The World of Khoras

Archive of Past Site Updates

Past additions and modifications to this web site include:


Dozens of additions and corrections throughout the Merchandise section. All prices converted to silver for easy comparison. Prices adjusted to be more inline with historical data. August 12, 2023
Wages page updated in the Merchandise section. August 10, 2023
City titles added to all remaining cities, including: Garrison, Grimstone, Penketh, Ithell, Vogue, River Gate, Salhanrasha, Qazadeen August 9, 2023
Numerous adjustments to prices throughout the Merchandise section. Also, many prices have been adjusted to silver with more to come. Prices are being adjusted to reflect actual historical prices and coinage of the 13th century. August 6, 2023
More city title banners updated. July 27, 2023
City title banners for multiple cities upgraded and made to match national heraldry. July 23, 2023
Magrakian Coat of Arms adjusted. Also, several small adjustments made to city populations. July 18, 2023
Additional information added to Ghouls and Trade Goods, Storage Containers, Cosmetics and Tools in the Merchandise section. July 12, 2023
New artwork uploaded for Blackwells School of Wizardry and the cities of Vogue, Ipotal, Tyrrenkor, Strathon, Aramanda, Urmordia, Ulkran and Visaal. June 26, 2023
The Dread Crawler tree added to swamp flora. June 23, 2023
The Sea Serpent, the largest predator in the sea, added to Aquatic Fauna. June 22, 2023
Cursed Armband of Vystria added to Arcana - Jewelry. June 21, 2023
Some minor work done on the Iron States including the duchy of Hutarran. June 18, 2023
Some minor additions to the Merchandise food section. June 17, 2023
Corvenian currency changed and dozens of minor changes and additions made to Corvenia and Zesrun to sync things. June 16, 2023
Ghouls added to fauna. June 1, 2023
Small amount of material added to Hearthtown (capital city of Jannerus) and the independent town of Crossroads. May 27, 2023
Remaining heraldry pages uploaded. November 23, 2022
Heraldry pages, giving a little detail behind the heraldry, uploaded for several nations. November 19, 2022
All nation populations changed to "estimated populations" with more realistic population numbers and broad range estimates for more remote wild lands. November 6, 2022
Heraldry and title graphics updated for several additional nations. November 4, 2022
Many nations given updated heraldry and title graphics. October 29, 2022
Armor descriptions page updated in the Merchandise section. June 28, 2022
New material added to Armor page of the Merchandise section. June 24, 2022
New material added to Weapons page of the Merchandise section. June 12, 2022
New material added to Food and Drink and Clothing pages of the Merchandise section. June 2, 2022
A bit more added to the city of Zesrun. May 30, 2022
Some new material added to the city of Zesrun. Work on Zesrun continues. April 30, 2022
Common names added to all nations.

