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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: 10/31 - Actions, pets, and usability changes

By tehom on 1:23 p.m.

Actions: Actions have been turned back on. Sort of. Actions can now be made for personal plots for a player, …

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 …

Current Story

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 …

Upcoming Events

Physicians Planning Update

Nov. 30, 2021, 7 p.m.

Asst. Guildmaster Eirene calls the Physicians to discuss the Next Big Thing regarding Guild Projects: Compact-wide clinics.

(OOC: This is …

Salon Discussion: Allegory, Metaphor, and Legend (The Horned God)

Dec. 1, 2021, 8:30 p.m.

The Salon gathers to discuss the fantastical and things that many know aren't truly a part of reality, but exist …

Follow The Lyceum Leader

Dec. 2, 2021, 8 p.m.


On the half hour the Crown is passed,
Upon the head the new leader laughs.
A single rule is shared with all
Follow …

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  • 8396 rooms (+ 9393 exits)
  • 89590 other objects

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