WEB HISTORY 2003, JULY-SEPTEMBER

 
    Site Update of Sept. 28th 2003 by Artimidor & Fox
 Awards Added the Tim's Golden Spider Award to our awards collection (Artimidor)
 Bestiary Added entry on the Fire Ferret ("Scorcher"), a special ferret living in deep volcanic caves (Quegon)
 Downloads Added new wallpaper of the Cyhallrhim Ice-Elf to our desktop wallpapers collection (pic Isilhir)
 Games Added Dialogue Excerpt of Mimi, a little brat... err... girl of Nepris (Talia Sturmwind)
Added
Dialogue Excerpt of Thalanis Fizzlefist, a mage, who ended in Nepris (Xarl)
 Herbarium Added entry on the Dalferia, a delicate plant, associated with the Hobbit Goddess Dalireen (Rayne Avalotus)
Added entry on the False Heart, a beautiful common climber plant
(Talia Sturmwind)
 Library Added tale "Etherus and Belmira", a legend telling us about how the False Heart climbing plant came into being (Talia Sturmwind)
Added poem
"Rover Voice" to our Songs for Travelling collection (Rayne Avalotus)
Added prayer "Grant, o Nakashi" to our Prayers collection (Coren FrozenZephyr)
 People Added entry on Gouran (Aváth'caó), an Injerín elf, who turned into the "Devourer" (Drogo)
 Places Added entry on Tak'dínal, the former Keep of the Chosen, now a place in ruins (Drogo, map Artimidor)
 Races/Tribes Updated entry on the Cyhallrhim Elves, adding illustration of a typical ice elf (pic Isilhir)
Updated entry on the Sanhorrhim Elves, adding illustration to the sailing tribe (pic Isilhir)
Updated entry on the Tethinrhim Elves, adding illustration of a Kaierian warrior (pic Quellion)
 Religions Added entry on Mermaria, the Aeruillin High Goddess of Life and Water (Artemis)
 Team Added membership details of Jeshannon (John Emanuel Shannon) from the UK, another wonderful artist, who gave permission to integrate his works into the Dream. His speciality are fairy pics and contributions to the Herbarium, so watch out for additions of his magnificent artwork soon! (Jeshannon)
 Website Added Interview with the Santharian Webmaster, led by the United Web Site Award Givers (Artimidor)
Added Santharian Tour: Part III: World Development
, summarizing all important details visitors have to know concerning joining the Santharian Development team and contributing to the project (Artimidor)

    Site Update of September 14th 2003 by Artimidor
 Awards Added the United Award Givers Site Top 10 Award to our awards collection (Artimidor)
 Bestiary Updated entry on the Spirit Dragon, adding illustration (pic Isilhir)
 Downloads Added the first Santharian Screensaver, the converted Santharain Teaser movie. More screensavers will follow in the course of time (Artimidor)
 Herbarium Added entry on the Fáberige Plant, a fruit plant, often used for pastries and deserts (Rayne Avalotus)
 Library Added "Winter's Heart" (14 pages) a brand new story in the Katya Dragonseeker context. You can also find the chapter at the Short Stories Downloads page (Dalá'Valannía)
Added poem "The Song of Roses" to our Poems of Nature collection (Lucirina)
Added poem "I Can't Sleep" to our Love Poems collection (Lucirina)
Added poem "Spring" to our Love Poems collection (Lucirina)
Added prayer "The Lord of All Desires", a prayer to Etherus (Coren FrozenZephyr)
 Magic Updated entry on Cár'áll (Magical Aura), completely revising the entry (Rayne & Artimidor)
Added
3rd Tier Urtengor Spell - Eternal Lock to our clerical spells collection (Coren FrozenZephyr)
 People Added entry on Surian a'ptel Minar, the final king and glorified God of the Mynian Kingdom in Northern Sarvonia (Drogo, pic Faugar)
 Team Added Welcome back! poem for Amuwen, our Santharian sailor (Bard Judith)
Added membership details of Isilhir (Per Sjögren) from Sweden, our newest Santharian team artist, proficient mainly with drawing techniques water colors, acrylics, gouasche etc. Isilhir has already contributed his first Santharian work and has already started on new stuff. Stay tuned for further pics from Isilhir... - Welcome on board!
(Isilhir)
 Website Added Santharian Tour: Part II: Navigation, summarizing all important details visitors have to know how to find what and where in Santharia (Artimidor)

