements

By NV on 12:55 a.m.

Added dice-check switch. Its result will prefix the participant's next post. Similar to @check. Added ability to see who's currently ...

Game Updates: 5/4: Knacks

By tehom on 11:07 a.m.

I added in a new feature under the 'knacks' command. Knacks are a way to further specialize what a character ...

Current Story

Heroes and Other Fables: 3. A Fable of Answers

Long lost in a dream, the world begins to stir.

Across the continent of Arvum, the defeat of the Gyre has led only to a fragile and tense peace that has led the once skeptical populace to begin asking questions not heard in many generations. Suspicions begin to arise on just what answers lie in the dark places of the world, and many will not be prepared for the answers that might be found.

Upcoming Events

War Games: Off Shore Tactics

June 17, 2019, 8 p.m.

The Academy of War rolls into Southport with the permission of Duchess Calypso. Their objective will be to run a ...

Poetry Reading: The Thirteen

June 17, 2019, 9 p.m.

Poets, novice or professional, and those who wish merely to listen, are invited to join together for a poetry reading. ...

Tyde-Acheron Wedding Reception

June 18, 2019, 2 p.m.

Come and join House Tyde in welcoming Lady Radhilde Acheron into the family after her marriage to Lord Archeron Tyde. ...


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