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City Salaries and City Guides!

By Nicola | March 22, 2021 | Comments Off on City Salaries and City Guides!

We are pleased to announce a new feature for cities: salaries! The city salary allows a government to pay the various members of the city who work daily to keep the city running! Your city leaders can set the amounts each position earns per month and then the gold is automatically distributed from city coffers…

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Collaborators Invade Achaea!

By Nicola | March 15, 2021 | Comments Off on Collaborators Invade Achaea!

With the raising of Kasmarkin and the release of Ulvna’s new questline, we are excited to announce the first in a series of collaborative releases with content creators from outside of Achaea! Over the next 4-6 weeks we’ll be unveiling the stories and ideas conjured up by four guest contributors, all written just for Achaea!…

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Kasmarkin Rises!

By Nicola | March 14, 2021 | Comments Off on Kasmarkin Rises!

In late Glacian of the year 853, a flash of emerald light drew adventurers to the Mannaseh Swamp, home to sunken Kasmarkin where rests the long, and not always noble, history of the fallen troll empire. Beside Maeglor stood the statuesque figure of Lorielan, the Jade Empress, and, speaking with perfect fluency the trollish tongue,…

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March in Achaea!

By Nicola | March 4, 2021 | Comments Off on March in Achaea!

Hi everyone! It’s March already, and we’ve just awarded a brand new Staff of Nicator winner! We say goodbye to the wheel, but are bringing back Globes of Shifting Continents! These contain a variety of prizes open being opened, including: Credits.Talisman caches, containing pieces from the blackwave and races sets (pick which set you’d like…

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Championship Quiz Results!

By Nicola | February 28, 2021 | Comments Off on Championship Quiz Results!

The Year 852 Championship Quiz is now concluded, and the results are as follows! Eryl in 1st place wins 200 credits and 12 Championship points!Laedha in 2nd place wins 175 credits and 10 Championship points!Stheno in 3rd place wins 150 credits and 8 Championship points!Taryius, Aroan, Crixos, and Axios in 4th place winning 125 credits…

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Championship World Race Results!

By Nicola | February 22, 2021 | Comments Off on Championship World Race Results!

The Championship World Race is now over and the winners are as follows! Atalkez wins 200 credits and 12 Championship points!Crixos wins 175 credits and 10 Championship points!Keorin wins 150 credits and 8 Championship points!Lynair wins 125 credits and 6 Championship points!Taryius wins 100 credits and 5 Championship points!Killian wins 75 credits and 4 Championship…

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CTF and Y852 Day 1 results!

By Nicola | February 21, 2021 | Comments Off on CTF and Y852 Day 1 results!

Congratulations to Eleusis, who won the Year 852 Capture the Flag with a very strong performance! The final scores were: Ashtan 114Hashan 6735Cyrene 4422Mhaldor 1473Eleusis 9807Targossas 7016 With their win, Eleusis decided the Bandersnatch for today’s World Game Extravaganza would be NON-PK, and after a Foozle, Egghunt, and some Bandersnatching, here are the results! In…

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Year 852: Non-Championship Events

By Nicola | February 14, 2021 | Comments Off on Year 852: Non-Championship Events

With all of the Championship Game previews out of the way, I’m pleased to be announcing the non-championship events taking place throughout Year 852. All of the following can also be found on UPCOMING. Monday 22nd February at 14:00 GMT – Itinerant Bazaar #1 Thursday 25th February at 22:00 – Ship Arena battle The winner…

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Championship Games: Race Around the World!

By Nicola | February 12, 2021 | Comments Off on Championship Games: Race Around the World!

