Realm of Lyth is rebranding to Lythbound! You may have noticed that much of our social media presence has used the "Lythbound" name and we are now preparing to change the entirety of the game to this new branding!
Our updated logo is displayed at the top of this news post and we will be updating our URL to "https://lythbound.com" in the coming days. This url is not yet live at the time of posting this news. When it is live later this week, realm-of-lyth.com pages will automatically redirect to the equivalent lythbound.com urls. Please do not be alarmed by this redirect as it will be intentional!
We will also be updating other references of "Realm of Lyth" as the name of the game to "Lythbound" later this week.
The in-game locations are still realms set in the world of Lyth (collectively, "the realms of Lyth") — with this change we are merely updating the branding of the game's name, not changing the lore or location names.
With this update, we have changed the colors of the default layout to match our updated brand colors! If you prefer the old default, you can change the layout you're using via this page while logged in.
We have also made some other updates to all layouts which may require a hard refresh of your browser (ctrl+F5 or fn+F5) to fully see. Please report any errors via Discord or by contacting us!
The Item Catalog is now available to view! This resource lists all available items, with their flavor text and brief information on where the item originates and where to use it. Some items also contain further information, such as craftable items displaying their recipes — if you have them unlocked.
If you find yourself with too many Faire Tickets and nothing to spend them on, the Ringleader will now convert them to Loonoles in her shop. Please do so with care as this cannot be undone — Loonoles cannot be turned back into Faire Tickets.
And finally, don't forget that entries to the Costume Contest will close October 23, 2020, 23:59:59! Get those entries in!
Some extra adventurous eidolons have started roaming well outside of their typical borders...
The mysterious last Haunted Faire activity has been revealed! The Eidolon Hunt will begin on October 18th! Ink has noticed some eidolons are not where they should be and has requested your help!
Check out this page for full information on how to participate in the hunt!
Additionally, don't forget that the contest portion of the event will be closed for entries after the 23rd of October, as voting will take place during the last week! If you are planning to enter, be sure to submit soon!
Blogs have received a bit of an update! You can now set your blog posts to allow or disallow comments, and others can come and leave comments on those posts. (All existing blogs have comments turned off by default but you can go back and turn them on via the post editor.)
Additionally, you may notice a flag icon on blog posts, comments, profiles, and other locations. We have implemented this as a method of quickly reporting any inappropriate content you may come across. By clicking this button, a report will be submitted to moderation staff, where we can review the content.
You can now toggle your inventory to be publicly visible. This option is available in your profile settings under Personal -> Account Settings -> Edit Profile. Making your inventory public will allow you to link to it via lythbound.com/inventory/YOURUSERNAME and others will be able to see your items and currency (but not interact with them in any way). All inventories are private by default and cannot be viewed in this way unless you opt in to the public option.
We are continuing to make other various information and content updates for clarity and usability where possible. Additionally, two large informational databases are in the works to help clarify and provide information regarding items and NPCs.
Pompip companion information has been posted! These little critters arrived with Nudinyms but have not had thorough information provided until recently. If you own a Pompip from prior to the merge of Nudinyms into Lyth, please contact us with proof of ownership and we can upload them to the companions masterlist for you!
The Haunted Faire is holding a free raffle with a selection of wonderful prizes! To gain entries to the raffle, you must advertise Lyth and/or the Haunted Faire event on various social media websites.
You may gain up to 4 entries for the raffle by advertising in various places! To report your entries to us, please us this Google Form, and view all raffle guidelines on this page.
Prizes include an Onini, a full set of Eidolons, and a set of the Halloween-themed frames!
The Arcade has been refreshed and the Ghost Collector game has been updated! Additionally, a new game has been added: Star Flyte!
Both games have also had high score tables added and will record your scores moving forward. (Scores are automatically sent at the end of the game.) We intend to monitor sent scores with the intention of implementing further currency/rewards for Arcade games in the future.
We have added the ability to "like" Lythians whose designs you enjoy via the Lythian's profile. You can then view your Liked Lythians via this page. All likes are anonymous, though Lythian profiles currently display the total number they have received. We will consider how to develop this feature as we move forward, based on its usage/suggestions.
The Lost Realm Key has been added to the Haunted Faire Stall for 50 Faire Tickets. This item can be used to unlock The Lost Realm on any one Lythian that does not yet have it unlocked.