    Site Update of August 31st 2003 by Artimidor
 Bestiary Added entry on the Lazhbug (Bellfish), a long legged, aquatic, silvery insect (Chronusian)
Updated entry on the Grass Snake, adding illustration of the snake (pic Quellion)
 Downloads Added new wallpaper of the Town of Marcogg to our desktop wallpapers collection (pic Quellion)
 Library Updated story "The Riddles of the Bards", adding the final parts. This story is a cooperative story of several Santharian contributers (Silfer, Viresse, Sholtar and Xarl)
 Magic Added Level 6 Xeuá Spell - Advanced Golem Creation to our spells collection (Silfer)
 Races/Tribes Updated entry on the Halflings (Hobbits), completely revising the entry (Rayne Avalotus)
Updated entry on the Helmondsshire Hobbits, completely revising the entry (Rayne Avalotus)
 Website Added Santharian Tour: Part I: Introduction to a Dream. The Santharian Tour is meant as a guide for new Santharian visitors and will be completed within the next site updates providing further easily accessible information concerning site navigation, world development, role playing and frequenty asked questions (Artimidor)
Changed the layout of the Web History page, adding Santharian logo
(Artimidor)

    Site Update of August 17th 2003 by Artimidor
 Awards Added Vie's Inn of Wonder Gold Award to our awards collection (Artimidor)
 Bestiary Added entry on the Aelirel Bird, a small Santharian bird of white plumage (Rayne Avalotus)
 Games Added The Santharian Tales Adventure Diary Part 3, providing you with the latest informations concerning the RPG Adventure game with the Legendary Tales engine, which is currently in the making. This week you get a glimpse at the fun part of the game - a game transcript from the player's point of view... (Artimidor, pics various artists)
Added
Dialogue Excerpt of Andrus Voltmer, a village elder of Nepris (Artimidor, pic Faugar)
Added
Dialogue Excerpt of Mannef Derkhan, a farmer of Nepris (Artimidor, no pic yet)
 Library Added "Chapter 3 - The Dark Side" (22 pages) to the novel of the "Avaesthoría, Book I: The Shadows of Móh'rónn". You can also find the chapter at  the Novels Downloads page (Artimidor, translation Arancaytar)
Added story "Poitar and Shassyn", a myth/fairytale of Akdorian origin (Lamertu K'Thaen)
 Magic Added Level 1 Water Spell - Animal Protection to our spells collection (Thuja, pic Eritinalinfalah)
 People Added entry on Cárimuá Eaás, the first Ránn of the Quaelhoirrhim elves (Wren, pic Eritinalinfalah)
 Places Added entry on Ehebion, the mystical Shadow Realm at the continent of Nybelmar (Smith in Exile)
Added entry on
Ximax, the famous City of Magic and capital of the province of Xaramon (Xarl)
 Religions Added entry on Tsalokath, the second eldest of the Demon Lords, the Lord of Wrath (Xarl)
 Website Updated Search Page, adding additional explanatory text and graphic (Artimidor)
The link on the top left banner on the mainframe now not only leads you back to the Web History, but will also replace the current selected menu with the website menu, so that the initial state upon entering the site is restored again (Artimidor)