March 15-30, 2022

Additional work done on Stovikar. November 27, 2021
Site map was updated to include lots of pages that were added to the site in the last three years. In total, about three dozen entries were added to the Site Map. November 16, 2021
Some minor work done on Stovikar - guilds, city districts, the Sea Guild, etc. More work on Stovikar coming in the next couple of weeks. November 13, 2021
Two new whales, long greens and varkons, added to the fauna section in anticipation of work on Stovikar. November 10, 2021
More tribes of the Fire Isles expanded into separate pages. October 5, 2021
Several tribes of the Fire Isles expanded into separate pages. September 30, 2021
Reorganization of the races including greater races, lesser races, human subraces and aberrants. Some minor work on several races. August 30, 2021
Photos added to the Hirilaak Highlands and the Yidari Mountains. June 15, 2021
Pages for the Iron Citadel of Aeschlar and Agurad the Toothless posted. June 9, 2021
Page for the Adaptors added. June 6, 2021
Artwork added to the Grim. May 25, 2021
The skydrifter added to Fauna section. May 24, 2021
The sting worm added to Fauna section. May 9, 2021
The allithrax added to Fauna section. April 27, 2021
The huthavar added to Fauna section. April 26, 2021
Some adjustments made to the history of Falkir Clans and the criminal gangs of Stovikar. March 10, 2021
The ramuk added, a traditional weapon of the Sybren Imperium. Tanglevine added to flora. The Knead and Feed tavern in Rivergate. History of Falkir Clans expanded. March 9, 2021
Character roster added to the Last Gate adventure. Detail pages added for Prattle Oil, Slumber Oil and Thrar's Oil. March 8, 2021
Minor adjustment to fauna template. Minor adjustments made to Bathyns and Bathynia. March 7, 2021
Travel and distance information added to the last three nations: Vaul, Vorrik and the War Vale. This concludes the Travel and Distance project. February 24, 2021
Travel and distance information added to the nations of the Trossoli Dominion, Ulkran, Urmordia and Uthran. Februrary 21, 2021
Travel and distance information added to the nations of Ormek, the Padashan Empire, the Pirate Isles, the Rukemian Empire, Sarid and the Sybren Imperium. February 20, 2021
Travel and distance information added to the nation of Normidia. February 19, 2021
Site Map page updated. 128 previously unlinked pages have been added to the Site Map. That brings the total up to 1,273 links. February 12, 2021
Updated the Multiverse and Links pages. February 7, 2021
Guestbook closed. February 6, 2021
Travel and distance information added to Karth, Khenshire, Kitar, Magrakor and Mercia. January 3, 2021
Travel and distance information added to the Fire Isles, the Iron States, Jannerus, the Juenta Kingdoms and Kalimura. December 31, 2020
Travel and distance information added to Duthelm, Eshtar, Ethara and the Falkir Clans. December 28, 2020
Travel and distance information added to Corvenia, Cyrell and the Drakkellian Alliance. December 16, 2020
Travel and distance information added to the Chaddamar Theocracy and the Coalition. December 12, 2020
Travel and distance information added to the Aswanar Wildlands, Baen, the Border Clans and Carrikos. December 6, 2020
Travel and distance chart added to the nations of Bathynia and Borrell. December 5, 2020
Travel and distance charts added to the Aukarian Republic and Avar. December 4, 2020
Information on new towns in the Rukemian Empire and the Chaddamar Theocracy has been added to the respective nation pages. December 3, 2020
Travel distance charts added to Arkalia and the Aukarian Republic. December 2, 2020
All nation detail maps have been updated to match the revised Version 4.0 world map. December 1, 2020
Travel and Distance page uploaded. Travel and distance information added to the Anquar nation page. November 30, 2020
Initial information on the independent town of the Crossroads uploaded. More information on this town to come. November 29, 2020
Final tweaks were made to the main world map including minor revisions of a few roads and the addition of some new towns. Adjustments will be made to synchronize other maps and nation pages very soon. November 28, 2020
Planet page has been redone and includes a graphic that illustrates the scale difference between the world map and the full planet surface. November 15, 2020
A new interactive 3D globe version of the world map is online. November 14, 2020
World Map updated again. Labels have been resized to be more legible on the 10K and 5K pixel versions. November 13, 2020
World Map Updated. Dozens of new things were added to the map including major and minor roads, the locations of known dragon lairs, independent towns, the Janida Mud Flats, the Muddy Grounds, the Troll Hills and the Thieves' Forest. October 25, 2020
People of Note section reorganized a bit. Some new characters were added. New photos and images added. New details on some characters added. September 25, 2020
All nation pictures updated with better photos. August 24, 2020
All areas of the Merchandise section updated and expanded. July 31, 2020
Final details on the cities of Grimstone and Penketh uploaded. December 26, 2019
More details added to the city of Penketh. December 11, 2019
Initial details on the city of Penketh uploaded. Additional work will be done on Penketh through December. December 5, 2019
All major cities getting a slight update with layout and formatting. New information added to several cities. November 23, 2019
Additional details on the city of Grimstone uploaded. October 22, 2019
Additional details on the city of Grimstone uploaded. September 30, 2019
Initial details on the city of Grimstone uploaded. Additional work will be done on Grimstone throughout September. August 31, 2019
New artwork for the Core Crystal and the Focusing Ritual uploaded in the History section. July 31, 2019
Information on the Juenta Kingdoms uploaded. This is part of the continuing spinoff material from the Pieces of Eight campaign and the new map. June 30, 2019
New artwork for "Death's Door" in the ruined city of Shidar. June 6, 2019
Additional information added to city of Salhanrasha. May 27, 2019
Initial information on the independent city of Salhanrasha uploaded. More to come on that city in May. April 30, 2019
Links page has been redone and cleaned up. All broken links removed. April 6, 2019
An additional 66 broken internal links have been fixed. April 3, 2019
A total of 1,862 broken internal links in the Khoras website have been fixed. March 30, 2019
More spinoff material from the campaign uploaded. Multiple arcane items including: Whip of Agony, Hammerhead Arrow, Bottle of Wind, Haldinor's Travel Flask, the Fatebreaker blade, Ring of Lightfoot and Teleport Arrows. March 24, 2019
New spin off material including the Padashani towns of Ankan and Ikemar, the city of Ipotal, the city of Qazadeen, the Kingdom of Anquar, "Humble Almahdi" in the city of Aramanda and the ruin of Jaruska. March 20, 2019
New material from the Pieces of Eight campaign added. Minor additions and changes made to the Craghorn, the Wind Banshee, the Secambru giants, the Border Clans, the Mandalar, the Kithdari, the Sand Sapphire and the Padashi language. March 15, 2019
New material from the Pieces of Eight campaign added. Minor additions and changes made to the Padashan Empire, the city of Aramanda, the Black Guard, the town of Visaal, the character of Glassjaw and the Iron Eater. March 11, 2019
New material from the Pieces of Eight campaign added. Minor additions and changes made to Mercia, Freeport, Battle Spice, Zombies, Telaxoids and more. March 7, 2019
Better artwork for the Shard Wastelands uploaded. February 24, 2019
The city of Qazadeen in the Padashan Empire has been expanded and updated. February 17, 2019
Hyperlinks have been added to the 5k, 10k and 20k sizes of the new map. September 26, 2018
