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The Eternal City - A Text Based MUD

The Eternal City (TEC) is a Text-Based Multi-Player Role-Playing game, based in a Roman-inspired atmosphere. TEC offers FREE accounts, as well as Basic and Premium subscriptions, and is operated by Three Seas LLC.

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Getting Started

Welcome to the player-run unofficial Wiki, your best resource for information about the role-playing game, The Eternal City.

Check out the sidebar for helpful categories: New players can use the Newbie Guides to take their first steps into the adventure; the Account tab will break down subscription types and OOC currency; the Getting Started categories will help you understand how to roll and role-play your character, and more.

Returning players (welcome back!) familiar with the Game-world may find it more fun to jump into character creation.

Have questions? Join the conversation on our extremely active Discord!


About the Game

Welcome to Iridine

Iridine is a vast and ancient metropolis, its origins lost in myth. It is the beloved city of the sun god, Ereal, said to be raised as a monument to his victories over the eclipsing moons.

As the beacon of civilization in the world of Midlight, Iridine fights an ongoing war against anarchy and lawlessness. Thieves dart through the crowded streets. Bandits prowl the swamps and forests of Iridine's Republic. Cinerans are barely kept at bay by the Legio and concerned civilians.
No one remembers who built the Harbor of the Moons. No one can say when Moonfall took place, when the first purplish-black storms appeared, roiling through the moonlit countryside in furious silence. No one remembers just how old the inner city really is, nor to what ends of Midlight its folk were scattered.

And, the sages say, the veil between life and death weakens by the day – that Ravan, the Comforter of the Dead from ages forgotten, has gone mad – that he stalks the heavens once more, seeking to bring the destruction of Moonfall to Midlight.

A Multi-User Dungeon (MUD) Roleplaying Game

This fully text-based roleplaying game takes place in the realistic-fantasy world of Iridine, The Eternal City inspired by Roman history. TEC is wholly immersive and well-worth the investment of getting started.

Join for the chance to explore the vast gameworld, complex combat and non-combat mechanics. Stay for the unparalleled community and immersive roleplay. For the right person and the right price, Iridine offers the chance to become anything: gladiator, merchant, acolyte, hunter, bandit, legionary, entertainer, explorer, thief, and so much more.


Latest Updates

- May 5th 2021: For the remainder of the month of May, the cost to retrait via the @traits command will be half-off. Enjoy! Visit the forums for more details.

- April 12th 2021: Happy National Pet Day! The cost for pet name changes and pet makeovers will be 50% off for the remainder of the week. Visit the forums for more details.

- April 11th 2021: Be sure to sign up for the official TEC Newsletter (separate from game in-game notifications).

- April 8th 2021: The Eternal City Refer-a-Friend promotion is live! Earn RPs and StPs by referring new players as well as mentoring both new and returning players. Visit the forums for more details.

- April 4th 2021: Submit your Location and Library Updates for Role Points! Have you spotted some dusty old footprints that probably should have washed away by now? We’re looking for suggestions on locations (squares) that could use a cosmetic update. Visit the forums for more details.

- April 1st 2021: Pushes of the Creature Button in the Welcome Area are Free through tomorrow night. Enjoy a little fun to kick off the month of April!
Visit the forums for more details.

- March 27th 2021: TEC Wikidot Submission Contest! We want your help! Contribute to this Wiki by June 30, 2021 for a chance to win one of several prizes! Visit the forums for more details.

- March 14th 2021: Recent Patch Notes address some confusion about how grappling tweaks affected archery, and some Nehal village adjustments. Visit the forums for more details.

- March 8th 2021: Leaving behind a corpse as part of the @retire command now costs 50 Role Points for all account types. Visit the forums for more details.

- March 6th 2021: Skill slot swaps are 50% off for the remainder of the month. Enjoy!

- March 6th 2021: Various game tweaks including changes to grapples, clear-hands, bank notes, gang markings and more. Visit the forums to see the full list of changes.

- February 25th 2021: New "Gear Alteration Packages" allow you to alter up to 5 items of the same theme in a single request. Visit the forums for full details.

- February 21st 2021: A 10% "Citizens Discount" in reputable shops within Iridine City and Quartz Heights is now available! Register first with Maxillion for a fee of 2 talents. Visit the forums for more details.

- February 17th 2021: Justice PK & Crime and Punishment review. Accounts are now limited to 1 VC package every 2 years as a result of a "Justice PK". Also, @retire in jail will now require staff approval. Visit the forums for more details.

- January 14th 2021: If you suddenly have account issues and cannot login to the game, please send or have them send an email to moc.emagyticlanrete|sc#moc.emagyticlanrete|sc or moc.liamg|roznarpmg#moc.liamg|roznarpmg. Visit the forums for details.

- January 8th 2021: For the month of January, the cost for VC packages will be half-off. Ring in your new year with a new story! Have fun in there! Visit the forums for details.

- December 20th 2020: Domus options are now available in several locations throughout Midlight. Please be sure to read the *news posting or visit the forums for more info.

- July 16th 2020: Character Traits have been revamped! New traits have been added, existing traits modified and overall trait values have been adjusted.


What's New In-Game

Grey Sands Exploration - 11 May 2021 00:16

Aera Temple Exploration - 11 May 2021 00:12

Monlon Volunteer Guard Patrol Log - 13 Apr 2021 06:07

Tragedy In Franlius - 04 Apr 2021 07:14


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