Anniversary (2014)

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We are planning events throughout the month of August to celebrate the 19th anniversary of AVATAR MUD! HoGs, mini-quests, Imm quest events (e.g Push Your Luck), some surprise events, quizzes and more besides!

The list below contains events for which we have a fixed date. There are more events than this, but due to work and other real-world complications, they will either be announced nearer the time, or sprung upon you by surprise. :D

Big Quests

  • 16th of August - The Sundered Race
Few remember the fearsome power of the mindflayer empire
before it fell to the slave revolt led by the Giths
but some things which have been forgotten are not
truly gone.

Lord Quest + new temp area. 16 August 2014.
Death, fun, loot.

Scheduled "Hand of God" Events

Be on the lookout for mini-hogs and unscheduled HoGs throughout August. The first surprise HoG was held on August 1st! Log in, or miss out!

  • 2nd of August [07:00-08:00, Zahri] Lowmort+Hero+Lord (Regular style, no imm sends)
  • 4th of August [04:00/16:00]
  • 8th of August [00:00-01:00, Kariya] Lowmort+Hero. (Regular style)
  • 8th of August [12:00-13:00, Kariya] Hero+Lord (Regular style, including spell/heal bonus, with Support/CRs)
  • 8th of August [18:00-19:00, Kariya] Lowmort+Hero+Lord (Regular style, possibly with spell/heal bonus)
  • 12th of August [04:00/16:00]
  • 21st of August [04:00/16:00]
  • 23rd of August [06:00-07:00, Zahri] Lowmort (Regular style)
  • 24th of August [18:00-19:00, Zahri] Lowmort+Hero+Lord (spellcasting bonus only, no imm sends)
  • 31st of August [14:00-15:00, Zahri] Lowmort+Hero+Lord (Regular style, no imm sends)

Midgaard Discount Days

"Celebrate old Midgaard during its final days! Going out of business sale!" From Sunday August 10th through Saturday, August 16th, the shopkeepers in Midgaard will sell their items for cheaper and buy your items for more gold. (This begins after a reboot at some point during the day, so wait for the board 7 note.) - Zahri

Daily Trivia Quest

  • 1st of August -> 15th of August (Approximate, and possibly not including the 8th)

One-Off Trivia Quests

  • 10th of August [12:00] - "Avatar MUD in the broadest sense"
  • 17th of August [14:00] - "Midgaard City" (Zahri)
  • 23rd of August [10:00] - "Stuff Kariya likes" (Kariya)
  • 30th of August [??:???] - "A Goblin-Quality Qis (#2)" (Qismat)

Racial boons every Saturday

After polling was conducted on, it looks like Saturday has won for the 'boon day'. All races receive an xp boost, plus 3 other boons (for instance spell damage, bonus to archery, chance to hit more often, etc). Gains are NOT affected. Races will be divided as follows (see HELP SIZE):

  • August 9th is small races.
  • August 16th is medium races.
  • August 23rd is large races.
  • August 30th is very large races + all fdk + all imp.

The boon begins shortly after 12:00:01 AM and lasts until 11:59:59 PM EST. If you are interested to see what each race gets, check the anniversary news item (click 'Read More').