April Cornucopia

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For those of you just getting into Lusternia, or those of you ready to try something new, in April you can purchase lessons at discounted rates right off the website. Free classflexing will also be active throughout the month to allow you to try out a new class. See HELP PROMO DAYS for the classflex…

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Code Question Day

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This coming Tuesday (April 2nd) we’ll be hosting another Code Question Day on Discord. We will be answering whatever questions you may have that need looking up in code so you can make sure your reports are based on facts. If you have code questions not related to reports, we can answer that too! I…

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Reports Opening

Reports are now open! Based on your feedback, we have implemented a number of changes to reports but let us go over the basics first. If you are interested in writing a report, commenting or voting on one, or simply staying up to date on them, you should review HELP REPORTS and HELP WRITING REPORTS.…

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December & January Artbard Results

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Congratulations to our Artbard participants from December and January! Alas, no submissions in February. If you’d like to join them for March, 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. December ==( Bardic Winner )== Zylissa January…

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March Great Hunt

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It’s been a while! Hunters, stock up on curatives and practice your routes because a Great Hunt is fast approaching. See HELP GREATHUNT for the details. Start: March 11th (Monday), weaveEnd: March 14th (Thursday), weave As there is always some confusion around weave-related timing, I want to clarify that the start is not the weave…

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March Quizzes

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The World Library will be hosting two History Challenges this month and we hope to see everyone there (Public #1984). The scope of the quizzes will be clear and finite, and prizes plentiful. The History Challenges will cover the Histories of Lusternia as available on the website only. We will not venture into Modern History,…

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March Report Cycle

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We’ll be opening reports later this month but before we do so I’d like to ask for feedback on the current report format. Chiefly the issue of anonymity of report comments and current discouragement of open report discussions. We could make comments visible after reports close but perhaps still keep them anonymous. We could also…

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March Present Extravaganza

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For the month of March, we’re switching things up a bit and running a present extravaganza with a twist. For every 25 credits you purchase for the month of March, 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…

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Skins, Jars, and Crates

As promised, additional Season d’Amour skins are here! You can see the whole list with ASHOP LIST KEYWORD VALENTINES and the new ones are at the very bottom (ASHOP 1290-1298). There’s also a new gnome weapon option – a mechanical perfume dispenser (ASHOP 1289). This one is not seasonal and will remain in the artifact…

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Ephemeral Applications Open

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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. If you are not sure what being an Ephemeral entails, you can read HELP VOLUNTEERS for an overview. We also encourage you to check out the two last godblogs about…

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Seasonal Cards for Season d’Amour

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Throughout the month of February, you’ll be able to purchase special seasonal cards with plenty of boons straight from the website. You can consume the cards for your own benefit, or send them to others as fancy gifts. Consuming them will reward you with a bronze heartbox, while sending will award the bronze heartbox to…

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Year in Review 2023

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As is customary at the start of a new year, it is time to ruminate upon 2023! The first bigger story of the year revolved around the unearthed Spirit Squirrel Shrine, previously hidden in Tolborolla. The revelation was accompanied by new options for wiccans and druids in the form of hazelnut fae and squirrel companions.…

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Trader Bob’s Forgotten Vaults and Winter Curios

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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2023 Solstice Artifacts

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We’re happy to announce the release of new peppermint and coal artifacts. Be sure to check out HELP SOLTICE ARTIFACTS for the overview and the list of additional helpfiles per set. The powers are as follows. Peppermint Stein Coal Handwarmer

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City and Commune Solstice Quests

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Each city and commune has a small quest that will award a special Solstice gift upon completion. These quests can be done by anyone from newbie to demigod. Note that you can only gain your own commune or city’s gift! This year’s reward is an ornament that smells just like your organisation! Find the denizen…

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Solstice Vouchers

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Solstice Vouchers have now become available for those who have logged in for 21 days in December (see LOGINDAYS for your count). If you have received one, you can now exchange it for access to a shop located at the pilgrim gossip spot at the foot of Mount Avechna (landmark PILGRIMCAMP), where an elderly gnome…

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Solstice Activities!

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With Solstice in full swing, here’s a full rundown of what is happening right now! Ironbeard Ironbeard has started making the rounds, bearing gifts for the lucky recipients. All you have to do is be online as Ironbeard will find you regardless of where you may be – in a tree, in a submarine, or…

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Solstice Schedule

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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! Both Solstice Court and Solstice Quests will close after the 7th of January so you should…

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Tis the Season of Giving

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 and city rooms, max of 1 per room. Syntax: HANG <stocking> FOR <me|person> [ANONYMOUS]Syntax: STOCKINGS (to help track your stockings) At…

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Cyber Monday Promotion

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Cyber Monday is here! Starting right now, you can buy a special package of 20 coins to be used with the Wheel of Tzaraziko for $19.99! This is a steep discount for such an amount of coins so it can only be purchased once per character. If you have participated in this last year, worry…

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