WEB HISTORY 2002, JULY-SEPTEMBER

 
Site Update on September 29th, 2002
 Bestiary Added entry on the Nyjae, another fish of the Barsa family (Thuja)
Added
entry on the Orm, a common small insect (The Akorn)
 Library Added "Chapter 4 - Of Gods and Fate" of the "Dygan Heartswind" story, comprising 13 pages. You can also find the chapter at  the Downloads page (Eskon)
 Magic Added Level 2 Earth Spell - Waning to the spells collection (Viresse)
Added
Level 5 Earth Spell - Call to the Beast to the spells collection (Viresse)
 Places Updated entry on the Tarannoar, completely revising the entry (Gararion, map Artimidor)
Updated Map of Santharia, changing the Rahaz-Dath part (Artimidor)
Updated Map of the Santharian Provinces, changing the Rahaz-Dath part (Artimidor)
Updated Map of the Ancient Santharian Kingdoms, changing the Rahaz-Dath part (Artimidor)
 Misc. Added entry on Swords of Caelereth, a general overview introducing various sword types (Fox, pic Quellion)
 Website The Link Exchanges page was split into 3 subpages: Textual Link Exchanges, Graphical Link Exchanges and Banners of Santharia (Artimidor)
 
Site Update on September 22nd, 2002
 Bestiary Added entry on the Cro'cuta, a dog-like animal of the Rahaz-Dath (The Akorn)
Added
entry on the Izaac, small mammels of the Isles of Quios (Finnael)
Added
entry on the Zombii, decomposing, undead monsters (Viresse, 2 pics Faugar)
 Games Added Heroes of Caelereth Diary page of September 2002, introducing the Caelereth Game Development Tools, a program you can download in order to help with dialogue building of Non-Playing-Characters (NPCs) for the MUD. The Diary page shows screenshots of this tool as well as first character portraits done by our artists. Aside from the tool itself you can also download 22 pages of the complete Word documentation. All Santharians are invited to participate in dialogue building (page, program and docs Artimidor, portraits Quellion & Faugar)
 Places Added impressionistic picture to the entry of the Elverground, depicting the mostly barren and featureless landscape (Wren)
Updated
entry on the High Kingdom of Aca-Santerra, one of the most powerful nations at the continent of Nybelmar (Koldar)
Added
Map of the Rahaz-Dath Desert to the general Maps Index (concept Talia Sturmwind, drawn by Artimidor)
 Religions Updated entry on Queprur, Goddess of Death, completely revising the entry (Koldar)
 Tribes Added picture to the entry of the Avennorian Tribe, showing a typical Avennorian fisherman (Quellion)
 
Site Update on September 15th, 2002
 Bestiary Added entry on the Barsa, an ocean fish of western Sarvonia (Thuja)
Added entry on the Chomas, a blue-scaled lizard creature of Aeruillin (The Akorn)
Added
entry on the Feathered Wyvern, a minor drake species (The Akorn)
Added entry on the Yellowtail, an ocean fish of western Sarvonia (Thuja)
Added a general Fish Overview, containing all existing fishes (Artimidor)
Updated entry on the Unicorn, a mythical horse-like beast (Artemis)
 Herbarium Added entry on the Sunflower, a large flower, symbol of positivity (Wren)
 Magic Updated entry on Magic in the World of Caelereth, adding mage pic (Quellion)
 Miscellaneous Added entry on Avennorian Ships, containing information on 3 ship types (Capher, pic Quellion)
Added entry on Roullen Tsaskageas, an exceptional longsword artifact (Tekradon)
Added entry on Sjeibett, the "Flying Disc" game, played all over Santharia (The Akorn)
 Movies Updated the Flash MovieHall of Fame Movie (Flash plug-in required), adding two more artists, Quellion and Fiorellina Mangiacore (Artimidor)
 Musics Added new music "The Scattersand Shoals Theme" to the Santharian Soundtrack Overview (Ralrok)
 People Added entry on Estoy Móh'herín, a Eophyrhim necromancer (Viresse, pic Fiorellina and Faugar)
 Places Updated entry on the Continent of Nybelmar, adding a political map (Koldar)
 Website Updated the Frequently Asked Questions page, revising it completely and adding several new questions and answers (Artimidor)
Updated the Menu Navigation page, explaining all menu parts in detail
(Artimidor)
Some menu changes were realized. The graphic of the Swamp Menu button (allowing to switch to the second menu part) below the menu was changed. Furthermore the Search Site feature was removed from the Website menu. It now can be accessed through the magnifying glass to the right near the menu caption and is permanently visible
(Artimidor)
 