    Site Update of August 4th 2003 by Artimidor
 General Updated Santharian frontpage picture, now representing the works of several Santharian artists, ranging from Faugar, Quellion, Enayla to Eritinalinfalah (design & composition Artimidor)
 Games Updated The Santharian Tales Adventure Diary Part 2, adding game statistic table representing the current progress in form of exact numbers (Artimidor)
 Herbarium Added entry on the Pondpad, a circular pad-plant which can be used as a boat (Stormcrow)
Added entry on the Zifel Plant (Wizard Weed), a rare magical plant with Xeuá strengthening abilities (Rayne Avalotus)
 Library Added poem "Mumbles, Mumbles" to our Religious Poems collection (Lucirina)
Added poem "The Phoenix" to our Religious Poems collection (Rayne Avalotus)
 Magic Added Level 5 Wind Spell - Chimaera to our spells collection (Gararion)
Added
Level 8 Wind Spell - Comfort to our spells collection (Rayne Avalotus)
 Misc. Updated entry on the Ghostship Varteran, adding ghostship illustration. The same picture was also added to the Sailors' Tales of Nepris in the library (pic Fiorellina Mangiacore)
 People Added entry on Viresse, a writer, researcher and artist for the Compendium (Viresse)
Added entry on the
Voidwalkers, a sect of Queprur servants, half dead, half alive (Catchfire)
 Races/Tribes Added entry on Helmondsshire Halflings, a tribe of hobbits living in the SIlvermarshes in northern Santharia (Atrii Redwood)
 Team Added membership details on Andrew J. Cannell (Santharian name: Atrii Redwood). Atrii has been around for already quite a while in the role playing part of Santharia, contributing occasionally a beast or two. Now that his 7th entry is done, it is finally time to add Atrii also as a member of the Santharian team. So welcome officially on the dev site, Atrii:)

    Site Update of July 20th 2003 by Artimidor & Fox
 Awards Added 2 more awards, the WDS Silver Award for Web Excellence and the Silver Demiurgus of the Web to our awards collection. New awards by the way will be presented from now on on a seperate recent page (see link above) along with comments from the people who gave the award to Santharia. The award pages will as well be reworked in the course of time. (Artimidor)
 Bestiary

Added entry on the Aglan Slug, an acid slug of the Mithral Mountains Region (Rayne Avalotus)
Added entry on the Mermäc, a lizard-like monster of the Isle of Denilou (Atrii Redwood)

 Games Added The Santharian Tales Adventure Diary Part 2, providing you with the latest informations concerning the RPG Adventure game with the Legendary Tales engine, which is currently in the making (pics Faugar, Quellion, Enayla, LT support Humangus, text & map Artimidor)
 Library Added "Chapter 1 - Lucaj Fari" to the new "Sentences of Will"-story (Silfer)
Added "Chapter 2 - Memories" to the new "Sentences of Will"-story (Silfer)
Added short-story "The Old Warrior" to our library (Lucirina)
Added poem "The Dancer's Song" to the "Of the Eternal" poem collection (Xarl)
 Magic Added entry on the School of Water Magic, representing the Ximaxian spell-categorization (Fox)
Added
Level 1 Wind Spell - Vanish to our spells collection (Rayne Avalotus)
Added
Level 8 Wind Spell - Phase Shift to our spells collection (Silfer)
Added
Level 4 Earth Spell - Guise of Bone to our spells collection (Viresse)
Added Level 4 Water Spell - Area of Frost to our spells collection (Silfer)
 Religions Added poem "O Azure God" to the entry of Nehtor, Santharian God of Healing(Rayne Avalotus)
 Treasures &
 Oddities
Updated page Santharian Receipts and Cookery, added preloader and contributers index for additional navigation, realized a complete stylesheet conversion. Performance problems were fixed as well. Additionally another recipe was added to the "Sweets and Confections" section, the Thyslan Spice Cakes (Recipe by Bard Judith, Cookery Book Design by Artimidor)

