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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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Announcements & Rules

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.

Try starting here: Quick Start Guide to Imythess
New to Imythess? Click Here! Thu Aug 6, 2015 1:46 pm, By Ozan
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New additions and events will be posted here. Be sure to check frequently for updates!
We're sorry, but business is business. Today, 6:53 PM, By Keelin
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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.
Mentors for Newbies and Returnees Yesterday, 8:01 PM, By Ozan
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If you have a question about Imythess, the rules, or role-playing, this is where you may post questions.
Bull's Strength vs Master Athletics Fri Nov 6, 2015 12:46 am, By Tiberius
2 viewers Topics: 1,606 Replies: 7,467

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.
What is Canon? Fri Oct 2, 2015 5:42 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

Taras, the Risen Republic
One of the largest nations of Imythess, Taras is the republic that takes up much of the western coast of Imythess.

There are alerts in effect here.
End of the Line Fri Nov 20, 2015 8:37 pm, By Renard
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Subforums: The Boardwalk, New Song of Elves Tavern & Inn, Taras Arena, Taras Slums, Taras Docks
Cascadia, the Waterfall City
This floating city looms ominously above, waterfalls falling from its edges.
The Blood Of My Blood [P] Today, 12:53 PM, By Vyse
1 viewer Topics: 836 Replies: 9,619
Subforums: Broken Strings Inn, Richimon Lake, Memphian Falls, Underwater Caverns, Crystal Caves, The Black River
Balefire, the City of Lanterns
The tumultuous Balefire, a city of constant darkness.
Sublte Stirrings Under Cover of Darkness [P] Sat Nov 14, 2015 8:05 pm, By Aeyliea
1 viewer Topics: 604 Replies: 6,634
Subforums: Gloomwood, The Purple Lantern Tavern, Dancer's Nest
Istan City, the City of the Sun
This ancient city rests at the origin of a verdant delta.
Betrayal on Wings [P] Thu Nov 19, 2015 10:18 pm, By Nkiruka
1 viewer Topics: 458 Replies: 5,688
Subforums: Istan Desert, The Desert Oasis
Striberg, the City of Magic
Striberg is a city that floats, built into a giant iceberg.
Mistake Today, 6:10 AM, By Eliza
1 viewer Topics: 308 Replies: 2,934
Subforums: North Reaches, Evergreen Forests, Ice Plains
Kellen, the Crossroad of the Clans
A lively trading town in the Debon Plains.
Once a digger, now a thief. Fri Oct 30, 2015 4:59 pm, By Gilworth Petroglitch
1 viewer Topics: 921 Replies: 10,109
Subforums: The Green Gryphon, Debon Plains, The Great Stables
Norwood Villages
A network of elven treetop villages.
[P] Dinner Tue Nov 10, 2015 4:39 pm, By Vander
1 viewer Topics: 1,454 Replies: 16,552
Subforums: Norwood Forest, Calmonah Forest, Bandits Camp, The Deep Woods, Norwood Lake, Hauntwood Marsh, Spiderhaunt Woods
The Deep Cities
This dwaven city is built partly above and into the side of a mountain, caverns deep into the mountain where the mines are located.
Return to Dust Today, 5:27 PM, By Tian
1 viewer Topics: 412 Replies: 4,827
Subforums: Gwilikith Mountain Range, Therab the Volcano, Dragon Spine Mountains, Dragonmount, Dragon Graveyard
The Ruins of an Ancient City
Now overtaken by the earth, these ruins must have once belonged to a great civilization.
Labyrinth of Ultimate Mystery [P] Wed Sep 2, 2015 9:10 pm, By Spadeleaf
0 viewers Topics: 536 Replies: 5,960
Subforums: Cathedral, Cemetery
The Open Moonsea
The jeweled open waters of the sea.
A New Start [P] Fri Oct 30, 2015 10:48 pm, By Tian
0 viewers Topics: 363 Replies: 4,886
Subforums: Icy Waters of the North, The Shore, Astendan Isles, Pirate's Cove
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.
Whispering of Madness [P] Fri Nov 20, 2015 3:02 am, By Luna Moore
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Subforums: Izimet's Field
Beyond Imythess
Anywhere in the world that lies beyond Imythess.
Time Has Run Out [P][FIN] Today, 5:00 PM, By Luna Moore
0 viewers Topics: 67 Replies: 569

Special Role-Play Boards

The Academies
Enter the halls of higher education.
Cascadia's Next Top Golem Fri May 22, 2015 4:02 pm, By Alexandra
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Subforums: The Academy of Arms, Dormitory, Outdoor Arena & Fencing Circles, Indoor Arena, Archery Range, The Academy of Magic, Classrooms, Academy Library, Alchemist's Lab, Dormitories, Hall of Shadows
The Dark Lands
Deep underground, lays the Dark Lands where no light shines, and no breeze is felt.
Bloody Irony Mon Nov 2, 2015 3:51 pm, By Yuan Jianchao
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Subforums: The Tunnels, Obsidian Caverns, Velamas Lake, Lith My'athar, The Docks, Kaemas Isle, Menzoberranzan
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.
[P] Refuge Sun Nov 22, 2015 8:06 am, By Cordelia Brooks
2 viewers Topics: 76 Replies: 1,021
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

Shops & Services

Sales Counter
This is where you post to buy or sell things from the shops. Be sure to read the instructions before buying anything so you know how it works.
Could you tell me your name again? Today, 3:59 PM, By Ozan
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Subforums: The Shops, Animal Companions, Armor & Weapons, Magic, Miscellaneous, Enchantments, Training & Prestige Classes, The Museum, Auctions & Member Sales, The Giving Plate
Staff Requests
Here you may post moderation and administrative requests for the staff. Read the guidelines for details.

Anything involving your character's inventory or gold should be posted at the Sales Counter.
Moderated By: Scholars of Imythess
Reward for Story Point completion! Today, 5:06 PM, By Aeyliea
0 viewers Topics: 1,704 Replies: 3,686
Subforums: Custom PrC Submissions
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.
Arcane Marksman, an Arcane Archer Rework Tue Oct 20, 2015 4:18 pm, By Mistalee
2 viewers Topics: 612 Replies: 6,585
Subforums: Suggested PrCs, Pending Suggestions, Closed / Implemented Suggestions
Member Crowdsourcing
If you want to generate specific content for Imythess that the staff needs, look no further. You'll even get paid small sums of gold for your troubles!
Important! RP Behavior Survey, Get 50 Gold Wed Aug 26, 2015 12:29 am, By Zolero Rossen
0 viewers Topics: 8 Replies: 93

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.
Drawtime 8 Archives from 11/22/2015 Sun Nov 22, 2015 10:54 pm, By Ozan
3 viewers Topics: 2,404 Replies: 16,273
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.
An offering of juicy open topics Tue Nov 24, 2015 1:51 am, By Aeyliea
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Subforums: Role Playing Help & Tips
Factions Discussion
Create and join factions, organize faction events, and maintain faction treasuries. This feature, a replacement for our old Guilds system, is currently in beta and may be subject to major changes.
Adventurer's Guild Wed Aug 19, 2015 1:38 am, By Fuzz
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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 - please do not reply to topics that are not your own.
Joy in Schizophrenia Sun Nov 22, 2015 5:31 am, By Dolladolla
1 viewer Topics: 4,160 Replies: 2,561
Subforums: Character Descriptions, Inventory Pages, Alternate Character Registry, Character Histories, Character Journals

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