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===Step 2: Get the custom content and check compatibility.===
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===Step 2: Check NWN game compatibility.===
* Avlis is running on the 1.69 version of Neverwinter Nights (NWN) and relies on [[Needed Files | custom content, which you will need to download before playing]].
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* Please [[NWN Requirements | ensure your NWN is updated to version 1.69 with the expansion packs and that your computer configuration is compatible]] with Avlis.
* Please [[System Requirements | ensure your NWN setup and computer configuration]] is compatible with Avlis.
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===Step 3: Acquaint yourself with the rules and guidelines. (IMPORTANT) ===
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=== Step 3: Get the custom content.===
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* Avlis runs on Neverwinter Nights (NWN) and relies on [[Needed Files | custom content, which you will need to download before playing]].
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===Step 4: Acquaint yourself with the rules and guidelines. (IMPORTANT)===
 
* It is very important that you read and understand the '''[[Rules | Rules ]]'''.  
 
* It is very important that you read and understand the '''[[Rules | Rules ]]'''.  
* [[avlisdocs:Player_Guide | The Avlis Player Guide]] provides helpful guidelines on how to have a positive experience when playing.
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* [[Player_Guide | The Avlis Player Guide]] provides helpful guidelines on how to have a positive experience when playing.
  
  
===Step 4: Make a character.===
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===Step 5: Make a character.===
  
You can make as many characters as you want on Avlis. You might play the same character all the time, you might begin with one character, decide to retire him and start another, or you may rotate between a multitude of characters as suits your fancy. Before making a character it is recommended that you read [http://neverwintervault.org/project/nwn1/other/role-players-guide-multiplayer-neverwinter-nights Gruush's guide to roleplaying in multiplayer NWN] as well as "[[Character Creation]]" section of the [[avlisdocs:Player_Guide | Avlis Player Guide]].
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You can make as many characters as you want on Avlis. You might play the same character all the time, you might begin with one character, decide to retire him and start another, or you may rotate between a multitude of characters as suits your fancy. Before making a character it is recommended that you read [http://neverwintervault.org/project/nwn1/other/role-players-guide-multiplayer-neverwinter-nights Gruush's guide to roleplaying in multiplayer NWN] as well as "[[Character Creation]]" section of the [[Player_Guide | Avlis Player Guide]].
  
  
===Step 5: Connect to Avlis and play. ===
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===Step 6: Connect to Avlis and play. ===
 
* Follow [[Servers|these instructions on how to connect to  Avlis' servers]].
 
* Follow [[Servers|these instructions on how to connect to  Avlis' servers]].
  
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===Step 6: Have your questions answered.===
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===Step 7: Have your questions answered.===
  
 
You may come up with some questions when trying to log in to Avlis, or when something happens in Avlis that you do not understand. Worry not! The answers may be found in the [http://www.avlis.org/viewtopic.php?t=42866 FAQ thread] on the Avlis forums. Alternatively, you can always visit our '''[[Avlis Chat | IRC channel]]''' and get directions to the relevant forum/wiki section. See also: [[Communication]], [[IC]] and [[OOC]]
 
You may come up with some questions when trying to log in to Avlis, or when something happens in Avlis that you do not understand. Worry not! The answers may be found in the [http://www.avlis.org/viewtopic.php?t=42866 FAQ thread] on the Avlis forums. Alternatively, you can always visit our '''[[Avlis Chat | IRC channel]]''' and get directions to the relevant forum/wiki section. See also: [[Communication]], [[IC]] and [[OOC]]
  
  
===Step 7: Sign up for our newsletter!===
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===Step 8: Sign up for our newsletter!===
 
Don't forget to [http://avlis.us13.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=22b1b9a054c1a56534a9c8590&id=3e00ce01c6 sign up for our newsletter], '''The Avlissian''', to receive news, rumors, game updates, player interviews, contests, and announcements about special events!
 
Don't forget to [http://avlis.us13.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=22b1b9a054c1a56534a9c8590&id=3e00ce01c6 sign up for our newsletter], '''The Avlissian''', to receive news, rumors, game updates, player interviews, contests, and announcements about special events!
  
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* [[Player Feedback]] - The Avlis environment is in no small part dependent on the Avlis players, who can contribute by [[Player_Feedback#Bug_Tracker | reporting bugs]] and [[Player_Feedback#Player's_Idea_Box | suggesting ideas]].
 
* [[Player Feedback]] - The Avlis environment is in no small part dependent on the Avlis players, who can contribute by [[Player_Feedback#Bug_Tracker | reporting bugs]] and [[Player_Feedback#Player's_Idea_Box | suggesting ideas]].
 
* [http://www.avlis.org/viewtopic.php?t=42866 FAQ thread] at the Avlis forums - Frequently Asked Questions about the ''World of Avlis''.
 
* [http://www.avlis.org/viewtopic.php?t=42866 FAQ thread] at the Avlis forums - Frequently Asked Questions about the ''World of Avlis''.
* [[Using the Avlis Wiki]]; [[Avlis Player Wiki FAQ]] - Create a wiki account and home page.
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* [[Getting Started on the Avlis Wiki]] and [[Avlis Player Wiki FAQ]] - Create a wiki account and home page.
 
* [[How to search the Avlis Forum]] - How to find the answers you are looking for.
 
* [[How to search the Avlis Forum]] - How to find the answers you are looking for.
 
* [http://greenwichmeantime.com/gmt-converter.htm GMT Converter] - Tool to help you be on time.
 
* [http://greenwichmeantime.com/gmt-converter.htm GMT Converter] - Tool to help you be on time.

Latest revision as of 12:48, 23 January 2017



A world of steel and magic where no one race or philosophy predominates,
and heroes from all perspectives battle to further their cause and make a name for themselves.


Avlis is implemented as a persistent world for the Neverwinter Nights (NWN) role-playing game.


Getting Started in Avlis

Step 1: Register as a member of the forums and the authentication server.


Step 2: Check NWN game compatibility.


Step 3: Get the custom content.


Step 4: Acquaint yourself with the rules and guidelines. (IMPORTANT)

  • It is very important that you read and understand the Rules .
  • The Avlis Player Guide provides helpful guidelines on how to have a positive experience when playing.


Step 5: Make a character.

You can make as many characters as you want on Avlis. You might play the same character all the time, you might begin with one character, decide to retire him and start another, or you may rotate between a multitude of characters as suits your fancy. Before making a character it is recommended that you read Gruush's guide to roleplaying in multiplayer NWN as well as "Character Creation" section of the Avlis Player Guide.


Step 6: Connect to Avlis and play.

Tip: Check the Avlis General Discussion forum, as well as the Avlis Event Calendar on the bottom of the forum page, and by all means stop by on Avlis Chat.


Step 7: Have your questions answered.

You may come up with some questions when trying to log in to Avlis, or when something happens in Avlis that you do not understand. Worry not! The answers may be found in the FAQ thread on the Avlis forums. Alternatively, you can always visit our IRC channel and get directions to the relevant forum/wiki section. See also: Communication, IC and OOC


Step 8: Sign up for our newsletter!

Don't forget to sign up for our newsletter, The Avlissian, to receive news, rumors, game updates, player interviews, contests, and announcements about special events!


Additional Useful Information

Other useful information:


List of Dungeons


Interviews, Comments and Accolades about the World of Avlis

Wiki Map

Categories