An event is a planned public or social occasion that is going on somewhere in the realm/
This is official piece of metagaming designed to encourage people to move out from the usual locations but not nescessarily be doing something private - if you are having a game of some sort or a party and you want people to come see - this is the tool for you!
To create an event, use the event command followed by a short description of the event you are holding.
This will create an event that everyone can see by entering the events command and anyone with autoevents enabled will be notified off when it is created or when they log in!
An event can further be refined with some additional switches (parameters).
Use the clear parameter to clear the current event, e.g. event clear.
This creates an event that will vanish when there are less than three players present.
This creates an event that will end after sixty minutes.
This creates an event that will only appear to people on your friends lists.
This creates an event that will only appear to the invited character
This creates an event that will only appear to the invited characters, note the double quotes around the names!
This creates an event that will only disappear once there are two player characters present!
This creates an event that will only appear to the invited character, but will expire within ten minutes.
This creates an event that will be flagged as active on the 31st of October and runs up until (not including) the 1st of December.
It's important to note that this works off of the local server time and takes the UK date format of dd/mm/yyyy or dd/mm/yyyy HH:mm.