Powdery*Paradise

A chilly autumn has given way to an even colder winter. An eternal snowfall has settled in over Isnit and shows no signs of stopping. No need to fret, though! It's pretty nice once you get used to it, and the snow-eating glorps of the eastern reaches do a fantastic job keeping the streets clear for travelers. Still, wary Weyrdos will keep an eye out for the occasional bizarre blizzard; luckily these fierce storms are usually short-lived, although they do leave some odd snowshinies and PIF-shaped ice sculptures in their wake... Looks like the deities are enjoying the festivities just as much as anyone else!


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Bondings:
Klickstuck
Klicks by Jameson - Closed

THE TEMPORAL TRAVEL & TOUR CO
PROUDLY PRESENTS

Panthera by Hiba - Closed

When The Fallout Settles
Unicorns by Terra and SCP - Open

But Nobody Came
Nephins by Henry - Closed
Mini-bondings:
The Mysterious Wedding
Ooglah by Brennen - Open

Leap of Fatih
Umbra by Nowe - Open
Chases:
Up Up and Oh Dear
Suina by Vinita - Open

Winds of Harmony
Phoenix by Kali - Open
Swarming:
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Valentine's Card Swap
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Just You Wait
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ISNIT WEYRD latest news: Just You Wait
Welcome back; your last visit was on Feb 10 2016, 10:24 AM
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Information
Rules, History, and other vital info may be found here, as well as being accessed from the sidebar links. Please read it all carefully before applying with your character!

13 27 Nov 14 2015, 02:49 PM
In: Last PostThe Bestiary
By: PIF
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Come here to add yourself to the birthday list, snag a face claim, request thread closings, report bugs and typos, and all sorts of good stuff!

9 88 Feb 9 2016, 03:59 PM
In: Last PostPlay Bys
By: Judas
Applications
Once you've read all the info, fill out the application form here and post it for admin approval.

2 -1 Mar 10 2015, 12:12 AM
In: Last PostCharacter Creation Guide
By: PIF
 

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News
Hear about everything new and exciting here first! New Bondings, Chases, Contests, and more -- it'll all be announced here.

83 300 Feb 5 2016, 08:03 PM
In: Last PostJust You Wait
By: Henry
Thread Trackers
For keeping up with all your roleplays/stalking other people. We approve both these activities!

58 372 Feb 9 2016, 06:39 PM
In: Last PostAn Aberrant Avian (relative...
By: Izem Castor
Contests
1: Read rules.
2: Enter contest.
3: ????
4: Profit!

29 223 Feb 9 2016, 05:53 PM
In: Last PostValentine's Card Swap
By: Raeshe
Creature Creation
Post your ideas for Isnit creatures here!

24 30 Nov 14 2015, 05:42 PM
In: Last PostSylvan
By: Anabel
 

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Town Square
The center of the Weyrd, both literally and figuratively, is the Town Square. It stands at the heart of the village, surrounded by the market, villager homes and The Wandering Dragon. It has a large fire pit in the middle, scorched and charred from large bonfires, and this is where special ceremonies and announcements occur.

11 95 Feb 9 2016, 04:26 PM
In: Last PostComing Down
By: Aalis Lyddal
The Wandering Dragon
This is Isnit Weyrd's largest and oldest Inn, dating back to the days of the Weyrd's founding. It is three stories tall, made of hardwood and river rock, and sports a large, leafy tree growing from the center of it. The Wandering Dragon is the center of all gossip, news and newcomers in the Weyrd, not to mention the best brandy and ale this side of Planet. Stables out back and two floors of tidy, comfortable rooms give ample space to those dropping by for a drink and a night's rest.

12 107 Feb 6 2016, 09:05 PM
In: Last PostIt's Not A Break In If ...
By: Larkspur
Training Green
A large flat stretch of soft grass inside the town walls. This place is used to train your bonds and keep them in peak physical condition. Sand pits, hurdles, water traps, high bars and dummy horses have been set up for the convenience of the townfolk. This is also a good place to hold the bondings of any "tame" creatures, since it is wide open and filled with fun things for baby creatures but still within the protective confines of the village walls.