FORMula Plus has been added to Truffle's Treasure Trove for 300 Loonoles. This mysterious concoction can be used alongside an art update to add a new form to the Lythian. This form can be any basic (non-asterisked) subspecies or common body type species.
Customizable Pet information has been added to the species information pages.
Other general updates such as continuing to update terminology around the site and adding keyword search to the FAQ.
You have until November 8 at 23:59:59 Eastern Time to submit designed versions of FPCs. Any that are not designed (still showing the NPC, non-customized version of the art) will be removed after this point. Please refer to this news post for full information.
Once a year, the Ringleader appears with her realm full of ghosts.
It is known as the Lost Realm...do you dare unlock it?
Once a year, a mysterious realm appears in the Lyth. No one knows when or how it came to be, only that it’s not normally accessible to Lythians; even those with a decent grasp on inter-realm teleportation can’t seem to get to it when it doesn’t want to be found.
However, when it is available, the Lost Realm is accessible to everyone, and isn’t actually as scary as its name makes it out to be! It’s only colloquially called that because of its inhabitants, who call themselves “eidolons.” They are like ghosts, but not in the same way that Igalyphs are. These are lost souls with no memory of a past life and no ability to teleport. In fact, it is uncertain if they are (or rather, were) Lythians at all.
Rumor has it that they may be from an entirely different universe...
One resident of the Lost Realm who is presumed to be a Lythian is the one known as the Ringleader. She appears to have been a Gryfon in her past life, given the helmet covering her face, the large forepaws, and pair of ethereal wings. However, much like an eidolon, she has no memory and cannot leave the realm. The Ringleader only remembers waking up to a voice whispering in her ear, telling her to collect lost souls and provide them a place to live, something she still dutifully performs to this day. Alongside this task, she also runs the Haunted Faire, giving her the moniker “the Ringleader.”
As previously mentioned, eidolons aren’t that scary. In fact, they’re quite cute!
They may be a little off-putting or awkward around Lythians, but most chalk it up to cultural differences. Overall, eidolons are just curious creatures who want to know about what’s out there! In an attempt to be welcoming to outsiders, they’ve set up a large fairground that spans across most of the realm. It’s filled with fun activities like a mirror maze, apple bobbing, face painting, and more!
The ghosts manage everything and make sure everything is in tiptop shape for the visitors. The only payment they ask for in return is that the faire-goers share their stories! Because they’re unable to teleport, they’re curious about what’s out there, therefore, will quickly crowd around any Lythian who stops to share a tale with them. Eidolons are also especially delighted when their visitors dress up, because they love to see the various fashions from across the realms. In fact, they request it so much — often pestering those who’re not in costume to teleport back and change — that it’s become customary for everyone coming to the Lost Realm to pick an outfit beforehand!
The Haunted Faire is home to a number of activities, which can all be found here at any time! Be sure to visit the Lost Realm and take part in this year’s Costume Contest, daily Apple Bobbing, and other daily prompts available in Ink’s Tent!
You can increase your familiarity with the Lost Realm itself by taking part in its Realm Familiarity quests. Everyone may claim one free key via the current giveaway, which will grant your account access to the realm. Be sure to use it on the Lythian you would like to use for the realm prompts! You can potentially get more keys by having your other Lythians participate with the key-owning Lythian in General Realm quests for the Lost Realm (basically submit a work with both of them involved). However, Familiarity Quests must still be undertaken alone unless collaborating with someone else.
Don’t forget to spend your earned Faire Tickets from the event’s activities over in the Ringleader’s faire stall for event-only rewards, and look for crafting recipes using Haunted Faire ingredients.
As its own realm, The Lost Realm contains both General Realm Prompts and Realm Familiarity Prompts, which can be found on the realm’s page (key required on at least on Lythian to view).
You can turn in as many prompts as you would like to earn Faire Tickets!
Submit them via the ARPG submit form under "Event Prompt" and request Faire Tickets as your currency instead of Loonoles — tickets are earned at a 1:1 ratio to Loonoles.
They must be turned in by October 31st, 2020 @ 23:59:59 EST to be eligible for rewards!
Completing at least one Realm Quest (Familiarity or General) gives you “The Haunted Faire” achievement!
Instead of Loonoles, you will earn Faire Tickets to be spent in the special event shop, based on the piece(s) you submit.
Remember to claim the bonus + 5 (Event Quest) Faire Tickets for Realm Quests! (These are not applied to the simpler Drawtober prompts, however)
If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us!