Vae Victis's blog posts

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The Feast of the Exceptional Rose - Love is in the Neathy Air
(created by Vae Victis on 12:49, 14 February 2014)
The Feast has begun!

The Neath-snow has melted away, the Nomen returned to the emptiness from which they came and respectable citizens of the Neath are no longer accosted by unseemly visitors with large sacks.
This is a time to rejoice and celebrate! To take part in scandalous activities! To […]
Hallowmas 2013 (The Feast of Masks), Sunless Sea and more
(created by Vae Victis on 21:01, 23 October 2013)
Sunless Sea

The Sunless Sea Kickstarter was a huge success, not only was the game funded, but the funding even covered the first stretch goal! Soon you'll be able to prowl the traitorous waters of the Unterzee and explore the mysteries of its Stygian depths. A big thanks to everyone who helped […]
Broad Difficulty has changed!
(created by Vae Victis on 20:24, 4 July 2013)
The new Broad difficulty scaler is 60%, falling in line with all other StoryNexus stories. Please confirm that the difficulty field in every article shows the new scaler and not the old one.

Over and out.
The Airs of London are stranger than usual
(created by Vae Victis on 18:11, 18 June 2013)
Recently I've been using different actions that change The Airs of London, mainly in the Time in bed storylet in my Lodgings, but also in other places. It seems that the increases and decreases that were previously determined are incorrect and my Airs value is simply randomly set. At first I […]
Trivia: Choose Watcher as your Profession (The Great Game Connection Card)
(created by Vae Victis on 11:37, 28 April 2013)
In my ongoing search for RL references and inspiration in FL (cue theme from The Surprising Adventures of Sir Digby Chicken Caesar) I've stumbled on the Whispers from the Surface: The Great Game card. The Watcher profession option has the line "They also serve who only stand and watch."

That is […]
Trivia: Lilac inspirations?
(created by Vae Victis on 16:01, 30 March 2013)
It's always intriguing to get inside the mind of a writer - to see what drives them, where they draw their inspiration. In the case of the Lilac card, I think I can make a good guess:

The woman in the lilac dress is very similar to Lady Roberta Meserole (or Madam, or Aunty) from Terry Pratchett's […]