Most changes and new elements introduced with the new version of the map have been added to the website. The remaining issues (such as the cities of Penketh and Grimstone) will be detailed in the future in their own spotlights. September 23, 2018
Various geographic elements add to the website to sync with the new map. These include the Hirilaak Highlands, the Yiradi Mountains, the Illraxis Forest, several rivers and more. August 25, 2018
An updated version of the Khoras world map is now online. August 12, 2018
A dynamic, interactive version of the new world map is online. In the Maps section. This interactive map is a work in progress. Currently it's limited to 10,000 pixels width, but I'm working on getting that up to 20K resolution. August 7, 2018
A new version of the Khoras world map has been uploaded to the Maps section. August 3, 2018
Beginning work on a major new project - a total reconstruction of the World Map from the ground out. This project will take several months. March 20, 2018
The Glossary section has been updated and expanded to reflect changes and additions to the site. December 30, 2017
New CG artwork of the Citadel has been uploaded. November 14, 2017
Various adjustments made to the secambru race page and the secambru nation page. Also, a few new details added. September 29, 2017
Updated all planet and moon images in the astronomy page. August 14, 2017
Updated and improved the "Khoras in space" picture on the astronomy page. August 10, 2017
The Festival of the Coin adventure has been expanded and added back to the website. July 23, 2017
City map of the city of Drakkel. July 1, 2017
The Bellowguard, the largest thieves' guild in Qazadeen. March 23, 2017
City map of Qazadeen. March 13, 2017
Beginning work on this month's spotlight, the city of Qazadeen March 9, 2017
The Town of Visaal March 5, 2017
Updates to the Padashan Empire March 2, 2017
Updates to Anquar, including notes on the Black Guard February 28, 2017
Updates to the Goblin Kingdom February 26, 2017
Additional details added and changes made to various currencies. October 31, 2016
Drakkellian currency page expanded. October 22, 2016
Drakkellian Alliance updated with new standard. October 19, 2016
New Adventure "The Exiled" added to the Adventures section. September 29, 2016
Minor adjustments made to various exotic plants in the flora section. September 24, 2016
The Lore Masters updated. September 23, 2016
Currency Conversion page added. September 4, 2016
The Whaling Guild of Stovikar uploaded. Minor adjustments made to Stovikar and Ormek. June 30, 2016
Krathclaw, a new creature that appeared in the current campaign, added to swamp fauna. May 4, 2016
A few minor bits of lore added to the site, including: Normidia, Clan Randroga, the torgat and a couple of magic items. April 8, 2016
Additions to Mercia and Freeport (The Freeport Conclave of Wizardry, Kaluron the King's Mage and the town of Riverfort). March 31, 2016
Olgrom, the Mountain King, uploaded to the Religion section. March 28, 2016
Map of the the city of Arcanum and surrounding region created by Ludovic. Link added to Arcanum. Ludovic's fanwork page updated. January 30, 2016
Guelrilath, the god of the Sybrenar, uploaded to the Religion section. January 21, 2016
Anquar Map by Ludovic uploaded to the Fan Work section. January 15, 2016
After a week long absence, the Khoras Forum is back online! December 18, 2015
Bromat, one of the Ancients of Aggradar and the chief deity of the Magrakians. October 31, 2015
Grythga and Uthalgrim, the two gods of the Borrellians, uploaded to the religion section. August 19, 2015
Threll, the Horse Lord, chief diety of the Bathyns, uploaded to the religion section. Minor updates made to the Bathyns, Bathynia and related areas. July 27, 2015
June 29 - The "mountain giants" of the Rahjan mountains added. June 29, 2015
June 27 - Updates and additional notes added to the secambru giants and the realm of secambru. June 27, 2015
June 7 - Language section update completed. New graphic, expanded language tree and details on all modern Khoras languages. June 7, 2015
June 2 - New Khoras language tree added to the languages section. This new language tree includes a few new languages and relationships between languages. June 2, 2015
May 29 - New fiction added to the Tales section. Specifically, the full version of "The Jewel of the Wild Sea" has finally been posted. May 29, 2015
Ashali, the faith of the Baenites. Apr 29, 2015
Arros and Setharus, Gods of the Avarians, uploaded to the religion section. Mar 31, 2015
Uxamar, God of the Dwarves, uploaded to the religion section. Feb 18, 2015
Assytia, Goddess of Nature and Mother of the Elves, uploaded to the religion section. Jan 9, 2015
Draxorith, The Great Dark One, patron god of Duthelm, uploaded to the religion section. Dec 23, 2014
Karenia, God of Wealth, Power, Greed, Ambition, uploaded to the religion section. Nov 28, 2014
Barulda, God of Death, Suffering, Sickness, Plague and Corruption, uploaded to the religion section. Oct 31, 2014
Belhelizar, God of War, Destruction and Chaos, uploaded to the religion section. Oct 26, 2014
Agethos, Mother of Loathing, uploaded to the religion section. Oct 25, 2014
Ynthar, founder of the Three Paths philosphy, uploaded to the religion section. Oct 23, 2014
Erylon, the God of Hunting, Wilderness, Weather and Freedom, uploaded to the religion section. Oct 2, 2014
Magrizath, the Mad God, uploaded to the religion section. Sept 20, 2014
Drenmoragin, god of crafts, trade and wealth, uploaded to the religion section. Sept 14, 2014
Kolo, god of competition, glory and victory, uploaded to the religion section. Aug 29, 2014
The Three Fates, three brother dieties, gods of war, battle and fate, uploaded to the religion section. Aug 25, 2014
Farzak, God of Journeys and Protection, uploaded to the religion section. Aug 9, 2014
Daramis, God of Thieves, uploaded to the religion section. July 27, 2014
Glavyris, Goddes of Knowledge, Art, Language, History and Destiny, uploaded to the religion section. July 25, 2014
Mireldokar, Goddess of Agriculture, uploaded to the religion section. July 23, 2014
Kael, God of War, uploaded to the religion section. July 22, 2014
Sarreth, Goddess of Peace, Harmony and Healing, uploaded to the religion section. July 21, 2014
Semorjon, God of the Sea, uploaded to the religion section. July 20, 2014
Vorkayne God of Magic and Arcane Lord, uploaded to the religion section. Carrikos and Arcanum updated. July 19, 2014
Barrinor, God of Honor and Truth, uploaded to the Religion section. July 18, 2014
The Elder Gods, the Celestials, the Dark Lords and the Kindred Gods main pages uploaded to the Religion section. Imarus, God of Civilization, uploaded to the Religion section. July 17, 2014
Religion upgrade begun. New Religion sections, layout and buttons uploaded. July 16, 2014
Minor adjustments and additions to Dragons page. Feb 5, 2014
History of the War Vale expanded. Feb 1, 2014
History of Borrell expanded. Jan 28, 2014
Histories expanded for the following nations: Ethara, Vaul and the Aswanar Wildlands. Jan 23, 2014
Various minor updates and tweaks made to Orrojek and Kalimura. Jan 11, 2014
The Scourge added to the underworld of Orrojek. Jan 8, 2014
Stinger Tree added to Forest Fauna. Jan 3, 2014
The Brotherhood of the Dragon Nov 30, 2013
The Far Gates added to Legends and Lore. Nov 5, 2013
Nov 2 - Bloodbreath added to Diseases page. Nautical Lore and Technology page added. Nov 2, 2013
Nov 1 - Hunter Rose added to Forest Fauna. New arcane items added: Harkyle's Boots, Guardian Shields, Mallagar's Shield. Nov 1, 2013
More material added to the town of Stirling. Oct 31, 2013
Found a few old renders and decided to put them online. Flora section - Barkrest, Battle Spice, Bitter Berry, Black Mushroom and Clabbergill. Oct 28, 2013
Two establishments in town of Stirling have been added. Oct 6, 2013
Town of Stirling has been added. Sept 1, 2013

