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'''Announcement:''' We are presently working to bring Cuendillar back as a viable game. For the time being, we are still strictly a social MUX, but you may continue to gather there, chat and RP if you'd like - but we will not be GMing anything or solving disputes at this time. If you'd like to help out with the re-opening in any way, please let us know via @request. Everyone is welcome to log into the game, chat and hang around in the meantime.
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== Current Events ==
== Current Events ==
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=== Andoran War of Succession ===
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Andor is presently involved in a War of Succession. For more information on the plot, please click on the following link: [[Andoran War of Succession: 1022 NE|Andoran War of Succession]].
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Please note the posts following this section detail the events that lead up to what will be the Andoran War of Succession. Read here to find out how this affects the players of Cuendillar:
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==== Andor & You ====
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In the next several weeks, I will be GMing the conflict thats growing in Andor. During this plot, players will have every opportunity to take risks, get involved, and help determine the outcome of whats to come in Andor. There are no right or wrong answers, and there are no scripted endings. Rolls will be used to determine the luck or success of the plot. Aeline may become Queen, or someone else may be crowned in her place. Choices, hard choices, will have to be made. And, while ICly, there will be winning and losing, and triumphs and downfalls for the characters, as players, OOCly you win. For you will get the opportunity to tell a great story, and tell it well.
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Normally, I do not post as a precursor to any plot that I intend to do. However, I feel in this case, I need to make such a post. In the past, when weve done huge game changing events either allowing actions to happen through the hands of the players, such as Nessas death in Cairhien, or through bigger events weve wanted to GM ourselves, staff has faced criticism for not being open about what was happening. So, Im laying things bare before you.
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A War of Succession is coming to Andor. The seeds of it have already been planted. Players interested in such a plot are welcomed and encouraged to either take characters off the roster or bring their alts to Andor to participate. Well need players on both sides of the war, those for Aeline as Queen, and those against Aeline as Queen. Even if we do not get players against Aeline I will be GMing the NPCs and their reactions. I have laid out the motivations of each House is.
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There will be conflict. It will be dirty. It will be gritty. It will be dangerous for anyone who gets involved. Especially those who are set non-consent, which means there can and will be death involved. This will not be slice of life RP. There will be GMd battles, and there will be global emits. As players, you will have to make a choice how invested you wish to get involved in the conflict. But, regardless of whether or not players take interest or involve themselves even if it is just BBposts to an empty game the plot will commence. It is my hope that it will commence with those who would prefer to make a difference, rather than those who will just simply let things happen. Come take the wild, and crazy ride with me.
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I will be posting ways that you can get involved a bit later today. In the meantime, to allow people time to prepare, get alts in place, pick a side, take characters off the roster and get their feet wet, the GMing will not start taking place until Saturday, April 2nd. If you are going to be in Andor for this conflict, be prepared to pick a side.
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If you choose to pick a player off the roster from Houses Lothievia or Demmar (characters to be CGd by this weekend), you are choosing to stand against House Murellan and with the opposing factions.
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==== How War Works ====
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For the War of Succession, I am adopting a GMing style from another game that I play, called Resolution Day. Each player may make 1 @request for Resolution Day, and that request may only involve one plan of action for that particular Resolution Day. If your plan of action includes military movement, be sure to have at least 1 player character (PC) that's going to support you or lead your troops, and be certain to include them in the request.
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If your request has actions that would include another player, you will need to check with that player to ensure that they are with you; for if that player submits a seperate request with different actions that have been anticipated or discussed, that player's request will be honored over yours. Be sure to be on the same page with one another!
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For instance, John Doe is going to invade the lands held from House Lareca, and Joe Schmoe is his go to person for doing this. John submits a request outlining his plan on how he wants to try to invade House Lareca's property, and what he hopes to gain, noting Joe Schmoe is going to do the work. Joe Scmoe's dice will be used in this instance to complete this task.
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I will roll for the results, and I will announce them to the game in the GM style that I used when exposing the deaths that occured recently in the White Tower. These emits will also post to Board 14, for players to read who missed the events themselves.
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Please note, a single player may only have one alt involved in the war at a time. Your other alts may be in Caemlyn to participate and get involved in other ways, but only one character on your alts list may actively influence events in Caemlyn.
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Your character's actions matter. Make them count. Include other players. Make allies. Recruit people as supporters.
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This is not the only GM style that I'll be using. I will be doing some short scenes with players, and doing some face to face combat with players as well; time and schedule permitting. Most of this will occur on weekends because my weekday life is hectic.
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t is important to understand that Resolution Days do not equate to IC game days, but days that I GM the war going in Andor. Also, realize, War is /expensive/. Each house will be given an allowance. Once they run out of money, they will either need to beg, borrow or steal from other houses - or your troops will start abandoning you and join the Houses that can pay for them.
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Each house starts with 1,000 of their available troops on hand and ready to move around. Those within the city do not cost you anything extra. These are the people that are within Caemlyn. Each house may only gather up to 2,000 troops per Resolution Day, at a cost of 2,000 gold.
