Ephemeral Applications Open

Do you have an interest in helping run Lusternia behind the scenes as a volunteer administrator? We are now opening applications for Ephemerals – administrators-in-training for Elder Divine positions. If you are not sure what being an Ephemeral entails, you can read HELP VOLUNTEERS for an overview. To apply for Ephemeralhood you must: Be 18…

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Q&A: Ephemeral Experiences

Hands coming in together in the middle

You asked and they’ve answered! We’ve included answers both from Ephemerals and those who graduated so you have a wider range of insights. Question 1 What was your first day as an Ephemeral like? Skipper: A lot of reading, meeting new friends and divine I had dealt with as a mortal, and really just taking deep…

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July 2022 Artbard Results

Artisanal submission "Eternal Flame" by Alysi showing the Eternal Flame of Gaudiguch

Congratulations to our Artisanal and Bardic winners from July! If you’d like to join them for August, make sure you get your submissions in by the end of the month. HELP ARTBARD will explain all about what you can submit, and how to do so. Bardic Contest Winner Refusing to See the Darkness by Ialie Runner-Up The Adventures…

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Summer Spins

A wave arcs over itself against a sunset

For the month of August, we have Iron Coins available to purchase from the website! You can spin these coins at the Wheel of Tzaraziko found at the Cave of Chaos. Additionally, everyone will get one free spin per weave by using SPIN WHEEL FREE! Check out HELP IRON COINS for more information. Our Summertime…

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Adventures in Botany and Apiculture

Two jars of honey

Though it was Juliary already, the middle of autumn, Hulleh Honeytongue decided it is better to start late than never. She had a garden to fill with fragrant blooms and she would not be deterred. The fact that she did not know the actual names of the flowers she was seeking was somewhat of an…

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June 2022 Artbard Results

Artisanal by Esei depicting a scene from the Book of Dracnoris

Congratulations to our Artisanal and Bardic winners from June! If you’d like to join them for July, make sure you get your submissions in by the end of the month. HELP ARTBARD will explain all about what you can submit, and how to do so. Bardic Contest Winner The Splintered Mirage: In Defense of Cruelty by Eritheyl Runner-Up…

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July Hamasterhunt

A grey hamster sits in a wooden enclosure.

On July 23rd, 11pm GMT, get ready for a Hamsterhunt! There will be no sharing of hamsters, meaning they will vanish upon being picked up, and PK will be off. Killing and attacking are not permitted but you can hinder competitors in other ways (icewalls, etc.). Top competitors will receive: 1st Place – 200 credits2nd…

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Wonderful July

Diamonds scattered against a black background

For the month of July, when you purchase credits on the website, you’ll also receive one wonder crystal for every 50 credits purchased! That means if you purchase 1000 credits, you’ll receive 20 crystals! Type SHOWREWARDS to see your status. That’s not all as there is also a sale on -all- artifacts in the Artifact…

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Feature Curios

A mirror lies in the embrace of gold silk

A new set of curios called Feature Curios is now available on the website. Feature curios is a broad term for existing hair and beard curios, and the new beauty and blemish curios. Like hair/beard curios, beauty curios offer a bonus to prestige (you can stack hair/beard and a beauty curio), and blemish curios significantly…

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Macaron Curios

Colourful macarons

A new set of curios called Macaron Curios is now available on the website. This is a limited release that will only be available until the end of the month for the time being. They are consumable curios that offer very powerful bonuses that are balanced out by their limitations. Macarons provide the following bonuses:…

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Nexus 3.0 Beta

Image showing the Nexus 3.0 login screen

Iron Realms has been working on a new version of the Nexus client for the past year. For those of you that do not know, Nexus, is a web-based client that players use to connect to our game worlds. Our goal is to bring an improved experience, that can be easily accessed on desktop or…

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May 2022 Artbard Results

Artisanal submission "The Spire of Manah 2" by Tonatiuh

Congratulations to our Artisanal and Bardic winners from May! If you’d like to join them for June, make sure you get your submissions in by the end of the month. HELP ARTBARD will explain all about what you can submit, and how to do so. Bardic Contest Winner Aramantos’ A Prayer to the Supernals Runner-Up Ialie’s I’m…

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World Forum Explores Taurian History

On the final day of the year 620 CE, the Mistress of the Forum announced that there would be a guest lecturer in residence for the coming year. The lecture concerned the history of the taurian people, their spiritual groups known as nerebo, and the complex variations found in other taurian groups both past and…

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Wargames Challenge – Klangratch Champions Royale

A battlefield with sword-wielding warriors

As per Public post #1935, the League is hosting wargames! First time hearing about the League? Check out Events #35. The event will take place on June 18th at 11pm GMT. The rules are as follows: the challenge will be hosted at Klangratch Tournies the format is wargames (2 teams) teams will be randomised (see…

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On the Road

A wirework heart of many metals

It was the middle of autumn when Voarag Dragnet set off on a trip that would transform her life. Up till that point, she spent most of her days mining in any crevice she came upon, refining her finds, and then travelling village to village selling her wares. But recent developments encouraged her to try…

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Customisation Changes

Thread samples in various colours

Customisations are once again opened and the help files have been updated to reflect all the new changes. We’d like to give you a rundown of the most important changes and explain our reasoning behind the bigger ones. 1) HELP CUSTOMISATION INDEX or HELP 23, is a whole new help file section set aside for…

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Producer Livestream

Picture of the portal through a fuzzy lens

Tomorrow, on Sunday, the 5th of June at 8pm GMT, Orael and Uilani will be hosting a livestream! We’ll give you a rundown of the Havens’ current development plans for Lusternia and where we are with them, as well as cover a number of other topics. Time permitting, there may also be an opportunity to…

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June Curio Marvels

An ornamental kettle of pure gold

All through this month, you will be able to buy curio packages directly from the website. A number of curio packages that are only available in limited edition promotions, including race curios (for the sileni and nagasith races), toys, masks, bubbles, batons, genies, treasure maps, and poteen pots, are once again available. Be on the…

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May Challenges

Thanks to the enterprising spirit of Korue Dragnet and the desire of Master Quettle to show everyone a better way, we’ll see a Death and Harmony Challenge in May. Death Challenge21st May, 11pm GMTHarmony Challenge29th May, 3pm GMT The first is a hunting challenge and the second is an influence challenge. If you are unfamiliar…

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April 2022 Artbard Results

Artisanal submission "The Spire of Manah" by Tonatiuh

Congratulations to our Artisanal and Bardic winners from April! If you’d like to join them for May, make sure you get your submissions in by the end of the month. HELP ARTBARD will explain all about what you can submit, and how to do so. Bardic Contest Winner Selia’s Sonnets of Supernal Praise Runner-Up Gurashi’s The Ballad…

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