Updates to Eshtar and all the Eshtari towns.

August, 2013
Chapter 11 from "The Jewel of the Wild Sea" has been posted in the Tales section. June, 2013
Image of Sunder Shards added to the Mineralogy section. March 30, 2013
Image of Glowstones added to the Mineralogy section. February 26, 2013
Image of Spellsinger Crystal added to the Mineralogy section. February 22, 2013
Image of Drellisite added to the Mineralogy section. February 20, 2013
Image of Morphian Stone added to the Mineralogy section. February 18, 2013
Image of Borakan spice crystals added to the Mineralogy section. February 16, 2013
The Stone Lady Inn added to the city of Drakkel. January 24, 2013
The Red Trident Tavern added to the city of Drakkel. January 22, 2013
Chapter 10 of "The Jewel of the Wild Sea" has been posted in the Tales section. January 9, 2013
Chapters 1 through 9 of "The Jewel of the Wild Sea" were uploaded to the Tales section one at a time. Nov-Dec, 2012
The Harrow Court added. - July 31 July 31, 2012
Hell's Market updated. - July 25 July 25, 2012
HTML code in the Campaigns section cleaned up a bit. July 15, 2012
The Sea Raker Guild. June 30, 2012
Additional notes and updates made to the city of Drakkel, the Drakkellian Alliance and the ruling Guilds of Drakkel. June 25, 2012
Minor updates to the Island of Borakar. May 31, 2012
List of Drakkellian Guilds expanded including a few appearing in the next story. May 30, 2012
Minor additions and adjustments made to : Borakar, Drakkel, Obsidian Guard, Spice Crystals. May 29, 2012
New Khoras Guestbook is online. April 3, 2012
Khoras Guestbook is undergoing some changes and may be offline for awhile. It will resume as soon as possible. March 31, 2012
Minor updates made to Kingdom of Anquar, Bloodtusks, Gutrot, Javok, Skyrunners, Tree Wolves. March 8, 2012
Desolation fauna list completed. March 6, 2012
Images update: Ice Gate, Tower of Arcanology, Islands, Drakkel February 29, 2012
The Drake page fixed and updated. February 23, 2012
History of the dwarven nations updated. February 20, 2012
Adjectival and Demonym forms of nation and city names added. February 19, 2012
Khoras Guestbook image has been updated. February 13, 2012
The Crimson Scourge has a new name and an updated page. February 1, 2012
The Grim - an update to the thieves guild in Ithell. October 3, 2011
Minor adjustments to the Slave Lords and the Company. September 29, 2011
Search button fixed. September 26, 2011
Minor adjustments made to the Mire Bandits, the Seekers of Shidar, the Resistance, the Ravens and the Guild of Shadows. September 20, 2011
The Black Iron Brigade - The largest and oldest criminal organization in the capital city of Forge. September 20, 2011
Site Map updated. Formatting fixed. Broken links fixed. New links added to reflect new material on the site. September 19, 2011
Glossary pages updated. August 31, 2011
New characters in Freeport: Kuffa, Gorosha July 18, 2011
The Harbor Staff of Freeport July 14, 2011
Shell Fungus - A rare and valuable fungus with culinary uses. July 14, 2011
The Offering, a new original short story set in the world of Khoras, has been posted in Tales section. July 2, 2011
Kef Brittle - A flowering shrub common to the grasslands of southeast Ithria. June 27, 2011
Several new photos added to specific Wizard Schools May 2, 2011
Several new photos added to specific ruins. April 30, 2011
Photos for Stovikar and Okslad updated. April 28, 2011
Photo added to the Redstone Keep April 25, 2011
City of Orrojek photo updated. April 22, 2011
Photo of Guldremor uploaded. Guldremor link on the Drakkel page (which seems to have been missing) has been re-established. April 20, 2011
New map of the Village of Lestreanne and the Mariner's Eyes - a new organization in Tyrrenkor. Submitted by Khoras fans. March 27, 2011
Minor modifications to Calendar page March 20, 2011
Major historical battles uploaded. February 26,2011
New information in history section of Anquar. February 20, 2011
Updated the list of worlds on the Multiverse Page. February 9, 2011
Corrected a number of errors on the Timeline page in response to several submissions in the Khoras Forums. February 8, 2011
Miscellaneous minor bits of new data uploaded to several areas: Ithell, Mandalar, Border Clans, Desolation Fauna, Merchandise and Zesrun. December 28, 2010
Final alchemy data uploaded. December 27, 2010
New map in the Map section. Ludovic, a Khoras fan, submitted a version of the Ithria map with travel routes and distances. December 19, 2010
New alchemy data uploaded along with several new healing potions. November 28, 2010
The Little Kettle and Sargosa's - two taverns in Zesrun. October 26, 2010
New information, particularly in the Geography section, added to the Coalition. (from a forum discussion) September 15, 2010
New information on the Brotherhood of the Serpent Tongue. (from a forum discussion) August 11, 2010
The Resistance page added July, 7, 2010
Some minor new data added to Anquar June 18, 2010
The Iron Eater page expanded March 6, 2010
Common magic items page added which will grow in the future. January 22, 2010
New artwork posted in the Fauna section - Jungle Fauna and Magical Constructs. You can also see the full color versions in Kristian's page in the Khoras Fanwork section. Thank you Kristian! December 15, 2009
By popular request, the full story of the Sukaran Vanishing has been posted. November 4, 2009
Reorganization and expansion of Magical Artifacts in the Arcana section. October 18, 2009
Coalition Steel added to the League of Stone and Steel. It will also be worked into other pages. September 27, 2009
Additional notes added to the ship types in the Vehicles pages of the Merchandise section September 20, 2009
Information on the Border Clans of Qeshir uploaded. September 18, 2009
Additional information to the mandalar uploaded. September 11, 2009
Background reprogramming - website converted to CSS. August 10, 2009
New photography for Unique Regions. June 7, 2009
New photography has been uploaded for the Jungle/Rainforest pages and for several cities. May 20, 2009
Many pages have been converted to metric and American standard. April 13, 2009

Wizard Schools - Information on what arcane writing systems each school uses.

