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NEWS: This lists recent updates and changes to the mud.

08/14/20
      Our website links are working again!
05/17/19
      New i0 area by Yavanna, Agnes, and Kraanan! See HELP CEMETERY OF GATE!
11/27/17
      Ephleinxera won the Nine for November contest!
11/10/17
      The success rate for black aura has been adjusted.
11/09/17
      RLIST LEGACY will display the end races for legacy race chains.
11/08/17
      The Dactellulid chain has been revamped and is now an official R1 chain.
      See HELP DACTELLULID RACES and HELP R1 RACES.
11/07/17
      The Libellulid chain has been revamped and is now an official R1 chain.
      See HELP LIBELLULID RACES and HELP R1 RACES.
11/06/17
      New r1 mixed-caster chain! See HELP EEL RACES, HELP R1 RACES.
11/05/17
      RLIST ANY will show races that characters in general are allowed to 
      reincarnate into regardless of sex and class limitations.
11/04/17
      R1 trolls are now official.  See HELP LESSER TROLLS and HELP R1 RACES!
11/03/17
      R1 Beholders are now an official R1 chain, see HELP BEHOLDER RACES
      and HELP R1 RACES.  It has new stats/descriptions and starts later
      so you don't have to reinc same anymore.  Folks that were a Beholder
      before now that are below i14 were switched to the Illithid chain.
      Contact an immortal if this placement is not ideal. Thanks!
11/02/17
      New air/earth r1 Pygmie chain! It is a mixed chain that splits into
      mixed fighter, mixed caster, and pure caster sub-chains near the end.
      See HELP PYGMIE RACES! See HELP R1 RACES!
11/01/17
      New r1 fighter chain! See HELP LIZARD RACES! See HELP R1 RACES!
10/31/17
      New r1 caster chain! See HELP ILLITHID RACES! See HELP R1 RACES.
10/30/17
      New r1 mixed caster chain! See HELP HAG RACES! See HELP R1 RACES.
10/29/17
      Spell help files show what element is configured for it, if any.
10/28/17
      Ephleinxera won the spooky story contest :)
      New R1 caster chain! See HELP SNOW SPECTRE RACES! See HELP R1 RACES.
10/27/17
      New R1 caster chain! See HELP SCARECROW RACES.  See HELP R1 RACES.
10/26/17
      New R1 fighter chain! See HELP MEATMAN RACES! See HELP R1 RACES.
10/25/17
      Race help files now indicate if a race is an end-chain legacy race.
10/24/17
      New R1 pure caster chain! See HELP DAWNBRINGER RACES! See HELP R1 RACES.
10/23/17
      New R1 mixed fighter chain! SEE HELP MANED RACES. See HELP R1 RACES.
10/22/17
      New R1 fighter chain! See HELP AL RACES! See HELP R1 RACES.
10/21/17
      New R1 mixed fighter chain! See HELP SPHINX RACES! See HELP R1 RACES.
10/19/17
      See HELP R1 RACES. We are adding R1 race chains in the same spirit as
      the other remorts.  See HELP GENIE RACES. Because R1 spans 15 reincs, a
      new column indicates where the race would appear on rlist. More to come.
10/18/17
      Adjusted quickshot rate: it should work on higher level mobs now too.
10/16/17
      The R2 GREAT BIRD RACES now have air attack emods (they already had air
      defense); R2 GARGOYLE RACES now have air emods.
10/15/17
      MOTD updated. EVENTS command added (in the same spirit as NEWS).
10/14/17
      Race help files now show if a race gets extra wear locations. For an
      example, see HELP CENTAUR.  Let us know if it makes sense for a race to
      get extra locations that doesn't currently.
10/13/17
      Race help files now show defense percentages (if any).  The skill/spell
      list will also auto-wrap if the line is too long.
10/12/17
      A new map of Anoshea is sold by the grocer in MG.  A few map of Fair 
      Havens is available at the statue of Buddha.
10/11/17
      A race's help file now indicates when it would show up on rlist.
      It also shows a race's gender requirements (if any, like HELP SEAHAG).
10/10/17
      A map of Hasdrabul's Well is now available to players starting there.
10/09/17
      A new map of MG is available to starting players and from the grocer.
10/08/17
      You can now pick a starting location during character creation, either
      Hasdrabul's Well (newbie zone) or the City of New Migaard (experienced).
10/07/17
      Prompt command updated. Added 'prompt show' to show your current prompt;
      added sample prompts to easily pick from if interested. See HELP PROMPT.
10/06/17
      R4 insectoid races now have earth emods and an earth-based attack
      that is an alternative to a physical sting.
10/05/17
      New R4 race chains! See HELP R4 RACES.  Feedback is welcomed.
      HELP ASH RACES. Mixed caster that ends with Soot King (mostly air based).
      HELP ASH RACES. Pure caster that ends with Belker (mostly air, some fire).
      HELP BOLT THROWER RACES. Mixed fighter that ends with Behir (electric).
      HELP ELECTRIC ELEMENTALS.  Pure caster that ends with Hala (electric).
      HELP GIANT CRUSTACEANS. Mixed fighter that ends with Dreadclaw (water).
      HELP NIGHTMARE RACES. Pure caster that ends with Nuckelavee (acid based).
      As always, new things are experimental - so these chains can change
      depending on player feedback. Make sure you are comfortable with that. 
      These chains are relic-eligible too (HELP R4 PLAYERS).
10/04/17
      HELP RULES updated and organized for clarity.
      The minimum success rate for fatal blow has been increased.
10/03/17
      In help files for races, if a skill is not 95%, the actual adept will
      be listed. For example, see HELP LIZARD KING.  This should help you
      compare races; please report any race that seems OP.
10/02/17
      Organized and updated our QP related help files: HELP QPS, 
      HELP DYNAMICS, and HELP QPINFO.
      On a side note, Artemis is no longer banned from trivia. :)
07/16/17
      New command: comparerace <race1> <race2>. See HELP COMPARERACE.
      Please report any oddities or suggest helpful improvements.
06/15/17
      Directions to Sea Elf Grottos have been corrected.  It is also now an
      i15 area and the mob levels have been slightly adjusted.  If you are
      below i15 and have a Grottos quest target, please contact an immortal.
      Please recommend other adjustments to area level classifications.
04/13/17
      The directions on the website have been updated! 
      http://netherworldmud.com/areas/directions.php
      Please report any errors.
09/21/15
      New i90 area by Yavanna!  See HELP MITHAZSAM CITY.
07/11/15
      New i90 area by Yavanna!  See HELP MAGMA CAVERNS.
      New i90 area by Yavanna!  See HELP BAOG'RA TREE.
06/07/15
      New i90 area by Yavanna!  See HELP DESERT OF SARROWS.
      New i90 area by Yavanna!  See HELP SARROWS TUNNELS.
05/22/15
      Ashungar is gone!  Sinko de Mayo is now attached to Sulphur Springs.
      New i15 area by Yavanna!  See HELP TOWN OF SULPHUR SPRINGS.
      New i15 area by Yavanna!  See HELP HARBOR OF SULPHUR SPRINGS.
      2015 has its first news!
      For older news, please see HELP NEWS2014.