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Updates (2004)

December 23rd, 2004
Added Prince Sha'sef, Melehsee, and Mhallaf'sef to the Personalities section.

December 19th, 2004
Added the spell Entropic Transformation, Curative Ward, and Wounding Ward, to the Spells section.
    Added an artifact called the Conflicted Rod of Mibrus and also a Amulet of Curative Ward to the Magic Items section.
    Aran, Abharahab, and Ziranath were added to the Personalities section.

December 17th, 2004
Creatures from Twisted Lore have been added to the Monstrous Index

December 10th, 2004
Creatures from Minions of the Shadow have been added to the Monstrous Index.

November 29th, 2004
Creatures from Jade Dragons and Hungry Ghosts, by Green Ronin Publishing have been added to the Monstrous Index.

November 22nd, 2004
The Forums have been repaired.

November 13th, 2004
Added the Orb of Souls, Left Hand of Abaddon, the Scepter of Mhallaf'sef, Gloves of the Winds, and the Fiend Bind Belt to the Magic Items section of the site. These are powerful items and minor artifacts of epic power. They were inspired by my long time running Ashes of Arend campaign which is presently 25th level. So, use them with care if you introduce them.
    Added "The Unholy Wars: A Visit to the Past (part one)" covering a good portion of the Ashes of Arend campaign story arc for when the party got sent far back in time. Finally, from the same campaign, I've added another journal entry for Ayoi.

November 10th, 2004
Creatures from the Shining South have been added to the Monstrous Index.
    A campaign journal regarding Investigations into the Appearance of Undead to the West of Arend was also added.

November 9th, 2004
A few documents of interest were added to the Ashes of Arend campaign section: Answers of Abharahab, text to the Monologue of Maragan Shale, the Oracle Answer for Al-Rathis, and the Oracle Answer for Sasha.
    Also added the Focused Calm feat to the Feats section of the Rules area.

October 29th, 2004
Added information on the dogma, commonly chosen domains, demonstrations of faith, and holy celebrations observed by the Lathidus worshipers known as the Arm of Justice.

October 25th, 2004
Added historical information for the Arm of Justice branch of Lathidus worshipers.

October 23rd, 2004
Added the epic spell Cloud Journey.
    Also added a new creature, the Stonemite Swarm, to the Creatures section of the site.

October 22nd, 2004
Religious details for the Church of the Light have been added to the portfolio for the deity Lathidus, as well as sections on the origin of worship, strongholds of faith, domains, and an overview of the various branches of worship (which will be detailed at a later date).

October 16th, 2004
Creatures from Libris Mortis and Beyond Countless Doorways have been added to the Monstrous Index. Yes, there are non-index updates on the way.

October 8th, 2004
Creatures from Trouble at Durbenford, Frostburn, Ancient Kingdoms of Mesopotamia, Dragon Magazine #323, and Dragon Magazine #324 were added to the Monstrous Index, bringing our count of creatures to over seven-thousand! Liber Mortis is on the way.

October 8th, 2004
Added creatures from the Monster Manual 3 to the Monstrous Index. Frostburn is on the way.

September 10th, 2004
Dangerous Denizens, Monsters of Tellene, of the Kingdoms of Kalamar setting, has been added to our Monstrous Index.

August 28th, 2004
Updated the Monstrous Index with creatures from the Monstrous Manual (2E).
    Added basic portfolio information for the deity, Baeast.

August 23rd, 2004
Thanks to Chris Norman for his illustration of Ayoi, an adventuring bard in our Ashes of Arend campaign. Here she poses without her armor and battle gear.

August 6th, 2004
Added some new information on the deity called Lathidus. Specifically: Origin of Worship, information on Strongholds of Faith, an overview of the Dominions of Lathidus, and a survey of the religions various sects.

August 4th, 2004
Monsters from the new Planar Handbook and the Ravenloft Gazetteer, Volume 5 have been added to our Monstrous Master Index.

July 31st, 2004
Added Lesser and Greater Kadahar elementals to the Creatures section.
    Also wanted to note that Chris did a great job expanding the character history of Ayoi. So check it out.

June 25th, 2004
Added Gamaliel La'Kithsoon.

June 23rd, 2004
Added Elsa, Aebel Cipirius, Neredin Coalglimmer, Dazgard dul Anghaarad, Ralor Vasquez, and Damon Chandris to the Personalities section.
    Monsters from the new Eberron Campaign Setting were added to our Monstrous Index.
    Also began adding some information on the deity called Lathidus.

June 10th, 2004
Creatures from the Dragonlance Bestiary of Krynn (3.5 ed) have been added to our Monstrous Index.

June 9th, 2004
Creatures from the Dark Sun Appendix II: Terrors Beyond Tyr (2nd ed) have been added to our Monstrous Index.

June 6th, 2004
Creatures from the Mystara Appendix (2nd ed) have been added to our Monstrous Index.

June 4th, 2004
Three stories by Tadhg von Artigbrauer (thanks Chris!) have been added: the Tale of the Fall of Stronbauden, the Tale of the Faerie Realm of Twilight, and finally there is also How Brome Got His Soul Back.