February 28, 2009

Tower of Arcanology - A new school of magic.

February 27, 2009

Several new magical writing systems including Dreth, Roeda, New Kartese and Pralmat.

February 26, 2009

New Wizard section including Arcanologists and expanded info on Chaos Sorcerers.

February 24, 2009

New Multiverse page which discusses alternate universes and other worlds.

February 22, 2009

New information about how various nations view and deal with magic.

February 18, 2009
Dreth and Roeda added to magical writing systems. January 17, 2009
New expanded racial interbreeding table. Now includes all greater and lesser races. January 13, 2009
The Company expanded and the Swordtongue Guild - a specific sub guild within the Company. January 10, 2009
Guldremor, the island prison of the city of Drakkel December 20, 2008
The Warriors of the Mark campaign notes have been posted in the DM Tools section. November 13, 2008
All Glossary pages have been updated. October 20, 2008
The Last Gate - a new short adventure in the DM Tools section September 21, 2008
Daraugmor, the Dwarven God of the Forge, Craft, Skill, Tools, Labor and Art Thursday
September 18, 2008
Kijara - A traditional Corvenian dish. Sunday
August 24, 2008
Minor additions and corrections made to Seven Kegs Floating, the Pirate Isles, the Drakkellian Alliance and the Coalition. Tuesday
August 19, 2008
The Guard Bells of Aridorn Saturday
August 16, 2008
Drakkellian Debt Tattoos Saturday
August 16, 2008
Dragon Excrement Saturday
August 16, 2008
The Little Kettle and Sargosa's - Rival taverns in the city of Zesrun. Saturday
August 16, 2008

Extensive historical rewrite that affect: the Citadel,  the nation of Duthelm,  the Orichalcum Mines of the Citadel, Orichalcum, the Red Eye Corps, the Burning, the Black Sorcerers, Sargran, the Shrine of Lost Souls, the main world, historical Timeline.

August 14, 2008
Minor edits to Arkalia, Strathon and the Irenni League. Tuesday
July 15, 2008
New images uploaded for the Forest pages. Wednesday
June 4, 2008

A short story featuring Callister Draabyn has been added to the Tales section.

May 30, 2008

Callister Draabyn character sheet added.

May 23, 2008

The Drakkellian team sport of "Kalgamorra" added.

April 30, 2008

Several new magic items in the Arcana section.

April 25, 2008

Lady on the Water - A famous river boat in the Drakkellian Alliance.

April 23, 2008
A new adventure module entitled "The Festival of the Coin - Part I" has been uploaded. Sunday,
April 20, 2008
New artwork from Kristian for the Forest Fauna section including: Normidian White Elk, Shimmer Cat, Skyrunner, Tarwing, Torgat, Tree Leech, Tree Wolf, Windfisher and Yadalla Butterfly. Sunday,
April 20, 2008

Tolerance to various poisons - from a forum request.

April 17, 2008

Arkulyte - a valuable mineral useful to mages.

April 17, 2008
Random Link button added to the Site Map. (Temporary placement, eventually it'll move to the main menu). Tuesday,
Feb 5, 2008
Map of the Kitaran village Fort on the Hill uploaded. Map was created by Khoras fan Tim Morgan. Sunday,
Feb 3, 2008
New images uploaded for the following pages: Ruins, Doth, Legends, Seafaring Ships, Festivals, Aerith, Fyrren Crystals, Glowstones, Currency, Seafaring Ships Friday,
Feb 1, 2008
Sample texts and alphabets for 10 of the major languages in the language section. Sunday,
Dec 2, 2007
New Khoras Language Tree graphic. Wednesday,
Nov 28, 2007
Dragon section expanded to include dragons on all 3 continents. Wednesday
November 14, 2007
Dragon Lair Map and Borrellian Clan Map updated. Saturday
November 10, 2007
All notes for the Jaidor Talisman Campaign have been completed and uploaded. Monday
October 8, 2007
Guldra - New notes added to guldra. Sunday
August 19, 2007
House Rules - Because someone asked for it... I've uploaded stats for the various Khoras greater races using D&D v3.5 rules. Saturday
August 11, 2007
Drakkellian Guild of Sorcery - The main wizard's guild in the city of Drakkel. Monday
July 23, 2007
Drakkel - New notes on the city of Drakkel including new establishments. Thursday
June 14, 2007
Several various notes added from different sources and uploaded. Including:
bullet Fireweed - A common tobacco in southern Ithria.
bulletJanoth - Normidia
bulletRukemian Mail Service - Rukemia, Aridorn
bullet Dragonsnake - The largest snake in Khoras.
bullet Drognot - A foul tempered beast that resembles a winged bull. Found in tropical mountain regions.

Mallius, the Destroyer - A renegade dragon knight.


The Order of the Drake - An order of knights who fly the skies of firedrakes.


Minor edits to firedrake and draconis.

