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Just an FYI

Posted October 7, 2016 at 04:00 PM by Grim

If you're not watching Westworld, you should be.

Drawing parallels from it to things like Aelyria or WoW or other MMOs is easy and occasionally hilarious.

Plus, you know, it's a great show so far.
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Storytelling

Posted August 2, 2016 at 04:18 PM by Straylor Leonard
Updated August 2, 2016 at 09:17 PM by Straylor Leonard

Aelyria is a space for storytellers to share their worlds with one another. These stories might resemble Disney movies or a series of mind-boggling twists -- either way, this sandbox of is both our canvas and stage.

Whether you’re a long time Player lurking and stalking your favorite characters or a newcomer reluctant to join what may be a cult (spoiler: one of us, one of us), Aelyria is anything and everything you could ask for as a writer.

Sure, we are technically...
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Interesting Decisions

Posted July 29, 2016 at 01:22 PM by Grim
Updated July 29, 2016 at 01:27 PM by Grim

"A good game is a series of interesting decisions."
-Sid Meier

Sometimes we forget that this is a game. We're writing, right? It's a story, right? So everything should just unfold neatly like it does on the inside of our heads. Like when we're writing a story by ourselves.

The thing is. We're not writing a story by ourselves and for all that we have statistics and measurable data on what a character can and cannot do it's not written in stone that...
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The Tale of a Flail (Flail Fail?)

Posted June 9, 2016 at 07:08 PM by Barthelme
Updated June 9, 2016 at 07:30 PM by Barthelme ("Tale," not "Tail.":p)

In which we hear the tragic tale of a man who was granted a divine artifact and totally pissed it away!


This is Barthelme. He is pictured carrying The Needy Flail, which he acquired in this thread.

What is The Needy Flail, you ask? Mimesis described it as follows:

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Next to the falchion lay a black, shiny flail. Remarkably, it looked as if it were
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Designing Ikos

Posted May 20, 2016 at 09:43 PM by Grim
Updated May 20, 2016 at 09:52 PM by Grim

Time to take a little peek behind the curtain of the Working Group as it were. Because Ikos was a tough one and given there are bound to be questions and such, I figured it's good to have some whys backing the system up if not a simple thing.

Let's start at the beginning with Old Ikos. Old Ikos had a lot of interesting concepts we really liked, but the idea of a sphere that manipulated chance the way old Ikos did is difficult to moderate in any decent fashion.

If...
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