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  1. Surion Maedhros

    Paste of Stickiness, Poison Cache, and Poison Trigger

    Paste of Stickiness, when applied to a weapon, allows you to Resist a "Disarm" effect for 10 minutes. It also prevents you from letting go of the weapon, even if it's shattered. Though it isn't explicit, I'm assuming the intended rule is that these are the only effects that apply when applied to...
  2. Surion Maedhros

    2.0 Playtest: LCO Effects

    Hello All, Our continuous LCO effects will be modified as follows for the playtest: Necromancy As before, please inform us if your character casts or uses Necromancy. Please note that there is a new Necromantic ritual, "Life Leech", that has no verbal and is not detectable when it's...
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    [.11] Trap Qualifiers and Defensives

    Hello All, I have a few questions about the new trap rules. It makes sense to me that the qualifier for Weapons, Gas Traps, and Scroll Traps are Weapon, Poison, and Spell, respectively. What is the qualifier for an explosive trap or a Massive trap? Do they simply not have one (being simply "50...
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    Looking for a Workspace

    Hello, Barran. I don't know where, exactly, the mist will take me this time, but I know I can make use of a laboratory, a distillery, or a library when I get there. Any of the three, really. If you're willing to rent out your workspace, I'll happily make whatever it is that is needed. I'm sure...
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    Mint Purchase Policy

    Mints are an in-game item, an alchemically treated vellum banknote. These items can be transferred at will, destroyed, and stolen. They break when exposed to flame and acid traps. NPCs may exchange Mint in game to PCs for coin, items, or favors. In exchange for Mint, NPCs may give PCs items...
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    A Declaration to all in Derrin's Pass

    [Trading Post Wall] June 20, 1018 PVF To All in Derrin's Pass, The Laws of the Kingdom of Videa make no mention of race. As King Leonis Videa V has stated in many proclamations, his intent was for his Laws’ protection extends to all people who respect them. The Beastman have not respected...
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    An Abrupt Nightmare

    [Dreaming: The Mists] Do n.. ...s. t... .. not trust t... .. .ot trust them! Do not trust them! Do not trust them! DO NOT TRUST THEM! DO NOT TRUST THEM! DO NOT TRUS* - an anonymous, tortured voice
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    LCO Ritual Purchase Policy

    At Alliance LARP NH, Goblin Stamps (GS) can be exchanged for Local Chapter Only (LCO) magic items and/or rituals. These items and rituals can be issued to any character that you portray in the Alliance system. All rituals generated with this policy will be subject to the current Magic Item...
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    Videa Campaign Effects and Policies

    This thread lists and describes the various campaign effects and policies that Alliance Videa uses. When additional campaign effects are added in game, this list will be updated, and a notification of the update will be made on the Alliance Videa Facebook Page. Please feel free to leave comments...
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    Dark Elves

    Few live atop the great Peaks of Mount Verdure, a tangle of rocky plains and caverns. Tucked within the crags and peaks are small settlements of Dark Elves, living in tight-knit families and working to maintain their peaceful communities. History Dark Elven records track family lineages back...
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    High Ogres

    A Realm of Fire Not all the races of the Shattered Realms are fortunate enough to have a stable Realm to protect them from the Mists. For most, this lack of safety would be a death sentence, but the High Ogres of the Shattered Realms have managed to survive for thousands of generations. They...
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    Oathsworn (Barbarians)

    History Oathsworn history is passed down through bards, and little is written. Recent history, mostly tales of honor and bravery, are most popular. What remains of ancient history is vague. Most bards agree that long ago, the people who would become Oathsworn lived far from their current land...
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    Videa Build Cap, Ritual Cap, and LCO Carryover Policies

    It has been decided by the staff of Alliance Videa that for the 2019 Season the following policies will apply: Build Cap For the 2019 Season of Alliance Videa, there will be a build cap of 230 total build, spent or unspent. All characters that exceed the build cap can be played, but at a...
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    Elves of the Setverian Desert Cradled within the Mists lies a Realm protected not by magical means, but by a natural environment inhospitable to the point that the Mists can not enter. The grand Setverian Desert spans several dozen leagues in length between its two closest borders, and almost...
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    Highblood Biata

    The Highblooded Biata of the Rachis Mountains Location The Biata live on the side of the Rachis Mountains, a mountain chain that extends on both sides into the Mists. A mile up the side of the tallest mountain, where the Mists do not reach, the Biata have built a small civilization. This...
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    State of the Kingdom: A Visual Guide

    Geography isn't my strong suit. Judging from Queen Bouchard's public report, and this map... for oceanic destruction, green for the spread of the forest... okay, light green there, the report sounds like it's not as bad... ... where are the "Isles of Camulous"? Are those different from...
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    Purchasing Cloak of Darkness

    The Spring is coming, and with it the Sun. I'll be on the lookout for a Cloak of Darkness, and the things and people needed to cast it. If you have or are any of these things and are willing to sell, please contact me. I just got back into Moonsong. - Childe Surion Maedhros
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    Possiblility of a ride? (A long shot...)

    Hi, everyone! I've up and gone to college, and it's nice and all, but I really miss you guys. Also, to make matters worse, all the Alliance games near me are either closed for the season or have dates that I can't make! Therefore, this chapter is my only even slightly viable chance at doing any...
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    Ride to Catskills?

    Hey all, My name's Sean. I used to play actively at Deadlands, but since then I've gone to college! I'd still like to be active in playing, and this is the closest (and awesomest, I've heard) chapter. Problem is, I need a ride down and back. I'm going to college at RPI, which is in the...
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    Packet Stuffing

    I've experimented with a few types of seed and packet stuffing, and would like your opinions and suggestions. What do you find to be the most cost-effective, for example? Is grass seed suitable for packets? I haven't tried it, but it seems like it wouldn't hurt (like sunflower seed) and...