May 26, 2007 email retired. Refer to Contact page for current email. Saturday
April 21, 2007
New fan fiction posted. Jarel's Lament by Steve Journey. Sunday
March 26, 2007
Notes from the original Jaidor Talisman Campaign added. Saturday
November 4, 2006
Original session summaries from the Jaidor Talisman Campaign are being uploaded to the Khoras Forum. Saturday
October 21, 2006
Dozens of new pictures added to cities, nations and other areas. Also, several dozen errors found and fixed. Thanks go to Ludovic for proofreading. Saturday
September 30, 2006
The Ruins of Celgora updated. Wednesday
September 20, 2006
Qeshir religions posted under Religion section. Saturday
September 9, 2006

Additional notes on Orichalcum uploaded.

August 27, 2006
New establishment added to the city of Drakkel. Friday
August 18, 2006
Several new creature pictures added to the Forest Fauna section and Kristian's Fan Art section. New creature illustrations include the Arachnicon, the Arachtopus, the unicorn and the Felchkun. Monday
August 7, 2006

Khoras Guestbook updated with intro graphic and "Favorite Entries" page.

July 23, 2006

History surrounding the origins of Talis, Bathynia and the legendary Stone Phellysian added.

July 15, 2006

Several new ruins added to the Ruins page.

July 8, 2006
Khoras Guestbook updated with new intro graphic, matching background and "Favorite Entries" page. Saturday
July 1, 2006
History surrounding the origins of Talis, Bathynia and the legendary Stone Phellysian added. Monday
June 26, 2006
Ruins section updated. Thursday
June 15, 2006
Additional historical information added to the Kytohan Empire page. Sunday
May 14, 2006
Several minor corrections to the Trossoli Dominion and other pages made. Wednesday
April 19, 2006

Two new pieces of fan art, from Vlad, uploaded.

March 22, 2006
New information added relating the Duthelm, the Citadel and the Orichalcum mines within. Wednesday
February 15, 2006
Desert fauna pictures by Kristian Juul Rasmussen posted to the Fanwork section and Fauna section. Tuesday
January 31, 2006
The city map of Asylum has been posted. Sunday
January 29, 2006
New details added to the City of Asylum. Tuesday
January 17, 2006

Wizard Schools added to the Magic section.

November 29, 2005
New artwork from Kristian in the Arctic Fauna section. Saturday
November 12, 2005
New artwork from Kristian for the Sea Dragon and the Myrtak are posted. Thursday
October 27, 2005

We also have two new entries from Vlad in the Fanwork section.

October 17, 2005
Final notes on Kytohan Empire uploaded. Friday
September 30, 2005
Site Map reorganized and updated. Saturday
September 24, 2005
All of Glossary updated and expanded. Friday
September 23, 2005
Glossary letters I, J, K and L updated. Monday
September 19, 2005
Initial notes on Kytohan Empire uploaded. Saturday
September 17, 2005
Glossary letters E, F, G and H updated. Wednesday
September 14 , 2005
Glossary letters A, B, C and D updated. Sunday
September 11, 2005
Artwork from Kristian Rasmussen for all of the lesser races has been uploaded in the Fan Work section. Saturday
September 3, 2005
August 25 - The Coalition and Tyrrenkor updated. Thursday
August 25, 2005
August 13 - Khoras Forum is back online. New software and layout, but it'll serve the same purpose as before. Much of the original content was lost and we'll have to rebuild it slowly. Register, join up and help rebuild the forum. Saturday
August 13, 2005
July 20 - Special thanks to Ludovic Mathieu for proofreading the site and bringing attention to numerous errata and needed corrections. Wednesday
July 20, 2005
July 19 - The Church of Draxorith, the ogrish god of death and magic, has been expanded and updated. Tuesday
July 19, 2005
Agethos, the ogrish god of hate and envy, expanded and updated. Friday
July 15, 2005

In response to inquiries, a page is posted which describes how the maps were made.