8 65 Feb 9 2016, 04:33 PM
In: Last PostA Walk In A Not-quite-park
By: Aalis Lyddal
Residential District
At one point during the Weyrd's history there was a defined District where the settlers kept their houses, bounded with the Dragon and Needle Street on one end and the city walls on the others. Nowadays, though, the term 'Residential District' is often used loosely for anywhere any Isnitian calls home, whether in the Weyrd proper or not.
This board may be used for storing characters' house descriptions or for any thread that takes place at someone's home.

12 150 Feb 9 2016, 06:28 PM
In: Last PostThe Difficulties Of Interpe...
By: Hibashira
The Library
The library is a long flat building near the edge of town. It is made of brick and river rock, and the four lamp posts that stand in front of the building, evenly spaced along the exterior, flicker with pale blue electricity. The library is four stories, although instead of building up the floors are sunk into the ground. Each floor is roughly one square acre, lined floor to ceiling with books. Long strands of brightly-glowing filament streak the ceilings and give the rooms their light. The librarian is a giant silk worm, and she is very protective of her books; do NOT damage them!

6 35 Jan 27 2016, 09:10 PM
In: Last PostI Walk The Line
By: vinita novak
Doppelganger Railway Station
Said to have been built by the ultimate purveyors of illusion, this correspondingly-named Doppelganger Station is a center for meeting and transport, and is located quite centrally on the outskirts of the Weyrd. The large ovular building is carved from red brick and white marble, and like spokes on a wheel, the train tracks radiate outward from the station in all directions. Though the ticket booth and the terminal all gleam and glow with that shiny new steampunk smell, the makers of the Station did not neglect their magical inclinations. Guests may find themselves mirrored in the moving artwork displayed on the walls, and the patrons who brave the midnight trains are said to disappear for months at a time.

3 60 Feb 7 2016, 07:10 AM
In: Last PostWe're Not In Kansas Any...
By: Eliza Slade
Temple of the Skydragon
Just outside the town walls stands the Skydragon Temple: an unimpressive building that might normally be overlooked if not for the cemetery that lies beyond and the scent of incense that lingers in the air. But upon entry one can clearly see that this is no ordinary building. A grand fountain stands just beyond the doors, a statue of the Skydragon itself standing guard, incense burners held in each claw as water spills down its wings into the fountain. Stepping around the fountain leads to the central chamber where groups can gather for various ceremonies. Beyond that lies a great labyrinth of passages, alcoves, and comfortable rooms where a person can always find a quiet place for solitary reflection and meditation.

1 4 Sep 29 2015, 10:05 PM
In: Last PostAll Temples Hold Treasure.....
By: Raeshe
The Underground Arenas
The Underground Arenas were recently rediscovered by a poor, unfortunate citizen whom fell into an alley, crashed through the old bulkhead entrance that had been ignored for many years, tumbled down the steps and lay dizzily at the bottom. The arenas are huge and expansive, set snugly against one another in a long line and complete with aerial stands from which to spectate. Near the entrance is a small niche set aside for billboards, to which are tacked betting odds, competition lists, and available empty arenas for the day. Since its discovery the arenas have been restored and are currently run to hold fights, races, and other monies-related events.

5 19 Jan 24 2016, 10:25 PM
In: Last PostWrong Kind Of Adventure
By: Hibashira
Needle Street
Once, when Isnit was first founded, there was only one merchant on this street. She was a needle maker, and so the street came be known as Needle Street. Today a wide variety of stalls and shops line the twisty street, including the Wild Creature Stall and the infamous Voodoo Stall. Alas, there isn't a needle shop in sight.

18 713 Feb 9 2016, 05:46 PM
In: Last PostStorms And Muddled Thoughts
By: Aalis Lyddal
 

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Northern Plains
To the North of the Weyrd stretches a vast rolling plain. It goes on for several thousand miles and covers most of the northern end of the continent. Grasses can grow to be taller than the average human man, and the landscape is either flat or hilly, with little to no in-between.

