DRUGS - Lusternia Online Help

7.18 DRUGS

Lusternia is intended to be a living, breathing world, not just a game. Just as
with the real world, there are going to be things in Lusternia some people may
find objectionable, and that's fine as long as you remember that what is
objectionable to you may be desirably edgey or common-place to others. 
Lusternia neither condones nor condemns drug use here or in real life. We 
merely present the option. Whether you choose to become a user is up to you, 
just as in real life.

Therefore, we have two different drugs in Lusternia. They are:


ALCOHOL
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Everyone knows what this is, of course. It comes in many forms in Lusternia, 
from wine to ale to shots to tropical drinks. Alcohol is considered a social 
drug, but also a dangerous one: You can literally drink yourself to death. And 
far before death comes fairly unpleasant effects such as heaving the contents 
of your stomach up repeatedly, or blacking out. Your speech deteriorates the
drunker you get, leaving you sounding like a bit of a fool. With time and
regular drinking, you will also develop a tolerance, allowing you to drink
more.

Example
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Normal speech: Lancelot says, "For the Honour of the Nine will I consume
thee, oh cheese wheel of goodness."

Drunken Sod: Lancelot says, "For t *hic* hl *hic*  honjur of the Niiine
wilL I consUme t *hic* hee, oh dheese wheel oof goodnEss."

CACTUS WEED
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The relatively benign cactus weed is desert-dwelling plant that may be
harvested and smoked in a pipe. Its effects are limited largely to seeing what
some have described as "Smiley faces..smiley faces everywhere." Cactus weed is
considered a drug for oddballs.


SUMMARY
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Neither Lusternia nor Iron Realms Entertainment mean to encourage the use of 
drugs of any kind. We present these options merely to be consistent with a 
"real" feeling world.