December 2021 Artbard Results

Artisanal submission "Mother on a Narrow Branch" by Xiran

Congratulations to our Artisanal and Bardic winners from December! If you’d like to join them for January, 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 Trakis’ A is for Aquamancer Runner-Up Eritheyl’s Rainmaker Artisanal…

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Year in Review 2021

An overturned book, propped like a tent, light emitting from within.

As is customary at the start of a new year, let us ruminate upon Lusternia’s 2021. There are two groups of people that 2021 would not have happened without – the godmin and the players. Certainly, that can be said of any year in Lusternia but it bears highlighting as the most critical element of…

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Bob’s Forgotten Vaults

Trader Bob has once again unveiled to the Basin the forgotten vaults of treasures that he has unearthed over the years! The lost treasures contained within are now available for the bearers of his golden keys, available for purchase on the website! Contents of the vault include, but are not limited to, wondercrystals, caches of…

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Solstice Activities

A mug of hot cocoa with whipped cream in a festive atmosphere

With Solstice in full swing, here’s a full rundown of what is happening! Ironbeard From this post onwards, those logged into Lusternia may find themselves receiving a visit from Ironbeard, bearing a present for the lucky recipient. Gnomes Keep an eye out for Jolly Bundy sending his fellow gnomes out with a few more presents.…

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November 2021 Artbard Results

Artisanal submission "Spooky Snowy Stories" by Gurashi

Congratulations to our Artisanal and Bardic winners from November! If you’d like to join them for December, 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 Niralahi’s Peril on the Sea Runner-Up Kennian’s The Dagger…

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Solstice Schedule

A calendar page for December

With Lusternia’s Solstice on the horizon, we want to let you know what our schedule will look like ahead of time. All our regular events will be returning this year and there is a lot to keep one festive! 17th-19th – Solstice Quests will open in cities and communes.19th – Solstice Court will open.20th –…

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December’s Season of Giving

A holiday card with Happy Holidays written upon it, surrounded by firs

Tis the Solstice Season! For the month of December, Ironbeard and the Gnodfather are once again competing for Solstice domination! To participate, purchase solstice stockings directly from the website, which can then be hung in manses and commune/city rooms, max of 1 per room. Syntax: HANG FOR [ANONYMOUS]Syntax: STOCKINGS (to help track your stockings) At…

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Cyber Monday Package

A pile of gold coins sits upon a table surrounded by trinkets.

This Cyber Monday we have a new package for you but with the same old rules – one package per character. Throughout Monday, the 29th of November, from weave to weave, you will be able to buy a special package of 20 coins to be used with the Wheel of Tzaraziko for $19.99!

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Four Days of Gratitude

A wodden shelf against a green background, letters on the shelf spell out "Thank You"

While not everyone celebrates Thanksgiving – either at all or does so earlier in the year – we wish those of you who do a happy one. We are grateful for the time all of you spend with us so if you are spending this time with family or friends (or yourself, everyone needs a…

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A Revelation, A Maze, A Ritual: The Return of the Silver Goddess

Mist rising over the woods.

“Nehvi na’reaim yaeklas…” Caught in a flurry of snow, Serenwilde’s festivities drew to an end as a new year and moon both turned. Alongside Nehvi, a carefree elfen lady recently returned to the commune, the shelterfolk gathered to observe Fair Galaphyrae conduct a wintry Sower rite and listen to poetry recited by Spirit-Touched Keyne, drawing…

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Gaudiguch Gossip Special Edition – Corruption and Kouseki in Gaudiguch

The Great Pyramid of Gaudiguch

It was any other day in Gaudiguch when the unexpected happened – the Freedom Council authorised mass destruction within the City of Freedom. Interviewing eyewitnesses, the explosion happened far beneath the city after a riot was started over the city’s shortage of kouseki powder. While kouseki powder is not generally in high demand beyond the…

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November Auctions

A pile of gold coins sits upon a table surrounded by trinkets.

The auctions are now open and will close a little bit after Sunday’s weave. As we’re doing only one week of auctions in November, there is a mix of credit and gold auctions available. Because of that, which type is which is not as easily visible. Please double check each auction info! For gold auctions,…

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From the Gaudiguch Gossip – An Advertisement on Page Three

A sarkipose, a fleshy creature from the Vortex

Do you enjoy mucus, flesh, and ancient Illuminati experiments? Do your children ceaselessly bother you for a pet of some sort? Do you have an overabundance of coin, time, and energy to rear and raise new life? Well, you are in luck. The newly formed Vortex Preservation Society has made available a brand new invention…

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October 2021 Artbard Results

A mandolin lies among scattered music sheets in a half light

Congratulations to our Bardic competitors from October! If you’d like to join them for November, 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 Illyria’s Gifts of the Night Runner-Up Gurashi’s Song for the Drachou…

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November Presents Extravaganza

Pumpkin-shaped mugs steaming with lattes

In the month of November, we’re thankful and bring an armful of presents. For every 25 credits you purchase in November, you’ll receive a present as well. Even better is that for the first 100 credits you purchase, you’ll get an additional present for every 10 credits! That means purchasing 100 credits will net you…

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Haunting Vengeance Results

A stormy sea with crimson-tinged waves

The Haunting brought many to the Haunted House and one eventful night the visitors gathered to compete in a vengeance game tournament. This time, however, they would not play in the setting of the Vernal Wars. They faced something much more recent – the times of the Curse of the Sunken Heart. The populace consisted…

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The Haunted House Opens

Haunted house in the woods

The Haunted House is now open with lots of attractions provided by the business savvy of Trader Bob and his Merchant Peak’s Coterie. A wide selection of costumes (including new ones!) can be purchased within in addition to a slew of activities available to enjoy: pumpkin carving, web-making in the basement, two unique vengeance games,…

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The Haunting Has Begun

Two porcelain ghosts and a pumpkin, one stands on top of it and one next to it.

Once again, Atropos, the Eldest of the Fates, has broken her shears! This means that the Haunting is upon us and when anything dies, there is a chance its ghost will not find its way to the Portal of Fate. If you find one of these poor lost souls, you can capture it if you…

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Healing the Tar Pit Wastes

A blazing bonfire in the depth of the night

It began with a simple correspondence. Over a decade past, Sprout Thornleaf had come to the Sowers of the Last Seed where they then remained, separated by choice from their cousin in the Tar Pits. This letter was the first they had received from him in some time, and it contained news. Some very interesting…

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Anniversary Quiz Results

A picture of a pocketwatch on several old hardback books.

As the Festival of the Creatrix neared its end, Duck, the Confused Chicken announced a test of intelligence for the inhabitants of Lusternia. Taking a sharp turn from the previous quiz, this one focused more on the intricacies of “upright” history. An early lead was quickly established by a pack of four: Afrit, Eritheyl, Jolanthe,…

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