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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.

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

A Primer on Healing Herbs Pt. 4

June 18, 2021, 3:30 p.m.

Another installment of an introductory course on healing herbs. This session will include information on the use of lemon balm …

Oathlands Roundtable III

June 18, 2021, 9 p.m.

This third roundtable, meant to be a led discussion with active participation regarding the threats around the Oathland, is open …

AoW: Communication Lines

June 19, 2021, 5 p.m.

The first series of practical exercises for the Academy of War is the establishment of a particular line of communication …


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