WEB HISTORY 2003, JANUARY-MARCH


SITE UPDATE MARCH 30TH 2003
done by Artimidor

 Bestiary Added entry on the Rolling Hedgehog, a spiky little creature (The Akorn)
 Library Added poem "Aftermath" to our Battle Songs collection (Rayne Avalotus)
Added poem "Downness" to our Miscellaneous Poems collection (Lucirina)
 Magic Added Level 5 Xeuá Spell - Physical Shield to our spells collection (Silfer Darkflare)
Added
Level 7 Fire Spell - Rays of Heat to our spells collection (Silfer Darkflare)
 People Added entry on Annils Norgerinth, an Avennorian hero of Nepris (Artimidor)
 Places Added entry on the Fishing Town of Nys, a town in northeastern Aeruillin (Amuwen)
Added entry on the
Goltherlon Forest, an enchanting forest in the Santharian province of Vardýnn (Rayne Avalotus, map Artimidor)
Added entry on the
Pest Pillar of Nyermersys, the reminder on the plague of Thevelin (Viresse)
Updated entry on
the Fishing Village of Nepris, adding further history details (Artimidor)
 Religions Added entry on Arkon, the Aeruillin High God of Creation (Artemis)
Added entry on Parija, the Aeruillin High Goddess of Destruction (Artemis)
Updated entry on
Baveras, Goddess of the Sea, adding Temple and Priests details (Talia Sturmwind)
 Team Added membership info of Erutan Argon, Alexander Daniel Chenard, hailing from California/US. Being one of our youngsters his specialities are orcs and ogres. Welcome on the development side of the Dream, Alexander! (Erutan Argon)


SITE UPDATE MARCH 23RD 2003
done by Artimidor

 Downloads Added brand new Downloads section to the second menu part (CD disk icon). The current Downloads page was split into 10 subpages plus an About-page. The layout of the pages was revised/simplified as well in order to make searching of specfific downloads easier. (Artimidor)
Added the first 3 Santharian Desktop Wallpapers to the new Downloads section, representing works of Quellion. Each wallpaper is available in the most common screen resolutions 800x600 as well as 1024x768. Themes are: The Fishing Village of Nepris, the Bolder Forest and Armeros, God of War. (Artimidor)
 Herbarium Added entry on the Oak Tree, one of the most popular trees of Caelereth (Rayne Avalotus)
 Library Added Historical Overview to the "Katya Dragonseeker" story. The Overview was also added to the Katya Dragonseeker entry in the People section. (Dalá'Valannía)
 People Added entry on Lurtz Argon, an Orcish Warlord of the Ashz-Oc (Erutan Argon)
 Places Updated entry on the Mithral Mountains, adding map version. Check out the new link below the Mithral pic in order to view an enlarged version of the image with all map names included. The entry by the way was also slightly adjusted and updated. (Artimidor)
Updated entry on the Fishing Village of Nepris, respectively the village map now features further descriptions (still more to come) and the offers the possibility to turn grid lines on and of. (Artimidor)
 Religions Updated entry on Baveras, Goddess of the Sea, adding Symbol details (Talia Sturmwind)


SITE UPDATE MARCH 16TH 2003
done by Artimidor

 Bestiary Added entry on the Leaf Ferret ("Rasher"), a gliding version of the common ferret (Quegon)
Updated the
Deer Overview, adding illustration of the common Sarvonian deer (Quellion)
 Herbarium Added entry on the Knifegrass, a sharp-edged kind of grass (Rayne Avalotus)
Added entry on the
Lémertía, the common Water Vine plant (Rayne Avalotus)
Added entry on the
Pipe Moss, a kind of moss used for smoking (Gararion)
Added entry on the Shade Grass, an extremely soft grass type (Rayne Avalotus)
 Magic Updated entry on Fire Magic, revising entry, more details to come (Fox)
 Misc. Added entry on the Green Death, revising entry, more details to come (Xarl)
Added entry on the Khrumm, the typical Orcish Battlesword (Erutan Argon)
 Religions Added entry on Baveras, the Santharian Goddess of the Sea, filling the first sections. Still a lot more info to be added in the coming update... (Talia Sturmwind & Viresse)
Added entry on Ghelgath, a nigh-unstoppable decease said to be caused by the Demon Lord Lorkuloth (Xarl)
Added entry on Polmaen, the Aeruillin God of the Dark and husband to Nakashi (Artemis)
 Team Updated team page of Silfer, substituting photo with a more recent one (Silfer)


