Great Hunt Results

A group of hunters approaches a mystical beast

The Festival Great Hunt has concluded! Everybody who participated and reached the thresholds outlined in HELP GREATHUNT has received their rewards, and the top ten scorers in each tier have also received bound credits ranging from 50 for the tenth spot to 500 for the first. Listed below are the scores for this hunt’s top…

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The Menestrean Wayfaire Returns

The colourful carnival lit up at night

The Menestrean Wayfaire has made its way into the Basin of Life once again! This year, you may find the Wayfaire just south of Delport. If you are having trouble, just look for the new temporary landmark – Wayfaire. As well as containing all of the usual attractions – multiple quests that culminate in an…

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Anniversary Chicken Hunt Results

A chicken army rallies for the revolution

Soon after the start of the Festival of the Creatrix, Cluck, the Revolutionary Chicken re-emerges to declare a repeat Revolution of the chickens upon Lusternia. Thousands upon thousands of chickens fluttered their way into the Basin of Life, cluttering the roadways, waterways, forests, and villages with their fluffy forms in an effort to set up…

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Opening of the Festival of the Creatrix

An enormous red slipper floats in the sky.

The Festival of the Creatrix has now been declared open! You can find the lovely Agwesha and all of her wares upon the Path of Solitude, where she will remain as long as the Festival is open. You can path track there with a new landmark – FESTIVALWARES. Buy decorations, toys, and even the rare…

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Lusternia’s Eighteenth Anniversary Events

Sky lanterns rise over Avechna's Peak at dusk

Lusternia turns eighteen years old! And, as always, we’re holding a series of games, contests and more to celebrate this momentous milestone, with the in-character celebration of the Festival of the Creatrix. All contests bar the Great Hunt and Battlechess award 300 credits for 1st place, 150 credits for 2nd place and 50 credits for…

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September 2022 Artbard Results

Artisanal by Esei depicting a scene from the Book of Dracnoris

Congratulations to our Artisanal and Bardic winners from September! If you’d like to join them for October, 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 Songs of Angels by Aramantos Runner-Up Empowering Bards and…

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October Anniversary Extravaganza

A golden present tied with a golden ribbon.

For the month of October, we’re running an anniversary present extravaganza with a twist. For every 25 credits you purchase for the month of October, 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…

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Discord Verification

A long black tunnel illuminated by artificial light

You can now verify your Discord account with Lusternia! To do so use the command VERIFY_DISCORD and follow the instructions provided. See HELP DISCORD for more information. For the moment, all it will do is assign the Verified role. Once we ensure that everything is working as intended, select channels will only be accessible to…

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A Brilliant Revolution, Part I

There are many ways to describe this city, many epithets to label it and countless adjectives to apply to it and its people. A common one that is heard from any soul who has walked the streets for any length of time, whether they love or hate it, is that it is a contradiction; endless…

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August 2022 Artbard Results

Artisanal submission "From the Megalith" by Alysi showing purple-lit streets near the Necropolis

Congratulations to our Artisanal and Bardic winners from August! If you’d like to join them for September, 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 Sundry Tanka, 601-625 CE by Xiran Runner-Up A Call to…

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Report Decisions and Second Chances

A battlefield with sword-wielding warriors

We recently put out Report Decisions on the reports that were posted a few weeks ago. In an effort to improve the process and reduce the number of Sol 4’s, we’ve selected a few reports that we agreed with the general problem but did not like the solutions, Those reports will be allowed a second…

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September Artifact and Lesson Sale

An old book lies splayed on a table, a pair of glasses resting on it.

In September, you can buy artifacts directly from the website at a steep discount in the so-called Artifact Cart. The discount is even higher if you have an Iron Elite Membership. The new Feature Curios are available in their own New Curio category, and a number of limited-availability artifacts – normally available through Auctions or…

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Toronada Beach Party

A wave arcs over itself against a sunset

With the sun beating down fiercely enough to drive back the waters of the Tidal Flats and, consequently, a beach party underway, you may have noticed the people and visitors of Toronada enjoying new crafts and constructions: lounging beneath the sun, wearing new clothes, playing new music. We believe there is no need for the…

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Q&A: Ephemeralhood

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

What does Eph training usually entail?  Becoming a divine is the primary goal of training so everything is geared toward making sure our Ephemerals are ready for what’s ahead. Sometimes trainees (or even established admin) realise that a behind-the-scenes role suits them more and they become Architects instead but we primarily seek to recruit and…

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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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Nexus 3.0 Going Live

Image showing the Nexus 3.0 login screen

Iron Realms will be transitioning our game websites from the Nexus 2 client to the Nexus 3 client at some point in the next 12 to 15 hours. For those unaware, we have been working on a major update to the Nexus client. The new client offers a host of improvements including the following: Desktop…

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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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Reports Opening

A battlefield with sword-wielding warriors

We’re opening up reports once again. There was some discussion as to whether we should limit reports to only be ‘Quality of Life’ reports to reduce what is seen as constant attempts to ‘nerf enemies while buffing allies’. We’ve decided that we do not want to limit reports in such a way at this time,…

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