Riviera is a Wurm Unlimited Gameserver with vast lands, ancient danger and ever evolving mysteries.
The server was first opened to public in late 2018 and later advertised on the Wurm Unlimited forums for the first time.
However before this, it was nothing but a singleplayer/co-op world to try the game and see how long the joy could last. After some weeks of playing on-and-off, we decided to host the world on a dedicated server to have time progress for crop-growth and some persistence.
Initially the world was on random spawns, there were no mods and the settings were mediocre defaults at best. Yet, some players would randomly join, not say a thing ever but just grab some land and play.
And that was the first time, we considered transforming the No-Mans-Land into a community and make it fully persistent.
Soon after the initial release, the great modding began. With tons of already existing mods available, the experience was greatly improved for everyone, while keeping a focus on preserving challenge and meaningful progress.
It took a week or two, before finally starting to write our own mods for the server and got to know it better. Since then, custom events, new items and functions, as well as mysteries have been added.
There is a lot in this one, and i am proud to have the support of so many amazing people over the years who stepped in as Community Assistants for new players and helping me out in organizing events.
You can find out more on the Riviera pages.