After a few large meetings, this group of players formed a company, the Lorien Trust (limited by guarantee). They set up a board of trustees to run the company and the events on a cooperative basis, with a set of business ideas and policies.
During the first few years, it became clear that major changes in the way
the business was to be run in the future needed to be implemented. By
mid 1995 the Lorien Trust limited by guarantee was replaced with a new
company, Merlinroute Ltd T/A (trading as) the Lorien Trust.
Merlinroute Ltd then restructured the way the business and events were to
run. As the requirements of the players have grown and changed over the
years, so too have our business policies, the events we run and the Lorien
Trust Role-Playing (L.T.R.P.) system.
Every year since the change in 1995, improvements to the quality of the
events have been made and yet we still hold true to our original policy:
“LIVE ROLE-PLAYING EVENTS, RUN FOR LIVE ROLE-PLAYERS BY LIVE
The Lorien Trust Players Handbook and Game Rules publication (Available
to download from the publications section of the website) will provide you
with the information you need to create a character and play in our world.
It covers everything from a basic knowledge of the history of the game
world of Erdreja, to the various people and races, with descriptions of the
skills and rules needed to role-play within the game.
The Lorien Trust Players Handbook And Game Rules (version 4.01) now
supersedes all previous versions of the Lorien Trust Role-Playing system
Player’s Handbook, and all supplements including Rune prior to 2021.
It covers amendments and clarifications to the rules, and updates that have
been made to the system over past years.