SITE UPDATE MARCH 9TH 2003
done by Artimidor

 Bestiary Added entry on the Elver Elk, one of the most beautiful elks (Viresse)
Added entry on the Snowy Deer, the most elegant creature of the Goltherlon (Rayne Avalotus)
Added entry on the
Steppe Deer, a small greenish deer (The Akorn)
 Library Added chant "Dyes!" to our market chants collection (Amuwen)
Added legend "The Fisherman", a legend of Akdorian origin (Lamertu K'Thaen)
Added poem "Nocturn Lovesong" to Love Poems collection (Lucirina Telor Vevan)
 Misc. Added entry on the Lightwater, a natural occurance at Nybelmarian reefs (Koldar)
Added entry on the Orcish Warfare, describing orcish battle techniques (Koldar)
 Musics Added song "Theme of Nepris" to the entry of the fishing village of Nepris. See also at the Places Musics Overview (Vladeptus)
 People Updated entry on the Rephaell "Faugar" Rýnngaewísh, updating self-portrait (pic Faugar)
Added entry on the
White Nehtorians, a sect of Nehtor worhsippers (Viresse)
 Races & Tribes Updated entry on the Daran Gnomes, adding the eye-glass illustration (pic Faugar)
 Religions Added entry on Barkhas, the Nybelmarian God of the Sea (Koldar Mondrakken)
 Team Updated membership info on Curgan, adding photo (Curgan)


SITE UPDATE MARCH 2ND 2003
done by Artimidor

 Bestiary Added entry on the Cloaked Elk, an elk type living in colder, northern climates (Viresse)
Added entry on the
Cyhalloian Slinker, a canine beast of Cyhalloi (Radaroc)
Added entry on the
Lín'már'jóh, a small water insect (Rayne Avalotus)
 Downloads Added 15 more zip-files to the Documents Archive (Santharia in DOC-format) to the Downloads section, mainly Cosmology, Races and Herbarium entries (Winlok)
 Games Added Dialogue Excerpt of Rat-King Thar, the ratty companion of Hieronimus Kupfdrubus (Artimidor, pic Ashknight Merridor)
 Herbarium Added entry on the Fireweed, a brightly hued sea weed of Aeruillin (Amuwen)
Added entry on the Silken Moss, a soft plant covering forest floors (Lucirina)
Updated entry on the Cerubell, adding illustration of the Cerubell Berries (pic Bard Judith)
Updated entry on the
Fragrans Tree, adding illustration of the tree (pic Quellion)
Updated entry on the
Redberry, adding illustration of the Redberry Bush (pic Quellion)
 Library Added fable "The Slinker's Fault" to our fairy tales/fables collection (Viresse)
 Magic Added Level 9 Fire Spell - Flame Engulfment to our spells collection (Erutan Argon)
 People Added entry on Asthalon the Black, last Highking of the dynasty of delv at the Nybelmarian kingdom of Aca-Santerra (Koldar Mondrakken, pic Fiorellina)
 Places Updated entry on the Mithral Mountains, adding Natural Resources details (Bard Judith)
 Races & Tribes Added entry on the Mitharim Dwarves, a clan of the Mithral region (Bard Judith)
Updated entry on the
Helcrani, adding detailed history table (Curgan)
 Team Updated membership info on Curgan, adding biography details (Curgan)
Updated membership info on Lucirina, adding website links
(Lucirina)


SITE UPDATE FEBRUARY 23RD 2003
done by Artimidor and
Fox

 Bestiary Added entry on the Inja Goat, a well-adapted goat of Aeruillin (Artemis)
Added entry on the Myrmex, an industrious digging insect (Bard Judith)
Added entry on the
Throwing Hedgehog, a small spikey creature (The Akorn)
 Downloads Added 15 more zip-files to the Documents Archive (Santharia in DOC-format) to the Downloads section, mainly additional Places and Herbarium entries. Still many more files to come... (Winlok)
 Herbarium Added entry on the Baych Tree, a nut-producing common tree (Rayne Avalotus)
 Library Added a detailed Character List to the "A Game of Destiny" story (Dalá'Valannía)
Added "Centaur Drinking Song" to our Drinking Songs collection (Lucirina Telor Vevan)
Added "Nature's Song" to our Poems of Nature collection (Amuwen)
Added prayers "She Who Dreams" to our Prayers collection (Rayne Avalotus)
 Magic Added Level 1 Wind Spell - Reflection to our spells collection (Rayne Avalotus)
 Musics Added song "The Imp" to the entry of the Imp. See also at the Bestiary Musics Overview (Vladeptus)
 Places Added entry on the Avaedhra Temple, the Temple of Avá in Milkengrad (Curgan)
Added entry on the Vontron Forest, a small forest in the Xaramon province, home of the Sanhorrhim elves (Viresse, maps Artimidor)
 Races & Tribes Added entry on the Kassites, the cavalrymen and horse breeders of the Nybelmarian Empire of Korweyn (Koldar Mondrakken)
Added entry on the
Kayrrhem, the oldest of the elven tribes of Nybelmar (Koldar Mondrakken)
Added entry on the
Korweynites, the ruling human tribe of the Nybelmarian Empire of Korweyn (Koldar Mondrakken)
 Religions Added entry on Nakashi, the High Goddess of Light of Aeruillin myth (Artemis)
 Team Updated membership page on Finnael, substituting photo (Finnael)


