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Knight Updates

By Nicola | October 11, 2021 | Comments Off on Knight Updates

It has been our belief for a long time that knighthood in Achaea as an institution has suffered a great deal over the years. Between the changes from guilds to houses, the transition from old houses to new, the introduction of multiclass and many other factors, it has mostly survived in its current form due…

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Excision

By Nicola | October 9, 2021 | Comments Off on Excision

The long-awaited Paladin rework is here! Devotion is now a Priest-only skill, and the Paladins, in turn, learn to use Excision, a skill devoted to using flame and steel to purge that which taints Creation! Read about the launch event below. As Chaos reigned, it was heard. A murmur of voices, their tone at once…

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The Unnamable

By Nicola | October 7, 2021 | Comments Off on The Unnamable

We’re proud to announce the release of our newest class, Unnamable! Wielding the powers of Chaos, an Unnamable warrior wields Weaponmastery and Dominion (their version of Chivalry), along with a brand new skill: Anathema. These horrifying fighters warp and mutate themselves in a pure display of madness and ruin to bring victory at any cost…

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The Third Adryn Games!

By Nicola | October 5, 2021 | Comments Off on The Third Adryn Games!

All of Sapience was abuzz after Lord Adryn’s announcement of the third Adryn Keep Tournament, a festival and contest that had now become a familiar tradition to every city upon the continent. It began a few days before the starting ceremony, as exquisitely-garbed attendants departed for their assigned cities, stationing themselves at the now century-old…

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October in Achaea!

By Nicola | October 2, 2021 | Comments Off on October in Achaea!

For the duration of October polymegahedral dice can be bought singly, or in groups of 5, 10, 25, or 50, each group with an increased discount. These purchases also award House and City credits, and for Iron Elite members, every 10 you purchase grants you an extra die! You can roll up to five dice…

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Artisanal and Bardic Contest!

By Nicola | September 5, 2021 | Comments Off on Artisanal and Bardic Contest!

For the duration of September (see UPCOMING) we will be accepting submissions both artisanal and bardic on the theme of DUTY! Please be sure to take a read of HELP ARTISANAL or HELP BARDICS or head to https://www.achaea.com/the-artisanal-and-bardic-fellowship/ for all the rules and instructions. For those of you who know the rules, submissions must be…

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September in Achaea!

By Nicola | September 2, 2021 | Comments Off on September in Achaea!

September is here, Achaea’s 24th birthday month! Alongside a host of in-game events, the Wheel of Fortune is making a return to New Thera! Completing an adventure worth 50 renown or more earns you a free spin each day and premium tokens can be obtained via the Achaea website at www.achaea.com/credits! We also have a…

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Credibility updates

By Nicola | August 22, 2021 | Comments Off on Credibility updates

We’ve long been unhappy with the way credibility works as a system. There’s a lack of transparency in the use that makes them ineffective as a communication tool and deterrent. We’ve spent a bit of time over the last few weeks working on the system to make it better clarify our expectations and be less…

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Birthday month itinerary

By Nicola | August 21, 2021 | Comments Off on Birthday month itinerary

September is just around the corner and with it comes Achaea’s 24th birthday! This month will see the return of Adryn’s games, the Itinerant Bazaar, a CTF, a 4v4 combat tournament, a weekend of double experience, and lots more! So that everyone has a bit of notice, the main itinerary follows below, and these will…

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Renown Updates!

By Nicola | August 19, 2021 | Comments Off on Renown Updates!

