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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: 4/22 - Tasks and Support replaced

By tehom on 7:30 a.m.

This isn't considered a full replacement, but tasks and support have been removed, and in their place is a new ...

Game Updates: 2/4 - Minor features

By tehom on 2:32 a.m.

glance/pcs - filters glance to only player characters. @helpinvestigate/history - helpinvestigate will now only list ongoing investigations by default. The ...

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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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April 25, 2018, 8 p.m.

Are you a patron seeking the right protege? Are you a would-be protege in search of the right patron? This ...

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A Harlequins' Picnic

April 26, 2018, 9 p.m.

A celebration of life and the Wheel, with food and drink for all comers. May involve party games. May involve ...


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