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Houses can move move up to 2,000 troops per Resolution Day. Doing so will cost them 2,000 gold in expenses per Resolution Day they are not home. Moving them back will also cost 2,000 gold. This is a public action. People will know you're moving troops because fields will no longer be worked, or cities and towns will no longer be defended. Troop movements count as your action! If you move troops, you may not do anything else this Resolution Day. However, you can have someone else put in an action if you want your already gathered troops in Caemlyn to do something.
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'''8 Amadaine, 1022'''
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News travels around Caemlyn that the royal family has a public statement to make. When the time arrives, the Prince Consort, Vincent Brighton, husband to Queen Elisian Murellen, comes to stand before the crowd. His face is a mask of absolute stoicism, except for his eyes, which hold a deep, profound sadness. Even then, at that very moment he is supposed to address the crowd, he needs a minute or two to keep himself composed before he speaks.
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"People of Andor, I come to you today on a day that should be most joyous for a husband, but it is with great sadness that I speak to you today. My wife, Queen Elisia Murellan, By the Grace fo the Light, Queen of Andor, Defender of the Realm, Protector of the People, High Seat of House Murellen gave birth to a beautiful baby girl. We have named her Daella. However, this joyous news was shadowed with the passing of the Queen, who did not survive her birth. I ask that you all mourn for your Queen, and the House Murellan. Upon her deathbed, her wishes were clear. Our daughter, Lady Aeline Murellan, is hereby recalled from her training to Andor to take the mantle of her birth, to become the next Queen of Andor, and our son, Galavan, to become the First Prince of the Sword."
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'''21 Maigdhal, 1022'''
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Vincent steps forward, after others have had their opportunity to speak. He gazes around the courtyard, looking at those who are most forefront, but without really looking at them at all. His gaze is distant, forlorn. After a small silence, he speaks.
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"My wife, she was a headstrong woman." Vincent begins, "When she got an idea in her head, she took it to heart to complete that idea herself." A soft smile plays at the side of his lips for only the briefest of moments before he continues, "Elisia would never give anyone a task that she could not bear to do herself, which sometimes often left me to do some of the more difficult things; but that never affected our marriage. She was a woman of great compassion and courage. Some might think that she leaned on me for her strength, but there they were wrong. I leaned on her." He pauses, licking his lips a moment before he prepares to move on.
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Vincent's expression grows more serious as he continues, "She trusted me with many things. Her life, her love, her children, and more importantly, her country." He clasps his hands before him, allowing his gaze once more to roam the crowd, though he keeps his expression carefully controlled, unreadable. "I do not ever know a time that I had been more frightened in my life than the first time she put the reins in my hand. For, Andor was hers, and she its mother. I did not, for the lack of better words, want to screw things up; which was a difficult task, as Andor does not accept men as rulers." His gaze goes over to Aeline as he finishes speaking, then moves on to someone else, "But, never-the-less, I filled her shoes, with assurances to the people that she would return, and always she would. Always." His words trail off, but he does not give the impression he's done yet.
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"Elisia wanted the people to know that she loved them," Vincent remarks, his voice more softly spoken now, "as if they were her own children. She also wanted them to know that it was her wish that her daughter, Aeline Murellan, take her place as Queen." His attention once more goes to Aeline as he speaks, and stays there for some time. "It was her hope, her desire, that the people would embrace Aeline as they had her. This was her dying wish, for she knew this time she would not be able to return. She loved the people of Andor as she loved her own children, putting Andor above all else, even her personal desires and ambitions. She was, and ever will be, Queen Elisia Nalia Murellan, By the Grace of the Light, Queen of Andor, Defender of the Realm, Protector of the People, High Seat of House Murellan."
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It has been sometime since Queen Elisia has been put to rest, but still no word comes from the Palace, or the Daughter-Heir, about the intentions for the throne. There is some worry establishing itself among the people. Already, it was clear that not all Great Houses supported House Murellan, for neither the Heads of House nor the members of Houses Lothievia, Risden and Lareca were seen during the funeral. Some are beginning to wonder whether or not House Lothievia is working to make a claim for the throne.
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"Greetings, Lords Ladies, fellow Queens Guardsmen and Fellow Citizens and guests of the nation of Andor and City of Caemlyn. While some of you may know that House Buchannan and the throne of Andor have maintained relationship for sometime in various areas and ways, many here today may not know that Queen Elisia and my Mother, the High Seat of House Buchannan Lady Khyra Buchannan, were the best of friends. In fact, unfortunately their attempts failed but I believe on at least one occassion if not more than one, they may have attempted to arrange a marriage for me. However, sadly nothing has came to fruition of that. Although that is not why I am speaking today. My family and myself have always supported Queen Elisia's Decisions and thus support her decision before she died to have the Daughter-heir assume her rightful role as our leader. Therefore, let it be known, that House Buchannan supports the Daughter-Heir in her duties to ascend to the Rightful role that was designated for her by her late mother, that of Queen of the Nation of Andor. Long may she live, and long may she rule."
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Aeline Olivia Murellan, at this time High Seat of House Murellan, sent out Royal Heralds across the realm to read that which seems written by one with high poetic drama in the prose, stating heart-felt words as she proclaims her rightful place as heir to her Mother's throne. On many the Common's billet, a copy of the words have been posted for those that can read what was writ. Was it only coincidence that a number of the recitals of the prepared speech took place just outside the residences of House Risden, House Lareca and House Lothievia? Those Houses who had been unquestionably and notably, absent at the funeral pyre for Queen Elisia?
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It has been months after the Prince Consort called for his daughter to attend to his mother's deathbed, before she passed away. It was months more before he recalled her home, and waited to schedule the funeral, before he eventually just scheduled it without her, hoping she would return home. And, since that time, it has been months since Aeline has said what she wanted to do with regards to Andor.
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P.S. All that receive invites are gladly invited to participate in the event prior to invitations at 1 am.08.04.2011 eastern european time.If my calculations are correct it is about the same time we rp-ed last night.>
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== Getting started ==
== Getting started ==