May 28th, 2004
The History of Dunnal Krannok has been added to the Lore and Stories section.

May 18th, 2004
Added Sir Bayard, Saryon, and Speros Fourfist to the Personalities section.

May 15th, 2004
I've begun adding notes from our Return to the Tomb of Horrors campaign, which was run during the Summer of 2000. Information on the setting, character creation guidelines which were employed to generate our party of adventurers, prelude stories for Azraphel and Elvaryn (aka Savnal), research results revealed by the party's efforts, and journal entries from Act I and Act II have been posted for your reading pleasure.
    The Shub-Naddar Overlord has received some revisions.

May 13th, 2004
Added a bunch of dwarven magic items: the Vestments of Clannadigan, the Signet Ring of Mithrilguard, Full Plate of the Lord and Laborer, Divine Chainmail of Khazadul, Chainmail of Felarban the Bold, Ring of Rage, and Phoenix Gifted Gloves.

May 11th, 2004
Creatures from Malhavoc Press' Legacy of the Dragons have been added to our Monstrous Master Index.

May 9th, 2004
The Shub-Naddar Cetephipid and Overlord have been added to the Creatures area. Happy Mother's Day.

May 5th, 2004
Added the (lengthy) history and some historical maps for the city of Tel-Akbar. This is also a good general history for not just the city, but for the region of the world surrounding it. Enjoy.

April 29th, 2004
The Answers of Vainegal thal-Zeroth have been added to the Ashes of Arend campaign notes.
    Added Wizard-King Saulos to the Personalities section.

April 24th, 2004
Added roughly 200 new creatures from the Tome of Horrors 2, published by Necromancer Games, to the Monstrous Master Index. The Encounter Maker has been updated to allow you to exclude unique creatures from its results and newer books have been added to its resource list.

April 20th, 2004
Added the spell Root Speech to our Spells section.
    Updated the Monstrous Master Index to contain creatures from the Expanded Psionics Handbook and also from the latest Dragon and Dungeon magazines.

March 14th, 2004
New introductory text for the Atlas starting page which shares some details about Sulerin and its solar system, including a new illustraton from Mike Lopresti. Updated several maps in the Atlas: here, here, here, and here. These are in the Kingdom of Arend.
    Added the Swearing Tree to our Magic Items section.

March 9th, 2004
Commander Elendail Gorin; Chaplain Nicolas of Macia; Angvarr, and Asabel, and Feodor of clan Hezgorard to the Personalities section.

February 27th, 2004
Added a map and details for the small town of Twin Shores to the Atlas area. Included are also maps and descriptions for the Temple of Idara.

February 25th, 2004
New journal entry for Ayoi: "The Hunter." Also added to the Lore & Stories section is the Legend of the Seasons, an ancient Nadristi tale of how the seasons came to be and from which the months of Sulerin were named. An abridged version of this tale can be found in the Multiverse gazetteer.
    Also added new weapon enhancements: Blissful and Shadowed.

February 16th, 2004
Added the Riddle of King Horrownon, the Andal and the Last Journals of Amarla do Islret, and a couple letters from Tadhg von Artigbrauer to his Kinsmen and to the Church of Lathidus were added to the Cleansing Flame campaign notes.
    Also, a new journal entry was added for Ayoi, Of Undead and Demons, telling of recent adventures in our Ashes of Arend campaign.
    Frostgrinder and Inquisitor Seridelias Chemaran were added to the Personalities section.

February 15th, 2004
Lots of old campaign materials today. Added a journal entry for Ayoi: Discovering the Temple of Bone. Also added the Monologue of Azrim Talm and the Curse Upon Mendenton and a journal entry of Brome - Of Crows and Curses.
    Creatures from Dragon Magazine #317 were added to the Monstrous Master Index.

January 30th, 2004
Added Cold Forge Oil and a new major artifact, Sebruma the Harp to the Magic Items section.

January 27th, 2004
Added Malvogibrand and Aoran Zeprithun to the Personalities section.
    Added the Answers of Aoran Zeprithun and the Letter to Shernioth from Titalus to the online campaign notes for our Ashes of Arend campaign.

January 25th, 2004
Added creatures from Ultimate Monsters, Volume 1, by Mongoose Publishing.

January 21st, 2004
The Codex of Secrets was added to the Magic Items section.

January 20th, 2004
Added Minaret, Maragan Shale, Abarat, the Hunter of Titalus, Sergeant Gemmal, Captain Barney Cellarson, Harbor Master Baranthor, Malik do'Bral, Father Halin of the Shore, Lore Keeper Urzudarg, Master Sanec, and Sapthirun Sapthiran to the Personalities section. These are NPCs from our Ashes of Arend campaign setting.

January 19th, 2004
We have a new prestige class in our Rule Additions section: the Dream Seeker.

January 4th, 2004
Updated the Zhakrin section of the Religion area to include information on the church hierarchy and leadership of the Black Order, a copy of the Black Oath, a hymn used by Zhakrinites of the Black Order, and a part on church law within the Black Order.

January 2nd, 2004
Happy New Year to everyone. I've added the Robes of the Dead to the magic items area.