Site Update on September 8, 2002
 Herbarium Added entry on the Coastal Redwood, a massive, fire-resistent tree (Viresse)
 Languages Updated Vocabulary pages Styrásh-Tharian (Team/Artimidor)
Updated Vocabulary pages Tharian-Styrásh (Team/Artimidor)
Updated Vocabulary pages Thergerim-Tharian (Team
/Artimidor)
Updated Vocabulary pages Tharian-Thergerim (Team
/Artimidor)
 Library Added poem to our Battle Songs collection: "The Survivor" (Lucirina)
Added poem to our Songs of the Sea collection: "A Sea Reaver's Song" (Mutare Serphinroth)
 Magic Added picture to the entry on Magic in the World of Caelereth (Faugar)
Added
entry on Clerical Magic, one of the two main ways to cast magic (Viresse)
Added entry on Spell Fizzling, an unwanted occurence during spellcasting (Xarl)
 People Added picture to the entry on Kaelaren the Blessed, founder of the Sanhorrhim sect of the Baveran Clerics (Dashiad)
Updated entry on Brok Strongarm, a discoverer of the Mitharim dwarves (Artimidor, pic Quellion)
 Places Added 6 new maps to the Maps Overview, showing the Continent of Nybelmar (Koldar Mondrakken)
Added picture to the entry
on Denilou, showing the discovery of Denilou (Quellion)
Updated entry on the Continent of Nybelmar, adding maps and completely re-working the text (Koldar Mondrakken)
 
Site Update on September 1st, 2002
 Awards Added Site Excellence Award from Galadriel from Galadriel's Mirror (Team)
 Beasts Added entry on the Quallian Sýs'neán ("Forest Twotails"), an arboreal rodent of the Quallian (Lucirina)
 Herbarium Added entry on the Lampstalk, a naturally luminescent plant (Stormcrow)
 Places Added entry on Elving, the "White City", the largest of the twin cities of the Zeiphyr (Wren, map Artimidor)
 Races Added entry on the Maeverhim Elves, the etherial and peaceful elves of the Sharadon (Viresse, map by Artimidor)
Updated entry
on the Quaelhoirhim Elves, adding tribe map (Artimidor)
 Team Added membership info on Lucirina Telor Vevan, Ana Maria Salinas Norbakk, from Santiago (Chile). Lucirina has already contributed several poems and beasts to the Dream since she has discovered our site back in May. Time now to welcome you officially to the Dream, Lucirina, by adding your well deserved team page:)
 
Site Update on August 25th, 2002
 Bestiary Added entry on the Argrothin Black Bear, a Northern Sarvonian Bear (The Akorn)
Added entry on the
Zeiphyrian Hunting Hound, a domestic dog of the Quaelhoirhim elves (Wren, pic Fiorellina)
Added picture to the entry on the
Ancythrian Shark, a deadly saltwater fish (Erelen)
 Library Added poem to our Battle Songs collection: "The Legacy" (Mutare Serphinroth)
 People Added entry on Xarl Bluestride, a famous archmage of Ximax (Xarl)
 General A Santharian Elfwood tour "A Taste of the Dream: Artists of Santharia" was composed and finally approved for viewing at Elfwood, featuring the works of all Santharian artists with galleries and/or libraries at Elfwood (Viresse)
 