After observing the success of the various city guides, we’ve decided to expand renown generation to reward those who take on the more fiddly and time consuming roles in your organisations. City and House Leaders (the actual leader, not the council) will earn 200 renown per hour while logged in, up to 800 renown per…

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A Town Hall for New Hope

By Nicola | August 16, 2021 | Comments Off on A Town Hall for New Hope

The beckoning, sonorous tones of an iron bell pealed out across New Hope as the Abbess called its inhabitants to gather. In the distance, Dawnlord Lyndee Faelithar heard the call, its harsh timbres standing out from the roar of the twin Eusian Falls crashing into the Bay of Solace. Greys, Vasher, Caladbolg, Ante, Reonna, Salko,…

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Changelog: 08/01/2021 – 08/11/2021

By Nicola | August 12, 2021 | Comments Off on Changelog: 08/01/2021 – 08/11/2021

Chopping hookshot tethers will now remove them properly.HELP DISCRIMINATORY LANGUAGE now exists as a reference for HELP LANGUAGE RULES.It is no longer possible to throw anything relating to artistry.Smudging Jera runes will no longer have a delayed impact on player health.It is no longer possible to educate dead mice.Nausea will no longer trigger deliverance.Icosse’s thrall…

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Official Achaean Discord!

By Nicola | August 10, 2021 | Comments Off on Official Achaean Discord!

We are pleased to announce the opening of our shiny, brand-new official Discord server! We’d like to go over some of our reasoning and expectations, but if you just want to join and read the rules there, here’s the link: https://discord.gg/2v2upFTj8G The past few years, Discord has increasingly become the place where gaming communities converge.…

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Significant PK updates

By Nicola | August 5, 2021 | Comments Off on Significant PK updates

Hi everyone, Having taken on board the significant feedback we’ve received about Achaea’s world not feeling quite as dangerous as we would like it to be, we have the following PK related updates to announce: Players may now seek retribution on land for conflict that takes place at sea. The oceans are no longer a…

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August in Achaea!

By Nicola | August 1, 2021 | Comments Off on August in Achaea!

For August we are bringing back Globes of Shifting Continents! Find yours via www.achaea.com/credits! These contain a variety of prizes upon being opened, including: Credits.Talisman caches, containing pieces from the marks, cities, and monks sets (pick which set you’d like when opening).Card sleeves, containing one card from the deck of legends in each. These cards…

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Changelog: 07/06/2021 – 07/10/2021

By Nicola | July 11, 2021 | Comments Off on Changelog: 07/06/2021 – 07/10/2021

Bitterfork is now in the quest system.Dryad of the Gardens health reduced by approximately 40% in the Reckoning of Titania.Reinna, Houndmaster of Annwyn will now properly summon hounds when first engaged.The cavities referred to throughout the Caverns of Kkractle can now be interacted with as such, not only as ‘holes’ in the wall.The exorbitant experience…

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Changelog: 06/27/2021 – 07/02/2021

By Nicola | July 5, 2021 | Comments Off on Changelog: 06/27/2021 – 07/02/2021

Eirenwaar is now in the quest system.Whirling dervishes are now susceptible to critical hits.Kemnast’s disembowel attack is now unblockable damage type, not cutting, as intended.Numerous denizens found on the World Tree are now susceptible to critical hits- this includes most, but not all named denizens in the Elemental Planes.The frozen steppes is now welcoming usage…

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July in Achaea + Raffle Results!

By Nicola | July 4, 2021 | Comments Off on July in Achaea + Raffle Results!

July is now upon us and that means 2021 is now officially halfway over already. Time flies! As we say goodbye to dice (they’ll be back!), we have two concurrent promotions on offer for July: Firstly, a 30% bonus to all credit purchases will be in effect, this stacks with Iron Elite for 40% more…

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Underworld update!

By Nicola | June 30, 2021 | Comments Off on Underworld update!

We’ve just completed a fairly significant (and long overdue!) rewrite of the Underworld politics system, and forced an evaluation which has resulted in Gerzson and Kemnast taking over the throne temporarily and dislodging Prioska and Asztrik. Scores have all been zeroed and a full rebalancing of points and tallies behind the scenes now means that…

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Assault on the Heartwood Kin!

By Nicola | June 28, 2021 | Comments Off on Assault on the Heartwood Kin!

I. Going South Prostrated before the assembly of Seers, Axil listened as she received her orders. She did not relish the necessary trip south, but her duty to the Bounty demanded it. Famine and a lack of victory had instilled a fear in her people. The remaining Seers decreed that the missing Fifth was at…

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