SITE UPDATE FEBRUARY 16TH 2003
done by Artimidor, Fox, Tyrian Jadewalker and Gararion

 Bestiary Added overview on the Elk, majestic animals, kings of the forests and plains (Viresse)
Added entry on the
Kardíon Hound, domesticated Kanapan dog (Atrii Redwood)
Added entry on the Stilted Elk, a bigger elk type, found near lakes and marshes (Viresse)
 Downloads Added 14 more zip-files to the Documents Archive (Santharia in DOC-format) to the Downloads section, mainly Places, People and Races entries. Still many more files to come... (Winlok)
 Herbarium Added entry on the Ashwude, a popular tree of Southern Sarvonia (Rayne Avalotus)
Added entry on the Poeritt, a soft grey flower often seen as weed (Rayne Avalotus & Bard Judith)
 Library Added short story "Debt of Bones", another story on the Bone Queen of Fá'áv'cál'âr, comprising 10 pages. You can also find the chapter at  the Downloads page (Dalá'Valannía)
Added a detailed Character List to the Katya Dragonseeker novel (Dalá'Valannía)
Added fairytale "The Heir", a legend probably of Akdorian origin (Lamertu K'Thaen)
Added poem "Song of Birth" to our Lullabies collection (Lucirina Telor Vevan)
 Magic Added Level 7 Wind Spell - Touch of Fate to our spells collection (Silfer)
Added Level 7 Wind Spell - Void Breath to our spells collection (Gararion)
 Misc. Updated entry on the Bow, adjusting details and updating the Usage section (Kava Luun)
 Musics Added "Theme of the Cyrathrhim Elves" to the Races Musics Overview. Entry accompanying the music will follow soon... (Vladeptus)
 Places Updated entry on Aca-Santerra, adjusting various history details (Koldar Mondrakken)
 Races & Tribes Added entry on the Golgnomes, the gnomish tribe of the Goltherlon Forest (Rayne Avalotus)
Added entry on the
Helcrani, "the Firedamned", an ethnic group of Milkengrad (Curgan)
 Team Welcome finally to Ashknight Merridor (Lauren Indvik from California/US), another artist joining the Santharian ranks. Though still a quite young artist, Lauren convinces with her Photoshop paintings, of which we've already added a first pic in the last update. More to come:) - And once again, now officially: Welcome on board, Lauren!
 Workshop Added Bestiary Resources, starting a new section, offering resources for world developers, in this case presenting a first resource book for the Bestiary (Artimidor)
Added Medieval Resources, offering a first resource for the Middle Ages (Artimidor)


SITE UPDATE FEBRUARY 9TH 2003
done by Artimidor

 Bestiary Added entry on the Sunset Fish, a beautiful fish of Mid-Sarvonian rivers (Rayne Avalotus)
Updated entry on the
Avenor Cat, adding illustration (Viresse)
 Downloads Added 14 more zip-files to the Documents Archive (Santharia in DOC-format) to the Downloads section, finishing the Bestiary and providing first races entries. Still many more files to come. (Winlok)
 Herbarium Updated entry on the Candlebush, adding illustration (Quellion)
Updated entry on the Waterstar, a medicinal plant, also called "Baveras' Gift" (text & pic Talia Sturmwind)
 Library Added "Chapter 5 - Not the Hero's Way" of the "Dygan Heartswind" story, comprising 17 pages. You can also find the chapter at  the Downloads page (Eskon)
Added poem "Night" to our "Poems of Nature" collection (Talia Sturmwind)
 Magic Added Level 6 Fire Spell - Blazing Shield to our spells collection (Silfer)
 Musics Added additional musical theme to the entry on the Unicorn, complementing the "Adagio for Piano" piece. See also at the Bestiary Musics Overview (Vladeptus)
 Races & Tribes Adding entry on the Ifer'hém, the fore-runners of the Coór'hém elves on Nybelmar (Viresse)
Adding entry on the Ban-Yuk Ogres, the Ogres of the Tandala Highlands (Erutan Argon)
 Team Welcome to Artemis (Shireen Clothier from the United Kingdom), our fae and Aeruillin expert, who we now welcome officially to the Dream. She has already contributed various entries and is working on  more stuff for the south. Nice to have you with us, Artemis!
Updated membership info on Lucirina, adjusting various details
(Lucirina)
Updated our Odes to the Team page, adding a poem celebratingAnaea's return (Bard Judith)