    Site Update of July 6th 2003 by Artimidor & Fox
 Awards Added three more awards, the Artabus Award of Excellence, the Silver Nodus Award and the Game Puppet Award for Excellence, to our awards collection (Artimidor)
 Bestiary Added Eagles Overview, describing one of the largest predatory birds of Caelereth (Rayne Avalotus)
Added entry on the Common Mithralfish, a small, silvery fish of Sarvonia (Rayne Avalotus)
 Games Updated Nepris NPCs Overview, adding another game character (pics by Faugar)
 Hebarium Added Birch Tree Overview, categorizing a common tree throughout Caelereth (Rayne Avalotus)
Added entry on the Mithril Birch, a slender and elegant kind of birch (Rayne Avalotus)
Added entry on the
Red Birch, a birch growing mainly near rivers (Rayne Avalotus & Bard Judith)
Added entry on the
White Birch, a tree with paper-like bark used for paper making (Rayne Avalotus)
Added entry on the Yellow Birch, a tree commonly used for furniture (Rayne Avalotus)
Added entry on the Bredden, a small, common ivory grain used for bread making (Bard Judith)
 Library Added poem "I'm a Rover, I'm a Rambler" to our Travelling Songs collection (Bard Judith)
 Magic Updated entry on the Magic of Caelereth, adding picture of the Xeuatán Khaelvan III. (pic Eritinalinfalah)
Added
Level 2 Wind Spell - Confusion to our spells collection (Rayne Avalotus)
Added Level 2 Wind Spell - Enlightenment to our spells collection (Rayne Avalotus)
 Misc. Added entry on the Aramyrian Disease, an illness where the victim gets a craving blood thirst (Rayne Avalotus)
 People Updated entry on Aiá'merán, adding picture of the Aellenrhim Avá'ránn. The picture was also added to the entry of the Aellenrhim elves as a tribe representative. (pic Eratinalinfalah)
Added entry on the
Arkhaeon Guild, a mysterious organisation among the Murmillions (Smith in Exile)
Added entry on the
Black Butterfly Rovers, the Santharian version of the gypsies (Rayne Avalotus)
 Treasures &
 Oddities
Updating Santharian Addiction Syndrome (SAS), adding symptomes 64-67 (Lucirina)
Updated page Santharian Receipts and Cookery, introducing the first interactive Santharian cookery book (preliminary version)! Though the book is still a bit empty at the moment, you can find first delicious Santharian recipes already in the sections III, V, V, VI and VIII - enjoy! Note that it is intended to apply the book scheme in other sections of Santharia as well, once the design is finalized. (Design Artimidor, receipts Bard Judith, Lucirina, Talia Sturmwind)

    Site Update of June 22nd 2003 by Artimidor & Fox
 Awards Added award #32, the World Web Award of Excellence 2003-2004, to our awards collection (Artimidor)
 Bestiary

Added entry on the Kuatu ("Squirrel"), a small very common furry rodent (Bard Judith)
Added entry on the Minch ("Minchwrat"), a quite agressive mid-sized rodent (Bard Judith)
Added entry on the Wilderon Cat, a cat with thick fur and stocky body living in the colder regions of Northern Sarvonia (Rayne Avalotus & Bard Judith, pic Fiorellina)
Updated
the Spider Overview, adding illustration of the common cave spider (pic Faugar)

 Games Added Dialogue Excerpt of Ilbeth Derkhan, a farmer and fisherwife of Nepris (Artimidor, pic Faugar)
Added
Dialogue Excerpt of Terlano Anshar, an unfriendly fisherman of Nepris (Thuja, pic Faugar)
Updated Nepris NPCs Overview, adding various work-in-progress game characters (pics by Faugar, Quellion, Bard Judith)

Graphical overhaul at the
Play-by-Post RPG Board done, some more banners might change as well soon - stay tuned (Artimidor, icons Faugar)
 Hebrarium Added entry on the Mahood Euwen, one of the most remarkable trees  of Caelereth (Arancaytar Ilyaran)
Added entry on the
Wheat, one of the most important grain crops of Santharia (Rayne Avalotus)
Updated
entry on the Doch Nut Bush, a bush bearing a popular Santharian snack food (Bard Judith)
 Library Added poem "Gimme a Flagon" to our Drinking Songs collection (Bard Judith)
Added poem "Returning Home" to our Poems of Nature collection (Artimidor, translation Bard Judith & Arancaytar)
Added poem "The Fall of Merinde" to our Ballads of Caelereth collection (Silfer)

