Goals in Achaea - Achaea Online Help

2.3.2 Goals in Achaea

(See also: HELP POLITICS, HELP HONOURS, HELP LICENSES, HELP MIGHT,
           HELP DRAGON, HELP RANKINGS, HELP WHAT NOW)


What's the Point, or How Do I Win, or Lose?
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You win by choosing your goals and attaining them. You win by being true to
your vision. You win by moving in the direction you deem best.

In other words: there is no victory for you except the one of your own
choosing, and no satisfaction except that of knowing that you did what you
thought was right, and gained what you thought worth gaining.

If you are unsure what you should be doing in Achaea, read on!


What Might Be Important To YOU - Possible Goals or Attainments
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We can't tell you what is important to you. We can give you some ideas of goals
and attainments others have sought after in Achaea. Then it's up to you to
decide what you want to do. And make sure you have fun too, because that's what
it's really all about.

First we'll list some personal goals, then some competitive goals related to
rankings, or organisations. Then we'll talk about how to get there, with or
without help.


Personal Goals (HELP POLITICS, HELP HONOURS, HELP LICENSES, HELP MIGHT)
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Politics    - gain position in your House, City, or Order, and more.
Honours     - complete famous quests.
Wealth      - can your mountain of gold rival Prospero's?
Possessions - owning land, a home, and artefacts of unsurpassed power.
Licenses    - Tailoring, Jewellery, Heraldry, Bookmaking, etc.
Reputation  - gain world renown, whether admired, loved, or feared.
Might       - transcend skill after skill.
Dragonhood  - the ultimate attainment in experience (HELP DRAGON).


Rankings Goals (HELP RANKINGS)
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Artisanal  - prove your artistic prowess in our regular contests.
Bardic     - prove your bardic puissance in our regular contests.
Combat     - arena excellence has its benefits.
Experience - pass your peers as you rise in level of experience.
Explorer   - be the first to find every nook and cranny.
Fishing    - catch the most, the biggest, the priciest!
Riddle     - solve the most demanding riddles.


Organisational Rank
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City    \   gain the respect (and favours) of your peers,
House   /   in City or House, rising in rank.


How To Get There: With Help
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Many of the goals above require the aid of others. This is how it should be.
You are not alone in Achaea! You are one of many thousands who travel our
lands.

Reputation, what others think of you, obviously requires others, though perhaps
not their aid! Become known as a double-crossing traitor, or as a loyal friend.
Become feared as a mighty combatant, devastating thief, a supportive healer, or
just a good friend. Cast your shadow long across the realms by your deeds of
good or evil, loyalty or betrayal!

City and House rank require the recognition and favour of fellow citizens or
House members. Influence them by your acts of loyalty. Dazzle them with your
defence of your organisation's aims. Prove how worthy you are, and you will be
rewarded with the rank you seek.


How To Get There: WithOUT Help
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Some things can be done without anybody's help at all, if that is your
preference. Gaining rank in the Explorers' Guild can be done entirely alone.
Same with Riddles, Fishing, Artisanal, and Bardic attainments. Experience
ranking, even up to gaining Dragon, can be done with or without the aid of
others.

You may gain the recognition of numerous honours lines by acting alone, if you
prefer. It's all up to you.


Getting There
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Choose where you want to go and what you want to attain. Decide on what you
want your story to be, and make it happen. We give you all the options, and
it's up to you to decide which ones you like.

Choose one or choose many, and welcome to them, with our blessings.

(See also: HELP POLITICS, HELP HONOURS, HELP LICENSES, HELP MIGHT,
           HELP DRAGON, HELP RANKINGS, HELP WHAT NOW)