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December in Achaea!

By Nicola | December 1, 2020 | Comments Off on December in Achaea!

We have a whole host of exciting things in store for you this month!

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Nature Awakens

By Nicola | November 13, 2020 | Comments Off on Nature Awakens

Lupus finally awoke, catching the attention of mortals and Goddesses alike.

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On Candy, Dreams, and Wolves

By Nicola | November 2, 2020 | Comments Off on On Candy, Dreams, and Wolves

“The Hunt Begins”, by Vamuria Avid readers of The Grapevine (available now for purchase) will know that I rarely get out into the field, and I see all manner of reports and editorials. It is rare for something to pique my curiosity to such an extent that I will suffer the danger of the roads,…

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November in Achaea!

By Nicola | November 1, 2020 | Comments Off on November in Achaea!

Welcome to November! Mayaween celebrations draw to a close but there is plenty more to come for the last two months of the year, and that’s before we even get into Logosmas! For every 100 credits purchased throughout November, you will receive a Mayan crown to spend in the Shop of Wonders. In addition to…

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Become an Immortal!

By Nicola | October 7, 2020 | Comments Off on Become an Immortal!

Do you ever wish you could help shape Achaea? Do you secretly desire to take on more of a “dungeonmaster” role, designing elaborate plots and scenarios to challenge and amaze (and occasionally slaughter) adventurers? Do you like the idea of building devious quests, creating horrifying monsters, and shaping interactive landscapes? If you answer “YES!” to…

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October in Achaea!

By Nicola | October 1, 2020 | Comments Off on October in Achaea!

It’s October already! Birthday month is behind us, but we’re not slowing down at all with plenty of excitement to come. Mayaween, Logosmas, and a great deal more things are on the horizon! See UPCOMING for some teasers! And so, as we say goodbye to globes of shifting continents, we welcome back the Wheel of…

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Mysterious Happenings in Ashtan

By Nicola | September 25, 2020 | Comments Off on Mysterious Happenings in Ashtan

Wandering through the streets of Ashtan in the year 833 AF, it was Paine Saer’rac that first alerted the city about a strange, bloody handprint. He had not been the first to find it, no, but he had been the first to notice how out of place it was, even in a city as rife…

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A Great Hunt begins!

By Nicola | September 19, 2020 | Comments Off on A Great Hunt begins!

For those who are not familiar, a Great Hunt is a 24 hour hunting contest with various credit prizes! Prize tiers are split into three levels: below level 80, below level 99, and “open” which is anything above 99 and onwards! As is customary, we have: Double experience (this has been in effect since yesterday…

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New Forays!

By Nicola | September 18, 2020 | Comments Off on New Forays!

As most of you have no doubt just observed, thanks to the efforts of Yudhishthira and the Conclave, there are now five new forays available! Memories of the Second Conclave Reckoning have been recaptured and made available for intrepid dungeoneering groups. SIGN for these exactly as you would normally. Each of these new forays behaves…

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A Tournament of Names

By Nicola | September 15, 2020 | Comments Off on A Tournament of Names

As a dark-hulled ship rolled into the harbour of Tasur’ke, Achaeans were greeted by the familiar, but long-absent face of Haidar the Lion. The Kashari rebel immediately sought the location of Kavaya, his former associate and fellow escapee from the peculiar continent’s harsh and unforgiving ways. There, in the camp amid the hills, Haidar offered…

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Happy birthday, Achaea!

By Nicola | September 9, 2020 | Comments Off on Happy birthday, Achaea!

As of the serenade a few moments ago, today is officially Achaea’s 23rd birthday! For the remainder of the month, everyone may type HAPPYBIRTHDAYACHAEA once only to get a one-off reward of 23 bound credits and a 24 hour bonus to experience and critical hit chance. This will stack with double XP for the Great…

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September, our birthday month!

By Nicola | September 1, 2020 | Comments Off on September, our birthday month!

As our birthday month arrives we have a change in promotion and a big schedule of events prepped for September! For those in need of credits or artefacts, we have a 40% bonus credit sale running for the duration of September (this is 50% if you have an Iron Elite membership!) For those of you…

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Changelog – 08/25/2020

By Nicola | August 26, 2020 | Comments Off on Changelog – 08/25/2020

Ideas are no longer hidden from players once they reach ten supporting votes. Instead, ideas will now remain on the list and open for voting to get a better sense of actual support, and to prevent a constant stream of duplicate ideas.Ship logs for added/removed permissions will describe the actual permission being removed.Souls can no…

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A busy week for roleplay!

By Nicola | August 23, 2020 | Comments Off on A busy week for roleplay!

What an eventful week for roleplay (and combat) this has been! In case you have missed it, here is a brief rundown of some notable happenings. Eleusis and the Aalen Tsol’aa began the week by cooperating for a mysterious ritual that many are still wondering about. In Ashtan, progress was finally made on a shadowy…

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Changelog: 08/14/2020 – 08/18/2020

By Nicola | August 19, 2020 | Comments Off on Changelog: 08/14/2020 – 08/18/2020

SHIP TRADE DEAL SHOW will now show which player accepted the trade deal for personal trades.In most instances, stencils may now be manipulated with their specific type (e.g. HAMMERSTENCIL or SHIELDSTENCIL), rather than having to use their specific IDs.As with other similar commands, GET FROM and PUT IN now accept an optional HERE argument, to…

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Warding of the Aalen

By Nicola | August 17, 2020 | Comments Off on Warding of the Aalen

King Tu’eras, As you commanded, here are the details regarding my studies abroad. I apologise for my liberal interpretation of your command, but I thought it best to explore every avenue available to me. I began my journey in the Village of Eleusis, where Exivus led a ritual hoping to gain the attention of the…

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Changelog – 08/12/2020

By Nicola | August 12, 2020 | Comments Off on Changelog – 08/12/2020

We just implemented a slew of various bug fixes and quality of life changes! Read on for the details: CURING PRIORITY now accepts multiple afflictions and priorities, to allow for mass editing of priorities with one command.CURING PRIORITY DEFENCE now accepts multiple defences and priorities, to allow for mass editing of priorities with one command.Brewing…

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Social media!

By Nicola | August 4, 2020 | Comments Off on Social media!

We are happy to announce that in order to better reach out and interact with our community, we are making use of our social media platforms in a greater capacity from now on! Follow us over on Twitter (@AchaeaIRE) or on Facebook (http://facebook.com/achaea) and be part of the conversation. To kick things off, we will…

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Bug Fixing!

By Nicola | July 22, 2020 | Comments Off on Bug Fixing!

Here are some bug fixes! Wonders talisman pieces will now redeem for 10cr.Sword and Board attacks against mobs will scale speed and damage properly based on attack type.You can no longer finish a consecration as a soul.Algiz runes will no longer offer any benefit whatsoever in combat against other players for non-Runewardens.Artefact discount vouchers may…

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Occultist Updates!

By Nicola | July 20, 2020 | Comments Off on Occultist Updates!

The Occultist class has undergone significant revisions. I am usually pretty hesitant to fundamentally change how a class plays, as I appreciate that this can inconvenience both established and learning players significantly. However, in this case the last major update to Occultist fixed a lot of problems while introducing several more. Whether it was being…

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