Updated entry on the
Sailors' Tales of Nepris, adding third picture, this time Andrus Voltmer (pic Faugar)
 Magic Added Level 1 Fire Spell - Flame Control to our spells collection (Atrii Redwood)
 Misc. Updated entry on Santharian Proverbs and Sayings, adding new stuff (various team members)
 Movies Updated the Flash MovieSantharian Hall of Fame, adding Humangus to the RPG (sorry, no photo available), substituting Dalá's photo and fixing various smaller issues. Background music was changed as well as the former music obviously could cause problems at certain computers slowing down the movie. (Artimidor)
 People Updated entry on the Ahrhim Avá'ránn Axiastras, adding portrait (pic Wren & Faugar)
 Places Updated entry on the City of Milkengrad, completely revising the entry (Curgan, various maps Artimidor)
Updating entry on the Pest Pillar of Nyermersys, adding illustrating images (pic Faugar)
 Religions Added entry on the Cults of Mari, explaining the religious practices of the Murmillions (Smith in Exile)
 Team Added membership details on Jeff Lee Johnsen (Santharian name: Eratinalinfalah, according to his muse). Jeff has already contributed his first wonderful pieces of artwork, and some more works are currently in the process of being integrated, and Jeff is also already working on further pics. Many thanx for joining, Jeff - hope you enjoy being part of a dream we share;)
 Treasures &
 Oddities
Added page on the Santharian Addiction Syndrome (SAS), providing information on an extraordinary state of conciousness where Santharian issues start to dominate real life (Shaint & various RPG players, pic Faugar)
Added page Santharian Receipts and Cookery, a must-read for all the wanna-be Santharian chefs. The page starts off with 3 receipts, ranging from Roast Taenish with Forcebreed Stuffing till Thergerim Caroot Mash! (Bard Judith)
 Tribes Updated entry on the Helcrani Men, adding Coat of Arms (pic Koldar Mondrakken)
Updated entry on the Kassite Men, adding tribe representative picture (pic Koldar Mondrakken)
 Workshop Added tutorial "Digital Painting: Portrait Drawing" to our tutorials collection (Faugar)

    Site Update of June 9th 2003 by Artimidor
 Bestiary

Added entry on the Armoured Hedgehog, a heavily armoured spiked desert predator (The Akorn)
Added
Flies Overview, describing one of the most common insects of Caelereth (Rayne Avalotus)
Added
Mice Overview, describing the small common rodents of Caelereth (Rayne Avalotus)
Added entry on the
Mudworm, a simple worm living at the riverbanks of southern Sarvonia (Tyrian Jadewalker)
Added
Spiders Overview, describing the various species of eight-legged, silk-spinning creature (Rayne Avalotus & Bard Judith)

 Games Added The Santharian Tales Developers Diary 06/2003 in order to give you a first, more detailed overview on the game project we're currently working on and some insight in the progress we've already made. More details will follow in the course of time, perhaps every third update or so, so don't forget to check out the diary summaries regularly if you want to be up to date in this respect. (Artimidor)
 Library Added legend "The Doimo Myth of Creation", a story on the origin of the Doimo men (The Akorn)
Added poem "Bitter Foresight" to our Mourning songs collection (Lucirina)
 Magic Added Level 1 Earth Spell - Bone Calling to our spells collection (Viresse)
Added Level 6 Earth Spell - Bone Crafting to our spells collection (Viresse)
 Misc. Added entry on the Mage Grabber Disease, a dangerous illness among mages (Rayne Avalotus)
 Tribes Added entry on the Cyrathrhim Elves ("Gentle Tribe"), the now extinct elves of the Calmarios Forest (Wren, map Artimidor)
 Workshop Added tutorial "Digital Painting: Grass Drawing" to our tutorials collection (John Emanuel)
 

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