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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: 5/31 - 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.

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Heroes and Other Fables: 5. A Fable of Songs

The war with the Dune Kingdom of Skal'daja is over, and the Arvani celebrate a waxing Compact that now stands powerful on the world stage. With a hard won peace, the commons and peers of Arvum welcome their new respite that sees foreigners stop meddling in their own affairs, but perhaps not all is what it seems. Superstition, long suppressed in the Compact, has begun to stir and with it an age-old enemy is finally beginning to move.

Long …

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Whisper House Presents: The Midnight Masqued Pursuit

Oct. 23, 2021, 8 p.m.

Join Whisper House in a themed, gamified evening of hunters versus quarry in the Velenosa Labyrinth, where one team of …

Research Group III

Oct. 27, 2021, 2:24 p.m.

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Super secret public party

Oct. 28, 2021, 7 p.m.

There an event coming. The details are still in the work, but it's a place holder for this time so …


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