ANNOUNCE NEWS #4976 (11/05/2018 at 11:11)
From : Ictinus, The Architect
To : Everyone
Subject: The Dragon Quest!
Some of you more astute Achaeans may have noticed my announce post recently hinting that a long
-standing mystery was one step closer to being solved.
I'm pleased to announce that that mystery is the cultists' conspiracy and the related kidnappings of
newbies by the foul pygmies and the final stages of what we've come to internally call "The Dragon
Quest" are now complete and available for play! All of a certain age or certain investigatory
prowess may pursue these additional stages, eventually unlocking Dragon Lairs!
Dragons lairs act as something of a cross between a club house and a sanctuary for those of a
specific (and primary) dragon colour. Each colour has its own lair and this mini-area is shared with
all other dragons of your colour, with access granted only to those who completely unravel the
cultists' plot and prove themselves capable of disrupting their operations.
You will find spending too much time inside to be impossible. A mighty dragon can only laze for so
Within the lair, you'll find the dragon hoard! As you might expect, this is a collective treasure
hoard, shared by all dragons of your colour. Increasing the reserves of your particular hoard can be
done via the HOARD ENDOW command. You will also find that any gold unclaimed due to the gold cap
will automatically be sent instead to your hoard, ensuring you never miss out on those coins while
on a killing spree!
The hoard's gold can be used to unlock a number of beneficial perks (via the HOARD INVEST command),
- Enhanced endurance regeneration for all within your lair
- Enhanced willpower regeneration for all within your lair
- A bonus to experience conferred upon all your fellow coloured dragons
- A critical hit chance bonus to all dragons of your colour
These are the first in what we anticipate to be a larger pool of upgrades as we monitor reception
and usage of the lairs!
Each of these perks is temporary and draws from the hoard to empower. Regular contribution is a
Finally, for those of you with a penchant for rankings, RANKINGS ENDOWERS will keep score of which
dragon has contributed the most to their hoard across all dragons!
All of this information can also be found in HELP DRAGONLAIR, and the mystery awaits your keen
(Party): Mezghar says, "Stop."