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Monday, November 8, 2021

GM Valyrka announces Nightlife in the Elven Nations, a weekly roleplaying event on Monday evenings at 9PM Eastern. The location will alternate between Ta'Vaalor and Ta'Illistim. See the forum posting here for all the details.
Citizens of River's Rest may join Celythia at 2PM Eastern on December 5 for citizen's WPS services, through the portal that will be placed in the Town Commons.
Visitors to Wehnimer's Landing may now visit the newly released Shanty Town Garden. Look for the carved wooden archway inside Shanty Town, which will lead to the garden and a second area with a firepit and some food booths.

Monday, November 1, 2021

Alchemists will be pleased to discover that the roundtime for most of the actions associated with their craft has been significantly reduced.
A new COMBAT verb is available which will calculate various combat statistics for players.

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The GemStone Universe

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Featured Article

Mail System


The long-awaited postal system has arrived, and players can now send in-game packages to one another from one end of Elanthia to the other. Read about the ins and outs of the new mail system here.


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