Site Update on August 18, 2002
 Bestiary Added picture to the entry on the Giant Kraken, a very rare sea-creature with 8 gigantic tentacles (Quellion)
Updated entry on the Ráhaz'Estár, adding lots of more details (Talia Sturmwind)
 Cosmology Added entry on the Sun (Injèrá), a self-consuming fireball circling in front of Caelereth (Artimidor)
 Library Added the "Frethoni Book of Fables", a collection of moral stories, serving as guides for everyday life. For a start 4 fables were added to this collection: "The Blacksmith and his Apprentice", "The Challenge", "The Four Suitors" and "The Pocketwatch" (3 Eskon, one by Artimidor)
Added poem to our Songs for Travelling collection: "Fellowship and Honesty" (Tekradon)
Add poem our Babetales collection: "Dogrim and the Dragon" (Lucirina)
 Misc. Added entry on the Bow, a common two-handed distance weapon (Legolas Acher, pic Faugar)
Added entry on the
Forsaken Blade, and ancient artifact, said to contain a Chosen's soul (Timeras)
Added entry on the
Whirlwind, a twohanded greatsword with two hooks on the end of the blade (Timeras)
 Places Added entry on the Paelelon, a dark dense forest, home of the Eophyrhim elves (Viresse)
Added entry on
Fishing Village of Parthanul, located in the Manthrian province (Atimin Ishstar)
 
Site Update on August 11, 2002
 Awards Added Special Winner Award from AwardWorld to the Awards pages (Team)
 Bestiary Added entry on the Wood Owl, a nocturnal bird (Belgarion)
Added picture to the entry on the
Field Mouse, a small, harmless rodent (Erelen)
Updated entry on the Centaur, a mythical crossing between man and horse (Mutare Serphinroth)
Updated entry on the Exechon, a deadly lizard species of Aeruillin (Belgarion)
Updated entry on the Rats Overview, small, not always welcomed rodents (Wren)
 Games Added Heroes of Caelereth Diary page of August 2002, providing more MUD details, including 5 new screenshots (Artimidor)
 Herbarium Added entry on the Bombox Palm, a tropical coconut plant (Mutare Serphinroth)
 Magic Added Level 3 Water Spell - Frost Shield to the spell collection (Fox)
Added Level 4 Water Spell - Wave to the spell collection (Fox)
Added Level 7 Water Spell - Spear of Frost to the spell collection (Fox)
Added Level 9 Water Spell - Ice Enchantment to the spell collection (Fox)
 People Updated entry on the Order of White Knights, adding origin and history details as well as a White Knights priest pic (Koldar Mondrakken, pic Quellion)
 Places Added entry on the Elverground, a large grassland south of New-Santhala (Wren, maps Artimidor)
 Team Added membership info on Fox, Adam Richey from Grass Valley/California (US). Fox has been around already for quite a while and now concentrates on Water Spells as you can see in this week's update, which also makes him part of the team finally.
Added membership info on Erelen, Billy Johnsen from Standwood/Washington (US). A true master with the pencil, Erelen has contributed first work to Santharia this week, a field mouse:) More dangerous beast to come... Nice to have you with us, Erelen!
Added membership info on
Mutare Serphinroth, Anastasia from Russia. Since last update Mutare delights us with wonderful poems, but she has also already tried her hand in describing beasts and plants. Welcome on board, Mutare! (Artimidor)
 
Site Update on August 4th, 2002
 Bestiary Updated entry on the Cartashian Bear, a deadly bear species from Cartash (Belgarion)
 Cosmology Added entry on the Tarkkin, patron of farmers in form of a huge deer (text and pic Viresse)
 Library Added poem The Eternal Dance to Religious Poems collection (Mutare Serphinroth)
Added song on the
Lulla-Lulla-Lay to our Lullabies collection (Mutare Serphinroth)
 Misc. Added entry on the Crystal Dagger, an ingenious weapon used for administering poisons (Stormcrow)
 Musics Added Vocal Music Overview to the music menu, presenting all vocal songs (Artimidor)
Added song
From Death into Dream (lyrics Xarl, written and sung by Wren)
Added song
Queen of the Dead (lyrics Viresse, written and sung by Wren)
Added song
Rahmat, Udzera (lyrics Bard Judith, written and sung by Wren)
Added song
Song of Waning (lyrics Anaea, written and sung by Wren)
Added song
The Blacksmith's Lament (lyrics Lucirina, written and sung by Wren)
 People Added entry on the White Knights Order, following the principles of Nehtor and Eyasha, healing and peace (Koldar)
Updated entry on the
Kaierian Warriors, trained elven fighters of the Tethinrhim (Uragel)
 Religions Updated entry on Aca-Santerran Beliefs, adding more detailed Gods descriptions (Koldar)
 Team Added membership info on Belgarion, Ian Parlaman from Arizona. After role playing in Santharia already for quite a while, Belgarion has changed to the development side of the Dream. Here he concentrates on Bestiary entries, revamping older ones according to the new scheme, but also has already contributed new stuff. Welcome on the development side, Belgarion (Artimidor)
 Tribes Added entry on the Remusian Men, one of the human ice tribes of Northern Sarvonia (Timeras)
 Treasures & Oddities Added poem Dreams to the "In Praise of a Dream" page (Silfer Darkflare)
 General Added Herbarium Forum to the Development Message Board and two new Forum pics (Artimidor)
Added Forum links to all menus for faster Forum access 
(Artimidor)
Updated preloader design, integrating it to the Santharian frontpage
(Artimidor)
 
