Our third moderator named today is none other than the relatively new but obviously very heavily invested and active Keyshin of the Freehold! He's the founder of the AARP Discord channel, and will be assisting as well with forum-related mod-ship! His dedication to the continued progress and longevity of the community will be a valuable asset to us all.
As usual, if you have any troubles, concerns, or suggestions, please reach out to a moderator like Keyshin, or any of our new moderators, and they will assist you!
We have another new moderator among us today, coming just shortly after instating Vrekka as a new moderator. Nadhiya has applied and been approved for moderatorship. Her honesty, understanding of impartiality, and conviction to providing the community with a constructive, forward-moving momentum will come in handy!
Please be sure to let her know if you have any concerns or anything requires moderator attention!
Today I'd like to announce that we have a new moderator to the forums who responded to the need for more moderators following the news that the admin duties might be scaled back some. Vrekka has been a long-time member of the ArcheAge RP community and has long invested in the prosperity of the community!
Please give her a warm welcome to the new rank, and contact her via PM or any other methods of contact you have with her, should something on the forums or in the Skype chat require moderation! She's here to help!
We still need a few more moderators, so if you're up to the task, please check out the Moderator application thread, fill out the form, and PM Wanderer.
Everyone knows that names are rather important to RPers as a general rule of thumb. Many still active members of this community remember rushing headstart to try to get the names that they had selected for their characters. Some transferees to Tahyang might also have realized their desired names are sometimes claimed, and anyone who has alts might have run into the same issue.
Well, in early May, Trion will be offering a name change service and freeing up the names of players who have been inactive for 7 or more months and who are under level 30. This is good news for many members of our community, so rejoice! Woop!
Perhaps long overdue, ArcheAgeRoleplay.com has finally added a section on the website primarily for the in-game text found in books throughout ArcheAge. These books are invaluable resources for lore, and are not often easily accessible in game, thus, they have been published here.
There are a few titles missing, however, as you will find if you navigate to our new section, either through the menus "Media & Extras," -> "Books," or by simply clicking here. We could use your help completing them!
Even so, the resource is finally up and running, so if you haven't had the chance, feel free to bounce over to our new books section, get cozy, and settle in for a good read.
Heed the Bloodsong: Conquer traps and trickery in ArcheAge’s next dungeon January 6, 2016
A haunting song has swept over the land, calling the innocents of Auroria to the region of Mistmerrow. Excitement and joy dance across their faces as they enter the mysterious dragon-shaped portal, but only because they have no idea that they will never return home to their loved ones again. The Crimson Watch has been mobilized, and it’s up to the adventurers of Erenor to stop the so-called “Bloodsong” from claiming additional lives…
Welcome to Mistsong Summit!
New gear, new challenges, and new enemies await you in this brand new dungeon, launching with Update 2.5: Bloodsong. Gather 4 of your friends and teleport to the Mistmerrow Central Tower to find the dragon-shaped portal that has claimed the lives of many. To begin the quest line for the area, speak with Terrasus, a guard of the Crimson Watch stationed outside of the portal to Mistsong.
Once inside the dungeon, work with the members of the Crimson Watch to locate and remove the three leaders of the Summit: Dochul, the head of the Ghost Blades; Sojung, the mistress of the Courtesans; and Aria, the leader of the Summit. Step cautiously: The beauty of the Summit belies the true danger within…
Choose your fate: The direct route, or the way less travelled
Two main paths await to lead you through Mistsong: take a straight shot to a landmark via Breathswept Avenue, or wander the winding twists of Whispering Street. Both feature challenges and danger, but what exactly you will face lies up to you.
Breathswept Avenue is a straight shot to a member of Mistsong’s leadership. However, the path is heavily guarded by powerful Oni who are more than happy to snuff out suspicious souls. Less seasoned adventurers may want to steer clear of this path, unless they are confident in both their skills and their gear.
Whispering Street offers a longer path with weaker enemies. However, the way is also fraught with perilous pitfalls and numerous traps. Avoid the bursts of musical energy that shoot from the walls and statues!
Clearing an area of enemies on either Breathswept Avenue or Whispering Street will offer you a Large Mistsong Key or a Small Mistsong Key. The large keys will unlock the gates to allow you to confront one of the three leaders of the Summit. But be quick about it, as each key only lasts for a limited amount of time!
Put an end to Dochul, Sojung, and the bloody songstress, Aria
Confronting a leader is no easy task. Each one will employ unique techniques to stop you from freeing the citizens trapped on the Summit. However, you can choose the difficulty of the fight before you begin. Different items will drop depending on the difficulty, so try them all to collect a full set of Mistsong Armor! (Currently the scales of balance cannot weigh the difficulty of a Hard Mode leader. perhaps their weight will be better estimated in the future months…)
Ready your applause and let fate be redrawn!
Mistsong Summit’s Easy and Normal modes will be released with Update 2.5, so begin preparing yourself and your team! Bring everything to bear and leave nothing behind. The colonization of Auroria depends on you.
Keep an eye on our official website to learn more about Aria and the rest of the features of Bloodsong throughout the month, and join us for this Friday’s livestream at 1:30 PM PST, where we’ll take you onto the paths of Mistsong Summit first hand.