Hi, Starmourners! Wow, the world has gone a bit crazy since the last time we posted, huh? While we can’t wait for things to get back to normal, we also want to encourage our players to stay indoors as much as possible, for the safety of themselves and those around them! Which means that if…

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Starmourners (and anyone else reading this), we’ve got some awesome news today and we hope you’re as excited about it as we are! Starmourn is now introducing a way for all players to gain up to 20 BOUND Credits each RL day. Performing various tasks in game will reward you with 1-2 bound credits, up…

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So, Starmourners. I bet you’re wondering what we’ve been up to since the beginning of January, right? Read on, because we’re gonna tell you! Since the turn of the year, implementing the playerbase’s hundreds of classlead suggestions have taken the bulk of January’s development time. It continues to be a focus for our lead coders,…

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The new year is here, and Starmourn feels more refined and grown up by the day. The game has advanced in leaps and bounds from its fledgling beginnings to something that we all feel truly proud of. Not bad, for something that’s barely a year old as of this writing! We hope that 2020 will…

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Cosmpiercers. These ancient sensor stations, created by the long-extinct Ta-Deth race, have been of interest to Y’saari researchers for years, to the point where the offered bounty for their capture and activation became a contentious divide among the factions. Recently, the Y’saari Archaeological Institute for the Study of Elder Races (YAISER), exposed the Cosmpiercer station…

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October is over. The Congregation of T’rath has been chased back to the shadows – for now. It’s a new month, and the citizens of Starmourn have new things to pay attention to. For the development team, a new month means a new theme!  Hey Starmourn, question for you: Who among you is mindlessly staring…

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Over the next month or two, you can expect big changes to come to the internet’s favorite science fiction text-based game. From roleplay events to PVP overhauls to new enhancements and talents to earn for play after level 75, we’re working hard to deliver new and better content to our playerbase. Keep reading to learn…

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This month, Starmourn invites you to sharpen your pencils and put your thinking caps on, because there’s a whole bunch of new things for you to cram into your brains. Get ready to read about new multiclassing options and tradeskills, along with a sneak peak about what’s coming later in the month! Multiclassing Starmourn has…

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In the depths of space, unauthorized refineries and autofactories have been sighted, all of them belonging to rogue organizations or independent space pirates. Courageous space adventurers can now engage with these pirate installations and lay waste to their manufacturing and harvesting efforts and be generously rewarded for their efforts. Attacking one of these locations will…

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The whole world is a stage… YOUR STAGE! You step up on the stage and the lights dim, a spotlight in the ceiling casting a cone of light on your frame. The audience quiets down. You focus for a few moments, gathering your wits and getting in the zone, relaxing your muscles as the song…

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Planetary exploration has been released, the latest feature in our big Economy Update. We are excited to tell you all about one of our newest and most wide-ranging updates, and give you a few reasons to log in and check it out today! With planetary exploration, you will roam the most remote corners of the…

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Tecton just posted up a preview of the upcoming updates to ship weapons, shields, and other space combat-related changes. Head over to the Starmourn forums to check them out.

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Happy February! Are you ready for some exciting news? Starmourn is allowing the use of retirement credits one month early. Starmourn has been purring along for two and a half months and we feel as though things have settled to the point we can allow retirements into the sector. Starting immediately, Starmourn is open for…

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Update We continue to steadily move towards release. Currently, there’s a lot of usability work going on as internal playtesting finds things that are troublesome, frustrating, or confusing. For instance, the ship system needed some streamlining as it was pretty unwieldy. Frankly, it’s still a little unwieldy, due to the fact that it’s pretty complicated,…

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We just put up a new page on Combat and Wetwiring, with info that explains how wetwiring and “afflictions” work in Starmourn. Completely new system vs. any of our other games! Check it out and head over to the forums to talk about it and ask questions!

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I recently updated the Scatterhome page with a lot of info on how they self-govern without a formal ‘government.’ Here’s an OOC description, but there’s a long-ish history of how the system evolved from all-out-anarchy to self-governance without a permanent formal government on the Scatterhome page. While there’s no permanent government, the citizens of Starmourn…

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Those of you who are already players of one of our MUDs probably know what the retirement system is, but briefly, it’s a system whereby you can permanently retire a character and receive credits for some percentage of the value of the character and its stuff as calculated by us. You can then take those…

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I just put up a page on Cosmpiercers, which is the first of what will eventually be multiple ways for the player civilizations (Scatterhome, Song Dominion, Celestine Ascendancy) to compete via game mechanics with each other. Enjoy!

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Just put up the companion page to the recent Economy page. This one’s all about how you extract the raw resources that are then used to produce various goods. Read up here!

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