Site Update on July 28, 2002
 Bestiary Added entry on the Field Mouse, a small, well-known rodent (Belgarion)
Added entry on the
Leapor, an animal of the hare family of Northern Sarvonia (Rayne Avalotus)
Added entry on the Verhon, a social fowl bird of Cyhalloi (Belgarion)
Added entry on the Sand Viper, a dangerous snake of the Rahaz-Dath (Lucirina)
 Herbarium Updated entry on the Candlebush, a small tree wearing berries used for candle-making (SeikaMoon & Bard Judith)
Updated entry on the Loriv, a bushy sun-loving plant of Southern Sarvonia (Uragel)
Updated entry on the Totit, an important Aeruillin plant, adding picture (Quellion)
 Magic Added Level 6 Wind Spell - Fist of Thunder to the spell collection (Koldar Mondrakken)
 Misc. Added entry on the Herlemin, a quarterstaff-like weapon using axe blades on each end (Stormcrow)
 Music Added Santharian Soundtrack Overview to the music menu, accumulating all downloadable MP3 songs of Ralrok. Two more brand new songs were added as well to the Overview, namely "Theme of Marcogg" and "Theme of the Kurakim Dwarves" (compiled by Artimidor, all songs written by Ralrok, pics done by various artists)
 People Added entry on the Order of Armeros, an order maintaining justice for the God of War (Koldar Mondrakken)
 Places Updated entry on the Island of Denilou, adding picture of the Statue of Brok Strongarm (Quellion)
 Races & Tribes Added entry on the Arthyron Elves ("Blessed Sea Elves"), sea elves of Northern Sarvonia (Drogo)
Added entry on the Gob-Oc Orcs ("Goblins"), the orcs under the Tandala Highlands (Koldar Mondrakken, pic Faugar)
Updated entry on the Losh-Oc Orcs ("True Orcs"), adding picture (Quellion)
Updated entry on the Sor'inyt ("Sand Sisters"), a matriarchal tribe of Aeruillin, adding Totit Harvest pic (Quellion)
 Team Added membership info on Rayne Avalotus, Karen from California. Though one of our younger members, Rayne has already elaborated several entries in record time for the Dream, establishing herself as the local cat expert. Welcome now officially on board, Rayne! (Artimidor)
Updated membership pages of Faugar, Quellion and Ralrok (Artimidor)
 General Added general Featured Artists page and pages for Faugar, Quellion and Ralrok (Artimidor)
Several menu icons were substituted with new ones, still working on fixing the last ones (Faugar)
 
Site Update on July 21, 2002
 Awards Added Gold Wyrm Award to the Awards pages (Team)
 Bestiary Updated entry on the Gryph, adding lots of more details (Belgarion)
Added entry on the
Domestic Goat, an animal used for cheese and milk production (Rayne Avalotus)
Added entry on the Mimsy, a medium sized mammal, also called "Striped Bandit" (Lucirina)
Added entry on the O'quadar Riding Snake, a snake exclusively found at the Linfalas Forests (Belgarion)
 Games Added MUD splash screen to the Caelereth MUD introduction page (pic Quellion, splash screen composed by Artimidor)
 Herbarium Added entry on the Cerubell, a beautiful flower growing near lakes and rivers (Rayne Avalotus)
 Library Added poem "On a Bright Summerday" to our Love Poems collection (text Artimidor, pic Fiorellina)
 Magic Added Level 10 Fire Spell - Extended Life to the spell collection (Fox)
 Tribes Updated entry on the Jhehellrhim Elves, replacing map and appearance pic, adjusting appearance section (map Artimidor, pic Bard Judith)
 General Added site preloader when entering through the domain URL (Artimidor)
Added brand new title bar (see above), exclusively designed by a Santharian artist, now prepared for all screen resolutions (Quellion)
 
