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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: 12/1: Goal System

By tehom on 8:22 p.m.

So we're adding in another system to help you try to make stronger storylines for your characters: the 'goals' command. ...

Game Updates: 11/28 - Investigation changes

By tehom on 4:39 a.m.

Investigations will now require specifying specific search tags for clue matching as the "topic" rather than trying to match based ...

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

Poetry Reading

Dec. 18, 2018, 8 p.m.



Snowy days beg for good company, warm drinks, and beautiful language. All are invited to come to share the products ...

Sleigh Races

Dec. 19, 2018, 8:30 p.m.

So it's too cold to joust and too snowy to ride? Not if you have a snow course set up. ...

Metallic Songs: Silver

Dec. 20, 2018, 9 p.m.

Come hear Princess Sorrel's song about the Metallic Silver, her life and times. Learn about the founding of Arx, the ...

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