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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 Meeting

Aug. 12, 2022, 6 p.m.

Guildmaster Eirene Riven calls a meeting of the Physicians (And Mercys if they want to come) to discuss the crisis …

GM Scene Placeholder

Aug. 12, 2022, 8 p.m.

More Information regarding the location and specifics will be given prior to the event. This is being posted ahead of …

Artshall Defense Meeting

Aug. 12, 2022, 8 p.m.

Given the high number of unusual things happening, House Laurent will be hosting a defense meeting in Artshall. All family, …

Players

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Database Stats

  • 527 players (+ 2613 characters)
  • 8839 rooms (+ 9930 exits)
  • 94796 other objects

Telnet Address

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