It's been a while since I was last online, I think somewhere in 2010, and I had two questions. The first is how much time IG has passed since then? I think I saw somewhere it is now 1384, but no idea what it was back then. Secondly, would it still be possible to recreate some of my old characters somehow? The ones I played were Crom and Horus Hafzel. I don't have any files whatsoever myself from these characters though.
"There is something you better understand about me, cause it's important, one day your life could depend on it: I am definitely a mad man with a box"
Time passes in-game at the same rate as real-life since 2010, which is when we started time moving at the start of 1374 DR.
Prior to 2010, the server ran for 6 years in perpetual 1372 DR, then we skipped 1373 DR to get time moving in 1374 DR so our Shieldmeet years in-game would coincide with leap years IRL every four years.
This also allowed for some of the 1372 DR stuff to be written off as being in 1373 DR as well, since it was hard to ret-con stuff happening earlier. Bane, for instance, always existed as a deity on the server, and according to canon he did not return to the pantheon until 1372 DR. So anything involving Banites occurred no earlier than 1372 DR.
And yes, it is still possible to request remakes of old-vault characters that were lost with the vault loss in late 2011. I thought you had played them more recently than 2010, at least Horus and his box. If you played them in 2012 or later, it's possible they're still available in an archive. You may want to ask DM Hawk if he can check for you if you think some might still be around. But if they're not around, a remake is certainly possible.
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