Site Update on July 14, 2002
 Bestiary Added entry on the Ancythrian Shark, a saltwater fish of the Ancythrian Sea (Belgarion)
Added entry on the
Red Diamond Butterfly, an exceptional looking butterfly (Ted Thilander)
Added entry on the Horned Drake, the cousin of the horned dragons (Wilen Cloverheart, pic Faugar)
Added entry on the Wild Pig, a dangerous little animal (Belgarion)
Added overview on Cats, featuring four cats (Rayne Avalotus)
 Herbarium Added entry on the Bikiri, a kind of tree fungus (SeikaMoon)
Added entry on the Skyweed, a weed important for rope-making (Stormcrow)
 People Added entry on Elizabeth Ferquad, a singer of the famous Ferquad artists family (Selina Cantrell & Uragel, pic Faugar)
Updated
entry on the Rahaz-Dath Mercenaries, the ancient mercenary army of Dasai (Tarquet Galbar)
 Places Updated entry on Strata, the ancient capital of the Stratanian kingdom (Talia Sturmwind)
Added entry on the Goutonch School, a aristocratic ladies school in Bardavos (Selina Cantrell)
Added entry on the Thaehelvil River, the longest river of Santharia (Wren)
 General Slight menu changes: Website icon was put on first place in the development menu, Language icon was moved to the second part of the menu (Artimidor)
 
Site Update on July 7, 2002
 Bestiary Added picture to the entry on the Milari, a large feline animal (Talia Sturmwind)
Added entry on the Capricus, a goat of impulsive, unpredictable nature (Rayne Avalotus)
Added entry on the
Chimaera, a beast originating from demonology rites (Xarl)
Added entry on the
Oracau, a feared predator cat of the Narfost Plain (Rayne Avalotus)
Added entry on the
Prieta, a slender graceful member of the deer family (Thuja)
Added entry on the Shingar, a strong, agile cat (Rayne Avalotus)
Added entry on the Starback, a relative to the White Sarvonian Deer (Rayne Avalotus)
Added entry on the Tarep, a rabbit with a small rounded body (Rayne Avalotus)
 Downloads Added Newsletter Archive to the Downloads page, featuring the last 3 Santharian newsletters. If you have missed an edition you can get it from here (Wren)
 Games Updated Caelereth Introduction, introducing the MUD concept (Artimidor)
Added Heroes of Caelereth Diary page of July 2002, providing more MUD details
(Artimidor & Myrik)
 Herbarium Added entry on the Willow, an adoptable tree, growing all over Sarvonia (text & pic Bard Judith)
Added entry on the Yealm Reed, the common water reed (Bard Judith)
 Library Added "Chapter 3 - Passage to Danger" of the "Blood of the Demon" story, comprising 9 pages. You can also find the chapter at  the Downloads page (Winlok)
 Magic Added Level 1 Fire Spell - Searing to the spell collection (Viresse)
Added Level 4 Ecuá Spell - Word of Stunning to the spell collection (Silfer Darkflare)
Added Level 4 Weaver Spell - Aura Sight to the spell collection (Xarl)
Added Level 7 Water Spell - Kord's Fever of Nightmares to the spell collection (Tarquet Galbar)
Added Level 11 Water Spell - Call Lightning to the spell collection (Silfer Darkflare)
 People Added entry on Shakgrah the Searer, an orcish Shaman of the Losh-Oc (Viresse, pic Faugar)
 Places Updated entry on Strata, the southernmost town of Santharia, first details - more to come soon (Talia Sturmwind)
Added entry on the
Ravenwing Falls, located at the Mithral Mountains (Thuja)
Added maps to the entry on Een Puvtyr, a dwarven city of the Lower Fores (Artimidor)
 Team Added poem "For Tarquet Galbar" to the Odes to the Team collection (Bard Judith)
 General Stylesheet conversion of all menus completed. Some Netscape problems at various maps at the Places section were fixed. Added 3 additional MUD Forums to the Santharian Message Board. (Artimidor)