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What would you like to see more in the Auction House?
Weapons
16.67%
Magic Items
41.67%
Resources
41.67%
Quest Reward items/GP Bonuses
33.33%
Single Use Items
25.00%
Total Votes: 12
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Welcome to Althanas!

New User Guide & FAQ

Welcome to Althanas, a unique hybrid of a role-playing forum and a writing workshop sporting literally thousands of completed threads. Our site lets you explore a vibrant fantasy world scarred by war and steeped in mystery, while at the same time receiving useful feedback to help you hone your writing skills. Check out our quick-start guide to begin, peruse the wiki to learn about the world, or browse some threads in the forum. Enter our world, where you can write your own legend.

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December 7th, 2014

Recruiting Now!

A Day for Dragons is an event organized by Warpath in which dragons attack various cities around Althanas. Anyone can participate in this worldwide event, either with your own full-length threads or by pitching in a vignette.

Taste of Treason is hosting an open adventure that will featured guided challenges!

Current Thread Highlights

The Auction House is a cool new feature where you can bid on interesting items from the Bazaar, check it out!

Forrals Fortress is a boss battle thread where emissaries from all the major Althanas Power groups are sent to destroy a flying island. Atop this island is a massive fortress filled with a legion of goblins, orcs, and deadly secrets. Around it, a relentless forest governed by Berevar's harsh climate and filled with all manner of legendary beasts. Griffons, manticores, dire centipedes, and even a Sauron Kraken, all protect the castle from those foolish enough to venture the wilds. Who's responsible for this island gone rogue? Our adventurers must find out, and whoever is lucky enough to survive to see the fortress fall will be given treasures beyond imagination.

In The Gathering, a group of young adventurers find themselves under attack from pirates! Not any pirates, but a ship filled to the brim with Black Sails Buccaneers! The group must find a way to fend them off and survive. Why are they being attacked? What will they do next? You'll have to read more to find out!

In Lay Down Your King, Kyla Orlouge seeks aid from an unlikely friend. She hopes to find those responsible for laying siege to the Ixian Castle. Against the wishes of her family and the wise words of the great Sei Orlouge, she seeks the truth on her own. This path leads her to Salvar and deep into the darkest parts of the Scavian Wilds. Instead of the truth, Kyla finds the cold embrace of death. The Orlouge children scream in sorrow and even the blackest of hearts will mourn. What led her here? Is this really the end? Althanas has lost one of its greatest. You must read to know more.

In For Lack of Empathy, two young soldiers find themselves on the run in Ettermire with a preteen pyromancing prisoner.

Other News

Congratulations to Flames of Hyperion for successfully defending his thesis and becoming (provisional) Doctor Hyperion!

Congrats, as well, to Taste of Treason and Roht Mirage for winning first and second places in the Magus tournament!

And holy moly, even more good news, real life Althanas couple Amber Eyes and Silence Sei are expecting their fourth kid!

Don't forget to check out our podcasty goodness subforum, which features episodes of our many member-run shows, including: Althanas Community Radio, Renegade Radio, Fauncast, Writer's Block, and Sass Damage. There's something for everyone!

Also keep in mind that the Writers' Workshop is a great place to get valuable feedback on both in progress and finished threads, as well as offer some to fellow members. It's a fantastic feature and could always use some more love!

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