July 10, 2005
Additional notes to the Jaidor Talisman have been posted. Thursday
June 30, 2005
The Sea Voyage section has been uploaded to the Jaidor Talisman campaign notes. Wednesday
May 24, 2005
Fan art by Vlad has been posted in the Fan Art section! And more great art for the Lesser Races from Kristian is on the way. (He's already submitted it, I just haven't uploaded it yet - but stay tuned, it's coming). Wednesday
May 20 , 2005
The Government types page has been expanded. Wednesday
May 5, 2005
Initial notes to the Jaidor Talisman campaign have been posted. Additional notes will be added later. Wednesday
April 28, 2005
Church of Sarreth and Church of Imarus updated. Wednesday
April 20, 2005
Dwarven information updated: Irondale and the Throne of Mirodin added. Friday
April 15, 2005
The list of Other Worlds on the net has been updated on the Awards and Links page. Friday
April 1, 2005
Kristian Juul Rasmussen has completed illustrating all the Greater Races including all fourteen human subraces. Check them out under the Greater Races section and the Fan Art section. He has now begun work on the Lesser Races. Wednesday
March 23, 2005
Additional information has been uploaded to the Human subraces. Friday
March 4, 2005
I'm very pleased to announce that Khoras has completed its move to the new host company: Lunar Pages is going to provide much better service, rock solid stability, frequent backups and faster data transfer. Saturday
February 26, 2005
Information on Dathkandra has been added. The town of Dathkandra is the setting of an Exodus online chat game. Saturday
February 5, 2005
Information on Dathkandra has been added. The town of Dathkandra is the setting of an Exodus online chat game. Saturday
January 15, 2005
New Magic main category added. Magic section expanded and reorganized. Friday
December 23, 2004
A new page on the Islands of Khoras has been added. Sunday
November 28, 2004
Kristian Juul Rasmussen has been creating some fabulous art for the Greater Races of Khoras. He has been added to the Contributor list on the Crew page. Also, check out his work in the Fanwork section. Sunday
November 10, 2004
Rainforests and Jungles expanded. Sunday
October 31, 2004
Vaul and Vaulstav expanded. Monday
September, 20, 2004
Tales Section expanded and reorganized. Sunday
August 29, 2004
Chapters of To Find A King added Sunday
August 15, 2004
Email address change to "webmaster". Tuesday
April 20, 2004
Festivals and Faires added Monday
March 15, 2004
Mineralogy section updated and expanded. Friday
February 20, 2004
Site dedication to Laverne Roomes added Thursday
January 15, 2004
Fauna of the Desolation of Shidar added. Including Horde Creatures, Acidjaws, Corpse Worms, Sabre Scorpions and Shidaran Zombies. Tuesday
December 23, 2003
Flora of the Desolation of Shidar added. Including the Deathmauler Tree, Whipvines, Phoenix Brush and Cloaking Bushes. Sunday
December 21, 2003
New fauna added: Fire Maggots, Rock Wasps, Iron Eater and Guardians. Friday
December 19, 2003
New arcana from the Jaidor campaign added: Trisark's Storm Blades, Bloodseeker Arrows and a few new potions in the Alchemy section. Wednesday
December 17, 2003
Hyperlinks on the main maps re-established (including nations, cities and geographic regions). Wednesday
November 26, 2003
Human Subraces expanded. Thursday
November 20, 2003
Mountains expanded. Saturday
November 15, 2003
Fan Work section added. Tuesday
November 12, 2003
The Dithwon tree added. Monday
November 10, 2003
Myranor Expanded: Festivals added. Wednesday
October 24, 2003
Myranor Expanded: Crime and punishment page added. Wednesday
October 21, 2003
The Marauders of Chaddamar detailed.  Additional details added to the Sybrenar Imperium. Wednesday
October 15, 2003
Myranor Expanded: Imperial Garrison, Freedom Fighters, Silken Lady Garment Shop, Statue of Kardello, Stormhammer Shipyards added. Wednesday
October 14, 2003
Myranor Expanded: Fort Myran, Royal University, Slaver Guild Hall, Raptor Imports and Bird's Claw Tavern added.. Wednesday
October 13, 2003
Myranor Expanded: City Districts, Architecture, the City Gardens, the Haunted Tower of Ildrik, additional history notes and more. Wednesday
October 12, 2003
Myranor Expanded: New establishments, including the Wayfarer Inn. Wednesday
October 11, 2003
Myranor Expanded: New Organizations, Underworld notes and News, Rumors and Gossip added to Myranor. Wednesday
October 10, 2003
October Spotlight on Myranor. Myranor expansion begins. Wednesday
October 7, 2003
Iron Eater added to Mountain Fauna. Wednesday
October 5, 2003
Rock Wasps added to Mountain Fauna.. Wednesday
October 4, 2003
Slumber Weed added to Mountain Flora. Wednesday
October 3, 2003
The Winter Hawk added to Arctic Fauna. Wednesday
October 2, 2003
Sea gypsies added to Lesser Races. Wednesday
October 1, 2003
Firedrake added to Mountain Fauna section. Wednesday
September 17, 2003
Desert Sponge and Atashi Tree added to Desert Flora section. Sunday
September 14, 2003
Fan Fiction added to Tales section. Thursday
September 11, 2003
Top of page navigation bars on all pages fixed. (Advanced Site) Monday
September 8, 2003
The City of Ipotal completed and uploaded. Friday
September 5, 2003
Sitemap Updated Tuesday
September 2, 2003
Glossary updated with all Aggradar and Qeshir references. Friday
August 15, 2003
Miscellaneous fixes throughout site. Tuesday
August 12, 2003
Halmaka added to Desert Fauna. Monday
August 11, 2003
Spotlight on Languages and Currency. Languages and Currency updated. Aggradar and Qeshir languages and currencies added. Sunday
August 10, 2003

Bodies of Water section expanded including new Aggradar and Qeshir bodies of water.

August 6, 2003
Languages section expanded including Aggradar and Qeshir languages. Monday
August 4, 2003
Khoras creators at the Gen-Con Game Fair. July 23-27, 2003
A new short story, Jonathan Errlain, uploaded. Monday
 July 21, 2003
The city of Aramanda uploaded Wednesday
July 16, 2003
Secambru Tribes adjusted and the Secambru Greater Race uploaded. Wednesday
 July 9, 2003
Aggradar religions and gods uploaded. Thursday
July 3, 2003
The Secambru Tribes uploaded. Sunday
June 29, 2003
Kingdom of Anquar uploaded. Saturday
June 28, 2003
Miscellaneous fixes, edits and repaired links. Wednesday
June 25, 2003
Aggradar and Qeshir flora uploaded. Tuesday
June 24, 2003
Aggradar and Qeshir fauna uploaded. Monday
June 23, 2003
Races for Aggradar and Qeshir uploaded. Sunday
June 22, 2003
Maps for Aggradar and Qeshir uploaded. Saturday
June 21, 2003
Arcana has been reorganized and divided up into categories.

Also, post production work on the short film "Professional Courtesy" is complete. It will be available for sale on line soon.

