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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.

Latest News

Game Updates: 5/31 - Book Changes

By tehom on 1:59 a.m.

Player-written books have changed in how they work. You no longer use the write command solely to imprint a description …

Game Updates: 3/24 - Healing tweak

By tehom on 8:58 p.m.

The heal command now requires the medicine skill to use. Additionally, there's now a check to prevent alt conflicts.

Current Story

Heroes and Other Fables: 4. A Fable of Choices

Eurus, Jadairal and Cardia, three foreign continents attempting to impose their will upon the Compact of Arvum. With the establishment of a new 6th great house in House Pravus, an expansion into the Saffron Chain, and war looming with Eurus, the time has come for the Compact to make choices.

Choices that will forever shape the world.

Upcoming Events

Safer Waters - Escort

June 20, 2021, 5 p.m.

South of Nilanza three shav pirate "kings" roam the waters in sufficient numbers that it is only the most foolish, …

Oathlands Banditry: Near Sanctum

June 21, 2021, 8 p.m.

Sometimes the roads aren't always safe.

Taking up to five more participants. Open to PCs whose last name is …

PRP: Search and Rescue

June 24, 2021, 8:30 p.m.

The Saffron city-state of Tremorus suffered grievous losses in the war against Skal'daja, and efforts are now underway to rebuild... …

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Database Stats

  • 498 players (+ 2590 characters)
  • 8339 rooms (+ 8979 exits)
  • 85722 other objects

Telnet Address

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