SITE UPDATE FEBRUARY 2ND 2003
done by Artimidor and Tyrian Jadewalker


 Bestiary Updated entry on the Ceruwing Butterfly, adding illustration (Quellion)
Updated entry on the
Mephguóur, completely revising the entry (T'olar)
 Cosmology Updated star charts of the Armeros and the Jeyriall Constellations, adding pictures (Artimidor)
 Downloads Added first parts of the Documents Archive to the Downloads section. The Documents archive will provide all available entries in Word format for you to download. The archive will be updated approx. all 6 months. Currently you can find most Bestiary and Religions entries in 21 zip-files for downloading. More to come. (Winlok)
 Herbarium Added entry on the Goldenbell Bush, a small bush of mid Sarvonia (Rayne Avalotus)
 Library Added poem on the "The Mushroom Monsters" to our Children PoemsCollection (Bard Judith)
Added poem on the
"Hedgeale Song" to our Drinking Songs Collection (Bard Judith)
 Musics Added musical theme to the People entry on Arkan Delath (Vladeptus)
The musics overview has been split into various different categories in order to prepare further additions. The musics overview now available are: Beasts Themes, People Themes, Places Themes and Races Themes (Artimidor)
 Religions Updated entry Jeyriall, Goddess of Harvest, adding mural illustration (Viresse & Quellion)
 Tribes Added entry on the Coór'hém, revising certain passages and adding image (Viresse, map Artimidor)
Added entry on the
Hjoria, a human tribe of southern Aeruillin (Artemis)
Updated entry on the
Goltherrhim, the now extinct tribe of the Goltherlon Forest (Viresse, pic Koldar)
 Website Updated Santharian Portraits Service page, providing more information (Payment, Copyright details) and possibilities to choose from in order to commissing Santharian artist pics (Artimidor)


SITE UPDATE JANUARY 26TH 2003
done by Artimidor and Tyrian Jadewalker


 Bestiary Added entry on the Common Ferret, a relative of the weasel (Quegon)
Added entry on the
Fire Drake, the smaller version of the Fire Dragons (Atrii Redwood)
Updated entry on the
Manticore, completely revising the entry (T'olar)
Added entry on the
Moss Bear, the smallest representative of the bear family (Lucirina)
Updated entry on the
Scorpion, completely revising the entry (Amuwen)
Updated entry on the Shapechanger Dragon, completely revising the entry (Sinen Darkchild)
Added
entry on the Wolverine, the smaller relative of the Great Wolverine (Atrii Redwood)
 Herbarium Added entry on the Cinnabark Pine, a type of giant conifer (Amuwen)
Added entry on the
Crystal Grass, a rare crystaline kind of grass (Sinen Darkchild)
Added entry on the
Maple Tree, one of the most common trees of Caelereth (Rayne Avalotus)
Added entry on the Sou'cald Moss, a moss growing in libraries and dank buildings (Viresse)
 Misc. Added entry on the Crystaline Disease, a plant disease of the gemflower (Amuwen)
Added entry on the
Dagger of Gral, a powerful artifact of fire magic (Xarl, pic Koldar)
Added entry on the
Dragonstaff, a powerful magic staff (Stormcrow, pic Erelen)
Added entry on the
Judgement Quill, one of the stealthiest weapons of Santharia (T'olar)
Added entry on the Plague, a terrible deadly disease (Viresse)
 Musics Added musical theme to the entry on the Unicorn. See also at the Music Overview (Vladeptus)
 Religions Updated entry on Armeros, adding illustration of the God (pic Quellion)
 Team A warm welcome back to the Santharian team for T'olar (real-life name T'olar Jharn), who returned to the development team after 2 years of absence. Great to have you back, your creativity is still appreciated!
Welcome as well to Amuwen (Audrey from the USA), who finally made her 5th contribution in order to become offical member of the Dream Team! Specializing currently in beasts and plants, Amuwen is always busy to fill our world with even more details... Welcome on board, Amuwen, have a nice stay here!
Finally thanx for joining as well to Vladeptus (Rob Chilcott from the UK), an extremely talented  musician who provides us with lots of fantasy music, he has already composed. We'll integrate his works bit by bit in the future, so stay tuned for more cool stuff to come. Thanx as well for joining, we're looking forward to see your musics become part of the Dream!
 Website Added Best of 2002 entry to the Website menu, representing a special site update including most development highlights of the past years. Additionally you can find various site statistics at this summarizing page (Artimidor)
Added Santharian Portraits Service page, a form you can use in order to comission portraits from Santharian artists for your role playing characters (Artimidor)