August 25, 2002
Flora has been divided up into logical categories based on environment. Friday
May 31, 2002
Fauna has been divided up into logical categories based on environment. Various adjustments and fixes have been made throughout the Fauna section. New art from Eduardo Beerli has been added to the Fauna section. Tuesday
May 14, 2002
Diseases and Forests broken up into individual pages. Hyperlinks re-established on Map Pages. Tuesday
March 26, 2002
The rough cut of "Professional Courtesy" , a short film directed by Khoras illustrator Mark Price, has been wrapped up and was screened at the 911 Media Organization in downtown Seattle. The film looks pretty good. We're going to polish it up for the final version. If any of you are interested, VHS copies will be available later this year. I'll keep you posted. Friday
March 15, 2002
Minor adjustments and additions have been made to the New Maps. Sunday
September 30, 2001
The new Khoras maps are online. Sunday
September 23, 2001
Filming of "Professional Courtesy" is complete. Now begins the post-production work. We are looking at about six months of fund raising, film transfers, special effects and such. I'll keep you updated on the film's progress. For full details, check out the Professional Courtesy web site. Learn about the crew that is making this film at Zero Collective. News of the movie will be posted here and at the other two sites as it becomes available. Saturday
September 1, 2001 
Work on the New World Map is proceeding, but the release of the maps to the web site has been pushed back. Expect to see the new maps in early September. Friday
August 3, 2001
New options in People of Note section allow characters to be viewed by category or geographic location. Thursday
July 5, 2001
I'm back! After a LONG period of no activity on the site (due to computer problems,  bureaucratic red tape and other misadventures), progress on Khoras will resume.  Sunday
June 24, 2001
"Professional Courtesy" - a movie based in the World of Khoras. Directed by Mark Price. This independent film will be shot in the autumn of 2001 with post-production scheduled for the end of the year.  Sunday
April 15, 2001
Organization Upgrade completed. Sunday
April 8, 2001
Titles and honorifics added to the ruling nobles of the nations of Ithria. Tuesday
March 27, 2001
Proper names of Ithrian nations added. Sunday
March 25, 2001
More organizations expanded and upgraded.  Symbols added. Friday
March 23, 2001
Dragon Magazine Collection posted. Issue for Issue. Saturday
March 10, 2001
Organization Upgrade Project begun. Saturday
February 24, 2001
Mariner's Cant posted for adding flavor to sea based campaigns. Monday
January 22, 2001
Various original notes of Khoras were unearthed and have been added to the appropriate categories - new magic items were added to the Arcana section, info on Morlokk added.  Monday
January 15, 2001.
Artist Section revised. New FAQ. Copyright updated. Breach Whale add to the fauna section. Tuesday
January 9, 2001
Graphics and various enhancements added to the Avisarr Campaign Notes. Friday
January 5, 2001.
City Upgrade Project Completed. Two new sections added to all major cities: The City Guard and Important People. Thursday
November 9, 2000
Locator Maps on Nation Pages now link to Political Territory Map. Wednesday
November 8, 2000
Distance Chart (distances between major cities) has been added. Work on upgrading cities continues. Sunday
November 5, 2000
The Avisarr Campaign notes have been posted. Tuesday
October 24, 2000
Gods of the Gethyan and Political Territory/Border Map Tuesday
September 5, 2000
Khoras listed in InQuest Gamer Magazine, October 2000 Issue, Page 48. Friday
September 1, 2000
Kalimuran Festival, Piramus Important People Wednesday
July 26, 2000
After a long hiatus (having relocated to a new apartment) I am back and working on the web site once again. Several holes plugged, several pages updated. Sunday
July 16, 2000
Search Page Saturday
 June 3, 2000
Historical maps added. Internal links added to History section. Several new establishments. Wednesday
May 17, 2000
Twenty six new establishments added throughout the cities. Thursday
April 20, 2000
City Upgrade Project begun. This includes three new sections for each city: Important People, City Militias and Notable Organizations. This project will take several months. Thursday
April 13, 2000
Ruins section added. This will be expanded in great detail later on. History quotes and history navigation bar added. Tuesday
April 4, 2000
Three new summoned demons in the Fauna section and one new plant in the Flora section. Several fixes and adjustments throughout the site. Slight enhancement of the Arcana section.  Tuesday
March 28, 2000
Added the official Khoras Banners in the Awards and Links section. Monday
March 27, 2000
Began adding Important People section to Cities and Nations. This project will take a long time. Look for continual additions to the people of cities and nations over the next several months. Wednesday
March 15, 2000
Expanded character list. Wednesday
February 9, 2000
Redesigned the front page of the site. Tuesday
January 25, 2000
Redesign of the Glossary Section. Friday
January 21, 2000
Khoras won an award from the RPG League. Check them out at RPG League and don't forget to read the review. Thursday
January 20, 2000
I've started a new AD&D campaign and lots of new details have been incorporated into the site over the last month. Tuesday
December 7, 1999
Redesign of the frames page. Lots of background house keeping to reduce site size and speed things up. Removal of the Download Site zip file. Sunday
October 24, 1999
Small additions and corrections in various areas. Lots of things being worked on in the background, but it'll be a little while before these projects are unveiled.  Monday
 October 18, 1999
Updated glossary. Updated zip file. Awards and Links page added. Lots of small additions and fixes throughout the site. Friday
September 10, 1999
I just got an article published. InQuest Gamer - Issue 54, The Legends Article on Page 92. At your local gaming/comic book store. Sunday
August 29, 1999
Revised page format on city pages plus several new establishments. Ships Master List begun. New "Meet the Artist" picture. Saturday
August 28, 1999
Extensive data compression of all graphics throughout the web site to speed up download times. Sunday
August 8, 1999
All menus altered to stone buttons. Saturday
August 7, 1999
Player Packet section added. Wednesday
August 4, 1999
Villages and Geography section added to all Nations. Downloadable Zip File updated. Tuesday
July 27, 1999
Graphic titles added to all pages throughout Khoras. Saturday
June 26, 1999
City section revised with new pictures, text descriptions and more. Also, new pictures have been added to various parts of the Physical World. Friday
June 25, 1999
Revised "Role Playing in Khoras" section. While not complete, the framework has been laid down. This section includes (or will eventually include): adventure ideas, full campaigns, house rules, a Player's Introductory Packet to Khoras, discussions of game systems, the Dungeon Master's Forum and more... Saturday
May 1, 1999
Over a dozen new plants and animals added. Saturday
March 20, 1999

Archive of Past Site Updates created.

March 19, 1999


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