Welcome to the universe of Totem

With open arms you are welcomed to the universe of Totem and the land that sleeps within it's pages; Nordlys, an enchanted world filled to the brim with intrigue and magic. On Totem you will write and shape the story of the Paragons, equine beings who remained sentient, powerful, great and of wondrous intelligence through the millennia.

‘—AND YOU WILL BE NAMED THE PARAGONS’ Spoke the mother unto him ‘AS YOU ARE MY MOST PERFECT CREATION.’
- Canticle of Totems, verse five.

Totem is a post by post forum RPG for creative adults, no matter the level of writing skill. All you need is a solid grasp of the english language and a flourishing imagination! If you don’t have your own character already we have a number of characters needing players. See (ADOPTION).

The field guide has been broken into several sections to make it easier for you to get through it - we would encourage you to read it in increments and let each part soak in! Don’t go reading it all at once or you’re bound to get overwhelmed, and remember any questions can be asked on the discord Help Desk.

  • To begin your adventure through Nordlys simply follow chapter I to get started.
  • If you would like to learn about the lore you can find summarized and unabridged versions of Nordlys’s history and lore, plus it’s scripture and religious texts in the Fable section of the field guide.
  • To learn about magic, the herd system and much more you can flick over to chapter II .
  • To discover each system like battle, alchemy, craft, study and sealth simply make your way to chapter III .
  • If you would like to know who to contact, who oversees the site and the creators of it’s layouts and imaging you can look to the epilogue .
  • Begin

    To begin your journey on Totem RPG, simply follow our step-by-step Welcome Guide to help you navigate the world of Nordlys and start your adventure!