SITE UPDATE JANUARY 12TH 2003
done by Artimidor and Fox


 Bestiary Updated entry on the Barn Cat, adding illustration (Viresse)
Updated entry on the
Brendolian Cat, adding illustration (Viresse)
Updated entry on the
Horned Dragon, completely revising the entry (John Lenix)
Updated entry on the
Puvtar Cat, adding illustration (Viresse)
Updated entry on the
Strata Cat, adding illustration (Viresse)
Updated entry on the
Ximax Cat, adding illustration (Viresse)
Updated
overview on the Domestic Cat, adding illustrations (Viresse)
 Misc. Added entry on the Aohu'o Sweet Spiced Mead, a favourite Brownie drink (Greybark)
Added entry on the
Book of Knowledge, a powerful, but dangerous artifact (Timeras)
 People Added entry on "Jael" Mènelón, an elven trader of Maeverhim origin (Viresse, pic Faugar)
 Places Added entry on the Tandala Highlands, a gigantic mountain rage of Northern Santharia (Rayne Avalotus, maps Artimidor)
 Races & Tribes Added entry on the Coór'hém, a dark elven tribe of Nybelmar (Viresse)
 General 15 additional Bestiary entries were adjusted to our new scheme, finishing Bestiary and Herbarium design revision. Some older entries still need entry-revisions, though, which are already in progress. (Artimidor)
 


SITE UPDATE JANUARY 6TH 2003
done by Artimidor and Fox


 

 Bestiary Updated Bestiary Development Rules, completely revising the entry (Artimidor)
Updated entry on the
Dragonfly, completely revising the entry (Amuwen)
Updated entry on the
Ximax Cat, an intelligent domestic cat (Rayne Avalotus)
Updated entry on the
Zyloth, completely revising the entry (Erutan Argon)
Added entry on the Avenor Cat, the "Fisher-Cat" of mid-Santharia (Rayne Avalotus)
Added entry on the Barn Cat, the most popular domestic cat (Rayne Avalotus)
Added entry on the Brendolian Cat, the domestic cat of minstrels and bards (Rayne Avalotus)
Added entry on the Puvtar Cat, a dwarven cat species (Rayne Avalotus)
Added entry on the Strata Cat, a short-haired cat of Southern Sarvonia (Rayne Avalotus)
Added entry on the Taurian, huge bull-like mythical humanoids (Tarquet Galbar & Viresse)
Added overview on the Domestic Cat, people's beloved companions (Rayne Avalotus)
 Herbarium Updated Herbarium Development Rules, completely revising the entry (Artimidor)
Added entry on the Allia, a berry-producing plant use for hair dying (Rayne Avalotus)
Added entry on the Aomár, a seaweed plant growing in freshwater lakes (Rayne Avalotus)
Added entry on the Lýth'bél, a plant, said to improve love-life (Rayne Avalotus)
Added entry on the Mutliweed, the bush producing the mutnut (Rayne Avalotus)
Added entry on the Rosemint, a bush with flowers of a very aromatic scent (Amuwen)
 Library Added poem "The Boots in the Corner" to our Miscellaneous Poems collection (Xarl)
Added poem "Spring Has Come" to our Songs of Merriment collection (Amuwen)
 Magic Added entry on the School of Wind Magic, providing a completely newly reworked wind magic concept (Artimidor & Rayne Avalotus)
 Misc. Added entry on the Birni Currency, the lifemagic coins of the ancient Birni (Greybark)
 Places Updated entry on the Village of Nepris, adding first preview of a village map, featuring detailed descriptions of locations, NPC portraits etc. Improved versions to come soon. Open map in new window by clicking here (Artimidor)
 Races & Tribes Updated entry on the Birni Brownies, completely revising the entry (Greybark)
 General Updated page Joining the Santharian Dream, updating Santharian Membership Terms (Artimidor)
The Bestiary menu was completely reworked and can now be viewed as a 3-level-category-treeview or sorted alphabetically. The category-treeview can also be expanded in full to see subcategories and entries in one menu. Further menus will be adjusted to the new scheme in the course of time. (Artimidor)
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additional Bestiary entries were adjusted to our new scheme (Artimidor)
 

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