August: Lore and Content Month

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August: Lore and Content Month

Post by Sic » August 14th, 2020, 11:26 pm

Hello everyone, hope we're doing well this evening. In preparation of getting the shard back to an operational state, we are taking this month to comb through the lore and website to assure that we have everything Requiem-related up and ready for the community before we even delve into game mechanics and in-game development. One of our pitfalls in Act V was not having this information available to the player-base from day one, and it's an issue we're committed to resolving this time around before we even get into the nuts and bolts of major game development for Act VI.

In the coming days and weeks, we will be publishing lore to the website's Hall of Wisdom (http://www.13thrones.com/wordpress/inde ... lofwisdom/) . Some of this will be brand new, some of it will be old stuff that we take a crack on sprucing up, and some it will simply be the Act V available lore that we've proofread and re-released.

Our first released piece of lore will be the all-new Foundry faction write-up; a glaring omission from Act V.

http://www.13thrones.com/wordpress/inde ... hefoundry/

As part of our lore efforts, we've also worked on brand-new faction sigils for all of the major factions as well as some of the sub-factions. Here is our new Foundry sigil, which will be proudly displayed in-game and out by all of the various Engineers and Foremans slinking about the First Province.


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Re: August: Lore and Content Month

Post by Sic » August 19th, 2020, 10:14 pm

Hot off the presses comes an entry in our Republic Life section:

http://www.13thrones.com/wordpress/inde ... tizenship/

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Re: August: Lore and Content Month

Post by Sic » August 22nd, 2020, 11:23 am

Another new piece from our Republic Life section, we're happy to introduce The Prelacy, the Republic's nobility and aristocracy.

http://www.13thrones.com/wordpress/inde ... m/prelacy/

Does your character perchance hail from one of these prestigious bloodlines? Or mayhaps they were wronged and slighted by these pompous and arrogant fools? Perhaps you're planning on making a Prelacy Parish for use in Act VI's new guild mechanics? We can't wait to see what you all come up with!

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Re: August: Lore and Content Month

Post by Sic » August 23rd, 2020, 12:56 am

A selection from our Decusian Religion and Faith portion of the Hall of Wisdom, the first three Chapters of Creationis have been added to the website for your viewing pleasure! Time to get those sermons ready!

http://www.13thrones.com/wordpress/inde ... reationis/

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Re: August: Lore and Content Month

Post by Sic » August 25th, 2020, 11:19 pm

Very pleased to be able to share with the community the official faction write-up for everyone's favorite rag-tag group of mages...

The Consortium!

http://www.13thrones.com/wordpress/inde ... onsortium/

Along with their write up comes the release of their new standard, as shown below:

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Re: August: Lore and Content Month

Post by Sic » September 1st, 2020, 5:06 pm

Opening up our new "Sub-Faction" section of the Hall of Wisdom comes the Forlorn Hope, a new entity within the First Province!

http://www.13thrones.com/wordpress/inde ... rlornhope/

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Re: August: Lore and Content Month

Post by Sic » September 2nd, 2020, 12:21 am

Everyone's favorite collection of evil and spooky stuff, the Atrocitas is making it's re-appearance on the website, just in time for September.

http://www.13thrones.com/wordpress/inde ... iterature/

Included in this release are the following pieces:


Vade Mecum Atrocitas
Brief explanation of the history and origins of the fabled Atrocitas…
http://www.13thrones.com/wordpress/inde ... atrocitas/

A Treatise on Evil
Excerpt from ” A Treatise on Evil: The Nether Races”, by Azemar Tangus. Unknown circulation era, due to this work being considered illegal.
http://www.13thrones.com/wordpress/inde ... martangus/

Magic and Arcana Primer
Excerpt concerning modern theory on Magic and Arcana, presumed to be stolen from the Consortium - author unknown.
http://www.13thrones.com/wordpress/inde ... andarcana/

The Magic and Arcana Primer is a new edition of very old lore that I don't believe was on the Act V website, so happy reading!

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Re: August: Lore and Content Month

Post by Sic » September 4th, 2020, 12:25 am

Fresh off the presses comes the next three chapters of everyone's favorite story of Creation...

Creationis Volumes IV through VI

Time to dust off those podiums and get to preaching the good word of abandonment, Prime Hatred and Prime Cowardice!

http://www.13thrones.com/wordpress/inde ... ationis-2/

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