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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Auction Summary

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As Week 1 is about to be underway, we’d like to give you a rundown of all that will be auctioned throughout the month and to save you the trouble of going through the lists carefully, we’ll list an overview of the new options first. Keep in mind some of these are not new things,…

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May Auctions Galore

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For the month of May, we have a couple things for you to take advantage of and look forward to! We’ll be having a 30% credit bonus, meaning you’ll get an additional 30 credits for every 100 purchased! Double XP Tuesdays will help you get to your experience/essence goals. And lastly, we’ll be holding four…

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Agriculture Commodity Shop

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We’ve now introduced an agriculture commodity shop where players can buy and sell select commodities. You’ll find the price of these commodities will change based on two factors. The first is a long-term slow change based on commodity input and output. The base selling and buying price will slowly rise or lower depending on the…

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April Treasure Hunts

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Do you know Lusternia’s every nook and cranny? Are you a truly accomplished Explorer? We’ll see! In April we’ll be hosting two treasure hunts. The first one will be easy, the second one hard. Comparatively at least! The goal of the first one is to provide a more gentle introduction to how treasure hunts work…

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April Fool’s: New Auction Options

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While MUDs are among the oldest game genres, they have undergone remarkable changes to bring them more in line with the latest innovations in multiplayer gaming. To name but a few that have been introduced in Lusternia: daily questing – so-called dailies – that reward a unique currency (HELP DAILYCREDITS) auction house – where you…

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April Present Extravaganza

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

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Introducing: The Celestine Rework

A while ago, we made a proposal to take on one of the star map projects, being the Celestine Rework. Today, we finalize the release of the project and bring you the improved Celestine class. For information specifically on what changes have occurred, please see CHANGELOG 2620. We would like to extend our gratitude to…

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Exploration Update

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As previously announced by Iashe on the forums in January, IRE has been working on a new Nexus client. A major part of this new client is the mapping features that are going to be directly affected by player exploration data. As a result of this change – we needed to make a significant change…

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Manifestations of the Dreaming

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While the full rundown of the latest changes can be found in Changelog #2613, we would like to give you a little extra insight into the decision to further amend some aspects of the Manifestations system. The biggest change sees Manifestations invincible throughout the empowerment process which we feel helps align this conflict event with…

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March History Quizzes

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What better way to celebrate a month of learning than with a quiz? Better yet, two quizzes! The World Library will be hosting two History Challenges this month and we hope to see everyone there. The scope of the quizzes will be clear and finite, and prizes plentiful. The History Challenges will cover the Histories…

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Forum Migration

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We will be moving our forums sometime this month from Vanilla hosting to self-hosting. We are migrating the data so have no fear, all your logs and posts will still be there! The reason for the move is simple: forum usage has dropped significantly and Vanilla’s hosting is fairly expensive. That said, even in the…

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March Learning Extravaganza

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The month of March is once again the month of change, learning, and new experiences! For those of you just getting into Lusternia, or those of you ready to try something new, you can purchase lessons at discounted rates right off the website. Have too many lessons already? Convert them to curios! Also, you can…

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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 straight from the website. If you recall how this worked last year, get ready for some changes that simplify the process. Cards:o see CARD for syntaxo can be written on with up to 120 characterso can be customised, PROBE for detailso can…

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Year in Review 2021

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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

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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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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! 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

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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

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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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