-1 -5 Feb 2 2016, 06:13 PM
In: Last PostAmerican Werewolf In Isnit
By: Avalon Gallows
The Caverns
Lacing under the entirety of the Weyrd- all of the way from the Northern Plains to the Southern Forest- lies an underground network of caves, ranging from tight crawlspaces to large, spacious caverns lit with bioluminescent fungi. The tunnels don't appear to lead anywhere in particular, although there are openings to the outside world scattered in random places throughout the wilderness, and in the darkest bowels of these caves you never know what you might find.

2 50 Feb 6 2016, 01:54 PM
In: Last PostWhen The Fallout Settles
By: Alexander Thymes
Southern Forests
The forest that stretches to the south of the Weyrd is home to large hardwoods and towering evergreens. Small sheer cliffs roped with vines pour cascading waterfalls into thin streams, and it is always cool, since the sunlight has a hard time reaching the ground through the leafy canopy. Redwoods and sycamores are not uncommon, and oaks, aspens and maples clump together in thickets. It is an old forest, so there is much space between most of the trees, and large granite rocks covered with moss dot the forest floor.

21 145 Feb 8 2016, 04:34 PM
In: Last PostLeap Of Fatih
By: Aalis Lyddal
Western Lakes and River
To the West of Isnit lies a giant lake, which is connected to a wide river that flows to the ocean. Several ponds surround the lake, and all of the waters are deep and still. The lake sits in the grassy flat land between the Forest and the Plains, and its beaches are pebbly and rocky, although one portion is made of smooth yellow sand. The ponds around it are usually dotted with trees and lack discernible beaches, and the River, while wide, is fairly shallow in most places, with a silty bottom.

5 16 Feb 10 2016, 04:44 AM
In: Last PostMangle's House Of Jumps...
By: Zachariel
Eastern Mountains
The Eastern Mountains are squat, relatively low mountains, similar to the Appalachians of Earth, and reach about 11,000 feet above sea level. They are mostly barren rock, although the Forest climbs up the base a ways until the lack of soil prevents any further growth. Craggy and dark, the mountains protect the Weyrd from heavy rainfall and hurricanes coming from the eastern ocean, which often leaves them shrouded in mists.

27 337 Feb 9 2016, 08:05 PM
In: Last PostA Little Shopping
By: Avalon Gallows
The Temporal Sands
North of the peninsula lies this classic image of a desert, rolling sands meeting those who travel here for as far as the eye can see. The heat is sweltering and the dry air parches, but for those who brave the sands there may be great reward, for ruins of ancient peoples (likely dragged in from other worlds by the PIF) hide many treasures within their crumbling halls. However, other secrets hide here as well. Strange doorways lead Isnitians into other times, when the desert was a great jungle or a deep ocean, filled with strange creatures and secrets. As travelers leave the desert, the days fade back into their own as if the journey was merely a mirage.

3 84 Feb 10 2016, 08:58 AM
In: Last PostThe Temporal Travel & T...
By: Star Berlize
Great Ocean
A vast expanse of ocean frames Isnit on three sides, met by rocky beaches to the south, sheer cliffs to the east and and soft sand dunes to the west. A small harbor lies on the southern shoreline, connected to the Weyrd proper by a short railway which goes through the Southern Forests, and in the waters by the eastern cliffs lies a bewildering network of underwater caves. On all sides of the peninsula the horizon is dotted with small islands full of PIF activity which rarely stay long in one place, prone to lifting off and flying to new locations and changing between outlandish sceneries at random.

7 62 Feb 9 2016, 12:14 AM
In: Last PostSand Horses A N D Kitties
By: Avalon Gallows
The Dreamscape
Created and controlled by nocturnes and lucid dreamers alike, this land of sleep is perhaps even stranger than the Weyrd itself. Strange worlds and adventures are constructed here, only to be shattered when the dreamer awakens. However, one must be wary. Nightmares, too, lurk in the shadows of the dreamscape, and a pinch isn't always enough to wake you...

3 104 Feb 10 2016, 10:10 AM
In: Last PostKlickstuck
By: Kali
 

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21 263 Feb 9 2016, 09:53 PM
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18 219 Jan 30 2016, 04:40 AM
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6 9 Jan 14 2016, 10:13 AM
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By: Salimity
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