This is a team race that will combine the tumble race and the ship race into one mad dash across and around Sapience! Each Team has their champion competitor and a supporting crew.Each Team must list who their champion is.Only one Championship points competitor permitted per ship.Each Team must list their crew mates.Each Team must…

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Championship Games: XP contest

By Nicola | February 11, 2021 | Comments Off on Championship Games: XP contest

Hi everyone! Carrying on our Championship Games preview series, today I have info on the XP Event! This XP Event will be a 6 hour total hunting time which can be undertaken during the XP Event windows scheduled on UPCOMING. You do NOT have to complete all 6 hours in one sitting, but you cannot…

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Championship Games: Twins Tournament

By Nicola | February 10, 2021 | Comments Off on Championship Games: Twins Tournament

These are the rules for the upcoming twins tournament, taking place on 28th February at 17:00 GMT. When it comes time for the event, you’ll be directed to someone to register with. At this time one member of your team should inform said person of both members participation. Both people -must- be logged on at…

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Championship Games: Worldgame Extravaganza!

By Nicola | February 9, 2021 | Comments Off on Championship Games: Worldgame Extravaganza!

Hi everyone! Today I have the second of our series of posts outlining the Championship Games events for you! Read on! Replacing the typical Foozle this year is a trio of worldgames in an extravaganza of contests. This event takes place on 20th February at 19:00 GMT This will consist of the following bouts: A…

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Championship Games: The Quiz

By Nicola | February 8, 2021 | Comments Off on Championship Games: The Quiz

Hi everyone! As the Championship Games approach, over the coming days we’ll be posting an overview of each major event to bring everyone up to speed. The first of these to cover is the Championship Quiz, taking place on 28th February at 1:00 GMT. The Quiz is a quickfire test of knowledge. When the time…

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February is here!

By Nicola | February 1, 2021 | Comments Off on February is here!

The first month of 2021 is behind us and February is going to be a busy one with the Year 852 games fast approaching! Reminder that UPCOMING has the dates for each major event and we will be posting specifics about each match nearer to the time. I will also reiterate that these are only…

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Lost and Found

By Nicola | January 26, 2021 | Comments Off on Lost and Found

Tatynne’s Expedition as chronicled by Gurklukke Vorondil of Cyrene: At the stroke of midnight on the 20th of Mayan, the mage Tatynne beckoned the adventurers of our lands to the fringes of the western Mhojave Desert on the edge of the Dakhota Hills. Upon arrival there was an encampment of tents to greet our adventurers…

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New Class: Pariah!

By Nicola | January 25, 2021 | Comments Off on New Class: Pariah!

We’re pleased to announce the release of Achaea’s 20th class, Pariah! This is a neutral alignment class (though much like shaman and depthswalker there might be some IC debate about ethical boundaries in certain factions). So that you know what you’re getting into from a mechanical standpoint, Pariahs are an affliction class primarily (though do…

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Critical Classleads cycle!

By Nicola | January 10, 2021 | Comments Off on Critical Classleads cycle!

We’ve just opened classleads given the rapidly approaching championship games. We’ll have a proper round after those wrap up: we are primarily looking for significant issues during this round just so we can settle any genuine (or perceived) balance concerns before the games kick off. So, critical issues please, or ones that have a fairly…

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Goodbye, 2020!

By Nicola | December 31, 2020 | Comments Off on Goodbye, 2020!

It’s been a long, strange year for people everywhere, but the world never stops turning, and that includes Achaea! Head on over to the forums and read a recap of 2020 for our beloved game, along with some teasers about what’s coming in 2021 (hint: there’s plenty of surprises we can’t even mention yet)!

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Changelog: Nov. 30 – Dec. 15 2020

By Nicola | December 15, 2020 | Comments Off on Changelog: Nov. 30 – Dec. 15 2020

Enjoy a whole host of new fixes and changes! Puppetry Tonguetie will no longer give the target a message when used from outside their room.Renown gain modifiers will no longer be negative on DEFENCES.WEAR ARTEFACTS will no longer wear multiple conflicting artefacts.SHADOW MANIFEST will now force unwield when a hand is specified, instead of failing.When…

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“Opportunity” Bardic & Artisanal Winners!

By Nicola | December 14, 2020 | Comments Off on “Opportunity” Bardic & Artisanal Winners!

The “Opportunity” Artisanal and Bardic contest has at long last been judged, and we’re pleased to announce the results! The judges would like to note that this is the first bardic entry in modern history to have a judge give it a perfect score.

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