Dark Isles World

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Glossary

Ere :- Just over two hundred years ago the skies grew dark and filled with a thick substance known as Ere, choking out the sun. High up in the mass of Ere clouds, enormous electrical potentials flow in a perpetual storm of lightning. The First Daughter :- A young woman thought to be First Daughter […]

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Combat

There are two different types of combat on Dark Isles. That of the Player versus an NPC (Non-Player-Character, often referred to as a “mob” on MUDs) and Player versus another Player. Player vs NPC NPCs can be categorised into two different types: sentient (such as shop-keepers and other people living within Seahaven) and non-sentient (such […]

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Commerce

As they say, money makes the world go around and on Aagos, the planet on which Dark Isles is set, it is no different. At some point of your character development, once your initial starting funds have dried up, you’re going to have to look at ways in which you can earn some money. Harvesting […]

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Features

Shops Players can set up their own shops, and make money from both PCs and NPCs who purchase the items that they have up for sale. The code takes into consideration things like the shop’s location, the quality of goods for sale, advertising, and a host of other things to determine how often NPCs purchase […]

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Housing

Several housing options are available to characters wishing to reside in Seahaven and the surrounding area. Keep in mind, though, that the only class of people able to own a home are Nobles, commoners are restricted to renting and all the trials and tribulations that come with it. Rent is paid weekly (IC time) at the bank and a […]

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Nobility

Playing a Noble is not an easy path for any player, there are more rules, requirements and expectations. They are supposed to act a certain way, treat people a certain way and dress a certain way. Many are required to pay a yearly tribute, run businesses and manage properties. If you are interested in playing a Noble, the […]

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Regions & Cities

Sunlit cities may lie dotted across the globe — no exploratory mission has ever come back unharmed. Those cities confirmed to survive the Cataclysm lie mainly amidst the archipelago off the coast of Tarkas. This region has come to be called the Dark Isles, even though they may be the last place in the world […]

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Religion

The people of Dark Isles worship many different divine beings, and in different ways. Despite the vast number of traditions, it can be said that nearly any divine being is one of the Eight known gods of Aagos who possess vast power to create, maintain, and destroy. The Eight Gods have made themselves known quite vividly to the cultures […]

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Setting

Two hundred years have passed since the wispy tendrils of darkness, now termed as Eres, crept across the sky of Seahaven. It enclosed it in blackness and blocked out the warming rays of the twin suns. Lit only by oil lamps and torches for five nightmarish months the city was under attack by the mutated […]

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