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Welcome to Imythess, the border between dreams and reality. We hope you enjoy your visit.

Imythess is a creative writing board where you narrate the story of a character in the medieval land of Imythess, on the planet Chaon. Each topic is an opportunity for your character to interact with the world and its peoples by cooperatively writing pieces of a story with other members, one post at a time. We call this role-playing, because you assume the identity of your character as if it were your own.

In order to play, you must register an account for each character you would like to write about, and begin their tale by filling out their basic profile information: Race (human, elf, demon, etc.), class (warrior, mage, etc.), physical appearance, and any other personal details you would like to describe. You are also encouraged to come up with some background history information for what your character's life has been like up to the point at which their story in Imythess begins.

There is no approval process or application required to join, so long as you follow the rules then you are free to write whatever character details you choose. Registration is simple, fast, and completely free.

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Imythess Fundamentals

Guidelines & Information
All the information about Imythess and how to get started playing here can be found in this section.

You must read the board rules before role-playing.

1. Our Item System Sun Sep 4, 2016 9:38 pm, By Ozan
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New additions and events will be posted here. Be sure to check frequently for updates!
Some Forum Reorganization, 5/27/2017 Sat May 27, 2017 8:21 pm, By Ozan
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Subforums: Current Events
Hall of Initiates
Welcome to Imythess! Whether you're new to the site or returning after a long absence, we'd love to greet you and answer any questions you have. The Hall of Initiates is the home of all our newbie introductions, newbie questions, and our mentoring program.

If you're not a newbie or returnee, please post any questions you have in Help. If you'd like to announce an upcoming absence, please post in Absentees.
Hi Mon Jun 19, 2017 3:13 am, By Altwing
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Character Related
This is where you should post content about your role-playing character. Please be sure to post in the appropriate category. This is not a discussion board, so please do not reply to topics that are not your own.
Pyx-Pockets Today, 3:07 AM, By Pyxidus
1 viewer Topics: 4,394 Replies: 2,726
Subforums: Character Descriptions, Inventory Pages, Alternate Character Registry, Character Histories, Character Journals
If you have a question about Imythess, the rules, or role-playing, this is where you may post questions.
Flowing Fist Question Wed Jun 21, 2017 2:03 am, By Aeyliea
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Imythess Lore

The Imythess Traveler's Guide
Welcome to the library of Imythess! This is an archive of information concerning the in-character world of Imythess and how it works.
The Era Calendar Thu Apr 27, 2017 11:21 pm, By Ozan
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Subforums: Core Imythess Lore, Supplemental Imythess Lore
Local Lore
Popular lore of different locales around Imythess. This forum is open for member contribution to incorporate your own rich cultures and histories into the grand scheme of things. Please read the guidelines before posting.
Guidelines for Local Lore Sun Jan 8, 2012 9:45 pm, By Lothlómendil
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Role-Play Boards

