Read First General FAQ's

Read First General FAQ's

We have a lot of good sticky threads here in general but nothing that brings them all together. Some have said that information is hard to find here, well no more!

This will serve as my personal list of links to reference for any topic. If you find it useful and want to see anything added please feel free to reply with your link and topic in a similar format.

I will continue to add to this list as I come across common questions on the forums.

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Recent Stickies w/ brief descriptions:

Official Content Creation Guidelines By Kaizen. Interested in creating content involving Chronicles of Elyria, or maybe you’d like to know our stance on the matter? Either way, Click Here!

Previous stickies in the categories below have a subject in the link


Forum Code Markdown Quick reference By Silv. I want to make my forum post look pretty and/or add a signature, how do I do that?

Kingdom and Duchy master list By Emery. Where is the Google Doc? -External Link-

Newcomer Starter Pack By Falcon. Older collection CoE related material (Some links are outdated or no longer work)

Community Resources By Hellmoon. A collection of CoE community resources such as fan sites and other external groups!

Community Spotlight Submission Form By Kaizen. Want a chance for your creative work to be showcased? This is it! Use this form to submit your fan art, videos, and other creative works to Soulbound Studios.

Introducing...the Soul Chamber! By Serpentius. Information about a new Discord room that will be used exclusively for chats with Caspian and the other devs.

Caspian on Exclusive Access By Artsykidd. The Exclusive Access Q&As (and Exclusive Access forum by extension) have always been intended as a place for the developers to share information and receive feedback in a more intimate setting.. see more

Community Ambassador Program By Serpentius. Information about our new Ambassador Program, a community initiative intended to recognize and elevate members who go above and beyond.

Contest and event considerations By Elbereth. Lottery or contest? What do I do? I want to keep organizing events!

Introducing the ChamberBot! By Serpentius. Announcement to everyone the release of the ChamberBot!

Subject Matter Expert Guidebook By Serpentius. What is it? Taking Part / The Process, from Start to Finish / Guidelines

-Link- How long has this been in development?

-External Link- How do I join the Official CoE Discord?

-External Link- How do I find a group to join/Where do I post information about my group?

-External Link- Where are the Q&A videos?

-External Link- Is there a playlist of all the Q&A videos?

-External Link- I can't watch videos. Where can I read the information from the Q&A's?


CoE? EP? What are you talking about? Acronyms Guide. By Drakenbob. What do all these acronyms mean?

A note on influence Points and Cheaters By Caspian. What is the Influence Point System?

EP kits and Item Projection By Caspian. Explanation of EP, it's purpose and how it can be used.

-Link- Is this game P2W?

-Link- What will PvP be like in CoE?

-Link- What are some of the Prelyria/KoE Mechanics we can expect?

-Link- When is Alpha? (See the first reply)

-Link- Why should I invest in the game now?

-Link- Can I give my title to a friend or merge our accounts?

-Link- Can you tell me more about being a Deviant?

-Link- What is the difference between a Baron and a Mayor?

-Link- How big will settlements and domains be?


-Link- Want to see what the different tribes look like?

-Link- Where can I find Official information on Tribes?

-Link- Where can I find all the Tribes described in one forum post?

-Link- How does my tribe relate to other tribes?

Dev/Design Journals (on forum not blog)

  • -Link- DJ #1: Humble Beginnings
  • -Link- DJ #2: Introducing the Proteus Engine
  • -Link- DJ #3: Out of The Frying Pan
  • -Link- DJ #4: The Chat System
  • -Link- DJ #5: It Takes a Village
  • -Link- Design Journal #1: Introduction to Souls
  • -Link- Design Journal #2: Soul Selection, Destiny, Achievements and Soul Mates
  • -Link- Design Journal #3: Time, Aging, and Offline Player Characters
  • -Link- Design Journal #4: Incapacitation, Spirit Walking, and Permadeath
  • -Link- Design Journal #5: Families and Family Selection
  • -Link- Design Journal #6: Character Customization and Bloodlines
  • -Link- Design Journal #7: Contracts and Player-Created Professions
  • -Link- Design Journal #8: Character Roles and Skill Advancement
  • -Link- Design Journal #9: Crafting and Professions
  • -Link- Design Journal #10: Maps, Cartography, and Navigation
  • -Link- Design Journal #11: Equipment & Inventory
  • -Link- Design Journal #12: Identity, Disguises, and Reputation
  • -Link- Design Journal #13: Technology & Research
  • -Link- Design Journal #14: Player Housing – Architecture and Construction
  • -Link- Design Journal #15: Player-Created Dungeons
  • -Link- Design Journal #16: The Weight and Measure of a Lifetime
  • -Link- Design Journal #17: Bolstering and Earn-to-Play
  • -Link- Design Journal #18: Kingdom and Land Management
  • -Link- Design Journal #19: Pre-Alpha Experiences
  • -Link- Design Journal #20: A Tale of Twelve Tribes
  • -Link- Design Journal: Crafting Redux
  • -Link- Design Journal: Communication
  • -Link- Design Journal: Farming in Elyria


-Link- How do I report a bug in the "Report A Bug" forum?

3/13/2018 10:11:41 PM #31

Did they finish V3 of the Website?

4/24/2019 6:06:56 PM #32

Updated Q&A links.. if there is anything else that should be added/removed please let me know. Thanks!

5/20/2019 4:16:40 PM #33

Posted By Noslim at 1:06 PM - Wed Apr 24 2019

Updated Q&A links.. if there is anything else that should be added/removed please let me know. Thanks!

We have the Farming DJ, but not the crafting one where they go through blacksmithing. Unless I missed it?

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5/23/2019 11:51:24 AM #34

Thank you so much for all the info. An amazing read!

6/11/2019 11:32:44 PM #35

Nice, thanks for sharing.

6/12/2019 4:45:19 PM #36

Very helpful and just what I've been looking for! Thank you!

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6/13/2019 2:12:32 PM #37

Doing god's work here...fantastic job.


9/9/2019 10:55:44 PM #38

Posted By Ranulf at 11:16 AM - Mon May 20 2019

Posted By Noslim at 1:06 PM - Wed Apr 24 2019

Updated Q&A links.. if there is anything else that should be added/removed please let me know. Thanks!

We have the Farming DJ, but not the crafting one where they go through blacksmithing. Unless I missed it?

Thank you Ranulf!


  • -Link- Design Journal: Crafting Redux
  • -Link- Design Journal: Communication
10/29/2019 7:21:51 PM #39

Deprecated and replaced by new one, see GD stickies.

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