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3.7.5 Channel History


Channel History is available to all on Newbie, Deathsight, and Market channels
if they have access to those channels normally. Simply HISTORY MARKET, HISTORY
DEATHSIGHT, or HISTORY NEWBIE and you will see the last 60 messages on the
channel. This could include messages from before you were present in the

Some cities may have chosen to acquire history for their CT, in which case
HISTORY CT will work. The same goes for Houses, in which case HISTORY HT and
HISTORY HNT will both work and provide two different channel histories.

Clans and Orders may also have history.

It is also possible to specify the number of lines of history you would like to
see. For example HISTORY CT 15 would show only the last 15 lines in the channel

A Quicker Way to View History, Maybe
HISTORY <anyorgname> will also work if you are a member of that org, and
the org has paid for channel history.

How To Get History
This costs 500,000 gold.

Divine Orders that wish to activate channel history should contact their Divine.

Houses that wish to activate channel history will need to file a Patronage
Request via their Patronage Denizen. For this single fee a House will get both HT and HNT history.

Clan leaders can use CLAN HISTORY ADD [CONFIRM] with 500,000 gold in hand to purchase history for the clan they have selected in their CLAN LIST.

HISTORY only records things said by adventurers on the prime material plane,
plus Immortals, whose precise location transcends such designations in any

Those who are astralformed, blackwinded, phased, off of the prime material
plane, otherwise unable to use the channel, or have it disabled, will be unable
to review their organisation's history.

You should not be able to see historical entries from people you have ignored
(this is only the case for clans).

Tell History
You can check the history of tells that you have received using the TELLS
command. This will list a brief list of the last twenty tells. You should use
SHOWTELL (#) to see the full message of a specific tell.

Personal History
Adventurers are able to write their own histories about their personal lives.
For more information on this see HELP BACKGROUND.