North Reaches
This northern region of the land had been ice locked for years behind the Dragonspine Mountains and only recently became accessible.
[O] The Job Request Tue Jun 6, 2017 3:08 pm, By Aerros Sanguir
3 viewers Topics: 503 Replies: 4,810
Subforums: Striberg, the City of Magic, The Academy of Magic, Classrooms, Academy Library, Alchemist's Lab, Dormitories, Ice Plains
Dragonspine Mountains
Mountains even more perilous than Gwilikith, where dragons rule.
Misery for the Miserable Tue Jun 20, 2017 7:09 am, By redfiver
1 viewer Topics: 141 Replies: 1,862
Subforums: The Deep Cities, Dragonmount, Dragon Graveyard
Cascadian Taiga
South of the Dragonspine Mountains is a vast region of pine forests containing a massive lake and a floating city.
Against all Odds Tue Jun 6, 2017 4:11 pm, By Pine Kirou
0 viewers Topics: 924 Replies: 10,540
Subforums: Cascadia, the Waterfall City, Broken Strings Inn, Richimon Lake, Memphian Falls, Underwater Caverns, Crystal Caves, The Black River
Taras Megalopolis
Engulfing an unnaturally expansive region along Imythess' western coast, Taras is like a forest of buildings and pavement.
Sitting on the Edge [P, Tian] Mon Jun 19, 2017 12:34 am, By Tian
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Subforums: The Boardwalk, New Song of Elves Tavern & Inn, Taras Arena, Taras Slums, Taras Docks, Hall of Shadows
Norwood Forest
The ancient, forested lands of central Imythess.
Humidity [P] Today, 3:14 AM, By Liane Eastoft
4 viewers Topics: 1,507 Replies: 17,189
Subforums: Kingdom of Norwood, Calmonah Forest, Bandits Camp, The Deep Woods, Norwood Lake, Hauntwood Marsh, Spiderhaunt Woods
Gloomwood Backswamps
The half-flooded wilderness around Balefire City is pitch dark, bitter cold, and utterly unforgiving.
Voices in the dark [open] Tue Jun 13, 2017 4:14 pm, By Reborn
3 viewers Topics: 642 Replies: 7,299
Subforums: Balefire, the City of Lanterns, The Purple Lantern Tavern, Dancer's Nest
Gwilikith Mountain Range
A treacherous mountain range running north-south through eastern Imythess.
The Edge of Ice Tue May 30, 2017 1:15 am, By Rain
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Subforums: Therab the Volcano
Hills of Mist
The eastern territories of Imythess are known as the Hills of Mist. There are some small woods, lakes, and many valleys and large, rolling hills.
The Road to El Derpado Tue Jun 20, 2017 4:02 pm, By Lorica
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Subforums: Izimet's Field
Debon Plains
This land in central Imythess stretches far before the eye.
Sky Burial 33 minutes ago, By Fixitt
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Subforums: Kellen, the Bastion City, The Green Gryphon, The Great Stables
Ivory Maze
A badland of white stone, rivers and patches of lush vegetation. From the inexplicable Iron Forest to the towering stones of Cathedral of Talons, this is a place unlike any other.
Standoff Tue Jun 20, 2017 2:49 am, By Quinn
0 viewers Topics: 558 Replies: 6,451
Subforums: Broken Cliffs, the Pride of the Ivory League, The Ruins of an Ancient City, Cathedral, Cemetery
Istan Desert
The southern drylands.
Botching Books (Cedes Caiside) Thu Jun 1, 2017 9:29 pm, By Cedes Caiside
3 viewers Topics: 599 Replies: 7,573
Subforums: Istan City, the City of the Sun, The Academy of Arms, Dormitory, Outdoor Arena & Fencing Circles, Indoor Arena, Archery Range
The Open Moonsea
The jeweled open waters of the sea.
NO MORE PORTING! [P, Snell/agee] Wed May 10, 2017 5:54 am, By Effagee
1 viewer Topics: 372 Replies: 4,987
Subforums: Icy Waters of the North, The Shore, Astendan Isles, Pirate's Cove
Beyond Imythess
Anywhere in the world that lies beyond Imythess.
Land of Wild Magic Today, 6:36 PM, By Kyla
1 viewer Topics: 300 Replies: 3,311
Subforums: The Dark Lands, The Tunnels, Obsidian Caverns, Velamas Lake, Lith My'athar, The Docks, Kaemas Isle, Menzoberranzan

Special Role-Play Boards

Character Homes
Anyone who buys a house has a forum here in the Homes forum. It comes with every house that is bought. Be sure to include a description of your house when you buy one at the Sales Counter and where it is located.
KAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA! Fri Jun 2, 2017 4:48 pm, By redfiver
1 viewer Topics: 83 Replies: 1,177
Subforums: Iliac Abbey, Aether Draka's Palace, Carrion Pit, Sanctuary, The Black Door, The Primal Fist Monestary, The Naw Line, Alena's Tree Bower, A Forested Glade, Cold Seamount, Ban's Diner, Adventurers Guild, The Swarthy Hog Inn and Bar

IC Activities

Using the Initiatives system, you can claim rewards for roleplays you've completed.
Safe and Sound Sun May 28, 2017 7:22 pm, By Lorica
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Board Plot Activities
Special events that progress Imythess' overarching storyline.
Moderated By: Storytellers
ST07 Discussion and OOC Today, 7:22 PM, By Storyteller
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Shops & Services

The Shops
Make sure you have read the instructions before buying. Information about our item system.
Leadership Mon Apr 3, 2017 2:09 am, By Ozan
3 viewers Topics: 131 Replies: 9
Subforums: Companions, Equipment, Magic, Miscellaneous, Training & Prestige Classes, The Museum
If you have any suggestions to improve Imythess, please post them here. This is a board for ideas in how to improve Imythess and get it more active.
Dark Lands Overhaul, Input Welcome Tue Jun 20, 2017 1:57 am, By Altwing
3 viewers Topics: 664 Replies: 6,801
Subforums: Suggested PrCs, Pending Suggestions, Closed / Implemented Suggestions

The Out Of Character Boards

General Discussion
This is a place to play forum games, chit chat, and discuss things unrelated to Imythess and role-playing.
Trying to draw again Today, 4:38 PM, By Silnimare
3 viewers Topics: 2,487 Replies: 16,723
Subforums: Absentees, Creative Corner, Links Out
Role-Play Related Discussion
For all your plotting and character development needs. Please use this forum to make RP requests, discuss plots, brainstorm, make ties between characters, and announce changes to your character.
Navigator Seeking Comrades Today, 6:50 PM, By Pyxidus
1 viewer Topics: 2,461 Replies: 12,268
Subforums: Role Playing Help & Tips, Factions Discussion

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Total Members: 3,321 (The newest member is medimenu5)
Thu Jun 27, 2013 4:52 pm, a record 810 users were online.
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