Current revision


Announcement: We are presently working to bring Cuendillar back as a viable game. For the time being, we are still strictly a social MUX, but you may continue to gather there, chat and RP if you'd like - but we will not be GMing anything or solving disputes at this time. If you'd like to help out with the re-opening in any way, please let us know via @request. Everyone is welcome to log into the game, chat and hang around in the meantime.

Game Information

Cuendillar MUSH is a science-fiction/fantasy game based loosely on Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time series. In book two, The Great Hunt, and in Robert Jordan's The World of the Wheel of Time, there are objects called Portal Stones that allow travel into differing dimensions, times, and even planets.

Cuendillar is one of those dimensional worlds, with its own unique story and histories. Because of this, you may see plotlines that resemble those in the books, but you will not see characters from the books ever played here; with the exception of Forsaken, who will be used for various plotting elements.

If you are familiar with the storyline, you will note that the various timeline aspects of our game do not follow the books, and in fact we've had several deviant plots. Included in this set of pages are various bits and pieces of information which you should find helpful in getting to know the game and what we're all about - as well as finding a place to settle down.

Cuendillar MUSH is operated with the permission of Robert Jordan.

All players should read: A Letter from Robert Jordan

To connect to the game using telnet or a MU* Client:
cuendillar.org 7200
74.52.77.2 7200


Thematic Information About the Game Character Generation Player Resources Staff Resources
Story Arch Suggestions Andor Introduction Character Pages Secure Groups
Cairhien Begin at the Beginning Wiki Editing Basics Staff Pages
Children of the Light Age Factors TinyPlot Brainstorming Staff Priority List
The Ogier Cultural Background Information Role-Play Logs Templates
Tar Valon Classes of Society Player/Staff Meeting Logs Player Plots
White Tower The Basics of Statistics Organizations Staff Plots
Timeline of Events Attributes Public Domain Art Staff Resources
Noble Houses Assets and Flaws Player Artwork
Skills Gaming Clients
Backgrounds
Justifications
Character Approvals
Restricted Characters
The One Power

Current Events

Andor is presently involved in a War of Succession. For more information on the plot, please click on the following link: Andoran War of Succession.

Getting started

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